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  • Phase III of Yamuna Action Plan approved for Delhi December 10, 2013

    The Environment ministry said it has approved the phase III of Yamuna Action Plan (YAP) for Delhi besides sanctioning two projects of pollution abatement for the river in Sonepat and Panipat in Haryana. "The YAP Phase III project for Delhi has been approved by the ministry at an estimated cost of...
  • Haryana: Teenager killed by classmates over mobile phone February 25, 2013

    Chandigarh: A Class 8 student of a private school in Haryana's Sonepat was killed allegedly by two of his classmates, after he had asked one of them to return his cellphone, police said on Monday. Shubham (14) had lent his cellphone to one of the suspects a week ago and...
  • No end to cases of atrocities against women January 12, 2013

    New Delhi: There is no end to cases of atrocities against women in India. More cases of rapes, murders, assault have been reported from different parts of the country. While in Meerut, an engineer killed his 23yearold daughter allegedly because he wanted a son, in Pune a woman was allegedly...
  • Haryana: Man rapes minor girl, victim attempts suicide January 12, 2013

    Sonepat: A minor girl attempted suicide by pouring kerosene on herself after she was allegedly raped in Sonepat, Haryana. The girl who is a class 10 student remains critical after she sustained 90 per cent burns. The girl's mother claims that the accused allegedly lured her daughter from school on...
  • Haryana: 2 more rapes reported ahead of Sonia's visit October 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Two more rapes have been reported in Haryana. While a minor was raped in Panipat, in Ambala, a widow was allegedly raped. The police have registered a case, however, no arrests have been made so far. This takes the tally of reported rapes in Haryana over the past...
  • Haryana: Minor raped, fourth rape in four weeks October 1, 2012

    New Delhi: A minor girl was reportedly raped in Bhiwani, Haryana on Monday, the fourth such incident in four weeks. The Director General of Police cancelled the leaves of all police personnel for the month of October after the incident was reported. Sources said that a special drive was also initiated...
  • Haryana: Class 11 student gangraped by 4 men September 29, 2012

    Sonepat: A class 11 student was gangraped in Gohana near Sonepat in Haryana by four men. Three accused have been arrested and a case has been registered. According to police, the girl was raped in a busy market area on Thursday afternoon but her family filed the complaint only on...
  • Sonepat residents protest as woman dies in accident September 12, 2012

    Sonepat: There were dramatic scenes of protests in Sonepat as residents went on a rampage burning tyres and vehicles, protesting against an accident that killed a woman. The woman's family members claim that a truck hit her and was trying to flee when the violence broke out. Residents also claim...
  • Delhi girl raped in Haryana varsity, 3 arrested May 19, 2012

    Chandigarh: A teenaged girl from Delhi, who is pursuing law degree from an allwomen university in Haryana's Sonepat district, was allegedly abducted from near the varsity campus by four men and then gangraped, police said in Chandigarh on Saturday. Three of the four accused, including a companion of a hostel...
  • The accused had threatened my son: Sonepat teacher's father April 9, 2012

    Dharo Bhagat, the father of the murdered teacher of a Sonepat school, on Monday said that his son had been threatened with murder by the accused. ...
  • Sonepat school teacher murder: Police arrest one April 9, 2012

    Sonepat: The Sonepat Police on Monday arrested one of the accused in the school teacher murder case. Vikram is aged 24. The police are now on the lookout for the second accused, Hari Om, who is on the run. In a shocking incident on Friday, the two allegedly ran their car...
  • Teacher 'killed for not allowing student to cheat' April 9, 2012

    Sonepat: In a shocking incident on Friday, two youths allegedly ran their car over a school teacher in the town of Sonepat in Haryana, for not allowing one of their friends, a Class 12 student, to cheat in board examinations. Rakesh was a Hindi teacher at Ramjas School in Sonepat. Vikram...
  • An already shaken Delhi shaken up further September 8, 2011

    After a nightmarish Wednesday with a bomb blast at the Delhi High Court, the national capital was also shaken by a medium intensity earthquake at about midnight. Fortunately there have been no casualties or damages. Anxious Delhiites were out on the streets on Wednesday night when strong tremors were felt in...
  • Aftershocks are unlikely: RS Dattatraya September 8, 2011

    Director Seismic IMD RS Dattatraya said that Delhi falls in zone4, second highest intense seismic zone. ...
  • Magnitude 4.2 earthquake hits Delhi, NCR September 7, 2011

    New Delhi: An earthquake of medium intensity jolted New Delhi and NCR late on Wednesday night, pulling panicstricken people out of their homes. The earthquake measured 4.2 on Richter scale according to the Meteorological Department. "The intensity was 4.2 and the epicentre was Sonepat," Shailesh Nayak, Secretary in Ministry of Earth...
  • Man shot dead by contract killers hired by him May 25, 2011

    Sonepat: In a horror incident in Sonepat, a man was killed by supari killers, who he had himself hired. He had paid them Rs 4 lakh to eliminate his family and his children. It is a murder plot that went horribly wrong. 30yearold Yogesh allegedly hired two contract killers to get...
  • RTI applicants shot at in Sonepat May 22, 2011

    Chandigarh: Seeking information on developmental works in a village in Sonepat, Haryana has proven costly for two Right to Information activists. The village head allegedly opened fire at them, injured both of them and three people have been arrested. Jai Bhagwan and Karambir were shot outside the Block Development Office...