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Audio capsules: A boon for visually impaired students
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) Audio capsules recorded by a faculty member of a degree college in Uttar Pradesh have proved to be a boon for visually challenged students.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
UP man nabbed for importing drugs from US
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has arrested a person from here and seized 2.7 kg of bud (curated marijuana) concealed in an air compressor machine at Delhi.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Vulture census in UP soon
Pilibhit (UP), Sep 20 (IANS) A census of vultures will soon be conducted in Uttar Pradesh by the Institute of Wildlife Conservation (IWC) at Lucknow University.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Plight of Yamuna to be highlighted on World Rivers Day
Agra, Sep 20 (IANS) Ahead of the world rivers day on September 27, the river activists in Agra cleaned up the Yamuna riverbank, opposite the Etmauddaula tomb and planted saplings of Kadamb, a favourite of Sri Krishna.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Madhur Bhandarkar meets Yogi, lauds film city plan
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar on Sunday met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at the latter's official residence to discuss the chief minister's announcement about the country's "biggest and most beautiful film city" to be set up in Gautam Buddha Nagar district.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
31,661 ASST. teachers to be recruited in UP in one week
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed the basic education department to recruit 31,661 assistant teachers within a week.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
Three cousins killed by speeding bus in UP
Etawah (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 20 (IANS) Three cousins on a motorcycle were killed when a speeding bus hit them from behind in the Civil Lines area in Etawah district late.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UP Police constable suspended for beating 'Divyang' man
Kannauj (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 20 (IANS) An Uttar Pradesh Police constable was suspended late on Saturday night after a video clip showed him thrashing a physically handicapped man in Kannauj.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Taj Mahal, Agra Fort to reopen from Monday after 6 months
Agra, Sep 20 (IANS) India's star tourist attraction, the 17th-century monument of love, the Taj Mahal, and the Agra Fort, are all set to reopen from Monday, after an unprecedented closure of six months, due to Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Antecedents of anti Muslim bias in media including Sudarshan TV (Comment)
There have been many but let me cite just two reactions from the family to Justices D.Y. Chandrachud, Indu Malhotra and K.M. Joseph's utterances restraining Sudarshan TV from telecasting its 'UPSC Jihad' show. A relative mailed a couplet comprehensive in its simplicity:
2020-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Opinion/Commentary
Lucknow's iconic Chhota Imambara's facade 'scarred' by police
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) The world famous Chhota Imambara that is must on the itinerary of every visitor to Lucknow, has now been 'scarred' by the Lucknow Police.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Man attacks wife after priest predicts 6th daughter for them
Badaun (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 20 (IANS) In an inebriated state, a man allegedly attacked his wife, who was four months' pregnant, with a sickle after a priest predicted that "their sixth child would also be a girl".
2020-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Alleged UP scribe held in Rs 9.72 cr scam
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (UP STF) and the Gomti Nagar Police, in a joint operation have arrested an alleged journalist, Santosh Mishra, in connection with the Rs 9.72 crore animal husbandry scam.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Coronavirus fear reduces toll of non-Covid illnesses
Lucknow, Sep 19 (IANS) The battle for human survival during the coronavirus pandemic has been on for the past few months. Data highlighting deaths due to the infection has created fear among people but there is a brighter side to it as well. The pandemic has turned around the way of living as people have stopped needlessly thronging the streets.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Pvt hospitals in Agra reluctant to carry on corona battle
Agra, Sep 19 (IANS) Private nursing homes and hospitals in Agra have virtually withdrawn from the battle against COVID-19, which is now spreading its tentacles in the hinterland.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
MNCs hire 180 AMU students
Aligarh, Sep 18 (IANS) Even as the Covid-19 crisis hit the campus placement prospects across the country, a host of multinational companies such as Tech Mahindra, Goldman Sachs, BYJU's, Optum, Chegg India, Data mark, ATG, Hexa view, and Tech Recru among others hired 180 Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) students pursuing courses in arts, social science, commerce, management and science in an online placement drive.
2020-09-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
'Bhagwati Van' to be spiritual tourism hub in UP (Ld)
Lucknow, Sep 18 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government plans to develop an eco-tourism spot that could provide a perfect place for people looking for a spiritual sojourn.
