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Sabir Hussain works as a senior content manager, who is also a rewrite hand for the newspaper and the web. He has worked across newspapers, wire services and television for over 25 years.

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‘This is India’s century’: Deloitte CEO Punit Renjen at HTLS 2020

At HTLS 2020 Punit Renjen said many across the world are bullish about India because of its talent, demographic advantage and the vibrancy of the culture.

Punit Renjen, Global CEO, Deloitte at the 18th edition of Hindustan Times Leadership Summit (HTLS) on Thursday.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 10, 2020 10:11 PM IST
HIndustan Times, New Delhi || Edited by Sabir Hussain

HTLS 2020: MP CM says there will be no political fallout of farmers’ protest

Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that given the government’s commitment to farmers, he does not fear that there would be a political fallout against the BJP.

Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh at the at the 18th edition of Hindustan Times Leadership Summit (HTLS), on Thursday.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 10, 2020 10:10 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Nw Delhi || Edited by Sabir Hussain

Rahul Gandhi was picnicking while PM Modi focused on Bihar polls: RJD’s Shivanand Tiwary

Rashtriya Janata Dal national vice president Shivanand Tiwary also accused the Congress of being a ‘non-serious player’.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi at an election rally in Bihar’s Darbhanga last month.(PTI)
Updated on Nov 16, 2020 12:27 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Patna | ByAnirban Guha Roy| Edited by Sabir Hussain

‘No credibility’, India trashes Pak’s claims of Delhi sponsoring terrorism

The External Affairs Ministry said Pakistan’s allegations was is yet another futile anti-India propaganda exercise.

Border Security Force (BSF) personnel carry the coffin of a colleague, during a wreath-laying ceremony at BSF headquarters in Srinagar on Sunday. The trooper was killed in Pakistani shelling along the Line of Control.(Waseem Andrabi/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Nov 15, 2020 09:35 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent| Edited by Sabir Hussain

Bihar election results 2020: Trends show BJP at pole position

The which won 53 seats in 2015 was leading at 70 seats shortly before noon.

Locals watch the election results on a big screen during counting day of Bihar Assembly polls in Patna on Tuesday.(PTI)
Published on Nov 10, 2020 11:47 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi || Edited by Sabir Hussain

Tripura’s Covid-19 death rate highest in Northeast region, says govt report

Among the eight districts in Tripura, West district is the worst affected in terms of fresh Covid-19 cases and casualties, according to the state .government’s latest report.

A worker arranges beds at a quarantine centre in an indoor international fair complex in Agartala.(ANI FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 20, 2020 06:23 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Agartala | ByPriyanka Deb Barman| Edited y Sabir Hussain

NDA gets a boost in poll-bound Bihar as Jitan Manjhi’s party joins it

Jitan Manjhi, who had been part of the opposition Grand Alliance, was being wooed by the NDA for a long time.

Former Bihar Chief Minister and HAM(S) President Jitan Ram Manjhi joined the NDA on Wednesday.(PTI)
Updated on Sep 02, 2020 07:36 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Patna | ByVijay Swaroop| Edited by Sabir Hussain

PIL in Jharkhand high court seeks to move Lalu Prasad back to jail

Lalu Prasad was shifted to hospital in the middle of March 2018 and hasn’t returned to jail since then.

Lalu Prasad Yadav is currently staying in the bungalow of the driector of the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) inRanchi where he is being treated.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Published on Aug 31, 2020 10:44 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Ranchi | ByBedanti Saran| Edited by Sabir Hussain

Jobless migrant workers in Bengal become cross-border smugglers

Jobless migrant workers who returned from other states are being lured to smuggling and trafficking with the promise of easy money.

In June and July, the BSF apprehended 104 people allegedly involved in smuggling cases along the border in Bengal’s Murshidabad district.(PTI)
Published on Aug 31, 2020 06:45 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Kolkata | ByJoydeep Thakur| Edited by Sabir Hussain

1,700 Uttarakhand govt doctors threaten mass resignation over pay hike delay

The Provincial Medical Association leaders have said that they will work wearing a black band for a week till September 7 and resign en masse on September 8 if their demands are not met.

The doctors will also start a black band protest from Tuesday to press for their demands.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Aug 31, 2020 06:14 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Dehradun | BySuparna Roy | Edited by Sabir Hussain

BSF to lodge protest with Pakistan Rangers, show photographic evidence of tunnel

A top BSF officer said the trans-border tunnel that originated in Pakistan was being dug from about 500 yards of a Pakistan Rangers’ post.

The tunnel was discovered on Saturday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba sector.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Aug 30, 2020 07:35 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jammu | ByRavi Krishnan Khajuria| Edited by Sabir Hussain

Cured patients testing positive for Covid-19 again due to ‘harmless residual virus’

Most of these patients had gone for a test after completing treatment to check the virus load in their bodies.

Experts say that testing positive for Covid-19 immediately after getting cured was the effect of the residual virus.(Representative photo/REUTERS)
Updated on Aug 28, 2020 12:26 PM IST
Hidustan Times, Lucknow | ByGaurav Saigal| Edited by Sabir Hussain

Bengal sets up 3-tier scanner to monitor senior citizens during Covid-19 pandemic

Senior citizens have emerged as a vulnerable group in the Covid-19 pandemic in West Bengal accounting for one-fifth of the casualties so far.

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee ordered a three-tier monitoring system for the benefit of senior citizens during the Covid-19 pandemic.(PTI)
Published on Aug 26, 2020 11:16 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Kolkata | ByJoydeep Thakur| Edited by Sabir Hussain

Covid-19 takes Odisha’s primitive tribal groups into its tentacles

Authorities have restricted movements to Bonda hamlets after a tribal man tested positive foi Covid-19.

A Bonda tribal working in a farm.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 26, 2020 11:33 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | ByDebabrata Mohanty| Edited by Sabir Hussain

Nomad, buffaloes die as cattle shed collapses in J-K’s Poonch in heavy rain

Heavy rain which lashed parts of Jammu and Kashmir also prevented the restoration of the Jammu-Srinagar highway after a large part of it was washed away in Ramban district on Tuesday.

Locals in Mendhar in Poonch carry out a rescue operation after a cattle shed collapsed in heavy rain.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 26, 2020 05:37 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jammu | ByRavi Krishnan Khajuria | Edited by Sabir Hussain

Mamata Banerjee furious as embankments repaired after cyclone Amphan collapse

The opposition BJP has accused the government and the ruling TMC of corruption in the repair of the embankments.

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee during an administrative review meeting at Nabanna Sabhaghar in Kolkata.(PTI)
Published on Aug 26, 2020 09:15 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Kolkata | ByJoydeep Thakur| Edited by Sabir Hussain

Lucknow’s KGMU pins hopes on asymptomatic donors for Covid-19 plasma therapy

Although these donors have developed antibodies for the Sars-Cov-2 virus, they have never tested positive for the Covid-19 infection earlier nor were they hospitalised.

King George’s Medical University is understood to be the first institute in Uttar Pradesh to use plasma from asymptomatic people to treat active Covid-19 patients.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Aug 25, 2020 10:06 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | ByGaurav Saigal| Edited by Sabir Hussain

Striving to ensure there is no second wave of Covid-19: Uddhav Thackeray

Uddhav Thackeray said the Maharashtra government is preparing health infrastructure to fight in case there is a second wave of Covid-19 in the state.

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray commissioned an 800-bed dedicated Covid hospital in Pune on Sunday(PTI)
Published on Aug 24, 2020 08:55 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | BySwapnil Rawal | Edited by Sabir Hussain

Bihar govt rescues Covid patient allegedly held captive by hospital for failure to clear bills

Out of a bill of ₹6.34 lakh that the hospital raised for the patient’s treatment for 20 days in ICU, his attendants paid ₹2.44 lakh before the government intervened to settle the issue.

The Bihar government Monday initiated de-empanelment procedure against a private hospital in Patna for serious lapses in its functioning.(Representative image/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 21, 2020 11:07 AM IST
Hindustan Times, patna | ByRuchir Kumar|Edited by Sabir Hussain

Manipur orders probe, withdraws gallantry medal after students’ union flags corrupt cop

Manipur’s Director General of Police ordered the probe to be completed in a week to find out how a tainted cop was recommended for a gallantry medal.

Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh paying tributes to martyrs of the Anglo-Manipur War of 1891.(
Updated on Aug 17, 2020 10:56 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Imphal | ByHT Correspondent| Edited by Sabir Hussain

Covid-19 tally in Maharashtra goes past 6-lakh mark with 8k plus cases

Maharashtra has added one lakh cases of Covid-19 in nine days since August 8.

