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Monday, March 30, 2020



Covid-19: Section 144 imposed, more than 5 can’t gather in Gurgaon

March 21, 2020 2:00 am

The decision to impose Section 144 was taken at a meeting in Chandigarh chaired by CM Manohar Lal Khattar Friday.

Coronavirus outbreak: Two more test positive in Gurgaon, total cases now four

March 19, 2020 4:56 pm

“Samples of 8 people he had been in contact with had been sent for testing by the health department in Delhi, including their domestic helps and others. The wife has tested positive but the reports of the others are still awaited,” said the CMO.

Delhi-NCR witnesses hailstorms, heavy rains

March 14, 2020 3:35 pm

The national capital woke up to a cloudy morning with the minimum temperature settling at a notch above normal. The minimum temperature at 8.30 am was 16.4 degrees Celsius. The humidity level was recorded at 88 per cent.

Coronavirus fears: No direction from state govt, Gurgaon schools and colleges begin shutting down

March 13, 2020 1:09 pm

Several schools have suspended classes or restructured them after parents expressed reluctance to send their children for fear of infection.

Gurgaon auto drivers get a week’s time to install fare meters

February 18, 2020 1:18 am

For the first kilometre, the fare has been set at Rs 12 per km, with the fare falling to Rs 8 for every km thereafter. Between 11 pm and 5 am, 25% extra fare can be charged, said officials. 

At Mohyal Colony, 200-year-old tomb of French major in Gurgaon to be restored

February 17, 2020 1:32 am

Erected 200 years ago in an area now falling under Gurgaon, the tomb has undergone massive deterioration — with chipping paint revealing bits of bricks underneath, and the inscription on the tomb faded in several places.

Gurgaon: 'Most wanted' criminal arrested nine years after jumping parole

February 14, 2020 3:43 pm

“The accused had been convicted in both these cases and sentenced to life imprisonment. However, after serving 8 years in prison, he had escaped while he was out on parole for 28 days in 2011,” said Sube Singh, PRO of Faridabad Police.

Gurgaon: Death penalty for PSO who killed judge’s kin

February 08, 2020 11:27 am

The incident had occurred in October 2018, at the busy Arcadia Market in Gurgaon’s Sector 49. The PSO was accompanying judge Kishan Kant Sharma’s wife, Ritu, and 18-year-old son, Dhruv, to the market.

Jitters among slum residents as Gurgaon cops ask for IDs

January 25, 2020 1:51 am

While police termed this a “routine security measure” in anticipation of Republic Day and said it is carried out every year, residents raised apprehensions against the backdrop of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the proposed National Register of Citizens (NRC).

Gurgaon: Man gets life term for setting kiosk owner on fire

January 22, 2020 1:49 am

On the day of the incident, Shakur asked Kanhaiya to pay for the cigarette, which he refused, pouring petrol on Shakur and his stall and set fire to both.


A sneek peek into Gurgaon's camera museum

September 15, 2019 12:21 pm

Aditya Arya collected three studio cameras from Mumbai and Delhi junk dealers. He recalls spending hours with the local dealers till a few years ago.

Fire breaks out at a godown in Gurgaon

May 22, 2014 9:19 pm

Fire that broke out at a godown and jhuggies in Gurgaon on Thursday.


Jat quota row: Samjhauta Express cancelled

February 22, 2016 8:03 am

Jhajjar, Feb 22 (ANI): The ongoing protest of the Jat community for reservations in government jobs and institutions continued on Monday as the protestors partially blocked the highway in Jhajjar, Haryana. Samjhauta Express, the train that connects India and Pakistan, was also cancelled due to the ongoing unrest. However, the NH-8 has been open for traffic but NH-1 and NH-10 are still blocked. No roads have been blocked in Gurgaon and the situation is expected to remain normal today.

Fire breaks out at Gurgaon factory

February 15, 2016 4:58 am

Gurgaon, Feb 15 (ANI): A massive fire broke out in a hosiery unit in Gurgaon on Monday morning. Fire tenders rushed to the spot to douse the flame. No casualties have been reported so far.

Ghaziabad Police launch search operation for 'abducted' woman

February 11, 2016 4:03 pm

Ghaziabad, Feb 11 (ANI): Ghaziabad Police on Thursday confirmed that they have launched a search operation for a 23-year-old woman, who her family claims was allegedly abducted by an auto driver on Wednesday night. Superintendent of Police Salman Taj Patil on Thursday said that Dipti Sarna, who works in an office in Gurgaon, Haryana, may have been abducted by the auto driver from the main bus stand at Ghaziabad. He said that Dipti's family has filed a case with the police station at Sihani Gate in which they have said that she was speaking to a friend on her mobile phone and suddenly started shouting as the auto driver took a wrong route. He also that Dipti's family had informed the police that they usually came to the bus stand to pick Dipti up and then go to their home in Vaishali. Patil said that on the basis of the information receiv

India wakes up to foggy morning

January 08, 2016 9:31 am

New Delhi/Gurgaon / Ludhiana, Jan 08 (ANI): New Delhi woke up to a foggy morning on Friday with minimum temperatures dropping to 11 degree Celsius and poor visibility hitting vehicular movement. Early morning departures and arrivals of flights were delayed as visibility was very low on the runway. Around 60 flights were delayed. Delhi is expected to witness light rains on Saturday evening which is expected to lower the temperatures further. The traffic was slow, causing inconvenience to the commuters. Gurgaon also experienced severe foggy condition allowing only a very few vehicles on the roads. Low visibility also created trouble in reading sign boards. Meanwhile, Ludhiana city in state of Punjab was also covered under a thick blanket of fog as cold wave conditions prevailed. The year 2016 started at a warm note but the temperatures might change again.