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
A team from the Income Tax department recovered ₹10 core in cash and about 10 kilograms of gold from the Noida residence of Keshav Lal, additional commissioner of state Sales Tax department who is posted in Kanpur, tax officials said.
Noida Entrepreneurs’ Association (NEA) has demanded the inclusion of two industrialists on the Noida authority board
Four suspected car jackers were arrested in Greater Noida on Tuesday night and 12 stolen vehicles recovered
Purchase of pharmaceutical drugs for government supply across the state will soon be made through e-tendering, said health minister Siddharth Nath Singh. This is being done to “end corruption” and “streamline” supply of medicines in various government hospitals and health centres in the state, he said.
Greater Noida police have arrested one person from Jewar on Monday for allegedly selling fake marksheets and Aadhaar cards at a photocopying shop.
The discom, Paschimanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam limited (PVVNL), has started the amnesty scheme for its domestic, commercial, private institutional, agricultural and, small and medium industrial consumers.
Rajesh Jolly, who was on artificial life support after he killed his business partner’s wife and son on April 11 night, died on Monday at the Safdarjung Hospital, Delhi.
UP health minister Sidharth Nath Singh said in case of shortage of beds in government hospitals, the health department will take the help of private hospitals and bear the expenses
The trauma centre will be set up at a health institute in Greater Noida to provide immediate medical care to accident victims who have to be referred to Delhi in the absence of such facilities in the district
At present, the discom is able to recover only 80% of the charges towards power consumed by its customers and the remaining 20% spills over to the next month
Besides the ongoing work on the multilevel parking lot in Sector 18, Noida authority is also constructing multilevel parking lots in Sector 16A and Sector 38A.
The residential areas to be benefitted include sectors 82, 92, 93, 101, 104, 105, 107, 108, 110, 135, Bhangel, Gejha, Salarpur, Hajipur. Besides these, over 1000 industrial units in sectors 80, 81, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, hosiery complex and Noida Special Economic Zone.
Hundreds of products including stationery items, computers, media accessories, electrical and electronic gadgets, toiletries, furniture, fabrics, automobile, cutlery, printers, scanners, biometric identification equipment, etc from www.gem.gov.in.
Officials of the power discom said that the mapping process will help them identify faults immediately
Consumers are likely to get their electricity bills through SMS on their registered mobile numbers from April-end. The service of issuing bills to the consumers from meter readings will also continue, officials said.
Many are finding it difficult to upload documents and e-signature for getting permanent IDs. The Union government wants to make GST, which will being a uniform tax regime across the country, a reality from July 1
The helpline will make it easier to identify any impostor impersonating an income tax official
The Income Tax (I-T) department has sent reminders to nearly 120 people in whose bank accounts transactions to the tune of Rs10 lakh and above took place from November 10-30, post demonetisation of higher currency notes.
As the Samajwadi Party (SP) leaders introspect the reasons for the party’s drubbing in the polls, the cadres pointed their finger at the family feud among the party leaders as the main reason. They also said that change of the party president and giving tickets to wrong candidates were decisive factors.
The Noida Entrepreneurs Association (NEA) has complained against inadequate availability and poor quality of drinking water
Residents of Sector 28 suffered a power outage of over 22 hours from Sunday evening as two electricity poles adjacent to the main transformer were uprooted while a fault in the electricity supply was being fixed. Nearly 150 houses in the sector were plunged into darkness from 8pm on Sunday. Normal supply was restored only around 6.30pm on Monday.
The facilities include addition of 25 beds in the ICU and another 70 beds in wards, endoscopy facility in the gastroenterology department, more ventilators and automatic equipment in the microbiology department
Nurses raised concerns about their safety and refused to stay in the tower. They are occupying the flats in tower 6, which is meant for other administrative staff. The police personnel have continued to occupy the flats despite repeated pleas by the hospital officials to the UP Rajkiya Nirman Nigam Ltd to get the units vacated.
A BJP worker was arrested for allegedly trying to attack a doctor at BJP MP Dr Mahesh Sharma’s Kailash Hospital
Paschimanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited (PVVNL) is planning to give card swipe machines to its officials who collect meter readings for easy payment of bills by consumers. Officials said that the move will increase the discom’s monthly recovery of electricity charges.
Thedistrict administration will organise an Environmental Pledge Day on March 3
There are 477 liquor vends in the district and 46 of these are situated along national highway (NH)-24, NH-91 and Hamidpur-Sindrabad Road, a state highway
Mohd Naushad, a bicycle mechanic from Nithari in Noida, had been suffering from acute pain while walking for the last two years.
Over 500 people participated in a half-marathon, along the service lanes of Noida-Greater Noida Expressway to promote the message of ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padao’.
Noida police on Thursday trailed ₹26.74 crore deposited in three bank accounts belonging to Webwork Trade Links Pvt Limited — an online social trading company — that is being investigated for allegedly duping thousands of investors.