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Coronavirus cases in Gautam Buddha Nagar reach 50
Lucknow, April 3 (IANS) With the number of positive patients touching the 50 mark in Gautam Buddha Nagar, and Meerut at the second position with 25 cases, the coronavirus on Friday reached out to other districts in Uttar Pradesh too.
2020-04-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Muslim sects slam Tablighi Jamaat over coronavirus spread
Lucknow, April 3 (IANS) There is widespread condemnation for the Tablighi Jamaat as reports indicate that the spread of coronavirus has intensified after the congregation in Delhi last month.
2020-04-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Akhilesh offers help to Yogi in corona relief
Lucknow, April 3 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) Chief Akhilesh Yadav has offered to help in distribution of food items and medicines in the remote areas of Uttar Pradesh if the state government is ready.
2020-04-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Children in UP come forward with piggy banks to fight corona
Lucknow, April 3 (IANS) Children in Uttar Pradesh, obviously inspired by the campaign against Coronavirus, are now taking their piggy banks to the nearest police stations to make their contribution to PM CARES fund.
2020-04-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Ghaziabad hospital staff complain against Jamaat members' 'obscene behaviour'
Ghaziabad, April 2 (IANS) Following complaints of "objectionable behaviour" by many members of Tablighi Jamaat -- in some instances singing obscene songs before the nursing staff -- a joint probe by Ghaziabad police chief and Additional District Magistrate has been ordered.
2020-04-02
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
UP corona count is now 121
Lucknow, April 2 (IANS) The number of corona positive cases in Uttar Pradesh is now 121. Seventeen patients have been completely cured.
2020-04-02
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Low key Ram Navmi festivities as fear grips Krishna land
Agra/Mathura, April 2 (IANS) Panic-stricken Shri Krishna shrines in Mathura, Vrindavan, Goverdhan and Barsana wore a deserted look on Thursday, as arrival of pilgrims has come to a halt. Most temples remain closed but the ritualistic pujas continue.
2020-04-02
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Empty streets, deserted temples on Ayodhya's Big Day
Ayodhya, April 2 (IANS) Ayodhya this year post the Ram Janmabhoomi verdict had planned one of the biggest ever celebrations on Ram Navami. But the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus has put everything on hold. On Thursday -- Ram Navami -- Ayodhya woke up to empty streets, barren Ghats of Saryu and deserted temples.
2020-04-02
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Woman shot dead in UP for telling cops about arrivals in village
Mainpuri (UP), April 1 (IANS) A young woman was shot dead on Wednesday for informing the police of people who had reached her village in Uttar Pradesh's Mainpuri after the lockdown.
2020-04-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Disruptions in supply chain affecting life in UP
Lucknow, April 1 (IANS) Flour is in short supply, fresh leafy vegetables have virtually disappeared, bread is off the shelves and the disruptions in the supply chain are now taking the toll on life in lockdown.
2020-04-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
89 Tablighi Jamaatis quarantined in Agra
Agra, March 31 (IANS) Agra Police have so far rounded up 89 faithfuls who are believed to have attended the Tablighi Jamaat religious congregation in Nizammuddin Markaz in New Delhi from March 13-15 from different mosques and localities in the city.
2020-03-31
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Young couple commits suicide
Agra, March 31 (IANS) Bodies of 21-year-old Gopal Saini and his 20-year-old wife Priya were found hanging with a rope in their room, on Tuesday, in Ramswaroop colony under Shah Ganj police station.
2020-03-31
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Yogi working 20 hours a day during Navratri to combat Covid-19
Lucknow, March 31 (IANS) He is fasting for nine days during 'Navratri' and is still working for around 20 hours a day.
2020-03-31
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Tablighi Jamaat: Yogi cuts short visit, Muslim leaders seek probe
Lucknow, March 31 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has cut short his programme after visiting Ghaziabad and is returning to Lucknow to hold a high-level meeting with officials in view of the Tablighi Jamaat conference that has spurred the COVID-19 cases.
2020-03-31
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Varanasi DM poses as commoner, catches profiteers
Varanasi, March 30 (IANS) A trader in Varanasi was caught on the wrong foot on Sunday when district magistrate Kaushal Raj Sharma and SSP Prabhakar Chaudhary went to a shop in Chetganj area to buy essential commodities, posing as a commoner.
2020-03-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
35 of a pilgrim group from UP booked for evading Covid-19 norms
Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh), March 29 (IANS) Thirty-five people of a group of 37 that returned from a religious trip from Saudi Arabia, have been booked for hiding their travel history and defying the quarantine.
2020-03-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
VHP cancels '84-kosi parikrama' in Ayodhya
Ayodhya, March 29 (IANS) As the COVID-19 crisis worsens in the country, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad has cancelled the '84-kosi parikrama' that was to begin on April 8.
2020-03-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
'Missing' posters put up in Sonia's Rae Bareli
Rae Bareli, March 29 (IANS) Politics continues to pay out even in times of crisis and lockdown in Uttar Pradesh.
2020-03-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Kanika Kapoor tests coronavirus positive for fourth time
Lucknow, March 29 (IANS) Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor has tested positive for Coronavirus for the fourth consecutive time, causing considerable concern to her family.
2020-03-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
UP govt orders quarantine for those returning home
Lucknow, March 29 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has ordered quarantine for approximately one lakh people who have arrived in the state from other parts of the country in the last three days.
2020-03-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
In Noida, as corona positive cases mount, foreign links emerge
Gautam Buddh Nagar, March 28 (IANS) If district health officials are to be believed then, it is clear that coronavirus has struck in Noida and Greater Noida through foreigner contacts. The district has reported 23 corona positive cases.
2020-03-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Lockdown woes of UP farmers
Lucknow, March 28 (IANS) The coronavirus outbreak and the subsequent lockdown have not only left industries and businesses reeling under its impact, but it is the farming sector which has been hit the hardest considering India is an agrarian country and agriculture sector is the backbone of our economy.
2020-03-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Yogi sets up Team 11 to deal with corona crisis
Lucknow, March 27 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has set up Team 11 to monitor the situation in various sectors amid COVID-19 and the subsequent nationwide lockdown.
2020-03-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Community kitchens begin in UP for homeless
Lucknow, March 27 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has now launched the much-needed community kitchen to feed the poor and those stranded due to the lockdown.
2020-03-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
UP: AIMIM leader held for spreading misinformation on COVID-19
Prayagraj (UP), March 27 (IANS) AIMIM District President Mansoor Alam has been arrested by the police for spreading misinformation on social media about deaths caused due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
2020-03-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Yogi govt arranges transport for stranded migrant workers
Lucknow, March 27 (IANS) After the intervention of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, the state government has started arranging for buses to ferry people who are coming in from other states and are stranded on the border districts.
2020-03-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Good Samaritans provide food to distressed in Taj city
Agra March 26 (IANS) While the "corona package" announced by the Union Finance Minister on Thursday received wide support here, ground realities continued to raise concern over the effectiveness of the strategic onslaught on the dreaded coronavirus.
2020-03-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Individuals in UP reach out to poor, elderly with food
Lucknow, March 26 (IANS) The doorstep delivery of essential goods, as announced by the Yogi Adityanath government, may not have manifested itself on the ground yet, but several individuals are now doing their bit to help the lesser fortunate.
2020-03-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Supplies hit as apathetic officials hinder delivery of essentials
Noida/New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Despite announcements and assurances by top political and executive brass on ensuring uninterrupted supplies of essential items of daily consumption to people during the nationawide lockdown, hundreds of people are still facing difficulties in getting these supplies in the face of apathetic babudom at ground level.
2020-03-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
UP government begins doorstep delivery of food items
Lucknow, March 25 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's Yogi Adityanath government on Wednesday deployed over 12,000 mobile vans, e-rickshaws, and 'thelas' (handcarts) to ensure doorstep delivery of food items during the lockdown.
2020-03-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
It is playtime for UP ministers during lockdown
Lucknow, March 25 (IANS) With the lockdown in the country, ministers in Uttar Pradesh are now closeted in their official bungalows and claim to be working from home.
2020-03-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Virtual classes begin in lockdown districts in UP
Lucknow, March 24 (IANS) With the war against coronavirus getting prolonged and resumption of classes in schools, colleges and coaching centres not likely in near future, number of educational institutions are resorting to virtual classes to ensure completion of syllabus.
2020-03-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
UP lockdown advisory permits 20 services
Lucknow, March 23 (IANS) Under the lockdown announced by the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh, only 20 services will continue to operate normally while the rest of the services have been shut down.
2020-03-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Huge fire guts Ramdev's natural health centre in Haridwar
Haridwar, March 22 (IANS) A huge fire swept through yoga guru Baba Ramdev's natural health centre here on Sunday afternoon, reducing it to ashes.
2020-03-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
15 UP districts to be under lockdown till March 25
Lucknow, March 22 (IANS) UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday announced a lockdown in 15 districts of the state that have reported coronavirus cases.
2020-03-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Lucknow reverbrates with claps, conch shells
Lucknow, March 22 (IANS) Even before the clock struck five, excited people began clapping, blowing conch shells, beating 'thalis' and ringing bells to express their appreciation for those who have worked round the clock to contain the deadly Covid-19.
2020-03-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
There may be more such 'Janata Curfews': Yogi
Lucknow, March 22 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asked people to be prepared for more Janata Curfews in the coming days.
2020-03-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
UP ministers asked to work from home
Lucknow, March 21 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has forbidden his ministers from going to crowded places due to the growing scare over the coronavirus outbreak.
2020-03-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Noida housing society sealed after new COVID-19 case
Noida, March 21 (IANS) A group housing society in Noida Sector 74 on Saturday was sealed as one of the residents tested positive for COVID-19 infection.
2020-03-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
'Kanika trail': Lucknow, Noida, Kanpur to be 'sanitised'
Lucknow, March 20 (IANS) UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered sanitisation of Lucknow, Noida and Kanpur, after reports of Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor, who attended a series of parties in Lucknow over the past week, has now tested positive for Coronavirus.
2020-03-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Large part of Lucknow shut down after Kanika tests positive
Lucknow, March 20 (IANS) The Lucknow administration has shut down a large part of the trans-Gomti area in the Uttar Pradesh capital where Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor, who has tested positive for COVID-19, was staying.
2020-03-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Covid-19: 4 more test positive in Lucknow, toll goes up to 9
Lucknow, March 20 (IANS) Four more people, including three men and one woman, have tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) in Lucknow on Friday. Their samples were sent for testing on Thursday evening and the reports came on Friday morning.
2020-03-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Lucknow cops' attempts to clear Clock Tower area fails
Lucknow, March 19 (IANS) The Lucknow police made an abortive attempt on Thursday to get the Clock Tower vacated by anti-CAA protesters.
2020-03-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Don't issue order to compel people to move court: Allahabad HC
Lucknow, March 19 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court has stayed any order against anyone till April 6.
2020-03-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Yajna' at Gorakhnath temple to combat spread of coronavirus (Ld)
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), March 19 (IANS) The famous Gorakhnath temple headed by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath here in Uttar Pradesh, on Wednesday, organized a 'yagna to combat COVID-19.
2020-03-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Section 144 imposed in Noida as Covid-19 spreads
Noida, March 18 (IANS) Amid the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak in the country, the Noida Police Commissionarate on Wednesday ordered the imposition of Section 144 in Gautam Buddha Nagar to restrict gathering of people.
2020-03-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Outsiders entry banned into Noida's societies
Noida, March 18 (IANS) After two more cases of coronavirus surfaced in Uttar Pradesh's Noida, the concerned societies have banned the entry of outsiders in the premises. Screening is also being done of all the members residing in the societies.
2020-03-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Students till class 8 to be promoted without exams in UP
Lucknow, March 18 (IANS) With the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh having shut down all educational institutions and the ongoing examinations due to the corona scare, it has now been decided that all students up to class 8 would be promoted to the next class without examinations.
2020-03-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Health/Medicine
KGMU doctor tests positive as UP corona cases rise to 16
Lucknow, March 18 (IANS) A junior doctor in the King George's Medical University (KGMU) has tested positive for coronavirus. This is the third COVID-19 case to test positive in the Uttar Pradesh capital, taking the total number reported cases to 16 in the state so far.
2020-03-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Yogi invited to world cities' summit in Singapore
Lucknow, March 18 (IANS) As he completes three years in office, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has another reason to rejoice.
2020-03-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics