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Tag: Up

Transgenders in UP to get access to old age home facility
Transgenders in UP to get access to old age home facility

The facility of Garima Bhawan will provide relief for old and ailing transgenders who have no family to fall back on.

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Nupur Sharma hate remarks: Al-Qaeda warns of attacks in Delhi, Mumbai, UP & Gujarat

The chilling threat issued by AQIS has alerted the security agencies in the country.

Brace for another spell of heat wave from weekend: IMD
Brace for another spell of heat wave from weekend: IMD

The dip in the temperature was a result of rains - although trace for many parts and light rain for some - in the Delhi NCR from Wednesday evening through the night. The met department has predicted partly cloudy sky with maximum temperature expected at 39 degrees Celsius.

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Holi On Basant Panchami: Watch Celebrations From Banke Bihari Temple In Vrindavan Mathura

Holi On Basant Panchami: Watch Celebrations From Banke Bihari Temple In Vrindavan Mathura.

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Stampede-Like Situation In Congress’ ‘Mahila Marathon’ In UP

Stampeded-Like Situation In Congress’ ‘Mahila Marathon’ In UP

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Tribute To Gen Rawat
Tribute To CDS General Rawat: Amroha Artist Makes 8-Ft-Tall Charcoal Painting To Pay Homage

As a mark of tribute to CDS General Bipin Rawat, an artist from Amroha in UP made an 8-ft-tall charcoal painting of the great soldier. Watch this video.

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Eight Policemen Killed In Encounter With Criminals In UP's Kanpur

Kanpur: In a shocking incident, eight police personnel, including a circle officer, were shot dead and six policemen seriously injured when a local criminal, Vikas Dubey, and his gang sprayed them with bullets in Vikru village under Chaubeypur police circle in Kanpur in the wee hours of Friday. The deceased include circle officer Bilhaur, Devendra […]

Citizenship Violence: Toll In Kanpur Rises To 3

Kanpur: A 30-year-old man succumbed to his injuries at a hospital on Sunday, taking the death toll in violence in Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur during protests against the citizenship law to three, police said. Two persons had died on Friday in clashes between the protesters and police. Another person, Mohd Raees, who sustained critical injuries in […]

UP: Fake notes with USD 1 mn face value seized, 4 held

Muzaffarnagar: Fake American currency notes with a face value of USD 1 million were seized in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar district after the arrest of four persons including a woman, police said on Saturday. The gang was busted in an area under Civil Line police station limits on Friday, they said. According to Circle Officer Deeksha […]

Man arrested in UP's Muzaffarnagar for divorcing through 'triple talaq'

Muzaffarnagar: A man has been arrested in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar district for allegedly divorcing his wife by pronouncing the word ‘talaq’ thrice, a practice which has been criminalised, police said on Saturday. A case has also been registered against four other members of the husband’s family for allegedly beating up the woman, they said. Officials […]

Per Capita Income reality check: Odisha poor 6th at constant prices, 4th lowest at current prices in 17-18

Bhubaneswar: In presenting a rosy picture of the State’s economy during the last fiscal, the Economic Survey 2018-19 had claimed that the State has moved up the ladder in the per capita income from bottom(25th) in 1996-97 to 16th in 2016-17. And the Survey went on to add that Odisha’s stride is better than Chhattisgarh, […]

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Girl abducted from outside house in UP's Muzaffarnagar, gang-raped by four

Muzaffarnagar: A 16-year-old girl was allegedly abducted from outside her house in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar district and gang-raped by four men, police said Friday. The incident happened on Thursday and the girl was later found with her hands tied and face covered with clothes from a vacant house in Baghra village, which is under Titawi […]

Dalit man in UP charred to death post India-Pak match

Pratapgarh (Uttar Pradesh): A young man was charred to death when his hut with a thatched roof went up in flames early on Monday. The incident took place in Rampur Bela village. The deceased Vinay Prakash, who belongs to the Scheduled Caste, had watched the India-Pakistan cricket match on Sunday night and had celebrated India’s […]

17 killed in storms, rain in UP

Lucknow: Seventeen persons have died in separate incidents of dust storms, lightning and rain in various parts of Uttar Pradesh in the past 24 hours. According to reports, four persons died in Siddharthanagar, three in Deoria, three in Basti, two in Ballia and one each in Azamgarh, Kushinagar, Maharajganj, Lakhimpur and Pilibhit. In Siddharthanagar, a […]

