• Lord Buddha’s ideals have lasting solutions to challenges world faces today: PM Modi 04 Jul 2020 09:43 As the world fights extraordinary challenges, their lasting solutions can come from the ideals of Lord Buddha, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday. Addressing the Dhamma Chakra Day event, the prime minister also said that in his first sermon at …
  • Noida: Active COVID-19 cases cross 1,000-mark; tally rises to 2,569 04 Jul 2020 08:28 Image Source : PTI Active COVID-19 cases in Noida cross 1,000-mark Ninety-six more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Uttar Pradesh's Gautam Buddh Nagar, pushing the tally of infections to 2,569, the highest for any district in the state, …
  • Guru Purnima 2020: PM Modi extends greetings, wants to focus on connectivity to Buddhist sites 04 Jul 2020 07:38 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of Ashadha Poornima.and the inauguration of the Dharma Chakra Day, on Saturday, said India wants to focus on connectivity to Buddhist sites to improve tourism. The Prime Minister's remark came at a time when …
  • Narendra Modi: Buddha's Ideals Remain Relevant as World Fights Extraordinary Challenges 04 Jul 2020 06:29 India 06:11 GMT 04.07.2020Get short URL https://cdn1.img.sputniknews.com/img/107924/88/1079248857_0:0:2868:1614_1200x675_80_0_0_46fd4e82c2179d605696f15d2665ac29.jpg Sputnik International https://cdn2.img.sputniknews.com/ …
  • Wanted criminal injured in police encounter, held 03 Jul 2020 22:50 Varanasi: A wanted criminal Raj Narayan Yadav alias Raju, who carried a reward of Rs. 25,000, was arrested in Mughalsarai area in Chandauli district after a police encounter in the small hours on Friday. The arrested criminal sustained a bullet injury in …
  • Kashi’s Covid-19 tally rises to 576 with 30 more cases 03 Jul 2020 22:50 Varanasi: As many as 30 more persons were tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday increasing the tally to 576 in the district. So far, 335 patients have recovered, while 21 patients died. Presently, there are 220 active cases of Covid-19 in the district. …
  • 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- …
  • Government invites bids for Delhi-Varanasi high-speed rail corridor 03 Jul 2020 05:03 NEW DELHI: The government has begun work on its plans for a second high-speed rail corridor in the country, between Delhi and the prime minister’s constituency of Varanasi, by inviting bids on Thursday for the preparation of designs for the proposed …
  • Rights panel summons officials over arsenic in water for schoolchildren 03 Jul 2020 00:21 Lucknow: Displeased with the education department and Ballia district administration for not submitting a report on arsenic poisoning in water being supplied to schools, the National Humans Rights Commission has taken action. It has summoned the principal …
  • 817 fresh cases in 24 hrs, 34% in Meerut division 03 Jul 2020 00:21 Lucknow: Another spike of 817 new coronavirus positive cases was reported in Uttar Pradesh as a door-to-door campaign in high burden districts of Meerut division began on Thursday. With 817 new cases, maximum in a single day, the state tally reached 25,150 …
  • 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 …
  • Record jump in cases, Centre tells UP to ramp up testing in Noida, Ghaziabad 03 Jul 2020 00:17 An isolation coach being readied by the railways at Charbagh station in Lucknow. Railways has said that over 200 such isolation coaches will be readied in Lucknow. (Photo by Vishal Srivastav) WITH ONE of the highest single-day jumps of Covid cases – 817 – …
  • Ganja worth Rs 4.50 crore recovered, 3 arrested 02 Jul 2020 23:07 Varanasi: The Varanasi field unit of special task force (STF) arrested three smugglers with a consignment of 18.68 quintals of ‘Ganja’ from Jagatpur area under the limits of Rohania police station on Wednesday night. The cost of the recovered Ganja was …
  • Unlock-2: Varanasi bans tobacco, paan exempted 02 Jul 2020 23:07 Varanasi: The district administration on Thursday reimposed ban on the sale of paan masala and tobacco in the district in view of a sharp rise in the number of Covid-19 cases. Though sale of Banarasi paan has been exempted from the ban, it could only be …
  • Proud of my son, says father of jawan who saved child in J&K 02 Jul 2020 23:07 Varanasi: It was a proud moment for the family of CoBRA jawan Pawan Kumar Chaubey on Thursday when the commandant of the 95 Battalion of CRPF, to which Pawan belonged, called on the family and praised the bravery of the jawan who had rescued a three-year- …
  • Why we can’t easily wipe out China from India’s silk weaving industry 02 Jul 2020 12:44 Written by Shiny Varghese , Edited by Explained Desk | Published: July 2, 2020 5:03:31 pm Nearly 80 per cent of the silk threads that weavers use across the country come from China. File/PTI Photo At a time when Chinese goods are frowned upon and …
  • Railways kick-starts its plan to rope in private entities to operate passenger trains 02 Jul 2020 10:21 Share0 By inviting request for qualifications (RFQ) for participation on 109 pairs of routes through 151 modern trains, the Indian Railways on Wednesday, July 1, formally commenced its plans to rope in private players to operate passenger trains on its …
  • Unlocking Diaries: Life’s getting back on track for morning walkers as parks reopen in Varanasi 02 Jul 2020 10:11
  • Railway-linked stocks rally up to 16% as privatisation process kicks off 02 Jul 2020 06:41 NEW DELHI: Shares of railway-linked companies rallied up to 16 per cent in Thursday's trade after the Indian Railways kicked off its plans to allow private entities to operate passenger trains on its network by inviting the request for qualifications ( …
  • Claims People: SCA, AqualisBraemar and Munich Re 02 Jul 2020 06:26 SCA Appraisal Appoints Director and Managers SCA Appraisal has created a new Customer Success division and appointed Monica Diaz as its senior director. SCA, based in Burbank, California, appointed Lucano Figueroa to lead the division’s Financial Services…
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Yogi calls Akhilesh to wish him on birthday 02 Jul 2020 00:47 Akhilesh Yadav planting a sapling on his birthday on Wednesday Lucknow: Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav’s 47th birthday celebrations on Wednesday remained a low-key affair following strict instructions from the former chief minister to all partymen …
  • 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 …
  • Dist’s tally crosses mark of 500 02 Jul 2020 00:25 Hotspot area of Gwaldas Sahu lane in Chowk Varanasi: With 29 more Covid-19 cases detected in the district, the total tally crossed the mark of 500 reaching to 525 on Wednesday while one more death of an infected person took the toll to 20. The district, …
  • 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 …
  • Temples violating social distancing norm in Shrawan month to be shut in Varanasi 02 Jul 2020 00:25 ss Varanasi: Concerned over sharp rise in Covid-19 cases, the district administration has made it clear that if any temple administration fails to comply with the guidelines of social distancing and check crowding during the auspicious Shrawan month, it …
