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Teachers, those underrated heroes, have been braving it out, gritting their teeth and hanging on by the skin of their teeth. Ladies especially have had a harrowing time, juggling multiple tasks at home while attempting to look calm and composed before smart screens, with restless students waiting at the other end, feeling equally ill at ease.(Shutterstock)

Random Forays: Unravelling the role plays of society

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Vivek Atray
PUBLISHED ON NOV 21, 2020 11:26 PM IST
A lighter take on the lives of movie stars, politicians, social media influencers and motivational speakers in 2020, the year of the Coronavirus

Incomet extending a helping hand to the underprivileged section of the society

UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2020 05:16 PM IST
Incomet’s 5% revenue goes to social service; it has joined hands with many non-governmental organizations for various social causes that need immediate attention and support from the citizens and institutions.
There are about a million Asha workers who have been crucial in the efforts to decentralise health care and strengthen the primary health system(ANI)
There are about a million Asha workers who have been crucial in the efforts to decentralise health care and strengthen the primary health system(ANI)

Why society owes Asha workers a debt

PUBLISHED ON SEP 05, 2020 08:10 PM IST
Expanding better opportunities with decent wages for frontline workers could also contribute to the revival of the rural economy by putting wages into the hands of many, and take us closer to achieving our health and nutrition goals
He has been tirelessly working for this cause and has pushed the envelope by even spending days living with people in slum areas or roads of Delhi-NCR.
He has been tirelessly working for this cause and has pushed the envelope by even spending days living with people in slum areas or roads of Delhi-NCR.

Cssfounder.com: Web Design company making a difference towards the society for 4 years

UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2020 05:05 PM IST
CSSFOUNDER.com chairman Imaran Khan and his team have embraced this crisis as an opportunity to help as many people that they can.
Baking is essentially a sinful union between maida and cheeni.(Shutterstock)
Baking is essentially a sinful union between maida and cheeni.(Shutterstock)

Rude Food by Vir Sanghvi: The bake up in the lockdown

Hindustan Times | By Vir Sanghvi
UPDATED ON AUG 16, 2020 09:41 AM IST
The baking boom: the loaf you bake is equal to the love you take.

Noida admin reaches out to civil society for help in fight against Covid

Hindustan Times, Noida | By Vinod Rajput
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2020 05:30 PM IST
Officials said RWAs and AOAs have been told to buy pulse oximeters (small, handheld devices used to measure oxygen levels in the body) to screen suspected Covid patients.
It was a very unpleasant experience for me to see children looking frightened when they saw me and even one neighbour showering abuses at me. I started getting abusive WhatsApp messages from them and the resident welfare association accusing me of being a liar and a threat to them(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
It was a very unpleasant experience for me to see children looking frightened when they saw me and even one neighbour showering abuses at me. I started getting abusive WhatsApp messages from them and the resident welfare association accusing me of being a liar and a threat to them(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

I had Covid-19. And society decided to stigmatise me

By Upendra Kaul
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2020 08:35 PM IST
Are we are making Covid-19 into a sort of disease like leprosy where the stigma has been transferred? By now, we know the preventive methods to contain the spread. This stigma needs to be tackled through education and also, in extreme cases, by punishing the perpetrators legally
The Gautam Budh Nagar administration on Sunday announced more relaxations for the fifth phase of the lockdown.(AP)
The Gautam Budh Nagar administration on Sunday announced more relaxations for the fifth phase of the lockdown.(AP)

Containment zone rules for societies changed; shops allowed to open from 9am to 9pm

Noida | By Vinod Rajput
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2020 02:34 PM IST
The district magistrate’s order comes after the Uttar Pradesh government on Sunday issued new guidelines that will come into effect from June 1
An oppressive “guardianship” system also gave male relatives the right to object to the women’s professional aspirations.(Unsplash)
An oppressive “guardianship” system also gave male relatives the right to object to the women’s professional aspirations.(Unsplash)

As society opens, Saudi women surge into job market

Riyadh | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2020 03:36 PM IST
For decades, straitlaced Saudi society offered limited opportunities for women seeking a paid job and the few who did find work were mostly restricted to the health and education sectors.
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Randhawa launches health scheme for co-op banks, societies

