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Ayodhya temple's 1st floor construction work to start end of June

The temple is expected to be inaugurated in January 2024, and the trust has sent an invitation to PM Modi suggesting three dates for the opening ceremony.

Construction work at Ram temple underway, in Ayodhya (ANI)
Updated on Jun 14, 2023 03:19 AM IST
By, Lucknow

Ground floor of Ram Temple in Ayodhya in final stages of construction

The temple is 380 feet in length, 250 feet in width and 161 feet high from the courtyard.

Construction work of Ram temple is underway in full swing, in Ayodhya on Saturday. (ANI Photo)
(Pawan Kumar)
Published on Jun 12, 2023 09:15 PM IST

Bhiwandi porter gets new lease of life on birthday

After spending 20 hours under the collapsed Bhiwandi building, Sunil Pisal, a porter, was rescued by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) on Sunday. Incidentally, Pisal turned 26 on Sunday. He was rushed to IGM Hospital for treatment

Thane, India - April, 30, 2023: In the Bhiwandi accident, 25-year-old worker Sunil Pisal, who was stuck for 20 hours, was rescued in the morning ,in Thane, in Mumbai, India, on,Sunday, April, 30, 2023. ( Praful Gangurde / HT Photo)
Updated on May 01, 2023 12:48 AM IST
ByN K Gupta

Fire breaks out at commercial complex in Thane

The blaze that broke out in the business park at around 8.30 pm later spread to a mall next to it. The thick smoke billowing out of the site of the mishap also affected vehicular traffic movement. Majiwada flyover was also jammed as the business park is located at the flyover end

Thane, India - April 18, 2023: Firefighters trying to extinguish a fire caused due to short circuit, at Orion Business Park. Police force, disaster management cell, fire brigade with fire vehicles, rescue vehicles, water tankers and jumbo water tanker vehicles have been pressed into the rescue operation, at Kapurbawdi, in Thane, India, on Tuesday, April 18, 2023. (Praful Gangurde/HT Photo) (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 19, 2023 12:23 AM IST

Railways plan to have a lounge at Pune railway station

Railways are planning to create an executive lounge in this area on the first floor where customers can pay and relax with superior facilities

There is a huge rush in the general ticket purchasing sections, but fewer individuals are going to the top level to reserve tickets for planned journeys. (KALPESH NUKTE/ HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 18, 2023 10:49 PM IST

Chandigarh admn proposes 500 rent hike for ground floors of flats under ARHC scheme

The committee held its meeting under the chairpersonship of Chandigarh advisor Dharampal, who said one of the allottees went to the Punjab and Haryana high court raising the issue of the rent of all three floors being the same. The court had directed the UT to look into the matter.

The state monitoring committee of UT administration on Monday proposed an increase in the monthly rental from <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>3,000 to <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>3,500 for the ground floor of small flats at Maloya provided under the Affordable Rental Housing Complexes (ARHCs) scheme. (HT File)
Updated on Apr 18, 2023 02:09 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Massive fire breaks out at snacks factory in Ludhiana’s Dugri

At least ten workers were present inside the building when the fire broke out near the electric furnace in the snacks factory in Ludhiana’s Dugri; all the workers were rescued

The fire broke out on the first floor of the building and spread to the ground floor. (Manish Kalia/HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 11, 2023 11:31 PM IST
By, Ludhiana

Elderly couple murdered at home, daughter-in-law held

The elderly couple lived on the ground floor of the house, while Rattan, Monika and their son lived on the first floor. Verma had retired as the vice-principal of a Delhi government school, and the family had been living in this house for around 38 years

Police outside the house of the deceased couple in Gokalpuri in NEw Delhi on Monday. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 11, 2023 12:19 AM IST

Rescuers used wet mufflers, masks to enter dingy house in Delhi’s Shastri Park

While the local rescuers were giving way to the fire department towards the end of the operation, they spotted a young couple lying motionless near the door of their room in the second floor. One of the occupant said it looked like the couple made a last-ditch attempt to escape, but were too late

Police personnel outside the house at Shastri Park, Delhi, on Friday. While victims said that the fire began between 8am and 8.30am, the police and the fire department said they received a call only at 9am. (Vipin Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Apr 01, 2023 12:07 AM IST
ByShiv Sunny

Dera Bassi building collapse: Owner hired unskilled labour, says SDM’s report

Initially, a contractor was hired for the construction work in the building in February this year, but later his services appear to have been discontinued as Hardev Singh hired unskilled labourers after the March lockdown

Rescuers look for bodies in the rubble of a building that collapsed in Dera Bassi on September 24. A report from the sub divisional magistrate Kuldeep Singh Bawa has revealed that the building owner had hired unskilled labourers for construction work in the building.(HT file photo)
Updated on Nov 23, 2020 11:59 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Dera Bassi | By, Dera Bassi

Our lives were shattered in the blink of an eye, say Balkote shelling victims

Four civilians and five security force personnel were killed in the shelling on November 13

The five children of Faruqa Begum, who was killed in Pak shelling, at their home in BalkoteHT Photo
Updated on Nov 20, 2020 12:21 AM IST
Hindustan Times/Balkote | ByMir Ehsan, Balkote

48 chairs reported missing: PU panel wants heritage furniture identified

The panel headed by Navdeep Goyal on Wednesday asked for the verification of heritage furniture by experts from PU’s architecture office.

Heritage furniture designed by Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret are auctioned regularly in the international markets.(HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 19, 2020 11:10 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByDar Ovais, Chandigarh

Chandigarh district courts resume physical hearing to poor response

After staying shut for more than seven months due to the Covid-19 outbreak, district and sessions judge allowed the physical hearing of cases on Monday, but was met with cold response. The judge has allowed physical hearing provided both parties give their consent.

