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Ambience Mall U-turn underpass to open on October 15

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) on Sunday said that the Sirhaul underpass near the Ambience Mall will open on October 15 as it is in the process of applying the finishing touches to the project
The U-turn underpass will help Gurugram residents avoid going to Delhi to take a U-turn to reach Ambience Mall. (HT Archive)
The U-turn underpass will help Gurugram residents avoid going to Delhi to take a U-turn to reach Ambience Mall. (HT Archive)
Published on Oct 10, 2021 10:54 PM IST
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State industrial corporation recovers 650 cr in dues from factory owners

The Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation has collected 650 crore, including 80 crore from the Gurugram-Manesar industrial complex, in dues from factory owners across the state over the past three to four months
Officials of the state industrial corporation held a press conference after recovery of dues from factory owners at the Gymkhana Club in Sector 29 in Gurugram.
Officials of the state industrial corporation held a press conference after recovery of dues from factory owners at the Gymkhana Club in Sector 29 in Gurugram.
Updated on Oct 10, 2021 10:54 PM IST
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By Abhishek Behl, Gurugram

Key 800-m link from Pataudi Road to Dwarka Expressway, KMP to be reconstructed

The Municipal Corporation of Gurugram will reconstruct an 800-metre stretch of the Pataudi Road that connects to the Dwarka Expressway near Sector 88, officials said. A 1.45-crore estimate was approved for the project during the MCG’s finance and contract committee meeting
Besides linking newer sectors 36, 88, and 89, among others, with the Dwarka Expressway, the Pataudi Road stretch also connects residents to the Western Peripheral Expressway at the other end. (HT Archive)
Besides linking newer sectors 36, 88, and 89, among others, with the Dwarka Expressway, the Pataudi Road stretch also connects residents to the Western Peripheral Expressway at the other end. (HT Archive)
Published on Oct 10, 2021 10:54 PM IST
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By Kartik Kumar, Gurugram

Air quality starts falling, pollution board cites temperature dip

With the withdrawal of the monsoon season, air quality deteriorated to the ‘poor’ category of the Central Pollution Control Board’s air quality index over the weekend. Officials cited lower temperatures in the morning and evening hours as the main cause and dismissed concerns that stubble burning was causing pollution
Dust pollution at the site of the Sohna Road construction. Over the past week, air quality fell from satisfactory to poor levels. (Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)
Dust pollution at the site of the Sohna Road construction. Over the past week, air quality fell from satisfactory to poor levels. (Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)
Published on Oct 10, 2021 10:54 PM IST
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By Suparna Roy, Gurugram

MCG: Outsourced engineers barred from accessing project details

Amid complaints and ongoing investigations into discrepancies in various civic projects, the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) on Sunday disallowed outsourced junior engineers from accessing measurement books, based on which payments are made to contractors
Several projects of the MCG have come under the scanner over the past two years due to discrepancies in payments to contractors, due to which several engineers have been probed. (HT Archive)
Several projects of the MCG have come under the scanner over the past two years due to discrepancies in payments to contractors, due to which several engineers have been probed. (HT Archive)
Updated on Oct 10, 2021 10:54 PM IST
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By Kartik Kumar, Gurugram

SGT University murder: Students, parents rattled by incident, police inquest

Security was enhanced at the SGT University, where a 24-year-old student was shot dead on the campus, but students and parents said that the incident and subsequent questioning by the police has left them rattled
Students and parents gathered in large numbers on the campus of SGT University to pay homage to the victim as well as review the situation on the ground. (HT Photo/HT PHOTO)
Students and parents gathered in large numbers on the campus of SGT University to pay homage to the victim as well as review the situation on the ground. (HT Photo/HT PHOTO)
Published on Oct 09, 2021 10:30 PM IST
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By Abhishek Behl, Gurugram

Health workers may call or visit residences over pending second-dose Covid-19 vaccinations

Aiming to complete at least 85% of the second-dose Covid-19 vaccinations by Diwali, the Gurugram health department has mobilised most of its health workers towards tracking eligible beneficiaries and reminding them to get their vaccines administered at the earliest
This month, the health department has administered over 100,000 jabs as second-dose Covid-19 vaccinations in the district. A health worker inoculates a beneficiary at the Sector 31 polyclinic, (Vipin Kumar /HT PHOTO)
This month, the health department has administered over 100,000 jabs as second-dose Covid-19 vaccinations in the district. A health worker inoculates a beneficiary at the Sector 31 polyclinic, (Vipin Kumar /HT PHOTO)
Published on Oct 09, 2021 10:30 PM IST
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By Suparna Roy, Gurugram

Dengue case count reaches 108 ahead of predicted November peak

The dengue case count in the Gurugram district has reached a five-year high, with the addition of seven new cases on Saturday taking the total to 108. Over 2,000 samples have been collected for the dengue test in the district so far
At present, as dengue case count continues to rise in Gurugram, 10 of 30 beds at the dengue ward in Civil Hospital are currently occupied. (HT PHOTO)
At present, as dengue case count continues to rise in Gurugram, 10 of 30 beds at the dengue ward in Civil Hospital are currently occupied. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 09, 2021 10:30 PM IST
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Gurugram crime: Delhi cop held for 50 lakh robbery in Manesar

The Gurugram police arrested an assistant sub-inspector of the Delhi Police, who was posted with a special cell, for allegedly partaking in an incident of robbery at Manesar by three criminals allied with Delhi-based gangster Vikas Lagarpuria
The Delhi cop had undertaken several crimes, besides the Manesar robbery, and was associated with gangster Vikas Lagarpuria, according to the Gurugram police. (Representative image)
The Delhi cop had undertaken several crimes, besides the Manesar robbery, and was associated with gangster Vikas Lagarpuria, according to the Gurugram police. (Representative image)
Published on Oct 09, 2021 10:30 PM IST
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By HT Correspondent, Gurugram

Residents ask Haryana CM to end farmers blockade, open Singhu border

  • People staying around Singhu border have been facing trouble due to the road blockade caused by the farmers’ protest that has been going on for nearly a year.
Protesters at Delhi’s Singhu border. Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO
Protesters at Delhi’s Singhu border. Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO
Published on Oct 09, 2021 03:16 PM IST
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Gurugram student shot dead after an argument on varsity campus

Police said the incident took place around 12.30pm, when Vineet Kumar and his friends were on their way back to the hostel on the same campus. Police said that a law student, Pankhil, alias Lucky, and his accomplices confronted Kumar. After a heated argument, Pankhil shot him
Police personnel inspect the spot of the shooting at SGT University campus in Gurugram on Friday. (HT PHOTO)
Police personnel inspect the spot of the shooting at SGT University campus in Gurugram on Friday. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 09, 2021 05:31 AM IST
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MCG house meeting on Monday, focus on measures against vector-borne diseases

As per the district administration’s media bulletin issued on Friday, Gurugram reported 10 new cases of dengue taking the tally of confirmed cases this season to 101. Gurugram has also reported two cases of malaria this year
Stagnant water in Gurugram. Stagnant water in different parts of city has raised concerns as the number of Dengue cases has broken a two-year record. (Vipin Kumar /HT Photo)
Stagnant water in Gurugram. Stagnant water in different parts of city has raised concerns as the number of Dengue cases has broken a two-year record. (Vipin Kumar /HT Photo)
Published on Oct 08, 2021 11:52 PM IST
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Six teams formed by Gurugram municipal body to implement Grap measures

The six teams have been assigned 17 different activities, such as mechanised cleaning and sweeping, issuing fines for the dumping of construction and demolition (C&D) waste, sprinkling of water through tankers and machines, taking action against the use of burning of coal and wood in hotels and eateries, among other measures
A team consisting of all executive engineers of the MCG along with assistant engineers and junior engineers has to identify stretches with high dust accumulation, and ensure environmental rules are followed by MCG contractors during construction of road, stormwater and sewerage line projects. (HT Archive)
A team consisting of all executive engineers of the MCG along with assistant engineers and junior engineers has to identify stretches with high dust accumulation, and ensure environmental rules are followed by MCG contractors during construction of road, stormwater and sewerage line projects. (HT Archive)
Updated on Oct 08, 2021 11:51 PM IST
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Gurugram civic body to set up control room to monitor illegal dumping of waste

MCG also decided to install CCTV cameras at 34 unauthorised dumping points identified by the civic body, as well as secondary garbage collection points, each of which will also be monitored via the control room
MCG officials said that waste has already been cleared from 20 of the unauthorised waste points, while the process of cleaning 14 more points is underway. (Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
MCG officials said that waste has already been cleared from 20 of the unauthorised waste points, while the process of cleaning 14 more points is underway. (Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 08, 2021 11:51 PM IST
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Gurugram authority to start repair work on key road stretch between sectors 112 and 114

Special repair work of the road will start from the next month and is likely to be completed over the next six months. The authority has invited tenders for the project, which can be submitted October 28 onwards
The road between Sector 112 and Sector 114 will undergo special repairs after its condition is assessed. (Representative image/HT FILE)
The road between Sector 112 and Sector 114 will undergo special repairs after its condition is assessed. (Representative image/HT FILE)
Updated on Oct 08, 2021 11:52 PM IST
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Brain dead man donates organs, gives new life to three patients

The 52-year-old man, who was declared brain dead after suffering a hemorrhage, had himself undergone a liver transplant. He gave a new life to three ailing patients at Fortis Memorial Research Institute (FMRI) in Gurugram.
(Representative image/HT FILE)
(Representative image/HT FILE)
Published on Oct 08, 2021 12:08 PM IST
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Delhi-Mumbai Expressway, elevated road expected to turn Sohna into next major realty hub

With the Haryana portion of the Delhi-Mumbai Expressway and the Sohna elevated road likely to be finished by next year, experts were of the opinion that the real estate sector will see a major development as they improve access, create jobs and allow people to move with ease
Developers, who had invested in Sohna around five to six years ago, said that the Delhi-Mumbai expressway and Sohna elevated road will boost demand, as it would take residents only 15 minutes to reach Rajiv Chowk in Gurugram. (Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)
Developers, who had invested in Sohna around five to six years ago, said that the Delhi-Mumbai expressway and Sohna elevated road will boost demand, as it would take residents only 15 minutes to reach Rajiv Chowk in Gurugram. (Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 07, 2021 10:34 PM IST
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By Abhishek Behl, Gurugram

Road rage: Two booked for damaging car after falling due to collision

A woman and her husband were booked for causing damages and criminal intimidation, after allegedly pelting stones at a car that it hit the two-wheeler she was riding pillion on near Ansal Corporate Plaza in Palam Vihar
In an incident of on-road collision, a woman reacted by damaging a car that hit the two-wheeler she was riding on caused her to fall off the vehicle. (Representative image/Shutterstock)
In an incident of on-road collision, a woman reacted by damaging a car that hit the two-wheeler she was riding on caused her to fall off the vehicle. (Representative image/Shutterstock)
Updated on Oct 07, 2021 10:32 PM IST
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By HT Correspondent, Gurugram

Covid-19: Oxygen plants opened, production capacity at 6,000 LPM

With the opening of these oxygen plants, the city is becoming self-reliant in oxygen production and would be able to meet any eventual requirement in case of Covid-19 spread in the future, said officials
An oxygen plant of 1,650 litres per minute (LPM) capacity has been set up at the Tau Devi Lal stadium under CSR initiatives to boost production ahead of an anticipated third wave of Covid-19.
An oxygen plant of 1,650 litres per minute (LPM) capacity has been set up at the Tau Devi Lal stadium under CSR initiatives to boost production ahead of an anticipated third wave of Covid-19.
Published on Oct 07, 2021 10:31 PM IST
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MCG to start round-the-clock vigil of illegal waste dumping points

Officials of the MCG said that round-the-clock surveillance to check unauthorised dumping of waste and keep tabs on secondary waste collections points is likely to start by the month-end. The move will coincide with the implementation of the Graded Response Action Plan (Grap) and help prevent dumping of construction and demolition waste
Illegal waste dumping on roads and vacant plots is a major issue in Gurugram, with the MCG aiming to tackle the issue to curb pollution levels. (HT Archive)
Illegal waste dumping on roads and vacant plots is a major issue in Gurugram, with the MCG aiming to tackle the issue to curb pollution levels. (HT Archive)
Published on Oct 07, 2021 10:31 PM IST
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By Kartik Kumar, Gurugram

Resident duped of 71 lakh by online fraudsters on pretext of business proposal

The resident said he received an email promising him commission for acting as a middleman for purchase of minerals for a company in Japan. The fraudsters duped him of money, by asking him to send fees for purchasing samples, opening accounts, etc
A police official, who is privy to the investigation, said that the matter appeared to be of impersonation and online fraudsters were taking this approach to dupe on pretext of business proposals. (Representative image)
A police official, who is privy to the investigation, said that the matter appeared to be of impersonation and online fraudsters were taking this approach to dupe on pretext of business proposals. (Representative image)
Published on Oct 06, 2021 11:45 PM IST
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By HT Correspondent, Gurugram

Bhondsi school murder: High court rejects bail plea of accused

The Haryana high court on Wednesday rejected the bail plea of the accused involved in the murder of a boy at a private school in Bhondsi, stating that the custody period was insufficient grounds to grant bail
On September 8, 2017, the accused, a student of class 11 at the time, had allegedly murdered a class 2 student at a private school in Bhondsi. (Representational image)
On September 8, 2017, the accused, a student of class 11 at the time, had allegedly murdered a class 2 student at a private school in Bhondsi. (Representational image)
Updated on Oct 06, 2021 11:32 PM IST
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Dengue count at 83, over 11K households get notice for larvae breeding

Amid rising dengue cases, which reached 83 on Wednesday, notices were issued to 11,311 households in the district where mosquito larvae were found, officials of the health department said. The district reported 10 cases of dengue on the day
Larvae breeding is a major concern as cases of dengue continue to mount. A pool of water is stagnating on a vacant plot in Sector 37C. (Vipin Kumar /HT PHOTO)
Larvae breeding is a major concern as cases of dengue continue to mount. A pool of water is stagnating on a vacant plot in Sector 37C. (Vipin Kumar /HT PHOTO)
Published on Oct 06, 2021 11:32 PM IST
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By Suparna Roy, Gurugram

Badminton court at Manesar’s Nakhrola court revamped

The Municipal Corporation of Manesar (MCM) opened its redeveloped badminton court at the Nakhrola Stadium, located just ahead of Rampura Chowk flyover on the Delhi-Jaipur Expressway, on Tuesday, making it the first sports infrastructure project carried out by the MCM
The indoor badminton court was upgraded following demands from Manesar residents, as the Nakhrola Stadium is the only public facility for badminton in Manesar.
The indoor badminton court was upgraded following demands from Manesar residents, as the Nakhrola Stadium is the only public facility for badminton in Manesar.
Published on Oct 06, 2021 11:31 PM IST
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By Kartik Kumar, Gurugram

Covid-19 vaccinations: Health dept targets 80% total coverage by Dussehra

The district health department is planning to complete the two-dose Covid-19 inoculations for 80% of the eligible population by Dussehra, officials of the health department said on Wednesday. At present, 64.5% of the eligible population has been given both doses of Covid-19 vaccines in the district
A Covid-19 vaccination site was set up at the Shivaji Park to extend the coverage to more residents, health department said. (Vipin Kumar /HT PHOTO)
A Covid-19 vaccination site was set up at the Shivaji Park to extend the coverage to more residents, health department said. (Vipin Kumar /HT PHOTO)
Published on Oct 06, 2021 11:31 PM IST
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Swimming pool, international sports stadium projects in Gurugram remain in limbo

Even as the newly constituted Municipal Corporation of Manesar has started setting up sports infrastructure in Manesar, three sports projects of the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram —Wazirabad sports stadium, Kamla Nehru Park swimming pool, and a sports stadium in each of its four zones — continue to remain on paper
A view of the swimming pool site at the Kamla Nehru Park, which was built in 1975 and is unused since 2012 due to lack of upkeep. The fate of a sports project at Wazirabad and four international stadiums in each MCG zone are also uncertain. (Vipin Kumar /HT PHOTO)
A view of the swimming pool site at the Kamla Nehru Park, which was built in 1975 and is unused since 2012 due to lack of upkeep. The fate of a sports project at Wazirabad and four international stadiums in each MCG zone are also uncertain. (Vipin Kumar /HT PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 06, 2021 11:31 PM IST
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By Kartik Kumar, Gurugram

Banjara Market demolished, HSVP reclaims 25 acres

Around 250 makeshift shops and hutments at the popular Banjara Market, located in Sector 56, were demolished by the enforcement team of the Haryana Shahari Vikas Pradhikaran (HSVP) on Tuesday
The demolition drive by HSVP at the Banjara Market to reclaim 25 acres commenced around 11am and continued till the evening. (Vipin Kumar /HT PHOTO)
The demolition drive by HSVP at the Banjara Market to reclaim 25 acres commenced around 11am and continued till the evening. (Vipin Kumar /HT PHOTO)
Published on Oct 05, 2021 11:26 PM IST
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By HT Correspondent, Gurugram

Biodiversity management workshop held for preparing action plan

Officials from forest and wildlife, fisheries, animal husbandry departments and members of NGOs and other organisations working for biodiversity management discussed biodiversity issues and possible resolutions, ahead of preparing an action plan
A view of the Aravalli Biodiversity Park, which forms a major part of the district’s biodiversity. An action plan to protect other parts of the forests as well as important wetlands is being prepared. (HT Archive)
A view of the Aravalli Biodiversity Park, which forms a major part of the district’s biodiversity. An action plan to protect other parts of the forests as well as important wetlands is being prepared. (HT Archive)
Updated on Oct 05, 2021 11:26 PM IST
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Aravallis: Demolition of illegal structures hits legal hurdle

The Supreme Court’s three-month-old direction to remove all unauthorised structures from Aravalli forest land has hit a legal hurdle, with the Haryana government informing the Supreme Court on Tuesday that the issue required judicial determination to ascertain if these structures have come up on forest land
After the drive at Khori Gaon village, which came up on Aravalli land in Faridabad, demolition of only nine of 129 illegal structures could take place, the MCF told the Supreme Court. (Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
After the drive at Khori Gaon village, which came up on Aravalli land in Faridabad, demolition of only nine of 129 illegal structures could take place, the MCF told the Supreme Court. (Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Published on Oct 05, 2021 11:26 PM IST
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