RO-ATMs to be set up at different locations in Delhi to eliminate water-tankers

Published on Sep 30, 2023 05:59 PM IST

In July this year, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal inaugurated Delhi's first ‘water ATM’ in Mayapuri Phase 2, providing RO-treated drinking water.

Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal at the inauguration a water ATM at Khajan Basti in Mayapuri Phase-2 on July 24, 2023. (HT Photo)
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Leopard kills boy in Bijnor, 16th killing in 9 months

Angry people came out on the streets in protest, demanding security from the frequent attacks of leopards.

For representation only (HT File Photo)
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 05:45 PM IST
ByS Raju, Meerut

Social media has become a ‘weapon of mass distraction’: Bombay HC judge

Justice Mahesh Sonak of the Goa bench of the Bombay High Court says social media and mass media are weapons of mass distraction.

Justice Sonak said that he prefers to remain
Published on Sep 30, 2023 05:28 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Lingamgunta Nirmitha Rao

Several injured in stone pelting on VHP procession in Gujarat’s Narmada; 30 held

Police said that at least thirty people have been apprehended from both sides, and legal action will be taken against them, and about 15 to 17 individuals, including four to five policemen, sustained injuries in the violence

Stone pelting during Shaurya Jagran Yatra of in Gujarat’s Narmada (Twitter/ video screengrab)
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 04:29 PM IST

Communal tensions flare in Jaipur over death of Muslim youth; 15 detained

Police said that the death of the Muslim man has led to tension in the area as a large mob began protesting since Friday night demanding immediate arrest of the accused persons

A 20-year-old Muslim man was beaten to death allegedly by a group of people in Jaipur’s Gangapol area (Representative Photo)
Published on Sep 30, 2023 03:51 PM IST

Bengaluru police bust 854 crore cyber investment fraud, arrest six people

Bengaluru police arrested six people in a ₹854 crore cyber fraud scam involving thousands of victims across India.

The accused gang lured the victims through WhatsApp and Telegram. (Pic for representation)
Published on Sep 30, 2023 03:49 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Yamini C S

Kejriwal foresees 45 Lakh tonnes of waste reduction at Bhalswa Landfill

Bhalswa landfill site currently holds approximately 60-65 lakh tonnes of municipal waste, spread across 72 acres.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal with others visits the Bhalswa landfill site, in New Delhi on Saturday.(PTI)
Published on Sep 30, 2023 03:48 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Lingamgunta Nirmitha Rao

Punjab: 4 days after fire, Mohali factory owner booked for woman worker’s death

Victim’s husband says there had been a fire incident at the unit a few days ago too, but it was controlled in time. However, the factory owner did not address concerns of the workers and did not take any preventive step.

Four days after a massive fire broke out at a chemical factory in Kurali industrial area of Mohali district, police booked the factory owner for the death of a woman worker. (Representational photo)
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 02:50 PM IST
ByMohit Khanna

ISKCON sends defamation notice to Maneka Gandhi over ‘selling cows’ remarks

Earlier this week, Gandhi, who is an animal rights activist, called the organisation the “biggest cheat” in the country and alleged that the ISKCON sells cows from their gaushalas (cowsheds) to butchers

Bharatiya Janata Party MP Maneka Gandhi (File Photo)
Published on Sep 30, 2023 02:27 PM IST

Karnataka govt levying ‘election tax’ to fund Telangana Congress: BRS leader KTR

Telangana Minister KT Rama Rao criticizes Congress for levying an "election tax" on builders in Bengaluru to fund Telangana Congress in upcoming elections.

BRS working president KT Rama Rao. (PTI)
Published on Sep 30, 2023 01:11 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Yamini C S

Himachal: Snowfall in Lahaul-Spiti district, Manali-Leh highway closed

Manali got 7mm of rainfall and Bhunter 0.7mm, while the skies remained overcast; the snow and rain have brought down the mercury in the state.

Demul village received the season’s first snowfall in Spiti valley on Saturday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 02:45 PM IST

Impasse over swearing-in of TMC legislator ends; oath-taking to be held today

Last week, Chandra Roy couldn’t be sworn in following a tussle between the governor and the West Bengal government

West Bengal Governor CV Ananda Bose (File Photo)
Published on Sep 30, 2023 12:55 PM IST

Punjab farmers’ rail blockade enters third day, commuters at receiving end

The farmers have been blocking rail tracks in Faridkot, Samrala, Moga, Hoshiarpur, Gurdaspur, Jalandhar, Tarn Taran, Sangrur, Patiala, Ferozepur, Bathinda and Amritsar since Thursday demanding compensation for crop damage, MSP guarantee and sweeping debt waiver

A family returning from the Amritsar railway station as trains were cancelled after farmers blocked rail tracks in the district. (Sameer Sehgal/HT)
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 12:32 PM IST
ByPress Trust of India

Wild elephant tramples forest ranger to death in Assam, injures four others

Sandeep Kumar, a senior official at the Jorhat forest department, said that elephants come out from the deep forest areas searching for food during September-October

The deceased forest ranger has been identified as Atul Kalita (HT Photo/Sourced)
Published on Sep 30, 2023 12:15 PM IST
ByBiswa Kalyan Purkayastha

‘Talking to legal experts should have been done long ago’: Ex-K'taka CM Bommai

Former Karnataka CM criticized the state government for lack of coordination and delay in seeking legal advice on Cauvery water issue.

Former Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai.(PTI)
Published on Sep 30, 2023 12:09 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Yamini C S

Uttarakhand: Rape accused Muslim man tonsured, paraded in Tehri Garhwal

The alleged rape came to light after a viral video showed local residents parading the accused, blackening his face and partially shaving his head at a market in Badiyargarh under Kirti Nagar block

 (Representative Photo)
Published on Sep 30, 2023 10:49 AM IST

Karnataka govt ‘very casual in its approach’: BJP's Tejasvi Surya on Cauvery row

BJP MP Tejasvi Surya criticized the Congress government's approach to the Cauvery water issue, says it is helping DMK in Tamil Nadu.

MP Tejasvi Surya (HT PHOTO)
Published on Sep 30, 2023 10:46 AM IST
ANI | | Posted by Yamini C S

3 children killed as mud wall collapses in West Bengal’s Bankura district

The districts in south Bengal have been receiving heavy rainfall since Friday due to a low-pressure area over the Bay of Bengal. Bankura too received heavy rains throughout the night.

 (Representative Photo)
Published on Sep 30, 2023 10:40 AM IST

Steps should be taken to prevent human-wildlife conflicts: Karnataka CM

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah, at a ceremony organized by the Karnataka Forest Department, said steps should be taken to prevent human-wildlife conflicts.

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah in Bengaluru on Friday. (ANI Photo)(ANI Picture Service)
Published on Sep 30, 2023 08:56 AM IST
ANI | | Posted by Yamini C S

PGIMER bags honour at India Research Excellence-Citation Awards 2023

Nine researchers and 11 institutions received this year’s awards for their outstanding contribution to research

The awards are based on the analysis of publication output during 2017 to 2022. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 09:50 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

CHB notices contradict court’s orders, say Sector 41 residents

Members of the LIG (U) Duplex Complex Welfare Society stated that the CHB had issued a public notice on September 27, asking the residents to remove violations within 10 days or face demolition

Since 1985 to 2022, additional constructions were made by the allottees but CHB took no action on the need-based changes constructions as per bylaws. (HT)
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 09:48 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Mulligans ease past Soaring Eagles on Day 4 of Chandigarh Golf League

Punjab Aces and Partee Panthers also recorded identical 5.5-1.5 wins over Tee Birds and Moksha Royals respectively at the event being held at the Chandigarh Golf Club

A player in action on Day 4 of team tournament at the Chandigarh Golf Club on Friday. (Ravi Kumar/HT)
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 09:46 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Chandigarh: PGIMER nurses’ protest enters Day 4

The association members protest outside Kairon Block for two hours, 2 pm to 4 pm, every day. The protest which started on September 26, will last till September 30

PGIMER administration has sought 24 hours to respond to the nurses’ demands. (HT FILE)
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 09:44 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Chandigarh: Mobile shop owner, taxi driver caught with 94 gm heroin

The mobile shop owner, Puspinder, alias Pushi, 35, was nabbed by the district crime cell, Sector 24, from a check post in Sector 20, Chandigarh

Police recovered 53.94 gm heroin and <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>20,300 in cash. (HT FILE)
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 09:42 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Audit to check working of Samagra Shiksha Scheme at UT schools

All 112 government schools of the city will be covered under the scheme in a five year period with 22 government schools audited every year for the first four years and 24 schools audited in the final year

MGSIPA to conduct social audit of Samagra Shiksha Scheme in Chandigarh’s government schools. (HT FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 09:38 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Chandigarh : Drug addict arrested for snatching chef’s phone in Sector 22

The accused, Sandeep, resident of Sector 44, Chandigarh, was nabbed by the crime branch from near the Sector-52 petrol pump

Police have arrested a drug addict for snatching a chef’s mobile phone near Piccadilly Hotel, Chandigarh. (HT)
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 09:40 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Chandigarh: 19 lakh cleared for Chrysanthemum Show in December

The decision came taken during the finance and contract committee (F&CC) meeting held at MC office, Sector 17, under the chairmanship of Chandigarh mayor Anup Gupta

Chandigarh will host the annual Chrysanthemum Show at Terraced Garden, Sector 33, in December. (HT FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 09:36 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Farmers’ protest hits traffic on Chandigarh-Ambala highway

Farmers owing allegiance to Bharti Kisan Union Ekta (Sidhupur) squatted on the highway and parked their tractors along the road to push for financial package for losses incurred in recent floods, legal guarantee to MSP and relief from agricultural debt

Farmers blocked the busy Chandigarh-Ambala national highway on Friday, throwing traffic out of gear. (HT Photo/ for representation)
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 09:34 AM IST
By, Mohali

Selling sub-standard cake leaves baker with burnt fingers

Consumer commission awards Panchkula resident ₹20,000 compensation for cake worth ₹3,000 that left her son sick in July

Panchkula resident filed a complaint against Nik Bakers for delivering sub-standard cake. (Getty Images/Purestock)
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 09:32 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Chandigarh: Man molests 2 minor sisters, burns them with cigarette

As they tried to run away after objecting to the bad touch, the man pressed a lighted cigarette against their shoulders, inflicting burns

The siblings underwent medical examination at GMCH, Sector 32, Chandigarh, and recorded their statements before a magistrate. (HT FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 09:30 AM IST
By, Chandigarh
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