Ashni Dhaor is a correspondent with Hindustan Times. She covers crime, education, health, politics, civic issues and environment in Ghaziabad city. She graduated from Delhi University in 2015 and has since been working with Hindustan Times since.
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GBU, alongside IIM-Lucknow, has been chosen as the hubs for the state’s AI initiatives, marking a significant milestone in the university’s trajectory of innovation and academic distinction
The governor visited various stalls, set up by over 400 women from self-help groups (SHGs) across 28 states, at the fair organised by the Union ministry of rural development
Books For All (BFA), a Noida-based NGO are counselling students at these fairs, held annually at various government high schools in Noida’s urban villages, and guiding them on vocational courses that will land students a good salaried career
Parents of students appearing for board exams on Friday said that their wards reached the exam centres conveniently
Time and again, Noida residents have pointed out liquor bottles being sold for a price higher than their maximum retail price (MRP)
With exams commencing at 10.30 am, the students have been instructed to report at centres by 10 am
The average cost of liquor in Haryana is lower than that in Uttar Pradesh. The UP government has banned sale and consumption of illegally imported liquor in the state to check loss of revenue. Hence, liquor smuggling is rampant, said the excise official
Shahberi resident Vishal Gupta’s wife submitted a complaint, saying that her husband was hit on the head with a hammer by a couple in their neighbourhood Arsh Homes.
Over the last month, police have sealed properties worth over ₹200 crore linked to Kana and his gang
Greater Noida West's White Orchid apartments in Gaur City-2 township witnessed drama as residents and security guards came to blows over maintenance handover
On the basis of manual surveillance and intelligence, a local police team identified the suspects as 19-year-old Maz Pathan, a resident of Bilaspur, and a minor boy, whose name is being withheld to protect his identity
Authority will float a tender to hire professional monkey catchers.The captured simians will be released into the forest area, officials said
Called the crime response team (CRT), the team consists of five police personnel and will focus on different kinds of street crimes, including mobile phone snatching, chain snatching, burglary, and vehicle thefts
The festival aims to promote street food vendors at the national and international level to provide them better livelihood opportunities
Presently, all plots in Noida and Greater Noida are sold on a 99-year lease. Industrialists want freehold rights of their properties under the UP Industrial Act 1976
One person was killed and nine others injured in a pile up on the Yamuna Expressway due to dense fog. A canter truck, bus, and two cars collided.
From being ‘bimaru’ state, UP now an investment destination, says Minister Brijesh Singh at Republic Day
At the war memorial in Sector 29, ex-servicemen who reside in Noida celebrated the day with the unfurling of the tricolour and wreath laying at the war memorial
Presently residing in Greater Noida, these NCC cadets will head to Delhi on Saturday for the 75th Raising Day rally as part of the last leg of their countrywide cyclothon.
Locals claimed that the bikers dragged Hasan inside the Baraula police outpost, but police refuted those claims
The new deities were placed in the temple’s long corridor, next to the sanctum where the Shiva Lingam is installed, and that area will henceforth be known as the “Ram Darbar (the court of Rama)”, said the village priests
Police suspected that the murder was a fallout of a rivalry between Parvesh Maan’s gang and Kapil Maan’s gang
The victims lived with their parents as tenants in a shanty owned by suspect, Chandrika alias Kabadi. The girls told the court that when their parents are away at work, the suspect would take them to his room and sexually assault them
Eyewitnesses said two unidentified bike-borne assailants shot the victim just as he reached his car in the parking lot outside the market
She had gone to play on the terrace of a house owned by a man named Brhamjeet. Brhamjeet’s son Mohan, who was 20 years old at the time, caught hold of the child and raped her
Three people have been arrested in Noida for allegedly selling a plot of land for over ₹6 crore by forging documents and posing as the deceased owner. The prime suspect is still on the run.
On January 12, in a letter to the president of JAL, the Noida authority directed the firm to hold a meeting with the AOA and concerned residents and inform the Noida authority before taking any decision
Police said the deceased was on his way to meet someone on his motorcycle when the two assailants allegedly shot him.
Police found that Tanuj Nagar, a resident of Badalpur, had visited the house of Rishabh Gupta, a resident of Kaath Mandi, in order to collect an amount of ₹15 lakh he had loaned to Gupta during a Covid phase in 2021. Nagar had reached Gupta’s house along with a friend, who was waiting outside
Nagar was booked in a gang-rape case along with three others, identified as Vikas, Azad and Rajkumar, on December 30 by the Noida Police. While Nagar remains at large, the three were arrested on January 1
Four people, including two women and two men, were arrested by Surajpur police for running a honey trap racket in Greater Noida. The gang's mastermind would use her minor daughter, niece, and other girls to befriend men online and then extort money from them. The gang had trapped over five people and collected around ₹10 lakh from them in 2023 alone. The suspects have been booked under charges of extortion, assault, and criminal intimidation.