  • Meet the CRPF jawan who rescued 3 year-old in Sopore encounter 01 Jul 2020 20:22 By Ankur SharmaNew Delhi [India], July 1 (ANI): The heart-wrenching photograph of a CRPF Jawan rescuing a toddler from getting hit by bullets after terrorists opened fire at a patrol party in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district on Wednesday has gone …
  • Priyanka Gandhi faces security threat, let her retain govt house: Capt Amrinder to Centre 01 Jul 2020 19:57 All people, irrespective of their ideology, have the right to criticise and demand explanations from the government in a democracy, Amarinder Singh pointed out, adding that this is even more applicable to politicians. Taking strong exception to the Centre’ …
  • Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi says weavers in Varanasi suffering, seeks financial package 01 Jul 2020 13:33 Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday alleged that weavers in the prime minister’s constituency, Varanasi, are being forced to pledge their jewellery and houses to survive, and said only a concrete financial package can help them. “UP CM at an …
  • Varanasi weavers forced to pledge jewellery, houses to survive: Priyanka 01 Jul 2020 11:25 Share00 New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday took a potshot at the Uttar Pradesh government, alleging that weavers in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s parliamentary constituency Varanasi “are being forced to …
  • Aggrieved Mayawati vs PGV Has Turned To Next-Level 01 Jul 2020 08:57 Mayawati, chief of the Bahujan Samaj Party, notoriously short-tempered and with a proclivity for outbursts, has maintained an unusual phlegmatic silence on the plight and exodus of migrants from the big cities back to their villages. Instead, the 64-year- …
  • Priyanka Gandhi Vadra attacks PM Modi, CM Yogi over plight of Varanasi weavers 01 Jul 2020 07:56
  • 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 …
  • The aerial killer 01 Jul 2020 02:29 Express News Service CHENNAI: Earlier in 2017, when Ariharan T bagged the winning title of Ezham Arivu, a first-of-its-kind science reality show, little did he know that he would go on to make a mammoth difference in the pandemic-ridden world. “As a class …
  • Mukhtar backed fish trade mafia in police net in Kashi 01 Jul 2020 01:31 Varanasi: In a drive against fish trade mafia elements patronised by jailed mafia don-turned-MLA Mukhtar Ansari, Varanasi police on Tuesday arrested four persons with 20 quintals of fish of banned species. Mau cops also arrested one person and announced …
  • Postal dept to deliver KVT ‘prasad’ at home for Rs 251 01 Jul 2020 01:31 Postal service for the doorstep delivery of the prasad of Kashi Vishwanath temple inaugurated on Tuesday. For ...Read More Varanasi: Devotees could now have ‘prasad’ of Kashi Vishwanath Temple delivered at their doorstep as visiting the temple has become …
  • 22 more test +ve for Covid-19, one dies in Varanasi 01 Jul 2020 01:31
  • Five cyber crooks held, cash recovered 01 Jul 2020 01:31 Varanasi: In a major breakthrough ,the joint team of crime branch and cyber cell of police on Monday nabbed five cyber criminals involved in withdrawing money from the bank accounts of several people. Mau SP Anurag Arya announced a cash award of Rs. 25,000 …
  • NCR developers get six more months to finish their projects 01 Jul 2020 00:35 Lucknow: The state cabinet on Tuesday provided relief to builders in Noida, Greater Noida and Yamuna Expressway by giving them six additional months to complete pending projects. The deadline has been extended from June 30, 2021 to December 31, 2021, with …
  • NTPC, IOC plan waste-energy plant at Okhla to keep SDMC area clean 30 Jun 2020 18:21 (Representative image) NEW DELHI: State-run generation utility NTPC, oil refiner-fuel retailer IndianOil and South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) on Tuesday signed an MoU for building a waste-to-energy plant at the Okhla landfill site in the national …
  • Amazon expands Pantry service to over 300 cities in India 30 Jun 2020 18:11 NEW DELHI: Amazon.in on Tuesday said it has expanded its 'Amazon Pantry' service that allows users to buy grocery items from the platform to over 300 cities across the country. An Amazon India spokesperson said the service was available to …
  • 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, …
  • UP: Day of record recovery offsets daily cases surge 30 Jun 2020 01:23 Other districts with a high number of new cases were Varanasi (45), Hapur (41), Kanpur Nagar (38), and Lucknow (24). (Rerpesentational) Even as Monday recorded a high of 695 new coronavirus cases, taking the state’s count to 22,841, a record number of …
  • 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 …
  • NIA finds photos of CRPF camp in ISI handler’s phone 30 Jun 2020 00:51 Lucknow: The team of National Investigation Agency (NIA) probing into ISI modules in Uttar Pradesh has found the photographs of CRPF camp in Amethi in the mobile phone of ISI handler, Mohammad Rashid, who was arrested earlier this year. Another NIA team …
  • Covid tally crosses 23k with 685 cases 30 Jun 2020 00:51 An artist paints a mural to spread awareness about Covid-19 in Noida. UP has recorded 23,078 cases and 15,506 ...Read More Lucknow: The coronavirus tally of Uttar Pradesh crossed the 23,000-mark on Monday. As many as 685 new cases took the total number of …
  • 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 …
  • WB funded Rs 100-Cr project to uplift Sarnath facilities 30 Jun 2020 00:07 Varanasi: Sarnath, one of the most sacred Buddhist sites of the country, will see the beginning of World Bank funded Rs 100 crore work under pro-poor tourism development project to ensure world-class facilities for the pilgrims and tourists and employment …
  • Police hit Mukhtar-backed fish trade tycoon in Kashi 30 Jun 2020 00:07 Varanasi: After Mau and Ghazipur, the jailed mafia don turned MLA Mukhtar Ansari’s wealth creators in Varanasi also came under the scanner of men in khaki with the arrest of his henchmen and fish trade tycoon Mohd Salim along with his two aides from …
  • Kashi airport gets inline baggage screening system 30 Jun 2020 00:07 Divisional commissioner Deepak Agrawal inaugurates the newly installed baggage screening system on Monday Varanasi: The LBS International Airport of Varanasi on Monday got the latest technology of baggage screening in the aviation industry, which will not …
  • Noida: 53 new Covid-19 cases, 211 discharged; recovery rate rises to 64.76 per cent 29 Jun 2020 19:16 Representative image NOIDA: Fifty-three people, including a deputy collector, tested positive for Covid-19 in UP's Gautam Buddh Nagar but 211 patients were cured and discharged from hospitals on Monday, raising the recovery rate to 64.76 per cent, …
  • 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 …
  • Assam floods claim 4 more lives, over a million affected 29 Jun 2020 16:41 A partially submerged house is seen at the flood-affected Mayong village in Assam (Reuters) NEW DELHI: The floods in Assam spread to more areas on Monday, claiming four lives during the day and affecting over a million people overall, even as three deaths …
