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Priest, woman get life term till death in rape case of minor girl in Haryana

The fast-track special court of Yamunanagar under the Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, sentenced the mother of a sexual assault survivor and a priest to rigorous life imprisonment till death on Wednesday.

30 Mar 2023 8:19 pm
Gurgaon reports 75 cases, doctors say wear masks

The city added 75 new Covid cases on Wednesday as the spike in infections that began in the third week of March continued. On Tuesday, 56 cases were reported.

30 Mar 2023 11:42 am
Power and jail minister Ranjeet Singh Chautala orders suspension of bus permit

Power and jail minister Ranjeet Singh Chautala on Wednesday ordered to suspend the permit of a private bus for 15 days after a college girl listed the matter in the public grievances meeting.

30 Mar 2023 11:22 am
Man linked to Bawana gang behind attack on Kadyan khap chief

A day after three persons, including Kadyan khap chief Davinder Billu, were attacked in Beri area of Jhajjar, police officials said on Wednesday that notorious criminal Himanshu Bhau had taken responsibility for the crime on social media. Bhau is associated with the Neeraj Bawana gang, they said.

30 Mar 2023 11:22 am
Upkeep contract not renewed, muddy water in taps for 2 days, say Palam Vihar residents

Residents of Palam Vihars E-Block have alleged that they have been getting muddy and foul-smelling tap water for the past two days.

30 Mar 2023 8:08 am
Compile info on domestic staff within a month, Gurgaon admin tells RWAs

The district administration on Wednesday issued directions to residents welfare associations (RWAs) in the city to prepare a database of domestic staff working in their respective areas within a month. RWAs will be the nodal agencies for collecting the data of domestic workers, while the registrar of firms and societies will ensure implementation of the order.

30 Mar 2023 8:08 am
Gurgaon: On run for 4 years, man wanted for property dealer murder nabbed

A man wanted for the 2019 murder of property dealer Vijay Batra, alias Tantrik, has been arrested.

30 Mar 2023 8:08 am
Two on bike mowed down by mini-truck in hit & run in Gurgaon

Two friends were killed and a third sustained injuries when their Royal Enfield motorcycle collided head-on with a mini-truck on the Bawra-Bakipur Pataudi road early on Tuesday morning. While the truck driver fled the spot after the accident, cops said some passersby noted the vehicles registration number.

30 Mar 2023 8:08 am
Gurgaon: Behind bars, but thats not a barrier to educational pursuit here in Bhondsi jail

Around 850 inmates of Bhondsi jail, one of the largest prisons in the state, completed literacy programmes, cleared their board exams, graduated with bachelors and masters degrees and got vocational training over the past five years.

30 Mar 2023 8:08 am
22-year-old shot at by colleague after spat in Gurgaon

A 22-year-old youth was allegedly shot at by a colleague after an argument over the sitting arrangement in the office on Wednesday in Sector 44.

30 Mar 2023 6:45 am
Realty firm, directors booked for fraud after Noida court order

A city-based builder and its directors have been booked for cheating, forgery and criminal conspiracy.

30 Mar 2023 6:42 am
Craters & illegal parking: What makes commuting a nightmare on Pataudi road

There is no end to the woes of commuters and pedestrians using the Pataudi road, which is riddled with broken patches at several points and uneven surfaces. Sewage from choked drains has further worsened the condition of the road. Locals said hardly any maintenance work has been carried out by the civic authorities for years now, though the arterial road witnesses heavy traffic flow.

30 Mar 2023 6:39 am
Sudden rain takes Gurgaon by surprise, 9 flights diverted

Residents of Delhi-NCR were caught unawares as it witnessed a short but intense spell of rain on Wednesday evening. According to the weather department's forecast, light rain is likely on Thursday and another spell of shower, along with hailstorm, on Friday.

30 Mar 2023 6:36 am
27-year-old ragpicker beaten to death on suspicion of theft in Gurgaon, 2 held

A 27-year-old ragpicker was allegedly beaten to death and his associate was brutally thrashed by two men who suspected that the pair was trying to steal metal scrap in Ghata village in the early hours of Wednesday.

30 Mar 2023 5:30 am
Create new sanitation staff posts in Gurgaon, panel tells govt as senior officers give its meet a miss

The state government should create new posts for sanitation workers in the city and ensure they have safety gear and access to regular health checks, changing rooms, toilets and canteens, National Commission for Safai Karamcharis vice chairperson Anjana Panwar said at a meeting on Tuesday.

29 Mar 2023 8:12 am
More lanes, parking lots and cycle tracks: 2 key roads in Gurgaon set for revamp

GMDA is planning to redevelop two key roads in the city Galleria Market road and Vyapar Kendra road. Under the project, the roads, both around 2km long, will be widened from four lanes to six lanes. GMDA is also planning car parks that can altogether accommodate up to 1,200 vehicles, cycle tracks, footpaths and solar-powered streetlights.

29 Mar 2023 8:12 am
Car rams power pole in Faridabad, catches fire; 25-year-old dies

A car rammed into an electricity pole at high speed near Sainik Farms in Faridabad late on Monday, leading to the death of a 25-year-old man and leaving two of his friends seriously injured. The car, a Verna, caught fire minutes after passersby pulled out the three youths from its wreckage.

29 Mar 2023 8:12 am
Bring down Covid positivity rate to less than 5%, 4 districts in Haryana told

Four districts of Haryana Panchkula (9.7%), Faridabad (7.1%), Fatehabad (5.5%) and Yamunanagar (5.5%) are reporting a Covid-19 positivity rate between 5% and 10% in the past 10 days.

29 Mar 2023 8:12 am
Haryana-Rera resolved only 50% plaints in 5 years; buyers say 'too slow'

In the last five years, the Haryana Real Estate Regulatory Authority (HRera) has resolved only around 53% of complaints it received from aggrieved homebuyers, while the rest are at various stages. Homebuyers have claimed that resolution of complaints before HRera was too slow, forcing many to approach other authorities for justice.

29 Mar 2023 7:44 am
Sewage released directly into drain, developer fined Rs 6.8 crore in Gurgaon

The Haryana State Pollution Control Board has directed the builder of Malibu Town to pay up Rs 6.8 crore as environmental compensation, days after an inspection found that the Sector 47 colony was releasing sewage directly into a GMDA drain without treating the waste.

29 Mar 2023 7:42 am
A 1st in 11 years: Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon plans 25% budget cut

For the first time in over a decade, the Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon has proposed to bring down its expenditure in 2023-24 by almost a quarter (24.7%) from the previous financial year. The civic body's income, too, is estimated to decline by 27.2% from 2022-23.

29 Mar 2023 7:40 am
Haryana govt completes pilot project on addressing stubble burning incidents in Karnal

With a motive to tackle the stubble burning, the Haryana government has completed the pilot project in the various villages of Karnal district which have been declared under Red-Zone.

28 Mar 2023 8:08 pm
Man (45) mowed down by truck in hit & run Gurgaon

A 45-year-old man was allegedly mowed down by a truck on Sunday night, while he was crossing a road in Sohnas Pahar colony.

28 Mar 2023 8:13 am
Burglars target pilots company guest house room in Gurgaon, escape with gadgets

A commercial pilots room at his companys guest house in Sector 38 was burgled on Sunday.

28 Mar 2023 8:13 am
Food court, FOBs: Gurgaon's Pataudi railway station set for revamp

Apart from Gurgaon, the railway station in Pataudi will also get a face-lift under the central governments Amrit Bharat Station Scheme, Union minister of state and MP Rao Inderjeet Singh said on Monday.

28 Mar 2023 8:13 am
Property dealer found dead in Gurgaon, kin suspect murder

A 33-year-old property dealer was found dead inside his SUV on the Dwarka Expressway on Saturday night, police said. He, according to a police officer, had a bullet wound in his chest. His family members suspect it to be a murder.

28 Mar 2023 8:12 am
Just 13% have got booster jabs in Haryana

Over 20 lakh precaution doses of the Covid vaccine have been administered in Haryana since the drive was rolled out on January 10 this year. According to the data on the Co-WIN portal, 1.52 crore people were eligible for booster doses in Haryana as on Monday, of whom just 13% have got the jabs.

28 Mar 2023 8:12 am
Infrastructure projects via online tenders in 127 Gurgaon villages now

A majority of panchayats in Gurgaon have passed a resolution to adopt the e-tendering system for carrying out development projects in their areas. There are 157 panchayats, out of which 127 have decided to adopt the online process.

28 Mar 2023 8:12 am
2021 Diwali night murders in Gurgaon: Key accused arrested after gunfight

Over a year after four members of a family were shot dead inside their house on the night of Diwali in Kasan village, Gurgaon cops arrested the main accused after a brief gunfight on Monday.

28 Mar 2023 8:12 am
One Aravali landfill to go, another to come up on protected forest land?

The deadline to stop sending municipal waste to the Bandhwari landfill is March 31. But all the four alternatives identified to divert waste generated by Gurgaon and Faridabad are also either in the Aravalis or notified under sections of the Punjab Land Preservation Act (PLPA).

28 Mar 2023 8:12 am
'Not complied with rules', Haryana real estate regulatory authority rejects builder's registry plea, freezes accounts

The Haryana real estate regulatory authority (HRera) rejected the application of real estate promoter Shree Vardhman Infra Heights Pvt Ltd, seeking an extension of registration of its group housing project - Shree Vardhman Victoria - over repeated non-compliances of the Rera Act.

28 Mar 2023 7:49 am
One more tests positive for H3N2; six influenza cases in Gurgaon

A 24-year-old woman tested positive for the H3N2 virus on Monday. So far, surveillance teams have tested 176 people with flu-like symptoms and recorded 6 influenza cases in the city-4 type B and 2 H3N2. There are 4 types of influenza-A (with H3N2 as a subtype), B, C and D.

28 Mar 2023 7:45 am
March Covid numbers at 5-month high in Gurgaon, 80% cases in last 10 days

Covid cases recorded in the city this month crossed 300 on Monday, driven mainly by a spike in the daily tally from March 17, which has become more conspicuous in the last few days.

28 Mar 2023 7:41 am
No upkeep: Installed 4 years ago, lights at this park defunct now

Residents of Sector 43 are afraid of going to the park after sunset. Lights were installed four years ago, but for half of this time, they havent been functioning, they say, expressing concern for their safety.

27 Mar 2023 9:50 am
Water supply to be suspended for 30 hours in Gurgaon

More than two dozen areas in the city will be affected for 30 hours as the water supply will be suspended from 9am on Monday to 3pm on Tuesday .

27 Mar 2023 8:06 am
Rs 10 crore withdrawn but no infra work yet, ex-sarpanch among 2 booked in Gurgaon

A former sarpanch and a panchayat secretary in Manesar's Shikohpur village were booked in a corruption case for misappropriating panchayat funds in the name of development works.

27 Mar 2023 7:42 am
Infra and tie-up with industries: How MPs plan to fight pollution

Members of Parliament (MPs) across party lines got together in the city last weekend to discuss ways to monitor and cut down air pollution in their constituencies.

27 Mar 2023 7:31 am
Diesel generators sets in colony green belt in Gurgaon: NGT pulls up senior officials for 'inaction'

Inaction and evasive responses on the alleged use of DG sets and dumping of waste in the city has raised serious concerns about implementation of environmental norms, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) said in an order summoning officials of the MCG, pollution control board and the department of town and country planning (DTCP) to appear before it.

27 Mar 2023 7:24 am
Car driven on wrong side rams PCR van on MG Road, driver flees

A car allegedly being driven on the wrong side rammed into a PCR van while cops were patrolling MG Road early on Friday morning, police said on Sunday.

27 Mar 2023 7:24 am
Gurgaon's active case count 124; daily tally 39 now

The city reported 39 new Covid cases on Sunday, while the positivity rate rose to 1.9%.

27 Mar 2023 5:08 am
Haryana: February heat & untimely March showers hit crops, say farmers, seek compensation

The total yield of wheat and other crops sown in winter might fall behind the target due to untimely showers, along with gusty wind and hail pellets, in March on the heels of an unusually hot February this year, said farmers, claiming the inclement weather conditions have destroyed most of their crops.

27 Mar 2023 5:01 am