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Thursday, November 26, 2020



UP: 15-year-old sets herself on fire over 'harassment', dies; 1 held

November 26, 2020 10:45 am

Police on Monday evening arrested the 19-year-old accused who has been booked for abetment to suicide.

Death of journalist: Woman S-I held for abetment to suicide

November 26, 2020 10:39 am

After initially lodging a murder case, police replaced the murder charge (IPC section 302) with abetment to suicide (IPC section 306).

UP: Constable among 10 arrested under Cow Slaughter Act, probe ordered against six others

November 18, 2020 9:29 am

The accused were caught transporting 53 cattle — cows and progeny — in two trucks to Bihar. Constable Deep Narain Paswan was in plainclothes, and sitting in one of the trucks, the police claimed. Narain was posted at the Reserve Police Lines in Ballia.

Officer’s wife and son shot dead in Lucknow, teenage daughter held

August 30, 2020 8:47 pm

“The motive seems to be depression. In the bathroom, she has written ‘disqualified human’ which she says she has written for herself. She had also fired at the mirror. We have found the pellet,” an officer said.

Uttar Pradesh: As active Covid cases near 50,000, govt urges people not to panic

August 14, 2020 6:54 am

According to the state health department bulletin, at least 2,280 Covid-related deaths have been reported since April 1, of which 50 were reported in the past 24 hours.

As Covid infection soars, CM sends special teams to worst-hit districts

July 31, 2020 9:26 am

For the first time, the total number of active cases breached the 30,000-mark.

Cop sacked, arrested for ‘lewd act’ before woman

July 02, 2020 10:23 am

Police said the incident occurred when the officer was holding the charge of station house officer of a police station in Deoria. Last month, he was transferred to another police station in the same district, added an officer.

Meet Farrukh Jaffer, the 88 year old from Lucknow behind Gulabo Sitabo’s Fatto Bi

June 27, 2020 8:14 pm

The actor, one of the first female voices of AIR Lucknow, talks about her love for the camera

Cases gallop past 16,500 with fourth straight day of high in UP

June 20, 2020 3:37 pm

Noida has become the biggest hotspot with 711 active cases after the recovery of 622 patients and death of 18 others.

Lucknow’s Covid helpline centre is new hotspot with nearly 80 cases

June 16, 2020 10:49 am

The centre had reported first coronavirus case on May 5 when a woman staff member got infected from a family member working in a Covid hospital. Since then, around 80 people connected to the centre have tested positive. Officials said that over 600 employees and people who visited the office have been traced and asked to put themselves under home quarantine.


Most of India under lockdown as coronavirus cases cross 400

March 23, 2020 6:36 pm

Violators could either face a fine of Rs 1,000 or a jail term of six months if they do not abide by the lockdown orders, the government said.

From tanks to fighter jets: Innovations in defence technology on show at DefExpo

February 06, 2020 11:41 am

The 11th edition of the biennial mega Defence Expo will continue till February 8 where defence manufacturers from the public and private sectors, as well as Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) are displaying their products.

Charred vehicles, vandalised police station: Pictures that tell the story of violence in Lucknow

December 22, 2019 7:24 am

Protesters pelted stones and torched vehicles parked outside a police post in Lucknow. Police fire teargas shells to control the situation in Madeyganj area. About 20 people have been taken into custody.

Five killed, several injured as fire engulfs two hotels in Lucknow's Charbagh

June 19, 2018 3:01 pm

At least five people were killed and around six were injured after a fire broke out in the Charbagh area of Lucknow on Tuesday morning.


News in Numbers: India’s busiest passport office.

June 22, 2020 6:23 pm

#NewsInNumbers How much work the busiest passport office in India does. (PS: It’s Lucknow which was recently in the news over an inter-faith couple’s complaint.

Lucknow DIG slaps elderly street vendor

February 24, 2016 2:37 pm

Lucknow, Feb 24 (ANI): The Deputy Inspector General of Lucknow has been caught on camera abusing and slapping a street vendor. The video of the incident has gone viral on social media embarrassing the Uttar Pradesh Government and the State Police department.

Groom killed in celebratory firing in UP

February 18, 2016 5:51 am

Sitapur, Feb 18 (ANI): A marriage party turned out to be a sorrow affair after the groom was allegedly shot dead accidently in a celebratory firing. As per reports, the man who fired is yet to be identified. The bullet hit the groom's head and he fell off the horse. He was immediately rushed to the Sitapur district hospital, where doctors referred him to Lucknow after some preliminary medication. However, he succumbed to his injuries on his way to Lucknow. The news of the groom's death has created panic among the two families.

AAI to make airport facilities as commercially viable

January 23, 2016 12:50 pm

New Delhi, Jan 23 (ANI): The Airports Authority of India will enhance its marketing strategy to make airports more operationally and commercially viable. At the Airport Marketing Conference held recently in New Delhi, the officials and experts chalked out a strategy to make commercial use of airport infrastructure in the country. Formed in April 1995, the Airports Authority of India manages 125 destinations, including 77 domestic and 21 international airports in the country. The Authority is also looking at focusing on the cargo segment to boost its revenues. It has been undertaking the International Cargo handling operations at international airports including Chennai, Kolkata, Lucknow, Coimbatore, Amritsar and Guwahati. Similarly, the Authority has identified 24 domestic airports across five regions, including three civil enclaves to develop such integrated facilities. They include Port Blair, Coimbatore, Jaipur, Raipur, Ahmedabad and others. The Airports Authority of India, which has developed infrastructure at many of its airports, is looking forward to make its commercial use.

Education should be used as tool for character building: Rajnath Singh

January 22, 2016 12:06 pm

Lucknow, Jan 22 (ANI): Addressing a convocation ceremony of Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University in Lucknow on Friday, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said the purpose of education is not only to gain knowledge, but also to culturally groom oneself. He asserted that students should learn from Swami Vivekananda, who said that “character makes a man”.

Varanasi: PM Modi flags off Mahamana Superfast Express

January 22, 2016 12:03 pm

Varanasi, Jan 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday flagged off the Mahamana Superfast Express in Varanasi. The train will run between Varanasi and Delhi via Lucknow thrice a week. The train is fully equipped with the modern facilities and also has new renovated AC-coaches fitted with LED television screens. This is Prime Minister Modi's fifth visit to his constituency after assuming office in May, 2014.