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Fire breaks out at Bandhwari landfill, ninth such blaze at site this year

To douse the fire, 10 fire engines and 20 firefighters were sent to the landfill from Faridabad, Sector 37, Bhim Nagar, Sector 29 and Sohna. The incident follows a massive blaze in April at the same location, which had taken three days to extinguish

Firefighters trying to control the fire at the Bandhwari landfill on the Gurugram-Faridabad Road in Gurugram on Saturday. (Parveen Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 02, 2024 05:02 AM IST

No respite from heatwave in Punjab, Haryana; Nuh hottest at 48.2°C

Chandigarh, the common capital of the two states, also continued to swelter, with maximum here settling at 45.8°C

Among other places in Haryana, extremely hot weather also prevailed in Rohtak at 47.3°C while Mahendragarh recorded a high of 46.5°C. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 01, 2024 07:44 AM IST
ByPress Trust of India, Chandigarh

Lok Sabha Election Phase 6: Dry days in Delhi, Gurugram, Faridabad | Check dates

Lok Sabha Election Phase 6: Amid voting, dry days are being observed from 6 pm on May 23 until 6 pm on May 25, nearly 48 hours before the poll-ending time.

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has mandated that cities participating in voting must enforce a dry day on election day to guarantee impartial and transparent elections. (Representative Image)
Updated on May 24, 2024 11:31 AM IST

45-year-old businessman abducted from Faridabad rescued in Greater Noida

Police on patrol duty noticed a suspicious SUV and gave chase. it crashed into the median and four men fled on foot, leaving behind a tied and gagged victim

The victim was identified as Rajiv Mittal, a businessman from Haryana’s Ballabhgarh. During inquiry, he revealed that he was at a petrol pump on Monday night when he was abducted by four men at gunpoint. (Representational Image)
Updated on May 22, 2024 06:48 AM IST
By, Greater Noida

51 students of JC Bose varsity’s community college secure placements at global manufacturing firm

“In the recent hiring, Shigan Group, the global manufacturing company for providing solutions to the automobile industry, has placed 51 students from B Voc in electrical, automobile and manufacturing courses,” JC Bose University of Science and Technology said in a press release

JC Bose University of Science and Technology vice-chancellor Sushil Kumar Tomar said, “It is good to see our students securing positions with esteemed companies like Shigan Group. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on May 07, 2024 06:36 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Gurugram landfill on fire, spews toxic smoke

This was the fourth fire at the Bandhwari landfill this month and one of the biggest in the last two years

Smoke billows from the fire at the Bandhwari landfill on the Gurugram-Faridabad Road near Bandhwari village in Gurugram on Tuesday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 24, 2024 06:28 AM IST
By, Gurugram

Posing as tenant, man dupes Chandigarh cop of 35,000

The accused, identified as Arsad of Faridabad, was arrested on March 29 after Chandigarh Police conducted a raid in Faridabad following a complaint by constable Bhupesh

Chandigarh Police recovered one mobile phone from the accused. He was produced before court and sent to judicial custody. (Getty image)
Updated on Apr 05, 2024 08:52 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

ACB arrests medical officer for demanding 3L bribe

As per an ACB statement, Parwal allegedly demanded the bribe in exchange for issuing a certificate of empanelment as a bulk waste generator

The arrest took place during a late-evening raid conducted by the ACB and a first information report (FIR) was registered against the accused at Faridabad, an official spokesperson said. (iStock)
Updated on Mar 31, 2024 06:54 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Time has come to get rid of BJP-JJP govt: Haryana LoP Hooda

He was addressing a ‘Jan Aakrosh’ rally of the party at Sector 12 ground of Old Faridabad and said, “The time has come to get rid of this government with the power of your vote.”

