India to ply buses today to evacuate its nationals from Nepal

India will start bus services from Kathmandu to Gorakhpur from Tuesday to evacuate its nationals stranded in Nepal after a massive earthquake in the country.

Indian Air Force planes fetch 546 people back from Kathmandu

 Indian Air Force planes have fetched around 309 of its citizens, including at least five infants, back from quake-hit Kathmandu since late Saturday with more sorties firmed up during Sunday, officials here said.

Nepal quake: Parrikar assures prompt action

Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday said that New Delhi is assessing the situation post the earthquake in Nepal, adding that the government would put all the resources available to help the neighbouring nation in this hour of crisis.

BSF jawan cremated after a week he died under UN flag in Congo

The distraught family of a deceased BSF jawan could get to see the body and cremate their lone bread-winner almost after a week he died, as "procedures" held up an immediate air-dispatch of his mortal remains from a UN mission in Congo.

Over dozen injured in group clash in Gorakhpur

Over a dozen persons were injured when a clash broke out between two groups in Bhatpar Tola in Gagha area here, police said on Monday.

Indian varsities too will figure in top 200, MoS HRD hopes

Union Minister of State for Human Resources Development Ram Shankar Katheria on MOnday said Indian universities will also make it to the list of top 200 world institutions because of "qualitative education and research work" going on in the varsities.

'Ghar Vapasi' to continue till conversions are banned: Yogi Adityanath

Firebrand BJP MP Yogi Adityanath has said VHP's 'Ghar Vapasi' programme will continue unless conversions are banned and that India's problem was "not poverty" but "vote bank politics fuelled by jehadi fervour".

Will install Gauri-Ganesh in every mosque, says Yogi Adityanath
Will install Gauri-Ganesh in every mosque, says Yogi Adityanath

BJP’s firebrand MP from Gorakhpur Yogi Adityanath has triggered a fresh controversy by saying that he will install idols of Gauri-Ganesh in every mosque, if given a chance.

Light rains in UP; Gorakhpur coldest at 3.4 degrees Celsius

Light to moderate rains on Thursday lashed isolated places in western Uttar Pradesh with Agra receiving 1 cm of rainfall.

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.

Forest Dept toils for several hours to catch leopard in UP

Gorakhpur: A leopard, wreaking havoc in the Chiluatal area here since the past 15 days, today made the forest department team toil for over three hours before it was finally caught and taken away.

UP: Leopard enters house in Gorakhpur; 1 injured

Leopard enters into house in Gorakhpur; 1 injured.

Cold wave intensifies in UP, 3 die in fog-related mishaps

Three persons were killed in fog- related incidents even as intense cold conditions continued to prevail across Uttra Pradesh on Monday, throwing normal life out of gear.

Indefinite lockout of Gita press withdrawn, strike called off

The indefinite lockout of the historic Gita Press here has been withdrawn following the intervention of local administration, officials said on Thursday.

Re-conversion an ongoing process, will continue: Adityanath

New Delhi: Notwithstanding controversy over the conversion issue, BJP MP Yogi Adityanath Tuesday justified such programmes saying it is an ongoing process and will continue to happen.

Nothing wrong in re-converting to Hinduism willingly: Yogi Adityanath

Amidst raging controversy over alleged conversion in Agra, firebrand BJP MP Yogi Adityanath on Sunday said that there was nothing wrong if people re-convert to Hinduism if they are doing it willingly.

STF arrests wanted criminal after encounter

Special Task Force of Uttar Pradesh police has arrested a wanted criminal carrying reward of Rs 15 thousand after an encounter, a senior official said on Friday.

Delhi-Kathmandu bus service to be flagged off today

The Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) will run a luxury Volvo bus on the Delhi-Kathmandu bus route and the tentative one-way fare is likely to be around Rs 2,200.

Nabard commits Rs 2000 cr for UP during current fiscal

 Rural lender NABARD has committed a sum of Rs 2000 crore for new projects in Uttar Pradesh for 2014-1015.

Sexual assault of minor: Clashes between police, school authorities in Gorakhpur

Police and school authorities clashed on Saturday after a four-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted at her school here.