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  • Sep 22, 2018 21:14
    Three men on motorbike came under the wheels of a moving bus that belonged to the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation. The accident took place on September 16 in Madurai and was caught on camera. The riders escaped the accident with minor injuries. (HT Correspondent )read more
  • Sep 13, 2018 23:24
    A Railway Protection Force (RPF) officer saved a woman from falling under a train in Mumbai, The woman was seen trying to board to board the train with her luggage when the train started to move. CCTV footage shows the woman falling and sliding down the platform. The officer on duty saved the woman by holding and pulling her with all his might. A similar incident took place last month where an RPF officer was quick to react and save a woman from getting crushed under a moving train. (HT Correspondent )read more
  • Sep 11, 2018 15:44
    Pratap Chandra Khandelwal, a 33-year-old home guard currently deployed as a traffic police personnel in Bhubaneswar (Odisha) uses his dance moves to control the traffic movements. Speaking to ANI Khandelwal said, “‘I convey my message through dance moves. Initially, people didn’t obey rules, but with my style, people got attracted and started obeying rules.’ Khandelwal can be seen striking dance poses in this video and enacting swift moves to control traffic at busy intersections in the city. Crowds often gather around to see his moves. (HT Correspondent )read more
  • Aug 27, 2018 16:16
    A marathon was organised in Bengaluru to spread awareness against drug abuse on Monday. People from all walks of life and ages participated in the marathon. Karnataka Police have kick started this campaign along with Kannada actors to combat drug abuse in the state. “The drive is to spread awareness about drug menace and it is great that Kannada actors are participating in this special drives”, said Bengaluru Commissioner of Police T Suneel Kumar. Karnataka has a special toll-free number 1098 to report drug related crimes. (HT Correspondent)read more
  • Aug 27, 2018 11:58
    The RJD has welcomed Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) chief Upendra Kushwaha’s observation that an electoral union of Yadavs and Koiris in Bihar would help in the preparation of good ‘kheer’, stating that such a caste equation holds the potential to uplift socially deprived classes. (HT Correspondent)read more
  • Aug 26, 2018 14:16
    Students of a school in Uttar Pradesh’s Moradabad have celebrated Raksha Bandhan in a unique way. They tied rakhis to trees and held banners reading ‘Save Trees’. Through such initiative, the students spread the message of conserving environment. One of the students said, “We tied rakhis to the trees in our school because they are very helpful for us. Trees give us shade, food and everything else. Because of what all we get from them, we decided to tie rakhis to the trees.” (HT Correspondent)read more
  • Aug 25, 2018 14:10
    A landslide occurred on the Pathankot-Dalhousie National Highway in Nainikhad area earlier on Saturday, 25 August. The vehicular traffic was been stopped on the highway. (HT Correspondent)read more
  • Aug 23, 2018 19:27
    A school bus carrying over 50 students in Rajasthan’s Dausa got stuck in a waterlogged underpass on Thursday. The children climbed on the roof of the bus when water started entering the vehicle. Locals alerted the police when they found the bus completely immersed in water, and children standing on the roof. The locals along with the police then rescued the children, carrying the little ones in their arms out of the water. Rajasthan has been receiving heavy rainfall since Monday. Districts like Jaipur, Sikar Jhunjhunu, Dausa among others have received heavy rainfall with low-lying areas getting badly waterlogged. (HT Correspondent )read more
  • Aug 23, 2018 12:33
    People residing near Mullaperiyar Dam in Vandiperiyar town of Idukki district of Kerala struggled to clean their house. Residents are facing acute shortage of drinking water and electricity. Survivors of Kerala’s worst floods in the century are struggling to restart their normal lives after the devastation left by the massive flooding across state. (HT Correspondent)read more
  • Aug 22, 2018 19:30
    A fire broke out in a building at central Delhi’s Paharganj area early on Wednesday. Delhi police personnel saved the life of a couple who were trapped in the building. The local police received a call about the fire in a street of Chuna Mandi in Paharganj around 6 am, a senior police officer said. The fire had started at the first floor, trapping people who were on upper floors as they were sleeping at the time, the officer said. Three police constables spotted the couple and formed a chain to help the couple. This was dangerously close to the huge flames in the building. (HT Correspondent )read more
  • Aug 22, 2018 17:41
    A 38-year old school teacher was stripped, thrashed and paraded naked on the streets in full public view on Tuesday night for allegedly raping and impregnating a girl student of his school in Eluru town. According to the police, Kare Rambabu, working as an English teacher in a private school, trapped a 16-year old girl studying tenth class in the school six months ago promising to fetch her good marks in the subject. He allegedly raped her several times during this period. Even after she passed out her Class X examinations in April this year and joined a polytechnic college subsequently, he continued to exploit her sexually. Recently, the girl realised that she had become pregnant and she got panicky. She approached Rambabu to find a way out and he reportedly gave her some pills for the termination of pregnancy. When the girl developed severe health complications due to heavy bleeding, her parents admitted her in the hospital, where they came to know that she was pregnant. (HT Correspondent )read more
  • Aug 10, 2018 15:31
    Twenty seven people have been killed, including 11 in high range Idukki in landslips, in the torrential rains in Kerala. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan described the situation as “very grim” with army columns being deployed at Ayannkulu, Idukki and Wayanad. As water levels rise in various dams and reach almost their maximum capacity, shutters of at least 24 reservoirs in Kerala have been opened to drain out excess water. Four of the five shutters of the Idukki dam have been opened. “We are on a high alert. At least 4,000 people living in low-lying areas have been evacuated to relief camps. We have closed all educational institutions in affected areas,” said Ernakulam district collector Mohamed Safirulla. (HT Correspondent )read more
  • Aug 10, 2018 14:16
    About 40,000 people visited IKEA’s first India store on its opening day here, a company spokesperson told IANS. The store’s opening saw a stampede-like situation. About 10,000 customers had visited the store by 4 pm but the crowds swelled later as thousands of techies headed to the place while returning home from offices. “With a huge crowd from across the city thronging the store in the evening, the IKEA staff found it a bit challenging to regulate the entry .There were also a few tense moments when some people tried breaking queues,” store manager John Achillea said. (HT Correspondent )read more
  • Aug 09, 2018 17:56
    A road washed away in Malappuram after flash flood hit the region in Kerala. (HT Correspondent)read more
  • Aug 09, 2018 10:53
    An ambulance rescued a girl child from a heap of garbage in Mukarba Chowk in Delhi. The baby is said be around one-month-old. She was admitted to Babu Jagjivan Ram Memorial Hospital (BJRMH). Hospital authorities confirmed that the baby will be put up for adoption once she completely recovers. (HT Correspondent)read more
  • Aug 09, 2018 10:38
    A first ever luxury cruise, Alaknanda reached Varanasi from Kolkata, completing a jourey of 1400 kms on Wednesday. The high-tech cruise pioneered by Nordic Cruiseline will open for tourists from August 15. It will tour the ghats of Varanasi, educating tourists on the ancient city. The cruise is fitted with modern equipments and has seating arrangements for up to 60 people. The company gives credit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Start-up India’ initiative as the motivation to start their enterprise. (HT Correspondent)read more
  • Aug 08, 2018 12:23
    A group of ‘kanwariyas’ vandalise a car in Delhi’s Moti Nagar after it brushed past them while driving. The people in the car got off safely. No injuries were reported. Police says no formal complaint has been filed by the victims (HT Correspondent)read more
  • Aug 08, 2018 10:26
    A massive landslide occurred in Himachal Pradesh’s Kinnaur on Tuesday. Himachal Pradesh has been plagued with landslides owing to heavy rainfall and flooding in and around the state. The region has suffered over a dozen deaths this year due to landslides. (HT Correspondent)read more
  • Aug 05, 2018 15:53
    A thief were caught on CCTV camera snatching a woman’s jewellery in Delhi’s Mansarovar Park area. The incident occurred on 29 July. In the video, the thief can be seen choking the woman from the back to get hold of her jewellery. The woman fell to the ground and then seemed to narrate the incident to some passersby. (HT Correspondent)read more
  • Aug 05, 2018 12:00
