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Fresh rain adds to farmers woes in Haryana ahead of wheat harvesting

Farmers and agricultural experts say that unseasonal rain at this stage could spell doom for wheat and mustard growers of Haryana. Even as harvesting is likely to start from the first week of April, the third spell of rain in less than two weeks has turned farmers’ dreams of a bumper harvest into a nightmare.

Even as a special girdawari is underway to assess the loss of crops during the previous spell of rain, another downpour across Haryana has left farmers high and dry. (PTI)
Updated on Apr 01, 2023 02:23 AM IST
By, Karnal

MCG misses another deadline, will send daily waste to Bandhwari

Municipal Corporation of Gurugram is yet to identify an alternative place to dump waste following the March 31 deadline to stop daily waste dumping at Bandhwari landfill. The civic agency has decided to continue sending waste to Bandhwari for the time being. The state chief secretary directed the officials of the municipal corporations of Faridabad and Gurugram to start daily waste processing in Faridabad?s Pali by April 22. The civic agency is preparing a two-acre land near the Bandhwari landfill for dumping and processing the civic waste generated by the city daily, while the construction got delayed due to rain over the past two weeks.

Gurugram, India-March 31, 2023: The civic agency is preparing a two acre land near the Bandhwari landfill for dumping and processing the civic waste generated by the city daily and the construction got delayed due to rains at Gurugram-Faridabad road, in Gurugram, India, on Friday, 31 March 2023. (Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)(Pic to go with Leena Dhankar's story)
Updated on Mar 31, 2023 11:56 PM IST
By, Gurugram

India’s new trade policy aims at $2tn exports by 2030

India's Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) aims to achieve $2tn in exports by 2030, split equally between goods and services, and encourages trade settlements in rupees. The policy takes effect from 1 April and is designed to expand India's share in the global supply chain and exports. The government has launched a dynamic policy without a sunset clause and will launch a ?massive, focused, concentrated? global outreach in the next four or five months, involving Indian missions abroad to boost exports.

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Updated on Mar 31, 2023 11:53 PM IST
ByRajeev Jayaswal, New Delhi

Centre launches Foreign Trade Policy 2023, aims $2 trillion exports by 2030

The policy will continue to adopt consultative approach to resolve issues of trade and Industry with wider participation of states and districts in promoting exports from the grassroots

 (Twitter | Piyush Goyal)
Updated on Mar 31, 2023 02:27 PM IST
ByRajeev Jayaswal

Couple who owned a printing press, now sells rajma chawal

A video of a couple who used to own a printing press but now sells food on streets has gone viral on Instagram.

Couple used to own a printing press, however now they run a food stall. (Instagram/@Jatin Singh)
Published on Mar 31, 2023 09:08 AM IST

Faridabad: Govt check finds 6,700 illegal structures in 4 villages

5,948 unauthorised structures have been found in Anangpur, while 339 unauthorised structures have been found in Ankhir, 313 in Lakkarpur Khori and 193 in Mewla Maharajpur.

The Supreme Court in 2022 ordered structures in Faridabad’s Lakkarpur Khori village, illegally built in the Aravallis, to be demolished. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 25, 2023 02:38 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Cop tries to swallow bribe money as he gets caught. Video goes viral

Sub-inspector Mahendra Ula tried to swallow the notes of the bribe money he receives while vigilance officials wrestled to get hold of the money by putting fingers inside his mouth.

Faridabad sub-inspector Mahendra Ula tried to swallow the money as he was caught taking a bribe.
Published on Dec 14, 2022 12:15 PM IST

Faridabad: Human remains recovered from trolley bag in Aravalli hills

Assistant Commissioner Police (Mehrauli) Vinod Narang ruled out any possibility of those being linked to the Shraddha Walkar case. Deputy Commissioner of Police (Faridabad NIT) Narender Kadiyan said the body parts had been kept in the mortuary.

A team from Delhi Police, suspecting that the body parts could be linked to the Shraddha Walkar murder case, also reached the spot.(Representational image/ PTI)
Published on Nov 25, 2022 06:11 AM IST
PTI | | Posted by Yagya Sharma

No illegal mining in Nuh: Police after aerial survey in 29 villages

However, while the police are busy patting themselves on the back, the forest and mining officials have found signs of illegal mining in the district even after the DSP’s murder.

Police said now the quarries of 29 villages are under scanner and random drone surveillance will be carried out in the district from time to time. (HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 07, 2022 05:30 AM IST

Fire at battery repair shop in Faridabad suffocates three workers to death

Officials said at least five fire tenders were pressed into service to control the blaze, and firefighting and rescue operations continued for four hours.

Fire at battery repair shop in Faridabad suffocates three workers to death
Updated on May 22, 2022 01:23 AM IST

In Khori, environmental imperatives versus resettlement woes

In short, the illegal settlement, and the local patronage given by touts and political leaders, created a tragic face-off between development and environment. And, problems in rehabilitation and lack of proper papers created further hurdles.

Within months of the demolition of the Khori village in Faridabad, hundreds of people have returned to set up temporary jhuggis in the hope of resettling on this forest land, in Faridabad, India, (Photo by Sanjeev Verma/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Mar 16, 2022 09:08 AM IST
ByShiv Sunny, Faridabad

Faridabad police form team to probe suicide of 16-year-old pvt school student

Assistant commissioner of police (Central) Satyapal Yadav will lead the team, which will also have e a station house officer from the BPTP police station, an officer from the women’s police station and an assistant sub-inspector from BPTP police station.

Suicide | Shutterstock
Published on Mar 03, 2022 12:14 AM IST

'Serial rapist, murderer' held in Faridabad, claim police

“Our team is questioning him and we hope some other cases will be solved too,” the DCP said.

Explaining his modus operandi, police on Monday said Nagar used to rape girls or young women, strangulate them to death and dump their bodies in the Agra canal.
Published on Jan 10, 2022 06:34 PM IST
PTI | , Faridabad

Man kills self day after friend killed in Faridabad, two held

Police said the man, a resident of Sagarpur village in Faridabad was stabbed to death while his friend took his life near Ballabhgarh railway station by jumping in front of a train.

Police said they received a call informing them of the suspected suicide around 10.50am.(Getty images. Representative image)
Published on Jan 03, 2022 04:46 AM IST
By, Hindustan Times, Gurugram

Faridabad: Nigerian among four arrested for duping people online

Faridabad police said that the suspects were active in Delhi-NCR for the last one year and at least 50 cases were registered against the gang.

The suspects were arrested from Delhi. (Sourced)
Published on Nov 29, 2021 12:02 AM IST

ESCI Faridabad recruitment 2021: Walk-in-interview on Aug 16 to recruit doctors

Employee’s State Insurance Corporation (ESIC), Faridabad has invited eligible candidates for a Walk-In-Interview for the post of senior residents on August 16.

ESCI Faridabad recruitment 2021, recruitment for doctors, check details here(File photo for representation)
Updated on Aug 12, 2021 12:36 PM IST

Residents of Gurugram’s Khori Gaon to continue protest

After the Supreme Court last Monday ordered the eviction of thousands of slum dwellers encroaching on the Aravalli forest area in Khori Gaon and demolition of the illegal structures, they are demanding temporary rehabilitation and action against those who sold land to them decades ago.

Over 150 people gathered at the Faridabad-Delhi border on Friday morning, the police said.
Updated on Jun 14, 2021 03:55 AM IST
By, Gurugram

Air 'very poor' for third day in Noida, Ghaziabad, Faridabad

Pollutants PM 2.5 and PM 10 also remained high in the air of the five immediate neighbours of Delhi, according to the air quality index (AQI) maintained by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).

On Thursday, it was 373 in Ghaziabad, 389 in Greater Noida, 336 in Noida, 340 in Faridabad and 307 in Gurgaon.(PTI file photo)
Published on Mar 19, 2021 08:09 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Harshit Sabarwal, Noida
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