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Elephant Whisperer: UP forest officials have never heard of it
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) Forest officials in Uttar Pradesh who have been grappling with the problem of two wild tuskers wandering in western part of the state, have not even heard of the technique of elephant whisperers that can tame these wild giants.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Businessman gifts freedom to prisoners on his birthday
Agra, July 22 (IANS) In a rare gesture, a businessman from Agra has deposited Rs 35,000 with the district jail authorities to secure the release of 17 inmates who could not pay the penalty amount.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
SP MLA asks Muslims to boycott BJP shopkeepers
Shamli, July 22 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) MLA from Kairana in Uttar Pradesh, Nahid Hasan, has been caught on camera urging the Muslims living in the area to boycott the shopkeepers who are BJP supporters.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
From stars to moon: Meet Chandrayaan-2 Mission Director
Lucknow, July 22 (IANS) As soon as Chandrayan 2 soared up into the skies, a rent of cheer tore through the roof of a house in Lucknow.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Illegal mining in UP: How it got bigger
Lucknow, July 22 (IANS) The earth always yielded gold but the politicians in Uttar Pradesh realised this about two decades ago when two Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) ministers reportedly began giving away mining lease to available parties and started minting money without any effort or investment.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Uttarakhand to enact law against benami properties
Dehradun, July 21 (IANS) Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said, here on Sunday, his government would bring a benami property bill in the Assembly to check corruption.
2019-07-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Bhatt calls for scientific study on Uttarakhand's Garur Ganga river
Dehradun, July 21 (IANS) Uttarakhand BJP President and BJP MP from Nainital-Udham Singh Nagar Ajay Bhatt, whose claims in the Lok Sabha about the "miraculous" properties of Bageshwar's Garud Ganga river led to a controversy, on Sunday called for a scientific study to verify his claims.
2019-07-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Sonebhadra victims' kin walked 70 km to meet Priyanka
Mirzapur, July 20 (IANS) The families of the Sonebhadra caste carnage victims in Uttar Pradesh were on Friday taken by surprise when they came to know that Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was detained in Mirzapur, while coming to their village. They decided to walk most of the 70 km distance to Chunar guest house to meet her.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Special events to mark Kargil war's 20th anniversary
Lucknow, July 20 (IANS) The 20th anniversary of Kargil Diwas will be celebrated with fanfare by the Central Command in Lucknow.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
Priyanka ends dharna, to return to Delhi via Varanasi
Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh), July 20 (IANS) "I am now leaving because my purpose of meeting the families of the victims has been fulfilled. But I will return very soon. I had come here on the instructions of my brother Rahul Gandhi."
2019-07-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
TMC delegation going to Sonebhadra detained at Varanasi airport
Varanasi, July 20 (IANS) A three-member delegation of the Trinamool Congress (TMC) was on Saturday stopped from visiting Sonebhadra district in Uttar Pradesh, where 10 people died in a caste violence on Wednesday.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Is it a crime to wipe tears: Priyanka asks BJP government
Mirzapur, July 20 (IANS) In a bid to put the BJP in the dock over her detention, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday asked if it was a crime to wipe the tears of the families of victims of the Sonebhadra carnage.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Sonebhadra is now Catch-22 for Priyanka, Yogi (IANS Special)
Mirzapur, July 20 (IANS) The Sonebhadra episode is turning into a Catch-22 situation for both, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Priyanka detained in UP, refuses to fill bail bond
Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh), July 19 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi remained in detention here on Friday as she refused to fill the bail bond, eight hours after she was driven to a guest house after she insisted on proceeding to Sonebhadra district in Uttar Pradesh where 10 people were killed in clashes over a land dispute on Wednesday.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Priyanka detained in UP, refuses to leave (4rd Lead)
Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh), July 19 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi remained in detention here on Friday, eight hours after she was driven to a guest house after she insisted on proceeding to Sonebhadra district in Uttar Pradesh where 10 people were killed in clashes over a land dispute on Wednesday.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
NGO seeks new national forest policy to tackle man-animal conflict
Dehradun, July 19 (IANS) A Dehradun-based NGO working on environment and human rights issues on Friday called for bringing a new national forest policy to mitigate the man-animal conflicts which are rising in India.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Agra MP wants AIIMS status for S.N. Medical College
Agra, July 19 (IANS) Agra MP S.P. Singh Baghael has demanded AIIMS-type facilities and status for the Sarojini Naidu Medical College, founded in 1854 as Thompson Medical School, one of the three oldest medical institutions in the country.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
Man assaulted by two PAC constables in Greater Noida
Greater Noida, July 18 (IANS) A man was allegedly assaulted by two constables of the Uttar Pradesh Police Armed Constabulary (PAC) unit in Greater Noida, the police said on Thursday.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UP: 24 arrested in Sonbhadra land dispute murders
Sonbhadra (Uttar Pradesh), July 18 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Police have arrested 24 people in connection with the mass murders that took place in Ubhbha village of Ghoraval tehsil in Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday. A case has been registered against 78 people in this connection, including 50 unidentified persons.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Agra men take Modi's 'pakoda' advice to heart
Agra July 18 (IANS) Three friends from the Taj city all in their 50s have taken Prime Minister Narendra Modi's suggestion about fritters to heart. They have opened a shop here to sell "Modi Pakodas".
