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Jagadish Shettar explains why he joined the Congress: ‘My self respect…’

Former CM Jagadish Shettar on Friday explained why he joined the Congress, citing that his self-respect was “damaged”.

Former Karnataka chief minister Jagadish Shettar.
Published on Apr 21, 2023 05:38 PM IST

Woman officer in Bihar abused, dragged by crowd, 44 arrested: Report

A video went viral where a large group of people were seen attacking a woman officer from mining department. Top cop says probe underway

The video has been confirmed by the police.(ANI)
Updated on Apr 17, 2023 08:48 PM IST
BySnehashish Roy

Bihar deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav to be grilled by ED today in land-for-jobs case

Tejashwi Yadav was earlier questioned by the CBI in the money laundering probes linked to the land-for-jobs scam when Lalu Prasad Yadav was Railway minister.

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav.(File pic/ ANI )
Published on Apr 11, 2023 10:48 AM IST

Houses of Muslims set on fire after murder of Hindu man in Meerut: Police

“The situation is under control. A senior policeman is camping in the village with a police team,” said top police official.

Representative Image (Satyabrata Tripathy/HT File Photo)
Updated on Apr 11, 2023 12:21 AM IST
ByS Raju, Meerut

IMA expresses concern over Covid surge in country, cites these 3 reasons

India Covid Cases: Indian Medical Association cited various reasons for the recent spike in Covid infections across the country.

A healthcare worker collects a swab sample of a man for Covid-19 test. (PTI)(HT_PRINT)
Updated on Apr 10, 2023 01:59 PM IST

Karnataka elections: Former JDS MP from Old Mysuru region joins BJP

LR Shivarame Gowda was earlier expelled from the JD(S) because of his alleged anti party proceedings.

Karnataka elections: Former JDS MP from Old Mysuru region joins BJP
Published on Apr 05, 2023 04:07 PM IST

Siddaramaiah questions PM Modi's visit to K'taka, says violation of EC code

Narendra Modi’s visit to the state is scheduled on April 9 and this will be the Prime Minister’s eighth visit to Karnataka this year.

Siddaramaiah questions PM Modi's visit to K'taka, says violation of EC code
Published on Apr 02, 2023 03:54 PM IST

Olympics: Torch relay schedule intact for next year - Report

The relay is expected to start on March 25, 2021, in Fukushima prefecture from the J-Village soccer training centre, a symbol of Japan’s reconstruction from the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, Kyodo said, citing unidentified officials with knowledge of the matter.

FILE - In this March 20, 2019, file photo, Olympic torches of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are displayed during a press conference in Tokyo.(AP)
Updated on Aug 20, 2020 02:19 PM IST
Reuters | ByReuters

Prasar Bharati issues a letter to PTI over reporting

Public broadcaster Prasar Bharati is reconsidering its equation with the Press Trust of India (PTI) and is learnt to have sent a letter to the news agency over its reporting.

According to a person familiar with the matter, a strong letter has been sent by the public broadcaster, expressing displeasure over the kind of reporting done by the agency.(Reuters file photo for representation)
Updated on Jun 28, 2020 04:30 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Jharkhand woman tests Covid-19 positive after giving birth, state tally rises to 35

With the latest case, the number of Covid-19 cases in Jharkhand have risen to 35, according to the Union health ministry figures released on Saturday morning. These include two deaths from the disease. One fatality was reported from Ranchi while the other from Bokaro district. Both were senior citizens.

Firefighters sanitize a locality during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Ranchi, Saturday. April 18, 2020.(PTI)
Updated on Apr 18, 2020 01:35 PM IST
New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Coronavirus Pandemic: Sachin Tendulkar donates 50 lakh to fight Covid-19

Tendulkar’s donation is so far the biggest contribution among India’s leading sportspersons, some of whom have pledged their salaries while a few others have donated medical equipment to fight the dreaded outbreak.

Sachin Tendulkar(REUTERS)
Updated on Mar 27, 2020 01:07 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

All 406 people brought back to India from China tested negative for coronavirus, say officials

The final samples of all the people quarantined at the Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) facility were collected on Friday.

All 406 people, who were brought back from China’s Wuhan, at ITBP Quarantine Facility in Chhawla, Delhi, Feb 16, 2020.(ANI / Twitter)
Updated on Feb 16, 2020 06:01 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Coronavirus: Death toll touches 213 in China as countries begin evacuating citizens

More countries including South Korea and the UK on Friday evacuated its citizens from Hubei’s capital, Wuhan, which is where the previously unknown virus is said to have originated and jumped from unidentified wild animal to humans.

Medical staff in protective suits treat a patient with pneumonia caused by the new Coronavirus at the Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University in Wuhan, China.(REUTERS PHOTO.)
Published on Jan 31, 2020 07:22 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Beijing | BySutirtho Patranobis

China plague: One of two infected critical as Beijing tries to calm fears of outbreak

Both were infected in the Inner Mongolian province and sent to Beijing in an ambulance, state news agency, Xinhua said in a report on Thursday.

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said that Chinese health authorities had notified them of the two cases and shared relevant information.(FILE PHOTO.)
Updated on Nov 15, 2019 01:15 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Beijing | BySutirtho Patranobis

Petition in HC is another hope to save Aarey

Attempts by citizens’ groups to get the government to shift the Metro-3 rail depot from Aarey Milk Colony have not been successful so far, with the courts allowing the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRCL) to cut trees at the site. In the past, this column has pointed out that protests by citizens were focused on the 33-hectare depot for the underground SEEPZ-Colaba Metro at the 3,160-acre (1,281 ha) Aarey Milk Colony.

Work on the Metro 3 car shed at Aarey Colony(HT Photo)
Published on Nov 03, 2019 11:13 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By

Fake accounts evolve, able to copy human behaviour

As human social activity online has evolved, so have bots. Bots, the researchers discovered, were more likely to employ a multi-bot approach as if to mimic authentic human engagement around an idea.

As human social activity online has evolved, so have bots. Bots, the researchers discovered, were more likely to employ a multi-bot approach as if to mimic authentic human engagement around an idea.(Unsplash)
Updated on Sep 07, 2019 09:16 AM IST
New York | ByIndo Asian News Service

Ready for ‘conditional dialogue’ with India: Pakistan minister

Pakistan has approached various world leaders to seek their interventions into the issue. However, Pakistan has been told to engage bilaterally with India to end tensions.

Pakistan is upset with the Indian government’s move to strip the special status accorded to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370.(HT image)
Updated on Aug 31, 2019 03:18 PM IST
Islamabad [Pakistan] | ByAsian News International

Beniwal demands case against Cong after farmer suicide

He also demanded booking the entire Congress committee which drafted the party manifesto announcing a complete farm waiver on charges of duping innocent farmers of the state.

Rashtriya Loktantrik Party MP from Nagaur Hanuman Beniwal, a farmer leader, on Monday, demanded that a criminal case should be registered against the Congress for making fake promises of loan waivers in their manifesto due to which farmers are committing suicide.(Representative image)
Updated on Jun 25, 2019 12:02 AM IST
Bhubaneswar | ByAgencies

Hong Kong suspends extradition bill, Beijing says it ‘supports’ decision

Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing leader Carrie Lam earlier on Friday suspended the proposed law, which had triggered massive protests, and police retaliation. across the financial hub last week.

In a statement from the central government, quoted by the official news agency, Xinhua, the central government also condemned violent acts in Hong Kong and supported the former British colony’s police.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 15, 2019 08:57 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Beijing | BySutirtho Patranobis

China threatens it could restrict rare earth exports to US

Another editorial by official news agency, Xinhua, said: “China has reiterated its stand in promoting multilateralism and tried to avoid a trade war that hurts public interests. But if necessary, China has plenty of cards to play.”

China dominates global supply chains of rare earths, a group of 17 elements used in production in a huge number of sectors, including oil refining, high-tech products ranging from flat-screen TVs to lasers and military equipment.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 29, 2019 07:29 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Beijing | BySutirtho Patranobis

11 security personnel injured in IED blast in Jharkhand, 2 critical

According to officials, the improvised explosive device (IED) is suspected to have been buried under the dirt track. The injured troops, eight of the CoBRA and rest belonging to the state police, have been airlifted to state capital Ranchi, they said.

