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'Jai Shri Ram' masks much in demand
Lucknow, April 16 (IANS) With more and more people turning to prayers in the pandemic, masks with 'Jai Shri Ram' printed on them are in great demand.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
UP Panchayat poll candidate stabbed to death
Mainpuri (Uttar Pradesh), April 16 (IANS) A Block Development Council (BDC) candidate Rakesh Babu, 60, was allegedly stabbed to death ahead of the Panchayat elections, scheduled to be held in Mainpuri on April 19.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Nishad Party to lay foundation for Nishadraj statue
Prayagraj, April 16 (IANS) The Nishad Party will lay the foundation for the 180-ft tall statue of Nishadraj, the king of Nishads, at Nishadraj Fort in Shringverpur here.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
UP girl charred to death as fire engulfs house
Banda (Uttar Pradesh), April 16 (IANS) A 14-year-old girl was charred to death after a massive fire broke in the shop-cum-residence of a cloth merchant in Banda district.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Goddess Durga wears mask to send a message
Etah (Uttar Pradesh), April 16 (IANS) With the pandemic fear turning all pervasive, the idol of Goddess Durga in a temple in Etah district is now wearing a mask.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Yogi for action against hospitals that turn away Covid patients
Lucknow, April 16 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered action under the Epidemic Act against hospitals that refuse admission to Covid-19 patients.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
UP BJP expels 11 for 'indiscipline' in Panchayat polls
Lucknow, April 16 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has expelled 11 party workers, including former cabinet minister Ramvir Upadhyaya's son Chirag Upadhyaya, for "indiscipline" and supporting opposition candidates in the Panchayat polls.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Yogi orders sanitisation of warehouses, cold storages
Lucknow, April 15 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government has ordered sanitisation of all the mandi sites, cold storages and warehouses in order to check the Covid spread in the rural areas across Uttar Pradesh.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Night curfew hours extended in 10 UP cities
Lucknow, April 15 (IANS) Timings for night curfew in ten districts of Uttar Pradesh have been revised in view of the worsening Covid situation.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Conditions imposed for entering Varanasi, visiting temples
Varanasi (UP), April 15 (IANS) The Varanasi administration has made it mandatory for all visitors to carry a negative RT-PCR test report of past 72 hours, if they wish to seek accommodation in hotels and visit temples including Kashi Vishwanath, Annapurna and Sankat Mochan temples in the holy city.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
2nd Covid wave leaves Agra's tourism industry reeling again
Agra, April 15 (IANS) The alarming surge of Covid-19 cases in the Taj city, one patient every ten minutes, 242 cases on Wednesday including politicians and officials, has hit the tourism industry hard which was only beginning to limp back to some kind of normalcy in January and February.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
As religious bigotry holds sway in Pakistan 'White In The Flag' stands up for minorities
New Delhi, April 15: For the last two days, Pakistan has been burning. Thousands of protesters of Tehreek-i-Labbaik in the country have been clashing with the police on the streets, demanding the immediate release of their chief Saad Rizvi.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Kuldeep Sengar's daughter seeks justice in video message
Lucknow, April 15 (IANS) The daughter of jailed former BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar, has put out a video statement, questioning the 'injustice' done to her mother Sangeeta Senger.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
UP Board exams put off, schools shut till May 15
Lucknow, April 15 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has postponed the state Board examinations for Classes 10 and 12.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Health/Medicine
These UP women are milking their way to success
Jhansi (Uttar Pradesh), April 15 (IANS) The story has shades of the 1976 Shyam Benegal film 'Manthan' that showcased women empowerment through the dairy sector.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Panchayat poll candidate shot at by rival in UP
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), April 15 (IANS) A candidate for the village head panchayat polls was shot at by a rival in Mahuadabar village under Khajni police circle.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Fate of UP Board students remains undecided
Lucknow, April 15 (IANS) With 17 out of 19 officials responsible for conducting the UP Education Board examination, testing positive for Covid, the fate of over 56 lakh UP students, slated to undertake the state education board examinations for classes 10 and 12 from May 8, now hangs in balance.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Politics
Lucknow traders announce closure to check Covid spread
Lucknow, April 15 (IANS) In what can be described as a self-imposed closure, prominent traders associations in Lucknow have announced shutting down markets from Thursday for the next four to five days.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Rows of burning pyres in Lucknow showcase corona tragedy
Lucknow, April 15 (IANS) At first glance, it seemed like a unique fire show. The huge crowds that had lined up on the opposite river bank, only added to the element of curiosity.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
UP Panchayat polls: BKU asks farmers to choose candidates 'other than BJP'
Agra, April 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) has issued a statement asking people to choose any candidate, other than those from the BJP in the Panchayat elections that begin on Thursday.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
UP Panchayat elections begin today
Lucknow, April 15 (IANS) Even as the pandemic situation worsens in Uttar Pradesh, the state has launched one of the biggest polling exercises -- the Panchayat elections. The four-phased elections that began on Thursday morning will elect around eight lakh rural representatives.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
UP to set up quarantine centres for migrants
Lucknow, April 15 (IANS) UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed officials to set up quarantine centres in all those districts of the state that are receiving migrant workers.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Girl found dead in mysterious circumstances in UP
Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh), April 15 (IANS) A 19-year-old girl, said to be mentally unstable, was found dead under mysterious circumstances in her house in the Gajraula area of Pilibhit district.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UP gets 25,000 vials of Remdesivir from Gujarat
Lucknow, April 15 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has procured 25,000 vials of Remdesivir injection, used in the treatment of Covid-19.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Priyanka tells Yogi to ramp up medical facilities amid Covid surge
Lucknow, April 14 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Wednesday called upon the Yogi Adityanath government to stop covering up the numbers related to Covid cases and deaths in Uttar Pradesh.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Priyanka wishes speedy recovery to Yogi, Akhilesh from Covid-19
Lucknow, April 14 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has wished a speedy recovery to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav after both the leaders tested positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Free coaching for TET candidates in UP
Lucknow, April 14 (IANS) In yet another decision to help the underprivileged sections of the society, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has decided to start free online coaching for TET (Teachers Eligibility Test), DLED (Diploma in Elementary Education) and B.Ed candidates, on the pattern of Abhyudaya coaching.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
Candidate, 2 others shot at ahead of UP Panchayat polls
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), April 14 (IANS) A 25-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly firing at a rival candidate and her husband in Gorakhpur.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Tigress found dead in Dudhwa Tiger Reserve
Lakhimpur Kheri (UP), April 14 (IANS) A tigress, aged about seven years, was found dead in Kishanpur Wildlife Sanctuary of Dudhwa tiger reserve (DTR).
2021-04-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Priyanka attacks UP govt over 'explosive' Covid situation
Lucknow, April 14 (IANS) Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has said that the UP government is playing, not with statistics, but with the lives of people.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Covid wave hits UP bureaucracy hard
Lucknow, April 14 (IANS) The Corona wave seems to have hit bureaucrats in Uttar Pradesh in a big way.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Yogi Adityanath tests Covid positive, self-isolates
Lucknow, April 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has tested positive for Covid.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Girl strangles 9-yr-old brother with her earphone cable
Rae Bareli (Uttar Pradesh), April 14 (IANS) A 15-year-old girl strangled her nine-year-old brother, using her earphone cable, and dumped his body in the storeroom of the house in Rae Bareli.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UP all set for Panchayat elections
Lucknow, April 14 (IANS) The much-awaited Panchayat polls in Uttar Pradesh will begin on Thursday with the first phase of polling in 18 districts.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
MBBS students in UP to be put on Covid duty
Lucknow, April 14 (IANS) In an emergency move, the Yogi Adityanath government has decided to include students of fourth and fifth year in MBBS in Covid management.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Akhilesh Yadav tests Covid positive
Lucknow, April 14 (IANS) Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav has tested positive for Covid-19. Akhilesh gave this information in a tweet and advised all those who had come into contact with him in recent days, to get themselves tested.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
BJP MP seeks deferment of Panchayat polls in UP
Lucknow, April 14 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party MP from Mohanlalganj, Kaushal Kishore, has asked the state election commission (SEC) to defer the Panchayat elections by a month, in view of the pandemic.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
UP medical student immolates self, reason unknown
Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh), April 14 (IANS) A third-year MBBS student allegedly set herself ablaze in her home in Saharanpur, said police.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Private universities asked to give beds for Covid patients
Lucknow, April 14 (IANS) UP Minister for Medical Education Suresh Khanna has asked private universities to dedicate exclusive beds for Covid patients.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
UP Guv, Yogi appeal to religious leaders to check Covid
Lucknow, April 14 (IANS) UP Governor Anandiben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath have appealed to religious leaders to motivate the eligible people to take the vaccine against Corona virus, in view of the second wave of the pandemic.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics,Religion
Allahabad HC suggests complete lockdown in UP
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), April 14 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court has directed the Uttar Pradesh government to look into the viability of complete lockdown in districts where the Covid spread has increased alarmingly.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Those fasting in Ramzan can take jab'
Lucknow, April 14 (IANS) A 'fatwa' issued by a prominent Sunni cleric here has said that those observing fast during the month of Ramzan can get vaccinated for Covid-19.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Religion
Yogi in isolation after officials test positive
Lucknow, April 13 (IANS) UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has isolated himself after a few officials in his secretariat tested positive for Covid.
2021-04-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Social media emerges as a powerful tool in UP panchayat polls
Lucknow, April 13 (IANS) Social media remains a powerful weapon of publicity even in the panchayat elections in Uttar Pradesh which are scheduled to be held in a couple of days. Candidates have made it a medium to reach out to the people, especially the youth who use WhatsApp and other social media platforms all the time.
2021-04-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Sunni Waqf Board goes to High Court on Gyanvapi issue
Prayagraj, April 13 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Sunni Central Waqf Board on Tuesday moved an urgent petition before the Allahabad High Court in the Kashi Vishwanath Mandi-Gyanvapi Masjid case in which the trial court at Varanasi allowed an ASI study of the mosque on April 8.
2021-04-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
15,000 UP schools switch over to English medium
Lucknow, April 13 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has converted 15,000 primary and upper primary schools into English medium, with a view to modernise the education system.
2021-04-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
UP couple booked for chopping off dog's genital
Kanpur (UP), April 13 (IANS) In a shocking case of animal cruelty, a couple has been accused of chopping off the genital of a pet dog.
2021-04-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UP Minister warns of lockdown amid Covid surge
Lucknow, April 13 (IANS) A day after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that he would not impose a lockdown, state Minister Brijesh Pathak on Tuesday categorically stated that a lockdown could be imposed in Lucknow if Covid cases continued to surge.
2021-04-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Panchayat polls bring back migrants in UP (IANS Special)
Lucknow, April 13 (IANS) It is not only the fear of a lockdown that is bringing back migrant workers from Maharashtra -- it is also the Panchayat elections in Uttar Pradesh that is a major factor for their return.
2021-04-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Man ends life after police demands bribe for tracing daughter
Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), April 13 (IANS) 45-year-old man allegedly committed suicide after a police official asked him for a bribe of Rs 1 lakh to trace his missing 22-year-old daughter.
2021-04-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident