Gallons of water wasted to ensure smooth landing for UP CM Akhilesh Yadav's chopper

Gallons of water wasted to ensure smooth landing for UP CM Akhilesh Yadav's chopper

Call it an irony or the government officials' insensitivity towards the drought-hit farmers in the state, that several litres of water was wasted in drought-hit Lalitpur district of Uttar Pradesh to ensure smooth landing of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's chopper on Tuesday.

Nepal declares Kathmandu Valley as crisis-hit zone

Nepal on Sunday declared all three districts in the Kathmandu Valley as the crisis-hit zone, curtailing certain civil rights in order to demolish and clear the infrastructure damaged by the quakes and reconstruct them.

Bajaj Group commissions 660 MW power plant at Lalitpur, UP

Shishir Bajaj led-Bajaj Group Tuesday commissioned its 660 MW thermal power plant at Lalitpur in Uttar Pradesh.

Farmers commit suicide after rains devastate crops in UP

From Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh to parts of Maharashtra, the unseasonal showers over the weekend have dashed the hopes of thousands or farmers forcing some of them to take their own lives.

Elderly couple killed as tractor overturns in UP

An elderly couple was killed when a tractor overturned in Mahrauni tehsil here, police said Wednesday.

Man booked for allegedly forcing wife to change religion in UP

A man has been booked for allegedly forcing his wife to change her religion after he got married to her under false identity, police said on Saturday.

Lightning claims two lives in UP

A father-daughter duo were killed after being struck by lightning in Paron village of the district, police said Friday.

India donates NRs 22.6 million for school construction

India has provided a financial assistance of NRs 19.6 million for the construction of a school building in Nepal`s Lalitpur district.

Man murders family, commits suicide in UP

Facing financial crisis, a man allegedly committed suicide after murdering his wife and son in Myaw village in Banpur area here, police said Thursday.

One killed, 32 injured as truck falls in gorge

One person was killed and 32 others were injured when a mini truck in which they were travelling fell in a gorge and caught fire, about 40 kms from the district headquarters.

Two children killed as tractor trolley overturns

Two children were killed and 25 injured when a tractor trolley overturned in Mahrauni area, police said here Tuesday.

Lalitpur: Married woman commits suicide

A married woman allegedly committed suicide by setting herself ablaze in Banpur area, police said on Tuesday.