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  • 'PeeBuddy', a new device that helps Indian women urinate standing up to avoid dirty, public urinals 17-04-2014 12:06 PM

    How many times have you complained (or heard a woman complain) about dirty public toilets? Women have faced a constant roadblock when it came to outdoor activities, simply due to filthy public toilets, or even the lack of them. Hiking, camping or long journeys -- many women often face problems...
  • EC working as per Congress's directives, will move court: Azam Khan 13-04-2014 02:55 PM

    Rampur: Senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan who has two FIRs filed against him for the alleged hate speech delivered by him at two different occasions alleged that the Election Commission was working as per the directives of the Congress. Khan who has been banned by the EC from holding...
  • Baroda, Uttar Pradesh to clash in Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 final 12-04-2014 08:01 PM

    Mumbai: Uttar Pradesh and Baroda on Saturday qualified for the Syed Mushtaq Ali All India T20 final by topping their respective groups on the basis of better net run rate after finishing equal on points with Goa and Kerala. UP defeated Haryana by six wickets by riding on Prashant Gupta's...
  • When I have my wig cap on and I'm taping my face, it's meditation for me: Lady Gaga 12-04-2014 05:13 PM

    Los Angeles: Singer Lady Gaga uses facelift tape to pull the skin around her cheekbones and neck in a bid to look younger. The 28-year-old singer says she uses the sticky stuff most of the days to help shape her face, even if she risks damaging it, reports mirror.co.uk. Explaining...
  • Gujarat beat UP by 34 runs in Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy 11-04-2014 06:09 PM

    Rajkot: Priyank Panchal's all-round performance helped Gujarat beat Uttar Pradesh by 34 runs in the Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy Group A match here on Friday. Electing to bat first, Gujarat made 184 runs for the loss of four wickets and then bundled out Uttar Pradesh for 150 at the Saurashtra...
  • High voter turnout in 91 seats in LS polls, crosses the 2009 mark 10-04-2014 09:53 PM

    New Delhi: Marking a considerably high voter turnout as compared to the 2009 Lok Sabha elections, India voted for 91 constituencies in 14 states and Union Territories which went to polls in the third and substantial phase on Thursday, with Chandigarh witnessing the highest percentage of 74. The national capital...
  • Lok Sabha elections enter the big states, 91 seats vote across India 10-04-2014 12:04 AM

    Voting in one of the biggest phases of the current Lok Sabha election will take place in 91 Lok Sabha seats across India on Thursday. People will also simultaneously vote in the Assembly election in Odisha. The entire state of Kerala with 20 Lok Sabha seats, national capital Delhi with...
  • No fresh petition filed for bail cancellation of Muzaffarnagar riot accused 09-04-2014 03:30 PM

    No fresh application was moved by the UP government to High Court or lower court in connection with cancellation of bail of the 50 politicians accused in the Muzaffarnagar riots. District government counsel Dushyant Tyagi said no fresh application of cancellation of bail was moved in the High Court or...
  • EC seeks tape of BJP leader Amit Shah making the 'vote for revenge' remark 06-04-2014 09:09 AM

    New Delhi: Two days after the BJP leader Amit Shah stirred up a hornet's nest with his 'vote for revenge' remark, the Election Commission on Sunday asked for a tape showing the leader making the statement. Amit Shah, key Narendra Modi aide and BJP's Uttar Pradesh in-charge was in Muzaffarnagar...
  • UP: Two trains collide in Sonbhadra; 2 feared dead, five injured 03-04-2014 07:13 AM

    Sonbhadra: In a rear-end collision, two trains collided in Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra in the wee hours of Thursday leaving at least two dead and five others injured. The trains involved in the accident were Katni Passenger train and Varanasi-Shaktinagar Intercity Express. The incident took place near Obra in UP. "The...
  • Andhra Pradesh: BJP hopeful of tie-up with TDP 02-04-2014 03:51 PM

    BJP on Wednesday sounded hopeful of a tie-up with TDP in Andhra Pradesh, saying discussions between the two parties have been "good" but a final outcome is awaited. While equating alliances with marriages which involve long negotiations, party spokesperson Prakash Javadekar blamed the long delay in taking a final decision...
  • UP government chargesheet to PWD Secretary for bad road 24-03-2014 10:39 PM

    Taking a strong view of bad shape of Delhi-Yumonotri Road in Saharanpur district, Uttar Pradesh government on Monday issued charge sheet to Principal Secretary, PWD and Director UP State Highway Development Authority. The government has also ordered suspension of other officials concerned, an official spokesman said. Orders for repairing the...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Rahul Gandhi to address rallies in MP, UP today 22-03-2014 08:51 AM

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, who is on the Lok Sabha election campaign, will be holding two election rallies on Saturday. The Congress's poll campaign chief will be first visiting Mandla district in Madhya Pradesh where he will be interacting with the tribals. Later in the day, Rahul...
  • Lok Sabha elections: Shiv Sena to field candidates in UP, Bihar 21-03-2014 01:44 PM

    Mumbai: Even as the Shiv Sena gave a breather to the BJP by deciding not to put up candidates against Narendra Modi and Rajnath Singh, it will contest the Lok Sabha elections on 20 seats in Uttar Pradesh and five in Bihar. "We have our alliance with BJP in Maharashtra,...
  • Snapshot: Style alert! Anushka Sharma steps out in button-up jeans with no zipper 20-03-2014 11:34 AM

