- Mar 18, 2015 15:19 IST
The victim told the police that she was forced to consume alcohol, raped and held hostage for two days. She somehow managed to inform one of her relatives who alerted the police.
- Mar 18, 2015 15:16 IST
“There is no Bird Flu scare in Uttar Pradesh. All the necessary precautionary measures were taken in seven villages of Amethi, where it has been contained and 833 birds including hens, pigeons were culled and their cages disinfected”, director, horticulture, Dr Rudra Pratap said.
- Mar 18, 2015 14:57 IST
With 18 more patients reported on Tuesday, the number of swine flu cases rose to 941 in the state capital. Two cases from Bareilly and one each from Amethi and Barabanki also surfaced during the day, taking the statewide figure to 1,275.
- Mar 17, 2015 12:01 IST
Taking serious note of the crop losses suffered by farmers due to rain and hailstorm, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav ordered release of Rs. 200 crore from state’s contingency fund for their relief. The chief minister also directed officials to distribute the compensation with immediate effect
- Mar 17, 2015 12:08 IST
Concerned over the frequent complaints about excessive use of loudspeakers in guesthouses and even school premises where marriage functions are being held, the district administration on Monday constituted a special helpline to tackle the menace.
- Mar 17, 2015 12:28 IST
Lawyers across the state on Monday took part in the nationwide strike called by the Bar Council of India against the killing of an advocate by a subinspector in Allahabad last week. Work remained suspended in courts during the strike. Heavy police force, including paramilitary personnel, remained deployed on and near court premises
- Mar 15, 2015 17:38 IST
Even as the swine flu scare is yet to die down, the state government has issued an alert over avian (bird) flu. It has ordered culling of infected birds wherever cases of infection surfaces.
- Mar 13, 2015 12:12 IST
A property dealer Ram Narain Verma, who was missing since Tuesday evening, was murdered after being kidnapped by four persons from near his house over a dispute of Rs. 20 lakh. The police claimed to have solved the case on Wednesday, after the arrest of one person while three others involved in the crime were still at large.
- Mar 13, 2015 12:17 IST
Congress leaders and workers staged demonstrations in various parts of the state on Thursday to protest against the failure of NDA government at the centre and Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh.
- Mar 12, 2015 13:30 IST
While fake products, fake marksheets or fake institutes are commonplace, a bunch of fraudsters took the art of faking to quite another level, running full-time for the past one-year a fake police outpost in Krishna Nagar area by the name of New Golden City police outpost.
- Mar 12, 2015 13:37 IST
With Uttar Pradesh increasingly becoming the most sought after tourist destination after Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and Delhi for domestic and foreign travellers, a just-concluded ASSOCHAM study projects the state can attract over 28 lakh foreign tourists by 2017, up from about 20.5 lakh overseas tourists that had visited here in 2013.
- Mar 12, 2015 11:58 IST
Three children were killed and approximately 24 people were hurt – eight of them with life threatening injuries - when they fell into a well in Pundeel village under Iglas tehsil of Aligarh district on Tuesday evening.
- Mar 11, 2015 11:41 IST
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has issued guidelines, asking its schools to form anti-bullying committees. The circular also says that the message - ‘Bullying is strictly prohibited inside the school premises and no such act will go unnoticed or punished’ - must be clearly mentioned in the school prospectus and other guidelines circulated by schools.
- Mar 11, 2015 11:46 IST
To accelerate the pace of enrolment in the state, over four lakh residents were being enrolled every day with about 9,000 enrolment kits at 2,755 enrolment centres operated by 70 enrolment agencies
- Mar 10, 2015 10:39 IST
Lawyers on Monday took to the streets here to protest shifting of Sadar tehsil, resulting in a clash with police which left several persons from both the sides injured. According to police, they had to use force to disperse the lawyers who were agitating over the shifting of Sadar tehsil to Rajswakarmi training centre in Chinhat area here on Sunday night