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Shahar Mufti of U.P.’s Agra booked after confrontation with Jama Masjid committee office-bearers

Updated on Oct 02, 2023 10:54 PM IST

Shahar Mufti Abdul Khubaib Rumi has been charged after a confrontation with the office-bearers of Shahi Jama Masjid Intezamia Committee in Agra.

Police at Shahi Jama Masjid in Agra on October 2. (HT Photo)

A girls’ college that has its roots in Mahatma Gandhi’s vision

How a ‘pinch of flour’ for freedom fighters and revolutionaries translated into establishment of Chutki Bhandar Girls’ College, which stands as a symbol of women empowerment

Chutki Bhandar Girls’ Inter College in Lucknow’s Hussainganj . (Deepak Gupta/HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 02, 2023 10:33 PM IST

Guidelines issued for production, sale of biodiesel in U.P.

Any person/firm seeking production/sale will have to apply to the NEDA with a registration fee of ₹5,000 and only indigenously produced biodiesel will be permitted to be sold.

For representation only (HT File Photo)
Published on Oct 02, 2023 08:15 PM IST
By, Lucknow

Rich tributes paid to Gandhi, Shastri on their birth anniversary

On Gandhi and Shastri Jayanti, the Lucknow University vice-chancellor Prof Alok Kumar Rai along with the entire university fraternity paid heartfelt tributes to both the great personalities.

Orchestra plays patriotic songs at Lucknow University on Monday. (HT)
Published on Oct 02, 2023 08:01 PM IST
By, Lucknow

Elderly feted on their day in Uttar Pradesh

Deputy chief minister Brajesh Pathak, who was the chief guest, along with social welfare minister Asim Arun honoured Ram Lakhan Awasthi and Jagdish Prasad, the two centenarians.

Deputy CM Brajesh Pathak and social welfare minister Asim Arun seek blessings of an elderly at a function on the International Day of Older Persons on Sunday. (HT photo)
Updated on Oct 02, 2023 08:30 AM IST
By, Lucknow

AMU staff, students take part in cleanliness drive

The university teachers, students and staff showed exemplary zeal and enthusiastically took part in the massive cleanliness drive held in several areas on the university campus on the eve of the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

The cleaning drive was undertaken at several places on and around the AMU campus. (Pic for representation)
Updated on Oct 02, 2023 08:14 AM IST

KGMU holds awareness rally to promote voluntary blood donation

Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Institute of Medical Sciences blood bank provided blood components to patients in need without replacement donation to mark voluntary blood donation day.

Blood donation awareness rally at KGMU. (SOURCED)
Updated on Oct 02, 2023 08:10 AM IST
By, Lucknow

Review meets at micro levels will curb crime, ensure better law & order: CM Yogi

Yogi emphasised that each incident serves as a lesson, urging field officers to be vigilant to prevent the reoccurrence of similar incidents.

CM Yogi instructed all districts police chiefs to conduct a weekly review of every police station, aiming to curb crime incidents across the state and achieve 100 percent redressal of complaints as well as expedite the investigation process. (HT FILE)
Updated on Oct 02, 2023 08:04 AM IST
By, Lucknow

UP man attacked for confronting neighbours over eve-teasing of daughter, dies

The deceased's family members filed a police complaint accusing their neighbour Shahnawaz and two others, following which a case was registered

The incident took place in Rathgavan village under the Jawan police station.
Published on Oct 02, 2023 01:00 AM IST
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‘Savera’ initiative: Details will help UP 112 cops provide timely help to senior citizens

Social welfare minister Asim Arun launches the pilot project in Ghaziabad where over 2.26 lakh elderlies have been registered under the scheme

So far, around 2.26 lakh senior citizens have been registered under the scheme in Ghaziabad (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 02, 2023 07:58 AM IST
By, Lucknow

SHUATS director arrested in Lucknow

As per police record, director (administration) of Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences (SHUATS) Vinod B Lal has over 20 cases registered against him. He was earlier sent to jail in some cases but was granted bail. He was also arrested in Axis Bank fraud case but was later given a clean chit by the CBI. Vinod B Lal was absconding in cases of religious conversion and scam in teacher recruitment at SHUATS.

Lal was wanted in four cases, including cases of fraud, religious conversion and assault. (Pic for representation)
Updated on Oct 02, 2023 07:56 AM IST

Bus connectivity in all U.P. villages by Dec: Minister

Transport minister Dayashankar Singh, in keeping with the chief minister’s directive to connect all villages with public transport, has instructed officials of his department to form a team to ensure this by the end of the year.

Only villages at a maximum distance of 1 kilometre from the concerned route will be considered serviced. (Pic for representation)
Updated on Oct 02, 2023 07:00 AM IST

Cleanliness drive organised on eve of Gandhi Jayanti

Also present were mayor Sushma Kharkwal, MLC Mahendra Singh, district magistrate Surya Pal Gangwar and municipal chief Inderjit Singh.

As part of the ‘Swachhta Hi Seva’ (cleanliness is service) fortnight, a ‘shramdan’ was launched by finance minister Suresh Khanna at Balu Adda.
Updated on Oct 02, 2023 06:06 AM IST
By, Lucknow

British MP congratulates UP CM Yogi Adityanath for 'bringing peace' to the state

British MP congratulates UP CM Yogi Adityanath for the ‘positive changes’ in the state.

Chief minister Yogi Adityanath (HT FILE)
Published on Oct 01, 2023 05:53 PM IST

‘Har Ghar Solar’ campaign in Lucknow, Varanasi from October 2

The state government of Uttar Pradesh will launch a month-long 'Har Ghar Solar' campaign in Lucknow and Varanasi to promote the use of renewable energy through the installation of solar rooftops. The government aims to generate 6,000 MW of solar power through rooftops under the Solar Policy, 2022.

‘Har Ghar Solar’ campaign in Lucknow, Varanasi from October 2 (Pic for representation)
Updated on Oct 01, 2023 11:01 PM IST
By, Lucknow

BJP women workers in UP to market historic quota law

Addressing BJP’s women leaders at the party office, UP BJP chief Bhupendra Chaudhary and state general secretary (organisation) Dharampal Singh said the women reservation was a reflection of the importance that PM Modi accorded to women.

BJP women workers will launch a major outreach campaign by holding ‘Nari Shakti Vandan Mahila Sammelan’ in all 403 assembly segments of the state. (For representation)
Updated on Oct 01, 2023 11:01 PM IST

Dumping body outside hosp: Case lodged against 2 doctors

The woman, aged 18, was admitted for fever but died on Wednesday. The hospital management asked its staff to shift the body. The family requested to let them wait for an ambulance or any other vehicle to carry it back but the hospital paid no heed.

The body was placed on the seat of a motorcycle parked outside the hospital. (Pic for representation)
Updated on Oct 01, 2023 11:01 PM IST

PM’s principal secretary inspects upcoming projects in Varanasi

At Varanasi airport, the official was informed about the expansion and future plans of the airport by its director.

PK Mishra also inspected Banaras Locomotive Works
Updated on Oct 01, 2023 11:01 PM IST
By, Varanasi

Disquiet in Samajwadi Party over Cong's sudden posturing on OBCs, caste census?

The Congress’s cosying up to Other Backward Classes (OBCs) is being perceived as causing some unease among the INDIA alliance’s regional partners.

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav (HT FILE)
Updated on Oct 01, 2023 04:31 AM IST
By, Lucknow

Sultanpur doc murder: Various parties unitedly seek stern action against main accused

The all-party leaders, including those from the ruling party, urged chief minister Yogi Adityanath to initiate stern action the prime accused who is on the run

Local BJP leader of Sultanpur Ajai Narain Singh is the prime accused in the murder of Dr Ghanshyam Tiwari. (For Representation)
Published on Sep 30, 2023 11:32 PM IST
By, Lucknow

1.93 lakh to appear for SI- 2023 recruitment exam in U.P., Bihar

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will conduct the SI recruitment exam for Delhi Police and CAPF on October 3-5. Over 8 lakh candidates are registered for the exam.

To be appointed as sub-inspector (general duty) or (executive) in the central police organisations such as Delhi Police, BSF, CISF, CRPF, ITBP and SSB against 1,876 posts on offer, a huge number of candidates across the nation have applied. (For Representation)
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 11:22 PM IST
By, Prayagraj

Murder cases dip by 9pc, robbery by 16 pc in U.P. in past 6 years

Report of heinous crimes committed in all the districts of U.P. in last 8 months presented before CM Yogi

Mahoba, Shravasti, Sitapur, Jalaun and Kaushambi districts have seen a rise in criminal cases. (For Representation)
Published on Sep 30, 2023 11:13 PM IST
By, Lucknow

State-wide drive in U.P. to ensure uninterrupted power during festivals

Launching the drive, Uttar Pradesh energy minister AK Sharma directed officials to ensure inspection of all 33/11 kv sub-stations, transformers and lines and remove the shortcomings that might be found for smooth functioning of the distribution system

The preventive maintenance will include checking oil level and load balancing of transformers and correcting the same, correcting loosely hanging overhead wires, poles, among others. (For Representation)
Published on Sep 30, 2023 11:05 PM IST
By, Lucknow

ED likely to slap PMLA case against Azam Khan-headed Jauhar Trust

Ex-minister allegedly used ₹106.56 crore of government money to perform works at his Maulana Ali Jauhar University in Rampur.

The trust runs Maulana Ali Jauhar University, of which Azam Khan is the lifetime chancellor, in Rampur. (File)
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 09:10 AM IST
By, Lucknow

Umesh Pal’s murder: Saddam’s arrest crucial for capture of Atiq’s wife, other accused, says STF

Saddam was wanted in a case registered at Bareilly on March 6 for arranging secret meetings between Ashraf and Umesh’s shooters in the Bareilly jail.

Capturing Atiq’s wife Shaista Parveen has been a big challenge for the police. She is one of the accused in the murder of Umesh Pal. (File)
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 08:50 AM IST
By, Lucknow

Bhoomi Pujan held for country’s ‘largest’ air cargo terminal at Jewar airport

The state-of-the-art multi-modal cargo hub promises to provide smart, seamless, scalable and secure solutions to the Indian air cargo and logistics supply chain sector, said a spokesperson.

he cargo terminal is being bult on 37 acres and surpasses any previously constructed terminals in terms of size and capacity, the spokesperson said, adding exports from the entire UP would increase manifold with this project. (HT FIle)
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 08:28 AM IST
By, Lucknow

Two killed as basement of under-construction building in Lucknow caves in

27-year-old labourer and his two-month-old daughter die; others trapped under the debris rescued by police, SDRF and fire department teams

Rescue operations underway at the construction site in Lucknow. (HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 07:00 AM IST

J&K students beaten up at Jhansi school, sent back

Local students staged a protest on the campus on Thursday night, alleging their schoolmates sent to Rajouri were beaten up there following a dispute the previous day

Police force on Navodaya Vidyalay campus. (Sourced)
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 06:28 AM IST

Man attacks devotees inside Unnao temple, arrested

SHO Bangarmau Gyanendra Singh said the youth was mentally disturbed and undergoing treatment, adding that motive behind the attack was unclear. Police would seek his remand from court.

The man has been charged with attempt to murder and sent to jail on the FIR by a devotee.+- (Pic for representation)
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 06:16 AM IST

U.P. govt to expedite 2100 tube-well projects in 62 dists

Under a detailed action plan, the irrigation and water resources department has started efforts at different levels. Besides, ₹244.19 crore has been released as the third instalment during the fiscal year 2023-24 to expedite the construction of 2100 pending tube-wells in 62 districts across the state

The irrigation and water resources department is also going to modernize the water distribution system of more than 100 government tube-wells. (Pic for representation)
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 06:02 AM IST
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