• Wanted in 33 cases & on the run since 3 yrs, former MLA nabbed 03 Jul 2020 23:45 Police arrest former MLA Khalid Azim in Prayagraj on Friday Prayagraj: Former Samajwadi Party (SP) MLA Khalid Azim alias Ashraf who had over 30 criminal cases lodged against him and a cash reward of Rs 1 lakh on his head was arrested in Shivala market in …
  • 50-year-old found dead with three kids at home 03 Jul 2020 23:45 Prayagraj: A man, his son and two daughters were found murdered at their home in Devapur, under Holagarh police station, around 35 kilometres from the city early Friday morning. The deceased were identified as Lallan Prasad Pandey alias Vimlesh Pandey (50 …
  • Ministry allows running of pvt trains on 4 routes in state 03 Jul 2020 23:34 Bhubaneswar: The ministry of railways has decided to allow private companies to operate passenger train services over 109 routes across the country. As many as 151 modern trains (rakes) will be run in 12 clusters. Out of these 109 routes, four routes will …
  • UP: 2 SIs of Prayagraj, Pratapgarh martyred in Kanpur encounter 03 Jul 2020 19:00 Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath pays tribute to policemen who lost their lives in an encounter at...Read More PRAYAGRAJ: Two sub-inspectors belonging to Prayagraj and Pratapgarh districts alongwith six other policemen were martyred in a shoot- …
  • UP: Highest one-day surge in Prayagraj's Covid-19 count 03 Jul 2020 19:00
  • Prayagraj: NCR installs air-to-water generating unit 03 Jul 2020 16:33 This plug-and-play-type self-contained unit is capable of generating approximately 100 litres of drinking wate...Read More PRAYAGRAJ: In order to conserve ground water and produce pure drinking water through moisture available in the air, Environment and …
  • Ex-SP MLA Khalid Azim arrested in Prayagraj 03 Jul 2020 13:46 Ex-Samajwadi Party MLA Khalid Azim in police custody. PRAYAGRAJ: In a major breakthrough, a joint police team of crime branch, Shahganj, Dhoomangnaj and Khuldabad police on Friday arrested former Samajwadi Party MLA, Khalid Azim alias Ashraf from Shivala …
  • Accountability needs to be fixed: Priyanka on Kanpur firing 03 Jul 2020 08:20 Share00 New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Alluding to the recent killings in Uttar Pradesh, Congress General Secretary in-charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, on Friday emphasised on the need to fix accountability in the state. “As the news about …
  • Prayagraj: Four of a family found murdered in trans-Ganga area 03 Jul 2020 07:21 Picture for representational purpose only. PRAYAGRAJ: Four members of a family, including a man and his three children, were found murdered at their Sukurpur-Devapur home under Holagarh police station, around 35 kms from the city, early Friday. The bodies …
  • Covid: Record recoveries in India in 24 hours 03 Jul 2020 07:14 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Price as on 03 Jul, 2020 12:43 PM, Click on company names for their live prices. The Hyderabad firm at the forefront of vaccine race In what brings new hope for India's coronavirus fight, a Hyderabad-based …
  • Kanpur Raid Live: 8 Police personnel die 03 Jul 2020 01:43 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Ashraf arrest Prayagraj: Police arrests Khalid Ajim alias Ashraf, the brother of Atiq Ahmed - former MP and accused in the murder case of BSP MLA Raju Pal. Ashraf was carrying a reward of Rs 1 Lakh on his head. …
  • BJP paves poll highway with missive to Centre 03 Jul 2020 00:21 Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to reach out to the Union ministry of surface transport and National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to expedite construction of national highways, bypasses, over-bridges and ring roads, proposed to be …
  • Covid strategy for NCR chalked out Shah meet with Yogi, 2 other CMs 03 Jul 2020 00:21 Lucknow: Union home minister Amit Shah on Thursday emphasised the need to adopt the telemedicine system of AIIMS, Delhi, at a video-conference attended by chief ministers of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Delhi — Yogi Adityanath, Manohar Lal Khattar and Arvind …
  • Prayagraj: 8 of a family, 2 girls from shelter home among 16 new Covid-19 patients 03 Jul 2020 00:02
  • Pandemic dashes another city tradition: Gehrebaazi horse races 03 Jul 2020 00:02 A horse trainer tends to his horse in the city on Thursday Prayagraj: The crowds cheering horses as they race on MG Road, the rhythmic tap of horse shoes and the sharp commands of riders are just some of the sights which would be missing this year during …
  • Pune to get 6 high-speed pvt trains 02 Jul 2020 23:21 Pune: The city will get six high-speed private trains plying to Delhi, Howrah, Patna, Prayagraj, Dibrugarh and Bhopal. A day after the Indian Railways came out with the request for qualification to allow private entities to operate passenger trains, a …
  • Prayagraj youngsters drawn to cycling during lockdown 02 Jul 2020 21:19 PRAYAGRAJ: As lockdown restrictions have been eased and public transport is not preferred due to fear of the spread of Covid-19, cycling in groups has become a latest fad among the young residents of the city. The limited passenger policy in public …
  • Private players to begin rail passenger services by April 2023, will run only 5% of trains: Railways 02 Jul 2020 18:25 (Representative image) NEW DELHI: Private players will begin rail passenger services by April 2023, and they will run only five per cent of the Railways' total mail and express trains, the national transporter said on Thursday. Addressing a press …
  • Only 5% operations by private players in rlys: Chairman 02 Jul 2020 13:03 New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) A day after the Indian Railways announced a major push for the private sector by inviting request for qualifications for passenger train operations on 109 pairs of routes through 151 modern trains, Railway Board Chairman V.K. Yadav …
  • Covid testing drive will help reduce toll, but cases may spike: Adityanath 02 Jul 2020 07:35 The second phase of the Special Communicable Disease Control campaign was launched in Lucknow, Wednesday. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said 100 per cent screening in the state and more coronavirus tests may shoot up the caseload but will …
  • UP gets 50,000 antigen test kits for critical districts 02 Jul 2020 04:58 Lucknow, July 2 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has procured 50,000 antigen testing kits to strengthen the battle against COVID-19 pandemic. Additional Chief Secretary, Health and Family Welfare, Amit Mohan Prasad said that the kits …
  • Man, son held for beating daughter to death 02 Jul 2020 01:27 Prayagraj: A man and his son were arrested for allegedly killing his 18-year-old daughter as they objected to her relationship with a local youth in Pratapragarh, under limits of Kandhai police station, late Tuesday night. The accused Suryamani and his son …
  • HC quashes NBWs against Jaya Prada 02 Jul 2020 01:27 Prayagraj: The Allahabad high court has quashed the non-bailable warrants (NBWs) issued against film actress and ex-MP Jaya Prada in two separate cases related to making indecent remarks against her political opponents during the Lok Sabha elections of …
  • UP Board: Compartment exams for class 12 students 02 Jul 2020 01:27 Prayagraj: Over 35,000 class 12 students of UP Board who couldn’t score well in their examinations have a chance to make amends. UP Board will allow students who couldn’t score passing marks in a subject to appear for a compartment examination. The move …
  • Permit staff to work from home till July 31: MHRD to varsities 02 Jul 2020 01:27 Prayagraj: Ministry of human resource and development (MHRD) has instructed varsities to allow their faculty members and other employees to work from home till July 31 in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, even as a large number of teaching and non- …
  • Covid-19: 57-year-old man dies, 10 more test positive 02 Jul 2020 01:27 Samples of traders were collected by health officials on Wednesday Prayagraj: Ten more people tested positive for coronavirus infection here on Wednesday taking Prayagraj district’s tally to 296. While a 60-year-old man and resident of Johnstonganj tested …
  • One out of every five MNREGA workers in country from state 02 Jul 2020 00:47 Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh has maintained its first position in providing employment under MNREGA, currently employing 40,27,392 people in 51,280 schemes. Additional chief secretary (home) Awanish Awasthi said that one of every five persons employed under …
  • UP procures 50k antigentest kits for critical dists 02 Jul 2020 00:47 Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has procured 50,000 antigen testing kits to strengthen the battle against novel coronavirus pandemic. Stating that the kits will be used to screen hidden coronavirus positive cases in critical districts, including the …
  • Uttar Pradesh: Covid deaths close to 700, fresh round of surveillance next 01 Jul 2020 03:23 According to the health department’s daily bulletin, till date, 16,084 patients have been discharged from hospitals following their recovery. (Express file photo) As the total number of deaths linked to novel coronavirus in Uttar Pradesh reached close to …
  • AU extends last date for application of courses 01 Jul 2020 02:13 Prayagraj: In view of the prevailing Covid-19 pandemic, authorities of Allahabad University have extended the last date for submitting the online application forms for admission in different courses at AU. The last date, which was ending on Tuesday has …
  • Covid-19: 6 more test +ve, tally reaches 283 01 Jul 2020 02:13 Prayagraj: A healthcare professional and a constable was among the six persons who tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday, taking Prayagraj district’s tally to 283. Of the six patients, a constable also tested positive for the Covid-19 infection. The …
  • 50% KGBV staff found absent in random checking 30 Jun 2020 00:51 Lucknow: About 92% of teachers of Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalayas (KGBV) in Kanpur Dehat skipped duty on June 25, a random checking of attendance conducted by the basic education department has revealed. Only 8% staff attended the duty in Kanpur Dehat on …
  • UP readies to sow a greener future with 25 crore saplings 30 Jun 2020 00:51 Lucknow: The state has geared up for a unique plantation drive during the Covid times. Though the date of the plantation drive has not been finalised in all probability the mega exercise to plant 25 crore saplings would be undertaken on July 5. …
  • 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 …
  • Four of a family test corona positive, case count shoots up to 269 30 Jun 2020 00:45 Prayagraj: Four members of a family tested positive for novel coronavirus (Covid-19) in the city on Monday, taking Prayagraj district’s tally to 269. The members of the family were primary contacts of a Covid-19 patient, who owns a wholesale medicine shop. …
  • AU sends answers to fact-finding committee 30 Jun 2020 00:45 Prayagraj: The authorities of the Allahabad University have submitted the information, sought by the fact-finding committee constituted by the University Grant Commission (UGC) to probe allegation levelled against the former vice chancellor of Allahabad …
  • Now Mumbai-Howrah train route via Prayagraj fully electrified 29 Jun 2020 19:19 Representative image. PRAYAGRAJ: In a major achievement, the 95 km long patch between Katni and Satna has been electrified. This was the last remaining un-electrified section on the Mumbai-Howrah (via Prayagraj) route connecting Western India with Eastern …
  • 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 …
  • Chaupals help solve decades old disputes in villages 28 Jun 2020 22:51 Prayagraj: For the past 22 years, Geeta Devi and Prabhavati Devi were at loggerheads over a dispute in Basiraha village under Fatanpur police station of Pratapgarh district. Both the parties had not only clashed over the issue several times but also filed …
  • Recovered Covid patients exceed active cases in Prayagraj 28 Jun 2020 22:51 Prayagraj: The number of novel coronavirus (Covid-19) patients in Prayagraj who have recovered and been discharged from hospitals now exceed the number of active cases in the district, as per the data released by the health department on Sunday. According …
  • UP: Recovered Covid-19 patients exceed active cases in Prayagraj 28 Jun 2020 16:46
  • 607 new cases push UP's Covid-19 tally to 21,787 28 Jun 2020 11:24 Picture used for representational purpose only LUCKNOW: As many as 607 new Covid-19 cases were reported in the state on Saturday. With this, the Covid tally for Uttar Pradesh reached 21,787. Of the new cases, a total 284 or 47% were from the six districts …
  • 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 …
  • In a 1st, Class 10 & 12 results declared from Lko 28 Jun 2020 02:43 Representative image LUCKNOW: For the first time since its inception 57 years ago, UP Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad announced the results of both class 10 and 12 of UP Board examinations from Lucknow. So far, the director of the Parishad had been declaring …
  • 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 …
  • News Live: DU postpones online open-book exams 27 Jun 2020 11:39 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Eight states, including Maharashtra, Delhi and Tamil Nadu, contributed 85.5 per cent of the active COVID-19 caseload and 87 per cent of the total deaths due to the disease in India, according to the Union Health …
  • UPMSP 10th, 12th Result 2020: When & Where to check Results 27 Jun 2020 03:14 PRAYAGRAJ: Students of Uttar Pradesh Board have already received news of declaration of their results today i.e., on Saturday, June 27, 2020. Around 56 lakh candidates were waiting for their Class 10th and 12th results, now their wait is getting over today …
  • Covid-19 tally crosses 21,000-mark in UP 27 Jun 2020 02:59 Picture used for representational purpose only LUCKNOW: The novel coronavirus tally for Uttar Pradesh crossed the 21,000 mark on Friday. With 762 new entries, the total reached 21,180. Cases continued to pour in from Gautam Budh Nagar and Ghaziabad where …
  • Lightning strikes kill more than 100 27 Jun 2020 00:51 Lightning strikes are common in India during heavy monsoon rains. (BBC) New Delhi - More than 100 people in northern India have been killed by dozens of lightning strikes across two states in recent days, officials say. The disaster management team in …
  • Modi recalls Kumbh stampede, says ‘then PM’ hushed up deaths 27 Jun 2020 00:51 Lucknow: Making a covert attack on the Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said when an MP of Prayagraj (then Allahabad) was the Prime Minister of the country, he tried to hide the number of deaths in a stampede during Kumbh Mela. Without …
  • UPSRTC to develop bus terminals on PPP mode 26 Jun 2020 20:28 LUCKNOW: As many as twenty-three bus terminals in Uttar Pradesh will be developed as world class through Public Private Partnership (PPP). State government has invited bids for 17 of the sites identified for development of bus terminals cum commercial …
  • PM Modi: 1.3 lakh Covid deaths in 4 European nations, UP under Yogi with same population saw 600 26 Jun 2020 20:25 Written by Maulshree Seth | Lucknow | Published: June 27, 2020 1:42:51 am PM Narendra Modi virtually launches the Atma Nirbhar Uttar Pradesh Rojgar Yojna from New Delhi. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, too, is present via video-conferencing. PTI Drawing a …
  • Two GRP cops among 16 new corona cases in Prayagraj 26 Jun 2020 19:49
  • Shocking: Lightning claims several lives in Bihar and UP in one day 26 Jun 2020 09:44 Jun 26, 2020, 01:16PM ISTSource: TOI.inA fusillade of lightning strikes spread across 31 districts of two states killed 107 people on Thursday — 83 in Bihar and 24 in UP — amid warnings from meteorologists for people in both states to stay indoors as more …
  • Make people aware about fallout of lockdown violation : Allahabad HC to police 26 Jun 2020 08:38 Prayagraj, June 26 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court has asked the police authorities to make people aware about the adverse impact of lockdown violation instead of putting violators in jails which are already overcrowded. The bench comprising Justice Sunita …
  • 83 people die as thunderstorms sweep Bihar; CM announces compensation; PM expresses grief 26 Jun 2020 07:33 Image Source : PTI FILE At least 83 people have died in Bihar as thunderstorms swept the state. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has announced a compensation of Rs 4 lakh each for the families of the deceased people. Out of the total 83, 13 residents from …
  • UP government to install 670 MW rooftop solar capacity across 5 cities by 2024 26 Jun 2020 07:33 Image Source : AP UP government to install 670 MW rooftop solar capacity across 5 cities by 2024 The Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday said it has set a target of installing 670 megawatts (MW) of rooftop solar capacity across five "religious" …
  • 24 killed as lightning strikes Uttar Pradesh; most deaths in Deoria and Prayagraj 26 Jun 2020 07:33 Image Source : AP 22 killed as lightning strikes Uttar Pradesh; most deaths in Deoria and Prayagraj At least 24 people died after lightning struck Uttar Pradesh on Thursday, causing most deaths in Deoria and Prayagraj. Nine people died in Deoria alone …
  • With 20,000 cases, UP among top 5 infected states 26 Jun 2020 03:23 Arts college students make a painting on a city road coronavirus epidemic in Lucknow. (Express photo by Vishal Srivastav) Uttar Pradesh on Thursday became the fifth-most Covid-19 affected state in the country after Maharashtra, Delhi, Tamil Nadu and …
  • Lightning kills over 100 in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh 26 Jun 2020 03:17 Express News Service PATNA/LUCKNOW: Over 100 people, including dozens of farmers and labourers, were killed in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh due to lightning and thunderstorm as heavy monsoon rains lashed the two states on Thursday. In Uttar Pradesh, around …
  • Lightning kills 24 in UP; CM Yogi extends relief 26 Jun 2020 02:25 Representative image LUCKNOW: At least 24 persons lost their lives across UP due to heavy rain and lightning as monsoon finally covered all of UP on Thursday. Several areas, especially west UP and eastern UP regions bordering Nepal, reported heavy to very …
  • Vending zones near Sangam to fix post-lockdown lull in economy 26 Jun 2020 00:09 Prayagraj: As the city struggles to get back on its feet amid a lockdown, Prayagraj district administration will help out small businesses around Sangam who have been hit hard due to the restrictions imposed because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Prayagraj Mela …
  • UP Covid tally doubles in 19 days, crosses 20,000 26 Jun 2020 00:09 Lucknow: The novel coronavirus infection tally of Uttar Pradesh crossed the 20,000-mark on Thursday with addition of 654 cases in 24 hours. The number of cases rose from 10,186 on June 6 to 20,418 on June 25 -- the jump of 10,232 in 19 days. Gautam Budh …
