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Symbol to honour martyrs shifted from India Gate to War Memorial

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated National War Memorial (NWM) three years ago, on February 25, 2019, and since then, millions of people have visited the memorial and paid homage to the country’s fallen heroes whose names are inscribed on its walls.
A view of the Amar Jawan Jyoti memorial at India Gate, in New Delhi. (Jasjeet Plaha/HT Archive)
A view of the Amar Jawan Jyoti memorial at India Gate, in New Delhi. (Jasjeet Plaha/HT Archive)
Published on May 28, 2022 04:33 AM IST
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Heatwave not likely in city for a few days: IMD

  • Earlier this week on Monday, day temperatures reduced significantly on account of rain and thunderstorms and winds reaching speeds of up 60km/hr. The showers brought Delhi significant respite from a brutal spell of heatwaves that saw temperatures cross 49°C in at least two parts of the city.
The maximum temperature at five of the 11 weather stations in Delhi breached the 40°C mark on Friday. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
The maximum temperature at five of the 11 weather stations in Delhi breached the 40°C mark on Friday. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Published on May 28, 2022 04:27 AM IST
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1 dead, 2 hurt as building falls in outer Delhi

  • Deputy commissioner of police (outer) Sameer Sharma identified the deceased man by his first name as Manas, a resident of Prem Nagar, and the injured as Gareeb Shah (54) and his son Sachin Kumar (age unknown), residents of Bhagat Singh Park area.
A view of the under constructed site after it collapsed, at Phirni Road, Mundka, in New Delhi, India, on Friday, May 27, 2022. (HT Photo)
A view of the under constructed site after it collapsed, at Phirni Road, Mundka, in New Delhi, India, on Friday, May 27, 2022. (HT Photo)
Published on May 28, 2022 04:18 AM IST
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Centre names new NDMC chairman

  • Bhupinder Singh Bhalla's appointment is the latest in a series of key administrative changes and appointments to be effected in Delhi over the past one week.
New NDMC chairman Bhupinder Singh Bhalla.
New NDMC chairman Bhupinder Singh Bhalla.
Published on May 28, 2022 04:11 AM IST
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Fires break out at 2 hospitals, none injured

  • Atul Garg, director of Delhi Fire Services (DFS), said that the first incident was reported from Makkar Multi-Speciality Hospital in east Delhi’s Laxmi Nagar where a fire broke out on the terrace.
Fires broke out in two hospitals in the Capital on Friday morning.(ANI Photo)
Fires broke out in two hospitals in the Capital on Friday morning.(ANI Photo)
Published on May 28, 2022 03:44 AM IST
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Readers’ take: Stir for cause, don’t put traffic on pause

Most residents of the Chandigarh tricity advocate striking a balance between the interests of locals and protesters. They suggest earmarking designated sites for staging protests, resolving grievances in time, giving advance notice to officials before holding a demonstration, clearing the way for ambulances and school buses, ensuring peaceful assembly
Frequent protests lead to traffic logjams in Chandigarh and its satellite cities and towns. (HT PHOTO )
Frequent protests lead to traffic logjams in Chandigarh and its satellite cities and towns. (HT PHOTO )
Published on May 28, 2022 02:41 AM IST
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Chandigarh: Ward attendant at govt hospital suspended for sexually harassing female patient

The woman, who had arrived at Manimajra civil hospital’s emergency wing, had complained that the ward attendant touched her inappropriately and passed some irrelevant remarks during the ECG exam
Following the female patient’s complaint, an inquiry committee was constituted and it was found that no female ward attendant was present during the ECG test, as per protocol. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Following the female patient’s complaint, an inquiry committee was constituted and it was found that no female ward attendant was present during the ECG test, as per protocol. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on May 28, 2022 02:39 AM IST
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Uproar in Chandigarh MC House over remarks against former BJP mayor

As AAP councillor used the word ‘cartoon’ for the former mayor during the Chandigarh MC House meeting on Friday, objections broke out from BJP and SAD councillors
Councillors participating in the MC House meeting at the Municipal Corporation Office in Sector 17, Chandigarh, on Friday. (Keshav Singh/HT)
Councillors participating in the MC House meeting at the Municipal Corporation Office in Sector 17, Chandigarh, on Friday. (Keshav Singh/HT)
Published on May 28, 2022 02:39 AM IST
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Man injured in roof collapse at Dera Bassi village

His wife was in the kitchen and three children were away at school when the roof gave way around 8 am, said Dera Bassi police
Jagtar Singh was rescued from the debris by villagers and taken to the Dera Bassi civil hospital, where he is stated to be stable. (HT File Photo/For representation only)
Jagtar Singh was rescued from the debris by villagers and taken to the Dera Bassi civil hospital, where he is stated to be stable. (HT File Photo/For representation only)
Published on May 28, 2022 02:39 AM IST
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Panchkula cop among three held for running extortion ring

Sector-2 Police Post in-charge, three others extorted money from victims after threatening to implicate them in false cases; cop flees after arrest
Two of the accused in the custody of Panchkula police. (HT Photo)
Two of the accused in the custody of Panchkula police. (HT Photo)
Published on May 28, 2022 02:39 AM IST
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