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Rahul Gandhi leads ‘silent vigil’ in Delhi against Kathua and Unnao rapes, says protest not political
The Congress held the candlelight vigil near India Gate to protest the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu’s Kathua district as well the alleged rape of a teenager by UP BJP legislator Kuldeep Singh Sengar.
Updated on Apr 13, 2018 07:30 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRidhima Shukla and Abhimanyu Kulkarni, New Delhi
GST on services fixed; Ola, Uber rides and flights to be cheaper, education and health exempt
The GST Council today finalised tax rates for services under the Goods and Service Tax (GST) regime, scheduled to kick-in from July 1 at the end of day 2 of the meeting held in Srinagar.
Updated on Jul 08, 2017 06:46 PM IST
New Delhi | BySuchetana Ray and Abhimanyu Kulkarni
GATE 2017 results declared, check and download your scorecard here
The results of GATE 2017 examination have been declared on its official website by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee on March 27.
Updated on Apr 08, 2017 06:49 PM IST
India ranks 122nd in World Happiness Report, behind its neighbours Pakistan and China
India is among the world’s saddest nations, and became even less happy in the last year, showed a global ranking that identified Norway as the wold’s happiest country.
Updated on Mar 20, 2017 09:46 PM IST
Hockey: India beat arch-rivals Pakistan 3-2 in Asian Champions Trophy final
The Indian men’s hokcey team on Sunday beat arch-rivals Pakistan 3-2 in the final of the Asian Champions Trophy at the Wisma Belia Hockey Stadium, Kuala Lumpur on Sunday.
Updated on Oct 31, 2016 07:26 AM IST
Twitter has a field day as Marin grunts her way to glory
Spain’s Carolina Marin shrieked her way to a historic Olympic badminton gold on Friday as she beat India’s PV Sindhu in three games to become the first non-Asian women’s singles champion.
Updated on Aug 20, 2016 09:21 AM IST
Attacks on weaker sections need to be dealt with firmly: President Mukherjee
President Pranab Mukherjee said on Sunday that attacks on weaker sections needed to be dealt with firmly as they were against India’s ethos.
Updated on Aug 14, 2016 11:21 PM IST
Hindustan Times | BySaubhadra Chatterji and Abhimanyu Kulkarni, New Delhi
As it happened: Manipur’s Iron Lady Irom Sharmila ends 16-year fast
Manipur’s ‘Iron Lady’ Irom Sharmila got bail from a Imphal court on Tuesday after she promised the magistrate to break her 16 year fast against AFSPA.
Updated on Aug 09, 2016 06:17 PM IST
Hindustan Times | ByRahul Karmakar, Sobhapati Samom and Abhimanyu Kulkarni, Imphal/new Delhi
Attacks on Dalits in Gujarat: Sonia says govt ‘condones social terror’
Congress chief Sonia Gandhi is set to raise the issue of atrocities against Dalits in Parliament, particularly the recent case from Gujarat where four Dalit boys were stripped and thrashed brutally on charges of skinning a dead cow.
Updated on Jul 20, 2016 02:39 PM IST
With first pro title, Vijender Singh gets back poster boy status
A year ago, Vijender Singh faced flak for deciding to turn professional instead of representing India in amateur boxing at the Olympics and other competitions. However, with his first title win, many are back to cheering the pugilist.
Updated on Jul 17, 2016 11:53 PM IST
In 7th heaven: Vijender Singh beats Kerry Hope to clinch 1st pro-title
Indian professional boxer beat Kerry Hope of Australia to win the WBO Asia-Pacific Middleweight title in New Delhi on Saturday evening.
Updated on Jul 17, 2016 02:50 AM IST
Euro 2016: Time for Belgium to move beyond the tag of ‘Dark Horses’
Known for producing delicious dark chocolates and the country that gave the world Tintin, Belgium have now made a name for themselves in football too. They were sitting on top of the Fifa rankings before Argentina overtook them in March this year.
Updated on Jun 08, 2016 03:38 PM IST
From Benzema, Ribery to Mata, Torres: Players missing out on Euro 2016
The biggest names from Europe will travel to France in a few days to fight for continental supremacy. However, quite a few familiar faces will not feature either due to injury, being left out or not making the cut.
Updated on Jun 08, 2016 03:48 PM IST
Looking for Chak De: Indian women fighting for more than WT20 trophy
A lull descended on Delhi’s Feroz Shah Kotla stadium as India lost their first wicket with just three runs on the board while facing the third over from Pakistan in a World T20 clash.
Updated on Mar 21, 2016 12:09 PM IST
Pak media doubts India's claim, says attack eclipses Modi-Sharif initiative
Two days after the Gurdaspur terror attack, the Pakistan media on Wednesday cast serious doubts on India’s assertion that terrorists involved in the Gurdaspur terror attack originated from Pakistan, but was unequivocal in calling the latest incident “another rock in the way of the road to peace”.
Updated on Jul 30, 2015 09:22 AM IST
Archie comics set to get hipster makeover
Last year, Archie Andrews took a bullet for a friend at Pop Tate's in Riverdale. He was 74 years old. That was the end of the red-haired freckled clumsy Archie that we knew. This year at Comic Con in San Diego, the publishers unveiled the first issue of an Archie remake. The aim is to make the characters relatable to today's youth.
Updated on Jul 17, 2015 07:06 PM IST
Two arrested with narcotics in Punjab
Two persons on Tuesday were arrested in two seperate incidents with 320 grams of narcotics in Moga, the police said.
Updated on Jun 23, 2015 03:03 PM IST
PTI | ByAbhimanyu Kulkarni Abhimanyu Kulkarni Abhimanyu Kulkarni Abhimanyu Kulkarni, Moga (punjab)
As Kirron Kher turns 60, we take a look at some of her popular roles in Bollywood
Kirron Kher has enthralled us with her acting in a number of movies. Nobody plays a Punjabi mom like her. She has made us laugh, she has made us cry.
Updated on Jun 14, 2015 08:33 PM IST
Hindustan Times | ByAbhimanyu Kulkarni
IPL Qualifier 2: 5 things to watch out for in Bangalore vs Chennai match
Despite topping the points table in the league phase, CSK is taking the longer route to try and book their spot in the final, after losing their first qualifier to the Mumbai Indians. On the other hand, the RCB had put in an all-round performance against the Rajasthan Royals to reach the qualifier.
Updated on May 23, 2015 03:29 AM IST
Hindustan Times | ByManoj Bhagavatula and Abhimanyu Kulkarni, New Delhi
World Book Day: 10 movies which can be turned into books
Books have repeatedly been a source of inspiration for filmmakers. Take the example of 3 Idiots, Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! and Devdas. But how about taking a look at the other side of the hedge?
Updated on Apr 23, 2015 09:48 PM IST
Let’s celebrate Earth Day everyday!
The first Earth Day was celebrated on April 22, 1970. This day in many ways marks the start of “environmental activism” as we know it today
Updated on Apr 23, 2015 09:12 AM IST
Hindustantimes.com | ByAbhimanyu Kulkarni, Chandigarh
World Book Day: Five Indian novels every bibliophile must try
We often shower accolades on the likes of JK Rowling, Jeffrey Archer and Hillary Mantel, yet, most of us might not be aware of some of the literary gems that our country has produced. Indian writers have been making a mark at the global circuit for years. Know more.
Updated on Apr 23, 2015 08:14 PM IST
Crowdfunding campaign aside, India ice hockey team needs more love
The cash-strapped Indian ice hockey team has so far managed to raise a meagre Rs 7 lakh with only a week to go before the Asia Cup in Kuwait. And it is clearly not enough for the players in the cricket-mad country.
Updated on Apr 09, 2015 07:33 PM IST
Hindustan Times | ByAbhimanyu Kulkarni, Gurgaon
Young innovations offer tech treat
Albert Einstein once said, “All of science is nothing more than the refinement of everyday thinking” and the tech fest by Chandigarh University made an attempt at proving him right.
Updated on Apr 04, 2015 12:01 PM IST
Hindustan Times | ByAbhimanyu Kulkarni, Sas Nagar
Rain, Duckworth-Lewis inflict familiar World Cup pain on South Africa
South Africa were going great guns against New Zealand in the semifinal at Auckland's Eden Park, when rain made an appearance at the end of the 38th over on Tuesday. A familiar South African bogey — Messrs Duckworth-Lewis — kicked in when play resumed and the Proteas got just 5 overs to go hammer and tongs.
Updated on Apr 09, 2015 01:50 PM IST
The ways and means of Dhoni, Clarke, De Villiers and McCullum
And then there were four: Brendon McCullum, AB de Villiers, Michael Clarke and MS Dhoni. The four have marshalled their warriors to the cricket World Cup semi-finals, displaying leadership traits that are different yet similar enough in being effective.
Updated on Mar 24, 2015 01:20 AM IST
World Cup: South Africa put Duminy, Tahir choke on Lanka
South Africa have fought an uncomfortable 'chokers' tag for years, but this squad is different. At least, skipper AB de Villiers is convinced that it is.
Updated on Mar 18, 2015 07:45 PM IST
Status of Indian women's hockey: Overflowing goals, empty stands
The World Hockey League final between India and Poland was scheduled to start at 8pm. The venue Major Dhyan Chand Stadium in New Delhi had more Polish supporters than Indian supporters at 7.30pm.
Updated on Mar 17, 2015 01:36 PM IST
Chak De: Indian eves beat Poland to clinch World Hockey League round 2
Roelant Oltmans may be no Kabir Khan, but he achieved a feat as grand as his when Indian women's team beat Poland 3-1 in the final of the FIH World Hockey League Round 2 at Major Dhyan Chan stadium, New Delhi on Sunday.
Updated on Mar 16, 2015 01:21 AM IST
Mahendra 'the finisher' Dhoni hits purple patch before knockouts
When the going gets tough, the tough get going. Nobody amplifies this quote better than Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
Updated on Mar 15, 2015 09:46 AM IST