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Portuguese destroyed temples, wipe away their signs: Goa CM Pramod Sawant
Updated on Jun 07, 2023 04:58 AM IST
Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant claimed the Portuguese began destroying temples and the practice ceased after they signed a peace pact with the Marathas.
Gauhati high court quashes Nagaland government’s ban on sale of dog meat
The state cabinet had on July 2020 imposed a ban on the commercial import and trading of dogs, dog markets and the sale of dog meat, both cooked and uncooked
Updated on Jun 06, 2023 11:23 AM IST
Gujarat achieved 55% reduction in carbon emissions: CM Bhupendra Patel
The chief minister said the achievement is attributed to the implementation of the New Solar Policy 2021, initiated on 29 December 2020
Updated on Jun 06, 2023 09:26 AM IST
Iron rod from metro work in Thane pierces car, no casualty
An iron rod slipped from a construction worker's hands at a metro construction site in Thane, India, and pierced through a car's roof. No injuries reported.
Updated on Jun 06, 2023 01:06 AM IST
Causes, cures of drying rivers discussed on environment day
‘India is the world’s biggest consumer of groundwater but how can we not see perennial rivers turning seasonal gradually’
Updated on Jun 05, 2023 10:30 PM IST
Police recover huge cache of weapons after confession by Atiq’s henchman
On April 5, Abdul Kavi surrendered before the CBI court in Lucknow. Kavi also had an FIR registered against him for assaulting a witness in Raju Pal’s murder Omprakash.
Updated on Jun 05, 2023 10:22 PM IST
After death of two women, LMC to lodge case against Ekana management
“LMC served them with a notice to get its structural strength verified by experts a few months back but the Ekana management never responded to it,” said chief tax fixation officer Ashok Singh.
Updated on Jun 05, 2023 09:52 PM IST
Heads of concerned depts should be present during inspections & meetings: SCPCR chief at meeting held on govt shelter homes
SCPCR chairman Devendra Sharma, along with his team, inspected the accommodation, food, and sanitary conditions of the government girls’ and boys’ shelters.
Updated on Jun 05, 2023 09:47 PM IST
Thunderstorm Fallout: Woman, daughter die after billboard falls on SUV; driver injured
The victims have been identified as Priti and her daughter Angel. Following the accident, the mother-daughter duo and the driver were rushed to Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital.
Updated on Jun 05, 2023 09:44 PM IST
Murder accused, his aides booked for ‘threatening’ witness in Prayagraj
To recall, Lotan was allegedly killed by Noor after the two got into a heated argument over the movement of Tablighi Jamaat members ‘spreading Covid in the country’ in 2020.
Updated on Jun 05, 2023 09:38 PM IST
Railway safety commissioner begins probe into Odisha train accident
The railway safety commissioner visited the signal room and the control room of the Bahanaga Bazar station and interrogated the assistant station manager, who was in charge of the station during the accident
Updated on Jun 05, 2023 08:44 PM IST
Weavers protest against power tariff hike in Meerut, take out march
Weavers in Uttar Pradesh protest against increased power tariffs which they say will affect trade and millions of workers. They marched to the district magistrate's office and handed over a memorandum of demands, threatening to march to Delhi if they are not resolved. The state government has raised tariffs for small machines to INR400 ($5.30) per month from INR65, and for larger machines to INR800 per month from INR130. The weavers say the new policy will ruin the trade and leave them on the brink of starvation.
Updated on Jun 05, 2023 07:36 PM IST
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Chhattisgarh woman arrested for thrashing girls at adoption centre
The Kanker district administration has suspended the licence of the NGO that runs the adoption centre, following the incident
Updated on Jun 05, 2023 07:31 PM IST
Taj city marks environment day with cleanliness, plantation drives
District magistrate of Agra Navneet Chahal led an oath ceremony during a meeting held on water conservation and rainwater harvesting in Agra district organised at district headquarters in Agra
Updated on Jun 05, 2023 07:08 PM IST
Agra: Rain disrupts women’s cricket match; both teams declared winners
The friendly cricket match was organised between the team of women judicial officers and women lawyers practising in Agra Court
Updated on Jun 05, 2023 07:06 PM IST
NIRF: AMU jumps two places to be placed 9th
In the research category, AMU jumped five places to get the 23 rank this year, compared to the last year, when AMU got rank 28
Updated on Jun 05, 2023 06:56 PM IST
HT Correspondent, Aligarh
NIRF: BHU fifth best university in country
In the university category, BHU secured fifth spot with 65.85 points, climbing one level up from last year
Updated on Jun 05, 2023 06:53 PM IST
HT Correspondent, Varanasi
NIRF Index: Lucknow’s KGMU improves overall score
King George?s Medical University (KGMU) in Lucknow has been ranked 12th among the top medical institutions in India by the National Institutions Ranking Framework. The university's score improved to 63.93 points for 2023, from 61.68 in 2022 and 64.67 in 2021. In the universities category, KGMU stood at the 45th position with 50.63 points. The dental wing of KGMU did not apply for NIRF ranking this year.
Updated on Jun 05, 2023 10:32 PM IST
Disha Patani calls for protection of Indian jumbos
The Bollywood star engaged in volunteer activities such chopping fruits and vegetables which were distributed to the resident elephants while on a trip to the Mathura-based facility
Updated on Jun 05, 2023 05:38 PM IST
Woman found murdered in Prayagraj: Husband raises suspicion on neighbour; claims valuables missing from house
In his complaint given to police, SI Nihal Singh Yadav posted in GRP Tundla has raised suspicion on his neighbour Ghanshyam Dubey for killing his wife Pushpa Devi, 56, with the motive of loot.
Updated on Jun 05, 2023 05:14 PM IST
Khadi’s e-Market portal boosting sales of local products made by Prayagraj artisans
U.P. Khadi board member Ramashankar Shakal said that the online sale of Khadi products is going to give impetus to the Swadeshi campaign.
Updated on Jun 05, 2023 04:58 PM IST
Menstrual hygiene awareness: Varanasi teen encourages peers to use matka incinerators to dispose of sanitary pads
Hailing from a family of farmers, Sakshi says that a lot of people carelessly throw away their used sanitary napkins in unhygienic ways.
Updated on Jun 05, 2023 09:48 PM IST
Atiq’s Dubai investments: Police hunting contacts to unearth mafioso’s UAE properties
People of Kareli and other areas of Sangam city who work in Dubai have also been contacted by the Prayagraj police in this regard.
Updated on Jun 05, 2023 04:49 PM IST
Impersonating Cachar SP, man calls him up; arrested for trying to dupe officer
According to police, the accused was returning home on Saturday evening when he called SP Cachar Numal Mahatta and addressed himself as SP Cachar
Updated on Jun 05, 2023 12:47 PM IST
Chhatttisgarh: Three CRPF personnel injured in IED blast in Bastar’s Bijapur
A team of CRPF’s 85 Battalion was out for an area domination exercise on Monday morning when the incident took place
Updated on Jun 05, 2023 12:41 PM IST
Five bogies of goods train derails in Odisha district; no casualties reported
East Coast Railway officials however denied any role of Railways in the incident and said the line where the derailment happened is a narrow gauge siding of ACC
Updated on Jun 05, 2023 12:38 PM IST
Tripura: Six cadres of banned NLFT surrender before BSF
According to BSF records, 23 NLFT insurgents along with a few commanders have surrendered since 2017
Updated on Jun 05, 2023 09:24 AM IST
World Environment Day: Former wedding planners recycle & repurpose 300 tonnes of plastic waste in 5 yrs
Curious as to how this plastic waste is recycled (if at all), the two friends met with several scrap sellers and rag pickers but never got a satisfactory response.
Updated on Jun 04, 2023 11:27 PM IST
New Parliament video goes viral
This 1.47-minute-long Parliament video, which went viral across all social media platforms in no time.
Updated on Jun 06, 2023 12:03 PM IST
From barren & dry to lush green: Firozabad dist admin, locals develop micro-forest along Lucknow-Agra e-way
The idea behind this micro-forest -- between Firozabad and Agra -- was conceived by the then Firozabad district magistrate Neha Sharma.
Updated on Jun 04, 2023 11:25 PM IST