    The Community Health Center in Uttar Pradesh’s Bahraich was disturbed on Saturday after a snake invaded its premises. A snake catcher was called to handle the reptile. The Medical Officer In-charge Claimed, “There are trees and shrubs nearby, snakes and scorpions are frequently spotted on the premises of the hospital. It poses danger to people, we understand and reached out to the CMO, but to no action has been taken up till now.” (HT Correspondent)read more
  • Aug 05, 2018 12:00
    A candlelight rally was taken out by the residents of Meerpet and Balapur in Hyderabad on Sunday. The motive of the rally was the preservation of water bodies in the area. This is the second candle light rally taken out by the residents. Hundreds of local residents participated in the rally to create awareness and demand the attention of authorities through their peaceful rally. (HT Correspondent)read more
  • Aug 04, 2018 20:40
    Skyrises in southwest Delhi’s Dwarka are embracing solar power and have upped their game in the renewable energy landscape. On Saturday, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal inaugurated a solar plant at four apartment complexes in the suburb bordering Gurgaon. The four societies are - Shree Balaji Apartment CGHS Ltd, Saksham Apartments, Supriya Apartments and Navratan Apartments. (Hindustan Times)read more
  • Aug 02, 2018 18:40
    Suman Gautam, who was puttering in her kitchen to make tea early on Wednesday morning, was jolted out of her reverie when spotted a five-foot-long, male, Indian Rock Python coiled up in her kitchen. The Sheetla Colony resident had picked up the gas lighter to ignite the burner, when she spotted something moving under it. It took Suman under 10 minutes to alert her husband and the entire neighbourhood of the find. Even as the wildlife rescue team and local wildlife enthusiast Anil Gandas took an hour to reach the spot, rescuing the python, who by now had become the centre of attention of the entire neighbourhood, took a little longer. (HT Correspondent)read more
  • Aug 02, 2018 16:03
    The Trinamool Congress alleged on Thursday that members of the party’s delegation on a two-day visit to Assam to assess the situation after the release of the complete draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) were prevented from leaving the airport in the northeastern state’s Silchar and were even beaten up. (HT Correspondent)read more
  • Aug 02, 2018 13:07
    A major mishap was averted at Hyderabad’s Rajiv Gandhi International Airport on Wednesday when a fire broke out in an engine of Jazeera Airways flight from Kuwait during landing. (HT Correspondent)read more
  • Aug 02, 2018 10:35
    A sub inspector and a constable were beaten up inside the police station in Andhra Pradesh’s Nellore district on Wednesday evening by some people who barged inside. (HT Correspondent)read more
  • Aug 01, 2018 13:58
    It was her last flight as cabin crew member after she had served the national carrier, Air India, for 38 years. But, what made it more memorable was that the flight Pooja Chinchankar would service was flown by her daughter, Ashrrita. (HT Correspondent)read more
  • Aug 01, 2018 12:06
    Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma commented on Assam’s National Register of Citizens (NRC) draft on Wednesday. He said that illegal immigrants also take away the rights of Muslims, along with Sikhs and Christians. He said that people from all religions are affected by the illegal immigrants, not just the Hindus. His comments came after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Bannerjee said the NRC would lead to civil strife in the country. (HT Correspondent)read more
  • Aug 01, 2018 10:14
    Under the smart city project, Surat now has services to provide actual and timely information of BRTS (Bus Rapid Transit System) buses. An app has been developed for this purpose which will show the bus routes, the time of reaching a particular bus stop as well as the traffic. It will ease the hassle for commuters and people who have come to work in the city. The commuters appreciated the move by the authorities. The service was earlier available only in Kolkata. (HT Correspondent)read more
  • Aug 01, 2018 10:04
    ‘Eco-friendly’ logs made out of cow dung have been introduced in Raipur for funerals. The logs will be provided for free. The logs are made by a machine which produces enough logs for four funerals daily. “To obtain wood for funeral, large number of trees are cut, damaging the environment and produces a lot of smoke. Therefore we opted for this eco-friendly method”, said Raipur Mayor Pramod Dubey. The logs will be provided to all cemeteries across Raipur. These will help in mitigating pollution caused by wood burning. (HT Correspondent)read more