2020-09-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Village heads of Bikru, Bheeti removed on Kanpur DM's orders
Kanpur (UP), Sep 18 (IANS) Bikru village head Anjali Dubey and her Bheeti counterpart Vishnupal Singh have been removed from their posts following orders from Kanpur District Magistrate Alok Tewari, an officer said on Friday.
2020-09-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
'Bhagirathi Van' to be spiritual tourism hub in UP
Lucknow, Sep 18 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government plans to develop an eco-tourism spot that could provide a perfect place for people looking for a spiritual sojourn.
2020-09-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
AMU hikes fees for foreign students, draws protests
Aligarh (UP), Sep 18 (IANS) For foreign students, taking admission in Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) is set to become costlier as the varsity has increased the fee for all its courses ranging from 6 to 54 per cent for the next academic session.
2020-09-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
Yogi may bring ordinance to restrict religious conversion
Lucknow, Sep 18 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is planning to promulgate an ordinance against religious conversions soon.
2020-09-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Religion
Teenager dupes grandpa of Rs 15L
Agra, Sep 18 (IANS) A 17-year-old boy allegedly transferred Rs 15 lakh from his grandfather's bank account to his e-wallet to pay for his lavish lifestyle.
2020-09-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
It's in our genes: What is aiding India's low mortality rate
Varanasi, Sep 18 (IANS) A study conducted by top genetic experts has revealed that Indians should be thankful to their genes for tiding over the Covid pandemic with a relatively lesser mortality rate as compared to the US and European nations.
2020-09-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
BSP to contest Assembly bypolls for first time in UP
Lucknow, Sep 18 (IANS) The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has decided to put up candidates in all eight Assembly seats where bypolls are to be held.
2020-09-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Hindu Yuva Vahini leader murdered in UP
Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 18 (IANS) A Hindu Yuva Vahini leader was found dead with stab wounds near his own hospital in Bareilly.
2020-09-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Public toilets on school land to be razed in UP
Lucknow, Sep 18 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh education department has directed razing of all the public toilets built illegally on government school lands in the state.
2020-09-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
105 inmates test Covid positive in UP jail
Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 18 (IANS) The Pilibhit jail in Uttar Pradesh has reported 105 cases of Covid-19 among the inmates.
2020-09-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Covid-19 scene remains grim in Agra region
Agra, Sep 18 (IANS) With 118 fresh cases and 117 deaths till now, the Covid-19 scene in Agra remains grim. Health officials said the rising graph of infection was a matter for worry, though all required measures were being taken to control the spread.
2020-09-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Nearly 1.5 cr UP labourers to get free religious trips
Lucknow, Sep 17 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government is planning to take nearly 1.5 crore labourers, employed in about 6.5 lakh commercial establishments and 20,500 factories and workshops in the state, on government funded religious trips.
2020-09-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
UP research scholar devises sensor-based walking stick for visually-impaired
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 17 (IANS) A young research scholar from the Applied Mechanics department of Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology (MNNIT) has designed a sensor-based high-tech walking stick for blind persons.
2020-09-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
With expiry of lease, Jat king's kin seek return of AMU land
Aligarh, Sep 17 (IANS) With the land lease given to the Aligarh Muslim University in Uttar Pradesh having expired last year, the descendants of the Jat king, late Mahendra Pratap Singh (1886-1979), a freedom fighter and social reformer who donated land to various educational institutes, including the AMU, have demanded that the land be returned to them.
2020-09-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Truck owner set ablaze in UP for not paying dues
Jaunpur (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 17 (IANS) A truck owner in Uttar Pradesh has been set ablaze for apparently not paying his dues to a financier in Jaunpur district. Two of his attackers are in custody.
2020-09-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Woman kills daughter, commits suicide in UP district
Banda (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 17 (IANS) A 28-year-old woman committed suicide after killing her two-year-old daughter in Banda district's Chilla locality, police said.
2020-09-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pregnant woman allegedly beaten to death
Muzaffarnagar (UP), Sep 17 (IANS) A pregnant woman, locked in a room for five days without food and regularly beaten by her husband and in-laws, died after suffering a miscarriage.
2020-09-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ramlila with wooden puppets in Varanasi this year
Varanasi (UP), Sep 17 (IANS) The world famous Ramlila in Varanasi will not be held this year due to the pandemic but the tradition will not be broken either.
2020-09-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Nearly 4.5kg gold seized at Lucknow airport linked to M-E cartel
Lucknow, Sep 17 (IANS) The Lucknow Customs team has seized around 3.8 kg of gold biscuits valued at over Rs 2 crore at the Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport (CCSI) from a passenger travelling from Saudi Arabia.
2020-09-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Queues grow longer at corona testing centres in Agra
Agra, Sep 17 (IANS) Lack of adequate Covid-19 testing facilities is causing an avoidable delay in the treatment of patients even as queues continue to lengthen at the district hospital and the S. N.Medical College for sample collection centres.
2020-09-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
UP Police arrests 3, seize over 30 kg charas
Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 17 (IANS) The Muzaffarnagar Police have busted an international drug trafficking racket with the arrest of three men from Muzaffarnagar's Budhana town.
2020-09-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Villagers build bridge for SSB troops near UP-Nepal border
Pilibhit, Sep 17 (IANS) A group of villagers in Pilibhit have built a bamboo bridge for the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) troopers, about 200 metres from the Uttar Pradesh-Nepal border.
2020-09-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Defence/Security,Human Interest/Society
Babri Masjid plaintiff wants demolition case to be quashed
Ayodhya, Sep 17 (IANS) Babri Masjid plaintiff, Iqbal Ansari, has urged the special CBI court hearing the demolition case, to acquit all accused in the case.
2020-09-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Babri Masjid demolition verdict likely on Sept 30
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) Twenty-eight years after the Babri Masjid was demolished, the judgement in the case is expected to be delivered on September 30.
2020-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Trio behind Aligarh jewellery shop robbery held after shootout in Noida
Noida, Sep 16 ( IANS ) The three men who allegedly looted a jewellery shop in Aligarh last week were arrested in Noida on Wednesday after an encounter with the police.
2020-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Doctor talks on phone, argues with cop while patient dies
Badaun (UP), Sep 16 (IANS) An accident victim died for want of adequate medical aid because the doctor at the Bilsi Community Health Centre (CHC) was busy talking on phone and then arguing with the sub-inspector who had brought the victim there.
2020-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
New moniker of Agra museum much welcomed
Agra, Sep 16 (IANS) People have welcomed the Uttar Pradesh government's decision of changing the name of an upcoming Rs 170 crore museum project near the Taj Mahal, from "Mughal" to "Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj", and claimed that balance will finally be restored.
2020-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Art/Culture/Books
UP Police announces reward on Mukhtar Ansari's sons
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) The Lucknow Police has declared a reward of Rs 25,000 each on the two sons of Bahujan Samaj Party MLA and mafia don Mukhtar Ansari -- Abbas Ansari and Umar Ansari. Both the brothers are wanted in cases of illegal land grab.
2020-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
This Ayurveda kit helps in covid cure, says UP's Ayush Society
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) A kit of four Ayurveda medicines to counter the coronavirus is being provided by the Uttar Pradesh State Ayush Society.
2020-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Statues of Buddha, Ambedkar desecrated
Lakhimpur Kheri (UP), Sep 16 (IANS) Desecrated statutes of Lord Buddha and Dr B.R. Ambedkar were found in a park in Lakhimpur Kheri district after which tension prevailed in the area.
2020-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
She walked away with her dreams and fulfilled them
Meerut (UP), Sep 16 (IANS) Sanju Rani Verma, now in her early thirties, had walked out of her home in 2013 because she did not wish to get married and 'settle down' like other girls.
2020-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Human Interest/Society
Audio tapes expose murky nexus that led to UP bizman's murder
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) The leak of five audio tapes on social media has now given a murky turn to the murder of Mahoba businessman, Indrakant Tripathi, who succumbed to gunshot wounds on Sunday
2020-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Agra Covid-19 scene continues to remain grim
Agra, Sep 16 (IANS) The Covid-19 scene in the Agra region continues to remain grim as a fresh spurt in the number of cases is proving a huge challenge for the medical infrastructure.
2020-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine