UP has proved experts wrong, says Yogi

UP has proved experts wrong, says Yogi

Thursday, 04 June 2020 | Biswajeet Banerjee | Lucknow

Claiming to have proved experts wrong, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that because of the effective measures taken by the government, there were over 3,000 coronavirus positive cases in Uttar Pradesh against experts’ grim projection of over 70,000 cases by the end of May. “The experts had claimed that by the...

Robbers savour day one of Unlock 1.0, make off with Rs 22.7L; shoot four

Tuesday, 02 June 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

On the first day of Unlock 1.0, unidentified miscreants opened fire and snatched Rs 22.70 lakh from a cashier of Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) who was heading to a bank to deposit the money in Aligarh on Monday. In the process, four persons suffered gunshot wounds and a woman was also...

Govt uses state plane to cart coronavirus testing machines

Tuesday, 02 June 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

The Uttar Pradesh government engaged state aircraft to cart modern coronavirus testing machines to do away with delays and increase testing facilities across the state. “State aircraft was used to bring 21 TrueNet machines from Mumbai. They will now be sent to districts for testing people with COVID-19 symptoms,” said Principal...

ADG seals Rly Police HQ at Signature

Tuesday, 02 June 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

After ‘The Pioneer’ published a report on four GRP personnel at DGP headquarters in Signature building being quarantined and the threat of coronavirus infection they posed to other officers and personnel, ADG (Railways) Sanjay Singhal ordered the sealing of Railway Police Headquarters situated on the third floor of the building...

DM asked to make regular inspection of quarantine centres

Tuesday, 02 June 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh government has directed all district magistrates to make regular inspections of quarantine centres and isolation wards set up by the government. Chief Secretary RK Tiwari, in a circular issued on Monday, directed the district officials to ensure availability of quality food and implementation of social distancing protocol. The government directed...

CM stresses on reviving sick industrial units

Tuesday, 02 June 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath asked officials to chalk out an action plan be to make sick industrial units functional to generate maximum employment and to implement unlock 1.0 effectively while following  Centre’s guidelines. “Economic, commercial and industrial activities should be started with preventive measure while the police should effectively check gathering...

CM: No new tax in UP to offset economic impact of Covid

Monday, 01 June 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

Predicting that revenue collection would go up in the coming months, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that no new tax would be imposed in the state to deal with the economic impact of the coronavirus crisis as the Uttar Pradesh government had charted out an elaborate programme for revival of...

UP govt issues guidelines to unlock lockdown

Monday, 01 June 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

| A day after the Central government announced that the lockdown will be lifted across the country in three phases, Uttar Pradesh government on Sunday released its guideline, lifting almost all restrictions and allowing opening of shops, plying of local transport and inter-district buses. The guidelines said that government offices would function...

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