UP

  • Girls outperform boys in Class 12 UP Board exams, overall pass percentage drops by 0.47 per cent May 25, 2014

    Girls outperformed boys in Class 12 exams of the Uttar Pradesh Board, results for which were declared in Allahabad on Sunday. A total of 30.48 lakh students had appeared in the examinations held earlier this year, and 28.10 lakh of them secured pass marks, said state Director of Secondary Education...
  • UP policemen to take online test for promotions May 22, 2014

    Policemen in Uttar Pradesh will now have to under go online tests, an official said. The examination would be used to benchmark the promotional criterion. "The tests will be held between May 22July 27," Sandeep Salunke, IG (Technical Services) said. "The tests would be taken by constables and inspectors in all the...
  • 4 students caught copying in UP Technical University exam May 21, 2014

    Four students were on Tuesday caught cheating during the semester examinations of Uttar Pradesh Technical University. The students, who were appearing in the exams for engineering and management courses, were caught copying by the flying squad of the university. "Two students were caught at ITS College, one at IEC College and one...
  • UP government to levy 'green tax' on old vehicles May 21, 2014

    All motor vehicles more than 15years old will have to pay green tax in Uttar Pradesh soon, officials said. The state cabinet has given a go ahead to the amendment in the UP Motor Vehicles Act and it has been decided that all such vehicles that have completed 15 years after...
  • Postpoll survey: BJP leading with 4553 in UP, 2127 seats in Bihar May 14, 2014

    According to CNNIBNCSDSLokniti postpoll survey based on all the nine phases of voting, the Bharatiya Janata Party is likely to get 4553 in Uttar Pradesh, the Congress is getting 1115 seats and the Samajwadi Party is getting 24 seats. On the other side, BJP is also leading in the Bihar...
  • Turnout 54.21 per cent in final leg of voting in UP May 12, 2014

    Lucknow: Over 54 per cent voters on Monday exercised their franchise for 18 seats in Uttar Pradesh in the last leg of the Lok Sabha polls which will decide the fate of BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav among others. With the completion of...
  • Selena Gomez doesn't care who Justin Bieber is dating May 11, 2014

    Los Angeles: Singer Selena Gomez reportedly "doesn't care" who her exboyfriend Justin Bieber dates, after he posted a number of photographs looking cosy with model Yovanna Ventura. The 21yearold and her on and off boyfriend have called time on their relationship once again and the "Baby" hitmaker has posted a number...
  • UP government issued directives issued to officials to maintain law and order May 9, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh government on Friday issued necessary directives to officials concerned for maintaining law and order during and after counting of votes of the Lok Sabha elections in the state. "Directives have been issued to all the divisional commissioners, IGs zone, range DIGs, DMs and SPs for maintaining law and order...
  • 'Awful breakup happening beside me in cafe': Author live tweets heartbreaking breakup of a couple sitting next to him May 7, 2014

    You are at a coffee shop. There is a couple next to you obviously distressed about something. With a rising sense of disquiet you realise the couple is having their last conversation together. They are breaking up.Faced with a situation such as this, what would you do? Author Dave...
  • Watch: How the caste factor plays out in eastern UP in phase 8 polls May 6, 2014

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  • SC Commission Team Visits ViolenceHit Kanavani Village May 5, 2014

    A team of National Commission for Scheduled Castes on Monday visited Kanavani village and met victims of a clash that took place there between Dalits and Gujjars last week. The team, led by commission secretary JN Chamber, spent nearly one and half hours in the village. One person was killed and over...
  • Firozabad BJP candidate accuses SP of using minors for bogus voting April 29, 2014

    Firozabad: BJP candidate from Firozabad Lok Sabha seat SP Singh Baghel has accused Samajwadi Party workers of capturing several booths and bogus voting in Jamrana area during the polling on April 24. According to Baghel many Samajwadi Party workers indulged in bogus voting. He also accused that some children voted...
  • Social organisation working hard to ensure Mumbaikars come out to vote April 23, 2014

    "Enough is enough" was the clarion call after the 26/11 attacks but less than 50 per cent people turned up to elect their government. Be it BMC elections or Assembly, one thing that characterises Mumbai elections is low voter turnout. As the maximum city gets ready to vote for Lok...
  • 'PeeBuddy', a new device that helps Indian women urinate standing up to avoid dirty, public urinals April 17, 2014

    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 with...
  • EC working as per Congress's directives, will move court: Azam Khan April 13, 2014

    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 rallies...
  • Baroda, Uttar Pradesh to clash in Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 final April 12, 2014

    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 maiden...
  • When I have my wig cap on and I'm taping my face, it's meditation for me: Lady Gaga April 12, 2014

    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 her morning...
  • Gujarat beat UP by 34 runs in Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy April 11, 2014

    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 Cricket...
  • UP Election Yatra: Congress aims for re-election in Rampur, Moradabad April 11, 2014

    With elections round the corner, artisans of Moradabad are back in focus and attempts are being made to reach out to this constituency of voters. The town that welcomed the Congress nominee Mohammed Azharuddin in 2009 is completely disillusioned with the party and that could impact the chances of Noor...
  • High voter turnout in 91 seats in LS polls, crosses the 2009 mark April 10, 2014

    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 of...
  • A Billion Votes: High turnout in phase 3 of Lok Sabha elections April 10, 2014

    Polling ends in all 91 constituencies in 11 states and 3 union territories for phase 3 of Lok Sabha elections. High voter turnout so far in Kerala, moderate in Delhi, UP and Bihar. ...
  • Lok Sabha elections enter the big states, 91 seats vote across India April 10, 2014

    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 7...
  • No fresh petition filed for bail cancellation of Muzaffarnagar riot accused April 9, 2014

    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 district...
  • EC seeks tape of BJP leader Amit Shah making the 'vote for revenge' remark April 6, 2014

    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 when...
  • UP: Two trains collide in Sonbhadra; 2 feared dead, five injured April 3, 2014

    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 April 2, 2014

    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 on...
  • 'Veer' campaign: Grand finale March 30, 2014

    Thumbs Up and Being Human Foundation, in association with CNN-IBN, launched the 'VEER' campaign on January 26 to empower the differently-abled. ...
  • UP government chargesheet to PWD Secretary for bad road March 24, 2014

    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 road were...
  • CJ Shanti highlights the neglected condition of Tuberculosis patients in Sukhrampur UP March 24, 2014

    Sukhrampur, a nondescript village in Uttar Pradesh seems to be no politicians concern as the continued neglect of the increasing number of Tuberculosis patients suggest. This report has been produced by community correspondents of 'Khabar Lahariya', a content partner of the Citizen Journalist Show. ...