Ashni Dhaor

Ashni Dhaor

Ashni Dhaor is a correspondent with Hindustan Times. She covers crime, education, health, politics, civic issues and environment in Ghaziabad city. She graduated from Delhi University in 2015 and has since been working with Hindustan Times since.

Articles by Ashni Dhaor
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Noida authority removes illegal vendors from Brahmaputra Market

By Ashni Dhaor, Noida
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 12:09 AM IST
The Noida authority on Tuesday carried out an anti-encroachment drive against illegal street vendors in Brahmaputra Market in Noida’s Sector 29
Patients waiting outside health sub-centre at Himayun, in Firozabad, India, on September 16. (Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
Patients waiting outside health sub-centre at Himayun, in Firozabad, India, on September 16. (Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)

In Firozabad outbreak, no succour at first port of call

UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2021 10:11 AM IST
Government records say that at least 61 children have died in Firozabad since August 20. A central team has blamed a combination of dengue, scrub typhus, and leptospirosis. The crisis has put a spotlight on the condition of rural health infrastructure and its shortcomings
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Eight new dengue cases in GB Nagar in three days, tally reaches 21

By Ashni Dhaor, Noida
PUBLISHED ON SEP 20, 2021 11:56 PM IST
Gautam Budh Nagar has reported eight new cases of dengue in the past three days, taking the tally to 21 so far this month, officials of the district health department said on Monday
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Aarogya Mela: GB Nagar health camps see patients with fever, respiratory issues

By Ashni Dhaor, Noida
PUBLISHED ON SEP 20, 2021 11:55 PM IST
The Uttar Pradesh government has resumed ‘Aarogya Mela’, a health camp which was put on hold in April following the second wave of Covid-19, as several districts in the state are reeling under vector-borne diseases and viral fever, said officials on Monday
A field worker spraying for mosquitoes. According to the officials, the two fresh cases were reported from the district hospital in Sector 30. Out of the total 13 dengue patients in the district since September 6, 2021, only one patient is under treatment at the district hospital. (HT Archive)
A field worker spraying for mosquitoes. According to the officials, the two fresh cases were reported from the district hospital in Sector 30. Out of the total 13 dengue patients in the district since September 6, 2021, only one patient is under treatment at the district hospital. (HT Archive)

Gautam Budh Nagar reports 2 fresh dengue cases in 24 hours, tally reaches 13

PUBLISHED ON SEP 18, 2021 02:14 AM IST
After a major dengue outbreak in nearby districts of Uttar Pradesh, like Mathura and Firozabad, Gautam Budh Nagar has been put on alert to prevent the spread of the vector-borne disease
Officials said about 2,650 doses will be administered at the six CVCs on Wednesday. (Representational image/ANI)
Officials said about 2,650 doses will be administered at the six CVCs on Wednesday. (Representational image/ANI)

Gautam Budh Nagar: Only 6 govt Covid vaccination centres to function today

By Ashni Dhaor
PUBLISHED ON SEP 15, 2021 01:09 AM IST
According to chief medical officer Dr Sunil Kumar Sharma, routine immunisation of babies and pregnant women has been affected due to the extensive Covid-19 vaccination campaign in the district for the past few months
As per the Gautam Budh Nagar district malaria officer, Rajesh Sharma, regular anti-larvae fogging drives are being carried out across the district. (HT Photo)
As per the Gautam Budh Nagar district malaria officer, Rajesh Sharma, regular anti-larvae fogging drives are being carried out across the district. (HT Photo)

Dengue, malaria up in Noida, Uttar Pradesh health dept takes stock

PUBLISHED ON SEP 13, 2021 11:58 PM IST
The team, led by Dr Sachin Vaish, joint director, directorate of Medical Health and Services, also checked preparedness for handling fever cases and vector-borne diseases like dengue and malaria in the district
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GB Nagar has highest active Covid-19 cases in state

By Ashni Dhaor, Noida
PUBLISHED ON SEP 11, 2021 11:28 PM IST
With 18 active Covid-19 cases, Gautam Budh Nagar on Friday emerged as the district with the highest number of active cases in Uttar Pradesh, according to the 24-hour summary report from the state health department
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Eco-friendly Ganesha idols popular among Noida residents

