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Earlier, the government had decided to increase the duration of the curfew till 7 am on May 17.(AFP)

Corona curfew extended in Uttar Pradesh till May 24

PTI | , Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAY 16, 2021 07:00 AM IST
A decision was taken at a virtual meeting of the cabinet, chaired by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
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UP govt forms 3-member panel of VC’s for recommendation for promoting students without exam

By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAY 16, 2021 12:53 AM IST
The state government on Friday formed a committee consisting of three vice-chancellors to suggest measures on how to promote students to the next semester without exams across all universities and degree colleges of the state
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Now, life-saving injection to treat ‘black fungus’ out of stock in Lucknow

By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAY 16, 2021 12:51 AM IST
As cases of black fungal infection, a post-Covid complication, are being reported from all across Uttar Pradesh, including the state capital, the Liposomal Amphotericin B injection, used in treating the rare fungal infection is out of stock in the drug stores
More than 2.56 lakh samples were tested in the past 24 hours. (ANI Photo)
More than 2.56 lakh samples were tested in the past 24 hours. (ANI Photo)

281 more die of Covid-19 in UP; state reports 12,547 fresh cases

PTI | , Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAY 15, 2021 10:01 PM IST
  • Of the 12,547 new cases, 879 were reported from Meerut, 801 from Gorakhpur and 617 from Lucknow.
Tanmay Telang (Sourced)
Tanmay Telang (Sourced)

This is the best time to improvise held over projects: Tanmay

By Deep Saxena
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2021 07:37 PM IST
Filmmaker Tanmay Telang is all glad about his debut feature film doing rounds at international festivals, but equally bothersome that many of his upcoming projects are on hold due to the ongoing pandemic surge
The two teenagers, however, were caught by the girl’s uncle who locked them inside the house and informed his brother about this incident over the phone, the CO said.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The two teenagers, however, were caught by the girl’s uncle who locked them inside the house and informed his brother about this incident over the phone, the CO said.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Man hacks daughter, her lover by axe to death in UP's Kanpur: Police

PTI | , Kanpur
PUBLISHED ON MAY 15, 2021 03:32 PM IST
The police have arrested the accused father, a truck driver by profession, he said, adding the axe with which the father hacked the two teenagers to death too has been recovered.
Varanasi: Ganga ghats wear a deserted look during a lockdown imposed to contain the spread of Covid-19, in Varanasi, Thursday, (PTI)
Varanasi: Ganga ghats wear a deserted look during a lockdown imposed to contain the spread of Covid-19, in Varanasi, Thursday, (PTI)

No ban on bringing bodies to Varanasi for cremation: District magistrate

By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2021 12:22 PM IST
Varanasi district magistrate Kaushal Raj Sharma has clarified that there is no ban on bringing bodies to the city for cremation and that cremations were taking place at Harishchandra and Manikarnika ghats here
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.(ANI)
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.(ANI)

3 killed in firing at UP’s Chitrakoot jail, CM seeks report

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2021 02:12 AM IST
Anshu Dixit was shot dead by police after he gunned down Kala and another prisoner, Merajudden, and held several others hostage, the officials added.
Anshu Dixit, the undertrial in Chitrakoot jail, who smuggled in a 9mm pistol and killed two gangsters, was shot dead by the police team
Anshu Dixit, the undertrial in Chitrakoot jail, who smuggled in a 9mm pistol and killed two gangsters, was shot dead by the police team

Gangster shoots 2 including Mukhtar Ansari aide in UP jail, is killed by cops

By Rohit Kumar Singh, Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2021 10:47 PM IST
Director general UP prison Anand Kumar said there had been lapses. Later, Chitrakoot jail superintendent SP Tripathi and jailer Mahendra Pal were suspended for lapses in jail security.
UP logged 15,747 new Covid-19 cases, 312 deaths on Friday.(PTI)
UP logged 15,747 new Covid-19 cases, 312 deaths on Friday.(PTI)

Uttar Pradesh reports 15,747 new Covid-19 cases, tally goes past 1.59 million

PTI | , Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2021 05:06 PM IST
In the past 13 days, the number of active cases in the state has come down by over 1.17 lakh.
Police personnel at Mahadev Ghat on the banks of Ganga in Chausa village, in Bihar’s Buxar on May 11. (File photo)
Police personnel at Mahadev Ghat on the banks of Ganga in Chausa village, in Bihar’s Buxar on May 11. (File photo)

