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With new commercial hot spots, Noida registers boom in dine-out options

Updated on Jul 10, 2023 11:40 PM IST

The twin cities of Noida and Greater Noida have seen a significant increase in the number of restaurants opening up, with 708 restaurant licenses issued in 2023 compared to 332 in 2019. The surge can be attributed to simplified licensing norms and an increase in customers exploring new dining options. Noida and Greater Noida are also preferred by restaurateurs due to lower rental costs compared to Delhi and Gurugram. New commercial spaces along the expressway are also attracting businesses and customers looking for different dining experiences.

Advant Navis Business Park, a commercial complex, in Sector 142 in Noida.  (Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)

NDRF rescues 33 people from waterlogged locality in Ghaziabad’s Loni

Water had reached a depth of up to 11-12 feet in several spots. Sixteen women and four children, besides five pets,were rescued

The rescue teams reached Loni by 8pm on Sunday and their rescue efforts carried on till about 1am. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 03:56 AM IST

Three more arrests in GST fraud case in Noida, total arrests now 18

Three more members of a gang involved in a ?10,000 crore GST fraud have been arrested, bringing the total arrests to 18. The gang registered thousands of companies under stolen or fake identities to generate e-way bills and obtain input tax credit from the government. The arrested suspects were involved in fake invoicing and collecting and transferring money received through fake GST bills. The police have recovered mobile phones, Aadhaar cards, tax invoice documents, and impounded two cars from the trio. The investigation team has frozen over 24 bank accounts linked to the fraudulent activities.

The three were arrested by the Sector 20 police on Sunday. All of them were involved in fake invoicing, said investigators. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 10, 2023 11:40 PM IST

Bidding system for plot allotment ends in Gautam Budh Nagar district

Following the directives of the Uttar Pradesh government, the three industrial bodies will devise a uniform policy that promotes transparency and accountability without relying on e-bidding, which is seen as contrary to the interests of entrepreneurs

The three authorities will collaborate to develop a new policy for land allotment, officials added. (Representative Image)
Updated on Jul 09, 2023 11:52 PM IST

Ravikumar NG made chief executive officer of the Greater Noida authority

Ritu Maheshwari assumed the additional charge of the Greater Noida authority on October 1, 2022, following the transfer of the then CEO, Narendra Bhooshan, to Lucknow in the Public Works Department

Ravikumar NG (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 09, 2023 11:50 PM IST

Noida woman in car fined 1,000 for driving without a helmet

The incident came to light when Shailja Chaudhary, the vehicle owner residing in Zeta-1, Greater Noida, received an e-challan on Friday.

The woman said that she wasn’t driving in Hoshiyarpur on the mentioned date in the challan. (Representative Image)
Updated on Jul 10, 2023 05:08 AM IST
ByArun Singh

Vedic-themed park comes up in Noida’s Sector 78, place was once a dumping ground

Divided into seven distinct zones — Kashyap, Bharadwaj, Gautam, Atri, Vashishtha, Vishvamitra, and Agastya — Ved Van offers many visitor experiences

The distinct zones feature a Vedic-themed laser and sound shows for audiences at 7.45pm daily. (Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 09, 2023 11:44 PM IST
ByMaria Khan

25,000 solar panels to be installled on RRTS route to generate power for project

The solar plant at Duhai Depot is expected to generate 666,000 units of solar energy per year over its lifespan of 25 years

Work on the project to connect Delhi, Ghaziabad, and Meerut by 2025 is moving quickly. In Ghaziabad, a 17km priority section with five RRTS stations is nearly finished and awaiting formal inauguration. (Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 09, 2023 12:22 AM IST

Noida authority officials raze illegal flats at high rise society, attacked

The incident took place when Noida authority officials began tearing down illegally constructed residential flats

Noida authority carries out demolition of illegal construction at residential society in Sector 78. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 09, 2023 12:19 AM IST
ByMaria Khan

50 kutta’: Noida woman who fought over dog muzzle alleges abuse in new video

The woman shared a video purportedly of the security guard of her apartment, where he is also seen accepting that she had to face verbal abuse from residents.

