Despite urgent calls by the UN secretary general asking countries to raise their ambitions and enhance nationally determined contributions (NDCs) at the United Nations Climate Summit in September, a new analysis released at COP25 in Madrid on Tuesday shows that under current policies global temperatures will see a rise of 3 degrees Celsius over pre-industrial levels by the end of the century and a rise of 2.8° C if all pledges under the Paris Agreement are implemented.
The dying declaration of the 23-year-old Unnao rape victim, who was set ablaze last week by five men, including the two who allegedly raped her, will serve as strong evidence to nail her killers in court, Uttar Pradesh director general of police (DGP) OP Singh said on Tuesday.
From getting minister of road, transport and highways (MoRTH) Nitin Gadkari’s nod for the Tribune flyover project in 2018 to pushing for a ‘bhoomi pujan’ at the earliest, Chandigarh MP Kirron Kher was the main force behind the flyover project, reveals information accessed by Hindustan Times under the Right to Information (RTI) Act.
A 12-year-old girl suffering from fever was sexually abused by a registered medical practitioner (RMP) at his clinic in Toda village in Raipur Rani on Tuesday.
Five persons, including the maternal uncle and maternal aunts of a 14-year-old girl were booked for solemnising a minor girl’s wedding.
The Panjab University on Tuesday withdrew its circular seeking self-attested affidavits from Kashmiri students, testifying they were not involved in any unlawful activity during the clampdown in the Valley, following Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh’s intervention.
Still waiting to get the promised government jobs, families of Amritsar Train Tragedy on Tuesday continued their protest on Bhandari Bridge in the holy city for the second day of their indefinite protest against the state government.
A Delhi court is likely to pronounce its verdict on December 16 on the alleged kidnapping and rape of a woman by expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar in Uttar Pradesh’s Unnao in 2017.
Sukhbir Singh Badal is set to be re-elected president of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) for the third time during a delegate session being held in Amritsar on December 14, the 99th foundation day of the party.
A few weeks before he passed away, former chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh had warned me that it would not be long before Ajit Pawar broke from his uncle Sharad Pawar and struck out on his own. “Today he has more resources than his uncle and he has carefully built up support among party MLAs who, at a pinch, will opt for him rather than Sharad Pawar.”
As per the revised National Tuberculosis Control Program (RNTCP), a state-run tuberculosis (TB) control initiative of the central government, among the union territories of India, Chandigarh has ranked second in the number of TB cases notified.
This year winter is expected to be less foggy and wet than previous years as per the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
A hangman’s job is an unenviable one. But a police head constable in Tamil Nadu’s Ramanathapuram district has volunteered to carry out the executions of Nirbhaya’s rapists after learning that Delhi’s Tihar jail does not have a hangman.
A society in Malabar Hill, on Tuesday, became the first to bag a 5% rebate in property tax for segregating and processing waste and using recycled greywater and harvested rainwater.
Chief minister (CM) Uddhav Thackeray met director general of police Subodh Jaiswal, city commissioner of police Sanjay Barve, and other senior officers of Maharashtra Police on Tuesday. He said his government would do “whatever it takes” to empower the police department and urged officers to win the confidence of the public.
At a time when Mumbaiites are struggling to find parking facilities, ministers and staff of the state government are all set to get a multi-level, underground car-parking facility below Mantralaya at Nariman Point. The 700-car facility will be exclusive to ministers, state government staff and visitors, officials confirmed.
A 38-year-old fisherwoman has been arrested on charges of molestation after she tore the shirt of a 20- year-old college student at Kandivli railway station on Monday morning.
The civic body has decided to standardise the design of all footpaths and signages of shops across the city with an aim to revamp the public spaces and make them pedestrian-friendly.