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Ggm: Class 12 student dead as car hits scooty

An FIR has been registered at the Farrukhnagar police station and the car seized, the police said.

9 Aug 2022 11:12 pm
Delhi sees 2,495 new Covid cases, 7 fatalities

Delhi has reported 2,495 new coronavirus cases with a positivity rate of 15.41 per cent and seven fatalities, according to the health department data shared on Tuesday.

9 Aug 2022 11:02 pm
Man gets 10-yr RI for sexually abusing minor

A Pocso fast-track court in Ambala sentenced a man to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment (RI) with Rs 40,000 fine for sexually abusing an 11-year-old girl.

9 Aug 2022 9:33 pm
Man stabbed to death in Delhi's Mayur Vihar

A man was stabbed to death following an altercation with a group of people in east Delhi's Mayur Vihar, police said on Tuesday.

9 Aug 2022 9:33 pm
Noida society ruckus: Shrikant Tyagi says 'got MLA sticker from Swami Prasad Maurya'; 12 teams worked on case, say police

Shrikant Tyagi was arrested from Meerut days after he was seen in a social media video abusing and assaulting a woman for objecting to his alleged illegal constructions at the Grand Omaxe Society in Sector 93B in Noida.

9 Aug 2022 7:43 pm
'No place for goons misbehaving with women'

BJP leader and Gautam Buddh Nagar MP Mahesh Sharma on Tuesday lauded the arrest of Shrikant Tyagi and said there is no place in Uttar Pradesh for criminals hurting the self-respect of women and girls.

9 Aug 2022 5:31 pm
2 Africans held for making fake Indian visas

Two African nationals were arrested for allegedly making fake Indian visas for their counterparts whose visas have expired, police said on Tuesday.

9 Aug 2022 5:29 pm
Man stabbed to death in Delhi's Moti Nagar

A 26-year-old man was stabbed to death in front of his brother allegedly by their neighbour and his associates following a quarrel in west Delhi's Moti Nagar area, police said on Tuesday.

9 Aug 2022 3:53 pm
3 held for killing truck driver in Delhi

Two men have been arrested and a juvenile apprehended for allegedly killing a 27-year-old truck driver during a robbery bid in southeast Delhi's Pul Prahalad Pur area, police said on Tuesday.

9 Aug 2022 3:50 pm
Delhi Covid cases up but no need to panic: CM

Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said Covid cases are on the rise in Delhi but there is no need to panic as most new cases were mild in nature. Kejriwal said his government is keeping a close watch on the situation.

9 Aug 2022 3:47 pm
Cast from plastic, a 20-ft-tall Gandhi statue

A 20-foot-tall sculpture of Mahatma Gandhi, made of 1,150kg of recycled plastic, was unveiled at the Sector 137 roundabout to convey the concept of waste circularity on Monday.

9 Aug 2022 8:05 am
They can speak, swallow: Doctors rebuild tongue in 3 cancer patients

Three patients diagnosed with different stages of tongue cancer underwent complex reconstruction surgeries that allowed them to retain their ability to speak and swallow, doctors of a private hospital said on Monday.

9 Aug 2022 8:05 am
Illegal additions to houses rampant but no crackdown: RWAs

Illegal extensions and additions to houses and apartments, which encroach on common areas through temporary or permanent constructions, are rampant in the citys sectors, gated colonies and condominiums, but theres hardly any action taken against them, residents groups complain.

9 Aug 2022 8:05 am
Tyagi moves application in court to surrender

Shrikant Tyagi, who has been absconding since August 5 after police filed a molestation case against him, moved an application in a Gautam Budh Nagar court on Monday through his advocate to surrender.Tyagi was booked under Section 354 (outraging modesty of woman and assault) on Friday.

9 Aug 2022 8:05 am
Adulterated food, items with false labels: 55 shops fined 46L

The department of Food Safety and Drug Administration in Ghaziabad and GB Nagar has imposed a fine of Rs 46.8 lakh on more than 55 shops selling adulterated food products or carrying a false label on the products.

9 Aug 2022 8:05 am
Painting potholes white: Residents of Sec 81 protest over road upkeep

As a mark of protest and to alert commuters about potholes, a group of residents has painted potholes white and yellow on the Sector 81 road near the Sector 101 metro station. The road has more than 20 potholes that pose a risk to the commuters.

9 Aug 2022 8:05 am
Kids of classes 1-3 to get training in Hindi, maths

The education department will enhance proficiency in the Hindi language and numerical grasp in maths among children in classes 1-3 under Nipun Bharat Abhiyan (NBA) across schools in Gautam Budh Nagar. More than 90k students study across 511 primary and upper primary schools.

9 Aug 2022 8:05 am
Active cases cross 1k in Noida, 26 in hosp

Gautam Budh Nagar reported 135 new Covid cases on Monday, with the number of active cases crossing the 1,000 mark. Currently, 26 patients are undergoing treatment at various facilities while the rest are in home isolation.

