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Soon, auction of pomegranate, onion and tomato to go online in Pune

In Pune’s wholesale market, trade in molasses was the first to shift online with the market administrator issuing notices of suspension of licence to traders who had refused to do so. Taking a significant step towards inclusion into the electronic National Agriculture Market (eNAM), auction of onion, tomato and pomegranate in Pune’s wholesale market is […]

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Japanese held at IGIA with 7kg gold

The customs department at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) on Monday arrested a Japanese national for allegedly smuggling 7kg gold worth ₹2.22 crore. In another case, customs arrested three Indians Sunday and recovered foreign currency to the value of ₹2.3 crore, which they were allegedly trying to smuggle to Bangkok. In the first case, […]

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Rooftop restaurant destroyed in fire

The rooftop restaurant of a pub, which was yet to open, was destroyed in a fire in west Delhi’s Rajouri Garden late Tuesday afternoon. The rooftop restaurant of The Drunk Horses Pub did not have the no objection certificate (NOC) from the fire department, said Atul Garg, chief fire officer (Delhi Fire Services). Narendra Rana, […]

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Road traffic goes haywire as stranded commuters try to hail cabs and autos

Roads around south Delhi and Gurugram were jammed Tuesday morning after stranded Metro commuters hit the roads looking for alternatives to reach their destinations. The roads were particularly bad between Sultanpur and Qutab Minar Metro stations, where the Metro services were affected. Commuters were evacuated from the trains and those stuck in stations were seen […]

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Haryana MLA faces two fresh FIRs for forging docs in 2009

The police on Monday registered two fresh FIRs against former Haryana MLA Sukhbir Kataria in a bogus voting case dating back to 2009, after receiving directions from the district court. The fresh cases were registered at the Sector 5 police station under sections of cheating, forgery and criminal conspiracy (sections 420, 468, 120-B of the […]

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Four MBBS students killed in accident

Rajasthan and Mohammed Shoaib from UP's Rampur. All students, aged between 18 and 21, were in the third year of their MBBS programme. Four MBBS students, including a woman, from Sharda University in Greater Noida died and one of their batch mates suffered serious injuries when their car rammed into a stationary truck near Sarfabad […]

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Salary for 2 months credited, Hindu Rao docs call off strike

The North MCD owns the Hindu Rao, Maharishi Valmiki Infectious Diseases, Kasturba Gandhi, Girdhari Lal hospitals and Rajan Babu Institute of Pulmonary Medicine & Tuberculosis. Doctors at Hindu Rao hospital called off their strike on Tuesday, after their salary for two months was credited to their accounts. Over 400 of the hospital’s resident doctors had […]

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Under-13 Cup: Varroc win a low-scoring encounter

Sticking to a good line and length and claiming regular wickets helped Varroc Vengsarkar Cricket Academy beat Pradhikaran Gymkhana by nine wickets in the first league match of the under-13 Varroc Cup at Varroc Vengsarkar Cricket Academy ground on Monday. The Varroc boys were also good in the fielding department as they got two Pradhikaran […]