Uttar Pradesh

  • Rape
    Mar 04, 2015 12:37 IST

    American woman allegedly raped in Vrindavan

    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.

  • All India Anti Terrorist
    Mar 04, 2015 12:35 IST

    STF sleuths arrest criminal with ISI links from Naka

    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.

  • armed female police officer
    Mar 04, 2015 12:29 IST

    IIA to export bullet-proof jackets ‘Made in Lucknow’

    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.

  • People
    Mar 01, 2015 13:05 IST

    Two more die, 45 fresh swine flu cases in city

    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.

  • A private security guard
    Mar 01, 2015 12:59 IST

    ATM loot: Cops draw a blank

    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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.