9 Aug 2022 8:05 am
Delhi: Two men offer to help teen, rape her near Tilak Bridge

In what could raise concerns over security measures in the heart of the city, a 17-year-old girl was allegedly gang raped by two men at an isolated spot near Tilak Bridge in central Delhi on Monday. The crime reportedly took place between midnight and the early hours of Monday in the bushes along the tracks near Tilak Bridge.

9 Aug 2022 4:24 am
Now, students get psychology paper instead of sociology in CUET horror

Many students who appeared for the second session of the Common University Entrance Test (CUET) on August 5 reported receiving the psychology question paper instead of sociology that they had opted for. They said they were under tremendous pressure because they had to appear for a paper that wasnt one of the domain papers that they had chosen.

9 Aug 2022 4:23 am
Back to drawing board: Delhi LG V K Saxena wants master plan to sharpen focus on slums

LG V K Saxena will review the draft of the Master Plan for Delhi 2041 once again. The LG raised points that basically address the issue of ensuring non-proliferation of slums in Delhi, said an official who didnt wish to be identified. He also wants that the MPD 2041 should have specific provisions ensuring full integration of unauthorised colonies in the national capital, said the official.

9 Aug 2022 4:18 am
39 Delhi Police personnel posted in excise department repatriated amid row

: In a clean-up exercise, 39 Delhi Police personnel posted on deputation in the excise department have been repatriated to their parent organisation. While many of these officials had already completed their tenure, sources confirmed there were complaints of corruption against a few of them.

9 Aug 2022 4:16 am
Welfare schemes under attack, but crores of bad loans written off: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said an atmosphere was being created in the country to withdraw welfare schemes, such as free education and healthcare, by terming them free ki revadi (freebies). He claimed that public money was being used to write off bad loans of Rs 10 lakh crore and such an act should be considered treason.

9 Aug 2022 4:09 am
Delhi LG VK Saxena writes to CM Arvind Kejriwal: Why delay in tabling of 4 CAG reports?

Lieutenant governor VK Saxena on Monday said the many irregularities of serious nature pointed out by the Comptroller and Auditor General in the accounts and finances of Delhi government required urgent attention.

9 Aug 2022 4:06 am
Bulldozers raze parts of flat of absconding Noida BJP leader Shrikant Tyagi

The decision to send bulldozers to the Noida condominium to raze parts of the posh apartment of absconding neta Shrikant Tyagi drew questions from various RWAs, which pointed out that the practice of making illegal extensions and additions to flats is rampant across the city and the action against Tyagi should be replicated in other cases of violations too. Officials said in Tyagi's society alone, Noida Authority has issued notices to over 200 residents in the past on illegal constructions.

9 Aug 2022 2:28 am
Ggm: Boy falls into open drain; road blocked

Angry villagers sat on a dharna at the Gurugram-Pataudi road and refused to vacate it till the boy is found. As a result, traffic was diverted from Umang Bhardwaj Chowk, they said.

8 Aug 2022 11:02 pm
Ankit Gujjar death: Tihar official charged

The CBI has charged Deputy Superintendent of Tihar prison, Narender Meena with culpable homicide not amounting to murder in connection with the death of gangster Ankit Gujjar in the prison last year, officials said on Monday.

8 Aug 2022 10:35 pm
Woman held for killing live-in partner in Gzb

A woman was arrested here for allegedly killing her live-in partner after his body was found stuffed inside a trolley bag she was carrying, police said on Monday.

8 Aug 2022 9:00 pm
Harassment: Delhi Police, DTC issued notices

The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Monday issued notices to the city police and the Delhi Transport Corporation, claiming that a woman bus marshal allegedly attempted suicide after facing sexual harassment at work.

8 Aug 2022 7:58 pm
Delhi: 2 hawkers held in minor gangrape case

A minor was raped by them in New Delhi railway station area on August 7.

8 Aug 2022 7:31 pm
Fbd airline job ring: 9 held for duping people

Nine members of a gang were arrested for allegedly duping people on the pretext of providing them jobs in an airline, officials said Monday. Police have recovered Rs 3.22 lakh in cash, 20 mobile phones, 13 SIM cards and a laptop from them, they said.

8 Aug 2022 6:56 pm
Delhi govt alerts DMs as Covid cases spike

We are keeping a very close watch on the Covid-19 graph of the national capital. Strict directions have been issued to all the concerned departments and officials to ensure adequacy of all the facilities and supplies at the hospitals.

8 Aug 2022 6:20 pm
Delhi LG flags 'delay' in tabling CAG reports

Lieutenant Governor Vinai Kumar Saxena on Monday wrote to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over the inordinate delay in tabling four CAG reports from 2017 to 2021 and asked him to refrain from such a practice to avoid wastage of public money.

8 Aug 2022 5:11 pm
Tyagi case: Six cops suspended for laxity

Two personal security officers (PSOs) have also been provided to the woman complainant in the case, Kumar said.

