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 2021-01-08 22:53 

Hindustan Times

BKU activists protest against CM Khattar's visit...

The activists associated with Bharatiya Kisan Union (Charuni) gathered at Karnal's Bastara toll plaza on Friday morning....

 2021-01-08 22:31 

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Gurugram school murder: Supplementary chargesheet filed against 4 former officials of Haryana Police...

CBI has filed a supplementary chargesheet in the murder case of the 7-year old boy from a private school in Gurugram....

 2021-01-08 22:28 

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Haryana withdraws termination of driver over Facebook post...

The orders of termination of a driver in Hisar district over his Facebook post against deputy chief minister Dushyant Chautala have been withdrawn....

 2021-01-08 22:25 

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Man held for raping minor in Panipat...

Panipat police have arrested a taxi driver for allegedly raping a 14-year-old deaf and dumb girl in Samalkha town of the district earlier this week....

 2021-01-08 22:23 

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Haryana schools log improvement in attendance...

As many as 1.69 lakh out of 6.10 lakh students attended their classes on Friday, which was the highest since Haryana schools reopened in November amid Covid-19 pandemic....

 2021-01-08 21:05 

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Delhi Police take Jaggi Johal on remand in narco-terror case, also link him to Shaurya Chakra awardee killing...

The Delhi Police's special cell has secured the remand of British national Jagtar Singh, alias Jaggi Johal from the Patiala House Court in a narco terror case that was......

 2021-01-08 20:30 

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Happy Birthday Farhan Akhtar: When the actor set daddy goals with his daughters on social media...

As he turns a year older on January 9, we browse through actor Farhan Akhtar's social media profile to check out the adorable pictures he has shared with his daughters over the years....

 2021-01-08 20:17 

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Birthday Special: The Dancing Queen Farah Khan and her many magical 'moves' in Bollywood...

From Chaiyya Chaiyya to Munni Badnaam Hui, on Farah Khan's birthday, we take a look at some of the iconic songs that she has choreographed over the years....

 2021-01-08 19:54 

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Mumbai civic body elections: AAP to contest on all 227 seats...

BMCwill go for polls in 2022; Sena says confident of winning again...

 2021-01-08 19:47 

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Covid-19 vaccine: Maharashtra conducts dry run in 30 districts...

State health minister Rajesh Tope said the state has put up several demands before the Centre, including release of eight lakh vaccine doses in the first phase, free vaccine for the poor and marking the beneficiaries with indelible ink for identification...

 2021-01-08 19:26 

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Mumbai: Colaba, Chembur, Kandivli have lowest doubling rate...

Mumbai: Colaba, Chembur, Kandivli have lowest doubling rate...

 2021-01-08 19:18 

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Yes Bank fraud: Bail plea of Kapil, Dheeraj Wadhawan rejected...

The metropolitan magistrate court on Friday rejected the bail plea of Kapil Wadhawan and Dheeraj Wadhawan in connection with the Yes Bank fraud case...

 2021-01-08 19:14 

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PIL alleges public health risked to benefit bidders; HC asks Mumbai civic body, Maharashtra govt to respond...

The Bombay high court (HC) has asked the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and state government to respond to the allegations made in the public interest litigation (PIL)......

 2021-01-08 19:10 

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Maharashtra:Two key BJP leaders from Nashik defect to Shiv Sena...

Vasant Gite, former MLA from the Nashik Central Assembly seat, and Sunil Bagul joined the party and later met Shiv Sena chief and Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray....

 2021-01-08 19:07 

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TISS student group in Mumbai objects to decision to charge full semester fees...

Student groups at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) on Friday participated in a virtual protest against the institute's decision to charge full fees for the......

 2021-01-08 19:05 

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Maratha reservation: Maharashtra urges Centre to intervene...

Seeks transfer of case to larger Supreme Court bench; CM Uddhav Thackeray is expected to write to PMNarendra Modi....

 2021-01-08 19:02 

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First two bird samples sent by Chandigarh admn test negative for bird flu...

Meanwhile, the number of dead birds found in the city has reached 10, with the carcass of a pigeon recovered from a residential area in Sector 35...

 2021-01-08 19:01 

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Private doctors not on Covid-19 duty are not covered under PMGKP, centre informs Bombay HC...

The central government on Friday informed the Bombay high court (HC) that family members of private medical practitioners and other healthcare providers, not requisitioned for......

 2021-01-08 19:01 

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War of words between Sena and Congress continues over renaming of Aurangabad...

A day after the Congress objected to referring the city as Sambhaji Nagar in government communications, Sena leader Sanjay Raut asked if using the name of Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj was a crime, while chief minister (CM) Uddhav Thackeray said there was ...

 2021-01-08 19:00 

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Covid-19 vaccine dry run held, but with minor glitches in Navi Mumbai...

The Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) chief, Abhijit Bangar, said that the dry run was actually to train the staff and there was a lot to be learnt...

 2021-01-08 19:00 

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Delays marked Panchkula administration's response to bird flu scare...

Even as reports from the Bhopal lab came positive on Thursday night, the administration failed to impose restrictions in the affected areas immediately...

 2021-01-08 18:58 

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Mumbai: 24-year-old woman arrested for kidnapping 1-year-old girl...

A 24-year-old woman was arrested from Hiranandani complex in Thane on Friday for allegedly kidnapping a one-year-old girl from Malwani....

 2021-01-08 18:58 

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Panjab University students concerned over mode of semester exams...

Last year, the varsity had conducted the examinations of the final semesters online in wake of the pandemic...

 2021-01-08 18:57 

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139 flooding-prone spots in south Mumbai identified; BMClooks for solutions...

In the aftermath of heavy waterlogging that Mumbai experienced during the monsoon last year, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has identified 139 flood-prone spots in......

 2021-01-08 18:55 

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Kalyan-Dombivli civic body work satisfactory, but need more space: WHO representative...

The KDMC conducted a dry run at the two health posts at Kolsewadi in Kalyan (E) and another at Patkar in Dombivli (E)...

 2021-01-08 18:55 

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800 poultry birds dead in Parbhani; Maharashtra sends samples to central laboratory...

Around 800 poultry birds (chicken) and two herons were found dead in Parbhani district of central Maharashtra. Dapoli in Ratnagiri district and Beed district in central Maharashtra, too, reported deaths of six and 11 crows respectively....

 2021-01-08 18:52 

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NGT slams brakes on former Mohali mayor's housing project...

The firm did not obtain environmental clearance before starting construction at Falcon View...

 2021-01-08 18:51 

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Granthi's son killed in accident at Punjab MLA Hostel in Chandigarh...

Anant was returning home from market around 10pm when he rammed his car into the base of a drop gate...

 2021-01-08 18:50 

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Mumbai wakes up to light rain, condition to stay...

IMD has said that under the influence of a trough in low-level easterlies from Karnataka coast to Maharashtra coast in lower tropospheric levels, light rain and thundershowers are expected in Mumbai on Saturday. Thane is expected to see thunderstorm with ...

 2021-01-08 18:49 

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150 test Covid positive in Chandigarh tricity area, 82-yr-old succumbs...

The deceased man was also suffering from Type-2 diabetes and hypertension...

 2021-01-08 18:49 

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Covid-19 vaccine dry run helped understand challenges: Thane collector...

The Thane Municipal Corporation's vaccination drive started late, though proper arrangement for following the vaccination protocols was made within the centre, said one of the beneficiaries on the condition of anonymity...

 2021-01-08 18:42 

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Maharashtra: Three killed, 64 injured in road accident in Raigad...

At least three people were killed and 64 people were injured after a truck they were travelling in went off the road and fell into a 300-foot deep gorge at Kudpan village near Poladpur in Raigad district on Friday evening....

 2021-01-08 18:42 

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Fuel rates touch all-time high in Chandigarh...

Petrol prices rise to 81.08 per litre and diesel 74.14 per litre...

 2021-01-08 18:37 

Hindustan Times

HTChandigarh Readers' Take: Recarpet the road to progress...

Jobs, education and health should be prioritised by the municipal corporation during the Covid outbreak, with emphasis on prudent spending, and improvement in infrastructure and waste management, say readers...

 2021-01-08 18:20 

Hindustan Times

Chandigarh to receive 21,000 doses of Covid vaccine in first phase...

Will be administered to front-line workers including those from the municipal corporation and police department...

 2021-01-08 18:18 

Hindustan Times

Alok Sharma made president of UN climate conference in Glasgow...

COP26, the conference of parties of UN climate negotiations, will be the largest summit the UK has ever hosted, bringing together representatives from nearly 200 countries, including leaders, experts, and campaigners....

 2021-01-08 18:13 

Hindustan Times

Non-fulfilment of demands: Chandigarh admn employees to hold strike on Feb 10...

Demand that the administration stop engaging manpower through GeM Portal, regularise daily wage employees against vacant posts and release pensionary benefits to retired employees...

 2021-01-08 18:11 

Hindustan Times

Four wards in Mumbai are free of Covid-19 containment zones...

The total number of containment zones in all the 24 wards has dropped to 211 on January 7 from around 2,600 during the early months of the pandemic. BMC has released 2,405 containment zones across the city...

 2021-01-08 18:10 

Hindustan Times

Snatchers target two men in Chandigarh...

Vegetable seller and roadside vendor fall prey...

 2021-01-08 18:07 

Hindustan Times

UK court to deliver judgement on Nirav Modi extradition on Feb 25...

Claire Montomery, Modi's lawyer, and Helen Malcolm of the Crown Prosecution Service representing India, quoted from emails, witness statements, bank and other documents, and presented their versions on issues such as prison conditions, mental health t...

 2021-01-08 17:53 

Hindustan Times

Shocked by Capitol siege, more aides, GOP backers desert Trump...

Betsy DeVos, the education secretary, became on Thursday the second member of Trump's cabinet to resign in the aftermath of the Capitol attack, after Elaine Chao, the transportation secretary. DeVos blamed Trump's rhetoric for the attack, calling ...

 2021-01-08 17:34 

Hindustan Times

Murder probe opens after US police officer dies in Capitol mob attack...

Sicknick was reportedly struck in the head with a fire extinguisher on Wednesday while struggling with the rioters who swarmed through the halls of Congress....

 2021-01-08 17:29 

Hindustan Times

Man tries to record audition tape but his kitty has other intentions. Watch hilarious video...

People couldn't stop gushing at the adorable cat's continuous demand for attention....

 2021-01-08 17:28 

Hindustan Times

Bihar ready to vaccinate over 4 lakh healthcare workers against Covid-19...

The dry-run on Friday, to assess the state's preparedness, was successfully carried out across 114 locations....

 2021-01-08 17:23 

Hindustan Times

2017 Ludhiana fire tragedy: Desperate struggle for job ends, wife of firefighter finally gets work...

The jobs were announced by chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh as part of the compensation for the families of the nine firefighters killed in the incident....

 2021-01-08 17:21 

Hindustan Times

'No decision on film city location': Uttar Pradesh govt tells HC...

The double-judge bench of Justice Rajan Roy and Justice Saurabh Lavania on Thursday quashed the petition and allowed the petitioner to file the petition again, if required....

 2021-01-08 17:21 

Hindustan Times

Nancy Pelosi speaks to US army chief regarding Trump's access to nuclear codes...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi alerted fellow Democrats that she is concerned that an "unhinged" President Donald Trump would access nuclear launch codes and order a military strike, and wants Pentagon officials to take precautions....

 2021-01-08 17:20 

Hindustan Times

Sale of poultry products takes a dive in Ludhiana amid caution over bird flu...

According to the World Health Organization, the virus is sensitive to heat and cooked food is safe to eat....

 2021-01-08 17:17 

Hindustan Times

Real Madrid's Zidane backs Benzema following charge in sex tape case...

French prosecutors announced on Thursday that Benzema will have to stand trial for his alleged role in the affair that dates back to 2015....

 2021-01-08 17:16 

Hindustan Times

Asked police to give intelligence updates on farmers' protests: Punjab CM Amarinder...

Dubbing the accusations as "completely baseless and malicious", the CM in a statement said there was no question of deputing police officers to negotiate with farmers....

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