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A large crowd gather outside AIIMS Rishikesh where the young reception's autopsy was conducted. (ANI Photo)

Uttarakhand: Resort staff shares deets on night before receptionist went missing

Speaking to news agency ANI, the staff member, identified as Manveer Singh Chauhan, said Chauhan received a call from Ankit (presumable one of the other accused in the case Ankit Gupta, 19) around 8pm to prepare dinner for four persons. Read Outrage grows, BJP MLA's car vandalised over murder of Uttarakhand teen It was only next morning that the staff at Vanatara resort came to know about the 19-year-old girl going missing.

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Goregaon suicide: Husband of victim arrested from Guwahati

Megha.sood@htlive.com Mumbai: The Bangur Nagar police on Tuesday arrested a 28-year-old man from Guwahati, days after his wife died by suicide jumping from the sixth floor of their building in Goregaon West. According to the police, Krishika worked as a beautician in Malad and had been staying, along with her husband Shijan, in a rented apartment in Gulraj Tower in Lakshmi Nagar. Shijan had then fled to Guwahati.

Millets added to menu in Vande Bharat trains

Millets added to menu in Vande Bharat trains

Starting Friday, passengers travelling in the two Vande Bharat trains ? from CSMT to Shirdi and Solapur - can pick from a host of millets-enriched regional delicacies. Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation has, for the first time, decided to introduce millets like jowar and bajra in the menu. The items identified for breakfast would include sabudana groundnut khichadi, jowar bhakhri and besan pola along with sorghum or shengdana chiwda or bhadang.

Ganesh Madhukar Dabhade, athletics coach who has trained over 100 women at the Dabhade Krida Prabhodhani in Jalna, said that increasing unemployment and lack of job opportunities in the drought-prone Marathwada region was driving women to look for job opportunities in Mumbai. “Most men there, who are either farmers or work at odd jobs, are doing very badly,” he said. “Their condition is so bad that families survive on one meal a day.” (HT PHOTO)

State’s rural women flock to Mumbai for female firefighter jobs

Mumbai: Last week, Maya Uttam Kakkade travelled with her one-year-old child from Jalna and waited all night outside the Gopinath Munde ground at Dahisar West for her turn at the Mumbai fire brigade recruitment drive for women. Kakkade is among the 5,000 women who have showed up for the MFB's recruitment drive since last Saturday. Around 2,500 of these were from Marathwada's eight districts while a miniscule two percent were from Mumbai.

Navi Mumbai, India - February 07, 2023: Maharashtra Minister of Ports and Shipping Dadaji Bhuse inaugurates water taxi services between the Gateway of India and Belapur Jetty by flagging off vessel "Nayan XI", at Belapur, in Navi Mumbai, India, on Tuesday, February 07, 2023. (Photo by Bachchan Kumar/HT PHOTO) (HT PHOTO)

Belapur to Gateway water service flagged off

The water taxi service 'Nayan XI' from Belapur to Gateway of India (GOI) was inaugurated by minister Dadaji Bhuse in the presence of Belapur MLA Manda Mhatre. The services have been launched by MyBoatRide.com in partnership with Nayantara Shipping. Bhuse said fares had been kept low at ?250 and ?350. A water taxi service launched in February from Belapur to Bhau Cha Dhakka was soon closed down.

ASI Sushil Kumar, who was arrested for allegedly accepting a bribe of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>1.1 lakh in lieu of removing rape section in a dowry case, in Panipat. (HT Photo)

Panipat DSP’s reader held with 1 lakh bribe

A team of the state vigilance bureau's Karnal unit on Tuesday arrested an ASI rank cop, posted as the reader of deputy superintendent of police (DSP, traffic) in Panipat for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 1.1 lakh in lieu of removing rape section in a dowry case. The accused has been identified as ASI Sushil Kumar, while his purported accomplice, head constable Partiba, the investigating office in the case, remains absconding.

The region where these two projects are coming up is set to undergo a rapid transformation in the near future, with the Virar-Alibaug Multi-Modal Corridor and the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor also set to come up in the area, sparking concerns around the safety of wildlife. (HT PHOTO)

Centre clears diversion of 18 acres of SGNP forest for development works

Mumbai: The National Board for Wildlife has given its nod for diversion of around 18 acres of forest land in Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP), in Thane and Palghar districts, for development works. These include the construction of a service road connecting Kolshet to Bhayandarpada, being constructed by the Thane Municipal Corporation as part of the road widening of Ghodbunder Road, which will lead to the diversion of 1.5 acres of forest land.

The Punjab and Haryana high court on Tuesday sought response from the Chandigarh administration among others on a plea seeking to expedite the “holistic development plan” of the HC. (Getty Images/ Representational image)

Notice to Chandigarh on plea seeking to expedite HC development plan

The Punjab and Haryana high court on Tuesday sought response from the Chandigarh administration among others on a plea seeking to expedite the ?holistic development plan? of the high court. ?From the security and emergency perspective, even a small incident can lead to a rampage, resulting in unimagined loss. The present situation in the parking lot is such that neither an ambulance nor a fire brigade can reach a desired place,? the plea said.

