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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Cow falls in open drain, residents demand action

A cow fell in an open drain in E block of Sector Beta 1 on Monday. While the animal was rescued following a residents timely complaint, locals were agitated over the issue of open sewer and drains in most parts of the city.

27 Oct 2020 9:55 am
Denotified as Covid facility, Child PGI to resume usual operations

The Super Speciality Paediatric Hospital and Post Graduate Teaching Institute (SSPHPGTI) in Sector 30, better known as Child PGI, was denotified as a Covid hospital on Monday following a UP government order.

27 Oct 2020 9:55 am
Bad air triggers Covid symptoms & worries

The number of patients visiting hospitals with dry cough, breathing trouble, asthma and irritation in the eyes has increased in the past few days and doctors say most are getting affected by season change and the rising pollution

27 Oct 2020 9:55 am
Woman orders burger, ends up losing over Rs 21,000 in cyber fraud in Noida

A 24-year-old Noida-based software engineer lost Rs 21,865 after she got trapped by cyber criminals after ordering a burger from the popular outlet Burger King via food delivery platform Swiggy.

27 Oct 2020 9:55 am
Noida: After Haldiram's, Mithaas hit by ransomware

Barely 10 days after snack manufacturer Haldiram's was hit by ransomware, popular sweet seller Mithaas Sweets has claimed to have faced a similar attack on its servers by hackers who allegedly encrypted all its files and stole data.

27 Oct 2020 9:55 am
Bleat this: How one goat sent a police post into a tizzy

A goat with a voracious appetite for fodder and a matching penchant for mystery was at the centre of an absorbing investigation by cops at Bilaspur police chowki to find its real owner from among three suitors, allegations of theft, and accusations of wrongdoing against a sub-inspector.

27 Oct 2020 9:55 am
Realtors make a beeline for Jewar as airport work begins

Long before the first flight takes off from the Jewar international airport, almost all major private developers have started making inroads into the area.

27 Oct 2020 9:55 am
Unpaved roads turn Indirapuram into a dust zone, air turns very poor

The air quality in Indirapuram township has seen a steady decline over the past one week with the air quality index (AQI) being recorded at 382 (very poor) on Sunday, the highest in seven days. On October 20, the AQI was at 207. Over the week, PM 2.5 and PM 10 levels have also shown a spike.

27 Oct 2020 9:55 am
UP: Mission Shakti culminates with promises for women empowerment

Following the weeklong Mission Shakti program of UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath, which culminated on Sunday (October 17-25), Sharda University announced 50% concession in admission fees for girls till October 31 with the aim to have 50% seats reserved for women from current 44% from next academic year in 2021.

26 Oct 2020 1:34 pm
Sanitation drives to mark Vijaydashmi in UP's GB Nagar

Amidst low key Vijaydashmi celebrations including burning of Ravan, Kumbhkaran and Meghnath effigies at sector 21A ramlila ground in Noida without the annual surge of crowd, a symbolic message of removing evil from society was carried out through sanitation and cleanliness drives in some parts of the GB Nagar district earlier on Sunday morning.

26 Oct 2020 9:55 am
How household wastewater has brought life back to dead ponds in Greater Noida

Four ponds in Greater Noida have been revived using a natural reverse osmosis method to clean household wastewater and channel that into water bodies. These ponds, once just dirt pools, have now become clean aquifers and are being used to cultivate fish locally. The latest one is in Chauganpur tehsil in Dadri. Experts feel that this could be the way forward for managing rural water waste where sewage treatment plants (STPs) are absent.

26 Oct 2020 9:21 am
Commercial space in Botanical Garden car park to be leased

In a bid to monetise its assets, the Noida Authority has decided to rent out the commercial space at the multilevel parking in Botanical Garden metro station.

25 Oct 2020 9:55 am
In six months, Greater Noida may be ready with master plan for 20 years

The statutory document that will guide the development of Greater Noida for the next 20 years will be ready in the next six months, officials said

25 Oct 2020 9:46 am
Industry pollutants turn air in Vasundhara toxic

Residents of the trans-Hindon areas of Vasundhara and Kaushambi are waking up to hazy sunrises the past three days as the air quality in the area has deteriorated sharply.

25 Oct 2020 9:40 am
Noida: Amazon officials booked as users account hacked

A city-based Supreme Court advocate has filed a police complaint alleging her Amazon account was hacked, her email address on it changed and orders placed without her knowledge. An FIR against unknown Amazon officials and a Madhya Pradesh resident has been lodged.

24 Oct 2020 9:55 am
Vendors to get ID cards to avail govt scheme benefits

The Greater Noida Authority (GNIDA) will carry out an exhaustive survey of street vendors and hawkers as well as set up a town vending committee to pass on benefits under various government schemes.

24 Oct 2020 9:55 am
Noidas Covid hospitals start pulmonary rehabilitation centres for recovered patients

With more and more people developing symptoms of lung conditions like cough, breathlessness, lung fatigue after recovering from Covid, more so due to weather change and pollution, GIMS in Greater Noida has started a pulmonary rehabilitation centre (PRC) on Friday in its post-Covid OPD clinic.

24 Oct 2020 9:55 am
At police women helpdesks, rise in complaints about denial of salary

Domestic violence and denial of salary by employers during lockdown form a majority of the complaints pouring in at the special helpdesks that have been functioning at Noida police stations for the past few days.

24 Oct 2020 9:55 am
Noida: Unable to live together, woman, lover hang selves

Two lovers, both in their early 30s, allegedly committed suicide by hanging themselves from a ceiling fan in the mans house in Chipyana village of Noida Extension, the police said on Thursday.

23 Oct 2020 9:55 am
Keep your guard up for possible second Covid wave, cities told

The state health department has asked all districts to keep an eye out for a possible second wave of Covid-19 and not to lower the guard when it comes to monitoring and surveillance.

23 Oct 2020 9:55 am
180 test +ve for Covid in Noida, 152 in Ghaziabad

Gautam Budh Nagar on Thursday reported 180 new cases of coronavirus while 165 patients have recovered in the past 24 hours. The total number of confirmed cases in the district now stand at 16,489.

23 Oct 2020 9:55 am
UP Police constable found dead in Muradnagar

A 26-year-old constable of the UP Police was found dead near a tubewell in Muradnagar area, police said on Thursday.

23 Oct 2020 9:55 am
Remote settings to change, Noidas brisk spread a worry for wetland, Sarus wealth

Tucked away at a distance of about 40 km from the city, Dhanauri has been a thriving habitat for Sarus cranes, the state bird, for several years.

23 Oct 2020 9:55 am
Snag in online property regn, flat buyers hassled

After waiting for three-and-a-half years, Pooja Jaiswal, a resident of Delhi, was looking forward to moving into her new flat in a Sector 50 apartment.

23 Oct 2020 9:55 am
Greater Noida: Man leaves home after phonecall, found shot in head

A 45-year-old trader who had left home after a phone call was found dead with a bullet wound in the head in a sugarcane field in Greater Noidas Kalonda village.

22 Oct 2020 9:55 am
Bad air in NCR sends Covid patients back to hospital

On Sunday, barely three months after recovering from Covid-19 in July, a 56-year-old man living in Gurgaons Sector 10-A found himself back in familiar surroundings at the hospital, with complaints of light fever, breathlessness and severe chest congestion. Doctors said the man had scars on his lungs and the rising pollution levels had aggravated his respiratory problems.

22 Oct 2020 9:55 am