Journalist thrashed, urinated upon by GRP men in UP

Shamli: Government Railway Police (GRP) personnel thrashed a journalist who was covering a train derailment near Dhimanpura in the early hours of Wednesday. GRP personnel who were present on the spot, abused, kicked and beat up Amit Sharma of News 24. They snatched his camera. The journalist said that the cops refused to listen to him […]

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Severe heat wave may push mercury to 47 degrees C

New Delhi: The Ministry of Earth Sciences has issued warnings for heat wave for the next 4-5 days due to scorching heat in the plains of northwest India. The heat wave conditions have led to rise in maximum temperatures by 2-4 degrees Celsius over parts of northwest India, including Delhi-NCR, UP, Rajasthan and Haryana. The […]

Controversial Taj Heritage Corridor takes new green avataar

Agra: The controversial Taj Heritage Corridor, which brought down the Mayawati government in 2003, has now been resurrected in a new “green” avatar along the Yamuna river bank. A year ago, the then local MP and Chairman of the SC/ST Commission, Ram Shankar Katheria, laid the foundation stone of the new Taj View Garden, sandwiched […]

Rahul to contest LS polls also from Wayanad

New Delhi: In a major decision, the Congress on Sunday announced that party President Rahul Gandhi will contest the Lok Sabha polls from Wayanad in Kerala, apart from Amethi in Uttar Pradesh. The announcement was made at a press conference here by senior party leader A.K. Antony and the party’s communications incharge, Randeep Singh Surjewala. […]

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UP guzzles down 50 lakh litres of alcohol on New Year's eve

Lucknow: To wave goodbye to the past and welcome the future, Uttar Pradesh tipplers guzzled down a whopping 50 lakh litres of liquor on New Year’s eve, an official citing excise department records said here on Wednesday. The official said the sales were recorded on New Year’s eve and that the details of the first […]

Rs 8,054.5-cr supplementary budget presented in UP Assembly

Lucknow:The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government on Wednesday presented a Rs 8,054.49-crore second supplementary budget in the state Assembly, of which Rs 3,000 crore has been earmarked for the “Swachh Bharat” project. Besides, the Yogi Adityanath government has set aside Rs 100 crore for the forthcoming Kumbh Mela, which will take place in Allahabad in […]

Heavy security in Ayodhya on Babri demotion's 26th anniversary

Ayodhya: Heavy security deployment has been made in this temple town in Uttar Pradesh on the 26th anniversary of the razing of the 16th century Babri Masjid by a Hindu mob. Major roads have been barricaded and vigil has been stepped up around the disputed site. People visiting the temple of Ram Lalla, that was […]

Four railway gangmen mowed down by train while repairing track

Lucknow: Four railway gangmen were killed on Monday in Uttar Pradesh’s Hardoi district when a train ran over them, police said. The men were working on the tracks between Sandila and Umartalai when the incident took place. The deceased have been identified as Kaushal (30), Rajendra (28), Rajesh (32) and Ram Swaroop (59). Railway officials […]

Rs 140 cr theft reported in Uttar Pradesh, police investigation underway

Kanpur: A theft of Rs 140 crore worth of gold and jewels has been reported to a Kanpur police station by a Uttar Pradesh jeweller, police said on Wednesday. The complaint was registered by a jeweller who has a shop on Birhana Road. The shop was closed down five years back following a dispute between […]

Secy among 3 held for blackmailing Paytm boss with stolen personal data, info

Noida: Two Paytm employees, including a woman, were among three persons arrested on Monday for allegedly trying to extort Rs 20 crore from the e-wallet giant’s founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma after threatening to leak stolen personal data and information, Noida Police said here. The arrested woman, who allegedly masterminded the extortion bid, is the secretary […]

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Fertility treatments may up autism risk in children

Jerusalem: Be cautious while planning fertility treatment as it may increase the risk of autism in your child, a new study has found. The researchers found that the odds of having a child on the autistic spectrum for those who underwent fertility treatments were 1.5 times higher than those who opted out of it, in […]

Overweight young adults have higher risk of Cardiovascular disease

London: Being overweight as a young adult may cause higher blood pressure and thicken heart muscle, setting the stage for cardiovascular (CVD) disease in later life, a new study has found. The findings, published in the journal Circulation, suggests higher body mass index (BMI), among the study participants, resulted in higher systolic and diastolic blood […]

Five killed in UP dust storm

Lucknow: Five people were killed and a dozen others injured in a dust storm that hit Uttar Pradesh’s Moradabad district, officials said on Saturday. There were reports of widespread damage and destruction across the district due to the dust storm on Friday night. The cause of the death of three people — two in Bialri, […]

Flyover collapse: UP CM orders action against 7 officials

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered proceedings for strict penal action against former Managing Director of UP Bridge Corporation Rajan Mittal and six others in connection with the Varanasi flyover collapse, which killed at least 15 people earlier this week. The chief minister gave these orders after a three-member team constituted to […]

Fresh spate of storm in UP, 23 dead

Lucknow: Dust storm, hail and lightning have claimed as many as 23 lives in the last 12 hours in Uttar Pradesh, an official said on Monday. The storm hit Etawah, Banda, Auriyya, Meerut, Kanpur rural, Kannauj, Farukkhabad and Orai districts. Late on Sunday gusty winds, followed by dust storm had brought life to a standstill […]

SC sets aside law allowing government bungalows to former UP CMs

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday set aside a provision of a law that allowed government accommodation to former Uttar Pradesh Chief Ministers, terming it “arbitrary and discriminatory” as it violated the concept of equality. A bench headed by Justice Ranjan Gogoi said once a Chief Minister demits office, there was nothing to distinguish […]

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9 killed in UP road accident

Lucknow: Nine persons were killed on Saturday in Uttar Pradesh when their vehicle travelling at high speed rammed into a truck parked on the roadside in Lakhimpur Kheri, police said. Nine of the 17 people in the mini van were killed instantaneously. The injured were rushed to a hospital, where the condition of three is […]

Op-Ed: Bypoll Results in UP, Bihar Will Spur Opposition Unity

Gujarat had hinted at it. Recent by-elections in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh had corroborated it. And now, the outcome of the latest round of by-elections in UP and Bihar has confirmed it. The BJP is losing its support and Prime Minister Narendra Modi his brand equity. The loss of all three Lok Sabha by-elections – […]

Voting underway for Phulpur, Gorakhpur by polls in UP

Lucknow: Voting for the crucial Gorakhpur and Phulpur parliamentary constituencies in Uttar Pradesh was underway on Sunday, according to election officials. Voter turn-out in the polls that began at 7 a.m., was less in the first two hours in both the constituencies, the officials said. The voting will end at 5 p.m. Uttar Pradesh Chief […]

Intense cold kills over 70 in UP

Lucknow: Extreme cold wave conditions prevailed in most parts of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday. Lack of night shelters and amenities have already led to the death of over 70 homeless and poor people. Phone calls to senior officials, including Director Information Anuj Jha have remained unanswered. Twenty two deaths have been reported from Poorvanchal; three […]

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Three killed, dozen injured in UP shootout over land

Lucknow: Three persons were killed and a dozen injured in a shootout between two groups over a land dispute in Deoria in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, following which angry locals blocked a highway, police said. The deceased were Satya Prakash, 19, Ram Pradesh, 25, and Inderjeet, 22. The injured were admitted to a district hospital, […]

Three coaches of goods train derail in UP

Lucknow: Three coaches of a goods train derailed in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday, officials said. No casualty or injury has, however, been reported so far. The derailment took place on the Achnera-Mathura route in Mathura. The rail traffic on the route has, however, been disrupted and trains are being diverted, a Mathura district official told […]

UP: Woman BJP leader booked for slapping girl

Aligarh (UP): An FIR has been registered against a local woman BJP leader at the Gandhi Park police station here for slapping a girl who was sitting with a Muslim youth in a tea shop here, police said today. The FIR was registered last night under sections 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) and 504 (insult intended […]

Kaifiyat Express derailment: Three Odisha bound trains diverted

Bhubaneswar: The Indian Railways today diverted some Odisha bound trains including Rajdhani Express running from New Delhi following derailment of Azamgarhg-Delhi Kaifiyat Express in Auraiya district of Uttar Pradesh today that left around 50 injured. New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express leaving New Delhi on August 22 will run via Kanpur-Lucknow-Muradabad-Gaziabad, a Railway statement said. Similarly, New […]

Rs 100 crore ransom sought for abducted UP businessman

Lucknow: The kidnappers of Uttar Pradesh businessman Sanjeev Gupta have reportedly demanded Rs 100 crore in ransom from his family even as his whereabouts remain sketchy for a second day. The ransom message sent from Gupta’s mobile phone to his wife Sarika Gupta threatens he will be harmed if the money was not paid. Gupta’s […]

Gang rape victim in UP attacked fifth time in nine years

Lucknow: A woman who was promised round-the-clock security by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath after an acid attack in March was in a hospital here on Sunday after suffering another acid attack, police said. The victim sustained burn injuries on the right side of her face and shoulder when unidentified miscreants hurled acid at […]