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Walmart to expand footprint in UP, open 6 new stores

Walmart to expand footprint in UP, open 6 new stores

Tuesday, 15 October 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Walmart India, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Walmart Inc, plans to expand its footprint in Uttar Pradesh by opening six more ‘Best Price’ modern wholesale stores in the state, a senior company official said on Monday. The places where the brick-and-mortar stores are proposed to be set up include Varanasi, Moradabad, Gorakhpur,...

Uniform civil code a threat to India’s diversity: AIMPLB

Sunday, 13 October 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

The All-India Muslim Personal Law Board on Saturday said that the concept of uniform civil code was a threat to the diversity of India, saying it was an “anti-national” idea. The AIMPLB issued a statement after its working committee meeting held here on Saturday to discuss various issues, including surrendering the...

4 women feared drowned as boat capsizes

Sunday, 13 October 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

| Four women were feared dead while 14 others were rescued after a boat capsized in the Ghaghra river in Chapra Poorvi village under Dhanghata police station of Sant Kabirnagar district on Saturday. Tehsildar of Dhanghata, Vandna Pandey said there were 18 people on the ill-fated boat of which 14 dad...

Law and order situation in UP grim: Akhilesh

Sunday, 13 October 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav said that the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh was so grim that anyone could get killed anywhere in the state. He was referring to the killing of a youth in an alleged police encounter in Jhansi. Akhilesh Yadav, who was speaking to the media at...

Mayawati expels two party leaders in Kanpur

Sunday, 13 October 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

| Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Saturday expelled two senior leaders of the party in Kanpur for indulging in anti-party activities, Both the leaders were not supporting party candidate in the bypolls to Govindnagar Assembly seat in the district. Reports said that former MLA Ram Prakash Kushwaha and senior leader Surendra...

UP state staff to get salary on Oct 25

Sunday, 13 October 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

The Uttar Pradesh government has issued orders for payment of salaries to state employees and employees of local bodies before the festival of Diwali, on October 25. The order also covers employees of government-aided educational institutions, technical educational institutions, work charge employees and pensioners. The order was issued by Additional Chief Secretary...

New UPCC chief srikes a chord with partymen

Saturday, 12 October 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Even though his welcome at UPCC office remained a low key affair with many senior Congress leaders, including outgoing state president Raj Babbar, conspicuous by their absence, newly-appointed chief of Uttar Pradesh Congress, Ajay Kumar ‘Lallu’, struck an emotional chord with the party workers. Disclosing his poverty and the poor background...

Urban properties to be linked to Aadhaar

Saturday, 12 October 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Urban properties in all cities of Uttar Pradesh will now be linked to Aadhaar numbers of the owners. The Yogi Adityanath government is getting ready to implement the Urban Properties Ownership Record (UPOR)) Scheme on the pattern of Karnataka. “This scheme will help in identifying ‘benami’ properties, multiple properties and will also...

State Editions

Civic bodies issue 566 challans, slap Rs 27L fine on violators

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Bizman gets ransom call from convict in G’gram

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Teachers learn self-defence technique

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Air remains very poor 5th day in row

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

AAP welcomes Centre’s Ravidas temple move

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Sunday Edition

The French Bulldozer

13 October 2019 | Miniya Chatterji | Agenda

the power of Forgiveness

13 October 2019 | Swami Mukundananda | Agenda

Yoga and mindfulness

13 October 2019 | Jacqualine Tara Herron | Agenda

Attention feels good

13 October 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Check your child’s behaviour early

13 October 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

It’s a fine job

13 October 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer