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RJ Stutee Ghosh, in conversation with Dr.Parmeshwar Arora, Sr.Consultant, Ath Ayurdhamah.(HT Brand Studio)

Test your knowledge about the immune system!

By Partnered Feature, HT Brand Studio
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 06:31 PM IST
How well do you know about the immune system? Learn more about it from Dr.Parmeshwar Arora, Sr.Consultant, Ath Ayurdhamah,
Reid’s book examines how transactional relationships involved in domestic work are still as fraught as ever.(Shutterstock)
Reid’s book examines how transactional relationships involved in domestic work are still as fraught as ever.(Shutterstock)

Interview: Kiley Reid, author of Such a Fun Age

Hindustan Times | By Simar Bhasin
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2020 04:46 PM IST
Kiley Reid, author of Such a Fun Age, which is on the Booker longlist, believes writing is not always a political act though stories always are
Walkers at Sukhna Lake after lockdown restrictions following the Covid-19 outbreak were eased.(HT photo)
Walkers at Sukhna Lake after lockdown restrictions following the Covid-19 outbreak were eased.(HT photo)

Token system at Sukhna, other popular spots likely

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Munieshwer A Sagar, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUL 21, 2020 11:24 PM IST
Crowds at popular spots in Chandigarh are making health and administrative officials jittery as social distancing and other safety norms are not being followed, underlining the need for restricting entry
FILE- A child wearing a face mask clutches a doll at a food market in Bucharest, Romania, Wednesday, July 1, 2020.(AP)
FILE- A child wearing a face mask clutches a doll at a food market in Bucharest, Romania, Wednesday, July 1, 2020.(AP)

Here’s how lung, immune system in kids protect from severe Covid-19

Houston | By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2020 12:09 PM IST
Differences in lung physiology and immune function in children may explain why they are more often spared from severe illness associated with COVID-19 than adults.
Congress leader P Chidambaram wears a face mask, New Delhi, March 19, 2020(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Congress leader P Chidambaram wears a face mask, New Delhi, March 19, 2020(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

A test for political systems

UPDATED ON MAR 30, 2020 06:25 PM IST
With Covid-19, democracy and federalism are on test in India
It is time to stop discussing hackneyed issues such as filling up vacancies (how many judges do we really need?), tackling the huge number of pending cases (how do you define pendency?), and establishing special courts or fast-track courts (now special fast-track courts and fast-track special courts) and get on with reforms.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
It is time to stop discussing hackneyed issues such as filling up vacancies (how many judges do we really need?), tackling the huge number of pending cases (how do you define pendency?), and establishing special courts or fast-track courts (now special fast-track courts and fast-track special courts) and get on with reforms.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

How to reform India’s judicial system

By Madan Lokur
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2019 06:12 PM IST
Improve district courts, identify pending cases and encourage case and court management
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday called upon young IAS officers to work together for the nation, saying silos and hierarchy don’t help the system.(ANI/Twitter)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday called upon young IAS officers to work together for the nation, saying silos and hierarchy don’t help the system.(ANI/Twitter)

Work together for nation, hierarchy doesn’t help system: PM tells IAS officers

Kevadiya (Gujarat) | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2019 04:55 PM IST
Modi was addressing bureaucrats participating in the first-ever Common Foundation Course called ‘Aarambh’, being held at Kevadiya in Narmada district of Gujarat.
Benjamin ‘Yahtzee’ Croshaw is involved in almost every aspect of the video gaming industry including being a developer, artist, designer, programmer, humourist, critic, and a blogger. (Image courtesy: Yahtzee Croshaw Twitter)
Benjamin ‘Yahtzee’ Croshaw is involved in almost every aspect of the video gaming industry including being a developer, artist, designer, programmer, humourist, critic, and a blogger. (Image courtesy: Yahtzee Croshaw Twitter)

Free, fun games by a top game maker: Recharge by Rachel Lopez

Hindustan Times | By Rachel Lopez
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2019 06:10 PM IST
Video game developer and critic Benjamin Croshaw, popularly known as Yahtzee is building a game a month for a year, changing the way you play.
The MC data shows that the public bicycle sharing system is more popular among men as 21,777 downloads were done by males as compared to 6,322 downloads by females.(GETTY IMAGES)
The MC data shows that the public bicycle sharing system is more popular among men as 21,777 downloads were done by males as compared to 6,322 downloads by females.(GETTY IMAGES)

