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Bengal police seize around 270 kg of turtle calipee; three held

Preliminary interrogation revealed that the consignment was supposed to be smuggled into Bangladesh from where it would go to either China or some Southeast Asian country

Turtle calipee is sold at exorbitant rates in China and Southeast Asian countries (Representative Photo)
Turtle calipee is sold at exorbitant rates in China and Southeast Asian countries (Representative Photo)
Published on Nov 27, 2022 01:35 PM IST

Body on bench: Court sends sacked ASI to three-day police custody

The body of the victim, a native of Abohar, who worked at a private hospital in Panchkula was found on a bench near a village pond in Sohana on November 13.

A day after his arrest, a local court sent dismissed assistant sub-inspector Rashpreet Singh, who allegedly killed a 23-year-old nurse after raping her, to three days police custody. (Representative Image/HT File)
A day after his arrest, a local court sent dismissed assistant sub-inspector Rashpreet Singh, who allegedly killed a 23-year-old nurse after raping her, to three days police custody. (Representative Image/HT File)
Published on Nov 27, 2022 03:49 AM IST

Traffic slows down to a crawl in Mohali as farmers march towards Punjab Raj Bhawan

Scores of buses and tractors ferrying farmers from across the state reached Mohali, which choked traffic for over three hours, inconveniencing commuters.

Commuters passing through Sector 51, Chandigarh, on foot due to the bottleneck caused by the farmers’ march. (Ravi Kumar/HT)
Commuters passing through Sector 51, Chandigarh, on foot due to the bottleneck caused by the farmers’ march. (Ravi Kumar/HT)
Published on Nov 27, 2022 01:44 AM IST

Chandigarh’s air quality turns ‘poor’

The average AQI over the past 24 hours till 6 pm on Saturday was worst at the Sector-53 CAAQM, where it was recorded as 265, followed by 224 at the Sector-22 CAAQM and 107 (moderate) at the Sector-25 CAAQM

An AQI between 200 and 300 can cause breathing discomfort to most people on prolonged exposure. (HT File Photo)
An AQI between 200 and 300 can cause breathing discomfort to most people on prolonged exposure. (HT File Photo)
Updated on Nov 27, 2022 01:44 AM IST

Mohali: Gun-toting gang of carjackers strikes twice within 20 hours

Snatches Panipat resident’s Hyundai Verna from Phase-11 market in Mohali 20 hours after a car was looted in Sector 88 in the wee hours of Thursday and later abandoned

With the accused in the first carjacking still absconding, another carjacking in the city has left the Mohali police flummoxed. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
With the accused in the first carjacking still absconding, another carjacking in the city has left the Mohali police flummoxed. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Nov 27, 2022 01:44 AM IST

Two friends killed in Mohali hit-and-run

Tipper truck drove off after hitting victims’ bike in Saneta near Sohana; the victims, Gurnam Singh, 33, and Gurcharan Singh, 22, were residents of Khanpur Bangar

On Saturday, the three friends were riding a motorcycle in Saneta, when a tipper truck coming from Banur hit their two-wheeler and fled. The trio fell on the road and suffered multiple injuries. (iStock)
On Saturday, the three friends were riding a motorcycle in Saneta, when a tipper truck coming from Banur hit their two-wheeler and fled. The trio fell on the road and suffered multiple injuries. (iStock)
Published on Nov 27, 2022 01:44 AM IST

St. Paul’s College annual concert enthrals Lucknowites

Students of St

Children presenting an item during their annual day function (HT Photo)
Children presenting an item during their annual day function (HT Photo)
Published on Nov 27, 2022 01:18 AM IST

Class 10 student dies during sports meet in Panipat

The deceased had participated in a running competition during the sports meet in the school and suddenly collapsed

Class 10 student dies during sports meet in Panipat
Class 10 student dies during sports meet in Panipat
Published on Nov 27, 2022 01:14 AM IST

Constitution Day: Citizens pledge to uphold, live by constitution

Constitution Day was observed at institutions and organisations across the city

Students of GD Goenka Public School administered oath on Constitution day on Saturday (HT Photo)
Students of GD Goenka Public School administered oath on Constitution day on Saturday (HT Photo)
Published on Nov 27, 2022 01:13 AM IST

Pathak: BJP to win all three by-polls

Uttar Pradesh deputy chief minister Brajesh Pathak was in Mainpuri on Friday and Saturday to campaign in favour of BJP candidate Raghuraj Singh Shakya contesting against Samajwadi Party candidate Dimple Yadav for Mainpuri by-poll scheduled on December 5.

