HT Image
HT Image

Nine-year-old boy hangs himself imitating TV stunt

A class three student died after he accidentally hanged himself trying to repeat a 'stunt' aired on a television channel in Vikas Nagar area in Lucknow.
By HT Correspondent | PTI, Lucknow
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2009 03:29 PM IST

A class three student died after he accidentally hanged himself trying to repeat a 'stunt' aired on a television channel in Vikas Nagar area in Lucknow.

Chandan Singh (9) died he after accidentally hanged himself while trying to perform the stunt after watching a reality show on the television on Saturday, station officer Vikas Nagar police station Sanjay Rai said.

He said that the boy was rushed to the hospital by his uncle where doctor declared him brought dead. The boy lived with his uncle who is a bank officer.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE ON
app
Close
Bharatiya Janata Party National President J P Nadda addresses the party's Booth Sammelan, in Lucknow on Friday. (ANI Photo)
Bharatiya Janata Party National President J P Nadda addresses the party's Booth Sammelan, in Lucknow on Friday. (ANI Photo)

Unlike other parties, we have 'neta', 'niyat' to take BJP forward: Nadda

PTI, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 05:02 PM IST
The BJP chief was speaking at the party's “Booth President Conference” here. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath also attended the event.
Close
BJP national president JP Nadda speaks at 'Booth Adhyaksh Sammelan', in Lucknow on January 22. (PTI)
BJP national president JP Nadda speaks at 'Booth Adhyaksh Sammelan', in Lucknow on January 22. (PTI)

Scope for growth, no nepotism in BJP: Nadda tells party workers in Lucknow

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Smriti Sinha
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 04:15 PM IST
Addressing the party booth presidents of Lucknow district on the second and final day of his visit to the city, Nadda told them that the sky was the limit for them when it came to growth within the party
Close
Representational Photo.
Representational Photo.

15-year-old girl found dead in Uttar Pradesh’s Chitrakoot, rape suspected

PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 11:38 AM IST
Chitrakoot police superintendent Ankit Mittal said the reason behind the murders was unknown and several teams were working to solve the case
Close
BJP national president J.P Nadda and Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath during Uttar Pradesh state ministers' council meeting in Lucknow on Thursday. ((ANI Photo))
BJP national president J.P Nadda and Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath during Uttar Pradesh state ministers' council meeting in Lucknow on Thursday. ((ANI Photo))

BJP shifts focus to UP Assembly polls, stage set for rejig in party, cabinet

By Rajesh Kumar Singh | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 08:58 AM IST
  • BJP president JP Nadda is expected to discuss party's strategy for the upcoming panchayat polls and preparations for the assembly elections. Nadda will also discuss co-ordination between the organisation and the government, said a BJP leader.
Close
One of the photos used in the calendar. (Sourced)
One of the photos used in the calendar. (Sourced)

Ahead of UP polls, Congress releases calendar with Priyanka Gandhi’s photos

UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2021 09:13 AM IST
Priyanka’s photos from her visits to Lucknow, Amethi, Rae Bareli, Varanasi, Ujjain, Haryana and Jharkhand have also been used in the calendar
Close
The foundation work was stopped after loose sand was found during testing of foundation pillars last year.
The foundation work was stopped after loose sand was found during testing of foundation pillars last year.

Ram temple foundation work resumes: Trust

By Pawan Dixit, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 05:22 AM IST
“Digging work for the Ram temple’s foundation resumed today (Thursday). It will continue for the next 60-70 days. Till then, the foundation’s new design will be available with us,” Mishra told reporters after a meeting of the members of the Ram Janmabhoomi Tirth Kshetra Trust.
Close
For a decade, Rishab Mitra successfully competed with big stores by focusing on quality, and relying on word-of-mouth recommendations and a loyal customer base.(Deepak Gupta/HT Photo)
For a decade, Rishab Mitra successfully competed with big stores by focusing on quality, and relying on word-of-mouth recommendations and a loyal customer base.(Deepak Gupta/HT Photo)

‘Hope govt helps small businessmen like me’

By Pawan Dixit, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 04:50 AM IST
During the pandemic, the Centre and Uttar Pradesh government provided loans on easy instalments for small shopkeepers, said Lucknow mayor Sanyukta Bhatia. “Large number of shopkeepers and vendors in Lucknow and across the state benefitted,” Bhatia said.
Close
Two main options were being discussed before a policy was framed for reservations in the Panchayat polls in Uttar Pradesh(HT Photo)
Two main options were being discussed before a policy was framed for reservations in the Panchayat polls in Uttar Pradesh(HT Photo)

