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Not in good taste: PM2.5 levels take the smoke out of tandoors

Updated on Dec 06, 2023 05:32 AM IST

The curbs on use of charcoal ovens have altered a touchstone of Delhi’s cuisine indelibly, and perhaps irreversibly, forcing restaurants to reinvent their kitchens

The once-ubiquitous wood-charcoal fired tandoor has faded from kitchens in Delhi’s restaurants since 2018, when authorities began clamping down on their use as a pollution-control measure. (Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)

ED raids locations in Hry, Raj in money laundering case against Lawrence Bishnoi gang member

The central probe agency’s action was concentrated on gangster and close ally of Bishnoi and Khalistani terror groups, Surender Singh Chiku, they said

Probe found, the sources said, that Surender alias Chiku had “direct” relations with Laurence Bishnoi gang and Khalistani terror groups. (Keshav Singh/HT File photo)
Updated on Dec 06, 2023 08:36 AM IST
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Rapid Metro witnesses major spurt in ridership in 2023, revenue rises by 53%

The total income of the Rapid Metro this year was ₹26.26 crore, while the total expenditure was ₹28.60 crore, which led to a deficit of ₹2.34 crore.

The Rapid Metro has an 11.6 km network from Cyber Hub to Sector 56 along the Golf Course Road. (HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 05, 2023 09:35 AM IST

2 businessmen on biking trip die in pile-up on KMP e-way

Two businessmen riding high-end motorcycles on the KMP expressway died in a vehicular pile-up. Four others were injured. The pile-up was triggered by a trailer truck suddenly pressing the brakes. The driver of the trailer truck fled the scene. An FIR has been registered against the unidentified driver.

One of the damaged high-end bikes on KMP e-way. (HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 05, 2023 06:08 AM IST

Man, son crushed by speeding truck on Bilaspur-Pataudi Road

Two men died in a road accident near Ashram Harimandir on Bilaspur-Pataudi Road. The truck driver was arrested. The victims were identified as Sanjay Kumar and his son Kartik Kashyap. They were on their way to get a horoscope for Kumar's daughter when the accident occurred. Both sustained severe head injuries and later died in the hospital. The accident caused a traffic jam for almost half an hour. The truck driver initially fled the scene but was later arrested. An FIR has been registered against him.

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Updated on Dec 05, 2023 06:22 AM IST

DMRC to play audio ads in some trains on Violet Line on experimental basis

Audio-based marketing has emerged as a revenue model for some metro networks over the last few years.

The audio advertisements will be played on six trains on the DMRC Violet Line (FILE PHOTO)
Published on Dec 05, 2023 04:41 PM IST

‘Fed biscuits like dog, given food once a day’: Gurugram minor help's mother

Deputy commissioner of police (crime against women) Virender Vij said that the three suspects were questioned on Sunday

The mother alleged the employer and her sons used to hit her daughter’s knee caps with a hammer due to which she suffered severe pain. (File)
Updated on Dec 12, 2023 01:16 AM IST

Gurugram’s Chintels home buyers ask for revised compensation, rent during rebuilding

The home owners and resident welfare association (RWA) of Chintels Paradiso condominium at Sector 109 held a meeting on Sunday and demanded that the builder should revise the compensation being offered to flat owners in unsafe towers as the earlier valuation is a year old, people aware of the development said on Sunday

The home owners and resident welfare association members of Chintels Paradiso at a meeting on Sunday. (Parveen Kumar)
Updated on Dec 11, 2023 05:02 AM IST

Woman held for husband’s murder after misleading cops for over a year in Gurugram

A 34-year-old woman was arrested on Saturday, over a year after she allegedly stabbed her husband to death at their residence in Sector-45

The arrest was made after forensic experts submitted their report saying that the stab injury was neither a result of accidentally falling on the knife nor a self-inflicted one. (HT Archive)
Updated on Dec 10, 2023 10:52 PM IST

Nuh police sensitises students in bid to conserve Aravallis

Nuh police has started a special drive to sensitise children about the need to conserve the Aravalli hills and to ensure that they don’t get involved in illegal mining in the district, officials aware of the matter said on Friday

Students from classes 9 to 12 are taken for these trips along with their teachers, NGOs and officials from the departments concerned. (HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 10, 2023 06:04 PM IST

New lane driving rule introduced for Delhi-Gurugram expressway; check fines

The new rule being imposed starting from the Kherki Daula toll to the Sirhaul border, covering both sides of the expressway.

Vehicles stuck in a traffic jam on the Delhi-Gurugram Expressway(PTI)
Published on Dec 10, 2023 03:45 PM IST

Fire in Nuh forest leaves trees gutted

Hundreds of trees in the Tauru forest in Nuh district burned down after a blaze swept through the area, forest and fire officials aware of the matter said on Saturday

Gurugram, India-December 09, 2023: A fire broke out in Tauru forest area after illegal industrial chemical waste dumped caught fire and spread inside the forest leaving hundreds of trees turned into ashes, in Gurugram, India, on Saturday, 09 December 2023. (Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Dec 10, 2023 05:20 AM IST

Panchkula court grants bail to Chintels chairman, four others

On February 10, 2022, six floors of tower ‘D’ in the Chintels Paradiso condominium in Gurugram collapsed, killing two people

On February 10, 2022, six floors of tower ‘D’ in the Chintels Paradiso condominium in collapsed, killing two people. (Vipin Kumar /HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 09, 2023 06:20 AM IST

July 31 violence: Nuh police file charge sheet against 3 accused

The Nuh police have filed a charge sheet against three people in connection with the murder of two home guards during the July 31 communal violence in the district, officers aware of the matter said

