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After govt nod, Delhi hospitals begin rapid antigen testing

New Delhi, July 4 -- In a bid to scale up testing and assess the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in Delhi, government and private hospitals in the Capital have begun testing using the rapid antigen... Read More


30-year-old man kills uncle and his 9-year-old cousin, arrested

Ghaziabad, July 4 -- A 30-year-old man allegedly killed his 38-year-old uncle and his nine-year-old cousin Friday morning in the Shaheed Nagar locality of Sahibabad, police said. The suspect, who live... Read More


Noida authority lowers interest on property dues

NOIDA, July 4 -- Following a state government's directive, the Noida authority on Friday said it will start levying a lower interest rate of 8.5% on dues on properties that include residential plots, ... Read More


GB Nagar to scale up rapid antigen tests

NOIDA, July 4 -- The Gautam Budh Nagar district administration on Friday announced it would scale up rapid antigen testing, taking into account the limitations of the slower RT-PCR test. The Uttar Pr... Read More


Rapid testing moves out of containment zones to other areas

New Delhi, July 4 -- All 11 districts in Delhi on Friday started conducting rapid antigen tests beyond the containment zones, as part of the state government's plans to scale up Covid-19 testing in th... Read More


Man shoots at fruit vendor over price of mangoes, held

Noida, July 4 -- A private security guard allegedly shot at a fruit vendor near Khoda colony Friday following a heated argument over the price of mangoes, police said. The victim was shot in the leg a... Read More


Antigen testing in Gzb: 32% turnout in a week

Ghaziabad, July 3 -- The turnout of people for Covid-19 antigen tests in Ghaziabad is at a dismal rate of about 32%, even as the health department roped in seven teams which were expected to take up 6... Read More


GIMS faculty pay to be on par with Lucknow's SGPGI

NOIDA, July 3 -- Salaries of all faculty members of the Government Institute of Medical Sciences (GIMS) will be now be equal those of their counterparts at the Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of... Read More


Covid: Noida will test its vulnerable police personnel

NOIDA, July 3 -- After a 57-year-old constable died of Covid-19 on June 27, the district police department has started a drive to test all cops suspected to be infected with the virus, as well as thos... Read More


Shops to close early in Gzb; mass surveillance begins

Ghaziabad, July 3 -- With the rising number of Covid-19 cases, the Ghaziabad district administration on Thursday told shops and businesses to shutter their establishments from 7.30pm to 9am. Prohibito... Read More