As many as 232 rusting artillery shells were found piled up in several unguarded bags in the forests surrounding the dry bed of a seasonal tributary in Ambala
As many as 232 rusting artillery shells were found piled up in several unguarded bags in the forests surrounding the dry bed of a seasonal tributary in the Shahzadpur area of Ambala on Friday, police said.
“The clearance team inspected the shells, which were of various sizes, in the Begna river of the village of Manglora. A preliminary investigation suggests that they are condemned shells. However, a wall of sand is in progress construction and shells will be disposed of in a controlled manner,” Police Superintendent Jashandeep Singh Randhawa said.
The SP said an FIR under the Explosives Act has been registered and the markings are being checked to determine which unit these army shells were issued to.
A similar recovery took place in March last year in Saha region, which had caused panic in Ambala and Kurukshetra districts. Six rusty ammunition shells were recovered from the Markanda river bed in Panjali village, all of which were defused.
Hate speech, journalists beaten at ‘Hindu Mahapanchayat’
Hateful slogans were reportedly shouted and seven journalists assaulted at a ‘Hindu Mahapanchayat’ led by controversial seer Yati Narsinghanand in Burari, outside Delhi, on Sunday, an event which police say was staged without official permission . Police said they refused permission for the event, as did land agency Delhi Development Authority. Hindu leader Raksha Dal Bhupinder Tomar aka Pinki Chaudhary was also present at the Mahapanchayat. The journalists were taken to Mukherjee Nagar police station.
Three men detained for the murder of a businessman in the reception area
Three men, aged 22 to 30 with no criminal records, were arrested on Sunday for the alleged contract killing of a 37-year-old businessman in the Welcome area of northeast Delhi last week , for which they were promised ₹3 lakh and paid ₹20,000 as token currency, police said on Sunday.
Delhiwale: time traveler
The alleys of Old Delhi are full of unusual curiosities. Tonight, a man carries a wall clock in the arms of Muhammed Afzal, here in Pahari Bhojla. “I take it to a watch store in Galli Chooriwallan,” reveals Muhammed Afzal. “It needs regular maintenance,” he explains. “This thing is magical,” he exclaims, explaining that the clock’s ghanta (bell) rings “very loudly” to announce each new hour. He now picks up the clock and walks.
Center panel takes over Delhi Gymkhana business
The Union government on Sunday appointed a six-member panel to officially take over the Delhi Gymkhana Club, two days after the National Company Law Tribunal cleared the center to take over management of the club. “Yes, it is correct that after the government appointed six members as per NCLT orders, the board took matters into their own hands,” said lawyer and BJP spokeswoman Nalin Kohli, who is one of the members.
Ludhiana | Fleeing jeep driver mows down scooter driver, 2 injured
A man was crushed to death after a high-speed Mahindra Thar jeep hit his scooter near Kochar market on Saturday night. The victim’s wife, who was at his bedside, was seriously injured in the accident. At first, the accused, Palwinder Singh of Talwara village, who was traveling from Pakhowal Road, rammed into a golgappa cart and injured the vendor. As he attempted to flee the scene, he crashed into the victims’ scooter.