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A relative of the family, requesting anonymity, denied the possibility of the man having killed himself, adding, “He accidentally consumed the poisonous substance.(FilePhoto)

Man dies after consuming pesticide by mistake

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 22, 2019 03:18 AM IST
A relative of the family, requesting anonymity, denied the possibility of the man having killed himself, adding, “He accidentally consumed the poisonous substance. He had no problems related to his professional or personal life,” he said.
This week’s interesting reads include Mohammed Hanif, Manto, and a Korean novel.(HT Team)
This week’s interesting reads include Mohammed Hanif, Manto, and a Korean novel.(HT Team)

HT Picks

Hindustan Times | By HT Team
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2018 08:47 PM IST
This week’s recommended reads include Mohammad Hanif’s much-awaited new novel, a book that presents Manto through the eyes of his friends and foes, and the translation of a Korean novel
Wrecked buildings after communal riots in Amritsar, Punjab, in March 1947.(Keystone Features / Hulton Archive / Getty Images)
Wrecked buildings after communal riots in Amritsar, Punjab, in March 1947.(Keystone Features / Hulton Archive / Getty Images)

A translation of Krishan Chander’s Ghaddaar that is timely, moving, vital

Hindustan Times | By Lamat R Hasan
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2018 09:36 AM IST
The tale, published in 1960 by Naya Idara, is set against the backdrop of India’s Partition in August 1947.
Amrita Pritam(HT File)
Amrita Pritam(HT File)

Why Amrita Pritam and others chose not to visit Lahore after 1947

Hindustan Times | By Nirupama Dutt
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2018 09:43 AM IST
The Lahore literati remembered writers Bedi, Amrita Pritam, Krishan Chander and others whose talent was nurtured and recognised in Lahore but there was no going back for them to the city they loved and had to flee when riots broke out in 1947.
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