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CBSE board exams 2020: Cover your bases, and salts as well

Questions on chemical properties of carbon compounds, soaps and detergents are likely to be asked
What matters most is how students attempt the science paper. Managing time well is important too. If one question is taking up a lot of time, they should not get stuck with it, advise teachers.(HT File Photo)
What matters most is how students attempt the science paper. Managing time well is important too. If one question is taking up a lot of time, they should not get stuck with it, advise teachers.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Mar 01, 2020 01:04 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Srishti Jaswal, Chandigarh

Thane residents make their own eco-friendly idols

“Every year, we feature the current affairs for theme. The entire backdrop is made of cardboard,” said Sajesh Patil, 30. The family has been putting up a pandal for 33 years.
The idol made by Amit Sonawane; (below) the clay idol made by an 18-year-old.(praful gangurde/ht photo)
The idol made by Amit Sonawane; (below) the clay idol made by an 18-year-old.(praful gangurde/ht photo)
Updated on Sep 08, 2019 01:41 AM IST
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Thane | By Ankita G Menon, Thane

Finally, a plan to tackle idol immersion pollution in Delhi

While in the past, there have been attempts at controlling what is put into the rivers during the festivities, this is the first time that the government is planning a co-ordinated action plan to this effect.
Senior officials of the state environment department said that the plan would help regulate the use of materials such as Plaster of Paris, chemicals and synthetic paints used in making idols.(HT Photo)
Senior officials of the state environment department said that the plan would help regulate the use of materials such as Plaster of Paris, chemicals and synthetic paints used in making idols.(HT Photo)
Published on May 15, 2019 06:22 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Joydeep Thakur

Crack in ceiling halts Supreme Court proceedings

Judicial proceedings were interrupted for over twenty minutes, in court room 3 of the Supreme Court, after an advocate pointed out to a bench of three judges that there was a crack in the plaster of Paris (POP) of the false ceiling over their heads.
Judicial proceedings were interrupted for over twenty minutes, in court room 3 of the Supreme Court, after an advocate pointed out to a bench of three judges that there was a crack in the plaster of Paris (POP) of the false ceiling over their heads.(HT PHOTO)
Judicial proceedings were interrupted for over twenty minutes, in court room 3 of the Supreme Court, after an advocate pointed out to a bench of three judges that there was a crack in the plaster of Paris (POP) of the false ceiling over their heads.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Feb 13, 2019 11:00 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Yamuna littered as idols, debris remain uncleared

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday directed all states to strictly comply with the guidelines laid down by the Central Pollution Control Board on idol immersions
Ganesh idols are seen floating in the polluted Yamuna river after immersion of the idols on the last day of Ganesh Chaturthi , at ITO in New Delhi, India, on Monday, September 24, 2018.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Ganesh idols are seen floating in the polluted Yamuna river after immersion of the idols on the last day of Ganesh Chaturthi , at ITO in New Delhi, India, on Monday, September 24, 2018.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 25, 2018 09:39 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

These Kalyan artisans give shape to eco-friendly festival

Kumbharwada, or the colony of potters, in Kalyan is more than 100-years-old
An idol maker in Kumbharwada in Kalyan makes a Ganesh idol. This year, the demand for eco-friendly idols has surged.(Rishikesh Choudhary/HT)
An idol maker in Kumbharwada in Kalyan makes a Ganesh idol. This year, the demand for eco-friendly idols has surged.(Rishikesh Choudhary/HT)
Published on Sep 09, 2018 12:50 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Sajana Nambiar, Kalyan
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