News updates from HT: Rajasthan schools, colleges to close due to Covid surge, says minister and all the latest news

India, March 6 -- Here are today's top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times. Rajasthan schools, colleges to close due to Covid surge,... Read More

Sanitisers not medicament, to face 18% GST: Tax body

New Delhi, March 6 -- The Karnataka bench of the GST Authority for Advance Rulings (AAR) has held in its recent order that hand sanitisers are not a medicament. As a result, these would be subject to ... Read More

'No teeth': SC wants stricter OTT rules

India, March 6 -- A day after it sought "screening" of content on over the top (OTT) platforms, commenting that some even air pornography, the Supreme Court on Friday said that the central government'... Read More

Taapsee denies allegations after I-T raids, says 'Not so sasti anymore'

New Delhi, March 6 -- Actress Taapsee Pannu took to Twitter to react to the Income Tax Department raids at her properties. Taapsee said that there is no bungalow in her name in Paris, or receipts of R... Read More

Boeing 737 MAX lands safely in US' Newark after possible engine issue

New Delhi, March 6 -- An American Airlines Boeing 737 MAX made an emergency landing on Friday in US' Newark after pilots noticed a possible issue with the engine. All 95 passengers and six crew landed... Read More

Jack Dorsey auctions 1st ever tweet from 15 yrs ago as unique digital certificate

New Delhi, March 6 -- Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is auctioning off the social media platform's first ever tweet as a non-fungible token. The tweet, which read "just setting up my twttr", was sent by Dors... Read More

John McAfee charged with fraud in US over cryptocurrency schemes

New Delhi, March 6 -- Cybersecurity entrepreneur John McAfee has been indicted on fraud and money laundering charges over two cryptocurrency schemes, the US Justice Department said. McAfee and his acc... Read More

HP deadlock ends as speaker revokes Cong MLAs' suspension

SHIMLA, March 6 -- The five-day long impasse in Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha ended with Speaker Vipin Singh Parmar revoking suspension of five legislators who were suspended for the entire budget ses... Read More

HP's economy to shrink by 6.2% this fiscal

SHIMLA, March 6 -- Hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, Himachal Pradesh's economy is likely to contract by 6.2% in the current fiscal, according to the Economic Survey, 2020-21, presented in the assembly by... Read More

Woman, 2 children found hanging

India, March 6 -- A woman and her two children - three-year-old boy and four-month-old daughter - were found hanging from the ceiling fan of their home in north-west Delhi's Shakurpur on Thursday, fol... Read More