    If the ensembles she chooses to wear for her public outings and social events are anything to go, Anushka Sharma is certainly clear about her sense of style. So when Anushka, who will soon be seen in Aamir Khan's 'PK', was spotted wearing button-up jeans without a zipper, the style...
  • It's really hard to watch 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians': Khloe 19-03-2014 11:00 AM

    London: Reality TV star Khloe Kardashian has revealed that she found it difficult to watch 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' after talking about her divorce on the show. The 29-year-old, who married professional basketball player Lamar Odom in 2009, filed for divorce in December last year amid allegations that he...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Mulayam Singh to contest from Azamgarh and Mainpuri 18-03-2014 04:33 PM

    New Delhi: Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav is all set to contest from two seats in the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections in a bid to counter Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. Apart from his traditional Mainpuri seat in western UP, Mulayam Singh will also be contesting...
  • As it happened: World T20 warm-up, India vs Sri Lanka 17-03-2014 06:35 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: India opt to field against Sri Lanka. Their confidence at its lowest ebb after continuous failures, a beleaguered India would look to pick up the pieces and make a fresh start when they take on an upbeat Sri...
  • Government warns LMRC officials against laxity in metro project 12-03-2014 04:57 PM

    A senior UP government official on Wednesday warned the Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) against adopting dilly-dallying tactics towards the project. Adviser, Uttar Pradesh government's External aided Projects Department, Madhukar Jetley, said,"No laxity or dilly-dallying on the part of officials will be tolerated in the project. Action will be taken...
  • Uttar Pradesh: Clashes between SP-BSP leaders, one killed 11-03-2014 07:07 PM

    Mahoba: Firing between leaders of the Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party has left one dead and many others injured in Uttar Pradesh's Mahoba area. Clashes between BSP leader and former Uttar Pradesh Minister Badshah Singh and SP leaders turned ugly and resulted in the death of one person. Tension...
  • Ajay Mishra appointed as new SSP of Kanpur 10-03-2014 10:48 PM

    IPS officer Ajay Mishra, posted with Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS), was on Monday appointed as Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Kanpur. "Mishra has been appointed by the state government as new SSP of Kanpur. He was posted in ATS," IG, Law and OrderAmrendra Sengar told reporters in the district. SSP...
  • Retired constable kills two people following dispute over drinking water 10-03-2014 10:02 PM

    A retired police constable on Monday shot dead two people and critically injured another at his village in Kanpur, police said. Anil Kumar, who retired as a constable with the Provincial Armed Constabulary, opened fire at three people after a dispute over drinking water at Sumerpur village. Jeetendra Yadav and...
  • Sedition charges dropped against Kashmiri students who cheered for Pak 06-03-2014 10:31 PM

    Meerut: The Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday dropped sedition charges against the Kashmiri students for cheering Pakistan team during the India-Pakistan Asia Cup match on Sunday. The move comes after the Home Ministry sought a report from the state government. Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, too, spoke to...
  • Kashmiri students who cheered for Pak booked for sedition, Omar upset 06-03-2014 02:00 PM

    New Delhi: The Jammu and Kashmir government and the opposition came together on Thursday to decry the action taken against some Kashmiri students in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, for reportedly cheering Pakistan during a cricket match. J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah reacted strongly, tweeting, "Sedition charge against Kashmiri students is an...
  • Uttar Pradesh doctors call off strike after Allahabad HC orders probe 06-03-2014 08:20 AM

    Lucknow: The doctors' strike in Uttar Pradesh has been called off a day after the Allahabad High Court stepped in. The HC had on Wednesday taken suo motu congnizance of the strike and had ordered a probe into the incident that had led to the strike. The Lucknow Bench of...
  • HC stays UP government order including 'Kumhar' caste under SCs 05-03-2014 11:18 PM

    Allahabad High Court on Wednesday stayed an order passed by the Uttar Pradesh government two months ago in which 'Kumhar' caste was included in the Scheduled Castes. A Division Bench of Justice Ashok Bhushan and Justice Satish Chandra passed the order on a Public Interest Litigation challenging the Government Order...
  • All charges against arrested doctors will be dropped, assures UP CM 04-03-2014 07:19 PM

    Lucknow: As the ruling Samajwadi Party government grapples with the doctors strike across the state, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav gave an assurance to the striking doctors that all charges against the 24 doctors, who have been lodged in a jail in Kanpur, will be dropped. However, there has...
  • Sahara's Subrata Roy, 2 directors sent to Tihar jail till March 11 04-03-2014 05:38 PM

    New Delhi: It was a day of hectic and dramatic developments in the Supreme Court which heard the Sahara case on Tuesday. Subrata Roy along with two other company directors have been sent to judicial custody till the next date of hearing on March 11. The detention of the fourth...
  • Agra airport to get a new terminal after government approval 04-03-2014 01:27 PM

    The Uttar Pradesh government's nod for acquiring around 50 acresof land for constructing a new terminal at Agra's Kheria Airport, which is part of an Indian Air Force base, has raised hopes of majorly boosting the Taj city's tourism industry. The state government has sanctioned Rs 60 crores for the...
  • Oscars 2014: 'The Great Gatsby' wins best costume 03-03-2014 08:11 AM

    Los Angeles: Catherine Martin won her first Academy Award for costume design for her work in 'The Great Gatsby', while Adruitha Lee and Robin Mathews clinched the trophy of best hair and make-up for 'Dallas Buyers Club' at the Oscars ceremony here Sunday. Martin, who has been nominated for an...