Uttar Pradesh deputy chief minister Brajesh Pathak in Mainpuri on Saturday. (HT)
Uttar Pradesh deputy chief minister Brajesh Pathak in Mainpuri on Saturday. (HT)
Published on Nov 27, 2022 01:11 AM IST

Drishti’s special children tour Amul dairy plant in Lucknow

Around 60 specially abled children from the children’s home were invited to join the celebrations at the plant.

Children of Drishti Samajik Sansthan home at the Amul India Plant (HT Photo)
Children of Drishti Samajik Sansthan home at the Amul India Plant (HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 27, 2022 01:09 AM IST

Medical college’s construction delayed: Sangrur admn looking for temporary place to start classes next yr

After the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee approached the Punjab and Haryana high court with the claim that the land belongs to them, the court in August had ordered a status quo on the college’s construction

In August, Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann had laid the foundation stone for the college and announced that it will be functional from April 1, 2023. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
In August, Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann had laid the foundation stone for the college and announced that it will be functional from April 1, 2023. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Nov 27, 2022 01:08 AM IST

Bond policy row: MBBS students end hunger strike, IMA extends support

IMA national president Dr Sahajanand Prasad Singh visited PGIMS and met with the protesting students. He asked the 10 medical students sitting on hunger strike for the last two days to end their fast

Bond policy row: MBBS students end hunger strike, IMA extends support
Bond policy row: MBBS students end hunger strike, IMA extends support
Published on Nov 27, 2022 01:06 AM IST

National workshop on psychological tests concludes at SHUATS

The week-long, ongoing national workshop on construction and development of psychological tests organised by the department of teacher education, Allahabad School of Education of Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology and Science (SHUATS) concluded on Saturday

Valedictory function of the workshop underway at SHUATS (HT Photo)
Valedictory function of the workshop underway at SHUATS (HT Photo)
Published on Nov 27, 2022 01:00 AM IST

7 students injured as school wall collapses in Karnal

The injured students, some of whom suffered head injuries, were rushed to hospital with the help of locals. Their condition was stated to be stable

7 students injured as school wall collapses in Karnal
7 students injured as school wall collapses in Karnal
Published on Nov 27, 2022 12:51 AM IST

App-based auto operators can collect 5% service charge in Karnataka

In November, global cab aggregator Uber had announced its plan to restrict auto services in a few parts of Bengaluru

In October, the Karnataka transport department had ordered the app-based aggregators to stop auto services. (/HT PHOTO)
In October, the Karnataka transport department had ordered the app-based aggregators to stop auto services. (/HT PHOTO)
Published on Nov 27, 2022 12:47 AM IST

Now, Cong alleges insult of 26/11 martyrs by Guv Koshyari

Mumbai: Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari, who is at the centre of a controversy over “insulting Maratha King Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj”, may land up in another controversy as he is now accused of insulting 26/11 martyrs, as he was wearing sandals while paying a tribute to them at the police memorial on the 14th anniversary of 26/11 terror attacks on Saturday

