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At least two lakh people directly associated with the tourism sector in this part of the country are facing the brunt of the pandemic.(Unsplash)

Lakhs lose jobs as tourism badly hit in eastern region: Travel Agents Federation of India

By Press Trust of India | Kolkata
UPDATED ON APR 13, 2020 09:44 AM IST
The tourism industry in eastern India has taken a severe beating due to the COVID-19 outbreak with lakhs of people dependent on it suffering immense losses and job cuts, the Travel Agents Federation of India (TAFI) said on Sunday.
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‘Can’t be world’s refugee capital’: Centre asks SC to extend Assam citizens list deadline

By Bhadra Sinha | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2019 11:17 AM IST
The Centre has asked the Supreme Court to extend the 31 July deadline for publishing the final list of the National Register of Citizens for Assam
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A group of elderly women at Sabarimala temple, at Sabarimala on November 06, 2018.(PTI File Photo)
A group of elderly women at Sabarimala temple, at Sabarimala on November 06, 2018.(PTI File Photo)

Sabarimala row: Lakhs to form ‘Women’s wall’ in Kerala

By Press Trust of India | Thiruvananthapuram
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2019 04:33 PM IST
The Women’s wall was suggested at a meeting called by the Kerala government following the massive protests by right-wing parties and a section of devotees over the government’s decision to implement the September 28 apex court order, allowing women of all ages to offer prayers at Sabarimala.
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Officials said that despite penalising offenders, people continue to park their vehicles along the roads and other available spaces because of the lack of parking lots in key market and business areas.(HT PHOTO)
Officials said that despite penalising offenders, people continue to park their vehicles along the roads and other available spaces because of the lack of parking lots in key market and business areas.(HT PHOTO)

Lakhs fined for illegal parking, but to no avail

By Leena Dhankhar | Hindustan Times, Gurugram, Gurugram
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2018 03:29 PM IST
MCG commissioner Yashpal Yadav said they have initiated the process of building three multilevel parking lots in the city, which will help address the parking issues to some extent.
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A sea of commuters at CSMT station on Friday.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
A sea of commuters at CSMT station on Friday.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

Lakhs of Mumbai commuters hassled as motormen resort to protests over workload

By HT Correspondents | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON AUG 11, 2018 01:14 AM IST
The situation remained bad till late evening, forcing most to travel in packed trains
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A newly-hatched baby Olive Ridley turtles makes its way to the sea as an adult turtle looks on in Ganjam district in Odisha state on April 19, 2018.(AFP Photo)
A newly-hatched baby Olive Ridley turtles makes its way to the sea as an adult turtle looks on in Ganjam district in Odisha state on April 19, 2018.(AFP Photo)

Odisha: Lakhs of baby turtles buried alive as squall hits Gahirmatha

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, Kendrapara, Kendrapara
PUBLISHED ON MAY 01, 2018 01:58 PM IST
The large-scale death of hatchlings has been a setback for the turtle conservation programme as one out of a thousand survives the life cycle to grow into an adult turtle
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