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Woman, daughter jump off moving truck in UP, die - Indiatalkies.com
Lucknow, May 25: A mother and her three-year-old daughter were killed in Uttar Pradesh late Friday after they jumped off a speeding truck while resisting a sexual assault by the driver, police said Saturday.
Fri May 24, 2013
Civil society seeks security for women activists
Lucknow, May 23 : Safety and well being of social activists involved in development work in Uttar Pradesh came under focus Thursday when an independent panel of women groups released a fact-finding report on an attack on Dalit women at Lalitpur.
Mango variety named after Delhi braveheart
Lucknow, May 23 : Padma Shri awardee mango expert Kaleemullah Khan has grown a new variety of mango and named it after the 23-year-old Delhi gangrape victim 'Nirbhaya'. The new variety of mango has been harvested in Uttar Pradesh's Malihabad town.
No Janata Darshan held by Akhilesh Yadav in last six months Right to Information reply
Lucknow : The much-hyped 'Janata Darshan' of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, revived after Samajwadi Party stormed to power in Uttar Pradesh, has turned out to be a damp squib.The reply to a query posted under Right to Information Act by a local RTI activist, Urvashi Sharma, showed that not a single 'Janata Darshan' programme of the chief minister ... (more)
The Epoch Times
Heat Wave Causes Power Outages, Anger in India
A blistering heat wave has swept across most parts of north and western India, causing massive electricity cuts and leading angry residents to protest and even attack power company officials and property.
Illegal occupants in 27 government properties in Lucknow
Of the 89 government properties allotted by the Uttar Pradesh government here to various organisations and individuals, 27 are being illegally occupied, according to an estate department reply to a Right to Information query.
Indian Muslim Statements
Khalid Mujahid's death: Indian Muslim leadership dead?
Aligarh, 23 May 2013: Today is the 5th day of Khalid Mujahid's death, on 19th of this month, he died in mysterious circumstances, and how he died, under what conditions he died, who are the people responsible for his death, all these things have been highlighted by Urdu media and websites related to Muslim issues and I don't think that there is any ... (more)
Thu May 23, 2013
Two UP cops hit one another with lathis
In a bizarre turn of events, two jawans of the Provincial Armed Constabulary of Uttar Pradesh Police exchanged many rounds of lathis just outside the Indira Gandhi Pratisthan where Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav was addressing a meeting in the state capital.
Akhilesh's Band, Baaja, Baraat idea for Maya's parks
Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati's dream projects, including memorials and parks in the name of Dalit icons in Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow, would now witness marriages and cultural events with the Akhilesh Yadav government deciding to use the space for public purposes.
Wed May 22, 2013
International Business Times
Indian Boy Born in Prison Frees Mother After 19-Year Jail Term
Vijaya Kumari was five months pregnant when she was convicted of murdering a neighbour's child and subsequently jailed for life in the Uttar Pradesh town of Lucknow in 1994.
Tue May 21, 2013
Insult to national flag: Police refuse to file FIR against Sahara India Parivaar
On a petition moved by Lucknow-based social activist Urvashi Sharma under 156 CrPc, the court of Judicial Magistrate II has directed the Ashiyana police station to enquire on First Information Report against Subrata Roy and Sahara India Parivaar and submit report by 22 May.
Mon May 20, 2013
a fraudulent organisation working in Up DGP's office?
The official diary of the Uttar Pradesh Police talks of Police Welfare organization having DGP's wife as President and other government officials working there.
Sun May 19, 2013
Mohammad Muzammil to be Agra university VC
Agra, May 19 : Rohilkhand University Vice Chancellor Mohammad Muzammil has been directed by the Uttar Pradesh governor to take additional charge of Dr.
Terror accused dies on way to prison in UP, probe ordered
Lucknow, May 18 : Khalid Mujahid, an accused in the serial blasts at Uttar Pradesh's Faizabad in 2007, died of 'heat stroke' Saturday when he was being taken back to the Lucknow prison after a hearing at a Faizabad court, police said.
The NR Eye: New emigration offi...
The Ministry of Overseas Indians Affairs has finally provided a much needed relief for overseas migrants from the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh by following up on its promise to set up an independent office of Protector of Emigrants.
Sat May 18, 2013
Suspect dies due to acid inject...
Lucknow: A murder suspect was given injections of acid and kerosene during police questioning in Uttar Pradesh, following which he fell sick and died in a hospital here.
The Indian Express
USIBC has asked CM, Mulayam to attend leadership summit in Washington-Lucknow-IndianExpress
The US-India Business Council has invited Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to be the guest of honour at its 38th Anniversary Leadership Summit in Washington DC on July 11.
Fri May 17, 2013
New series of tablets by Acer from July 1
Lucknow, May 16 : Acer India, one of the leading multinational hardware and electronics corporation, today announced that a new series of tablets would be launched in the country on July 1. "The new series of tablets would be both in 2G and 3G category and the price would range between around Rs 10,000 to Rs 35,000," announced Acer India Managing ... (more)
The Indian Express
At the shrine of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti on Thursday.-Lucknow-IndianExpress
In the caste-ridden political scene of Uttar Pradesh, successive goverments in the state have doled out public holidays to please different communities.