Pawan Pandita heads HT’s news coverage in Noida and Ghaziabad, where he covers health, traffic, transport, and local politics. A journalist for more than two decades, he has worked in Jammu & Kashmir, Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh.
Articles by Pawan Pandita
Noida child hospital offers facilities to paediatricians from neighbouring districts
The decision has come a day after a three-day-old infant died due to non-availability of specialised medical services at a government hospital in Ghaziabad.
Updated on Sep 08, 2018 05:49 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Noida/Ghaziabad | ByPawan Pandita
Noida: Encroachments, traffic jams bigger problems, say industrialists
The industrialists were speaking at the police-industry coordination meet organised in the run-up to the UP Investors Summit 2018 scheduled to be held in Lucknow on February 21-22.
Published on Feb 15, 2018 11:05 PM IST
Noida: National youth fest of the Indian Red Cross Society begins
Published on Feb 12, 2018 10:58 PM IST
25-year-old woman gang-raped by three men in Greater Noida
Her woman employer sent her with a man around 8pm to buy vegetables from the neighbouring market. The man took her to Salempur where two more men were there. The three men allegedly raped the woman around 11pm
Published on Feb 12, 2018 10:39 PM IST
Hindustan Times | ByPawan Pandita, Greater Noida
Noida: FIR filed against 16 builders for not paying stamp duty
After a physical verification of the premises of 24 group housing societies, it was found that properties in 24 projects were found under possession of homebuyers without payment of stamp duty to the government.
Updated on Feb 11, 2018 05:57 PM IST
Noida ‘encounter’: Police transfers case to crime branch, gym owner’s kin demand CBI inquiry
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh government over the alleged fake encounter in Noida.
Updated on Feb 06, 2018 03:37 PM IST
Entry of trucks prohibited on three more routes in Noida
The three routes on which the movement of trucks and trailers has been banned from 7.30am to 11am and from 5pm to 10pm are Kisan Chowk to Sector 71, Sector 71 to Barola bypass and Kulesra to Pari Chowk in Greater Noida
Published on Dec 14, 2017 10:19 PM IST
Noida authority allows shifting MCD toll booth on DND
There are 16 lanes at the erstwhile DND toll plaza for movement of vehicles from Noida to Delhi.
Updated on Dec 07, 2017 11:07 PM IST
Noida cops announce traffic diversion for Chhath puja
The movement of HTVs from Noida-Greater Noida Expressway towards Kalindi Kunj at the left turn, about 70 metres before the Mahamaya flyover, will be prohibited
Published on Oct 25, 2017 10:33 PM IST
Separate connections for consumers in high-rises, says Noida electricity official
“Consumers have been paying extra for the last three years”.
Published on Sep 22, 2017 09:19 PM IST
Noida: District administration to crack down on illegal parking lots
District administration will register cases against those running illegal parking lots in Noida
Updated on Aug 10, 2017 05:00 PM IST
Noida: Teacher accuses principal of ‘mental’ torture
A complaint was registered with the Sector 39 police station on Wednesday. The teacher has alleged that the principal has been harassing her by interfering with her work.
Published on Jul 27, 2017 11:38 PM IST
Noida: People down to buying half kg tomatoes due to price rise
With tomato prices increasing, residents are reducing its use in cooking and hence buying less
Published on Jul 25, 2017 11:51 PM IST
In a first, Noida high-rise to run diesel gensets on PNG fuel
The residents of Victory Crossroads in Sector 143B got their diesel generator set retrofitted to run on PNG, which is expected to reduce their bill by 20% on the power supplied by the generator set.
Published on Jul 22, 2017 10:15 PM IST
Noida: Entrepreneurs’ body demands lowering of GST on household appliances
There are over 8,000 industrial units engaged in manufacture of electrical gadgets, electronic goods, engineering goods, electroplating units and corrugating units in Noida.
Published on Jul 10, 2017 11:38 PM IST
Noida to get 50 transformers for improved power supply
A large number of transformers in the city get overloaded, particularly in summer, and often break down. The power department had sent a requisition to the Noida authority seeking an approval for purchasing 91 transformers for the city.
Published on Jul 05, 2017 10:54 PM IST
Noida children’s hospital to get blood bank by mid-August
It will be the only government-run hospital in the district to make the blood components available throughout the day
Published on Jul 05, 2017 10:48 PM IST
Noida: Sewage treatment plant for Shahdara drain to come up by Sept 30, says panel
Bhure Lal, chairman of the Supreme Court-appointed Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority, said trees and shrubs will be planted along the Noida portion of the drain to keep out the stench
Updated on Jun 20, 2017 12:19 PM IST
Greater Noida: Sector 1 society residents paying triple for power due to snag
Against the Rs6 per unit that residents pay for power supplied through the transformer by the discom, they are being charged Rs18.75 per unit for the power supplied through the generator set.
Updated on Jun 14, 2017 10:36 AM IST
Noida’s super specialty child hospital to have surgery facility from July
Nine operation theatres are getting ready to facilitate surgery of internal organs, eyes, ears, nose throat, limbs, heart disorders, urology and cosmetic surgery. They are expected to be operational by June-end.
Published on May 26, 2017 11:28 PM IST
Noida residents can apply online for power connections
The discom officials will scrutinize the information and the documents submitted by the applicant and submit their report with the application form in a week to higher officials. After getting approval from the higher ups, the applicant will be given an electricity connection, officials said.
Published on Apr 30, 2017 11:10 PM IST
To treat congenital diseases, centre will come up at Noida’s Sector 30
An NGO will be setting up the centre for treating a range of congenital diseases
Updated on Apr 27, 2017 11:40 PM IST
15 sectors around Noida expressway to benefit from substation upgrade
There is good news for power consumers on both sides of the Noida-Greater Noida expressway. The capacity of the Sector 129 substation has been enhanced, giving them better voltage supply.
Updated on Apr 26, 2017 10:09 PM IST
After Noida fire, NEA appeals factory owners to ensure fire safety system is in place
The Noida Entrepreneurs’ Association (NEA) has appealed to factory owners in the city to have fire safety measures in place and not block any of the passages in the premises, to ensure adequate avenues of escape in case of a fire.
Updated on Apr 25, 2017 10:04 AM IST
Some relief: Noida gets 25 new transformers to reduce overload this summer
The transformers are of 400 KVA and 100 KVA capacity and will replace lower capacity transformers. This will not only increase the electricity voltage supplied to consumers, but will also take care of the problem of transformers going phut due to overloading.
Updated on Apr 24, 2017 09:21 PM IST
Noida: Will resolve issues of Amrapali Platinum homebuyers in 15 days, assures builder
The issues include non-registry of flats, inadequate lifts and fire safety measures and deviation from the approved layout plan. The builder on Monday said he will put the status of the project on the company’s website.
Updated on Apr 25, 2017 10:04 AM IST
Noida child hospital to have 30 beds for general treatment from July
Besides these, treatment for adults will be available in the departments of ENT and ophthalmology (eye). “It was decided by the governing body of the SSCHPGI that there must be a provision for followup of patients up to 18 years of age who got treatment at the child hospital. Hence, 30 beds must be provided for general treatment as well. Ninety percent of the equipment has already been received. Appointment will also take place soon. We are hopeful to start the facility by July,” said Dr Dinesh Kumar, executive registrar, SSCHPGI.
Published on Apr 23, 2017 10:58 PM IST
Ghaziabad teacher ‘burnt for dowry’ succumbs to injuries
A Ghaziabad school teacher allegedly burnt by her husband and in-laws on April 13 for dowry, succumbed to her injuries at Delhi’s Safdarjung Hospital
Updated on Apr 29, 2017 10:07 PM IST
Hindustan Times/Ghaziabad | ByPawan Pandita, Ghaziabad
Noida: Tobacco control cell targets students in anti-smoking campaign
A workshop was organised on Wednesday by DTCC in association with Icancare (Innovative Cancer Care and Rehabilitation), an NGO, under the guidance of Dr Pawan Gupta, a cancer surgeon, who launched ‘Save the Youth’ campaign, for a healthy and tobacco-free Gautam Budh Nagar.
Published on Apr 21, 2017 09:54 PM IST
Noida fire: Minister, factory owners want all industrial units inspected
There are nearly 8,000 industrial units engaged in manufacturing inflammable materials — electronics goods, chemicals, engineering tools, machinery, garments, plastic mouldings and corrugations — in Noida.
Updated on Apr 21, 2017 09:42 AM IST