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Ludhiana schools participate in Shiksha Saptah 2024

Published on Jul 24, 2024 10:57 PM IST

Shiksha Saptah (Education Week), an annual initiative aimed at promoting awareness and celebrating the importance of education in India, is being celebrated in the schools of the district which commenced on July 22 and will end on Monday.

Students of Government Senior Secondary School, Cemetery Road taking part in sports activities during the Education Week celebrations in Ludhiana. (HT Photo)
By, Ludhiana

18-year-old shoots self dead with uncle’s gun

18-year-old man allegedly shot himself dead with his uncle’s licensed weapon in Lucknow. He was a student in Dehradun and had health issues.

18-year-old shoots self dead with uncle’s gun
Updated on Jul 24, 2024 10:51 PM IST
By, Lucknow

25th Kargil Vijay Diwas: Stories from Sarsawa, only AFS in U.P. that saw action

Sarsawa Air Force Station in Uttar Pradesh saw key action during Kargil War. Families of airmen recall sacrifices on 25th Kargil Vijay Diwas.

An old picture of Flt Lt S Muhilan, with his wife Bina and son Dhruv (Sourced)
Updated on Jul 24, 2024 10:20 PM IST
By, Lucknow

Two AMU employees shot at inside univ campus, 2 held

The two arrested were identified as Rehan and Junaid. and the police have registered an attempt to murder case at the Civil Lines police station in Aligarh against the four suspects.

Aligarh Muslim University. (Sourced)
Published on Jul 24, 2024 10:09 PM IST

Banthra Murder case: SHO also removed, ACP to investigate case

While the victim’s kin allege police negligence leading to a series of suspensions, it has also surfaced that the cops assisted the accused in fleeing the scene.

A 20-year-old youth was beaten to death by a rival group allegedly over a dispute regarding the restoration of electricity supply in his area in Banthra on Monday. (Sourced)
Published on Jul 24, 2024 10:04 PM IST

Yogi govt suspends regional inspector for taking school bus to police lines

The govt also recommends disciplinary action against the assistant regional transport officer (Enforcement) of Chitrakoot.

The Yogi government adopted a firm stance and took strict action against the responsible officers. (Sourced)
Published on Jul 24, 2024 10:00 PM IST

Staff at Cubbon Park's Bal Bhavan in Bengaluru pocket 3.5 lakh using QR code

Four staff members at Bal Bhavan in Cubbon Park allegedly diverted ₹3,50,964 meant for KSTDC into personal accounts using QR codes.

Bal Bhavan, a popular children’s park within the Cubbon Park, falls under the maintenance of KSTDC.
Published on Jul 24, 2024 08:00 PM IST

Undertrial in handcuffs disallowed entry to Taj

The cuffed man was brought to the Eastern Gate of the Taj Mahal but the ASI and CISF staff at the gate refused entry to a man in handcuffs.

A cop and a handcuffed undertrial seeking entry at Taj Mahal at the eastern gate (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 24, 2024 07:50 PM IST

One-fourth buses in UP unfit, scrap them if owners fail to make amends: CS

The fresh directions from the Uttar Pradesh chief secretary come in the wake of the bus-tanker collision in which at least 18 people were killed in Unnao on July 10

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath recently directed officials to take effective action against unauthorised passenger buses. (Representational image)
Published on Jul 24, 2024 07:28 PM IST

2 Assam refinery officials arrested for burying elephant carcass without following norms

A wild elephant was electrocuted inside the township of Numaligarh refinery after it touched artificially placed electric wires

The Numaligarh Refinery authorities said that the officials buried the carcass to save the area from the anger of wild elephants. (Representational image)
Published on Jul 24, 2024 07:18 PM IST
ByBiswa Kalyan Purkayastha

2 arrested after video of Bengal woman being tied to pole, beaten up goes viral

The victim, a woman with mental illnesses, was tied to a pole and beaten up with sticks by villagers on the suspicion that she was a child-lifter

The woman couldn’t be traced till reports last came in. (Representational image)
Published on Jul 24, 2024 07:01 PM IST

‘Govt should consider GST exemption for…’: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw over Union Budget

She said the budget builds on the government's pre-election, Interim Budget and has positive indicators on India's economic growth and development.

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw reacted to the union budget.
Published on Jul 24, 2024 06:45 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Yamini C S

Union budget trims Bengaluru Suburban Railway Project's funding by 100 crore

The Union Budget for the fiscal year 2024-25 allocated ₹350 crore to the Bengaluru Suburban Railway Project, down from ₹450 crore last year.

The 148 km Bengaluru suburban rail proposal with four corridors has been a much delayed project, languishing for decades.(Getty Images / Representational Photo)
Published on Jul 24, 2024 05:25 PM IST

Gate collapses at Kolkata event attended by Mamata Banerjee; 2 people injured

The incident occurred at the event organised by the Information and Cultural Affairs Department at Dhanadhanya Auditorium in Kolkata.

A temporary gate collapsed at a cultural event in Kolkata on Wednesday.(PTI)
Updated on Jul 24, 2024 07:07 PM IST

Woman from Bihar killed in Bengaluru

Police have identified the accused and are trying to track him with the help of CCTV footage.

In a horrible incident in Bengaluru, a 22-year-old woman, Kriti Kumari from Bihar, was murdered by slitting her throat at a paying guest accommodation in Koramangala on Tuesday.(File photo)
Updated on Jul 24, 2024 04:43 PM IST

After spike in terror attacks in Jammu region, focus on local militants in Doda, Kishtwar

In the past two months, Doda district has seen more than half a dozen terror attacks, including the July 18 ambush in which four soldiers, including a captain, were killed.

