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Varanasi (Benares)

Rs 1 lakh cr special fund set up to modernise country's agri infrastructure: PM Modi

PM Modi lauded Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's efforts towards building a 'modern' Uttar Pradesh

15 Jul 2021 6:53 PM

India's youngest Basketball captain Vishesh Bhriguvanshi's biography to hit the stands soon

The book, titled 'Vishesh: Code To Win', narrates the journey of a basketball player in a cricket-dominated nation

02 Aug 2020 3:18 PM

A wish list from Varanasi’s craftsmen and artistes

The PM's relief package does not pay any special attention to the thousands of families dependent on local industries

26 May 2020 10:16 PM

Lakhs take holy dip in Ganga on Maghi Purnima

People take a holy bath in rivers on this day and offer prayers

09 Feb 2020 12:06 PM

51 BHU faculty members sign statement condemning CAA, NRC

Some BHU students were arrested a few days ago and sent to jail for protesting against the NRC and CAA.

26 Dec 2019 7:44 PM

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BHU's Firoz Khan to appear for interview to teach at varsity's Ayurveda dept

The teachers of University had penned down a letter to President Ram Nath Kovind in this regard.

29 Nov 2019 12:05 PM

Virat Kohli made a big impact: RP Singh

Kohli smashed his 27th Test century, scoring 136 runs to help India put up a total of 347 runs in the first innings.

24 Nov 2019 11:03 AM

Our languages, culture are our strength: Priyanka backs BHU Muslim professor's appointment

BSP president Mayawati blamed the government for the controversy, saying education and politics of religion or caste cannot be linked.

21 Nov 2019 4:06 PM

UP housewife wins a car during VMate’s ‘Roshan Karo India’ campaign

Sangeeta Navik of Jaunpur overtook 7 mn participants to emerge as one of the ultimate winners; receives the car with grand celebrations.

21 Nov 2019 10:23 AM

Have studied Sanskrit all my life, but now I am a Muslim: BHU's Firoze Khan

It has been 12 days since he landed in Varanasi to take charge of his duties, but has not taken a single class yet.

19 Nov 2019 1:39 PM

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Had it not been for Savarkar, 1857 rebellion wouldn't have been history: Amit Shah

The Union Home Minister remembered Mahamana Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya and thanked him for setting up the BHU.

17 Oct 2019 2:19 PM

To mark PM Modi's b'day, fan offers 1.25 kg gold crown at Varanasi Temple

The fan identified as Arvind Singh made the offerings at the revered temple on Monday, a day before the Prime Minister's birthday.

17 Sep 2019 9:53 AM

BHU students protest against reinstatement of professor accused of molesting girl

University Administration, however, stated that the professor is censored and can hold no post of responsibility.

15 Sep 2019 10:08 AM

Need to build trust between tax payers and tax administrators: Sitharaman

This is the 2nd meeting in a series of meetings to be held with tax officials and taxpayers across various cities over the next few weeks.

21 Aug 2019 9:10 AM

Govt to install LED screens at all Varanasi ghats for live telecast of Ganga Aarti

In September last year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had launched development projects worth over Rs 550 crore in his constituency.

18 Aug 2019 4:56 PM

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Doctors' strike continues for second day at Sri Sunder Lal Hospital in Varanasi

Patients who came from far-away areas had to return to their homes without receiving proper treatment.

23 Jul 2019 6:21 PM

22-year-old woman shot dead by hotel owner in Varanasi

The incident took place at Ashoka Hotel in the Sigra locality.

22 Jul 2019 4:02 PM

Varanasi Ganga Aarti to be performed at 3 pm today due to lunar eclipse

As per Hindu beliefs, no religious ritual can be performed and temples remain closed for specified period before, during and after eclipse.

16 Jul 2019 11:09 AM

Varanasi: Girl alleges discrimination at BHU, admin denies

College administration, however, refuted the allegations and claimed that the girl was only barred from using a toilet meant for men.

12 Jul 2019 1:11 PM

‘Professional pessimists’: PM Modi on $5 trillion critics

Launching his party’s membership drive, Mr Modi said it will further connect people from all walks of life with the saffron party.

07 Jul 2019 7:08 AM

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