Tag Archives: UP

UP Election 2017: Mulayam Singh Yadav to Contest Against Son Akhilesh

As the Election Commission decided to keep the Samajwadi Party symbol cycle in abeyance, neither of the two father-son groups can use it in electioneering but father Mulayam Singh Yadav on Monday said he would contest against his son, unfolding an open war. Mualaym Singh also said his son is indulging in communal politics, distancing Muslims as his list of ...

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Weather Warning Issued: Cold Wave Spell Hits HP, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, UP

With the eastward movement of the current Western Disturbance as an upper air cyclonic circulation lying over north Pakistan and neighbourhood, dry northwesterly cold winds at lower and middle levels will hit the plains of northwest India from 10th night to 13th January morning, said the Indian Met Department. “Under these circumstances, the prevailing minimum temperatures over plains of northwest ...

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SKS Microfinance Q2 Profit Jumps to Rs.78 Cr

SKS Microfinance has announced the Unaudited Standalone financial results for the second fiscal year quarter ended September 30, 2015 posting a net profit after tax of Rs.77.85 crore as compared to Rs.56.75 crore for the same quarter ended September 30, 2014. Total Income has increased from Rs.201 crore for the quarter ended September 30, 2014 to Rs.324 crore for the ...

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JEE Mains 2015 Results Declared, Cut off 105, Where to check ?

The CBSE on Monday declared JEE Mains 2015 exam results with a considerable delay on Monday at about 3 PM and soon the website crashed owing to heavy rush, As of 4:30 PM, the official website is not accessible for many. The Cut-off score for appearing in  JEE (Advanced) – 2015 for following categories*– Category Cut-off Score General 105 Other Backward ...

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Swine Flu Wrap: Nation Stares as J&K SP Dies, Ghaziabad DM infected, toll reaches 743

Crossing all the inter-state borders, swine flu is taking national character with top government officials becoming the latest victims after many doctors succumbed to the dreaded virus that is spreading fast all over the country with the total number of positive cases as of Friday reaching 11,955, with 743 deaths.. Sunil Gupta, superintendent of police in Jammu and Kashmir died ...

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Champions Karnataka start favourites against UP in Ranji

Champions Karnataka go up against Uttar Pradesh in their seventh round of the Group A Ranji Trophy league match commencing n Bangalore on Thursday with an opportunity to get back to winning ways after two consecutive draws. With 29 points after six matches, Karnataka are virtually assured of a berth in the knockouts but their performance against Baroda at Mysuru ...

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UP pushes liquor shops off highways to restrain drunken driving

Worried over rising deaths caused by drunken driving, Uttar Pradesh has decided to ban liquor sale from vends and shops along all highways and major roads in the state, in a first-of-its-kind initiative. The principal secretary has written to all district magistrates seeking a blanket ban on fresh licences of liquor shops on highways and refused to renew the licences of ...

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UP Wakes Up to Swine Flu Risk Amid 2 Deaths, Tamiflu Shortage

After two swine flu deaths in Lucknow in the last four days, health department officials have admitted that the state was facing acute shortage of Tamiflu, the medicine used for treating the disease. The department, though ill-equipped to take on the disease, is slowly waking up to the threat, having placed fresh orders to obtain the medicine from Rajasthan, where ...

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Bird Flu Spreads in UP; State Govt Bans Import of Poultry

After bird flu cases in Chandigarh, Uttar Pradesh banned the import of chicken, eggs and all forms of poultry from other states, an official said. The state government has also ordered thorough inspection of all poultry units across the state. Chief Veterinary Officer Vipin Kumar Agarwal while confirming the alert sounded by the state government said that the veterinary doctors ...

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Nargis, Planet’s 7 billionth baby born in UP

The world has welcomed the birth of Nargis, in Uttar Pradesh on Monday, as the symbolic 7 billionth baby on the planet. The UN Population Fund had earlier said that the planet’s seven billionth baby would be born on October 31 and Uttar Pradesh in India was the favourite choice of the symbolic selection of the baby. Not that it ...

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