CoBRA or the Commando Battalion for Resolute Action is a specialised unit of the Central Reserve Police Force.(HT File Photo)
Updated on May 28, 2019 12:09 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Ranchi | ByManish Raj

Mayawati ‘unfit for public life’: Jaitley after BSP chief’s attack on PM Modi

Mayawati had launched a scathing personal attack on PM Modi after he accused her of “shedding crocodile tears”.

Mayawati slammed the Prime Minister for showing sympathy for Dalits and said that his words rang hollow.(PTI FILE)
Updated on May 13, 2019 08:29 PM IST
Lucknow | By

Cyclone Fani highlights: Evacuations on, flights from Bhubaneswar suspended from midnight

In view of cyclone storm Fani intensifying into a ‘Severe Cyclonic Storm’ over the south-east and adjoining south-west Bay of Bengal, the Eastern Naval Command (ENC) is on high alert to render necessary humanitarian assistance. The Indian navy has prepared with additional divers, doctors, inflatable rubber boats and relief material that include food, tents, clothes, medicines and blankets. Coast guard has tied up with NDRF and state administration to provide immediate relief in aftermath of Cyclone Fani.Highlights:

Updated on May 03, 2019 10:51 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By

Fewer, and fewer, getting married in China as apathy hits the young

The new statistics are a worry for and a warning to the Chinese government as the world’s most populous country grapples with an aging and declining population.

China’s marriage rate falling for five straight years was the lowest in 2018, an official report said, revealing a glaring disinterest among the young to get married.(REUTERS)
Updated on Apr 09, 2019 08:30 AM IST
Beijing | BySutirtho Patranobis

‘Have problems but we’ll come together’: PC Chacko on Congress-AAP alliance

Congress in-charge of Delhi PC Chacko has that party president Rahul Gandhi will take a final decision on alliance with the AAP on Tuesday.

Congress president Rahul Gandhi will take a final call on alliance with the Aam Aadmi Party headed by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for the Lok Sabha polls.
Updated on Mar 26, 2019 11:03 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Why we should not be trigger-happy

I have never been a war-monger because of that early exposure to the personal price we pay for other people’s goals

People celebrate the air strike carried out by the Indian Air Force on terrorist camps in Pakistan on Tuesday.(Bhushan Koyande/HT)
Updated on Feb 27, 2019 12:07 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By

Jamal Khashoggi’s fiancee could also have been a victim: Report

The report also suggests that the journalist’s dismembered body may have been disposed of in a cooking furnace on the grounds of the Saudi consul’s residence, Anadolu reported. Khashoggi’s remains have not been found.

Turkey’s state-run news agency is quoting a police report suggesting that the Turkish fiancee of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi may have escaped being a second victim of the killing.(REUTERS)
Updated on Feb 14, 2019 08:29 PM IST
Associated Press | ByAssociated Press

‘Vampire killer’ who cut up friend’s body, drank blood found faking as doctor

In August 2000 Kondrashin was confined to a psychiatric hospital after being diagnosed with homicidal schizophrenia and ruled to be incapable of understanding his actions, a local newspaper reported at the time.

The man named by media as Boris Kondrashin was able to work as a doctor despite being sentenced to compulsory medical treatment in 2000 “after committing an especially serious crime,” investigators said.s(Gennady Simanovs/Twitter)
Updated on Feb 02, 2019 08:26 AM IST
Moscow | ByPress Trust of India

China clones five gene-edited monkeys for human disease research

Chinese scientists have cloned five monkeys from a gene-edited macaque with circadian rhythm disorders that are linked to sleep problems, depression and Alzheimer’s disease.

Monkeys cloned from a gene-edited macaque with circadian rhythm disorders are seen in a lab at the Institute of Neuroscience of Chinese Academy of Sciences in Shanghai, China January 18, 2019. China Daily via REUTERS(REUTERS)
Updated on Jan 24, 2019 01:33 PM IST
Beijing | ByPress Trust of India

Gas explosion in Russia apartment block kills 3 people, many missing

Russia’s Investigative Committee launched a criminal case. The investigation will consider all possible versions of what happened, according to a statement.

Emergency personnel work at the site of collapsed apartment building after a suspected gas blast in Magnitogorsk, Russia December 31, 2018.(Reuters)
Updated on Dec 31, 2018 02:02 PM IST
Bloomberg | ByOlga Tanas
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