Fire spreads through 20 villages, six killed

Six people, including two children, were killed and about 100 hutments gutted in a fire that spread to over 20 adjoining villages in Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh, police said on Monday.

‘Police halted setting-up of `Goddess English` temple’

A temple dedicated to `Goddess English` coming up in nondescript Banka village of Lakhimpur Kheri district is facing trouble with the builders of the structure alleging that the police has asked them to stop its construction.