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DTCP demolishes 2 illegal colonies in Pataudi

By HT Correspondent, Gurugram
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2021 11:38 PM IST
The enforcement team of Department of Town and Country Planning (DTCP) demolished two under-construction illegal colonies, that were in the initial stage of development, in Pataudi on Tuesday
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Interstate bus services resumed on select routes

By HT Correspondent, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JUN 22, 2021 11:38 PM IST
With cases of Covid-19 declining in the city, the Haryana Roadways on Tuesday resumed interstate bus service on select routes after almost one-and-a-half months. Interstate bus service has been started to Jaipur and Alwar in Rajasthan and Lakhanpur in Jammu and Kashmir in a limited manner.
A health worker collects swab samples at the Sector 49 UPHC. (Vipin Kumar /HT PHOTO)
A health worker collects swab samples at the Sector 49 UPHC. (Vipin Kumar /HT PHOTO)

Covid-19 positivity rate in Gurugram at lowest this month since start of pandemic

By Archana Mishra, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JUN 22, 2021 11:38 PM IST
The transmission of coronavirus infection continues to decline in the district, with the test positivity rate, the proportion of positives out of the sample tested, reaching its lowest since the outbreak of the pandemic last year. The positivity rate in June, so far, is at 0.7%, after cases peaked in April and May as the second wave hit Gurugram hard.
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Task force to recover pending charges from developers

By Abhishek Behl, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JUN 22, 2021 11:38 PM IST
The Department of Town and Country Planning (DTCP) has formed a task force comprising senior officials, to recover pending external development charges (EDC) to the tune of 8,000 crore from developers across the state. The task force will look into revocation of bank guarantees, identification of unsold inventories of developers, and also devise measures to take over the property and sell it, as per current laws.
The state government is auditing all works and accounts since 2016. (HT Archive)
The state government is auditing all works and accounts since 2016. (HT Archive)

State govt starts probing irregularities in MCG

By Kartik Kumar, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JUN 22, 2021 11:38 PM IST
The Haryana government has initiated an audit of the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) after it received several complaints of widespread corruption and negligence in the workings of the civic body, officials familiar with the developments said on Tuesday.
People shop at a market after the government eased restrictions as the number of new Covid-19 coronavirus infections dropped, in Gurgaon.(AFP)
People shop at a market after the government eased restrictions as the number of new Covid-19 coronavirus infections dropped, in Gurgaon.(AFP)

Haryana records 20 Covid-19 fatalities, 146 fresh cases

PTI | , Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2021 10:43 PM IST
According to the health department's daily bulletin, the latest deaths include two each from Jind, Bhiwani, Sirsa, Panipat and Hisar districts.
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HSVP to auction over 200 properties on July 8, aims to raise 200 crore

By Abhishek Behl, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JUN 21, 2021 10:40 PM IST
The Haryana Shahari Vikas Pradhikaran (HSVP) will auction over 200 residential and commercial properties on July 8. This will be the authority’s first property e-auction this year. Officials of the HSVP, formerly known as Haryana Urban Development Authority, said that around 100 residential and 100 commercial plots of various sizes spread across Gurugram, Dharuhera, and Rewari will be auctioned to the highest bidders. The authority is expecting to earn around 200 crore from the auction.
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Illegal colony in Bhondsi demolished by DTCP

By HT Correspondent, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JUN 21, 2021 10:40 PM IST
The enforcement team of Department of Town and Country Planning (DTCP) demolished an under-construction illegal colony in Bhondsi village on Monday. According to the DTCP officials, the violators had laid a road network, and several plinths were being constructed on plots with the help of two earthmover machines. The enforcement team and around 50 officers of the Gurugram police demolished the illegal colony, they added.
As many as 209 session sites were run on Monday, as part of a statewide mega vaccination drive. (Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)
As many as 209 session sites were run on Monday, as part of a statewide mega vaccination drive. (Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)

Covid-19: Over 104,000 doses of vaccine administered in a day

By Archana Mishra, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JUN 21, 2021 10:39 PM IST
At least 104,000 doses of the Covishield Covid-19 vaccine were administered on Monday in the district, which was the highest vaccination coverage in a day, as the health department targeted domestic helps, drivers, security staff, workers and daily wage labourers as part of the statewide mega vaccination drive.
IMD officials said the maximum temperature may shoot up to 40 degrees Celsius this week. (Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)
IMD officials said the maximum temperature may shoot up to 40 degrees Celsius this week. (Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)

Pre-monsoon showers in Gurugram delayed

By HT Correspondent, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JUN 21, 2021 10:39 PM IST
The wait for pre-monsoon showers in Gurugram is set to get longer due to slow advancement of the season, officials of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Monday. IMD officials also predicted that humid weather is likely to prevail for the next two days, with the temperature expected to touch a maximum of 40 degrees Celsius (°C) by the end of the week. Officials also said that one or two spells of rainfall or thundershowers are expected on Thursday and Friday.
Large crowds were witnessed on Monday, as the health department allowed walk-in vaccination drive, including for daily wage workers who do not have any ID. (PTI)
Large crowds were witnessed on Monday, as the health department allowed walk-in vaccination drive, including for daily wage workers who do not have any ID. (PTI)

Covid-19: Health staff struggle to maintain crowds at vaccination centres

By Archana Mishra, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JUN 21, 2021 10:39 PM IST
Health staff struggled to manage large crowds at vaccination centres and follow vaccination protocols at several session sites on Monday, as the health department held a walk-in mega vaccination drive. Social distancing norms went for a toss while monitoring of beneficiaries for adverse effects of the vaccine was not possible due to the large crowds, a visit by HT found. At a few centres, vaccination was done before registration on the Co-WIN portal.
The seven-square kilometre water body is important for Gurugram as it acts as a large aquifer to recharge groundwater. Many creeks in the Aravallis flow into the Najafgarh Jheel. (HT Archive)
The seven-square kilometre water body is important for Gurugram as it acts as a large aquifer to recharge groundwater. Many creeks in the Aravallis flow into the Najafgarh Jheel. (HT Archive)

Green tribunal pulls up state over delay in plan to protect Najafgarh Jheel

By Suparna Roy, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JUN 21, 2021 10:39 PM IST
Awaiting an environment management plan (EMP) for the Najafgarh Jheel from the Haryana government for over 10 months, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) ordered the chief secretary of Haryana to be present for the next hearing, scheduled for October 10, along with the status of compliance.
Visitors sanitizing their hands while entering Ambience Mall after it reopened following relaxations in Covid-19 in Gurugram.(Vipin Kumar /HT PHOTO)
Visitors sanitizing their hands while entering Ambience Mall after it reopened following relaxations in Covid-19 in Gurugram.(Vipin Kumar /HT PHOTO)

Covid-19: Gurugram mall, restaurants offer discounts to vaccinated customers

ANI | , Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JUN 21, 2021 05:26 PM IST
A Gurugram mall has started an initiative for heathcare workers while pub bar and restaurants in the Millenium city of India have rolled-out special offers for vaccinated people.
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Two robbers from Delhi arrested

By HT Correspondent, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JUN 20, 2021 11:04 PM IST
The police arrested two members on Sunday for allegedly robbing over a dozen autorickshaw drivers of their vehicles at gunpoint in the past two months across Gurugram. They were planning to steal two-wheelers in Badshahpur on Sunday night, said the police.
At present, Gurugram’s water comes from the water channels in the National Capital Region and the Yamuna channel. This raw water is carried to the water treatment plants at Basai and Chandu Budhera. (HT Archive)
At present, Gurugram’s water comes from the water channels in the National Capital Region and the Yamuna channel. This raw water is carried to the water treatment plants at Basai and Chandu Budhera. (HT Archive)

Water management in Gurugram to be bettered with flow meters

By Suparna Roy, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JUN 20, 2021 11:04 PM IST
To improve management of water supply, ensuring equitable distribution and minimal waste, the Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) will be installing 500 flow meters across the city, officials said on Sunday.
Commuters can travel from Sohna Road to Manesar using the link road, instead of passing through the heavily congested Kherki Daula toll plaza. (HT Archive)
Commuters can travel from Sohna Road to Manesar using the link road, instead of passing through the heavily congested Kherki Daula toll plaza. (HT Archive)

Link road bypassing Kherki Daula toll plaza to be repaired after monsoon: GMDA

By Kartik Kumar, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JUN 20, 2021 11:04 PM IST
A vital road stretch that allows commuters to bypass the heavily congested Kherki Daula toll plaza and commute between the Delhi-Jaipur highway and Sohna Road will be repaired after monsoon, officials of the Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) said on Sunday.
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Illegal liquor smuggling rose sharply during Covid-19 lockdown

By Leena Dhankhar, Gurugram
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2021 11:04 PM IST
Over 1,000 litres of illicit liquor have been seized and 120 people arrested since a statewide lockdown was announced early May, as the demand for liquor shot up in nearby states and Haryana-based smugglers wanted to make a quick buck due to lower prices in the state, the police said. Most of the busts happened at interstate borders, with trucks primarily being used for the purpose, the police said.
Malls are allowed to operate from 10am to 10pm. (Vipin Kumar /HT PHOTO)
Malls are allowed to operate from 10am to 10pm. (Vipin Kumar /HT PHOTO)

