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Lakshadweep UT’s plan to allow manufacture, sale of liquor sparks opposition

Updated on Aug 09, 2023 01:22 PM IST

The administration on August 3 placed the draft ‘Lakshadweep Excise Regulation, 2022’ in the public domain inviting suggestions and feedback on the policy within 30 days.

The draft excise bill calls for the appointment of an ‘excise commissioner’ who will regulate the liquor industry. (Photo credit: Lakshwadeep administration)

Goa brings new law to curb destruction of public records

Once passed, the Bill will mandate that every record-creating agency (government ministry, department or state-run or funded corporation or autonomous body) shall appoint a records officer, who shall be in charge of the records room

Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant (File Photo)
Updated on Aug 09, 2023 02:04 PM IST
ByGerard de Souza

50 houses damaged, part of highway collapses in Tripura

An official said a probe has begun into the collapse and that the National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL) has started work to restore it

Heavy to very heavy rainfall was expected to continue in Tripura. (REUTERS/Representative)
Updated on Aug 09, 2023 08:23 AM IST
ByPriyanka Deb Barman

Man arrested for circulating derogatory video about Shivaji Maharaj

A 25-year-old man was arrested in Mumbai for circulating a derogatory video about Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. The video was edited from the movie Tanhaji.

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Updated on Aug 09, 2023 12:43 AM IST

Mosquito Menace: Dengue count reaches 57, public urged to stay vigilant

Additionally, teams from the district malaria unit and the district malaria officer inspected various locations and buildings across the district, administering anti-larval chemical treatments

In light of the recent dengue case, the CMO office strongly urges residents to adopt these preventive measures to curb the spread of the disease and maintain a healthy environment. (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 09, 2023 12:21 AM IST

Teen’s electrocution shines light on neglected streetlight safety in Lucknow

Paradoxically, the very streetlights designed to safeguard girls from the darkness and potential threats have turned into contributors to fatal incidents due to the ‘lackadaisical’ approach of LMC officials.

Similarly, Sayyed Yawar Hussain Reshu, a six-time corporator from the JC Bose Ward of the city, stated, “At present, approximately 20% of LMC streetlights are non-operational. (PTI)
Updated on Aug 09, 2023 12:17 AM IST

Outcry Over Unsanitary Conditions: Faizullaganj residents stage protest after over a dozen residents fall ill

The protesting residents raised slogans expressing their dissatisfaction with the municipal corporation and the local councillor for their apparent neglect of the prevailing problem.

A protest was staged by residents on Tuesday to highlight the dire sanitation situation in Faizullaganj. (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 09, 2023 12:15 AM IST

A girl’s battle for recovery: Nightmares, internal injuries contnue to haunt 5-yr-old rape victim

The heinous assault, inflicted by a 40-year-old neighbour, has left her scarred physically and emotionally.

The girl is unable to sleep for extended periods and awakens in pain due to her injuries. (HT File)
Updated on Aug 09, 2023 12:13 AM IST

Water Woes: Contamination & waste due to pipeline damage raise alarms in Lucknow

Currently, the Jal Sansthan provides water to 4.2 lakh households, but an additional 1.35 lakh houses receive water through unauthorised means.

Reports indicate that approximately 100 MLD of water is lost due to pipe breaches in areas such as Aliganj, Balu Adda, Faizullaganj, Cattle Colony, Vikas Nagar, and parts of the old city. (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 10:13 PM IST

1980 Moradabad Riots: Muslim League rejects blame for violence, points finger at then Cong govt

Kauser Hayat Khan also called for compensation to be provided to the individuals killed in the police firing that transpired at the Eidgah on August 13, 1980.

Moradabad riots erupted in 1980 and claimed numerous lives. (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 10:04 PM IST

DDU Unrest: Professors issued notice over alleged welcome of vandalisers

Registrar Professor Ajay Singh has confirmed that, in accordance with university regulations, an explanation has been requested from the two professors.

A video capturing the incident went viral on various social media platforms. (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 10:01 PM IST

PGI, BBAU ink MoU to launch new med courses, encourage research

The MoU was jointly signed by Professor Radha Krishna Dhiman, Director of SGPGIMS, and Professor Sanjay Singh, Vice Chancellor of BBAU, at SGPGIMS’s Director’s Office.

This MoU will enable SGPGIMS and BBAU to collaboratively engage in academic pursuits. (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 08:54 PM IST

Into The Wild: Bharthapur’s daily struggle for edu, health & life itself

Distressed women implored for relocation due to constant life-threatening risks. Villagers lamented their children’s compromised education and the scarcity of livelihood opportunities due to menacing animals.

Recently, district magistrate Monica Rani, accompanied by forest officials, visited Bharthapur by motorboat (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 08:49 PM IST

Prayagraj: Bamrauli Air Force Station conducts orientation capsule for media

Apart from disseminating information specific to Air Force Station-Bamrauli, the capsule also provided glimpses into the rich history of the IAF and Central Air Command.

