- Mar 05, 2015 11:53 IST
A 20-year-old girl, daughter of a city-based doctor, was allegedly raped and dumped by four persons in Jhusi on the outskirts of Allahabad. The girl was wearing a ‘burqa’ and was found bleeding on the roadside on Tuesday night. The police rushed her to Dufferin hospital where rape was confirmed. Police informed her parents about the incident.
- Mar 05, 2015 11:41 IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday flagged off the India-Nepal bus service which will connect Varanasi and Kathmandu. The first bus was flagged off from police lines in Varanasi. The bus will facilitate trips between the two cities to Buddhist and other religious tourist stops, an official said.
- Mar 05, 2015 11:45 IST
Seventy two new cases of swine flu surfaced on wednesday taking the total number of people affected by H1N1 virus to 720 in Uttar Pradesh, where 16 persons have died so far due to the disease.
- Mar 05, 2015 11:47 IST
The four digit helpline 1512 can be reached by a passenger from his mobile phone after which he is automatically connected to the Government Railway Police (GRP) control room in the state capital.
- Mar 04, 2015 12:29 IST
Taking a cue from the ‘Make in India’ theme of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the IIA aims to manufacture and export bullet-proof jackets and helmets, which were being imported till now. Bullet-proof jackets manufactured with indigenous raw material in Lucknow - that’s Indian Industries Association’s (IIA) next venture in the state capital.
- Mar 04, 2015 12:35 IST
A criminal, Ali Ahmad alias ‘Dr Salim’, who allegedly had links with Pakistan’s ISI, was arrested in Naka area late on Tuesday night. He was carrying a reward of Rs. 15,000 on his head, after he escaped from police custody in Lucknow around four years ago.
- Mar 04, 2015 12:37 IST
There was talk among locals that she had been raped and had allegedly told some of them that the culprit was a local priest. The police, however, denied any rape and said the 43-year-old lady had been admitted to District Hospital for treatment.
- Mar 01, 2015 12:59 IST
Police teams have no clue about the criminals despite working on several aspects of the case. Help sought from Delhi police as similar incident took place near DU in Nov 2014
- Mar 01, 2015 13:05 IST
Two more patients succumbed to swine flu in the state capital on Saturday. While this takes the total number of deaths to 12 in the city, health officials put the figure at eight. The two patients who succumbed to H1N1 were identified as Manju, 40, a native of Kanpur Dehat and a 10-year-old boy of Faizabad district.
- 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.