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Over a million got jobs on Rozgar Bazaar: Delhi govt

  • The government portal was launched by chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on July 27, 2020, to help entry-level and blue-collar job seekers connect with employers at a time when the Covid-19 induced lockdown left many people unemployed.
Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia. (Twitter/@AAPDelhi)
Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia. (Twitter/@AAPDelhi)
Published on Jul 04, 2022 04:51 AM IST
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By, New Delhi

Haryana: INLD to contest upcoming zila parishad polls on party symbol

Ellenabad MLA Abhay Singh Chautala said all four active members of Ajay’s family had been threatening people to vote for their nominee in the Dabwali civic body polls
Ellenabad MLA Abhay Singh Chautala said they will announce the candidate names within the next 15 day. (HT file photo)
Ellenabad MLA Abhay Singh Chautala said they will announce the candidate names within the next 15 day. (HT file photo)
Published on Jul 04, 2022 04:48 AM IST
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By, Rohtak

Need to begin a fight for both jawan and kisan: Satya Pal Malik

The former governor of Bihar, Goa, and the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir has raised questions over the Agnipath scheme, terming it a threat to national security and a joke with the aspirants
Meghalaya governor Satya Pal Malik during a gathering at Seenk Pathri village in Panipat district on Sunday. (HT Photo)
Meghalaya governor Satya Pal Malik during a gathering at Seenk Pathri village in Panipat district on Sunday. (HT Photo)
Published on Jul 04, 2022 04:44 AM IST
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By, Karnal

Haryana: Woman mandi supervisor ends life, husband among 7 booked for dowry death

A 30-year-old woman was found hanging inside a government quarter at Taraori town in Karnal district late on Saturday
Police officials said the family members of the woman alleged that she has also left a suicide note blaming her husband and in-laws for forcing her to take the extreme step. (Image for representationlal purpose)
Police officials said the family members of the woman alleged that she has also left a suicide note blaming her husband and in-laws for forcing her to take the extreme step. (Image for representationlal purpose)
Published on Jul 04, 2022 04:42 AM IST
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By, Karnal

Truck driver burnt alive in Karnal road accident

Three persons, including a mother-son duo, were also killed after a canter hit a motorcycle and a cycle at Bhiwani’s Malikpur village
Villagers blocking the national highway after three people, including a woman and her son, were killed after a truck hit a cycle and a motorcycle in Bhiwani on Sunday. (HT Photo)
Villagers blocking the national highway after three people, including a woman and her son, were killed after a truck hit a cycle and a motorcycle in Bhiwani on Sunday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 04, 2022 04:39 AM IST
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By, Karnal/rohtak

Govt to urge Centre to reduce tax for SUP options: Delhi minister

  • Gopal Rai was speaking after holding a round-table conference at Thyagaraj Stadium on Sunday to discuss the feasibility and cost of alternatives to single-use plastic (SUP) items.
Delhi environment minister Gopal Rai. (ANI)
Delhi environment minister Gopal Rai. (ANI)
Published on Jul 04, 2022 04:26 AM IST
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By, New Delhi

Delhi weather: Yellow alert issued till Tuesday

  • While the IMD has a ‘yellow’ alert in place for the next two days, there is an ‘orange’ alert in place for Wednesday, with forecasts of moderate to heavy rainfall.
A view of Humayun's Tomb on a rainy day in New Delhi, India, on Sunday, July 3, 2022. (Photo by Sanchit Khanna/Hindustan Times)
A view of Humayun's Tomb on a rainy day in New Delhi, India, on Sunday, July 3, 2022. (Photo by Sanchit Khanna/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jul 04, 2022 04:56 AM IST
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By, New Delhi

J&K cop injured after terror attack at home

  • A J&K police spokesperson identified the injured personnel as selection grade constable (SgCt) Firdous Ahmad and said the attack took place at his residence in Hugam Srigufwara area of Anantnag.
Police has registered a case in this regard under relevant sections of law. (ANI Photo)
Police has registered a case in this regard under relevant sections of law. (ANI Photo)
Published on Jul 04, 2022 02:52 AM IST
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By, Srinagar

