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JE flags redundant quality control in Chandigarh MC’s road division

A junior engineer’s (JE’s) letter to the municipal commissioner has brought to the fore the redundancy of the quality control system in the civic body’s road division. The JE, Suresh Chand, who works in the quality control branch, said new roads are being constructed in the city without asking the branch to get samples from the construction site, let alone getting the material tested on whether it meets the required engineering specifications.
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Updated on Sep 04, 2019 12:51 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByVivek Gupta, Chandigarh

Centre to certify all air quality monitoring equipment

The ministry issued a notification on August 22 under section 3 of the Environment Protection Act giving CSIR NPL the authority to certify instruments.
The union environment ministry has designated Council of Scientific and Industrial Research—National Physical Laboratory (CSIR-NPL) as the national verification agency for certifying instruments and equipments for monitoring emissions and ambient air quality.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
The union environment ministry has designated Council of Scientific and Industrial Research—National Physical Laboratory (CSIR-NPL) as the national verification agency for certifying instruments and equipments for monitoring emissions and ambient air quality.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 24, 2019 12:49 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

No one drives cars as old as those jets: IAF chief on MiG-21 fighters

Often dubbed “flying coffins”, at least 170 MiGs have been lost in accidents over the past decade.
The Air Chief also said that MI-21M (type-96) would be phased out this year. (ANI photo)
The Air Chief also said that MI-21M (type-96) would be phased out this year. (ANI photo)
Updated on Aug 20, 2019 11:47 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Odisha dairy farmers spill milk on streets after state cooperative cites ‘adulteration’

This morning, as more farmers arrived, the Omfed officials did not receive the milk citing the same reason and forcing the farmers to spill more milk on the streets. In less than 12 hours, over 2000 litres of milk was spilled on the road turning it white for some time.
Last evening, dairy farmers of Basudevpur block of Bhadrak district arrived with their cans of milk to a chilling plant operated by Omfed authorities. After the officials refused to accept the milk, the dairy farmers poured it on the street.(HT PHOTO.)
Last evening, dairy farmers of Basudevpur block of Bhadrak district arrived with their cans of milk to a chilling plant operated by Omfed authorities. After the officials refused to accept the milk, the dairy farmers poured it on the street.(HT PHOTO.)
Updated on Jul 13, 2019 05:48 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | ByDebabrata Mohanty

Seed of (firms’) doubt: Farmers await pest attack compensation

Pink bollworm hit cotton crop on more than 42 lakh hectares belonging to more than 40 lakh farmers in Maharashtra.
The companies claim the pest attack was owing to the failure of the farmers to follow the protocol while using the seeds.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
The companies claim the pest attack was owing to the failure of the farmers to follow the protocol while using the seeds.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
Published on May 18, 2019 06:37 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | BySurendra P Gangan

Pharmacy, sports, fisheries gain popularity as subjects of study

Students are exploring lesser-known disciplines of medicine, agriculture sciences and management that offer a wide scope. Here’s why you should consider them.
Food technology course has witnessed 15% increase in applicants since 2016.(Images Bazaar)
Food technology course has witnessed 15% increase in applicants since 2016.(Images Bazaar)
Updated on Oct 04, 2018 03:51 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByAishwarya Iyer

Career Counselling: How can I make a career in food technology?

Food technologists work in the food processing industry which is among the fastest growing sectors in the country today with the growing demand for packaged and fast foods.
Food technologists work in the food processing industry which is among the fastest growing sectors in the country today with the growing demand for packaged and fast foods.(Agencies/File)
Food technologists work in the food processing industry which is among the fastest growing sectors in the country today with the growing demand for packaged and fast foods.(Agencies/File)
Updated on Sep 19, 2018 12:58 PM IST
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ByUsha Albuquerque

Power of transformation wins laurels for Meerut company

The zeal to excel can transform fortunes. This is proven in the case of Transtron Electricals, a transformer manufacturer, which is among the country’s top 100 small and medium enterprises.
The Singhal family has deep roots in Meerut and has been living here for over 100 years.(Sunil Sharma)
The Singhal family has deep roots in Meerut and has been living here for over 100 years.(Sunil Sharma)
Published on Sep 07, 2018 02:12 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Meerut | ByS Raju, Meerut

Uttarakhand to set up its first Himalayan honey testing lab

The Uttarakhand government is setting up the state’s first Himalayan honey testing lab at Jeolikot in Nainital district to check the purity of harvested honey said officials from the horticulture department
There are 5,566 bee keepers in Uttarakhand who produce over 1,400 tonnes of honey annually.(HT Photo)
There are 5,566 bee keepers in Uttarakhand who produce over 1,400 tonnes of honey annually.(HT Photo)
Published on Jun 06, 2018 10:12 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Nainital | ByNeeraj Santoshi
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