Uttar Pradesh News

One killed in road accident on Yamuna Expressway

One person was killed and seven others, including two women, were injured in a road accident on Yamuna Expressway today, police said.

Rain, thunderstorm kill 14 in UP

At least 14 people lost their lives and scores were injured in thunderstorm and heavy rains that hit several parts of Uttar Pradesh Tuesday.

UP govt dispatches relief material for quake victims in Nepal

Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday sent 28 trucks carrying relief material for earthquake victims in Nepal.

Nine killed as strong winds, heavy rain lash Uttar Pradesh

At least nine people were killed and many injured when gusty winds and heavy rain lashed parts of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday morning, officials said.

Woman gang-raped at gunpoint in UP

A 22-year-old woman was allegedly raped by three persons in her house in Rohta area in the district, police said on Tuesday.

3 killed, 45 injured as bus falls into pit in UP

Three persons were killed and 45 others injured today when a bus carrying pilgrims overturned and rolled down into a pit, police said here.

One person killed in road accident on Yamuna Expressway in UP

One person was killed and seven others, including two women, were injured in a road accident on Yamuna Expressway on Tuesday, police said.

UP signs two MoUs for solar power

Uttar Pradesh has signed two memorandum of understanding (MoUs) for establishing a solar and an ultra-mega solar power project in the state, officials said on Tuesday.

Lucknow-Agra Expressway: HC dismisses petitions challenging acquisition of land

The Allahabad High Court today dismissed a bunch of writ petitions challenging notifications issued by the Uttar Pradesh government for acquisition of land for the proposed construction of Lucknow-Agra Expressway.

Temporary Passport Seva Kendra set up in Ghaziabad

 A temporary Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) was inaugurated here today by Central Excise Commissioner Aruna Gupta.

One person killed in road accident on Yamuna Expressway

One person was killed and seven others, including two women, were injured in a road accident on Yamuna Expressway today, police said.

UP sets up four relief camps on India-Nepal border

The Uttar Pradesh government has set up four relief camps along the India-Nepal border to attend to earthquake victims in the Himalayan country, an official here said on Monday.

BJP leader calls for UP Mahotsav to replace Saifai Mahotsav

A senior BJP leader on Monday said an 'Uttar Pradesh Mahotsav' should be held in place of 'Saifai Mahotsav', the annual event held in the native village of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.

UP Governor seeks CM's clarification on Lokayukta reports

Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik on Monday shot off a fresh letter to Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav seeking clarification on Lokayukta's special reports in 23 cases concerning politicians and government officials pending before the state government.

6 killed in road mishaps on Yamuna Expressway

Six persons were killed and three others injured in separate road accidents on Yamuna Expressway here, police said on Monday.

RLD workers demand quick relief to farmers in UP

Demanding quick relief for the farmers affected by untimely rains and hailstorm, Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) workers on Monday staged a demonstration outside the divisional commissioner's office here.

Uttar Pradesh sends doctors, relief materials to Nepal

The Uttar Pradesh government has rushed a team of doctors along with relief materials to earthquake-hit Nepal, an official said on Monday.

Pregnant woman dies in ambulance collision in UP

A pregnant woman died here after the ambulance in which she was being taken to the hospital for delivery collided with a speeding car, police said on Monday.

Two killed as portion of under-construction house collapses in Bareilly

 Two persons, including a minor girl, were killed and another one was injured when a portion of an under-construction house collapsed in Sirauli area here, police said on Monday.

Four individuals of UP on tour to Nepal reportedly missing

 Four individuals from Chandauli district of Uttar Pradesh, who went on a trip to Nepal, have reportedly gone missing after the earthquake struck Nepal and parts of northern India and their families have requested the Indian Government to find them and bring them back to safety.

15-year-old school girl raped by principal in UP

A 15-year-old girl was allegedly raped by the principal of her school at Shamli near here, police said on Sunday.

Schools closed for two days after fresh tremors in Uttar Pradesh, toll rises to 14

The toll due to Saturday`s earthquake rose to 14 in Uttar Pradesh even as many parts of the state were on Sunday again jolted by fresh tremors that forced Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to order the closure of schools till Tuesday.

Rajnath Singh flags off Lucknow-Delhi AC double-decker train

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday flagged off the much-awaited AC double-decker train for Lucknow from here.

Contemplate about nation's problems: ISRO chairman G Madhavan Nair advises students

Former ISRO chairman G Madhavan Nair on Sunday advised the students to contemplate about the nation's problems and make efforts to address them along with acquiring knowledge.

40-year-old woman gang-raped in moving car in UP

A 40-year-old woman was allegedly gang-raped by two youths in a moving car here, police said on Sunday.

Braj Mahotsav launched in Mathura

The two-day 'Braj Mahotsav' festival was launched here with much fanfare in the presence of several important dignitaries, including senior BJP leader L K Advani and Rajya Sabha MP Jaya Bachchan.

Special 'aarti' in Varanasi for Nepal earthquake victims

 A special 'deepdan' and 'aarti' took place at the Dashashwamedh Ghat near Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi for the victims of the Nepal earthquake.

Earthquake: Six dead in UP, CM announces relief

At least six persons were today killed and over a dozen injured as major parts of Uttar Pradesh felt tremors resulting in collapse of buildings and walls.

Husband of village head shot dead in Mathura

A man was allegedly shot dead by unidentified people during a wedding ceremony at Powri village in the district, police said on Saturday.

Restore earthquake-hit telecom network in Bihar, UP: Prasad to DoT

Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has asked DoT Secretary Rakesh Garg to take stock of the damage to telecom network in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh due to the earthquake and initiate measures to restore the network.