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Two men sentenced to Life for throwing Acid on Women in Gurugram

The court has also slapped a fine of Rs 1 lakh each on the two attackers

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Gurugram, Feb  9, 2017: A court here on Wednesday sentenced two men to life for throwing acid on a woman in this Haryana industrial hub in 2014.
The court of Additional Sessions Judge Vivek Singhal awarded life imprisonment to Raja and his accomplice Azad, who attacked 27-year-old Suman in her house here on December 15, 2014, after she rebuffed Raja’s romantic advances.
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A nine-year-old daughter of the victim was also injured in the acid attack. The court has also slapped a fine of Rs 1 lakh each on the two attackers. An NGO, ‘Faristay’, fought the case for the victim free of cost.
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Prosecution lawyers Anju Rawat Negi and Kulbhusan Bhardwaj told IANS that the court held Raja and Azad guilty and acquitted the third accused, Aarif, due to lack of evidence on January 30.
The court has directed the Jail Superintendent that 60 per cent income of Raja and Azad during the jail term should be handed over to the victim. (IANS)

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Haryana to Develop Big Lakes in Gurugram District to Improve Groundwater Level

Mapping will also be carried out for the development of such lakes

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In this direction, the new lakes will be developed in various hill areas like Kasan and Kukdaula and the Damdama Lake's restoration will also be carried out as it is near extinction. Pixabay

To improve the groundwater level in Haryana, the state government will develop big lakes in Gurugram district, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Saturday.

In this direction, the new lakes will be developed in various hill areas like Kasan and Kukdaula and the Damdama Lake’s restoration will also be carried out as it is near extinction.

Mapping will also be carried out for the development of such lakes, Khattar said.

Khattar was speaking at a function to mark the government’s flagship programme Jal Shakti Abhiyan in Gurugram.

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To improve the groundwater level in Haryana, the state government will develop big lakes in Gurugram district. Pixabay

Emphasising the storage of rainwater, the Chief Minister said big lakes could be developed in the foothills of the hilly areas falling in the district.

The Chief Minister said the aim of Jal Shakti Abhiyan is to conserve water in the monsoon season.

Under this campaign, 4,000 ponds will be rejuvenated in the state.

Apart from this, rainwater harvesting systems will be installed in 1,000 schools and 1.5 lakh soak pits will be made in the rural areas by the Agriculture and Farmer Welfare Departments.

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Apart from this, 100 borewells in every district, which are not being used, will also be used as recharge-wells. (IANS)