  • Chef Vikas Khanna’s drive to feed the hungry started due to a spam mail 29 Jun 2020 05:21 Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) Michelin-star chef Vikas Khanna, whose debut film as a director “The Last Color” was in contention for an Oscar nomination at the last Academy Awards, has taken a break from both culinary and filmmaking duties to turn focus on social …
  • Uttar Pradesh: NIA conducts searches in ISI agent case 29 Jun 2020 02:51 New Delhi [India], June 28 (ANI): National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Sunday said that it has conducted searches at the residential premises of accused Md. Rashid in Chandoli and Varanasi districts of Uttar Pradesh in connection with the investigation …
  • VSCL inks MoU with IIT-BHU to expedite Smart City work 29 Jun 2020 00:16 Professionals from IIT(BHU) will be invited to be part of the key technical discussions and strategic meetings...Read More Varanasi: To accelerate the pace of the Smart City mission in Varanasi, the Indian Institute of Technology Banaras Hindu University ( …
  • 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 …
  • Rs 2k cr to raise force like CISF to fortify religious cities in UP 28 Jun 2020 23:57 Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Special Security Force (UPSSSF), the proposed special force to look after the security of religious cities, courts and other vital installations, will be raised at a cost of around Rs 2,000 crore and will have five battalions of 1, …
  • 14 hotspot dists account for 60% active cases, 65% deaths 28 Jun 2020 23:57 Lucknow: Fourteen districts account for over 60% of the active Covid-19 cases and 65% of deaths reported so far in the state. According to an official data, there are 6,679 active Covid cases in the state of which 4,012 belong to these 14 districts. Of 660 …
  • NIA raids houses of ISI agent, damning documents seized 28 Jun 2020 23:57 Lucknow: Two months after lodging an FIR against ISI agent Mohammed Rashid, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) conducted searches at three places in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday. The searches were carried out at the house of Rashid in Chandauli and his …
  • UP: Cong calls govt’s claim of 1.25 cr jobs ‘fraud’, flags distress suicides 28 Jun 2020 22:34 Increase MGNREGA workdays to 200, says Ajay Kumar Lallu. Days after the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh said that it had allocated 1.25 crore jobs in a single day, the Congress on Sunday termed the claim a “fraud” and alleged that youths are instead ending …
  • 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 …
  • Migrants return to Maharashtra: ‘Kin reluctant but we can eat only when we earn’ 28 Jun 2020 21:13 Written by Sadaf Modak | Mumbai | Published: June 29, 2020 1:50:05 am Migrant workers screened at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus in Mumbai as they return to Maharashtra. (Express photo by Pradip Das/File) “Our families were reluctant to let us return. But we …
  • ISI agent: NIA conducts searches at 3 places in Uttar Pradesh 28 Jun 2020 20:11 Mohammed Rashid LUCKNOW: Two months after registering an FIR in connection with accused ISI agent Mohammed Rashid, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Sunday conducted searches at three places in Uttar Pradesh. The searches were carried out at the …
  • India turns to cardboard beds in coronavirus... 28 Jun 2020 16:40  26 Jun 2020 - 16:15 A volunteer walks past disposable beds made out of cardboard at the campus of Radha Soami Satsang Beas, a spiritual organization, where a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) care centre has been constructed for the patients amidst the …
  • Light to moderate rainfall lashes several parts of UP 28 Jun 2020 13:12 A view of flooded streets after heavy rains in Varanasi, Friday, June 19, 2020.(PTI file photo used as represe...Read More LUCKNOW: Light to moderate rainfall occurred in several parts of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday, the Meteorological department said. It said …
  • 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 …
  • Locust swarms enter Nepal 28 Jun 2020 06:16 Kathmandu, June 28 (IANS) Nepalese officials have confirmed that swarms of desert locusts, which ravage crops, have entered the country after more than two decades. The locusts were spotted in Nepal’s southern plains of Bara, Sarlahi, Parsa and Rupandehi …
  • Flexi airspace to bring down travel time from Kolkata to Mumbai and Hyderabad 28 Jun 2020 04:06 Representative image KOLKATA: Flights from Kolkata to Mumbai and Hyderabad can take up to 12 minutes less if planes can fly direct to these cities through airspace that is currently restricted and requires planes to do a detour. An air navigation services …
  • Murder convict is jail topper: Most prisoners clear test 28 Jun 2020 01:00 Arun has topped UP among prisoners in intermediate exam Lucknow: Prison inmates in Uttar Pradesh notched up a near-100% success rate in both high school and intermediate Board exams this year. In high school exams, 83 of 93 inmates cleared the exam, taking …
  • UP board results: Dist toppers aspireto be IAS officers to serve the country 28 Jun 2020 00:18 Students busy in checking their roll numbers after the results of UP Board exams were out on Saturday Varanasi: The Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad (UPMSP) on Saturday declared the results for class 10th and class 12th board exams on its official …
  • Criminals enjoying Mukhtar’s patronage booked under Gangster Act in Mau 28 Jun 2020 00:18 Varanasi: Gangs of criminals enjoying alleged patronage of jailed mafia don-turned-MLA Mukhtar Ansari are also facing the heat of police crackdown on organised crime in east UP region. “In a fresh development, we have booked one Ankur Rai and nine other …
  • Chillies: The ingredient that unites India and China 27 Jun 2020 18:27 In the indie hit film Masaan (2015), set in Varanasi, there is a scene where a boy takes a girl to a café. Daringly, they order a pizza. The boy tells the waiter: “Sauce laaiye… Schezwan milega?” He figures this chatpata concoction, usually made from …
  • India tops 500,000 cases, turns to cardboard beds 27 Jun 2020 13:47 NEW DELHI: This photograph taken on June 25, 2020 shows cardboard beds installed inside the campus hall of spiritual organization Radha Soami Satsang Beas (RSSB), which is being converted into a coronavirus care center. — AFP NEW DELHI: India now has more …
  • Centre should support locust-hit states, farmers: Rahul Gandhi 27 Jun 2020 13:38 New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday asked the Centre to support farmers and states who have suffered damage to crops due to locust attacks. “Locusts have destroyed crops in Haryana, Rajasthan, Punjab, UP, MP, Gujarat and …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • One more covid death, 17 test positive 27 Jun 2020 00:17 Times News Network Varanasi: With one more death due to Covid-19 on Friday, the toll rose to 15 in the district. Besides, 17 more people were found infected with the virus taking the distrist’s tally to 412. According to chief medical officer Dr VB Singh, …
  • Ticket data hints at people returning to cities, Railways may start more trains 26 Jun 2020 23:07 Migrants from Kerala at charbagh railway station in Lucknow. Express photo by Vishal Srivastav As economic activities resume across the country, the data of railway ticket-booking indicates that people may be gradually returning to the big cities from …
  • Patna school misbehaves with parent over school fee, video goes viral 26 Jun 2020 22:30 Surat Police officer slaps lady bank staffer Despite the government telling private schools not to charge fees during the lockdown period, there are many schools that are pressurising parents and guardians to deposit admission fees and school fees. A …
  • 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 …
  • India turns to cardboard beds in coronavirus battle 26 Jun 2020 14:49 BHIWADI: India is deploying thousands of beds made of cardboard to makeshift medical facilities as it struggles to deal with the surging number of coronavirus cases. The low-cost beds are chemically coated to make them waterproof and can hold a 300- …
  • Today super undeclared emergency! 26 Jun 2020 09:07 Few will forget that infamous night of 25/26 June 1975, when Emergency was declared in India. No right-thinking Indian will ‘celebrate’ that event, as one marks its 45th anniversary. There will be some muted voices perhaps, who will attempt to justify …
  • 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" …
  • 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 …
  • Lucknow adds 70% of its Covid cases this month, security personnel form the bulk 26 Jun 2020 03:12 At a Lucknow market. (PTI photo) With a steady rise in the number of novel coronavirus cases in Lucknow in the past fortnight, concerns are being raised over the spread of the virus in the state capital as more and more new areas are being included in the …
  • In Bhagalpur silk hub, looms tell a story: ‘95% collapse’ 26 Jun 2020 00:52 Written by Dipankar Ghose | Nathnagar (bhagalpur) | Published: June 26, 2020 4:30:25 am Mohammad Shoaib Ansari at his grocery shop. (Express photo by Dipankar Ghose) THE LARGE first-floor room has never been so full: silk cloth everywhere, some of it …
  • 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 …
  • More than 5 Lac Doctors needed in India, start planning medical studies from top MBBS Colleges in India 25 Jun 2020 23:56 The medical profession is a noble profession where one gets an opportunity to serve mankind in their distress through a variety of ways. You can be a nurse and attend the sick and like the Florence Nightingale or can initiate surgery like the great John …
  • 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. …
  • Four henchmen of Mukhtar Ansari arrested in Mau 25 Jun 2020 23:33 Varanasi: Four henchmen of jailed mafia-turned-MLA Mukhtar Ansari booked under Gangster Act for extortion in the name of taxi stands were arrested in Mau district. Police had announced cash rewards of Rs 25,000 for each of the 11 members booked under …
  • 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 …
  • Varanasi: Banarasi saree weavers join Covid-19 battle, make PPE kits 25 Jun 2020 05:56
  • Varanasi, Haldia river terminals to be privatised on equip-operate-transfer model 24 Jun 2020 06:20 Sahibganj terminal tender to use operate-manage-develop route The Shipping Ministry is making a fresh attempt to privatise the multi-modal cargo terminals at Varanasi, Haldia and Sahibganj on National Waterway 1, altering the deal structure from experience …
  • One more coronavirus death in Varanasi, toll reaches 14 now 22 Jun 2020 00:39
  • PM Modi chairs review meeting on various development projects in Varanasi 21 Jun 2020 12:59
  • Varanasi DM takes stock of flood preparedness 21 Jun 2020 08:05 Intermittent rain resulted in water logging in many city areas on Saturday VARANASI: The district administration has geared up with all preparations to deal with flood as the water level continues to rise in Ganga. With the district receiving heavy …


  • Delhi Cop Hits Woman With Car. Runs Her Over While Trying To Escape 04 Jul 2020 08:15 Delhi: CCTV footage shows the speeding away as a few men try to stop it. New Delhi: An elderly woman in east Delhi has been badly injured after she was run over by a speeding car on Friday. The driver, who has been identified as a 56-year-old Delhi Police …
  • Wanted criminal injured in police encounter, held 03 Jul 2020 22:50 Varanasi: A wanted criminal Raj Narayan Yadav alias Raju, who carried a reward of Rs. 25,000, was arrested in Mughalsarai area in Chandauli district after a police encounter in the small hours on Friday. The arrested criminal sustained a bullet injury in …
  • Rights panel summons officials over arsenic in water for schoolchildren 03 Jul 2020 00:21 Lucknow: Displeased with the education department and Ballia district administration for not submitting a report on arsenic poisoning in water being supplied to schools, the National Humans Rights Commission has taken action. It has summoned the principal …
  • 817 fresh cases in 24 hrs, 34% in Meerut division 03 Jul 2020 00:21 Lucknow: Another spike of 817 new coronavirus positive cases was reported in Uttar Pradesh as a door-to-door campaign in high burden districts of Meerut division began on Thursday. With 817 new cases, maximum in a single day, the state tally reached 25,150 …
  • Record jump in cases, Centre tells UP to ramp up testing in Noida, Ghaziabad 03 Jul 2020 00:17 An isolation coach being readied by the railways at Charbagh station in Lucknow. Railways has said that over 200 such isolation coaches will be readied in Lucknow. (Photo by Vishal Srivastav) WITH ONE of the highest single-day jumps of Covid cases – 817 – …
  • Hidden in a secret cavity, 500 kg of cannabis recovered 02 Jul 2020 19:36 Share00 New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Delhi Police’s Crime Branch has seized 500 kg of contraband cannabis, valued at more than Rs 5 crore in the international market, brought here in a truck, police said on Thursday. According to police, the cannabis was …
  • Mukhtar backed fish trade mafia in police net in Kashi 01 Jul 2020 01:31 Varanasi: In a drive against fish trade mafia elements patronised by jailed mafia don-turned-MLA Mukhtar Ansari, Varanasi police on Tuesday arrested four persons with 20 quintals of fish of banned species. Mau cops also arrested one person and announced …
  • Andheri resident among two killed in Mumbai-Pune Expressway accident 30 Jun 2020 20:07 Two people, including an Andheri resident, were killed and four others suffered injuries after a speeding container trailer rammed into three cars on Mumbai-Pune Expressway on Monday morning. The deceased have been identified as Taukir Khan, 48, from …
  • Police hit Mukhtar-backed fish trade tycoon in Kashi 30 Jun 2020 00:07 Varanasi: After Mau and Ghazipur, the jailed mafia don turned MLA Mukhtar Ansari’s wealth creators in Varanasi also came under the scanner of men in khaki with the arrest of his henchmen and fish trade tycoon Mohd Salim along with his two aides from …
  • 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 …
  • Bank employee accuses client of harassing her 29 Jun 2020 09:16 Representative image LUCKNOW: A 32-year-old woman bank employee accused a customer of harassment alleging that she has stopped going to her workplace for the fear of being stalked by him. Lodging an FIR at Ghazipur police station, the complainant said the …