Covid-19 lockdown extended till June 28, more relaxations announced

By Abhishek Behl, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JUN 20, 2021 11:03 PM IST
The Haryana government on Sunday extended the statewide lockdown till June 28 but increased the caps on gatherings from 21 to 50, while corporate offices were allowed to resume operations with full staff strength from Monday.
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Covid-19: Eight cases reported in Gurugram, positivity rate at 0.2%

By HT Correspondent, Gurugram
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2021 11:03 PM IST
The district health department on Sunday reported eight new cases of Covid-19 in Gurugram, taking the total active cases in the district to 228, with a positivity rate of 0
As per the order, up to 50 people can attend cremations. Earlier, there was a cap of 21 people.(PTI | Representational image)
As per the order, up to 50 people can attend cremations. Earlier, there was a cap of 21 people.(PTI | Representational image)

Haryana govt extends Covid-19 lockdown with some relaxations

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Shivani Kumar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2021 06:39 PM IST
  • The relaxations are subjected to strict adherence to the Covid-19 protocol including mandatory face masks and social distancing.
The Supreme Court on Thursday refused Khori village residents’ request to not demolish homes (Vipin Kumar /HT PHOTO)
The Supreme Court on Thursday refused Khori village residents’ request to not demolish homes (Vipin Kumar /HT PHOTO)

Resettle us on humanitarian grounds: Khori Gaon residents appeal to authorities

By HT Correspondent, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JUN 19, 2021 05:09 AM IST
  • “Even if we want to leave the place and go somewhere else, most of us do not have the financial strength to take this step as we have not had jobs since the start of the pandemic” said a resident from the village who did not wish to be named.
Banjara market in Gurugram is flourishing with customers again (Photo: Shivam Saxena/HT)
Banjara market in Gurugram is flourishing with customers again (Photo: Shivam Saxena/HT)

Customers return to Gurugram’s Banjara Market, shop owners elated

By Digvijay
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2021 11:10 AM IST
The reopening of the market has made sellers optimistic about the future, after months of no business.
Authorities have identified 20 critical waterlogging spots. (HT Archive)
Authorities have identified 20 critical waterlogging spots. (HT Archive)

Waterlogging issues to be resolved by quick response teams

By HT Correspondent, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JUN 17, 2021 10:20 PM IST
The Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) has formed a quick response team to manage waterlogging issues during monsoon, officials said on Thursday. The authority has also identified 20 critical waterlogging points across the district.
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Fortis to provide Sputnik jabs in Ggm from June 19

By Archana Mishra, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JUN 17, 2021 10:20 PM IST
The Russian-made vaccine against Covid-19, Sputnik V, will be rolled out in Gurugram for the first time, at Fortis Memorial Research Institute from June 19
Hospitals said that most of the cases were mild, with few requiring oxygen support or ICU care. (Vipin Kumar /HT PHOTO)
Hospitals said that most of the cases were mild, with few requiring oxygen support or ICU care. (Vipin Kumar /HT PHOTO)

6-8% of private hospital staff infected with Covid-19 after vaccination

By HT Correspondent, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JUN 17, 2021 10:20 PM IST
As many as 6-8% of healthcare workers at private hospitals got infected with Covid-19 after vaccination, as per results of surveys of healthcare workers done by three hospitals.
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Covid-19: Gurugram to augment paediatric care infra ahead of third wave

By Archana Mishra, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JUN 17, 2021 10:20 PM IST
Gearing up for a possible third wave of Covid-19 the district health department has begun its preparation to augment paediatric care infrastructure in the district. Private hospitals have been directed to strengthen their Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) and Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Data is being collated on the beds available in different hospitals.
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Four-year-old shot dead by father’s rivals in Pataudi

By Leena Dhankhar, Gurugram
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2021 10:20 PM IST
A four-year-old boy was shot dead by four armed assailants, who had a personal rivalry with his father, in Pataudi on Wednesday night, the police said. The father was also shot at and is in a critical condition, undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Rewari, the police said.
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Pre-monsoon showers to hit Gurugram from June 18

By HT Correspondent, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JUN 17, 2021 10:20 PM IST
Due to the presence of westerlies and trough over the region, Gurugram is likely to witness pre-monsoon showers over the next few days, according to a forecast of the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
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Honeytrapped businessman sets himself on fire over extortion threats

By Leena Dhankhar, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JUN 17, 2021 10:17 PM IST
A 57-year-old businessman, who was being extorted by a gang of five that allegedly trapped him and took intimate photographs of him with a woman, died by setting himself ablaze in Faridabad on Wednesday afternoon, the police said.
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