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Lucknow Zoo hosts conference on animal health; prepares for big cat photo exhibition

Director of Lucknow Zoo, Aditi Sharma, highlighted the importance of preparing a schedule for each zoo inhabitant to ensure that vaccination dates are not overlooked.

The zoo is gearing up to showcase a photo exhibition featuring big cats on its premises this Thursday. (HT Photo)
Published on Sep 12, 2023 07:34 PM IST

Janata Darshan:Yogi tells people to meet him if officers don’t listen

Yogi met more than 200 people and provided necessary instructions to officials for problem-solving. He said needy persons, who had not yet got a permanent house, should be brought under the ambit of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana or Mukhyamantri Awas Yojana and be provided with a permanent housing facility.

The chief minister told the people to meet him if the officers were not listening to their grievances. (FT FILE)
Updated on Aug 30, 2023 12:46 AM IST

Foetus dies as woman gives pre-mature birth on roadside, probe ordered

With the assistance of the rickshaw puller and passers-by, a private space was created on the roadside by using a bedsheet to aid the expectant mother.

The pregnant woman, accompanied by her sister-in-law Rita, was traveling in a cycle rickshaw when she experienced intense pain. (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 13, 2023 08:47 PM IST

People fed up with fake promises, BJP will be voted out: Akhilesh

According to the press release issued by the Samajwadi Party, the student leaders resolved to ensure the victory of SP candidates in the urban local body polls.

The SP chief said that BJP would be voted out in the municipal elections (HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 29, 2023 10:55 PM IST

Book those involved in social media hate speech, SGPC tells top cop

Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee officials on Friday wrote a letter to Amritsar Police commissioner Naunihal Singh seeking action against the social media handles disseminating objectionable content against the Sikh religion and gurus.

Some mischievous and communal elements are behind this practice which is aimed at spreading communal hatred and vitiating brotherhood and peaceful atmosphere: SGPC (HT File Photo)
Updated on Apr 28, 2023 11:07 PM IST
By, Amritsar

Promotion of lecturers/headmasters: Edu dept withdraws order after NCSC direction

NCSC chairman Vijay Sampla directed the education department to hold meetings with all concerned SC associations to resolve their grievances

NCSC chairman Vijay Sampla directed the education department to hold meetings with all concerned SC associations to resolve their grievances. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Apr 21, 2023 12:59 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

NHRC notices to Uttarakhand CS, DGP over murder of 24-year-old at Dehradun rehab

According to police, it came to light that rehabilitation centre manager and three other staffers on April 10 night had beaten the person leading to his death

On April 15, Dehradun police had arrested four staffers of the rehabilitation centre. (Representative file image)
Updated on Apr 18, 2023 07:14 PM IST

Petitions against metro lines disposed of by HC

Bombay High Court has dismissed two writ petitions against Metro 4 and Metro 2B filed by Indo Nippon Chemical Company and Shree Yashwant Housing Society respectively. The court ruled in favour of MMRDA and the government, finding no error in the land acquisition proceedings and the implementation of the metro project. The Shree Yashwant Society case delayed the project by 46 months and escalated the cost by INR12m ($161,000). MMRDA also received a green signal for another court case against Metro 2B, where the NOC issued for construction of the metro rail lines near Juhu Airport was challenged.

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Updated on Apr 13, 2023 12:46 AM IST
By, Mumbai

Assam denies allegations of anomalies in Kaziranga rhino count

In the 14th rhino census carried out in KNPTR in March last year, authorities had stated that the total number of endangered animals had increased from 2,413 in 2018 to 2,613—a jump of 200 animals

RTI and wildlife activist Rohit Choudhury had filed an RTI over the anomalies. (Ducati India | Twitter)
Updated on Apr 12, 2023 04:37 PM IST

Anand Mahindra plans to travel in this scenic Mumbai-Pune train. Watch

Billionaire Anand Mahindra said he plans to travel in the scenic Vistadome coach on Mumbai-Pune route.

Screenshot of the video of the Vistadome coach. (Twitter )
Published on Apr 09, 2023 05:18 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

Y20 Consultation kicks off at IIT Kanpur

Over 1,200 young delegates gathered at the Indian Institute of Technology for the Youth20 (Y20) Consultation, a forum for young people to discuss urgent global issues. The event is being held under the auspices of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India, and will feature panel discussions and an exhibition showcasing innovations across domains. IIT-Kanpur will cater to two of the five core themes identified for the Y20 Summit 2023.

IIT Kanpur (File)
Updated on Apr 06, 2023 12:43 AM IST
By, Lucknow

Delhi police file chargesheet in Kanjhawala drag and death case

The Delhi police said Amit Khanna, Manoj Mittal, Krishan and Mithun have been booked on charges of murder, tampering of evidence, criminal conspiracy and giving false information

A 20- year-old woman, Anjali Kumari, was dragged for nearly 13 kilometres between Sultanpuri and Kanjhawala after being hit by a Baleno car and getting entangled in the underside during the early hours of January 1. (Hindustan)
Updated on Apr 01, 2023 04:05 PM IST

PMC: No water supply in Pune on Friday

Usually, the PMC carries out repair work on Thursday however, this week the civic body has taken up work on Friday

PMC will restore water supply on Saturday though it will be of low pressure.(HT FILE)
Updated on Jan 05, 2021 07:29 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune | By, Pune

BMTC to teach self-defence skills to women employees

In a bid to empower its women staff to be the custodians of their own safety, the Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) is preparing to teach it women employees, especially conductors, self-defence courses.

Officials said that a total of 42 hours of self-defence training will be held in a period of 21 days.(Unsplash)
Published on Nov 23, 2020 05:39 PM IST
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] | ByAsian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta

Meet Fahad Hasan, digital marketing trainer, redefining ‘teaching’ in India

Inspired by his mother, who’s been a school teacher for 2 decades, Fahad Hasan has sincerely given a major part of his career in the teaching field as he is a guest lecturer at Loyola Academy, Hyd & conducted a session at IIT Hyderabad and Zee Network.

Updated on Nov 05, 2020 06:12 PM IST

Biggest haul ever of 27,600 litres of illicit chemicals by excise dept in 3 Dera Bassi units, 4 arrested

Four persons arrested in the case were AK Chaudhary and KP Singh, directors of Allychem Laboratories Pvt Ltd, Gaurav Chaudhary, proprietor of Om Solvi Trading Co and Jagmohan Arora, proprietor of Pure Solutions

Excise officials check drums containing illicit chemicals at a unit in Dera Bassi in Mohali on Sunday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 09, 2020 07:39 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Mohali

The Boys season two to premiere on Amazon Prime in September with weekly episodes

The Boys season two will arrive on Amazon Prime in September. The first three episodes will be out on September 4 and the rest five will be delivered each week on Friday.

The Boys was a big hit with the audience.(Photo: Jan thijs)
Updated on Jun 28, 2020 08:34 AM IST
ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Soumya Srivastava

Staff safety a priority, says PGI after workers demand action for negligence

An upset workers union wrote to the SSP after two workers were infected with the virus

The Chandigarh administration has set up an exclusive isolation  ward for Covid-19 patient at PGIMER.(Ravi Kumar/HT photo)
Published on Apr 21, 2020 10:39 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By, Chandigarh

Coronavirus curfew in Punjab: No flour, pulses, oil, say Mohali vendors; residents cry foul

A list of authorised neighbourhood shops with contact numbers was published on Mohali administration’s website

Mindful of social distancing, customers waiting for their turn to buy medicines at chemist shops in Phase 3B2, Mohali, on Thursday.(Gurminder Singh/HT)
Published on Mar 27, 2020 01:49 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mohali | By, Mohali

Olympic flame lighting ceremony rehearsal held without spectators

The event took place without a hitch, according to an e-mailed press release by the Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC) which organizes the ceremonies.

