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7 die in UP LPG blast, 22 injured

Seven persons died and 22 people received burn injuries when a 5-kilogram LPG cylinder burst during wedding celebrations in Rafipur village in Barabanki district.

‘Most B-school students are unemployable’

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A study conducted by the Assocham Education Committee (AEC) has made some shocking revelations.

Congress set to revert to traditional poster war to target its rivals

At a time when all political parties are turning to the social media for their campaign in Uttar Pradesh, the Congress has decided to revert to the traditional poster war to target its rivals.

Uttar Pradesh: ABVP to promote social harmony

The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, the student wing of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh will now fan out into the villages in Uttar Pradesh to promote social harmony and create awareness against s

DGP denies DNA report of teen girl raped, killed in UP

UP DGP Javeed Ahmad has denied media reports that the DNA profile of a teenage girl who was found raped and murdered near the chief minister’s residence two months ago has shown the DNA of 21 men.

Uttar Pradesh: Transgenders set to emerge as vote bank now

Transgenders in Uttar Pradesh are preparing to emerge as the new vote bank for the 2017 Assembly elections.

2 dead in clashes at AMU, proctor’s office set on fire

Two persons — a student and a former student — were killed in a clash between two groups at Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) late Saturday night.

Allahabad High Court quashes sacking of BHU faculty

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The Allahabad high court has reinstated Magsaysay award winner Sandeep Pandey by quashing the controversial decision of IIT Banaras Hindu University (BHU) board to prematurely terminate his contract f

UP Congress ridicules party’s ‘women against criminals’ idea

The decision of the Congress in Uttar Pradesh to field “strong” women candidates in constituencies where criminals and musclemen are fielded by Opposition parties, has invited more ridicule than appre

The likely withdrawal, around the end of 2016, of the El Nino (“Christ Child”) weather system is likely to mitigate the adverse effects on the monsoon winds associated with it.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his latest Mann ki Baat called for a movement to “save water”. He said, “To fight the drought and water scarcity, the governments will do their work.