  • Five cities of UP to get green power booster 26 Jun 2020 00:09 Lucknow: To promote green energy in the state, five cities of UP, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s parliamentary constituency Varanasi and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s home district Gorakhpur, will be switched over to solar power completely. UP …
  • Lightning kills 107 as monsoon storms batter India 25 Jun 2020 20:49 At least 107 people died from lightning strikes in northern and eastern India, officials said, during the early stages of the annual monsoon season. Some 83 people were killed in the impoverished eastern state of Bihar after being struck by lightning, and …
  • Lightning kills at least 107 in India monsoon 25 Jun 2020 20:45 At least 107 people died from lightning strikes in northern and eastern India Thursday, officials said, during the early stages of the annual monsoon season. Some 83 people were killed in the impoverished eastern state of Bihar after being struck by …
  • News24.com | Lightning kills at least 107 in India monsoon 25 Jun 2020 20:14 Lighting has killed at least 107 people in India The death toll could rise further as government is still waiting on casualty reports  More than 2 300 people were killed by lightning in India in 2018  At least 107 people died from lightning strikes in …
  • Lightning kills more than 100 in northern India 25 Jun 2020 20:05 Image copyright EPA Image caption Lightning strikes are common in India during heavy monsoon rains. More than 100 people in northern India have been killed by dozens of lightning strikes across two states in recent days, officials say. The disaster …
  • Lightning strikes UP, Bihar; 110 dead in two days, 32 injured 25 Jun 2020 19:38 Thunderstorms and lightning have wrought havoc in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh over the past two days, claiming 110 lives, leaving at least 32 injured and causing widespread damage to property, officials in the two states said on Thursday. The lightning strikes …
  • Covid calculus: Prayagraj clocks 71% recovery rate 25 Jun 2020 18:39
  • At least 20 killed, dozen injured due to heavy rains, lightning in Uttar Pradesh 25 Jun 2020 18:02 Express News Service LUCKNOW: Amid heavy monsoonal downpour, at least 20 people died and over a dozen singed after getting struck by lightning in various districts of eastern and central Uttar Pradesh. The state received heavy rains on Thursday following …
  • UP: Young conmen clone ATM cards, build houses, buy cars in Pratapgarh 25 Jun 2020 12:52 Representational image PRAYAGRAJ: The four fraudsters arrested from Pratapgarh for running an inter-state card cloning racket confessed to have cloned more than 600 ATM cards from 2016 to 2018 in Delhi, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Bihar and duped …
  • Sale of decorative wedding material declines in Prayagraj due to coronavirus pandemic 25 Jun 2020 12:52
  • Akhilesh Yadav gets back into poll mode 25 Jun 2020 10:52 Lucknow, June 25 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) president Akhilesh Yadav is back into the election mode and that too without stepping out of house. He has started connecting with party workers, students, friends and common people through video calls. Yadav …
  • Corona warriors also test positive 25 Jun 2020 01:28 Prayagraj: District Epidemiologist and district Data Manager of IDSP (Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme) were among the four fresh novel coronavirus (Covid-19) cases reported from Prayagraj on Wednesday taking Prayagraj district tally to 214. Nodal …
  • HC to UPP: Spread awareness on lockdown 25 Jun 2020 01:28 desist from coercive action Prayagraj: The Allahabad high court has advised the Uttar Pradesh Police (UPP) authorities to desist from taking coercive action and rather spread awareness regarding fallout of lockdown violation. Disposing of a writ petition …
  • Locusts invade trans-Yamuna area 25 Jun 2020 01:28 Prayagraj: After attacking several villages of the trans-Yamuna area and other parts of the city in the first fortnight of this month, new swarma of locusts has attacked various villages of Bara tahsil of the district on Wednesday. Villages around Nari- …
  • UP: Rapid antigen test kits to expand testing capacity in Prayagraj 24 Jun 2020 19:57 Representative image PRAYAGRAJ: The officials of the health department are all set to change their Covid testing strategy as they will now examine samples through rapid antigen detection test kits for Covid-19 at Influenza Like Illness (ILI) camps and …
  • Rapid Antigen Testing to begin in 10 districts: Hapur leads Tuesday surge with 86 cases; 19 more dead 24 Jun 2020 02:59 At least 19 more coronavirus-linked deaths were reported from UP in the last 24 hours even as 576 more were added to the caseload. (Express file photo by Tashi Tobgyal) At least 19 more coronavirus-linked deaths were reported from across the state in the …
  • Covid dents decorative wedding material business in Prayagraj 23 Jun 2020 23:49 BUSINESS AFFECTED Prayagraj: The coronavirus pandemic has not only forced many couples to postpone their weddings after September or opt for ‘virtual wedding’ or wedding with limited guests during unlock-1, but it has severely dent the business of traders …
  • Gang dealing in cloning of ATM cards busted 23 Jun 2020 23:49 Prayagraj: A joint team of crime branch and Kotwali police of Pratapgarh on Tuesday busted an inter-state gang involved in cloning of ATM cards and arrested four of its key members near Bada Purwa Nahar pulia. The police also recovered an ATM cloning …
  • Ex-SSP, two others recover, discharged from Covid hosp 23 Jun 2020 23:49 GRP Colony barricaded after it was declared as the new hotspot Prayagraj: Two persons including the former senior superintendent of police (SSP) of Prayagraj were cured and discharged from SRN hospital and their reports came out negative for Covid-19 on …
  • Lockdown blues: Prayagraj witnesses spurt in suicides 23 Jun 2020 23:49 Prayagraj: Incidents of suicides have been on the rise in Sangam city since Covid-19 outbreak and lockdown with two cases being reported last Friday. As many as 30 suicides were reported in the city lockdown. Clinical psychology and psychiatry experts told …
  • UP tally crosses 19k-mark with 576 fresh cases 23 Jun 2020 23:49 Lucknow: UP’s Covid-19 tally crossed the 19,000-mark with 576 new cases in 24 hours. With 19,064 cases, UP ranks number five on an overall scale in the country. Hapur recorded a maximum of 86 entries during the day. Additional chief secretary, health and …
  • 6 more Shramik Spls send migrants home 23 Jun 2020 23:48 Prayagraj: Six more Shramik Special trains were operated from the NCR for migrants on Tuesday. Of these, one each was operated from Etah to Patna, Etah to Lakhisarai, Hathras to Nawada and three trains from Aligarh to Gaya ferrying approximately 10,500 …
  • NCR improves signalling system 23 Jun 2020 23:48 Prayagraj: In the bid to improve the state-of-the-art signalling system, electronic interlocking of Gaipura station of Prayagraj-Pt Deendayal Upadhyay section has been upgraded from warm standby to hot standby by the S&T department of the NCR. Now, in …
  • Final exams at all universities in state, BEd-2020 joint entrance after June 30 23 Jun 2020 23:48 Prayagraj: Annual and final semester examinations for 2019-20 sessions at all state universities and affiliated colleges would be conducted after June 30. This was informed by chief secretary UP, Rajendra Kumar Tiwari. The instructions are for higher …
  • Uttar Pradesh to kickstart mass screening program 23 Jun 2020 09:01 LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh will kickstart a mass screening program deploying 1 lakh teams to conduct door to door screening across urban and rural areas in every district even as it begins the second phase of targetted random sampling. The state will also …
  • Akshayvat reopens this week, but with fixed timings for darshan 23 Jun 2020 01:01 Entry point to Akshayvat Prayagraj: Clearing the air about the date when the shrine would reopen during the lockdown, authorities have decided that the centuries-old Akshayvat tree, located inside the Allahabad Fort, will reopen for devotees within the …
  • 12 cops among 16 fresh cases, Prayagraj's tally crosses 200-mark 23 Jun 2020 01:01 Representationnal Image PRAYAGRAJ: Novel coronavirus (Covid-19) cases in Prayagraj crossed the 200-mark as 12 policemen, including 10 personnel from Government Railway Police (GRP), were among the 16 patients who tested positive for the disease in the …
  • UP: Ashes of Gulwan Valley martyr Deepak Singh immered in Sangam 22 Jun 2020 16:21 Around 50 persons from Singh’s native village of Faranda, around 100 kilometer from Rewa, brought the ashes of...Read More PRAYAGRAJ: Ashes of the brave soldier, Deepak Singh, who was among the 20 brave soldiers who had laid down their lives in a skirmish …
  • Yoga to the rescue of Prayagraj residents in times of coronavirus 21 Jun 2020 18:12
  • UP: Migrant woman delivers baby at Prayagraj railway station 19 Jun 2020 18:16 PRAYAGRAJ: A migrant woman travelling in a special train delivered a boy on platform number five of Prayagraj Junction on Friday. The woman and her husband were travelling in Brahmaputra Mail from New Delhi to Bhagalpur in Bihar. With Friday’s delivery, …
  • Prayagraj: 2 docs among 6 fresh Covid cases 19 Jun 2020 16:41
  • UP: Two doctors among six test positive for coronavirus in Prayagraj 19 Jun 2020 15:18