New Delhi, India- May 8, 2016: Former Chief Minister Uttarakhand and member of parliament Lok Sabha from Nainital-Udham Singh Nagar Bhagat Singh Koshyari address a press conference on the issue on Uttarakhand legislative assembly on 10 May to test whether unseated Congress government led by Harish Rawat enjoys confidence of majority votes on the floor of the House is unprecedented in more ways than one. At BJP HQ in New Delhi, India on Sunday, May 8, 2016. ( Photo by Sonu Mehta/Hindustan Times) (Hindustan Times)
New Delhi, India- May 8, 2016: Former Chief Minister Uttarakhand and member of parliament Lok Sabha from Nainital-Udham Singh Nagar Bhagat Singh Koshyari address a press conference on the issue on Uttarakhand legislative assembly on 10 May to test whether unseated Congress government led by Harish Rawat enjoys confidence of majority votes on the floor of the House is unprecedented in more ways than one. At BJP HQ in New Delhi, India on Sunday, May 8, 2016. ( Photo by Sonu Mehta/Hindustan Times) (Hindustan Times)
Published on Nov 27, 2022 12:47 AM IST

‘Can tie mundu better than any of them’: Kerala guv takes potshots at state

Khan was speaking during the valedictory function, where he was the chief guest, to commemorate completion of ‘Goa Sampurna Yatra’ in all the villages undertaken by the governor of Goa over the last one-and-a-half-year.

Governor Arif Mohammed Khan (ANI)
Governor Arif Mohammed Khan (ANI)
Updated on Nov 27, 2022 10:44 AM IST

G20 members briefed on priorities for India’s presidency

Heads of missions and senior diplomats of the G20 members and nine guest countries invited to the G20 Summit in 2023 and representatives of international organisations such as the United Nations were part of the briefing held at Swaraj Dweep in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

G20 Sherpa Amitabh Kant and chief coordinator Harsh Vardhan Shringla arrived at Swaraj Dweep in South Andaman on Friday. (ANI)
G20 Sherpa Amitabh Kant and chief coordinator Harsh Vardhan Shringla arrived at Swaraj Dweep in South Andaman on Friday. (ANI)
Updated on Nov 27, 2022 06:46 AM IST

ICMR issues new guidelines for antimicrobial treatment

Senior scientists at ICMR said on Saturday that the latest guidelines ‘Treatment Guidelines for Antimicrobial Use in Common Syndromes’ is a revised document of the original 2017 National Action Plan for Antimicrobial Resistance (NAP-AMR).

The latest document also aims to address AMR, which results in over two million infections every year, leading to at least 23,000 deaths, ICMR data shows. (PTI)
The latest document also aims to address AMR, which results in over two million infections every year, leading to at least 23,000 deaths, ICMR data shows. (PTI)
Updated on Nov 27, 2022 12:36 AM IST

Member of gang stealing Royal Enfield bikes nabbed in Chandigarh

A total of eight Royal Enfield motorcycles were recovered from the accused who hails from Taran Tarn in Punjab, said police

Police arrested a member of a gang stealing Royal Enfield bikes nabbed in Chandigarh. (HT File)
Police arrested a member of a gang stealing Royal Enfield bikes nabbed in Chandigarh. (HT File)
Updated on Nov 27, 2022 02:11 AM IST

Juvenile among 4 held for snatching at knifepoint in Chandigarh

The snatching incident had taken place after a quarrel near the petrol pump in Sector 56, Chandigarh

Chandigarh Police nabbed a juvenile and three for snatching at knifepoint . (HT File)
Chandigarh Police nabbed a juvenile and three for snatching at knifepoint . (HT File)
Updated on Nov 27, 2022 03:51 AM IST

Woman kills husband, body retrieved from 25-feet deep toilet pit almost month after crime

The woman continued to stay at the same house with her two sons, 13 and 11 year of age, police said. The children were not aware of the incident and helped their mother fill the pit.

The accused woman and her aide in police custody. (HT photo)
The accused woman and her aide in police custody. (HT photo)
Published on Nov 27, 2022 12:30 AM IST

‘Non-eligible voters may have been added’: J&K Oppn on rise in electoral roll

The final electoral roll for the Union territory was released on Friday with the net addition of around 772,872 names. The final electoral roll has a total of 8,359,771 electors — 4,291,687 men, 4,067,900 women, and 184 transgender people.

