The Allahabad High Court today directed the Uttar Pradesh government to constitute an expert committee to look into the feasibility of proposed construction of four new ghats along the river Ganges in Varanasi.
Setting the tone for their formal Summit on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on Saturday night spoke about a "strong and robust future" for the bilateral ties, with the Indian leader hoping that the two sides would strive to achieve in five years the unrealised potential of five decades.
In order to clear extra rush of passengers during the forthcoming festive season of Dussehra and Diwali, Northern Railway has decided to run 8 pairs of special trains to various places including Jammu, Katra, Varanasi and Ajmer, among others.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday arrived at the Osaka International airport in Japan on his maiden bilateral visit outside the Indian subcontinent, which is expected to open new vistas in the bilateral ties and take the Strategic and Global Partnership to a higher level.
In his first visit to Uttar Pradesh after being elevate to the post of BJP president, Amit Shah will addressed a workers` convention in Lucknow on August 19 and inaugurate a public relations office of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi.