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LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh police chief O P Singh on Thursday referred to BJP MLA Kuldip Singh Sengar, who has been accused of raping a minor girl, as "mananiya" or honourable at a press conference, inviting objection from media persons. As soon as the director general of police said, "Mananiya ...
LUCKNOW: BJP chief Amit Shah on Wednesday paid homage to Dalit social reformer Jyotiba Phule on his 191st birth anniversary, in Lucknow, in an attempt to pacify party's Dalit MPs who have accused the Uttar Pradesh government of failing to stop atrocities on the community. This was the first visit to the ...

With an overwhelming increase in vehicles on the roads in the city in recent years, traffic in Lucknow has become a nightmare. Add to it the reckless driving not just by men but also the women in the city. But when it comes to traffic challans, while men are fined frequently, the women manage to get away ...
LUCKNOW: Only licensed tobacco vendors will operate in the city from next month. Tobacco and cigarette sellers have time till April 30 to seek a licence from Lucknow Municipal Corporation for an annual fee of up to Rs 5,000. LMC made the announcement on Thursday. As of now, there is no licence ...
Neev Fund invests Rs 50 crore in Lucknow-based educational institute ... DELHI: Neev Fund, a private equity firm backed by the State Bank of India and the UK's Department for International Development, has pumped in Rs 50 crore in Mahendra Educational Pvt, a Lucknow-based exam coaching institute.
LUCKNOW: With barely six months left to meet the deadline to make Lucknow open defecation-free (ODF), LMC is looking to make pre-cast and mobile toilets that are easy to install in areas prone to the problem. Since these toilets are precast, they take only about three days to be installed unlike regular ...

LUCKNOW: A body was found near railway tracks in Premwati Nagar, Alambagh on Thursday morning. Recommended By Colombia. Police said the track patrolling staff spotted the youth's body near the railway tracks and informed Manak Nagar station manager, who, in turn, informed Alambagh police ...
LUCKNOW: The already narrow lanes of Faizabad Road left for traffic movement with the ongoing Metro construction have further shrunk these days in space. Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) parks its heavy construction vehicles and machinery on the road sides, leaving very little space for ...
Shah, who flew to Lucknow in a chartered aircraft reaching around 12.30pm, remained ensconced with UP chief minister Yogi Adityanathat the latter's official residence at 5 Kalidas Marg, holding a marathon meeting for over nine hours. Also present at the meeting were BJP organisation secretary, Sunil ...
LUCKNOW: Traffic continued to remain disrupted from Polytechnic crossing to Vikramaditya Marg from 12pm to 3pm due to arrival of BJP's national president at Samtamulak crossing on Wednesday. A cascading effect was seen on Lohia Path and other stretches including Mall Avenue flyover and ...
LUCKNOW: Sahil used to get furious whenever he met a stranger. Sometimes, he would look at his parents but behave like he did not recognise them. Vansh does not talk to anyone. Sakshi has difficulty in speaking. Many times, she has tried to explain something in broken words, but would suddenly fall ...
Addressing a press conference at media centre in Lucknow, minister of state (independent charge) rural development, Mahendra Singh informed mediapersons that UP achieved 85% of its target by constructing 7,71,073 houses in one year to claim the top position while the national average in the ...
Kathak dance is one of the many things Lucknow is famous for. This Indian classical dance form will now be the inspiration for the architecture of Lucknow's oldest and most popular market- Hazratganj. Kathak is an art form in which great mythological stories are showcased in the form of dance.
Accepting the demand of Oriya Samaj at the Odisha Day event on Sunday, chief minister Yogi Adityanath said the state government would provide land to the Samaj for building a grand Jagganath temple in Lucknow, which will be a replica of the original one in Odisha. Governor Ram Naik, who presided ...
On coming back to Lucknow, he says, “I used to be jealous of people when they made films in Uttar Pradesh. I got inspired when Tigmanshu (Dhulia) and Anurag Kashyap made films here. When, Anand (L Rai) shot Raanjhanaa in Varanasi I was like 'that I have to shoot in UP now'. And, here I am.”.
LUCKNOW: The Lucknow bench of Allahabad high court directed state government to lay before it figures of minor girl victims of any crime lodged in women protection homes in UP. It also asked how many girls attained majority during stay and told the government to place before it the policy for their ...
LUCKNOW: Another blue moon will light up the sky on Saturday. The rare celestial event will occur for the second time within a calendar month. The last blue moon appeared on January 31. "The occurrence of two blue moons in a calendar month is a rare phenomenon. Last, it happened in 1999. The next ...

LUCKNOW: In a big relief to the residents of trans-Gomti areas who end up spending up to an hour on travelling to Gomtinagar and Hazratganj and undergo the stress of negotiating through the grinding traffic, the PWD is aiming to complete the 5.20 km embankment road along Kukrail Nullah connecting ...
LUCKNOW: The BJP government faced strong criticism by the Opposition for its much publicized open defecation free (ODF) programme after the Congress MLA Aradhana Mishra sought a detailed reply on the quality of construction of toilets in the state, cost of construction and lack of water in the newly ...
LUCKNOW: The 'Samajwadi Pariwar' dinner in Lucknow on Wednesday turned into a grand show of unity after Independent MLA Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiya showed up at the event and vouched for his support for the Samajawadi Party in the Rajya Sabha polls. Even SP chief Akhilesh ...
Lucknow: On the eve of Rajya Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh on Friday, the stakes are high and parties are trying to keep their flock together. At least four Congress leaders will remain present in the state capital Lucknow until the elections to ensure polling in favour of BSP nominee Bhimrao Ambedkar.
Claim Now. Representative image. LUCKNOW: A 65-year-old woman was found dead in mysterious circumstances under a bed in her home in Jankipuram on Thursday evening. ... She had been living alone in Lucknow for the past 19 years after the death of her husband. She lived alone on the upper floor ...
“During maintenance loose section of tracks are uprooted and kept aside. These pieces (four to five feet) were moved to the tracks. Further probes were on to understand if this was mischief or something serious,” said Arun. 11 coaches of Mumbai – Lucknow Lokmanya Tilak express had derailed in Unnao ...
LUCKNOW: Taking note of rising tobacco menace and the threat it poses to public health, Lucknow Municipal Corporation has decided to allow only those vendors ... Lucknow will hence become the first city in India which will make it mandatory for shopkeepers to take a licence for selling tobacco products.
New Delhi–Mutual respect was a “consciously cultivated way of life” in Lucknow, and this “magic formula” helped the city and the Awadh region around it to prosper. Alas, this is not the case any more, says journalist and author Mehru Jaffer, who has just published a book on the city where she has her roots.
LUCKNOW: On the 87th martyrdom day of Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru, Lucknow will come out to salute the martyrs and pay them a befitting tribute. A programme will be held at Gomti Riverfront from 5pm on March 23, the day the three revolutionary freedom fighters were hanged in 1931.
The Lucknow police on Monday rescued a class 11 student of La Martiniere College from kidnappers in Sitapur district, about eight hours after he was taken away by his vehicle driver and two others while being driven to college. Police said they also recovered the vehicle and school bag of the student, ...
Lucknow: Panic among parents as class XI student kidnapped, traced after 8 hours. Shalabh ... LUCKNOW: In a high voltage drama that kept hundreds of families in the city on tenterhooks through Monday, a kidnapped student was reunited with his family after a cat and mouse chase lasting eight hours.
LUCKNOW: In the year 2017, not a single case of measles was reported in urban areas of 56 districts of UP according to data from the state health department. The revelation comes from assessment of data on cases of measles reported across urban and rural centers in 75 districts of UP which were ...
The money was handed over to him at his Lucknow flat, but he failed to get the land vacated, said Yashveer Singh. “Then a complaint was lodged with SSP and a case was registered by the police,” he said. After Yogendra's arrest, many cases of cheating and impersonation registered against him in Hapur, ...
LUCKNOW: A couple attempted self immolation at CM House after their house at Wazir Hasan Road in Hazratganj was razed by LDA officials on Thursday without ... Gautampalli SHO Vijaysen Singh said, "Nazrul is alleging that his house was razed on Thursday noon without any prior notice from Lucknow ...
LUCKNOW: A day after TOI reported that construction of Lucknow Metro without barricades near Badshahnagar crossing posed threat to commuters, Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) put up small barricades at the site. Recommended By Colombia. These barricades, also called water filled ...
LUCKNOW: DGP on Thursday issued orders to station house officers of all 1,525 police stations to ensure that the CCTV cameras installed in police station compound are functioning properly. While 1,048 police stations are already equipped with cameras, the process to set up cameras at remaining 477 ...
Farmers' angst rocks Lucknow, bigger stir announced next ... LUCKNOW: Farmers from across 60 districts of UP gathered in Lucknow on Thursday and staged a protest rally organised by UP Kisan Sabha (UPKS) under the aegis of All-India ... Next time, we will not leave Lucknow till our demands our met.
The 200-year-old 'phool mandi' near Chowk – the oldest and the only traditional flower market in Lucknow – is set to be shifted to Kisan Bazar in Gomti Nagar. Locals say this would mark the end of a 'fragrant chapter' in Old City's history. “Nawabi era structures seen all along the Old City are not the only ...
Lucknow scored abysmal 3.8 out of total 10 marks given on parameters like compliance of Urban Planning Act in the state, robust mechanism to prevent Act's violation, empowerment of local governance, power given to the mayor, urban capacities and Lucknow Municipal Corporation resources.
NEW DELHI: FDI-funded realty firm Experion Developers will invest about Rs 500 crore over the next five years to develop a housing project at Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh. Experion Developers, which is currently developing two housing projects, a 100-acre township and one commercial project in Gurgaon, ...
A man carried the body of his nephew on his shoulder and later on a motorcycle to their village after employees of a government community health centre (CHC) allegedly denied him a vehicle at Bahjoi in Sambhal district. The district magistrate ordered a probe into the incident, which allegedly took place ...
LUCKNOW: UP government has signed an MoU with BSE Ltd, formerly known as Bombay Stock Exchange, on Saturday under which BSE will assist small and medium industries with getting themselves listed on the SME stock exchange. A Kanpur-based company, Tasty Dairy, will be listed on BSE's SME ...
LUCKNOW: The state cabinet cleared the UP Biofuel Policy on Friday which is expected to address the crop residue burning issue to a large extent. An MoU worth Rs 8,000 crore has already been signed under this policy, the details of which will be revealed during the upcoming UP Investors' Summit.
The difference between biryanis and pulaos has always been a controversial issue in Indian gastronomy. Both the dishes consist of longgrained rice cooked with vegetables, meat, poultry, seafood or fish. However, there are a few general differences between these two types of rice preparations. Firstly ...
An idea can change your life and can have an impact so big, you could never imagine. Motivation is the biggest support, in the formation and execution of an idea. And this motivation comes to us when we hear people talk about their stories, their struggles and how an idea changed their lives. Tedx Indira ...
The leopard that prowled a Lucknow village for the last two days was shot dead on Saturday morning. The police officer who shot the animal claimed he did it in self-defence. The forest department has lodged an FIR against unidentified persons under the Wildlife Protection Act. The end for the leopard, ...
Lucknow, Feb 17 (UNI) Petrol and diesel would soon be available on the 301-km-long Lucknow-Agra expressway as four fuel stations will be set up along the expressway between Lucknow and Agra. The UP Expressway Industrial Development Authority (UPEIDA) has completed the process of technical ...
The government has also allocated Rs 1650 crore under its smart city mission for the development of Lucknow, Kanpur, Agra, Varanasi, Allahabad, Aligarh, Jhansi, Moradabad, Bareilly and Saharanpur. Under the smart city plan, the city will witness area-based developments. The projects are mostly related ...
Watch: Leopard enters residential colony in Lucknow. Published Feb 16, 2018, 12:58 pm IST. Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 16 (ANI): The leopard created havoc in the Lucknow's Ashiyana colony of Uttar Pradesh on Friday. ... Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 16 (ANI): The leopard created havoc in the Lucknow's Ashiyana ...
LUCKNOW: Incidents of big cats straying into human habitations are on the rise, but forest department seems unprepared to handle growing man-animal conflict as was evident in Aurangabad Khalsa village, close to Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University and Ramabai rally ground, under Aashiana ...
The Ekana stadium, having a seating capacity of 50,000 people has hosted five domestic matches so far. The Delhi Daredevil team management was thinking of moving their Kanpur matches to Lucknow. However, due to ill preparations, the team management decided to skip both Kanpur and Lucknow as ...
The chains say improving infrastructure is among the contributing factors leading to more hotel launches in the state. The Hyatt Regency Lucknow opened in September last year in Gomti Nagar. The hotel has 206 rooms and more than 18,500 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space, including a ...
LUCKNOW: Students of La Martiniere College will be questioned in connection with the complaint of a parent against them. The father of a class VIII boy had accused senior school students of assaulting and looting his son. He had filed an FIR against the school and unidentified senior students on Monday.


 

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