2020 Flags wave during the dress rehearsal for the Olympic flame lighting ceremony for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics(REUTERS)
Updated on Mar 11, 2020 09:47 PM IST
Athens | ByIndo Asian News Service

PSSSB to install jammers at exam centres for food safety officers’ test

Cellular phones, electronic watches and other e- devices prohibited

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Updated on Mar 08, 2020 11:05 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By, Chandigarh

15 kg heroin seized in Amritsar, 6 held

The counter-intelligence wing of Punjab Police on Friday arrested six drug peddlers and recovered 15kg heroin from their possession at Ghonewal village under Ramdas police station in the district. In a press release issued here, officials of the wing said that following a tip-off, a team of the counter-intelligence unit, Amritsar, set up a naka at Ghonewal T-point and arrested the six drug peddlers and recovered 15 packets of heroin (of 1 kg each) from their possession.

Updated on Dec 20, 2019 10:54 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By, Amritsar

Sidhu accepts Imran’s invite for Kartarpur inauguration

According to a Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) press release, Sidhu thanked the Pak PM for inviting him to the inauguration.

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Published on Oct 31, 2019 11:29 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByIndo-Asian News Service

1.12 kg gold in paste form recovered at Amritsar airport

Dipak Kumar Gupta, commissioner of customs said, on October 27, customs apprehended 26-year-old Mohammed Jilani

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Published on Oct 28, 2019 10:53 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Amritsar

FICA chief Tony Irish backs striking Bangladesh cricketers

Tony Irish also criticised the Cricketers Welfare Association of Bangladesh (CWAB) - the body that has been representing the Bangladesh cricketers since 2007.

Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan takes the catch to dismiss India's MS Dhoni.(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Oct 23, 2019 10:00 PM IST
Dhaka | ByIndo Asian News Service

Mohali police has no reply to RTI queries on Kharar flyover

In response to all the queries, it says the information sought in the RTIs filed is not part of section 2 (f) of RTI Act, 2005 and is ‘sensitive’

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Updated on Oct 16, 2019 01:11 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mohali | ByIdrees Bukhtiyar, Mohali

250 people stranded in Rajasthan school due to floods

Heavy rainfall has flooded swathes of the state in Kota, Jhalawar, Baran and Bundi districts. It forced the release of excess water from the Kota barrage and flooded low-lying areas along the banks of the Chambal, officials said.

Kota: Army personnel carry out rescue operation in a flood affected area in Kota, Rajasthan.(PTI)
Updated on Sep 16, 2019 06:22 AM IST
Jaipur/Kota | By, Jaipur/kota

Rajasthan on alert as IMD warns of heavy rainfall

The depart issued yellow alert -- notifying preventive action in the face of possible severe weather conditions -- to 13 districts and orange alert – warning on weather conditions which have the capacity to impact significantly people in the affected areas – for one district.

Several areas in the state, including Kota, are inundated due to heavy rainfall.(HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 15, 2019 06:51 PM IST
Jaipur | By

Zonal plan to regulate activities at Sultanpur Park soon

According to the statement, a proposal to ban groundwater extraction in the zone was discussed in the meeting.

Another point discussed to be included in the plan was the construction of commercial entities in the zone.(HT image)
Updated on Sep 04, 2019 08:35 PM IST
Gurugram | By

Misbah-ul-Haq named Pakistan head coach and chief selector; Waqar Younis appointed bowling coach

Waqar Younis was appointed bowling coach of the national team. Both the national team appointments were approved by the PCB Chairman Ehsan Mani.

The first assignment of Misbah-Waqar combination will be the upcoming three ODI and three T20I home series against Sri Lanka(Getty Images)
Updated on Sep 04, 2019 12:18 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By
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