UP Electricity Regulatory Commission​ quashes setting up of 4 thermal plants

Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has quashed setting up of four thermal power plants of over 1700 MW capacity, saying the companies were lagging far behind in completing the projects despite being given two extensions.

Eight die in cracker factory blast in UP

At least eight people were killed and over a dozen injured in a massive explosion in a cracker factory in Uttar Pradesh, reports said on Tuesday.