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12 Dec 2016

What are Delhiites upto this Monday?

Riding in metro and drinking in public will no longer be an easy affair.

Metro Chief Mangu Singh has reiterated for a revision in fares, which have not been changed since 2009.

In other news, Gurugram police has come down heavily on people who drink in public by arresting 109 men.

To find out who wrote a suicide note with tomato ketchup, keep reading.

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Drink at public places at your own risk


Drink at public places at your own risk

109 people were arrested by police for consuming alcohol at public places, in Gurugram.

The crackdown was undertaken after police received complaints of inconvenience from people, especially women.

Gurugram police commissioner said that more such drives will be carried out at regular intervals to check the nuisance of public drinking.

Teams of excise department are keeping a strict watch at liquor vending shops.


Ghaziabad gets its second Ganga water treatment plant

A new 100 cusec Ganga water treatment plant was inaugurated by state minister Azam Khan, in Ghaziabad on Sunday.

The plant will supply 80 cusecs Ganga water to Noida and 20 cusecs to Ghaziabad.

The plant is expected to cater to an estimated population increase for up to 30 years.

This plant will benefit the residents of Ghaziabad and Gautam Budh Nagar.

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Man commits suicide after accidentally shooting bride's brother

12 Dec 2016

Man commits suicide after accidentally shooting bride's brother

A Moradabad resident shot himself in a hotel room, on Saturday.

He had allegedly shot bride's brother in a celebratory firing at his employer's son's wedding, a day before.

He left three suicide-notes in the hotel room, including one on the wall using tomato ketchup, accusing one Rajesh Singh of harassing him.

Singh had allegedly sent a man to threaten him at the wedding.


Cop shot dead in a monetary dispute

Semi-nude bodies of an assistant sub-inspector and a woman were found at a realtor's office in Rohini, on Sunday.

Investigations revealed that the inspector was involved in a gambling racket and was shot by one of his accomplices.

Police have arrested two of the six accused, who revealed that they had a monetary dispute with the inspector and were outraged when he abused them.

Delhi Metro

Metro chief pitches for hike in fares

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation chief Mangu Singh has emphasized on early implementation of recommendations of fare-fixation committee.

Singh said that management of metro finances will be difficult if fares are not increased.

The committee has recommended the minimum fare to be raised from Rs.8 to Rs.10 and maximum fare to Rs.50 from the current Rs.30.

Metro fares were last increased in 2009.


Luck favoured him but HUDA didn't

Hemant Kumar, who was chosen for a plot allotment through a lucky draw by the Haryana Urban Development Authority, in 2004 is still waiting for his dream plot.

Huda officials failed to help Kumar even after directions from the High Court.

Kumar has filed a contempt petition to end his 13-years-long ordeal.

Huda administrator assured Kumar that matter will be resolved within two weeks.

Leopard caught outside its ecosystem to be moved to Shivaliks


Leopard caught outside its ecosystem to be moved to Shivaliks

A leopard which was spotted at Yamuna Biodiversity park, a month ago was caught outside the forest area, on Saturday.

Leopard got trapped in the cages, set outside the forest as soon as it stepped out of its natural ecosystem.

It will now be moved to Rajaji National Park in Shivalik ranges, to its natural habitat.

Wildlife experts called it a 'politically motivated' move.

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