Uttar Pradesh government weighing quota formulas for panchayat polls

By Brajendra K Parashar | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 02:47 PM IST
  • The UP govt is discussing whether to opt for rotation or go by the Zero formula, where fresh reservation of panchayats would be ordered without factoring in their categorisation in previous elections.
Close
Prof Bandyopadhyay spearheaded the task force that delivered world-class ventilators in 90 days when India's health infrastructure was under strain due to Covid-19(Courtesy- Twitter)
Prof Bandyopadhyay spearheaded the task force that delivered world-class ventilators in 90 days when India's health infrastructure was under strain due to Covid-19(Courtesy- Twitter)

IIT-Kanpur professor nominated to National Start-up Advisory Council

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 01:57 PM IST
  • Prof Bandyopadhyay, a member of the biological sciences and bioengineering faculty of IIT Kanpur is the current occupant of KENT Entrepreneurship and Innovation Chair.
Close
Former IAS officer Arvind Kumar Sharma joins the BJP at party office in Lucknow on January 14.
Former IAS officer Arvind Kumar Sharma joins the BJP at party office in Lucknow on January 14.

Politicians, bureaucrats queue up to meet ex-IAS officer who may have key role in UP politics

PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 12:38 PM IST
Arvind Kumar Sharma, a close aide to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, filed his nomination papers on Monday for the UP Legislative Council polls after joining the ruling BJP on January 14
Close
BJP has defended inclusion of Veer Savarkar’s portrait in the legislative council.(HT Photos/Representative use)
BJP has defended inclusion of Veer Savarkar’s portrait in the legislative council.(HT Photos/Representative use)

Row over Hindutva icon Veer Savarkar’s portrait in UP Legislative Council

By Rajesh Kumar Singh | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 09:07 AM IST
  • A Congress MLC objected to Savarkar's portrait and termed it's inclusion in the gallery to be an insult to other freedom fighters, who he said, did not bow to the atrocities of the British during the freedom struggle.
Close
File photo for representation
File photo for representation

Savarkar’s portrait in Uttar Pradesh House triggers row

UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2021 06:33 AM IST
The portrait at the picture gallery was inaugurated by Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday.
Close
Sharma, who was on an official visit to the state from January 18 to 20, highlighted the issue of pending complaints related to women safety, on which the commission has not received any report from the police.(ncwapps.nic.in)
Sharma, who was on an official visit to the state from January 18 to 20, highlighted the issue of pending complaints related to women safety, on which the commission has not received any report from the police.(ncwapps.nic.in)

NCW chairperson meets UP DGP, discusses role of police in women safety

ANI, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 06:05 AM IST
The DGP apprised Sharma about the initiatives of the UP Police pertaining to the security of women, including a '112' emergency helpline number, Mission Shakti and the state police's Safe City Project.
Close
Rahim pours in warm jaggery into moulds where it hardens --the final step before it is ready to be sold. The workers have shown concerns that post demonetization they weren’t able to make profits but they hope this once go-to sweetener in Indian cooking will also lend itself to this year’s earnings. (Diptendu Dutta / AFP)
Rahim pours in warm jaggery into moulds where it hardens --the final step before it is ready to be sold. The workers have shown concerns that post demonetization they weren’t able to make profits but they hope this once go-to sweetener in Indian cooking will also lend itself to this year’s earnings. (Diptendu Dutta / AFP)

Lucknow's first jaggery festival likely next month

By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 02:53 PM IST
  • Progressive sugarcane farmers from every corner of the state will be invited and it is expected that many specialist producers of the agriculture and food processing sector will also visit the festival.
Close
BJP's strength in the UP legislative council is bound to increase after the polls.(HT FILE)
BJP's strength in the UP legislative council is bound to increase after the polls.(HT FILE)

BJP, SP candidates step closer to unopposed election to UP legislative council

By Brajendra K Parashar | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 09:39 AM IST
  • 10 BJP and two SP candidates are in the fray in the legislative council polls for 12 seats. Their unopposed election is being seen as a foregone conclusion, provided none of the remaining candidates withdraw, which will otherwise make voting necessary.
Close
SHARE
Story Saved
OPEN APP