• Gorakhpur is the new Saifai under Yogi government 25 Jan 2020 06:13 Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh has seen a flurry of development activities under the Yogi Aditya Nath-led government. The recently concluded Gorakhpur Mahotsav saw participation from several singers and actors, much on the lines of ‘Saifai Mahotsav’, which …
  • Rail passengers soon to know position of assigned coaches before reaching platform in Vijayawada 25 Jan 2020 03:50 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Soon, railway passengers will be able to know the position of their assigned coaches even before they reach their platform at Vijayawada Railway Station as the authorities are all set to introduce passenger information …
  • Four suspected coronavirus cases test negative, screening stepped up 25 Jan 2020 03:37 Across airports in India, 20,844 passengers from 96 flights have been screened for the symptoms so far. File Four samples suspected to contain novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) have tested negative at the National Institute of Virology (NIV), Pune, top …
  • Shaheen Baghs spring up in UP districts 24 Jan 2020 21:35 Lucknow, Jan 23 (IANS) It began with the Clock Tower in Lucknow and has now found an echo in Prayagraj, Varanasi, Etawah and Rampur. The sit-in protests against the citizenship laws which began in Shaheen Bagh in Delhi, have caught on in a big way in Uttar …
  • Rape accused BSP leader gets two-day parole to take oath as Lok Sabha MP 24 Jan 2020 19:06 Watch | BJP leader Suresh Awasthi threatening Police Officer in Kanpur After being in jail since May last year, rape accused and Bahujan Samajwadi Party Lok Sabha MP Atul Rai will finally take oath as Member of Parliament. Rai was granted two-day parole by …
  • Jailed on rape charge, BSP leader gets 2-day parole to take oath as MP 24 Jan 2020 13:48 Image Source : FACEBOOK Jailed on rape charge, BSP leader gets 2-day parole to take oath as MP Bahujan Samajwadi Pary leader Atul Rai, who has been in jail since May last year when he was put behind the bars on charge of rape, will finally take oath as a …
  • Magnetic moments 24 Jan 2020 11:43 An exhibition that presents a series of abstract paintings highlighting cities and Krishna playing Holi. Abstract paintings are fascinating because of the meanings possessed by the paintings and the meaning of these paintings changes with respect to time. …
  • ‘Anything I do is associated with food’ 24 Jan 2020 10:43 Celebrated chef and filmmaker Vikas Khanna talks about his love for food, his film and giving back to the society. Vikas Khanna – the poster boy of Indian cuisine worldwide, needs no introduction. From being the first Indian chef to have received a …
  • Allahabad High Court Grants 2 Day Parole To Rape Accused To Take Oath As MP 24 Jan 2020 10:42 Atul Rai will visit New Delhi on January 29 in police custody and cops will take him back on January 31 Allahabad: The Allahabad High Court on Thursday granted parole for two days to Atul Rai, who won last year's Lok Sabha election from Ghosi …
  • Police break up women’s protest in Varanasi, 6 held 24 Jan 2020 10:41 Written by Avaneesh Mishra | Lucknow | Published: January 24, 2020 2:59:55 am Women protesters being moved out of Beniyabagh ground, Varanasi, Thursday. Shortly after a small group of women and men gathered at Varanasi’s Beniyabagh ground to start a sit-in …
  • Ganga cleaner now, not a single drop of sewage flowing into it: Yogi Adityanath 24 Jan 2020 10:38 Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath flags off the Ganga Yatra from his official residence in Lucknow on Thursday. (Express Photo: Vishal Srivastav) Flagging off two raths (chariots) as part of the Ganga Yatra from his official residence in Lucknow, Chief …
  • 14 new flights planned for better air link to Odisha 23 Jan 2020 05:23 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  A total of 14 new flights are planned to several national and international destinations to improve connectivity with Odisha. Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy said the new flights to and from Odisha have been planned …
  • Subhas Chandra Bose temple to open in Varanasi 23 Jan 2020 05:19
