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District magistrate who gave clean chit to IAS officer Shakti shifted

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Lucknow: The district magistrate who had given a clean chit to suspended IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal in the controversial demolition of a mosque wall in Gautam Budh Nagar has been transferred, am

UP cops watch Singham, Dabangg for motivation


Lucknow: While many are skeptical, some agree that off-the track measures could help in putting the beleaguered UP police back on the rails. In one such measure, the UP police will now be watching fi

FIR against Facebook in Lucknow

A city lawyer and social activist on Sunday lodged a first information report (FIR) against popular social networking site Facebook, after his profile was blocked.

The report was filed at the 'cyber

Azam Khan loses cool after finding officials missing from meet


Finding two top officials missing from a departmental meeting, a fuming UP minister ticked off an officer asking him to shut up and calling him ill-mannered.

UP village sets code for men

Finally, it is the turn of men to face a code of conduct from the panchayat. A panchayat held in Haibatpur village in Muzaffarnagar district, on Saturday, declared that men up to 30 years of age would

Inquiry ordered into class IV staff doing surgical procedures

The Uttar Pradesh government has ordered an inquiry into reports that class four staff was conducting surgical procedures at a hospital in Bulandshahr.

The inquiry, which was ordered by Health Minis

CMO Arya murder case: Former Lucknow CMO arrested

The CBI has arrested former Lucknow Chief Medical Officer A. K. Shukla in connection with the murder case of his predecessor Vinod K. Arya in October 2010.

Shukla was arrested here on Sunday night on

CBI to move SC against BJP top 10 leaders

CBI is planning to approach Supreme Court (SC) for clearance to add names of 10 top BJP and Sangh Parivar leaders in the Babri Masjid demolition case under trial before a special court in Lucknow.


Youth found dead in water tank

The body of a 25-year-old youth has been recovered from an overhead water tank in Ram Manohar Lohia hospital campus here, police said on Saturday.

The body was spotted by hospital staff when they we

UP legislators to have 3G connectivity

Legislators of both houses in the Uttar Pradesh assembly will soon be armed with the latest gadgets and web-friendly mobile phones having 3G connectivity, thanks to new Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's

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