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  • Clean Up India: 25 crore of Indian homes have no toilet August 8, 2014

    There are 25 crore homes in India that have no toilets. CNN-IBN takes up Clean Up India campaign requesting people all over to keep there cities clean and not dump filth on the roads. ...
  • Akhilesh government fails to control communal riots in UP August 8, 2014

    Meerut: As the Samajwadi Party struggles to control the communal cauldron, which many believe has been stirred by the state government itself, Akhilesh Yadav actions to curb such incidents are under question mark. Akhilesh Yadav, under whose leadership the Samajwadi Party cycled into absolute majority in 2012, has allowed UP...
  • Meerut gangrape: UP Police claims girl was in a relationship, underwent abortion voluntarily August 8, 2014

    Meerut: In a new twist in the alleged gangrape of the 20yearold girl in Meerut, the Uttar Pradesh Police has claimed that this may be a case of a relationship gone wrong. The police believe that there are several discrepancies in the account of the complainant. UP Police has alleged that...
  • Clean up India: Kolkata's flower market also serving as a garbage dump August 8, 2014

    CNN-IBN has begun a special initiative to clean up India. It is a project in which you can be involved by sharing your experiences of how there is a complete lack of civic sense across the country. ...
  • Govt to launch website to encourage research work August 7, 2014

    To provide impetus to academic researches,Uttar Pradeshgovernment would develop a website on which research papers belonging to all the universities across the world would be uploaded. "To maintain quality of research works and to check repetition, a research portal will be developed through UP State High Education Council," Principal Secretary, higher...
  • Meerut rape: UP Woman Commission team meets victim August 7, 2014

    A team of the UP State Women Commission on Thursday met the 20yearold girl who was allegedly raped and forcibly converted to another religion at Sarawa village in Kharkhauda area here. Chairperson of the commission Zarina Usmani said she inquired about the incident from the victim, her family members and...
  • Yasin Bhatkal to be questioned by UP Police August 7, 2014

    Indian Mujahideen commander Yasin Bhatkal will soon be interrogated by the Uttar Pradesh Police, an official said on Thursday. The official said formalities for his remand are underway and they hope to complete it soon. The official also said that Bhatkal will be questioned by the AntiTerror Squad before Aug 10 after...
  • Thiruvananthapuram: We are unable to use the water, say local residents August 7, 2014

    CNNIBN's Clean up India intiative vring to you the story of Thiruvananthapuram where plastic waste and garbage from residential areas are found in huge piles. The 5.5 acres of land at Erumakuzhi in the heart of Thiruvananthapuram city has been a major dumping spot for the past two and a...
  • Clean up India: River Ganga dying a slow death in Varanasi August 6, 2014

    CNN-IBN has begun a special initiative to clean up India. It is a project in which you can be involved by sharing your experiences of how there is a complete lack of civic sense across the country. Here's a look at the Ganga and how the sacred river is dying...
  • Meerut gangrape: 3 arrested for raping 20yearold woman August 5, 2014

    A 20yearold teacher in Meerut in Uttra Praedsh has allegedly been gangraped. The teacher alleged that she was abducted on July 23 and taken to Hapur where she was gangraped. UP Police on Tuesday arrested three people, including a village chief and a woman, in the alleged gangrape and religious...
  • Clean up India: No sanitation at Ahmedabad's Bombay Hotel locality August 5, 2014

    CNN-IBN has begun a special initiative to clean up India. It is a project in which you can be involved by sharing your experiences of how there is a complete lack of civic sense across the country. Here's a look at Ahmedabad's Bombay Hotel locality which is one of the...
  • CNNIBNs initiative to clean up India August 4, 2014

    CNNIBN's initiative to clean up India: The firsts step is to recognize the filth and dirt around and then help set up mechanisms and give solutions on how we can make our surroundings clean and beautiful. ...
  • Clean up India: Puri beach turned into a garbage dump, Jagannath Temple surrounded by trash August 4, 2014

    CNN-IBN has begun a special initiative to clean up India. It is a project in which you can be involved by sharing your experiences of how there is a complete lack of civic sense across the country. CNN-IBN begins with focusing on the famous beach in Puri and the iconic...
  • Contribution of all communities must for progress, says Akhilesh Yadav August 2, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday said that contribution of every religious community was essential in the development of the state. During a meeting with the delegation of UP Sikh Gurudrawa Prabandhak Committee, Akhilesh said that the state government was committed to ensure justice and security to all. The delegation...
  • UPPCL's proposal to hike power tariff faces stiff opposition August 1, 2014

    The state government is likely to declare the new power tariff by August end to be implemented from September 1. The UP Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) concluded the monthlong phased public hearing on the proposed power tariff hike for the current financial year amid protests and suggestions by consumer bodies here...
  • Infosys to focus on start ups, IP, Products and Platforms August 1, 2014

    Bangalore: Vishal Sikka, the first non founder and outsider to lead Infosys, on Friday said the country's second largest software services firm will focus on intellectual property, products and platforms in an effort to revive the lost glory of the once IT bellwether. The former Board member of German software giant...
  • Those doing good work should be honoured: Akhilesh Yadav July 31, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said people doing good work should be honoured and given an identity. "Those doing good work amongst us needed to be given an identity and honored," the Chief Minister said while releasing a book written by the MD of UP Power Corporation, AP Misra, at...
  • Heavy rains in Himachal Pradesh, but heat wave persists in lower areas July 31, 2014

    Shimla: Heavy rains occurred in parts of Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday but maximum temperatures were up by two to three degrees. The lower hills of Himachal reeled under the heat wave. Baldwara was wettest with 90 mm of rains while Hamirpur and Chelsea recorded 49 mm and 45 mm rains respectively. The...
  • BJP demands postponement of UP Subordinate Services Selection exam July 30, 2014

    BJP on Wednesday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to postpone preliminary examination of UP Subordinate Services Selection 2014 slated on August 3 till the time Civil Service Aptitude Test (CSAT) system was notabolished. "UP Public Service Commission should be directed to postpone preliminary examination of subordinate service selection. Till the time CSAT system...
  • Saharanpur riots: Main accused arrested, booked under NSA July 30, 2014

    Saharanpur: Days after communal violence in Saharanpur claimed the lives of three people and left 33 others injured, the main accused for the riots has been arrested. Muharram Ali Pappu was arrested on Wednesday and booked under the National Security Act. Earlier in the day, a sixmember BJP team visited...
  • James Brown biopic 'Get On Up' revels in drama and dance moves July 30, 2014

    Reuters: At first Oscarwinning actress Octavia Spencer thought she was seeing early concert footage of James Brown but then was told it was a screen test by Chadwick Boseman to play the "Godfather of Soul" in the new biopic "Get On Up." From the gliding, intricate footwork to the hunched shoulders...
  • UP government recommends CBI probe into Lucknow rapemurder July 28, 2014

    Lucknow: Days after a 32yearold woman was brutally raped and murdered in Mohanlalganj area of UP's capital city Lucknow, the Akhilesh Yadav government on Monday recommended investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation, The victim's family have been on a hunger strike demanding a CBI probe into the case. "We are...
  • UP government is doing wrong: Shahnawaz Hussain July 26, 2014

    In connection with the temple clashes in Moradabad BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain on Saturday said that everybody has the right to pray. "There is no need to take permission from Mulayam Singh Yadav ji. UP government is doing wrong." ...
  • UP: Two dead in Saharanpur violence, curfew imposed July 26, 2014

    Saharanpur: Curfew under Section 144 was clamped in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur on Saturday after clashes broke out between two groups in the area over land dispute. The violence has claimed two lives and as many as 15 people have been injured. Traffic on the national highway connecting Ambala was thrown out of...
  • Lucknow rape case: UP Police come out with DNA proof July 23, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Police on Tuesday said that the particles found in the nails of the woman, who was found murdered in Mohanlalganj area, matched with the arrested school guard in DNA test. DIG Lucknow Navneet Sikera said that particles matched with the DNA of accused Ram Sewak Yadav and it...
  • Over 200 people succumb to encephalitis across India July 23, 2014

    New Delhi: More than 200 people succumbed to encephalitis in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh and seven districts of West Bengal. In West Bengal alone, 102 people have died due to encephalitis. A total of 344 people have been affected by the viral disease in the state since January 2014. Jalpaiguri district is...
  • Even gods can't prevent rape incidents: UP Governor July 21, 2014

    Lucknow: Adding to the volley of irresponsible remarks made on crime against women, Uttar Pradesh Governor Aziz Qureshi on Monday said that even gods could not prevent rape incidents. Qureshi, who took additional charge as the UP Governor recently, said, "Even god can't prevent rapes there should not be politics over...
  • CBI struggles to exhume Badaun victims' bodies July 21, 2014

    Badaun: Heavy rains have continued to hamper efforts to exhume the bodies of the two minor girls who were allegedly raped and then hung from a tree in May. Meanwhile, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has recorded the statement of doctors who conducted the first postmortem and found that...
  • Badaun gangrape: Exhumation of victims' bodies delayed due to incessant rains July 20, 2014

    Badaun: The CBI which has been trying to exhume the bodies of Badaun gangrape victims for another postmortem had to call off the operation after incessant rains. ...
  • CBI yet to exhume Badaun victims' bodies, crime scene reconstructed July 20, 2014

    Badaun: Heavy rains are hampering efforts to exhume the bodies of the two minor girls who were allegedly raped and then hung from a tree in May. Meanwhile, the Central Bureau of Investigation has begun reconstructing the crime scene, tying the hangman's noose from the tree where the incident took...