  • Subhas Chandra Bose temple to open in Varanasi on Thursday 23 Jan 2020 04:45 Image Source : FILE Subhas Chandra Bose temple to open in Varanasi on Thursday A temple built in the name of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose will be inaugurated here on Thursday which also happens to be the 123rd birth anniversary of the iconic freedom fighter. …
  • Victoria Memorial to Belvedere House: A sneak peek into Kolkata’s new ‘cultural space’ 23 Jan 2020 03:01 Written by Divya A | Updated: January 23, 2020 8:13:23 am The Victoria Memorial Hall Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently inaugurated India’s first dedicated “cultural space” in Kolkata. Four iconic colonial buildings — the Currency Building, Metcalfe …
  • Students allege state suppression in U.P. 23 Jan 2020 01:24 Students from up to 30 universities who undertook “fact finding” missions in 15 cities in Uttar Pradesh, from where incidents of police crackdown on anti-CAA protesters were reported, alleged that a pattern of “communalised “state suppression” had emerged, …
  • Behind Bagga rap: Engineering student who penned song after Deepika’s JNU visit 22 Jan 2020 21:37 Written by Abhinav Rajput | New Delhi | Published: January 23, 2020 2:44:18 am Shashank Dixit had made his first rap song in support of the 2019 Balakot airstrike.  A third-year engineering student who wrote a pro-CAA rap is behind the campaign song of …
  • Odisha nudges air carriers to start direct flights to Bangkok, Abu Dhabi 22 Jan 2020 14:21 Enthused by rising outbound passenger volumes and people's growing appetite to travel abroad, the Odisha government engaged top air operators to start direct flights connecting Bhubaneswar with Bangkok, Singapore, Abu Dhabi and Colombo. Chief Minister …
  • Why independent Dalit political outfits are failing to win elections 22 Jan 2020 13:22 Dalits need their own independent politics to fight against inequality and oppression. This thought has run strong in Indian politics — from B R Ambedkar to Kanshi Ram. It was this desire of having independent Dalit politics that led Ambedkar to start the …
  • Man kills wife, two children before committing suicide in Lucknow 22 Jan 2020 13:18 Image Source : FILE Man kills wife, two children before committing suicide in Lucknow A man allegedly killed his wife and two children before committing suicide in Uttar Pradesh’s Lucknow.  The police recovered the bodies inside a locked room of the house. …
  • Delhi fog: 5 flights diverted from city, 22 trains delayed 22 Jan 2020 06:36 Dense fog in the national capital on Wednesday morning disrupted flight and train operations with five flights diverted and 22 trains delayed by up to eight hours, officials said. Heavy fog engulfed parts of the city with the minimum temperature settling …
  • UP cabinet nod to scheme to give financial help to kin of farmers who die working in fields 22 Jan 2020 05:47 LUCKNOW: Family of farmers who die or become handicapped while working in the fields in Uttar Pradesh will be given financial assistance, according to a minister. The decision was taken on Tuesday during a state cabinet meeting that gave its nod to the …
  • Roberrt shooting gets wrapped up 22 Jan 2020 05:30 By Express News Service Shooting for Darshan’s Roberrt was wrapped up on Tuesday. The film has Tharun Kishore Sudhir wielding the megaphone for the Challenging Star and a 180-member crew, who spent 108 days across various schedules to complete the shoot in …
  • Puzzles in botanical silk  22 Jan 2020 03:27 By Express News Service Nine unique designs shrouded in mysteries, secrets and cryptic messages at their core form the Cryptos collection launched by the 1881 carpet brand, Hands. The exquisite hand-knotted in botanical silk, each carpet is a distinctive, …
  • Savaari Car Rentals experiences impressive growth in 2019 21 Jan 2020 17:09 Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] Jan 21 (ANI/PRNewswire): 2019 was a watershed year for Savaari Car Rentals. The online aggregator, which is India's largest intercity cab service, grew at a record pace, expanded the number of cities it serviced, …
  • Onion Retail Price Tracker: Tuesday, January 21 21 Jan 2020 12:46 Rudrapur in Uttarakhand saw onion prices crash by ₹45/kg from Saturday’s prices to retail at ₹55/kg on Tuesday. The price of the bulb also fell by ₹20 in Raiganj and Port Blair and retailed at ₹55/kg and ₹80/kg, respectively. Itanagar, …
  • Direct flight from Bhubaneswar to Varanasi soon, says airport official 21 Jan 2020 07:31 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  A direct flight between Bhubaneswar and Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh will commence soon, said the officials of Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) here on Monday. IndiGo will operate flights between the two cities …
  • Lonely Planet launches carbon-neutral tours 21 Jan 2020 07:00 After almost 40 years of inspiring travellers to visit destinations all over the world, Lonely Planet has launched its own collection of carbon-neutral tours. In collaboration with adventure travel company Intrepid, the new small-group tours will be led by …
  • Lucknow-Delhi Tejas Express beautified with decals 21 Jan 2020 06:19 Lucknow: In a bid to promote tourism in the State, the Uttar Pradesh government has beautified the Lucknow-Delhi Tejas Express using decals. The decals feature many famous sites from the State including the Rumi Darwaza in Lucknow to the historically …
  • 25 Delhi-bound trains delayed due to fog in northern India 21 Jan 2020 04:53 New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) At least 25 Delhi-bound trains were delayed by 1 to 6 hours due to fog in several parts of northern India, officials said on Tuesday. According to Northern Railway officials, Cheenai-Hazrat Nizamuddin Duranto Express was delayed by …
  • Shah to address CAA rally in Lucknow 21 Jan 2020 04:53 Lucknow, Jan 21 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah will address a rally in support of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in Lucknow on Tuesday. The rally will be held at the Ram Katha Park in Bangla Bazaar area of the state capital. According to BJP …
  • Fight against hate with love and Constitution: Youth protest against CAA in Delhi 21 Jan 2020 04:25 By Express News Service NEW DELHI:  Hundreds of students and civil society members gathered at Jantar Mantar in response to the call for ‘Public Declaration Protests’ against CAA, NRC and NPR by over 100 youth organisations, student unions, student groups …
  • Develop Delhi Party 20 Jan 2020 19:14 By: Editorial | Published: January 21, 2020 12:15:34 am The AAP’s “10 guarantees” strategy appears to be to highlight its successes in education and healthcare in Delhi. I The Aam Aadmi Party’s list of 10 “guarantees”, released by Delhi Chief Minister …
  • Security app called ‘VGM’ launched by IIT-BHU in Uttar Pradesh 20 Jan 2020 14:37 Varanasi: In an attempt to check crime against women, IIT-BHU students have launched a security app — Very Good Morning — (VGM), which will send the location to the police emergency number by pressing the mobile’s power button thrice. “The person in the …
  • Air India launches flights between Bhubaneswar and Surat 20 Jan 2020 13:40 Bhubaneswar: The much sought after direct flight service between Bhubaneswar and Surat was launched by Air India from the Biju Patnaik International Airport here on Monday. The national carrier's Airbus A 320 aircraft took off for Surat from here at 8. …
  • Muslim man arrested in India for alleged espionage, 'passing information' to Pakistan 20 Jan 2020 13:16 Indian authorities on Sunday arrested a young Muslim man from Varanasi for being an alleged agent of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), Indian media reported. According to the reports, the Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) arrested the …
  • Discover the World ties up with GoAir to tap connecting passengers in new markets 20 Jan 2020 11:06 Airlines Tatiana Rokou / 20 Jan 2020 10:21 182 From January, this year Discover the World will leverage its close trade relationships to promote GoAir’s offering across key target audience segments including the group travel. SCOTTSDALE - Discover the …
  • Rashid agrees to be ISI agent to marry his cousin in Pak 20 Jan 2020 10:48 New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) has arrested an alleged ISI agent who is claimed to have been working in Varanasi and passing on the information since March 2019. According to sources, the military intelligence agencies received inputs …
  • 23-year-old man held from Varanasi for passing sensitive information to ISI 20 Jan 2020 09:44 Express News Service LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) arrested an agent of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), Mohammad Rashid, in a joint operation with Military Intelligence unit, in Varanasi, PM Modi’s parliamentary constituency, on …
  • India: WFP India Country Brief, December 2019 20 Jan 2020 09:06 Highlights WFP released its report on the “Review of Take-Home Rations (THR) distributed under the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) scheme”. The study reviewed the various components of the THR from production to nutritional composition, …
  • Suspected Pakistani Intelligence Agent Arrested in India’s Northern Uttar Pradesh 20 Jan 2020 08:45 India 11:03 20.01.2020Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): In the wake of heightened tensions between India and its western neighbour Pakistan, security and intelligence have been stepped up. The build-up started with a deadly attack on a convoy of Indian …
  • ISI agent held from Chandauli in UP 20 Jan 2020 08:42 Lucknow, Jan 20 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh ATS have arrested an ISI agent from Chandauli district in a joint operation with military intelligence. The accused Mohd Rashid was passing information to his handlers in Pakistan since March 2019. According to ATS …
  • 1 held for passing sensitive information to ISI: Official 20 Jan 2020 07:06 LUCKNOW: A 23-year-old man was arrested from Varanasi in a joint operation by the Uttar Pradesh anti-terrorism squad and military intelligence sleuths for allegedly passing on sensitive information to ISI agents in Pakistan, an official said on Monday. …
  • Varanasi: UP ATS arrests man for passing sensitive information to ISI 20 Jan 2020 06:28 Preliminary investigation revealed that he had been to Pakistan twice, according to the official. (Representational) A 23-year-old man was on Sunday arrested in Varanasi for allegedly passing on sensitive information to Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) …
  • Suspected ISI agent arrested in Varanasi 20 Jan 2020 05:40
  • FIR against ‘unidentified’ for controversial hoarding in UP 20 Jan 2020 04:13 Varanasi, Jan 20 (IANS) An FIR has been lodged against unidentified persons for a controversial hoarding near the Varanasi railway station. The hoarding near the Englishiya Line crossing read, “Hindu dharma mein ghar vapasi karo… CAA, NRC se chhutkara pao …
  • CAA falsehoods being spread by keeping women in front: Yogi Adityanath 19 Jan 2020 22:48 Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath at a rally in Varanasi Saturday. (Exprss photo by Anand Singh) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday hit out at the Congress and SP for the protests against the new citizenship law, accusing them of “ …
  • 'Gun purses' designed so women can protect themselves from rape gangs 19 Jan 2020 17:40 An eccentric inventor has unveiled a range of 'security gadgets' aimed at arming women against sexual assault. Shyam Chaurasia, from the northern Indian city of Varanasi, developed a number of products including a lipstick, purses and shoes, all …
  • Ex-IAS officer detained before his 'Nagrikta Bachao, Samvidhan Bachao' speech in Prayagraj 19 Jan 2020 11:43 Image Source : FACEBOOK Ex-IAS officer detained before his 'Nagrikta Bachao, Samvidhan Bachao' speech in Prayagraj Kannan Gopinathan, a former IAS officer from Kerala, was detained by the city police soon after he had arrived at the Prayagraj …
  • Ex-IAS officer Kannan Gopinathan detained at UP's Prayagraj airport 19 Jan 2020 11:19 Police vandalism in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar. A former IAS officer from Kerala, Kannan Gopinathan, was detained at the Prayagraj airport in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday, January 19, as he arrived from Delhi to deliver a two-hour symposium on democracy and the …
  • Marathon participants go on rampage in Varanasi 19 Jan 2020 11:13
  • Ex-IAS officer detained at Prayagraj airport 19 Jan 2020 06:14 Prayagraj, Jan 19 (IANS) Kannan Gopinathan, a ormer IAS officer from Kerala, was detained by the city police soon after he had arrived at the airport here, police said on Sunday. Gopinathan had arrived in the city from Delhi on Saturday to address a two- …
  • Fearless Delhi women protesters inspire national movement 19 Jan 2020 03:33 Defiant women who have been blocking a New Delhi highway for more than four weeks in protest against a bitterly disputed citizenship law have inspired thousands across India to copy their challenge to the Hindu nationalist government. Supported by …
  • Man kills wife & two kids, hangs self: Lucknow Police 19 Jan 2020 00:48 Pintu Kumar, his wife Arti A 32-YEAR-OLD MAN allegedly smothered his wife and two children to death before ending his life by hanging himself at his rented house in Gudamba police station area of Lucknow Saturday. Police said the exact reason behind the …
  • Magic carpets of Varanasi 19 Jan 2020 00:28 Varanasi-based carpet company, Hands, has launched its new Cryptos collection that features designs shrouded in mystery, with secrets and cryptic messages at their core. Beautifully hand-knotted in 100 per cent botanical silk, each carpet is a distinctive, …
  • Tourism not hit due to CAA or Article 370: Union Minister Prahlad Singh Patel 18 Jan 2020 17:47 Prahlad Patel, minister of state (independent charge) for culture & tourism, is confident of achieving the government’s target of doubling foreign tourists within five years. Protests over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act or Article 370 have not hit …
  • Congress, SP, BSP have relations with SIMI, PFI: Adityanath 18 Jan 2020 16:44 Varanasi: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath hit out at Opposition including Congress saying that they have a relationship with banned outfits like Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) and Popular Front of India (PFI). “Congress, SP, SP”> …
  • In a first, Prayagraj university introduces three-month course on CAA, Article 370 18 Jan 2020 14:28 Express News Service LUCKNOW: Amid the ongoing nationwide protests and raging debate over the amended Citizenship Act, Prayagraj-based UP Rajarshi Tandon Open University (UPRTOU) has introduced a three-month certificate course to educate people about the …
  • Onion Retail Price Tracker: Saturday, January 18 18 Jan 2020 12:53 Agra and Jadcherla saw a ₹10/kg decline in onion prices from Friday’s rates to retail at ₹50/kg and ₹40/kg on Saturday. According to the data compiled by the Department of Consumer Affairs, centres such as Vijayawada, Palakkad, Mysuru, Gaya and …
  • Adopt our model or Ram temple may take long to build, VHP tells government 18 Jan 2020 05:25 NEW DELHI: The Vishwa Hindu Parishad has appealed to the Centre that the proposed Ram Temple Trust adopt the model suggested by the Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas for the Ram Temple in Ayodhya, as this would help speed up its construction. “This model of the temple …
  • 20 Delhi-bound trains delayed due to fog 18 Jan 2020 04:44 New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) At least 20 Delhi-bound trains were delayed due to fog in several parts of Northern India, railway officials said on Saturday. A senior Northern Railway official said that Puri-New Delhi Purushottan Express and Sealdah-Amritsar …
  • CM Yogi plans Ganga yatra to mark 3 yrs in office 18 Jan 2020 03:40 Lucknow: Nearing the completion of three years in office in March, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath will flag-off a Ganga Yatra - a campaign undertaken by the state government that will cover 1,025 km via 26 districts through which the river …
  • 12 artists pay tribute to scenic India ahead of Republic Day 18 Jan 2020 03:20 Express News Service Tankha shopping malls are presumably touted to become the art galleries of tomorrow. This observation was made after noticing how subways and underpasses have come to showcase artworks. The aim is to get art closer to the masses, be it …
  • 2019 review: Ministry of Development of NE Region (DoNER) 18 Jan 2020 02:54 Year end review - 2019 : Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Press Information Bureau * Major Achievements of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) during the calendar year 2019 are as follows: 1. NLCPR/NESIDS…
  • Onion Retail Price Tracker: Friday, January 17 17 Jan 2020 13:13 Mayabunder in Andaman saw a decline of ₹20/kg in the price of onions from Thursday’s price to retail at ₹100 on Friday. A few other centres such as Meerut, Allahabad, Karnal, Sagar, Hyderabad Varanasi and Malda also saw the average retail price of the …
  • Sri Lanka President, Prime Minister to visit China, India next month 17 Jan 2020 10:48 * Sri Lanka President, Prime Minister to visit China, India next month Fri, Jan 17, 2020, 10:37 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. Jan 17, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa are scheduled to …
  • Now ‘Orange Cafe’ by acid attack survivors in Varanasi 17 Jan 2020 10:37 Varanasi, Jan 17 (IANS) After the ‘Sheroes Hangout Cafe in Lucknow and Agra, acid attack survivors in Varanasi will soon have a cafe that will be run by them. The restaurant called ‘The Orange Cafe’ is being opened in the Durga Kund area and is the …
  • Posters against BHU VC surfaces in Varanasi 17 Jan 2020 10:13 Varanasi: The posters against Banaras Hindu University (BHU) Vice-Chancellor Rakesh Bhatnagar have surfaced across Varanasi, demanding his resignation. Posters stating ‘BHU VC Hindi Virodhi’ were seen in parts of the city here on Friday. This comes after …
  • Delhi receives light rains; dense fog predicted in next 48 hours 17 Jan 2020 08:13 Image Source : INDIA TV Delhi receives light rains; dense fog predicted in next 48 hours Delhiites on Friday woke up to continuous light rains in some parts of the national capital, which lead to a drop in mercury, bringing the minimum temperature down to …
  • SL Prez, PM to visit China, India in Feb 17 Jan 2020 06:41 Colombo, Jan 17 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa are scheduled to visit China and India with the aim of further strengthening regional cooperation and enhancing relations with the two Asian powers, it was …
  • Glimpses of Varanasi in seven carpets 17 Jan 2020 04:59 Express News Service The ghats of Benaras is a melting pot of the varied hues of life. And the latest collection by Ambiente – a sister brand the 30-year-old rug-making giant Bhadohi Carpets – titled Aaina-Seven Stories of UP is a tribute to the brand’s …
  • Anti-CAA slogans at RSS' ulema meet; Delhi police detains 8 people 17 Jan 2020 03:22 New Delhi: A protest broke out at a pro-CAA ulema meet called by RSS leader Indresh Kumar led Muslim Rashtriya Manch at the Constitution Club on Thursday, when around 10 people in the front of the stage started shouting anti-CAA slogans. Eight people were …
  • BJP led by Shah to go on rally offensive on CAA 17 Jan 2020 02:42 BY ANINDYA BANERJEE New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) “Ek inch bhi wapas nahi jaayenge (We won’t backtrack even an inch)” were the words of Union Home Minister and BJP chief Amit Shah amid nationwide anti-CAA protests this January. This was not the first time …
  • Allow right to peaceful protests in Varanasi, Amnesty urges PM Modi, Yogi Adityanath 16 Jan 2020 12:56 NEW DELHI: Amnesty International on Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to allow peaceful demonstrations against the CAA in Varanasi, the former's Lok Sabha constituency, and uphold people's …
  • 'Chhapaak' is one of most important films of our time, says Janhvi Kapoor 16 Jan 2020 06:23 The new talk of Bollywood Janhvi Kapoor on Wednesday said 'Chhapaak is one of the most important films of our time.' New Delhi: Meghna Gulzar directorial film -- Chhapaak -- is receiving nothing but all the good words from the movie enthusiasts. …
  • ASER findings show students in Lucknow, Varanasi schools lag behind in learning 15 Jan 2020 12:36 Express News Service LUCKNOW: Children studying in Class 3 in the cities of Varanasi and Lucknow cannot read or recognise numbers between 1 to 100. The findings of the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) 2019 show over 46 per cent in Lucknow and 45.9 …
  • In first trial of end to end refrigerated shipments, Maersk helps chillies from Varanasi reach UAE in 9 days 15 Jan 2020 11:21 PUNE: Maersk, the global integrated logistics company, recently successfully delivered its first end-to-end shipment of freshly produced ‘Green Chillies’ from Varanasi to Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates (UAE) within a duration of 9 days. The company said …
  • Makar Sankranti celebrated with religious fervor: Uttar Pradesh 15 Jan 2020 09:07 Varanasi: Makar Sankranti, a festival associated with nature and Sun God, was celebrated in various parts of the state. Scores of people braved the winter chill and gathered on banks of river Ganga to take a holy dip here on the occasion of Makar Sankranti …
  • First look of Polladhavan’s Hindi remake is out 15 Jan 2020 06:53 By Express News Service The first-look poster of Guns of Banaras was recently released. The film is the Hindi remake of Polladhavan (2007), the superhit Tamil film that marked the first collaboration between Dhanush and Vetri Maaran.  Guns of Banaras is …
  • National Weather Forecast: January 15, Wednesday 15 Jan 2020 05:10 Dense to very dense fog is forecast to blanket parts of Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and North-East Rajasthan until tomorrow (Thursday) as a fresh western disturbance with its steam engine up front chugs in. The moisture-spewing disturbance will …
  • Commissionerate: New police system in Ghaziabad, Varanasi, Kanpur likely 15 Jan 2020 00:27 Written by Amil Bhatnagar | Lucknow | Published: January 15, 2020 3:35:17 am Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath After Lucknow and Gautam Buddh Nagar, the police commissionerate system will be implemented in three other cities of Uttar Pradesh, …
  • Delhi Minorities Commission writes to Chief Justice to take notice of police brutalities during anti-NRC-CAA protests 14 Jan 2020 21:22 New Delhi: Delhi Minorities Commission, which has been actively supporting peaceful protests in NCT of Delhi against NRC/CAA, has written to Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde, Chief Justice of India, asking him to take sou motu notice of police brutalities …
  • Handcrafted Happiness 14 Jan 2020 19:44 A design fair that exhibits handcrafted jewellery, textiles and other accessories from across the country. A handmade shawl always tends to trump a shawl made by machines as the intricacies that the handmade shawl possesses cannot be touched. Alas! one …
  • Delhi Minorities Commission Seeks Action on 'Police Brutality’ Against Citizenship Act Protesters 14 Jan 2020 13:51 India 13:07 14.01.2020(updated 15:13 14.01.2020) Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): As India continues to witness widespread protests over the new Citizenship law, passed by the federal government in December 2019, and granting citizenship to persecuted …
  • Winter spell continues in Uttar Pradesh 14 Jan 2020 12:58 Lucknow, Jan 14 (IANS) Traditionally, ‘Makar Sankranti’ (on January 15) marks the beginning of the end of the winter season but this year, the freezing spell seems to be getting unusually longer. According to the India Meteorological Department, rainfall …
  • Muslim woman translating Ram Charit Manas in Urdu 14 Jan 2020 11:49 Varanasi, Jan 14 (IANS) A Muslim woman in Varanasi is working overtime to translate the Ram Charit Manas written by Tulsidas into Urdu. The woman, Nazneen, has already translated five of the seven ‘kands’ (chapters) of the epic. She has translated ‘Baal …
  • SpiceJet plane makes emergency landing at Chennai airport 14 Jan 2020 03:38 Image Source : PTI SpiceJet plane makes emergency landing at Chennai airport A SpiceJet plane made an emergency landing at Chennai International airport on Monday evening because of a technical glitch. The plane was flying from Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi …
  • 32,000 refugees identified in 21 UP districts: minister 13 Jan 2020 23:20 Shrikant Sharma said following the notification for the CAA, all district magistrates in the state have been asked to collect data. The BJP government in Uttar Pradesh on Monday said it has started the process to identify refugees and 32,000 such people …
  • Chennai-bound SpiceJet flight faces technical snag 13 Jan 2020 20:57 By ANI CHENNAI: A SpiceJet flight between Varanasi and Chennai had a minor technical issue but made a normal landing in Chennai. "A SpiceJet B737-800 aircraft operated SG-184 (Varanasi - Chennai) had a minor technical issue and made a normal landing …
  • Citizenship Act: ‘32,000 refugees identified in 21 districts’, claims UP minister 13 Jan 2020 16:17 Shrikant Sharma said following the notification for the CAA, all district magistrates in the state have been asked to collect data. Two days after the amended Citizenship Act was notified by the Centre, a minister in the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh …
  • The batch of 2019: Meet Haryana’s new crop of civil servants 13 Jan 2020 14:08 Written by Varinder Bhatia | Chandigarh | Published: January 13, 2020 5:45:52 pm Clockwise from top: Ankita Verma, an engineer from Dwarka; Gaurav Gupta, who worked in Korea for two years; Devendra Sharma, who was working in the Income Tax Department; and …
  • Neena Gupta told me films are made with heart: Vikas Khanna 13 Jan 2020 13:21 Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) Chef-turned-author-turned-filmmaker Vikas Khanna has submitted his debut directorial feature “The Last Color” for nomination in the Best Film category at Oscars 2020. With the nominations to be announced on Monday, Khanna hopes his …
  • Dhoti-Kurta for men and saree for women to enter the sanctum at the Kashi Vishwanath Temple: Varanasi 13 Jan 2020 13:11 Keeping it strict, the new rule has been brought in by the Kashi Vidwat Parishad, as part of which a dress code has been introduced for devotees entering the sanctum at the Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Uttar Pradesh’s Varanasi. While men will have to wear …
  • Will revoke CAA-NRC if Congress wins power in UP: Priyanka’s poll pitch in Varanasi 13 Jan 2020 13:05 Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi during her interaction with locals in Varanasi Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday announced that her party will roll back the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the Nationwide Register of …
  • Dress code to be mandatory for entering sanctum of Varanasi’s Kashi Vishwanath Temple 13 Jan 2020 11:56 NET Bureau Devotees visiting the Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Uttar Pradesh’s Varanasi will now have to follow a dress code to enter the sanctum of the temple. Applicable for both men and women, the new rule makes it mandatory for men to wear the Indian …
  • Lucknow, Varanasi reel under cold wave, fog 13 Jan 2020 11:32 Lucknow: Lucknow and Varanasi shivered on Monday as cold wave conditions intensified in the region. Dense fog enveloped the area even as the minimum temperature plummeted to 7 degrees Celsius. “It’s so cold today and there is so much fog around. We were …
  • No Western Styles in House of God: Visitors to Ancient Indian Temple Advised on Dress Code 13 Jan 2020 11:12 India 10:51 13.01.2020Get short URL https://cdn5.img.sputniknews.com/images/107802/00/1078020041.jpg Sputnik International https://cdn2.img.sputniknews.com/i/logo.png Sputnik https://cdn2.img.sputniknews.com…
  • Varanasi's famous Kashi Vishwanath temple to now have dress code for devotees 13 Jan 2020 09:21 Image Source : PTI Kashi Vishwanath temple to now have dress code for devotees Are you planning to visit the famous Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi? You will now have to follow a dress code to visit the sacred spot. Authorities at …
  • We want to end era of slow-moving trains: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal 13 Jan 2020 07:22 Representational image Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday referred to the famous 'railgaadi' song of actor Ashok Kumar while stressing the need for support of the private sector to accelerate the development of the railways. He dismissed …
  • IRCTC to launch overnight train joining Ujjain's Mahakal to Varanasi's Kashi Vishwanath 12 Jan 2020 11:14 Image Source : ANI Railways Minister Piyush Goyal Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday announced that the Indian Railways will soon launch an overnight train under IRCTC joining Mahakal in Ujjain and Kashi Vishwanath in Varanasi from Indore. The Indian …