Is Gurgaon safer? Yes, if you believe statistics
Gurgaon, June 26
The crime graph in the district has shown a significant decline following prompt action taken by the police and intensive patrolling in sensitive areas, Senior Superintendent of Police Kuldeep Singh Siag has claimed.
More needles surface even as sceptic doctors dub them as plants
Meerut, June 26
In another twist to the case of 12-year-old Munzrin, from whose body 80 needles were ‘‘retrieved’’ in a span of seven months, a claim which was greeted with scepticism in medical quarters, three persons, including a doctor, have been arrested on the charge of sexual harassment.
Delhi power tariff up
New Delhi, June 26
There is no respite for Delhiites. Reeling under power cuts, the domestic users will have to reckon with a tariff hike of 25 paise per unit from July 4.
The will pay Rs 1.75 per unit for the first hundred units, as against Rs 1.50 earlier, and Rs 2.35 per unit in the upto 200 unit slab. The earlier charges were Rs 2.10, Rs 3.25 and Rs 3.85 per unit in the 201-400 unit and above 400 unit slabs, respectively.
Village community detains barat
Ghaziabad, June 26
The residents of Kanawani village, which falls under Indirapuram police station, detained a bridegroom and the marriage party for demanding dowry at the eleventh hour. A motor cycle and Rs. 20,000 were reportedly demanded at the time of departure of the doli.