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HindustanTimes Sat,02 Aug 2014

Cities

Crop damage in Himachal sent tomato prices soaring in Delhi

Tomatoes in the wholesale market were most expensive on July 31, priced between Rs. 2,000 and Rs. 4,400 for every quintal that translated into Rs. 20 and Rs. 44 per kilogram.

Delhi audit report: CAG raps govt, civic bodies for wasteful spending, stuck projects

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has indicted a number of Delhi government departments for wasteful expenditure, stuck infrastructure and social security projects, besides ignoring key environmental issues.

After HT prod, govt scurries to cancel license of firm with Maoist links

The state mining department has finally set a four- day deadline to cancel the mining license of the firm charged with money links with Maoists and heavy tax evasion.

Now, reach traffic cops on WhatsApp

The WhatsApp messenger service launched by the Chandigarh traffic police evoked good response as cops received over 300 complaints within 24 hours of start of the service.

24-yr-old acquitted of rape

Additional district and sessions judge Anshu Shukla, who presiding over a special court for crime against women, acquitted a 24-year-old youth booked on charges of rape, on Friday.

Butterfly park coming up in Greater Noida

Beautiful and frail – butterflies may soon have a dedicated habitat in Greater Noida’s Surajpur wetland.

Noida may ban E-rickshaws

The Noida authority on Friday said that it is mulling over a proposal to ban E-rickshaws in Noida to de-congest city of its perennial traffic.

US court ruling on Bhopal tragedy disappoints many

Several NGOs working for survivors of 1984 Bhopal gas leak disaster have expressed dismay over a New York court's decision that Union Carbide Corporation can't be sued for contamination.

Indore boy walks into Mumbai police cell to meet CID actors

When a 13-year-old boy walked into the office of Mumbai police's anti-narcotics cell recently, the police thought he may have some information that would lead to seizure of drugs.

15-year-old schoolgirl attacked with chemical powder in Indore

Barely a week after a court in MP sentenced death penalty on a person for hurling acid on a 28-year-old woman that led to her death, a 15-year-old schoolgirl become the latest victim of a similar kind of attack.

Congress protests again, demands CBI inquiry into twin scams

Demanding a CBI inquiry into the MP Professional Board and MP Public Service Commission examination scams, the Congress workers staged a demonstration at Mata Mandir Square.

Consumer court awards Gurgaon flat owners Rs. 33cr for faulty elevators

In a landmark ruling, a consumer court has ordered realty firm Ambience Infrastructure to pay Rs. 33.38 crore to a group of flat owners in Gurgaon for installing sub-standard elevators and failing to maintain them despite charging them for it.

Landslide in Chembur leaves 6-year-old boy dead in shanty

As incessant rains hit the city, a six-year-old died on Thursday morning at Vashi Naka in Chembur when a boulder fell on the shanty he used to live in.

Police to conduct polygraphic test on DIG Paraskar

The Mumbai crime branch has sent a letter to deputy inspector general Sunil Paraskar in a bid to seek his permission to conduct a polygraphic and lie detector tests on him. While the police are awaiting a response from Paraskar, the officials said that they would soon approach the court to seek its permission.

Kolkata losing pride, trams rumbling into history

Once upon a time, trams enhanced the beauty of Kolkata, however, sooner they are going to be rumbled into history books due to growing transportation needs of the fastest growing population.

Bungalow that 'spells doom' for CMs: Harish Rawat refuses to move in

Official chief minister's residence on the New Cantonment Road in Dehradun lies vacant. Chief minister Harish Rawat operates from the state guest house which has been converted to his official residence. 

4 JVM MLAs meet Amit Shah, trigger specualtions of new equations

Four MLAs of the Babulal Marandi-led Jharkhand Vikas Morcha met BJP chief Amit Shah on Wednesday, triggering speculations that they might be joining the saffron outfit soon.

Bitter pills needed for economic turnaround in Uttarakhand: CM Rawat

Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat, who heads a coalition government, says he is in a better position to implement his vision of development for Uttarakhand after the Congress' clean sweep in bypolls in three assembly segments.

Tapas Pal case: Mamata govt against probe order

A day after the Calcutta high court ordered a court-monitored probe into Lok Sabha MP Tapas Pal’s hate speeches, the law minister of Mamata Banerjee’s cabinet, Chandrima Bhattacharya, said the government would appeal to a division bench against the order.

Gurgaon: NE man beaten up, admitted to hospital

Days after a Manipuri man was beaten to death in New Delhi, another man from Manipur was attacked in Gurgaon on Sunday night.
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