In a Twitter post by the account - Richa Srinet - the woman explained that her mental health was affected following the online abuse. (screengrab)
Updated on Jul 08, 2023 01:58 PM IST

Noida teacher cuts students' hair to discipline them; gets terminated

The enraged parents staged a protest on Thursday, a day after the incident.

The incident took place at the school located in Sector 168 on Wednesday. (representational message).
Published on Jul 08, 2023 12:22 AM IST
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Noida: Man dies after falling in drain, body recovered after 25 hours

The SHO said that on getting information from the spot, a team of divers and the fire department were called, and after 25 hours of extensive search his body was recovered from Sector 101 drain on Friday around 12 pm

The distance between the spot and where the body is recovered is approximately around 1.5 Km, police said. (Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 08, 2023 12:06 AM IST

Greater Noida authority opens new site office for improved grievance redressal

Presently, the Greater Noida authority’s main office is situated in Knowledge Park 4, approximately 20 kilometres away from Greater Noida (West)

The new Greater Noida authority site office in Techzone Four. (Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 07, 2023 11:59 PM IST
ByMaria Khan

Ghaziabad police increase deployment for Kanwar season

For traffic management, the number of deployed traffic police officers has increased from 328 last year to approximately 700 this Kanwar season

To address any incidents of Kanwarias’ Kanwars getting damaged or water being spilled during the journey, the police have procured 1200 liters of Ganga Jal from Haridwar. (Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 07, 2023 11:56 PM IST

Ghaziabad: Shouldering 101-year-old grandmother and Ganga water, pilgrim undertakes 270km Kanwar Yatra

According to Dev, this is his eleventh consecutive Kanwar Yatra and he has resolved to carry his grandmother on his shoulders to Haridwar in Uttarakhand so that she can offer prayers there

Dev and his grandmother reached the Raj Nagar Extension intersection of Delhi-Meerut Road on Friday morning and still have another 70km to cover before they reach their village Dharasu. (Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 08, 2023 12:05 AM IST

Noida Traffic police imposes 1,23,000 fine on six car drivers for traffic violations

Traffic Sub-Inspector Rahul Dixit said that, upon taking cognizance of the videos, the integrated traffic management system (ITMS) department of the traffic police fined the six car drivers, including two SUVs, amounts ranging from ₹25,000 to ₹12,500 each for violating traffic rules

A video of several youths driving six to eight cars performing stunts and obstructing the traffic flow in an underpass in Noida went viral on Friday. (Representative Image)
Updated on Jul 07, 2023 11:49 PM IST
ByArun Singh

Noida authority duped: Con men swapped letters to bank sent via bike messenger with forged ones

The Noida authority has directed the finance department staff to visit banks where they have fixed deposits to ensure that all documentation is in order and the funds are secure

Investigators said they have almost cracked the case and at least four more arrests are likely soon. (Representative Image)
Updated on Jul 07, 2023 11:45 PM IST

Pak woman, her Greater Noida friend get bail

Investigations revealed that Haider left Pakistan with her children on May 11 and, on May 13, she reached Meena’s home in Greater Noida’s Rabupura, after gaining entry to India through Nepal illegally on a Nepalese visa

Pakistani national Seema Ghulam Haider (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 08, 2023 07:01 PM IST

Hey, Noida! What’s the craze with themed wonder parks?

With two new parks in Noida — Ved Van Park and Waste to Wealth Wetland Park — the residents are in for a healthy and holistic treat. While one park offers laser show and wall art, the other has scenic viewpoints and art installations made out of scrap.

