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The high court’s observations came while awarding compensation for loss of dependency to a woman, who lost her 23-year-old son in a road accident in 2008, and enhanced the award amount from <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>2.42 lakh to <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>6.80 lakh.(HT ARCHIVE)

Delhi High Court says parents of road accident victim entitled to compensation

PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 03:40 PM IST
The high court directed that a copy of this judgement be sent to the Registrar General who shall circulate it to all Motor Accident Claims Tribunals.
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The livelihood of people who are dependent on the Taj Mahal has also hit hard.(PTI)
The livelihood of people who are dependent on the Taj Mahal has also hit hard.(PTI)

Footfall to Taj Mahal dropped by 76 pc in 2020 due to Covid-19 situation

ANI, Agra
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 03:37 PM IST
The international tourism one of the 'Wonders of the World', Taj Mahal, has dropped down to less than one per cent in the year 2020 due to worldwide Covid situation.
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WhatsApp users received a notification this month that it was preparing a new privacy policy and terms, and it reserved the right to share some user data with the Facebook app.(REUTERS)
WhatsApp users received a notification this month that it was preparing a new privacy policy and terms, and it reserved the right to share some user data with the Facebook app.(REUTERS)

'Can't read your personal conversation: WhatsApp shares status amid backlash

Written by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 03:38 PM IST
Whatsapp said it can't see users' shared location and it doesn't share contacts with Facebook.
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Akshay Kumar shared a story from Ramayana to inspire fans to make contributions to the Ram Mandir construction.
Akshay Kumar shared a story from Ramayana to inspire fans to make contributions to the Ram Mandir construction.

Watch: Akshay Kumar asks fans to make contributions to Ram Temple construction

PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 03:33 PM IST
Actor Akshay Kumar has shared a video on Twitter, asking his fans and followers to make contributions to the Ram Mandir construction in Ayodhya.
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Fire force personnel said halting of the train in time averted a major blaze as the fire did not spread to other coaches.(Shashi S Kashyap/ HT PHOTO ARCHIVES/For Representative Purposes Only)
Fire force personnel said halting of the train in time averted a major blaze as the fire did not spread to other coaches.(Shashi S Kashyap/ HT PHOTO ARCHIVES/For Representative Purposes Only)

Fire in luggage van of running train doused in time in Kerala

PTI, Thiruvananthapuram
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 03:32 PM IST
Fire force personnel said halting of the train in time averted a major blaze as the fire did not spread to other coaches.
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The ambu-bikes are equipped with kits, three beacons - two in front, one at the rear - a a siren and a GPS-enabled tablet.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
The ambu-bikes are equipped with kits, three beacons - two in front, one at the rear - a a siren and a GPS-enabled tablet.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)

Bike ambulance developed by CRPF, DRDO set to launch tomorrow

ANI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 03:23 PM IST
The bike has been developed after the CRPF noticed a need for such bikes to reach fast to the narrow roads in tensed areas, especially in the Naxalite zones.
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French Foreign Affairs Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian speaks during a news conference in Amman, Jordan, September 24, 2020.(File Photo / REUTERS)
French Foreign Affairs Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian speaks during a news conference in Amman, Jordan, September 24, 2020.(File Photo / REUTERS)

France wants suspension of 'poisonous' US-Europe trade spat

Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 03:23 PM IST
The United States has for years complained that the WTO Appellate Body makes unjustified new trade rules in its decisions.
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Arjun Rampal's daughter Mahikaa turned 19 on Sunday.
Arjun Rampal's daughter Mahikaa turned 19 on Sunday.

Arjun Rampal's daughter Mahikaa turns 19, actor says 'you are everything to me'

PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 03:18 PM IST
Arjun Rampal has shared a few pictures of his elder daughter Mahikaa who turned 19 on Sunday. Check them out here.
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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses a public meeting. (PTI Photo)
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses a public meeting. (PTI Photo)

Covid-19: Mamata administration questions Centre’s vaccination data

By Joydeep Thakur, Hindustan Times, Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 03:15 PM IST
  • A senior official of the West Bengal government said on Saturday that that the state had set a target to vaccinate 20,700 health workers on the first day.
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TMC MP Satabdi Roy said that she had discussed all her grievances with Abhishek Banerjee, the chief minister's nephew.(HT_PRINT)
TMC MP Satabdi Roy said that she had discussed all her grievances with Abhishek Banerjee, the chief minister's nephew.(HT_PRINT)

After rebellion, TMC MP Satabdi Roy made party’s Bengal vice-president

By HT Correspondent, Kolkata
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 03:17 PM IST
  • The elevation comes amidst talk that an aggrieved Roy may join the BJP after a possible meeting with Union home minister Amit Shah in New Delhi.
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