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  • UP government says will look into Rita Bahuguna's house arson case February 25, 2014

    Congress leader Rita Bahuguna Joshi on Tuesday alleged that a charge sheet was "deliberately" not being filed in her house arson case involving some BSP leaders, prompting the Uttar Pradesh government to assure her that they will look into the matter. "We will look into the matter and will go through...
  • Azam Khan's buffalo-theft incident lightens UP Assembly mood February 24, 2014

    Amid heated debates, light moments were witnessed in UP Assembly on Monday as Opposition leader Swami Prasad Maurya raked up Minister Azam Khan's buffalo-theft incident to highlight the worsening condition of law and order in the state. Speaking on the dismal law and order situation in the state, Maurya told Khan...
  • Cong to push anti-graft ordinance, but may give Kalmadi, Chavan LS tickets February 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Acting on Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's wish list, the UPA government is taking the ordinance route to push through more anti-corruption legislations ahead of the general elections. While an ordinance could be brought later this week, CNN-IBN has learnt that the Congress is also considering giving tickets to...
  • UP Assembly drowns in din over Muzaffarnagar riots February 24, 2014

    BJP and BSP members on Monday tried to corner Uttar Pradesh government over the number of riots in the state and rehabilitation of Muzaffarnagar riot victims leading to a din and adjournment of the state Assembly. The matter was raised during Question Hour by Congress member Anugrah Narain Singh, who sought...
  • Policeman shoots at waiter for being asked to drink liquor outside hotel premises February 21, 2014

    A police official shot at a waiter in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur city when he was asked not to drink liquor in the restaurant premises since the eatery did not have a permit. The victim Inderjeet (33) was rushed to a hospital where he was stated to be in critical condition. Kanpur's Director...
  • Akhilesh asks police to restore confidence in people February 19, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said law and order problem should be addressed in a manner so as to restore people's confidence in the police. Addressing IPS Officers on the conclusion of Police Week at his official residence, he stressed on improving the image of the police in...
  • Incredible make-up skills? Girl turns her face into a scary, wooden doll mask February 19, 2014

    With more than five million views so far, these viral photos have gone viral. A girl does an amazing job of making herself to look like a scary, wooden doll using make-up. We agree it's a bit early to prepare for Halloween, but a little practice never hurt anyone, right?...
  • Johnny Depp honoured at Make-up and Hair Stylists Guild awards February 17, 2014

    Los Angeles: In an awards season that seems to have a ceremony for every facet of filmmaking, the Make-up and Hair Stylists Guild awards returned after a 10-year hiatus with an award for Johnny Depp. The actor received the first ever distinguished artisan award for his work in films like "Edward...
  • Congress writes to EC on issue of transfer of UP officials February 15, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Nirmal Khatri has written to Election Commission expressing concern over what he said was the growing number of transfers being carried out by the state government in the run up to Lok Sabha elections. "The Lok Sabha elections are (to be held later this year) and in...
  • Bruce Jenner not quitting 'Keeping up with the Kardashians' February 15, 2014

    Los Angeles: Olympian Bruce Jenner has called reports of him quitting TV show 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' as "fabricated". The 64-year-old revealed he is shooting for the ninth season of the show and is looking forward to the coming seasons too, reported E! online. "The reports of me...
  • UP treasure hunt yielded glass bangles, bones: Union minister February 12, 2014

    Glass bangles, iron nails and bones make up all that was yielded in the dig at the site in Unnao district of Uttar Pradesh where a seer had claimed a treasure of gold was buried, Parliament was told on Wednesday. Replying to a question in Rajya Sabha on the dig carried...
  • HIL: Kalinga Lancers look to upset UP Wizards February 12, 2014

    Bhubneswar: Debutants Kalinga Lancers would be desperate to score a sweet revenge over the Uttar Pradesh Wizards and give their home fans something to cheer about in a return leg match of the Hockey India League 2014 between the two sides, here on Thursday. The Lancers had lost 1-3 to Wizards...
  • CBI probe into NREGA funds must start, Jairam Ramesh tells CM February 12, 2014

    Union Minister Jairam Ramesh has shot off another letter to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav seeking early implementation of the Allahabad High Court order on CBI inquiry into misappropriation of funds under the NREGA. While recalling his earlier correspondence to the Chief Minister, in a fresh letter issued on Tuesday,...
  • UP Berozgaar Sangh members clash with police over wanting to meet CM February 11, 2014

    A scuffle took place between police and members of an organisation of unemployed people outside the Chandra Shekhar Azad Agriculture University in Kanpur, just before the arrival of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav for the convocation ceremony of the university. Nearly 40 members of 'Uttar Pradesh Berozgaar Sangh' led by its president Diwakar...
  • UP Wizards beat Kalinga Lancers 3-1, jump to third in table February 9, 2014

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Wizards coasted to comfortable 3-1 win over debutants Kalinga Lancers and jumped to the third position in the second edition of Hero Hockey India League here on Sunday. UP Wizards scored two goals in the first two quarters while their third goal came just seconds from the final...
  • Delhi Waveriders beat UP Wizards 4-3 in HIL February 8, 2014

    Lucknow: Delhi Waveriders continued their impressive run in the second edition of Hero Hockey India League as they beat Uttar Pradesh Wizards 4-3 in a high-scoring match to extend their lead at the top of the points table. The match at Major Dhyan Chand Hockey Stadium here was expected to a...
  • With 21 crore people don't expect good law and order in UP: Mulayam February 7, 2014

    In remarks that are likely to trigger a row, SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Friday said how can there be a good law and order in Uttar Pradesh when its population is more than 21 crore. When reporters asked the party chief about law and order problems in UP during...
  • UP Wizards host Delhi Waveriders in a battle of equals February 7, 2014

    Lucknow: Leaders Delhi Waveriders will look to consolidate their numero uno position in the points table when they face an evenly-matched Uttar Pradesh Wizards in an away league match of the second Hero Hockey India League at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium, here on Saturday. The Waveriders are presently atop the...
  • India to play two warm-up games before ICC World T20 February 5, 2014

    Dubai: India will play two warm-up games before their opening match of the ICC World Twenty20 to be held in Bangladesh next month, according the schedule announced by the world body on Wednesday. A total of 16 warm-up matches will be played in the men's event, including eight ahead of the...
  • Now, UIDAI to enroll in UP, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Uttarakhand February 4, 2014

    The government on Tuesday asked the UIDAI, which issues unique identification numbers to residents, to start enrolments in four more states - Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh and Uttarakhand. "It was decided that in four States, which are, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh and Uttarakhand, UIDAI will carry out the enrolment exercise in...
  • Australia's Test warm-up in South Africa cancelled February 3, 2014

    Cape Town: Australia's only warm-up fixture ahead of the three-match Test series against South Africa has been cancelled after torrential rain in Potchefstroom left little chance of play. The four-day match against a South African Invitational XI was due to be played between Wednesday to Saturday, but with conditions unlikely to...
  • India vs NZ XI: Rohit, Rahane score fifties as warm-up game ends in a draw February 3, 2014

    Whangarei: The Indian top-order failed to convert good starts but Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane struck morale-boosting fifties ahead of the Test series as the visiting team's two-day practice match against New Zealand XI ended in a tame draw on Monday. India batted out the second day, finishing at 313 for...
  • High level search for Azam Khan's buffaloes ends, 3 officers transferred February 3, 2014

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh Police has finally tracked down Minister Azam Khan's stolen buffaloes. The Samajwadi Party leader's seven buffaloes had gone missing from his farmhouse in Rampur on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday. It is being informed that three police officials are facing transfer due to the incident. A...
  • As it happened: India vs NZ XI, warm-up match February 3, 2014

    9:38 a.m. Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane scored fifties as India after tea declared at 313 for 7. R Ashwin fell for 46 while Ambati Rayudu remained unbeaten on 49 as the match ended in a draw. 8:10 a.m. Tea break. Good workout for Rohit (59*) and Rahane (60*). Both retired...
  • UP Wizards, Punjab Warriors play out 2-2 draw in HIL February 2, 2014

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Wizards and Jaypee Punjab Warriors finished 2-2 to register the first draw of the second edition of Hero Hockey India League (HHIL) at the Dhyan Chand Stadium here on Sunday. It was a free-flowing contest between two evenly-matched teams. The game was a treat for the fans...
  • As it happened: Warm-up game, New Zealand XI vs India, Day 1 February 2, 2014

    11 a.m. (IST): Shikhar Dhawan (16*) and Murali Vijay (19*) have safely negotiated the 14-over period before stumps in Whangarei to take India to 41 for 0 in reply to NZ XI's 262 for 9 declared. So it's been a good outing for the Indians, especially with the ball as all...
  • Kim wants daughter North on Kardashian's reality show January 31, 2014

    Los Angeles: Socialite Kim Kardashian, who came into the limelight with her reality show "Keeping Up With The Kardashians", is keen to have her daughter North West featured on the show as well. The show's executive producer, Ryan Seacrest is said to have requested Kim to allow North on the show...
  • Kim Kardashian, Kanye West's wedding to be televised? January 31, 2014

    Los Angeles: Socialite Kim Kardashian's much anticipated wedding to her rapper fiance Kanye West will reportedly be televised and shown on her reality series 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians'. The 33-year-old socialite, who has a daughter North with West, apparently persuaded the rapper to televise their big day, reported Radar...
  • UP BJP chief pulls up party members for offering namaaz at rally January 30, 2014

    Meerut: The state BJP unit has landed itself in a soup. At a rally in Meerut on Wednesday, the party president reportedly pulled up its minority cell members for offering namaaz from the stage as the rally got delayed. The Samajwadi Party has targeted the BJP over the issue. ...
  • UP Wizards will be a tough challenge for us: Glenn Turner January 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Dabur Mumbai Magicians' forward Glenn Turner on Tuesday said a tough challenge awaits them in the next match where the face a confident Uttar Pradesh Wizards but will try their best to secure a win on home turf in the second edition of the Hero Hockey India League here...