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12 FIRs filed over rumours of attacks on migrants: Police

Published on Mar 08, 2023 02:19 AM IST

It will take some time to connect the dots and establish why the fake news against Tamil Nadu attacking Hindi-speaking migrant workers, especially from Bihar, was being spread, said another official

Lok Janshakti Party chief Chirag Paswan after interacting with Bihari workers in Chennai. (PTI)

Isro carries out controlled re-entry of an aged satellite

MT-1 was launched on October 12, 2011, as a joint venture of Isro and the French space agency, Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES), to study tropical weather and climate.

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Published on Mar 08, 2023 01:39 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Chirag Delhi flyover to be shut for repair work from March 12. Check details

Once complete, the opposite carriageway of the flyover will be shut for another 25 days, said officials, meaning that the complete project, and consequent mess, will extend to end-April, at least.

Traffic jam at Chirag Delhi flyover near GK II, Delhi. (HT ARCHIVE)
Updated on Mar 08, 2023 04:29 AM IST
ByParas Singh and Sanjeev Jha

Ashram flyover opens to smooth traffic on day 1; real test likely from next week

A Delhi traffic police officer at the site said decongestion measures and increased deployment may be required in the coming days near Nehru Nagar and Lajpat Nagar to keep vehicular movement fluid.

The newly constructed Ashram Flyover Extension on Tuesday. (Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 08, 2023 05:02 AM IST

Rajnath Singh dials Ashok Gehlot over ‘assault’ on Pulwama soldiers’ widows

The wives of Rohitash Lamba, Hemraj Meena and Jeetram Gurjar have been sitting on a dharna outside Congress leader Sachin Pilot’s residence in Civil Lines, led by BJP MP Kirodi Lal Meena, since February 28.

Wives of martyrs of the Pulwama Attack meet senior Congress leader Sachin Pilot at his residence, in Jaipur, Monday, (PTI)
Updated on Mar 08, 2023 01:23 AM IST
By, Jaipur

AAP's Bharadwaj, Atishi likely to be sworn in as Delhi ministers tomorrow

The President has also accepted the resignations tendered by former Delhi ministers Manish Sisodia and Satyendar Jain.

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs Saurabh Bhardwaj and Atishi. (ANI)
Updated on Mar 08, 2023 04:31 AM IST

Delhi excise policy case: ED grills Manish Sisodia for 6 hours in Tihar jail

The AAP leader was also asked why he changed his phone and SIM cards around the time the now-scrapped policy was being implemented, said officers.

The ED team questioned Manish Sisodia for almost six hours between 11am and 5pm, officials said, adding his questioning is likely to continue for a couple more days. (PTI)
Updated on Mar 08, 2023 04:34 AM IST
ByNeeraj Chauhan

Jamia Hamdard signs MoU with Canada university to promote research

The MoU seeks to establish a collaborative research and degree programme for the nursing students of School of Nursing and Allied Health, Jamia Hamdard, officials said

Officials at the MoU signing. (HT PHOTO)
Published on Mar 07, 2023 11:58 PM IST

Woman, among two, shot at on GB Road

Police said at least four bullets were fired on the second floor of the building, where apart from the victims, four to five women were present

The attackers allegedly fled the spot on foot after the incident, which was captured on a CCTV camera. (Representational Image)
Published on Mar 07, 2023 11:56 PM IST

Delhi high court allows woman to terminate 27-week pregnancy

The direction was issued after perusing the report of the medical board, comprising six members, of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences

The petitioner is a 32-year-old married woman, who sought the intervention of the high court through instant petition, to conduct the medical termination of her pregnancy . (HT Archive)
Published on Mar 07, 2023 11:54 PM IST

Rape charges by Myanmar woman cooked up: Police

The woman feared her husband would fight with their former neighbour if he learnt she stayed at his house for two days. She said she made up the kidnapping and gangrape to protect him, said police

Police said further legal action will be taken in the matter accordingly. (Representational Image)
Updated on Mar 07, 2023 11:48 PM IST

Aaftab Poonawala a trained chef, knew how to preserve flesh: Delhi cops to court

The court was hearing arguments on charges levelled by the Delhi Police against Poonawala, where they said the circumstantial evidence in the case is powerful and compelling.

