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St. Paul’s College annual concert enthrals Lucknowites

Published on Nov 27, 2022 01:18 AM IST

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Children presenting an item during their annual day function (HT Photo)
Children presenting an item during their annual day function (HT Photo)

Constitution Day: Citizens pledge to uphold, live by constitution

Constitution Day was observed at institutions and organisations across the city

Students of GD Goenka Public School administered oath on Constitution day on Saturday (HT Photo)
Students of GD Goenka Public School administered oath on Constitution day on Saturday (HT Photo)
Published on Nov 27, 2022 01:13 AM IST

Pathak: BJP to win all three by-polls

Uttar Pradesh deputy chief minister Brajesh Pathak was in Mainpuri on Friday and Saturday to campaign in favour of BJP candidate Raghuraj Singh Shakya contesting against Samajwadi Party candidate Dimple Yadav for Mainpuri by-poll scheduled on December 5.

Uttar Pradesh deputy chief minister Brajesh Pathak in Mainpuri on Saturday. (HT)
Uttar Pradesh deputy chief minister Brajesh Pathak in Mainpuri on Saturday. (HT)
Published on Nov 27, 2022 01:11 AM IST

Relationships give bypolls in Uttar Pradesh a distinct flavour

The “chacha-bhatija” (Akhilesh-Shivpal) patch-up for the Mainpuri bypoll has left BJP candidate Raghuraj Shakya, who earlier described himself as “Shivpalji’s chela”, a bit baffled.

Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party-Lohia chief Shivpal Yadav with SP president Akhilesh and Dimple ahead of the Mainpuri Lok Sabha bypoll. (FILE PHOTO)
Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party-Lohia chief Shivpal Yadav with SP president Akhilesh and Dimple ahead of the Mainpuri Lok Sabha bypoll. (FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Nov 27, 2022 01:16 AM IST

Drishti’s special children tour Amul dairy plant in Lucknow

Around 60 specially abled children from the children’s home were invited to join the celebrations at the plant.

Children of Drishti Samajik Sansthan home at the Amul India Plant (HT Photo)
Children of Drishti Samajik Sansthan home at the Amul India Plant (HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 27, 2022 01:09 AM IST

Dimple is my ‘bahu’, Shivpal tells Mainpuri voters

Addressing gatherings in Barnahal within Karhal assembly constituency seat, from where Akhilesh Yadav is MLA, Shivpal Yadav distanced himself from BJP candidate Raghjuraj Singh Shakya, a two-time former Samajwadi Party MP from Etawah, who has been claiming Shivpal Yadav as his political ‘guru’.

Shivpal Yadav with party supporters in Barnahal (Karhal) area of Mainpuri on Saturday. (HT photo)
Shivpal Yadav with party supporters in Barnahal (Karhal) area of Mainpuri on Saturday. (HT photo)
Published on Nov 27, 2022 01:01 AM IST

Uttar Pradesh’s Mission Investment to go global in December with road shows in 17 countries

The Uttar Pradesh government’s initiative abroad will come about two months before the Uttar Pradesh Global Investors Summit-2023 (UPGIS-2023) scheduled in Lucknow from February 10 to 12, 2023

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath with his cabinet colleagues and officials at a curtain raiser event in connection with the road shows to be held in the run-up to the Uttar Pradesh Global Investors Summit-2023. (FILE PHOTO)
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath with his cabinet colleagues and officials at a curtain raiser event in connection with the road shows to be held in the run-up to the Uttar Pradesh Global Investors Summit-2023. (FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Nov 27, 2022 01:14 AM IST

Gangetic dolphins return, spawn abundant hope in Varanasi village

Dhakwa village in Varanasi is perhaps one of the few points in eastern Uttar Pradesh where Gangetic dolphins can be spotted in large numbers

A Gangetic dolphin at Dhakwa village in Varanasi. (Rajesh Kumar/HT Photo)
A Gangetic dolphin at Dhakwa village in Varanasi. (Rajesh Kumar/HT Photo)
Published on Nov 27, 2022 12:50 AM IST

Ram Mandir panel finalises the design of temple sanctum sanctorum

The Ram Temple Construction Committee is being headed by former bureaucrat Nripendra Misra and includes professor Pradeep Kumar, director of CBRI- Roorkee and its former director professor Gopal Krishnan, besides other experts. Ashish Sompura, the architect of the temple, is also a part of this team.

The Ram temple is likely to be opened for public in December 2023. (PTI)
The Ram temple is likely to be opened for public in December 2023. (PTI)
Updated on Nov 27, 2022 04:55 AM IST

Good conduct and right thinking matter a lot: U.P. guv to students at AKTU convocation

U.P. governor Anandiben Patel gave away 92 medals to the toppers at the undergraduate level, 9 at postgraduate level and conferred PhDs on 81 students

Uttar Pradesh governor Anandiben Patel and state technical education minister Ashish Patel at AKTU convocation. (HT photo)
Uttar Pradesh governor Anandiben Patel and state technical education minister Ashish Patel at AKTU convocation. (HT photo)
Published on Nov 26, 2022 11:19 PM IST

‘Fake’ degrees: HC dismisses plea against deputy CM Maurya

Advocate KK Roy, who appeared on behalf of the applicant, said the applicant would now file a fresh revision petition against the lower court’s order before an appropriate forum.

