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This week’s reading list includes a book that explains a heavy subject with a light touch, and novels that deal with the trauma of losing home and with dark secrets.(HT Team)

HT Picks: New Reads

By HT Team | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2020 04:07 PM IST
This week’s pick of interesting reads includes a book that demystifies economic theories, an exploration of what it means to lose one’s home, and a novel about the dark power of secrets
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Gurdwara Choa Sahib in Jhelum district of Pakistan’s Punjab province will be reopened after restoration.(HT Photo)
Gurdwara Choa Sahib in Jhelum district of Pakistan’s Punjab province will be reopened after restoration.(HT Photo)

US-based Sikh body starts restoration of Gurdwara Choa Sahib in Pakistan

By Gagandeep Jassowal | Hindustan Times/Jalandhar, Jalandhar
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2020 03:08 PM IST
The Pakistan government reopened the abandoned gurdwara and the Evacuee Trust Property Board had unveiled a plan to reopen the gurdwara after restoration.
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The meteorological department predicted that most parts of J&K would receive moderate to heavy rainfall over the next couple of days.(PTI)
The meteorological department predicted that most parts of J&K would receive moderate to heavy rainfall over the next couple of days.(PTI)

Rains continue for second day in J&K

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Srinagar
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2020 01:03 PM IST
In the past 24 hours, 123 millimetres (mm) of rainfall was recorded by Jammu’s Katra weather station
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The resurgence of nature in the city: New Delhi during the lockdown.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
The resurgence of nature in the city: New Delhi during the lockdown.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)

Lockdown Diaries: Counting my blessings by Sameer Arshad Khatlani

By Sameer Arshad Khatlani | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON APR 13, 2020 02:34 PM IST
The author’s experience of the lockdown in Delhi is very different from the ones he lived through in Kashmir
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New Delhi has good reason to want to put pressure on Islamabad but the step taken by New Delhi may set a bad precedent, and others may also use it against India.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)
New Delhi has good reason to want to put pressure on Islamabad but the step taken by New Delhi may set a bad precedent, and others may also use it against India.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)

It’s best not to politicise and securitise water

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON AUG 26, 2019 08:01 AM IST
India’s decision to deny hydrological data to Pakistan could only escalate problems.
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A 16-year-old boy from Srinagar drowned in the Jhelum river after allegedly being chased by paramilitary personnel on a footbridge in the city on Monday afternoon, his family members claimed.(PTI Photo (Representative image))
A 16-year-old boy from Srinagar drowned in the Jhelum river after allegedly being chased by paramilitary personnel on a footbridge in the city on Monday afternoon, his family members claimed.(PTI Photo (Representative image))

16-year-old drowns in Jhelum after alleged chase by CRPF personnel

By Mir Ehsan | Hindustan Times, Srinagar
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2019 12:43 AM IST
Osaib Altaf, a resident of the Palpora neighbourhood in Srinagar, was on his way back home from a game of cricket around 1pm on Monday when personnel from the Central Reserve Police Force allegedly chased them, said Suhail Altaf, the victim’s brother.
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Gurdwara Chowa Sahib commemorates the site where Guru Nanak is believed to have created a water spring during one of his (udasis).(File Photo)
Gurdwara Chowa Sahib commemorates the site where Guru Nanak is believed to have created a water spring during one of his (udasis).(File Photo)

Pakistan to reopen historic gurdwara in Jhelum

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON JUL 27, 2019 03:42 PM IST
Earlier this month, 500-yearold Babe-de-Ber Gurdwara gurdwara in Sialkot in Pakistan’s Punjab province opened its doors for Indian Sikh pilgrims.
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Authorities have shut many roads in Srinagar and urged residents to avoid some parts of the city. Extra armed troops were deployed along streets and the banks of the river Jhelum.(PTI)
Authorities have shut many roads in Srinagar and urged residents to avoid some parts of the city. Extra armed troops were deployed along streets and the banks of the river Jhelum.(PTI)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Kashmir dominates as India’s mega vote enters second round

By Agence France-Presse | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 18, 2019 02:47 AM IST
Tens of thousands of troops, paramilitaries and police have been sent to the region’s main city, Srinagar, which will be one of 97 constituencies across India to take part in the latest vote.
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India has decided to fast-track three projects to arrest the unutilised water of its share under the bilateral Indus Waters Treaty with Pakistan.(HT File Photo)
India has decided to fast-track three projects to arrest the unutilised water of its share under the bilateral Indus Waters Treaty with Pakistan.(HT File Photo)

India to expedite 3 projects to stop its share of Indus waters from flowing into Pakistan

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2018 01:23 PM IST
Under the Indus Waters Treaty, waters flowing in three of Indus tributaries -- the Sutlej, Beas and Ravi -- have been allotted to India; while the Chenab, Jhelum and Indus waters have been allotted to Pakistan.
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File photo of the dam site of Kishanganga power project in Gurez, around 120kms from Srinagar in northern Jammu and Kashmir.(Waseem Andrabi/ HT Photo)
File photo of the dam site of Kishanganga power project in Gurez, around 120kms from Srinagar in northern Jammu and Kashmir.(Waseem Andrabi/ HT Photo)

Pakistan asks India to share data on water flow at Kishanganga dam: Report

By Press Trust of India | Lahore
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2018 06:01 PM IST
Dawn newspaper quoted Pakistan’s Commissioner for Indus Waters Syed Muhammad Mehr Ali Shah asking for data concerning flows of water at the river and releases/discharges, in/outflows at the dam under the provisions of the Indus Water Treaty.
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Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) supporters clashed at the counting center during the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) elections at JNU in New Delhi, India.(HT File Photo)
Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) supporters clashed at the counting center during the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) elections at JNU in New Delhi, India.(HT File Photo)

JNUSU elections: Hours after results, clashes erupt at JNU

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2018 02:32 AM IST
The AISA members, who were joined by other Left groups, lodged three FIRs, accusing ABVP members of molestation and assault. The ABVP lodged one case of molestation and two of assault.
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A partially submerged houseboat is seen in Jhelum river after heavy rain in Srinagar.(AFP FILE PHOTO)
A partially submerged houseboat is seen in Jhelum river after heavy rain in Srinagar.(AFP FILE PHOTO)

Jhelum levels recede but rain prediction keeps flood fears alive in Kashmir

By Ashiq Hussain | Hindustan Times, Srinagar, Srinagar
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2018 07:59 PM IST
In Srinagar’s Ram Munshi Bagh observatory, however, the water level mostly remained static at 20.9 feet on Saturday over and above the flood declaration level of 18 feet, and receded marginally to 18.9 feet by Sunday 4 pm.
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Labourers place sandbags along the Jhelum river bank in an attempt to prevent flood water from spilling into residential areas in Srinagar on Saturday.(Waseem Andrabi / HT Photo)
Labourers place sandbags along the Jhelum river bank in an attempt to prevent flood water from spilling into residential areas in Srinagar on Saturday.(Waseem Andrabi / HT Photo)

Floods in Kashmir after rivers cross danger mark, schools closed

By HT Correspondent | Srinagar
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2018 12:22 PM IST
Officials said the Jhelum river rose above the critical 21-feet mark at Sangam in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district owing to heavy rainfall.
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The banks of the Dal Lake in Srinagar after fresh snowfalll.(TAUSEEF MUSTAFA/AFP)
The banks of the Dal Lake in Srinagar after fresh snowfalll.(TAUSEEF MUSTAFA/AFP)

Excerpt: The Making of Early Kashmir by Shonaleeka Kaul

By Shonaleeka Kaul | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2018 06:07 PM IST
Shonaleeka Kaul’s The Making of Early Kashmir is an attempt to identify the values and meanings associated with the region called Kashmir from its origins until the 12th century CE through Kalhaṇa’s iconic Rājataraṅgiṇī, which was composed in 1148 CE. This is an excerpt from the introduction
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Asma Bibi was arrested in Pakistan’s Punjab province. She told police she had no regrets eloping with her second husband.(Representative image)
Asma Bibi was arrested in Pakistan’s Punjab province. She told police she had no regrets eloping with her second husband.(Representative image)

‘Murdered’ Pakistani woman reappears with second husband, six kids after 8 years

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, Lahore
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2018 08:00 PM IST
Asma Bibi, 30, married Ibrar Ahmed in 2009. She went missing a year later and her mother had told police that her daughter had been murdered by Ibrar.
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