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Father-son duo killed as car rams into stationary truck in Faridkot

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Faridkot, Faridkot
PUBLISHED ON FEB 05, 2020 09:39 PM IST

Two Amritsar residents were killed when a car they were travelling in crashed into a stationary tanker-truck on the Bathinda-Amritsar national highway near Kotkapura on Wednesday afternoon.

The impact of the crash was so intense that Joginder Singh and Surinder Pal Singh were decapitated. It took over two hours to clear the traffic jam caused by the accident.

Surinder and his father Joginder were on their way to Bathinda when the accident took place. According to witnesses, the car rammed into a water tanker-truck of GR Infrastructure Limited, a highway maintenance company, when it was watering plants on the divider near Kotkapura on the National Highway-54.

Station house officer Jasvir Singh said the police reached the spot and cleared the traffic jam caused by the accident. “We are waiting for the kin of the deceased,” he added.

TIPPER DRIVER KILLED IN JALANDHAR PILE-UP

JALANDHAR: A man was killed and eight others escaped with minor injuries in a pile-up involving 12 vehicles on the Jalandhar-Pathankot highway near Khanpur village on Wednesday. Police said the incident took place due to dense fog.

The deceased was identified as Rajvir Singh, a tipper driver and resident of Hoshiarpur. The tipper was laden with sand and due to poor visibility, it rammed into a stationary truck, leading to a pile-up.

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DTCP forbids builders to carry out changes in building plans with buyers’ consent

By Abhishek Behl, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 11:01 PM IST
Builders in Haryana would no longer be allowed to change their building plans without the prior consent of the existing home buyers
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Lack of cremation facilities in newer sectors compounds our grief: Residents

By Abhishek Behl, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 11:01 PM IST
Last month, when Sunil Srivastva, a resident of Sare Homes in Sector 91, lost his mother-in-law, he did not realise that apart from emotional distress, his family would also be facing a logistical nightmare in performing the last rites as it would have to be carried out at a cremation ground located 22 kilometres away, at Madanpuri near Rajiv Chowk
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Duo assaulted by group of 12 while travelling in Sector 40

By HT Correspondent, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 11:01 PM IST
In a case of road rage, two persons were allegedly assaulted and threatened by a group of at least 12 persons in Sector 40, after they had asked members of the group to move two vehicles that were parked in the middle of the main carriageway
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MCG to turn Sector 46 market into a polythene-free zone

By Kartik Kumar, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 11:01 PM IST
The Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) has started work on converting Sector 46 market into a polythene-free zone
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Rewari residents tell farmers to vacate, expressway likely to be reopened

By Leena Dhankhar, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 11:01 PM IST
A day after protesters carrying out a tractor rally clashed with the police in Delhi on Republic Day, villagers in Rewari asked the protesters in the area to vacate
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Mercury drops to 6.6°C, mornings to get colder

By HT Correspondent, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 11:00 PM IST
Mornings in the city have turned colder this week, with the minimum temperature dipping to 6
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GMDA revises EDC payment schedule to help builders tide over post-Covid slump

By Prayag Arora-Desai, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 11:00 PM IST
With real estate industry being in a state of downturn ever since the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic, the Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority’s (GMDA) collection of external development charges (EDC) has taken a significant hit, show official records
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Repetition of beneficiaries a problem, say Gurugram officials

By Archana Mishra, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 11:00 PM IST
To estimate the actual vaccination coverage in the district, the health department has sought to revise the beneficiary list, citing duplicity in data
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Daily vaccination targets, session sites reduced

By Archana Mishra, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 11:00 PM IST
After vaccinating almost 55% of the registered front-line healthcare workers since the Covid-19 vaccine launch on January 16, the district health department has planned to reduce the number of vaccination sites and the daily target
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2,200 booked in Palwal for breaking barricades, trying to move to Delhi through Faridabad

By Leena Dhankhar, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 10:59 PM IST
The Palwal Police on Wednesday booked 2,200 people for allegedly trying to break through their barricades on Republic Day, in an attempt to reach Delhi, where the tractor rally had already turned violent
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851 vaccinated against Covid in Chandigarh tricity
851 vaccinated against Covid in Chandigarh tricity

851 vaccinated against Covid in Chandigarh tricity

By HT Correspondents, Chandigarh/mohali/panchkula
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 10:54 PM IST
Meanwhile, the tricity recorded 77 fresh Covid-19 cases on Wednesday while a lone death was reported from Mohali
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Rajni Bector, 80, is an alumna of Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana. (Gurpreet Singh/HT)
Rajni Bector, 80, is an alumna of Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana. (Gurpreet Singh/HT)

My phone hasn’t stopped ringing, says Rajni Bector after winning Padma Shri

By Aneesha Sareen Kumar, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 10:52 PM IST
Ever since the news of her being honoured with the Padma Shri broke, Rajni Bector’s phone hasn’t stopped ringing
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Ten teams have been constituted to cull 25,000 birds at Evergreen poultry farm.
Ten teams have been constituted to cull 25,000 birds at Evergreen poultry farm.

Bird flu confirmed at third poultry farm in Dera Bassi

By HT Correspondent, Mohali
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 10:51 PM IST
The samples had tested posted at the Northern Regional Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (NRDDL), Jalandhar, last week, following which they had been forwarded to the Bhopal lab
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Mohali MC elections: AAP to have alliance with Kulwant group
Mohali MC elections: AAP to have alliance with Kulwant group

Mohali MC elections: AAP to have alliance with Kulwant group

By Hillary Victor, Mohali
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 10:49 PM IST
It is learnt that Azad group will be contesting on 29 seats while AAP will fight on 21 seats, though the formal announcement is expected on Friday
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Auto driver, 2 aides rob woman passenger at knifepoint in Chandigarh
Auto driver, 2 aides rob woman passenger at knifepoint in Chandigarh

Auto driver, 2 aides rob woman passenger at knifepoint in Chandigarh

By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 10:48 PM IST
An auto-rickshaw driver and two others have been booked for robbing a woman passenger at knifepoint near the Chandigarh-Mohali border on Wednesday
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