Tuesday, January 19, 2021

JP Nadda to visit Lucknow on Jan 21-22

Lucknow |Tuesday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST
BJP President J.P. Nadda will arrive in Lucknow on January 21 on a two-day visit.... read..

Indian Army organises five-day recruitment drive for women in Lucknow

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | January 19, 2021 10:43:05 AM IST
In a move at increasing women's numbers in the Army, the Indian Army on Monday organised a five-day recruitment drive for women at AMC Stadium in Lucknow Cantonment.... read..

UP Police lodge FIR following misleading pamphlets on vaccine

Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh) |Monday, 2021 3:15:05 PM IST
Pamphlets, urging people of a particular community against taking anti-coronavirus vaccine shots and spreading rumours about their ingredients, surfaced in the Bareilly district after which the police lodged an FIR against unknown persons.... read..

App for performing 'puja' in pandemic

Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh) |Monday, 2021 4:15:06 PM IST
An app, launched by a Mumbai-based entrepreneur, Kishor Fogla, at the ongoing Magh Mela, is helping devotees to use technology for religious purposes.... read..

2 coaches of Amritsar-Jaynagar Express derails in Lucknow

Lucknow/New Delhi |Monday, 2021 3:45:05 PM IST
Two coaches of the Amritsar-Jaynagar Express derailed near Lucknow on Monday, however, no passenger were injured in the incident, official said.... read..

BJP candidates to file nomination for biennial UP Legislative Council polls today

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | January 18, 2021 12:43:04 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidates will file their nominations for biennial polls to the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council on Monday, the party's state unit informed.... read..

2 coaches of Amritsar-Jaynagar Express derail in Lucknow

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | January 18, 2021 11:13:57 AM IST
Two coaches of the Amritsar-Jaynagar Express derailed at 07:50 am today at Charbagh Railway Station of Lucknow division.... read..

Mamata is 'Islamic terrorist': UP Minister

Lucknow |Monday, 2021 3:15:05 PM IST
UP Minister Anand Swaroop Shukla has called Mamata Banerjee an 'Islamic terrorist' and claimed the West Bengal Chief Minister will have to take refuge in neighbouring Bangladesh when the assembly elections in her state gets over.... read..

Arvind Sharma joins long list of bureaucrats in UP politics (IANS Special)

Lucknow |Monday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST
The entry of former bureaucrat Arvind Sharma in the BJP, just days after he took voluntary retirement from the IAS cadre, may have raised hackles in political circles but this is no longer an exception in Uttar Pradesh politics.... read..

BJP candidates file nomination for UP Vidhan Parishad

Lucknow |Monday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
All ten BJP candidates for the biennial elections to the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council on Monday filed their nomination papers.... read..

UP health worker's death not due to Covid jab: Report

Lucknow |Monday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST
The post mortem report of a 46-year-old government hospital employee in Moradabad, who died on Sunday evening, 24 hours after receiving a Covid vaccine shot, has found that the immediate cause of death was 'cardiogenic shock/septicemic shock' due to 'card... read..

Lucknow to host first 'Gur Mahotsav' next month

Lucknow |Monday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST
Lucknow, for the first time, will be holding a Jaggery Festival (Gur Mahotsav) for the very first time sometime next month.... read..

FIR filed in Lucknow against makers of web series 'Tandav'

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | January 18, 2021 9:43:10 AM IST
An FIR has been registered at Lucknow's Hazratganj Kotwali against Amazon Prime's India head of original content Aparna Purohit, director of web series 'Tandav' Ali Abbas Zafar, its producer Himanshu Krishna Mehra, writer Gaurav Solanki and others for all... read..

FIR against 'Tandav' lodged in Lucknow

Lucknow |Monday, 2021 3:15:05 PM IST
An FIR has been lodged against Ali Abbas Jafar and Gaurav Solanki, the director and writer of the web series 'Tandav' respectively, for allegedly depicting Hindu gods in a bad light 'which could lead to religious flare-ups'.... read..

Leopard electrocuted in UP

Aligarh |Sunday, 2021 3:15:06 PM IST
A leopard was allegedly electrocuted in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district when the animal came in contact with the wiring placed on a fence in a potato field by a farmer.... read..

ATS raids three places in UP, five in Delhi in fraud case

Lucknow |Sunday, 2021 10:45:05 PM IST
The UP Police's Anti-Terrorist Squad carried out search operations at three places in the state and five places in Delhi after financial fraud was detected in which transactions worth lakhs were done from banks in Delhi without using an ATM card, an offic... read..

