• Ahm man gets life term for killing woman, baby 10 Jul 2020 09:02 Representative image AHMEDABAD: A sessions court at the Mirzapur rural court campus on Thursday awarded life imprisonment to one Aminder Prasad Sah in a double murder case in Sanand. The court held him guilty in the killing a woman and her 14-month-old …
  • 7 more Covid labs to become functional in state next week 10 Jul 2020 00:16 RAMPING UP TESTINGS Lucknow: With no let up in coronavirus cases, the state government has geared up to start seven new laboratories. “As many as 1,248 new cases were reported in the past 24 hours, taking the state tally to 32,784. While Covid claimed 17 …
  • In a 1st, fishing cat spotted in Murshidabad, but dead 09 Jul 2020 01:11 Kolkata: A fishing cat, which is the state animal and also protected under Schedule l of the Wildlife Protection Act, was found dead in Murshidabad’s Beldanga on Wednesday. This, experts say, is probably the first record of a fishing cat in Murshidabad. …
  • Sets 2022 deadline for piped-water scheme 08 Jul 2020 23:19 Lucknow: Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has set 2022 as the deadline for the completion of all four phases of ‘Har Ghar Nal’ scheme under Jal Jivan Mission. In a video conference with Union Jal Shakti minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Wednesday, the CM …
  • Indian Railways to notify terminals surrendered by Concor as multi-user goods sheds 08 Jul 2020 13:45 Some 16 terminals surrendered by Container Corporation of India Ltd (Concor) will be notified as goods sheds, a standard user facility which can be accessed by all on payment of an access charge, the Railway Ministry has said. Concor built these terminals …
  • After NCR, Lucknow strains Covid fight; total cases reach 29,968 in UP 08 Jul 2020 08:40 Of the 196 cases, as many as 114 cases were reported on Monday and added to the state’s list on Tuesday, said health officials. (Express photo by Vishal Srivastav) Creating another bleak milestone, the state on Tuesday added a record 1,346 new coronavirus …
  • Odisha youth held for murder of teacher 08 Jul 2020 03:52 By Express News Service Police on Tuesday arrested a youth on charges of murder of a lady teacher in Mirzapur village under Dharmasala police limits here. The woman - identified as Tarulata Biswal (50), an assistant teacher at Ananta Kumari Girls High …
  • Corona count jumps to over 1,300 in a day 08 Jul 2020 00:10 Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh recorded its biggest single day spike of 1,346 Covid cases on Tuesday, that pushed the state tally to 30,340. The virus claimed 18 more lives in the state in last 24 hours, taking the toll to 827. Meanwhile, 518 more patients …
  • StanChart extends collaboration with SAJIDA Foundation for COVID-19 treatment 07 Jul 2020 21:04 Standard Chartered has reiterated its commitment to help Bangladesh overcome the coronavirus pandemic by pledging to partially bear the daily treatment costs for 80 COVID-19 patients at SAJIDA Hospital, a dedicated treatment centre for those infected with …
  • Odisha: Jajpur lady teacher found murdered 07 Jul 2020 12:45 Representative image KENDRAPADA: Mystery shrouded the death of a 50-year-old lady schoolteacher, whose body was found in a room of her house along with her injured husband and daughter at village Mirjapur under Dharmasala police station in Jajpur district …
  • Judge, his driver injured 07 Jul 2020 02:28 OKARA: Lahore Additional District and Sessions Judge Rana Muhammad Imran Shafi and his driver were injured in an accident at Okara Bypass on Monday. Reportedly, the judge and his driver Faryad Ali sustained injuries when a truck hit their car. The injured …
  • From Mirzapur to Made in Heaven, birthday girl Shweta Tripathi's performances make it for binge-watching 06 Jul 2020 22:40 Shweta TripathiInstagram Actress Shweta Tripathi has played many bold, unconventional characters on screen and has stolen hearts across several platforms. Some of her remarkable performances can be seen on Amazon Original Series Mirzapur and Made in Heaven …
