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Business partner hires contract killers to murder BSP leader, wife and four kids over property

New Delhi, May 23 -- Bahujan Samaj Party leader Chaudhary Munawwar Hassan, his wife and four children were murdered by a business partner who plotted to usurp the politician's properties, police said on Monday.

The suspect, Delhi property dealer Sahid Khan aka Bunty, confessed to have hired contract killers to murder his friend and his family, an officer said. He, two contract killers and a friend were arrested.

Bunty told police that Hassan's ... Read More


Construction waste processing plant in Gurgaon

Chandigarh, May 23 -- The first construction and demolition waste processing plant of Haryana will be set up in Basai village of Gurugaon at a cost of about 13 crore to make the city debris-free. The plant to be set up on a three-acre land and will have capacity to process 300 tonne of waste per day, a government spokesperson said. The civic body will earmark different sites for dumping of construction and demolition waste.

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Dengue hot spots unidentified in city

NEW DELHI, May 23 -- This year since January, the municipal corporations of Delhi (MCD) have recorded 38 cases of dengue and 92 cases of chikungunya till May 20.

Of these, in 20 cases of dengue and 31 of chikungunya, the people were infected in the neighbouring states and came for treatment to the capital, according to data released by the corporations.

However, for 86% of infection originating in Delhi, the corporation failed to get the addres... Read More


Foundation stone for C&D waste plant laid

Gurgaon, May 23 -- The foundation stone of a Construction and Demolition (C&D) waste plant in Basai village was laid on Monday. The plant is expected to start processing waste by the end of this year.

Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) commissioner V Umashankar said the 3.5-acre plant will process waste and soon areas will be identified where construction and demolition waste can be dumped.

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Thawang locals excited about polls

ROLPA, May 23 -- The long-neglected Thawang Rural Municipality of Rolpa district, the bastion of the decade-long Maoist insurgency, is all set to hold the local elections on June 14 as the election fever rises.

With the election now just 22 days away, the locals of Thawang are in high hopes that the elected local representatives will bring the much needed development in their place. As the local representatives will have the powers so far enjoye... Read More


NGT asks MMRC to show permits to lay stabling lines for Metro-3 inside Aarey colony

Mumbai, May 23 -- The National Green Tribunal (NGT), western bench, issued a notice to the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC), asking it produce construction permits for building a lay stabling lines (tracks)?for Metro-3 inside Aarey Milk Colony.

The NGT on Monday asked the MMRC counsel to submit necessary documents after non-governmental organisation Vanashakti submitted a miscellaneous application alleging that trees were axed at the site an... Read More


How AAP minister Satyendar Jain's firm declared Rs 16.5 cr under IDS scheme

New Delhi, May 23 -- Senior AAP minister Satyendar Jain may have denied the allegations of wrongdoings and corruption, levelled by his former colleague Kapil Mishra, but his company itself has accepted that it earned money through hawala.

In the documents filed during the Centre's Income Declaration Scheme, Jain's company Akinchan Developers Pvt Ltd disclosed undeclared income of Rs 16.54 crore. The company had said that it had received the amou... Read More


Maharashtra stays hike in ready reckoner rates on land in Mumbai Metropolitan Region

Mumbai, May 23 -- The Maharashtra government has stayed hike in ready reckoner rates in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) on land including Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for a month to provide relief to developers struggling with slowdown in the real estate.

The decision was taken after representatives of the realty sector requested the government to reconsider the hike. The government has also asked the stamp and registration depa... Read More


Ensure Hero Honda Chowk is free of waterlogging: Chief secretary to Gurgaon officials

Gurgaon, May 23 -- Haryana's chief secretary (CS) DS Dhesi has warned the district administration officials of Gurgaon of strict action if the Hero Honda chowk sees a repeat of waterlogging this monsoon.

The memory of Gurgaon almost coming to standstill last July when the Hero Honda Chowk was waterlogged due to rain is still fresh in many minds. Dhesi held a progress review meeting with the district administration on widening of the Khandsa drai... Read More


AAI setting up old age home at Mana

Raipur, May 23 -- The Airports Authority of India (AAI) is in the process of setting up an 'Old Age Home' at Mana locality of Raipur as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative, officials informed.

Notably, AAI has also drawn up ambitious plans for creating infrastructure for an international level business and leisure destination on the city side of Swami Vivekananda Airport in Raipur.

The project aims to provide a world-cl... Read More