Tests show UP slums not in grip of coronavirus

Tests show UP slums not in grip of coronavirus

Sunday, 21 June 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

| Claiming that coronavirus infection in Uttar Pradesh has not reached the level of community transmission, the Yogi Adityanath government claimed that random tests carried out across major slums of the state showed less than 10 per cent of them had coronavirus positive. The government spokesman said in a written statement here...

Jail staff, prisoners injured in clash

Friday, 19 June 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

About half-a-dozen inmates and jail staff of district jail in Ambedkarnagar were injured after they clashed on Wednesday afternoon. The clash took place over poor quality food served to the inmates and also for alleged extortion of money from them to facilitate good quality food. The situation could be brought under control...

Teachers’ scam: Role of Farrukhabad BSA under scanner

Friday, 19 June 2020 | Pioneer News Service | Lucknow

More skeletons tumbled out out in the fake appointment scam of teachers and the role of Farrukhababd Basic Siksha Adhikari is now under scannner as documents of prime accused Pushpendra, who worked there in Susheel’s name, were missing from official records. Besides, five more teachers working there under the guise of...

Dalits attacked in Ghazipur

Friday, 19 June 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

After Jaunpur and Azamgarh, now similar violence took place in Ghazipur district where Dalits were attacked by the members of a particular community over playing objectionable song. The incident took place on late Wednesday evening. Senior officials have deployed jawans of Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) to maintain peace and have launched...

UP witnesses 300 pc surge in NREGS job demand

Friday, 19 June 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh has witnessed the sharpest year-on-year surge in job demand at 300 per cent in MGNREGA schemes. UP has employed the highest number of people at over 57 lakh as on June 15 in absolute terms across India. Nearly 80 per cent of all migrants have moved back to...

Ram temple bhoomi pujan deferred

Friday, 19 June 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

The proposed bhoomi pujan to start construction of a grand Ram temple at Ayodhya has been deferred indefinitely as Sri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra, the trust which has been entrusted with the work to build the temple, said a decision would be taken after considering the internal situation of the...

UP’s fodder bank fed stray cattle during lockdown

Friday, 19 June 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

The Yogi Adityanath government that faced barbs of opposition parties on stray cattle menace has a feather on its cap as it has become the first state in the country to maintain a fodder bank which ensures fodder for the cattle in villages. “The Uttar Pradesh government not only takes care...

Increase Covid hosp beds to 1.5L by June-end: CM

Friday, 19 June 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

‘Ramp up testing’ With the number of coronavirus positive cases rising with every passing day, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asked officials to increase the number of beds in Covid hospitals to 1.5 lakh by the end of June, 2020 besides ramping up coronavirus testing to 20,000 per day by June...

State Editions

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Baleswar Covid+ man goes to sorcerer

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Athagarh declared Containment Zone

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Sunday Edition

A case for cobots

12 July 2020 | Pradeep David | Agenda

Hope in the times of pandemic

12 July 2020 | Miniya Chatterji | Agenda

Covid tales: The joy of homecoming

12 July 2020 | Vandana Srivastava | Agenda

Astroturf | Unlock the mind to heal

12 July 2020 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Online education: Dispel fear of surveillance

12 July 2020 | Madhav Govind | Agenda

Talktime : ‘I’m enjoying working on OTT platforms’

12 July 2020 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer