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Fix flaws in infra of clusters before expansion: Industries

With Mondays pre-monsoon showers yet again exposing the abysmal state of public infrastructure in the industrial areas of Gurgaon, industrialists have derided the state governments plans to develop new manufacturing hubs like Kharkhoda while the existing ones are forced to grapple with

26 May 2022 8:11 am
163 new cases in city, +vity rate 4.5% now

The city on Wednesday reported 163 new Covid cases. It reported 165 cases on the previous day. The daily positivity rate has also been reduced to 4.5% from 4.6% on Tuesday. While Gurgaon added 6,728 fresh Covid cases so far this month, it currently has 594 active cases.

26 May 2022 8:11 am
Man cheats divorced women of lakhs, held

Faridabad police on Tuesday arrested a 48-year-old man for allegedly targetting divorced women, promising them of marriage and then fleeing with their money. The man has been identified as Arjun Dev (48), a resident of Jalandhar who had been absconding for five years.

26 May 2022 8:11 am
GST fraud: Vij refers probe to Hry DGP, 3 officials shunted

Haryana home minister Anil Vij on Tuesday referred the investigation into the GST input tax credit fraud, in which two chartered accountants (CAs) were arrested last week, to the state police chief on Tuesday after meeting a delegation from the institute of Chartered Accountants of India

26 May 2022 8:11 am
Pilot project to eliminate anaemia to be launched in city next month

As part of a pilot project to eliminate anaemia, the health department will screen all adolescents and women of reproductive age (1549 years) for iron deficiency in a rural area of Gurgaon, either in Pataudi or Sohna, from June.

26 May 2022 8:11 am
Vij hands tax fraud probe to DGP; GST commissioner & two officials shunted

Haryana home minister Anil Vij on Tuesday referred the investigation into the GST input tax credit fraud, in which two chartered accountants (CAs) were arrested last week, to the state police chief on Tuesday after meeting a delegation from the institute of Chartered Accountants of India

26 May 2022 8:11 am
CM: Aravali Safari Park to put Hry on world tourism map

The upcoming Aravali Safari Park on 10,000 acres of land in the Gurgaon and Nuh districts will put Haryana on the world tourism map and be the largest such facility in the world, said chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday after meeting Bhupender Yadav, the union minister for

26 May 2022 8:11 am
Khattar visits Bandhwari, seeks waste disposal info

Chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar paid a surprise visit to the Bandhwari landfill site on Wednesday evening. He reached the landfill around 6.30pm and started enquiring about waste disposal at the site.

26 May 2022 8:11 am
Land hurdle holds up revamp of HH Chk-Umang Bhardwaj Chk stretch

Six months after the projects launch, work to revamp the stretch between Hero Honda Chowk and Umang Bhardwaj Chowk in the city is yet to begin. The issue problems in demarcation of land that is holding up construction.

26 May 2022 8:11 am
MCG officials told to clear waste before monsoon

MCG commissioner Mukesh Kumar Ahuja on Wednesday held a monsoon preparedness meeting and directed officials to ensure that construction and horticulture waste be cleared immediately.

26 May 2022 8:11 am
50 schoolchildren will take part in 7-day sustainable living challenge

Around 50 students aged between 14 and 16 years will participate in a seven-day challenge wherein they will live, eat and commute in a more sustainable way.

26 May 2022 8:11 am
1 more held for robbery

The police have arrested an accused who along with his accomplices took two security guards hostage before carrying out a robbery at a company in Sector 81.The arrested person has been identified as Arif, a scrap dealer who is a resident of Bareilly.

26 May 2022 8:11 am
Mercury may touch 42C in next 4 days

The maximum temperature in Gurgaon was recorded at 33.7 degrees Celsius on Wednesday while the minimum touched 25 degrees.

26 May 2022 8:10 am
Long outages, flooded streets hamper ops: Industries to govt

With Mondays pre-monsoon showers yet again exposing the abysmal state of public infrastructure in the industrial areas of Gurgaon, industrialists have derided the state governments plans to develop new manufacturing hubs like Kharkhoda while the existing ones are forced to grapple with

26 May 2022 8:10 am
2 strangle security guard, on the run

A 23-year-old security guards body was found in a vacant plot in Sector 79 on Tuesday, police said. The guard has been identified as Kuldeep, a resident of UP. According to the police, Kuldeeps colleague Ramachandran had invited him for a drink on Monday evening.

26 May 2022 8:10 am
Pilot project to eliminate anaemia to be launched in Gurugram next month

As part of a pilot project to eliminate anaemia, the health department will screen all adolescents and women of reproductive age (15-49 years) for iron deficiency in a rural area of Gurugram, either in Pataudi or Sohna, from June. Those diagnosed with mild, moderate and severe anaemia will get treatment with iron-folic acid supplements and counselling such as encouragement to have nutritious food.

26 May 2022 7:35 am
Haryana home minister Anil Vij hands tax fraud probe to DGP; GST commissioner & two officials shunted

Haryana home minister Anil Vij on Tuesday referred the investigation into the GST input tax credit fraud, in which two chartered accountants (CAs) were arrested last week, to the state police chief on Tuesday after meeting a delegation from the institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), which has been protesting against the arrests.

