79% Delhi-NCR residents want ban on cracker sale: Survey

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Around 65% households in Delhi-NCR have one or more individuals who are experiencing pollution-related ailments, and 79% residents want a ban on cracker sale this time, a survey conducted by LocalCircles says.

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Haryana: Three pick-up trucks seized with liquor

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Haryana chief minister’s (CM) flying squad caught three pick-up utility vehicles loaded with 702 boxes of country liquor and Indian-made foreign liquor (IMFL) being transported without permits near Vishwakarma Chowk and RK filling station, Mumidi, under limits of Yamunanagar City and Farakpur police stations on Wednesday.

Foodies ignore social distancing at NCR eateries

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People across NCR are gradually stepping out of their homes and frequenting food joints or roadside eateries. However, many are also flouting social distancing norms and mask rules.

Haryana: Now, get RT-PCR test done at Rs 900

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The Haryana government on Thursday reduced the price of RT-PCR tests and antigen tests. The cost of RT-PCR test has been slashed to Rs 900 from Rs 1,200. This is the fourth time that the government is reducing the prices of two Covid-19 tests. The decision has been taken with a view to encourage people to conduct Covid tests.

Centre sets up permanent panel to tackle Delhi-NCR air pollution

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After a succession of committees and court directions failed to halt deterioration in the capital’s air quality, the Centre has decided to set up a new commission armed with powers of enforcement and mitigation that promises to take another stab, hopefully with better results, in cleaning the air.

MCG probe indicts 2 firms in Gurugram for failing to deposit PF

In 55 years

A committee set up to probe the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) and Employees State Insurance (ESI) contributions of MCG’s contractual workers has found that the private firms employing them have not been depositing money to their accounts for the past two years. The firms, which were asked to submit the past two years’ data, presented only six months of records in a meeting here on Wednesday.

Ward for sick newborns a part of Sohna hospital’s revamp plan

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2 hospital workers under police scanner in probe into ‘ICU rape’

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Containment zones rise in Gurgaon, 20 new areas added

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Gurugram: Greens oppose move to cut 2,000 trees for expressway

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The National Highways Authority of India’s decision to cut 2,000 fully grown trees in Faridabad for the construction of a new ring road from DND flyover to Sohna and interchange to connect the Delhi-Vadodra Mumbai Expressway, has left green activists miffed.

Number of RT-PCR tests up, Covid tally in Gurugram goes past 28,700

In 55 years

: The city is witnessing close to 400 new cases of Covid-19 cases daily. The past week has seen a spurt in fresh cases because of a rise in pollution levels and increased movement of people, officials from the health department said. Gurugram reported 397 new cases on Wednesday, taking the total number of cases to 28,704.

Doctor dies in car fire; foul play, says his family

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The half-burnt body of a 35-year-old doctor was found in his car on Sohna road near Bhondsi on Wednesday. His family said he left the hospital where he worked in the early hours of Wednesday after treating a patient, but didn’t return home.

AQI likely to improve in Noida and Ghaziabad, but will remain ‘very poor’

In 55 years

Greater Noida was the country’s third-most polluted city on Thursday, with an air quality index (AQI) of 412 under the “severe” category. The air quality in Noida and Ghaziabad also deteriorated from Wednes-day and remained in the “very poor” category.

Tuberculosis patient on ventilator alleges rape in ICU of private hospital in Gurugram

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A 21-year-old tuberculosis patient has alleged she was sexually assaulted while on ventilator support in the intensive care unit (ICU) of Fortis Hospital. ​

Haryana: 21-year-old woman raped in Gurugram hospital

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A 21-year-old woman, admitted at Fortis hospital in Sector-44 on October 21 due to breathing problems, was allegedly raped by a man when she was unconscious during the treatment from October 21 to 27.

17 fresh Covid-19 cases, 29 discharges reported in Ambala

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Vatika RWA gets HC stay on administrator’s appointment

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Days after the Registrar General of Societies (RGS) in Haryana appointed an administrator to look after the operations of Vatika City in Sector 49, the residents’ welfare association (RWA) managed to get a stay on the order from the Punjab and Haryana high court.

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