Woman booked for assaulting mother-in-law in UP's Agra

Agra (Uttar Pradesh) | January 17, 2021 8:42:58 AM IST
Police has registered a case after a video surfaced on social media wherein a senior citizen woman was seen allegedly being assaulted by her daughter-in-law on Saturday in the Bah area of Agra.... read..

Prayagraj: Illegal properties of history-sheeter Ajay Pal demolished

Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh) | January 17, 2021 9:43:05 AM IST
Prayagraj District Administration on Saturday demolished illegal properties of history-sheeter Ajay Pal.... read..

Senior-most ex-MLC passes away in UP

Meerut |Sunday, 2021 3:15:06 PM IST
Om Prakash Sharma, the senior-most former member of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council, has passed away in Meerut. He was 87.... read..

Vikas Dubey's wife objects to book, film on his life

Lucknow |Sunday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST
Richa Dubey, wife of slain gangster Vikas Dubey, has sent a legal notice to the author of a book and the makers of a film on her husband's life.... read..

14 held for dealing with funds received from criminal activities in UP

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | January 17, 2021 8:43:00 PM IST
As many as 14 people have been arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS), who were involved in a gang dealing with funds received from criminal activities and other unknown sources.... read..

15 IAS officers transferred in UP

Lucknow |Sunday, 2021 3:15:06 PM IST
The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has transferred 15 IAS officers, including Divisional Commissioners and District Magistrates.... read..

Footfall to Taj Mahal dropped by 76 pc in 2020 due to COVID-19 situation

Agra (Uttar Pradesh) | January 17, 2021 3:42:58 PM IST
The footfall of tourists to Taj Mahal fell drastically by 76 per cent in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic situation.... read..

Drug de-addiction centres in Lucknow, Gorakhpur soon

Lucknow |Sunday, 2021 6:15:07 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered to set up 30-bed drug de-addiction centres in Lucknow and Gorakhpur. This is being done under the National Action Plan for Drug Demand Reduction Scheme.... read..

India only country where 2 vaccines launched in one go; we will achieve Make in India dream: Adityanath

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | January 16, 2021 6:43:15 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath reviewed the COVID-19 vaccine administration at Balrampur hospital in Lucknow on Saturday.... read..

More people to turn up to get inoculated after seeing results of COVID-19 vaccination today: Rajnath

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | January 16, 2021 7:13:09 PM IST
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said that after seeing the results of COVID-19 vaccination today, many more people will turn up to get inoculated.... read..

KGMU worker gets first vax shot in Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow |Saturday, 2021 9:15:05 PM IST
With the vaccination drive against coronavirus kicking-off in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, Amar Bahadur, a junior assistant at King George's Medical University's Public Health Dentistry department, received the first shot of the vaccine.... read..

Forest dept rescues Python in UP's Aligarh

Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh) | January 16, 2021 9:13:04 AM IST
The Forest Department rescued a python from the Khair area of Aligarh district in Uttar Pradesh and released it in a nearby forest on Friday.... read..

Army's commendable work during India-China standoff raised country's morale, says Rajnath Singh

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | January 16, 2021 4:13:10 PM IST
The "commendable" work done by the Indian Army during the India-China standoff raised the morale and pride of the country, said Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday.... read..

World seeing 'self-reliant India,' says Yogi Adityanath on Covid vaccination launch

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | January 16, 2021 1:43:05 PM IST
The Covid-19 vaccination drive will show to the world the potential of self-reliant India, said Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, while hailing the massive exercise as historic.... read..

Strawberries to write a new chapter of development in Jhansi

Lucknow |Saturday, 2021 11:45:05 PM IST
Jhansi which is well-known as the land of valour is all set to write a new chapter and strawberry cultivation would play a pivotal role in transforming the region. The land of Jhansi in Utttar Pradesh is most suitable for the cultivation of strawberries a... read..

UPCC chief, party men detained while marching to Raj Bhawan

Lucknow |Friday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST
UPCC president Ajay Kumar Lallu and several Congress workers were detained on Friday as they attempted to march towards Raj Bhawan to observe 'Kisan Adhikar Diwas'.... read..

BSP to go solo in UP, U'khand Assembly polls, says Mayawati on birthday

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | January 15, 2021 1:43:56 PM IST
On her 65th birthday, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Friday announced that her party will not forge any alliance for the upcoming State Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.... read..

BJP names 4 candidates for biennial UP Legislative Council polls

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | January 15, 2021 3:13:14 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday announced the names of four candidates for the upcoming biennial polls for the 12 Legislative Council seats in Uttar Pradesh, which will fall vacant later this month.... read..

HC bars police action against inter-faith couple

Lucknow |Friday, 2021 3:15:07 PM IST
The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court has directed the Amethi police not to take any coercive action against an interfaith couple, on the basis of an FIR lodged against the husband three years ago.... read..

KGMU to start genome sequencing for new Covid strain

Lucknow |Friday, 2021 4:45:06 PM IST
The King George Medical University (KGMU) in Lucknow is starting genome sequencing for a new strain of the novel coronavirus on a larger scale.... read..

Ex-IAS officer Arvind Sharma nominated to UP Vidhan Parishad

Lucknow |Friday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday released the names of four candidates for the biennial Vidhan Parishad elections, the most significant of them being Arvind Sharma, the former IAS officer who had joined the party on Thursday after taking voluntar... read..

Sankissa to be included in Buddhist circuit in UP

Lucknow |Friday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST
The Sankissa village in Uttar Pradesh's Farrukhabad district, one of the most ancient Buddhist sites in the world, will soon be developed as a centre for Buddhist pilgrimage.... read..

UP Governor, Yogi wish Mayawati on her birthday

Lucknow |Friday, 2021 4:45:06 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath have wished Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president Mayawati on her 65th birthday.... read..

40 AAP MLAs to tour UP as part of poll strategy

Lucknow |Friday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislators will now tour Uttar Pradesh to popularise the Delhi model of development, ahead of the assembly elections in the state.... read..

Martyrs' tales to be digitalised in UP

Lucknow |Friday, 2021 11:15:06 PM IST
The stories of the martyrs who have sacrificed their lives for the country's independence, will now be accessible from any corner of the world at one click.... read..

Man sets fire to his in-law's house, injuring 6 in UP's Kanpur

Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) | January 15, 2021 5:43:17 PM IST
A man allegedly set fire to his in-law's house, injuring six persons of the family, after they refused to let him in on Friday.... read..

UP ready to start vaccination at 311 centres

Lucknow |Friday, 2021 3:15:07 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh is all set to start Covid-19 vaccinations at 311 centres across 75 districts on Saturday, officials said.... read..

Help poor, keep my birthday's celebrations simple: Mayawati

Lucknow |Thursday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati has appealed to party workers to help the poor and needy on her 65th birthday on Friday and keep the celebrations simple in view of coronavirus pandemic.... read..

Ex-IAS Arvind Sharma joins BJP in UP (Ld)

Lucknow |Thursday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's trusted bureaucrat Arvind Sharma, who took voluntary retirement from service earlier this week, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Lucknow on Thursday.... read..

Owaisi will help us win UP, Bengal: Sakshi Maharaj

Lucknow |Thursday, 2021 3:45:06 PM IST
BJP MP from Unnao, Sakshi Maharaj, has created another political stir by claiming that the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader Asaduddin Owaisi had helped the BJP in the Bihar Assembly elections and would also help in the Assembly polls ... read..

50 archaeological sites found in Prayagraj

Prayagraj |Thursday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST
Nearly 50 archaeological sites have been found in Prayagraj by a team from the department of Ancient History, Culture and Archaeology in the Ishwar Saran PG College.... read..

Ganga conservation to be part of UP syllabus

Lucknow |Thursday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST
Students of the Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Board (UPSEB) will now study the Ganga conservation subject at the high school and intermediate level.... read..

NSG Commandos deployed to ensure security for Magh Mela in Prayagraj

Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh) | January 14, 2021 10:13:09 PM IST
The National Security Guard (NSG) commandos have been deployed at Magh Mela site in Prayagraj to ensure security during the upcoming festivities, Uttar Pradesh police said on Thursday.... read..

Notice period for inter-faith marriage now optional

Lucknow |Thursday, 2021 12:45:07 PM IST
In a landmark judgment, the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad high court has ruled that the 30 days' notice to a marriage officer to register a wedding under the Special Marriage Act, 1954, should be optional rather than mandatory.... read..

Former IAS officer AK Sharma joins BJP

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | January 14, 2021 2:13:05 PM IST
Former IAS officer AK Sharma joined the BJP in Lucknow on Thursday in the presence of state party chief Swantantra Dev Singh and Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma.... read..
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