Gurgaon

  • Power cuts
    Jun 01, 2015 10:03 IST

    Heat wave continues along with hours-long power outages

    As the heat wave in Gurgaon continues, residents are also forced to suffer power cuts lasting four to six hours on a daily basis in many areas. The voltage also remains low most of the time. This has been happening despite the power discoms’ claim to have taken all steps to maintain a regular power supply in May and June.

  • Qutub-Gurgaon metro train
    May 30, 2015 10:39 IST

    Rapid Metro set to finish pillar construction on Golf Course Road

    Rapid Metro is all set to finish civil work of constructing pillars on Golf Course Road in a couple of months after which it will start the work of laying the tracks on its alignment.

  • Construction workers heat wave India
    May 29, 2015 20:44 IST

    Labourers toiling in heat wave say have little choice

    In India's upmarket "Millennium City", labourers building luxury homes say they have little choice but to toil in the extreme heat, despite government warnings not to venture outside after this week's heat wave killed 1,700 people.

  • Internet
    May 28, 2015 08:39 IST

    National Digital Literacy Mission centre launched in Gurgaon

    The first National Digital Literacy Mission centre in partnership with NASSCOM Foundation was inaugurated on Wednesday.

  • commuters
    May 27, 2015 10:56 IST

    Gurgaon railway station soon to get a makeover

    The Gurgaon railway station will soon be modernised with new buildings with four floors, bigger platforms, environment friendly green toilets and foot over bridges.

  • Children's day
    May 27, 2015 10:39 IST

    Cash-strapped kids museum to shut on May 31

    Stellar Children’s museum, the only children’s museum in the city, operating from the second floor of Ambience Mall will shut down on May 31 due to a funds-crunch.

  • Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary
    May 25, 2015 10:51 IST

    Illegal construction reported near Sultanpur National Park

    Environmentalists have written to the forest department regarding illegal construction going on within five kilometres of Sultanpur National Park, Farrukhnagar. They say that no action has been taken in this regard.

  • Illegal mining
    May 22, 2015 23:40 IST

    Admin cracks whip on illegal mining in Gurgaon

    A day after HT first reported about illegal mining mafia operating in the Aravalli hills of Raisina and Gurgaon, the district administration sprang into action on Friday, convening a joint meeting of the officials from the millennium city and Mewat on May 29.

  • Illegal mining in Gurgaon
    May 22, 2015 00:40 IST

    For 2 Haryana villages, illegal mining continues to be major source of income

    When the administration is inactive, illegally mined stones are dumped in around 200-300 trucks and transported out of the mining sites each day. Mining is the chief employment for men in the local villages of Kharak Jalalpur and Bhango.

  • Darjeeling youth Protests Gorkha community Gurgaon
    May 21, 2015 09:32 IST

    Attackers of 'brutally assaulted' Gorkha youth booked under IPC

    The police on Wednesday finally booked assailants involved in the brutal assault on four Darjeeling youth in Gurgaon for attempt to murder under Section 307 of the Indian Penal Code.

  • marijuana
    May 17, 2015 00:12 IST

    A vicious cycle: Drug web grows around schools in Gurgaon

    A week-long HT investigation has revealed that students in the 12-16 age group are increasingly becoming dependent on drugs.

  • mock drill
    Apr 27, 2015 00:49 IST

    Structural safety norms may have been compromised in Ggn

    A team of disaster management officials with help from the fire services took stock of several localities soon after aftershocks were felt in the city on Sunday.

  • Mangar Bani green belt
    Apr 16, 2015 12:38 IST

    Haryana labels NCR's last virgin forest unused land

    The Haryana government has decided Faridabad’s Mangar Bani green belt cannot be classified as a forest, drawing criticism from environmentalists who say the decision to free up about 80,000 hectares of land was influenced by the builder lobby.

  • 12-year-old shot dead
    Apr 15, 2015 10:17 IST

    Property dealer shot in Udyog Vihar

    A 47-year-old property dealer was shot dead by unidentified assailants on Tuesday morning near Udyog Vihar Phase 1. Pehalwan is a native of village Kharkar in Jhajjar. He was living in Dundahera, Gurgaon at his maternal uncle’s residence for the past few years

  • Manohar Lal Khattar
    Apr 15, 2015 10:11 IST

    Every district will have a woman police station: Khattar

    Chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar, while speaking on the occasion of the 125th birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna Dr Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, declared that a woman police station would be set up in every district headquarter in the state.