26.8 mm rain brings mercury down in Chandigarh

According to the India Meteorological Department, with monsoon’s onset declared in Chandigarh, chances of light rain will continue daily in the coming days.
A cyclist caught in the downpour in Sector 33, Chandigarh, on Sunday morning. (Keshav Singh/HT)
A cyclist caught in the downpour in Sector 33, Chandigarh, on Sunday morning. (Keshav Singh/HT)
Published on Jul 04, 2022 02:50 AM IST
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By, Chandigarh

Murder suspect found hanging from tree in Mohali’s Barodi village

Was suspected of killing Harjinder Kaur, who lived with her two minor children, a boy and a girl, at Barodi village in Mohali on Saturday
Mohali police are probing whether the youth hanged himself or was murdered. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Mohali police are probing whether the youth hanged himself or was murdered. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Jul 04, 2022 02:49 AM IST
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By, Mohali

Saketri resident found dead in Chandigarh’s Sukhna Lake

Police said the deceased used to fish regularly at the Kishangarh side of Sukhna Lake and was also fond of drinking
Chandigarh Police said the deceased seemed to have died two days ago as the body was bloated. (HT Photo)
Chandigarh Police said the deceased seemed to have died two days ago as the body was bloated. (HT Photo)
Published on Jul 04, 2022 02:49 AM IST
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By, Chandigarh

Father-son duo shot at in Ambala, robbed of car

The victims who live in Palika Vihar, Ambala City, suffered one gunshot wound each in the thigh; they were referred to PGIMER, Chandigarh
The victim, an iron merchant, told the police that he and his son were at the site around 4 pm, when a masked man approached them and demanded their car’s key at gunpoint. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The victim, an iron merchant, told the police that he and his son were at the site around 4 pm, when a masked man approached them and demanded their car’s key at gunpoint. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Jul 04, 2022 02:48 AM IST
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By, Ambala

Ludhiana resident fires at man at Panchkula cafe, flees in car

After being shot, the victim, who remains unidentified, fled from the spot, while the accused, Mohit, also drove off in his car, said Panchkula police
A bouncer at the cafe said both men frequently visited the cafe together. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
A bouncer at the cafe said both men frequently visited the cafe together. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Jul 04, 2022 02:48 AM IST
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By, Panchkula

28-year-old man dies in suspected drowning at Mohali’s Siswan Dam

With his friends missing from Siswan Dam when his body was recovered, the deceased’s family demanded an investigation into the incident
The deceased, who worked as a scrap dealer with his brother-in-law Suresh Kumar, is survived by his wife and two children. (iStock)
The deceased, who worked as a scrap dealer with his brother-in-law Suresh Kumar, is survived by his wife and two children. (iStock)
Published on Jul 04, 2022 02:48 AM IST
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By, Mohali

HP saw five-fold increase in Covid cases in June

Himachal Pradesh has witnessed a spike in coronavirus infections with the state reporting a five-fold increase in cases in June compared to May
Himachal Pradesh has witnessed a spike in coronavirus infections with the state reporting a five-fold increase in cases in June compared to May. (Gurpreet Singh/HT)
Himachal Pradesh has witnessed a spike in coronavirus infections with the state reporting a five-fold increase in cases in June compared to May. (Gurpreet Singh/HT)
Published on Jul 04, 2022 02:38 AM IST
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By, Dharamshala

Now, pilgrims must register for Manimahesh Yatra

The pilgrimage to the glacier-fed lake will start on August 19 (Janmashtami) and conclude on September 2 (Radhashtami).
In a first, devotees undertaking the 14-day pilgrimage to Manimahesh Lake in Chamba’s Bharmour subdivision will have to register themselves with the district administration. (Representative Image/HT File)
In a first, devotees undertaking the 14-day pilgrimage to Manimahesh Lake in Chamba’s Bharmour subdivision will have to register themselves with the district administration. (Representative Image/HT File)
Published on Jul 04, 2022 02:31 AM IST
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By, Dharamshala

Himachal | Over 69,000 candidates take police constable recruitment test

After the previous exam held on March 27 was annulled after it emerged that the question paper was leaked, the Himachal Police conducted the constable recruitment examination for the second time on Sunday amid tight security
After the previous exam held on March 27 was annulled after it emerged that the question paper was leaked, the Himachal Police conducted the constable recruitment examination for the second time on Sunday amid tight security. (Deepak Sansta / HT)
After the previous exam held on March 27 was annulled after it emerged that the question paper was leaked, the Himachal Police conducted the constable recruitment examination for the second time on Sunday amid tight security. (Deepak Sansta / HT)
Published on Jul 04, 2022 02:26 AM IST
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By, Dharamshala

Chandigarh: Councillor, furniture contractor accuse each other of assault, complaints filed

The councillor of ward number 15, Ram Chander Yadav, and a furniture contractor based in Industrial Area got into a heated argument at the community centre in Sarangpur, Chandigarh, on Saturday evening and blows were allegedly exchanged between their respective groups
The scuffle took place over alleged delay in payment to the furniture contractor. (Bloomberg)
The scuffle took place over alleged delay in payment to the furniture contractor. (Bloomberg)
Published on Jul 04, 2022 02:11 AM IST
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By, Chandigarh

Father-son duo’s book on sex laws released in Chandigarh

Justice MM Kumar, former chief justice of Jammu and Kashmir high court, former president of National Company Law Tribunal and currently a Member of National Human Rights Commission released a book titled “Sex Laws in India” at Chandigarh Press Club on Sunday
The book ‘Sex Laws in India’ being released at Chandigarh Press Club on Sunday. (Keshav SIngh/HT)
The book ‘Sex Laws in India’ being released at Chandigarh Press Club on Sunday. (Keshav SIngh/HT)
Updated on Jul 04, 2022 01:58 AM IST
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By, Chandigarh

Delhi to Drass cycling expedition reaches Ambala

The 20-member team of the Indian Army, led by two women officers, will cover 1,600 km in 24 days to reach Kargil War Memorial in Drass on July 26 to commemorate India’s 75 years of Independence, the army said in a statement
The team of the India Army which is on a cycling expedition from Delhi to Drass in Ambala on Sunday. (HT Photo)
The team of the India Army which is on a cycling expedition from Delhi to Drass in Ambala on Sunday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 04, 2022 01:54 AM IST
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By, Chandigarh

Ambala: Suspended cop among 2 booked for duping man of 12 lakh

Two men including a suspended cop have been booked for allegedly duping a councillor of the Narwana municipal council of 12 lakh on the pretext of getting his relatives jobs with the Haryana Police
One of the accused is a suspended special police officer. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
One of the accused is a suspended special police officer. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Jul 04, 2022 01:41 AM IST
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By, Ambala

Ludhiana man assaults cop with beer bottle, arrested

On Saturday night, the cops received information that some people had got intoa a scuffle at a hotel on Ferozepur road and reached the spot. When they tried to intervene, the accused opened attack with a beer bottle
An FIR under Sections 353 (assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty of the Indian Penal Code has been registered against the Ludhiana man who assaulted a cop with beer bottle. (HT File)
An FIR under Sections 353 (assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty of the Indian Penal Code has been registered against the Ludhiana man who assaulted a cop with beer bottle. (HT File)
Published on Jul 04, 2022 01:40 AM IST
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By, Ludhiana

PU, PGIMER study shows heavy metal pollution in groundwater around thermal power plants in Punjab

A study conducted by experts from Panjab University (PU) and Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) has found heavy metal pollution in the ground water around coal thermal power plants in Punjab.
PU, in an official communique ,said that 50 groundwater samples were collected from various depths ranging from 5 to 30 meters below ground level and varying distances from the thermal power plants during the pre and post-monsoon seasons. (HT FIle)
PU, in an official communique ,said that 50 groundwater samples were collected from various depths ranging from 5 to 30 meters below ground level and varying distances from the thermal power plants during the pre and post-monsoon seasons. (HT FIle)
Published on Jul 04, 2022 01:39 AM IST
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By, Chandigarh

