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Jul 31, 2013 at 11:42pm IST

News briefs: Snake bites haunt security personnel at Taj Mahal

In the last one month, four security personnel protecting Taj Mahal have become victims of snake bites. Timely medical care helped save their life. But now they are always scared, looking for possible areas where the enemy could be hiding to attack them. Snakes have managed to find their targets even in the bullet-proof towers. Officers are really clueless on how to deal with this snake menace.

GRP in UP to videograph passengers in in reserved compartments of moving train

The Government Railway Police (GRP) in Uttar Pradesh will now videograph passengers in reserved compartments from the point where the train originates. This is being done to maintain an identification directory for reference in case of a crime during the journey. The department is negotiating with the railway authorities to extend the project to other divisions in the state.

News briefs: Snake bites haunt security personnel at Taj Mahal

News briefs: Snake bites haunt security personnel at Taj Mahal

Details of underground utilities sought for Lucknow Metro track design

To ensure that essential services are not affected during the laying of the metro rail track in the city, Lucknow Municipal Corporation (LMC), Jal Sansthan and Lucknow Electricity Supply Administration (LESA) have been asked to furnish details of all underground utilities. The details sought include power cables, underground lines, sewerage, water lines, storm water drainage system underneath and telecommunication lines and cables.

Uttar Pradesh government set to ink pact with Amul

Dairy giant, Amul, is all set to mark its footprint in Uttar Pradesh. The state government, which has earmarked 20 acres of land for setting up a modern dairy plant under the Chak Ganjaria project on Sultanpur Road, is all set to ink a pact with the country’s best known brand in the business.