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Skeletal remains of missing Uttarakhand man exhumed in Bhonsdi

Published on Oct 01, 2022 12:10 AM IST

Uttarakhand police were searching for the couple Harish Pal and Dhan Devi after getting clues implicating them. They raided the couple’s residence in Bhondsi but they managed to escape. The couple was finally arrested in Gujarat and confessed to the crime

The victim, Banne Singh, a native of Haldwani in Uttarakhand, was missing since April this year (Representative image/Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The victim, Banne Singh, a native of Haldwani in Uttarakhand, was missing since April this year (Representative image/Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Builder hit by unidentified vehicle in Gurugram Sector 18, on life support

Rahul Gupta, a resident of Sector 3A, was rushed to a private hospital in Sector 44 and was still on ventilator support on Friday evening. Doctors said his condition was critical

According to a senior police officer, the absence of CCTV cameras near the accident spot has made it difficult to trace the vehicle yet. (Representative image)
According to a senior police officer, the absence of CCTV cameras near the accident spot has made it difficult to trace the vehicle yet. (Representative image)
Updated on Oct 01, 2022 12:07 AM IST

Rape suspect skipped town on bail using fake papers, forgery discovered 2 years later

Police said Chand reached Gurugram to find that his Aadhaar card and land deeds had been fraudulently used and submitted as surety to secure the bail of a rape suspect who was allowed out on bail more than two years ago

At least three similar cases of suspects securing bail from Gurugram civil court using forged documents have been discovered in the past few months, said police. (Representative image)
At least three similar cases of suspects securing bail from Gurugram civil court using forged documents have been discovered in the past few months, said police. (Representative image)
Published on Sep 30, 2022 11:57 PM IST

Gurugram to host some G20 meetings in 2023

The team has scouted 55 cities across India where 200 meetings and seminars will be held with participants from G20 countries. The meetings will be held on 13 tracks and include topics such as health, finance, environment, social issues, culture, and tourism, officials said

A team from the external affairs ministry met state and district administration officials at the PWD Guest House in Civil Lines on Friday to discuss the matter. (HT Photo)
A team from the external affairs ministry met state and district administration officials at the PWD Guest House in Civil Lines on Friday to discuss the matter. (HT Photo)
Published on Sep 30, 2022 11:53 PM IST

H-Rera orders forensic audit of Gurugram’s ILD Arete project, ban on fresh sale of units

The authority also restrained the promoter and its directors and collaborators from further creating any third-party rights on the unsold inventory, which means any fresh sale of units/flats in this project will not be allowed until further orders

The authority observed that after going through the facts and circumstances of the project, it was clear that there was no progress of work at the site in the past four years, and the project has been considerably delayed. (Representative image/HT Archive)
The authority observed that after going through the facts and circumstances of the project, it was clear that there was no progress of work at the site in the past four years, and the project has been considerably delayed. (Representative image/HT Archive)
Updated on Sep 30, 2022 11:52 PM IST

Host of measures to tackle poor air days in Gurugram kicks in today

Grap prescribes a list of curbs when air pollution levels in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) hit certain trigger points. The restrictions get stricter as the air quality worsens

Dust pollution on Dwarka Expressway in Sector 109, near Bajghera, in Gurugram. (Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
Dust pollution on Dwarka Expressway in Sector 109, near Bajghera, in Gurugram. (Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
Published on Sep 30, 2022 11:50 PM IST

Notice issued to seven Gurugram developers for missing amenities in EWS flats

According to DTCP officials, the department received a communique from the Housing Board Haryana’s executive engineer about 2,463 flats constructed by the board for the EWS category

According to the Haryana government policy for EWS housing, the Housing Board Haryana now constructs and allocates EWS category flats on behalf of developers who offer land in their plotted colonies for the same. (HT Photo)
According to the Haryana government policy for EWS housing, the Housing Board Haryana now constructs and allocates EWS category flats on behalf of developers who offer land in their plotted colonies for the same. (HT Photo)
Published on Sep 30, 2022 12:15 AM IST

Political leader’s brother arrested by STF in Sukhbir Khatana murder case

STF IG B Satheesh Balan said that the murder was a fallout of political rivalry and the suspect, Joginder Khatana (46), believed that his older brother Jannayak Janta Party leader Rohtash Khatana would have won the assembly election from the Sohna seat in 2019 had Sukhbir not been politically active

Joginder Khatana in police custody. (HT Photo)
Joginder Khatana in police custody. (HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 30, 2022 12:13 AM IST

Gurugram’s industrial units seek relaxations in DG set ban

Grap will come into effect from October 1 and the running of diesel generators in NCR districts will be restricted to deal with poor air quality. Only generators retrofitted for using cleaner fuels will be allowed to operate for a maximum of two hours per day

According to the industrialists, not more than 50% of units in the city have managed to switch their generators to use CNG and PNG as fuels. They further said that authorities have not been able to provide PNG infrastructure in all industrial areas and there is a dearth of retrofitted generators. (Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
According to the industrialists, not more than 50% of units in the city have managed to switch their generators to use CNG and PNG as fuels. They further said that authorities have not been able to provide PNG infrastructure in all industrial areas and there is a dearth of retrofitted generators. (Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
Published on Sep 30, 2022 12:12 AM IST

No residential area in Gurugram using DG sets for main power supply, says DHBVN

DHBVN officials said there were at least 15 townships in Gurugram that, until last year, used DG sets on a large scale basis to meet power needs but developers were taken to task and told to put in required infrastructure or deposit a bank guarantee to the DHBVN after which connections were provided and supply was streamlined to do away with DG sets.

A DHBVN worker fixes electricity distribution lines at Civil Lines in Gurugram. (Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
A DHBVN worker fixes electricity distribution lines at Civil Lines in Gurugram. (Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 30, 2022 12:09 AM IST
ByDebashish Karmakar and Abhishek Behl

Gurugram civic body overhauls its property tax system

The MCG has removed most of its citizen services from under the online property tax system on its website www.mcg.gov.in. Residents can now raise all such issues only via the Haryana government’s no dues certificate (NDC) portal, ulbhryndc.org

A view of high rise buildings in Gurugram. During a review meeting on September 9, MCG commissioner Mukesh Kumar Ahuja directed property tax wing officials to overhaul the system by September 20 and also form a separate NDC cell for the creation of property IDs, redressal of complaints and other citizen services. (Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
A view of high rise buildings in Gurugram. During a review meeting on September 9, MCG commissioner Mukesh Kumar Ahuja directed property tax wing officials to overhaul the system by September 20 and also form a separate NDC cell for the creation of property IDs, redressal of complaints and other citizen services. (Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
Published on Sep 30, 2022 12:06 AM IST

Maruti Suzuki intern in Gurugram dies during treatment, quack seen dumping body

Footage from CCTV cameras installed at the deceased's PG accommodation showed the quack and his friend dumping his body, the police added.

Leeladhar, a native of Jaandwa village in Rajasthan's Churu district, was interning with Maruti at IMT and lived in a PG in Aliar village.(Representative image)
Leeladhar, a native of Jaandwa village in Rajasthan's Churu district, was interning with Maruti at IMT and lived in a PG in Aliar village.(Representative image)
Published on Sep 29, 2022 05:32 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Sharmita Kar

Proposal to upgrade Gurugram railway station approved: MP Rao Inderjit Singh

Apart from this, another proposal to construct a second railway station, larger in size and with more capacity than the existing one, is being considered by the Ministry of Railways and the Haryana government

The Ministry of Railways has approved the proposal to majorly upgrade the Gurugram railway station. (HT Archive)
The Ministry of Railways has approved the proposal to majorly upgrade the Gurugram railway station. (HT Archive)
Published on Sep 28, 2022 11:57 PM IST

Details to be revalidated for Aadhaar cards issued more than 10 years ago

The announcement was made after a meeting with all relevant agencies, chaired by Nishant Yadav, deputy commissioner (DC), Gurugram, at the Mini Secretariat

The exercise has initially begun in 40 selected districts across the country, including Gurugram. It will be gradually scaled up to include all other districts over the next few months. (Representative image)
The exercise has initially begun in 40 selected districts across the country, including Gurugram. It will be gradually scaled up to include all other districts over the next few months. (Representative image)
Updated on Sep 28, 2022 11:53 PM IST

Illegal call centre busted on Gurugram’s Sohna Road; nine held

The call centre allegedly duped US nationals by offering them grants as employees of the Federal Grants Department, Washington DC, police said. The grants offered by them ranged between $9,000 and $34,000 and were intimated by fake letters to the victims who were charged afterwards via gift cards

This is the first time a fake call centre has been busted which was involved in cryptocurrency, police said. (HT Photo)
This is the first time a fake call centre has been busted which was involved in cryptocurrency, police said. (HT Photo)
Published on Sep 28, 2022 11:51 PM IST

Faridabad police to book mechanics for modifying motorcycle silencers

Sube Singh, spokesperson, Faridabad police, said that there will be zero tolerance for noise pollution, especially caused by modifying motorcycle silencers

According to Nitish Kumar Agarwal, deputy commissioner of police, a campaign against motorbikes causing noise pollution was launched across the city on Wednesday. (HT Photo)
According to Nitish Kumar Agarwal, deputy commissioner of police, a campaign against motorbikes causing noise pollution was launched across the city on Wednesday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 28, 2022 11:48 PM IST

Manesar farmers again hold protest against acquisition of land

The protesters said if the government does not listen to their grievances and pay them compensation at the market rates, then they will launch a major agitation on October 9 in Pachgaon

Farmers from Manesar participate in a protest march against the government’s decision to acquire 1810-acre land in Kasan village, at Mini Secretariat, in Gurugram on Wednesday. (Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
Farmers from Manesar participate in a protest march against the government’s decision to acquire 1810-acre land in Kasan village, at Mini Secretariat, in Gurugram on Wednesday. (Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
Published on Sep 28, 2022 11:46 PM IST

Nine-member Bandhwari committee to meet on October 4 to discuss way forward

The NGT has also imposed an environmental penalty of ₹100 crore on the government of Haryana for the damage caused to the Aravalli forests by the Bandhwari landfill where waste from Gurugram and Faridabad is dumped by the municipal authorities even now

The NGT has also directed the municipal authorities to remove the legacy waste from the site and stop the dumping of fresh waste. (HT Archive)
The NGT has also directed the municipal authorities to remove the legacy waste from the site and stop the dumping of fresh waste. (HT Archive)
Updated on Sep 28, 2022 11:45 PM IST

Grap measure: Civic body bans tree pruning in Gurugram till Jan 2023

The MCG also decided to set up hoardings along stretches with high construction activities such as Golf Course Extension Road, Southern Peripheral Road, Dwarka Expressway, and Sohna Road. According to officials, the hoardings will display Grap measures related to construction which builders need to adhere to

The corporation formed teams to monitor construction sites and ensure that open waste, coal, and wood are not burnt. Routes for mechanised sweeping and water sprinkling were also finalised. (Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
The corporation formed teams to monitor construction sites and ensure that open waste, coal, and wood are not burnt. Routes for mechanised sweeping and water sprinkling were also finalised. (Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
Published on Sep 28, 2022 11:42 PM IST

70 snakes rescued in a month from Gurugram

According to government officials, over 100 construction projects are underway on Dwarka Expressway between sectors 84 and 112. Experts said that reptiles often try to find dry areas during the monsoon and hence the chances of spotting them are higher in this period

Anil Gandas, a city-based wildlife enthusiast and snake rescuer involved in thousands of rescues since 2011, said this is the first time he has had to rescue over 60 snakes from developing sectors on Dwarka Expressway. (HT Photo)
Anil Gandas, a city-based wildlife enthusiast and snake rescuer involved in thousands of rescues since 2011, said this is the first time he has had to rescue over 60 snakes from developing sectors on Dwarka Expressway. (HT Photo)
Published on Sep 28, 2022 02:07 AM IST

Locals bear brunt of Manesar sanitation workers’ protest for salaries

Residents alleged the strike has led to unhygienic condition across the city, causing water logging, health problems and other issues

Garbage dumped on roads by the Manesar NH 48 main bus stand due to strike by MCM workers. (HT Photo)
Garbage dumped on roads by the Manesar NH 48 main bus stand due to strike by MCM workers. (HT Photo)
Published on Sep 28, 2022 02:01 AM IST
ByLeena Dhankhar and Kartik Kumar

Gurugram authority to repair road connecting AIT Chowk to SPR

The tenders for the project will be floated this week and work will be started at the earliest, officials said. They said the work will include an overlay of main carriageway, construction of service road with footpath and cycle track as well as surface drains

A view of AIT Chowk, one of the three major points on the 8 km Golf Course Road, in Gurugram. (HT Archive)
A view of AIT Chowk, one of the three major points on the 8 km Golf Course Road, in Gurugram. (HT Archive)
Published on Sep 28, 2022 01:33 AM IST

Film production house booked for flying drone inside Gurugram township without permission

Police said that one of the residents, Karan Ambardar, who in his mid-thirties, spotted the drone hovering outside the balcony of his apartment located on the 30th floor of one of the towers in the township around 7.30pm on Monday

Police said they found that the drone-flying was part of the production house’s activities during the shoot for a Hindi film. (Representative image)
Police said they found that the drone-flying was part of the production house’s activities during the shoot for a Hindi film. (Representative image)
Published on Sep 28, 2022 01:30 AM IST

Illegal properties of deceased drug peddler and smuggler razed in Faridabad

The demolition is one instance in the ongoing “economic crackdown” on drug peddlers, gangsters and other criminals across Haryana, police said

According to the police, the demolished property belonged to one Bijendra alias Lala. Police said three houses, 18 shops, three godowns and one office was razed after his family was served three notices in advance. (HT Photo)
According to the police, the demolished property belonged to one Bijendra alias Lala. Police said three houses, 18 shops, three godowns and one office was razed after his family was served three notices in advance. (HT Photo)
Published on Sep 28, 2022 12:28 AM IST

Haryana govt survey reveals only 50 of 2,200 guest houses registered in Gurugram

The survey, which began in July, was conducted by three teams of the department’s enforcement wing. DTCP officials said that they will submit a detailed report of the survey to the headquarters in Chandigarh by next week and seek further directions on this matter

DTCP officials privy to the matter said that there is a likelihood that the existing guest house policy will be amended by the state government in view of demands by guest house owners that the government remove the cap on area per sector for guest houses, which is 1.25 acre at present. (Representative image/HT Archive)
DTCP officials privy to the matter said that there is a likelihood that the existing guest house policy will be amended by the state government in view of demands by guest house owners that the government remove the cap on area per sector for guest houses, which is 1.25 acre at present. (Representative image/HT Archive)
Published on Sep 28, 2022 12:26 AM IST

Thieves decamp with 1,547 pairs of jeans from new cleaning centre in Gurugram

Police said the incident took place between 1am and 2am on September 21 and no one has been arrested in connection with the case yet

According to police, the centre specialises in washing and cleaning denim apparel before they are sent to the market by manufacturing firms. A Delhi-based firm had sent the cleaning centre a consignment of 2,000 pairs of jeans 10 days ago. (Representative image)
According to police, the centre specialises in washing and cleaning denim apparel before they are sent to the market by manufacturing firms. A Delhi-based firm had sent the cleaning centre a consignment of 2,000 pairs of jeans 10 days ago. (Representative image)
Published on Sep 28, 2022 12:21 AM IST

Pedestrian dies after speeding motorcycle hits him in Gurugram

A police emergency response vehicle was the first to reach the spot which immediately rushed him to the nearby government hospital in Sector 10 but doctors declared him dead on arrival

Police said that the accident took place between 12pm and 12.30pm when the victim, Pappu Kumar Singh, was crossing the road. A 24-year-old man, who was riding his motorcycle on the wrong side of the road, collided with Singh near the divider. (HT Photo)
Police said that the accident took place between 12pm and 12.30pm when the victim, Pappu Kumar Singh, was crossing the road. A 24-year-old man, who was riding his motorcycle on the wrong side of the road, collided with Singh near the divider. (HT Photo)
Published on Sep 28, 2022 12:13 AM IST

20 men booked for shooting at two brothers in Gurugram, business rivalry suspected

Twenty suspects were booked for allegedly opening fire at two brothers near Rithoj village in Bhondsi on Monday night

A group of men reached the spot in four cars and three motorcycles. Police said they assaulted Mohit and damaged the car and later opened fire when Pankaj came to his rescue. (Representative image)
A group of men reached the spot in four cars and three motorcycles. Police said they assaulted Mohit and damaged the car and later opened fire when Pankaj came to his rescue. (Representative image)
Published on Sep 28, 2022 12:09 AM IST

Banquet halls, recreational complexes in Aravallis seek clearance

These are projects that are located on land notified under section 4, and in some cases, section 5 of the Punjab Land Preservation Act (PLPA). There are over 30 such project proposals that have applied for forest clearance this month.

Several banquet halls, recreational complexes and housing projects in Haryana’s Aravalli hills have applied for forest clearance (HT Photo)
Several banquet halls, recreational complexes and housing projects in Haryana’s Aravalli hills have applied for forest clearance (HT Photo)
Published on Sep 26, 2022 11:33 PM IST
ByJayashree Nandi
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