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UP gets $400 mn WB loan  to upgrade state highways

UP gets $400 mn WB loan to upgrade state highways

Saturday, 12 October 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

The Uttar Pradesh government will get $400 million World Bank loan to upgrade and strengthen 500 kilometres of state highways as well as look for measures to reduce accidents and fatalities on roads. The agreement was signed between the Government of India, Government of Uttar Pradesh and World Bank on Friday. The...

Those responsible for Pushpendra death will be punished: Akhilesh

Friday, 11 October 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Samajwadi Party chief and former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, Akhilesh Yadav, said that when his party would come to power in 2022, it would re-open the Pushpendra Yadav “fake encounter” case and punish those who committed this “gory murder”. Addressing a press conference in Jhansi on Thursday, the SP chief...

UP state employees likely to get bonus, additional DA

Friday, 11 October 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

There is good news for state government employees as they are likely to get bonus as well as additional dearness allowance before Diwali this year. The non-gazetted employees will get bonus while other employees and pensioners will get additional DA. There are around 18 lakh state employees out of which around...

Bypolls: Winning Rampur, Jalalpur & Ghosi seats prestige issue for BJP

Friday, 11 October 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party has made winning three assembly seats — Ghosi, Rampur and Jalalpur — a prestige issue as it gears up for the by-elections to 11 seats to be held on October 21. BJP is organising public meetings, conclaves for women and meetings with farmers, OBCs, STs among...

For the first time in Lko, not a single idol immersed in Gomti ... but Bengali community anguished

Thursday, 10 October 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

In compliance with the directive of the Allahabad High Court, not a single idol was immersed in the river Gomti here during visarjan that marked the conclusion of Durga Puja on Tuesday. The Lucknow district administration and the city police said the immersion of the idols went off smoothly with a...

Row over appointments by new UPCC chief

Thursday, 10 October 2019 | Preetam Srivastava | Lucknow

With Ajay Kumar ‘Lallu’ already given a challenging task by Congress president Sonia Gandhi to work on the direction of an 18-member advisory council having several leaders who had openly opposed him on several occasions for which they had to face the wrath of party general secretary incharge UP East...

Communal tension during immersion of Durga idols

Thursday, 10 October 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Immersion of the idol of Goddess Durga on Vijaydashmi (Dussehra) led to communal tensions in Basti and Balrampur.  Tension also prevailed in Muzaffarnagar after the statue of Dr BR Ambedkar was found damaged on Tuesday evening. According to reports from Basti, a heavy police deployment had to be made in Amodha...

Sudhanshu elected to Rajya Sabha

Thursday, 10 October 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Bharatiya Janata Party national spokesperson Sudhanshu Trivedi was on Wednesday declared elected to the Rajya Sabha, in the bypoll to fill the vacancy following the death of former Union minister Arun Jaitley. Trivedi has been elected unopposed. He was handed over the certificate of election after the expiry of the time...

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