• malnourished children
    Feb 28, 2015 11:40 IST

    First undernutrition survey in UP

    The state will assess its undernourishment status in a pan-UP exercise for the first time and has hired the International Institute of Population Sciences (IIPS) to conduct a baseline survey he state does not have proper nutrition statistics of its own.

  • ATM robbery
    Feb 27, 2015 21:12 IST

    Miscreants kill three outside ATM, loot Rs 50.5 lakh

    As the top cops were busy observing IPS week in the state capital, two motorcycle-borne assailants robbed around Rs 50.5 lakh after killing three staff members including two armed guards of a cash replenishment agency here in Hasanganj police area on Friday afternoon. The incident took place outside a HDFC bank’s ATM located in crowded Babuganj locality when the agency staff had come to refill the cash.

  • Fish
    Feb 28, 2015 11:30 IST

    Hundreds of dead fish found at Kudiya Ghat

    Morning walkers at Kudiya Ghat were in for a shock on Friday morning, as they found hundreds of dead fish floating on the banks of river Gomti. As the day progressed, similar news poured in from other parts of the city too, where dead fish were found in bulk.

  • Suresh Prabhu
    Feb 27, 2015 11:43 IST

    No new train but projects galore for Uttar Pradesh

    With thrust on infrastructure expansion, the railway budget-2015-16 allotted a number of projects related with laying/doubling of tracks, re-modelling of yards and modernisation of satellite stations to Uttar Pradesh.

  • garbage amritsar
    Feb 27, 2015 11:49 IST

    Waste treatment plant under construction since the last 7-yr gets new deadline

    The small waste treatment plant at Shivri, that has been under construction since the last seven years and has witnessed at least a dozen extensions, received yet another deadline with municipal commissioner Udairaj Singh declaring March 15 as the day the plant would start functioning.

  • controversial techniques DNA mothers embryos genetically modified
    Feb 27, 2015 11:46 IST

    Research needed for fighting Noro virus

    Acute gastroenteritis is caused by Noro virus. In underdeveloped countries, on an average, two children under the age of 5 years die every minute due to Noro virus infection, said Dr Om Prakash, Kansas State University, USA.

  • Swine flu
    Feb 26, 2015 12:42 IST

    HC to govt: Make medicines, masks available to people

    The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad high court on Wednesday directed the state government to make available medicines and special masks to people within two-three days for prevention against swine flu.

  • CCTV camera being installed
    Feb 26, 2015 12:47 IST

    DGP launches CCTV network in trans-Gomti area

    The network of nearly 1,321 close circuit television (CCTV) cameras in trans-Gomti areas and at least a dozen modern police booths for monitoring was inaugurated by director general of police (DGP) AK Jain at a function held at Indira Gandhi Pratishthan here on Wednesday.

  • All about TODs
    Feb 26, 2015 12:44 IST

    Land acquisition for first phase of Metro finalised

    In an important development in the ongoing metro project, the administration on Wednesday finalised the total area of land to be acquired for the first phase of the project. In the metro rail land acquisition meeting, the administration also finalised the circle rates according to which the land will be acquired.

  • Akhilesh Yadav
    Feb 24, 2015 11:43 IST

    Development, populist schemes cleared ahead of state budget

    A day before chief minister Akhilesh Yadav presents the state budget for 2015-2016, the state cabinet approved a number of developmental and populist projects. These include exemption in entertainment tax for heritage hotels, training centres for economically backward youth and setting up 100% funded solar streetlights in the Lohia villages of Uttar Pradesh.

  • A kid attending class in Jalandhar on Monday
    Feb 24, 2015 11:57 IST

    Only 53 of 6 lakh seats in schools filled

    Uttar Pradesh has been amongst the most laggard states when it comes to implementation of Right to Education (RTE). Statistics show that only 60 out of 6,00,000 potential entrylevel seats in schools were filled in 2013-14. This figure dropped to 53 in 2014-15, points out a study by Bharat Abhyudaya Foundation - a voluntary organisation that works for the cause of education.

  • HSC
    Feb 24, 2015 11:47 IST

    B. Tech answer-sheet bundle recovered from scrap dealer

    After the recovery of B Tech practical answer-sheet bundle from a scrap dealer, the Babu Banarasi Das National Institute of Technology and Management, Lucknow got into a damage control exercise on Monday. The institute management sacked the head of department concerned with immediate effect and ordered an external inquiry. It said an FIR was lodged with Chinhat police and the incident was an attempt of ‘some mischievous elements to malign the image of the college’.

  • Robbery
    Feb 24, 2015 11:53 IST

    PGI doc, wife held hostage at house, robbed

    As many as eight robbers held an SGPGIMS doctor and his wife hostage at their residence in Sahajpuram colony near IIM, on the intervening night of Sunday and Monday and decamped with cash and ornaments worth over Rs. 5 lakh.

  • murder
    Feb 23, 2015 12:02 IST

    Samajwadi Party leader shot dead in Azamgarh

    Former gram pradhan (village head) Shailendra Singh, 45, who was also secretary of the Atraulia assembly segment of the SP, was shot dead by two motorcycle-borne miscreants near Hisamuddinpur village.

  • A couple wearing protective masks
    Feb 23, 2015 11:56 IST

    98 fresh cases in 3 days, H1N1 count up to 228

    With 98 fresh cases being reported over the last three days, the number of swine flu cases in the state capital went up to 228. A total 17 districts in UP were affected by the disease while the maximum number of cases were reported from Lucknow. As many as 848 patients were screened in the state so far, of which 280 have tested positive.