- Feb 28, 2015 11:40 IST
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.
- Feb 27, 2015 21:12 IST
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.
- Feb 28, 2015 11:30 IST
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.
- Feb 27, 2015 11:43 IST
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.
- Feb 27, 2015 11:49 IST
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.
- Feb 27, 2015 11:46 IST
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.
- Feb 26, 2015 12:42 IST
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.
- Feb 26, 2015 12:47 IST
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.
- Feb 26, 2015 12:44 IST
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.
- Feb 24, 2015 11:43 IST
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.
- Feb 24, 2015 11:57 IST
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.
- Feb 24, 2015 11:47 IST
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’.
- Feb 24, 2015 11:53 IST
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.
- Feb 23, 2015 12:02 IST
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.
- Feb 23, 2015 11:56 IST
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.