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Conference of the birds: Black headed ibis and a multitude of other birds are now being seen in urban areas during the lockdown.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO)

Lockdown Diaries: Flying Around by Esther David

Hindustan Times | By Esther David
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2020 03:46 PM IST
Earlier, birdwatching was not on the author’s list of things to do but things have changed
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Now, cops to use social media to check illegal lottery trade in Ludhiana

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON FEB 02, 2020 10:42 PM IST
The police had come down heavily on the illegal lottery business and arrested 95 people under the Gambling Act in November 2019. The police had also shut their shops after which, they started operating from their houses
Players from the Real Kashmir and Chennai City football clubs seen in action.(HT Photo)
Players from the Real Kashmir and Chennai City football clubs seen in action.(HT Photo)

Real Kashmir win as football returns to Valley

Hindustan Times, Mumbai/Srinagar | By Rutvick Mehta & Ashiq Hussain
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2019 11:44 PM IST
Approximately 5,000 people turned up to watch their team in action for the first time since February this year. Even though the ground can host 15,000 spectators, the club decided to keep the number down for the first couple of home games to assess security.
General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Northern Command, Lt General Ranbir Singh visits north Kashmir to review the prevailing security situation in the region on Friday. The Army Commander visited the formations and units in north Kashmir deployed along the Line of Control and hinterland(ANI Photo)
General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Northern Command, Lt General Ranbir Singh visits north Kashmir to review the prevailing security situation in the region on Friday. The Army Commander visited the formations and units in north Kashmir deployed along the Line of Control and hinterland(ANI Photo)

Curbs eased but Kashmir markets remain shuttered

Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2019 06:10 AM IST
The city, however, continued to wear a deserted look as people preferred to remain indoors, and the traffic was very thin on the roads.
Prostitutes line the street outside of a Falkland Road Brothel in a red-light neighborhood in Bombay (now Mumbai).(HT File/Representative Image)
Prostitutes line the street outside of a Falkland Road Brothel in a red-light neighborhood in Bombay (now Mumbai).(HT File/Representative Image)

Household goods in 15 Meerut brothels seized

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By S Raju
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2019 11:54 AM IST
Speaking of the adverse effect it has had on their sales, the shopkeepers say the brothels kept women buyers off the area. Now the market will be like any other in the city, after seizing of 15 brothels.
‘Please remember your visit. And tell your sons, your daughters, your relatives, that you went to Jerusalem, the holiest city in the world, and that you visited the Indian hospice,’ says Munir Ansari . For nearly a century, his family has kept the Tricolor flying at the guest house. All but one member have retained their Indian passports.(Mimi Choudhury)
‘Please remember your visit. And tell your sons, your daughters, your relatives, that you went to Jerusalem, the holiest city in the world, and that you visited the Indian hospice,’ says Munir Ansari . For nearly a century, his family has kept the Tricolor flying at the guest house. All but one member have retained their Indian passports.(Mimi Choudhury)

In the heart of Jerusalem’s Old City, is a ‘little India’ open to all

Hindustan Times | By Mimi Choudhury
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2019 07:38 PM IST
A 13th-century hospice, still run by Indians, offers a neutral corner and shelter to travellers in the world’s bitterest conflict zone.
Policemen try to douse a fire during protests following an encounter in Srinagar on Wednesday.(Waseem Andrabi/ HT)
Policemen try to douse a fire during protests following an encounter in Srinagar on Wednesday.(Waseem Andrabi/ HT)

2 militants among 4 killed in Srinagar encounter; journalists thrashed

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Mir Ehsan
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2018 01:31 PM IST
Security forces had launched a cordon and search operation in Fateh Hadal in Old City area based on information about the presence of militants there.
An Iraqi woman cooks food near a tent where she lives in the old city of Mosul, Iraq.(REUTERS)
An Iraqi woman cooks food near a tent where she lives in the old city of Mosul, Iraq.(REUTERS)

Survivors of last major Islamic State battle in Iraq beg for food

Reuters | By Maria Tsvetkova
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2018 06:39 PM IST
Since Iraqi forces celebrated victory over IS, life for the Sunni Muslim inhabitants of ancient west Mosul, some of whom welcomed IS’s arrival in 2014, has hardly improved.

I feel connected with Lucknow: Parineeti

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Deep Saxena
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2018 03:32 PM IST
Actor Parineeti Chopra feels ‘third time lucky’ to be in Lucknow for the shoot of Jabariya Jodi that she is filming along with Siddharth Malhotra these days.
Relatives and neighbours mourn near the body of Sharjeel Ahmed who was killed near the encounter site at Khudwani district of south Kashmir on Wednesday.(Waseem Andrabi/ HT Photo)
Relatives and neighbours mourn near the body of Sharjeel Ahmed who was killed near the encounter site at Khudwani district of south Kashmir on Wednesday.(Waseem Andrabi/ HT Photo)

Restrictions imposed in Srinagar as separatists protest civilian deaths in Kulgam encounter

Indo Asian News Service, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2018 10:37 AM IST
Restrictions were imposed in Srinagar’s Old City; the University of Kashmir has cancelled exams scheduled for Thursday, all educational institutes in the Valley are shut; Syed Ali Geelani and Mirwaiz Umer Farooq have been placed under house arrest.
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