Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh

  • Rape
    Jan 29, 2015 14:29 IST

    Woman accuses PCS officer of rape

    After 17 years of an alleged relationship, a 36-yearold woman accused a senior PCS officer of rape after an assurance of marriage. In her complaint, the woman mentioned that she came in contact with Verma when he was preparing for PCS in Allahabad in 1998.

  • Cigarette
    Jan 29, 2015 14:23 IST

    21 people fined for violating smoking ban

    “I am smoking… what have others to do with it?” The question raised by one Akhilesh at the Qaiserbagh bus station invited a fine of Rs. 200 for violating the ban on smoking at a public place under COTPA (Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act) on Wednesday.

  • murder
    Jan 29, 2015 14:15 IST

    Plywood factory owner’s guard found dead at under-construction site

    Guard of a plywood factory owner’s under-construction house here on posh Wazir Hasan road, was allegedly murdered by unknown assailants on the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday. His body bearing injury marks on face and head was found lying on the cot at the underconstruction site.

  • H1N1 flu virus
    Jan 29, 2015 14:08 IST

    Two more test positive in Lucknow, H1N1 cases up to 13

    Two more swine flu cases were reported in the state capital on Wednesday. With this, the total number of people affected by the H1N1 virus in the city this year has gone up to 13, said health officials. A team of experts had been sent to make sure that the patient were being given proper treatment.

  • Sri Krishna Janamsthan
    Jan 27, 2015 12:53 IST

    Mathura likely to become part of NCR

    Mathura district is likely to be included in the National Capital Region soon, said Mathura -Vrin dav an Development Authorityvice-chairman Nagendra Pratap Singh after attending a meeting in Delhi.

  • A security person
    Jan 27, 2015 12:48 IST

    e-voting may be a reality in local bodies polls

    People in Uttar Pradesh may soon be able to e-vote. The state election commission is working hard to make it possible during this year’s urban local bodies elections. The theme of this year’s celebration was ‘Easy Registration, easy correction’.

  • Doctors team from Delhi examine the children
    Jan 27, 2015 12:43 IST

    Swine flu patient gives wrong address, still untraceable

    Health department officials had a tough time on Sunday searching for a patient who had tested positive for swine flu on Saturday but had given a wrong address at KGMU’s laboratory.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.