2019-07-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Iraqi national robbed of $30,000 in Noida
Noida, July 17 (IANS) Hours after a 38-year-old Iraqi man landed in Delhi, he was robbed of $30,000 in Noida on Wednesday evening, police said.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP expels Champion for 6 years over pistol dance (2nd Lead)
Dehradun, July 17 (IANS) Uttarakhand Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion was expelled from the primary membership of the party for six years on Wednesday, after a video of him dancing with two pistols and a carbine went viral on the social media.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
CBI raids Ateeq Ahmed's properties in UP
Prayagraj, July 17 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday carried out raids at six locations in UP, including residence and office of mafia don Ateeq Ahmad, presently lodged in Ahmedabad Jail.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Akhilesh, Mayawati feel CBI heat ahead of UP bypolls (IANS Special)
Lucknow, July 17 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party President Mayawati and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav's resolve to regain a foothold in state politics by winning a sizeable number of seats in the upcoming by-elections to 12 Assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh may not actually work according to plans.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
CBI raids Ateeq's home, offices in Prayagraj
Prayagraj, July 17 (IANS) The CBI on Wednesday raided the Prayagraj-based residence and offices of mafia don Ateeq Ahmad, who is presently lodged in Ahmadabad jail.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Hanuman Chalisa' recited on UP road to oppose 'namaaz' on streets
Hathras (Uttar Pradesh), July 17 (IANS) Activists of religious group Hindu Yuva Vahini (HYV) have registered their opposition to offering 'namaaz' on the streets by reciting "Hanuman Chalisa" on the road in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Gutka ban stir leads to UP jail inmate's death
Jaunpur (Uttar Pradesh), July 17 (IANS) An inmate of an Uttar Pradesh prison has died during a protest strike over a ban on tobacco products.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Diverted Vistara flight lands in Lucknow with low fuel
Lucknow, July 16 (IANS) A Vistara Mumbai-Delhi flight that was diverted to Lucknow, landed at the city's airport with low level of fuel left.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
Agra jail inmates make 'eco-bricks' to curb polythene menace
Agra, July 16 (IANS) Inmates of Agra district jail have lent a helping hand in the campaign against the polythene menace in the tourist city as they have made ecologically-friendly bricks that are filled with waste polythene.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Three killed as heavy rains lash Uttarakhand
Dehradun, July 16 (IANS) Three people were killed as monsoon rains on Monday continued to lash Uttarakhand with full ferocity, blocking highways and triggering landslides at number of places.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Illegal sand mining: ED questions Gayatri Prajapati
Lucknow, July 16 (IANS) Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials on Tuesday questioned Gayatri Prajapati, mining minister in the previous Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party government, in Uttar Pradesh's illegal sand mining scam case.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
BJP high command upset over Devprayag distillery
Dehradun, July 16 (IANS) The BJP high command is miffed over Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat's decision to permit a private distillery in the holy area of Devprayag where the Bhagirathi and Alaknanda rivers meet to form the Ganga, top party sources said on Tuesday.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Tiger kills, eats man in Corbett Reserve
Dehradun, July 16 (IANS) A man was killed by a tiger in Kalagarh area of the Corbett Tiger Reserve in Uttarakhand's Kumaon region, forest officials said on Tuesday.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Swatantra Dev Singh is new UP BJP chief
Lucknow, July 16 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Minister for Transport Swatantra Dev Singh has been appointed the Bharatiya Janata Party's state president, replacing Union Minister Mahendra Nath Pandey.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Tuskers continue to roam in UP, kills another person
Bareilly, July 16 (IANS) The two wild elephants, wandering from one spot to another since the past 20 days, have reached Uttar Pradesh's district, where it attacked and killed another person.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Bull elephant in heat, tranquilised, isolated
Bareilly, July 16 (IANS) The lone bull elephant, Gajraj, who had been brought to Bareilly from Dudhwa Tiger Reserve along with three cow elephants for assisting in rescue operation of two wild elephants, had to be tranquillized and shifted after he came into heat, turned aggressive and did not follow commands of his mahout.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
New-born baby found in dry drain in Ghaziabad
Ghaziabad, July 15 (IANS) A new-born boy was found lying in a dry drain in the Dasna area of Ghaziabad district on Monday, police said.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Man jailed in Uttarakhand for offensive posts against CM
Dehradun, July 15 (IANS) A man has been sent to jail in Uttarakhand for posting alleged offensive and objectionable posts against Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on his Facebook account, top police officers said on Monday.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Bareilly couple's marriage valid: Allahabad HC
Prayagraj, July 15 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court on Monday held that the marriage of Sakshi Misra, daughter of BJP MLA Rajesh Misra, and Ajitesh Kumar was 'valid'.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Muslims with 50 wives, 1,050 kids 'animalistic': BJP MLA
Lucknow, July 15 (IANS) Known for his controversial statements, Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA Surendra Singh has again stirred row, saying that Muslims who have 50 wives and 1,050 children possess "animalistic tendency".
2019-07-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Couple kidnapped from outside Allahabad HC (Lead, correcting earlier story)
Prayagraj, July 15 (IANS) A young couple who had come to the Allahabad High Court to seek protection after marriage, was kidnapped at gunpoint by armed men from outside the court on Monday, police said.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Muslim cleric assaulted, forced to chant 'Jai Shri Ram'
Muzaffarnagar, July 14 (IANS) Twelve youths in this western UP district have been booked for pulling the beard of a Muslim cleric and forcing him to chant 'Jai Shri Ram', police said on Sunday.
2019-07-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
Salma Ansari to build temple in madrasa
Aligarh, July 14 (IANS) In a gesture that is sure to strengthen the Hindu-Muslim bond, Salma Ansari, wife of former Vice President Hamid Ansari, has decided to build a temple and a mosque inside the 'Chacha Nehru Madrasa' run by her in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh.
2019-07-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Railway engineers make Rafale model from scrap
Lucknow, July 14 (IANS) Railway engineers have made a scaled-down model of a Rafale fighter jet from railway scrap material available in a workshop here in Uttar Pradesh.
2019-07-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
Arms licences of Uttarakhand MLA seen dancing with guns suspended
Dehradun, July 13 (IANS) Three arms licenses of Uttarakhand MLA Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion, seen dancing with two pistols and a carbine in a viral video, have been suspended, officials said on Saturday.
2019-07-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Central status urged for Ambedkar University in Agra
Agra, July 13 (IANS) S.P. Singh Baghael, member of Parliament from Agra, has demanded central status for Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar University, set up in Agra in 1927. It was earlier known as Agra University.
2019-07-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
Dalit woman in UP stopped from using toilet by BHU guards
Varanasi, July 13 (IANS) A female student of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) in Uttar Pradesh has accused two Proctorial Board security guards of stopping her from entering a campus toilet because she was a Dalit.
2019-07-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Gairsain issue heats up in Uttarakhand
Dehradun, July 12 (IANS) The issue of Gairsain as Uttarakhand's capital on Friday heated up after scores of Congress workers led by former Chief Minister Harish Rawat courted arrest against the state government's decision to allow sale and purchase of land there.
2019-07-12
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Five cops suspended for custodial death in Uttarakhand
Dehradun, July 12 (IANS) Five Uttarakhand cops were placed under suspension following the alleged suicide by a youth inside the lock-up at a police chowki in Uttarakhand's Udham Singh Nagar district, a top police officer said on Friday.
2019-07-12
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
35 cows found dead in Prayagraj cow shelter
Prayagraj, July 12 (IANS) Thirty-five cows were found dead at a temporary shelter in Kandi village in Bahadurpur in Prayagraj district on Friday, sending shock waves in the area.
2019-07-12
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics