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The education department has decided to keep Chandigarh schools closed, a move that affects over a lakh students studying in 123 government schools and eight aided schools.(HT File Photo)

Summer vacations extended by two weeks in Chandigarh’s government schools

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Srishti Jaswal, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2020 01:14 AM IST
The notification comes just a day before schools were supposed to reopen
Australia's Nathan Lyon(AP)
Australia's Nathan Lyon(AP)

Not a 4-day Test fan, hope ICC is not considering it: Nathan Lyon

Sydney | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2020 03:10 PM IST
The debate around four-day Test cricket has reignited after it came to the fore that the International Cricket Council (ICC) cricket committee is likely to consider four-day Test matches as being part of the World Test Championship from 2023.
This is the first split in RJD after Lalu parted ways with the Janata Dal and formed the party in 1997 and just before the RJD’s 24th foundation day on July 5.(HT Photo)
This is the first split in RJD after Lalu parted ways with the Janata Dal and formed the party in 1997 and just before the RJD’s 24th foundation day on July 5.(HT Photo)

Jharkhand unit of RJD splits, new party to fight polls

Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By Gautam Mazumdar
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2019 12:15 AM IST
The deposed state RJD president, Gautam Sagar Rana, has been named the president of RJD(L) by the disgruntled group annoyed with the top leadership.
File image of Ambati Rayudu(AFP)
File image of Ambati Rayudu(AFP)

ICC World Cup 2019: BCCI reacts after Ambati Rayudu’s sarcastic tweet post selection snub

New Delhi | By PTI
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2019 08:59 AM IST
The Hyderabadi, who was ignored in favour of all-rounder Vijay Shankar, Tuesday created a frenzy by tweeting that he plans to buy 3D glasses to watch the showpiece which begins May 30 in the UK.
BEST has a fleet of 3,337 buses and ferries around 29 lakh passengers across the city and suburbs daily.(Hindustan Times)
BEST has a fleet of 3,337 buses and ferries around 29 lakh passengers across the city and suburbs daily.(Hindustan Times)

From January 8, Mumbai bus drivers’ body to go on indefinite strike

Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON DEC 23, 2018 11:05 AM IST
The strike that will begin on the midnight of January 7 is to demand higher grade pay for employees recruited from 2007, compassionate appointments and deliberations on a new wage agreement that was to come into effect from April 2016.
Dr Chandrashekhar Chiplunkar, assistant health officer, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), said of the 5,98,687 children who were supposed to be vaccinated as on December 6, 4,29,994 (71.8%) were vaccinated.
Dr Chandrashekhar Chiplunkar, assistant health officer, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), said of the 5,98,687 children who were supposed to be vaccinated as on December 6, 4,29,994 (71.8%) were vaccinated.

Student absenteeism in Maharashtra turns hurdle in measles-rubella vaccination drive

Hindustan Times | By Ankita Bhatkhande and Sadaguru Pandit, Mumbai
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2018 09:07 AM IST
The state education department on Thursday asked officials across the state to address student absenteeism during the measles-rubella (MR) vaccination drive, as per the Centre’s directives, which started on November 27 to ensure 100% coverage across all schools.
Picture for representation only.
Picture for representation only.

New bill in Maharashtra to allow 76% parents or PTA to clear fee hike in private schools

Hindustan Times | By Faisal Malik, Mumbai
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2018 12:35 AM IST
Earlier, only the Parent Teacher Association (PTA) executive body, comprising parent representatives and teachers, had the right to clear the fee hike proposal.
Convenors of Maharashtra Kranti Sena taking pledge in the city on Thursday(HT/PHOTO)
Convenors of Maharashtra Kranti Sena taking pledge in the city on Thursday(HT/PHOTO)

Maratha quota protesters launch political party; to contest 5 seats in LS polls

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Yogesh Joshi
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2018 03:29 PM IST
The new party, Maharashtra Kranti Sena, headed by Suresh Patil, convenor of Sakal Maratha Samaj and president, Maratha Kranti Sanghatana, was launched from Rayreshwar temple in Kolhapur to contest the 2019 Lok Sabha polls in Maharashtra.
Biswanath Dutt was the BCCI president in 1989.(Getty Images)
Biswanath Dutt was the BCCI president in 1989.(Getty Images)

Former BCCI president Biswanath Dutt passes away

Kolkata | By PTI
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2018 11:28 PM IST
Biswanath Dutt was the BCCI president in 1989 after a six-year stint as the vice-president of the parent body from 1982-88.
Abhishek Verma was one of the athletes whose name was spelt wrong.(AFP)
Abhishek Verma was one of the athletes whose name was spelt wrong.(AFP)

Cheque without check: IOA bloopers mar Asian Games felicitation ceremony

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2018 07:38 PM IST
Around 15 medallists including compound archers Jyothi Surekha Vennam and Abhishek Verma were given just bouquets as their names were misprinted on cheques.
The proposal to introduce electric buses in Navi Mumbai was submitted by Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC), NMMT’s parent body, in Delhi last week.(HT file)
The proposal to introduce electric buses in Navi Mumbai was submitted by Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC), NMMT’s parent body, in Delhi last week.(HT file)

Going green: NMMT to add 30 electric buses to its fleet

Hindustan Times | By G Mohiuddin Jeddy, Navi Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUL 12, 2018 12:03 AM IST
The project will be financed under Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid) and Electric Vehicles (FAME) scheme
Gulab Singh Shaheen
Gulab Singh Shaheen

Pak’s first Sikh police officer alleges was thrashed, forcibly evicted from his house

Hindustan Times, Lahore | By Press trust of India, Lahore
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2018 03:18 PM IST
In a video that is doing the rounds on social media, Gulab Singh can be seen pleading to police to give him “at least 10 minutes” to be in the place where they have been staying since 1947.
Currently, the AAI, the parent body of air traffic control (ATC) service, provides licences to ATCOs.(HT File (Representational Image))
Currently, the AAI, the parent body of air traffic control (ATC) service, provides licences to ATCOs.(HT File (Representational Image))

DGCA, not AAI, to issue permits to air traffic controllers?

Hindustan Times | By Neha LM Tripathi
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2018 01:00 AM IST
The DGCA will form a committee of ‘seconded inspectors’ — employees of Airports Authority of India (AAI) — who will issue permits to ATCOs and conduct safety checks related to surveillance, navigation, etc, stated the draft.
The New English School on Tilak road was in fact far ahead of its time and was originally co-ed till 1936.(RAVINDRA JOSHI/HT PHOTO)
The New English School on Tilak road was in fact far ahead of its time and was originally co-ed till 1936.(RAVINDRA JOSHI/HT PHOTO)

138-year-old Pune school goes co-ed to aid gender equality

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Ananya Barua
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2018 02:19 PM IST
Established in 1880, the New English School was among the first native-run schools to impart western education in Pune.
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