Representational photo: Akhilesh Yadav riding a bicycle

Photo: News Karnataka

SP Chief Akhilesh Yadav To Cycle 350 KM In Support Of Azam Khan

Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav will be undertaking a 350-km 'Cycle Yatra' in protest against the BJP-led UP government's action against Rampur MP Azam Khan. The SP supremo has alleged that the BJP government is trying to implicate Azam khan in fake cases. To be commenced from March 13, the yatra will start from Ambedkar Park in Rampur and will culminate on March 21 at SP Headquarters in Lucknow.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 - 01:25 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Lucknow, Rampur, Samajwadi Party, Akhilesh Yadav, Cycle Yatra, BJP, Azam Khan

Courtesy: News18

Indigo Flight

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Lucknow Bound Indigo Flight Diverted To Karachi Over Medical Emergency

Sharjah-Lucknow Indigo flight made an emergency landing in Pakistan's Karachi on March 2 after a 67-year-old passenger Habib ur Rehman fell sick. Reportedly, the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority had granted landing permission to the captain on humanitarian grounds. However, after a 5 AM landing, the medical crew, unfortunately, found the passenger already dead. Later, after fulfilling all due formalities, the flight then left for Ahmedabad… read-more

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 - 06:15 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: IndiGo, IndiGo Airlines, Sharjah, Karachi, Pakistan, Lucknow, 6e1412, medical emergency

Courtesy: Outlook

Robot

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Netizens Cheer Lucknow Boy's Robot Feeding Differently-abled Dog

Milind Raj, a law student from Lucknow, has created a robot to feed his differently-abled pet dog named Jojo. The indispensable robot feeds the dog when Milind is away from home. Reportedly, Milind had found Jojo during COVID-19; and, later the canine was diagnosed as blind and deaf. While Milind’s philanthropic endeavour was admired by the netizens at large after the news surfaced, the dog’s health has also become better than before.

Fri, 19 Feb 2021 - 01:37 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Lucknow, Differently Abled Dog, Milind Raj, Law student, Robot

Courtesy: Times Now

Representational photo: Babri Mosque, Ayodhya, UP

Photo: India Legal

Sisters Claim Ayodhya Mosque Land As Family Property, Move To HC

The Allahabad High Court's Lucknow bench on February 3 was approached by two Delhi-based sisters, who are claiming ownership over the 5-acre mosque-construction land of Sunni Central Waqf Board. The petitioners said their father was given 28-acre land, which included the land in question, when he settled in Ayodhya post partition. With petition scheduled for hearing on February 8, the claimants demanded to defer the land transfer to the board… read-more

Thu, 04 Feb 2021 - 11:00 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Ayodhya, Sunni Central Waqf Board, Allahabad High Court, Lucknow

Courtesy: The Tribune

Expressaway

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First In India: Uttar Pradesh Builds 2nd Airstrip On Expressway

Uttar Pradesh has become the first state in the country to have two airstrips on expressways to facilitate emergency landing and take-off of combat aircraft. The feat was achieved after completion of 3,300-metre airstrip near Kurebhar on Purvanchal Expressway. While it awaits testing, the Air Force has already conducted successful landing of Mirage, Jaguar, Sukhoi-30 on its Lucknow-Agra expressway. Reportedly, Hindon and Agra airbases will… read-more

Sun, 24 Jan 2021 - 07:48 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: Fighter Plane, IAF, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, Expressways

Courtesy: Live Mint

Indoor Swimming pool facility.

Photo: Scroll

SAI Facilities To Be Named After Indian Sporting Heroes

Intending to honour India's sporting heroes, Sports Ministry on January 17 announced to name the facilities of Sports Authority of India (SAI) after renowned athletes. However, the names of athletes to inspire the nomenclature has not been disclosed yet. Reportedly, several upcoming facilities in Lucknow, Bhopal and Guwahati will be named after famous local sportspersons. Sports Minister Kiran Rijiju called this decision as government's … read-more

Sun, 17 Jan 2021 - 02:49 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Sports Ministry Of India, Sports Authority of India, Kiran Rijiju, Lucknow, Bhopal, Guwahati

Courtesy: The Indian Express

UP CM Yogi Adityanath

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15-year-old Boy Threatens To "Blow Up" UP CM Yogi Adityanath, Arrested

The Uttar Pradesh Police have taken a 15-year-old boy from Agra into custody after he allegedly threatened to "blow up" the state CM Yogi Adityanath. Reportedly, the accused had sent the threatening WhatsApp message on the state’s 112 helpline number. An FIR has been registered against the boy and he was presented before the Juvenile Board. Reportedly, the boy's family was unaware of this incident and they termed it "childish".

Sat, 28 Nov 2020 - 08:04 PM / by Dharshana Vijayan

Tags: Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, CM Yogi Adityanath, Death Threats

Gayatri Prasad Prajapati

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UP Vigilance Department Books Gayatri Prajapati For Disproportionate Assets

The UP state Vigilance Department has registered an FIR against former minister Gayatri Prasad Prajapati for holding disproportionate assets. Samajwadi Party's Prajapati has been already booked by the CBI and Enforcement Directorate under the same charges. According to the Vigilance Department, he has assets worth six times more than his income. The department has also revealed 21 unnamed properties of Prajapati, who has been jailed since… read-more

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 - 11:42 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow, Indian Politics, Vigilance Department, Gayatri Prasad Prajapati, Former Minister, Enforcement Directorate, Samajwadi Party

Courtesy: Times Now

Arrest

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UP Special Task Force Arrests Four Drug Smugglers With Ganja Worth Rs 1 Crore

Busting a drug racket in Uttar Pradesh' Sonbhadra district, the state's Special Task Force on November 7 arrested a gang of four drug smugglers. The officials have seized about 800 kg of ganja worth Rs 1 crore, a truck, a car, 2 driving licenses, 2 Aadhar cards, a PAN card along with Rs 3,500 in cash. Reportedly, 300 sacks of salt, which were used to conceal the contraband, were also seized.

Sun, 08 Nov 2020 - 11:06 AM / by Shivam Chandrashekhar Kulkarni

Tags: Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow, drug racket, Ganja

Courtesy: Times of India

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath

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UP: CM Yogi Stands With Anti-Slaughter Law Even After HC Accuses Of Misuse

Addressing an election-rally ahead of by-polls, Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath said, anyone who kills bovines will be sent to jail. Calling cow-slaughter "unacceptable" he said, “Protecting cows is everyone’s responsibility”. The comments came in a day after Allahabad High-Court slammed UP government over misusing anti-cow slaughter law. The court, while hearing a plea by one of the accused in cow slaughtering, noted that the law was being… read-more

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 - 11:43 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: CM Yogi Adityanath, Uttar Pradesh, Cow slaughter, Allahabad High Court, Jail, Bovine killing, UP by-polls, Lucknow, BJP

Courtesy: Hindustan Times