When India became independent from British Raj, its political map was not what it looks like today. There were provinces that were directly under British control, and there were independent princely states. The Constituent Assembly, on December 31, 1947, had 299 members from 12 provinces and 70 Indian states.
New Delhi: Tihar jail authorities have asked the four convicts of the December 16 gang rape case to list their last wish before they are hanged on February 1. However, senior officials said, though the request was made by the administration last week, none of the four have responded yet.
PUNE The Hindustan Times Scholarship programme was held at the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Hall in Pune on Thursday. The scholarship programme, in its third edition since the launch of HT Pune in 2017, saw 50 winners from Clases 5 to 9, representing various schools from across the city.
I-League leaders Mohun Bagan registered an emphatic 3-0 victory away from home against Neroca FC at the Khuman Lampak Stadium in Imphal on Thursday.
PUNE: Even as Pune Metro has proposed cost of tickets between Rs 10 to Rs 50 for distances ranging from 0 to 18 kilometers, the final ticket price would be decided by a ‘Fare Fixation Committee’ which would constitute experts, Mahametro officials and NGOs.
Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri said he expects an emotional return to his former club Napoli on Sunday as Lazio and Roma prepare for a derby clash in Serie A after both capital-city sides exited the Italian Cup during the week.
Already through to the quarterfinals after two resounding wins on the trot, defending champions India will be keen to maintain their unbeaten run when they face New Zealand in the final Group A tie of the ICC U-19 World Cup on Friday.
Actor Andrea Jeremiah, who has joined the sets of Vijay’s upcoming Tamil film Master, says she’s grateful to be part of one of the biggest films of the year. Andrea took to Instagram and wrote: “Grateful to be working with this amazingly talented filmmaker in one of the biggest films of 2020. Gearing up for the final schedule in February.”
Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee has invited online applications for its Master of Business Administration (MBA) Programme 2020 on its official website. Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the admission in the MBA program online at doms.iitm.ac.in on or before January 31, 2020.
Terming IPL as one of the best franchise leagues of the world, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson highlighted its importance in giving exposure to Indian youngsters which later on help when they advance to the international level. Williamson was speaking about the strength of the Indian squad which has travelled to New Zealand for 5 T20Is, 3 ODIs and 2 Test matches.
The Indian women’s cricket captain Harmanpreet Kaur on Thursday said handling pressure would be crucial in the upcoming ICC Women’s T20 World Cup in Australia, something that her side couldn’t do in the last two global showpieces.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released an official notification regarding the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) 2020 on its official website. Interested and eligible candidates can check the notification online at ctet.nic.in.
Fourth seed Daniil Medvedev of Russia dealt with spells of resistance from Spanish qualifier Pedro Martinez and a bleeding nose on his way to a 7-5 6-1 6-3 win on Thursday to reach the third round of the Australian Open. Medvedev, a U.S. Open finalist last year, arrived in Melbourne in red-hot form, winning all his singles matches at the inaugural ATP Cup before a three-set defeat to seven-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic in the semi-final.
Neena Gupta was her usual cheerful self when she recited a poem written by actor Rakesh Bedi at the press conference of her upcoming film, Panga. The actor also shared a video from the event in which she can be seen reciting the poem titled ‘Mera Time Aagya’.
Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren and former India captain M.S. Dhoni have inaugurated new facilities at the Jharkhand Cricket Association Stadium (JSCA).
Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri complimented Cristiano Ronaldo’s mother as the Portuguese star extended his scoring streak in a 3-1 win over Roma to advance to the Italian Cup semi-finals. The Portuguese star picked up a Gonzalo Higuain cross after 26 minutes, finishing off from an angle in the Allianz Stadium on Wednesday.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kapil Mishra on Thursday kicked up a major controversy when he termed the sites where protests are being held against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act or CAA in Delhi “mini-Pakistan”.
India vs New Zealand: Virat Kohli reveals how Team India felt after loss to Kiwis in World Cup semi-finals
Virat Kohli has come a long way from being a brash youngster to becoming India’s batting mainstay and then taking over the mantle of leadership. The Kohli of today is a man of many but measured words. He lets his emotions flow at times but also stops to look at the larger picture. He leads by example and looks to leave behind positive memories.