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India’s air pollution crisis is severe and requires attention beyond current scattershot efforts(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)

How to avoid the middle income trap

By Navroz K Dubash
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2019 07:57 PM IST
India’s Achilles' heel is likely to be the inefficient use of natural resources and growing pollution levels
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There was a major traffic snarl on approach roads to Nainital with up to 3 to 4 km long line of vehicles that were being allowed slowly into the small hill station on Sunday, June 2, 2019.(HT Photo)
There was a major traffic snarl on approach roads to Nainital with up to 3 to 4 km long line of vehicles that were being allowed slowly into the small hill station on Sunday, June 2, 2019.(HT Photo)

With heat wave in the north India, Nainital, Mussoorie witness tourist influx

By Neeraj Santoshi and Ajay Ramola | Hindustan Times, Nainital / Mussoorie
PUBLISHED ON JUN 04, 2019 03:07 PM IST
The situation is more serious in Nainital, where the administration has decided to stop tourists outside the hill station every time parking in the city is full, allowing them in only when the traffic and parking can be managed inside.
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Congress candidate Pawan Kumar Bansal standing in a queue to cast his vote in Chandigarh on Sunday, May 19, 2019.(ANI)
Congress candidate Pawan Kumar Bansal standing in a queue to cast his vote in Chandigarh on Sunday, May 19, 2019.(ANI)

Amid rout in north India, exit polls show Congress holds firm in Punjab

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2019 10:23 AM IST
In 2014, the Congress, SAD and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) won four seats each while the BJP won one in Punjab.
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A day ahead of the protest planned by teachers of St Stephen’s College to protest the revised admission policies, the college has issued a warning against causing disturbance.(Hindustan Times)
A day ahead of the protest planned by teachers of St Stephen’s College to protest the revised admission policies, the college has issued a warning against causing disturbance.(Hindustan Times)

Stephen’s principal warns teachers ahead of protest

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 17, 2019 06:13 AM IST
Narain was among three teachers representatives in GB, who said the college had announced that the panel to interview students for undergraduate admissions would now include a member of the college’s supreme council
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The maximum temperature recorded in Jammu was 40.1 degrees Celsius — 3.3 notches above the normal during this time of the season, a Met Department official said.(HT Photo)
The maximum temperature recorded in Jammu was 40.1 degrees Celsius — 3.3 notches above the normal during this time of the season, a Met Department official said.(HT Photo)

Heat wave conditions prevail in North India

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 09, 2019 12:10 AM IST
The weather remained dry in the desert state even as Met officials warned that heat wave conditions would likely occur at isolated places in west Rajasthan during the next 48 hours.
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An autorickshaw crushed under a tree uprooted by recent rain and storm, in Udaipur, Rajasthan on April 17, 2019.(HT Photo)
An autorickshaw crushed under a tree uprooted by recent rain and storm, in Udaipur, Rajasthan on April 17, 2019.(HT Photo)

Squall leaves 60 dead, stormy summer ahead

By Jayashree Nandi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2019 01:59 AM IST
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday issued a warning for thunderstorms, hail and lightning in parts of north and northeast India.
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According to data provided by Northern Railway, the number of stray cattle hit by trains increased by 66% in 2018-19.(HT Photo)
According to data provided by Northern Railway, the number of stray cattle hit by trains increased by 66% in 2018-19.(HT Photo)

Sharp rise in cattle run over by trains in north India

By Faizan Haidar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2019 08:37 AM IST
Tighter cattle trading laws, a crackdown on illegal and unlicensed slaughter houses, and cow vigilantes roaming the countryside and attacking any vehicle transporting cattle, have meant that most farmers end up abandoning cattle that are too old, instead of selling them to slaughter houses.
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We may have no option but to send our children out to play, but we should also be simultaneously working hard on long-term solutions(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
We may have no option but to send our children out to play, but we should also be simultaneously working hard on long-term solutions(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

Our clean air plan is a missed chance

By Navroz K Dubash
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2019 10:41 AM IST
It sets a target without a realistic roadmap, proposes a city-based approach that downplays regional effects, and adopts a something-for-everyone laundry list approach rather than prioritising action.
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What is most disappointing is that even with the general elections just around the corner, the issue of pollution is nowhere being publicly discussed by political parties in their election manifestos. (Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)(HT Photo)
What is most disappointing is that even with the general elections just around the corner, the issue of pollution is nowhere being publicly discussed by political parties in their election manifestos. (Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)(HT Photo)

The city must have an action plan in place to fight pollution

By Shubhra Puri | Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON MAR 19, 2019 01:40 AM IST
As one of the fastest growing cities of north India, Gurugram has paid a high price for development. We must be fools to not realise that pollution will eventually impact Gurugram’s ability to attract investment and talent.
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North India continues to be in the grips of seasonal flu, with H1N1 (swine flu) cases likely to cross 15,000 by the end of February, which is more than the 14,992 cases confirmed in the entire year in 2018.(HT Photo)
North India continues to be in the grips of seasonal flu, with H1N1 (swine flu) cases likely to cross 15,000 by the end of February, which is more than the 14,992 cases confirmed in the entire year in 2018.(HT Photo)

North India may record 15,000 swine flu cases by February-end

By Anonna Dutt | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2019 12:57 PM IST
The National Centre for Disease Control has reported 14,803 confirmed cases across states till February 24, with 448 deaths. This is less than half the 1,103 deaths confirmed in all of 2018.
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Kolkata, India - Feb. 4, 2019: Rajeev Kumar, Kolkata Police Commissioner with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during West Bengal and Kolkata Police award ceremony beside the dharna stage of the later against BJP led Central government at Esplanade in Kolkata, India, on Monday, February 4, 2019.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)
Kolkata, India - Feb. 4, 2019: Rajeev Kumar, Kolkata Police Commissioner with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during West Bengal and Kolkata Police award ceremony beside the dharna stage of the later against BJP led Central government at Esplanade in Kolkata, India, on Monday, February 4, 2019.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)

All about the Saradha chit fund case that triggered CBI-Mamata row

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON FEB 09, 2019 01:59 PM IST
The Saradha group scam exploded on the face of Bengal in April 2013 when the chairman of the ponzi scheme, Sudipta Sen and the company’s executive director Debjani Mukherjee, were arrested from J&K after a chase across north India.
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A man walks snow covered Srinagar-Jammu National Highway during fresh snowfall in Qazigund, south Kashmir on January 31.(ANI Photo)
A man walks snow covered Srinagar-Jammu National Highway during fresh snowfall in Qazigund, south Kashmir on January 31.(ANI Photo)

Heavy snowfall likely in Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh this week

By Jayashree Nandi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2019 11:42 PM IST
IMD issued red-category warning for agencies and asked people to take precautions.
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Rain and thundershowers lashed parts of Delhi-NCR on January 24.(HT File Photo)
Rain and thundershowers lashed parts of Delhi-NCR on January 24.(HT File Photo)

Delhi: Cold wave to return for three days, rain expected next week

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2019 10:01 AM IST
The night temperatures in most parts of north-west India will likely fall by about 2 degrees Celsius, according to predictions. In Delhi, the minimum temperature is projected to be 5 degrees Celsius.
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Minimum temperatures are also likely to drop in parts of north and central Maharashtra to around 6 degree Celsius on January 6 and 7.(HT/PHOTO)
Minimum temperatures are also likely to drop in parts of north and central Maharashtra to around 6 degree Celsius on January 6 and 7.(HT/PHOTO)

IMD forecasts cold wave over north India; temp to drop in Pune and parts of Maharashtra

By Shrinivas Deshpande | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2019 02:39 PM IST
Pune city is currently in the grip of a cold wave and the met office has forecast that minimum temperatures over the next two days will hover between 9 and 10 degrees Celsius, with the possibility of a drop on January 6 and 7
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A man holding a baby wrapped in a blanket stands next to a bonfire on a cold winter morning in New Delhi, India, December 19, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY(REUTERS)
A man holding a baby wrapped in a blanket stands next to a bonfire on a cold winter morning in New Delhi, India, December 19, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY(REUTERS)

At below 6 degrees Celsius, Delhi shivers in longest cold spell over 13 years

UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2018 10:10 AM IST
Night temperatures have been lingering below 6 degrees Celsius for the past 10 days and the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast that cold wave conditions will continue for at least five more days.
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Residents of Delhi have more reason to complain about the cold this month -- the city is going through the longest cold spell in a December in at least 14 years, and it is likely to stay that way for some time.(PTI)
Residents of Delhi have more reason to complain about the cold this month -- the city is going through the longest cold spell in a December in at least 14 years, and it is likely to stay that way for some time.(PTI)

Longest cold spell in Delhi in 14 years; cold wave to continue

By Joydeep Thakur | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2018 08:08 AM IST
Delhi encountered cold spells in December in 2014, 2011 and 2007, which continued for five days at the most. In the last two winters, the mercury didn’t drop below six degrees.
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Several places in Himachal Pradesh, including Manali (in picture) and Kalpa, witnessed fresh snowfall on Wednesday night(ANI Photo)
Several places in Himachal Pradesh, including Manali (in picture) and Kalpa, witnessed fresh snowfall on Wednesday night(ANI Photo)

Cold wave sweeps through north India, Delhi’s temperature at 3.7 degrees Celsius

UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2018 08:11 AM IST
In Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar witnessed the coldest December night in Srinagar in 28 years as the city shivered at minus 7.6 degree Celsius.
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New Delhi, India-Dec 20, 2018: A view of fog engulfed over Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi, India, on Thursday, December 20, 2018.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
New Delhi, India-Dec 20, 2018: A view of fog engulfed over Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi, India, on Thursday, December 20, 2018.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

North India reels under cold wave on Christmas, dense fog disrupts over 80 flights at Delhi airport

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2018 09:33 PM IST
Delhi recorded a minimum temperature of 5 degrees Celsius, three notches below the normal, the weather office said.
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Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli got married in Italy last year and are celebrating .(Instagram)
Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli got married in Italy last year and are celebrating .(Instagram)

Anushka Sharma, Virat Kohli share unseen video, pics from wedding on first anniversary. Watch him gush about his wife

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2018 09:00 PM IST
Actor Anushka Sharma and cricketer Virat Kohli have shared unseen moments from their Italian wedding on their first anniversary. Watch the video and photos here.
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The Air Quality Index in Anand Vihar was 999 on the morning after Diwali(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
The Air Quality Index in Anand Vihar was 999 on the morning after Diwali(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)

North India exposed to severe air pollution levels morning after Diwali

By Jayashree Nandi
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2018 10:51 AM IST
Lucknow and Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar’s capital Patna recorded severe air quality index (AQI) of 421, 401 and 423 respectively around 9am.
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Karwa Chauth 2018: Doctors warn day-long fasting during Karwa Chauth could overly stress pregnant women’s bodies. (Shutterstock)
Karwa Chauth 2018: Doctors warn day-long fasting during Karwa Chauth could overly stress pregnant women’s bodies. (Shutterstock)

Karwa Chauth during pregnancy, is it safe to fast? Everything you need to know

By Sanya Panwar | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2018 01:06 PM IST
Karwa Chauth 2018: Is keeping a fast if you’re expecting a good idea? Or does it pose a danger to pregnant women and their babies? Read on to find out.
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The North Bombay Sarbojanin Durga Puja Samiti at Vile Parle.(HT PHOTO)
The North Bombay Sarbojanin Durga Puja Samiti at Vile Parle.(HT PHOTO)

A slice of Bengal at Mumbai’s Durga pandals

By Shweta Verhani | Hindustan Times, Mumbai, Mumbai
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2018 10:29 AM IST
Durga Bari Samiti has gone green this year with zero use of plastic and the materials used for décor are sourced from Bengal.
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The data shows that a maximum of 1,256 casualties occurred in 2,817 hit-and-run accidents, highlighting public apathy towards the victims.(HT File)
The data shows that a maximum of 1,256 casualties occurred in 2,817 hit-and-run accidents, highlighting public apathy towards the victims.(HT File)

Haryana records 14 deaths every day in road mishaps

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Rohtak
PUBLISHED ON OCT 15, 2018 09:50 AM IST
As many as 5,120 people lost their lives in 11,258 road accidents that took place in Haryana in 2017, a slight increase from 2016 when state recorded 5,024 deaths in 11,234 accidents.
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As biryani or pulao, khichuri or plain boiled, India savours rice.
As biryani or pulao, khichuri or plain boiled, India savours rice.

Grains of truth: Kunal Vijayakar on India’s love for rice

By Kunal Vijayakar | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2018 06:54 PM IST
From Kashmir’ mushk budji to Tamil Nadu’s kavuni arisi, the kinds of rice eaten in various parts of India could fill a complete edition of an encyclopedia.
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Not only is dal truly Indian from before the beginnings of recorded history, it is also not associated with any one religion(Shutterstock)
Not only is dal truly Indian from before the beginnings of recorded history, it is also not associated with any one religion(Shutterstock)

It’s dal! It’s not khichri or biryani

By Vir Sanghvi | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2018 01:50 PM IST
Never mind the khichri vs biryani debate. Dal is the defining dish of Indian cuisine
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A damaged vehicle lies amidst a swollen Beas river flows after heavy rains in the region, in Kullu district, on Monday.(PTI)
A damaged vehicle lies amidst a swollen Beas river flows after heavy rains in the region, in Kullu district, on Monday.(PTI)

Flash floods, landslides: 25 dead as final monsoon burst smacks north

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2018 09:43 AM IST
Heavy rains over the past few days have led to flash floods and parts of buildings collapsing, causing several deaths in Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, and Jammu and Kashmir.
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Kerala finance minister Thomas Isaac said, “Kerala is now dependent on donations; it’s not a healthy federal system... There is no system in place for resource mobilisation even in times of crisis.”(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Kerala finance minister Thomas Isaac said, “Kerala is now dependent on donations; it’s not a healthy federal system... There is no system in place for resource mobilisation even in times of crisis.”(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

North India’s backwardness ultimately a political question: Kerala minister Thomas Isaac

By Manoj Ramachandran | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2018 08:16 AM IST
South and western India had a ryotwari system, while north India had a zamindari system — these are historical headaches.
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Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao’s move to dissolve the state assembly and opt for polls, nine months ahead of schedule, was a calculated gamble(PTI)
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao’s move to dissolve the state assembly and opt for polls, nine months ahead of schedule, was a calculated gamble(PTI)

The alliance in Telangana can serve as a template for the Congress

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2018 06:37 PM IST
The Congress’s willingness to walk the extra mile to rope in even small parties such as the CPI, the CPM and the TJS contrasts sharply with the BJP that is trying to elbow itself into the territory of its own partners
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Several upper caste organisation activists raise slogans and burn tyres during Bharat Bandh protest called over SC/ST Amendment Act, in Varanasi, Thursday.(PTI Photo)
Several upper caste organisation activists raise slogans and burn tyres during Bharat Bandh protest called over SC/ST Amendment Act, in Varanasi, Thursday.(PTI Photo)

Bharat Bandh hits life in parts of north India, sporadic clashes reported

By HT Correspondents | Hindustan Times, Bhopal/Patna/Lucknow
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2018 07:05 PM IST
Normal life was hit in various parts of Bihar and train services were briefly affected in the state capital and Rajgir town.
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A view of under-construction Supertech building at sector 77, in Noida.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT File Photo)
A view of under-construction Supertech building at sector 77, in Noida.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT File Photo)

At 300 metres, Noida’s tallest tower will be ready in 2 years

By Vinod Rajput | Hindustan Times, Noida
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2018 02:22 PM IST
Noida-based realty firm Supertech Limited has said that it will complete its 80-storey Spira tower in the next two years.
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