Media orientation capsule underway at AFS-Bamrauli in Prayagraj. (Courtesy: IAF)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 08:07 PM IST
By, Prayagraj

Reproductive medicine OPD opens at RMLIMS in Lucknow

Every day we get 25 to 30 women who come for treatment of infertility. A separate OPD for them will be a big relief and give them focused treatment, say doctors

Reproductive medicine OPD opens at RMLIMS in Lucknow (Pic for representation)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 07:57 PM IST

SHUATS students’ invention bags patent

Vishesh Ranglani and Sateesh Chaurasia designed the hydraulic jack, derived from a commonly available hydraulic jack in the Indian market.

For representation only (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 06:10 PM IST
By, Prayagraj

Gujarat nagarpalika bypolls: BJP wins 21 of the 30 seats, Congress bags the rest

The Congress lost their deposits in three seats, while the Aam Aadmi Party faced the same outcome in five, including Surat, Rajpipla, Godhra, Porbandar, and Dhangadhra

Representational. (Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 04:47 PM IST

Busted ponzi scheme that cheated people of over 1,000 crore: Odisha police

Odisha police IGP Jai Narayan Pankaj said the cryptocurrency-based ponzi scheme had over 200,000 members across the country including 10,000 in Odisha

EOW inspector general of police Jai Narayan Pankaj said the members initially got some monetary benefits which tempted them to add more members. (Twitter/ANI)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 03:39 PM IST
ByDebabrata Mohanty

Kerala assembly passes resolution against implementation of Uniform Civil Code

UCC is a common set of laws pertaining to marriage, inheritance, adoption, and other matters that are not based on religion

The Kerala assembly. (ANI Photo)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 03:14 PM IST

Chhattisgarh govt starts process to implement 58% quota for backward classes

The cabinet chaired by chief minister Bhupesh Baghel decided to implement 58% reservation in admissions as per the top court’s interim order dated 1 May 2023

Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel. (PTI Photo)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 11:04 AM IST

Bhupesh Baghel writes to PM Modi over irregular train operations in Chhattisgarh

Baghel claimed that the Railways cancelled several trains without any information, making it difficult for passengers commuting in Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel. (Twitter Photo)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 10:17 AM IST

Eight buffaloes electrocuted to death in Khanna village

The villagers said that a snapped electricity wire had fallen on the road due to rain, and the electric current spread into the water

Eight buffaloes electrocuted to death in Khanna village in Ludhiana. (HT FILE)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 12:36 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

One killed, five injured in armed robbery in Prayagraj

An FIR is being lodged and multiple police teams have been constituted to identify and nab the culprits, police officials said.

Commissioner of Police, Prayagraj Ramit Sharma, DCP (trans-Ganga) Abhishek Bharti and other senior officials reached the spot and called the field forensic unit and dog squad to the spot for investigations. (FOR REPRESENTATION)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 12:22 AM IST
By, Prayagraj

Jal Sansthan battling Ageing Infra: Rusting British-era pipelines hindering water supply in several areas

As per Jal Sansthan officials, Lucknow necessitates an investment of at least ₹500 crore to replace its outdated pipelines servicing regions in zones 1, 3, and 5.

A view of Faizullaganj. (HT File)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 12:08 AM IST

Man & son go on rampage; attack multiple individuals at KD Babu Singh Stadium

At least four people -- including one Nagma, her sister Muskan, a ground staff member, and a swimming coach -- sustained injuries during the attack.

Ajay Kumar Sethi, the regional sports officer (RSO), submitted a complaint in this regard. (HT File)
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 11:57 PM IST

Transport dept stymied by truck overloading at mines

In connection with this matter, the transport department conducted a meeting on Monday with the mining department, the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI), and officials from the National Informatics Centre (NIC), among others.

Overloaded cause damage to the state’s road network besides resulting in a revenue loss to the government exchequer. (Representative photo)
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 11:51 PM IST

YouTuber Manish Kashyap produced before courts in Bettiah

Kashyap has been lodged in a jail in Madurai since his arrest in March this year for allegedly circulating fabricated videos of “attacks on migrant labourers in Tamil Nadu”.

YouTuber Manish Kashyap at Patna airport while being taken to Tamil Nadu in March this year. (PTI)
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 10:25 PM IST
By, Bettiah

Umesh Pal murder case: Shaista Parveen formally declared absconder

Police officials said that a notice under section 82 has been issued against six accused. However, the announcement has only been made at Shaista Parveen’s home.

Slain mafioso-politician Atiq Ahmed’s wife Shaista Parveen (HT File Photo)
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 09:15 PM IST
By, Prayagraj

AAP Gujarat chief announces plan to jointly contest LS polls with Congress

AAP Gujarat unit chief Isudan Gadhvi said that discussions on seat-sharing are still in the preliminary stages

Aam Aadmi Party Gujarat unit chief Isudan Gadhvi. (File Photo)
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 08:59 PM IST

Roof collapse claims teenage girl’s life at Agra’s Shiva temple

At least eight individuals, who sustained injuries during the occurrence, were subsequently taken for medical treatment.

Chief minister Yogi Adityanath expressed sorrow over the tragic loss of life (PTI)
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 07:35 PM IST
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