• UPTU, Uttar Pradesh Technical University
    Sep 02, 2015 18:10 IST

    UPTU to introduce college ranking system

    The Uttar Pradesh Technical University (UPTU) has decided to introduce a ranking system to improve the quality of education in colleges affiliated to it from next session onwards.

  • Students after writing
    Sep 02, 2015 17:45 IST

    Noida schoolgirls learn about menstrual hygiene

    Schools in Noida are taking an initiative to raise awareness among adolescent girls on managing menstruation and distributing sanitary napkins by organising workshops.

  • Police have declared Rs 1 lakh reward for information on suspects.
    Sep 02, 2015 08:58 IST

    Sketches of attackers who killed engineer in Noida released

    Two days after a software engineer was shot dead in daylight, the city police on Tuesday released sketches of the two attackers and declared a reward of Rs 1 lakh for information leading to the arrest of the two accused.

  • Noida-Gurgaon expressway
    Aug 31, 2015 11:20 IST

    Online survey to help decongest Noida roads

    The Noida city traffic police have come up with a way to improve Noida’s chaotic traffic situation. They have been conducting an online survey inviting commuters to suggest measures that can be used to rectify traffic engineering faults on the city roads.

  • Crimes against women
    Aug 30, 2015 00:23 IST

    Three arrested for raping a girl and circulating video clip

    Three persons were arrested for allegedly raping and filming a girl in Greater Noida. The incident came to light four days back when the family members of the girl came to know about a video footage of her rape.

  • Builders in Noida Extension are demanding additional payments in lakhs from homebuyers
    Aug 29, 2015 01:36 IST

    Noida eco-zone faces objections, fresh trouble for home buyers

    A petitioner through a fresh plea on Friday objected to 100 meters of eco-zone around Noida’s Okhla bird sanctuary. The National Green Tribul admitted the plea and issued notices to the MoEF, the Noida authority and other concerned authorities.

  • ‘Cactus House’
    Aug 28, 2015 00:56 IST

    Meet the man who has 1,500 varieties of cacti at home

    Retired zoology professor Dr Bhagwan Prasad Saxena is 78 now, but he retains a teen-like passion and zeal for all that is green, particularly cacti and succulents.

  • Delhi-Gurgaon 32-lane toll
    Aug 26, 2015 00:58 IST

    ‘Faulty traffic lights to be fixed soon after receiving complaint’

    To address the issue of burgeoning traffic congestion, the Noida authority on Tuesday said it will spruce up all traffic signals. It has also directed engineers to ensure that all defunct signals are repaired within an hour of receiving a complaint.

  • Pet dogs
    Aug 25, 2015 01:08 IST

    Activists suggest registration of pet dogs to curb stray menace

    Animal rights activists and residents’ welfare associations (RWAs) in the city have suggested registration of pet dogs in order to control the rising population of stray dogs in the city. Sanjay Mohapatra, owner of House of Stray Animals, said the RWAs have accepted the idea in principle.

  • Traffic cop
    Aug 22, 2015 00:39 IST

    Noida police begin issuing postal challans, cop first to be fined

    The traffic police started issuing postal challans for offences at Noida intersections on Friday, with 53 offenders being booked on the first day itself. Interestingly, the first challan was issued to a policeman as he was riding his motorbike without a helmet.

  • REIT real estate
    Aug 18, 2015 19:48 IST

    Relief for home buyers as Noida construction gets green nod

    In a huge relief to the tens of thousands of home buyers around Noida and adjoining south-east Delhi areas, the environment ministry on Tuesday spelt out the dimensions of the eco-sensitive zone around Noida’s Okhla bird sanctuary by limiting it to one kilometre.

  • Robbery
    Aug 18, 2015 10:48 IST

    Robber cop wanted in 20 cases arrested after 7 years

    The special task force (west) of the Uttar Pradesh police have arrested an ex-policeman of the Delhi Police who was wanted in 20 cases of robbery and the Arms Act, after a brief encounter. A reward of Rs 50,000 was also declared on him.

  • incidents of flashing by the unidentified person
    Aug 17, 2015 11:48 IST

    Unidentified flasher creates panic among female residents in Noida

    Greater Noida’s mysterious flasher has been having a free run of sorts in the Omicron 1A society, where he targets Block C most of the time. He looks for women, singly or in groups, and strips before them.

  • Yadav Singh
    Aug 16, 2015 11:06 IST

    How scam-tainted Noida official epitomised survival of fittest

    Noida chief engineer Yadav Singh suited every regime in UP as he was a handy conduit granting favours to the political blue-eyed boys, real estate giants and liquor barons.

  • The UP government signed an MoU with a Taiwanese manufacturing association. (HT Photo)
    Aug 15, 2015 09:00 IST

    Single-window clearance for IT investors in UP

    The Uttar Pradesh government said it has set up a single-window clearance system for entrepreneurs, corporate houses and other investors in order to attract investment in the IT sector.