Uttar Pradesh

Drains still clogged, Lucknow Municipal Corporation to miss deadline

Drains still clogged, Lucknow Municipal Corporation to miss deadline

LUCKNOW: With monsoonbarely 10 days away and the mayor already having issued instructions for cleaning up of all drains before June 31, it would be pretty difficult for LMC to meet the deadline as maximum drains in city are still choked with garbage. While many drains are still unattended, the ones that were …

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Visitors book room online, find hotel shut

Visitors book room online, find hotel shut

LUCKNOW: Visitors who prefer to take accommodation near Charbagh station are having a tough time due to closure of hotels in the area following the administration crackdown for not following norms. Such visitors are facing hardships as railway dormitories are booked and waiting halls are overcrowded. People from low and …

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225 Lucknow schools to be shut

225 Lucknow schools to be shut

LUCKNOW: The districtadministration has ordered closure of 225 city schools which were operating without proper registration. Most of these schools are on the outskirts of the city and cater to low-income groups.The decision was taken by district magistrate Kaushal Raj Sharma on Friday after district inspector of schools (DIOS) and basic …

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Two injured in stampede at Saharanpur festival

Two injured in stampede at Saharanpur festival

SAHARANPUR : Two women were injured during a stampede which ensued at the Saharanpur festival and craft fair after a malfunction allegedly took place in the gears of a joy ride. Fearing a tire burst, the scared operator ran away leaving the swing stuck mid-way.Post this, a Rapid Action Force (RAF) …

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In departure from Eid tradition, girl hugs men at UP mall

In departure from Eid tradition, girl hugs men at UP mall

RAMPUR: A video of an unidentified girl hugging youths outside a shopping mall in Moradabad on the occasion of Eid is being widely shared on social networking sites. The girl hugged almost 50 youths who waited in a queue for their turn. Security officials of the shopping mall told media persons that …

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Two similar murder-robbery cases still unsolved

Two similar murder-robbery cases still unsolved

LUCKNOW: Police have not been able to crack the two earlier murder and robbery cases. The two incidents were similar to murder of Krishna Varshney. In the first incident, a woman identified as Lucy Singh (65), a nurse, was found bludgeoned to death at her house in Sarojininagar on November 25, 2017. …

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Foreign tourists take back life-long tummy troubles

Foreign tourists take back life-long tummy troubles

LUCKNOW: A large number of tourists from the developed world visiting India suffer from acute diarrhoea during their stay in the country. What’s worse is that many of them go back with life-long damage to their digestive tract including the stomach, shows a study conducted jointly by the gastroenterology department of Sanjay …

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Dust storms in Uttar Pradesh claim 15 lives, leave 28 injured

Dust storms in Uttar Pradesh claim 15 lives, leave 28 injured

LUCKNOW: Dust storms hit various parts of Uttar Pradesh, leaving 15 people dead and 28 injured, an official spokesman said on Thursday. “Fifteen people were killed in dust storm (since yesterday). Six died in Sitapur, three each in Gonda and Kaushambi and one each in Faizabad, Hardoi and Chitrakoot,” the spokesman said here. Besides, …

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17 dead, 32 injured as bus turns turtle in UP’s Mainpuri

17 dead, 32 injured as bus turns turtle in UP's Mainpuri

KANPUR: At least 17 passengers were killed and 32 got injured after a doule-decker Volvo private tourist bus hit a divider and turned turtle on Mainpuri- Etawah road near Kiratpur village under the limits of Dannahar police station in Mainpuri district on Wednesday morning. According to reports, the double-decker private bus, belonging …

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