  • Erosion adds to woes in flooded areas 06 Jul 2020 20:11 River erosion has taken a serious turn in several flood-hit districts, rendering many people homeless. Many victims, along with their livestock, have moved to safe places. Meanwhile, floodwater has started receding in some districts, while fresh areas are …
  • Migrant workers to give makeover to UP schools 06 Jul 2020 04:33 Lucknow, July 6 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh education department has decided to employ migrant workers in all 75 districts to give a makeover to government — run primary and upper primary schools in the state. Under the project, called ‘Mission Kayakalp’, the …
  • In Uttar Pradesh, lightning kills 23 in 24 hours 06 Jul 2020 01:56 Representative image LUCKNOW: As many as 23 people were killed and 29 injured after being struck by lightning in various parts of the state in the last 24 hours. According to the office of UP relief commissioner, eight people were killed in Prayagraj, six …
  • 23 killed, 29 injured in lightning strikes in UP 06 Jul 2020 00:29 At least 23 people were killed and 29 others injured after being struck by lightning in various districts of India's Uttar Pradesh on Saturday. According to an official statement, eight people died in Allahabad, six in Mirzapur, two in Kaushambi, and …
  • Highest single-day spike of 1,155 cases takes tally to 28,061 06 Jul 2020 00:12 Lucknow: Scaling a new high, novel coronavirus affected 1,155 persons in UP in the past 24 hours. With this, the total number of Covid cases in the state reached 28,061. Of the 75 districts in the state, 26 recorded cases in double digits. Six districts in …
  • Man in Tangail gouges out wife’s eye for ‘not getting involved in drug trade’ 05 Jul 2020 13:55 A man allegedly gouged out his wife's eye at a village in Kalihati upazila of Tangail early today as she refused to get involved in drug trade with him. The man, Faruk Hossain, 25, hailing from Busundi village in Tangail's Mirzapur upazila, went …
  • Nepotism exists but talent is needed for survival: Vikrant Massey 05 Jul 2020 12:55 By PTI MUMBAI: At a time when the 'outsiders versus insiders' debate is at an all-time high, actor Vikrant Massey says it feels "incredible" when filmmakers write a part keeping him in mind. In the wake of actor Sushant Singh Rajput's …
  • Lightning Strikes Reportedly Kill at Least 23 in Indian State of Uttar Pradesh 05 Jul 2020 07:17 Asia & Pacific 07:12 GMT 05.07.2020Get short URL NEW DELHI (Sputnik) - At least 23 people died on Saturday in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh after being struck by lightning, the country’s NDTV broadcaster reports on Sunday, adding that 29 others …
  • UP: Migrant workers to anchor primary schools’ ‘kayakalp’ 05 Jul 2020 06:46 Photo used for representational purpose only PRAYAGRAJ: Government-run primary and upper primary schools in the state are set for a makeover as the education department starts ropeing in migrant workers, who had returned to their home towns due to the …
  • Rise in corona cases worries Saran people 04 Jul 2020 23:24 CHHAPRA: People of the town are scared following 33 fresh positive cases of Covid-19 on Friday, including 27 from the Chhapra Municipal Corporation area. The remaining six cases were reported from a single family in Dariapur block of Saran district. Saran …
  • Another botched operation in UP Police's hall of shame 04 Jul 2020 02:41 While there is no dearth of botched-up encounters in the state, the one at Bikru village will go down as an operation with maximum casualty on the men in khaki in recent memory. On July 2 last year, a west UP Gangster Rohit Saandu had escaped the clutches …
  • Hooch unit unearthed in Mirzapur 02 Jul 2020 00:25 Varanasi: In a joint operation, Mirzapur police and excise department officials unearthed a hooch manufacturing unit in Goshala premises in Pandeypur Lathiyahva area under the limits of Dehat Kotwali police station on Tuesday night. Police have arrested …
  • Covid-19 Fallout: Srimangal pineapples going unsold 01 Jul 2020 04:24 Unsold stock of country's favourite Srimangal pineapple continues to grow larger at wholesale warehouses in Moulvibazar's Srimangal upazila town. Even though the delicious seasonal fruit of Srimangal is in high demand among end consumers all over …
  • Amazon expands its pantry service to more than 300 cities in India 30 Jun 2020 18:07 E-commerce firm Amazon.in on Tuesday announced the expansion of its ‘Amazon Pantry’ to over 300 cities across the country. Customers in Allahabad, Bareilly, Churu, Deogarh, Gonda and Jammu can now order groceries on Amazon Pantry. The other places include …
  • Amazon expands its pantry service in India 30 Jun 2020 10:10 Amazon has expanded its pantry services in India. The e-commerce platform now offers grocery delivery service in more than 300 cities across the country. These include the cities of Allahabad, Amreli, Bareilly, Betul, Bhopal, Bundi, Bhandara, Churu, …
  • Govt to bank on migrants to resuscitate 19 ‘dying’ rivers 30 Jun 2020 00:51 Lucknow: While the revival of Kalyani river in Barabanki takes shape, the state government has prepared a blueprint for roping in workers under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MNREGS) to rejuvenate 19 more rivers gasping for …
  • Covid-19: Demand for work under MGNREGA sees steep rise in 116 districts 29 Jun 2020 18:15 Demand for work under the MGNREGA rose by more than 86 per cent in May this year compared to the same period in 2019 in 116 districts, which saw the highest number of migrants return during the Covid-19 lockdown, as per official data. The number of …
  • 3 killed in Mirzapur road accident 29 Jun 2020 06:07 TANGAIL: Three people were killed in a road accident on Dhaka-Tangail highway in Postkamuri Charpara area in Mirzapur upazila of the district early Sunday (June 28). The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately. According to police sources …
  • Textile industry faces labour crunch: Migrants happy with MNREGA work in UP as Surat units struggle 29 Jun 2020 00:41 Written by Kamaal Saiyed | Surat | Updated: June 29, 2020 5:33:56 am Labour contractor Kamran Usmani (in white shirt) at a village in Sonbhadra district of UP with his workers. (Express Photo) On May 20, Dharmendra Bagda, 32, took a Shramik Special train …
  • Kashi witnesses highest spike in day, 28 test positive 29 Jun 2020 00:16 Times News Network Varanasi: As many as 28 new Covid-19 positive cases came to light in Varanasi, the highest figure of a single day since the outbreak of the epidemic in the district, on Sunday. The death toll also climbed to 17 with the death of an …
  • Vindhyachal temple reopens after 100 days 29 Jun 2020 00:16 Varanasi: Vindhyachal Temple of Mirzapur district reopened on Sunday after 100 days of closure in view of the Covid-19 pandemic. Priests performed ‘rajshree aarti’ at the temple on Sunday. The Vindhya Panda Samaj (VPS) had decided to close the Vindhyachal …
  • 86 per cent jump in MGNREGA demand in districts most migrants returned to 28 Jun 2020 21:13 Across the country, the number of households that availed work under MGNREGA this May reached the highest ever figure of 3.29 crore — the figure was 2.12 crore in the corresponding month last year. Till June 26, the figure has crossed 2.70 crore. (Express …
  • Modicare: Do the results match the hype? 28 Jun 2020 08:38 On May 18, 35-year-old homemaker Puja Thapa, a resident of Meghalaya’s Ri Bhoi district, underwent a minimally invasive surgery to remove kidney stones at Shillong’s Nazareth Hospital. Thapa, as her family found out after the diagnosis, was a beneficiary …
  • 3 labourers killed in Tangail road accident 28 Jun 2020 08:22 Three day labourers were killed in a road accident on the Dhaka-Tangail highway at Mirzapur upazila early today. The deceased could not be identified immediately. Mohammad Moniruzzaman, officer-in-charge of Gorai Highway Police Station, told The Daily Star …
  • After Gurugram, swarms of locust cloud over UP, districts on high alert 28 Jun 2020 06:29 The Talk with Sanjay Jha highlights Several districts of Uttar Pradesh, including Jhansi, Chitrakoot, Prayagraj, Pratapgarh, Bhadohi, Azamgarh and Ambedkar Nagar, have been facing locust attacks in the past 48 hours. In Uttar Pradesh, locust swarms have …
  • Locust attack in UP, districts put on alert 28 Jun 2020 06:08 Representative image LUCKNOW: Several districts of Uttar Pradesh, including Jhansi, Chitrakoot, Prayagraj, Pratapgarh, Bhadohi, Azamgarh and Ambedkar Nagar, have been facing locust attacks in the past 48 hours. In Uttar Pradesh, locust swarms have invaded …
  • UP board announces Class 10 and 12 results, pass percentage up 28 Jun 2020 01:27 Written by Asad Rehman | Lucknow | Published: June 28, 2020 6:21:53 am A total of 30,24,480 students appeared for the Class 10 examination and 25,86,339 for the Class 12 examination. The Uttar Pradesh State Secondary Board declared results for Class 10 and …
  • Baghpat’s Riya, Anurag top Class X & XII of UP Board 28 Jun 2020 01:00 Lucknow: Riya Jain and Anurag Malik, both students of Shri Ram SM Inter College, a private school in Baraut, Baghpat, have topped the class X and XII examinations of UP board. Deputy chief minister Dinesh Sharma, who also holds the education portfolio, …
  • Girls outshine boys by over 12% 27 Jun 2020 22:58 Girls rejoicing after results of UP Board exams were declared on Saturday, district topper Shrishti (right) Prayagraj: Girls continue to outshine boys in high school and intermediate examinations, results of which were announced by the authorities of …
  • Locust swarms spotted in Noida. See video 27 Jun 2020 16:51 Image Source : PTI FILE IMAGE Swarms of crop-destroying desert locusts have reached Noida. Multiple videos shot by residents showed massive clusters of locusts flying in the Gautam Buddh Nagar district. The swarm of locusts also invaded other districts of …
  • Ali Fazal finds ‘weirdest coincidence’ between his uncles and ‘Mirzapur’ 27 Jun 2020 09:17 Share00 Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) Actor Ali Fazal has found an uncanny coincidence his two uncles share with the web series “Mirzapur”, in which he stars, Ali took to Instagram, where he posted two throwback images of himself along with his uncles, named …
  • DM leads night-long Op to kill locusts in Pindra 27 Jun 2020 00:17 Varanasi: In order to save the crops from locust swarms, the district administration launched a night-long operation in the villages of Pindra tehsil on Thursday. District magistrate Kaushal Raj Sharma led the operation that started around 10 pm at Rajpur …
  • 100 workers flown down from Odisha for metro project in Ahmedabad 26 Jun 2020 22:01 Written by Avinash Nair | Ahmedabad | Published: June 27, 2020 2:38:06 am Gujarat accounts for a total of 27.09 per cent of migrants who returned to Odisha after the lockdown, which is the highest among returnees compared to other labour destination states …
  • Swarms of locusts enter dist from Mirzapur, Jaunpur 25 Jun 2020 23:33 Swarm of locusts in areas of Bhadohi district and a man holding a dead locust on Thursday Varanasi: Locust swarms have entered several villages of the district on Thursday. Besides, swarms have also entered some areas of Azamgarh and Bhadohi districts. …
  • Kids of many migrants enrolled in govt schools 25 Jun 2020 23:32 PATNA: Five-year-old Ankush Sharma, son of a migrant worker from Rohtas district in south Bihar, is delighted after being enrolled in a government school at Mirzapur village under Tilauthu block in the district. Ankush’s father Ajit Sharma (33), who …