4 months on, only 75% Chandigarh kids jabbed with first dose of Covid vaccine

Amid the rising Covid-19 cases in Chandigarh, the daily vaccination average has also dropped to 223 children in the last one week, as compared to 461 children a month ago
Being administered Corbevax vaccine, the children become eligible for the second dose after a gap of 28 days. (HT File)
Being administered Corbevax vaccine, the children become eligible for the second dose after a gap of 28 days. (HT File)
Published on Jul 04, 2022 01:38 AM IST
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Ludhiana man duped of 5.70 lakh on pretext of spouse Visa

Police have booked Nidhi of Rurka Road of Goraya, her relatives Paramjit Lal of Bopari village of Jalandhar and Satwinder Singh of Patti Raoke village of Goraya in Ludhiana
The accused have been booked under Sections 420 (cheating) and 120 B (criminal conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code on the complaint of Ludhiana man who was duped on pretext of spouse Visa. (HT File)
The accused have been booked under Sections 420 (cheating) and 120 B (criminal conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code on the complaint of Ludhiana man who was duped on pretext of spouse Visa. (HT File)
Published on Jul 04, 2022 01:36 AM IST
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By, Ludhiana

16 more Covid cases detected in Ludhiana

Ludhiana currently has 189 active cases, of which 183 patients are in home isolation. As many as six are undergoing treatment at a private facility, while no patient is admitted at government facilities
Ludhiana has so far recorded 1,10,516 Covid infections out of which 1,08,034 people have successfully defeated the virus and 2,293 have succumbed to it. (HT File)
Ludhiana has so far recorded 1,10,516 Covid infections out of which 1,08,034 people have successfully defeated the virus and 2,293 have succumbed to it. (HT File)
Updated on Jul 04, 2022 01:33 AM IST
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By, Ludhiana

Ludhiana residents stage dharna at MLA office over contaminated water, erratic power supply

Residents of Ramnagar, New Azad Nagar, Prem Nagar, Satguru Nagar, New Sunder Nagar, and Lohara area in Ludhiana gathered to protest against the lack of basic amenities in their areas. Later in the day, MLA Chhina visited the protesting residents and assured them that all their grievances will be addressed, noting that problem has occurred in illegal colonies and migrant quarters
Residents outside the office Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA from Ludhiana South constituency Rajinder Kaur Chhina on Sunday. (HT Photo)
Residents outside the office Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA from Ludhiana South constituency Rajinder Kaur Chhina on Sunday. (HT Photo)
Published on Jul 04, 2022 01:27 AM IST
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By, Ludhiana

Chaos at Ludhiana DC office as ETT qualified candidates queue up for appointment letters

The ETT qualified candidates were scheduled to receive the appointment letters on Saturday, but were asked to return a later due to unavailability of staff, which provoked the dharna
ETT teachers gathered outside the district education office in mini-secretariat in Ludhiana on Sunday. (Harvinder Singh/HT)
ETT teachers gathered outside the district education office in mini-secretariat in Ludhiana on Sunday. (Harvinder Singh/HT)
Published on Jul 04, 2022 01:22 AM IST
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By, Ludhiana

Raikot patwari booked for accepting bribe

The patwari was seeking 3,500 bribe in lieu of making a correction in the revenue record of a house in Sukhana village of Raikot, complainant videographed the act and lodged a complaint on the anti-corruption helpline of the Punjab government
A case under Section 7 of Prevention of Corruption Act has been registered against the Raikot patwari booked for accepting bribe.
A case under Section 7 of Prevention of Corruption Act has been registered against the Raikot patwari booked for accepting bribe.
Published on Jul 04, 2022 01:17 AM IST
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By, Ludhiana

UPSRTC to set up 24x7 helpline, invites proposals

The help-line number will be on ‘auto record’ mode and all the calls received (in-bound) on the dedicated help-line number will be duly recorded and converted into a verbatim transcript. All verbatim transcripts along with audio recording will be shared with the client for necessary action on daily basis.
The helpline will be set up and operated by a private company. (Pic for representation)
The helpline will be set up and operated by a private company. (Pic for representation)
Published on Jul 04, 2022 01:13 AM IST
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