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Kidnapped two-year-old boy rescued within four hours in Noida

By HT Correspondent, Noida
PUBLISHED ON JUL 28, 2020 11:49 PM IST

A two-year-old boy was kidnapped from outside his house in Sarfabad village on Tuesday morning by unidentified men, the police said. The boy was rescued from a park within four hours of the kidnapping, and the police are on the lookout for the suspects.

The incident was reported to the police around 12.30pm after the infant’ s father had received a call from the suspected kidnappers. In his complaint, the father alleged that the child was playing outside the house in the morning and was last seen around 9.30am. “Afterwards we could not find him anywhere. Around noon, I got a call from an unknown number who said that they had kidnapped my son and were going to kill him,” the father said in his complaint to the police. However, the caller did not ask for a ransom, he said. The family approached the Sector 49 police after getting the call.

“The child was rescued from a park in Sector 71 within an hour of getting the complaint. The abductors had fled by the time the child was found. We have a few leads in the case and a search is on for them. They will be nabbed soon,” said deputy commissioner of police, zone 1, Sankalp Sharma.

Based on the father’s complaint a case of kidnapping under section 364 of the Indian Penal Code was registered.

Police officers said that so far the family has not mentioned any dispute or animosity which could be the reason behind the kidnapping. “As the family did receive a call, it seems to be a targeted abduction. We will know more soon,” said Sharma.

The child’s father is a landlord and owns agricultural land. The police said they are probing all angles including monetary and property disputes.

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Species diversity rises yet population drops at Okhla Bird Sanctuary

By Kushagra Dixit, Noida
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Following the trend set last year, the bird population at Noida’s only eco-sensitive zone, the Okhla Bird Sanctuary, dropped this year
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No complications, say the vaccinated Covid-19 warriors

By Sanjeev K Jha, Noida
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Dr Rakesh Gupta, the director of the Government Institute of Medical Sciences (GIMS), is a happy man
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A morning walker near India Gate, New Delhi. AQI was in the severe category on Friday in NW India including Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, and Noida. (HT file)(HT_PRINT)
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Air quality improves in Ghaziabad, Noida, Faridabad

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PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 08:49 PM IST
On Saturday, it was 423 in Ghaziabad, 438 in Greater Noida, 434 in Noida, 416 in Faridabad and 316 in Gurgaon.
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393 people vaccinated on Day 1 in Noida

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Noida tops the chart as the most polluted city in country

By HT Correspondent, Noida
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Noida was the most polluted city in the country on Friday as the poor ventilation led by unfavourable weather spiked the pollution levels over seven times higher the safe limits
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Conman in police uniform dupes trader of 30 kg silver

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On the brighter side, 21 more patients got discharged during the period with the overall recoveries reaching 24,952, the fifth highest in the state.(PTI)
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Just one new Covid-19 case in Noida since March

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Man wanted in doctor’s abduction arrested by Noida STF

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Noida police to develop app for biometric attendance of domestic helps

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Cold wave likely in Noida as mercury falls

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Air quality falls, Ghaziabad and Greater Noida now in ‘very poor’ category

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Unfavourable weather pushed air quality further down in the three cities of Noida, Ghaziabad and Greater Noida on Tuesday
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Noida transport department starts booking of fancy numbers

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Noida youth stabbed to death for objecting to sister’s harassment

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Air quality 'poor' in Gurgaon, 'very poor' in Ghaziabad, Noida, Faridabad

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