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
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.
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.
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
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.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh government over the alleged fake encounter 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
There are 16 lanes at the erstwhile DND toll plaza for movement of vehicles from Noida to Delhi.
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
“Consumers have been paying extra for the last three years”.
District administration will register cases against those running illegal parking lots in Noida
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.
With tomato prices increasing, residents are reducing its use in cooking and hence buying less
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.
There are over 8,000 industrial units engaged in manufacture of electrical gadgets, electronic goods, engineering goods, electroplating units and corrugating units in Noida.
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.
It will be the only government-run hospital in the district to make the blood components available throughout the day
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
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.
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.
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.
An NGO will be setting up the centre for treating a range of congenital diseases
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.