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PWD releases 124.57 cr for railway overbridge & bridge construction

The construction of the over bridges is being done under the Railway of India Development Fund (RIDF) scheme, at three places in the state.

Public Works Department (Sourced)
Published on Sep 24, 2023 08:22 PM IST

Elephant killed in train-hit incident in Haridwar

Forest officials said a movement of four elephants was spotted around midnight near the Sitapur railway track

The fatal accident occurred near the Jamalpur-Sitapur railway crossing, falling in the Haridwar Forest Division. (Representative Image)
Published on Sep 19, 2023 04:49 PM IST

Akshay Kumar lands in Lucknow, begins shoot for Sky Force in Sitapur

Actor Akshay Kumar landed in Lucknow on Thursday afternoon for the shoot of his next film Sky Force. Soon after arriving he left for the location in Sitapur by chopper to start the shoot for the film.

Akshay Kumar at Lucknow airport on Thursday
Updated on Aug 24, 2023 10:25 PM IST

Love birds’ murder: Girl’s body exhumed from Ayodhya ghat

The body of her boyfriend was recovered from a sugarcane field around 1.5 km from the girl’s house on Tuesday, on the disclosure of the girl’s father and brother who were arrested on suspicion after the youth was reported to be missing.

The girl and her lover were strangled to death by the girl’s father and brother after they were caught meeting on Sunday night. (For representation)
Updated on Aug 24, 2023 12:19 AM IST

Lucknow, adjoining areas to receive moderate to heavy rainfall today: Met

The Met department officials also warned of thunderstorms and lightening over Ayodhya, Kanpur, Lakhimpur Kheri and adjoining areas.

Rains bring down mercury in Prayagraj on Friday. (Anil Kumar Maurya/ht)
Updated on Jun 30, 2023 10:29 PM IST
By, Lucknow

Missing bike plaint unravels couple’s plot to kill daughter

The throat-slit body of the girl was found near a pond in Saholi village on Saturday but cops failed to ascertain the deceased’s identity for nearly three days; a complaint about a missing motorcycle by a villager gave cops a breakthrough in the murder case, which was solved within a few hours with the arrest of the girl’s parents

Axe and scarf used in the killing were recovered from the husband and wife. They were booked under IPC sections 302 for murder, 120-B for criminal conspiracy and 201 for concealing the body (Pic for representation)
Updated on Jun 21, 2023 06:21 PM IST

Mother’s Day Special: Supermom’s dairy business uplifts Sitapur village, helps women afford kids’ education

In 2021, Sudha Pandey not only won the Gokul Award but also the Nand Baba Award for preservation of indigenous breed cows, an achievement that reflects her dedication.

Sudha Pandey runs a prolific dairy business with 11 other women of her self-help group in Sitapur’s Kunwarpur village. (Sourced)
Updated on May 16, 2023 12:57 AM IST
ByPrateek Shukla

Left bereft after hubby’s death, Sitapur woman harvests success in her sugarcane farm

To recognise Kaur’s work, chief minister Yogi Adityanath felicitated her at a convention held for progressive farmers in July 2022.

Making <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>1L per acre from cane production, Paramjit Kaur also empowers a women’s self-help group. (HT Photo)
Updated on May 09, 2023 08:13 PM IST

Lucknow records highest number of car & motorbike registrations in U.P.

The new registration of cars and motorcycles in the Gautam Buddha Nagar districts grew at 47.32% and 38.14% respectively, the highest in the state.

The report also shows a negative growth in two-wheeler and four-wheeler segments in more than two dozen districts. (Representational photo)
Updated on Apr 17, 2023 08:42 PM IST

Gun goes off in cash van, guard in Lucknow dies

Police take digital video recorder of CCTV camera installed in the van for probe, forensic team also called to examine the spot and analyse how the gun went off

The deceased was identified as Chhote Lal Verma, 50, a resident of Sitapur. (Pic for representation)
Updated on Apr 11, 2023 10:13 PM IST

Prayagraj: Seven cattle smugglers held, 60 animals rescued

Police in Nawabganj rescued 60 cattle and arrested seven smugglers in two raids, with the animals found stuffed in containers en route to slaughter.

In a separate raid near Andhiari village, a police team intercepted another container carrying 32 animals of which four were found dead. (FOR REPRESENTATION)
Updated on Apr 09, 2023 11:50 PM IST
By, Prayagraj

In a 1st, Yogi govt transfers funds to mid-day meal cooks for buying uniform sarees

Each cook is to get a pair of sarees worth ₹500 worth, said state education department officials. This would be annual thing which means that the cooks will get money for a new pair of saree unform every year.

This is for the first time that the state government has released funds to purchase uniform for the cooks. (HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 05, 2023 06:23 PM IST

Patient dies as man blocks ambulance’s path for 30 minutes

Family members of the patient alleged that Mishra threatened them with dire consequences when confronted for blocking the road.

Mishra was reportedly being taken to Sitapur for interrogation at the time when this report was filed.
Updated on Apr 05, 2023 12:03 AM IST
By, Lucknow

Farmers concerned as unseasonal rainfall damages mango crop in Uttar Pradesh

After rain and hailstorms in northern India, eight teams of scientists were constituted to conduct a survey assess losses in several districts of Uttar Pradesh.

35% of the mango production in Mal-Malihabad belt, Uttar Pradesh, may have been affected.
Updated on Apr 04, 2023 02:36 AM IST
ByAakash Ghosh, Lucknow

Accused can claim to be juvenile at any stage of criminal case: HC

A 22-year delay can’t be a ground for rejecting juvenility claim, rules Lucknow bench of Allahabad high court in a recent order

The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad high court has set aside a Sitapur trial court order. (REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE)
Updated on Apr 03, 2023 10:49 PM IST
By, Lucknow

Farmers concerned as unseasonal rainfall damages UP mango crop in UP

After rains and hailstorms in north India, eight teams of scientists were constituted to conduct a survey to assess losses in several districts of UP

Untimely showers also lead to diseases such as anthracnose infection in fruits, blossom blight and powdery mildew among other. (Sourced)
Updated on Apr 03, 2023 11:37 PM IST
ByAakash Ghosh

Triple suicide: Three UP girls die by suicide in separate incidents

Reports of three suicide cases came from UP's Sitapur that took place between December 10 and 18.

Police said there is no involvement of any teacher or student in all three incidents.(File/representative)
Updated on Dec 27, 2022 02:51 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Bajrang Muni Das, seer who gave rape threats to Muslim women in UP, arrested

On April 8, a case was registered against Bajrang Muni Das, with UP ADG (Law and Order) Prashant Kumar saying that stringent action will be taken against the accused.

Bajrang Muni Das in this screengrab of the widely shared video could be seen threatening Muslim women in Sitapur district of Uttar Pradesh.
Published on Apr 13, 2022 10:14 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar, New Delhi

Siwan, Sitapur have a bigger air pollution problem than Delhi

Europeans for a long time believed the earth was flat and were scared of undertaking long voyages on sea, lest they fell off the planet

Every year, as pollution levels spike in October and November, both governments and the courts scramble to control the menace in Delhi and its adjoining districts in the national capital region (NCR).(HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 29, 2021 04:44 AM IST
ByAbhishek Jha
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