Posters of wanted terrorists displayed at police stations across Doda district. The police have announced rewards of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>30 lakh for information on local militants active in Doda district, particularly one of the oldest surviving militants, Mohammad Amin, alias Jahangir Saroori, a top commander of the Hizbul Mujahideen, who has evaded security forces for more than three decades. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 24, 2024 04:35 PM IST
ByMir Ehsan

Karnataka Assembly passes bill to impose cess on movie tickets and OTT

This bill also outlines the creation of a seven-member welfare board for cine workers, tasked with managing cess funds to support social security schemes.

Karnataka Assembly passes bill to impose 2% cess on movie tickets and OTT(AFP)
Published on Jul 24, 2024 04:06 PM IST

Bengaluru reports an average of 150 dengue cases per day: Report

BBMP Chief instructed officials to escalate implementation of stringent actions including intensified fogging, hospital monitoring, and pothole repairs.

Bengaluru has seen a total of 3,304 dengue cases reported from July 1 to July 22. (Representational Image) (HT_PRINT)
Published on Jul 24, 2024 03:48 PM IST

Bihar assembly passes bill to curb paper leaks amid Opposition walkout

The Bill stipulates severe punishment for those involved in such malpractices, including a prison term of three to five years and a fine of ₹10 lakh

The Bihar Public Examinations (PE) (Prevention of Unfair Means) Bill, 2024, was tabled on Wednesday. (Bihar Vidhan Sabha)
Published on Jul 24, 2024 03:46 PM IST

Punjab: SAD chief Sukhbir appears before Akal Takht, submits explanation

Meeting lasted 20 minutes; Sukhbir’s explanation on allegations levelled by rebel Shiromani Akali Dal leader will be discussed at meeting of Sikh clergy.

Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal submitting his explanation letter over allegations levelled by rebel SAD leaders to Akal Takht jathedar Giani Raghbir Singh in the presence of SGPC president Harjinder Singh Dhami, party leaders Balwinder Singh Bhundar, Daljit Singh Cheema and Maheshinder Singh Grewal at the Takht secretariat in Amritsar on Wednesday. (HT Photo)
Published on Jul 24, 2024 03:39 PM IST

Singapore at #1, India at #82: What makes a passport powerful?

The Henley Passport Index recently released the World's Most Powerful Passports list. Here's how they determine the rankings and why India is at #82

India has ranked #82 on the 2024 passport list
Published on Jul 24, 2024 03:00 PM IST
ByAadrika Sominder

J&K govt dismisses 4 employees for narco-terror, anti-national activities

The four were identified as police constables Mushtaq Ahmad Pir and Imtiyaz Ahmad Lone, school education department junior assistant Bazil Ahmad Mir and rural development department village-level worker Mohd Zaid Shah.

Jammu and Kashmir lieutenant governor Manoj Joshi on Wednesday dismissed four government employees, including two police constables, for their alleged involvement in narco-terrorism and anti-national activities. (HT file photo)
Updated on Jul 24, 2024 02:33 PM IST

SC directs Haryana, Punjab to maintain status quo at Shambhu border

Citing trust deficit between farmers and the govt, Supreme Court while hearing Haryana’s plea challenging HC order asking it to remove barricades on Ambala-Patiala border, proposes an independent committee to reach out to protesters and find a solution to their demands.

A three-judge Supreme Court bench, headed by justice Surya Kant, said there is a need for a “neutral umpire” who can inspire confidence between farmers and the government. (HT file photo)
Published on Jul 24, 2024 01:52 PM IST
ByPress Trust of India

Air India Express launches international flights on Bengaluru-Abu Dhabi route

Air India Express launches its maiden international service from Bengaluru to Abu Dhabi four times a week, on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

With over 200 weekly flights, Bengaluru is the largest station for Air India Express, the airline said. (Representative Image)
Published on Jul 24, 2024 01:43 PM IST

Pvt operators urge Bengal govt to allow them to run state-owned buses via PPP model

Pvt operators urge Bengal govt to allow them to run state-owned buses via PPP model

HT Image
Published on Jul 24, 2024 01:29 PM IST

Umar Khalid bail plea: HC seeks police’s response, to hear matter next on Aug 29

Former JNU student leader Umar Khalid has been in custody since September 2020 under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act or UAPA

Former JNU student leader Umar Khalid. (HT PHOTO)
Published on Jul 24, 2024 01:22 PM IST

Delhi court summons YouTuber Dhruv Rathee in defamation case filed by BJP leader

BJP Mumbai unit spokesperson Suresh Nakhua filed a defamation suit against Dhruv Rathee for allegedly referring to him as a part of violent and abusive trolls

YouTuber Dhruv Rathee. (File)
Updated on Jul 24, 2024 01:16 PM IST

BITS Pilani alum’s wake-up call for Bengaluru techies: ‘Fix your health, family’

BITS Pilani alum highlighted issues such as loneliness and work-life imbalance that Bengaluru techies face and how they impact their mental and physical health.

Many users resonated with BITS Pilani alum's post on Bengaluru techies and said that it was 'harsh'. (Representative image)
Updated on Jul 24, 2024 07:02 PM IST

Pet cafe culture catches up in Lucknow

Finding the best pet-friendly cafes in Lucknow is no longer a struggle.

A pet cafe Lucknow
Published on Jul 24, 2024 11:30 AM IST

Zomato delivery agent's 500 room in Mumbai slum goes viral

A Zomato delivery agent’s tour of his humble accommodation in a Mumbai slum has touched millions of viewers

A Zomato delivery driver's tour of his room has gone viral.(Instagram/@qb__.07)
Updated on Jul 24, 2024 07:03 PM IST
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