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Security forces detain 24 at Indo-Nepal border

Twenty four people, including five women and 14 children, were detained here while they were trying to enter India through the Nepal border, police said on Wednesday.

The group of 24 persons were sto

Encephalitis claims two more lives, toll 159

Two children succumbed to encephalitis at the BRD Medical College Hospital here, taking the death toll in the disease in eastern Uttar Pradesh this year to 159.

The children, who hailed from Gorakhp

Man sets afire paramour

A man allegedly set ablaze his paramour over a trivial issue, police said on Saturday.

Ram Gopal had an illicit relationship with a married woman. On Friday when her husband had gone out for work, Go

Samajwadi Party activist shot dead

A Samajwadi Party worker was shot dead by unidentified assailants at his residence in Sahabganj area of the district, police said here on Tuesday.

45-year-old Merajul Hasan, who was also a Nagar Niga

Youth sets himself afire; jumps in front of train

A youth allegedly committed suicide by setting himself ablaze before jumping in front of a train near Bijnor railway station, police said on Thursday.

The youth, around 23 years of age, ran on the ra

Woman gang-raped in police station

A woman was allegedly gang-raped within the premises of a police station in Khadda area here, police said on Monday.

The woman was taken to the police station on July 17 by a man Vijay Verma of her v

Bogies detach from Mailani-Gonda engine; all passengers safe

Seven bogies of the Mailani- Gonda passenger train got detached and were left behind even as its engine arrived safely at the railway station platform here.

Nobody was hurt in the incident, railway

Girl shot dead in celebratory firing

A 6-year-old girl was killed in celebratory firing allegedly by a BSP leader in Kharighat area, police said.

The girl died after being hit by a bullet allegedly fired by BSP leader Pradeep Kumar Gaut

Two more succumb to encephalitis; toll climbs to 101

Two children succumbed to encephalitis, taking the toll in the viral disease in eastern Uttar Pradesh to 101 this year.

The two children hailing from Gorakhpur and Sidhharthanagar died on Tuesday at

BJP candidate against Dimple fails to file nomination papers

The BJP which had decided against contesting the Kannauj Lok Sabha by-election made a u-turn at the eleventh hour to enter the fray but its candidate Jagdev Yadav failed to file his nomination papers,

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