With laser show as a highlight at Ved Van Park and the artistic sculptures of waste at Waste to Wealth Wetland Park in Noida, the residents are in for a scenic treat. (Photo: Raajessh Kashyap)
Updated on Jul 07, 2023 10:37 PM IST
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Chief secretary writes to railway ministry, demands rail link from airport to Haryana’s Palwal and Bulandshahr

In a letter to Anil Kumar Lahoti, the president of the ministry of Indian Railways (Railway Board), the chief secretary of Uttar Pradesh has requested necessary action

Yeida has already devised plans for two expressways connecting Noida airport in Jewar to Chola railway station in Bulandshahr. (Representative Image)
Updated on Jul 07, 2023 12:05 AM IST

Noida: Pak woman’s husband seeks both government’s help to get his kids back

Speaking to Hindustan Times from Saudi Arabia’s Mecca, where he is employed, 34-year-old Jakhrani said he is in contact with Indian and Pakistani media to get his voice heard by both governments

Seema Ghulam Haider, the 27-year-old woman who was arrested two days ago by the Gautam Budh Nagar police on charges of entering the country illegally. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 08, 2023 06:58 PM IST

Noida authority duped:Fraud mastermind escaped as bank was late in alerting cops, finds probe

The matter came to the attention of bank officials on Tuesday only when he tried to transfer ₹9 crore again from the same account, said authority officials, who filed an FIR at the Sector 58 police station on Tuesday night

Police identified the arrested man as Abdul Khadar, 40, who hails from Puducherry, near Tamil Nadu. (Representative Image)
Updated on Jul 07, 2023 12:02 AM IST

False ceiling collapses at Noida district hospital for second time in a week

Officials said that repairing work at the facility has started and a survey has been initiated in the building to identify the cause behind the repeated collapse

The sixth floor of the hospital incorporates several departments including orthopaedic, surgery, ophthalmology, dialysis and a number of patients visit the section on a daily basis. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 07, 2023 12:02 AM IST
ByMaria Khan

Barely two hours of rain leaves Noida waterlogged

According to officials at Noida authority, the control room received 11 waterlogging complaints from Sectors 62, 63, 95, 122 Parthala, 12A, 36 and 122

Commuters pass through a heavily waterlogged stretch of road, at Sector 44, in Noida, India, on Thursday. (Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 06, 2023 11:58 PM IST
ByArun Singh

Waterlogged Ghaziabad exposes preparedness of civic agency

The officials of National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) said that the waterlogging near Mehrauli is due to non-development of local drainage system which need to be developed by Ghaziabad agencies

Commuters wade through a waterlogged road during monsoon rainfall at Delhi Meerut expressway in Ghaziabad , India. (Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 06, 2023 11:57 PM IST

Ghaziabad: Man arrested for abetment to suicide, after minor dies after consuming acid

The father of the deceased’s girl, who is differently abled, said that her daughter was under the influence of the suspect who also happens to be a resident of the same locality

The suspect has been identified as Shoaib, police said. (Representative Image)
Updated on Jul 06, 2023 11:57 PM IST

Noida man shot himself over domestic dispute, critical

Ajay Singh, SHO, Sector 39 said that on Wednesday night, police were alerted by the hospital authorities that a man was admitted with a gunshot wound

According to police, the man is undergoing treatment at a hospital and informed to be critical. (Representative Image)
Updated on Jul 07, 2023 12:03 AM IST

Ghaziabad: Spat between Khoda chairperson, official affects development works

The chairperson has refuted the allegations and said she could only sign files after ascertaining the details and progress of various development work

The standoff has escalated to such an extent that the chairperson is allegedly refusing to sign files, while the EO shot off a complaint to the state government seeking its intervention. (Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 06, 2023 12:15 AM IST

Two robbers held after gunfight in Greater Noida

The suspects have been accused of allegedly robbing cash worth ₹4.12 lakh from the operator of a government bank’s customer care office earlier in May, they added

It was found that Gurjar, one of the robber, currently lives in Delhi and had 13 cases against his name while Jatav had 19 on him were registered across NCR. (Representative Image)
Updated on Jul 06, 2023 12:12 AM IST

Noida: Minor boy dies by suicide by jumping from 8th floor of building

A 16-year-old boy died by suicide in Noida after jumping from the eighth floor. Police found a note at his house and are investigating the case.

Further investigation into the case is underway, police said. (Representative Image)
Updated on Jul 06, 2023 12:07 AM IST
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