Uttar Pradesh

BRD doctor returns home, feels respect not lost

BRD doctor returns home, feels respect not lost

LUCKNOW: It was the breath of fresh air outside Gorakhpurdistrict jail, the faces of his family and of his fellow doctors and students from Gorakhpur’s BRD Medical College, that Dr Satish Kumar took in for several moments on Friday evening, nine months after he was released from jail on bail.The former head of the …

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No queue sweat: Pay house tax with Metro card

LUCKNOW: The poor status of house tax collection has led Lucknow Municipal Corporationto seek help from Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) for the tax paying process. People can pay up to Rs 3,000 tax through Metro ‘GoSmart’ cards at Metro stations. A major reason why people have been reluctant to pay house tax is the …

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Bridge Corporation MD sacked by UP govt for Varanasi tragedy

Bridge Corporation MD sacked by UP govt for Varanasi tragedy

LUCKNOW: Forty-eight hours after a section of an under-construction flyover fell on moving cars and pedestrians in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s constituency Varanasi, killing 18 people, the state government has sacked UP Bridge Corporation managing director Rajan Mittal even before the accident probe report was submitted. Mittal was heading the project after he …

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9 pilgrims mowed down by speeding truck in UP

9 pilgrims mowed down by speeding truck in UP

LUCKNOW: Nine pilgrims headed to ‘punyagiri or the mountain of good deeds, were mowed down by a speeding mini-truck in Uttar Pradesh’s Bareilly district on Friday, police said. The deceased were part of a group of 250, who were walking bare foot towards the Maa Purnagiri shrine, which is located close to the Nepal border, …

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Strays bare fangs: 300 in Lucknow bitten by canines every day

Strays bare fangs: 300 in Lucknow bitten by canines every day

LUCKNOW: The stray dog menace is not limited to the city’s outskirts. Within the city, close to 300 cases of dog bites are reported everyday, shows data from government and private hospitals. According to data from Balrampur Hospital on antirabies vaccination (ARV) against animal bites, there has been a 25% increase in …

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Unnao rape & murder: CBI arrests two cops

Unnao rape & murder: CBI arrests two cops

LUCKNOW:The Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday arrested the station officer and sub-inspector posted at Makhi police station, Unnao. Makhi SO Ashok Singh Bhadauriya and sub-inspector Kamta Prasad Singh were arrested for falsely implicating the Unnao rape survivor’s father under Arms Act on April 3, 2018 and sending him to prison at the behest of MLA Kuldeep …

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Yogi Adityanath tells DMs to review toilet construction daily

Yogi Adityanath tells DMs to review toilet construction daily

LUCKNOW: While reviewing construction of toilets under Swachh Bharat Mission on Wednesday, chief minister Yogi Adityanath asked district magistrates to review works under each zone within their areas once a week. Areas where construction toilets has been slow were especially discussed. These included Gorakhpur, Allahabad, Faizabad, Sultanpur, Azamgarh etc. “In a video-conference on Wednesday, the CM directed …

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Kasganj DSP confines, molests woman for a month

Kasganj DSP confines, molests woman for a month

AGRA: An Uttar Pradesh police official of the rank of deputy superintendent of police in Kasganj district has been booked for allegedly confining a woman, threatening and molesting her for over a month. Ajay Kumar Singh, a provincial police services (PPS) officer of 2008 batch who was posted as the circle officer for Kasganj …

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