Leader of Opposition and former chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda addressing a rally on Sunday. (HT photo)
Published on Mar 10, 2024 10:21 PM IST
By, Karnal

Cyber-crime: Seven held in Faridabad for stealing 8.54 lakh

The accused were in touch with a Chinese cybercrime suspect on Telegram and used to provide him with fake accounts

After completion of police interrogation, all the accused were produced in a city court on Friday and sent to judicial custody. (Representational Image)
Updated on Mar 09, 2024 05:26 AM IST

GMDA CEO calls for plan to fix gaps in transport infra in Ggm, Fbd

Gurugram needs 1025 buses to cater to commuter needs by 2031 and 595 such buses will be needed in Faridabad

Officials of GMBCL informed that 150 buses were operated by it in Gurugram, and 50 buses were plying under the city bus service in Faridabad while they were expecting 100 e-buses from the central government in October this year. (Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 06:00 AM IST

Problematics | Reluctant recruits go to war

This week, a mathematical puzzle in which you work out the number of men and women who enlisted for battle, plus a set of cricket anagrams.

Welcome to Problematics!(Shutterstock)
Published on Feb 19, 2024 08:00 AM IST

Two burned to death in road accident in Faridabad

Two people were burned to death when their trailer truck crashed and burst into flames on the Kundli-Ghaziabad-Palwal expressway in Faridabad.

The 16-wheel truck, which was carrying stone chips, veered off course, rammed into the divider, overturned, fell into a five-foot-wide drain between both carriageways, and burst into flames. (HT)
Updated on Feb 15, 2024 05:30 AM IST

HT City Delhi Junction: Catch It Live on February 2

The day of February 2 promises to offer loads if you wish to explore Delhi’s culture. Check it out here!

Catch It Live on February 2
Updated on Feb 05, 2024 03:27 AM IST

Meet this Faridabad-based couple that is setting #TravelGoals with van life

On National Tourism Day (January 25), meet a couple from Delhi-NCR that is travelling through the Pan-American Highway in a van, without having quit their jobs!

Smriti Bhadauria and Kartik Vasan began their journey with their dog Everest in 2020.(Photo: Instagram/thebrownvanlife)
Updated on Jan 24, 2024 06:52 PM IST
ByKriti Kambiri

Faridabad couple duped of 46L online by fake US police officers

The couple received a WhatsApp call from a ‘US police officer’ who said their 35-year-old son, an engineer in the US, was arrested in a rape case

Police suspect that the accused probably had access to the couple’s son’s social media accounts, where a harmless video would have told them what he sounds like. (Representational image)
Updated on Jan 24, 2024 01:23 AM IST

Haryana to spend 126-cr to tackle waste in Gurugram and Faridabad

Presiding over a meeting to assess waste disposal progress in Gurugram and Faridabad, Kaushal directed the officers of the pollution control board to take strict action against agencies and officials failing to address issues related to waste management at the Bandhwari site

Haryana chief secretary Sanjeev Kaushal (HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 03, 2024 07:24 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Haryana roadways to start bus service to Ayodhya after Jan 22

Haryana transport minister Mool Chand Sharma said in future if there is demand from other districts, direct bus service will be started to Ayodhya from there as well

HT Image
Published on Jan 01, 2024 10:55 PM IST
By, Chandigarh

Drug menace spreading across Haryana: Surjewala

Haryana Police seized 24,000 kilogram drugs and narcotic substances in 2022 and 23,555 kilogram between January 1 to November 30 this year

Drug menace spreading across Haryana, says Surjewala. (HT)
Updated on Dec 30, 2023 05:02 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Two Faridabad teachers booked for assaulting 15-year-old

Two government school teachers in Faridabad have been booked for assaulting a 15-year-old student during a school function. The incident was captured on video and shared on social media. The student's father filed a complaint, and an FIR was registered against the teachers. The student is receiving counseling for the trauma caused by the assault. The incident is a violation of the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act.

The police received a complaint from the student’s father on December 24. (Representational image)
Updated on Dec 28, 2023 05:48 AM IST

Haryana: Expressway to connect Faridabad to Jewar airport by June 2025

Deputy chief minister Dushyant Chautala gave details in a written reply to an unstarred question by Congress MLA Neeraj Sharma

Haryana deputy chief minister Dushyant Chautala gave a written reply to an unstarred question by Congress MLA Neeraj Sharma on Tuesday. (HT file photo)
Published on Dec 19, 2023 03:43 PM IST

8 toll plazas closed, 210 colonies regularised: Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar said the public would save ₹22.48 crore annually after the closure, adding that the plazas included seven operated by the Haryana public works department

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday announced the closure of eight toll plazas. (HT File)
Updated on Dec 15, 2023 08:38 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Haryana’s first open jails to begin ops in Faridabad, Karnal

The state government in 2018 allocated ₹62 lakh for the renovation of 36 flats for this purpose at the Faridabad jail, and ₹60 lakh for 30 flats in Karnal

The state's first open jail at Neemka village in Faridabad’s Sector 73 on Thursday. (Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)
Published on Dec 14, 2023 10:31 PM IST

Cow vigilante Bittu Bajrangi’s brother set afire, battling for life with 60% burns

Assistant police commissioner (crime) Aman Yadav said that they were investigating the incident after registering a case against the four unidentified accused

Police said that the attackers confirmed Panchal’s relation with Bajrangi before setting him ablaze. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Dec 14, 2023 03:31 PM IST

AQI improves in Haryana

NCR districts of Gurugram (199), Faridabad (167), Dharuhera (Rewari) (158), Narnaul (148), Bahadurgarh (123) and Bhiwani (108) were in the ‘moderate’ category

AQI improves in Haryana (PTI)
Published on Nov 11, 2023 10:34 PM IST
By, Karnal

Ghaziabad, Faridabad most polluted in NCR; Gurugram, Noida log 'severe' AQI

Delhi pollution: Interestingly, cities near the national capital region displayed better AQI values.

An Air Quality Index (AQI) display board outside Mausam Bhawan, in New Delhi. (PTI)
Published on Nov 06, 2023 03:30 PM IST

AQI in 8 Haryana cities turn ‘severe’, ‘very poor’ in 7 others

As per the data released by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), those in the ‘severe’ category include Fatehabad (466), Faridabad (438), Jind (432), Hisar (425), Sonepat (416), Kaithal (415), Sirsa (414) and Gurugram (404).

A thick layer of smog covers the Rashtrapati Bhavan as the overall air quality in the national capital recorded in the 'Severe' category, in New Delhi on Saturday. Neighbour Haryana too was not far behind with 8 cities turning ‘severe’, and 7 others ‘very poor’. (ANI)
Updated on Nov 05, 2023 07:28 AM IST
By, Ambala

Gurugram launches ‘break the neck’ drive to crack down on liquor swindle

The Gurugram excise department has launched a campaign called "Break The Neck" to combat the rebottling and sale of fake premium alcohol. The campaign encourages people to break the necks of empty bottles to prevent them from being repackaged and sold with cheap liquor. The excise department has formed teams to collect liquor samples and send them for testing. Liquor shopkeepers have been instructed to display campaign posters and action will be taken against shops that do not support the campaign.

A notice assuring customers of genuine liquor. (HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 04, 2023 06:06 AM IST

Liquor swindle: Haryana govt launches crackdown

Taking cognisance of an HT report, deputy chief minister Dushyant Chautala ordered special teams to crack down on the counterfeit liquor business in the state.

HT reported how traders buy used, high-end liquor bottles from scrap dealers, fill them with cheap whisky, slap on new labels and caps, seal them and sell them to vendors, shops. (HT photo)
Updated on Nov 01, 2023 07:32 AM IST

New master plan to be declared for Faridabad-Palwal area adjoining Yamuna: Khattar

Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar was presiding over the fourth meeting of the Faridabad Metropolitan Development Authority (FMDA) on Wednesday

Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar (HT File)
Published on Sep 21, 2023 12:23 AM IST
By, Chandigarh
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