Bicycle sharing system: After app, Panchkula MC launches smart cards

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Panchkula
PUBLISHED ON SEP 21, 2019 12:44 AM IST
The plan was finalised after some resident welfare associations demanded the facility as children and senior citizens without smartphones were unable to use the service.
Sumit Nagal returns to Roger Federer during the first round of US Open.(AP)
Sumit Nagal returns to Roger Federer during the first round of US Open.(AP)

Sumit Nagal: Not a product of system but despite it

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2019 06:10 PM IST
Taking a set against the Greatest of All Time (GOAT) at a Grand Slam is bound to attract attention. No wonder, people from all walks of life including sporting greats have suddenly started talking about Nagal and Indian tennis.
Ours is a federal system where state assemblies are as important to the constitution as the national Parliament(PTI)
Ours is a federal system where state assemblies are as important to the constitution as the national Parliament(PTI)

How ‘one nation, one election’ could alter our political system, writes Karan Thapar

UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2019 08:20 AM IST
Simultaneous elections will be considerably cheaper than separate state and national polls. No one disputes that. However, cost ought not to be a prime consideration in determining how and when elections are held
The first step has been taken by the government by releasing the employment data for 2017-18 and providing free access to household level data. The country will watch with hope and anxiety the subsequent steps to strengthen the independence and credibility of national statistical system(Shutterstock)
The first step has been taken by the government by releasing the employment data for 2017-18 and providing free access to household level data. The country will watch with hope and anxiety the subsequent steps to strengthen the independence and credibility of national statistical system(Shutterstock)

India must strengthen the credibility of its national statistical system

By Amitabh Kundu
PUBLISHED ON JUN 24, 2019 08:30 PM IST
The non-release or delay of NSS data has happened in the past but this did not emerge in the public domain.
Back in 2010, the Indian government launched Aadhaar, an ambitious biometric identification system, to help keep track of the social services being provided to India’s 1.34 billion citizens(AFP)
Back in 2010, the Indian government launched Aadhaar, an ambitious biometric identification system, to help keep track of the social services being provided to India’s 1.34 billion citizens(AFP)

Leaders must weigh the political risks of new systems they introduce

UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2019 07:32 PM IST
One system is Aadhaar which has the potential to be transformative, but is not without perils
People walk past a part of the wreckage at the scene of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302 plane crash, near the town of Bishoftu, southeast of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on March 10.(REUTERS)
People walk past a part of the wreckage at the scene of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302 plane crash, near the town of Bishoftu, southeast of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on March 10.(REUTERS)

Investigators believe anti-stall system activated in Ethiopia crash: Report

Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2019 03:03 PM IST
US government experts have been analyzing details gathered by their Ethiopian counterparts for the past few days, the WSJ newspaper added.
Actor Bhumi Pednekar plays the role of a dacoit in Sonchiriya, which also stars Sushant Singh Rajput.(PHOTO: INSTAGRAM/BHUMIPEDNEKAR)
Actor Bhumi Pednekar plays the role of a dacoit in Sonchiriya, which also stars Sushant Singh Rajput.(PHOTO: INSTAGRAM/BHUMIPEDNEKAR)

Sonchiriya actor Bhumi Pednekar : Patriarchy is deeply engraved in our system

Hindustan Times | By Juhi Chakraborty, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2019 01:00 PM IST
The actor says that she has learnt a lot from her character in the film because it made her realise how deeply engraved patriarchy is in our system.
The logo of Infosys is pictured inside the company's headquarters in Bengaluru.(REUTERS)
The logo of Infosys is pictured inside the company's headquarters in Bengaluru.(REUTERS)

Govt clears Rs 4,242-cr income tax filing project, Infosys selected to develop system

New Delhi | By Amandeep Shukla
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2019 11:48 PM IST
The government has selected information technology firm Infosys Ltd to implement the project after a competitive bidding process.
The court also flagged the issue raised in recent media reports about use of mobile phones inside jails in several states, including Bihar.(HT Photo)
The court also flagged the issue raised in recent media reports about use of mobile phones inside jails in several states, including Bihar.(HT Photo)

Is a parallel system running in jails? SC asks after TV, sofas found in Tihar

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2018 11:04 PM IST
A bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur asked the Centre as to what action has been taken in the matter.
Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley speaks at an "Invest in India" forum in Beijing, China, June 24, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/Files
Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley speaks at an "Invest in India" forum in Beijing, China, June 24, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/Files

Jaitley, RBI discuss NBFC liquidity issues; bank assures adequate fund flow in system

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2018 04:45 PM IST
Reserve Bank Governor Urjit Patel said the liquidity problem in NBFCs is not as severe as is being projected, but assured the government that it would ensure adequate liquidity in the system, sources said after the meeting.
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh.(HT File)
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh.(HT File)

PGIMER to go ahead with token system and kiosks

Hindustan TImes, Chandigarh | By Tanbir Dhaliwal, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2018 01:06 PM IST
PGIMER director Dr Jagat Ram says that in the first phase, token system will be implemented and in the second phase kiosks will be set up.
(HT File Photo)
(HT File Photo)

System has failed us: Mother of 2012 Delhi gangrape victim

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2018 01:58 PM IST
The victim’s father also urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take adequate measures in order to provide safety and security to women in India.
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus at his lecture in University of Mumbai on Monday.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus at his lecture in University of Mumbai on Monday.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

Farm loan waiver a failure of system, says Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus

Hindustan Times | By Musab Qazi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 02, 2018 11:45 PM IST
Yunus who is a pioneer in the field of microfinance and microcredit, said farmers should be enabled to repay the loans themselves instead of having to provide loan waivers.
Looking at the judiciary: Former Chief Justice Markandey Katju in a picture dated 30th March, 2013.(Kunal Patil/Hindustan Times)
Looking at the judiciary: Former Chief Justice Markandey Katju in a picture dated 30th March, 2013.(Kunal Patil/Hindustan Times)

Review: Whither Indian Judiciary by Justice Markandey Katju

Hindustan Times | By Avantika Mehta
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2018 06:45 PM IST
Former Supreme Court Justice Markandey Katju’s new book Whither the Judiciary presents the everyday practicalities of the legal system, its hidden secrets, and the sewage beneath the pristine surface
Until now challan details were maintained in physical books.(HT File (Representational Image))
Until now challan details were maintained in physical books.(HT File (Representational Image))

Offline trials of e-challan system to begin at Tardeo RTO from next week

Hindustan Times | By Kailash Korde
PUBLISHED ON MAY 26, 2018 12:32 AM IST
The transport department has already planned to buy 1,300 handheld e-challan machines worth Rs10 crore for RTO offices across the state.
Jayant Umranikar has authored a book on police reforms and was on a committee on prison reforms in late 2000.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Jayant Umranikar has authored a book on police reforms and was on a committee on prison reforms in late 2000.(HT FILE PHOTO)

‘A system which creates so many undertrials is a flawed system’

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Shalaka Shinde
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2018 04:36 PM IST
Jayant Umranikar, former director general of police (DGP), Maharashtra, speaks about overcrowded jails and a justice system that punishes the poor.
(Representative image)
(Representative image)

MHA brings robust system to secure its computers, block pornographic material

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2018 05:18 PM IST
This came after former Union home secretary GK Pillai had said that some subordinate staff in the Ministry of Home Affairs would see pornographic content on Internet and download malware in office, leading to compromise of the computer networks.
A toy train passing through the mountains at Matheran near Karjat.(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)
A toy train passing through the mountains at Matheran near Karjat.(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)

111-yr-old Matheran ‘toy’ train chugs on with upgraded braking system and engine

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Anjali Shetty
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2018 11:37 AM IST
A major attraction among vacationers, especially from Mumbai and Pune, this train was re-launched in Janaury 2018 and now, no longer requires ‘brake porters’ in each bogie to apply the brakes.
Students protest against the CBSE decision to hold retests, near Jantar Mantar in New Delhi recently.(Anushree Fadnavis/ HT Photo)
Students protest against the CBSE decision to hold retests, near Jantar Mantar in New Delhi recently.(Anushree Fadnavis/ HT Photo)

Discontinuing system of multiple question paper sets proved costly: Former CBSE chairman Ashok Ganguly

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Rajeev Mullick
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2018 10:09 AM IST
The former CBSE official also believes that complacency and negligence may have crept into the education system over time .
A representation of the TRAPPIST-1 planetary system(Imaging: Siddhant Jumde)
A representation of the TRAPPIST-1 planetary system(Imaging: Siddhant Jumde)

An astronomer’s guide to the TRAPPIST-1 planetary system

Hindustan Times | By As told to Soma Das, Mumbai
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2018 05:24 PM IST
Is there life outside our solar system? Scientist Manoj Purvankara shares interesting facts on TRAPPIST-1, ahead of his talk this weekend
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