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All about respiratory allergies: 5 facts that you should know of

Did you know that pet dander can trigger an allergic reaction? Did you also know that allergies can interfere with your memory or concentration levels? Read on to know all about respiratory allergies.
Respiratory allergies are not to be taken lightly, as negligence can lead to asthma, bronchial allergies and other pulmonary disorders.(Shutterstock)
Respiratory allergies are not to be taken lightly, as negligence can lead to asthma, bronchial allergies and other pulmonary disorders.(Shutterstock)
Published on Jan 05, 2021 12:28 PM IST
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Odisha records Rs 117 crore motor vehicle revenue collection in September

The state government said that the collection has picked up due to the growing sale of new motor vehicles and the collection of taxes due to increased economic activity, particularly in the mining sector.
Odisha’s motor vehicle revenue for September 2020 only 7% less than last year(File Photo)
Odisha’s motor vehicle revenue for September 2020 only 7% less than last year(File Photo)
Published on Oct 16, 2020 02:18 PM IST
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Bhubaneswar | ByAsian News International | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh

BMW mows down pedestrian in Chandigarh, woman driver gets bail

College student attempted to flee in car, but was followed at stopped by motorcyclist at Palsora Chowk
The man killed in an accident in Chandigarh on Saturday night remains unidentified.(Getty Images/iStockphoto/For representation)
The man killed in an accident in Chandigarh on Saturday night remains unidentified.(Getty Images/iStockphoto/For representation)
Published on Aug 30, 2020 11:13 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Chandigarh

Lady Luck cold shoulders Chandigarh car dealers this Navratri

Automobile dealers say they sell the maximum number of cars during Navratri, but this year 30% bookings have been cancelled amid the lockdown
Car dealers have failed to make a kill during Navratri amid the lockdown in Chandigarh.(Keshav Singh/HT PHOTO)
Car dealers have failed to make a kill during Navratri amid the lockdown in Chandigarh.(Keshav Singh/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 04, 2020 12:21 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRajanbir Singh, Chandigarh

More challans issued in Chandigarh this year, but slump after MV Act

As per records, the number of challans issued till August this year, before the amended Motor Vehicle (MV) Act was enforced, was 2.04 lakh while in the same period last year, 1.50 lakh challans were issued. In the months following the implementation of the amended MV act, a steep dip in challans were issued.
Updated on Dec 27, 2019 12:27 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRajanbir Singh, Chandigarh

Road safety rules that people are most lax about

Road accidents claim more than 1.35 million lives in India each year. We spoke to citizens to find out what they think are the traffic rules most people are careless about.
Around 149,000 people lost their lives on Indian roads in 2018.(iStock)
Around 149,000 people lost their lives on Indian roads in 2018.(iStock)
Updated on Dec 23, 2019 12:31 PM IST
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Chandigarh’s air quality at year’s worst on Diwali eve

AQI recorded at 237 on Saturday evening, it had touched 311 after Diwali in 2018
Even before Diwali, the Air Quality Index (AQI) of the city shot up to 237 on Saturday(PTI)
Even before Diwali, the Air Quality Index (AQI) of the city shot up to 237 on Saturday(PTI)
Updated on Oct 27, 2019 04:22 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRajanbir Singh, Chandigarh

State transport minister writes to Nitin Gadkari; No hefty fines for Maharashtra for some time

Considering the Assembly elections are scheduled for October, the state government is riding cautiously on the issue.
Raote’s decision to write a letter to the Centre is also being seen as an attempt to buy some time.(HT image)
Raote’s decision to write a letter to the Centre is also being seen as an attempt to buy some time.(HT image)
Updated on Sep 12, 2019 02:42 AM IST
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Mumbai | ByFaisal Malik

After MV ACT, Odisha pollution norm eased for 30 days

Transport secretary G Sreenivas said issuance of the certificates through offline mode will be allowed till September 30.
Under the new legislation, the violation of PUC (pollution under control) norm invites a penalty of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>10,000 as against the previous rate of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>1,000 on the first violation and <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>2,000 for the second one.(HT image)
Under the new legislation, the violation of PUC (pollution under control) norm invites a penalty of 10,000 as against the previous rate of 1,000 on the first violation and 2,000 for the second one.(HT image)
Updated on Sep 07, 2019 01:18 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | ByDebabrata Mohanty

Landslides block NH-305 in Kullu, flashflood triggers panic

The MeT department has predicted rain in the state till August 20, whereas it issued a fresh yellow weather warning for heavy rains on August 16 and August 17.
A landslide on a stretch of the Chandigarh-Manali highway in Mandi on Wednesday.(Birbal Sharma/ht)
A landslide on a stretch of the Chandigarh-Manali highway in Mandi on Wednesday.(Birbal Sharma/ht)
Updated on Aug 14, 2019 10:50 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Shimla

MV Act: Parliament gives govt powers to set ground rules for Uber, Ola cabs

The law, which has been pending approval in Parliament since three years will also give the government power to set ground rules for taxi aggregators such as Ola and Uber that had been operating in a grey area for years.
The Bill has been passed with three Government amendments and will need to go back to Lok Sabha.(PTI Photo)
The Bill has been passed with three Government amendments and will need to go back to Lok Sabha.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Aug 01, 2019 12:38 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

New law will make drivers pay through their nose for ‘one for the road’

The Motor Vehicles bill piloted by the road and transport minister Nitin Gadkari raises “penalty regarding motor vehicles by 10 % every year” in the hope that higher penalties will act as a deterrent against traffic violations like juvenile driving, drunken driving, driving without licence, dangerous driving, over-speeding, overloading etc.
Penalties for traffic violations hadn’t been raised since 1988 when fine for general offences such as red-light jumping was fixed at 100 rupees and was hardly a deterrent.(Shivam Saxena/ HT Photo)
Penalties for traffic violations hadn’t been raised since 1988 when fine for general offences such as red-light jumping was fixed at 100 rupees and was hardly a deterrent.(Shivam Saxena/ HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 07, 2020 07:05 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Centre may introduce motor vehicle bill today

The bill proposes changes to only three sections from an earlier amendment bill, which had lapsed with the dissolution of the 16th Lok Sabha.
Union road transport and highways minister Nitin Gadkari is scheduled to introduce the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019, in Lok Sabha on Monday.(HT Photo)
Union road transport and highways minister Nitin Gadkari is scheduled to introduce the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019, in Lok Sabha on Monday.(HT Photo)
Published on Jul 15, 2019 07:17 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByAnisha Dutta

BMC likely to reopen Ghatkopar bridge for light vehicles in a week

The bridge – which connects the eastern express highway (EEH) to the Andheri-Ghatkopar Link Road (AGLR) – was declared dilapidated in the second audit conducted by the civic body after the Himalaya bridge collapse killed seven on March 14.
After being shut for a month, the bridge over the Laxmi nullah in Ghatkopar is likely to open in a week.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
After being shut for a month, the bridge over the Laxmi nullah in Ghatkopar is likely to open in a week.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
Published on Jul 07, 2019 12:55 AM IST
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Mumbai | BySteffy Thevar

Cabinet nod to proposal seeking more powers to NIA

Two separate bills will be introduced in Parliament to amend the NIA Act and the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA), they said.
Two separate bills will be introduced in Parliament to amend the NIA Act and the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA), they said.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Two separate bills will be introduced in Parliament to amend the NIA Act and the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA), they said.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 27, 2019 05:28 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Can 19 old bridges in Mumbai’s western suburbs open for light vehicles?

The move comes after the locals criticised the civic body’s decision to shut down 21 dilapidated bridges across the city without providing any alternative route
The re-audit of the bridges in the Island city is still going on.(HT PHOTO)
The re-audit of the bridges in the Island city is still going on.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 22, 2019 01:13 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySteffy Thevar, Mumbai

Centre to reintroduce Motor vehicle bill in House

The Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill, 2017 aims to usher in reforms in the transport sector and would amend the Motor Vehicle Act, 1988.
The first session of the 17th Lok Sabha will begin from June 17 and will continue until July 26.(HT Photo)
The first session of the 17th Lok Sabha will begin from June 17 and will continue until July 26.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 08, 2019 11:27 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAnisha Dutta

Biker dies after crashing into stationary truck on Mumbai-Pune highway

He suffered severe injuries and was rushed to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to his injuries
Mumbai-Pune Highway.
Mumbai-Pune Highway.
Published on Apr 21, 2019 12:36 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByPranab Jyoti Bhuyan, Navi Mumbai

Model streets need to cater to all road users, not just motor vehicles

As part of the project, the MCG will improve the road quality, built toilets, install CCTV cameras, remove encroachment, etc.
Last week, it was reported in media that the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) has started the work on converting two busy city roads into “model” roads. (Photo by Yogendra Kumar / Hindustan Times)(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Last week, it was reported in media that the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) has started the work on converting two busy city roads into “model” roads. (Photo by Yogendra Kumar / Hindustan Times)(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Mar 20, 2019 07:40 AM IST
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Volkswagen fined 500 crore for using cheat device to deceive pollution tests

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday imposed a 500 crore penalty on German automaker Volkswagen for using a “cheat device” in its diesel cars to deceive emission tests.
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday imposed a <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>500 crore penalty on German automaker Volkswagen for using a “cheat device” in its diesel cars to deceive emission tests.(REUTERS)
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday imposed a 500 crore penalty on German automaker Volkswagen for using a “cheat device” in its diesel cars to deceive emission tests.(REUTERS)
Updated on Mar 07, 2019 06:39 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByIndo Asian News Service

BMC reduces licence fees for parking lot contractors by 20%; Opposition alleges nexus

This is the second time the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is relaxing the licence fee for contractors, which is a percentage of the estimated amount of monthly profit the contractor will make from parking charges
Picture for representation only.(HT Photo)
Picture for representation only.(HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 07, 2019 12:17 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByEeshanpriya M S, Mumbai

Take these 3 steps to make Delhi walkable

In India, being able to walk safely and conveniently in cities is a rarity, in fact many a times risky. The 2011 Census revealed that a third of Indians walk to work, making it the largest mode of commuting.
By design, city streets should be safe, engaging and lively. They should encourage more people to walk.(HT File)
By design, city streets should be safe, engaging and lively. They should encourage more people to walk.(HT File)
Updated on Mar 04, 2019 07:25 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByAmit Bhatt

Your Space: footpaths are for walking, dear bikers

Well-designed footpaths in the city are a big relief for residents. However, at many places the wider footpaths are used for parking two-wheelers, leaving no space for pedestrians. The city police are not doing enough to prevent the misuse. Here’s what our readers have to say...
With poor police surveillance and legal action, the footpaths reserved for pedestrians along major city roads have become illegal parking spots for vehicles. (In pic) Vehicles parked on footpath at FC road.(HT/PHOTO)
With poor police surveillance and legal action, the footpaths reserved for pedestrians along major city roads have become illegal parking spots for vehicles. (In pic) Vehicles parked on footpath at FC road.(HT/PHOTO)
Updated on Feb 17, 2019 04:10 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByHT Correspondent

Legal notice issued for strict implementation of helmet rule in Pune

Pune-based NGO Parisar, a group working towards road safety implementation in the city is also a member of the district road safety committee which issued a legal notice to various government officials on January 1, for contempt of the order of High court regarding enforcement of helmet compliance.
Police officials take action on helmetless riders at Lokmanya Tilak chowk.(RAVINDRA JOSHI/HT PHOTO)
Police officials take action on helmetless riders at Lokmanya Tilak chowk.(RAVINDRA JOSHI/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jan 03, 2019 03:22 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByHT Correspondent

CSBC releases admit card for Bihar constable recruitment- driving test

The DET will be conducted on January 5, 2019. CSBC will recruit 1669 drivers through this test which is the last level of selection process.
CSBC Bihar Police recruitment 2018: Candidates can download their admit card(File Photo)
CSBC Bihar Police recruitment 2018: Candidates can download their admit card(File Photo)
Published on Dec 10, 2018 02:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByNandini

Mumbai now one step closer to getting parking authority

Civic body forms panel of urban planners to map spaces, study traffic density across 24 wards
Proposed parking authority in Mumbai to be first one in India.(HT Photo)
Proposed parking authority in Mumbai to be first one in India.(HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 09, 2018 11:29 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByEeshanpriya M S, Mumbai

In some crimes, people in Chandigarh will be able to file complaints online: DGP

The DGP though didn’t reveal by when this service will be rolled out, adding that it’s in nascent stage.
Sanjay Beniwal(HT Photo)
Sanjay Beniwal(HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 17, 2018 12:33 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRajanbir Singh, Chandigarh

Mumbai-Pune Expressway toll to continue for another 12 years

130,402 vehicles use the expressway every day and the contractor has so far collected 5,762.77 crore till June 2018
A view of the Mumbai-Pune Expressway from the Amrutanjan Bridge in Pune(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)
A view of the Mumbai-Pune Expressway from the Amrutanjan Bridge in Pune(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)
Published on Sep 12, 2018 12:17 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByKanchan Chaudhari, Mumbai

Cars and bikes to get costlier from September 1. Here’s what you’ll have to pay

As per a Supreme Court order, it is mandatory for all general insurance companies to issue a three-year third party insurance cover for new cars and five-year third party (TP) insurance cover for new two-wheelers as a separate product or as part of a comprehensive insurance product.
The three-year third-party insurance will cost Rs 5,286 crore for cars with engine capacity of less than 1,000 cc, Rs 9,534 cr (1,000 - 1,500 cc) and Rs 24,305 for cars with engine capacity of 1,500 cc and more.(HT File Photo)
The three-year third-party insurance will cost Rs 5,286 crore for cars with engine capacity of less than 1,000 cc, Rs 9,534 cr (1,000 - 1,500 cc) and Rs 24,305 for cars with engine capacity of 1,500 cc and more.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Aug 31, 2018 02:00 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByBhadra Sinha

Our cities should be designed for people, not just motor vehicles

Research by WRI India suggested that in Gurugram and Mumbai, around 30% of people who participated in the Raahgiri campaign went and actually bought bicycles after the event.
(Amit Bhatt is Director— Integrated Transport, WRI India(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
(Amit Bhatt is Director— Integrated Transport, WRI India(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 27, 2018 08:09 PM IST
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