PUBLISHED ON SEP 10, 2021 11:46 PM IST
Noida: Amid chants of ‘Ganpati Bappa Morya’, residents of Gautam Buddh Nagar brought home idols of Lord Ganesha, especially the ones made with clay, to celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi
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Paralympian Praveen Kumar gets hero’s welcome in GB Nagar

By Ashni Dhaor, Noida
PUBLISHED ON SEP 10, 2021 11:00 PM IST
Tokyo Paralympic silver medallist Praveen Kumar was accorded a hero’s welcome on Friday as he returned home in Jewar’s Govindgarh village
Women rest in an ambulance stationed for emergency cases in Mathura’s Koh on Tuesday.(HT Photo)
Women rest in an ambulance stationed for emergency cases in Mathura’s Koh on Tuesday.(HT Photo)

‘Our family’s future is gone’: Kin of Koh victims in shock

By Ashni Dhaor, Hindustan Times, Koh (mathura)
PUBLISHED ON SEP 08, 2021 01:48 AM IST
In Koh, the primary health centre is 10 km away and is poorly staffed. Villagers said they didn’t “trust” the government facilities.
UP viral outbreak in Mathura village (Sunil Ghosh/HT)
UP viral outbreak in Mathura village (Sunil Ghosh/HT)

UP outbreak: Kin of Mathura village victims mourn loss

PUBLISHED ON SEP 08, 2021 12:12 AM IST
In last one week, Koh has lost nine children to dengue and another 130people have fallen sick to the viral fever that has killed at least 54 people in the region, according to government estimates.
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GB Nagar DM to play for gold glory at Tokyo Paralympics

By Ashni Dhaor, Noida:
PUBLISHED ON SEP 04, 2021 11:19 PM IST
As soon as he got back from the stadium after making it to the finals of the men’s singles class SL4 badminton event at the Tokyo Paralympics on Saturday, district magistrate of Gautam Budh Nagar and Indian shuttler Suhas LY called up his wife with a victory roar
Athlete Praveen Kumar participates in Men’s High Jump T64 event at the Tokyo Paralympics in Tokyo on September 3, 2021 (PTI)
Athlete Praveen Kumar participates in Men’s High Jump T64 event at the Tokyo Paralympics in Tokyo on September 3, 2021 (PTI)

Always dreamt of making parents proud, says silver medallist Praveen Kumar

PUBLISHED ON SEP 04, 2021 12:25 AM IST
Praveen, who made his debut at the Paralympics this year, has set a new Asian record with a jump of 2.07m at the game.
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GB Nagar restaurateurs stare at losses after home deliveries banned during night curfew

By Ashni Dhaor, Noida
PUBLISHED ON SEP 02, 2021 11:50 PM IST
Following the murder of a Greater Noida restaurant owner, the Gautam Budh Nagar police late on Wednesday night issued an order banning deliveries and takeaways during the night curfew hours between 10pm and 6am
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GB Nagar pandemic grievance panel orders action against private hospital

By Ashni Dhaor, Noida
PUBLISHED ON SEP 02, 2021 11:49 PM IST
A panel set up to look into grievances against Gautam Budh Nagar private hospitals during the second wave of Covid-19 on Thursday ordered the district chief medical officer (CMO) to act against Prayag Hospital in Sector 41 for administering 11 vials of remdesivir to a woman in violation of protocol
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Primary schools reopen in GB Nagar but with 20% attendance

By Ashni Dhaor, Noida
PUBLISHED ON SEP 01, 2021 11:53 PM IST
Primary schools in Gautam Budh Nagar resumed in-person classes on Wednesday but with just 20% of the students in attendance, said district officials
Officials said that transmission period of vector borne diseases like dengue, malaria and chikungunya, which spread through mosquito bites, is between July and November.(Representational image)
Officials said that transmission period of vector borne diseases like dengue, malaria and chikungunya, which spread through mosquito bites, is between July and November.(Representational image)

GB Nagar reports 13 cases of malaria in August, CMO orders surveillance of fever

By Ashni Dhaor, Noida
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2021 11:33 PM IST
Last year, the district had a total of five cases between January and August. Officials said this was due fewer tests conducted during the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Emerald Court Owner Resident Welfare Association (RWA) led the legal battle against the twin towers and on Tuesday its members congratulated each other and distributed sweets in celebration.
The Emerald Court Owner Resident Welfare Association (RWA) led the legal battle against the twin towers and on Tuesday its members congratulated each other and distributed sweets in celebration.

