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UPSRTC to set up 24x7 helpline, invites proposals

The help-line number will be on ‘auto record’ mode and all the calls received (in-bound) on the dedicated help-line number will be duly recorded and converted into a verbatim transcript. All verbatim transcripts along with audio recording will be shared with the client for necessary action on daily basis.
The helpline will be set up and operated by a private company. (Pic for representation)
The helpline will be set up and operated by a private company. (Pic for representation)
Published on Jul 04, 2022 01:13 AM IST
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12-year-old cancer patient becomes ADG, police for a day

To instil courage in the child and motivate him, ADG Prayagraj Prem Prakash offered his chair to Harsh and even presented him with a body kit. He said he decided to motivate the child as he was suffering from a dangerous disease.
Twelve-year-old Harsh Dubey as ADG Prayagraj for a day on Sunday. (HT)
Twelve-year-old Harsh Dubey as ADG Prayagraj for a day on Sunday. (HT)
Published on Jul 04, 2022 12:49 AM IST
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In Lucknow, garbage dump raising a stink in zone 6

The residents here are suffering due to internal problems of Ecogreen (the company performing the door-to-door waste collection work). With no salaries being paid for the last three months, the employees of the company staged protest by blocking the road near Mallapur transfer station near Dubagga
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Published on Jul 04, 2022 12:46 AM IST
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Aged trader, wife murdered in Pinahat town of Agra district

The locals in Pinahat town, about 50 kilometres from Agra city, demanded strong action and in protest against the gruesome killing of the aged trader and his wife, the markets remained closed on Sunday.
The market in Pinahat closed on Sunday in protest against the double murder. (HT)
The market in Pinahat closed on Sunday in protest against the double murder. (HT)
Published on Jul 04, 2022 12:44 AM IST
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LDA to weekly monitor status of sealed buildings

The Lucknow Development Authority (LDA) has decided to carry out weekly monitoring of sealed buildings to ensure proper compliance of sealing orders
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Published on Jul 04, 2022 12:44 AM IST
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ISI agent sentenced to five years of rigorous imprisonment

The ATS court also slapped a fine of 4800 on Ali and stated that he would spend an additional 15 days in prison if he failed to submit the amount.
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For representation only (HT File Photo)
Updated on Jul 04, 2022 12:14 AM IST
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Covid-19 in U.P.: 387 new cases, 544 recoveries

Uttar Pradesh reported 387 new Covid-19 cases while 544 patients recovered in the past 24 hours, data from the state health department on Sunday read
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For representation only (HT File Photo)
Published on Jul 03, 2022 11:53 PM IST
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Akhilesh’s big rejig in Samajwadi Party week after Lok Sabha bypolls

With an eye on 2024 LS polls, the SP chief dissolved the national and state executives along with youth and women’s wings
Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav (HT FILE PHOTO)
Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav (HT FILE PHOTO)
Published on Jul 03, 2022 11:49 PM IST
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ISI agent sentenced to five years of rigorous imprisonment

Ali was also fined Rs4800 by the ATS court, and if he did not pay it, he would spend another 15 days in prison, ATS officials said.
Aftab Ali was lured into the ISI network by some officials of the Pakistan high commission after his visa application to visit Pakistan to meet his relatives was rejected thrice by the embassy before 2014, stated by a press note shared by the UP ATS. (FOR REPRESENTATION PURPOSE)
Aftab Ali was lured into the ISI network by some officials of the Pakistan high commission after his visa application to visit Pakistan to meet his relatives was rejected thrice by the embassy before 2014, stated by a press note shared by the UP ATS. (FOR REPRESENTATION PURPOSE)
Updated on Jul 03, 2022 11:43 PM IST
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SP, BSP should come together before general election: Rajbhar

SBSP chief Om Prakash Rajbhar says poor and deprived sections suffering due to bickering between the SP and the BSP
SBSP chief OP Rajbhar had recently criticised SP chief Akhilesh Yadav for staying away from canvassing during the Azamgarh and Rampur Lok Sabha bypolls. (FILE PHOTO)
SBSP chief OP Rajbhar had recently criticised SP chief Akhilesh Yadav for staying away from canvassing during the Azamgarh and Rampur Lok Sabha bypolls. (FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 03, 2022 11:23 PM IST
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BJP wins in Azamgarh, Rampur Lok Sabha bypolls lauded at party’s Hyderabad meet

The bypolls were held on June 23 and the results declared on June 26, about a week before the BJP national executive meet in which the party’s top leadership, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, participated.
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath waves to supporters at a public meeting held by the BJP in Hyderabad. (PTI Photo)
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath waves to supporters at a public meeting held by the BJP in Hyderabad. (PTI Photo)
Updated on Jul 03, 2022 11:33 PM IST
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Workshop on earthquake resistant practices for architecture students held at IIT Kanpur

It was attended by 94 participants from 26 colleges across India and Bhutan, out of which, 66 completed it successfully
Workshop on earthquake resistant practices for architecture students held at IIT Kanpur (File photo)
Workshop on earthquake resistant practices for architecture students held at IIT Kanpur (File photo)
Published on Jul 03, 2022 10:13 PM IST
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Int’l Plastic Bag Free Day: ‘RACE’ concludes with a conclave on plastic waste management

The campaign was launched by the state government’s environment, forest and climate change and urban development department in collaboration with GIZ India.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath sent a video message for the plastic conclave . (ht photo)
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath sent a video message for the plastic conclave . (ht photo)
Updated on Jul 03, 2022 10:09 PM IST
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Infrastructure in Buddhist spots in east U.P. to be developed: Minister

Tourism and culture minister, Jaiveer Singh said, “The state government is committed to developing Buddhist spots and to provide world class facilities to tourists and devotees.”
Shravasti, situated on the bank of river Rapti near Nepal border is the place where Gautam Buddha stayed for a long period. (sourced)
Shravasti, situated on the bank of river Rapti near Nepal border is the place where Gautam Buddha stayed for a long period. (sourced)
Published on Jul 03, 2022 10:03 PM IST
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Activist lauds officials for clearing waste from banks of Yamuna behind Taj

  • The 10-year-old activist from Manipur also shared on Twitter photos from her visits to the river bank last month and on Saturday.
File photo of Yamuna flowing in the backyard of Taj Mahal in Agra. (Photo HT)
File photo of Yamuna flowing in the backyard of Taj Mahal in Agra. (Photo HT)
Published on Jul 03, 2022 05:48 AM IST
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Expect rain in Lucknow today, says weather man

Uttar Pradesh, as a whole, has a rain deficit of 47% this monsoon season, having received 56.3 mm rainfall only.
For representation only (HT File Photo)
For representation only (HT File Photo)
Published on Jul 03, 2022 12:25 AM IST
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Woman arrested for dumping lover’s body, hiding evidence

The man had reportedly consumed poison in the presence of the woman. The scared woman informed her brothers and they decided to dispose of the body without informing the police. They took the body to the jungle and dumped it on the side of the canal in Parikshatgarh area on the night of June 25.
The woman was taken into custody on July 1 on the basis of suspicion and during interrogation, she revealed the entire story. (Pic for representation)
The woman was taken into custody on July 1 on the basis of suspicion and during interrogation, she revealed the entire story. (Pic for representation)
Published on Jul 02, 2022 11:55 PM IST
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U.P. logs 372 fresh Covid cases, two deaths

In the past 24 hours, 540 patients recovered and till now 20,64,720 patients have recovered from Covid in U.P.
92,925 Covid samples were tested in U.P. in the past 24 hours. (Ht file)
92,925 Covid samples were tested in U.P. in the past 24 hours. (Ht file)
Published on Jul 02, 2022 11:54 PM IST
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Security cover of slain Hindu outfit leader’s wife increased after threat letter

The wife of Kamlesh Tiwari reported to the police that she received this letter in Urdu on June 22, in which she was threatened with a similar fate to her husband.
This comes days after Kanhaiya Lal, a tailor, was brutally murdered by two Muslim men — Riaz Akhtari and Ghouse Mohammad — at his shop in Udaipur, Rajasthan. (FOR REPRESENTATION PURPOSE)
This comes days after Kanhaiya Lal, a tailor, was brutally murdered by two Muslim men — Riaz Akhtari and Ghouse Mohammad — at his shop in Udaipur, Rajasthan. (FOR REPRESENTATION PURPOSE)
Updated on Jul 02, 2022 11:53 PM IST
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By, Lucknow

14 districts police chiefs among 21 IPS transferred in UP

Those transferred include senior superintendent of police (SSP), Ayodhya, Shailesh Kumar Pandey, who has been transferred as SSP Prayagraj replacing Ajay Kumar, who has been made SP CB-CID.
14 districts police chiefs among 21 IPS transferred in UP (PIC is for representation)
14 districts police chiefs among 21 IPS transferred in UP (PIC is for representation)
Published on Jul 02, 2022 11:52 PM IST
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U.P.: VC meets members of LU Meritorious Students’ Council

The LU students were picked for their meritorious performance in their academic programme to be a part of the 19-member council, including 11 female and 8 male students.
The MSC, which was formed on Saturday itself, will lay out a 100-day agenda under which it will plan to organise cultural and academic events for the holistic development of the students and the university. (Sourced)
The MSC, which was formed on Saturday itself, will lay out a 100-day agenda under which it will plan to organise cultural and academic events for the holistic development of the students and the university. (Sourced)
Published on Jul 02, 2022 11:41 PM IST
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U.P.: Akhilesh flays ‘arrests’ of Krishna Patel, her daughter Pallavi

The administration’s denial of permission to Apna Dal (Kamerawadi)’s president Krishna Patel and Pallavi Patel to observe the birth anniversary of Apna Dal founder Dr Sonelal Patel is extremely undemocratic and autocratic, SP chief Akhilesh Yadav said in a statement
Akhilesh alleged that the government was acting against the opposition leaders under political vendetta (HT file)
Akhilesh alleged that the government was acting against the opposition leaders under political vendetta (HT file)
Updated on Jul 02, 2022 11:28 PM IST
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PM Modi to address VCs’ conf in Kashi on July 7

The UGC has invited 35 teachers and 15 eminent researchers of the Sampurnanand Sanskrit University to participate in the conference which will be inaugurated by PM Modi.
The conference, to be held at the international cooperation and convention centre Rudraksha, will focus on the new education policy (NEP). (Pic for representation)
The conference, to be held at the international cooperation and convention centre Rudraksha, will focus on the new education policy (NEP). (Pic for representation)
Published on Jul 02, 2022 11:20 PM IST
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Country moving towards uniform school education, reveals RTI reply

28 education boards, departments of 23 states adopted NCERT syllabus in 2020-21; 17 more embraced it in 2021-22
At present, teaching in 23 states is being done from NCERT books. (For Representation)
At present, teaching in 23 states is being done from NCERT books. (For Representation)
Updated on Jul 02, 2022 11:15 PM IST
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Akhilesh flays BJP overhealth services, releases Dr Kafeel Khan’s book

Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav said that the health services had deteriorated under the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh. All the hi-tech and costly machines in hospitals and medical colleges were not running. The companies had refused to service or repair them.
Akhilesh said that under the SP government, the people were getting treatment at government hospitals through a token of merely Re 1. (Pic for representation)
Akhilesh said that under the SP government, the people were getting treatment at government hospitals through a token of merely Re 1. (Pic for representation)
Published on Jul 02, 2022 11:14 PM IST
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Apna Dal factions trade charges on party founder’s birth anniversary

Apna Dal founder Sonelal Patel’s wife Krishna Patel and her lawmaker daughter Pallavi, who represent Apna Dal (Kamerawadi), accused the police of preventing them from holding a similar function in the party founder’s memory
Union minister Anupriya Patel along with her sister Aman at an event on her father and Apna Dal founder Sonelal Patel’s birth anniversary. (SOURCED IMAGE)
Union minister Anupriya Patel along with her sister Aman at an event on her father and Apna Dal founder Sonelal Patel’s birth anniversary. (SOURCED IMAGE)
Published on Jul 02, 2022 11:09 PM IST
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SGPGI opens separate account for AB-PMJAY beneficiaries

The virtual account opened by SGPGI has been named Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana to ensure successful implementation of Centre’s Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY)
The Ayushman Bharat Yojana (AB-PMJAY) aims to help economically vulnerable citizens who are in need of healthcare facilities. It was rolled out in September 2018 to cover about 50 crore citizens of the country. (File pic)
The Ayushman Bharat Yojana (AB-PMJAY) aims to help economically vulnerable citizens who are in need of healthcare facilities. It was rolled out in September 2018 to cover about 50 crore citizens of the country. (File pic)
Published on Jul 02, 2022 10:28 PM IST
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UP: Doctor receives transfer letter 13 days after death

Dr Dipendra Singh (55) of Allahapur locality of Prayagraj and posted at District Hospital in Chitrakoot was seeking his transfer to his home district as he was suffering from liver ailment
The doctor died on intervening night of June 17-18 and his transfer letter arrived on July 1. (Pic for representation)
The doctor died on intervening night of June 17-18 and his transfer letter arrived on July 1. (Pic for representation)
Published on Jul 02, 2022 10:22 PM IST
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‘Muktigatha’ a musical depiction of freedom struggle

UP saw maximum resentment against the British government, so it is pertinent that such events are organised often in every school and college. The state should set an example for the entire nation, says UP governor
Folk singer Malini Awasthi performing along with other artistes during a cultural programme ‘Muktigatha’ organised by SonChiraiya Foundation under the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, at Sangeet Natak Akademi in Lucknow on Friday. (Deepak Gupta/HT Photo)
Folk singer Malini Awasthi performing along with other artistes during a cultural programme ‘Muktigatha’ organised by SonChiraiya Foundation under the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, at Sangeet Natak Akademi in Lucknow on Friday. (Deepak Gupta/HT Photo)
Published on Jul 02, 2022 01:04 AM IST
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