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GMDA to bring in AI, set up control room to upgrade its grievance redressal system

Updated on Nov 22, 2023 06:24 AM IST

The Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority is upgrading its grievance redressal system to resolve citizens' complaints about civic infrastructure and amenities more quickly. The new system will integrate various complaint channels such as helpline, website, social media, and WhatsApp, and will be linked to a centralised platform that can be tracked by citizens. The authority plans to set up a control room and use smart software systems and AI to track complaints. The system will also be integrated with utility billing systems and other government and civic services. The CEO has approved various proposals, including desilting sewer lines and installing traffic lights.

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NHAI: Cracks on Gurugram’s Iffco Chowk barricaded off

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has barricaded a damaged portion of the Iffco Chowk flyover and called in experts for advice on repairing the expansion joint. Two cracks have developed on the flyover, and traffic will be allowed on only two lanes on the affected stretch. It is estimated that the repair work will take around one week to complete.

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Updated on Nov 22, 2023 06:28 AM IST

Gurugram civic body sacks 2 sanitation workers, suspends one over corruption charges

The Municipal Corporation of Gurugram has terminated the services of two sanitation workers arrested on corruption charges, and suspended a third worker. The workers have been on strike for 41 days, demanding higher salaries, job regularization, and reinstatement of laid-off workers. The workers claim that the arrests were an attempt to end the strike. The corporation has formed a committee to investigate the matter.

Sanitation workers protest on Tuesday. (Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 22, 2023 06:30 AM IST

Man makes off with 2.5 lakh worth gadgets from Gurugram shop; arrested

A 28-year-old suspect, identified as Sandeep Kumar, has been arrested for breaking into a mobile phone showroom in Gurugram and stealing gadgets worth ₹2.5 lakh. The suspect had visited the showroom multiple times before planning the theft.

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Updated on Nov 22, 2023 06:22 AM IST

Gurugram man shoots self as mom refuses him cash; critical

A man in Gurugram shot himself twice in the abdomen after his mother refused to lend him money. He then drove himself to the hospital, where he is in serious condition.

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Updated on Nov 21, 2023 08:02 AM IST

Harassed by neighbour, 30-year-old Gurugram woman dies by suicide

According to police, Anuradha was the mother of two children and lived with her husband and children.

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Published on Dec 01, 2023 11:11 PM IST

Sarpanch, 5 others booked for using Gurugram students in protest

Police said that the sarpanch and other protesting villagers made at least 35-40 students to block the road

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Updated on Dec 02, 2023 05:14 AM IST

Striking sanitation workers in Gurugram asked to resume work by Monday or face action

Officials said that workers have been on strike for the last 50 days and are not letting private agencies to carry out sanitation work

Sanitation workers protest in Gurugram on Friday. (Parveen Kumar)
Updated on Dec 02, 2023 05:10 AM IST

Gurugram man arrested for uploading morphed photos of woman on Instagram

A 24-year-old man was arrested for creating a fake Instagram profile of a woman and uploading her morphed picture on it. The suspect was summoned for investigation and was arrested after his involvement was established. He had helped the victim create her Instagram profile and used her account to download pictures, which he then morphed and uploaded on the fake profile. The victim's father filed a complaint and the suspect was tracked down and arrested.

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Updated on Dec 01, 2023 05:26 AM IST

Man dies after speeding car hits his bike on Sohna elevated road, driver flees

A 23-year-old man died in a motorcycle accident on Sohna elevated road near Alipur. The car driver fled the scene and has not been arrested yet.

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Updated on Dec 01, 2023 05:22 AM IST

70-year-old NRI woman robbed by men posing as policemen in Gurugram

Unidentified suspects impersonating police officers robbed a 70-year-old NRI woman of her jewelry worth at least ₹10 lakh in Gurugram, India. Two other similar incidents were reported in neighboring areas. Police are investigating and have CCTV footage of the incidents.

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Updated on Dec 01, 2023 05:16 AM IST

Man shot near Gurugram Sector 47 club, 38-year-old gym trainer held

A gym trainer was arrested for shooting a club manager in Gurugram after getting angry over not receiving a discount on a party bill. The manager is undergoing treatment.

Surender was arrested from Sector-31. (HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 01, 2023 05:04 AM IST

GMDA set to transfer 30-acre land to NHAI for Kherki Daula toll shift

The Kherki Daula toll plaza in Gurugram, India, is set to be shifted to Panchgaon, as the Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority plans to transfer around 30 acres of land to the National Highways Authority of India within a month. The move is expected to reduce traffic congestion and pollution on the Delhi-Gurgaon expressway.

The shifting of Kherki Daula toll plaza will drastically reduce traffic congestion, particularly on Delhi-Gurgaon expressway. (HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 30, 2023 11:59 PM IST

NHAI begins work to upgrade service roads along NH-48

The highway authority has taken up the work of overlaying the service roads from Dharuhera flyover to Masani bridge, as this section is the worst-affected near Rewari

The highway stretch from Kherki Daula to Haryana border is 64km in length and the highway authority said that the main carriageway has been overlaid completely. (Parveen Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Nov 30, 2023 05:22 AM IST

Gurugram civic body hires private agency to register pet dogs

The agency will store ownership and vaccination data using microchips that will be inserted into the animals

The agency has been asked to hold door-to-door campaigns at such houses for the registration process. (FILE)
Updated on Nov 30, 2023 05:16 AM IST

Moving car catches fire at Gurugram’s Iffco Chowk flyover, none hurt

A car caught fire on NH-48 flyover in Gurugram while travelling towards Delhi. The family inside escaped unhurt. The cause of the fire is unknown.

Police said the incident took place at around 3.30pm, affecting traffic. (HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 28, 2023 06:34 AM IST

2 critically injured as speeding car rams another in Gurugram’s Sector 56

A businessman and his wife were critically injured in a car accident in Gurgaon. The couple's car was hit by a speeding Innova, whose driver fled the scene.

The mangled car on Monday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 28, 2023 06:10 AM IST

Four pose as police officers, rob woman of 1.5 lakh jewellery in Gurugram

Four suspects impersonated police officials and robbed a woman of her jewellery in Gurugram. The suspects stopped the auto-rickshaw she was travelling in and took her jewellery, replacing them with fake items. An FIR has been registered and the police are investigating the incident.

A screengrab of the CCTV footage showing the suspects. (HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 28, 2023 06:06 AM IST

Gurugram: Chintels seeks admin’s nod to barricade unsafe towers

Society’s RWA said it would not allow demolition to start till the final settlement of all affected owners is completed

The developer wrote a letter to the district administration and town and country planning department on Monday. (Parveen Kumar)
Updated on Nov 28, 2023 06:00 AM IST

Delay in land transfer puts Gurugram road expansion project on back burner: Highways authority

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has temporarily halted a road expansion project in Gurugram due to delays in land transfer and the proposed construction of an elevated road. NHAI will focus on other projects for now and hand over the repaired road to the Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority. The stretch between Hero Honda Chowk and Umang Bhardwaj Chowk is one of the busiest in the city.

The stretch between Hero Honda Chowk and Umang Bhardwaj Chowk is one of the busiest stretches in the city (Parveen Kumar)
Updated on Nov 28, 2023 05:44 AM IST

Cash, jewellery worth 25 lakh stolen from locked house in Gurugram

Unidentified suspects broke into a house in Palam Vihar, stealing diamond and gold jewellery, foreign currencies, and other valuables worth ₹25 lakh. The owners were away attending a wedding when the burglary occurred. The police are investigating the case.

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Updated on Nov 27, 2023 05:30 AM IST

Chintels residents demand full settlement before demolition

Residents of the Chintels Paradiso condominium in Gurugram, India, have decided to submit a set of demands to the district administration and department of town and country planning. They are seeking financial settlement, payment of rent, safety measures, and submission of pending audit reports before the demolition of unsafe towers can take place. The residents are also requesting compensation for flat owners and the option to reconstruct flats instead of receiving compensation. They want the safety of occupied towers to be ensured and for safety measures to be agreed upon in writing.

A team of demolition experts visited Chintels Paradiso condominium on Friday and asked the developer to take a few measures in the run-up to the demolition, which will take around six to seven months (HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 25, 2023 10:26 PM IST

Streamline sanitation work, clean city in 15 days: Gurugram MP to MCG

Rao urged striking sanitation workers to resume work as their absence led to poor civic conditions across the city

Sanitation workers are protesting for the last 45 days to press for their several demands, including job regularisation. (HT Photo)
Published on Nov 25, 2023 10:22 PM IST

ED raids DLF in its money laundering probe against Supertech

The ED stated in July that ₹638 crore collected from homebuyers and borrowed from the banks were diverted by Supertech Group and its chairman Ram Kishor Arora to buy properties in Gurugram at inflated prices instead of completing existing projects in Noida

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Published on Nov 25, 2023 02:03 PM IST
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Body of newborn found with throat slit in Gurugram’s Badshahpur

Investigators said that a sanitation worker, Rajesh Kumar, spotted the body while carrying out routine cleaning work on the morning of November 17.

Police said that the autopsy report said that the infant’s throat was slit with a sharp weapon with blunt edges.
Updated on Nov 25, 2023 05:30 AM IST

150 HSVP plot allottees get notice to pay 50L-1cr more

Over 150 allottees of HSVP plots in Sector 110 A received enhancement notices ranging from ₹50 lakh to ₹1 crore after land owners demanded higher compensation. The notices were issued by the development authority and the plot owners have requested a review of the charges.

The enhancement notices were issued from October 31 onwards. (Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 25, 2023 05:32 AM IST

Haryana implements ‘no work, no pay’ policy on striking civic body employees

The order further said that if salaries are paid during the strike period, disciplinary action will also be taken against officers concerned

MCG on Friday said it has identified a place in Sector 37 for sanitation workers to hold their protest. (HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 25, 2023 05:34 AM IST

Class 7 girl punched, kicked by teacher at Sohna school

Police said that this was the second time that the minor was thrashed by the teacher in the last eight days

Officers aware of case said that this was the second time that the student was thrashed by the teacher in the last eight days.(HT File)
Updated on Nov 25, 2023 05:28 AM IST

Gurugram Chintels may not go down like Noida twin towers

Manual demolition will likely be carried out to raze the five unsafe towers in Chintels Paradiso instead of controlled blasting, according to the developer. A team of demolition consultants visited the society in Sector 109 on Friday to assess the buildings and outline a plan for the manual demolition, using modern machines and deploying labourers. The developer has hired Edifice Engineering, which demolished the Noida twin towers, for the job. The plan for demolition will be submitted to the administration for approval.

The Supertech “twin towers” in Noida were brought down after a controlled implosion in August 2022. (Hindustan Times)
Updated on Nov 25, 2023 05:30 AM IST

Property dealer booked for duping man of 1 cr over Gurugram land deal

A property dealer in Gurugram allegedly duped a resident of ₹1 crore by selling him a piece of land with forged documents. An FIR has been registered against the suspect.

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Updated on Nov 24, 2023 06:06 AM IST
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