updated 1:27 AM UTC, Sep 8, 2016

Roadside Cafe Street in Agra by the end of 2016

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 17:38
Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government is planning to construct a Roadside Cafe Street in Agra, an official said on Wednesday. The street, spread over 7,120 square metres in Fatehabad would cost the government Rs 36 crore."It is being developed on…

UP, Taj to 'Go Gold' for kids with cancer

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 16:48
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav seems keen to wear a gold ribbon this September, even as the Taj and the state will 'Go Gold' for children with cancer."UP to Go Gold in association with Cankids -- National NGO,"…

Heavy rains in Lucknow, traffic travails

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 12:12
Lucknow: Heavy rains lashed Lucknow and some parts of eastern Uttar Pradesh early Wednesday.The rains brought down temperature and ended a brief spell of hot and humid weather over the last one week.Officials of the regional Met department said the…

Akhilesh sacks Kanpur CMS after kid dies due to lack of treatment

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 09:01
Lucknow: After furore over death of a 12-year-old boy for want of treatment in Kanpur as visuals of his desperate father carrying him on his shoulders surfaced on the social media, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav late on Tuesday…

Ghaziabad DM serves notice to Vasundhara DPS

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 08:32
Ghaziabad:Ghaziabad District Magistrate (DM) Nidhi Kesarwani on Tuesday served notice to Delhi Public School (Vasundhara), which expelled a class 8 student reportedly because her father moved the court against "arbitrary" fee hike by the school."I have issued notice to the…

UP government okays cashless medical treatment for staff

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 17:02
Lucknow: Keeping its promise, the Uttar Pradesh government will make available cashless medical treatment to its employees and pensioners, an official said on Tuesday.A government order (GO) in this regard has been issued, Principal Secretary (Medical Health and Family Welfare)…

Nonagenarian threatens 'jal samadhi', seeking liquor ban in UP

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 16:58
Agra: A 98-year-old former freedom fighter has threatened to end his life by 'jal samadhi' on Gandhi Jayanti (October 2) unless the Uttar Pradesh government completely bans the sale of liquor in the state.Chimman Lal Jain announced on Monday that…

Students to be dewormed in 70 UP districts

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 13:16
Lucknow: Deworming of students aged between 1-19 years would be taken up across Uttar Pradesh on September 10, an official said on Tuesday.Project Director of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyaan G.S. Priyadarshi said this was being done under the National Health Mission.The…

Oil paintings of all UP CMs, speakers till date unveiled

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 07:59
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday unveiled oil paintings of all Chief Ministers of the state and those of all the state assembly speakers till date.Services of eminent painters from Mathura Krishna Kanhai and Govind Kanhai were…

Allahabad HC denies alimony to divorced working woman

Thursday, 30 June 2016 15:23
Lucknow: A lower court order directing payment of alimony to a divorced woman under the Domestic Violence Act has been set aside by the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court on grounds that she was a working woman.The high court…