  • Man marries effigy in Prayagraj to fulfil father's wish 19 Jun 2020 09:06 By ANI PRAYAGRAJ: A man was married to a wooden effigy in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday as per his father's wish. The bizarre wedding took place in Ghurpur with all the elaborate rituals. It is not just that the wedding was bizarre but the reasons why Shiv …
  • UP: Rich tribute paid to mortal remains of Deepak Singh at MH Prayagraj 19 Jun 2020 08:32 Rich tribute were paid to the mortal remains of the brave solider Deepak Singh, who laid down his life along w...Read More PRAYAGRAJ: Rich tribute were paid to the mortal remains of the brave solider Deepak Singh, who laid down his life along with 19 other …


  • UP: 2 SIs of Prayagraj, Pratapgarh martyred in Kanpur encounter 03 Jul 2020 19:00 Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath pays tribute to policemen who lost their lives in an encounter at...Read More PRAYAGRAJ: Two sub-inspectors belonging to Prayagraj and Pratapgarh districts alongwith six other policemen were martyred in a shoot- …
  • Panchayats step in to solve disputes of migrants 03 Jul 2020 10:33 Lucknow, July 3 (IANS) Village panchayats in Uttar Pradesh are now playing a major role in resolving property and other disputes that have emerged with migrant workers returning to their native villages. In almost every village, there is some dispute or …
  • UP girl killed by father, brother over love affair 02 Jul 2020 04:58 Pratapgarh, July 2 (IANS) In a case of honour killing, a man was arrested along with his son for allegedly killing his 18-year-old daughter in Chaupai village in Kandhai police circle on Wednesday. The girl was in a relationship with a local youth and the …
  • Covid-19: Famous Shiv temple cancels fair in UP's Pratapgarh 01 Jul 2020 11:33
  • Covid-19: Pratapgarh's Shiv temple cancels fair 01 Jul 2020 11:32
  • 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 …
  • UP: Pratapgarh ADM tests COVID-19 positive 29 Jun 2020 09:22 Image Source : PTI UP: Pratapgarh ADM tests COVID-19 positive The additional district magistrate of Pratapgarh in Uttar Pradesh tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday, an official said. He has been admitted to the isolation ward of the district hospital, …
  • Jaipur tops in active coronavirus cases 29 Jun 2020 02:52 A family of four ride on a two-wheeler with masks on near Badi Chaupar in the city on SundaY. JAIPUR: Eight more Covid deaths were reported across the state on Sunday taking the casualty count to 399. The number of total infections reached 17,271 with 327 …
  • Chaupals help solve decades old disputes in villages 28 Jun 2020 22:51 Prayagraj: For the past 22 years, Geeta Devi and Prabhavati Devi were at loggerheads over a dispute in Basiraha village under Fatanpur police station of Pratapgarh district. Both the parties had not only clashed over the issue several times but also filed …
  • 607 new cases push UP's Covid-19 tally to 21,787 28 Jun 2020 11:24 Picture used for representational purpose only LUCKNOW: As many as 607 new Covid-19 cases were reported in the state on Saturday. With this, the Covid tally for Uttar Pradesh reached 21,787. Of the new cases, a total 284 or 47% were from the six districts …
  • Early onset of monsoon triggers rainfall in most parts of India as locust attack fears increase 28 Jun 2020 07:01 Image Source : PTI FILE The early onset of monsoon triggered moderate-to-heavy rainfall across India on Saturday, barring a few places on the west coast, providing a breeding ground for the crop-threatening locusts that invaded the country via Pakistan …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Covid-19 tally crosses 21,000-mark in UP 27 Jun 2020 02:59 Picture used for representational purpose only LUCKNOW: The novel coronavirus tally for Uttar Pradesh crossed the 21,000 mark on Friday. With 762 new entries, the total reached 21,180. Cases continued to pour in from Gautam Budh Nagar and Ghaziabad where …
  • Rajkot: Bail rejected for farm labourer who ‘peddled heroin’ 26 Jun 2020 00:52  Bharaiya  Meena, who is in judicial custody, moved the Rajkot district and sessions court with a bail application. (Representational) The district and sessions court of Rajkot has rejected the bail application of Bharaiya Meena, an agricultural labourer …
  • Lightning strikes UP, Bihar; 110 dead in two days, 32 injured 25 Jun 2020 19:38 Thunderstorms and lightning have wrought havoc in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh over the past two days, claiming 110 lives, leaving at least 32 injured and causing widespread damage to property, officials in the two states said on Thursday. The lightning strikes …
  • UP: Young conmen clone ATM cards, build houses, buy cars in Pratapgarh 25 Jun 2020 12:52 Representational image PRAYAGRAJ: The four fraudsters arrested from Pratapgarh for running an inter-state card cloning racket confessed to have cloned more than 600 ATM cards from 2016 to 2018 in Delhi, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Bihar and duped …
  • Monsoon hits Rajasthan a day early 25 Jun 2020 03:58 People brave the heat in city on Wednesday JAIPUR: Now, it’s official. Southwest monsoon entered Rajasthan on Wednesday, a day ahead of predicted time by the meteorological department. In its forecast, the department had said that monsoon will hit the …
  • Gang dealing in cloning of ATM cards busted 23 Jun 2020 23:49 Prayagraj: A joint team of crime branch and Kotwali police of Pratapgarh on Tuesday busted an inter-state gang involved in cloning of ATM cards and arrested four of its key members near Bada Purwa Nahar pulia. The police also recovered an ATM cloning …
  • Auto, taxi drivers waiting to return to Mumbai 23 Jun 2020 15:15 Yogi Adityanath’s promises of employment and monetary assistance have turned out to be empty words Hundreds of auto and taxi drivers, who left the city for their native Uttar Pradesh to escape the pandemic, are now waiting to return – their savings …
  • Bhajan centre opening in Ayodhya postponed 23 Jun 2020 04:02 Lucknow, June 23 (IANS) The much-awaited inauguration of the bhajan centre in Ayodhya has been postponed in view of the corona pandemic and the escalating tension on the Indo-China border. The centre, constructed at a cost of Rs 210 crore, was to be …
  • Covid shadow over Pratapgarh’s Shrawan Mela 22 Jun 2020 15:14 The temple enshrines a Shivlinga, which is believed to have been established by the Pandavas. A grand fair is ...Read More PRAYAGRAJ: The novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic and the subsequent lockdown have hit the plans to organise the annual Shrawan …
  • SP (Prataparh) office sealed, complaint box put outside 22 Jun 2020 00:27 Prayagraj: After the office of the superintendent of police of Pratapgarh district got sealed after coming under the containment zone, the senior police authorities at Pratapgarh district have put a complaint box outside the containment zone to receive …
  • ‘Use Modi’s scheme for jobs to migrants’ 22 Jun 2020 00:14 Lucknow: A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Gareeb Kalyan Rozgar Scheme to boost employment in rural India, chief minister Yogi Adityanath sought to examine the possibility of using the scheme to create maximum opportunities in districts …
  • Covid found in staff of 25 of 668 hosps in random survey 22 Jun 2020 00:14 Lucknow: A little over 1% of government health staff tested randomly for Covid-19 were found positive for the infection in the ongoing surveillance exercise undertaken by the state health department. “The state is committed towards the containment of …
  • Chandigarh cancels second Patna train on June 22 20 Jun 2020 04:36 A Shramik Special train with 1,046 people left for Patna from the Chandigarh railway station on Friday CHANDIGARH: The UT administration will not run the second Shramik Special from Chandigarh to Patna on June 22 after only 1046 passengers out of more than …
  • Rape on bus: FIR against owner, conductor arrested in UP 20 Jun 2020 04:30 Representative Image NOIDA: Two days after a 25-year-old woman was allegedly raped on a moving bus by one of its two drivers, police on Friday claimed to have arrested the conductor. However, the main accused and the bus owner are still on the run. The …
  • 31 dists under Centre’s job scheme 19 Jun 2020 23:41 Lucknow: At least 31 districts of Uttar Pradesh which have received 25,000 or more migrants during lockdown will be included in the Centre’s Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyan scheduled to be launched by PM Narendra Modi on Saturday. UP chief minister Yogi …
  • Link Ganga e-way with Varanasi, begin land acquisition: CM Yogi 19 Jun 2020 23:41 Lucknow: Chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday asked the officials to consider the possibility of linking the 602-km Ganga expressway with Varanasi in future. He was reviewing the presentation on the Ganga Expressway by the chief executive officer of …
  • Haryana: Couple stabbed to death in suspected honour killing 19 Jun 2020 02:56 Image Source : PTI Couple stabbed to death in suspected honour killing in Haryana's Rohtak A nineteen-and-a-half-year-old woman and her husband were stabbed to death in a suspected case of honour killing in Haryana's Rohtak district on Thursday, …
  • Passenger raped in bus on way to Noida from Pratapgarh; one held 17 Jun 2020 13:23 Image Source : FILE FILE A 25-year-old woman travelling with her children from Pratapgarh district to Noida in Uttar Pradesh was allegedly raped in the moving bus by one of its two drivers, leading to the arrest of the accused, police said on Wednesday. …