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The report revealed that children were victims in 61% of the rape cases in Mumbai in 2019.

Rise in crimes against women, children in Mumbai in 2019-2020: Praja Foundation report

By Manish K Pathak and Charul Shah, Mumbai
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2020 12:38 AM IST
The number of rape cases in Mumbai went up from 728 in 2015-2016 to 904 in 2019-2020 (a 24% increase), according to the city-based Praja Foundation report released on Thursday
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According to the census being conducted by the wildlife wing of the forest department and the Nature Conservation Foundation, Mysuru, 52 snow leopards have been identified in 10 remote sites in Lahaul, Spiti, Chamba and Kinnaur .(Photo: Himachal Forest Dept (Files))
According to the census being conducted by the wildlife wing of the forest department and the Nature Conservation Foundation, Mysuru, 52 snow leopards have been identified in 10 remote sites in Lahaul, Spiti, Chamba and Kinnaur .(Photo: Himachal Forest Dept (Files))

Regular sightings indicate rise in number of snow leopards in HP

By Gaurav Bisht | Hindustan Times, Shimla, Shimla
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2020 06:02 PM IST
Census of the animals by the wildlife wing of the forest department and the Nature Conservation Foundation, Mysuru, has stalled because of the Covid-19 pandemic
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A grain mandi in Amritsar.(PTI/For representation only)
A grain mandi in Amritsar.(PTI/For representation only)

Probe into sharp rise in paddy arrivals in Punjab mandis

By Gurpreet Singh Nibber | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON NOV 06, 2020 04:58 PM IST
State authorities alerted after procurement almost equals volumes recorded in the entire season
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Shimla records highest Covid deaths, govt anticipates rise in cases in winter

By Gaurav Bisht | Hindustan Times/Shimla, Shimla
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2020 12:23 AM IST
Till date, Shimla has recorded 64 deaths, , its fatality rate is almost 3%
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The hill-state reported 70 murder cases and 54 attempted murder cases in 2019 against 99 murder and 58 attempted murder cases lodged in 2018.(Representative Image)
The hill-state reported 70 murder cases and 54 attempted murder cases in 2019 against 99 murder and 58 attempted murder cases lodged in 2018.(Representative Image)

NCRB’s 2019 crime statistics: Homicides down, rape on the rise in Himachal

By Naresh K Thakur | Hindustan Times, Dharamshala
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2020 12:40 AM IST
As many as 1,833 violent crimes were reported in the state in 2019 as compared to the 1,861 cases reported in 2018.
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A Punjab and Haryana high court bench has said that granting bail to a habitual offender could lead to his trying to tamper with the prosecution evidence by giving threat or inducement to the prosecution witnesses or even to abscond to delay the trial.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
A Punjab and Haryana high court bench has said that granting bail to a habitual offender could lead to his trying to tamper with the prosecution evidence by giving threat or inducement to the prosecution witnesses or even to abscond to delay the trial.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Rise in snatching cases alarming, no leniency for perpetrators: High court

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2020 12:48 AM IST
TALKING TOUGH Court dismisses bail plea of 22-year-old snatching accused, says going easy on criminals will make people lose faith in the criminal justice system.
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Crime on the rise in Patiala: Five thefts reported in a day, four arrested

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Patiala, Patiala
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2020 06:30 AM IST
Raising concerns over regular incidents of thefts, resident welfare organisations met senior officials over the matter.
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A snow leopard spotted in a high-altitude area of Lahaul and Spiti district. The habitat of the state animal of Himachal Pradesh spans from Kibber wildlife sanctuary in Lahaul and Spiti to Kugti sanctuary in Chamba. Snow leopards are found at altitudes between 9,800 ft and 17,000 ft in rugged terrain.(HT FILE)
A snow leopard spotted in a high-altitude area of Lahaul and Spiti district. The habitat of the state animal of Himachal Pradesh spans from Kibber wildlife sanctuary in Lahaul and Spiti to Kugti sanctuary in Chamba. Snow leopards are found at altitudes between 9,800 ft and 17,000 ft in rugged terrain.(HT FILE)

Rise in number of snow leopards in Himachal brings cheer to wildlife enthusiasts

By Gaurav Bisht | Hindustan Times, Shimla, Shimla
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2020 06:32 PM IST
Recent sightings of the wild cat show state’s efforts to protect the endangered feline have begun to yield results.
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As per the study at the Haryana’s drug dependence treatment centre, 18 school-going children aged between 14 and 19 years had appeared for the treatment in 2016 and the number had gone up to 29 in 2017, 111 in 2018 and reached 209 till last year.(Thinkstock Photo)
As per the study at the Haryana’s drug dependence treatment centre, 18 school-going children aged between 14 and 19 years had appeared for the treatment in 2016 and the number had gone up to 29 in 2017, 111 in 2018 and reached 209 till last year.(Thinkstock Photo)

Haryana hospital sees 12-fold rise in school kids availing drug de-addiction treatment

By Sunil Rahar | Hindustan Times, Rohtak, Rohtak
UPDATED ON FEB 02, 2020 11:06 PM IST
Youngsters more inclined towards opioid than alcohol, reveals study conducted at state drug dependence treatment centre in Haryana’s Rohtak
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Muslim women are proudly saying that we are Indians and we are Muslims(Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)
Muslim women are proudly saying that we are Indians and we are Muslims(Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)

The rise of the new Indian Muslim woman| Analysis

By Zakia Soman
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2020 06:53 PM IST
She is challenging both the conservative Muslim clergy and the Hindu Right’s politics of polarisation
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At 23,000 followers, blogger Neha Somvanshi can promote an apartment or an interior without making it look like a hard sell.
At 23,000 followers, blogger Neha Somvanshi can promote an apartment or an interior without making it look like a hard sell.

Under the influence: When social-media stars promote real-estate

By Vanessa Viegas | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2020 08:02 PM IST
In a sector where word of mouth referrals continues to be a major driver for sales, influencer marketing can strike a balance between word-of-mouth referrals and traditional advertising by bringing a certain degree of authenticity and resonance to the message.
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Explained: Raghubar Das’ rise to CM post & the battle ahead in Jharkhand

By Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2019 05:45 PM IST
The opposition is all geared up to corner the Chief Minister on issues like Maoist violence, mob lynchings, farmer and tribal issues.
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Politicians of all hues from Kirron Kher to Harmohan Dhawan make it a point to connect with Ravinder Krishan before the elections.(HT PHOTO)
Politicians of all hues from Kirron Kher to Harmohan Dhawan make it a point to connect with Ravinder Krishan before the elections.(HT PHOTO)

Words of wisdom with Ravinder Krishan: Rise above self-interest, value human relations, stay humble

By Yojana Yadav | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2019 10:15 PM IST
BUILDING BONDS Income tax lawyer, Ravinder Krishan, 78, is a people’s man which makes him a much sought-after kingmaker whether it’s the Lok Sabha or Chandigarh Club elections
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New Motor Vehicle Act: Three-fold rise in people applying for pollution certificates in Chandigarh

By Rajanbir Singh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2019 12:43 AM IST
Penalty for carrying an expired PUC certificate has been increased from 1,000 to 10,000
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Stray cattle menace: Amid rise in complaints, Ludhiana MC’s veterinary officer resigns

By Harsimran Singh Batra, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2019 10:09 PM IST
Had been working on contractual basis for seven years
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Late actor Carrie Fisher will be seen once again in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.
Late actor Carrie Fisher will be seen once again in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.

Stunning Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker footage shows Rey’s big change of heart, return of Princess Leia. Watch

By HT Correspondent | Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2019 06:59 PM IST
New footage from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker shows some new surprises. Watch Rey’s big reveal and Leia’s return.
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In many cases, Indian women athletes must grapple with poverty. Hima Das, who brought home four gold medals in 15 days, is the daughter of a farmer(Getty Images for IAAF)
In many cases, Indian women athletes must grapple with poverty. Hima Das, who brought home four gold medals in 15 days, is the daughter of a farmer(Getty Images for IAAF)

Battling all odds: The rise of young subaltern women

PUBLISHED ON JUL 26, 2019 07:41 PM IST
Most Indian women athletes face hurdles — from gender bias (girls can’t play; it’s unseemly; they will become dark) to lack of opportunity. In many cases, they must also grapple with poverty
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Right now, Kaling’s making waves for a bunch of things, from bikini posts that tell everyone who wants to wear one to just put one on, to a semi-autobiographical Netflix series, a web adaptation of Four Weddings and a Funeral , and a new film called Late Night.(Shutterstock)
Right now, Kaling’s making waves for a bunch of things, from bikini posts that tell everyone who wants to wear one to just put one on, to a semi-autobiographical Netflix series, a web adaptation of Four Weddings and a Funeral , and a new film called Late Night.(Shutterstock)

This week’s newsmaker: The hysterical, unstoppable Mindy Kaling

By Vanessa Viegas | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON JUL 12, 2019 05:46 PM IST
The actor-director-comedian is busier than ever, and is using each new project to defy more stereotypes and smash at new glass ceilings.
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The number of local militants has steadily gone up.(Getty Images)
The number of local militants has steadily gone up.(Getty Images)

The worrying rise of local militancy

By Mir Ehsan | Srinagar
PUBLISHED ON JUN 23, 2019 10:30 PM IST
The number of local militants has steadily gone up. According to police records, 66 of them joined the militant ranks in 2015. The number went up to 88 in 2016, 126 in 2017 and 196 in 2018.
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With poor pay on rise, demand for BEd in Maharashtra dips

By Musab Qazi | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUN 17, 2019 01:01 AM IST
Entrance test sees 51,641 registrations this year, compared to 53,692 last year
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Apple’s dropped prices on the recently released XR phones
Apple’s dropped prices on the recently released XR phones

The rise of the fall: Why mobile phone buyers should rejoice!

By Rajiv Makhni | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2019 10:04 PM IST
India is the last of the massive smartphone markets, and brands are reducing prices like never before
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Ayushmann Khurrana shows you how to nail the broken suit.(IshaBhansali/Instagram)
Ayushmann Khurrana shows you how to nail the broken suit.(IshaBhansali/Instagram)

The rise of the deconstructed suit: Bollywood actors embrace the trend of broken suits

By Manish Mishra | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2019 11:49 AM IST
Athleisure and street style herald a wave of broken tailoring in menswear.
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The maximum temperature had crossed 38 degrees Celsius in the first week of April. The rains in the second week of the month brought the maximum temperature down to 30 degrees Celsius.(Bidesh Manna/HT Photo)
The maximum temperature had crossed 38 degrees Celsius in the first week of April. The rains in the second week of the month brought the maximum temperature down to 30 degrees Celsius.(Bidesh Manna/HT Photo)

Exhaustion, nose bleed on rise due to heat: Doctors

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Gurugram
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2019 04:51 AM IST
The hospital staff said many cases of abdominal pain due to the heat have also been reported in the last 15-20 days.
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Bhuvan Bam is one of the first generation youtube stars in India and probably the fastest rising who has got 12 million followers on youtube in just four years! (Jacket, Unit by Rajat Suri; trousers, Brooks Brothers; shirt, Zara; shoes Hush Puppies; Art direction: Amit Malik; Make-up and hair: Artistry by Anjali Jain ; Styling by Avneet Chadha; Location courtesy: The Leela Palace, New Delhi)(Avneet Chadha)
Bhuvan Bam is one of the first generation youtube stars in India and probably the fastest rising who has got 12 million followers on youtube in just four years! (Jacket, Unit by Rajat Suri; trousers, Brooks Brothers; shirt, Zara; shoes Hush Puppies; Art direction: Amit Malik; Make-up and hair: Artistry by Anjali Jain ; Styling by Avneet Chadha; Location courtesy: The Leela Palace, New Delhi)(Avneet Chadha)

Social media stars: The rise and rise of Bhuvan Bam

By Ananya Ghosh | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2019 05:18 PM IST
India’s first legit youtube star began his journey as a restaurant singer. Four years later, he is hobnobbing with Bollywood’s best . How did he do it? The 25-year old reveals a few secrets behind his success.
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Doctors said this is just the beginning of the incidence of diseases, and that higher temperatures will cause a further rise.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
Doctors said this is just the beginning of the incidence of diseases, and that higher temperatures will cause a further rise.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

Food-, water-borne diseases on rise in Gurugram as temperature soars

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Gurugram
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2019 03:30 AM IST
According to Dr Satish Koul, senior consultant, internal medicine, at Narayana Hospital, food is contaminated more quickly in the summers as bacteria multiplies at a faster rate.
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India’s merchandise exports rose to USD 26.67 billion in February from USD 26.03 per cent in the year-ago month mainly on account of higher shipments in sectors such as pharmaceutical, engineering and electronics.(Picture for representation)
India’s merchandise exports rose to USD 26.67 billion in February from USD 26.03 per cent in the year-ago month mainly on account of higher shipments in sectors such as pharmaceutical, engineering and electronics.(Picture for representation)

Rise in exports, lower imports narrow India’s trade deficit

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2019 02:03 AM IST
Marginal 2.44 per cent increase in exports as well as lower imports of gold and petroleum products in February significantly narrowed India’s trade deficit to USD 9.6 billion, according to data released by the commerce ministry on Friday.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP National President Amit Shah at the BJP National Executive Meet at Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi on January 12, 2019.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP National President Amit Shah at the BJP National Executive Meet at Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi on January 12, 2019.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Review: Rise of Saffron Power Edited by Mujibur Rehman

By Zia Haq | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2019 06:38 PM IST
As the Modi era continues to transform Indian society pushing it towards the right, a collection of semi-academic essays looks at the underlying reasons
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The first British chef to make it to Chef’s Table, Asma Khan is also opening all-women kitchens in conflict zones in Syria(Ming Tang-Evans)
The first British chef to make it to Chef’s Table, Asma Khan is also opening all-women kitchens in conflict zones in Syria(Ming Tang-Evans)

The rise of Miss Khan

By Vir Sanghvi | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2019 01:22 AM IST
From the desk of Sunday magazine to a celebrated chef now on Netflix’s Chef’s Table, Asma Khan’s story is one of strength, confidence and ambition
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Calcutta University 1st semester results: According to the CU vice chancellor Sonali Chakraborty Banerjee, this year 99% of the students qualified for the second semester, as against an average of 72% in the first year of the three- year examination pattern during the previous academic sessions.(HT file)
Calcutta University 1st semester results: According to the CU vice chancellor Sonali Chakraborty Banerjee, this year 99% of the students qualified for the second semester, as against an average of 72% in the first year of the three- year examination pattern during the previous academic sessions.(HT file)

Calcutta University 1st semester results 2019: New UG exam system shows remarkable rise in pass percentage

By Sumanta Ray Chaudhuri | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2019 02:21 PM IST
Calcutta University 1st semester results: Calcutta University (CU) has changed the examination pattern from a three-year mode to that of a six-semester style.
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The customs official said till some years back smugglers themselves used this route (Lucknow airport) for smuggling gold and cigarettes.(HT Photo)
The customs official said till some years back smugglers themselves used this route (Lucknow airport) for smuggling gold and cigarettes.(HT Photo)

Gold smuggling from Gulf sees a rise

By Anupam Srivastava | Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON FEB 19, 2019 03:17 PM IST
Gold smuggling from Gulf countries has seen a spurt in recent months with the customs department at Lucknow airport seizing the precious metal worth Rs 30 lakh from two passengers, who came here from Dubai in the last two days.
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