UP govt to constitute committee to probe into land allotment to Jaypee Group

UP govt to constitute committee to probe into land allotment to Jaypee Group

The Uttar Pradesh Government will constitute a committee to probe into the allotment of 25,000 acres of land to set up a cement factory in Sonbhadra district to the Jaypee Group.

Seven dead, eight critical in mining explosion in UP

At least seven persons were killed on Thursday and eight others injured when explosives, to be used for mining, went off inside a room in Obra town here.

Two women tonsured by locals for 'practising witchcraft' in UP

 A 70-year-old woman and her widow daughter were tonsured by some locals who branded them as witches after two kids died of fever last week.

Watch: Villagers attend 'Nag-Nagin' wedding

In what may sound like an Indian folklore to many, a man in Rajpur district of Varanasi wished to get married to a 'Ichchadhari Nagin' (mythical shape-shifting serpent creature ), a belief supported by his kith and kin​, report claimed on Sunday.

Air ambulance with Oz patient on board makes emergency landing

An air ambulance made an emergency landing at Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport here after the condition of an Australian national, suspected to be infected with swine flu, deteriorated, airport authorities said.

Churk in Sonbhadra district coldest in UP at 0.6 deg C

Fog and cold wave conditions continued to prevail in most parts of Uttar Pradesh as Churk in Sonbhadra district recorded the coldest place in the state with minimum temperature at 0.6 degrees Celsius.

Exclusive: Illegal mining turns disastrous for people of Sonbhadra, UP

The illegal mining in Sonbhadra, UP has turned disastrous for the people. Due to the illegal mining, the toxicity in the air increased, leading to the spread of diseases such as TB, specific types of cancer, and silicosis, which are directly linked to environmental pollution.

Zee Exclusive: Illegal mining turns disastrous for people of Sonbhadra, UP- part II

The illegal mining in Sonbhadra, UP has turned disastrous for the people. Due to the illegal mining, the toxicity in the air increased, leading to the spread of diseases such as TB, specific types of cancer, and silicosis, which are directly linked to environmental pollution.

Community policing yielding positive result in Naxal belt: DIG

Community policing and better coordination with the police of neighbouring states has helped in fight against the Naxal menace in Uttar Pradesh, a senior police official said here on Thursday.

Murder convict arrested in UP

A murder convict, who was absconding from the last six years, has been arrested from Robertsganj area.

Wall collapses, 3 of family die in Sonbhadra

Three members of a family were killed when a wall of their house collapsed following heavy rains in Bhawani village in Punnuganj area here, police said on Sunday.

Explosives seized in UP’s Sonbhadra

A huge cache of ammonium nitrate - widely used as an explosive - was recovered from this Maoist-affected Uttar Pradesh district, police said.

Two killed, 4 hurt in jeep-bus collision in Sonbhadra

Two persons were killed
and four others injured when a jeep collided with a bus in
Chopan area, police said.

Two killed in cave in Sonbhadra

Two persons, including a woman,
were today killed while four were seriously injured in a
cave-in at a mud digging site in nearby Sonbhadra district.

Hardcore Naxal held in UP`s Sonbhadra

A Naxalite carrying a reward of Rs
50,000 on his head was today arrested along with his
accomplice following an encounter in Sonbhadra district,
police said.