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Dr Prabhat Singh said he and his family were excited that he was one of the first to receive Covid vaccine in Prayagraj.

Prayagraj doctor defeated Covid 19 last year, now among 1st to get vaccine shot

By K. Sandeep Kumar | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Prayagraj
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 12:16 PM IST
  • The 41-year-old doctor expressed complete faith in Covishield vaccine and said that all results have shown it to be an effective protection against the coronavirus and safe.
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Four people headed to Hathras were taken into detention by UP Police in Mathura on suspicion that they were associated with PFI and CFI.(PTI Photo/Reprsentative)
Four people headed to Hathras were taken into detention by UP Police in Mathura on suspicion that they were associated with PFI and CFI.(PTI Photo/Reprsentative)

Lucknow commissioner of police suspends 15 cops for dereliction of duty

By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2021 06:30 PM IST
  • All 15 police personnel were suspended for remaining absent from their duty points.
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Ex IAS Arvind Kumar Sharma (Gujarat cadre) joins BJP in the presence of state president Swatantra Dev Singh and deputy CM Dr Dinesh Sharma at party office, in Lucknow on Thursday. ((ANI Photo))
Ex IAS Arvind Kumar Sharma (Gujarat cadre) joins BJP in the presence of state president Swatantra Dev Singh and deputy CM Dr Dinesh Sharma at party office, in Lucknow on Thursday. ((ANI Photo))

Ex-IAS officer, close aide of PM Modi named BJP candidate for crucial UP polls

By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2021 05:19 PM IST
  • A senior BJP leader said the party has some big plans for AK Sharma.
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Former IAS officer Arvind Kumar Sharma being greeted by UP BJP president Swatantra Dav Singh and deputy CM Dinesh Sharma.(PTI Photo)
Former IAS officer Arvind Kumar Sharma being greeted by UP BJP president Swatantra Dav Singh and deputy CM Dinesh Sharma.(PTI Photo)

Gujarat cadre IAS officer Arvind Kumar Sharma may be made minister in Yogi govt

By Rajesh Kumar Singh | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 01:00 PM IST
  • After the legislative council election, the UP Cabinet is likely to be expanded before the crucial 2022 Assembly election, said a BJP leader.
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The challan, which will be filed under Section 376 (rape) of the IPC and relevant sections of the POCSO Act, will initiate the fight for justice for the minor rape survivor.(Representative Photo)
The challan, which will be filed under Section 376 (rape) of the IPC and relevant sections of the POCSO Act, will initiate the fight for justice for the minor rape survivor.(Representative Photo)

4 held for raping, trafficking 15-yr-old in Lucknow

By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 09:54 AM IST
  • The girl came to Lucknow from Nepal in search of a job two years ago before she was misled and trapped by the main accused who worked as a security guard.
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According to officials. the administration had received inputs about foodgrains meant to be distributed under the public distribution system being diverted to the black market(ANI (For Representative Purposes Only))
According to officials. the administration had received inputs about foodgrains meant to be distributed under the public distribution system being diverted to the black market(ANI (For Representative Purposes Only))

Authorities seize 550 sacks of rice from SP leader Fahimuddin's warehouse in UP

PTI, Badaun, Uttar Pradesh
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 04:17 PM IST
Fahimuddin, the SP leader, failed to provide a convincing answer when asked about the presence of government ration in his warehouse.
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Traffic moves slowly through a dense fog in New Delhi. Cold wave conditions continued across North India claiming 165 lives this winter. AFP PHOTO / Prakash Singh
Traffic moves slowly through a dense fog in New Delhi. Cold wave conditions continued across North India claiming 165 lives this winter. AFP PHOTO / Prakash Singh

Mercury dips in several places across UP

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 03:50 PM IST
Lucknow, Bareilly, Agra and Meerut divisions also saw the mercury settling below normal.
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Arvind Kumar Sharma joined the BJP after taking voluntary retirement from All India Services.(Courtesy: Livehindustan)
Arvind Kumar Sharma joined the BJP after taking voluntary retirement from All India Services.(Courtesy: Livehindustan)

Gujarat IAS officer's voluntary retirement creates buzz over role in UP politics

By Rajesh Kumar Singh | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 02:35 PM IST
  • The quick acceptance of his application for voluntary retirement has started a buzz in the BJP circles that Sharma may be sent to the Legislative Council in Uttar Pradesh.
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UP chief minister Yogi Adityanathwas speaking at the closing ceremony of the two-day Gorakhpur Mahotsav(PTI)
UP chief minister Yogi Adityanathwas speaking at the closing ceremony of the two-day Gorakhpur Mahotsav(PTI)

Fly anywhere in a seaplane: Yogi Adityanath has a vision for hometown Gorakhpur

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 01:13 PM IST
  • While currently nine domestic flights operate from Gorakhpur to all major cities of the country, an international flight from the newly-constructed Kushinagar airport will also commence soon, said the CM
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Healthcare workers will get the vaccine in the first phase.(REUTERS)
Healthcare workers will get the vaccine in the first phase.(REUTERS)

1.85L Covid vaccine doses reach Varanasi, 64k vials reach Kanpur

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Varanasi/kanpur
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 11:38 AM IST
  • The first batch of the Covid-19 vaccines arrived by a special plane at Chakeri airport in Kanpur on Wednesday. Vaccines in stored in Varanasi are to be used in the divisions of Varanasi, Azamgarh, Prayagraj and Mirzapur.
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The appointment made by Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Ajay Kumar Lallu has embarrassed the party.(PTI file photo)
The appointment made by Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Ajay Kumar Lallu has embarrassed the party.(PTI file photo)

Congress revival bid gets reality check with video of leader abusing party brass

By Umesh Raghuvanshi | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 10:28 AM IST
  • Questions are now being raised over the manner in which appointments are being made on various posts in the Congress in Uttar Pradesh.
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Covid vaccine being transported to Thane, from where it will be distributed to other civic bodies in the district. (Praful Gangurde/ HT Photo)
Covid vaccine being transported to Thane, from where it will be distributed to other civic bodies in the district. (Praful Gangurde/ HT Photo)

Allahabad HC seeks details of phase-wise vaccination programme for UP

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Prayagraj
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 09:50 AM IST
  • The high court had earlier directed the state and the Central governments to place before it a definite date and the intended programme detailing when and how the vaccination against Covid-19 would be done in UP.
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Workers unload the boxes of Covishield as first consignment of Covishield vaccine reach at storage facility centre, in Lucknow on Tuesday. (ANI Photo)
Workers unload the boxes of Covishield as first consignment of Covishield vaccine reach at storage facility centre, in Lucknow on Tuesday. (ANI Photo)

Lucknow: 1600 health workers to get Covishield on Jan 16, 61,980 doses arrive

By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 09:32 AM IST
  • 51,000 healthcare workers have been listed in Lucknow for the vaccination drive.
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The court was hearing a habeas corpus (have the body) petition by a Hindu man who claimed that his wife, who converted from Islam to Hinduism to marry him, was being stopped from living with him by her father.(HT PHOTO)
The court was hearing a habeas corpus (have the body) petition by a Hindu man who claimed that his wife, who converted from Islam to Hinduism to marry him, was being stopped from living with him by her father.(HT PHOTO)

Public notice for interfaith marriage not a must: HC

PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 01:11 AM IST
The order is not directly linked to the Uttar Pradesh Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Ordinance, 2020, which outlaws conversion by allurement, fraud, coercion or marriage.
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AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi.(PTI)
AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi.(PTI)

Owaisi visits Varanasi, says 'will put up a tough fight in UP polls'

By HT Correspondent, Varanasi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2021 11:12 PM IST
  • The AIMIM and Omprakash Rajbhar’s SBSP would contest the 2022 Uttar Pradesh polls, said Owaisi.
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Image for representation. (Twitter/pastorchristob1)
Image for representation. (Twitter/pastorchristob1)

Packed in boxes and weighing around 400 kilos, Covid-19 vaccines reach Lucknow

By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2021 07:49 PM IST
  • 1.6 lakh vials of Serum Institute of India vaccine, weighing about 400 kilograms, arrived in 11 boxes amid strict security at the Lucknow airport. It was then transported to storage points in special GPS-enabled trucks.
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The events were slammed by the Aam Aadmi Party, which alleged that Bharti was first attacked and then framed.(File Photo/Hindustan Times)
The events were slammed by the Aam Aadmi Party, which alleged that Bharti was first attacked and then framed.(File Photo/Hindustan Times)

AAP MLA Bharti held in Rae Bareli

PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2021 03:46 AM IST
Bharti had reached Rae Bareli on Sunday night to inspect its state-run primary schools, and was stopped by the police when he was leaving the guest house on Monday morning.
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File photo: UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath.(PTI)
File photo: UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath.(PTI)

For BJP, panchayat polls a ‘test’ match before 2022 UP assembly elections

By Brajendra K Parashar, Lucknow
UPDATED ON JAN 10, 2021 09:16 PM IST
  • Observers say the BJP is preparing the ground for 2022 UP assembly elections by using the rural polls as a ‘test’ match.
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The jungle fowls in Kanpur zoo were possibly infected by the migratory birds, which flock the zoo lake in winter in thousands.(HT_PRINT)
The jungle fowls in Kanpur zoo were possibly infected by the migratory birds, which flock the zoo lake in winter in thousands.(HT_PRINT)

Bird flu in UP: 2 red jungle fowls in Kanpur zoo test positive

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Kanpur
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2021 08:31 AM IST
  • The animal husbandry department in Sonbhadra district of eastern Uttar Pradesh has asked farmers and traders dealing in poultry products not to transport chicken and other poultry products from Madhya Pradesh
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Badaun rape case has invited widespread condemnation. (Hindustan Times/representational photo)
Badaun rape case has invited widespread condemnation. (Hindustan Times/representational photo)