A total of 32,06,248 people have been tested for Covid-19 so far in Maharashtra,(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 17, 2020 08:28 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New delhi || Edited by Sabir Hussain

Kidnapped and sold for marriage, 16-yr-old girl in MP rescued after 4 months

The girl who was kidnapped in Mandla district of Madhya Pradesh was rescued from Sagar district in a joint operation by the police of the two districts.

The girl’s mother said he r daughter could be traced because of the relentless efforts of two social activists.(Representative image/HT PHOTO)
Published on Aug 17, 2020 07:09 PM IST
Hindustan times, Bhopal | ByShruti Tomar| Edited by Sabir Hussain

Delhi Assembly panel to summon Facebook officials over hate content

The Delhi Assembly’s Peace and Harmony Committee said it has received multiple complaints against officials of Facebook for their alleged deliberate inaction to contain hateful content in India.

Aam Aadmi Party’s Raghav Chopra heads the Delhi Assembly’s Peace and Harmony Committee.(ANI)
Published on Aug 17, 2020 06:25 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi || Edited by Sabir Hussain

Cong seeks DNA test of Uttarkhand BJP MLA accused of rape and fathering a child

The BJP leadership in Uttarakhand said the party would wait for the investigation to finish before any action.

Uttarakhand BJP MLA Mmahesh Singh Negi represents the Dwarahat constituency of Almora district.(ANI)
Published on Aug 17, 2020 05:46 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Dehradun | ByKalyan Das| Edited by Sabir Hussain

Locals oppose wall around Tagore’s Visva Bharati university ground, demolish gates

The local people and traders, for whom the Poush Mela in December on the university’s ground is a major source of income, are opposed to the wall.

Locals in Bolpur in Bengal’s Birbhum district vandalised construction material stocked by authorities to build a wall around the ground of the Visva Bharati university where an annual fair is held.(ANI)
Published on Aug 17, 2020 04:50 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Kolkata | ByHT Correspondent| Edited by Sabir Hussain

Hindu family in Gwalior claims Muslim man’s body, cremates it, hospital orders probe

On Saturday evening, the hospital staff showed the family members of the Muslim man a different body and then asked them to return in the morning.

The bodies of both the men were covered in plastic sheets and the family which claimed one as their own did not remove the plastic sheet to confirm his identity.(Representative Photo/AP)
Published on Aug 16, 2020 09:40 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bhopal/Gwalior | ByMahesh Shivhare | Edited by Sabir Hussain

Maharashtra’s Covid-19 tally nears 6-lakh mark, death toll crosses 20,000

The death toll in the Covid-19 pandemic crossed the 20,000 mark in Maharashtra with 288 casualties on Sunday.

Health care staff collect swab sample of residents of Omkar SRA at Malad (E) as part of Covid-19 tests in Mumbai on Sunday,.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 16, 2020 10:12 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi || Edited by Sabir Hussain

Conman who impersonated IPS officer runs out of luck at toll plaza in Ujjain

The impersonator’s luck ran out when staffers at a toll plaza called the police after he refused to pay.

Jyotirmayi Vijayavargiya, a resident of Indore, was arrested for allegedly impersonating an IPS officer.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Aug 16, 2020 07:09 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bhopal/Ujjain | ByAnand Nigam | Edited by Sabir Hussain

Locked for five months, shrines in J-K finally reopen

On August 4, the government had announced that all religious places and places of worship in Kashmir would be reopened from August 16 but detailed Covid-19 SOPs would have to be followed.

Religious places in Kashmir valley reopened nearly five months after they were closed as a precautionary measure to contain teh spread of Covid-19.(Waseem Andrabi/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 16, 2020 06:06 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Srinagar | ByAshiq Hussain| Edited by Sabir Hussain

Rlys generates more than 5.5 lakh mandays of work under PM Modi’s jobs scheme in 6 states

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced that an amount of Rs 50,000 crore would be spent for building durable rural infrastructure under the Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan which will provide jobs to migrant workers in six states who had returned home during the Covid-19 lockdown..

Around 165 Railway infrastructure projects are being executed in six states worth Rs 2,988 crore(Representative image/HT PHOTO)
Published on Aug 16, 2020 05:10 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi || Edited by Sabir Hussain
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