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Minor boy in Ghaziabad lured into religious conversion through online gaming

Updated on May 31, 2023 11:07 PM IST

The police said they registered an FIR on Tuesday on the complaint given by the boy’s father and initiated investigation.

The police said the boy has cleared his Class 12 examinations and is aged about 17 years. (HT/ representational Image)

Open gyms in Indirapuram rusting away

Residents said one of the open gyms in a park in Gyand Khand 4 and the other in Avantika Bai Park in Niti Khand I are no longer being maintained and officials have refused to intervene

An open gym at Gyan Khand 4 Park in Indirapuram, Ghaziabad on Wednesday. (Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
Updated on May 31, 2023 11:06 PM IST

Meth lab bust in Greater Noida: Over 30 cops to face department inquiry

The police flagged the negligence of the two police stations under who jurisdiction these houses are located, where the meth labs were busted.

Meth making apparatus and raw materials seized by the police during the raid conducted at the two-storey house in Omega-1, Greater Noida on Tuesday. (Gautam Budh Nagar Police)
Updated on May 31, 2023 11:03 PM IST

Meth made in Greater Noida was smuggled outside India via coastal ports, say police

The probe has also brought to light the existence of two shell companies operated by the foreign nationals, further deepening the complexity of the case

The house from where the meth lab busted on Tuesday was being operated. (Gautam Budh Nagar Police)
Updated on May 31, 2023 11:00 PM IST

16 illegal factories in Noida shut for dumping waste into Hindon

Sixteen illegal clothing factories in Bahlolpur, Noida were closed by the Uttar Pradesh pollution control board (UPPCB) after residents complained about waste dumped into the Hindon River. The UPPCB will fine Noida factory owners who fail to operate polluting ?green industrial units?, according to officials. The factories dyed clothes with dangerous chemicals and dumped the ?red colour? waste directly into the river.

The pollution board, police, and other government agencies cut power to these 16 factories, which dyed clothes with dangerous chemicals and dumped the “red colour” waste directly into the Hindon River, which merges with the Yamuna River in Noida’s Sector 151. (Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
Updated on May 31, 2023 10:55 PM IST

Distribute compensation to farmers:IIDC to GB Nagar admin

Apart from this, the IIDC has also directed the officials to issue tender without delay so that the construction work of water reservoir and pipeline project for airport can be completed

The airport project requires 3 million litre per day (MLD) water once the operations begin at the site (Representative Image)
Updated on May 31, 2023 12:28 AM IST

Waste-to-energy plant project: Corporation readies for boundary-wall work at Galand

The Ghaziabad municipal corporation officials said that they have been informed by Hapur authorities that the police force will be provided for the project, with a tentative start date of June 3, to ensure law & order situation at the project site

The Galand plant will have a daily solid waste processing capacity of 2300 metric tonnes and generate around 40 megawatts of electricity. (Sakib Ali/ HT Photo)
Updated on May 31, 2023 12:26 AM IST

International anti-tobacco day: Awareness rally flagged off in Noida

According to officials, the event saw the participation of 60 enthusiastic students who raised their voices against the use of tobacco, passionately chanting slogans such as “We want food, not tobacco,” “Give up tobacco, choose life,” and “Smoking cigarettes means death”

The rally was concluded at the chief medical officer (CMO) office in Sector 39, approximately one kilometer away from the Government Post Graduate College , officials said. (Representative Image)
Updated on May 31, 2023 12:23 AM IST

Greater Noida imposed 5.5 lakh penalty against contractor

In accordance with the authority’s instructions, the contractor was required to erect a ‘public information board’ containing details of the project’s budget, start date, and completion date

According to officials, the penalty was enforced in response to complaints raised by villagers before the Greater Noida authority officials. (Representative Image)
Updated on May 31, 2023 12:19 AM IST

Civic body seeks 184 crore from central scheme to develop industrial roads

The funds will be utilised for laying reinforced cement concrete (RCC) roads in 12 industrial areas, they said

The road dust generated by these broken roads also contributes to already high pollution levels in Ghaziabad. (Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
Updated on May 31, 2023 12:16 AM IST

Another meth lab busted in Greater Noida, two foreigners detained

On May 16, police had busted a meth lab run from a three-storey residential building in Theta-2, Greater Noida.

Building in Mitra society, where the lab was located. (HT Photo)
Updated on May 31, 2023 12:16 AM IST

Cab driver robbed of his car by four in Noida

According to the complainant Chandan Anand, 30, a resident of Bulandshahr, four men approached him in Sector 37 at around 1.30am asking him to take them to Greater Noida’s Pari Chowk

Three suspects held me while the fourth got into the driver’s seat of the car, the cab driver said. (Representative Image)
Updated on May 31, 2023 12:16 AM IST

Ration shops in Ghaziabad allowed sales of 35 household items like grocery shops

According to officials, the Uttar Pradesh government has issued a notification on May 24 that 35 new items will be added in the selling item list of the ration shops in the state

Officials said that this decision was made to increase the income of the operators and ensure that residents have access to reliable items in close proximity to their households. (Representative Image)
Updated on May 30, 2023 12:58 AM IST

21-yr-old Shapath Bharadwaj of Ghaziabad wins Gold in Khelo India games in trap shooting

Representing his university, Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies (MRIIRS) in Faridabad, Shapath emerged victorious over his university mate, Manavditya Rathore, with a score of 43-38

Besides his KIUG triumph, Shapath also claimed the Gold medal in the team event for trap shooting at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Championship held in Croatia in October 2022. (HT Photo)
Updated on May 30, 2023 12:50 AM IST

76 crore penalty for ground water extraction misuse, second notice issued

A joint committee appointed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) in January 2023, filed a report which identified 41 developers who had extracted groundwater without permission

According to officials, as per the NGT’s directive, every developer is required to pay 0.5 percent of the total project cost as a penalty if they extract groundwater without the necessary permission. (Representative Image)
Updated on May 30, 2023 12:46 AM IST

Proposal out for 90 e-buses to boost intra-city commute in Ghaziabad

Currently, the city of Ghaziabad heavily relies on around 16,000 shared autos to transport a significant number of passengers

The existing 50 E-buses operate on six different routes, three of which, namely Kaushambi-Dadri, Kaushambi-Govindpuri (Modinagar), and Loni to Old Bus Stand, experience high ridership, according to officials. (Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
Updated on May 30, 2023 12:41 AM IST

Master plan 2031: GDA earmarks 1,100 hectares for industrial expansion

According to norms, nearly 45% of the land under the master plan is earmarked for residential usage and about 15% for green areas. About 5% of the total land is set aside for industrial purposes and 2% of commercial use, said officials

In terms of pollution, the city was judged the second-most polluted city in the World Air Quality Report prepared by Swiss firm IQAir in 2021 and at the 11th spot in 2022. (Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
Updated on May 30, 2023 12:38 AM IST

Father, son die by suicide at Noida high-rise

In another incident, Gautam Budh Nagar police said a 32-year-old man allegedly jumped in front of an approaching Metro train at the Sector 34 station on the Blue Line of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Monday afternoon

During investigation, it was found that the deceased were both asthmatic and diabetic. (Representative Image)
Updated on May 30, 2023 12:38 AM IST

Noida to construct additional underground reservoirs to boost water supply  

The move aims to address the current water supply issues experienced by residents, particularly the high levels of total dissolved solids (TDS) in the water, making it saline

Currently, the authority supplies water to at least a dozen group housing societies from the ground water and the Ganga water from Sector 72 water reservoirs. (Representative image)
Updated on May 29, 2023 12:19 AM IST

Irked by Swachhta song, man shoots sanitation staff in Ghaziabad; arrested

The incident took place around 7.30 am Sunday, when a waste collection vehicle was passing the suspect’s house.

Ghaziabad Sanitation workers creating gathered at Loni police station. (Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
Updated on May 29, 2023 07:58 AM IST

Noida asks IIT Delhi to vet cost escalation of Bhangel elevated road

According to officials, the decision comes after the construction agency, Uttar Pradesh Bridge Corporation, raised the budget by ₹150 crore, citing increased prices of construction materials.

The under-construction work at the Bhangel elevated road. (Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
Updated on May 29, 2023 12:11 AM IST

Man held for strangling one-yr-old daughter in Greater Noida

Investigation revealed that Prajapati had quarrelled with his wife, Gayatri Devi, on Friday afternoon, leading her to leave the house and return to her hometown in Aligarh

The neighbour took the child to a nearby hospital where she was declared dead, officials said. (Representative Image)
Updated on May 28, 2023 12:00 AM IST

Two electrocuted in Ghaziabad’s Indirapuram

Witnessing the incident, other shop owners quickly grabbed a wooden stick and disconnected the electric wire, but unfortunately, both victims had already passed away, the SHO added

The shop area of the victm at Shakti Kund I pocket in Ghaziabad . (Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
Updated on May 27, 2023 11:56 PM IST

City mayor, councillors assume office after oath-taking ceremony in Ghaziabad

The voting process for the nine local bodies, including the corporation, took place on May 11, and the results were announced on May 13

The oath to the mayor Sunita Dayal was administered by Selva Kumari J, the divisional commissioner of Meerut. (Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
Updated on May 27, 2023 11:52 PM IST

RRTS project: 10 trainsets fully readied to operate at 15-minute initial frequency on priority section

The officials said that the system has also been designed to operate trains at a frequency of three minutes, as and when required

Ten RapidX trains are fully prepared at the Duhai Depot for passenger operations, according to officials. (Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
Updated on May 27, 2023 11:49 PM IST

Shiv Nadar student had weapon on campus for 28 days before incident, say police

DCP SM Khan, said that transaction details of ₹35,000 from the deceased student’s digital wallet account led them to the source of the firearm

The three suspects in custody. (HT Photo)
Updated on May 27, 2023 11:47 PM IST

Construction work on Delhi-Mumbai expressway linked to Jewar airport begins

The administration has obtained 66.73 hectares of land for the link road which will connect Jewar airport with Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport and Haryana

Officials have announced that the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) will construct an interchange on the Yamuna Expressway at the 30th km point, where the Delhi-Mumbai Expressway will intersect . (HT photo)
Updated on May 27, 2023 04:51 PM IST

Noida to open city’s first Dog park on June 1

The park has been developed to provide a dedicated space for pets, addressing the lack of such facilities in the city

Initially scheduled for completion by the end of 2022, the dog park in Noida Sector 137 was unable to meet the deadline due to delays in electrical work. (HT Photo)
Updated on May 27, 2023 04:43 PM IST

11-year-old killed, 27 others injured after bus rams into truck on Eastern Peripheral Expressway

According to hospital authorities, all the injured individuals are in stable condition and out of danger

The portion of the bus which was hit by the truck during collision. (HT Photo)
Updated on May 27, 2023 12:22 AM IST

FIR against Shiv Nadar University, parent statement fail to match

The FIR states that the woman told her parents about the alleged harassment she faced from the male student, who shot her dead. But the father, while speaking to HT on Thursday, had maintained that he was never aware of the situation

The woman student was shot dead by her male classmate on May 17. (HT Photo)
Updated on May 27, 2023 12:19 AM IST
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