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Bhupendra Singh Rathore

By motivating thousands, Bhupendra Singh Rathore is leading the nation towards betterment

UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2020 05:21 PM IST
By coming up with a philosophy to educate the masses in terms of financial responsibilities and related awareness, Bhupendra Singh Rathore has worked hard towards the achievement of this goal.
Esha Deol Takhtani makes her debut as an author with Amma Mia.
Esha Deol Takhtani makes her debut as an author with Amma Mia.

Esha Deol Takhtani: In India, fathers should be proud to take paternity leave

Hindustan Times | By Srinidhi Gopalakrishnan, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2020 05:14 PM IST
Actor-dancer Esha Deol Takhtani on why she chose to write about her experiences of motherhood in her debut book.
Play director, Ira Khan
Play director, Ira Khan

An Indian ode to a Greek tragedy

Mumbai | By Yoshita Rao
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2019 06:07 PM IST
First time director, Ira Khan, speaks of her play Medea and the advice her father Aamir Khan has given her.
ML Sarin(Ravi Kumar/HT)
ML Sarin(Ravi Kumar/HT)

Words of wisdom with senior advocate ML Sarin: Value family ties more than personal and material gains

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Yojana Yadav, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2019 09:46 PM IST
One of the early settlers of Chandigarh, senior advocate ML Sarin rejects the idea of flyovers and moots Le Corbusier’s grid transport plan and Singapore’s system of regulating entry of new vehicles as solutions to the city’s traffic problems
Former Haryana chief secretary Dharam Vir, a 1973-batch officer says public contact is a must for public servants.(HT PHOTO)
Former Haryana chief secretary Dharam Vir, a 1973-batch officer says public contact is a must for public servants.(HT PHOTO)

Words of wisdom with Haryana ex-chief secy Dharam Vir: If you accept a challenge, give it all you have and stand by the decision’

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Yojana Yadav, Panchkula
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2019 03:17 PM IST
GOAL-ORIENTED Dharam Vir, the Haryana chief secretary from 2007-09 and state election commission chief till 2015, recommends a SWOT analysis to understand the self before choosing an aim and achieving it
Politicians of all hues from Kirron Kher to Harmohan Dhawan make it a point to connect with Ravinder Krishan before the elections.(HT PHOTO)
Politicians of all hues from Kirron Kher to Harmohan Dhawan make it a point to connect with Ravinder Krishan before the elections.(HT PHOTO)

Words of wisdom with Ravinder Krishan: Rise above self-interest, value human relations, stay humble

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Yojana Yadav
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2019 10:15 PM IST
BUILDING BONDS Income tax lawyer, Ravinder Krishan, 78, is a people’s man which makes him a much sought-after kingmaker whether it’s the Lok Sabha or Chandigarh Club elections
Krishna Janmashtami will be celebrated across India with fun and fervour.(Burhaan Kinu / Hindustan Times)
Krishna Janmashtami will be celebrated across India with fun and fervour.(Burhaan Kinu / Hindustan Times)

Happy Krishna Janmashtami 2019: Best wishes, quotes, images, to share on Facebook and WhatsApp status

UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2019 03:53 PM IST
Happy Krishna Janmashtami 2019: Here are some of the best wishes, quotes, images, to share on statuses, Facebook and WhatsApp for Janmashtami 2019:

‘Kindle desire to learn, reason and give priority to research’

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Yojana Yadav
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2019 05:06 PM IST
WORDS OF WISDOM Encourage students to think beyond and question, says geneticist and academician Jai Rup Singh, else we run the risk of creating a nation of educated illiterates and white-collared terrorists.
Ashish Shelar, minister of School Education, Sports and Youth Welfare for Maharashtra, was the chief guest at the annual awards day at Villa Theresa High School, Peddar Road.(HT PHOTO)
Ashish Shelar, minister of School Education, Sports and Youth Welfare for Maharashtra, was the chief guest at the annual awards day at Villa Theresa High School, Peddar Road.(HT PHOTO)

Peddar Road school holds awards day

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON AUG 21, 2019 08:07 PM IST
The awards were distributed to students for excellence in academics, sports and extracurricular activities
Former chief secretary of Punjab KR Lakhanpal.(Anil Dayal/HT)
Former chief secretary of Punjab KR Lakhanpal.(Anil Dayal/HT)

Power is ephemeral unless it’s accompanied by responsibility

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Yojana Yadav
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2019 11:18 PM IST
Words of Wisdom: KR Lakhanpal, a former chief secretary of Punjab, believes Chandigarh needs a chief commissioner who is accountable besides transparency in the local bureaucracy that actually runs the system
Ajit Singh Chatha is the former chief secretary of Punjab.(Keshav Singh/HT)
Ajit Singh Chatha is the former chief secretary of Punjab.(Keshav Singh/HT)

Ajit Singh Chatha says every challenge offers an opportunity to move up

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Yojana Yadav
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2019 05:17 PM IST
Words of Wisdom: Chandigarh should’ve been the leader in town planning but other cities have overtaken us because we remained static. Our bylaws are outdated and need to be reviewed, says Ajit Singh Chatha, a former chief secretary of Punjab.
Former Punjab DGP PC Dogra at his residence in Chandigarh.(Karun Sharma/HT)
Former Punjab DGP PC Dogra at his residence in Chandigarh.(Karun Sharma/HT)

Former Punjab DGP PC Dogra says never go against your conscience and you will live with no regrets

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Yojana Yadav, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2019 05:19 PM IST
In Words of Wisdom, Former Punjab DGP PC Dogra believes in leading from the front and earning respect by giving it first.
Tiger Shroff was recently seen in the Bollywood film Student of the Year 2.(HT/Amal KS)
Tiger Shroff was recently seen in the Bollywood film Student of the Year 2.(HT/Amal KS)

Tiger Shroff: Listen more and speak less, this is the advice my father gave me

By Shreya Mukherjee, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2019 05:58 PM IST
Actor Tiger Shroff says that this piece of advice that his father actor Jackie Shroff has given him has helped him sail through. He also talks about his five years in Bollywood and the good and bad phases he went through in these years.
Haryana’s first woman chief secretary, Meenakshi Anand Chaudhary, 73, says wisdom comes from reflection, imitation and experience.(HT Photo)
Haryana’s first woman chief secretary, Meenakshi Anand Chaudhary, 73, says wisdom comes from reflection, imitation and experience.(HT Photo)

Words of Wisdom: Allow yourself to make mistakes but learn from them, be decisive

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Yojana Yadav
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2019 05:37 PM IST
STANDING TALL If principles and values are in place, you make ethically sound decisions and it is easy to administer, says Meenakshi Anand Chaudhary, Haryana’s first woman chief secy
Shobha Koser(HT Photo)
Shobha Koser(HT Photo)

Words of Wisdom: Be a learner for life, never give up and practice to perfection, says kathak dancer Shobha Koser

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Yojana Yadav
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2019 05:17 PM IST
Shobha Koser is an institution in kathak and has trained generations of dancers. She believes in self discipline and hard work as much as living light with laughter.
Lt Gen JS Dhillon (retd)(HT Photo)
Lt Gen JS Dhillon (retd)(HT Photo)

Words of wisdom: Put in your best, enjoy what you do, results will follow, says war veteran

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Yojana Yadav
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2019 09:06 PM IST
Lt Gen JS Dhillon (retd) says his strength has been good soldiering which means being clear in the mind, working hard to know the profession well and striding ahead confidently
Historian Jagtar Singh Grewal(Keshav Singh/HT)
Historian Jagtar Singh Grewal(Keshav Singh/HT)

Words of Wisdom: Find your calling, stay curious and live with passion to do justice, says historian Jagtar Singh Grewal

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Yojana Yadav
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2019 10:31 PM IST
After quitting the audit service and joining Government College, Hoshiarpur, to study history in 1954, Grewal realised he was influenced by Partition and wanted to know more about the cultural interchange between Hindus and Muslims.
Air Marshal Man Mohan Singh (retd)(HT Photo)
Air Marshal Man Mohan Singh (retd)(HT Photo)

Words of wisdom: Lead from the front and take the high-risk sortie in your life too

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Yojana Yadav
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2019 04:37 PM IST
Awarded the Vir Chakra during the Indo-Pak war of 1971, Air Marshal Singh had a distinguished career in the Indian Air Force, which he was set to lead in 1988 but for the political powers that be.
Sneh Mahajan is content that students who may not have appreciated the strictness at Mehr Chand Mahajan (MCM) DAV College for Women, Sector 36, Chandigarh, which she headed from 1986 to 2000, have shaped up well in life.(HT photo)
Sneh Mahajan is content that students who may not have appreciated the strictness at Mehr Chand Mahajan (MCM) DAV College for Women, Sector 36, Chandigarh, which she headed from 1986 to 2000, have shaped up well in life.(HT photo)

Words of wisdom: ‘Being disciplined helps students shape up well later in life’

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2019 10:02 PM IST
She says,“When things don’t work out as planned, never give up. Sit back and introspect. Identify your dream, equip yourself and consistently work towards achieving it.’
One of the painted tankers(HT)
One of the painted tankers(HT)

In SoBo, words of wisdom on water tankers

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Rachel Lopez, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2019 04:30 PM IST
In Fort, wisdom from a water tanker. The tanker art is the work of Raju Ki Chai, a restaurant in Fort’s Cawasji Patel Street.
Indian cricket team coach Ravi Shastri with Arjun Tendulkar, son of batting legend Sachin Tendulkar.(BCCI/Twitter)
Indian cricket team coach Ravi Shastri with Arjun Tendulkar, son of batting legend Sachin Tendulkar.(BCCI/Twitter)

Arjun Tendulkar trains with Indian cricket team, gets tips from Ravi Shastri

Press Trust of India, London | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2018 11:14 PM IST
Indian cricket team coach Ravi Shastri offered some “words of wisdom” to 18-year-old left-arm fast bowler Arjun Tendulkar, who is the son of Sachin Tendulkar.
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