When Dr Kalam walked into HT Lucknow office, it was his first visit to any media house outside Delhi. Here are excerpts from his interaction with the Hindustan Times and Hindi Hindustan staff.
A few days ago, Urmila Yadav became one of the richest women to walk the earth when an amount of Rs 95,71,16,98,647 was credited to her State Bank of India (SBI) account, thanks to a strange procedure followed by the bank to get in touch with its customers.
Applicants were seen queueing up for frisking and admit card verification in the morning hours as All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT) re examination commenced amidst tight security in 66 nodal centers across Jaipur on Saturday. A total of 49,195 aspirants will take the pre medical re test in Jaipur.
The state suspended a government doctor of Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, and set up an inquiry against him on Tuesday, after an FIR accusing him of death of a patient due to negligence was registered at the Vibhuti Khand police station.
The Allahabad High Court on Thursday ordered a CBI probe into alleged corruption by former Noida chief engineer Yadav Singh on a PIL accusing him of amassing huge property disproportionate to his known sources of income.
Even as suspended IPS officer Amitabh Thakur remains defiant and is convinced that his acts didn’t amount to violation of service conduct rules, the political class and some others feel that he may have taken things a bit “too far.”
Samajwadi Party (SP) president Mulayam Singh Yadav, who could not attend the iftar party of Congress president Sonia Gandhi in Delhi on Monday reached the one hosted by chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday along with expelled SP leader Amar Singh.
Senior IPS officer Amitabh Thakur on Sunday said he would file a petition in the Allahabad High Court for a CBI probe into the alleged threat to him by Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav. He said he would also urge the court to direct the premier agency to probe into the FIR lodged by a woman alleging he raped her.
According to the complainant, the Samajwadi Party chief threatened him with dire consequences if he does not mend his ways.
Over 100 turtles were killed in a pond at Baklai, Oonch village in Unnao district when the waterweed was burnt to make it fit for pisciculture.
Prof Bharat Bhaskar was named as the new interim director of the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (IIML) on Wednesday for a period of three months or till the appointment of a regular director.
The Right to Education (RTE) Act has opened the window of hope for many families, whose first generation of learners would soon enter the portals of educational institutions.
After taking action against instant noodles, the Food Supply and Drug Administration (FSDA) is now set to test the quality of health supplements being sold in the market.
The Barabanki incident wherein a woman was allegedly set to fire by cops at a police station has brought focus to illegal detention, a practice that is said to be widely prevalent in UP and other states.
On day one of school after the summer vacation, the norms of Right to Education Act, which mandate free and compulsory education to children, were thrown to the wind with students holding brooms instead of books.