The final electoral roll for J&K was released on Friday with the net addition of around 772,872 names. (ANI)
The final electoral roll for J&K was released on Friday with the net addition of around 772,872 names. (ANI)
Updated on Nov 27, 2022 04:39 AM IST

BMC to start special measles vaccination drive from December 1

Mumbai: Based on the guidelines received from the Government of India and the state public health department, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has planned to start a special measles vaccination drive from December 1

Around 4000 children in the age group of 6 months to 9 months will get the vaccine for the first time earlier than suggested in the universal vaccination programme. (HT PHOTO)
Around 4000 children in the age group of 6 months to 9 months will get the vaccine for the first time earlier than suggested in the universal vaccination programme. (HT PHOTO)
Published on Nov 27, 2022 12:25 AM IST

Five held for robbing raw materials at Ghaziabad factory

According to factory owner Anup Gupta, the robbers fled with at least 113 bags of copper and 31 heavy bars of lead. He estimated the valuation of the stolen goods to be about ₹45 lakh. He said that around a dozen suspects took part in the robbery

The five suspects have been identified as Rohit Kumar, Arun Yadav, Mukesh Kumar, Ankit Kumar and Mohammad Israel, police said. (Sakib Ali/ HT)
The five suspects have been identified as Rohit Kumar, Arun Yadav, Mukesh Kumar, Ankit Kumar and Mohammad Israel, police said. (Sakib Ali/ HT)
Published on Nov 27, 2022 12:19 AM IST

Tributes pour in on 26/11 attack anniversary

When India was celebrating its Constitution in 2008, enemies of humanity carried out the biggest terror attack on India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday as he paid tributes to those who lost their lives in the 26/11 Mumbai attacks which claimed over 160 lives

Mumbai Police personnel pay homage to the martyrs of 26/11 attacks on Saturday. (Bhushan Koyande/HT)
Mumbai Police personnel pay homage to the martyrs of 26/11 attacks on Saturday. (Bhushan Koyande/HT)
Published on Nov 27, 2022 12:19 AM IST

‘Seriously’ considering Uniform Civil Code: Karnataka CM

The Karnataka government is “seriously” considering implementation of the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) in the state to ensure equality, chief minister Basavaraj Bommai said on Saturday.

The Karnataka government is “seriously” considering implementation of the Uniform Civil Code in the state to ensure equality, chief minister Basavaraj Bommai said. (PTI)
The Karnataka government is “seriously” considering implementation of the Uniform Civil Code in the state to ensure equality, chief minister Basavaraj Bommai said. (PTI)
Published on Nov 27, 2022 12:17 AM IST

Why nights are a lovely time to walk in the city

As for the afternoon, most of the city agrees with the dictum that only madmen and Englishmen go out in the sun; and of course, the poor who have no choice about the time when they walk or work

Mumbai, India – Nov 25, 2022: Indian Author Jerry Pinto walks in the Worli area, in Mumbai, India, on Friday, Nov 25, 2022. (Photo by Bhushan Koyande/HT Photo)
Mumbai, India – Nov 25, 2022: Indian Author Jerry Pinto walks in the Worli area, in Mumbai, India, on Friday, Nov 25, 2022. (Photo by Bhushan Koyande/HT Photo)
Published on Nov 27, 2022 12:16 AM IST

Four held for running arms factory in Ghaziabad

The Ghaziabad police on Saturday busted an illegal arms factory and nabbed four suspects who were assembling the weapons

Ghaziabad, India - November 26 2022: Ghaziabad Police addressing the media about raid and bursting an illegal weapon factory and arrest of four accused in the case, in Ghaziabad, India on Saturday, November 26, 2022. (Photo by /Hindustan Times)
Ghaziabad, India - November 26 2022: Ghaziabad Police addressing the media about raid and bursting an illegal weapon factory and arrest of four accused in the case, in Ghaziabad, India on Saturday, November 26, 2022. (Photo by /Hindustan Times)
Published on Nov 27, 2022 12:13 AM IST
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