Now, 14 bodies found floating in Ganga in UP’s Chandauli, Varanasi

PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2021 11:46 AM IST
Chandauli district administration official, said on the condition of anonymity that the bodies appeared to be over a week old. In Varanasi, a team of lekhpals has been deployed along the Ganga to keep a watch on the river bank
The active cases in Uttar Pradesh have mounted to 2,04,658.(ANI | Representational image)
The active cases in Uttar Pradesh have mounted to 2,04,658.(ANI | Representational image)

Residents blame admin's negligence as UP's Jabalpur sees 18 deaths in 14 days

ANI | , Gautam Buddh Nagar
PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2021 11:35 AM IST
According to official data, as many as 17,775 new Covid-19 cases and 281 deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours in Uttar Pradesh.
Rita Varma. (Photo: Sourced)
Rita Varma. (Photo: Sourced)

This UP village’s first woman pradhan leads Covid fight

PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2021 10:40 AM IST
Rita Varma defeated the sitting pradhan by a huge margin. From the next day, she started her campaign to educate villagers about the importance of Covid appropriate behavior. She formed teams in every lane which keep a check on the movement of residents without masks
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All in a day: 58,000 book slots,10,000 skip jabs in Uttar Pradesh

By Rajesh Kumar Singh, Lucknow
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2021 01:06 AM IST
The beneficiaries not turning up at Covid-19 vaccination centres after booking slots on the CoWin portal for their jabs have added to the worries of the Uttar Pradesh health and family welfare department
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Hookah bar found operational in Lucknow amid corona curfew, 16 arrested

By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2021 12:35 AM IST
The Lucknow police on Wednesday midnight arrested 16 people from a hookah bar operational, amid corona curfew imposed across Uttar Pradesh, said senior police officials on Thursday
Muslims celebrating Eid al-Fitr which marks the end of the month of Ramzan. (Shutterstock)
Muslims celebrating Eid al-Fitr which marks the end of the month of Ramzan. (Shutterstock)

Eid festivities amid pandemic

By Deep Saxena, S Farah Rizvi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2021 12:09 AM IST
While the pandemic has deterred the spirits of many celebrating Eid, others look at the silver lining and wish things would get better with the festival…
Police and district administration team with health workers urge locals to go for voluntary testing and vaccination for Covid in Mauaima gram panchayat area. (HT photo)
Police and district administration team with health workers urge locals to go for voluntary testing and vaccination for Covid in Mauaima gram panchayat area. (HT photo)

UP village in panic as Covid-19 cases surge in rural areas

UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2021 04:35 PM IST
The villages under the Mauaima village council, which have a population of 25,000, have officially reported around six Covid-19 deaths. But residents say the number is around four times higher. The last rites of many people, who have died, have been performed hurriedly over the last few weeks
Relatives help patient out of an ambulance outside a government-run hospital to receive treatment, amidst the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic, in Bijnor district, Uttar Pradesh.(Reuters)
Relatives help patient out of an ambulance outside a government-run hospital to receive treatment, amidst the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic, in Bijnor district, Uttar Pradesh.(Reuters)

Uttar Pradesh reports 17,775 Covid-19 cases, 281 related fatalities

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAY 13, 2021 04:02 PM IST
  • The Covid-19 recovery rate now stands at 86 per cent in Uttar Pradesh.
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All Uttar Pradesh schools up to class 12 closed till May 20

By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAY 13, 2021 12:43 AM IST
All schools up to class 12 will remain closed till May 20, stated Kumar Raghvendra Singh, special secretary of UP government in his order dated May 10
The four-phase panchayat elections for roughly 800,000 rural body seats was held between April 15 and 29, coinciding with a devastating surge in infections.(PTI)
The four-phase panchayat elections for roughly 800,000 rural body seats was held between April 15 and 29, coinciding with a devastating surge in infections.(PTI)

Consider giving 1 cr to kin of poll officials who died of Covid: HC

By JItendra Sarin, Hindustan Times, Pryagraj
PUBLISHED ON MAY 13, 2021 12:29 AM IST
  • The bench was hearing a suo motu (on its own) public interest litigation on conditions of quarantine centres and treatment of Covid-19 patients in the state.
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Ambedkar Nagar hooch tragedy: Death toll rises to six; 5 arrested, 4 cops suspended

By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAY 12, 2021 11:05 PM IST
The toll in Ambedkar Nagar hooch tragedy rose to six with one more death reported on Wednesday even as five persons were arrested and four cops suspended in this connection, said a senior police official
On April 30, there were about 3.10 lakh active cases, while the number currently stands at 2,06,615, the official said.(Deepak Gupta/HT Photo)
On April 30, there were about 3.10 lakh active cases, while the number currently stands at 2,06,615, the official said.(Deepak Gupta/HT Photo)

Uttar Pradesh reports 18,125 new Covid-19 cases, 329 more deaths

PTI | | Posted by Harshit Sabarwal, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAY 12, 2021 09:40 PM IST
In this period, maximum 1,232 fresh cases were reported from Meerut, 992 from Gautam Buddh Nagar, 916 from Lucknow, 755 from Muzaffar Nagar, 748 from Varanasi, 720 from Gorakhpur, it said
Uttar Pradesh has struggled with oxygen and medicine supplies and ICU beds among other logistical issues during 2nd wave of Covid-19. Representative Photo/AFP
Uttar Pradesh has struggled with oxygen and medicine supplies and ICU beds among other logistical issues during 2nd wave of Covid-19. Representative Photo/AFP

Migrant worker dies at Covid counter in UP hospital battling ‘systemic failure’

PUBLISHED ON MAY 12, 2021 03:30 PM IST
Lucknow’s BRD Medical College’s principal in charge Dr Pawan Pradhan said an inquiry has been ordered into alleged negligence apart from a notice served to the hospital staff for not providing a stretcher to the patient.
Three people were still undergoing treatment after consuming spurious liquor in Uttar Pradesh’s Ambedkar Nagar district. Hindustan Times Photo
Three people were still undergoing treatment after consuming spurious liquor in Uttar Pradesh’s Ambedkar Nagar district. Hindustan Times Photo

5 arrested in Ambedkar Nagar hooch deaths case, 5 cops suspended

PUBLISHED ON MAY 12, 2021 11:22 AM IST
Ambedkar Nagar SP said 12 persons in a marriage party fell ill after consuming the spurious liquor purchased from Mittupur village in adjoining Azamgarh district.
Sidharth Nath Singh
Sidharth Nath Singh

To tackle third wave, we are doing whatever is possible, says UP minister Sidharth Nath Singh

By Manish Chandra Pandey, Lucknow
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2021 11:14 AM IST
As Uttar Pradesh (UP) battles the devastating second wave of Covid-19 infection, cabinet minister and state government spokesperson Sidharth Nath Singh, speaks to Hindustan Times on a variety of issues, including party lawmakers writing letters on inept handling of crisis, challenge of testing in villages, vaccinating rural population and state’s preparation to handle imminent third wave
With ‘corona curfew’ and lockdown underway in most part of the country, people can prepare Arabic Mandi Biryani with limited ingredients this Eid (Sourced photo)
With ‘corona curfew’ and lockdown underway in most part of the country, people can prepare Arabic Mandi Biryani with limited ingredients this Eid (Sourced photo)

Bonding over food on Eid!

By Deep Saxena
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2021 12:07 AM IST
As the holy month of Ramzan is about to end and festival of Eid is around the corner
UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath arrives at the SRN Hospital to inspect the special Covid-19 coronavirus ward in Allahabad on April 9, 2021.(AFP)
UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath arrives at the SRN Hospital to inspect the special Covid-19 coronavirus ward in Allahabad on April 9, 2021.(AFP)

Adityanath fudging coronavirus numbers, 'tower of corpses' in UP: Congress

PTI | , Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 10:35 PM IST
Lallu's statement came hours after Defence minister Rajnath Singh's visit to Lucknow, where he praised Adityanath's handling of the Covid-19 crisis and claimed that the World Health Organization too had done so.
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RLD demands Centre to set up national task force for vaccination programme

By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2021 10:32 PM IST
The Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) has demanded the Centre to constitute a national task force comprising experts to chalk out a fresh policy for the Covid-19 vaccination programme so that at least one crore people are vaccinated every day in the country
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Shooters join hands to combat oxygen shortage in UP

By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 07:25 PM IST
A group of national level shooters, including many from Uttar Pradesh (UP), have come together to help the state combat oxygen shortage
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