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On the reading list this week is a book on archaeology in India, a volume on the guns of a royal collector, and a searing debut novel on Naga life in the troubled 1980s and 1990s.(HT Team)

HT Picks: New Reads

By HT Team | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2020 08:24 PM IST
This week’s interesting reads includes a book on post-Independence archaeology in India, one on the guns of the Maharaja of Jodhpur, and a debut novel on Naga life in the troubled final decades of the twentieth century
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This week’s reading list includes a book that explains a heavy subject with a light touch, and novels that deal with the trauma of losing home and with dark secrets.(HT Team)
This week’s reading list includes a book that explains a heavy subject with a light touch, and novels that deal with the trauma of losing home and with dark secrets.(HT Team)

HT Picks: New Reads

By HT Team | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2020 04:07 PM IST
This week’s pick of interesting reads includes a book that demystifies economic theories, an exploration of what it means to lose one’s home, and a novel about the dark power of secrets
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This week’s reading list includes a translation of a Kannada literary figure’s work, a book that combines psychology, economics and genetics to show you the positive side of a negative emotion, and one woman’s rejection of Hinduism and Hindutva.(HT Team)
This week’s reading list includes a translation of a Kannada literary figure’s work, a book that combines psychology, economics and genetics to show you the positive side of a negative emotion, and one woman’s rejection of Hinduism and Hindutva.(HT Team)

HT Picks: New Reads

By HT Team | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2020 05:03 PM IST
On this week’s list of good reads is a Kannada litterateur’s look at Sita’s story, a book that tells you that the negative emotion of spite can have healthy outcomes, and one woman’s repudiation of the Hindu faith
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Stephen Hawking, a troubled chapter in the nation’s recent history, and miniature painting feature on this week’s reading list.(HT Team)
Stephen Hawking, a troubled chapter in the nation’s recent history, and miniature painting feature on this week’s reading list.(HT Team)

HT Picks: New Reads

By HT Team | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2020 04:57 PM IST
This week’s interesting reads includes a portrait of a genius, a former R&AW man’s look at a troubled chapter in the nation’s recent history, and a study of the remarkable miniatures in the TAPI Collection
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The new adventures of Mowgli, China’s reassessment of its experience of WWII, and India’s tradition of literary criticism feature on this week’s list of good reads.(HT Team)
The new adventures of Mowgli, China’s reassessment of its experience of WWII, and India’s tradition of literary criticism feature on this week’s list of good reads.(HT Team)

HT Picks: New Reads

By HT Team | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2020 05:41 PM IST
On the reading list this week is a volume that takes Kipling’s Jungle Book forward, one that looks at how China’s reassessment of the experience of WWII is nurturing a new nationalism, and a book on traditional Indian literary criticism
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The Buddhist trail, Osho, and an Indian village feature on this week’s list of interesting reads.(HT Team)
The Buddhist trail, Osho, and an Indian village feature on this week’s list of interesting reads.(HT Team)

HT Picks: New Reads

By HT Team | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 04:23 PM IST
This week’s interesting reads include a volume on India’s links to China and the Buddhist Far East, a book on a controversial follower of Osho, and a look at life in a UP village
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This week’s list of good reads includes one on moving on from rejection, another on Bangladesh at a crucial juncture, and a literary biography of MK Gandhi.(HT Team)
This week’s list of good reads includes one on moving on from rejection, another on Bangladesh at a crucial juncture, and a literary biography of MK Gandhi.(HT Team)

HT Picks: New Reads

By HT Team | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON SEP 18, 2020 08:33 PM IST
This week’s interesting reads includes a book that teaches you to tackle rejection, one that looks at Bangladesh at 50, and a literary biography of MK Gandhi
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A new book on Pakistan by a journalist, another that looks at caste and race in the USA, and a Bengali debut novel in translation feature on our list of interesting reads this week.(HT Team)
A new book on Pakistan by a journalist, another that looks at caste and race in the USA, and a Bengali debut novel in translation feature on our list of interesting reads this week.(HT Team)

HT Picks: New Reads

By HT Team | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2020 07:51 PM IST
Pakistan, race and caste, and a Bengali novel in translation are all on this week’s list of good reads
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Instead of choosing random scripts based on hearsay and rumours, a strategic approach would be to minimize risk and optimize gains.(Axis Mutual Fund)
Instead of choosing random scripts based on hearsay and rumours, a strategic approach would be to minimize risk and optimize gains.(Axis Mutual Fund)

New to equity? There can never be a better time!

By Brand Post
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2020 06:48 PM IST
Currently, the market valuations are very attractive. Even blue-chip stocks have become quite affordable. Therefore, this is the best time for investors to enter the equity market.
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Bangladesh, India’s tribes, and the post-Partition relationship with Pakistan all feature on this week’s HT Picks.(HT Team)
Bangladesh, India’s tribes, and the post-Partition relationship with Pakistan all feature on this week’s HT Picks.(HT Team)

HT PICKS: New reads for the lockdown

By HT Team | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2020 07:45 PM IST
Beat that ennui with these interesting new releases: A book on six tribes of India, a controversial Bengali writer’s memoir of her early life, and a look at the relationship between India and Pakistan in the half decade immediately after independence
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New vending site in Chandigarh’s Sec 41 drives residents up the wall

By Rajanbir Singh | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 13, 2019 12:50 AM IST
Smoke, noise, stench from fish market leaves dwellers of EWS houses peeved
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New hiring firm: 300 government school employees may be replaced in Chandigarh

By Srishti Jaswal | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 06, 2019 12:53 AM IST
Computer teachers, counsellors and other employees working in the UT government schools are outsourced through the Society for Promotion of IT in Chandigarh
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It involves a gay character named Adrian Mellon being attacked by teenagers and his subsequent encounter with Pennywise the Clown. The scene is based on real-life Bangor resident Charlie Howard, who was attacked and thrown off the city’s State Street Bridge in 1984.(Screengrab)
It involves a gay character named Adrian Mellon being attacked by teenagers and his subsequent encounter with Pennywise the Clown. The scene is based on real-life Bangor resident Charlie Howard, who was attacked and thrown off the city’s State Street Bridge in 1984.(Screengrab)

New It film portrays painful true chapter of LGBT history

By Associated Press | BANGOR, Maine
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2019 11:25 AM IST
It involves a gay character named Adrian Mellon being attacked by teenagers and his subsequent encounter with Pennywise the Clown. The scene is based on real-life Bangor resident Charlie Howard, who was attacked and thrown off the city’s State Street Bridge in 1984.
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West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee might spring a few surprises while announcing her list of candidates for the Lok Sabha election 2019 on Tuesday.(PTI)
West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee might spring a few surprises while announcing her list of candidates for the Lok Sabha election 2019 on Tuesday.(PTI)

New faces, more women likely in Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool candidate list for Lok Sabha elections

By Tanmay Chatterjee | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2019 11:22 AM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee might spring a few surprises while announcing her list of candidates for the Lok Sabha election 2019 on Tuesday.
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A new born baby who was strangled and thrown into the toilet of a train was found alive by sweepers at the washing platform in Amritsar railway station on Saturday even as the city experiences severe cold weather (Representative Photo)(HT Photo)
A new born baby who was strangled and thrown into the toilet of a train was found alive by sweepers at the washing platform in Amritsar railway station on Saturday even as the city experiences severe cold weather (Representative Photo)(HT Photo)

Miraculous escape: New born found alive after being, throttled thrown in train toilet