Gurugram, India-August 02, 2023: Workers remove the debris and stone from the road after the communal violence in Nuh on Monday near Bus stand, in Gurugram, India, on Wednesday, 02 August 2023.(Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Dec 08, 2023 02:32 PM IST

Tractor seized by authorities spirited away from impound in Manesar

Vehicle was seized by taxation department authorities as it was being illegally transported without proper documents

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Updated on Dec 08, 2023 06:28 AM IST

40% of sanitation staff linked to union leaders: MCG data

Internal inquiry was initiated last month after sanitation workers staged a protest against the civic body for nearly two months now

Sanitation workers protest near Sadar Bazaar in Gurugram on Thursday. (Parveen Kumar)
Updated on Dec 08, 2023 06:18 AM IST

Lawyer run over by man after spat over collision of cars

A 28-year-old man was grievously injured after he was allegedly run over by a car near Rajesh Pilot Chowk in Sector-57 on December 2

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Updated on Dec 08, 2023 06:06 AM IST
By, Gurugram

Gurugram ex-serviceman duped of 1 crore in land deal

Victim transferred money to her account in two instalments in 2018 to start a business in partnership with her

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Updated on Dec 08, 2023 06:00 AM IST

New boosting station commissioned in Gurugram, to resolve water supply crisis

Pumping capacity of boosting station is almost 600,000 litres, which will ensure proper supply water up to a distance of 900 metres

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Updated on Dec 08, 2023 05:58 AM IST

Ggm Metro green assessment report likely by January 31

HMRTC also plans to construct a Metro stabling depot in Sector 33 as the existing land in Sector 101 which was identified for the project is low-lying and prone to waterlogging.

The Gurugram metro extension project will be from Millennium City Centre Metro station to Cyber Hub in a 26.65km loop. (HT File)
Updated on Dec 07, 2023 06:02 AM IST

GMDA begins redesigning Kanhai Chowk to decongest crossing

Kanhai Chowk is one of the major bottleneck areas of Gurugram, with at least 40 accidents reported per month from the intersection.

Ongoing work at the Kanhai intersection. (Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 07, 2023 05:52 AM IST

Ggm cabbie loses sight in one eye in road rage attack

A 25-year-old cab driver in Gurugram suffered a broken leg, fractured eye socket, and alleged loss of vision in one eye after he was brutally assaulted by two security guards deployed by a private firm to regulate traffic near Krishna Chowk on the Old Delhi-Gurgaon Road, police officers aware of the matter said on Wednesday

Both accused are yet to be arrested, police said. (File)
Updated on Dec 07, 2023 05:48 AM IST

Ggm set to implement new water management system

Officials said decision was taken after assessment of the results of the pilot project conducted by GMDA to gauge the efficacy of the system.

GMDA officials said in the pilot project, the authority was able to cut water theft by up to 70%. (HT File)
Updated on Dec 07, 2023 05:44 AM IST

MCG clears 1,100 tonnes of garbage on third day of cleanliness campaign

The Municipal Corporation of Gurugram has cleared over 1,100 tonnes of garbage from the city as part of a week-long campaign to remove waste.

MCG workers clean garbage on the stretch from MDI Chowk to Police Line on Monday. (Parveen Kumar)
Updated on Dec 05, 2023 06:20 AM IST

Man’s skeleton, woman’s decomposed body found on Aravali hills in Manesar

Man’s body was suspected to be mutilated by wild animals, woman’s body was decomposed and had no clothes on it

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Updated on Dec 05, 2023 06:14 AM IST

3 members of Lawrence Bishnoi gang held in Gurugram

Three members of the Lawrence Bishnoi gang were arrested with two pistols, four cartridges, and two magazines. They have been charged under the Arms Act.

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Updated on Dec 03, 2023 05:38 AM IST

Man arrested with 183 banned injection vials in Sohna

A 34-year-old drug peddler was arrested in Haryana with 183 banned injection vials worth ₹10 lakh. The suspect was an engineer by profession.

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Updated on Dec 03, 2023 05:34 AM IST

MCG launches cleanliness drive, 3 WhatsApp numbers for waste related complaints

The Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) has launched a seven-day cleanliness drive to remove garbage from roads and market areas. The campaign includes the launch of three WhatsApp numbers for residents to raise waste-related complaints. The drive comes amid a 52-day strike by the city's sanitation workers, who are demanding improved pay and job security. MCG commissioner PC Meena said residents can lodge complaints on the WhatsApp numbers with pictures, and the teams will address the issues within seven days. The campaign collected over 800 tonnes of garbage on its first day.

Heaps of garbage lie on either side of a road at Sector-5 near Chintpurni Mandir on Saturday. (Parveen Kumar)
Updated on Dec 03, 2023 05:32 AM IST

Man dies as two trucks collide on Sohna-Palwal road, one hurt

One person died and another fled the scene after two trucks collided on the Sohna-Palwal road in India. Police suspect the driver fell asleep.

Man dies as two trucks collide on Sohna-Palwal road, one hurt
Updated on Dec 02, 2023 06:02 AM IST

Working on land transfer for 3.2km road revamp project, says GMDA

The Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) aims to resolve issues regarding land acquisition for the upgradation of a 3.2 km road between Hero Honda Chowk and Umang Bhardwaj Chowk. The priority is acquiring 5 acres of land, shifting a power substation, and removing encroachments. The GMDA officials plan to transfer the land to the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to begin the upgradation project. The NHAI recently put the project on hold due to obstacles in obtaining the necessary land. The stretch is known for heavy traffic and frequent jams during peak hours.

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Updated on Dec 02, 2023 05:52 AM IST
By, Gurugram
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