26 May 2022 7:31 am
Aravali Safari Park to put Haryana on world tourism map, says CM Manohar Lal Khattar

The upcoming Aravali Safari Park on 10,000 acres of land in the Gurugram and Nuh districts will put Haryana on the world tourism map and be the largest such facility in the world, said chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday after meeting Bhupender Yadav, the union minister for Forest, Environment and Climate Change and Labour and Employment, in New Delhi.

26 May 2022 7:15 am
Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar visits Bandhwari, seeks waste disposal information

Chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar paid a surprise visit to the Bandhwari landfill site on Wednesday evening. He reached the landfill around 6.30pm and started enquiring about waste disposal at the site.

26 May 2022 7:10 am
Gurugram: Land hurdle holds up revamp of Hero Honda Chowk-Umang Bhardwaj Chowk stretch

Six months after the project's launch, work to revamp the stretch between Hero Honda Chowk and Umang Bhardwaj Chowk in the city is yet to begin. The issue - problems in demarcation of land that is holding up construction.

26 May 2022 7:04 am
Gurugram: Outages run up to 30 hours after wrecking squall

With 32 transformers and 260 electric poles damaged, officials were still working to restore power supply as residents of some sectors were without electricity for over 30 hours and counting - a day after heavy rain and squall lashed the city.

25 May 2022 7:10 am
Gurugram sees 165 new Covid cases, positivity 4.6% now

The city on Tuesday recorded 165 new Covid cases, a rise from 113 cases on the previous day. The daily positivity rate has also increased to 4.6% from 3.6% on Monday. While Gurgaon added 6,565 fresh Covid cases so far this month, it currently has 639 active cases.

25 May 2022 3:05 am
Washout effect: Gurugram breathes cleanest air in four months

The citys air quality index (AQI) was satisfactory at 66 on Tuesday after a gap of 135 days. Before this, the last time Gurgaons AQI was below 100 this year was on January 9 (65).

25 May 2022 3:04 am
Gurugram: Fashion designer, 26, jumps off her 14th-floor flat, dies

A 26-year-old woman died after she allegedly jumped off the 14th floor of her rented flat in a residential society on Gurgaon-Faridabad road near Gwalpahari. The police said they received the information about the suicide around 8pm on Monday.

25 May 2022 3:04 am
Gurugram: Leaves led to flooding on Golf Course Road?

Leaves blown off trees in the squall, and not the rainwater, led to flooding on sections of the 8-km-long Golf Course Road Monday, GMDA officials said, a day after heavy rains inundated the road despite authorities working on a monsoon preparedness plan.

25 May 2022 3:04 am
No stormwater drains: What went wrong in low-lying areas

No stormwater drains or construction still in progress are why the citys low-lying areas, already at a geographical disadvantage, got inundated once again after rains in Gurgaon on Monday.

25 May 2022 3:04 am
Trench dug to shift sewer line led to cave-in at IFFCO Chowk: NHAI

A trench dug up to shift a sewer line caused a cave-in on a service lane of the Delhi-Jaipur highway near IFFCO Chowk when heavy rain and thunderstorms lashed the city on Monday morning, officials of the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) said.

25 May 2022 3:04 am
Temperature to rise, but no heatwave in next 5 days in Gurugram

After overnight rain, residents woke up to a pleasant morning on Tuesday. The minimum temperature rose slightly to 17 degrees Celsius from 16.5 degrees Celsius on Monday but stayed eight notches below the normal. Similarly, the maximum temperature rose to 31.5 degrees Celsius from 29.

25 May 2022 3:04 am
Gurugram: Why Narsinghpur is the most flooded on e-way

The absence of an outlet for stormwater drain makes Narsinghpur, the lowest point on the Delhi-Gurgaon expressway, the worst waterlogging point in Gurgaon.

25 May 2022 3:04 am
47-yr-old labourer electrocuted while fixing iron pole

A 47-year-old labourer got electrocuted to death while his co-worker got injured in Udyog Vihar on Monday after they climbed an iron pole fixed with a CCTV camera and a light bulb.

25 May 2022 3:04 am
Multi-crore heist case: IPS officer appears for polygraph test hearing in Gurugram

Suspended IPS officer Dheeraj Sethia, who is said to have accepted a bribe from the accused in last years multi-crore heist from two flats of a condominium in the city, appeared before a Gurgaon court on Tuesday for the first time.

25 May 2022 3:04 am
2 of Kaushal gang held for murder

Two sharpshooters of Kaushal gang were arrested on May 17 in a murder case that took place in February. A pistol worth Rs 7 lakh was recovered from their possession.

25 May 2022 3:04 am
Orbit rail tunnel will be built in 30 months after work starts

The ambitious Haryana Orbital Rail Corridor (HORC) project is gathering steam.

25 May 2022 3:03 am
EDC: 190 Gurugram realtors owe Rs 6,700 crore to govt

While the residents of Gurgaon, mainly those living in the new sectors along the Dwarka Expressway and Southern Peripheral Road, are struggling due to lack of infrastructure, the government agencies blame paucity of funds due to non-payment of external development charges (EDC) by

25 May 2022 3:03 am
Mercury drops by 14.6C, Gurugram gets relief from intense heat

Heavy showers accompanied by thunderstorms and lightning early on Monday morning was a welcome respite for the residents battling sizzling hot weather conditions since mid-March this year.

24 May 2022 8:36 am
Pay us adequately, thats the biggest award: Asha workers

Anju Bala was unmoved when she found out that the World Health Organization (WHO), the health body of the United Nations, had awarded one million women Asha workers the prestigious Global Health Leaders Award, 2022.Its sad and funny at the same time.

24 May 2022 3:04 am
24-yr-old arrested for killing two brothers in Feb

A 24-year-old man has been arrested in alleged connection with the murder of two brothers in Pataudis Khor village in February this year. Rohit, who was arrested from Jaipur on Sunday evening, carried a reward of Rs 50,000 on his head.

24 May 2022 3:04 am
Mahira Homes buyers protest at Rera office

Around 100 buyers of Mahira Homes affordable housing project in Sector 68 protested outside the office of Haryana Real Estate Regulatory Authority (H-Rera) on Monday demanding strict action against the developer.

24 May 2022 3:04 am
Gurugram sees 113 new Covid cases, positivity rate dips to 3.6%

The city on Monday reported 113 new Covid cases ,while the daily positivity rate dipped to 3.6% from 4.6% on Sunday.Gurgaon added 6,400 fresh Covid-19 cases so far this month and currently has 662 active cases. In April, the city saw 5,894 cases.

24 May 2022 3:04 am
Factory fire: No payout for affected families, workers plan protest

Days after a fire at a factory in Faridabads Sector 37 claimed the lives of three workers, its 20-25 employees are contemplating launching a protest demanding compensation for the affected families.According to the workers, they have lost their jobs as the factory has been sealed.

24 May 2022 3:04 am
Showers and gusty winds damage infra, trigger outages

Prolonged power cuts were reported across several parts of both old and new Gurgaon on Monday, as the power distribution network failed to cope with two hours of rain and thunderstorms. Discom officials said uprooted trees damaged electricity infrastructure, resulting in outages.

24 May 2022 3:04 am
Manesar trader resists robbery bid, murdered

A 22-year-old trader was allegedly beaten to death for resisting a robbery bid in Manesar.Police said Ashish Kumar was closing his shop around 10pm on Saturday, when a few men surrounded him and started beating him up.

24 May 2022 3:04 am
2 hour rain spell triggers snarls, exposes loopholes in Gurugrams flood-check plan

Two hours of rain was enough to expose the poor monsoon preparedness by civic bodies as parts of the city once again went under water, grinding traffic to a halt and forcing pedestrians to walk on flooded roads slathered with muck.

24 May 2022 3:04 am
Hosps to screen patients with travel history for monkeypox

gurgaon all hospitals in the city should screen opd patients and their attendants with recent travel history to countries with monkeypox outbreaks for signs of the infection the health department said on monday so far no cases have been reported in india but with new cases being detected in various countries the chances of this disease occurring here cannot be ruled out so necessary surveillance has to be taken care of and strict vigilance on travellers from countries with positive cases.

24 May 2022 3:03 am
Landscaping flip-side: Squall uproots 150 trees

The squall toppled around 150 trees in the city on Monday morning. Most of these were in green belts or landscaped areas.

24 May 2022 3:03 am
Rain brings more chaos than comfort in Gurugram

Office-goers, students headed for an exam and flyers travelling for work meets Monday blues for them came on the road as they battled a maze of challenges that freak weather and shaky infrastructure had hurled at them.

24 May 2022 3:03 am
Gurugram: Delay in land acquisition holds up road project in Sector 71, HSVP says work on

Residents of Sector 71 are agitated over delay in acquiring land7 acre in Behrampur and Tikrivillage, which has been holding up completion of the dividing road of Sector 72 and 72A for the past five years.

23 May 2022 10:08 am
Gurugram: Garbage being dumped in vacant plots illegally, no action by MCG

Residents of Sector 9A have alleged that vacant plots in the area have become dumpsites as the civic body is not taking initiative to clear municipal and construction waste being dumped there illegally. They also said there is an overgrowth of congress grass on these vacant plots, which provide a breeding ground for rodents, insects and snakes.

23 May 2022 10:00 am
Showers to ease heat woes, mercury will drop further in Gurugram: IMD

Partly cloudy skies, strong winds and intermittent light rain over the last two days have brought much-needed relief from the scorching heat. The break from the heat spell is likely to continue till the end of this week as the Met department has predicted gusty winds accompanied by light-to-moderate rain over the next two days with a maximum temperature of 34-37 degrees Celsius. On Sunday, the minimum temperature dropped to 25 degrees Celsius from 26.4 degrees Celsius on the previous day.

23 May 2022 6:58 am
Free tabs received, but students yet to get SIM cards for e-classes

Government school students in classes 10 and 12, who are yet to receive SIM cards for their tablets from the education department, are concerned about taking online remedial lessons from June 1 through these tablets.

23 May 2022 3:04 am