The plea, filed by one Diwakar Nath Tripathi, was dismissed as withdrawn by Justice Samit Gopal
The plea, filed by one Diwakar Nath Tripathi, was dismissed as withdrawn by Justice Samit Gopal
Published on Nov 26, 2022 10:50 PM IST

Khatauli bypoll: Jayant shares dais with Bhim Army chief, accuses BJP of cheating people

Both the leaders jointly addressed a rally in Khatauli, appealing to people to ensure victory of RLD-SP alliance candidate Madan Bhaiya

RLD president Jayant Choudhary and Azad Samaj Party chief Chandrashekhar Azad at their joint rally in Khatauli. (HT photo)
RLD president Jayant Choudhary and Azad Samaj Party chief Chandrashekhar Azad at their joint rally in Khatauli. (HT photo)
Updated on Nov 26, 2022 10:47 PM IST

Ghaziabad: Illegal arms assembling unit busted, 4 arrested

In the early hours of Saturday, a police team raided the place and four people assembling illegal arms. They have been identified as Sameer, Rihan, and Suraj of Meerut and Aryan Tyagi of Ghaziabad, SP rural Iraj Raja told PTI.

Representational image.
Representational image.
Published on Nov 26, 2022 10:47 PM IST

Man spends 10 hours in police custody for drowning mouse

Circle officer Alok Mishra, however, told newsmen that the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act was not applicable in the case as mice did not come under the category of ‘animals’. “

The complainant added that he tried to rescue the mouse but couldn’t. Interestingly, the police recovered the dead mouse and sent it to a veterinary hospital for post-mortem.
The complainant added that he tried to rescue the mouse but couldn’t. Interestingly, the police recovered the dead mouse and sent it to a veterinary hospital for post-mortem.
Published on Nov 26, 2022 10:45 PM IST

FIFA World Cup trophies made in Agra, claims gemstone manufacturer

Adnan Sheikh said the trophies and boxes were made in Agra, Jaipur and Moradabad. About 300 workers reportedly put in sincere efforts for almost three months to make 2,000 boxes.

“The trophies were crafted from natural semi-precious stone – Natural Lapis Lazuli Gemstone. It has bronze work on it, and plating of 24 carat gold has been done on it. Although the weight of a gift box is about 15 kg, it took us almost three months to make them,” the Agra-based businessman said
“The trophies were crafted from natural semi-precious stone – Natural Lapis Lazuli Gemstone. It has bronze work on it, and plating of 24 carat gold has been done on it. Although the weight of a gift box is about 15 kg, it took us almost three months to make them,” the Agra-based businessman said
Published on Nov 26, 2022 10:39 PM IST

Five from UP win Sangeet Natak Akademi Award

The Akademi has announced 128 winners of the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for the years 2019, 2020 and 2021

Pokhriyal, who has popularised theatre in schools and colleges, will be given the award for the year 2021 for theatre direction
Pokhriyal, who has popularised theatre in schools and colleges, will be given the award for the year 2021 for theatre direction
Published on Nov 26, 2022 10:37 PM IST

Now govt e-buses can be hired for private rides in U.P.’s Prayagraj

These e-buses can be booked for a duration of 12 and 24 hours and the user will have to pay ₹12,784 for 12 hours and the bus can ply 180 km during the booked period

An electric bus plying on a Sangam city road. (HT photo)
An electric bus plying on a Sangam city road. (HT photo)
Published on Nov 26, 2022 10:36 PM IST

Submit probe report within a week, UP govt tells KGMU

Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Institute of Medical Sciences, SGPGI and other medical institutes should also be alert over the distribution/sale of medicines from their campus, says deputy CM

On Thursday, the UP STF had arrested three persons for selling medicines in the open market that were meant for sale to patients at the KGMU only. (Pic for representation)
On Thursday, the UP STF had arrested three persons for selling medicines in the open market that were meant for sale to patients at the KGMU only. (Pic for representation)
Published on Nov 26, 2022 09:38 PM IST

American investment likely in UP through Global Investors Summit

These companies have shown interest in several sectors, including IT and electronics, agriculture and food processing, defence and aerospace, pharmaceutical and medical devices, energy, retail and automobiles, says govt

The UP government has established contact with several IT companies of the US. (Pic for representation)
The UP government has established contact with several IT companies of the US. (Pic for representation)
Published on Nov 26, 2022 08:15 PM IST

Class 12 topper’s DU dream elusive as family couldn’t arrange for 30,000

After the setback, Sejal from Kanpur Dehat aspires to clear the UPSC and get into civil services. “I will fulfil this dream from Akbarpur,” she says with a resolve

Sejal Chaurasia with her parents. (Sourced)
Sejal Chaurasia with her parents. (Sourced)
Updated on Nov 26, 2022 10:58 PM IST

Gujarat campaign: Yogi fires ‘against temple’ salvo at AAP, Cong

Adityanath claimed that BJP’s political rivals like AAP and Congress were against the construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya and Somnath temple in Gujarat

Yogi Adityanath (File Photo)
Yogi Adityanath (File Photo)
Updated on Nov 27, 2022 01:00 AM IST

#Trending: Smaller yet smarter weddings

After two major waves of the Covid pandemic and restrictions during the last two years, wedding season this winter is off to a roaring start

A wedding taking place in Lucknow.
A wedding taking place in Lucknow.
Updated on Nov 26, 2022 07:01 PM IST

Cake-mixing ceremonies make a comeback!

Christmas is still nearly a month away but hotels in Lucknow are leaving no stone unturned to bring back the Yuletide spirit like pre-Covid times

Cake-mixing ceremony underway at a hotel in Lucknow.
Cake-mixing ceremony underway at a hotel in Lucknow.
Published on Nov 26, 2022 06:51 PM IST

Pallavi Patel meets agitating AU students,extends support

The student leaders have been protesting on the campus for the past over 80 days against the “steep hike” in the fee structure of different courses being implemented from the academic session 2022-23 and for the past over two years for restoration of the students’ union.

SP MLA and Apna Dal (Kamerawadi) leader Pallavi Patel in Allahabad University. (HT)
SP MLA and Apna Dal (Kamerawadi) leader Pallavi Patel in Allahabad University. (HT)
Published on Nov 26, 2022 12:49 AM IST

Former S-T officer arrested in 15-yr-old case of financial embezzlement

EOW officials stated that they were probing the case related to fraud in transportation of iron scrap from Odisha, West Bengal and Jharkhand to Uttarakhand via Uttar Pradesh. They said the scrap was utilised within UP without sending it to its real destination in Uttarakhand. The former sales tax officer was arrested in the same connection.

Former sales tax officer Ram Chandra Singh was arrrested from Moradabad in connection with financial embezzlement worth <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>2.5 crore in 2006 and 2007. Singh retired around five years back. (Pic for representation)
Former sales tax officer Ram Chandra Singh was arrrested from Moradabad in connection with financial embezzlement worth 2.5 crore in 2006 and 2007. Singh retired around five years back. (Pic for representation)
Updated on Nov 26, 2022 12:44 AM IST

218 Credforce Asia investors urge CM Yogi: Revoke passports of firm’s ‘absconding’ founders

The investors alleged that Rajeev and his wife had fled abroad after they were accused of fund misappropriation. Their passports are due for renewal in August next year, a letter by them to the CM said

218 Credforce Asia investors urge CM Yogi: Revoke passports of firm’s ‘absconding’ founders
218 Credforce Asia investors urge CM Yogi: Revoke passports of firm’s ‘absconding’ founders
Published on Nov 26, 2022 12:26 AM IST

KGMU medicines ‘sold’ in open market: Hospital internal committee begins probe, removes five pharmacy staff

On Thursday, Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (UP STF) arrested three persons, including a salesman of the pharmacy, and seized several boxes of tablets, syrups and injectable medicines worth over ₹2 lakh.

The staff at the pharmacy took pictures of unique health identification (UHID) numbers of patients printed on the OPD slips. The UHID numbers were used to generate fake bills for medicines.
The staff at the pharmacy took pictures of unique health identification (UHID) numbers of patients printed on the OPD slips. The UHID numbers were used to generate fake bills for medicines.
Published on Nov 26, 2022 12:22 AM IST

Kheri sisters murder: Relief cheques bounce, 2 Congress leaders booked

In his complaint, the brother said two cheques of ₹2 lakh and ₹1 lakh given to his family by Congress leaders YK Sharma and Virendra Kumar (on behalf of the party) had to be returned uncashed due to a signature mismatch

The amounts were a part of the monetary reliefs given by various political parties to the family following the death of the two sisters.
The amounts were a part of the monetary reliefs given by various political parties to the family following the death of the two sisters.
Published on Nov 26, 2022 12:17 AM IST

Aligarh on way to becoming logistics, transport hub: Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath says ‘lock city’ Aligarh will be known for manufacture of defence equipment; state govt plans to increase Firozabad glass exports to ₹5,000 crore

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath at a programme in Aligarh on Friday. (SOURCED IMAGE)
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath at a programme in Aligarh on Friday. (SOURCED IMAGE)
Updated on Nov 26, 2022 12:25 AM IST
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