Finally there is some respite for the students of IIM Lucknow. After a bad spell of recruitment,the placement week which stretched to a fortnight at last saw some public sector undertakings come to the rescue of the students.
For the first time ever,Simra village on the outskirts of Lucknow celebrated the birth of a girl. Eighteen-day-old Kanshu,who shares her birthday with Chief Minister Mayawati,is the first girl child to receive the benefit of one of the most ambitious schemes of Mayawati Mahamaya Gareeb Balika Aashirwad Yojan.
In a major step at reducing the unemployment rate,the state government has decided to engage private players in promoting skill development and arrange job placements for the rural youth living below the poverty line.
Over six months of investigation into the Punjab medical exam scam and camping in the state for around a month now,the Punjab Police arrested one Arj Dev Upadhyay,a third year MBBS student of Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University,on Wednesday.
Work on the proposed Rail Coach Factory at Rae Bareli which was stalled over three months ago when the Mayawati government cancelled the land allotment two days before the scheduled bhoomi pujan by Congress president Sonia Gandhi began without any fanfare.
With a fresh case of polio P1 virus the most virulent strain being reported from Delhi,the proximity of the city to the epicentre western Uttar Pradesh and migrant population is now being seen as the cause for the escalating P1 cases.