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UP tops with 25 cr Covid vax doses

UP tops with 25 cr Covid vax doses

🕔11:44, 25.Jan 2022

Lucknow, Jan 25 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh has become the first state in India to have administered more than 25 crore doses of Covid vaccines. Nearly 25.05 crore out of total 162.7 crore doses administered in the country are from the state.

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Taking Stock: Health Minister to interact with 9 states, UTs over Covid on Tuesday

Taking Stock: Health Minister to interact with 9 states, UTs over Covid on Tuesday

🕔07:16, 25.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya will hold a virtual meeting with nine states and United Territories on Tuesday to take stock of the prevailing Covid situation. A source said that Mandaviya will interact with the health

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UP crosses 24 crore vaccination-mark

UP crosses 24 crore vaccination-mark

🕔11:36, 21.Jan 2022

Lucknow, Jan 21 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh has crossed the 24-crore vaccination-mark with 24.27 crore doses having been administered till Thursday (January 20). The health officials said more than four crore doses have been administered in the 20 days of this year.

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1,700 companies of para-military forces to be deployed in forthcoming Assembly polls

1,700 companies of para-military forces to be deployed in forthcoming Assembly polls

🕔19:16, 20.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Centre will deploy around 1,700 companies of paramilitary forces in the forthcoming Assembly elections in Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Uttrakhand, Goa, and Manipur, officials said. Over 100 companies of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) have already

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With poll announcement, Model Code of Conduct kicks in 5 states

With poll announcement, Model Code of Conduct kicks in 5 states

🕔10:20, 9.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) With the announcement of the seven-phase polling for assembly elections for five states on Saturday, the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) has come into force with immediate effect. The Model Code of Conduct for political parties

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Seven-phase polls in five states from Feb 10-Mar 7, counting on Mar 10

Seven-phase polls in five states from Feb 10-Mar 7, counting on Mar 10

🕔20:54, 8.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Spanned over seven phases, the elections to five states Assemblies — Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Gao, Punjab and Manipur — would be held from February 10 to March 7, and the counting of votes will take place

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Here is how seven-phase polls to five states will pan out

Here is how seven-phase polls to five states will pan out

🕔20:48, 8.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The Assembly elections in five states — Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur — would be held in seven phases with voting from February 10 to March 7 with 690 seats up for grabs. The

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UP CM slashes power tariff for farmers by 50%

UP CM slashes power tariff for farmers by 50%

🕔10:51, 7.Jan 2022

Lucknow, Jan 7 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh, has announced a 50 per cent reduction in power tariff on agricultural use. The move is apparently aimed at assuaging the feelings of farmers ahead of the state elections. According

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UP, Maha top beneficiary list of PM Kisan Samman Nidhi

UP, Maha top beneficiary list of PM Kisan Samman Nidhi

🕔10:16, 2.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) As many as 2,33,85,266 farmers from Uttar Pradesh benefited with Rs 47,80,18,82,000 as Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday released the first instalment of 2022 to the farmers across states as part of the Kisan Samman

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Modi to lay foundation stone of sports university in UP on Jan 2

Modi to lay foundation stone of sports university in UP on Jan 2

🕔10:56, 31.Dec 2021

Lucknow, Dec 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of the Major Dhyan Chand Sports University in Meerut on January 2. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had announced the setting up of the university to promote sports in

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Durga Shankar Mishra to be new Chief Secretary of UP

Durga Shankar Mishra to be new Chief Secretary of UP

🕔06:37, 30.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Ahead of the Assembly election early next year, Union Housing and Urban Affairs Secretary Durga Shankar Mishra has been appointed as the new Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh, an official statement said. He will be taking

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Rajnath, Yogi lay foundation stone of BrahMos unit

Rajnath, Yogi lay foundation stone of BrahMos unit

🕔06:48, 27.Dec 2021

Lucknow, Dec 27 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said here on Sunday that India was not making BrahMos missiles to attack any country in the world. “We want to make BrahMos so that India has such power that no country in

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Ayodhya to be connected with waterways now

Ayodhya to be connected with waterways now

🕔10:13, 26.Dec 2021

Ayodhya, Dec 26 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh now plans to connect Ayodhya through waterways with other destinations. A state government spokesman said: “Thousands of years ago, the princess of Ayodhya travelled to Korea through waterways. Taking a

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UP to set up drone manufacturing units

UP to set up drone manufacturing units

🕔13:39, 23.Dec 2021

Lucknow, Dec 23 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has drawn up a plan to set up drone manufacturing units in Uttar Pradesh. Drones are now being used in various sectors such as agriculture, disaster management, health, maintenance of law and order,

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UP to introduce ‘happiness curriculum’ in 150 schools

UP to introduce ‘happiness curriculum’ in 150 schools

🕔18:51, 20.Dec 2021

Lucknow, Dec 20 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government has decided to launch the ‘happiness curriculum’ in 150 primary schools of Uttar Pradesh under a pilot project to make the students more sensitive towards nature, society and the country. Uttar Pradesh will

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UP hikes DA for govt employees

UP hikes DA for govt employees

🕔11:39, 16.Dec 2021

Lucknow, Dec 16 (IANS) Ahead of 2022 state Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh, the Yogi Adityanath government has announced a 3 per cent point increase in the Dearness Allowance (DA) for government employees, from the existing 28 per cent to 31

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Kovind on two-day visit to Kanpur

Kovind on two-day visit to Kanpur

🕔07:24, 24.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind will be on a two-day visit to Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh from Wednesday, officials said on Tuesday. The President will grace and address the birth centenary celebrations of Chaudhary Harmohan Singh Yadav

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UP crosses 15 Cr-mark in vaccination

UP crosses 15 Cr-mark in vaccination

🕔12:06, 23.Nov 2021

Lucknow, Nov 23 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh has crossed the 15-crore mark in vaccination in the state. This figure is over 33 per cent more than the total number of doses administered in Maharashtra, the next contender state. In terms of people,

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Amit Shah on 2-day UP visit from Oct 29

Amit Shah on 2-day UP visit from Oct 29

🕔11:04, 26.Oct 2021

Lucknow, Oct 26 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah will be on a two-day visit to Lucknow from October 29 during which he will flag off a mega membership drive of the BJP and hold discussions on poll preparations. The Bharatiya

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UP to adopt cluster 2.0 model for push to vaccination

UP to adopt cluster 2.0 model for push to vaccination

🕔12:35, 25.Oct 2021

Lucknow, Oct 25 (IANS) To further accelerate vaccination, the Yogi Adityanath government has announced adoption of the ‘Cluster Model 2.0’ from November 1 to improve the second dose coverage. Additional chief secretary (ACS), health, Amit Mohan Prasad said, “In addition to

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