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 17, 2020 10:34 PM IST
Randhawa, who is also the chairman of Bhai Ghanhya Trust, said the trust had signed an agreement with the New India Assurance Company and MD India Health Insurance TPA Pvt. Ltd for implementation of the Bhai Ghanhya Sehat Sewa Scheme for 2020-21.
The neutral pronoun “they” has been voted word of the decade by US language experts. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The neutral pronoun “they” has been voted word of the decade by US language experts. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Neutral pronoun ‘they’ chosen as word of the decade

New York | By Agence France Presse
PUBLISHED ON JAN 04, 2020 10:50 PM IST
The 131-year-old society includes linguists, lexicographers, etymologists, grammarians, historians, researchers, writers, editors, students and scholars.
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Night club owner booked for playing music sans licence in Chandigarh

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON DEC 27, 2019 12:14 AM IST
Kuldeep Gupta, director of Red Chilly Foods Private Limited and owner of night club Qizo in Sector 26, was booked after complainant alleged that copyrights of the music being played at the club were with Phonographic Performance Limited
Sangita Jindal counted Dr Jamshed Bhabha (above) and Vijaya Mehta as her mentors. She says they helped shape her understanding of the nuances of art, culture, philanthropy and the pressing need for patronage.
Sangita Jindal counted Dr Jamshed Bhabha (above) and Vijaya Mehta as her mentors. She says they helped shape her understanding of the nuances of art, culture, philanthropy and the pressing need for patronage.

NCPA@50: Using culture as a catalyst for change in society

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2019 05:56 PM IST
Sangita Jindal remembers the early years, when weekends were filled with screenings of the films of Fellini and Bergman, or the sensuous movements of danseuse Alarmel Valli’s across the stage of the Tata Theatre
Actress-entrepreneur Tara Sharma.(Yogen Shah)
Actress-entrepreneur Tara Sharma.(Yogen Shah)

Parents should sensitise kids for equality in society, says Tara Sharma

Mumbai | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON DEC 03, 2019 04:43 PM IST
Starting in 2011, as a blog diary, The Tara Sharma Show continues to address various issues that revolve around parenting. Her two children have grown up, and she is broadening the area of discussion from just the health and well being of children to psychology of the grown-up mind.
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Flats for ’84 riots-hit families: Society chief ‘made crores’, victims meet MLA, seek help

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON NOV 25, 2019 10:39 PM IST
Simarjeet Singh Bains asked committee members to bring specific proof against accused
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No operators for Janaushadhi stores at three Chandigarh hospitals

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Amanjeet Singh Salyal, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON NOV 23, 2019 01:06 AM IST
Chandigarh’s health department last year had allotted space in the civil hospitals of Sector 45 and 22 and the Manimajra Civil Hospital to Chandigarh’s Red Cross Society to run the Jan Aushadi Kendras. However, tendering process by the Society did not get a single response
Women from diverse faiths look up to the courts to be able to freely exercise their rights. This demand for change is led by women who are religious(Kunal Patil / Hindustan Times)
Women from diverse faiths look up to the courts to be able to freely exercise their rights. This demand for change is led by women who are religious(Kunal Patil / Hindustan Times)

On gender, the Supreme Court should lead. Society will follow

By Zakia Soman
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2019 07:17 PM IST
The exercise of a man’s religious freedom cannot result in the violation of a woman’s right to religious freedom
The shock and pain of the loss of livelihood will inevitably undermine the faith of those affected by the nature of justice being meted out(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
The shock and pain of the loss of livelihood will inevitably undermine the faith of those affected by the nature of justice being meted out(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Judgments that impact society must be holistic | Analysis

By Prashanto Chandra Sen
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2019 06:25 PM IST
In the Goa Foundation judgment, the environment was preserved, but it was at the cost of the livelihoods of many
Students presented a show on the ills prevalent in the society.(HT)
Students presented a show on the ills prevalent in the society.(HT)

Students showcase ills prevalent in society

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2019 12:49 PM IST
Important and interesting events that took place in Chandigarh schools recently.
Innocent people are becoming victims of violence. It is clear that it is not politics, but a vicious fury, that is driving the mob(REUTERS)
Innocent people are becoming victims of violence. It is clear that it is not politics, but a vicious fury, that is driving the mob(REUTERS)

How hatred is dividing our societies | Analysis

By Shashi Shekhar
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2019 08:09 PM IST
People are consumed by violent impulses across countries. The State and citizens must stop this
Actor-director Shekhar Suman at his House, in Lokhandwala, Mumbai(Sanjay Solanki/Hindustan Times)
Actor-director Shekhar Suman at his House, in Lokhandwala, Mumbai(Sanjay Solanki/Hindustan Times)