At least three students from Chandigarh have scored over 99 in JEE-Main’s January edition, whose results were announced by the National Testing Agency (NTA) on Tuesday.

JEE Main January edition: Three from Chandigarh score over 99

At least three students from Chandigarh have scored over 99 in JEE-Main's January edition, whose results were announced by the National Testing Agency on Tuesday. While Raghav Goyal and Moulik Jindal, both students of Bhavan Vidyalaya, Panchkula, got a 99.9973 NTA?score, Gunveen Gill of Sri Guru Harkrishan Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 38, Chandigarh, got 99.98. Twenty candidates from across the country scored perfect 100 in the engineering entrance exam.

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HC asks MHADA if MahaRERA can help in choosing developers for stalled cessed buildings

Mumbai: The Bombay high court recently sought to know from the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority whether the Maharashtra Real Estate Regulatory Authority (MahaRERA) could be roped in to identify and appoint private developers for completing stalled redevelopment of cessed buildings due to default on the part of the developers. In light of many such projects languishing, the HC had directed the MHADA and the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation to respond.

Yogi Adityanath has established the rule of law in U.P, said U.P. BJP chief. (HT Photo)

U.P. BJP seeks Rahul’s apology for his remarks against CM Yogi

LUCKNOW Less than a day after Congress leader Rahul Gandhi attacked Yogi Adityanath, the Uttar Pradesh BJP unit on Tuesday raised an objection to the comment and sought his apology. It all started when Rahul said that Yogi Adityanath cannot be a religious leader because of the language he uses. The Congress leader also claimed that CM Yogi doesn't understand Hinduism ?because if he did, he would not be doing what he is doing.?

Mumbai, India - January 11, 2023: Senior NCP leader and former Minister of State Hasan Mushrif at Y.B. Chavan Centre, Nariman Point, in Mumbai, India, on Wednesday, January 11, 2023. (Photo by Bhushan Koyande/HT Photo) (HT PHOTO)

Hasan Mushrif’s sons move PMLA court for pre-arrest bail

Mumbai: Fearing arrest by the Enforcement Directorate, three sons of Nationalist Congress Party leader Hasan Mushrif on Tuesday approached the special Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court for anticipatory bail in connection with the money laundering allegations. In their separate pleas, the Mushrif brothers?Navid, Aabid and Sajid?have claimed they apprehend arrest by the ED and the real intention behind the action was to target their father, a former cabinet minister.

The trio had allegedly embezzlement of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>45,31,621, while issuing vehicle registration certificates (RCs), though authorities suspect the trio has misappropriated government funds to the tune of several crores. (HT File)

VIP number registration: 3 Haryana transport officials held for siphoning off 45 lakh

Three officials of the Haryana transport commissioner's office have been arrested for embezzlement of Rs 45,31,621, while issuing vehicle registration certificates (RCs), though authorities suspect the trio has misappropriated government funds to the tune of several crores. The case was registered on the complaint of Haryana chief minister's flying squad, DSP, Purnima Singh. The amount of the siphoned of money was pegged at Rs 45,31,621, though authorities maintain, it could be higher.

Mumbai, India - February 07, 2023: CM Eknath Shinde felicitated by Koli community of Worli Village, at Worli Sports Club, Worli, in Mumbai, India, on Tuesday, February 07, 2023. (Photo by Anshuman Poyrekar/Hindustan Times) (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT PHOTO)

Worli is the new epicentre of Sena (UBT) and BJP-BSS war

Felicitation of Shinde-Fadnavis in Worli Koliwada is however a flop show One of the highlights of the 2019 assembly elections was the entry of Aaditya Thackeray into electoral politics. The Worli assembly constituency was carefully chosen for the debut of the Thackeray scion who was the first in his family to deviate from the family tradition of not contesting elections.

Mumbai, India - February 07, 2023: Vartamaan building on Juhu Versova Link Road, at Andheri (West), in Mumbai, India, on Tuesday, February 07, 2023. (Photo by Vijay Bate/HT Photo) (HT PHOTO)

Cloud tech pioneer buys sea-facing apartment in Versova for 38 cr

Icertis, has purchased a 3,055 sq ft sea-facing apartment in Vartamaan tower on Juhu Versova Link Road in Versova for a sum of ?37.98 crore. A stamp duty of ?2.27 crore was paid on registration. Formerly called Mannat, Vartamaan is a favourite for Bollywood celebrities and is a luxury project developed by Bandra-based developer Samir Bhojwani. Darda co-founded the company with the CEO of Icertis, Samir Bodas.

The professor has said that he has done nothing wrong. (HT Photo)

Facing allegations of ‘irregularities’, Prof Mishra resigns as AKTU V-C

LUCKNOW Two days after Professor PK Mishra was removed from the post of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University's (AKTU) vice-chancellor over alleged irregularities, he formally tendered his resignation to governor Anandiben Patel on Tuesday evening. ?It has been quite a learning experience for me in Lucknow in the last year or so,? he added. Lucknow University's vice-chancellor Professor AK Rai was given the additional charge of AKTU. He took the charge on Sunday.

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