Monday, June 14, 2021

As Cong turns 'Left', its leaders march 'Right' in UP

Lucknow |Sunday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST
The Congress in Uttar Pradesh is turning Left with a vengeance but its leaders, one after another, are moving towards the Right.... read..

UP burglar kills himself as police closed in

Bareilly (UP) |Sunday, 2021 3:15:06 PM IST
A burglar shot himself dead with country made revolver when he found he was being chased by the police.... read..

Fever clinics in UP to check spread of diseases during monsoon

Lucknow |Sunday, 2021 3:15:06 PM IST
With the monsoon season now round the corner, the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has directed that special fever clinics should be set up across all community and primary health centres to check the spread of diseases.... read..

Postmen to update Aadhaar cards in UP districts

Prayagraj |Sunday, 2021 3:15:06 PM IST
In a new initiative, the postal department has decided to set up a team of postmen who will update the mobile number of residents or link the same with their Aadhaar cards across districts in Uttar Pradesh.... read..

Allahabad HC grants bail in love jihad case

Prayagraj |Sunday, 2021 3:15:06 PM IST
The Allahabad High Court has granted bail to a man from Mahoba district in an alleged case of abduction, rape and unlawful religious conversion of a woman by marriage.... read..

AIMPLB files petition against mosque demolition in Barabanki

Lucknow |Sunday, 2021 1:15:06 PM IST
The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has filed a petition in the Allahabad High Court against the demolition of Masjid Garib Nawab, also known as Tehseel Wali Masjid, in Ram Sanehi Ghat area of Barabanki.... read..

Probe ordered as elephant hired for wedding goes on rampage

Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh) |Sunday, 2021 8:15:05 PM IST
Forest officials are now preparing to take action against the owner of an elephant that was hired for a wedding.... read..

License needed to sell tobacco products in UP

Lucknow |Sunday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
It is now mandatory for tobacco sellers in Uttar Pradesh to take a license. The government has taken this decision keeping in mind the growing problem of tobacco and the danger it poses to public health and also ensure effective enforcement of the rules ... read..

Probe ordered into mismanagement, black marketing of Remdesivir in Kanpur's GSVM Medical College

Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) | June 13, 2021 11:14:43 AM IST
After allegations of mismanagement and black marketing of Remdesivir injections, Kanpur's Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Memorial (GSVM) Medical College on Sunday constituted a team to investigate the matter.... read..

UP on verge of breaking own record for wheat procurement

Lucknow |Sunday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
The Uttar Pradesh government is on the verge of breaking its own record of an all-time high procurement of wheat.... read..

'Kala namak' rice brings accolades for Yogi govt

Lucknow |Sunday, 2021 3:45:06 PM IST
With a massive push to the production and branding of Siddhartha Nagars famous Kala Namak rice, the area under the rice cultivation has gone up from 2,805 hectare in 2019 to 5,000 hectare in 2020.... read..

UP man held for posing as state secretariat official for many years

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | June 12, 2021 6:14:36 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) on Friday arrested a man who had been allegedly masquerading as an official in the state's secretariat for many years.... read..

Yogi to launch mega irrigation projects to benefit 40L farmers

Lucknow |Saturday, 2021 10:15:05 PM IST
The UP government has decided to irrigate 16.49 lakh hectares of additional land from the irrigation projects till next year so that agriculture does not suffer due to lack of water. About 40.56 lakh farmers are likely to be benefited by this.... read..

BJP to help Yogi govt in scaling up vaccination

Lucknow |Friday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST
The Uttar Pradesh unit of the ruling BJP will now help the Yogi Adityanath government in scaling up the Covid vaccination drive.... read..

BJP is a sinking ship, I will not ride on it: Om Prakash Rajbhar

Lucknow |Friday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
Former Uttar Pradesh cabinet minister and Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party (SBSP) President, Om Prakash Rajbhar, has taken a jibe at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and said, "BJP is a sinking boat, whosoever wants to ride on it is welcome to do so, but I ... read..

Death by drowning listed as disaster in UP

Lucknow |Friday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST
The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has listed 'death by drowning' as a disaster, making the victim's family eligible for a compensation of Rs 4 lakh under the state disaster relief fund (SDRF).... read..

Will BJP strike a deal with BSP supremo Mayawati?

Agra |Friday, 2021 3:45:06 AM IST
The mood of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) vote bank in this Dalit capital of north India continues to remain confused and wavering as the last few elections have marginalised the party.... read..

UPCC chief put under house arrest in Lucknow

Lucknow |Friday, 2021 4:15:07 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Congress president Ajay Kumar Lallu was placed under house arrest here on Friday morning, hours ahead of the Congress programme of holding demonstrations at all petrol pumps against the continuous hike in fuel prices.... read..

Yogi govt braces for health challenges in monsoon

Lucknow |Friday, 2021 3:45:06 PM IST
With the second wave of Covid-19 receding and the monsoon season around the corner, the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is now gearing up to combat water-borne diseases, such as encephalitis and malaria.... read..

Cleric seeks reopening of religious shrines

Lucknow |Friday, 2021 3:15:05 PM IST
Well-known Sunni cleric, Maulana Khalid Rashid Farangi Mahali has urged the Yogi Adityanath government to allow religious places to reopen allowing 50 per cent devotee occupancy with full adherence to Covid protocols.... read..

10 IPS officers get new postings in UP

Lucknow |Friday, 2021 3:15:05 PM IST
The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has transferred 10 senior IPS officers, who were attached to the police headquarters in Lucknow.... read..

Fish trade hit after Covid bodies dumped in river

Lucknow |Friday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
The fish business in Prayagraj, Lucknow and Kanpur have been severely hit after Covid bodies were found floating in rivers last month.... read..

UP mulls to develop wetlands as tourist spots

Lucknow |Friday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh is planning to develop its main wetlands as tourism, academic, recreation and water sports activities hubs.... read..

IIT-K improves ranking in world's best varsity list

Kanpur |Friday, 2021 10:15:06 PM IST
The Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT-K) has climbed to an astounding 73 notches over its previous year's ranking amongst the best universities in the QS World University Ranking-22.... read..

Lucknow: Over one lakh patients await surgeries post pandemic

Lucknow |Friday, 2021 10:15:05 PM IST
Over one lakh patients in Lucknow are in the queue for surgeries as the non-Covid services open up.... read..

Cell phones encourage rape: Women's panel member

Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh) |Thursday, 2021 4:15:06 PM IST
In a shocking statement, a member of the Uttar Pradesh State Women's Commission has said that girls should not be given mobile phones as it encourages rape.... read..

Heavy rains cause waterlogging in several parts of Lucknow

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | June 10, 2021 12:14:34 PM IST
Heavy rainfall lashed Uttar Pradesh's capital Lucknow on Thursday morning causing waterlogging in parts of the city.... read..

Jitin Prasada's exit 'great loss' for Congress, his future is secure in BJP: Rebel Cong MLA Aditi Singh

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | June 10, 2021 6:46:10 AM IST
Rebel Congress MLA Aditi Singh on Wednesday described former union minister Jitin Prasada's exit from the party as a 'great loss' for Congress and said his future is now secure in the BJP.... read..

4 killed in UP road accident

Agra |Thursday, 2021 2:15:05 PM IST
An Uttar Pradesh Roadways bus coming from Kanpur on Thursday hit a stationary canter on the Chalesar flyover, on the Firozabad road, resulting in four deaths and serious injuries to a dozen others.... read..

Women take holy dip in River Ganga, offer prayers to banyan tree on 'Vat Savitri Puja' in Prayagraj

Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh) | June 10, 2021 10:14:34 AM IST
On the occasion of Vrat Savitri Puja on Thursday, women took holy dip in the River Ganga and offered prayers to the banyan tree.... read..

Doctor, five others held for stealing black fungus, Covid injections in UP

Lucknow |Thursday, 2021 3:15:05 PM IST
A qualified doctor and five others were arrested in Uttar Pradesh for allegedly stealing black fungus and Remdesivir injections from various hospitals and selling them to the kin of patients at higher rates.... read..

Madrasa teachers being trained for online teaching in UP

Lucknow |Thursday, 2021 4:15:06 PM IST
The administrative officers in Uttar Pradesh, educationists and experts from IIM and IITs are now providing training to the madrasa teachers for online education of students.... read..

UP student secures free pass to Stanford University

Lucknow |Thursday, 2021 4:45:06 PM IST
A Class 12 student from Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district has secured a place at the prestigious Stanford University in the US with 100 per cent scholarship.... read..

Internet video surveillance at 269 railway stations

Prayagraj |Thursday, 2021 7:45:05 PM IST
With the installation of high-tech internet-based video surveillance system at 269 railway stations of the country including 16 stations of the North Central Railways (NCR), train travel has become more secure.... read..

Heavy rains lash Lucknow, parts of UP

Lucknow |Thursday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST
Lucknow and some other districts in Uttar Pradesh witnessed heavy rainfall on Thursday.... read..

