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Rare Bombay blood group diagnosed at Noida PGI

Updated on Oct 02, 2023 06:30 AM IST

The Bombay blood group presents a unique challenge for transfusion services as only blood from the same group can be given to patients with this blood type

On National Blood Donation Day, Child PGI hospital organized a cycling event to promote safe voluntary blood donation and a healthy lifestyle (Representative Image)

Loni building collapse: One more succumbs to injury, death toll now six

According to police, the building was involved in the illegal manufacture of conventional firecrackers, and the collapse resulted from an explosion in an LPG cylinder and explosives stored there

Ghaziabad, India - Sept. 24, 2023: A view of a two-storeyed building’s wreckage after an explosion claimed the lives of three people as they were preparing firecrackers illegally at Rupnagar Loni in Ghaziabad, India, on Sunday, September 24, 2023. (Photo by Sakib Ali/ Hindustan Times) (Sakib ali/ HT)
Updated on Oct 02, 2023 06:28 AM IST

Woman bludgeoned to death at home in Greater Noida, probe on

Police said that they were alerted about the incident by some distant relative of the woman and by the time a team reached the spot she was already brought back from the hospital

Pinky Singh, the victim, lived at Habibpur village in Ecotech-3 with her mother and sister, officers said, adding that some rooms in the house were rented to tenants. (Representative Image)
Updated on Oct 02, 2023 06:32 AM IST
ByArun Singh

Ghaziabad: Cops sexually harass Noida woman, booked

The accused allegedly held the couple captive for nearly three hours and subjected them to harassment, the police added

Two accused have been identified as constable Rakesh Kumar and home guard Digambar Kumar, while the third is yet to be identified. All three of them are absconding since September 28, police said (Representative Image)
Updated on Oct 02, 2023 06:26 AM IST

Man sentenced to 10-yr jail for G Noida bank robbery, to be freed on time served

In all, he was sentenced to 30 years in prison, The order, however, said the sentences will run concurrently -meaning that he will only have to serve 10 years

 (Representative Image)
Updated on Oct 01, 2023 10:52 PM IST

Husband hired contract killers to kill wife, two shooters held by police

During the course of their investigation, the police uncovered evidence suggesting the involvement of the victim’s husband, Pushpendra, and one of his friends, Kapil Gurjar, in her murder

The suspect in custody. (HT Photo)
Published on Sep 30, 2023 11:55 PM IST

Ghaziabad, Noida gear up to tackle air pollution as Grap comes into force today

Figures from the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB), which indicate that the two cities have seen a decline in pollution over the past three Grap periods of 2020-21, 2021-22 and 2022-23

In 2021, the Ghaziabad city was judged the second-most polluted city in the World Air Quality Report prepared by Swiss firm IQAir. In 2022 report, the city ranked more favourably at the 11th spot (Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
Published on Sep 30, 2023 11:39 PM IST

Greater Noida: Social media stunt lands car owner 37,500 fine

The Gautam Budh Nagar police have fined a car owner ₹37,500 after a video of a man performing stunts on the car's bonnet went viral on social media. An investigation is ongoing to locate those involved.

A screengrab of the video which went viral on social media.
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 11:39 PM IST
ByMaria Khan

Tyres stolen from car parked in basement of Noida high-rise society

On Friday afternoon, Kaushik submitted a written complaint at the Sector 142 police station against the AOA members and the security agency

Vyom Kaushik, a resident of Paras Tierea apartments in Sector 137, was about to head to work around 9am on Friday and had reached the basement 2 parking of his tower, only to find all four tyres of his Kia Sonet missing. (HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 06:46 AM IST

Master Plan 2031: GDA board holds draft plans for Ghaziabad city, Loni

The plan for the Ghaziabad city was put on hold as authority wants to invite public objection for the non-conforming zones

One of the proposals, in which Duhai depot station is to be declared as one of the stations for Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) falls under the plan for Ghaziabad city. (Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 12:17 AM IST

Ghaziabad: Integrated traffic management project gets state nod for 85.75 crore

The ITMS project encompasses various systems aimed at optimizing traffic management, including traffic control, traffic enforcement, red-light violation detection, no-helmet detection, and triple-riding detection

In April, the civic agency submitted a proposal to include 41 major traffic intersections in the city. (Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 06:38 AM IST

Death toll in Ghaziabad building collapse rises to five

DCP Yadav said that the police are actively monitoring any similar factories potentially engaged in the illegal production of fireworks in the Loni, Muradnagar, and Modinagar areas

The police in connection with the incident arrested Mohammad Shariq who was operating the factory while his material supplier, Vikas Goel, was also arrested from nearby Farrukhnagar. (Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 06:30 AM IST

Greater Noida cop rescues 8-foot long python from Pari Chowk

The entire episode was over in around one-and-a-half hours but by then, vehicles had started queuing up at the spot besides onlookers

A screengrab of the video which was widely shared on social media platforms on Friday.
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 07:04 AM IST
ByArun Singh

Greater Noida bus hits 38-year-old pedestrian, driver absconding

A pedestrian in Greater Noida sustained severe injuries in a hit-and-run incident involving a school bus. The driver fled the scene but the bus was later found abandoned. The injured pedestrian has been admitted to a hospital and the police are currently searching for the driver. No FIR has been filed yet.

The pedestrian has been identified as Ravi Prasad, originally from Patna, Bihar, and currently residing in Surajpur. (Representative Image)
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 06:24 AM IST

Grap measures to come in force in GB Nagar on Oct 1

Officials at the regional pollution board added that traffic police will also be engaged to ensure smooth vehicular flow in the city, and action will be taken against vehicle owners contributing to air pollution

As of Thursday, the Air Quality Index (AQI) for the past 24 hours was recorded at 138 and 166 (in the ‘moderate’ category) in Ghaziabad and Noida, respectively. In Greater Noida, the AQI was recorded as ‘poor’ at 216, as per data from the official CPCB website. (Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 29, 2023 05:50 AM IST
ByMaria Khan

Day after inauguration of new hotel, owner and staffers attacked by 10 men in Greater Noida west

According to Hotel owner, his car was intentionally struck by another vehicle in the plaza’s parking area on Wednesday evening

A screengrab of the CCTV footage which captured the incident.
Updated on Sep 29, 2023 05:52 AM IST

Noida: Skywalk project likely to miss deadline as design is changed

The skywalk will be air-conditioned and have components of civil and electrical works, including a travelator, which will move at .5metre per second, for better connectivity

The project work started in March this year with a deadline for completion in October 2023. (Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 29, 2023 05:58 AM IST
ByArun Singh

Ghaziabad: NHAI proposes redevelopment of busy Lal Kuan intersection

NHAI officials said restructuring the junction will help streamline traffic and offer commuters a smooth passage towards Hapur, Meerut, Aligarh, Noida, and Ghaziabad

The Lal Kuan intersection sees a huge traffic flow on the surface road between Aligarh and Ghaziabad, besides catering to traffic from DME which passes over it. (Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 29, 2023 05:56 AM IST

Illegal mining: Two tractor trolleys with sand seized during surprise raid in Greater Noida

On Wednesday, a tip-off was received by the district administration that illegal mining activities were being carried out in the Yamuna Khadar area under the limits of the Ecotech-I police station

 (Representative Image)
Updated on Sep 29, 2023 05:46 AM IST
ByMaria Khan

Man arrested for flashing women near Delhi-Meerut Expressway, causing death of one in road accident

The incident took place on the afternoon of September 9 and the injured woman died at a hospital in Delhi on September 13

The suspect in custody. (Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 29, 2023 05:48 AM IST

Noida man sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for acid attack on wife

The incident occurred on January 18, 2017, according to additional district government counsel (ADGC) Nitin Tyagi.

On January 21, 2017, the suspect was arrested, and the police filed a charge sheet against him. (Representative Image)
Updated on Sep 29, 2023 06:00 AM IST

Apprise Jaypee homebuyers of project completion details, Yeida tells Suraksha

The move comes after a group of homebuyers on Wednesday met Singh and demanded the delivery schedule of their delayed units

On March 7, 2023, the Suraksha Group’s resolution plan to acquire Jaypee Infratech Limited was approved by the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) (Representative Image)
Updated on Sep 29, 2023 05:42 AM IST

Brawl erupts as tractor rams into bike during Ganesh Visarjan | Video

The incident occurred in the Muradnagar area on Monday, reportedly during the Ganesh Visarjan (Ganesh immersion) festivities.

Brawl during festivities of Ganesh Visarjan in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad on Monday. (Screen grab from X (formerly Twitter))
Published on Sep 28, 2023 05:21 PM IST
By | Edited by Kunal Gaurav

Woman who resisted flashing by biker, run over by speeding car in Ghaziabad

On Tuesday, the woman’s husband filed a complaint at Masuri police station against the unidentified man

The incident took place on September 9, when an unidentified biker, aged about 30 years, climbed down the highway and starting flashing at the 26-year-old and another woman who was working with her in the fields. (Representative Image)
Published on Sep 28, 2023 04:27 PM IST

In a hit-and-run case, cyclist killed by unidentified vehicle in Greater Noida

As per a complaint filed at the Beta-2 police station by Pankaj’s cousin, Dhananjay Singh, the incident took place as Pankaj left his home around 4 am on Tuesday, riding his bicycle to report for duty at the golf course

The victim, identified as Pankaj Singh, originally from Tindoli village in Mainpuri district, was residing in Tugalpur and employed as a gardener at the Jaypee Greens Golf Course in Greater Noida. (Representative Image)
Published on Sep 28, 2023 04:24 PM IST

Man questioned in connection with throwing woman’s body wrapped in blanket in Noida

Police in Gautam Budh Nagar have taken a man into custody in connection with the death of a woman whose body was found on the roadside in Noida. The cause of death has not been determined and no formal complaint has been filed.

 (Representative Image)
Updated on Sep 28, 2023 06:52 AM IST

Two held for operating illegal fireworks factory in Ghaziabad, two on the run

The police said they are on the lookout for two more men who allegedly set up the factory in Ator and also carried out the supply of manufactured firecrackers to different people

The police identified the suspects as Dharmendra Kumar, 25, and Vikas Kumar, 20, and booked them under the provisions of the Explosives Act. (Representative Image)
Updated on Sep 28, 2023 06:48 AM IST

GDA seeks DMRC update on Metro extension project

Ghaziabad Development Authority has asked Delhi Metro Rail Corporation to update a project report for metro train extensions connecting Noida's Sector-62 Blue Line network to Sahibabad. The GDA is prioritizing the Sector 62 to Sahibabad route to provide connectivity to the upcoming Regional Rapid Transit System project. However, the project has faced delays and funding issues, prompting the GDA to explore alternative commuting options. Residents in the area have been advocating for the project for over three years and expect action before the next election.

Currently, Ghaziabad has two metro links—Anand Vihar to Vaishali on the Blue Line and Dilshad Garden to New Bus Adda on the Red Line (Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 28, 2023 06:36 AM IST

IATA assigns Jewar airport location identifier — DXN

Once completed, phase one the airport will cater to 12 million passengers annually which will further increase to 70 million passengers by phase four

The code, DXN, symbolises the airport’s proximity to Noida, Delhi and western Uttar Pradesh. (Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 28, 2023 06:04 AM IST

Ghaziabad: 10% dengue samples found positive for DEN-2 variant

According to health officials, there are four strains of dengue -- DEN-1, DEN-2, DEN-3, and DEN-4 -- and among them, DEN-2 is known to infect people the fastest

According to the Ghaziabad health department on Tuesday, the tally of dengue positive cases was 594, with one death. (Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 27, 2023 06:24 AM IST
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