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HC to monitor probe into Deoria case

Thursday, 09 Aug 2018 | PNS | Allahabad | in Lucknow

The Allahabad High Court will monitor the investigation into alleged sex racket in the Deoria shelter home. The court, while fixing August 13 as the next date of hearing, directed CBI counsel Gyan Prakash and Additional Advocate General Neeraj Tripathi to ensure that the copy of the statement of all...

Yogi warns against release of effluent in Ganga after Dec 15

Thursday, 09 Aug 2018 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

In a stern warning, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asked officials to ensure that no effluent is released in the river Ganga after December 15 this year, failing which action will be taken against the erring officials. This directive was issued during a review meeting on treatment of effluents released by...

Prez to give tool kits to 78 artisans

Thursday, 09 Aug 2018 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

President Ram Nath Kovind will distribute tool kits to 78 artisans during the two-day One District, One Product summit in Lucknow on Friday. Artisans from three districts, Gorakhpur, Agra and Moradabad, have been imparted training by the UP Institute of Design. A UPID official said that during the ODOP summit, 26 artisans...

Mahana meets Tata, Ambani

Thursday, 09 Aug 2018 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh Industry Minister Satish Mahana met chairman emeritus of Tata group, Ratan Tata, in Mumbai on Wednesday in connection with the proposed investment by the industry major in Defence Industrial Corridor project of UP. The Defence Industrial Corridor project, envisaging an investment of Rs 20,000 crore, was announced by...

DGP directive to beef up security for SC, ST Bandh

Thursday, 09 Aug 2018 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

After asking the district police chiefs of west UP to ensure safe journey of kanwariyas, DGP OP Singh has asked them to step up security in the wake of the proposed Bharat Bandh by members of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes communities on Thursday. Despite the Centre bringing in a...

UPSMA demands bail-out package for sugar mills

Wednesday, 08 Aug 2018 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh Sugar Mills Association (UPSMA) has shot off a letter to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, demanding a financial package to bail out the sugar industry in the state. The UPSMA has demanded a minimum of Rs 40 per quintal financial assistance to bail out the private sugar mills...

SP targets Governor over Deoria issue

Wednesday, 08 Aug 2018 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

For the Samajwadi Party, the alleged rape in Deoria shelter home has come as an opportunity to target Governor Ram Naik. Party spokesman Rajendra Chowdhary said, “The UP Governor is conspicuous by his silence on the heinous crime in Deoria.” “The silence of UP Governor Ram Naik over the Deoria incident...

Kanwar yatra keeping Ram temple issue alive

Wednesday, 08 Aug 2018 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

The Bharatiya Janata Party is trying to keep its Ram temple issue alive through kanwar yatra as a model of the proposed temple in Ayodhya is being displayed in the yatras and it has become a rage in western Uttar Pradesh. Insiders say that on the insistence of Vishwa Hindu Parishad,...

CM launches Parag fortified milk

Wednesday, 08 Aug 2018 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

Launching the state-run Parag’s fortified milk, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that Uttar Pradesh had a vast potential in dairy sector which only needed a collective push to streamline the marketing process and educating farmers about the virtues of milk societies. “Once UP was known as the land of milk products....

All is not well in SP first family

Wednesday, 08 Aug 2018 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

Even as Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav is negotiating a tough terrain for forging an anti-Bharatiya Janata Party alliance with Bahujan Samaj Party and Congress, all is not well in the first family of the party. Shivpal Singh Yadav, the estranged uncle of the SP chief, by saying that “family and...



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