In a shocking incident, a 23-year-old female B.Com (Honours) student identified as Nishta Tripathi of BBD University in Uttar Pradesh's capital Lucknow, died due to a gunshot wound during a late night party in Dayal residency in Lucknow's Chinhat area in the wee hours (around 3.30 am) of Thursday, September 21. The girl had visited Dayal Residency in Lucknow's Chinhat locality as her friend Aaditya Pathak had called her.
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The "Fukrey" fame and power couple of Bollywood Richa Chadha and Ali Fazal are finally set to tie the knot. Ahead of the grand wedding, the couple flew down to Lucknow, where an evening affair was hosted by Ali’s family in the name of Richa. The energy-packed evening had events, and gatherings including a Qawwali performance by the Sabri Brothers of Rajasthan. The couple were… read-more
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Lucknow Court Sentences Gangster Abu Salem & Parvez Alam To 3-Years Imprisonment In Fake Passport Case
Gangster Abu Salem and his associate Mohammed Parvez Alam to three years in jail by a special court in Uttar Pradesh’s Lucknow on September 28, for alleged connection to a fake passport case. This has come following a case registered by the CBI in 1997. According to the complaint, following the 1993 Bombay bomb blast, Salem obtained a passport fraudulently with a view the flee the country.
In Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow, heavy rains brought down walls killing 13 people including nine labourers who were buried alive under the debris, on September 16. The Yogi Adityanath-led BJP Government in UP has announced financial assistance of Rs 4 lakh to the families of the deceased and assured help. Notably, the wall of an under-construction boundary wall of an Army enclave collapsed following overnight rains, confirmed police.
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The state government of Uttar Pradesh has fired 15 persons from five different departments for their alleged negligence that led to the fire tragedy at a hotel in Lucknow. The departments which are held liable include Lucknow Development Authority (LDA), Lucknow Electricity Supply Administration (LESA), District Administration, Fire Services, Lucknow Municipal Corporate and Excise Department. Further details on the matter are awaited.
In Uttar Pradesh’s Lucknow, Levana Hotel which was ablaze a day ago, has been ordered to be sealed and demolished by the administration. “No copy of the approved map of the hotel was given to the Lucknow Development Authority (LDA),” said Roshan Jacob, Lucknow Commissioner. The incident which occurred on September 5, claimed the lives of four persons, and left 10 others injured.
BJP MLA from Uttar Pradesh Arvind Giri died of a heart attack, on September 6. Reportedly, Giri was a five-term MLA from the Gola Gokrannath assembly constituency in the Lakhimpur Kheri. The incident reportedly occurred while Giri was being taken for treatment, near Sitapur. Following the incident, CM Yogi Adityanath expressed his condolences.
In Uttar Pradesh’s Lucknow, a fire broke out at a hotel in Hazratganj area, on September 4. Soon after the incident, fire tenders rushed to Levana hotel, where the fire broke out, and efforts to rescue the trapped people and guests are underway. In a similar incident, earlier, after a broke out in a building near Chandni Chowk metro station, over 100 fire officers were involved to douse the fire.
An earthquake of 5.2 magnitude on the richter scale struck Uttar Pradesh’s Lucknow in the early hours on August 20. The quake occurred at around 1:12 am, and had a depth of 82 km. On August 19, a mild earthquake of 3.6 magnitude on the richter scale hit Uttarakhand, which left tremors across the region. Meanwhile, another quake of 3.1 magnitude on the richter scale, hit J&K’s Hanley village.
The police in Uttar Pradesh have filed an FIR after Rs 17 lakh worth chocolates were stolen from a godown. The incident occurred in Lucknow’s Chinhut area. A case under IPC Section 380 has been registered. Reportedly, the chocolates were stored in a house, as the house was used a godown. Further details on the matter are awaited.