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AQI likely to improve in Noida and Ghaziabad, but will remain very poor

Greater Noida was the countrys third-most polluted city on Thursday, with an air quality index (AQI) of 412 under the severe category. The air quality in Noida and Ghaziabad also deteriorated from Wednes-day and remained in the very poor category.

30 Oct 2020 9:55 am
In 24 hrs, Delhi records 5,739 new Covid cases

The surge in Covid-19 cases in Delhi continued on Thursday with another single-day peak being recorded at 5,739 cases, a day after 5,673 cases had been reported.

30 Oct 2020 9:16 am
At 12.5C, Delhi sees coldest Oct night in 26 yrs

Delhi recorded its coldest night in the month of October in 26 years on Thursday when the minimum temperature dropped to 12.5C, three notches below normal.

30 Oct 2020 8:55 am
What led to spike in Delhi's air quality

Air quality in the capital entered the severe range for the first time this winter season, with an AQI of 401 in the early hours of Thursday before returning to the very poor category in the evening.

30 Oct 2020 8:09 am
Spectre of dengue looms large on Delhi

Delhiites need to be extra cautious this season as early dip in temperatures may also lead to spurt in dengue cases, public health experts from municipal corporations have warned.

30 Oct 2020 7:46 am
Delhi adds 5,739 new Covid cases, 27 deaths

Covid-19 cases in Delhi broke all previous records and climbed further up on Thursday to reach a single-day high of 5,739 since the pandemic broke out.

30 Oct 2020 1:11 am
Noida police investigate murder cloaked as road crash

Noida police is now investigating the death of a 26-year-old man as a murder case after it emerged that he died of a gunshot injury and not in a road crash, officials said on Thursday.

29 Oct 2020 11:24 pm
Youth stabbed to death in south Delhi locality

A 21-year-old man was stabbed to death allegedly by two men after he objected to an outsider visiting their colony in south Delhi's Tigri Extension, police said on Thursday.

29 Oct 2020 5:55 pm
Aman Baisla suicide: Protestors block DND flyway

Hundreds of people from the Gujjar community on Thursday staged a protest at the Delhi-Noida-Directway (DND) flyway demanding justice for Aman Baisla, who was found dead at his home here last month. Following the protest, there was a traffic snarl stretching over 2 km.

29 Oct 2020 5:55 pm
21-year-old woman raped in Gurugram hospital

A 21-year-old woman, admitted at Fortis hospital in Sector-44 on October 21 due to breathing problems, was allegedly raped by a man when she was unconscious during the treatment from October 21 to 27.

29 Oct 2020 5:55 pm
Noida: Man sells two cars 14 times on OLX, held

A man who allegedly duped as many as 14 people by selling them cars through online sale-purchase platform OLX and later stealing the vehicles using their GPS locations has been arrested by Noida police.

29 Oct 2020 3:25 pm
After salary release, Hindu Rao docs resume work

The three-week long protest and an indefinite hunger strike by the resident doctors of the North municipal corporation of Delhi run hospitals has ended after the pending salaries of a majority of the healthcare workers were credited to their accounts.

29 Oct 2020 2:55 pm
Noida: 'Untended collection of dry leaves, gensets use flout NGT rules in Sector 51'

Sector 51 RWA has written to UPPCBs regional officer in Sector 1 over untended collection of dry leaves by Noida Authority horticulture department in the sector parks, dust pollution due to dumping of Yamuna sand at gate number 11 and violation of NGT rules on use of gensets.

29 Oct 2020 1:44 pm
Man who provided pistol to murderer Touseef held

The man who allegedly provided country-made pistol to Touseef, accused of murdering a 21-year-old woman in Ballabgarh, has been arrested from Haryana's Nuh district, Faridabad police said.

29 Oct 2020 1:14 pm
Noida to boost contact tracing, focus on daily patient & test count

At a time when health workers are apprehensive about a spike in the number of Covid cases, the district administration has decided to focus on three parameters: average positivity rate, daily number of symptomatic patients and number of patients shifting from home isolation to hospitals. The health department will start tracing at least 25 contacts per Covid patient from Wednesday, following UP additional chief secretary (health) Amit Mohan Prasads directive.

29 Oct 2020 9:55 am
9 cops hurt in protest by AAP members, safai staff

As the 1,500-strong crowd had assembled there without permission, police reached there to control the situation.

29 Oct 2020 9:55 am
Fbd murder: 'Wanted to teach Nikita Tomar lesson'

Touseef, the main accused in the shooting of a college student in Faridabad on Monday afternoon, had been pressuring the woman, Nikita, for a meeting and she kept turning him down, police said. Two days before the incident, he visited the college in a bid to meet her but failed to do so. Police said CCTV footage from last week captured him at the institute talking to some students, who are yet to be identified.

29 Oct 2020 9:55 am
79% Delhi-NCR residents want ban on cracker sale: Survey

Around 65% households in Delhi-NCR have one or more individuals who are experiencing pollution-related ailments, and 79% residents want a ban on cracker sale this time, a survey conducted by LocalCircles says.

29 Oct 2020 9:47 am
Delhi posts highest one-day Covid spike at 5,673

The city on Wednesday recorded the highest single-day spike in Covid-19 cases since the outbreak of the pandemic, with 5,673 cases in 24 hours. It is also for the first time that the 5,000-mark has been breached.

29 Oct 2020 9:34 am
Patient alleges rape in ICU of Gurugram pvt hosp

A 21-year-old tuberculosis patient has alleged she was sexually assaulted while on ventilator support in the intensive care unit (ICU) of Fortis Hospital.