Society finds it difficult to accept honest people: Shekhar Suman

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Anjali Shetty
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2019 07:54 PM IST
Shekhar shares that he has always been intrigued by these characters and related to Manto as well as many others.
The school paid tribute to late Niranjanlal Dalmia, founder-chairman NL Dalmia Educational Society.(HT)
The school paid tribute to late Niranjanlal Dalmia, founder-chairman NL Dalmia Educational Society.(HT)

Various cultures come alive on Founder’s Day of Mira Road’s NL Dalmia High School

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2019 11:41 AM IST
Shivkumar Dalmia, chairman, NL Dalmia Educational Society, Umaji Shivkumar Dalmia, Shailesh Dalmia, honorary secretary and Natasha Shailesh Dalmia were the dignitaries present along with Seema Saini, chief executive officer (CEO) of the Society and principal of the school.
Kejriwal was speaking at the State Teachers’ Awards at the Thyagaraj Stadium. (Representational image)(PTI)
Kejriwal was speaking at the State Teachers’ Awards at the Thyagaraj Stadium. (Representational image)(PTI)

Teaching should be most sought-after profession in society, says Kejriwal

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON SEP 06, 2019 03:55 PM IST
Reminiscing about his time as a student, the chief minister said one teacher had decided the course of his life.
Homebuyers were assured of registries after the Supreme Court on July 23, 2019, directed the Noida and Greater Noida authorities to do the same within a month.(HT image)
Homebuyers were assured of registries after the Supreme Court on July 23, 2019, directed the Noida and Greater Noida authorities to do the same within a month.(HT image)

Flat registrations in Amrapali societies to begin this week

Hindustan Times, Noida | By Vinod Rajput
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2019 11:17 PM IST
The authority called this meeting because homebuyers were worried and confused about the documents required for the flat registration.
35-40% of junior personnel believe mob justice is natural in cases like cow slaughter. 20% don’t see anything wrong in killing ‘dangerous criminals’ and prefer it to legal trials(Gurpreet Singh/Hindustan Times)
35-40% of junior personnel believe mob justice is natural in cases like cow slaughter. 20% don’t see anything wrong in killing ‘dangerous criminals’ and prefer it to legal trials(Gurpreet Singh/Hindustan Times)

To become a just society, strike a balance between firm and fair law enforcement

By Vipul Mudgal
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2019 06:05 PM IST
A study shows glaring gaps in Indian policing — from unfilled quotas of SC/STs to a dip in women officers.
Dr Shakuntla S Jaiman, principal, Colonel Satsangi’s Kiran Memorial Public School, Chhattarpur(HT)
Dr Shakuntla S Jaiman, principal, Colonel Satsangi’s Kiran Memorial Public School, Chhattarpur(HT)

Guruvani: ‘We must adapt to changes in society’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2019 09:30 AM IST
This forum provides school principals/ teachers a chance to share their views and insights on a wide range of subjects with students
Swastika Mukherjee was last seen in the web film The Lovely Mrs. Mookherjee.
Swastika Mukherjee was last seen in the web film The Lovely Mrs. Mookherjee.

Swastika Mukherjee: Don’t want my daughter to be coward growing up in a society that isn’t liberal at all

Hindustan Times | By Shreya Mukherjee, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 15, 2019 02:25 PM IST
Actor Swastika Mukherjee shares why she believes in not just standing up for what is right on social media but in reality as well. She also urges everyone to do the same and not voice opinion sitting in the comforts of their homes.
“No approval from residents was sought and this entire money was wasted,” said SB Soni, a resident.(HT PHOTO)
“No approval from residents was sought and this entire money was wasted,” said SB Soni, a resident.(HT PHOTO)

Mahindra Aura residents protest delay in recognition of society’s RWA

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2019 05:49 AM IST
The residents also threatened to boycott the ongoing elections if the authorities did not take cognisance of their issues pertaining to the maintenance of the residential complex.
Builders often omit the thirteenth floor from their floor plans, and many pedestrians go well out of their way to avoid walking under a ladder.(Unsplash)
Builders often omit the thirteenth floor from their floor plans, and many pedestrians go well out of their way to avoid walking under a ladder.(Unsplash)

Here’s how superstitions spread in society

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2019 12:14 PM IST
In a new analysis driven by game theory, two theoretical biologists devised a model that shows how superstitious beliefs can become established in a society’s social norms.
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