Gorakhpur

  • Muzaffarnagar shivers at 1.9 degrees C as mercury dips in UP 13-02-2014 05:46 PM

    The minimum temperatures dropped across Uttar Pradesh on Thursday withMuzaffarnagar being the coldest at 1.9 degrees Celsius. MeT office said that night temperature appreciably fell in Gorakhpur division; fell in Varanasi,Faizabad, Kanpur, Meerut and changed little in the remaining divisions of the state. They were markedly below normal in Faizabad,...
  • Samajwadi Party ridicules Modi over '56-inch chest' remark at Gorakhpur rally 24-01-2014 09:19 AM

    Samajwadi Party on Thursday ridiculed BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for his "56-inch chest" remarks, claiming that it was he who "had to hide under a cot" for one-and-a-half hours in Chhattisgarh in 2000. "Everyone in Chhattisgarh is laughing at Modi over his 56-inch chest remarks... He is the...
  • PM lays foundation stone for nuclear plant in Haryana 13-01-2014 05:35 PM

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday laid the foundation stone for a 2,800 megawatt nuclear power plant near Gorakhpur village in the Fatehabad district of Haryana. The Haryana Anu Vidyut Pariyojna project will have four units, each of 700-MW capacity, and is to come up at a cost Rs 23,502...
  • Sashastra Seema Bal officials deny permission for Modi's rally at their ground 07-01-2014 07:25 PM

    Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), the border guarding force between India and Nepal, has denied permission to BJP for holding a public rally of the party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi at its ground here. The SSB ground, which houses its recruitment centre, was shortlisted by BJP MP Yogi Adityanath for...
  • Kerosene-carrying train derails between Gonda and Gorakhpur 07-01-2014 06:07 PM

    Rail traffic on the Gorakhpur section of North Eastern Railway in Uttar Pradesh was hit on Tuesday when two wagons of a goods train transporting kerosene derailed between Gonda and Gorakhpur, officials said. No one was injured in the incident. The train was headed to Gorakhpur when the derailment took...
  • Narendra Modi to address rally in Gorakhpur on January 23 05-01-2014 12:40 PM

    BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will address a rally in Gorakhpur on January 23. Though the venue of the rally is yet to be finalised, police and administrative officials on Saturday inspected Fertiliser Factory ground as the proposed site. The team headed by SSP Pradip Kumar inspected the proposed...
  • UP govt responsible for allocation of funds for Encephalitis: Azad 10-10-2013 08:50 AM

    New Delhi: At least 350 children have died due to Encephalitis in Gorakhpur in Eastern Uttar Pradesh so far in 2013. An average of 500 deaths are reported each year from this region. In fact, over 70 per cent of encephalitis cases in the country are reported from UP. In...
  • There's lack of political will to eradicate encephalitis: Dr RN Singh 09-10-2013 01:50 PM

    New Delhi: The killer encephalitis is back in Uttar Pradesh and has left over 350 children dead in Gorakhpur this year. Dr RN Singh, a petitioner and the convener of the encephalitis eradication movement has said that even as the government sanctioned money, no action has yet been taken. "We...
  • UP: Encephalitis kills 350 kids this year in Gorakhpur 09-10-2013 01:18 PM

    New Delhi/Gorakhpur: At least 350 children have died due to encephalitis in Gorakhpur in Eastern Uttar Pradesh so far in 2013. The epidemic strikes 135 districts across 17 states every year but more than 70 per cent of these cases are reported from UP. In the last 33 years, 50,000...
  • Akhilesh to inaugurate encephalitis ward of Gorakhpur Medical College 08-10-2013 08:54 AM

    Gorakhpur: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akihlesh Yadav will inaugurate the encephalitis ward of BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur on Tuesday. The 100-bed ward handles maximum number of encephalitis patients from Bihar and Nepal in addition to the local population. The ward was build with the funds granted under NRHM. ...
  • Gorakhpur Junction platform would be the world's longest: GM, North Eastern Railway 04-10-2013 11:30 AM

    Passengers at the Gorakhpur Junction are having a difficult time as the remodelling of the railway yard that began last week has led to rescheduling and cancellation of several trains. The lines were blocked from 7 am to 10 am on Friday following which several important trains, including those coming...
  • Encephalitis claims four more lives, toll rises to 304 in eastern UP 27-09-2013 10:13 AM

    Gorakhpur: With nine more children succumbing to encephalitis at the BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur, the death toll due to the disease has climbed to 304 in eastern Uttar Pradesh this year. The dead include one child each from Deoria, Gorakhpur, and Kushinagar districts of eastern UP, health officials said,...
  • UP: Encephalitis kills 30 children in 5 days in Gorakhpur 22-08-2013 09:38 AM

