Author: Josh Clayton

Register rented properties in a month, Noida tells owners

Register rented properties in a month, Noida tells owners

NOIDA: The district administration of Gautam Budh Nagar has launched a month-long drive to that have an agreement of more than a year. This step has been taken to mop up the revenue to meet the annual target of Rs 2,523 crore. Failure to register the rented property could lead to FIRs by the district magistrate, said officials from the […]

Head constable dies as rifle goes off ‘accidentally’

Head constable dies as rifle goes off ‘accidentally’

LUDHIANA: A cop accidentally shot himself dead with a selfloading (SLR) in division 2 police station on Monday morning. Gurcharan Singh, 50, was deployed as night munshi at the police station in old city and other cops had handed him over their rifles to keep inside the almirah. While doing so, one accidentally went off and its bullet hit him […]

Noida to transform 1.5 hectares in Sorkha into a city forest

Noida to transform 1.5 hectares in Sorkha into a city forest

NOIDA: The district administration is looking to turn 1.5 hectares in Sorkha into a city forest by collaborating with Foundation. The administration has also signed three memoranda of understanding (MoUs) with the company on Monday to develop 50 anganwadi centres in Noida, upgrade the primary and community health centres and launch sensitisation programmes to curtail drop-out of female students from […]

For 4 hours, morning traffic at Gaur Chowk to be diverted

For 4 hours, morning traffic at Gaur Chowk to be diverted

NOIDA: After starting a at Parthala roundabout, the traffic police will do the same on a trial basis at , another crucial roundabout plagued by congestion during peak hours. The diversion will be in place from 7am to 11am on Tuesday. Commuters and heavy vehicles travelling to from Surajpur or Bisrakh won’t be allowed to travel straight towards Ghaziabad after […]

A waterlogging problem Noida just can’t solve, commuters bear brunt

A waterlogging problem Noida just can’t solve, commuters bear brunt

NOIDA: Commuters in the city had a smooth ride to office on Monday morning, but had to virtually wade back home in the evening. Rains that lashed the city around 10am caused at the usual spots — Mahamaya-Kalindi Kunj route, Dalit Prerna Sthal, Sector 12/22 intersection and Sectors 19,20,27,37, 45. Though office-hour rush in the morning was spared, the rains […]

Delhi-Ranchi train passenger dies waiting for treatment at station

Delhi-Ranchi train passenger dies waiting for treatment at station

GREATER NOIDA: A 58-year-old on a Delhi-Ranchi passed away before he could be put in an ambulance which, according to a group of volunteers who tried to revive the man, arrived almost 45 minutes after the train pulled into . There was no medical help available at the station or in the train. Shiv Bachan Prasad had boarded the Anand […]