4-lane highway linking Gurugram, Rewari on cards, to help ease traffic on NH-8

GURUGRAM: The Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) will develop a four-lane national highway between Gurugram and Rewari in collaboration with NHAI, which is expected to ease traffic movement on NH-8 between Gurugram on one side and Manesar and Rewari on the other. The proposed 40km-long road will start at NPR in Harsaru, wind past the far side of Manesar towards Pataudi and connect with Rewari, said officials in the know of the matter. According to GMDA officials, no land acquisition would be required for the project as the land required…

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Cops still clueless on rape-murder suspect’s hideout

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GURUGRAM: The prime suspect in the 3-year-old girl’s rape and murder case is roaming free, and cops are still clueless on his whereabouts. The body of the three-year-old girl, mutilated and naked with her head crushed, was found on November 12 lying in a pool of blood in a room built for storing cattle fodder, around 300m from the shanties where she lived with her parents in Gurugram. A special investigation team (SIT) was formed the next day as police declared a cash reward of Rs 2 lakh for information…

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Sewage not treated, MCG cuts off drains to slums, restaurant

GURUGRAM: Complying with the directives of the National Green Tribunal (NGT), MCG disconnected four illegal sewer connections in four places — three in Behrampur and one in Sector 34. An MCG official said the places, most of which were slum areas, were directing untreated sewage to the Badshahpur drain. While a restaurant in Sector 34 had installed an underground pipe and connected it directly to the drain, 30 shanties in Behrampur were also directing sewage to the drain illegally. The sewer lines of two slums near Behrampur also sending sewer…

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Haryana: 28-year-old woman gang-raped in Yamunanagar

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YAMUNANAGAR: A 28-year-old woman was allegedly gang-raped by a group of five persons in Yamunanagar on Saturday, police said. Police have started the investigations after registering the case. According to information, the incident occurred on Saturday evening when the survivor was on the way to her residence in a colony under Hamida police station. She was riding pillion on the motorcycle of her known. As the two reached near Hamid head of the canal, five men who were sitting there allegedly stopped the motorcycle. They waylaid the man and snatched…

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IIT graduate among 52 rescued from illegal rehabilitation centre in Badshapur

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GURUGRAM: Five months ago, the family of a 40-year-old alcoholic admitted him to a rehabilitation centre in Badshapur. Today, he has contracted multiple infections and become a heavy smoker. It appears that staff at the centre smuggle in bidis, cigarettes and cannabis for the patients. The IIT graduate was one of 52 people, aged between 16 and 42 years, who were held illegally at the unauthorised God’s Grace Rehabilitation Centre, being run by a Delhi-based welfare society by the same name. After the centre was raided last Wednesday, horrifying details…

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New Gurugram bus route to be launched on November 23

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GURUGRAM: The second route of the city bus service will be operational from November 23. It will be inaugurated by state PWD minister Rao Narbir Singh, said a senior official from Gurugram Metropolitan City Bus Service Limited (GMCBL), the agency responsible for running the service. The 19.7-km route (No. 112) will connect Palam Vihar with Ghata village via sectors 55/56. Though the launch was initially planned to take place before Diwali, it was delayed because some bus shelters and a bus depot in Sector 53 weren’t built on time. Passing…

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