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INLD’s Abhay Chautala, Haryana agriculture minister in war of words

Dalal’s remarks over farmers’ agitation escalates into ugly spat with both leaders accusing each other of corruption
Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) general secretary Abhay Singh Chautala and Haryana agriculture minister JP Dalal (right) are locked in a war of words over the farmers’ agitation.(HT file)
Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) general secretary Abhay Singh Chautala and Haryana agriculture minister JP Dalal (right) are locked in a war of words over the farmers’ agitation.(HT file)
Published on Dec 10, 2020 03:28 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Rohtak | ByHT Correspondent

Why should you buy term and health insurance in the COVID-19 period?

As the pandemic picks up pace around the world, the best we can do is take care of ourselves and our families by opting for a term and/or health insurance policy. The future is uncertain, and hence our financial and health needs may change drastically.
The worrying fact that no one is immune to the disease and that many carriers of the virus may not even show any symptoms gives rise to the necessity of having an appropriate term and/or health insurance cover.(PolicyX.com)
The worrying fact that no one is immune to the disease and that many carriers of the virus may not even show any symptoms gives rise to the necessity of having an appropriate term and/or health insurance cover.(PolicyX.com)
Updated on Jul 21, 2020 01:09 PM IST
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To kill coronavirus, Trump suggests injecting disinfectants, bringing UV light ‘inside the body’

Launching a new scientific study conducted by his department, Homeland Security for Science and Technology Under Secretary Bill Bryan on Thursday said the coronavirus dies at a much more rapid pace when exposed to sunlight and humidity.
The US has reported over 869,170 COVID-19 cases and nearly 50,000 deaths.(Reuters Photo)
The US has reported over 869,170 COVID-19 cases and nearly 50,000 deaths.(Reuters Photo)
Updated on Apr 24, 2020 07:12 PM IST
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Hero Group, Birmingham varsity to set up school of innovation in Ludhiana

A declaration to this regard was made during the Progressive Punjab Investors Summit in Mohali by chairman of Hero Enterprises Ltd Sunil Kant Munjal and Professor Philip Plowden, vice-chancellor of the Birmingham City University
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Published on Dec 05, 2019 11:44 PM IST
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Hooda’s 38-member committee undemocratic: Haryana Congress chief Tanwar

Former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Friday had formed a 36-member committee led by former minister HS Chatha to decide the course of action in the state.
Haryana Congress chief Ashok Tanwar.(HT File)
Haryana Congress chief Ashok Tanwar.(HT File)
Updated on Aug 24, 2019 11:25 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Rohtak | ByHT Correspondent, Rohtak

ICC World Cup 2019: Media-player relations, an unequal contest

Days ahead of the first World Cup game, the Indian media assembled for a press briefing only to find out it was to be addressed by two net bowlers sent to England. The media walked out, humiliated and angry.
India's captain Virat Kohli attends a press conference at the Hampshire Cricket indoor centre in Southampton, southern England, on June 4, 2019 ahead of their 2019 Cricket World Cup match against South Africa.(AFP)
India's captain Virat Kohli attends a press conference at the Hampshire Cricket indoor centre in Southampton, southern England, on June 4, 2019 ahead of their 2019 Cricket World Cup match against South Africa.(AFP)
Updated on May 25, 2020 10:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAmrit Mathur

Donald Trump appoints Stephanie Grisham new White House press secretary

The appointment, first announced by Melania Trump on Twitter, also gives Grisham the more strategic post of White House communications director.
President Donald Trump on Tuesday named Stephanie Grisham -- until now spokeswoman for his wife Melania -- the chief White House press secretary.(AP)
President Donald Trump on Tuesday named Stephanie Grisham -- until now spokeswoman for his wife Melania -- the chief White House press secretary.(AP)
Published on Jun 26, 2019 09:19 AM IST
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Outgoing FATF chief hints at ‘blacklisting’ Pakistan over terror

On June 23, Pakistan’s Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa claimed that the country is doing its best and utilising all available sources to eliminate terrorism from its soil, adding that Islamabad has been moving towards attaining sustainable peace and stability.
FATF has come down heavily on Pakistan for its “lack” of compliance with the 26-point action plan prepared for Islamabad to demonstrate its sincerity in fighting terrorism.(AFP File Photo)
FATF has come down heavily on Pakistan for its “lack” of compliance with the 26-point action plan prepared for Islamabad to demonstrate its sincerity in fighting terrorism.(AFP File Photo)
Updated on Jun 25, 2019 02:42 PM IST
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Lok Sabha elections 2019 highlights | PM afraid of using the word ‘chowkidar’, lest someone shouts back ‘chor hai’, says Rahul Gandhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to address public meetings in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar on Saturday. BJP chief Amit Shah will be in Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi to address election meetings.On Friday, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Friday claimed that his party will get 73 to 74 seats in Uttar Pradesh in the Lok Sabha elections.“The BJP will get 73-74 seats in Uttar Pradesh, there is no question about getting 72. The people of this country have already decided that Narendra Modi will again become the Prime Minister after counting of votes on May 23,” Shah said here while campaigning for Rajnath Singh, the BJP candidate from Lucknow Lok Sabha constituency.At the rally, Shah also slammed the Congress party for not doing enough for national security.Follow updates here:

