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Chief engineer, councillor fight in Municipal Corporation of Gurugram office; cases registered

Published on May 18, 2022 12:09 AM IST

The chief engineer of Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) and a ward councillor were allegedly embroiled in an ugly spat at the MCG’s Sector 34 office on Tuesday afternoon

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Health dept asks schools to speed up vaccination of children aged 12 to 15

To increase the pace of vaccination in the district, especially for those in the 12 to 15 years of age, a meeting was held on Tuesday with private hospitals, schools and the district education department where directions were issued to set up camps in schools and ensure all students are vaccinated before the end of summer break

Gurugram, India - May 17, 2022: A health worker administers a dose of Covid-19 vaccine to a child in the age group of 12 to 14 years, at Poly Clinic, in Sector 31 UPHC, Gurugram, India, on Tuesday, May 17, 2022. (Photo by Vipin Kumar/ Hindustan Times) (Hindustan Times)
Published on May 18, 2022 12:08 AM IST

Gurugram transit body to file report on Dwarka Sec-21, Palam Vihar Metro link

According to the detailed project report, the spur or metro extension connecting Rezangla Chowk in Palam Vihar and Dwarka Sector 21 station will be 8.4km long, of which 5km will be from Palam Vihar to Sector 111 in Gurugram and remaining 3.4 km will be in Delhi.

Gurugram, India - May 21, 2019: Metro service operations on the Yellow Line were hit at around 9:30 am due to the breakdown of overhead wires between Sultanpur station and Chattarpur Metro station, in Gurugram, India, on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. (Photo by Parveen Kumar / Hindustan Times) **Pic to go with Prayag Arora’s story**
Updated on May 18, 2022 09:17 AM IST

Water, power crisis force govt schools to cut down duration of classes

Principals of several government schools said despite repeated complaints to the Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam, nothing has been done to improve the power supply, the shortage of which also leads to water scarcity

Children play in a pond in Gurugram on Tuesday. The maximum temperature in the city was 43°C. (Vipin Kumar/HT photo)
Published on May 17, 2022 11:48 PM IST

MCG sets target of planting 500k shrubs, 50,000 saplings this monsoon

Trees and shrubs having a high survival rate in the region will be planted in areas where treated water is readily available and at locations where large tracts of vacant land are available

Last year, the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram planted 31,059 saplings and 1,93,523 shrubs. (Representative photo)
Updated on May 17, 2022 11:43 PM IST

Municipal Corporation of Manesar to rejuvenate ponds in city, say officials

The MCM will use the Nawada pond revival project as a model to rejuvenate other ponds in Manesar, said the officials, adding that a pond in Kasan village is likely to be revived next

This pond in Nawada village is being rejuvenated at a cost of around <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>19 lakh, say officials. (SOURCED/MCM)
Published on May 17, 2022 02:03 AM IST

Two arrested for robbing labourer of cellphone, money in Shivaji Nagar: Police

A video of the incident, which got recorded in a CCTV camera of a nearby hardware shop, was widely shared on social media, said police

The suspects were arrested based on a tip, said the police. (Sourced)
Updated on May 17, 2022 02:13 AM IST

Environmental activists in Gurugram allege trees felled illegally at Mangar Bani

Environmental activists on Monday alleged that more than 200 trees were felled illegally in the Mangar Bani buffer zone, spread over 2 to 3 acres in the Aravallis, adjacent to a sacred grove

Environmental activists demanded prompt action against those who illegally fell trees in the buffer zone. (SOURCED)
Updated on May 17, 2022 02:11 AM IST

Gurugram: Sector 46 residents protest against power cuts

Gurugram: Residents of Sector 46 and adjoining areas came out to protest power outages and register their grievances against the Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (HBVN)

Around 300 residents took out a rally from Sector 46 to Bakhtawar Chowk in Gurugram on Monday. (SOURCED)
Updated on May 17, 2022 01:56 AM IST

Gurugram weather: Cloudy, windy conditions bring relief from heat

Gurugram: Cloudy weather and a change in wind pattern brought Gurugram residents relief from the relentless extreme heatwave on Monday as the maximum temperature in the region dropped to 44

Gurugram, India - May 16, 2022: A squirrel is seen drinking water from a pot under a tree to get some relief from the heat on a hot summer day, in Gurugram, India, on Monday, May 16, 2022. (Photo by Vipin Kumar/ Hindustan Times) (Hindustan Times)
Updated on May 17, 2022 03:40 AM IST
By, Gurugram

Live-in couple found dead in Gurugram's Sushant Lok-1 apartment

Police said the couple, both aged 29 years, had been living in the apartment for the last 18 months. The man was a chef with a five-star hotel in Delhi’s RK Puram and the woman worked at a food chain outlet in Gurugram.

Live-in couple found dead in Sushant Lok-1 apartment
Updated on May 17, 2022 04:23 AM IST
By, Gurugram

Police arrest three in connection with thefts of several water tankers

Gurugram: Police arrested three members of a gang, involved in the theft of vehicles, on Monday

Gurugram, India – May 4, 2022: An over flowing water tanker at Sector 31 filling station, near NH 48, in Gurugram, India, on Wednesday, May 04, 2022. (Photo by Vipin Kumar/ Hindustan Times) (Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Published on May 16, 2022 11:55 PM IST

Gurugram: Police arrest 25-year-old man for raping two minors in Badshahpur

Police arrested a 25-year-old man for raping two minors in Badshahpur, late evening on Friday

The suspect is a native of Bijnor in Uttar Pradesh, and worked as a daily wage earner, primarily doing paint jobs, said the police. (REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)
Published on May 16, 2022 05:19 PM IST

Protestors create ruckus on road, block traffic , damage car

Hundreds of members from the Ahir community led by the Sanyukt Ahir Regiment Morcha, which is spearheading the demand for a separate regiment for the Yadavs in the Indian Army, poured onto the streets on Sunday, blocked traffic and vandalised a car on a service lane of NH48 near Hero Honda Chowk

Members of the Ahir community took out a rally from Kherki Daula toll plaza to Iffco Chowk on Sunday. (Parveen Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 16, 2022 05:07 PM IST
By, Gurugram

432 fined in two days for driving on wrong side in Gurugram, say traffic police

Around 15% of the road fatalities in the city happen due to wrong-way driving, according to the traffic police officials

Out of the total 432 fines issued for wrong-way driving in two days, 255 were issued on Friday and 177 on Saturday. The traffic police will tabulate such cases for Sunday on Monday, said the officials. (Parveen Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Published on May 16, 2022 04:38 PM IST

At 48.1°C, Gurugram records highest maximum temperature since Haryana was formed

However, there might be some relief from the blistering heat as light rainfall is expected on Monday and Tuesday in isolated areas of Punjab, Haryana, and the hilly areas

Gurugram, India-May 15: Commuters out on a hot summer day at Civil Lines road near John Hall, in Gurugram, India, on Sunday, May 15, 2022. (Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Updated on May 16, 2022 06:03 PM IST

At 46.8°C, city records season’s highest temperature; IMD issues orange alert

Gurugram: Gurugram on Saturday recorded the highest maximum temperature of the season this year at 46

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Published on May 15, 2022 12:24 AM IST

Fire breaks out on 2 floors of Gurugram building; 6 rescued, no casualties: Cops

The fire was caused due to a short circuit on the 10th floor of the duplex apartment, and some material kept on the 11th floor also caught fire, said the officials

According to the fire department officials, at least seven fire tenders were pressed into service to control the blaze, and the firefighting and rescue operations continued for four hours. (REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO/HT PHOTO)
Published on May 15, 2022 12:13 AM IST

22-year-old arrested in 17 lakh ATM machine robbery in Chandu village: Police

The police on Friday arrested a 22-year-old man for allegedly attacking six policemen and breaking into an ATM (automated teller machine) machine located near Chandu village with a gas cutter and withdrawing ₹17 lakh from there eight months ago, said the officials on Saturday

The police said that they are trying to nab two other suspects who are still on the run. (REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)
Published on May 15, 2022 12:08 AM IST

‘Ahir protest may disrupt traffic as section of NH-48 to be closed for 9 hours’

Members of the Ahir community have proposed a march from Kherki Daula toll plaza to Iffco Chowk on National Highway 48 on Sunday, said the Gurugram traffic police

An entire 14.8km section of NH-48 will be closed for traffic from 7am to 4pm on Sunday, reads an advisory issued by the Gurugram traffic police on Saturday. (Parveen Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Published on May 15, 2022 12:03 AM IST

Three arrested for obtaining bail for criminals with fake surety bonds in courts

Police said a further probe has been launched to identify the criminals who had obtained bail on the basis of fake documents

Hundreds of fake Aadhaar cards, property documents and voter cards were recovered from the possession of the suspects, said the police. (SOURCED)
Published on May 14, 2022 11:56 PM IST

DTCP carries out demolition in Sultanpur

According to the officials, a seven-acre land with illegal plinths and other such structures was cleared during the demolition drive

This was the fifth demolition drive by the DTCP’s enforcement wing this month, following the directions of Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar. (Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Published on May 14, 2022 12:20 AM IST

Gurugram: Curbs on vehicle speed from June onwards to reduce accidents

At present, only three stretches — Golf Course Road, Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway, and Gurgaon-Faridabad Road — have speed interceptors.

A speed limit sign at Civil Line Road in Gurugram on Friday. (Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 14, 2022 05:20 AM IST
By, Gurugram

Homebuyers demand timely completion of Sai Aaina project

On May 9, the DTCP cancelled the licence of the housing project citing that land documents, agreements and bank guarantee documents submitted by the developer were allegedly forged, leaving 1,500 homebuyers in the lurch

Homebuyers of Sai Aaina project demand timely completion and delivery of flats, during a protest at DTCP office in Gurugram on Friday. (Vipin Kumar/HT photo)
Published on May 13, 2022 11:55 PM IST

300 liquor shops up for grabs in Gurugram

V K Beniwal, deputy commissioner of excise and taxation, Gurugram (east), said the city will get 300 more liquor shops from June onwards and that there can be more vends depending on the number of people bidding for the auction

Earlier, two liquor shops were allowed to operate in each zone, which has now been increased to four. (Vipin Kumar/HT photo)
Updated on May 14, 2022 03:14 AM IST

Two arrested for extorting 10 lakh from former deputy mayor of Gurugram

Police arrested two people on Wednesday for allegedly implicating a BJP leader from Haryana, who was a senior deputy mayor of Gurugram, in false cases, blackmailing him and extorting money from him

Two suspects were caught red-handed when they were accepting <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>2 lakh from Batra in Old Gurugram. (Representative photo)
Published on May 12, 2022 11:56 PM IST

Gurugram: Two trucks collide, affect traffic on both carriageways of NH 48

“It took me nearly 25 minutes to cross 3km on NH-48. There was a heavy backlog of vehicles, starting just before Hero Honda Chowk all the way till the accident site,” said Karan Singh, a resident of Manesar.

Gurugram, India-May 12: A truck overturned on the Delhi-Jaipur highway in Narsinghpur village near the foot-over bridge, in Gurugram, India, on Thursday, 12 May 2022. (Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)(Pic to go with Kartik Kumar's Story)
Updated on May 13, 2022 12:49 AM IST
By, Gurugram

DC Yadav urges Gurugram residents to share Covid-19 positive status with RWAs

Deputy commissioner Nishant Kumar Yadav issued an order on Wednesday night directing residents to inform their respective resident welfare associations (RWA) if they test positive for Covid-19

A health worker administers a booster dose of a Covid-19 vaccine to a beneficiary, in Gurugram on Thursday. The city recorded 262 fresh infections on Thursday. (Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Published on May 12, 2022 11:44 PM IST

Truck overturns on Delhi-Jaipur highway in Gurugram; Traffic disrupted briefly

The Gurugram traffic police, in a tweet, said the truck had been removed successfully from the main carriageway and the traffic was getting back to normal.

Visuals on ANI showed a truck lying overturned on the road, disrupting what appeared to be heavy traffic at that time.
Published on May 12, 2022 11:48 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Khattar pitches Global City project to industry, realtors in Mumbai

Gurugram: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday said his vision is to develop the Global City Project as the central business district of Gurugram with a focus on modern technology, low-carbon green infrastructure, and commercial and residential sectors

Khattar pitches Global City project to industry, realtors in Mumbai
Published on May 12, 2022 12:19 AM IST
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