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Yogi govt to develop Gorakhpur as hub of garment industry

Gorakhpur (IANS): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced to develop Gorakhpur into a garment industry hub that would give impetus to garment industries in eastern Uttar Pradesh. For the project, the Gorakhpur Industrial Development Authority (GIDA) would be...

Owaisi will help us win UP, Bengal: Sakshi Maharaj

Lucknow, Jan 14 (IANS) BJP MP from Unnao, Sakshi Maharaj, has created another political stir by claiming that the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader Asaduddin Owaisi had helped the BJP in the Bihar Assembly elections and would also...

Yogi’s push for rural banking: Training for ‘Sakhis’ set to begin

Lucknow, Dec 9 (IANS): The Yogi Adityanath government will start the training of 56,875 business correspondent (BC) 'Sakhis', who have been selected to promote rural banking, from December 15. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said the programme would not only help in...

‘New film city in Noida won’t divide B’wood, but boost Indian cinema’

By Anand Singh, New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) The proposed ‘infotainment’ city to be set up in Noida in Uttar Pradesh will provide a massive boost to Indian cinema and “not divide” the Bollywood, feels Bhojpuri actor-turned-politicians Ravi Kishan...

Opposition objects to frequent use of NSA in UP

Lucknow, Nov 23 (IANS): Opposition parties in Uttar Pradesh have taken strong objection to the Yogi Adityanath government's penchant for invoking the National Security Act (NSA) against offenders without taking into consideration the larger security implications of the crime. The NSA...

BJP wins 6, SP 1 in UP bypolls: CM Yogi Adiyanath

Lucknow, Nov 10 (IANS) BJP won six seats in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly by-elections on Tuesday, while the Samajwadi Party managed to retain its lone seat in Malhani in Jaunpur, announced Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in a media interaction. The...

UP among Top 5 in MSME employment generators

Lucknow, Nov 4 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh has found place among top five states of the country for providing employment under the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) during Corona pandemic. In a recent report of Reserve Bank of India (RBI),...

Hathras DM owns full responsibility for ‘night cremation’

Lucknow, Oct 12 (IANS): Hathras district magistrate Parveen Kumar Laxar has owned full responsibility for the decision related to holding the cremation of the 19-year-old victim in the night. Laxar pleaded that cremation had been done in the dead of...

Centre issues notification to CBI to take over Hathras probe

New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Days after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath recommended a CBI probe into the alleged gang-rape and killing of a 19-year-old Dalit girl in Hathras, the Central government on Saturday issued a notification to...

Narrative in ‘horrific’ Hathras incident begins to change

Hathras (IANS): As days roll by, the narrative in the 'horrific' Hathras incident has started changing and accused are now getting increasing support from BJP leaders. The revelation of call detail records (CDR) of victim's family that show that they...

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B’desh to receive 2 mn Covishield doses from India as ‘gift’

By Sumi Khan (IANS) Bangladesh Health Minister Zahid Maleque has said that the country would receive two million doses...