Greater Noida: News

08 Nov 2023

Gopal Rai

Delhi AQI in 'severe' category again, government calls emergency meeting

Delhi's air quality deteriorated on Wednesday again, as the overall air quality index (AQI) reached 421 at 7:00am, marking a return to the "severe" category, according to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).

26 Jul 2023


Heavy rainfall in Delhi-NCR: Roads waterlogged, schools closed

Delhi and its neighboring areas witnessed heavy rainfall on Wednesday morning, leading to waterlogging in many streets.

13 Jul 2023


Greater Noida: People jump off as fire engulfs shopping complex

A massive fire broke out at the Galaxy Plaza shopping complex in Greater Noida on Thursday afternoon.

09 Jul 2023


Now I'm Indian: Pakistani woman who found love on PUBG

Pakistan's Seema Ghulam Haider and India's Sachin Meena—who fell in love with each other on the internet—walked out of prison on Saturday.

14 Jun 2023


No lungi or nightie: Greater Noida society's bizarre dress code

The Residents' Welfare Association (RWA) of Himsagar Society in Greater Noida issued a bizarre circular on Saturday, requesting people not to step outside their flats in lungis or nighties.

06 Jun 2023


India has 15 out of world's 20 most polluted cities

India has once again performed poorly in the World Air Quality Report.

05 Apr 2023


Rs. 8,000 ticket, Musk as guest: Start-up event scams people

A start-up of scamming young entrepreneurs?

15 Feb 2023


New Noida metro-line to run parallel to Noida-Greater Noida Expressway

The Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) is set to get the detailed project report (DPR) for the metro line between Botanical Garden and Noida Sector 142 by March.

19 Dec 2022

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Dense fog causes vehicle pile-up on Greater Noida highway

Low visibility due to dense fog reportedly caused several vehicles to collide in a pile-up on the Greater Noida Eastern Peripheral Highway (EPH) in Dadri, Uttar Pradesh, on Monday.

02 Dec 2022

Uttar Pradesh

Noida: Woman murders mall employee to fake her own death

The Noida Police have apprehended a woman in Uttar Pradesh's Greater Noida for allegedly faking her own death by murdering another woman and dressing the corpse in her clothes.

16 Nov 2022


Pet dog bites 6-year-old boy in Greater Noida residential complex

A pet dog bit a child inside an elevator in Greater Noida West's La Residentia society on Tuesday afternoon, adding to the list of other similar incidents in Noida.

18 Jul 2022

Delhi Police

US woman fakes abduction after running out of money: Police

According to Delhi police, a 27-year-old United States citizen living in Delhi-NCR staged her own abduction after she ran out of funds in an attempt to extort money from her parents.

17 Apr 2022

Yogi Adityanath

UP: Adityanath puts NCR districts on alert amid COVID-19 surge

The Uttar Pradesh government on Saturday put its National Capital Region (NCR) districts, including Noida, Greater Noida, and Ghaziabad, on high alert following a surge in COVID-19 cases.

Over 1,800 Amrapali homebuyers told to clear balance amount

Former Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is among over 1,800 homebuyers of Amrapali housing projects in Noida who have been asked by a Supreme Court-appointed receiver to start making payments of their outstanding dues within 15 days.

02 Sep 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Man who faked his death after killing wife, kids, arrested

The Uttar Pradesh Police has arrested a man, who was believed to be dead, for allegedly killing his wife and two children three years ago and then burying their bodies in the basement of his house in Greater Noida, officials said.

01 Sep 2021


Swiggy delivery boy kills restaurant owner over delay in order

A delivery executive working for the online food ordering service Swiggy allegedly killed the owner of a restaurant in Greater Noida early on Wednesday due to a dispute over delay in an order.

11 Aug 2021


Noida: Construction worker dies of electric shock, colleagues vandalize property

A 19-year-old worker died allegedly due to electric shock at a construction site in Greater Noida, with some anguished laborers on Tuesday vandalizing the builder's property, police officials said.

02 Jul 2021

Yamuna Expressway

Two pediatric hospitals coming up along Yamuna Expressway

Two pediatric hospitals are coming up near Greater Noida along the Yamuna Expressway as authorities prepare for a possible third wave of the coronavirus pandemic, officials said.

28 May 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Men open fire after denied entry into clinic without mask

Two young men on Thursday allegedly hurled abuses at a doctor and his staff, issued threats, and opened fire outside his clinic in Greater Noida after one of them was told to enter only with a face mask on in view of the COVID-19.

16 Apr 2021


Greater Noida: Coronavirus positive woman sets herself on fire, dies

In a shocking incident, a 52-year-old woman died in Greater Noida after she set herself on fire on Thursday morning. The woman, identified as Archana, was apparently upset that she tested coronavirus positive.

17 Mar 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Two get life term for rape, putting video on internet

A court in Uttar Pradesh's Gautam Buddh Nagar has sentenced two men to life imprisonment for raping a college student after abducting her at gunpoint, recording the act, and posting the video online.

15 Mar 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Greater Noida: Techie waylaid, robbed of car at gunpoint

Two unidentified miscreants allegedly fled with the car of an engineer after holding him at gunpoint while he was out with his wife and child on Sunday evening for shopping in Uttar Pradesh's Greater Noida, officials said.

26 Feb 2021


Five held for looting cigarettes worth Rs. 14 lakh

Five people, including two juveniles, allegedly involved in the loot of cigarettes worth Rs. 14 lakh from a private company in Greater Noida have been nabbed following a gunfight with police, the officials said on Friday.

24 Dec 2020


Honda discontinues Civic, and CR-V cars; production shift to blame

Japanese automaker Honda has decided to discontinue its flagship models- the Civic sedan and the CR-V SUV in India.

19 Sep 2020


COVID-19 reinfections raise concerns over potential vaccine's efficacy

A few weeks back, scientists from Hong Kong confirmed the first case of reinfection with the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.

01 Sep 2020


2 lakh Ola, Uber drivers go on strike in Delhi-NCR

Nearly two lakh drivers of cab aggregator services Ola and Uber in the Delhi-NCR region have decided to go on strike starting Tuesday.

20 Aug 2020


Delhi-NCR receives heavy rain, roads flooded, traffic affected

The downpour that washed Delhi/NCR on Wednesday, continued well into Thursday, providing much-needed relief from the sweltering heat. As a downside, it also revealed how poorly-equipped the infrastructure of National Capital, and neighboring areas, is.

15 Jul 2020


CBSE Class-12 results: Noida's identical twins bag perfectly identical scores

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) released the long-awaited results of the 2020 Class-12 Board Examinations on July 13.

10 Jun 2020


Noida: Action initiated against seven hospitals over pregnant woman's death

Seven hospitals, including three state-run ones, are facing action after a 30-year-old woman, in her eighth month of pregnancy, died last week as she was denied the treatment.

26 May 2020


Residents of sealed Greater Noida society protest against cops

On Monday, a society in Greater Noida was sealed after three members of a family tested positive for coronavirus. However, the residents objected to this move telling cops they have to go to work.

14 Apr 2020

Padma Shri

What's it like to live in coronavirus hotspot? Residents reveal

Caught in a war with a microorganism, capable of wiping out countries, the Centre is taking extreme steps, like announcing a nationwide lockdown.

01 Apr 2020


Coronavirus beds full in Noida, special unit is awaited

This week, the government of India identified ten coronavirus hotspots where the transmission has been unusual, and Noida was among them.

11 Feb 2020

Ather Energy

Auto Expo 2020: Evolet e-bike, with 120kmph top speed, unveiled

Gurugram-based EV start-up Rissala Electric Motors has showcased its fully-electric sports bike, the Evolet Hawk, at the ongoing Auto Expo in Greater Noida.

10 Feb 2020


Auto Expo 2020: Volkswagen T-Roc SUV unveiled in India

At the ongoing Auto Expo event in Greater Noida, Volkswagen has taken the wraps off the T-Roc mid-sized SUV.

10 Feb 2020


Auto Expo 2020: Skoda unveils BS6-ready Kodiaq petrol SUV

Czech automaker Skoda has unveiled the BS6-compliant petrol version of its full-sized SUV, the Kodiaq, at the ongoing Auto Expo event in Greater Noida.

10 Feb 2020

Force Motors

Auto Expo 2020: BS6-compliant Force Gurkha unveiled in India

Pune-headquartered Force Motors has showcased the BS6-compliant version of its iconic off-roader, the Gurkha, at the ongoing Auto Expo in Greater Noida.

09 Feb 2020

Electric Vehicles

Auto Expo 2020: Kia Motors unveils all-electric Soul crossover

South Korean automaker Kia Motors has showcased the Soul electric crossover at the ongoing Auto Expo event in Greater Noida.

08 Feb 2020


Auto Expo 2020: Renault shows off a two-seater electric car

At the ongoing 2020 Auto Expo, French automaker Renault showcased a new micro electric vehicle called Twizy.

30 Dec 2019


Fog blinds Delhi: Weather department issues red alert

A thick blanket of fog has covered Delhi and neighboring areas, affecting rail, road and air traffic.

Delhi air quality 'severe' amid cold wave; flights disrupted

Early Friday morning, Delhi's air quality fell to 'severe' as weather conditions made the environment conducive to trapping pollutants.

Delhi Pollution: BJP minister suggests 'yajna' to please Lord Indra

As the national capital gasps for air, an Uttar Pradesh minister has made a shocking statement.

28 Aug 2019


Teacher beaten to death by hawkers for not buying headphones

In a tragic incident, a madrasa teacher was beaten to death on Monday after getting into an argument with hawkers over the price of a headphone. The incident took place in North Delhi's Kotwali area.

10 Aug 2019

Uttar Pradesh

Constable marries gangster, red-faced UP police launches probe

In a bizarre incident, a woman constable in Greater Noida has reportedly married a gangster, much to the embarrassment of Uttar Pradesh police.

Fake IAS/IPS officer duo duped policemen for 8 years; arrested

Two men were arrested recently for posing as Indian Administrative Service (IAS) or Indian Police Service (IPS) officers to dupe policemen with promises of desired postings.

Amrapali cheated homebuyers, SC asks NBCC to finish their projects

Giving a major relief to nearly 42,000 homebuyers, the Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered state-run National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC) to complete unfinished flats of the embattled real-estate group Amrapali.

02 Jun 2019


#CareerBytes: Top engineering colleges that accept JEE Main score

The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), comprising Main and Advanced exams, is the most difficult engineering entrance exam through which students are admitted to top technical institutes in the country.

28 Apr 2019


#CareerBytes: Top private engineering colleges in India

Engineering remains the most preferred course in India after Class-12 given the vast prospects it offers.

10 Apr 2019

Tamil Nadu

Engineer from Noida brings over 10 lakes back to life

When anything goes wrong, blame the authorities.

01 Apr 2019


23-year-old caught selling 14 lakh online shoppers' personal information

A 23-year-old man has been arrested in Greater Noida for holding/selling data of 14 lakh people.

29 Mar 2019


Salesman shot dead for charging Rs. 10 extra, case registered

In a horrifying incident, three customers shot dead a 25-year-old salesman, Kuldeep Nagar, at a liquor shop in Greater Noida on Wednesday night for charging Rs. 10 more.

11 Feb 2019


UP: Man loots money kept for wife's cancer treatment

Police in Greater Noida, UP, booked a 50-year-old man recently for allegedly breaking into his own house to steal valuables and cash set aside for his wife's cancer treatment.

12 Jan 2019

Air Quality Index

Air quality 'severe' in Delhi, rainfall may bring respite

Delhi's air quality was recorded in the severe category today due to reduced wind speed even as authorities have forecast rainfall in the next couple of days.

28 Dec 2018


30-year-old woman burnt for dowry in Greater Noida

A 30-year-old woman received severe burn injuries after she was allegedly set on fire by her in-laws over dowry in Greater Noida, police said yesterday.

19 Dec 2018


Another accused arrested in Rs. 126cr Yamuna Expressway land scam

The Gautam Budh Nagar Police yesterday arrested another accused in the Rs. 126 crore Yamuna Expressway land scam.

21 Nov 2018


Co-branding rights for Pari Chowk, Noida Sector-137, Alpha 1 awarded

With the highest bid of Rs. 1.62 crore, business conglomerate Jai Prakash Associates has won the co-branding right for the Pari Chowk station on the Noida-Greater Noida Metro Rail Corridor (NMRC), officials said yesterday.

04 Nov 2018


No flouting law on fee-structure: Gautam Buddh Nagar-administration instructs private-schools

The Gautam Buddh Nagar (Greater Noida) administration has asked all private schools in the district to adhere to the Uttar Pradesh Self Financed Independent Schools (Regulation of Fees) Act, brought in this year to check arbitrary fee hikes by institutes.

30 Oct 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: 15-20 people brandish guns, threaten toll-booth staffer

In a case of unnecessary abuse of power, around 15 to 20 persons were yesterday booked for brandishing firearms and threatening a toll plaza employee in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

17 Oct 2018


11-year-old boy flees home, father approaches police fearing he's kidnapped

Scolded by his family members, a Class 6 student left home for a few hours in Noida, prompting his parents to approach the police fearing a kidnap and the "ransom" amount being Rs. 5 lakh, officials said Tuesday.

14 Oct 2018


Noida: Couple beaten up, stabbed, throats slit; another couple attacked

In a barbaric incident, unidentified assailants beat up a couple, stabbed them, and slit their throats at the Jamalpur village in Greater Noida on Friday night.

SC issues contempt notice against 3 directors of Amrapali Group

The Supreme Court today issued contempt notice against three directors, including the CMD, of Amrapali Group for defying various court orders and sought their reply in four weeks.