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Lucknow: Urdu teacher told to apologise for ‘forcing’ students to greet saying ‘Salaam Alaikum’

District Basic Siksha Adhikari (BSA) Hemant Rao said the teacher — who had “accepted his fault and apologised” — has been asked for an explanation by Monday.

Uttar Pradesh murder-robbery case: 12 days on, accused arrested in Faizabad

The SSP said there were 11 different teams working to trace the accused and they recently got inputs that the gang was in Faizabad.

Lucknow: Man ‘commits suicide after killing wife, daughter’

Before the incident, Ishtiaq had called his sister Shabana, with whom his elder son Aarif lives, and requested her to take care of his son as he was ending his life, police said.

Lucknow: FIR 3 years after FSSAI found 2 officials guilty of sexual harassment

Police said that the victim claimed that despite finding them guilty, there was no action against the two.


New Farakka Express derails: Two more dead, two officials suspended, trains resume

While a Railways probe is underway, two signal officials have been suspended. Meanwhile, services on the line were restored.

Uttar Pradesh govt appoints Vivek Tiwari’s wife as OSD in Lucknow civic body

According to the appointment letter, the post was generated specially for the appointee and would cease to exist after her resignation, retirement or death.

Woman constable’s suicide: Two cops booked in Barabanki

A suicide note recovered from her room named SHO Parshuram Ojha (then posted at Haidergarh police station) and said that Ojha regularly deployed her on out duty and had thrown her leave application on her face. The note also mentioned that constable Rukhsar Ahmad “ridiculed her”.

Hamirpur: Procession stopped midway last week, taken out amid tight security

On September 25, seven policemen including Additional Superintendent of Police, Hamirpur, Lal Sahab Yadav, were injured when some people pelted stones on them.

Three held, several injured as students damage property, pelt stones

Some students of Aiyyar hostel reportedly slapped one Neeraj Kumar from Birla hostel. When hostellers from Birla came to know about this, they went to the Aiyyar hostel and both groups got into an argument, police said

The Cycle-wala Guruji: Aditya Kumar, the man trying to educate as many Indians as he can

With his cycle, books & a love for education, a labourer’s son, Kumar has been on a mission for the last 23 years to educate India’s children.

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News in Numbers: India’s busiest passport office.

#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

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

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

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

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

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.