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Clicking on the ‘raise hand’ icon makes one feel like a student whose finger the teacher had rapped and said, “Stand up on the bench”!(Photo imaging: Parth Garg)

This Indian Life by Shoba Narayan: Reading body language on Zoom

Hindustan Times | By Shoba Narayan
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2020 02:24 PM IST
Online interactions may be effective, but minus body language and touch, they are not nimble
Varun Rana took to sitar seriously only a year back although he has been training since fifth grade
Varun Rana took to sitar seriously only a year back although he has been training since fifth grade

To sitar, with love

Hindustan Times | By Varun Rana
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2020 02:27 AM IST
A 30-something’s return to his musical instrument of choice shows young India’s continuing love affair with Indian Classical
On Valentine’s Day, students at an all-girls college in Maharashtra were made to take a pledge against the concept of love marriage. (Representative Image)(Hindustan Times)
On Valentine’s Day, students at an all-girls college in Maharashtra were made to take a pledge against the concept of love marriage. (Representative Image)(Hindustan Times)

‘Won’t do love marriage’: Maharashtra college girls made to take oath

Amravati (Maharashtra) | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2020 03:38 PM IST
Students at the Mahila Arts and Commerce College, Chandur Railway, took the pledge in Marathi that they “will not love anyone and never have a love affair nor do a love marriage”.
Police officials investigating the murder at Darpan City in Kharar.(HT Photo)
Police officials investigating the murder at Darpan City in Kharar.(HT Photo)

Assailants in car pump 5 bullets into 27-year-old man in Kharar

HT Correspondent | By HT Correspondent, Mohali
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2019 01:41 AM IST
Gun down victim out for shopping with friends; flee in broad daylight
Agatha Christie had worked as a nurse in a Red Cross hospital during World War I. In her autobiography, she writes of her slack periods when all she did was “sit around in a room surrounded by poisons”.(Getty Images)
Agatha Christie had worked as a nurse in a Red Cross hospital during World War I. In her autobiography, she writes of her slack periods when all she did was “sit around in a room surrounded by poisons”.(Getty Images)

The fatal dose: Poison in Agatha Christie’s works

Hindustan Times | By Paramita Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON NOV 02, 2019 06:26 PM IST
Agatha Christie’s first novel is almost 100 years old. Poison played a role in it, and in her later works too
Sourav Ganguly poses for a photograph after taking charge as the new BCCI President(PTI)
Sourav Ganguly poses for a photograph after taking charge as the new BCCI President(PTI)

Prince of Kolkata takes throne in Mumbai

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Sanjjeev K Samyal
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2019 09:06 AM IST
His love affair with this particular ground dates back to his days of junior cricket in 1990, when he struck a hundred against Pakistan Under-19 in a Youth Test. Ganguly would later say that today he was reminded of that day, the first time he came to Wankhede Stadium.
This week’s picks include the story of a marriage, a new novel from a master, and a big book on humanity’s capacity to imagine things into existence.(HT Team)
This week’s picks include the story of a marriage, a new novel from a master, and a big book on humanity’s capacity to imagine things into existence.(HT Team)

HT Picks – the most interesting books of the week

Hindustan Times | By HT Team
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2019 12:49 PM IST
A look at a high-powered marriage, a novel that’s on the Booker shortlist, and a big book on the human capacity for ideation are all on the reading list this week.
(PTI FILE/ Representative Image)
(PTI FILE/ Representative Image)

Man allegedly strangulates girlfriend before hanging himself at Thane lodge

Thane | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2019 02:24 PM IST
The man was from Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh. The woman, who also hailed from UP, was a resident of Ghatkopar in Mumbai, the police officer said.
Even with its peeling walls and creaking doors, sexagenarians BN Aryan and Subhashini Aryan have turned their house into an art haven .(Parveen kumar/HT)
Even with its peeling walls and creaking doors, sexagenarians BN Aryan and Subhashini Aryan have turned their house into an art haven .(Parveen kumar/HT)

A slice of history is alive at siblings’ home of folk art

Gurugram | By Kankana Roy Jain
PUBLISHED ON JUL 07, 2019 12:28 AM IST
Tribals are unabashedly fashionable people and their art reflect the same dynamism, he says, as he points to the several art pieces around him.
Glamorous jewelry and vintage(@bulgariofficial/Instagram)
Glamorous jewelry and vintage(@bulgariofficial/Instagram)

Bulgari exhibit in Rome features La Dolce Vita-era jewels

Associated Press | By Associated Press, Rome
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2019 09:33 AM IST
The exhibition “Bvlgari, the story, the dream” includes the diamond-and-sapphire sautoir necklace that Hollywood star Richard Burton gave Elizabeth Taylor during their stormy love affair.
Actor Lisa Ray says the release of her debut book is bigger than a film release.
Actor Lisa Ray says the release of her debut book is bigger than a film release.

Lisa Ray: There’s no shame in the truth

Hindustan Times | By Henna Rakheja, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2019 06:33 PM IST
The actor-turned-social activist’s debut book, Close to the Bone, is her memoir that describes her nomadic, philosophical, rebellious heart. The book also takes the reader up and close to her personal sphere.
The accused was, however, engaged to another woman while he had the affair with the victim.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
The accused was, however, engaged to another woman while he had the affair with the victim.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Sex on pretext of marriage is rape, rules SC

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2019 06:12 PM IST
The judgement came on a case registered by a woman accusing a Chhattisgarh-based doctor of raping her in 2013. The woman, a resident of Koni, Bilaspur, was familiar with the accused since 2009 and had a love affair.
The three suspects in the case included the girl’s uncle and two cousins. They were arrested on Thursday.(Getty Images)
The three suspects in the case included the girl’s uncle and two cousins. They were arrested on Thursday.(Getty Images)

Girl’s family kills man over son’s affair, body dumped on Yamuna bank

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Karn Pratap Singh, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2019 09:56 AM IST
The man’s semi-decomposed body was found in the shrubs on the Yamuna riverbed in north Delhi’s Burari on Monday, more than 48 hours after he was killed and dumped there. The body was partially eaten by stray animals.

Minor tribal couple found hanging after denied marriage due to same gotra

Hindustan Times, Jamshedpur | By HT Correspondent, Jamshedpur
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2019 08:27 AM IST
They appeared to have taken this step after their families allegedly refused to let them marry, as they belonged to the same gotra (lineage), added the police.
(Representative image)
(Representative image)

17-year-old NEET aspirant commits suicide in Kota

PUBLISHED ON DEC 24, 2018 04:54 PM IST
The girl was the second student to commit suicide in Kota in the last couple of days and the eighteenth to kill herself so far this year. A Class 12 boy had committed suicide on Saturday inside his coaching institute on Saturday.
A coaching student hanged himself in his institute in Kota city on Saturday, police said.(HT File Photo (Representational Image))
A coaching student hanged himself in his institute in Kota city on Saturday, police said.(HT File Photo (Representational Image))

Boy found hanging in Kota institute

Kota (Jaipur) | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2018 08:23 AM IST
The Class 12 student from Lakshmipura village, preparing for IIT-JEE, hanged himself in the institute room during the break; there was no one in the classroom, Circle inspector of RK Puram police station OP Verma said.
A truck drives through the Line of Control, which is a two mile-wide no man's land at the border between India and Pakistan.(Getty Images)
A truck drives through the Line of Control, which is a two mile-wide no man's land at the border between India and Pakistan.(Getty Images)

Review: Mehr; A Love Story by Siddhartha Gigoo

Hindustan Times | By Lamat R Hasan
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2018 10:57 AM IST
Siddhartha Gigoo’s new novel is about a messy love affair magnified by India and Pakistan’s legendary love-hate relationship
Of the total cases, 3,473 were filed this year.(HT Photo)
Of the total cases, 3,473 were filed this year.(HT Photo)

7,899 are yet to return home: Mumbai Police look for the missing link

Hindustan Times | By Jayprakash S Naidu, Mumbai
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2018 12:14 AM IST
Of the total cases, 3,473 were filed this year.
Amir Jetha’s restored 1935 Rolls Royce Phantom II Continental Coupe was adjudged best Rolls in the show
Amir Jetha’s restored 1935 Rolls Royce Phantom II Continental Coupe was adjudged best Rolls in the show

Cars of the past, present and future

Hindustan Times | By Hormazd Sorabjee
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2018 09:32 PM IST
Join us at Monterey Car Week in America, every automobile lover’s delight!
Italy coach Roberto Mancini before the match against France.(REUTERS)
Italy coach Roberto Mancini before the match against France.(REUTERS)

Roberto Mancini determined to rekindle Italy’s love affair with football

Milan | By AFP
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2018 10:16 AM IST
Roberto Mancini was appointed as Italian football team head coach in May after the four-time winners’ shock failure to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1958.
The police suspect Khetaram Bheel, a resident of Bhinde ka Paar village in the district, was killed over a love affair with a Muslim woman.(File/AFP)
The police suspect Khetaram Bheel, a resident of Bhinde ka Paar village in the district, was killed over a love affair with a Muslim woman.(File/AFP)

Dalit man beaten up to death in Barmer allegedly over affair

Hindustan Times, Barmer | By Mukesh Mathrani
UPDATED ON JUL 21, 2018 10:04 PM IST
A 22-year-old Dalit man was beaten up to death in Ramsar police station area of Barmer district, police said on Saturday
‘La Main Ouverte’, 1954: The Open Hand monument in Chandigarh defined as ‘Open to Give, Open to Receive’. Not all of the city’s architecture carries that spirit, or maybe the fault is in its interpretation.(Image: FLC/ADAGP)
‘La Main Ouverte’, 1954: The Open Hand monument in Chandigarh defined as ‘Open to Give, Open to Receive’. Not all of the city’s architecture carries that spirit, or maybe the fault is in its interpretation.(Image: FLC/ADAGP)

Chandigarh, the city that’s not elsewhere

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Aarish Chhabra, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUL 14, 2018 11:58 PM IST
Is Chandigarh not the land of opportunity? The place that has jobs, wide eyes and roads; money, and big cars and houses, and all that jazz! At some point, that’s not enough.
Ajith Bhagwan Kanhurkar(HT PHOTO)
Ajith Bhagwan Kanhurkar(HT PHOTO)

Computer engineer from Pune killed former lover’s brother in a moving bus

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Shalaka Shinde
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2018 11:04 PM IST
The back story involves a love affair between the alleged murderer Kanhurkar and the victim’s sister. Police said the girl refused to marry Kanhurkar which may have led to the fatal attack on her brother.
The incident came to light on Sunday morning when few local residents spotted the bodies hanging from the tree and raised an alarm.(HT FILE (REPRESENTATIVE PIC))
The incident came to light on Sunday morning when few local residents spotted the bodies hanging from the tree and raised an alarm.(HT FILE (REPRESENTATIVE PIC))

Couple ends life after families say no to marriage

Hindustan Times, Udaipur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2018 10:20 PM IST
The couple is said to have been in a love affair and had eloped with each other a few days back after their families refused to get them married.
A passersby informed the parents of the man, who reached the spot and admitted him to the BHU Trauma Centre. The injured later succumbed to his injuries during treatment.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
A passersby informed the parents of the man, who reached the spot and admitted him to the BHU Trauma Centre. The injured later succumbed to his injuries during treatment.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

20-year-old man beaten to death by family of girl over love affair in UP village

Press Trust of India, Varanasi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2018 11:44 PM IST
The deceased, identified as Mohit Kumar, a resident of Korauta village, was called by the family members of the girl to meet them, who allegedly thrashed him and threw him on the roadside in an unconscious state.
Ritwik Ghatak’s last film Jukti Takko Aar Gappo (Reason, Debate and a Story) depicted some aspects of his relation with his wife.(Facebook)
Ritwik Ghatak’s last film Jukti Takko Aar Gappo (Reason, Debate and a Story) depicted some aspects of his relation with his wife.(Facebook)

Ritwik Ghatak’s wife, Suroma, passes away

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, Kolkata
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2018 02:01 PM IST
She was 93 and is survived by son Ritaban.
You can summer-proof your makeup by choosing your products wisely.(iStockphoto)
You can summer-proof your makeup by choosing your products wisely.(iStockphoto)

Your summer beauty guide: Break-up with humidity and make-up without fear!

By Snigdha Ahuja, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 11, 2018 05:01 PM IST
From ditching oil-based products to making blotting paper your best friend — here are ways to make sure your make-up stays in summer, even in the sweltering summer.
A 25-year-old woman had alleged that Yogesh Palkar, who worked as a chef in an offshore casino, had sexual intercourse with her for the first time in November 2013 at his residence at Bambolim near Panaji, after promising to marry her.(Representational Photo)
A 25-year-old woman had alleged that Yogesh Palkar, who worked as a chef in an offshore casino, had sexual intercourse with her for the first time in November 2013 at his residence at Bambolim near Panaji, after promising to marry her.(Representational Photo)

Man can’t be charged with rape on grounds of deep love affair: Bombay high court

Press Trust of India, Panaji | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2018 05:37 PM IST
The Panaji bench of Bombay high court said there was a deep love affair between the complainant and the convict. And the woman continued her relationship with the convict after ‘first intercourse’.
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