Antibodies get stronger after vax: KGMU study

Lucknow |Thursday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
An antibody test, done on 989 KGMU healthcare workers and about 500 plasma donors by the King George's Medical University (KGMU), has found that antibodies formed after vaccination were stronger and lasted longer, whereas those generated after infection ... read..

Meerut University includes traditional games in syllabus

Meerut |Thursday, 2021 7:45:05 PM IST
In an initiative designed to revive traditional outdoor games that are slipping into oblivion, the Chaudhary Charan Singh University (CCSU) in Meerut has decided to introduce games like 'gilli danda', marbles and 'stapoo' (hopscotch) for students pursuing... read..

Constable kills convicts's son, says he was threatened

Lucknow |Thursday, 2021 4:15:05 PM IST
In a shocking incident, a 28-year-old constable deployed in the security ring of a murder convict, admitted in the Ram Manohar Lohia hospital, shot dead the convict's son from point-blank range at the hospital gate.... read..

Agra hospital tragedy: 2-member committee to give report in 2 days

Agra |Wednesday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST
A two-man inquiry committee has been set up by the district administration to investigate allegations against the controversy shrouding 22 deaths due to oxygen supply suspension as part of a "mock drill" by a private hospital in Agra.... read..

UP govt refuses to share information on IPS officer's retirement

Lucknow |Wednesday, 2021 10:45:05 PM IST
The Uttar Pradesh government has refused to share information with former IPS officer Amitabh Thakur, regarding his compulsory retirement, saying the documents are "highly confidential".... read..

UP Congress sinks into despair, leadership unfazed

Lucknow |Wednesday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
Dissent, anger and now anguish. The Congress in Uttar Pradesh sank into the realms of despair on Wednesday as soon as the news of former union minister Jitin Prasada joining the BJP came.... read..

AAP takes up fight for Bikru minor widow

Lucknow |Wednesday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), has now taken up cudgels for Bikru widow, Khushi, who is languishing in jail since the past ten months.... read..

Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences to open in LU

Lucknow |Wednesday, 2021 9:15:05 PM IST
Lucknow University (LU) is set to open an Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (IPS) spread over 8,170 square metres on its second campus in Jankipuram area.... read..

Adityanath welcomes Jitin Prasada to BJP, says his inclusion will make party stronger in UP

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | June 9, 2021 5:14:44 PM IST
Hours after Jitin Prasada switched from Congress to Bharatiya Janata Party, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday welcomed him into the party, asserting that his inclusion would surely make the BJP stronger in the state.... read..

Madrasa Board exams cancelled in UP

Lucknow |Wednesday, 2021 3:15:06 PM IST
The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has cancelled the Uttar Pradesh Madrasa Education Council Class 10 and 12 board examinations for session 2020-2021, keeping in view the "extraordinary situation arising due to the Covid pandemic".... read..

Agra hospital sealed amid probe into owner's 'mock oxygen drill' video

Agra (Uttar Pradesh) | June 9, 2021 2:14:40 AM IST
The Agra administration has sealed a private hospital in the city after a video of its owner went viral in which he is purportedly talking of "mock drill" and admitting that he had on April 26 got the oxygen supply of critical patients stopped for five mi... read..

17 killed as bus collides with auto in UP's Kanpur

Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) | June 9, 2021 1:44:38 AM IST
At least 17 people were killed after a Delhi-bound bus collided with an auto in Sachendi area of Kanpur district late on Tuesday evening, the police said.... read..

UP BJP to appoint conveners for all assembly seats

Lucknow |Wednesday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh BJP president Swatantra Dev Singh has said that the party workers would soon be asked to fan out across the state and create an atmosphere in favour of the BJP by projecting the faces of both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Y... read..

UP: Vials of COVID-19 vaccine missing from Aligarh's primary health centre

Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh) | June 9, 2021 8:44:35 AM IST
Aligarh police on Tuesday registered a case of missing vials of COVID-19 vaccine from the Primary Health Centre (PHC) in Naurangabad.... read..

Yogi welcomes Jitin in BJP, Ajay Lallu slams him

Lucknow |Wednesday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has welcomed former union minister Jitin Prasada into the BJP.... read..

UP: Patients' kin feel the heat after told to shift from Agra hospital sealed over viral video

Agra (Uttar Pradesh) | June 9, 2021 6:14:29 AM IST
After the Agra administration sealed a private hospital in the city over a video of its owner that went viral, kin of the patients who were undergoing treatment at the hospital, said they are facing problems as they have been told to shift their patients ... read..
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