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The President, Ram Nath Kovind attending a civic reception, at Lucknow, in Uttar Pradesh on September 14, 2017.

The President, Ram Nath Kovind attending a civic reception, at Lucknow, in Uttar Pradesh on September 14, 2017.

The President, Ram Nath Kovind attending a civic reception, at Lucknow, in Uttar Pradesh on September 14, 2017. The Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Ram Naik, the Chief Minister, Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath and the Deputy Chief Minister, Uttar Pradesh, Keshav...

BJP set to win in UP, Uttarakhand; Congress in Punjab

New Delhi, March 11  The BJP cruised towards victory on Saturday in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand while the Congress brutally brushed aside the AAP in Punjab as officials counted the millions of votes polled in assembly polls. The Congress led in Manipur...

Hundreds of thousands vote in Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow, Feb 23  Hundreds of thousands of people on Thursday voted across 53 constituencies in the fourth phase of assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, officials said.After a slow start, voting picked up in constituency after constituency, Election Commission...
EC’s ‘third eye’ monitoring UP polls

EC’s ‘third eye’ monitoring UP polls

Lucknow, Feb 11  As voting got underway in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, the Election Commission is extensively using information technology to ensure free and fair polling, an official said.The ‘third eye’ of the poll panel was keeping a close...
Five states to vote between February 4 and March 8

Five states to vote between February 4 and March 8

New Delhi, Jan 4  Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa, Punjab and Manipur will be held between February 4 and March 8, Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi announced on Wednesday.The results from all five states will be known on...
Uttar Pradesh, Governor Ram Naik felicitating veteran film maker Govind Nihalani

Uttar Pradesh, Governor Ram Naik felicitating veteran film maker Govind Nihalani

Uttar Pradesh, Governor Ram Naik felicitating veteran film maker Govind Nihalani with ‘Asian Film Culture Award at the inaugural function of 15th Third Eye Asian Film Festival. Also seen are Sudhir Nandgaonkar (in left) and Kiran Shantaram (in right)

UP claims increase in state GDP

Lucknow, July 30  The Uttar Pradesh (UP) government has claimed a steady increase in the state’s GDP and per capita income.UP Minister for Economics and Statistics Mehboob Ali has informed that owing to the various schemes run by the state government,...
Prime Minister, Narendra Modi distributing the free LPG connections to the beneficiaries, under ‘Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi distributing the free LPG connections to the beneficiaries, under ‘Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi distributing the free LPG connections to the beneficiaries, under ‘Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana’, at Ballia, Uttar Pradesh on May 01, 2016. The Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Ram Naik, the Union Minister for...

High alert in Uttar Pradesh on Maha Shivratri

Lucknow, March 7  Uttar Pradesh was put on high alert on the occasion of Shivratri, following inputs from the Intelligence Bureau (IB) on the possibility of terror attacks at temples and religious places, an official said on Monday.Heavy security was...

Amid uproar, Akhilesh Yadav presents supplementary budget

Lucknow, Feb 11  Amid an uproar by the opposition over the state of law and order in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday presented the second supplementary budget for the current financial year in the assembly.The Rs.27,000 crore...

Uttar Pradesh outlines new tourism policy

Lucknow, Feb 2  New tourist spots would be opened as part of a new tourism policy in Uttar Pradesh, an official said on Tuesday.Under this new policy, the infrastructure at existing tourist destinations would be further strengthened and made more attractive,...

India’s economic progress wedded to UP’s growth: Akhilesh

Lucknow, Jan 16  The economic progress of India was tied to that of Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said here on Friday.In his adress after inaugurating a conference on ‘Uttar Pradesh @Double Digit Growth: Unfolding Investment Opportunities,’...

UP to launch new policies, portal for NRIs

Agra, Jan 6  Uttar Pradesh would soon make policies and schemes for the 25 million Indian diaspora to have better relations with them, state minister Balwant Singh Ramoowalia said on Tuesday.On the penultimate day of the maiden ‘UP Pravasi Diwas’...

Mulayam inaugurates 660 MW power plant in UP

Lalitpur (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 21  Uttar Pradesh’s ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and PWD Minister Shivpal Singh Yadav on Sunday inaugurated the 660 MW first unit of the Lalitpur Power Generation Company Ltd (LPGCL).Addressing...

US to develop Allahabad as ‘smart city’: Envoy

Lucknow, Aug 20  The US will help Uttar Pradesh in developing Allahabad as a ‘smart city’, US Ambassador to India Richard R. Verma said on Wednesday. Verma called on Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav here and held wide-ranging deliberations on...
UP to get five new hydro-power projects

UP to get five new hydro-power projects

Lucknow, July 29 Uttar Pradesh will get five new hydro-power projects over the next few years, officials said on Wednesday. The decision was taken at the meeting of board of directors of the Hydro-Power Corporation on Tuesday. Principal Secretary (Energy)...
IAF fighter plane crashes in Uttar Pradesh

IAF fighter plane crashes in Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow, June 16  A Jaguar fighter plane of the Indian Air Force crashed on Tuesday in Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh minutes after it took off for a routine sortie, officials said. Both the pilots ejected safely. The plane took off from the Bamrauli air...

UP signs two MoUs for solar power

Lucknow, April 28  Uttar Pradesh has signed two memorandum of understanding (MoUs) for establishing a solar and an ultra-mega solar power project in the state, officials said on Tuesday. While the first MoU was signed between Uttar Pradesh and the department...
Government to invest $10 bn in chip manufacturing units

Government to invest $10 bn in chip manufacturing units

New Delhi, March 27 The government would invest $10 billion in chip manufacturing facilities coming up in Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh, where a consortium of firms are to set up the production bases. “India would also be investing $400 million in developing...

Uttar Pradesh tops in AADHAAR generation

Lucknow, March 11  Uttar Pradesh has become the leading state in terms of AADHAAR generation, leaving Maharashtra behind, officials said on Tuesday. The AADHAAR generation in Uttar Pradesh has touched 9.17 crore. State government’s periodic instructions...