Cash crunch: Bride-to-be’s father dies of heart attack in Punjab’s Tarn Taran
Unable to make arrangements for his daughter’s wedding due to cash crunch arising from demonetisation, a 50-year-old man reportedly died after suffering cardiac arrest here on Monday night.
Victim Sukhdev Singh’s daughter was to get married on November 18. When he went to the market to buy grocery items and jewellery on Monday, shopkeepers refused to accept the old banknotes, said Darshan Singh, sarpanch of his village, Kalla.
“My husband was very worried when he returned from market. At night, he complained of chest pain and died of cardiac arrest,” said Sukhdev’s wife, Surjit Kaur.
Curbing the spread of unauthorised colonies in the city and preventing commercial activities in residential areas will be the top priorities for Amit Madholia, the newly appointed district town planner who assumed charge of the department of town and country planning's enforcement wing on Tuesday. The enforcement department will also take stringent action against development of illegal colonies in the city and on the outskirts.
A 34-year-old man, who was the main culprit involved in the ₹96 lakh cash loot from a van of a private agency on April 18, was arrested from Subhash Chowk in Gurugram on Sunday, said police on Monday. According to police, the suspect, Jitender alias Jeetu (identified by first name) received ₹10.5 lakh from the loot, after which hJitender, a resident of Bagahi village in Sant Kabir Nagar district of Uttar Pradeshfled and was continuously changing locations.
Congress leader Satyajeet Tambe has written to the Reserve Bank of India governor Shaktikanta Das drawing his attention to the rampant malpractices through online instant loan provider applications. The letter was written on June 17. He has urged the governor to intervene in the matter. The Maharashtra cyber crime cell, has received at least 1,900 complaints related to online loan applications since 2020. Tabe said, the phenomenon is the latest menace online.
The Pune Municipal Corporation on Tuesday decided to shut down its biogas plants. PMC had erected 25 biogas plants at the cost of Rs100 crore. PMC solid waste management department, head, Asha Raut, said, “PMC has taken the decision to shut down these plants.” Municipal commissioner Vikram Kumar had said, “As these plants are not functioning properly, PMC will demolish it and set up new four plants at different parts of the city.”
KANPUR The police moved court seeking a non-bailable warrant against Haji Mohammad Wasi, a builder and one of the alleged funders of the June 3 Kanpur violence, who had been absconding after Haji Wasi's name cropped up in the case along with Mukhtar Baba, also an alleged funder of the protests in Kanpur, said officials. It was alleged that Wasi funded the alleged mastermind of the Kanpur violence, Zafar Hayat Hashmi.