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Journalist, realtor arrested for torturing man to usurp his Chandigarh house

By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 02:27 AM IST
Illegally confined him in his house in April 2017, when the duo, along with several others, executed the plan to transfer the GPA and sell the 338 square yards property by March 2019
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Senior Akali Dal leader Bikram Singh Majithia along with the other SAD leaders entering the Punjab Vidhan Sabha building to attend the second day of the Budget session in Chandigarh on Tuesday. (Ravi kumar/ht)
Senior Akali Dal leader Bikram Singh Majithia along with the other SAD leaders entering the Punjab Vidhan Sabha building to attend the second day of the Budget session in Chandigarh on Tuesday. (Ravi kumar/ht)

Debate on guv’s address: Cong, SAD MLAs spar over farm laws

PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 01:51 AM IST
Accuse each other of doing little to help the farmers and playing into the hands of the Centre for personal interests
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The district’s case tally has now reached 27,295, of which 25,635 have recovered while 1,030 have succumbed to the virus. The district currently has 630 active cases. (Representative image) (HT FILE)
The district’s case tally has now reached 27,295, of which 25,635 have recovered while 1,030 have succumbed to the virus. The district currently has 630 active cases. (Representative image) (HT FILE)

Ludhiana’s single-day Covid count breaches 100-mark after 83 days

By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 01:51 AM IST
With this, the district has also recorded its biggest single-day spike of the year, surpassing the 81 cases recorded on February 23.
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The report was compiled to find out the vulnerable group of patients and the measures that need to be taken to prevent more infections. (HT PHOTO)
The report was compiled to find out the vulnerable group of patients and the measures that need to be taken to prevent more infections. (HT PHOTO)

Covid infections saw 75% jump in February

By Mohit Khanna, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 01:45 AM IST
The Covid mortality rate, however, saw a dip with 36 fatalities in January and 29 in February. Of the total fatalities in January, as many as 26 were males and eight were females, while in February, 23 were males and six were females.
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HP chief minister Jai Ram Thakur addressing during the budget session of the state assembly in Shimla on Tuesday. (ANI)
HP chief minister Jai Ram Thakur addressing during the budget session of the state assembly in Shimla on Tuesday. (ANI)

Barbs fly in HP House over suspension of 5 Cong MLAs

By Gaurav Bisht, Shimla
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 01:39 AM IST
Himachal Pradesh assembly on Tuesday saw the members of ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and opposition Congress trading barbs over the suspension of five legislators, including leader of opposition Mukesh Agnihotri
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The court concluded that as Covid-19 had taken away from the society a number of reputed doctors, the pool of doctors had to be replenished fast. (HT File)
The court concluded that as Covid-19 had taken away from the society a number of reputed doctors, the pool of doctors had to be replenished fast. (HT File)

Create extra seat for MBBS aspirant: HC to Dadra and Nagar Haveli administration

By KAY Dodhiya
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 01:38 AM IST
The petitioner, who had scored 96 percentile in NEET approached HC after she was refused a seat because of lack of clear guidelines in the admission brochure about unfilled seats
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Congress activists burn an effigy of senior party leader Ghulam Nabi Azad in Jammu on Tuesday. (PTI)
Congress activists burn an effigy of senior party leader Ghulam Nabi Azad in Jammu on Tuesday. (PTI)

Rift in J&K Cong: Group protests against Azad, another supports him

UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2021 01:38 AM IST
Led by JKPCC general secretary Shahnawaz Choudhary, party workers earlier in the day burnt Azad’s effigy and staged a protest against him outside the Jammu Press Club, while those from the Youth Congress and the NSUI sought his removal from the party
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The new law will provide quota to locals in private sector jobs that offer a salary of less than <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>50,000 a month, chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar said in Chandigarh on Tuesday. (HT photo)
The new law will provide quota to locals in private sector jobs that offer a salary of less than 50,000 a month, chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar said in Chandigarh on Tuesday. (HT photo)

Haryana to reserve 75% jobs in private sector for locals

By Hitender Rao, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 01:37 AM IST
Governor Satydeo Narain Arya gives assent to bill, a key poll promise made by the BJP’s alliance partner JJP
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Citizens in a queue outside Bandra-Kurla Complex vaccination centre on Tuesday. (Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Citizens in a queue outside Bandra-Kurla Complex vaccination centre on Tuesday. (Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

Covid-19 vaccination drive turnout improving in Maharashtra

UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2021 01:27 AM IST
A total of 33,044 people were vaccinated on Tuesday. Of these, 12,299 were citizens above 60 years, while 3,812 were in the age group of 45-60 with comorbidities
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In the search of spiritual solace
In the search of spiritual solace

In the search of spiritual solace

By Swati Chaturvedi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 01:25 AM IST
From quaint ashrams reverberating with Vedic chants to Sufi shrines with magical and divine qawwalis, India offers a healing balm to the worn out soul
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