Simdega: Congress President Rahul Gandhi gestures as he addresses an election campaign rally for Lok Sabha polls in Simdega district of Jharkhand, Thursday, May 2, 2019. (PTI Photo)(PTI5_2_2019_000044A)(PTI)
Simdega: Congress President Rahul Gandhi gestures as he addresses an election campaign rally for Lok Sabha polls in Simdega district of Jharkhand, Thursday, May 2, 2019. (PTI Photo)(PTI5_2_2019_000044A)(PTI)
Updated on May 04, 2019 08:44 PM IST
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AAP names its 3 Haryana candidates

Rai said the Congress was giving an impression that the AAP refused to form an alliance.
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday declared candidates for three seats in Haryana for the Lok Sabha elections.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT File PHOTO)
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday declared candidates for three seats in Haryana for the Lok Sabha elections.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT File PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 22, 2019 03:08 AM IST
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Lok Sabha elections 2019: Congress delaying alliance, says AAP

On Saturday morning, the AAP called a press conference saying it would announce its “final decision” on the “Lok Sabha elections alliance”.
Congress’s Delhi unit chief PC Chacko, however, said the talks of the alliance with AAP had always been about Delhi only.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
Congress’s Delhi unit chief PC Chacko, however, said the talks of the alliance with AAP had always been about Delhi only.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 21, 2019 05:16 AM IST
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Lok Sabha elections 2019: AAP to contest in 3 seats in Haryana, ally JJP in seven

The candidates are yet to be shortlisted. The parties said a committee has been set up to decide who will contest from which constituency, JJP leader Dushyant Chautala said at a press briefing in Delhi’s Constitution Club.
Lok Sabha elections 2019: AAP to contest in 3 seats in Haryana, ally JJP in seven(REUTERS)
Lok Sabha elections 2019: AAP to contest in 3 seats in Haryana, ally JJP in seven(REUTERS)
Updated on Apr 13, 2019 10:28 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByAbhishek Dey

Pakistan holds the key to the real F-16 story

From day one, Islamabad has been conveniently chopping and changing its narrative
Air Vice Marshal RGK Kapoor addresses a press conference at South Block in New Delhi, April 8, 2019. The IAF released radar images which show a Pakistani F-16 vanishing in a matter of eight seconds(PTI)
Air Vice Marshal RGK Kapoor addresses a press conference at South Block in New Delhi, April 8, 2019. The IAF released radar images which show a Pakistani F-16 vanishing in a matter of eight seconds(PTI)
Updated on Apr 09, 2019 07:02 PM IST
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China plans to take Belt and Road Initiative to India’s doorstep through Nepal

China proposed a India-Nepal-China economic corridor with multi-dimensional connectivity through the Himalayas after Nepalese Foreign Minister held talks with his Chinese counterpart.
Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks at the opening of the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing. China has proposed an India-Nepal-China economic corridor with multi-dimensional connectivity through the Himalayas.(AP File Photo)
Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks at the opening of the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing. China has proposed an India-Nepal-China economic corridor with multi-dimensional connectivity through the Himalayas.(AP File Photo)
Updated on Apr 18, 2018 05:31 PM IST
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Tough love: Philippine President Duterte shuts Boracay Island in order to save it

The island, known for its white-sand beaches, will be closed starting April 26, at the height of the peak summer season.
Philippine Airlines and Cebu Air’s Cebu Pacific will cancel flights to Boracay during the closure.(Youtube)
Philippine Airlines and Cebu Air’s Cebu Pacific will cancel flights to Boracay during the closure.(Youtube)
Updated on Apr 05, 2018 01:22 PM IST
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Pakistan Army warns India of response in case of any ‘misadventure’

Ghafoor also accused India of killing of 30 Pakistani civilians in 2018 in firing along the Line of Control
Pakistani army troops stand alert at an entrance to a prison in Haripur, Pakistan.(AP File Photo)
Pakistani army troops stand alert at an entrance to a prison in Haripur, Pakistan.(AP File Photo)
Published on Mar 28, 2018 08:47 PM IST
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