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Amitabh Dhillon to head Haryana anti-corruption bureau

Haryana government on Friday appointed 1997 -batch IPS officer, Amitabh Singh Dhillon as additional director general of police (ADGP), Haryana anti-corruption bureau (ACB). Dhillon, who will now head the ACB, replaced Shatrujeet Kapur.

The Haryana government on Friday appointed 1997 -batch IPS officer, Amitabh Singh Dhillon as additional director general of police (ADGP), Haryana anti-corruption bureau (ACB). Dhillon, who will now head the ACB, replaced Shatrujeet Kapur. (Sourced)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 09:06 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

No rules tweaked for Badals’ luxury resort Sukhvilas, says SAD

On Thursday, Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann had accused the Badal family, including Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Sukhbir Badal, of tweaking rules during the Akali Dal-BJP alliance government to facilitate the construction of their company-owned luxury spa resort, in Pallanpur village of Mohali and allow tax waiver to the tune of ₹108 crore

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) general secretary Parambans Singh Romana addressing a press conference on Friday.
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 09:02 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Karnal: Uniform made mandatory for 3-wheeler drivers

To curb crime and unauthorised driving, the Karnal Police have mandated all drivers of auto-rickshaws and e-rickshaws registered with them to have a common dress code. Inspector Gaurav Punia, in-charge, City Traffic, said that in the first phase, at least 50 drivers have started working in a dress code and the rest of the drivers with the registration number issued by the police will join soon.

In a move to curb crime and unauthorised driving, the Karnal Police have mandated all drivers of auto-rickshaws and e-rickshaws registered with them to have a common dress code. (HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 08:56 AM IST
By, Karnal

Businessman gunned down in Rohtak

Gurugram-based businessman was gunned down by three unidentified assailants at a hotel near Lakhan Majra town in Rohtak on Thursday night, said police. The deceased has been identified as Sachin, who was a scrap dealer and also known figure of gambling in the NCR.

A 35-year-old Gurugram-based businessman was gunned down by three unidentified assailants at a hotel near Lakhan Majra town in Rohtak on Thursday night, said police. (Representational image)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 08:50 AM IST
By, Rohtak

Kotkapura firing: Faridkot court forwards supplementary chargesheet to trial court, hearing today

Led by ADGP LK Yadav had submitted a 130-page supplementary chargesheet against six accused, including Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal and former director general of police (DGP) Sumedh Singh Saini in the court on February 26

Kotkapura firing: Faridkot court forwards supplementary chargesheet to trial court, hearing today
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 08:44 AM IST
By, Faridkot

Lok Sabha polls: 10 CRPF, 5 ITBP companies to be deployed in Haryana

Haryana’s chief electoral officer (CEO) Anurag Agarwal on Friday said during the upcoming Lok Sabha polls at least 10 companies of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and five companies of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) will be deployed in all 10 Lok Sabha constituencies.

Haryana’s chief electoral officer (CEO) Anurag Agarwal on Friday said during the upcoming Lok Sabha polls at least 10 companies of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and five companies of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) will be deployed in all 10 Lok Sabha constituencies. (Arijit Sen/HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 08:42 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Dapoli resort case: HC grants bail to Deputy collector arrested by ED

Bombay HC grants bail to Jayram Deshpande in money laundering case related to Sai Resorts NX. His role deemed lesser compared to prime accused Sadanand Kadam.

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Updated on Mar 02, 2024 08:30 AM IST

HC stays orders deputing charity commissioner staff for poll duties

Bombay HC stays ERO orders requisitioning Charity Commissioner staff for election duties. Only specific authorities can make such requisitions. Next hearing on March 5.

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Updated on Mar 02, 2024 08:26 AM IST

Home guard dies by suicide due to mental harassment from society members: Cops

A few days ago, in anger, he set his bike on fire in the society premises. Because of that, a bike next to his was also burnt and damaged. A case was also registered against him in Kalyan Taluka Rural Police Station

Home guard dies by suicide due to mental harassment from society members: Cops
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 08:22 AM IST

BMC withdraws water cut as state assures supply

BMC withdraws proposal for 10% water cut in Mumbai as state assures to fill deficiency from reserve stock; city to receive regular water post-March 5.

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Updated on Mar 02, 2024 08:20 AM IST

City experiences unseasonal rainfall

Unexpected rain showers hit Mumbai, raising humidity levels. No more rain expected for 48 hours. Temperatures above normal, with maximum reaching 35 degrees Celsius.

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Updated on Mar 02, 2024 08:16 AM IST

US gurdwara ragi shot dead in Albama

Second case of fatal attack in Alabama targeting Indian diaspora in less than a month; Raj Singh, alias Goldy, who hails from Tanda Sahuwala village in Bijnor district in UP, was a ragi (musician) who was in the US with his musical group for over a year.

Raj Singh (Source: X)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 08:14 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Punjab budget session: Govt committed to bridging gap between privileged and marginalised, says guv

In his address during the sixth session of 16th Punjab Vidhan Sabha, the governor said one of the foremost priorities of his government was to foster an environment of inclusive growth, where every citizen of Punjab has equal opportunities to thrive and prosper.

Punjab governor Banwarilal Purohit during his address on Friday. (Sourced)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 08:10 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Gadkari gifts projects worth 10,000 crore to Jaunpur

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari laid foundation stones for national highway projects worth ₹10,000 crore in Jaunpur and ₹1750 crore in Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh.

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari speaks during the inauguration of various developmental projects, in Mirzapur on Friday. (PTI)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 08:08 AM IST
By, Varanasi

Pact on water sharing with Rajasthan not in our favour: Hooda

In a statement, Bhupinder Singh Hooda said that Haryana is already facing water shortage as the state is not getting its water share from Punjab. “Instead of protecting our water resources, the BJP-JJP government is playing with the interests of the state and giving water to Rajasthan,” Hooda said.

Haryana former chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Friday said that the memorandum of understanding signed by the BJP-led Haryana government for utilising surplus water was not in the interest of Haryana. (HT File Photo)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 07:52 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

‘Won’t be possible’: Shinde, Fadnavis decline Pawar’s lunch invite at Baramati residence

Chief minister Eknath Shinde and his deputy Devendra Fadnavis on Friday declined Nationalist Congress Party (SCP) chief Sharad Pawar’s lunch invite at the latter’s Baramati residence

Chief minister Eknath Shinde (R) and his deputy Devendra Fadnavis on Friday declined Nationalist Congress Party (SCP) chief Sharad Pawar’s lunch invite at the latter’s Baramati residence. (HT FILE)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 07:46 AM IST

Economic Survey: Karol Bagh Delhi’s noisiest location

The Economic Survey said out of the 31 stations in Delhi, seven were in silence zones, which includes hospitals and educational institutes; 11 in commercial zones

Karol Bagh has emerged as Delhi’s noisiest location yet again recording average day-time decibel levels of 74.2 dB(A) in 2023. (HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 07:42 AM IST

17 RTOs to have computerised driving test tracks

Maharashtra transport department to introduce computerised driving test tracks at 17 RTOs, eliminating manual testing for permanent driving licenses. Automated vehicle testing centres also in the pipeline.

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Updated on Mar 02, 2024 07:40 AM IST
By, Mumbai

Delhi economic survey: No. of better air quality days go up but Yamuna stays polluted

Delhi sees improvement in air quality with more "good" air days, but Yamuna water quality remains poor. Efforts include afforestation and sewage treatment upgrades.

The survey, referring to a CPCB report, said the biological oxygen demand levels and dissolved oxygen levels were only being met at Palla and Wazirabad. (AFP)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 07:38 AM IST

Delhi economic survey: PWD in race with time to finish key projects

Delhi to see completion of 5 pedestrian overbridges & several flyovers soon, per economic survey 2023-24. However, many projects are delayed.

PWD minister Atishi inspects an under-construction flyover in Anand Vihar in December. (HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 07:32 AM IST

Four burglars nabbed in Prayagraj; cash and valuables recovered

The police team nabbed four members of the gang with stolen cash and valuables. The gang members carried out recce of homes while delivering milk and driving e-rickshaws, police said.

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Updated on Mar 02, 2024 07:30 AM IST
By, Prayagraj

Supriya Sule denies declaring herself as Baramati LS candidate

Post status on social media, NCP (SCP) leader Supriya Sule said she has not announced candidature for Baramati LS polls

Nationalist Congress Party (SCP) leader Supriya Sule.(File)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 04:29 AM IST

Delhi assembly discusses razing of rat miner’s house

Five AAP MLAs who participated in the discussions demanded that the demolition should not be carried out.

Family members of Wakeel Hasan, one of the rat-hole miners involved in the rescue operations to evacuate labourers trapped at the Silkyara tunnel in Uttarakhand in November last year, as their house was razed after a demolition drive conducted by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) at Khajoori Khas in northeast Delhi on Thursday. (Raj K Raj/HtT Photo)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 07:08 AM IST

25 travel movies to inspire your next holiday

As HTCity turns 25,we bring you a list of 25 films that will make you pack your bags get going!

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011): Join three friends on a bachelor trip through the stunning landscapes of Spain.
Published on Mar 02, 2024 12:09 AM IST

Two groups clash in JNU over election panel’s selection, 4 students hurt

Both ABVP and left groups including AISA, DSF and SFI have levelled allegations and filed police complaints against each other

The media gathered outside the Jawaharlal Nehru University, in New Delhi, on Friday. Last night a violent clash reportedly occurred at the JNU campus between left and right-wing students. (Sanjeev Verma/ HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 04:28 AM IST

Steady decline in revenue from water bills: DJB data

The Delhi government has argued that more than 1,050,000 households received faulty bills and a one-time settlement scheme would allow residents to clear their pending water bills

Delhi's Finance Minister Atishi presents 'Economic Survey of Delhi 2023-24' at Delhi Assembly in New Delhi, on Friday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 06:56 AM IST

Forces launch searches in 7 Udhampur villages

“A cordon and search operation was launched in areas of Udhampurdistrict . Joint forces including police, village defence guards and special operations group from police line in Udhampur cordoned off outskirts of Basantgarh, Panchari, Majalta, Latti, Rehambal, Ramnagar, Dudu, and conducted door-to-door searches,” said police officials

Troops during a search operation at a village in Udhampur district on Friday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 06:52 AM IST
By, Jammu

NC demands white paper on new industries in J&K

Interacting with youth functionaries at the party headquarters here, NC Jammu president Rattan Lal Gupta said the youngsters of J&K were frustrated due to the policies of the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government at the Centre

Rattan Lal Gupta (Sourced)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 06:46 AM IST
By, Jammu

4.94 million consumers in city got subsidy on power bills

The Economic Survey said around 35,042 million units of electricity were consumed in Delhi in 2022-23, which was a significant rise from the 31,116 million units consumed in 2021-22

Delhi's Finance Minister Atishi presents 'Economic Survey of Delhi 2023-24' at Delhi Assembly in New Delhi, on Friday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 06:48 AM IST

State government launches internship for college students in government offices

Maharashtra government launches state-wide internship program for college students, aligning with NEP 2020. Interns can work in government departments for up to 6 months.

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Updated on Mar 02, 2024 06:36 AM IST
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