  • 14 hotspot dists account for 60% active cases, 65% deaths 28 Jun 2020 23:57 Lucknow: Fourteen districts account for over 60% of the active Covid-19 cases and 65% of deaths reported so far in the state. According to an official data, there are 6,679 active Covid cases in the state of which 4,012 belong to these 14 districts. Of 660 …
  • 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 …
  • 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, …
  • Kabadiwalas go missing, recycling chain broken 25 Jun 2020 19:15 Vital Cog in THE wheel: The informal wastepicker system carries out 95% of the recycling, preventing significa...Read More New Delhi: When was the last time you saw the kabadiwala making the rounds of your locality? It must have been prior to the lockdown. …
  • 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 …
  • News Live: Petrol and diesel prices increased 25 Jun 2020 03:08 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates 3 men indicted on murder charges in killing of Ahmaud Arbery Madhya Pradesh: FIR registered against Congress leader Digvijaya Singh & 150 other party workers u/s 341,188,143, 269,& 270 of the IPC. …
  • Now, admin & police target Mukhtar’s armoury 25 Jun 2020 00:59 Varanasi: Not only the economic empire, but even the armoury of the jailed mafia don- turned-MLA Mukhtar Ansari, build up by his family members and henchmen through valid licences over years, has come on the target of administration and police in his …
  • ‘Clear highway proj hurdles in a week’ 25 Jun 2020 00:59 Varanasi: Within days of Prime Minister Narendra Modi exhorting officials to timely complete all development projects in Varanasi, the district administration on Wednesday gave a week’s time to sub-divisional magistrates (SDMs) to dispose of all disputes …
  • 700 cases in 24 hours, state corona tally touches 19.7k 25 Jun 2020 00:02 Business in corona times Lucknow: As many as 700 new cases, including 212 in NCR districts of Ghaziabad and Gautam Budh Nagar, were reported in 24 hours. This is the second highest spike in a single day reported so far. In the first one, 817 cases were …
  • 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 cases spike in Kashi,21 more found infected 24 Jun 2020 01:59 Newly declared hotspot area of Ausanganj Varanasi: The district recorded a big jump in figures of Covid-19 positive cases on Tuesday as 21 persons were found infected. Azamgarh also registered 18 new cases while eight infected persons were detected in …
  • 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 …
  • UP: Recovery gains momentum, active Covid cases drop to 6,152 23 Jun 2020 01:26 The past 24 hours also saw an addition of 592 new cases, pushing the state’s Covid-19 count to 18,322, and death of 19 more people, taking the total toll to 569. (Representational) For the second consecutive day, the number of active Covid-19 patients in …
  • Cops crackdown on land mafia linked to Mukhtar Ansari gang 23 Jun 2020 01:08 Varanasi: In continuation of the crackdown on jailed mafia don-turned-MLA Mukhtar Ansari’s illegal business and associates in east UP districts since last one week, the Ghazipur district administration and police removed encroachment on 80 bigha land at …
  • Now, black rice from Chandauli goes to Oz 23 Jun 2020 01:08 Varanasi: After green vegetables from Ghazipur and mango from Varanasi, the black rice of Chandauli will hit the international market. On Monday, a consignment of 80 metric tonnes of black rice produced by farmers of Chandauli was procured by an exporter …
  • UP's COVID-19 tally reaches 17,135; death toll rises to 529 22 Jun 2020 03:00 Lucknow: Twenty-two people have succumbed to COVID-19 and 541 more people tested positive in Uttar Pradesh in the last 24 hours, officials said on Saturday. The death toll in the state is 529 now with the coronavirus tally reaching 17,135, they said. …
  • Mau cops launch crackdownon Mukhtar gang, corruption 22 Jun 2020 00:39 Varanasi: Mau district district administration and police have initiated action against mafia involved in various wrongdoings as mafia involvement in the irregularities in various sectors were exposed in the last one week. Police are cracking down on …
  • ‘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 …
  • UP: 4,116 new cases in last 7 days, Sunday reports highest single-day recovery 21 Jun 2020 22:45 A total of 10,995 patients have recovered and have been discharged till date. (Representational) The week that saw the highest number of peak single-day jumps in novel coronavirus cases, adding nearly a quarter (4,116 cases or 23 per cent) of the total …
  • CM action plan: Raise no. of of surveillance panels to 1L 20 Jun 2020 23:51 CM has asked officials to make efforts to break infection chain Lucknow: To contain the spread of coronavirus in the state, chief minister Yogi Adityanath has directed to prepare an action plan to control Covid-19 in NCR districts. Presiding over a high- …
  • GB Nagar leads biggest corona surge, tally 16.6k 19 Jun 2020 23:41 Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh recorded 817 novel coronavirus infection positive cases in 24 hours, taking the total to 16,645. This was about 30% more than 630 cases reported on Thursday. The surge is largely attributed to Gautam Budh Nagar where a whopping 151 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Wanted criminal injured in police encounter, held 03 Jul 2020 22:50 Varanasi: A wanted criminal Raj Narayan Yadav alias Raju, who carried a reward of Rs. 25,000, was arrested in Mughalsarai area in Chandauli district after a police encounter in the small hours on Friday. The arrested criminal sustained a bullet injury in …
  • Rights panel summons officials over arsenic in water for schoolchildren 03 Jul 2020 00:21 Lucknow: Displeased with the education department and Ballia district administration for not submitting a report on arsenic poisoning in water being supplied to schools, the National Humans Rights Commission has taken action. It has summoned the principal …
  • 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 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 …
  • Mukhtar backed fish trade mafia in police net in Kashi 01 Jul 2020 01:31 Varanasi: In a drive against fish trade mafia elements patronised by jailed mafia don-turned-MLA Mukhtar Ansari, Varanasi police on Tuesday arrested four persons with 20 quintals of fish of banned species. Mau cops also arrested one person and announced …
  • NIA finds photos of CRPF camp in ISI handler’s phone 30 Jun 2020 00:51 Lucknow: The team of National Investigation Agency (NIA) probing into ISI modules in Uttar Pradesh has found the photographs of CRPF camp in Amethi in the mobile phone of ISI handler, Mohammad Rashid, who was arrested earlier this year. Another NIA team …
  • Covid tally crosses 23k with 685 cases 30 Jun 2020 00:51 An artist paints a mural to spread awareness about Covid-19 in Noida. UP has recorded 23,078 cases and 15,506 ...Read More Lucknow: The coronavirus tally of Uttar Pradesh crossed the 23,000-mark on Monday. As many as 685 new cases took the total number of …
  • NIA raids houses of ISI agent, damning documents seized 28 Jun 2020 23:57 Lucknow: Two months after lodging an FIR against ISI agent Mohammed Rashid, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) conducted searches at three places in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday. The searches were carried out at the house of Rashid in Chandauli and his …
  • 1 killed, 4 others injured: Two women among 11 held in Deoria clash 28 Jun 2020 22:34 Written by Manish Sahu | Lucknow | Published: June 29, 2020 2:30:16 am Fifty-five-year-old farmer Jai Prakash Kushwaha was killed and four others injured in the clash on Saturday evening. (Representational) Eleven people, including two women, were arrested …
  • Farmer killed in UP clash, two women among 11 held 28 Jun 2020 21:13 According to police, the clash took place after Jai Prakash hurled abuses at a group of children, accusing them of throwing stones at his buffalo. (Representational) Eleven people, including two women, were arrested Sunday in connection with a clash at …
  • ISI agent: NIA conducts searches at 3 places in Uttar Pradesh 28 Jun 2020 20:11 Mohammed Rashid LUCKNOW: Two months after registering an FIR in connection with accused ISI agent Mohammed Rashid, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Sunday conducted searches at three places in Uttar Pradesh. The searches were carried out at the …
  • 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, …
  • 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 …
  • 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. …
  • 700 cases in 24 hours, state corona tally touches 19.7k 25 Jun 2020 00:02 Business in corona times Lucknow: As many as 700 new cases, including 212 in NCR districts of Ghaziabad and Gautam Budh Nagar, were reported in 24 hours. This is the second highest spike in a single day reported so far. In the first one, 817 cases were …
  • 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 cases spike in Kashi,21 more found infected 24 Jun 2020 01:59 Newly declared hotspot area of Ausanganj Varanasi: The district recorded a big jump in figures of Covid-19 positive cases on Tuesday as 21 persons were found infected. Azamgarh also registered 18 new cases while eight infected persons were detected in …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Now, black rice from Chandauli goes to Oz 23 Jun 2020 01:08 Varanasi: After green vegetables from Ghazipur and mango from Varanasi, the black rice of Chandauli will hit the international market. On Monday, a consignment of 80 metric tonnes of black rice produced by farmers of Chandauli was procured by an exporter …
  • Biggest single-day spike,max deaths in past 24 hrs 17 Jun 2020 23:32 Lucknow: As many as 591 persons tested positive for novel coronavirus infection in 24 hours. This is the highest single-day spike in UP. Earlier, the highest figure of 538 was reported on June 12. The total number of Covid patients crossed the 15k mark to …
  • Widow of Covid-19 man tests +ve after giving birth to girl 10 Jun 2020 23:41 Varanasi: After death of her husband due to Covid-19, a woman was later found infected with coronavirus after giving birth to a healthy baby girl in Chandauli district. District magistrate Chandauli Navneet Singh Chahal confirmed that the sample of the …
  • Two new Covid-19 cases in Varanasi 10 Jun 2020 00:40 Varanasi: With the detection of two more infected persons, including a woman, the total tally of Covid-19 positive cases in the district reached 241 on Tuesday. District magistrate Kaushal Raj Sharma said that on Tuesday, BHU lab released 217 test reports …
  • How close is India to its basketball superstar? 08 Jun 2020 06:08 NEW DELHI: There was a time when there was a flurry of activity inside India’s NBA academy. The sound of basketball pounding the wooden court, the sweet swish of the ball flying into the net, and the coach shouting orders would all sound like music to the …
  • UP may privatise Purvanchal discom to cut losses, improve supply infra 07 Jun 2020 15:15 The Uttar Pradesh (UP) government is looking at privatising one of its five power distribution companies (discoms) - Purvanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam (PuVVNL). This discom, which controls and manages electricity supply in eastern UP, covers two cities with …
  • 4 new Covid-19 cases in Kashi 06 Jun 2020 23:17 Badi Piyari is new hotspot in Varanasi Varanasi: Alarming rise in figures of Covid-19 positive cases continued in Varanasi and surrounding districts on Saturday. The district magistrate Kaushal Raj Sharma confirmed detection of four new positive cases in …
  • Many injured in clashes in Mau, Chandauli 04 Jun 2020 08:23 Representative Image VARANASI: Bid to give communal colour to group clashes in Mau and Chandauli district on Tuesday night left the police sweating on Wednesday. SP Mau Anurag Arya, on Wednesday, said that two groups clashed in Hansapur village under …
  • Covid-19 cases cross 200 mark in Kashi, Jaunpur 04 Jun 2020 00:14 Newly declared hotspot area of Hanuman Phatak sealed by the district administration on Wednesday Varanasi: With the detection of 13 new Covid-19 positive cases, including a fellow doctor of Homi Bhabha Cancer Institute and a new channel staff of Delhi on …
  • Budding basketball player killed in thunderstorm 31 May 2020 23:38 Tent erected at the raiway station meant for migrant workers reaching the city from different states was blown...Read More Varanasi: Saturday night thunderstorm caused large scale damages especially in the city outskirts and also in adjoining districts. A …
  • Varanasi records two new Covid-19 cases, Chandauli its first virus death 30 May 2020 23:58
  • 30 new Covid cases in Kashi, 3 other dists 29 May 2020 23:33 Quarantine notice being pasted outside a house in a village of Varanasi Varanasi: The number of Covid-19 cases continued to surge as 30 new coronavirus positive cases were reported in four districts — Varanasi, Azamgarh, Ballia and Bhadohi on Friday. While …
  • Farmers in UP see silver lining in pandemic cloud 29 May 2020 04:13 Ramtapasya Singh at his fields in Chandauli. UP farmers are holding on to their harvest expecting higher price...Read More CHANDAULI (UP): “My harvest is done but I haven’t yet sold my wheat as the market trend shows a possibility of higher prices later,” …
  • Enterprising women from UP take PM’s ‘vocal for local’ call 29 May 2020 01:10 A stitch in time: Rubina Begum at her workshop in Mirzapur Lucknow: Prime Minister Narendra Modi might have given the ‘vocal for local’ call now, but Ahmedabad-based Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII) has been training thousands of …
  • Officials deployed, farmers alerted to take locust control measures 28 May 2020 23:50 The locust swarms can be diverted by making noise Varanasi: As the wave of locust swarms reached the Kusiara village in Halia area of Mirzapur district on Thursday, the administration has started making arrangements for the locust control operations in the …
  • Woman, her three children end life 28 May 2020 01:40 Varanasi: A 40-year-old women along with her two daughters and a son allegedly committed suicide by lying down on railway tracks near Hinauti village in Chandauli district on Tuesday night. Their mutilated bodies were found on the railway tracks. The …
  • Migrant inflow continues in east UP dists 25 May 2020 00:19 Airport premises being sanitised as flights resume for Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Bengaluru from today Varanasi: Despite reduced frequency of Shramik Express trains in comparison to past three-four days, the high inflow of migrants continued in east UP …
  • Corona pattern shifts, moves towards eastern Uttar Pradesh 24 May 2020 11:34 Image Source : AP Migrant laborers arrive in their home town Fatehpur in Uttar Pradesh state amid risk of spread of coronavirus. The corona pandemic in Uttar Pradesh is now shifting patterns. Apart from cities like Lucknow, Kanpur in central Uttar Pradesh …
  • 1 lakh migrants reach Kashi region in 48 hours 24 May 2020 09:17 Migrants follow social distancing norms at a platform in Varanasi VARANASI: Varanasi and surrounding districts of Jaunpur, Azamagarh, Ghazipur and Ballia have registered arrival of over 1 lakh migrant workers from Mumbai, Gujarat and southern states on …
  • Uttar Pradesh Covid-19 tally crosses 6,000-mark 24 May 2020 08:15 Representative image LUCKNOW: The state Covid tally crossed the 6,000 mark with 282 new cases being reported on Saturday. Majority of patients reported in last 24 hours were migrants. Jaunpur recorded the maximum number of cases for the second consecutive …
  • Corona pattern shifts, moves towards eastern UP 24 May 2020 06:29 Lucknow, May 24 (IANS) The corona pandemic in Uttar Pradesh is now shifting patterns. Apart from cities like Lucknow, Kanpur in central Uttar Pradesh and Ghaziabad and Greater Noida in the western part of the state that continue to throw up new cases every …
  • Trucker with cardiacailment dies on train 24 May 2020 00:46 Migrant workers being scanned at Varanasi railway station Varanasi: A man who went to Mumbai for treatment of his heart ailment and was stranded there in the lockdown, died in a Shramik special train before the train reached Varanasi junction on Saturday. …
  • UP man with heart ailment dies on Shramik Special train near Varanasi 23 May 2020 18:24 By Express News Service LUCKNOW: The vagaries consequent to the deadly march of coronavirus are emerging in different ways. One such rigor cropped up when a man, who went to Mumbai for treatment of his heart ailment and was stranded there in the lockdown, …
  • Opinion | Centre now faces a Catch-22 situation on return of migrants 22 May 2020 11:03 Image Source : INDIA TV Aaj Ki Baat May 21 episode The COVID-19 pandemic surge continues with 5,864 new cases reported on Thursday bringing the total to 1,16,744 cases across India. 48,258 patients have recovered so far. This is the fifth daily peak …
  • Covid cases soar with migrants’ influx, more L1 hosps being set up in districts 22 May 2020 01:40 Police and RAF personnel carrying out route march in Lullapura area Varanasi: The massive spurt in Covid-19 cases in surrounding districts of Varanasi, especially among migrant workers coming from Maharashtra, Delhi and Gujarat, has pushed panic button in …
  • In UP, 1,000 new Covid-19 cases added in last 5 days — sharpest till date 21 May 2020 07:26 Four more Covid-19 patients died — two in Parayagraj and one each in Meerut and Gorakhpur — in the last 24 hours. The total number of coronavirus cases in Uttar Pradesh breached 5,000 mark on Wednesday and reached 5,220 with 294 cases reported in the last …
  • UP breaks day’s count with 292 +ve cases, max in Basti 19 May 2020 23:52 Lucknow: As many as 292 fresh novel corona cases (excluding 31 cases in Gautam Budh Nagar recorded on Monday) were reported in the state in the past 24 hours. This was the highest single day count for UP. The new cases took state tally to 4,941 on Tuesday. …
  • Flight brings back locals stranded in UK 19 May 2020 00:15 Varanasi: An Air India flight brought 82 citizens of Varanasi, including women and children, back to their city on Monday after remaining stranded in UK for months due to COVID-19 lockdown. They were sent to 14-day quarantine in different hotels. The LBS …
  • Two new cases in city, 15 in neighbouring dists 17 May 2020 23:40 Chuppepur area of the city sealed after being declared as hotspot Varanasi: Two new Covid-19 positive cases were detected in Varanasi on Sunday while 15 positive cases were added to the tally of Ghazipur, Chandauli, Ballia, Bhadohi and Mirzapur districts. …
  • Migrant workers’ flow continues at UP-Bihar border in Chandauli 17 May 2020 23:40 Varanasi: As the officials in Varanasi are taking strict measures to ensure that no migrant worker journeys on foot, especially on highways, the influx of migrant workers at UP-Bihar bordering area at Naubatpur checkpost in Chandauli continues on Sunday …
  • Admin sets up transport cell; deploys patrol teams, 52 buses for migrants 17 May 2020 23:40 Varanasi: Migrant workers continued to arrive on foot, bicycles and trucks in hordes during the last 24 hours, braving scorching heat even as the state government has directed officials of all districts to stop them from endangering their lives and …
  • 25k migrants on Bihar border block highway 16 May 2020 23:48 The crowd of migrants crammed both the lanes of national highway-2 with queues of vehicles stretching to 15 km Varanasi: A huge crowd of over 25,000 migrant labourers seeking entry in Bihar at Naubatpur border in Chandauli district crammed both the lanes …
  • Migrants increase Covid-19 count in east UP 15 May 2020 00:32 Migrants continue to head to their native places from different states on trucks, auto and other vehicles Varanasi: There has been a spurt in Covid-19 cases in Ghazipur, Azamgarh and Jaunpur with the arrival of migrant labourers as many of them are now …
  • All 75 UP districts are now coronavirus infected 14 May 2020 10:37 Image Source : INDIA TV All 75 UP districts are now coronavirus infected With Chandauli reporting its first Corona positive case, late on Wednesday night, all 75 districts in Uttar Pradesh are now Corona infected. The state, till Wednesday night, had …
  • BHU to promote 'Giloy' plantation in UP 12 May 2020 14:19 VARANASI: The Banaras Hindu University (BHU) has set up 'giloy' nurseries in seven districts. 'Giloy', which goes by the botanical name 'Tinospora cordifolia', is said to be a major immune booster and is highly recommended by …
  • UP: Patients recovered surpass number of patients in hospital 12 May 2020 02:08 Among the districts which has so far reported highest recoveries are Lucknow – 202 of the 248 cases and one death; Gautam Buddh Nagar – 135 of the 230 cases and two deaths; and Saharanpur – 150 of the 204 cases and no death. (Representational) Even as the …
  • UP: 1 more dies in Meerut, 7 deaths in last 7 days 11 May 2020 01:35 Written by Amit Sharma | Lucknow, Meerut | Published: May 11, 2020 5:01:50 am Sources said that Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath during a video-conference meeting with the district magistrates expressed his displeasure over reports of “unresponsive attitude …
  • UP: Isolation beds tripled: 53,000 in Two weeks 10 May 2020 01:53 At least 9,003 persons are under institutional quarantine. (Representational Photo) The state government has increased its number of isolation beds for Covid-19 positive patients by more than three times to 53,459 in the last two weeks as a preventive …
  • Over 5,900 migrants arrive in East UP from various states 09 May 2020 22:45 Officials screen migrant labourers at Jaunpur railway station on Saturday Varanasi: Shramik special trains continued to bring stranded migrant workers from various states to cities of East UP on Saturday. Over 5,900 migrant workers were brought to Varanasi …
  • Police station in UP's Chandauli turns marriage venue amid coronavirus lockdown 22 Apr 2020 09:49 By PTI LUCKNOW: For Anil and Jyoti, the nationwide coronavirus lockdown will be permanently etched in their minds and also find a place in their photo albums as the couple entered into wedlock in police station premises in UP's Chandauli district. Anil …
  • One caught with 7 pistols, 14 magazines at PDDU Junction in UP's Chandauli 14 Mar 2020 11:00
  • Yogi to hold cabinet in Chandauli, workshop for MLAs 02 Mar 2020 05:18 Lucknow: The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh plans to hold a cabinet meeting in the Deen Dayal Upadhyay Smriti Upvan in Chandauli as a tribute to the BJP ideologue. Deen Dayal Upadhyay was found dead in mysterious circumstances at the …
  • Boat capsizes in river at Chandauli's Mahuji village; 5 missing 01 Mar 2020 09:04 Image Source : PTI Boat capsizes in river at Chandauli's Mahuji village; 5 missing In a tragic incident, a boat capsized on late Saturday night in the Ganga river in Mahuji village of Chandauli, Uttar Pradesh. At least five people went missing after …
  • Five women feared drowned in UP's Chandauli 29 Feb 2020 18:35
  • Uttar Pradesh Dy CM to visit Chandauli today 23 Feb 2020 07:15 Chandauli: Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya and Union Minister Dr Mahendra Nath Pandey on Sunday will tour Chandauli town. The two ministers are expected to land in Chandauli at around 11 am. The ministers are expected to lay the foundation stone …
  • Cop kills self at police station in Chandauli 19 Feb 2020 07:39
  • Former MP from Chandauli resigned from BSP 18 Feb 2020 14:10 NEW DELHI: Former MP from Chandauli and senior BSP leader Kailashnath Yadav on Tuesday resigned from his party. Kailashnath Yadav was elected to the Lok Sabha from Chandauli seat in 2004. In 2014 LS polls, he contested from Ghazipur seat as BSP nominee. …
  • 2 held for smuggling of arms in UP's Chandauli 17 Feb 2020 14:07
  • 'Med college, skill dvpt centre in Chandauli soon' 03 Feb 2020 03:46
  • 'Med college, skill devp centre in Chandauli soon' 03 Feb 2020 02:20
  • 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 …
  • Video: NH-2 Bridge linking Chandauli to Bihar out of use leading to heavy traffic snarl 28 Dec 2019 14:58 Image Source : INDIA TV Video: NH-2 Bridge linking Chandauli to Bihar out of use leading to heavy traffic snarl A bridge connecting to Uttar Pradesh's Chandauli to Bihar was shut on Saturday after a piller of the bridge was found to be hevily damaged. …
  • 3 crushed to death by train in UP's Chandauli 08 Sep 2019 11:36
  • Chandauli teen’s death: Three arrested for inciting kin to make false claims, says police 03 Aug 2019 01:21 Police said the three arrested were all residents of Chandauli. (Representational Image) THE CHANDAULI police have arrested three men for allegedly trying to cause a communal flare-up by spreading rumours on social media that a 16-year-old boy was set on …
  • 18-year-old set on fire in Chandauli 30 Jul 2019 07:59
  • UP: Fire breaks out in paper mill in Chandauli 30 May 2019 16:57 [India], May 30 (ANI): Fire broke out in a paper mill in the industrial area under Mughalsarai Kotwali area in Chandauli district on Thursday. Fire tenders have rushed to the spot and fire extinguishing operations are underway. Further details in this …
  • ALERT: BJP UP chief Mahendra Nath Pandey leads from Chandauli 23 May 2019 08:05
  • BJP’s Mahendra Pandey leading in Chandauli 23 May 2019 08:04 Lucknow, May 23 (IANS) BJP UP chief and sitting MP Mahendra Nath Pandey is leading from Chandauli in eastern UP even as the combined vote share of SP and BSP was more than the vote share he got in 2014. Pandey was leading by over 37,000 votes over his …
  • Ex-pradhan held for ‘forced inking’ in Chandauli 21 May 2019 00:18
  • Chandauli voters say forcibly inked, FIRs lodged 20 May 2019 05:03
  • Voters in Chandauli claim they were inked before polling 19 May 2019 07:12 Chandauli (Uttar Pradesh), May 19 (IANS) Residents of the Tara Jivanpur village here have alleged that some people forcibly applied ink on their fingers and gave them Rs 500 each on Saturday evening. They were told not to go for polling on Sunday. “They …
  • Chandauli: Locals, SP-BSP workers accuse BJP of bribing people to not vote 19 May 2019 06:33 [India], May 19 (ANI): Residents of Tara Jivanpur village along with SP and BSP workers staged a protest outside Alinagar police station alleging that BJP workers were bribing people asking them to skip voting in exchange. SP and BSP workers alleged that …
  • Chandauli also faces prestigious battle in final phase 17 May 2019 11:28 Chandauli (Uttar Pradesh), May 17 (IANS) After Varanasi, if there is any other Lok Sabha constituency that has the spotlight fixed on it in Uttar Pradesh, it is the adjoining Chandauli. State BJP President Mahendra Nath Pandey is seeking re-election form …
  • PSP candidate booked for bribery in Chandauli 29 Apr 2019 11:19
  • Uttar Pradesh: Four injured as groups clash in Chandauli 15 Feb 2019 00:21 The groups, one with members from the Yadav community and the other Dalit community, filed cross FIRs, based on which two persons were arrested. A motorcycle was set ablaze and the school bus was vandalised after an argument between two groups led to a …
  • Uttar Pradesh: 6 killed as speeding truck rams into hutment in Chandauli district 01 Jan 2019 16:36 Image Source : FILE PHOTO/ANI Photo for representation only. A speeding truck rammed into a hutment killing at least six people in Uttar Pradesh's Chandauli district on Tuesday.   The incident took place at about 5.30 am when the driver of the …
  • 6 killed as truck rams into hutment in UP's Chandauli district 01 Jan 2019 12:33
  • 5 Bangladeshi nationals caught in UP's Chandauli 11 Nov 2018 15:55
  • Cop shot at in UP's Chandauli, two arrested 28 May 2018 14:05
  • Chandauli: Police probe Arvind Rajbhar’s speech 22 May 2018 20:08 UP Police are probing controversial remarks made by Arvind Rajbhar. (Express Photo by Vishal Srivastav/File) Police are probing controversial remarks made by Arvind Rajbhar, general secretary of the Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party (SBSP) and son of party …
  • Naxal arrested from Chandauli 23 Mar 2018 15:30
  • Three arrested in UP's Chandauli district for UP Board paper leak 20 Feb 2018 21:17
  • UP Board: Physics question paper leaked in Chandauli 16 Feb 2018 04:17
  • Question paper of UP Board leaked in Chandauli district 15 Feb 2018 14:09
  • Girl gang raped in UP's Chandauli district 18 Sep 2017 14:56
  • ED registers cases against former Lucknow DIOS and Chandauli ARTO 06 Jul 2017 19:56
  • BJP fields don's kin from Chandauli 07 Feb 2017 04:51 LUCKNOW: Unfazed by the ADR report which clearly states in its analysis of contestants in the first phase of Assembly elections that BJP has fielded maximum number of candidates with criminal record, the party has added one more name to the list. Muscleman …
  • BJP fields don’s kin from Saiyadraja in Chandauli 06 Feb 2017 20:44 Lucknow: Unfazed by the ADR report which clearly states in its analysis of contestants in the first phase of Assembly elections that BJP has fielded maximum number of candidates with criminal record, the party has added one more name to the list. Muscleman …