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SpiceJet flight makes emergency landing after Thai national suffers heart attack

The SpiceJet flight took off from Bangkok at 7:40 am. The plane had to make an emergency landing at the Varanasi airport to provide immediate medical facility to the passenger, who was declared dead when taken to a nearby hospital.

PM Modi gets UN's highest environmental honour

PM Narendra Modi launches projects worth over Rs 500 crore in Varanasi

The Prime Minister said it is not merely urban development that is being targeted by the government but emphasis is bein been laid to promote development of rural areas around Varanasi. 

What is Alaknanda luxury cruise tourist boat?

The luxury boat, which has a 450 HP engine, will be currently operated between Assighat and Rajghat in Varanasi. The tourism department in UP is planning to introduce more such boats in the waters of Ganga in future.

Authorities say 11 baby bodies found in closed Detroit funeral home: report

Varanasi court blast case: 10 years on, ATS yet to crack case

ATS officials said the investigation against the accused whose names had cropped up during investigation is still pending and they need more evidence to book them and file the chargesheet in the Varanasi court blast case.

Heat wave prevails over UP, Orai hottest at 47 degree Celsius

Heat wave prevails over UP, Orai hottest at 47 degree Celsius

Rain and thunderstorm accompanied by gusty winds or squall, with wind speed reaching 50-70 kmph were very likely at isolated places in the state over the next couple of days, Met officials said.

Uttar Pradesh: Woman sets self, 4 children on fire in Hamirpur

Uttar Pradesh: 70-year-old woman’s children keep her body at home to draw pension

Amravati Devi, 70, had passed away in January. She was living with five of her eight children, who are middle-aged.

Chandauli: Police probe Arvind Rajbhar’s speech

Police said Arvind Rajbhar was referring to the case of a 21-year-old Rajbhar woman whose family got a rape case registered against two of her male friends, both Yadavs.

Goa Congress on Varanasi bridge collapse

Varanasi flyover collapse: 18 dead, FIR against govt-run corporation; top 10 developments

The deadly flyover collapse in Varanasi on Tuesday claimed eighteen lives while several others were injured. The incident took place after a portion of an under construction flyover collapsed near Cantonment railway station in Varanasi.

FIR against officials in Varanasi flyover collapse; govt-run corpn faced flak earlier too

The police have registered an FIR over Tuesday’s flyover collapse against officials of the Uttar Pradesh State Bridge Corporation Ltd, a government-run entity that has faced criticism also in the past over the standard of its work.

Goa Congress on Varanasi bridge collapse

Varanasi: Flyover collapse poses question mark on UP bridge firm

The tragic flyover collapse in Varanasi, the high-profile Lok Sabha constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has posed a big question mark on the standard of works carried out by the UP Bridge Corporation in the recent past.

India has 14 of world’s 20 most polluted cities, Kanpur tops the list

The WHO report estimated that nine of 10 people in the world breathe air containing high levels of pollutants. Further, according to WHO’s study, ambient air pollution caused about 4.2 million deaths globally in 2016.

Age of bride-to-be in question, wedding postponed till July

Kasganj Dalit-Thakur controversy: Age of bride-to-be in question, wedding postponed till July

The compromise was brokered by district authorities days after Allahabad High Court dismissed Jatav’s plea asking him to approach a district administration or police to get an FIR registered against anyone who was stopping him from using the village roads.

Delhi High Court judges: Collegium picks five lawyers

2006 Varanasi blasts case: Accused pleads innocence cites suspected IM member’s 2013 ‘confession’

In December 2016, a special NIA court in Hyderabad had sentenced to death to five IM operatives including Asadullah and Bhatkal in the same blasts case. Asadullah is presently lodged at Tihar jail in New Delhi.

Cops at Kashi Vishvanath Temple's sanctum will now sport civvies, most likely dhoti kurta

Cops at Kashi Vishwanath Temple’s sanctum are sporting dhoti kurtas. Here’s why

Police personnel deployed in the sanctum sanctorum of the famous Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, are sporting civil dress — dhoti kurtas — while on crowd-control duty.

In an FIR, registered at Chandhut police station, the victim’s son, Samoon, alleged that 12 men arrived at his home Wednesday evening and beat his father to death using wooden sticks and bricks. (Representational)

Varanasi: ‘Harassed by senior’ in school, girl kills self

“She came home at around 3.30 pm when she began throwing up,” said a police officer. “She was rushed to a hospital where she died during treatment.”