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Relatives carry the body of a man for cremation after they, according to the relatives, were denied permission for his burial, past shallow sand graves of people, some of which are suspected to have died from the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), on the banks of the river Ganga. (Reuters)

Row over admin removing cloth from bodies at ghats in UP’s Prayagraj

PUBLISHED ON MAY 26, 2021 12:36 AM IST
Multiple videos and photographs have emerged that purportedly show municipal workers pulling off yellow shrouds from unidentified graves at Shringverpur and other ghats in Prayagraj.
Nishad had informed Priyanka about issues that boatmen belonging to the Nishad community were facing, including brutality against them by police whom he alleged had destroyed their boats.(AFP)
Nishad had informed Priyanka about issues that boatmen belonging to the Nishad community were facing, including brutality against them by police whom he alleged had destroyed their boats.(AFP)

Priyanka Gandhi to meet boatman who accompanied her at Sangam

ANI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2021 07:53 AM IST
Priyanka had travelled in Sujit Nishad's boat after she took a holy dip at the Sangam, a confluence of the Ganga, Yamuna and mythical Sarswati river, on Mauni Amavasya where she had performed puja.
The top body of the religious monastic orders of the Hindus has invited Uttarakhand CM to Prayagraj to witness Magh Mela management.(REUTERS Photo)
The top body of the religious monastic orders of the Hindus has invited Uttarakhand CM to Prayagraj to witness Magh Mela management.(REUTERS Photo)

Uttarakhand to learn from Prayagraj’s Magh Mela template for hosting Kumbh

Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2020 01:03 PM IST
The Akara Parishad has made it clear that they would like the Haridwar Kumbh 2021 organised on a grand scale.
Allahabad high court was hearing a PIL on the spread of Covid 19 disease in the state.(PTI Photo)
Allahabad high court was hearing a PIL on the spread of Covid 19 disease in the state.(PTI Photo)

Allahabad HC seeks Covid-19 proof plan to secure Prayagraj during Magh Mela

Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | By Jitendra Sarin | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2020 02:47 PM IST
The bench noted that nothing short of turning the city of Prayagraj into a fortress may be required for preventing further spread of the disease.
Dr Sachin Singh, a doctor at the hospital said, “It is beautiful to see the bride and the groom getting married despite the bride being bedridden.”(ANI)
Dr Sachin Singh, a doctor at the hospital said, “It is beautiful to see the bride and the groom getting married despite the bride being bedridden.”(ANI)

Couple ties knot, hours after bride injures back in an accident in UP’s Prayagraj

Lucknow | By Asian News International| Posted by Mallika Soni
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2020 11:50 AM IST
Speaking to ANI, Dr Sachin Singh, a doctor at the hospital said, “The woman had accidentally fallen from the roof due to which there was a minor injury in her spine. Her legs cannot move as of now.”
A teacher with her students in the classroom at a government primary school in Prayagraj. (HT File Photo)
A teacher with her students in the classroom at a government primary school in Prayagraj. (HT File Photo)

Number of govt-run basic education schools goes up to 240 in Prayagraj

Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | By K Sandeep Kumar
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2020 10:00 AM IST
Following the extension of the municipal limits, 153 more schools have now come under the city.
PM Modi was addressing his first public engagement in Khajuri where he dedicated to the nation the widened Handia (Prayagraj)-Rajatalab (Varanasi) section of National Highway 19.(Photo: BJP4India/ Twitter)
PM Modi was addressing his first public engagement in Khajuri where he dedicated to the nation the widened Handia (Prayagraj)-Rajatalab (Varanasi) section of National Highway 19.(Photo: BJP4India/ Twitter)

Doubts being spread against farm reforms, this has become a new trend: PM Modi in Varanasi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2020 04:24 PM IST
PM Modi’s remarks on farmers and country’s agricultural policies comes amid a stir by thousands of farmers who are protesting the recently cleared three farm legislations by the Parliament.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing a public gathering at Khajuri in Varanasi on Monday.(ANI Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing a public gathering at Khajuri in Varanasi on Monday.(ANI Photo)

In Varanasi, PM Modi hails work done by Yogi govt, says UP now known as ‘Express Pradesh’

Hindustan Times, Varanasi | By Sudhir Kumar | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2020 06:16 PM IST
Shortly after landing at Babatpur airport, PM Modi reached Khajuri for his first public engagement where he dedicated to the nation the widened Handia (Prayagraj)-Rajatalab (Varanasi) section of National Highway 19.
Professor Sangita Srivastava will take charge at the Allahabad University on Monday.(SOURCED.)
Professor Sangita Srivastava will take charge at the Allahabad University on Monday.(SOURCED.)

