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Five rejuvenating terms across various world cultures find meaning in these testing times(Photo Imaging: Parth Garg)

Humour: Around the world in five terms

Hindustan Times | By Rehana Munir
PUBLISHED ON OCT 04, 2020 07:05 AM IST
A healing word from each of the five continents, picked for our peculiar times
Labourers load grocery items on to a supply truck, Kolkata, July 24, 2020(REUTERS)
Labourers load grocery items on to a supply truck, Kolkata, July 24, 2020(REUTERS)

Covid-19 is spreading both in terms of numbers and geography. Follow protocols

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2020 12:27 AM IST
India must test, isolate and treat with even greater intensity, and spread the network of labs, hospitals and expertise to the country’s rural pockets, where they will be needed the most in coming weeks.
The worrying fact that no one is immune to the disease and that many carriers of the virus may not even show any symptoms gives rise to the necessity of having an appropriate term and/or health insurance cover.(PolicyX.com)
The worrying fact that no one is immune to the disease and that many carriers of the virus may not even show any symptoms gives rise to the necessity of having an appropriate term and/or health insurance cover.(PolicyX.com)

Why should you buy term and health insurance in the COVID-19 period?

UPDATED ON JUL 21, 2020 01:09 PM IST
As the pandemic picks up pace around the world, the best we can do is take care of ourselves and our families by opting for a term and/or health insurance policy. The future is uncertain, and hence our financial and health needs may change drastically.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that India will work with all member countries at UN Security Council to promote global peace.(ANI Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that India will work with all member countries at UN Security Council to promote global peace.(ANI Photo)

After India’s election to UNSC, PM Modi thanks global community for ‘overwhelming support’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2020 11:11 AM IST
India was elected Wednesday to the UN Security Council as non-permanent member with 184 of the 192 votes for a two-year term starting January 1, 2021.
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Another Punjab and Haryana HC judge requests lawyers to avoid using terms like ‘my lord’

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2020 10:50 PM IST
In 2006, the Bar Council of India (BCI) too had adopted a resolution to do away with such ‘relics’.
Talk the talk: Dating terms for 2020(Photo imaging:Parth Garg)
Talk the talk: Dating terms for 2020(Photo imaging:Parth Garg)

Talk the talk: Online dating terms (2020 edition)

Hindustan Times | By Ananya Ghosh
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2020 11:02 PM IST
Upgrade your dating game this year, we have the new terms of endearment…or not!
Nishtha Jaswal(HT File)
Nishtha Jaswal(HT File)

Made in Chandigarh: City has given me a lot in terms of teachers, mentors and friends, says Nishtha Jaswal

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Ribha Sood
PUBLISHED ON OCT 31, 2019 12:33 AM IST
Nishtha Jaswal says growing up in ‘peaceful’ Chandigarh helped her find inner calm and peace and taught her the art of managing time and relationships
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No second term for finance minister in Haryana since 2005

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Sunil Rahar
PUBLISHED ON OCT 29, 2019 10:39 PM IST
Captain Abhimanyu is the latest outgoing finance minister to face such a fate as he lost from Narnaund to Ram Kumar Gautam of the Jannayak Janta Party.
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Ban politicians who resign before full term: Mann to EC

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON OCT 10, 2019 11:51 PM IST
Piyush Gupta, Chief Executive Officer of DBS Group, addresses the audience during the HT MintAsia Leadership Summit, in Singapore, on Friday(HT Photos)
Piyush Gupta, Chief Executive Officer of DBS Group, addresses the audience during the HT MintAsia Leadership Summit, in Singapore, on Friday(HT Photos)

‘Our bet on India is long term’: DBS chief at HT-MintAsia Leadership Summit

By Joji Thomas Philip
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2019 12:59 PM IST
In Asia, a nominal GDP growth still looks like 5-6%, compared to 2%, or less, in other parts of the world. Gupta said the Asia growth story has legs based on its secular drivers and its own demand.
Newly-appointed Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will on Friday presents the first budget of the second term of the Narendra Modi government.(HT file photo)
Newly-appointed Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will on Friday presents the first budget of the second term of the Narendra Modi government.(HT file photo)

Budget 2019: Terms to know before Nirmala Sitharaman presents her first budget

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2019 11:19 AM IST
It will also be the maiden budget for Sitharaman, who becomes the second woman finance minister after Indira Gandhi to do so in the history of independent India.
Viral Acharya, deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India, resigned six months before his term ends, Business Standard reported, citing him.(Mint File Photo)
Viral Acharya, deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India, resigned six months before his term ends, Business Standard reported, citing him.(Mint File Photo)

