‘These flies sit on my rashes and complicate matters’: Dadumajra Colony residents

‘These flies sit on my rashes and complicate matters’: Dadumajra Colony residents

RESIDENTS OF Dadumajra colony are suffering from skin allergies and breathing problems because of their proximity to garbage dumping ground

Living close to dumping ground in Chandigarh — and breeding ground for diseases

Living close to dumping ground in Chandigarh — and breeding ground for diseases

The city’s dumping ground at Dadumajra has over the years affected the lives of residents living near by. Here’s how

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According to the Mumbai Police SIT, Divya was with Gadoli when he was shot by a Gurgaon Police team, which makes her a ‘high-risk witness’

Proposal under consideration, says SDM; inflatable versions of mascot to be put up at major tourist spots

The fire broke out on the fourth floor of the Metro House, a residential and commercial building that houses the popular Cafe Mondegar, around 4 pm.

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