Prof Sangita Srivastava appointed first woman VC of Allahabad University

Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2020 10:09 AM IST
Prof Srivastava is a former head of Allahabad University’s home science department. After her new appointment, she was relieved of her present charge as vice chancellor of Prof Rajendra Singh University on the orders of the chancellor and governor Anandiben Patel.
Private hospitals in Prayagraj is yet to submit names of doctors and other medical staff despite a directive by the state govt.(PTI Photo/Representative use)
Private hospitals in Prayagraj is yet to submit names of doctors and other medical staff despite a directive by the state govt.(PTI Photo/Representative use)

Private hospitals in Prayagraj delay submission of names for Covid-19 vaccination drive

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By K Sandeep Kumar | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2020 03:57 PM IST
Repeated reminders are being sent to those who have not yet complied with the directive, said a government official.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Adityanath.(PTI)
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Adityanath.(PTI)

UP Cabinet clears proposal for Rs 36K cr Ganga Expressway

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 26, 2020 03:48 PM IST
The 594 km long expressway will provide smooth and fast traffic movement from Haridwar in Uttarakahand to Prayagraj in Uttar Pradesh, almost parallel to the Ganga.
Cow shelters in Prayagraj will also be covered with thick polythene curtains to save the animals from the biting cold.(HT PHOTO)
Cow shelters in Prayagraj will also be covered with thick polythene curtains to save the animals from the biting cold.(HT PHOTO)

Cows in shelter homes in Prayagraj to get jute coats to ward off winter

Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 26, 2020 08:23 AM IST
Gram panchayats will make the coats and will cover the cow shelters with polythene and other material through MNREGS budget.
Some residents of Amilia, Arwasi, Khansar, Mailhan villages fell sick after having liquor brought from the shop in Amilia. Four of them died on Friday night.(Representative photo)
Some residents of Amilia, Arwasi, Khansar, Mailhan villages fell sick after having liquor brought from the shop in Amilia. Four of them died on Friday night.(Representative photo)

Prayagraj spurious liquor death toll rises to six, seven held

Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2020 06:15 PM IST
District magistrate Bhanu Chandra Goswami said a man running a liquor shop and supplier are among those arrested for the tragedy and a probe was on
Image for representation.
Image for representation.

CBI registers two FIRs against ex-UP Shia Waqf Board chairman, 4 others

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2020 02:25 PM IST
The UP government had recommended the CBI investigation into the alleged illegal sale and transfer of waqf properties worth several crores by UP Shia Central Waqf Board and the UP Sunni Central Waqf Board on October 11, 2019.
The samples of the spurious liquor were sent for testing, an official said, adding that the culprits will be punished as per the law.(Representational image)
The samples of the spurious liquor were sent for testing, an official said, adding that the culprits will be punished as per the law.(Representational image)

4 dead, five hospitalised after consuming illicit liquor in UP’s Prayagraj

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2020 01:52 PM IST
Prayagraj District Magistrate Bhanu Chandra Goswami said that the incident took place in Amilia village under Phulpur police station limits.
Participants run during 34th All India Prize Money Indira Marathon organised to mark the birth anniversary of late Indira Gandhi, in Prayagraj, in 2018.(PTI File)
Participants run during 34th All India Prize Money Indira Marathon organised to mark the birth anniversary of late Indira Gandhi, in Prayagraj, in 2018.(PTI File)

Uttar Pradesh: Pandemic causes break in 36-year-old tradition of Indira Marathon

Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | By K Sandeep Kumar
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2020 09:52 AM IST
The famous run is held every year to commemorate the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi
Radha Mohan Singh.(HT Archive)
Radha Mohan Singh.(HT Archive)

Radha Mohan Singh to begin new role as BJP UP in-charge with Prayagraj visit today

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Manish Chandra Pandey
PUBLISHED ON NOV 19, 2020 03:34 PM IST
Radha Mohan Singh, who is also the BJP’s national vice-president, was the union agriculture minister during Narendra Modi’s first term as Prime Minister
Police had alleged that the three men arrested, had links with PFI student wing Campus Front of India (CFI).(ANI Photo)
Police had alleged that the three men arrested, had links with PFI student wing Campus Front of India (CFI).(ANI Photo)

HC notice to Centre, UP on plea for release of men held for alleged PFI membership

Prayagraj | By Jitendra Sarin
PUBLISHED ON NOV 19, 2020 05:31 AM IST
Three men were arrested by Mathura police on October 5 and charged under various sections of the IPC, along with sections 17 and 18 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act and relevant sections of the IT Act.
The MP had spoken to defence minister Rajnath Singh, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan and UP CM Yogi Adityanath to get the child airlifted to Delhi for treatment but she died before this could be implemented.(HT FILE PHOTO.)
The MP had spoken to defence minister Rajnath Singh, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan and UP CM Yogi Adityanath to get the child airlifted to Delhi for treatment but she died before this could be implemented.(HT FILE PHOTO.)