RBI deputy governor Viral Acharya quits 6 months before his term ends: Report

Bloomberg | By Subhadip Sircar
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2019 09:04 AM IST
He took office at the RBI in January 2017 for a three-year term. His departure follows Urjit Patel’s sudden resignation in December last year amid rising tension between the central bank and the government about the RBI’s independence.
Trump’s promise came shortly after Trump’s eldest son mocked former Vice President Joe Biden for laying out the same goal on cancer.(AFP)
Trump’s promise came shortly after Trump’s eldest son mocked former Vice President Joe Biden for laying out the same goal on cancer.(AFP)

Donald Trump promises to eradicate AIDS, cure cancer during his second term

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2019 11:58 PM IST
The US president made the promise Tuesday at his 2020 campaign kickoff rally in Florida.
PM Modi arrives in Male, capital of Maldives, to a warm reception by Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid. (Photo @MEA India)
PM Modi arrives in Male, capital of Maldives, to a warm reception by Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid. (Photo @MEA India)

PM Modi arrives in Maldives on his first foreign visit of second term

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2020 04:03 AM IST
The visit is reflective of the new momentum in high-level exchanges between India and the Maldives, the External Affairs Ministry said. The PM will address the People’s Majlis, the Maldives’ parliament.
Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) were last week declared landslide winners of India’s general election with an increased majority in the Lok Sabha.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT PHOTO)
Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) were last week declared landslide winners of India’s general election with an increased majority in the Lok Sabha.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT PHOTO)

India to see ‘big-bang’ reforms in Modi’s second term, says NITI Aayog official

New Delhi | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2019 12:49 PM IST
The reforms will include changes in labour laws, privatisation moves, and creation of land banks for new industrial development, said Rajiv Kumar, vice chairman of NITI Aayog (National Institute for Transforming India), who reports directly to Modi.
Odisha chief minister Biju Patnaik won both the Hinjili and Bijepur assembly constituencies against his nearest BJP candidates by huge margins.(Arabinda Mahapatra)
Odisha chief minister Biju Patnaik won both the Hinjili and Bijepur assembly constituencies against his nearest BJP candidates by huge margins.(Arabinda Mahapatra)

Assembly election results 2019: Naveen Patnaik set to join elite ‘5-term’ club

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2019 12:15 PM IST
The BJP seems set to be the main opposition party in the Odisha assembly with its candidates leading in 24 seats while Congress was leading in just six seats.
File image of Omar Abdullah(PTI Photo)
File image of Omar Abdullah(PTI Photo)

Lok Sabha election result 2019: ‘Narendra Modi’s second term not a fluke’: Omar Abdullah

Srinagar | By PTI
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2019 05:57 PM IST
A vocal critic of Modi-led NDA government, Abdullah also requested the BJP leader to “take everyone along” in the coming five years as “this country belongs to all”.
Ramdev, who has been critical of government on a few occasions and had even warned the Modi government of the consequences of rise in petrol prices, used one adjective after anothe r to praise the PM.(HT Photo)
Ramdev, who has been critical of government on a few occasions and had even warned the Modi government of the consequences of rise in petrol prices, used one adjective after anothe r to praise the PM.(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Ramdev predicts second term for Modi

Hindustan Times, PATNA | By Vijay Swaroop
PUBLISHED ON APR 27, 2019 01:39 PM IST
Ramdev, who actively campaigned for the BJP in 2014 Lok Sabha polls, had last year ruled out any participation in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
New Delhi, India - Feb. 7, 2015: People waiting in a long queue to cast their vote during the Delhi Assembly Elections, in New Delhi, India, on Saturday, February 7, 2015. (Photo by Sonu Mehta/ Hindustan Times)(Hindustan Times)
New Delhi, India - Feb. 7, 2015: People waiting in a long queue to cast their vote during the Delhi Assembly Elections, in New Delhi, India, on Saturday, February 7, 2015. (Photo by Sonu Mehta/ Hindustan Times)(Hindustan Times)

Lok Sabha 2019 constituency: BJD has ruled Odisha’s Keonjhar for two terms

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2019 02:55 PM IST
Keonjhar will witness polling in the third phase on April 23 and votes will be counted on May 23.
An EVM (Electronic Voting Machine) and VVPAT (Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail), near Shyambazar AV School, in Kolkata, West Bengal on March 19.(HT File Photo)
An EVM (Electronic Voting Machine) and VVPAT (Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail), near Shyambazar AV School, in Kolkata, West Bengal on March 19.(HT File Photo)

Lok Sabha election 2019: Political terms you need to know ahead of polls

UPDATED ON MAR 25, 2019 03:25 PM IST
Voters will elect 543 members to the Lok Sabha in the seven-phased election and the party with 272 or more seats will form the government.
New Delhi, India-April 23, 2017: A man Ink mark a voter finger during the casting her vote for the MCD election 2017, in polling station no. 50, in East Delhi, India on Sunday, April 23, 2017.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
New Delhi, India-April 23, 2017: A man Ink mark a voter finger during the casting her vote for the MCD election 2017, in polling station no. 50, in East Delhi, India on Sunday, April 23, 2017.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Lok Sabha 2019 constituency: Trinamool’s Dinesh Trivedi aims to get third term from Barrackpore

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2019 02:47 PM IST
Polling will be held during the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha election 2019 on May 6. The votes will be counted on May 23.
Patna, India - January 18, 2019: An electoral officer demonstrates the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) during the review meeting of poll preparedness of the state for the upcoming general elections, in Patna, Bihar, India, on Friday, January 18, 2019.(Parwaz Khan /HT PHOTO)
Patna, India - January 18, 2019: An electoral officer demonstrates the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) during the review meeting of poll preparedness of the state for the upcoming general elections, in Patna, Bihar, India, on Friday, January 18, 2019.(Parwaz Khan /HT PHOTO)

Lok Sabha 2019 constituency: Bengal Congress chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury is eyeing a fifth straight term in Baharampur

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2019 06:10 PM IST
Baharampur will vote on April 29 during the fourth of the seven-phased Lok Sabha election 2019. The votes will be counted on May 23.
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina takes part in a press conference in Dhaka.(AFP File Photo)
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina takes part in a press conference in Dhaka.(AFP File Photo)

Sheikh Hasina takes oath as Bangladesh PM for third consecutive term

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2019 05:08 PM IST
Sheikh Hasina’s cabinet is mostly made up of new faces. Thirty-one members of the new Cabinet are first-timers. The Cabinet exclusively consists of members of the Awami League.
A Bangladeshi man walks past a photo of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, in Dhaka on December 29, 2018.(AFP)
A Bangladeshi man walks past a photo of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, in Dhaka on December 29, 2018.(AFP)

10 killed in poll-related violence as voting underway in Bangladesh

Dhaka | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2018 03:05 PM IST
Bangladesh stepped up security on December 29 in a bid to contain violence during a general election expected to see Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina win a record fourth term.
The regulation is the latest example of a rise in government and public hostility toward the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in the world’s largest Muslim-majority country.(HT PHOTO/Representative Image)
The regulation is the latest example of a rise in government and public hostility toward the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in the world’s largest Muslim-majority country.(HT PHOTO/Representative Image)

‘LGBT behaviour’ a term? An Indonesian city plans to fine residents for it

Jakarta | By Reuters
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2018 07:07 PM IST
The regulation is the latest example of a rise in government and public hostility toward the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in the world’s largest Muslim-majority country.
Kushwaha, a former JD(U) leader who had quit the party in 2013, months after suspension on disciplinary grounds, had floated his own outfit and joined the NDA while Nitish Kumar’s party was out of the BJP-led coalition.(PTI file photo)
Kushwaha, a former JD(U) leader who had quit the party in 2013, months after suspension on disciplinary grounds, had floated his own outfit and joined the NDA while Nitish Kumar’s party was out of the BJP-led coalition.(PTI file photo)

Firmly with NDA, working to make Modi PM for another term, says Kushwaha

Patna | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON OCT 27, 2018 07:25 PM IST
RLSP chief Kushwaha met RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Friday hours after BJP president Amit Shah in Delhi announced a seat-sharing formula for the state for the next year Lok Sabha elections.
Actor Shefali Shah says she only wants to work in films that make her happy(Photo: Shankar Narayan/HT)
Actor Shefali Shah says she only wants to work in films that make her happy(Photo: Shankar Narayan/HT)

The work that I want to do doesn’t come every day and I have come to terms with it: Shefali Shah

By Juhi Chakraborty
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2018 03:28 PM IST
Actor Shefali Shah says that she is very selective about her work and does not feel the necessity to do 10 films to stay relevant.
Actors Dipika Kakar and Shoaib Ibrahim fell in love while working on Sasural Simar Ka and got married in February this year.
Actors Dipika Kakar and Shoaib Ibrahim fell in love while working on Sasural Simar Ka and got married in February this year.

Dipika Kakar hits back at trolls abusing her for celebrating Eid: Won’t live as per your terms and conditions

Hindustan Times | By Monika Rawal Kukreja
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2018 05:36 PM IST
Giving it back to haters, Sasural Simar Ka actor Dipika Kakar says she won’t live her life on other people’s terms and conditions. Defending her, her husband, actor Shoaib Ibrahim adds that Dipika is free to follow any religion she wants to.

Modi starts term as India's 15th Prime Minister

Hindustan Times | By Kumar Uttam and Saubhadra Chatterji
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2019 07:29 PM IST
Modi, 63, neatly attired in a beige Nehru jacket, was sworn in by President Pranab Mukherjee 10 days after leading the National Democratic Alliance to a landslide win in the world’s biggest election. Video: Modi takes oath as prime minister
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