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Many mini Mayas: A day in the life of a Lucknow sculptor

June 05, 2016 1:16 am

Mahatma Gandhi among others has fallen out of favour, but as Assembly polls draw near, BSP ticket aspirants are flocking to Prajapati’s office for busts of party chief.

Lucknow tops new Smart City list, BJP Mayor credits Akhilesh Yadav, PM Modi

May 25, 2016 1:53 am

Lucknow is the Lok Sabha constituency of Home Minister Rajnath Singh who is also considered the leading contender as BJP’s chief ministerial candidate in the poll-bound state.

How Lucknow was selected as a Smart City

May 24, 2016 6:13 pm

Lucknow district magistrate Raj Shekhar credits the achievement to the infrastructure development undertaken in the city during the past few months.

Jalaun: ‘Rape and murder’ case

May 21, 2016 1:01 pm

The police found loopholes in the father’s story as he kept changing his statement about the sequence of the incident.

Lucknow: Part of under-construction metro collapses, 8 injured

April 17, 2016 11:24 am

There was, however, no loss of life, District Magistrate Raj Shekhar said.

Varanasi mosque sealed after ‘clash’ over new Imam

April 10, 2016 2:11 am

The two sects had had several confrontations since July last year when the then Imam, Maulana Sadrul Huda, died and Maulana Maroof took charge of the mosque.

Lucknow man shoots son dead, kills self

March 21, 2016 8:02 am

According to relatives, Rastogi had been under depression, especially since his son had a kidney transplant two months ago

Lucknow: Settle cases during vacations, suggests CJI

March 20, 2016 3:22 am

It is the taxpayers’ money with which these facilities have been provided... Now, you cannot have any complaint that there is dearth of anything required for providing justice,” Thakur said.

Assembly session: BJP, Congress in war of words over Rai’s arrest

February 24, 2016 3:52 am

The issue was raised by Congress’ Pradeep Mathur through an adjournment notice.

Muzaffarnagar riots sting: House summons staff of 2 TV channels

February 24, 2016 3:46 am

Members agree on giving TV staff a chance to represent thier case before being handed punishment.


News in Numbers: India’s busiest passport office.

June 18, 2020 2:46 pm

#NewsInNumbers How much work the busiest passport office in India does. (PS: It’s Lucknow which was recently in the news over an inter-faith couple’s complaint.

News in Numbers: India’s busiest passport office.

June 18, 2020 2:46 pm

#NewsInNumbers How much work the busiest passport office in India does. (PS: It’s Lucknow which was recently in the news over an inter-faith couple’s complaint.

Lucknow DIG slaps elderly street vendor

February 24, 2016 2:37 pm

Lucknow, Feb 24 (ANI): The Deputy Inspector General of Lucknow has been caught on camera abusing and slapping a street vendor. The video of the incident has gone viral on social media embarrassing the Uttar Pradesh Government and the State Police department.

Groom killed in celebratory firing in UP

February 18, 2016 5:51 am

Sitapur, Feb 18 (ANI): A marriage party turned out to be a sorrow affair after the groom was allegedly shot dead accidently in a celebratory firing. As per reports, the man who fired is yet to be identified. The bullet hit the groom's head and he fell off the horse. He was immediately rushed to the Sitapur district hospital, where doctors referred him to Lucknow after some preliminary medication. However, he succumbed to his injuries on his way to Lucknow. The news of the groom's death has created panic among the two families.

AAI to make airport facilities as commercially viable

January 23, 2016 12:50 pm

New Delhi, Jan 23 (ANI): The Airports Authority of India will enhance its marketing strategy to make airports more operationally and commercially viable. At the Airport Marketing Conference held recently in New Delhi, the officials and experts chalked out a strategy to make commercial use of airport infrastructure in the country. Formed in April 1995, the Airports Authority of India manages 125 destinations, including 77 domestic and 21 international airports in the country. The Authority is also looking at focusing on the cargo segment to boost its revenues. It has been undertaking the International Cargo handling operations at international airports including Chennai, Kolkata, Lucknow, Coimbatore, Amritsar and Guwahati. Similarly, the Authority has identified 24 domestic airports across five regions, including three civil enclaves to develop such integrated facilities. They include Port Blair, Coimbatore, Jaipur, Raipur, Ahmedabad and others. The Airports Authority of India, which has developed infrastructure at many of its airports, is looking forward to make its commercial use.

Education should be used as tool for character building: Rajnath Singh

January 22, 2016 12:06 pm

Lucknow, Jan 22 (ANI): Addressing a convocation ceremony of Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University in Lucknow on Friday, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said the purpose of education is not only to gain knowledge, but also to culturally groom oneself. He asserted that students should learn from Swami Vivekananda, who said that “character makes a man”.

Varanasi: PM Modi flags off Mahamana Superfast Express

January 22, 2016 12:03 pm

Varanasi, Jan 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday flagged off the Mahamana Superfast Express in Varanasi. The train will run between Varanasi and Delhi via Lucknow thrice a week. The train is fully equipped with the modern facilities and also has new renovated AC-coaches fitted with LED television screens. This is Prime Minister Modi's fifth visit to his constituency after assuming office in May, 2014.