By Anil Sharma | Hindustan Times, Amritsar
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2018 11:28 PM IST
The baby was fully naked and had been sought to be strangulated with a dupatta (stole) when he was pulled out from the toilet by the sweepers at the washing platform in Amritsar railway station
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Collection of the pewter jugs found in the wreck of the Rooswijk. Jugs like this were used to hold liquids and used by the officers and higher ranks on board.(Historic England/RCE)
Collection of the pewter jugs found in the wreck of the Rooswijk. Jugs like this were used to hold liquids and used by the officers and higher ranks on board.(Historic England/RCE)

New finds from Dutch East India Company shipwreck

By Prasun Sonwalkar, London
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2018 01:42 AM IST
The ship Rooswijk, in its final journey, set off from the Netherlands to Batavia (Jakarta) with silver on board, destined for trade in Asia.
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‘What The Fluff’: New social media challenge is leaving pets across the world confused

By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 11, 2018 12:50 PM IST
The latest adorable social media challenge is taking the internet and pets by storm.
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Deepak Mhaisekar, the newly-appointed divisional commissioner was chairman at Nagpur Improvement Trust (NIT) and Nagpur Metropolitan Region Development Authority (NMRDA), was transferred to Pune last week.(HT PHOTO)
Deepak Mhaisekar, the newly-appointed divisional commissioner was chairman at Nagpur Improvement Trust (NIT) and Nagpur Metropolitan Region Development Authority (NMRDA), was transferred to Pune last week.(HT PHOTO)

New divisional commissioner pushes for digitising 7/12 extracts

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Pune, Pune
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2018 02:33 PM IST
The 7/12 extract is a part of the land ownership register maintained by the state’s revenue department which includes the plot’s survey number, the name of the owner, its cultivator, the type of cultivation, transfer of ownership and other details.
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Starting this year, till the next academic year, foreign students qualifying the JEE-advanced test will be able to sit for the entrance examination of IISER. Photo used for representational purpose only.(HT PHOTO)
Starting this year, till the next academic year, foreign students qualifying the JEE-advanced test will be able to sit for the entrance examination of IISER. Photo used for representational purpose only.(HT PHOTO)

New features introduced in IISER entrance exam across the country

By Ananya Barua | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2018 05:31 PM IST
As part of these reforms, a carbon sheet will be provided to the students along with the optical mark recognition (OMR) answer sheet, to allow them to have a record of all the answers they mark during the test.
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According to company officials, users often leave bicycles in dedicated parking areas and they end up being stolen or misplaced.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
According to company officials, users often leave bicycles in dedicated parking areas and they end up being stolen or misplaced.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

Gurgaon: New bike-sharing app Mobycy grapples with thefts of bicycles

By Kartik Kumar | Hindustan Times, Gurgaon
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2018 07:47 AM IST
Administrators of the app, which was launched four months ago, have lodged six cases of bicycle theft with the Gurgaon police so far.
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The findings, published in the journal Scientific Reports, has implications for the function of all organs, most tissues and the mechanisms of most major diseases.(Shutterstock)
The findings, published in the journal Scientific Reports, has implications for the function of all organs, most tissues and the mechanisms of most major diseases.(Shutterstock)

Game changer: New human ‘organ’ that protects vital tissues identified

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, New York
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2018 01:42 PM IST
The findings, published in the journal Scientific Reports, has implications for the function of all organs, most tissues and the mechanisms of most major diseases.
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The Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) is planning to construct a toll plaza on the proposed 13.3 kilometre bypass stretch of the Pune-Mumbai expressway between Khopoli and Kusgaon.(HT REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)
The Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) is planning to construct a toll plaza on the proposed 13.3 kilometre bypass stretch of the Pune-Mumbai expressway between Khopoli and Kusgaon.(HT REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)

New proposed bypass stretch on Pune-Mumbai expressway will have tolls

By Shrinivas Deshpande | Hindustan Times, Pune, Pune
UPDATED ON MAR 26, 2018 03:00 PM IST
MSRDC, the nodal agency for the project, has decided to charge toll on the proposed bypass for 15 years from 2030 to 2045 to recover the project cost of rS 4,797 crore.
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