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UP govt arranges 1,000 buses for stranded migrant workers

UP govt arranges 1,000 buses for stranded migrant workers

Sunday, 29 March 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

| The Uttar Pradesh government has provided 1,000 buses, both state-run and private, for transportation of migrant workers and their kin stranded on Delhi-UP border, some of whom had even started to walk home. Information Advisor to Chief Minister,  Mritunjay, said that the chief minister was quite concerned about the plight of...

11 committees formed to overcome virus crisis

Saturday, 28 March 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

By joining several departments, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has formed 11 committees which will ensure availability of essential commodities and their door-to-door distribution, proper health facilities, and availability of medicines and isolation wards so that Uttar Pradesh overcomes the coronavirus crisis with minimum damage. A senior official said that the chief...

No community spread of coronavirus in UP

Saturday, 28 March 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

| Denying any community spread of coronavirus in  Uttar Pradesh, Principle Secretary (Health) Amit Mohan Prasad said that 49 positive cases of COVID-19 had so far been reported in the state out of which 14 had recovered. “There is no report of community spread of the virus in the state so far....

Daily wagers braving lockdown and hunger

Saturday, 28 March 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

| Unmindful of filth strewn around, Sonu Kumar Mishra rolls out a ‘roti’ as his three colleagues get ready for dinner at the pavement in front of a shop in Azad Market in Lucknow. Mishra is a mason, while his friends are helpers. They are natives of Bahraich and had come...

Imam held for violating lockdown

Saturday, 28 March 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

An Imam was arrested in Bulandshahr while cases were registered against about two hundred others for violating the lockdown orders enforced to maintain social distancing and prevent spread of coronavirus. Top Muslim clerics had already appealed to the members of their community not to visit mosques and instead offered Friday prayers...

Cops double up as good Samaritans

Saturday, 28 March 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

| Blasting the stereotypical image of cops being brutal, abrasive and insensitive, some police personnel have been doing yeoman’s service to needy people by either providing food or ensuring transit to their destinations or both. And yes, they did not wait for government funds to undertake the humane and charitable acts. Ironically,...

FIRs against violators, black marketeers

Saturday, 28 March 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

Acting tough against lockdown violators and black marketeers, the state government lodged around 4,000 FIRs and also banned any function at religious places of the state. Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Awanish Awasthi said that the police registered 3,710 FIRs under Section 188 of the Indian Penal Code for violating lockdown rules...

Beni passes away

Saturday, 28 March 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

Beni Prasad Verma, Rajya Sabha member and veteran Samajwadi Party leader, passed away here on Friday after prolonged illness. He was 79 and is survived by his widow, two sons and three daughters.   He breathed his last in a local hospital where he  was admitted for the last one month. The last rites...

State Editions

Man murdered in Jaunpur

29 March 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

Centre gives relief to power discoms

29 March 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

UP to release 11,000 prisoners for 8 weeks

29 March 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

VHP calls off 84-kosi parikrama

29 March 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

UP Govt: Nobody will die for want of food

29 March 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

Sunday Edition

Rules of communication on social media

29 March 2020 | Hory Sankar Mukerjee | Agenda

Beyond political ideologies

29 March 2020 | Radhanath Swami | Agenda

The formula of happiness

29 March 2020 | Venugopal Acharya | Agenda

Tamoguna is lurking...

29 March 2020 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf : Revive age-old hygiene traditions

29 March 2020 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Class of 2020

29 March 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer