• Ganpat
    Jan 25, 2015 14:19 IST

    Boy dies at shelter home, another hospitalised

    A mentally challenged boy died at the government shelter home for boys on Mohaan Road under mysterious circumstances on Saturday. Another boy of the same shelter home was admitted to the Trauma Centre on Friday night after his condition became critical.

  • Barack Obama, Michelle Obama
    Jan 25, 2015 14:15 IST

    Rs. 1.5 lakh Banarasi silk saree on way to Michelle

    Famous Banarasi saree trader of Varanasi Abdul Matin is not disheartened by the cancellation of US President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle’s visit to Agra, where Michelle was expected to wear a ‘kadwa’ saree of his warehouse while viewing the Taj Mahal there.

  • Crime
    Jan 25, 2015 14:23 IST

    ‘Disturbed’ youth hacks sister to death over new mobile phone

    A youth hacked his sister to death with a chopper when she refused to give him a new mobile phone in a Chinhat village on Saturday morning. Police said the youth was mentally disturbed and had been taken into custody for further probe.

  • Akhilesh Yadav
    Jan 24, 2015 12:57 IST

    SP, BSP sail through smoothly, BJP’s 2nd candidate defeated`

    The ruling Samajwadi Party won eight of 12 Vidhan Parishad seats, elections for which were held on Friday. While three seats have gone to BSP, the BJP had to be contented with only one seat.

  • File photo of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim
    Jan 24, 2015 13:01 IST

    Another Dawood aide in Lucknow police net

    Mohd Usman, another aide of the country’s most wanted underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, was arrested outside the Charbagh railway station when he reached Lucknow from Mumbai on Friday.

  • A petrol-pump employee filling fuel
    Jan 24, 2015 13:05 IST

    Lucknow to have two more CNG mother stations

    There’s good news for green gas users, as the city would soon have two more CNG mother stations - one near Telibagh behind Akash Enclave Sector 6 and the other in Vrindavan colony, Sector 18 near Police Lines.

  • Jan 24, 2015 13:10 IST

    Track pregnancies to curb sex determination: Experts

    “Tracking seems a good idea, but in a state like UP it might not be possible to cover all pregnancies. Hence, there should be strict vigilance upon medical centres,” said Dr Vinod Jain, faculty at King George’s Medical University.

  • A couple wearing protective masks
    Jan 22, 2015 14:43 IST

    Five Of A Family Test Positive For Swine-flu

    According to reports, the head of the family is an employee of SGPGIMS and his test was confirmed at PGI. Four others of the PGI staffer’s family were found H1N1 positive. All of them are getting treatment and have been advised to stay in isolation during treatment.

  • Nitin Gadkari
    Jan 22, 2015 14:36 IST

    Gadkari sets roadmap, says no politics on development

    A day after sparking ‘road politics’ by naming two highways after Lord Ram and promising to spend Rs. 50,000 crore to build state roads by the year-end, Union minister for transport and national highways Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday asserted that there would be no politics on development issues

  • Dawood Ibrahim
    Jan 22, 2015 14:50 IST

    Cops to probe Dawood aide’s Bollywood links

    Cops had arrested Azizuddin, a Pune resident and Aqeel Ahmed of Lucknow in 1999 with a huge cache of arms and ammunition including an AK-47 and 96 live cartridges but Parveen who was in the guesthouse then managed to flee.

  • Education
    Jan 21, 2015 14:35 IST

    UP fares poorly in RTE report card’

    Uttar Pradesh is the biggest violator of the Right to Education (RTE). With more than six lakh seats reserved for children of economically weaker sections (EWS) as per the provisions of the Act, the state has only allowed admissions to around 60 children.

  • Nitin Gadkari
    Jan 21, 2015 14:28 IST

    Gadkari: Rs. 50K cr for UP roads; waterways development top priority

    Union transport minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday announced that the central government would spend Rs. 50,000 crore to improve the condition of roads in Uttar Pradesh before December 2015. The minister was speaking in Basti after inaugurating two major road projects

  • Crime
    Jan 21, 2015 14:45 IST

    Cloth merchant nabbed for molestation bid on cop’s wife

    A cloth merchant was arrested for allegedly assaulting and attempting to molest a constable’s wife. The accused Ramanuj, the former landlord of the constable, went to his house and asked his wife to call her husband. But when the woman told him that the constable was away, he allegedly caught her by force and dragged her inside her own house and attempted to molest her

  • 2
    Jan 20, 2015 11:44 IST

    Agra: advance team of US officials visits Taj

    The advance team mainly comprised those from the US Embassy. They stressed more on the cultural aspect of the president’s proposed trip and also inspected the route to be taken by the VVIP guests on Taj premises says Rajesh Srivastava, ADM city

  • Cyrus Mistry
    Jan 20, 2015 11:39 IST

    Tata Motors’ exit may cost the state dear

    The dream of UP to attract big investment may get a jolt after the indication of Tata Motors to shift base to Rudrapur soon. The medium and small scale units are worried about the impact of this step in the days to come.