Twin towers: Buyers rejoice as Noida authority vows action against officials

By Ashni Dhaor, Noida
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2021 05:43 AM IST
  • For residents of Supertech Emerald Court, the apex court’s Tuesday ruling spelled the end of a decade-long legal battle, one in which they emerged victorious.
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‘City of Apparel’ signage put up near Jewar toll plaza

By Ashni Dhaor, Noida
PUBLISHED ON AUG 26, 2021 12:08 AM IST
With a 150-acre Apparel Park expected to come up on Sector 29 along the Yamuna Expressway, the Noida Apparel and Export Cluster (NAEC) has put up a ‘City of Apparel’ signage near the Jewar toll plaza
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Greater Noida’s Varun Bhati to jump for glory at Tokyo Paralympics

By Ashni Dhaor, Noida
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2021 11:30 PM IST
Para high jumper Varun Bhati, a resident of Greater Noida’s Sector Phi 3, is set to leave for Tokyo Paralympics on August 26
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Noida: Construction work begins at international airport site in Jewar

By Ashni Dhaor, Noida
PUBLISHED ON AUG 23, 2021 10:58 PM IST
The construction work on the Noida international airport project started on Monday in Gautam Budh Nagar’s Jewar area
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GB Nagar District Magistrate all set to represent India at Tokyo Paralympics

By Ashni Dhaor, Noida:
PUBLISHED ON AUG 20, 2021 11:50 PM IST
District magistrate (DM) of Gautam Budh Nagar Suhas L Y, who is also an international level para-badminton player, is all set to represent India in badminton at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games scheduled to be held between August 24 and September 5
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One-day campaign focused on vaccinating rural population in GB Nagar

By Ashni Dhaor, Noida
PUBLISHED ON AUG 19, 2021 11:45 PM IST
With an aim to increase the Covid-19 vaccination coverage in the rural areas of Gautam Budh Nagar, the district health department on Thursday held a one-day campaign in Dankaur and Jewar blocks
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GB Nagar’s Child PGI helps find rare blood group of 2-year-old patient

By Ashni Dhaor, Noida
PUBLISHED ON AUG 17, 2021 11:29 PM IST
Doctors at Gautam Budh Nagar’s Postgraduate Institute of Child Health, also known as Child PGI hospital, helped save the life of a two-year-old girl from Meerut who had a rare blood group — B+ but with antibodies against the M blood group
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Schools reopen for in-person classes, only 20% students turn up in GB Nagar

By Ashni Dhaor, Noida
PUBLISHED ON AUG 17, 2021 12:10 AM IST
Government and private schools in Gautam Budh Nagar reopened for in-person classes for students of classes 9 to 12 on Monday for the first time since April when they were shut following the second wave of Covid-19 infections
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GB Nagar vaccinates over 29K people in one-day drive

By Ashni Dhaor, Noida
PUBLISHED ON AUG 17, 2021 12:09 AM IST
Gautam Budh Nagar on Monday vaccinated 29,183 people as against its target of 27,500 during the mega vaccination drive against Covid-19 on Monday
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No walk-in facility for second dose of Covid vaccine at CHC Bhangel

By Ashni Dhaor, Noida
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2021 10:36 PM IST
Though Saturday was reserved for second dose of Covid vaccine in Uttar Pradesh, the Community Health Centre (CHC) at Bhangel in Gautam Budh Nagar turned away hundreds of people looking for walk-in vaccination for second dose due to a limited supply of vaccines
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Greater Noida authority kicks off ‘smart village’ project

By Ashni Dhaor, Greater Noida
PUBLISHED ON AUG 13, 2021 11:36 PM IST
After being delayed by four months on account of the second wave of Covid-19, the Greater Noida authority on Thursday kick-started its ‘smart village’ project
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UP devises new ranking system for vaccination coverage

PUBLISHED ON AUG 10, 2021 11:37 PM IST
Noida: The Uttar Pradesh health department has devised a new system to find out a “composite score” to rank all the districts in the state in terms of vaccination coverage
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