3 Nadaun youths among 4 killed in Hoshiarpur mishap
Four persons, including three residents of Nadaun town in Himachal Pradesh, were killed in a head-on collision between a tempo and a tipper truck at Dhakowal village in Hoshiarpur district in the wee hours of Friday.
Police said three occupants of the Tata 407 tempo that was carrying milk and one of the tipper loaded with stones were among those killed. All of them died on the spot. The victims were identified as tipper driver Paramjit Singh, 45, a resident of Doraha town in Ludhiana district, Ajay Kumar 22, Pankaj Kumar, 19 and Sunil Kumar, 19, all from Nadaun.
Their bodies were extricated from the vehicles by cutting them with iron cutter.
Paramjit, who was married, was working as a driver for the past two decades while three used to transport y milk from Ahmedgarh town in Sangrur district to Nadaun.
The bodies were handed over to their families after post-mortem at the Hoshiarpur civil hospital. Mehtiana police station in-charge Pardeep Kumar said they have started legal proceedings in the case.
One of the oldest tigers of Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve in Chandrapur - Waghdoh- died of old age on Monday. The big cat was 18-years-old. Waghdoh was popular among the tourists for his majestic charm. It was sighted in the coal mines of Durgapur and forests around Sinhala and Masala villages under the Chandrapur forest range in the last first week of this month. Several wildlife lovers expressed their concern over the deteriorating condition of Waghdoh.
Traffic congestion was reported from different stretches, prompting the police to deploy at least 2,500 personnel at key locations to manage traffic. Areas below the Iffco Chowk flyover and Metro station remained waterlogged till late afternoon. Two underpasses on the Golf Course Road also witnessed waterlogging and it took two hours to drain the accumulated water, said police. The Gurugram traffic police also asked residents to “consider exercising the option to work from home.”
PUNE The Pune rural police through its Bharosa cell have successfully stopped as many as 11 child marriages in 2022 and lodged three FIRs against the violators. In 2021, two child marriages were stopped and seven FIRs were lodged. In 2020, three FIRs were lodged while no efforts were made to stop child marriages under the jurisdiction of the rural police.
A massive fire broke out at the basement of a five-storeyed commercial building at Nithari village in Noida's Sector 31 on Monday afternoon, said officials of the fire department. The fire broke out around 1:15pm, following which three fire tenders were rushed to the spot but the blaze was so powerful that more fire tenders were pressed into action, officials said. Gautam Budh Nagar district, chief fire officer, Arun Kumar Singh said that over 10 shops in the complex caught fire.
The Noida authority on Monday said that it has decided to cover the city's stormwater drains after residents' complained of the foul smell emanating from them. According to the authority's water and sewage department, there are over 30 main drains in the city, including the Kondli drain, which originates from Delhi's Kondli and merges with the Yamuna river in Sector 168 after passing through sectors 11, 12, 22, 34, 50, 51, 137 and 168.