Tag: Kushinagar

14 dead in 2 hooch tragedies in UP, Yogi orders crackdown

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday ordered a crackdown on the illicit liquor mafia in the state after 14 reported deaths on account of spurious liquor consumption in Saharanpur and Kushinagar. A state government spokesman said that Rs 2 lakh each would be given to the dependents of the deceased and Rs […]

Indian Air Force's Jaguar fighter plane crashes in UP

Gorakhpur: An Indian Air Force (IAF) Jaguar crashed on Monday morning near Kushinagar in Uttar Pradesh but the pilot safely ejected from the jet. The IAF has ordered a court of inquiry to probe the accident, an official spokesperson said. The aircraft was on a routine mission from Gorakhpur.

13 school children killed as train hits school van in UP

Lucknow: Thirteen school children were killed and six others seriously injured on Thursday when a train hit their van at an unmanned railway crossing in Uttar Pradesh’s Kushinagar, police said. Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of Kushinagar district, Akhilesh Kumar told IANS that one child and the driver of the van were in critical condition. The […]