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Rains throw life out of gear in Lucknow


September 17th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 15 (IANS) Heavy rains continued to batter the state capital for the second consecutive day Saturday. The weather department has predicted wet days till next week.Rains began ... Read more...

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Work on controversial n-power plant to begin Thursday


September 5th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 5 (IANS) Work on the first phase of a controversial nuclear power plant in Haryana's Fatehabad district would commence Thursday, an official said here Wednesday.In the first phase, ... Read more...

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Seven UP rivers in spate


August 8th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 8 (IANS) Seven rivers in Uttar Pradesh are in spate as rains continued in most parts of the state.The Burrhi Rapti river in Kakrahi, Sharda river in Palia ... Read more...

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UP to develop districts adjoining Nepal border


July 20th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 20 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Friday assured a visiting Nepalese delegation that his government would develop infrastructure in bordering districts on a priority basis.The chief ... Read more...

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Eight IAS officials transferred in UP


July 20th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 19 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government transferred eight senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) late Thursday, including two divisional commissioners.According to the appointments department, K. Ravindra Nayak, divisional commissioner ... Read more...

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BJP sweeps corporation polls in Uttar Pradesh (Lead)


July 8th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) swept the municipal corporation polls in Uttar Pradesh Saturday, winning 8 major corporations of the 12 that went to polls ... Read more...

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Major gains for BJP in UP urban body polls


July 7th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) got a fresh lease of life in Uttar Pradesh as it is set to win 10 mayoral seats in the ... Read more...

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Doing my best to address power crisis: Akhilesh


July 5th, 2012 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 4 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Wednesday said that his government was doing all it could to sort out the power crisis.Blaming the previous government for ... Read more...

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‘Gangs Of Wasseypur’ runs houseful


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) The audiences have given the thumbs up to Anurag Kashyap's "Gangs Of Wasseypur". It has opened to full houses in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand and is ... Read more...

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Kangna to match steps with Madhuri in ‘Dedh Ishqiya’


June 21st, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Director Abhishek Choubey is said to have asked actress Kangna Ranaut to brush up her dancing skills as they gear up to start shooting for ... Read more...

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Encephalitis scare in UP after 88 deaths


June 16th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 16 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has pressed the panic button as 88 people have succumbed to various strains of encephalitis in the last fortnight, a disease that ... Read more...

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UP power corporation to open 168 online billing centres


June 7th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 7 (IANS) Buoyed by the success of online billing services, the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) Thursday said it will soon open online payment facilities at 168 ... Read more...

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Student leads gang of auto thieves


June 2nd, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 2 (IANS) Police have busted a gang of vehicle thieves headed by an engineering student in Uttar Pradesh.The gang used to lift luxury cars from Noida, adjoining Delhi, ... Read more...

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India to launch 16 new nuclear reactors


June 1st, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 1 (IANS) The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) will launch 16 reactors at an outlay of Rs.2.3 trillion ($40 billion) during the 12th Plan period (2012-17), ... Read more...

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Yogananda biography wins international award


May 25th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 25 (IANS) A biography of Indian yoga guru Paramhansa Yogananda and an Indian cookery book have won honours at an international book awards event here.The JPX Media ... Read more...

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Senior UP official commits suicide


May 12th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 12 (IANS) A senior officer died here early Saturday after taking poison, police said.Vinod Rai was the Additional District Magistrate (City) West in the state capital.On Friday night, ... Read more...

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Shifting of officials continues in UP


March 31st, 2012 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 31 (IANS) Continuing its bureaucratic reshuffling, the Uttar Pradesh government Friday shifted nine Indian Administrative Service (IAS), eight Indian Police Service (IPS) officers, 25 Provincial Civil Service (PCS) ... Read more...

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Pune rape, murder accused awarded death penalty (Lead)


March 20th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) A city court Tuesday awarded death sentences to two men convicted in the 2007 rape and murder of a 23-year-old BPO employee, prosecutors said.Investigating officer Rajendra ... Read more...

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Fresh raids by CBI in UP’s multi-billion NRHM scam (Lead)


February 26th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 25 (IANS) Close on the heels of Friday's simultaneous raids at 30 different locations across Uttar Pradesh in connection with the multi-billion-rupee rural health scam, the Central Bureau ... Read more...

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UP health scam: CBI launches massive search operation


February 24th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 24 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday conducted searches at some 30 locations across five cities in Uttar Pradesh in a fresh crackdown on the multi-crore-rupee ... Read more...

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West UP can be industrial hub: BJP


February 22nd, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Feb 21 (IANS) Western Uttar Pradesh has a potential to become the commercial and industrial hub of India but during the last decade has turned into the ... Read more...

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Voters in Gorakhpur seek ‘right to reject’


February 11th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 11 (IANS) In a unique case, some voters sought to exercise their right to reject during polling in Uttar Pradesh assembly elections second phase here Saturday. ... Read more...

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UP elections sans fanfare this time


January 29th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 29 (IANS) The T.N. Seshan ghost seems to be haunting Uttar Pradesh after a lull of many years. Usually poll time sets the entire state abuzz with ... Read more...

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Kushwaha issue divides BJP, Congress questions its credentials (Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Divisions appeared in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday with opposition within the ranks as well as from the allies to the induction of ... Read more...

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Adityanath opposes Kushwaha’s entry into BJP


January 5th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 5 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Gorakhpur Yogi Adityanath Thursday launched a scathing attack on the party's Uttar Pradesh leadership, which he entirely blamed for ... Read more...

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Pickpockets kill computer student


January 2nd, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) A 21-year-old computer student was stabbed to death during a scuffle with pickpockets in east Delhi, police said Monday.Rajnish, who hailed from Gorakhpur in Uttar ... Read more...

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Spirituality can never be uprooted from India: American guru


January 1st, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 1 (IANS) Spirituality is so deeply ingrained in India that it can never be uprooted from this country, says a leading American yoga guru who has spent six ... Read more...

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A milestone for girls in a Uttar Pradesh village


December 20th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Muslimpatti (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 20 (IANS) It is a milestone in education for this remote village in Azamgarh district -- 90 percent of its girls are educated and the number ... Read more...

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Indian police arrest two alleged Pakistani spies


December 14th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI (BNO NEWS) -- Indian police arrested two Pakistani nationals earlier this month on suspicion of spying for the Pakistani intelligence services, local media reported on Wednesday.The two Pakistanis, one man ... Read more...

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Two Pakistani agents arrested in Delhi: Police


December 12th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Delhi Police Monday claimed to have arrested two Pakistani nationals, who entered India illegally at the behest of Pakistani intelligence to act as its agents.Deputy ... Read more...

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Poor Uttar Pradesh farmers branded Maoists: Rahul


November 25th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 25 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Friday accused the Mayawati government of falsely branding poor farmers as Maoists, and criticised National Democratic Alliance (NDA) leaders for ... Read more...

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Activists, patients protest delay in tabling AIDS bill


November 22nd, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Around 200 people, including homosexuals, eunuchs and families of those living with HIV/AIDS, protested outside the health ministry here Tuesday to press for early passage ... Read more...

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GoM on encephalitis has to deliver: Child rights panel


November 6th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) The group of ministers (GoM) formed on Japanese Encephalitis (JE), which has claimed over 400 lives in Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh this year, has a ... Read more...

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IAC to recruit volunteers from colleges


November 1st, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 1 (IANS) In an attempt to gather more support amongst the young for the Jan Lokpal bill, India Against Corruption (IAC), headed by Anna Hazare, will undertake ... Read more...

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Eight die in as fireworks unit explodes


October 25th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 25 (IANS) At least eight people were killed Tuesday when a fireworks manufacturing unit exploded in Uttar Pradesh?s Maharajganj district, police said.The explosion in Rampura village "was so ... Read more...

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