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412 flood control projects, 50 control rooms to be ready by Jun 15: Official

The CM also directed the DM of the vulnerable districts to conduct pre-flood inspections in the presence of the local MPs, MLAs, district panchayat president, mayor or chairperson

On the direction of the chief minister, around 50 flood control rooms are being set up across the state, including one in the state capital, that will likely become operational by June 15, a government spokesperson said (File)
Updated on Jun 07, 2023 12:49 AM IST
By, Lucknow

Two trains catch minor fire in UP; no casualty

One of the coaches of the Ganga Sutlej Express, which connects Dhanbad and Firozpur, reportedly caught fire in Lucknow.

HT Image
Updated on Jun 07, 2023 12:43 AM IST

U.P. cabinet approves transfer policy 2023-24 for officers

Chief minister Yogi Adityanath presided over the meeting of the state cabinet that also approved a standard system for laying cables, pipes and utility services before construction of roads in urban areas.

UP CM Yogi Adityanath presided over the cabinet meeting. (Pic for representation)
Updated on Jun 07, 2023 12:34 AM IST

Rape survivor’s father dies by suicide in UP, 2 cops suspended

Soon after the alleged suicide, the deceased’s family held a protest alleging that the police did not take timely action on the man’s complaint.

The girl was gang-raped by two people on the pretext of taking her to a birthday party (Representative photo)
Updated on Jun 07, 2023 12:03 AM IST
By, Lucknow

NIRF rankings 2023: 8 U.P. institutes among top 100 in India

Eight higher educational institutions from Uttar Pradesh featured in the top 100 Indian institutes in the overall category of the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) rankings-2023. Only one medical university, King George?s Medical University (KGMU), made it to the list. The institutions were ranked under 13 categories based on five broad generic parameters including teaching, learning, and resources, research and professional practice, graduation outcomes, outreach and inclusivity, and perception.

Last year too, the same eight educational institutions figured in the coveted list in the overall category. (For Representation)
Updated on Jun 05, 2023 11:16 PM IST
By, Lucknow

“Nyaya” to help budding lawyers of AU bag internships

The Allahabad University unit of ABVP has started an internship programme called "Nyaya" for law students. The programme will prepare them for practicing law.

ABVP office bearers and law interns of maiden batch chosen under ‘Nyay’ initiative. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 04, 2023 07:23 PM IST
By, Prayagraj

UP woman kills 3 kids by throwing them in well after fight with husband

According to police, the incident was reported from a village named Pajra in the Sant Nagar police station area.

 After throwing her children in the well, the woman also set her house on fire. (representative)
Updated on Jun 04, 2023 08:11 AM IST

UPPCL to train its outsourced employees

UPPCL chairman said that a 660 MW unit of the 2x660 MW Obra thermal plant would start generation by June 30 this year.

For representation only (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 08:49 PM IST

Hold group yoga practice events on June 21: UP CM

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath announced that group yoga programs will be conducted in all 58,000 gram panchayats, 762 urban bodies, and district headquarters across the state to mark International Yoga Day on June 21, 2021. Various competitions will also be held in schools and colleges, and ministers are expected to participate in programs within their districts. The theme for this year's Yoga Day is "Har Ghar-Aangan Yoga," promoting wellness for every family through yoga.

UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath reviewing Yoga Day preparations on June 2. (Sourced)
Updated on Jun 02, 2023 11:20 PM IST
By, Lucknow

UP students to learn advanced computing, AI, robotics at IIT Mandi

A group of 100 students and as many teachers left for Himachal Pradesh on June 2 for a month-long summer course starting June 5 under a skill development initiative

The month-long course (June 5 to July 5) on new age or modern technology offered by IIT Mandi will equip these students with the necessary skills and knowledge to pursue new employment opportunities. (For Representation)
Updated on Jun 02, 2023 10:46 PM IST
By, Lucknow

42 years on, 90-year-old gets life term over killing of 10 Dalits in UP

10 Dalit people were shot dead in Uttar Pradesh’s Firozabad district for complaining against a higher-caste ration shop owner.

42 years on, 90-year-old gets life term over killing of 10 Dalits in UP
Updated on Jun 02, 2023 12:28 AM IST

Animal care centre to come up near Noida airport

The Union environment ministry raised concerns about the damage to ecology and disruption to wildlife as the airport is near wetlands that are home to the state bird, sarus cranes, and blackbucks

The Noida international airport construction site . (PTI)
Updated on Jun 02, 2023 12:17 AM IST

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath lays foundation stone of new State Disaster Management Authority building

If a disaster strikes today, people have confidence that the government will provide relief, says Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath and others at an event in Lucknow on Thursday. (Deepak Gupta/HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 01, 2023 10:46 PM IST
By, Lucknow

Retired Army man beaten to death in UP’s Prayagraj

Retired army personnel beaten to death in Abubakarpur area after an argument over vehicle collision; police investigating the incident.

The deceased was identified as Dharmendra Singh of Madhuban Vihar colony in Prayagraj. (For Representation)
Updated on Jun 01, 2023 06:25 PM IST
By, Prayagraj

Panchkula police end gang’s ATM card swapping spree

A motorcycle without a number plate and 31 ATM cards of different banks have been recovered from the accused’s possession, said Panchkula police

The accused in Panchkula police custody. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 01, 2023 02:09 AM IST
By, Panchkula

U.P. to set up plastic processing park in YEIDA

Units for processing, manufacturing and other related technology of plastic products will be set up in the plastic park, which will meet the plastic needs of not only Uttar Pradesh, but also the country and the world.

More than 20 investors have proposed to invest in the park. (Pic for representation)
Updated on Jun 01, 2023 12:47 AM IST

Yogi Adityanath reviews Family ID scheme, says it will help in providing employment

About 3.61 crore families residing in Uttar Pradesh are getting the benefit of the National Food Security Scheme. The ration card number of these families will be the family ID.

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath at an official meeting in Lucknow on Wednesday. (SOURCED IMAGE)
Updated on May 31, 2023 11:28 PM IST
By, Lucknow

In a first, UP govt to roll out manufactured sand policy

Stakeholders, representing different sectors involved in the use and supply of sand, providetheir suggestions and recommendations on the draft

M-Sand is a form of artificial sand, which is manufactured by crushing large hard stones, mainly rocks or granite, into fine particles, which are then washed and finely graded. (Pic for representation)
Updated on Jun 01, 2023 12:00 AM IST

Yogi Adityanath orders survey of slums, pilot project to be initiated in Lucknow

Action should be taken to confiscate the property of masterminds who set up illegal settlements on government land, says chief minister Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath says the people eligible for government housing will be identified in this survey in coordination with the urban development department, the development authority, the district administration and the police department. (FILE PHOTO)
Updated on May 31, 2023 10:20 PM IST
By, Lucknow

KIUG 1500m: Yoonus Shah does Pilibhit, U.P. proud by setting meet record

Yoonus created a new meet record of 3:51.61 minutes at the Guru Gobind Singh Sports College track in Lucknow.

Yoonus Shah with other 1500m winners (Sourced)
Updated on May 31, 2023 09:25 PM IST
By, Lucknow

Maha Jansampark campaign: U.P. BJP announces a slew of progs to reach out to people

The aim of the drive - to be held from June 1 to June 30 - is to brief people about the policies and achievements of the Narendra Modi government that completed nine years

For representation only (HT File Photo)
Updated on May 31, 2023 06:53 PM IST
By, Lucknow

Now dedicated vocational training too for girls in government secondary schools

In the first phase, a total of 42,440 girls enrolled in classes 9 to 12 in government-run secondary schools of the state would be trained as part of this new initiative.

Training institutes have also been selected for this task and the training will begin from the new academic session 2023-24. (FOR REPRESENTATION )
Updated on May 31, 2023 06:25 PM IST
By, Prayagraj

Cong to make efforts to bring about change in U.P: Hooda

Hooda said the Modi government had disappointed the people of the country in the past nine years and instead of questioning the opposition, it should reply to the questions of the people and give an account of its performance.

Hooda said the Congress was fully in support of agitating wrestlers and he was sad to know that they had decided to immerse their medals in the Ganga. (Pic forrepresentation)
Updated on May 31, 2023 12:52 AM IST

Distribute compensation to farmers:IIDC to GB Nagar admin

Apart from this, the IIDC has also directed the officials to issue tender without delay so that the construction work of water reservoir and pipeline project for airport can be completed

The airport project requires 3 million litre per day (MLD) water once the operations begin at the site (Representative Image)
Updated on May 31, 2023 12:28 AM IST

Third ‘acting’ DGP in a row for U.P. likely

Uttar Pradesh is likely to see its third consecutive acting Director General of Police (DGP) as the state government is yet to send a panel of IPS officers to the Centre for final selection. The government is considering the names of six IPS officers of 1987 and 1988 batches, with Vijaya Kumar or Anand Kumar, the two senior-most IPS officers of 1988 batch, expected to be appointed for the time being. The state is also mulling over a regular DGP following contempt pleas filed in the Supreme Court over the appointment of "acting" DGPs in violation of apex court orders.

The panel of IPS officers is yet not sent to the Centre for final selection of IPS officers to be considered for the post, said an official. (For Representation)
Updated on May 30, 2023 08:42 PM IST
By, Lucknow

CM meets students from Kerala & Lakshadweep; says ‘education is the means to understand society’s emotions’

The CM also pointed out that for security, we established dialogue with every caste and religion. He said that any matter can be resolved through dialogue only.

CM Yogi met with a group of students under the Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat Yuva Sangam programme. (HT Photo)
Updated on May 30, 2023 04:30 PM IST

Shahabad murder suspect traced to Bulandshahr on basis of kin’s phone details

Investigators associated with the case said that they have seized phones of Sahil and the victim girl to analyse the chats between the two in order to establish the motive behind the brutal murder. They added that Sahil had no criminal record

Sahil’s parents were detained after the brutal murder was reported on Sunday. (Representative Image)
Updated on May 30, 2023 12:35 AM IST

Internet suspended in UP's Saharanpur amid tensions over Gurjars community rally

Police have also sealed the borders of Saharanpur to prevent entry of leaders and members of both communities from neighbouring districts.

Superintendent of police (SP), Saharanpur Rural, Sagar Jain said some people took out the yatra defying prohibitory orders. (Getty Images)
Updated on May 30, 2023 07:36 AM IST
ByS Raju, Meerut/lucknow

To check corruption: Urban development dept asks its staff to declare assets

Uttar Pradesh Urban Development Department has directed staff to declare their movable and immovable properties and those of their dependents on the Manav Sampada portal. The state has a zero-tolerance policy towards corruption, and the move aims to bring greater transparency to the department.

The details of the property will be uploaded on Manav Sampada portal. (HT Photo)
Updated on May 28, 2023 08:01 PM IST

Infant vaccination coverage less than 90% in several dists

The state health department has now decided to form district-level committees that shall work upon reasons for poor coverage and get the ‘missed out’ children vaccinated.

According to the data in Jalaun district, only 31,322 children out of the targeted 43,781 were immunised. (Representational photo)
Updated on May 28, 2023 07:56 PM IST
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