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Coronavirus can be transiently air-borne but preventive measures can keep one safe: Study

The virus can be transiently air-borne but preventive measures like wearing masks can keep one safe, said a study on the air-borne nature of coronavirus.
The virus can be transiently air-borne but preventive measures like wearing masks can keep one safe, said a study on the air-borne nature of coronavirus.(ANI)
The virus can be transiently air-borne but preventive measures like wearing masks can keep one safe, said a study on the air-borne nature of coronavirus.(ANI)
Updated on Jan 06, 2021 10:06 AM IST
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WATCH LIVE: Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman announces 4th tranche of measures for Covid-hit nation

All the interventions made under the Aatma Nirbhar Bharat Special Package have so far stuck to the theme of a self-reliant India introduced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman during the third briefing detailing the Centre’s economic stimulus package at National Media centre in New Delhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman during the third briefing detailing the Centre’s economic stimulus package at National Media centre in New Delhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 16, 2020 04:42 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com

CM reviews measures to tackle coronavirus; rapid response team set up

A control room has been established in each district, with District Rapid Response Teams to maintain a 24X7 strict vigil.
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Updated on Mar 06, 2020 01:32 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh

Aditya Roy Kapur: I’ve always been paranoid about using unhealthy measures to build my body

Actor Aditya Roy Kapur extends support to colleague and senior Suniel Shetty, who recently pointed out how youngsters are often following the wrong path to build their physique. The actor shares his experience to explain his views.
Aditya Roy Kapur’s upcoming Bollywood film Malang is all set to hit screens this Friday.
Aditya Roy Kapur’s upcoming Bollywood film Malang is all set to hit screens this Friday.
Updated on Feb 06, 2020 07:19 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Shreya Mukherjee, New Delhi

‘Desperate measures’: Govt on China-backed Pak bid to raise Kashmir issue at UNSC

China and Pakistan tried, for the third time, to raise the Kashmir issue at the United Nations on Wednesday but the efforts were thwarted by India’s diplomatic allies.
China and Pakistan tried, for the third time, to raise the Kashmir issue at the United Nations on Wednesday but the efforts were thwarted by India’s diplomatic allies who left Beijing isolated(HT Photo)
China and Pakistan tried, for the third time, to raise the Kashmir issue at the United Nations on Wednesday but the efforts were thwarted by India’s diplomatic allies who left Beijing isolated(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 26, 2020 10:00 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

‘Govt has taken a host of measures to tackle low GDP’: PK Mishra

Mishra said that the economic fundamentals of the country were strong and between 2014 and 2019, India’s annual average GDP growth of 7.5 percent was the highest since Independence.
PK Mishra, Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Modi said landmark steps to increase productivity of the factors of production such as land, labour and capital are also being worked out.(ANI PHOTO.)
PK Mishra, Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Modi said landmark steps to increase productivity of the factors of production such as land, labour and capital are also being worked out.(ANI PHOTO.)
Updated on Nov 29, 2019 11:41 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty

NGT seeks fresh report on measures taken by IOCL Panipat refinery to check pollution

Notably, residents of villages in the vicinity of the refinery, led by Singhpura Sithna village sarpanch Satpal Singh, had taken up the issue with the NGT last year, alleging that the refinery is polluting the air and water in the area
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Published on Nov 29, 2019 11:18 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Neeraj Mohan, Karnal

Global Law Conference at Chandigarh University: Need cheaper scientific measures to deal with solid waste, say experts

Say monetising power produced by solid waste can generate wealth
Delhi high court judge Suresh Kumar Kait felicitating river conservationist Balbir Singh Seechewal as Himachal Pradesh high court chief justice Lingappa Narayana Swamy and Chandigarh University chancellor Satnam Singh Sandhu (extreme right) look on at Chandigarh University in Mohali on Sunday.(HT PHOTO)
Delhi high court judge Suresh Kumar Kait felicitating river conservationist Balbir Singh Seechewal as Himachal Pradesh high court chief justice Lingappa Narayana Swamy and Chandigarh University chancellor Satnam Singh Sandhu (extreme right) look on at Chandigarh University in Mohali on Sunday.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Nov 18, 2019 12:44 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Mohali

Countdown to Ayodhya verdict: 7 preventive measures taken by government

The Centre and UP government are taking a slew of steps to avoid any law and order situation in the state.
Updated on Jul 19, 2020 06:25 AM IST
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Union Budget 2019: Realty players seek measures to tackle liquidity crunch

Allotment of industry status to real estate sector, single-window approval for development of realty projects, further tax exemptions to homebuyers as well as developers and a policy to promote rental housing also figure in realtors’ wishlist for this budget.
The government should take steps to increase liquidity in the system in the upcoming budget to give a boost to cash-starved real estate sector and achieve ‘Housing for All’ by 2022, according to property developers and consultants.
The government should take steps to increase liquidity in the system in the upcoming budget to give a boost to cash-starved real estate sector and achieve ‘Housing for All’ by 2022, according to property developers and consultants.
Updated on Jul 04, 2019 11:16 AM IST
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New Delhi | By Press Trust of India

After rain, north corporation takes anti-mosquito measures in Delhi

In Delhi, mosquito-borne diseases are usually reported between July and November.
n 2018, 2,798 dengue cases and four related deaths were recorded by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC), which tabulates data on vector-borne diseases for the entire city.(HT Photo)
n 2018, 2,798 dengue cases and four related deaths were recorded by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC), which tabulates data on vector-borne diseases for the entire city.(HT Photo)
Published on May 16, 2019 06:35 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

OPINION | India should consider taking ‘traffic-calming’ measures

Over the past few years, the number of fatalities and injuries due to road accidents has steadily increased. India is among the highest in number as well as rate of road fatalities. Over 1,50,000 people die every year, which is more than 400 per day.
Gurugram had 446 road fatalities in 2018, of which 168 were pedestrian fatalities.(Picture for representation)
Gurugram had 446 road fatalities in 2018, of which 168 were pedestrian fatalities.(Picture for representation)
Published on Mar 15, 2019 10:19 AM IST
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Anti-pollution measures to continue after Grap deadline

With the current pollution cycle nearing its end, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB)-mandated Graded Response Action Plan (Grap) for ‘very poor’ and ‘severe’ air quality is scheduled to be lifted on March 15.
Measures under the Graded Response Action Plan (Grap) are to be routinely enforced between October 15 and March 15.(AFP)
Measures under the Graded Response Action Plan (Grap) are to be routinely enforced between October 15 and March 15.(AFP)
Published on Mar 13, 2019 06:30 AM IST
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Gurugram | By HT Correspondent

Taking a trip with your pet? Consider a pit-stop to the vet first

They may still suffer from motion sickness, so frequent breaks and lots of water are the key to a smooth journey.
Take a test trip with your pet. If that goes well and your pet seems healthy and relaxed, then you could have a road-tripper on your hands.(Photo courtesy: Divya Dugae)
Take a test trip with your pet. If that goes well and your pet seems healthy and relaxed, then you could have a road-tripper on your hands.(Photo courtesy: Divya Dugae)
Updated on Mar 06, 2019 07:51 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Aishwarya Iyer

Central water management system among measures to improve supply

The move to a central water management system will help the GMDA have a larger degree of control over the entire distribution and supply chain from a single location, i.e. the upcoming integrated command and control centre.
Central water management system among measures to improve supplyPhoto by Ravi Kumar/Hindustan Times(HT Photo)
Central water management system among measures to improve supplyPhoto by Ravi Kumar/Hindustan Times(HT Photo)
Published on Mar 04, 2019 04:16 AM IST
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Gurugram | By HT Correspondent

Khashoggi murder: US Senate passes measure to end support for Saudi-led coalition in Yemen

The measures passed 63-37 in a Republican-controlled chamber with the backing of some of President Trump’s key allies, who have felt frustrated by what they is the president’s willingness to overlook the role played by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
In a rebuke of US President Donald Trump’s handling of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the US Senate passed a measure for ending American support to the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen against the Houthi rebels (File Photo)(AFP)
In a rebuke of US President Donald Trump’s handling of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the US Senate passed a measure for ending American support to the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen against the Houthi rebels (File Photo)(AFP)
Updated on Nov 30, 2018 10:18 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj

Pollution watchdog informs Noida building contractors on dust-control measures

The UPPCB held a meeting with officials of the Noida Authority and its contractors to sensitise them on ensuring implementation of dust mitigation measures on authority sites. The meeting took place on the orders of the district magistrate
The officials of all work circles, including water, civil, electricity, health, sewer and horticulture, among others, participated in the workshop held at the Indira Gandhi Kala Kendra in Sector 6.(HT File Photo)
The officials of all work circles, including water, civil, electricity, health, sewer and horticulture, among others, participated in the workshop held at the Indira Gandhi Kala Kendra in Sector 6.(HT File Photo)
Published on Sep 18, 2018 04:23 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Noida | By Preety Acharya

Bill suggests armed force for protection of Ganga, punitive measures for polluters

The draft bill, which has been circulated to different ministries for consultation, envisages constitution of National Ganga Council and a National Ganga Rejuvenation Authority to enforce the law
Dirty sewerage water with all its pollutants flows into the Ganga.(HT File Photo)
Dirty sewerage water with all its pollutants flows into the Ganga.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Sep 05, 2018 03:38 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Press Trust of India

Sports Authority of India sacks coach on sexual harassment charge, vows strict measures

Sports Authority of India has sacked one of its coaches in Tamil Nadu after he was indicted of sexually harassing junior campers.
SAI Director General Neelam Kapur confirmed that one of the coaches has been sacked.(Twitter)
SAI Director General Neelam Kapur confirmed that one of the coaches has been sacked.(Twitter)
Updated on Jun 06, 2018 08:04 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Rescued pneumonic python recovers, but still kept in quarantine as precautionary measure

The decision was taken as this is a serious disease in snakes and may cause death if not treated timely. It is also contagious, so the infected reptiles have to be isolated from others.
The 14-year-old male python has recovered but since pneumonia is highly contagious in reptiles, he will be kept at the Rohtak Zoo for another month before he is released in the wild.
The 14-year-old male python has recovered but since pneumonia is highly contagious in reptiles, he will be kept at the Rohtak Zoo for another month before he is released in the wild.
Published on Apr 01, 2018 11:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Leena Dhankhar, Gurgaon
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