Aaftab Poonawala, 28, allegedly sawed Shraddha Walkar’s body into 35 pieces and kept them in a 300-litre fridge for almost three weeks at his residence in south Delhi’s Mehrauli before dumping them across the city over several days. (HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 08, 2023 04:30 AM IST

Delhi water crisis due to ‘illegal’ sand mining in Haryana, says AAP's Bharadwaj

According to DJB, the Yamuna water level was at 671.5feet on Tuesday compared to the standard 674.5 ft at Wazirabad Barrage --- considered the standard for the river stretch in the capital.

Delhi Jal Board vice-chairman Saurabh Bharadwaj showed Power Point slides with satellite pictures and maps displaying bunds on the Yamuna. He claimed that dredging was going on in at least 32 locations along the river in Haryana districts of Yamunanagar and Sonepat. (Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 08, 2023 04:41 AM IST
ByParas Singh and Leena Dhankhar

Feedback sought on law crucial to Delhi development

The proposed amendments seek to make it mandatory for the land owners in the villages on the periphery of the city to participate in land pooling so that developers can get contiguous land parcels

The modifications in the Act will also enable implementation of the Green Area Development policy, which is aimed at regulated development in 88 greenbelt areas. (HT Archive)
Updated on Mar 08, 2023 12:06 AM IST
ByRisha Chitlangia

Auto driver stabs woman after fight over fare near New Friends Colony

Mehreen Riyaz told the auto driver she will pay through UPI, but he insisted on taking cash, which she was not carrying. An argument broke out between them and the driver attacked her, said police

The incident took place around 8.30 pm but was reported by the hospital nearly five hours later. (Representational Image)
Published on Mar 07, 2023 11:02 PM IST

No metro services between Rajiv Chowk, Central Secretariat tomorrow. Know why

There will be no metro services between Central Secretariat and Rajiv Chowk for the entire day as a scheduled maintenance is planned

All metro services, except the ones between Rajiv Chowk and Central Secretariat will start from 2:30pm on Holi day (Wednesday). (File Photo)
Updated on Mar 07, 2023 10:53 PM IST

Delhi excise policy case: Dhal sent to 14-day judicial custody

ED has alleged Dhal, the 10th accused to be arrested in the case, was in possession of the policy much before its release and that he coordinated and attended meetings held for its formulation

The ED arrested Dhal on March 1. (Shutterstock)
Published on Mar 07, 2023 04:39 PM IST

Delhi Metro dedicates mural wall to women commuters

The mural depicts how women from different age groups and backgrounds from the city are reclaiming public spaces, with the Delhi metro providing them with a safe space for movement and travel

The move comes ahead of the International Women’s Day on March 8. (HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 07, 2023 02:37 PM IST

Delhi Police issues traffic advisory for Shab-e-Baraat, Holi

According to the police, more than 600 pickets and 1,300 motorcycle patrolling teams will be deployed across the national capital. Also, 759 traffic officers will be deployed at 283 strategic locations.

Public is advised to obey traffic rules and not to drink and drive, the advisory stated.
Updated on Mar 07, 2023 12:25 PM IST

DU me a favour, let’s play Holi: Students celebrate in North Campus

Delhi University students from various colleges took to the streets of North Campus to play Holi, last weekend. While Hansraj College denied permission to the students to play on the college grounds, Ramjas College and Delhi School of Economics barred those who were visibly drenched in colours, from entering the college premises. But nothing could lower the enthusiasm of those who wanted to revel in the fever of Holi.

Ramjas College students who played Holi on campus, were not allowed to re-enter the college premises by the security guards. (Photos: Gokul VS/HT)
Published on Mar 07, 2023 12:16 PM IST
ByKriti Kambiri, New Delhi

Sushil Kumar gets 4-day interim bail

The court further directed that Kumar not threaten witnesses or tamper with evidence, and shall share his phone’s live location as and when required by the IO

Olympian and wrestler Sushil Kumar is one of the co-accused in the Sagar Dhankar murder case. (HT Archive)
Published on Mar 07, 2023 01:37 AM IST

Delhi's water crisis may worsen as Yamuna levels drop further, 2 plants hit

The officials said water level in the Yamuna has reached 671.7 feet, almost 2.8 feet below the normal levels of 674.5 ft at the Wazirabad barrage.

Cleaning operations underway along the banks of the Yamuna river in New Delhi on Monday. (PTI)
Updated on Mar 07, 2023 02:23 AM IST

Tighten rules to check language across OTT mediums, Delhi high court tells govt

Justice Swarna Kanta Sharma’s observation came while upholding a direction to register an FIR against TVF Media Labs and actors of its web series.

The court said that the web series does not mirror actual college life or society. (File)
Updated on Mar 07, 2023 04:34 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Former Delhi minister Manish Sisodia kept in Tihar wing with meditation cell

Sisodia had requested the court that he be kept in the meditation or vipassana cell inside the prison

AAP leader Manish Sisodia being taken to Tihar on Monday. (PTI)
Published on Mar 07, 2023 12:41 AM IST

Will ensure MVA jointly contests Maha assembly, LS polls: Pawar

Meanwhile, BJP state unit chief Chandrakant Bawankule said Pawar should re-analyse the Kasba Peth verdict to understand that “the victory was solely of candidate and not of MVA”.

Sharad Pawar (PTI)
Published on Mar 07, 2023 12:40 AM IST

Man must pay maintenance for wife’s child from previous marriage, rules Delhi HC

Dismissing a plea by a man against the order of maintenance to his former wife’s child, a bench of justices said that the man cannot be allowed to argue later that the child is not his or her responsibility.

Dismissing a plea by a man against the order of maintenance to his former wife’s child, a bench of justices Sanjeev Sachdeva and Vikas Mahajan said that the man cannot be allowed to argue later that the child is not his or her responsibility. (HT Archive)
Updated on Mar 07, 2023 04:36 AM IST

PM chairs meet to review summer preparedness

The report comes amid concerns of a warmer-than-usual March; possible heatwaves in summer; and an El Nino event during the monsoon that could impact the quantum of rains India receives during the season.

Officials from India Meteorological Department and Ministry of Earth Sciences briefed Prime Minister Narendra Modi both on the forecast for the next three months and the likelihood of a normal monsoon. (PTI)
Published on Mar 07, 2023 12:36 AM IST
ByJayashree Nandi, New Delhi

Ashram flyover open but Kale Khan ramp to be completed in 30-45 days

During a spot check on Monday, HT also found that the stretch needed finishing touches, with street lights missing in some spots and central verges incomplete in others.

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal inaugurates the Ashram flyover extension on Monday. (Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 07, 2023 07:04 AM IST

Civic body to carry out road repair works: Delhi mayor

The civic body manages roads narrower than 60 feet --- most of these are internal colony roads. Streets wider than 60 feet are maintained by the Delhi government’s Public Works Department (PWD)

Earlier in the day, Shelly Oberoi inspected various schools, hospitals, parks and community centres in Shalimar Bagh-A and Wazirpur area along with the local councillors. (PTI)
Published on Mar 07, 2023 12:16 AM IST

Ashram snarls may end at long last as flyover reopens

New Delhi Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday inaugurated the extension of the Ashram flyover — a key stretch expected to allow travellers a signal-free ride between Noida and Lajpat Nagar, marking the end of three-and-a-half years of construction work at the Capital’s busiest intersection and freeing commuters of a traffic headache that kept them stuck in a seemingly unending spiral of blockades, diversions, and snarls

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Published on Mar 07, 2023 12:13 AM IST
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