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Jagjit Singh birthday: 5 lesser-known facts about the ghazal singer

From cheating in his college days to having offered Kumar Sanu his first break in films, lesser known facts about late ghazal singer Jagjit Singh on his birthday anniversary. Watch his live performances here.
(File) Jagjit Singh hailed from Sri Ganganagar district of Rajasthan.
(File) Jagjit Singh hailed from Sri Ganganagar district of Rajasthan.
Published on Feb 08, 2021 07:38 AM IST
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Pasta, pizza, ‘pinni’…Ludhiana villages spoil farmers for choice

Residents of Barmi and Boparai Kalan villages have started a ‘langar’ of pizza and pasta for the protesters at Singhu border.
Pizzas being served to protesting farmers.(HT Photo)
Pizzas being served to protesting farmers.(HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 12, 2020 04:38 PM IST
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Hindustan Times/Ludhiana | ByMohit Khanna, Ludhiana

Five lives from the land of five rivers

These five Sikh Indians have tilled historical and cultural truths with the hoe of faith
If the protest remains peaceful and does not get co-opted into other agendas, it can be a landmark in India’s agrarian history(PTI)
If the protest remains peaceful and does not get co-opted into other agendas, it can be a landmark in India’s agrarian history(PTI)
Updated on Dec 07, 2020 08:22 PM IST
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Delhi-NCR residents huddle to lend warmth to stray animals this winter

Some denizens have taken it upon themselves to ensure that the furry friends on streets don’t feel the winter pinch, and are arranging food, sweaters and beds for them.
Strays find it difficult to bear the winter chill in Delhi, and this has encouraged some denizens to make and distribute temporary shelters for the voiceless.(Photo: Sushil Kumar/HT (Photo for representational purposes only))
Strays find it difficult to bear the winter chill in Delhi, and this has encouraged some denizens to make and distribute temporary shelters for the voiceless.(Photo: Sushil Kumar/HT (Photo for representational purposes only))
Updated on Nov 25, 2020 01:15 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByMallika Bhagat, New Delhi

Nobody’s baby: Authorities wash hands of 5 parks at Dera Bassi and Zirakpur, developed at a cost of Rs3 crore

Local bodies not releasing funds to forest department for the parks, claim no maintenance agreement has been signed
A gazebo with its top missing and wild growth everywhere at a park in Dera Bassi.(HT Photo)
A gazebo with its top missing and wild growth everywhere at a park in Dera Bassi.(HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 20, 2020 11:09 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHillary Victor, Mohali

1 killed, 12 injured as bus, truck collide near Jagraon

Truck driver was repairing the vehicle on the highway; bus driver failed to notice it, say eyewitnesses
Updated on Feb 05, 2020 10:43 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Ludhiana

27-yr-old dies of drug overdose in Ludhiana

Was admitted to a de-addiction centre in the city two months back Day after getting discharged from a de-addiction centre, a 27-year-old man died due to drug overdose in Jagraon on Saturday. The deceased has been identified as Hardeep Singh of Mohalla Indira Colony, Jagraon.
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Published on Feb 01, 2020 11:03 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | ByHT Correspondent, Ludhiana

Ludhiana head constable held for extorting 6 lakh from pharmacist

Ludhiana A head constable, Balvir Singh, has been arrested for extorting ₹6 lakh from a pharmacist Swaran Singh Bedi of Rajguru Nagar in the city over six months. The pharmacy is located in BRS Nagar and the case came to light after Bedi lodged a complaint with Sarabha Nagar police.
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Published on Dec 20, 2019 10:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | ByHT Correspondent

Ludhiana City Centre Scam: Capt gets court permission to visit UK from Nov 14

District and sessions judge Gurbir Singh on Friday allowed the application of Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh, one of the accused in the City Centre scam, seeking permission to visit UK from November 14 to 28. The application was moved by Amarinder’s counsel.
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Updated on Nov 08, 2019 11:05 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Ludhiana

City Centre case: Architect files second petition challenging closure report

The VB had registered a case in March 2007 and filed the closure report in a Ludhiana court in 2017. In the case, chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh, his son Raninder Singh, and former local bodies minister late Jagjit Singh
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Published on Oct 30, 2019 11:17 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent

Inmates clash inside high-security Nabha jail; 3 booked

Jail authorities claimed that it was not a group clash, but only two inmates had quarrelled. It also refuted any claims of a drug deal, with officials adding that the accused had snatched the wooden rods of a guard posted nearby.
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Published on Sep 17, 2019 11:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent

Four land in police net for assault on Tharike patwari

Mullanpur Dakha patwari hired killers to eliminate the victim to get transferred to Tharike again; sharp-edged weapons, 7 two-wheelers also seized
Police commissioner Rakesh Agarwal addressing the media after the arrest of the accused in Ludhiana on Thursday.(Gurpreet Singh/HT)
Police commissioner Rakesh Agarwal addressing the media after the arrest of the accused in Ludhiana on Thursday.(Gurpreet Singh/HT)
Updated on Sep 12, 2019 11:10 PM IST
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CBI court frames charges against former technical education joint director

The judge read and explained the charges to the accused, who pleaded not guilty. During a CBI raid at his office and residential premises on February 17, 2017, Jagjit had been caught red-handed taking the bribe from Sidhu for not withdrawing the affiliation from his institute, Omkar Pvt ITI, Maur Mandi, Bathinda.
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Published on Sep 11, 2019 03:51 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent

Chandigarh cop urges high court to fix 8-hour duty, offs for police

The cop, Jagjit Singh, who is a head constable, has demanded that the recommendations of the Bureau of Police Research and Development, 2006, whereby weekly-offs and fixed duty hours were recommended, be implemented
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Updated on Aug 29, 2019 12:42 AM IST
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ByHT Correspondent, Chandigarh

Monsoon tradition: Going with the flow

Influenced by ancient and medieval texts, Hindi and Urdu writers drew on the magic of the rains to express themselves
This Ragamala painting depicts a woman travelling to meet her lover at night as clouds hover in the sky.(Corbis via Getty Images)
This Ragamala painting depicts a woman travelling to meet her lover at night as clouds hover in the sky.(Corbis via Getty Images)
Updated on Jun 29, 2019 08:48 AM IST
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ByRakhshanda Jalil

Review: Three Classic Films by Gulzar - Insights Into the Films

A box set of books on three classic Hindi films brings out why Gulzar’s oeuvre is special
Naseeruddin Shah and Rekha in Ijaazat.(HT Photo)
Naseeruddin Shah and Rekha in Ijaazat.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 15, 2019 01:28 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByLamat R Hasan

Couple gives a romantic twist to this famous folk song with playful lyrics

Anant and Veena picked up the famous folk song ‘Kothe Te Aa’, popularized by Jagjit and Chitra Singh, to create their version. Posted by Twitter user Anant on April 21, the video has gained more than 107,000 views and 6,500 likes.
Not just Twitter but the video is doing its round on other social media platforms too.(Twitter/@anantmt)
Not just Twitter but the video is doing its round on other social media platforms too.(Twitter/@anantmt)
Updated on Apr 27, 2019 02:20 PM IST
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ByTrisha Sengupta

Dr. Mukesh Batra holds singing concert in support of home

‘Yaadon Ki Bahaar’ is held for the residents of Shepherd Widows Home, who receive free healthcare facilities from Dr Batra’s Foundation.
The chief guest at the function was veteran actor Zeenat Aman.(Dr Batra’s Foundation)
The chief guest at the function was veteran actor Zeenat Aman.(Dr Batra’s Foundation)
Updated on Jan 24, 2019 04:56 PM IST
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Most popular couplets by Mirza Ghalib that will stir your soul

Mirza Asadullah Baig Khan, popularly known as Mirza Ghalib, was a celebrated poet of his times. His work is much-loved by poetry lovers all over the world and today on his 221st birth anniversary, here are some of his most popular couplets.
Updated on Dec 27, 2018 07:17 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | BySaumya Sharma

From Jagjit Singh songs to Nawazuddin Siddiqui dialogues, remembering Mirza Ghalib on his 221st birth anniversary

On Mirza Ghalib’s 221st birth anniversary, revisit his work through songs by Jagjit Singh and dialogues delivered by Nawazuddin Siddiqui.
Naseeruddin Shah as Mirza Ghalib in a still from Gulzar’s TV series.
Naseeruddin Shah as Mirza Ghalib in a still from Gulzar’s TV series.
Updated on Dec 27, 2018 06:16 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent, New Delhi

Have you seen these latest photos of Shraddha Kapoor, Disha Patani, Janhvi Kapoor?

Check out what many of our Bollywood celebs like Kareena Kapoor Khan, Shraddha Kapoor and Karan Johar among others were up to on Wednesday.
Shraddha Kapoor at Kresha Bajaj store launch.(Viral Bhayani)
Shraddha Kapoor at Kresha Bajaj store launch.(Viral Bhayani)
Updated on Nov 23, 2018 06:47 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

Roundabout: Legend of Sahir Ludhianvi, lore of Pyaasa

One grew up listening to the songs he penned, truly songs of hope: Yeh subha kabhi to aayegi (It will be morning again).
A rare photograph of Sahir Ludhianvi from the Sajjad Zaheer estate.
A rare photograph of Sahir Ludhianvi from the Sajjad Zaheer estate.
Updated on Oct 28, 2018 08:59 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByNirupama Dutt

Ludhiana City Centre scam: Enforcement directorate allowed to inspect files

Final arguments on the closure report are likely to be heard by district and sessions judge Gurbir Singh on November 15.
Touted as one of the biggest projects in the state, the city centre plan was rolled out in 2006.The complex was supposed to have shopping malls, multiplexes, apartments and a helipad.(HT File)
Touted as one of the biggest projects in the state, the city centre plan was rolled out in 2006.The complex was supposed to have shopping malls, multiplexes, apartments and a helipad.(HT File)
Updated on Oct 26, 2018 09:41 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | ByHT Correspondent, Ludhiana

Phagwara tense ahead of clash victim’s bhog; posters hailing him dot town

Over 2,000 security personnel are guarding the city. Even as a flag march was carried out, posters and hoardings calling ca martyr for the cause of the Samvidhan Chowk sprouted at several locations in the city on Saturday
A poster declaring Yashwant Bobby a martyr; (right) a flag march by Rapid Action Force personnel, in Phagwara on Saturday.(HT photos)
A poster declaring Yashwant Bobby a martyr; (right) a flag march by Rapid Action Force personnel, in Phagwara on Saturday.(HT photos)
Updated on May 06, 2018 05:28 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Phagwara | ByJatinder Mahal, Phagwara
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