Badaun gang rape: Accused priest sent to 10-day judicial custody

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JAN 09, 2021 08:39 AM IST
  • Priest Narain used to live in the temple premises, where the woman was gang raped and murdered.
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HT Image
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After much fanfare, now govt tells HC: No decision yet on Film City’s location

By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JAN 09, 2021 12:07 AM IST
Four months after the Uttar Pradesh government released the blueprint for the proposed Film City over 1,000 acres along the Yamuna Expressway, it informed the Allahabad high court on Thursday that it had not yet decided on the project’s location
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The film city project is planned to be one of the most prestigious projects of the Yogi Adityanath government with an aim to develop Uttar Pradesh as an alternative to Bollywood based in Mumbai, Maharashtra.(Representative image)
The film city project is planned to be one of the most prestigious projects of the Yogi Adityanath government with an aim to develop Uttar Pradesh as an alternative to Bollywood based in Mumbai, Maharashtra.(Representative image)

‘No decision on film city location’: Uttar Pradesh govt tells HC

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 10:58 PM IST
The double-judge bench of Justice Rajan Roy and Justice Saurabh Lavania on Thursday quashed the petition and allowed the petitioner to file the petition again, if required.
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People protest against increasing incidents of rape and sexual assault in New Delhi in this file photo.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
People protest against increasing incidents of rape and sexual assault in New Delhi in this file photo.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

42-year-old man held for raping Dalit minor in Uttar Pradesh’s Amethi

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Amethi
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 03:31 PM IST
An FIR has been lodged on the basis of the complaint under the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act against the accused.
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The liquor is known to be sold by the brand named Prince India and the owner was identified as Kuldeep who is reportedly missing from the incident.(Santosh Kumar/Hindustan Times (Representative Image))
The liquor is known to be sold by the brand named Prince India and the owner was identified as Kuldeep who is reportedly missing from the incident.(Santosh Kumar/Hindustan Times (Representative Image))

UP: 5 dead, 7 hospitalised after consuming illicit liquor in Bulandshahr

By Asian News International | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh | Bulandshahr
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 12:46 PM IST
According to the police, over a dozen people had consumed illicit liquor on Thursday night here following which four people died at night. Other seven people are admitted to different hospitals in Noida and Delhi.
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NDRF team conducts rescue operations after the roof of a crematorium collapsed in Muradnagar, Ghaziabad, on January 3.(HT file)
NDRF team conducts rescue operations after the roof of a crematorium collapsed in Muradnagar, Ghaziabad, on January 3.(HT file)

SP teams visit UP crematorium accident site, Badaun; demand CBI probe in both incidents

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Smriti Sinha | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 09:36 AM IST
On January 3, the roof of a crematorium in Ghaziabad collapsed, killing at least 25; the same evening, a 50-year-old woman was allegedly gang-raped and murdered in Badaun
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Representational image.(REUTERS)
Representational image.(REUTERS)

UP: First phase of Covid vaccination to take place at 1,500 centres

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Zara Khan | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JAN 08, 2021 09:23 AM IST
The health and family welfare department has also started preparations for the second dry run across UP on January 11
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Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav.(File photo)
Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav.(File photo)

‘Covid vaccine dry run exposed UP govt’s lack of preparedness,’ alleges SP chief Akhilesh

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Smriti Sinha | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 08:45 AM IST
The former chief minister referred to the Varanasi incident wherein vaccine was reportedly transported on a bicycle and said such lapses put a question mark on the preparedness
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The biennial election to the 12 legislative council seats of Uttar Pradesh will be held on January 28.(PTI Photo)
The biennial election to the 12 legislative council seats of Uttar Pradesh will be held on January 28.(PTI Photo)

BJP may win 10 UP legislative council seats out of the 12 going to polls

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 02:27 PM IST
The BJP state committee authorised the party’s state unit president to send the list of candidates to the central election committee for approval.
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Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav has asked three party members to get to the bottom of the Badaun gang-rape case.(PTI Photo)
Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav has asked three party members to get to the bottom of the Badaun gang-rape case.(PTI Photo)

Akhilesh Yadav sets up 3-member panel to ‘probe’ Badaun gang-rape and murder

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 12:57 PM IST
The 50-years-old woman was gang-raped and killed allegedly by a priest and his two accomplices on Sunday when she had gone to a temple.
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The campaign is aimed at searching the countryside of the state of Uttar Pradesh for local faces with strong ground connect.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
The campaign is aimed at searching the countryside of the state of Uttar Pradesh for local faces with strong ground connect.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

UP panchayat polls: BJP begins 10-day rural connect to find new, young faces

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 10:20 AM IST
The state BJP chief will be in Siddharthnagar on Friday, general secretary (organisation) will be in Kanpur (dehat) and Kanpur on Thursday. The party general secretaries will also tour different parts of the state.
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