The district and sessions judge has allowed physical hearing provided both parties give their consent.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 20, 2020 12:14 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Chandigarh administration exploring taller house options for stilt parking

UT adviser Manoj Parida has asked the urban planing department to consider relaxing height restrictions in residential units

Lack of parking space forces people to leave their vehicles on the roads or pavements.(HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 10, 2020 12:00 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By, Chandigarh

Miscreants put up flag with Khalistan written on it on terrace of Moga district administrative complex

While escaping, two youngsters took away the Tricolour; DC says the duo chose a time when employees were arriving for duty so no one suspected them

A policeman putting up a new Tricolour in the Moga district administrative complex after two miscreants took away the National Flag, while police investigate the incident on Friday morning.(HT Photos)
Updated on Aug 14, 2020 04:39 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByParteek Singh Mahal

Body of missing chemist found near Rohini park

The chemist, Ashish Gupta, lived with his father, wife and two children. He used to run his medical store from the ground floor of the same building.

Published on Jun 16, 2020 06:08 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Vishal Mega Mart fire: No safety equipment, fire-dept notices ignored, says Mohali SDM’s report

The SCO in Phase 5 was among the 200-odd violators which were issued notices in September

The fire that engulfed the SCO in Mohali’s Phase 5 on February 29 prompted a high level inquiry by Mohali administration.(Gurminder Singh/HT)
Published on Mar 12, 2020 12:48 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By, Mohali

Chandigarh admn to cap number of paying guests

This will be implemented by fixing the number of rent deeds allowed in a house.

A stricter PG policy was notified on Monday
Published on Mar 12, 2020 12:40 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By

Gutted Mohali showroom declared structurally unsafe

Police cordon off building housing Vishal Mega Mart besides Barbeque Nation and The BrewMaster in Phase 5

Smoke billowing out of a showroom even a day after fire erupted in its basement in Phase 5, Mohali.(Gurminder Singh/Hindustan Times)
Published on Mar 02, 2020 12:31 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByIdrees Bukhtiyar, Mohali

Norms go up in smoke as illegal PGs mushroom in Chandigarh

Girl students were packed like sardines in rooms partitioned with flammable wall panels in the three-storeyed unregistered paying guest facility in Sector 32 that witnessed a fire tragedy on Saturday, claiming three lives. In fact, it was a tragedy waiting to happen, confirms initial probe.

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Published on Feb 23, 2020 01:04 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By, Chandigarh

18-yr-old domestic help found hanging at doctor’s house in Panchkula

Body found at employer’s house in Panchkula’s Sec 17; no suicide note found

HT Image
Updated on Jan 13, 2020 01:14 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Panchkula

PU board of finance approves budget for new MBA course

The total cost for the course is ₹30 lakh for first year and ₹6 lakh for the second year

Published on Jan 08, 2020 12:15 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Chandigarh

Ludhiana bizman dies as rifle goes off accidentally

A 65-year old businessman died after his licensed rifle went off accidentally when he was cleaning it at his house in Doraha on Saturday. Arun Victor, 65, of Old Dana Mandi, Doraha, used to deal in construction material. Police said all family members were present at the house when the incident took place.

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Updated on Dec 28, 2019 11:02 PM IST
Hindustan Times, LUDHIANA | By, Ludhiana

Development not according to layout, Kharar developer to cough up 1 lakh

National Consumer Commission upholds Punjab state panel’s decision providing relief to Panchkula woman

HT Image
Published on Nov 25, 2019 01:13 AM IST
HT Correspondent | By, Mohali

Depressed over unemployment, man hangs self in Ludhiana

Police said the victim, Asisinder Singh, had left his job at a shipping company in Mumbai after his contract had expired four months ago, and was depressed over not getting employment after that

HT Image
Published on Nov 21, 2019 11:00 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Ludhiana

12 years on, GMADA to build homes for the poor

Construction of houses, that will cost ₹10 lakh each, will begin in December; policy for allotment being framed

HT Image
Published on Nov 20, 2019 12:38 AM IST
By, Mohali

Mohali woman gets 6-month jail after pet dog bites neighbour

In a first, a Mohali court on Friday awarded six-month jail to a woman found guilty of negligence after her pet dog bit a neighbour in April 2018. The court also imposed a fine of ₹1,500 on the convict, Minakshi, who stays on rent in Phase 10 and runs a beauty parlour.

(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Nov 02, 2019 12:11 AM IST
By, Mohali

Close shave for DMCH dean, his family as SUV’s engine explodes in Ludhiana

Dr Rajoo Singh Chhina, along with other family members, escaped to the roof to save themselves

The damaged Ford Endeavour SUV parked in Haibowal in Ludhiana on Tuesday.(Gurpreet Singh/HT)
Updated on Oct 29, 2019 10:44 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | ByHT Correspondent, Ludhiana

4 still missing as water pressure blocks Assam rescue operation

Rescue personnel said the access to the site has been blocked due to flooding and continued release of water from the punctured pipeline which can carry 12,000 litres of water per second.

The damaged penstock (pipeline) is connected to one of the two reservoirs of the state-run North Eastern Electric Power Corporation’s (NEEPCO) Kopili hydel project on the Kopili river.(Twitter image)
Updated on Oct 09, 2019 12:41 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Guwahati | BySadiq Naqvi

DDA prepares draft to amend Master Plan to accommodate fitness centres

The proposal will be tabled during the DDA’s meeting, which will be chaired by Delhi’s lieutenant governor Anil Baijal, on Wednesday.

Once the proposal is approved in the meeting, it will be put in public domain for a period of 30-45 days for suggestions/objections followed by a public hearing before the amendment is notified.(HT image)
Updated on Oct 08, 2019 11:45 PM IST
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