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Farmers in various parts of the state have been using different tactics, including desperate measures -- beating steel utensils during late afternoons and evenings, playing loud music at night, creating wood-fire and running the tractor inside their fields -- to scare away the locusts.(Himanshu Vyas/HT file photo)

Locusts leave behind trail of destruction in Uttar Pradesh’s Sitapur district

Sitapur | By Asian News International| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON JUL 12, 2020 10:32 AM IST
Farmers and officials of the administration on Saturday scared away the locusts out of the fields by clanging thalis and producing sounds, however not before crops in more than half a dozen areas of the district including Machhehata, Misrikh, Khairabad, Biswan, Mahmudabad, Pisawan were destroyed.
Seven people, including three children, have died in Uttar Pradesh’s Sitapur district due to the leakage of poisonous gas on Thursday.(ANI Photo)
Seven people, including three children, have died in Uttar Pradesh’s Sitapur district due to the leakage of poisonous gas on Thursday.(ANI Photo)

7, including 3 kids, die after gas leak in UP’s Sitapur

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 06, 2020 01:47 PM IST
Preliminary probe suggested the gas leaked from the pipeline in the chemical factory and those sleeping inside the carpet factory adjacent to it died after the leak.
According to police, the liquor manufacturer and one of his aides were taken into custody, and a first information report was registered.(HT Photo)
According to police, the liquor manufacturer and one of his aides were taken into custody, and a first information report was registered.(HT Photo)

Three die, four take ill after drinking hooch in Lucknow

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2019 10:49 PM IST
The deaths were reported from villages under Mahmoodabad police station area in Sitapur.
At least two people have died from drinking spurious liquor in Uttar Pradesh’s Sitapur district.
At least two people have died from drinking spurious liquor in Uttar Pradesh’s Sitapur district.

Hooch tragedy: 2 die in UP’s Sitapur after 18 deaths in Barabanki; 2 held

Lucknow | By Rohit K Singh
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2019 12:41 PM IST
The deaths come after 18 people died from drinking toxic alcohol in Barabanki as an excise inspector and two other accused, including the owner of the shop where liquor was sourced from, were arrested on Wednesday.
Chhotu, his father Lokai and brother Ghanshyam were attacked by feral dogs in Sitapur’s Laharpur on Sunday.(HT PHOTO)
Chhotu, his father Lokai and brother Ghanshyam were attacked by feral dogs in Sitapur’s Laharpur on Sunday.(HT PHOTO)

Canine menace continues in Sitapur; Minor boy, 3 adults injured in attacks

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2018 10:16 PM IST
Dog attacks in populated areas have increased the fear among the villagers.
Stray dogs were noticed on the hospital campus every day and even in and around the wing where dog bite cases are treated.(Representative image/HT File)
Stray dogs were noticed on the hospital campus every day and even in and around the wing where dog bite cases are treated.(Representative image/HT File)

Balrampur hospital to seek pvt agency’s help to drive away strays

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Gaurav Saigal, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAY 18, 2018 04:41 PM IST
Balrampur Hospital has decided to take the help of a private agency to catch dogs loitering on its campus.
Dog attacks in Sitapur district have claimed lives of at least 13 children since November.(HT)
Dog attacks in Sitapur district have claimed lives of at least 13 children since November.(HT)

Feral dog attacks continue, another girl injured

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Rohit Singh, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAY 18, 2018 04:28 PM IST
In yet another incident, an eight-year-old girl, Sonam, was on Thursday attacked and severely injured by a pack of feral dogs in Khairampur village of Manpur area, bordering Khairabad and Talgaon areas of Sitapur.
Dogs captured by teams deployed for the purpose recently. The authorities intend to sterilise the animals before releasing them into the wild again.(HT Photo)
Dogs captured by teams deployed for the purpose recently. The authorities intend to sterilise the animals before releasing them into the wild again.(HT Photo)

Canine menace: Two more kids killed by feral dogs in Sitapur villages

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Rohit K Singh
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2018 04:43 PM IST
Death toll climbs to 11 over the last six months. Infuriated villagers launch their own hunt, threaten to agitate against district administration’s failure to curb menace.
Jabbar Shah (in blue lungi), who on average used to earn about Rs 100 to Rs 150 per day, sold his goats though they were an integral part of his livelihood.(HT Photo)
Jabbar Shah (in blue lungi), who on average used to earn about Rs 100 to Rs 150 per day, sold his goats though they were an integral part of his livelihood.(HT Photo)

UP villager who sold his goats to build toilet gets reward, and a new flock, in return

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Pankaj Jaiswal
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2018 10:11 PM IST
Jabbar Shah was given administrative sanction for the toilet, added to the list of potential beneficiaries of the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna and shortlisted for a ration card.
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