updated 12:02 PM UTC, May 24, 2017

A Crucial Yogi Adityanath Plan Is Cleared By Supreme Court

Monday, 24 April 2017 18:36
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has cleared the plan submitted by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to fill lakhs of vacancies in the police force of India's most populous state. Yogi Adityanath, who took over as Chief Minister of…

Yogi Adityanath Order In 2nd Cabinet Meeting

Tuesday, 11 April 2017 18:17
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has in his second cabinet meeting held this morning ordered 18-hour power supply in villages and 24 hours in district headquarters of the state. A farm loan waiver had headlined the new Chief Minister's…

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…

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)…

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…

Second 'UP NRI Diwas' to be held in Lucknow in January

Saturday, 07 May 2016 11:48
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has given a green signal for the second edition of the 'UP NRI Day' to be held in Lucknow from January 4 to 6 next year, an official said on Saturday.The official said…

Prohibitory orders in Lucknow for BEd entrance exam

Friday, 22 April 2016 11:02
Lucknow: Prohibitory orders have been clamped in the state capital where UP Joint Entrance Test for BEd will be conducted at 56 centres on Friday, district officials said.The exam which would be taken by 28160 candidates will also witness unprecedented…

Police official shot at in Lucknow

Monday, 14 March 2016 12:26
Lucknow: A sub inspector was shot at when he challenged two men outside a jewellery shop here early Monday, police said.The bullet hit Rajendra Dwivedi, 50, in his waist. He was taken to the trauma center where his condition is…

Lucknow temple breaks centuries-old tradition for rivers' conservation

Monday, 07 March 2016 17:00
Lucknow: A 700-year-old tradition was broken at the famous Mankameshwar temple here on Monday when water from the Gomti river was used for 'jal abhishek' on Mahashivratri to spread the message of conservation of all rivers.As thousands of devotees poured…

Lucknow bench's new building to be inaugurated on March 19

Thursday, 03 March 2016 11:50
Lucknow: The iconic new building of the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court (HC) will be inaugurated by Vice-President Hamid Ansari on March 19, an official said on Thursday.Chief Justice of India T.S.Thakur will also be present at the event.Foundation…

Prohibitory orders around Lucknow court after lawyers rampage

Thursday, 11 February 2016 12:10
Lucknow: Prohibitory orders have been clamped in and around the High Court premises here after violent protests by lawyers, which left over 40 people injured, officials said on Thursday."As a matter of abundant caution, section 144 has been put in…

Businessman shot at in Lucknow, critical

Saturday, 02 January 2016 11:55
Lucknow: The owner of a major restaurant chain here was critically wounded after unidentified assailants opened fire on him late on Friday, police said on Saturday.Bobby Khanna, the owner of Riyz Continental, was shot at in front of his Mahanagar…

Lucknow gets Rs.5,000-crore ring road as New Year gift

Friday, 01 January 2016 17:26
Lucknow: The state capital on Friday got a New Year gift from local MP and Home Minister Rajnath Singh as the central government sanctioned the proposal of a 105-km four-laned outer ring road worth Rs.5,000 crore.Officials said notification for the…

Chicago University gets $1 mn to collaborate with Lucknow NGOs

Thursday, 24 December 2015 11:29
Lucknow: The Center for Inter-disciplinary Inquiry and Innovation in Sexual and Reproductive Health (Ci3) at the University of Chicago will get a $1 million grant for the next two years from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, an official said…

Cabinet nod to Lucknow metro rail project phase-1A

Wednesday, 23 December 2015 09:58
New Delhi: The union cabinet on Tuesday approved the Lucknow Metro Rail Project Phase-1A, which will cover a length of 22.878 km with 22 stations, an official statement said.The decision was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister…

Sisters hacked to death near Lucknow

Tuesday, 01 December 2015 12:36
Lucknow: Two sisters were hacked to death late Monday night on the outskirts of Lucknow, police said on Tuesday.Rekha, 25, and Savita, 19, were killed in front of their mother in their house in Ratauli village of Shahjahanpur district.Investigations are…