Two held with 151g heroin in Yamunanagar
Two bike-borne men were arrested with 151g heroin in Sector 17 on Wednesday. The accused Tarun of Yamunanagar and Lakhwinder of Ambala were in possession of 101.5g and 50g of the contraband, respectively. A police spokesperson said this was the first heroin seizure in the district this year. Cell in-charge Rakesh said, “The accused had recently returned from abroad and had rented an accommodation in Sector 17. They were on their way to deliver drugs to Mustafabad, when they were arrested, following a tip off.” He said the duo was also addicted to drugs. HTC
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3 polytechnic students injured in clash
Rohtak: Three students of a government polytechnic college in Hisar sustained injuries after they were attacked by another group with sharp-edged weapons at the college canteen on Wednesday. An official of the polytechnic college said three students were attacked by five students of another group after a verbal spat. “The injured have been discharged from the Civil hospital after getting treatment. The injured students refused to reveal the identity of the attackers and they decided not to lodge a complaint against them,” the official added. However, Hisar police spokesman Vikas Kumar said they have not received any complaint in this regard till the filing of the report.
Husband, brother booked for attacking woman in Rohtak
Rohtak: A woman was allegedly attacked with an iron blade by her husband and brother at a village in Rohtak after she refused to give divorce, said police.In her complaint to the police, Rekha, a resident of Sonepat’s Kathura village, said she had married Sonu in 2015. “My husband has been mounting pressure on me to take divorce. On Wednesday, he along with my brother Adarsh came to my sister’s house in a Rohtak village. They attacked me with an iron blade,” she added. Investigating officer Suresh Kumar of Kalanaur police station said the woman has been undergoing treatment at the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (PGIMS).
It was probably the longest and most nerve-wracking wait for Captain Karuna Nidhan Pandey (52) and his four other crew members. They were awaiting help following a blast in their Swiss-made yacht, MS Porrima, amid rough seas and strong winds in the wee hours of Friday, 20 nautical miles off the Navgaon coast in Alibag Taluka. The crew members, however, were successfully rescued and airlifted by the Indian Coast Guard ship, Agrim, and a helicopter.
Mumbai The long weekend rush exiting the city starting Thursday night impacted daily commuters on Friday morning as Compressed Natural Gas stations across Mumbai faced a shortage of supply. According to a statement released by Mahanagar Gas Limited, which provides CNG across the city, the vehicular traffic leaving the city for the upcoming long weekend pushed the demand for CNG. Nilesh Sable (49), a taxi driver plying in Sion added that post noon, the situation improved slightly.
Mumbai: The Borivali police station has registered a case after a 34-year-old local resident alleged that some unknown frauds cheated him to the tune of ₹2.43 lakh when he attempted to book a room at a resort in Mahabaleshwar for a family trip. The complainant, Pranav Nadkarni, a resident of New MHB Colony in Borivali, informed the police that he had finalised a resort and found out its contact number from the internet.
The Chandigarh Lalit Kala Akademi is celebrating 75 years of Independence by organising 'Colours of freedom' art workshop-cum-exhibition, featuring 75 works of 75 artists from across country and tricity. The event is being organised at the Sector 17 Underpass. As part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, the artists are focusing on the many aspects of freedom and portraying it on their canvas.
Chief Minister M K Stalin on Friday urged the Central government to prevail upon Sri Lanka to immediately release nine Tamil Nadu fishermen and their fishing boat. Writing to External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, Stalin drew the Union government's attention to the apprehension of nine Indian fishermen and their mechanised fishing boat on August 10 by the Sri Lankan Navy.