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BSP leader, kin of gangster Vikas Dubey, held in Sitapur
Lucknow, July 5 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party leader Anupam Dubey was arrested in Sitapur on Sunday along with 12 others while attempting to enter the district in two luxury cars. Several arms were also recovered from them.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Gangster's mother unhappy over razing of village house
Lucknow, July 5 (IANS) Sarla Dubey, mother of gangster Vikas Dubey, here on Sunday, raised objections to the razing of her house in Bikru village of Kanpur by the state government.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Man held for tweet praising gangster Vikas Dubey
Kanpur, July 5 (IANS) Kilkil Sachan, who runs a coaching institute in Kakadeo area in Kanpur, has been arrested from his apartment in Keshavpuram area of the city in connection with objectionable posts on social media.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Vikas Dubey was tipped off about police action'
Kanpur, July 5 (IANS) Daya Shankar Agnihotri, an accomplice of gangster Vikas Dubey, who was arrested on Sunday morning after a brief encounter in Kalyanpur area has admitted that Vikas Dubey had received a call that a police team would preparing to raid his house.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UP's Most Wanted Vikas Dubey didn't figure in list of criminals
Lucknow, July 5 (IANS) The political connections of Vikas Dubey, the main accused in the killing of eight police personnel in Kanpur on Friday, were so strong that his name did not figure in the list of top ten criminals of the district even though he has 71 criminal cases registered against his name.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Locusts unleash new lifeline for 'bandwallahs'
Lucknow, July 5 (IANS) Every cloud has a silver lining, and this holds true for a particular community these days with locusts swarms descending like plague across states. The 'bandwallahs' in several districts of Uttar Pradesh have truly turned adversity into opportunity. Completely out of work since the lockdown began in March with most weddings and ceremonies cancelled they now are in hot demand to shoo the swarms away.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
UP to revive Sumer Sagar lake in Gorakhpur
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), July 5 (IANS) The Sumer Sagar Lake spread across 18 acres in the heart of Gorakhpur, which existed on maps till 1996 but disappeared in the 2019 ones, is all set to be revived and restored to its lost glory, an Uttar Pradesh official confirmed.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Uncertainty clouds Taj reopening as Covid cases surge
Agra, July 5 (IANS) The Agra district administration is in a dilemma whether to allow reopening of the Taj Mahal from Monday or wait for some more days to allow the spread of Covid-19 to reach safer limits.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Cop killer and Dubey's accomplice held
Kanpur, July 5 (IANS) The Kanpur police on Sunday morning after a brief encounter arrested a member of Vikas Dubey gang, who was one of the killers who butchered eight Uttar Pradesh policemen.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
48 hours and police still searching for Vikas Dubey (IANS Special)
Lucknow, July 5 (IANS) It has been more than 48 hours since gangster Vikas Dubey went missing after killing eight police personnel in an ambush in Kanpur, but the state police still has no clue about the whereabouts of the criminal.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Yogi govt to set world record in tree plantation
Lucknow, July 5 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government is all set to set a new world record by planting 25 crore trees on Sunday in a massive plantation drive.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
2 UP Ministers test COVID-19 positive
Lucknow, July 5 (IANS) Two senior ministers in the Yogi Adityanath government have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the past few hours.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Bareilly traders want shops to close for 15 days
Bareilly, July 5 (IANS) Some traders in Bareilly have urged District Magistrate (DM) Nitish Kumar to order closure of shops for 15 days from July 7, due to a spike in the number of COVID-19 cases.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
'Turn vegan' hoarding removed in Lucknow after cleric objects
Lucknow, July 5 (IANS) A PETA hoarding with a photograph of a goat, asking people not to slaughter it, was removed from the Uttar Pradesh capital following the objection by a senior Sunni cleric.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Rare orchid plant found in Dudhwa National Park
Lakhimpur, July 5 (IANS) A rare orchid plant variety, categorised as an 'endangered species', has been found in the Dudhwa National Park in Uttar Pradesh.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Chaubepur SO suspended, STF questioning him on UP police raid
Kanpur, July 4 (IANS) A day after eight Uttar Pradesh Police personnel were shot dead and six others seriously injured in Bikru village under Chaubepur police circle in Kanpur, IGP (Kanpur Range) Mohit Aggarwal on Saturday suspended Station Officer Vinay Tiwari on the charge of laxity in duty.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UP authorities begin demolition of Vikas Dubey's village house
Kanpur, July 4 (IANS) A day after eight police personnel were shot dead by history-sheeter Vikas Dubey and his gang in Bikru village under Chaubeypur police circle in Kanpur, authorities on Saturday reached the village along with a team and started to demolish the well-fortified house of the gangster.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cong is finished in MP, BJP will win all seats: Bharti (IANS Interview)
Lucknow, July 4 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national vice president and former Union Minister Uma Bharti has claimed that the Congress in Madhya Pradesh is finished and the BJP will win all the seats in the upcoming assembly by-elections.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Ram temple trust members to meet on July 18 in Ayodhya
Ayodhya, July 4 (IANS) Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra trust will meet here on July 18 to discuss the way forward of temple construction and the date for 'bhoomi pujan' (land worship). An invitation has been sent to all the members of the trust.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Fresh surge in corona cases causes alarm in Agra
Agra, July 4 (IANS) With 14 new COVID-19 cases and three deaths in the last 24 hours, alarm bells have begun to ring in the Taj city. The district authorities have reviewed the grim situation and scaled up testing in the hotspots.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Yogi govt announces reward on Vikas Dubey
Lucknow, July 3 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government has announced a reward of Rs 50,000 for anyone giving information about Vikas Dubey, the main accused in the killing of eight police personnel on Friday.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Political patronage nurtured history-sheeter Vikas Dubey
Lucknow, July 3 (IANS) Underworld don Vikas Dubey, who was responsible for the murder of eight policemen in Kanpur, has 60 criminal cases registered against him. He was also active in politics using 'honour' to polarise voters in favour of his men.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Yogi meets kin of dead cops, announces Rs 1-cr each to families
Kanpur (UP), July 3 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visited Kanpur on Friday afternoon and met the kin of eight police officials killed by gangster Vikas Dubey and his men, and also announced Rs 1 crore compensation to each of the bereaved families.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Defence/Security
4 policemen suspended after youth ends life in custody
Lucknow, July 3 (IANS) Four police personnel of the Gomti Nagar extension police station in Lucknow have been suspended following the death of a youth in custody.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Panchayats step in to solve disputes of migrants
Lucknow, July 3 (IANS) Village panchayats in Uttar Pradesh are now playing a major role in resolving property and other disputes that have emerged with migrant workers returning to their native villages.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Taj Mahal to reopen from July 6, tourism industry upbeat
Agra, July 3 (IANS) The Tourism industry captains in Agra have welcomed the decision of the Union Culture Ministry to reopen the Taj Mahal and other ASI protected monuments for visitors from July 6.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Bereaved pet jumps to death after master passes away
Kanpur, July 3 (IANS) Ever heard of a dog committing suicide? In a soul-stirring incident, a dog jumped to death from the fourth floor of a building after his master, a woman doctor, passed away.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Kanpur bloodbath: 2 aides of gangster Dubey shot dead (Ld)
Kanpur, July 3 (IANS) Two criminals, purportedly belonging to the Vikas Dubey gang that shot dead eight police personnel early on Friday, have been shot dead by the police, hours after the incident.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
All places of worship closed in Kanpur till July 31
Kanpur (UP), July 3 (IANS) All places of worship in Kanpur will remain closed till July 31 in view of the continued rise in the number of Corona cases.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Religion
Kanpur encounter: 2 Vikas Dubey aides dead
Kanpur, July 3 (IANS) Two criminals, purportedly belonging to the Vikas Dubey gang that shot dead eight police personnel early on Friday, were also killed by the police, hours after the bloodbath.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Opposition slams Yogi govt on Kanpur incident
Lucknow, July 3 (IANS) Opposition parties have mounted a blistering attack on the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh over the killing of eight policeman in Kanpur on Friday.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Jaya Prada gets reprieve from Allahabad HC
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), July 3 (IANS) The Allahabad high court has quashed the non-bailable warrants (NBWs) issued against film actress and former MP Jaya Prada in two separate cases related to making derogatory remarks against some political leaders during the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Patient beaten to death for not paying hospital bill
Aligarh (UP), July 3 (IANS) A daily wage labourer was allegedly beaten to death by the hospital staff following an argument over payment of bills on Thursday.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Family claims gangster Dubey was not home during firing
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), July 3 (IANS) The family members of Vikas Dubey, the main accused in the killing of eight police personnel on Friday, are now claiming that Dubey has not been home since the past two days.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Eight policemen killed by gangster in Kanpur
Kanpur, July 3 (IANS) In a shocking incident, eight police personnel, including a circle officer, were shot dead and six policemen seriously injured when a local criminal, Vikas Dubey, and his gang sprayed them with bullets in Vikru village under Chaubeypur police circle in Kanpur in the wee hours of Friday.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Eight policemen killed by gangster in Kanpur
Kanpur, July 3 (IANS) In a shocking incident, eight police personnel, including a circle officer, were shot dead and six policemen seriously injured when a local criminal, Vikas Dubey, and his gang sprayed them with bullets in Vikru village under Chaubeypur police circle in Kanpur in the wee hours of Friday.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UP Congress claims it's being spied upon
Lucknow, July 2 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee (UPCC) president Ajay Kumar Lallu has alleged that the police and intelligence agencies are spying on the Congress office.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
UP: Multiple teachers with same PAN number under STF lens
Lucknow, July 2 (IANS) After multiple 'teachers' were found to be working on one identity of Anamika Shukla in the Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya (KGBV) in Uttar Pradesh, it has now come to light that scores of teachers have been working on the same PAN number.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
IIT alumnus makes sanitizer using deodorant
Kanpur, July 2 (IANS) A former IIT-Kanpur student, in collaboration with an assistant professor of IIT-Guwahati, has prepared a deodorant-cum-sanitizer that not only keeps the coronavirus at bay for about seven to 10 hours but also smells good.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
UP's wild west: Rare sighting of endangered swamp deer
Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), July 2 (IANS) Once infamous for hunters and poachers, Muzaffarnagar, a town located midway between the Delhi-Dehradun highway, is once again nature's paradise where a large herd of swamp deer, a critically endangered species, was spotted lately.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
UP gets 50,000 antigen test kits for critical districts
Lucknow, July 2 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has procured 50,000 antigen testing kits to strengthen the battle against COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Masturbating police official now terminated after arrest
Lucknow, July 2 (IANS) First he was suspended, then arrested and finally terminated from service.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UP girl killed by father, brother over love affair
Pratapgarh, July 2 (IANS) In a case of honour killing, a man was arrested along with his son for allegedly killing his 18-year-old daughter in Chaupai village in Kandhai police circle on Wednesday.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tough norms for Varanasi temples during 'Saawan'
Varanasi, July 2 (IANS) The holy city of Varanasi is gearing up to meet the rush of devotees during the month of 'Saawan' even as the coronavirus continues to spread.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Door-to-door COVID-19 survey underway in Taj city
Agra, July 2 (IANS) The Agra district administration has begun an extensive exercise for door-to-door survey in all areas to check the further spread of COVID-19. Two days ago, the state government had announced that all areas will be thoroughly screened to ensure the infection from the coronavirus was effectively stopped.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
GB Nagar reports 58 new Covid cases in last 12 hours
Noida, July 1 (IANS) Even with the national capital struggling to keep its daily Covid-19 tally under the 2,000-mark, its neighbouring Gautam Buddha Nagar, which comprises Noida and Greater Noida, witnessed 58 new cases in the last 12 hours, while 17 persons were discharged from different hospitals in the district.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Cop in UP's Deoria arrested for masturbating in front of woman
Deoria (Uttar Pradesh), July 1 (IANS) The station house officer (SHO) of Bhatni police station, who was suspended for allegedly masturbating in front of a woman complainant, has been arrested.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Lucknow officials begin anti-CAA property attachment process
Lucknow, July 1 (IANS) The Lucknow administration has restarted the process of attaching properties of the accused who vandalised public property during the anti-CAA riots in December last year.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Girl ends life because friend got higher marks
Kanpur (UP), July 1 (IANS) In a bizarre incident, a girl, student of class 10, ended her life on Tuesday merely because her friend had scored more marks than her in the UP Board examinations.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
Ahead of Bakrid, Peta campaigns to save goats
Lucknow, July 1 (IANS) A month before the festival of Bakra Eid, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India has started a campaign to stop sacrifice of goats.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National