HT Image
HT Image

500 cops to enforce mask discipline in residential areas

By HT Correspondent, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON NOV 30, 2020 11:06 PM IST

Police have deployed 550 personnel in residential areas where maximum violations of mask rule in public places are being reported, officials said on Monday.

Around 2,000 people across the city have been fined for not wearing masks. A majority of the fines were reported residential areas in Sector 57, Sushant Lok, South City-1, Palam Vihar, Bus Stand, Sadar Market, Sector 5 and Sector 10, said police.

Police commissioner KK Rao has directed officials to penalise those found not adhering to Covid-19 protocols in public places. He has asked the personnel to visit all parks and sector market areas to ensure that everyone is following the protocol. “We have been receiving complaints from residents that people are not taking proper precautions and are not wearing face masks. There have been multiple tiffs reported at several parks over this issue,” he said.

Police said they have penalised 120,000 people for not wearing masks till Monday.

Usha Kundu, the assistant commissioner of police, headquarters (HQ), said, “There have been more than 20 tiffs in different residential areas where people feel offended when asked to wear masks. Many have fought with residents’ welfare association members (RWA) and abused them for asking them to put on masks.”

Police have asked RWA members to place masks in parks, markets and community centres for people who are not wearing one. Rao said they have distributed more than 1 million face masks so far and are now giving nearly 200,000 masks to RWAs. These masks have been stitched and are washable.

Police have also requested RWAs to announce recorded messages on mask discipline through loudspeakers in the residential areas to spread awareness.

There are also 40 teams of city police, comprising 1,600 police personnel, who have been directed to visit banquet halls, restaurants and hotels, where small-scale gatherings are being organised. Area wise, station house officers have been directed to keep an eye on functions and social gatherings. Those found at events without masks are being penalised on the spot, officials said.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE ON
app
Close
HT Image
HT Image

Temperature to rise till next week under influence of western disturbance

By HT Correspondent, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 11:14 PM IST
The city woke up to cold and foggy conditions on Thursday morning, when the minimum temperature settled at 7
Close
HT Image
HT Image

Illegal shops on green belts along Golf Course Ext Road demolished

By HT Correspondent, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 11:14 PM IST
In a drive to demolish encroachments and illegal establishments on green belts, the Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) on Thursday demolished 35 shops on green belts along the Golf Course Extension Road
Close
HT Image
HT Image

Haryana govt revises scheduled rates for construction items

By Abhishek Behl, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 11:13 PM IST
Almost three decades after the last revision of Haryana Schedule of Rates (HSR) — the prices paid by the government to contractors for purchasing raw material —the state government on Wednesday announced that a revised list of rates shall be effective from March1
Close
HT Image
HT Image

Six members of Tota Gang arrested from Dwarka Expressway

By Leena Dhankhar, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 11:13 PM IST
The police arrested six men of a gang wanted for a slew of crimes, ranging from illegal water business in newer sectors to extortion, robbery, look, kidnapping and murder, from the Dwarka Expressway on Wednesday night
Close
HT Image
HT Image

Lab results for suspected bird flu samples may take another week

By HT Correspondent, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 11:13 PM IST
Laboratory reports of two wild bird carcasses — a crow and an egret — which were sent to the National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases (NIHSAD) in Bhopal to be tested for bird flu, are likely to take another week to arrive, said officials in the district animal husbandry department on Thursday
Close
HT Image
HT Image

Gurugram receives 39K additional doses of Covid-19 vaccine

By Archana Mishra, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 11:13 PM IST
Over 39,000 additional doses of Covishield — one of the two Covid-19 vaccines approved for emergency use — have been allocated for Gurugram to be given to the front-line healthcare workers as the second dose 28 days after their first vaccine shot, said district health department officials on Thursday
Close
HT Image
HT Image

Grey-winged blackbird spotted for first time in Gurugram

By Prayag Arora-Desai, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 11:13 PM IST
Birders this week confirmed the first sighting of a male grey-winged blackbird in Gurugram, in the Aravalli forests near Bhondsi Nature Park, on Bharat Yatra Kendra Road
Close
HT Image
HT Image

79% coverage recorded on third day of vaccination drive

By Archana Mishra, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 11:13 PM IST
At least 4,001 front-line healthcare workers in the district took the Covid-19 vaccine on Thursday, according to the district health department
Close
An aerial view of Cyberhub, in Gurugram. (Sanjeev Verma/ Hindustan Times)
An aerial view of Cyberhub, in Gurugram. (Sanjeev Verma/ Hindustan Times)

Driving on wrong side could invite permanent license termination in Gurugram

ANI, Gurugram
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2021 03:22 PM IST
The police have decided that if any accident happens due to wrong side driving, then the accused will be charged under Section 304 (2) of Indian Penal Code and will be given a minimum of 10 years punishment.
Close
HT Image
HT Image

MCG to build open-air gyms in all city parks measuring more than an acre

By Kartik Kumar, Gurugram
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2021 03:21 PM IST
The Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) is planning to equip at least half of the city’s parks with open-air gyms, said officials on Wednesday
Close
HT Image
HT Image

Heritage structure in Faridabad to come under state protection

By Sadia Akhtar, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 11:09 PM IST
The department of museum and archaeology has initiated the process of bringing Faridabad’s Rani ki Chattri under state protection
Close
HT Image
HT Image

Autopsy points to murder in Manesar incident, case filed

By HT Correspondent, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 11:08 PM IST
The police have registered a case of murder in the death of a sub-inspector of the cooperative department based on the post-mortem examination report on Wednesday
Close
HT Image
HT Image

Four key intersections to be made safer

By Kartik Kumar, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 11:08 PM IST
As a part of the ongoing Road Safety Month initiatives, the Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) has decided to redesign four key intersections — Sector 44 intersection, Bristol Chowk, Kanhai Chowk and Ambedkar Chowk — within a month, officials said
Close
HT Image
HT Image

Farmers’ Tiranga Rally halts traffic on Gurugram roads

By Leena Dhankhar, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 11:08 PM IST
Traffic congestion was reported from across the city on Wednesday afternoon as more than 200 farmers took out a Tiranga Rally from Bajghera to Sadar via Palam Vihar and Sector 18, the police said
Close
HT Image
HT Image

Aerial survey underway at landfill to identify space for waste-to-energy plant

By Prayag Arora-Desai, Gurugram
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2021 12:05 AM IST
The Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) is currently carrying out a drone survey of the Bandhwari landfill site to demarcate land for a proposed waste-to-energy (WTE) plant, to kick off construction later this year
Close
SHARE
Story Saved
OPEN APP