8 Aug 2022 4:54 pm
Tyagi case: 'Coordinating with UP police'

Tyagi was booked in a molestation case on Friday after he pushed a woman, a resident of the society he lives in, during an argument over palm trees he had planted near his apartment.

8 Aug 2022 3:58 pm
Noida: Sector Alpha 1 road riddled with potholes for years, made worse by rain

Over 6,000 residents of Sector Alpha 1 in Greater Noida are perturbed by the poor condition of roads that are filled with potholes.

8 Aug 2022 12:44 pm
Over 57k get booster shots at 300 centres in Noida and Gzb

The health department organised a mega vaccination camp on Sunday, with booster doses administered to over 57,000 people above 18 years of age at more than 313 centres across Gautam Budh Nagar and Ghaziabad.

8 Aug 2022 8:11 am
No water in Greater Noida society for two days, residents protest

Nearly 2,000 residents of Radicon Vedantam society in Sector 16 C in Noida Extension have been without water for the past two days as the motor of the society has broken down, and water cannot be pumped into the tanks.

8 Aug 2022 8:11 am
4 vehicle lifters arrested, 15 bikes seized

Four persons have been arrested for allegedly stealing vehicles from Delhi-NCR. Police seized 15 two-wheleers from the accused.According to police, the accused are Karan, Salman from Mathura while Avnesh alias Amit and Pushpendra alias Bhura are from Aligarh.

8 Aug 2022 8:11 am
Dont charge owners extra for flat sale, AOAs & builders told

Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority (GNIDA) has sent notices to at least 120 builders and apartment owners associations (AOAs), warning them against charging any other amount, other than maintenance fee, from flat owners who want to sell their properties.

8 Aug 2022 8:11 am
Prepare New Noida master plan by Aug 31: Noida to consultant

After several presentations, the Noida Authority has given the project consultant time will August 31 to present a master plan for the development of New Noida, or the Dadri-Noida-Ghaziabad Investment Region (DNGIR).

8 Aug 2022 8:11 am
Noida records 198 new Covid cases, Ghaziabad 100

Gautam Budh Nagar reported 198 new Covid cases on Sunday, with the number of active cases currently at 945 in the district. On August 1, GB Nagar had 528 active cases only.

8 Aug 2022 8:04 am
Uttar Pradesh: Over 57,000 get booster shots at 300 centres in mega vaccination drive

The health department organised a mega vaccination camp on Sunday, with booster doses administered to over 57,000 people above 18 years of age at more than 313 centres across Gautam Budh Nagar and Ghaziabad.

8 Aug 2022 8:00 am
Noida: As cops look for neta, supporters barge into society & raise slogans

A group of supporters of Shrikant Tyagi managed to gain entry into his housing society on Sunday and raised slogans in his favour, ratcheting up tension amid a standoff between the political functionary and residents of the Sector 93B condominium over Tyagi planting palm trees in the common area.

8 Aug 2022 7:47 am
Delhi logs 2,423 fresh Covid-19 cases in 24 hours

Delhi recorded 2,423 fresh cases of Covid-19 on Sunday and the positivity rate reached 14.97% the highest since January 22, when it stood at 16.4 %.

8 Aug 2022 4:52 am
AIIMS-Delhi constructs new forearm after ops over 3 yrs

AIIMS Delhi has achieved a new feat by becoming the first hospital in the country to successfully create a new forearm of a 27-year-old patient. With multiple levels of surgery, the whole process took three years to complete.

8 Aug 2022 4:47 am
Why rain brings Delhi to knees in a few hours

Even a couple of hours of high intensity rainfall leaves the city waterlogged and there seems to be no lasting solution to this perennial problem. But experts feel the fault lies in Delhi not having local drains and its waterbodies, which act as natural reservoirs for stormwater, being derelict or in sore need of rejuvenation.

8 Aug 2022 4:37 am
Why driving test could be less of a nightmare in Delhi

More than 40% of applicants who appear for a skill test at one of Delhis 12 automated driving test tracks fail to qualify for a permanent driving licence. In view of the high failure rate, Delhi government is introducing some modifications in the different tests without compromising on its aim of bringing down the number of injuries and deaths caused by road crashes.

8 Aug 2022 4:23 am
Delhi: 'Active ISIS member' held from his home

National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday arrested a radicalised and active member of Islamic State (ISIS) from his residence in Delhi for his involvement in the collection of funds for the terrorist outfit from sympathisers in India as well as abroad and sending it to Syria and other places in form of cryptocurrency, the agency said on Sunday.

8 Aug 2022 4:09 am
Noida Grand Omaxe: Shrikant Tyagi's supporters barge into society, misbehave with residents; six detained

Tyagi was booked in a molestation case on Friday after he pushed a woman, a resident of the society he lives in, during an argument over palm trees he had planted near his apartment.

7 Aug 2022 11:22 pm