Liquor vend auction: Flop show continues, Chandigarh admn slashes reserve price further

Published on Mar 28, 2023 03:00 AM IST

Only five of 41 unsold liquor vends auctioned in third round despite slashing reserve price by 3% to 5%; another auction planned on March 31 with reserve price lowered further by 6% to 10%

Through the first two auctions, held on March 15 and 21, the Chandigarh excise and taxation department had managed to auction only 54 of the 95 liquor vends in the city. (HT Photo)
By, Chandigarh

Hit-and-run accidents claim two lives in Mohali

A 45-year-old man was killed after a speeding car hit his motorcycle near TDI City in Balongi, Mohali; in another case, a speeding car claimed the life of a woman in Baltana

Mohali police have launched a hunt for both the absconding car drivers. (iStock)
Published on Mar 28, 2023 03:00 AM IST
By, Mohali

U.P. government schools: IIML to equip principals with new age skillset

The Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow, inaugurated a Capacity Building Program for principals of U

The Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow campus (HT File Photo)
Published on Mar 28, 2023 01:13 AM IST
By, Lucknow

Start-Up Mela at AU attracts big crowd

The incubation centre of Allahabad University (AU) organised a Start-Up Mela at the university’s Senate Hall, on Monday

AU V-C Prof Sangita Srivatava at the Start-Up Mela on Monday (HT Photo)
Published on Mar 28, 2023 01:10 AM IST
By, Prayagraj

Millets Mela at Lucknow’s Chatori Gali: Top brands to set up stalls to popularise coarse grain

Top food brands of the state will set up stalls in the first millets’ mela to be organised by the district administration on March 28 and 29

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Published on Mar 28, 2023 01:07 AM IST
By, Lucknow

Five held for immoral trafficking, four girls rescued in Haryana

he police said that the accused have been identified as Chandram alias Ajay, a resident of Sonepat, Rajiv Kumar of Bahari village of Kurukshetra, Bharat Bhushan and Nitin Kumar of Nilokheri in Karnal and Mukhtiar Singh of Sharifgarh village in Kurukshetra district

As per the official spokesperson of the Kurukshetra police, a team led by Prateek Kumar, in-charge of CIA-2, had got information about this racket, and the accused were arrested near Brahmasarovar, where they were sitting in two cars. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Mar 28, 2023 01:05 AM IST
By, Karnal

Hema Malini opens 10-day workshop in Mathura

This 10-day workshop is being organised jointly by the State Museum and Uttar Pradesh Braj Teerth Vikas Parishad

MP from Mathura Hema Malini at inaugural function for 10 day workshop at State Museum in Mathura on Monday. (HT Photo)
Published on Mar 28, 2023 01:05 AM IST

Depts that harm nature must pay for conservation initiatives: CM

“Such departments that cause the maximum damage to the environment and natural resources must be identified...” said the CM.

Updated on Mar 28, 2023 01:05 AM IST
By, Lucknow

Haryana government school lab assistant molests 15-yr-old girl, booked

In his complaint to the police, the girl’s father said his daughter is studying in class 10 in a government school adjacent to their village

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Published on Mar 28, 2023 01:05 AM IST
By, Rohtak

HSVP expects to earn 5k crore from auctions of residential, commercial properties

The HSVP is estimated to earn about ₹3,000 crore from the e-auction of residential properties and ₹2,080 crore from the auctions of commercial properties

An official spokesperson said it was informed in the meeting the HSVP’s non-EDC receipts were estimated to be around <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>14,719 crore in the 2023-24 financial year.
Published on Mar 28, 2023 12:59 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Intercity transport: 18 new buses to join Prayagraj fleet soon

The Prayagraj division of Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) has received 18 new BS6 standard buses

The Civil Lines bus depot in Prayagraj (HT Photo)
Published on Mar 28, 2023 12:58 AM IST
By, Prayagraj

In run-up to 2024, SP eyes strong booth-level presence

Akhilesh Yadav has announced that the party must have a strong booth-level organisational set-up to defeat the BJP in the state in the upcoming polls

All booths in 80 LS constituencies will have SP booth committees by then, Akhilesh said on Sunday. (FIle)
Published on Mar 28, 2023 12:58 AM IST
By, Lucknow

Bids yet to be finalised, but CM Bommai set to inaugurate key project

The Karnataka Neerawari Nigam Ltd (KNNL) served a short-term tender notification on March 18, inviting online applications from the registered first-class Karnataka Public Works Department (KPWD) contractors to undertake the Ammajeshwari lift irrigation project at the Krishna river in Junjarwad village in Athani taluk. The estimated cost of the project is ₹744 crores.

Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai is expected to lay the foundation stone for a lift irrigation project in Athani taluk (ANI)
Published on Mar 28, 2023 12:58 AM IST
By, Belagavi

Air India starts Amritsar-Gatwick direct flight

Air India on Monday launched a direct flight from Amritsar to Gatwick in the UK, with Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia saying the new international connectivity will work as a catalyst for the development of the region.

Air India will operate 9 other weekly flights scheduled from Ahmedabad, Goa, and Kochi -- making it a total of 12 weekly flights to Gatwick. (File Photo)
Published on Mar 28, 2023 12:58 AM IST
ByPress Trust of India, New Delhi

From Sabarmati jail to Naini central jail: Atiq’s journey spans four states

A 45-member police team headed by an Indian Police Service officer escorted former Phulpur MP Atiq Ahmed to Naini Jail in six vehicles

The police convoy transporting Atiq Ahmed reaches Prayagraj. (ANI PHOTO)
Published on Mar 28, 2023 12:58 AM IST
By, Lucknow/prayagraj

Gang of thieves busted, four held

Lucknow police on Sunday busted a gang of thieves and arrested four of its members for stealing valuables from locked houses at several locations throughout the city

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Published on Mar 28, 2023 12:58 AM IST
By, Lucknow

Revised NCERT textbooks likely to be introduced from 2024-25

New textbooks by the NCERT, revised in line with the national curriculum framework, are likely to be introduced in schools from the 2024-25 academic year, education ministry officials said on Monday

For the first time, the NCERT textbooks will be available in at least 22 languages, mentioned in the eighth schedule of the Constitution. (Representational image)
Published on Mar 28, 2023 12:58 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Active Covid cases cross 260 mark in U.P.

Active covid cases in Uttar Pradesh have tripled in the past 10 days with the only silver lining that almost all the patients are recuperating in home isolation with no major symptoms

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Published on Mar 28, 2023 12:51 AM IST
By, Lucknow

Aniksha Jaisinghani granted bail in Amruta Fadnavis blackmailing case

A special court on Monday granted bail to Aniksha Jaisinghani, daughter of bookie Anil Jaisinghani, who was arrested on charges of trying to bribe and blackmail deputy chief minister Devendra Fadnavis’s wife Amruta Fadnavis

Kalyan, India - March 16, 2023: Aniksha Anil Jaisinghani - The Malabar Hill police reached the residence of Aniksha Jaisinghani around 8 am, after an interrogation of about 6 hours she was taken to Mumbai, in connection with the case filed by Amruta Fadnavis over allegations of threat and conspiracy, while her brother Akshan who was also present complained of illness followed by which he was taken to a nearby hospital, in Kalyan, India, on Thursday, March 16, 2023. (Photo by Pramod Tambe/HT Photo) (HT PHOTO)
Published on Mar 28, 2023 12:48 AM IST
By, Mumbai

HC directs CBI court to charge three policemen with murder in 2009 custodial death case

MUMBAI: The Bombay high court on Monday directed the trial court to frame charges of murder and voluntarily causing hurt against three police officials for the custodial death of Altaf Kadir Shaikh on September 11, 2009

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Published on Mar 28, 2023 12:47 AM IST
ByK A Y Dodhiya

Dog owners assault man whose brother pushed their pet

MUMBAI: Four of a family have been booked for allegedly assaulting a man whose brother pushed a dog belonging to the former after it tore off a piece of his trousers on Sunday

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Published on Mar 28, 2023 12:44 AM IST
ByMegha Sood

Grant Road man triggered by son asking to divorce mother: Cops

Financial distress led to frequent fights between the couple. Wife and children lived away from the accused

Soon after, an enraged Gala attacked his next-door neighbours Jayendrabhai and his wife Illa Mestry, who were seated in the veranda, and eventually Jeniel and her mother Snehal Brahmbhatt, and a house staff Prakash Waghmare. The Mestrys and Jeniel succumbed to the injuries soon after, while Snehal was admitted in a private hospital in critical condition. The police said she is recovering after a surgery and has started talking. (Satish Bate/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Mar 28, 2023 12:44 AM IST
ByVinay Dalvi

Darshan Solanki suicide: SIT finds suicide note blaming classmate

When asked about the lapse of time in locating the crucial find, an investigating officer from SIT said, “We were lucky that we could locate the note after moving the chair in hostel room number 802. It was lying under the table where he used to study.

Ramesh Solanki father of deceased 18-year-old Dalit student Darshan Solanki, who died by suicide on February 12 inside IIT Bombay, weeps during an agitation led by ex-MP Bhalchandra Mungekar along with ex-MP Hussain Dalwai, SFI, RPI (Secular) other student organizations seeking justice, at Azad Maidan, in Mumbai.
Updated on Mar 28, 2023 04:35 AM IST
ByManish K Pathak

Supreme Court paves way for conducting UP civic polls with OBC quota

The Supreme Court on Monday paved the way for holding urban local body polls in Uttar Pradesh with reservation for the other backward classes, after it was convinced that the state followed the mandatory triple test criteria.

The Supreme Court allowed the Uttar Pradesh state election commission (SEC) to issue a notification for the urban local body polls with an OBC quota in two days. (ANI)
Updated on Mar 28, 2023 05:40 AM IST
ByAbraham Thomas

Improve basic living conditions in Govandi, rights panel tells state

Taking cognisance of the deplorable living conditions in M/E Ward, among the city’s most deprived localities, the Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission (MSHRC) recently instructed the state government to take concrete steps to improve public infrastructure in the area, per the recommendations of an expert committee tasked with identifying “various socio-economic and socio-environmental factors responsible for the poor health indicators of M-E Ward”

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Published on Mar 28, 2023 12:42 AM IST
ByPrayag Arora-Desai, Mumbai

Amid rise in suicides, BMC docs trained to identify mental health issues

Mumbai: The city’s civic dispensaries are set to implement a new mental health initiative in April

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Published on Mar 28, 2023 12:42 AM IST

Tata starts helpline for post-chemo side effect management

Mumbai: Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH), Parel, has started a ‘Chemotherapy Care Unit’ (CCU), a 24x7 helpline service, to assist patients on prevention and management of chemotherapy-related side effects

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Published on Mar 28, 2023 12:42 AM IST

Salman Khan threat case: Accused sent similar e-mail to Sidhu Moosewala’s father

MUMBAI: The Rajasthan man nabbed by the Bandra police on Sunday in connection with an e-mail threatening actor Salman Khan had sent a similar threat to the father of slain Punjabi rapper Sidhu Moosewala

Salman Khan threat case: Accused sent similar e-mail to Sidhu Moosewala’s father
Published on Mar 28, 2023 12:41 AM IST
ByPayal Gwalani

In seven years, Metro 3 cost up by over 60%

All stations of Phase 1 from Aarey to Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC) are expected to be completed by December 2023, while Phase 2 (the BKC-to-Cuffe Parade route) is expected to be open by June 2024.

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Published on Mar 28, 2023 12:40 AM IST
ByShashank Rao

CSMT to finalise contract for its 1,813 crore redevelopment in April

CSMT will be the first railway station in the country which will undergo complete redevelopment. As part of the revamp, the heritage station will get a spacious roof plaza, facilities such as a food court, waiting lounge, children’s play area, designated space for local products, etc

The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) station is seen illuminated in orange on the eve of World Cancer Day to create awareness about the illness, in Mumbai on February 3, 2023. (Photo by SUJIT JAISWAL / AFP) (AFP)
Published on Mar 28, 2023 12:40 AM IST
ByShashank Rao
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