    Gorakhpur: Gorakhpur district of Uttar Pradesh has been affected by the encephalitis once again with 30 children succumbing to the disease in the past five days. Almost 100 deaths have been reported in August alone with more than 300 children admitted to the BRD Hospital. A water and mosquito borne...
  • Govt moves HC seeking quashing of terror charges on duo 08-08-2013 11:27 PM

    Uttar Pradesh government has filed a revision petition with Allahabad High Court challenging the rejection by a Barabanki court of its application to withdraw terror charges against two youths. The revision application was filed on Wednesday with the Lucknow bench of the HC by government counsel Rishad Murtaza. Justice Arvind...
  • UP withdraws case against Gorakhpur blast accused 25-04-2013 04:49 AM

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday withdrew the case aggainst Tariq Qasmi, prime accused in the Gorakhpur bomb blasts of May 22, 2007 which left six people, including a woman, injured. The move followed a recommendation from the district administration to the state home department that the case against...
  • Kushwaha induction: It's RSS vs BJP now 05-01-2012 01:23 PM

    New Delhi: It seems domestic troubles are plaguing the BJP which is facing opposition from its own people now over opening the party doors to former BSP minister Babu Singh Kushwaha. RSS mouthpiece Panchajanya snubbed the BJP for inducting Kushwaha, urging the people of Uttar Pradesh not to vote for...
  • Delhi: 14 cases of Japanese Encephalitis reported 17-12-2011 08:29 AM

    New Delhi: Fourteen people have tested positive for Japanese Encephalitis in the capital. The viral disease which has affected Delhi for the first time this year has been spreading since it first surfaced in October. Earlier this year, it claimed 195 lives in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh alone. Delhi health authorities...
  • Gaya: Encephalitis claims 84 lives in 80 days 16-11-2011 08:17 PM

    Gaya: More than a thousand children are feared to have been affected by the Japanese encephalitis in Bihar's Gaya district. One child has been dying everyday for the last three months in the district. This outbreak comes even as Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh battles against Viral encephalitis. Shafina Khatun's world...
  • Gorakhpur doctors call off strike 11-11-2011 11:04 AM

    Gorakhpur: Junior doctors at the BRD Medical College Hospital in Gorakhpur have called off their two-day strike after assurance from authorities that their demands for better security and facilities will be met. Medical services were restored on Friday at the hospital, grappling with the influx of Encephalitis patients from eastern...
  • Gorakhpur medical college doctors on strike 09-11-2011 04:07 PM

    Gorakhpur: Doctors at the BRD Medical College in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur where encephalitis patients are being treated have gone on a strike. One hundred and fifty resident doctors went on strike after a patient's family reportedly roughed up one of the doctors. The doctors are demanding better security for themselves....
  • Encephalitis: Azad sat on report despite warning 24-10-2011 09:41 PM

    New Delhi: A CNN IBN investigation has found that despite warnings of an encephalitis crisis were given as early as in the first week of September, the health ministry and the minister sat on the report. In the BRD medical college in Gorakhpur, 500 children have died of encephalitis in...
  • Encephalitis warnings ignored by Health Ministry 24-10-2011 01:28 PM

    New Delhi: The Union Health Ministry did not act on early warnings over encephalitis. 500 lives could have been saved had the ministry acted on the warnings. CNN-IBN has learned that the ministry also sat on a field report from National Disaster Management Authority on encephalitis. Sources say officials from...
  • Parties play encephalitis politics as babies die 20-10-2011 10:09 PM

    New Delhi: Following CNN-IBN's continuing focus on encephalitis in Uttar Pradesh, Rahul Gandhi on Thursday asked Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad and Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh to visit the state and asses the situation. More than 400 children have died so far this year in a problem that's gone...
  • Encephalitis: Rahul steps in; sends Azad, Digvijaya 20-10-2011 10:03 AM

    New Delhi: In a move that's likely to embarrass the Mayawati government, the Congress on Thursday dispatched two top leaders to Gorakhpur to look into the deaths caused by Japanese encephalitis. Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh and Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad accompanied by a health team are expected to...
  • Encephalitis claims 9 more lives in UP 19-10-2011 01:35 PM

    Gorakhpur: Nine more people succumbed to encephalitis, taking the death count in the brain fever to 465 so far this year in Uttar Pradesh's eastern region, health officials said in Gorakhpur on Wednesday. Four encephalitis patients from Gorakhpur, two each from Kushinagar and Deoria and one from Mahrajganj succumbed to...
  • UP: Encephalitis kills 6 more, death toll 438 14-10-2011 11:14 AM

    Gorakhpur: With six more persons succumbing to encephalitis, the death toll in the viral disease in eastern Uttar Pradesh has climbed to 438 this year, health officials said on Friday. At present, 261 people suffering from encephalitis are undergoing treatment at the BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur besides in some...