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 2018-01-22 18:03 

Hindustan Times

Selection of top law officer of Indian Army put on hold...

A board led by the army chief had, in September 2017, picked brigadier Devender Singh to take over as the judge advocate general from Maj Gen Rakesh Mishra, who retires in March....

 2018-01-22 18:02 

Hindustan Times

Gurgaon: Open manhole in Sector 34 becomes a nightmare for commuters...

Residents said although they have lodged a number of complaints with the civic bodies concerned, no step was taken to cover it. Most streetlights along this road do not work and it becomes difficult for pedestrians and motorists to spot the gaping manhole...

 2018-01-22 17:57 

Hindustan Times

Govt set to open secondary earning avenues to double farmers' incomes...

If the government is looking at doubling 'nominal' income of farmers — which denotes income not adjusted for inflation — then it is possible and has happened before, according to economist Abhijit Sen....

 2018-01-22 17:57 

Hindustan Times

US lawmakers agree on deal to end government shutdown...

Under the compromise deal, the government would be funded till February 8 and lawmakers would work until then on a "global agreement" to protect Dreamers....

 2018-01-22 17:56 

Hindustan Times

Jaish, LeT to lead militancy in 2018, claim intel reports...

While JeM and LeT comprise foreign and Kashmiri militants, Hizbul Mujahideen is mostly a Kashmiri outfit....

 2018-01-22 17:55 

Hindustan Times

Desh Bhagat University chancellor jailed for 2 years in cheque bounce case...

The court has also fined him Rs 21 lakh, besides ordering him to pay back Rs 21 lakh that he originally owed to the complainant....

 2018-01-22 17:50 

Hindustan Times

Bhima-Koregaon violence: Hindutva leader Milind Ekbote's bail plea rejected...

Rejecting the bail application, additional sessions judge Pralhad Bhagure said there was a possibility that the accused might flee if granted anticipatory bail....

 2018-01-22 17:46 

Hindustan Times

China's information blockade triggers Sutlej fears...

The Pareechu originates in India and meanders through Tibet before merging into the Sutlej at Sumdoh. The glacial lake was formed in 2004 after a landslide blocked the flow and it burst on June 26, 2005....

 2018-01-22 17:46 

Hindustan Times

PMC's fire department issues closure notice to Baner restaurant for running illegal rooftop bar...

Teddy Boy restaurant and bar was running an illegal bar on the rooftop and have been given two days to cease operation....

 2018-01-22 17:42 

Hindustan Times

Jal Nigam job scam probe: Azam Khan tells SIT he had no role in recruitments...

Azam Khan was summoned by SIT to record his statement on charges of irregularities in recruitment on 1,300 posts in the Nigam during the SP government....

 2018-01-22 17:39 

Hindustan Times

I-League:Churchill Brothers beat Indian Arrows to continue winning run...

Churchill Brothers dominated the proceedings throughout and were able to defeat Indian Arrows in their I-League encounter thanks to goals from Dawda Ceesay(88th) and Israil Gurung (90+2 minutes)....

 2018-01-22 17:37 

Hindustan Times

166 car owners in south Mumbai to get parking spots at night...

The BMC will collect Rs17.92 lakh for six months....

 2018-01-22 17:34 

Hindustan Times

Niti Aayog renews foreign varsity push, seeks UGC and AICTE views...

Several engineering and management institutes had already tied up with foreign education providers under what the official said was a collaborative twinning programme....

 2018-01-22 17:32 

Hindustan Times

Gurgaon: Miscreants vandalise mall, break bus windows to protest Padmaavat release...

Rajasthan-based Shri Rajput Karni Sena activists have been protesting against Padmaavat and had threatened violence if the movie was released. They held a bike rally in Gurgaon and burnt the effigy of Sanjay Leela Bhansali, the movie's director....

 2018-01-22 17:31 

Hindustan Times

Punjab Royals beat Mumbai Maharathi 5-2 in Pro Wrestling League...

Punjab Royals' icon player Geno Petriashvili beat Satender Malik 7-0 to help his team clinch the Pro Wrestling League (PWL)tie vs Mumbai Maharathi 5-2....

 2018-01-22 17:25 

Hindustan Times

India, China to co-host energy meet in Delhi...

The meeting, which will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will see ministers discuss global energy security and transition to renewables at the biennial International Energy Forum on April 10-12....

 2018-01-22 17:25 

Hindustan Times

Average air ticket price very low, won't cap fare: Civil aviation secy...

When Congress MP from Haryana Shadi Lal Batra remarked that he had to shell out Rs 64,000 to buy a ticket, Civil aviation secretary Rajiv Nayan Choubey reminded him that had he bought his ticket in advance, he could have got it for Rs 2,000....

 2018-01-22 17:23 

Hindustan Times

MCG seals 20 illegal meat shops...

The municipal body sealed shops whose owners could not get requisite permits/licences. The MCG has issued 102 licences to meat shop owners in the last six months, but officials estimate that there are around 150 illegal meat shops in the city, many of whi...

 2018-01-22 17:21 

Hindustan Times

Cops remove woman's half-burnt body from pyre to probe honour killing...

Police said an unknown caller to Dial 100 had told the police that the woman was allegedly killed by her parents for honour....

 2018-01-22 17:20 

Hindustan Times

Activists urge govt to make list of monuments for conservation...

The demand comes days after a 100-year-old stepwell in Badshahpur was almost lost to negligent road construction by the Haryana urban development authority...

 2018-01-22 17:19 

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Congress to organise LPG funeral to attack Rajasthan govt over price rise...

Congress will take out a funeral procession of a cooking gas cylinder in Ajmer to protest the increase in LPG prices....

 2018-01-22 17:18 

Hindustan Times

Gurgaon: Report on water bodies lists anomalies in data...

The report was prepared on the basis of satellite imagery of 2011-'12, revenue records of 1956 and Survey of India maps in 1976, which mention varying numbers of water bodies in Gurgaon...

 2018-01-22 17:16 

Hindustan Times

Donald Trump mimics Indian accent to imitate Modi, says report...

The report said Modi, in his visit to the White House last June, told Trump that "never has a country given so much away for so little in return", referring to the US campaign in Afghanistan....

 2018-01-22 17:14 

Hindustan Times

Khattar hints at govt scrapping Kherki Daula toll altogether...

Says the plaza would be shifted to Sehrawan if the concessionaire, MCEPL, does not agree to scrapping the toll. However, the CM did not elaborate either of the options...

 2018-01-22 17:14 

Hindustan Times

Gurgaon's homeless all praise for MCG's night shelters...

Gurgaon's deputy mayor Sunita Yadav announced a free food service for the poor on Jan 11...

 2018-01-22 17:09 

Hindustan Times

Rajiv Chowk underpass open, but missing signage may lead to chaos...

The road in front of PWD Rest House and police headquarters is likely to become a new bottleneck point as traffic coming from Sohna Road would hit this narrow road after crossing Rajiv Chowk underpass...

 2018-01-22 17:06 

Hindustan Times

With South Africa series lost, Ravi Shastri says India might have been short on practice...

Indian cricket team, looking to win their first Test series in South Africa, is 0-2 down ahead of the final game from Wednesday, having opted not to play the lone warm-up tie and instead train due to a crammed schedule....

 2018-01-22 17:02 

Hindustan Times

What to expect from Day 1 of World Economic Forum in Davos...

From PM Narendra Modi to actor Shah Rukh Khan, here's how Indian delegates will look to shape dialogue on the first day of WEF Davos 2018...

 2018-01-22 17:01 

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David Warner to lead Australia in T20 tri-series, Steve Smith rested...

David Warner was named Australia cricket team captain in the T20 series against New Zealand and England as Steve Smith was given a break....

 2018-01-22 17:00 

Hindustan Times

Harassed on Doon buses? Blow whistle to raise alarm...

Neha Pantneha.pant@htlive.comMove over men whistling at women to "tease" them. It's now the turn of women to blow the whistle to set the record straight!The Uttarakhand police on......

 2018-01-22 16:53 

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Amid Rajput protests, cinemas refuse to screen Padmaavat in Haridwar...

Kshatriya Mahasabha has threatened that cinema halls releasing the film in Uttarakhand will have to face 'dire consequences'...

 2018-01-22 16:53 

Hindustan Times

Indian-origin child murder accused faces extradition to India...

Press Trust of IndiaLondonA London-based Indian-origin woman faces extradition to India for her involvement in the murder of a 12-year-old orphan from Gujarat.Arti Dhir had been......

 2018-01-22 16:52 

Hindustan Times

Congress expresses disappointment over CPI(M) stand on alliance...

CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury's draft resolution proposing an alliance with the Congress was voted against by the party's central committee on Sunday....

 2018-01-22 16:51 

Hindustan Times

Eligible people not getting benefit of govt schemes: Rajasthan MLA...

The MLA blamed official inaction for the situation....

 2018-01-22 16:46 

Hindustan Times

Noida: 2,947 submit forms at special camp to register as new voters...

BLOs claim that though they had conducted a door-to-door drive and distributed Form 6 for new voters' registration, the response has been weak....

 2018-01-22 16:46 

Hindustan Times

Online system of admission draws flak from teachers, students...

Higher education minister's announcement to make admissions in degree colleges online has drawn flak from both teachers and students...

 2018-01-22 16:45 

Hindustan Times

Gurgaon: Two more underpasses open, snarls at Rajiv Chowk, Signature Tower likely to ease...

Chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar inaugurates the underpasses; promises that the remaining two underpasses at the Hero Honda Chowk and the Iffco Chowk would be opened in March this year...

 2018-01-22 16:44 

Hindustan Times

Registered crimes in Jaipur drop by 8% in 2017...

The statistical data has reasons for women to feel a bit more secure, as the crimes against them being registered saw a decrease of 13% in Jaipur in 2017....

 2018-01-22 16:44 

Hindustan Times

Rajasthan: Ex-Union minister demands action against Padmaavat makers...

Former Union minister Jitendra Singh said no one has right to present history in wrong manner....

 2018-01-22 16:44 

Hindustan Times

Two Punjab transport dept officials held taking Rs 1-lakh bribe...

Both had allegedly threatened the complainant that if he refused to pay the bribe, they would ensure issuance of adverse orders against him....

 2018-01-22 16:43 

Hindustan Times

George Weah swears in as Liberia president, says he will end corruption...

George Weah, who was FIFA's 1995 football player of the year, took the oath as Liberia president dressed in all white at the Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex to cheers from tens of thousands of Liberians....

 2018-01-22 16:43 

Hindustan Times

Police arrest four involved in theft of 150-200 mobile phones...

Those arrested have confessed to stealing 150-200 mobile phones in order to purchase prohibited recreational drug called smack....

 2018-01-22 16:43 

Hindustan Times

India's opening dilemma adds to final XI speculation ahead of final South Africa Test...

Ajinkya Rahane and the opening slot continue to dominate headlines as the Indian cricket team gears up for the third Test encounter against South Africa in Johannesburg starting January 24....

 2018-01-22 16:42 

Hindustan Times

US Senate postpones vote on ending shutdown to noon Monday...

The postponement to mid-day Monday means the United States will begin its upcoming work week with much of the federal government shuttered....

 2018-01-22 16:41 

Hindustan Times

Delimitation of wards over, Congress steps in to woo new voters in Uttarakhand...

With the process of delimitation of wards over for 86 urban local bodies, the state Congress has jumped in to join the race for adding 'new voters' ahead of the civic polls...

 2018-01-22 16:41 

Hindustan Times

IMF chief Christine Lagarde warns world leaders against being complacent about growth...

The IMF chief warned that there is uncertainty in the year ahead due to public sector vulnerability and a troubling increase in debt in many countries....

 2018-01-22 16:40 

Hindustan Times

Republic Day: Entry of heavy vehicles to Delhi from Noida will be restricted...

According to the advisory issued by superintendent of police (traffic) AK Jha, entry of all HTVs to Delhi will be barred from 10pm on Monday....

 2018-01-22 16:40 

Hindustan Times

Kamala Mills blaze:Fire officers threaten to resign en masse over arrest of colleague...

Claiming the fire officials are being blamed for no reason, officials plan to meet civic chief Ajoy Mehta....

 2018-01-22 16:37 

Hindustan Times

Little headway in govt proposal to develop 'Vivekananda Trail'...

Despite tourism minister Satpal Maharaj's claims to develop a tourism track along the route travelled by Swami Vivekananda in the Kumaon region 117 years ago, there is little progress on the proposal...

 2018-01-22 16:37 

Hindustan Times

Uttarakhand goes for UStechnology to boost milk output...

With an aim to augment farmers' income the state government has introduced a project under which it has started replicating the "sexed semen" technology developed by the US that helps produce high milk yielding varieties of cows...

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