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CSMMU strike called off after govt assures hike in docs’ salary

January 15, 2009 1:36:16 am

The strike called by the resident doctors of CSMMU on Wednesday caused undue harassment to the patients and crippled all medical services.

Frame SGPGI rules in 3 months,Rajeswar tells government

January 15, 2009 1:35:11 am

Uttar Pradesh Governor T V Rajeswar expressed dissatisfaction over the failure of the state government to formulate regulations and guidelines for the Sanjay Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Reasearch...

Nan Babu,new leader of Thokia gang,shot dead

January 15, 2009 1:33:43 am

Nan Babu alias Raham Singh,who was heading the gang of slain dacoit Thokia,was killed in an exchange of fire with the Allahabad wing of the Uttar Pradesh STF in Fatehpur district on Wednesday.

Recruitment scam: HC calls Mishra panel unconstitutional

January 15, 2009 1:32:46 am

In another blow to the BSP government,the Lucknow Bench of Allahabad High Court has termed the Shailja Kant Mishra Inquiry Committee...

Now,murder victim surfaces in Kanpur,admits to fraud

January 15, 2009 1:31:39 am

Mohammad Javed,a leading vegetable wholesaler,rued the moment he employed Sunil Kumar Sharma alias Sonu (22) as his accountant in Chakarpur Mandi.

Samajwadi MP grabs tubewell,local park,now absconding

January 15, 2009 1:30:24 am

The Lucknow Police raided the Lakshmanpuri Colony home of don-turned-parliamentarian Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh on Wednesday for allegedly grabbing his colony’s park and tubewell,issuing death threats to the locals.

On Makar Sankranti,30 lakh pilgrims take a holy dip at Sangam

January 15, 2009 1:29:09 am

Around 30 lakh devotees were at the Sangam to observe Makar Sankranti on Wednesday.

Boards: 625 blacklisted schools made exam centres

January 15, 2009 1:25:56 am

The Uttar Pradesh Board is again in the news for the wrong reasons. This time,625 schools which were blacklisted as exam centres after last year’s exams,seem to have got a reprieve.

Sick sugar mills: govt floats bids,appoints adviser

January 15, 2009 1:24:33 am

Failing to find buyers for the 33 sick public sector sugar mills for over 17 months,the state government has floated global bids for the appointment of an adviser to supervise the process of privatisation.

BSP hopeful in Meerut takes radio route to wish Maya

January 15, 2009 1:22:56 am

Mayawati at 53. That’s the unofficial project Bahujan Samaj Party leaders are engaged in ahead of the Uttar Pradesh chief minister’s birthday on Thursday.

RPI chief seeks CBI probe into Satyam scam

January 14, 2009 2:41:56 am

Lok Sabha member Ramdas Athawale on Tuesday demanded a CBI probe into the fraud in Satyam computers to expose any possible nexus between the Satyam promoters and the SEBI.

IIM-L conclave to teach ‘clean technology’

January 14, 2009 2:40:54 am

At a time when economies are facing recession and companies are giving least importance to striking a balance between environment and profits,Manfest-2009...

Students held for ‘extortion’ bid

January 14, 2009 2:39:49 am

The police on Tuesday arrested four students of a city college for alleged extortion...

Snipers gun for maneater

January 14, 2009 2:38:48 am

The Forest department has assigned four of its best officials to track and shoot the maneater tiger prowling in the jungles of the Faizabad district.

UK foreign secy to visit Amethi

January 14, 2009 2:37:45 am

British Foreign Secretary David Miliband,accompanied by Amethi MP Rahul Gandhi,will undertake a two-day tour of Amethi from Wednesday to get a first hand account of rural development activities in India.

Paswan calls Left parties irrelevant,a confused lot

January 14, 2009 2:36:15 am

Union Steel and Fertiliser Minister and Lok Janshakti Party chief Ramvilas Paswan said the Left parties were a “confused lot” and had become irrelevant in the present political situation in the country.

Gupta family asks for security,transfer of trial from Auraiya to Lucknow

January 14, 2009 2:34:53 am

Shashi Gupta,wife of PWD engineer Manoj Gupta who was murdered in Auraiya on December 23,has asked the state government to provide security to her family,fearing danger from the killers of her husband.

Execute PPP projects by Feb 15: CM

January 14, 2009 2:33:29 am

Taking into consideration the flaws in private public partnership projects,Chief Minister Mayawati has asked her officials to seriously consider the suggestions given by investors,and thereby ensure execution of all schemes by February 15.

EC’s micro observers to monitor polling booths in UP

January 14, 2009 2:32:22 am

Finding it difficult to deploy a large number of Central force in Uttar Pradesh during the next general elections,the Election Commission of India has decided to appoint micro observers at every polling booth in the state — unlike the last Assembly elections.

Mulayam hits out at Cong ‘media leaks’

January 14, 2009 2:24:50 am

With the recent public sniping between Samajwadi Party general secretary Amar Singh and senior Congress leaders,particularly Digvijay Singh and Satyavrat Chatu-rvedi,reaching fever pitch,SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav hit out at the Congress in a statement on Tuesday.

Babus lose sleep over Maya b’day schemes

January 14, 2009 2:23:07 am

With the Opposition out to “spoil” her birthday,Chief Minister Mayawati has asked officials to come up with “practical and viable” welfare schemes,which can be executed within a short time.

Centre grounds Maya govt plan to shop for jet in US: no need to go,do it from here

January 14, 2009 2:20:46 am

The Ministry of Extrernal Affairs has denied clearance to a group of top UP officials totravel to the US to negotiate the purchase ofan aircraft for the state government.

VIP scorpio’s driver beaten by angry mob for harassing girl

January 14, 2009 2:19:13 am

A Scorpio (UP 32 BF-0011),carrying the sign “Uttar Pradesh Sarkar”,was seized by the police from the Naka area on Tuesday,after its driver was beaten up by an angry group for harassing a teenaged girl.

Lost in Translation

January 13, 2009 5:48:46 am

Had there not been the introduction of the play’s background by director Pawel Passini...

Language No Bar

January 13, 2009 5:47:06 am

Jyotish MG’s adaptation of ‘Macbeth’ speaks a language of its own.