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RWAs take arms against COVID-19 in Noida, Ghaziabad

19 May 2021

RWAs take arms against COVID-19 in Noida, Ghaziabad

As the administration in Uttar Pradesh faces criticism for its handling of COVID-19, Resident Welfare Associations (RWAs) in Ghaziabad and Noida have taken it upon themselves to tackle the outbreak.

Chaotic start to vaccination of 18-44 category in Noida

11 May 2021

Chaotic start to vaccination of 18-44 category in Noida

Over 2,600 people between 18-44 years got vaccinated for COVID-19 in Gautam Buddh Nagar on Monday, as the inoculation for the age category officially began in the western Uttar Pradesh district, officials said.

Do not go outdoors unnecessarily: Noida COVID-19 officer to residents

17 Apr 2021

Do not go outdoors unnecessarily: Noida COVID-19 officer to residents

Noting that the COVID-19 second wave is emerging out to be more severe than the first one, Gautam Buddh Nagar's COVID-19 nodal officer Narendra Bhooshan, on Friday, asked residents to avoid unnecessary outdoor activities.

Noida: Over 5,500 fined for not wearing face masks

17 Apr 2021

Noida: Over 5,500 fined for not wearing face masks

Over 5,500 people were fined for not wearing face masks in public places in Noida and Greater Noida on Friday, even as Gautam Buddh Nagar Police Commissioner Alok Singh hit the ground to ensure compliance with COVID-19 protocols, officials said.

Starting today, night curfew in Noida from 10 pm-5 am

08 Apr 2021

Starting today, night curfew in Noida from 10 pm-5 am

Amid a surge in coronavirus infections in several parts of India, a night curfew has been ordered in Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

Four of infamous Durgesh Gang nabbed in Noida

05 Apr 2021

Four of infamous Durgesh Gang nabbed in Noida

Four alleged members of a gang involved in over five dozen cases of street crimes in Delhi-NCR were held after a gunfight with the police in Noida on Monday, officials said.

Theft at 'Statue of Unity' sculptor's Noida home

11 Mar 2021

Theft at 'Statue of Unity' sculptor's Noida home

The Noida Police is investigating a case of theft at the house of globally-renowned sculptor Ram Sutar and has booked his domestic help who is absconding, officials said on Thursday.

Driverless pod taxis could connect Noida to airport in Jewar

10 Mar 2021

Driverless pod taxis could connect Noida to airport in Jewar

BJP leader and Jewar legislator Dhirendra Singh told PTI that the government is considering driverless personal rapid transport (PRT) or pod taxis for last-mile connectivity between Greater Noida and Jewar.

Murder suspect breaks through Noida hospital window, nabbed again

17 Feb 2021

Murder suspect breaks through Noida hospital window, nabbed again

A suspect in the kidnapping and murder of a four-year-old boy on Tuesday escaped from a hospital in Noida where he was taken for treatment after suffering injuries in a gunfight with police, the officials said.

Bomb scare in Noida, second incident ahead of Republic Day

22 Jan 2021

Bomb scare in Noida, second incident ahead of Republic Day

Panic gripped a busy Noida neighborhood on Friday morning as heavy security was deployed in the area, which was cordoned off following an alert that a bomb-like device was found on a road, according to officials.

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Bhuvneshwar Kumar named in UP squad

02 Jan 2021

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Bhuvneshwar Kumar named in UP squad

Fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar was picked in the Uttar Pradesh squad for the first two matches of the T20 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.

Samsung Galaxy M12 goes into mass production in India

29 Dec 2020

Samsung Galaxy M12 goes into mass production in India

Samsung is expected to launch its budget-friendly Galaxy M12 model in India soon. In the latest development, 91mobiles has revealed that the device has gone into mass production at the company's Noida facility, indicating that it will be announced in the coming days.

Air quality to deteriorate further in northwest India, including Delhi-NCR

26 Dec 2020

Air quality to deteriorate further in northwest India, including Delhi-NCR

On Saturday, poor and very poor air quality levels were recorded in most towns and cities in northwestern India.

Sara Ali Khan defends "problematic" plot of 'Coolie No. 1'

05 Dec 2020

Sara Ali Khan defends "problematic" plot of 'Coolie No. 1'

Actor Sara Ali Khan is all set for the release of her upcoming movie, a remake of the 1995 comedy film Coolie No. 1, with Varun Dhawan.

Akshay Kumar set to shoot 'Ram Setu' in Ayodhya

04 Dec 2020

Akshay Kumar set to shoot 'Ram Setu' in Ayodhya

Recently, Akshay Kumar met with the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath, and discussed his upcoming movie Ram Setu.

UP CM Yogi Adityanath to meet filmmakers during Mumbai visit

01 Dec 2020

UP CM Yogi Adityanath to meet filmmakers during Mumbai visit

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, who is set to build India's "biggest film city" in Gautam Buddh Nagar, has reportedly set up a meeting with Bollywood producers to discuss his plan.

Delhi: Amid coronavirus surge, only 50 people allowed in weddings

18 Nov 2020

Delhi: Amid coronavirus surge, only 50 people allowed in weddings

The third wave of coronavirus continues unabated in Delhi, with the daily tally almost doubling in just 24 hours. On Monday, the National Capital registered 3,797 fresh cases; the number shot up to 6,396 on Tuesday.

Delhi's air quality could turn 'severe' on Diwali night

14 Nov 2020

Delhi's air quality could turn 'severe' on Diwali night

Delhi's air quality remained 'very poor' on Saturday morning and is likely to turn 'severe' by night due to calm winds and emissions from firecrackers, government agencies reported.

Public places can't be occupied indefinitely: SC on Shaheen Bagh

07 Oct 2020

Public places can't be occupied indefinitely: SC on Shaheen Bagh

In a declaration having far-reaching consequences, the Supreme Court on Wednesday said public places can't be occupied indefinitely, as it gave the verdict in the Right to Protest v/s The Right to Mobility matter, linked to the Shaheen Bagh sit-in agitation.

Adityanath wants to build country's biggest film city in Noida

19 Sep 2020

Adityanath wants to build country's biggest film city in Noida

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday announced a plan to set up the country's "biggest" film city in the state's Gautam Buddha Nagar district.

Coronavirus: Shut for months, Metro trains back on track

07 Sep 2020

Coronavirus: Shut for months, Metro trains back on track

Metro services restarted in select parts of India today, as part of Unlock 4.0, months after they were shut due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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

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.

Rainfall sinks Gurugram: Understanding why the horror returns every year

20 Aug 2020

Rainfall sinks Gurugram: Understanding why the horror returns every year

On Wednesday, residents of Gurugram remained pleased when they saw skies, as rains lashed the Haryana city, but were equally distressed on seeing the roads, which were water-logged and told tales of crumbling infrastructure.

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

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.

Heavy rain lashes Delhi-NCR; flooding, traffic-jams reported in many areas

19 Aug 2020

Heavy rain lashes Delhi-NCR; flooding, traffic-jams reported in many areas

Delhi and parts of the National Capital Region (NCR), on Wednesday morning, woke up to heavy rainfall that has led to waterlogging and traffic snarls in several areas.

Noida's largest coronavirus-dedicated facility, having 400 beds, inaugurated by Adityanath

08 Aug 2020

Noida's largest coronavirus-dedicated facility, having 400 beds, inaugurated by Adityanath

On Saturday, Noida's battle with the deadly coronavirus got a boost when Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath inaugurated a 400-bed hospital dedicated to COVID-19 patients.

Gurugram: Woman critical after being stabbed by stalker 30 times

06 Aug 2020

Gurugram: Woman critical after being stabbed by stalker 30 times

In a shocking incident, a 23-year-old woman was left fighting for her life after being stabbed 30 times by her former classmate this week.

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

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.

Vikas Dubey, killed in encounter, contacted police thrice for surrender

10 Jul 2020

Vikas Dubey, killed in encounter, contacted police thrice for surrender

Noted Uttar Pradesh gangster Vikas Dubey, who was killed in an encounter on Friday, tried to surrender before police thrice, but his pleas weren't entertained, a report in News18 claimed.

Delhi inaugurates world's largest COVID care facility with 10,000 beds

05 Jul 2020

Delhi inaugurates world's largest COVID care facility with 10,000 beds

Delhi Lieutenant-Governor Anil Baijal on Sunday inaugurated a 10,000-bed COVID care facility in the national capital.

Milkbasket raises $5.5 million in Series-B funding: Details here

22 Jun 2020

Milkbasket raises $5.5 million in Series-B funding: Details here

Online grocery start-up Milkbasket has raised $5.5 million in a Series-B round of funding.

Medical-infrastructure could soon collapse in Maharashtra, UP, Delhi, TN, Gujarat

12 Jun 2020

Medical-infrastructure could soon collapse in Maharashtra, UP, Delhi, TN, Gujarat

As coronavirus cases continue to rise in India, the Centre has warned that five most-affected states — Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, and Gujarat — could soon fall short of ICU beds and ventilators, both necessary to defeat COVID-19.

Noida: 35 spend days in COVID-19 ward, courtesy false tests

11 Jun 2020

Noida: 35 spend days in COVID-19 ward, courtesy false tests

In a clear case of negligence, 35 people in Noida were forced to remain inside a COVID-19 ward for three days after private labs falsely declared them coronavirus positive, NDTV reported on Wednesday.

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

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.

SC gives Delhi, UP, Haryana one week to frame border-policy

04 Jun 2020

SC gives Delhi, UP, Haryana one week to frame border-policy

With traffic snarls being reported on a daily basis from Delhi/NCR, the Supreme Court on Thursday stepped in, asking all three states — Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, and Haryana, to decide on a common policy for movement within a week.

Residents of sealed Greater Noida society protest against cops

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.

For Noida, Ghaziabad residents, flight ticket to act as pass

23 May 2020

For Noida, Ghaziabad residents, flight ticket to act as pass

In what comes as a big relief for commuters from Noida, the administration said on Friday that movement pass is not needed for those who have a valid train or flight ticket.

Should house-helps be allowed in gated-societies? RWAs don't think so

21 May 2020

Should house-helps be allowed in gated-societies? RWAs don't think so

Lockdown 4.0, as assured by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, came with a limited set of restrictions. Offices were allowed to open, markets unlocked their shutters, and people started stepping out.

Denied permission to cross Delhi-Gurugram border, locals pelt stones

20 May 2020

Denied permission to cross Delhi-Gurugram border, locals pelt stones

On Wednesday morning, locals of Salahpur Kheda, a rural area, threw stones at cops after they were denied permission to cross the Delhi-Gurugram border.

Letter-war between Priyanka Gandhi, UP government over buses for migrants

19 May 2020

Letter-war between Priyanka Gandhi, UP government over buses for migrants

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and the Uttar Pradesh government are locked in a nasty war of words over the transportation of migrant workers from Delhi.