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Sushma Swaraj’s Funeral: Former Union minister cremated with state honours

BJP stalwart and former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj was cremated with full state honours at Delhi’s Lodhi crematorium on Wednesday.Prime Minister Narendra Modi and several top leaders - Rajnath Singh, JP Nadda, Ravi Shankar Prasad and Piyush Goyal among others - attended the late leader’s last rites.Earlier, BJP workers jostled to have a glimpse of Swaraj one last time as her body was brought in a glass casket from her residence to the party headquarters.Sushma Swaraj suffered a cardiac arrest on Tuesday night and was rushed to AIIMS Delhi, where she was declared brought dead.Read highlights here:

New Delhi, Aug 07 (ANI): Bansuri Swaraj and Swaraj Kaushal, daughter and husband of former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, pay salute as state honours are accorded to her, at BJP headquarters in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo/ R. RAVEENDRAN)
New Delhi, Aug 07 (ANI): Bansuri Swaraj and Swaraj Kaushal, daughter and husband of former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, pay salute as state honours are accorded to her, at BJP headquarters in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo/ R. RAVEENDRAN)
Updated on Aug 07, 2019 09:58 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Swaraj’s body to be kept at BJP HQ, last rites at Lodhi crematorium

Swaraj died late Tuesday night at AIIMS after suffering a cardiac attack, doctors said.
A host of Union ministers and other senior party leaders visited AIIMS and met the bereaved family of the former external affairs minister.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO.)
A host of Union ministers and other senior party leaders visited AIIMS and met the bereaved family of the former external affairs minister.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO.)
Updated on Aug 07, 2019 02:55 AM IST
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New Delhi | By Press Trust of India

Prescription medicines, antibiotics being sold over the counter in Delhi

Six pharmacists dispensed medicine without a prescription, five provided bills for schedule H medicines they sold illegally, but four refused because the medicines sought were addictive.
Under Schedule H1 of Drugs and Cosmetics Act (DCA), pharmacists have to maintain a record of all habit-forming medicine and potent third- and fourth-line antibiotics for at least three years.(Shutterstock)
Under Schedule H1 of Drugs and Cosmetics Act (DCA), pharmacists have to maintain a record of all habit-forming medicine and potent third- and fourth-line antibiotics for at least three years.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Apr 22, 2019 08:11 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Delhi air quality slightly better, but still ‘poor’

The pollution levels recorded at Delhi’s Lodhi road on Wednesday morning showed PM 10 level at 289, which is ‘poor’ category and PM 2.5 level at 325 in ‘very poor’ category.
Late night winds and rain on Wednesday brought some relief for Delhiites from the toxic air quality that was in ‘severe’ category on Tuesday.(PTI)
Late night winds and rain on Wednesday brought some relief for Delhiites from the toxic air quality that was in ‘severe’ category on Tuesday.(PTI)
Updated on Nov 14, 2018 10:34 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Veteran journalist Kuldip Nayar dies at 95, PM Modi pays tribute

Kuldip Nayyar died at around 12:30am at a private hospital, his elder son Sudhir Nayyar said.
Kuldip Nayyar’s last rites will be performed at Lodhi crematorium.(HT Archive/Keshav Singh)
Kuldip Nayyar’s last rites will be performed at Lodhi crematorium.(HT Archive/Keshav Singh)
Updated on Aug 23, 2018 06:53 PM IST
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