Prayagraj MP Rita Bahuguna Joshi’s grandchild dies of burn injuries

Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | By K Sandeep Kumar | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2020 11:50 AM IST
She was rushed to a private hospital with around 60 per cent burns. The child was due to be shifted to Delhi in an air ambulance on Tuesday morning but succumbed to her injuries at around 2 am.
Activists took part in protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), 2019, at Roshan Bagh in Prayagraj last December and earlier this year.(Representational Photo/PTI)
Activists took part in protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), 2019, at Roshan Bagh in Prayagraj last December and earlier this year.(Representational Photo/PTI)

Uttar Pradesh: Months after anti-CAA protests, protesters get notices

Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Joydeep Sen Gupta
PUBLISHED ON NOV 10, 2020 02:19 PM IST
Hundreds of women, along with men, had staged a sit-in demonstration against CAA, 2019 at Mansoor Ali Park for around three months since last December
A sample banner and its content put up on panchayat buildings in the district.(HT Photo)
A sample banner and its content put up on panchayat buildings in the district.(HT Photo)

Now, Prayagraj education officials put up banners to garner help for kids’ study

Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | By K Sabdeep Kumar
PUBLISHED ON OCT 17, 2020 04:47 PM IST
DIoS, Prayagraj, RN Vishwakarma said these specially made banners had been put up at panchayat bhavans across the district.
Over three dozen party leaders and workers staged a protest at Subhash crossing in Prayagraj against incidents of rapes in Uttar Pradesh.(@SanjayAzadSln/Twitter)
Over three dozen party leaders and workers staged a protest at Subhash crossing in Prayagraj against incidents of rapes in Uttar Pradesh.(@SanjayAzadSln/Twitter)

AAP MP Sanjay Singh’s wife, other leaders arrested in Uttar Pradesh

Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 08:15 PM IST
Anita Singh and others were arrested on Friday while they were observing a fast on Gandhi Jayanti against incidents of rapes in the state.
1,289 schools have not been granted power connections by the department despite the payments having been made.(HT file)
1,289 schools have not been granted power connections by the department despite the payments having been made.(HT file)

1,289 government primary schools powerless in Prayagraj

Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | By K Sandeep Kumar
PUBLISHED ON OCT 01, 2020 12:31 PM IST
The CDO orders the BSA, BEOs concerned & power department executive engineer to jointly make efforts to ensure power connections to these schools on priority

Rainwater harvesting at Prayagraj’s 2,852 primary schools soon

Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | By K Sandeep Kumar
PUBLISHED ON SEP 28, 2020 12:29 PM IST
Such systems will also be installed atop 23 basic education department buildings of the Sangam city
The forest department alone has planted over 40 lakh saplings. Besides, farmers and residents have planted trees on a large scale.(Representational Photo/HT)
The forest department alone has planted over 40 lakh saplings. Besides, farmers and residents have planted trees on a large scale.(Representational Photo/HT)

Green cover in Prayagraj almost doubles in 3 years

Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Zara Khan
PUBLISHED ON SEP 24, 2020 09:58 AM IST
According to experts, the reason for this is intensive plantation and tree protection that took place in the last few years
Lakshagriha, where an attempt to kill Pandavas was made by Kauravas according to Mahabharat, is believed to be in Prayagraj.(Sourced Photo)
Lakshagriha, where an attempt to kill Pandavas was made by Kauravas according to Mahabharat, is believed to be in Prayagraj.(Sourced Photo)

Prayagraj’s Lakshagriha, said to be Mahabharat-era site, to get research center

Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2020 05:06 PM IST
Archeological Survey of India (ASI) has twice excavated this site in search of historic artefacts.
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Mahabharata Research Center to come up at UP’s Lakshagriha

Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | By K Sandeep Kumar
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2020 04:56 PM IST
 According to mythological belief, it was during the Mahabharat era, when the Pandavas had come to Lakshgriha of Prayagraj and foiled an attempt of Kaurvas to end their lives. It is believed that it was the place where Kauravas built an entire house of ‘lac’ (a resinous material) which catches fire easily, and burnt it down as part of their conspiracy to kill Pandavas, but they had escaped unhurt.  
Since lockdown, Prayagraj police has registered 4,610 FIRs against 10,461 persons for violation of guidelines and Epidemic Act in which 5,413 people were arrested.(Anil Kumar Maurya/HT Photo)
Since lockdown, Prayagraj police has registered 4,610 FIRs against 10,461 persons for violation of guidelines and Epidemic Act in which 5,413 people were arrested.(Anil Kumar Maurya/HT Photo)

Covid-19: Over one-third of cases registered by Prayagraj police pertain to rules violations

Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2020 06:06 PM IST
With people failing to follow guidelines issued by the government to keep coronavirus at bay, police had to register cases against assembly of people, not wearing masks and staging protest without permission
Track-cycle in action.(HT photo)
Track-cycle in action.(HT photo)

Indigenous cycle to help railway staff maintain tracks better

Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 13, 2020 09:57 AM IST
Designed and built by a team of experts, the invention promises to reduce the labour and stress faced by railway trackmen in the country
File photo: Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath.(PTI)
File photo: Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath.(PTI)

Amid surge in Covid-19 cases, CM Yogi calls for special attention to 4 districts

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2020 05:31 PM IST
Calling for special attention to the Covid-19 situation in Lucknow, Kanpur, Gorakhpur and Prayagraj, he said an action plan should be worked out to strengthen the medical system in these districts.
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