29 Oct 2020 9:30 am
Delhi Univs VC suspended to ensure fair probe

President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday suspended the services of Delhi University vice-chancellor professor Yogesh Tyagi with immediate effect on the charges of grave misconduct, dereliction of duty, abuse of power and lack of commitment. A day earlier, he had given his consent for an inquiry against Tyagi.

29 Oct 2020 7:45 am
Delhi schools to remain shut for now: Sisodia

The schools in Delhi will remain closed till further orders, deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia announced on Wednesday. According to an earlier order, the schools were to stay shut till October 31.

29 Oct 2020 7:42 am
Delhi's single-day Covid tally crosses 5K-mark

Delhi's daily coronavirus infection tally crossed the 5,000-mark for the first time on Wednesday as the national capital witnessed a sudden spike in cases in the past few days.

29 Oct 2020 1:08 am
Docs of north corpn hospitals call off strike

Doctors of North Delhi Municipal Corporation-run hospitals who have been agitating for the last several days over their pending salaries called off their stir on Wednesday, officials said.

29 Oct 2020 12:56 am
2 gun-runners held in Delhi, 19 pistols seized

Two members of an interstate arms syndicate were arrested by the Delhi Police's Special Cell and 19 pistols seized from them, police said.

29 Oct 2020 12:32 am
Two foreigners held for ATM card-cloning fraud worth crores, hawala links unearthed: Noida Police

The accused have been identified as Omon Benson, who hails from Nigeria, and Johnson Usaro, a native of Kenya, and both of them were currently staying in Greater Noida, the police said.

29 Oct 2020 12:20 am
Faridabad murder: DC meets Nitika Tomar's kin

Faridabad deputy commissioner Yashpal Yadav on Wednesday met the family members of a 21-year-old girl who was shot dead in Ballabgarh on Monday and said the security arrangements have been made for the family.

28 Oct 2020 11:55 pm
157 new Covid-19 cases reported in Noida

157 new cases of coronavirus were recorded in Gautam Buddh Nagar on Wednesday, while 155 patients recovered in the past 24 hours. The total number of confirmed cases in the district on Wednesday reached 17,292.

28 Oct 2020 11:31 pm
Parents hail govt's decision to keep schools shut

With the number of Covid-19 cases on the rise, parents of children attending schools in Delhi have welcomed the government's decision to keep schools closed till further notice.

28 Oct 2020 9:55 pm
Delhi govt's anti-pollution drive from Nov 2

The Delhi government is all set to launch the 'Red Light On, Gaadi Off' campaign in all the 272 wards here from November 2 in a move to reduce pollution in the national capital.

28 Oct 2020 9:19 pm
Del: Man ends life, suicide note blames landlord

A 35-year-old man allegedly hanged himself to death at his rented accommodation in south Delhi's Kotla Mubarakpur, police said on Wednesday.

28 Oct 2020 5:55 pm
Civic bodies' dues: BJP MLAs, mayors meet LG

Ramvir Singh Bidhuri, who led the delegation, said MLAs and mayors also requested the LG to intervene on the issue of payment of dues including Rs 10,000 crore property tax from the Delhi government.

28 Oct 2020 5:55 pm
Nikita Tomar murder: SIT reaches victim's house

A Special Investigation Team (SIT) constituted by the Haryana Police on Wednesday reached the residence of the 21-year-old woman who was shot dead by a man in Ballabgarh earlier this week.

28 Oct 2020 5:32 pm
Faridabad MP meets Nikita Tomar's family

Faridabad MP Krishan Pal Gurjar on Wednesday met the family members of the 21-year-old student who was shot dead by a man in Ballabgarh.

28 Oct 2020 4:41 pm
Delhi schools to remain shut till further orders

All schools in Delhi will continue to be closed till further orders in view of the Covid-19 situation, deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia announced on Wednesday.

28 Oct 2020 4:06 pm
Noida: Parts of Aghapur road to be ready by January

Work in three shifts round-the-clock with over 180 workers is under way to expedite the construction of the 4.5km six-lane Aghapur elevated road near Bhangel. By Tuesday, 1012 foundation pillars were completed.

28 Oct 2020 9:55 am
Seven held for attack that killed Akshay Kalra

Almost two months after the fatal attack by carjackers on Amity student Akshay Kalra, seven people were arrested on Tuesday, including five members of a Ghaziabad-based gang. The accused were traced through Akshays Creta, which was kept in a vacant plot used in Ghaziabads Vaishali. A bid to sell the vehicle led cops to the gang, which had been approaching some scrap dealers in Haryana and Meerut.

28 Oct 2020 9:55 am
Tattoo artist commits suicide in Delhi

A tattoo artist identified as Naresh Chetiwal (36) allegedly died by suicide on Tuesday night.

28 Oct 2020 9:55 am
'Touseef had been harassing Nikita for months'

Nikita Tomars father Mool Chand Tomar has alleged that Touseef was harassing her for several months and she had filed a molestation complaint against him in September.

28 Oct 2020 9:55 am
Delhi: Highest single-day case spike at 4,853

At 4,853, the capital recorded the highest single-day Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, breaching the 4,000-mark for the fourth time in the last five days. The number of containment zones also crossed the 3,000 mark for the first time with 3,032 such pockets.

28 Oct 2020 9:07 am
Fbd: Accused wanted Nikita to convert, marry him

A BCom final-year student was shot in the head from point-blank range by an alleged stalker outside her college in Faridabad on Monday afternoon.

28 Oct 2020 8:50 am
2 of Delhi family die in Yamuna E-way accident

A 45-year-old woman and her daughter, 15, were killed and three other members of the Delhis Karol Bagh family were injured when their car overturned after hitting scraps of tyre lying on Yamuna Expressway in Mathura early Tuesday morning.

28 Oct 2020 7:50 am