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Stray dogs roam the streets in Sarabha Nagar in Ludhiana on Wednesday.(Harsimar Pal Singh/HT)

Despite spending crores, no respite from stray dog menace in Ludhiana

By Harsimran Singh Batra | Hindustan Times/Ludhiana, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2020 11:47 PM IST
MC claims to have spent Rs 4 crore and sterilised 50,000 dogs since 2015, when the project was started
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Now that the limit has increased upto 100 people, the weddings also remain at the higher risk says Shivan Gupta, founder of a wedding venue in Chattarpur(Photo: Amaara Farms)
Now that the limit has increased upto 100 people, the weddings also remain at the higher risk says Shivan Gupta, founder of a wedding venue in Chattarpur(Photo: Amaara Farms)

A slight respite for wedding vendors, couples with 100-guest gatherings in the Capital

By Sanchita Kalra | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2020 02:52 PM IST
The decision brings in a sense of relief for the to-be-couples as well as wedding vendors in the Capital as they feel any minor relaxation in the guidelines is a big step for the struggling wedding industry.
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The AQI in adjoining areas of Noida, Greater Noida, Faridabad and Gurgaon was registered at 302, 297, 251 and 253 respectively.(Sanjeev Verma/HT FILE PHOTO)
The AQI in adjoining areas of Noida, Greater Noida, Faridabad and Gurgaon was registered at 302, 297, 251 and 253 respectively.(Sanjeev Verma/HT FILE PHOTO)

No respite from pollution as Delhi air quality remains poor

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2019 11:53 AM IST
At 9 AM, Delhi’s the air quality index (AQI) was recorded at 281, according to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).
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Boat clinic s have come to the respite of the people in Morigaon which has been severely hit by the floods.(Sadiq Naqvi/HTPhotos)
Boat clinic s have come to the respite of the people in Morigaon which has been severely hit by the floods.(Sadiq Naqvi/HTPhotos)

In flood-hit Assam, boat clinics bring respite to many

By Sadiq Naqvi | Hindustan Times, Goroimari (Assam)
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2019 04:25 PM IST
The boat clinics in flood-hit Goroimari has become a lifeline for the people living in Morigaon where several affected by the heavy rains are also suffering from diarrhoea and fever.
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Experts said that the air quality was better due to the higher minimum temperature as it allowed the particulate matter to settle at a higher level in the atmosphere.(HT Photo)
Experts said that the air quality was better due to the higher minimum temperature as it allowed the particulate matter to settle at a higher level in the atmosphere.(HT Photo)

Light rain, squall may bring some respite from heat today in Gurugram

By HT Correspondent | Gurugram
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2019 03:54 AM IST
IMD officials said that temperature is likely to go down on Sunday and the maximum and minimum temperatures should stay around 38 degrees Celsius and 27 degrees Celsius respectively.
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The striking doctors across hospitals were looking forward to a General Body meeting to be held at the NRS Medical College and Hospital, the epicentre of the protests. (HT Photo)
The striking doctors across hospitals were looking forward to a General Body meeting to be held at the NRS Medical College and Hospital, the epicentre of the protests. (HT Photo)

No respite for patients as doctors’ strike continues in West Bengal

By Indo Asian News Service | Kolkata
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2019 12:52 PM IST
Sunday being a holiday, the out-patient departments remained closed and the number of patients waiting outside hospitals or visiting the emergency wards was also low. The emergency services, however, functioned normally.
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Humidity levels oscillated between 37% and 54%, the official said.(HT Photo)
Humidity levels oscillated between 37% and 54%, the official said.(HT Photo)

Above normal temperature persists in Delhi, but respite likely in the next few days

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2019 07:34 AM IST
The Safdarjung Observatory, which is the representative of Delhi’s weather, recorded day temperature at 41.5°C, a notch above the season’s average. The minimum settled at 28.7°C, also a notch above normal.
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Villagers carry vessels containing drinking water from an almost dried-up well due to summer, at Padal village of Samba district in Jammu on June 2, 2019.(PTI)
Villagers carry vessels containing drinking water from an almost dried-up well due to summer, at Padal village of Samba district in Jammu on June 2, 2019.(PTI)

No respite from heat in sight any time soon

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2019 11:27 PM IST
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Besides, a bullish trend in the equity market and fresh foreign fund inflows provided support to the domestic currency, which has witnessed a massive 150 paise rise in the last two trading sessions.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Besides, a bullish trend in the equity market and fresh foreign fund inflows provided support to the domestic currency, which has witnessed a massive 150 paise rise in the last two trading sessions.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Rupee logs biggest single-day gain in 5 years, leaps 100 paise on crude respite

By Press Trust of India | Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON NOV 02, 2018 08:00 PM IST
The Indian rupee Friday clocked its biggest single-day gain in over five years, surging by 100 paise to close at 72.45 against the US dollar on easing crude oil prices and possibility that the US might grant waivers to India from sanctions on Iranian oil imports.
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Wadiaji Atash Behram at Princess Street.(HT File Photo)
Wadiaji Atash Behram at Princess Street.(HT File Photo)

Bombay HC stops Metro 3 work, respite for 2 Parsi fire temples

By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2018 12:17 PM IST
The court temporarily stopped Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation from tunneling or excavating areas beneath the two Atash Behrams in south Mumbai; has appointed panel to study impact of work.
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Chandigarh authorities are following in the footsteps of Mumbai, where the Bombay high court had observed that cinema owners should either impose a complete ban on food inside multiplexes or have no restrictions at all.(Representative image)
Chandigarh authorities are following in the footsteps of Mumbai, where the Bombay high court had observed that cinema owners should either impose a complete ban on food inside multiplexes or have no restrictions at all.(Representative image)

One-month deadline ends: No respite from exorbitant food prices at Chandigarh multiplexes

By Rajanbir Singh | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2018 04:04 PM IST
The recommendations included reducing the inflated prices, allowing senior citizens and infants to take food inside with them and keeping products of local companies like Verka for retail.
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Despite the rain, there was no respite from the heat as the city recorded the temperature at 37.7 degrees Celsius on Sunday.(HT File Photo)
Despite the rain, there was no respite from the heat as the city recorded the temperature at 37.7 degrees Celsius on Sunday.(HT File Photo)

Brief rain brings no respite to Puneites from searing heat

By Shrinivas Deshpande | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2018 05:49 PM IST
The highest maximum temperature in the state was at 41.4 degrees Celsius in Akola and the lowest minimum was 31.2 degrees Celsius in Alibaug.
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A smoke-spewing diesel truck at Tawang’s Sela Pass. (Shivani Singh/HT Photo)
A smoke-spewing diesel truck at Tawang’s Sela Pass. (Shivani Singh/HT Photo)

From Delhi to faraway Tawang, no respite from smoke and dust

By Shivani Singh | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2018 07:21 PM IST
Factors leading to air pollution don’t vary much from cities to towns to remote hamlets making it a national crisis not just a local phenomenon
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