Tag Archives: Uttar Pradesh

250 people get tonsured demanding separate Bundelkhand state

In a novel protest, around 250 people got themselves tonsured in neighbouring Mahoba district demanding statehood to Bundelkhand region, spread over parts of Uttar Pradesh and contiguous areas in Madhya Pradesh. Under the banner of Bundeli Samaj, they demanded carving out of a separate Bundelkhand state from Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh on the lines of […]

24 Girls rescued from UP’s shelter home, 15 still missing

In a case similar to that of Muzaffarpur shelter home of Bihar, 24 girls have been rescued from an unlicensed shelter home in Deoria district of Uttar Pradesh amid allegations of sexual and physical abuse. The matter came to light when a 10-year old girl escaped from the shelter and told the UP police that […]

Infosys to Set Up Software Development Center in Noida

Infosys, the second largest Indian IT giant company, on Sunday announced to invest Rs. 750 crores ($ 109 million) in the first phase to build a software development centre of 2.7 million square feet in Noida, Uttar Pradesh that can accommodate 5,000 staff. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and MD of Infosys, Salil Parekh said, “The […]

Kumbh Mela 2019 Budget estimate over Rs.4200 crores

Uttar Pradesh government has proposed an estimate budget of more than Rs.4200 Crores for the preparations of Kumbh Mela next year in Allahabad and has also asked the centre to bear more than half the cost of the budget. This will make the mega pilgrimage in 2019 the costlier ever. “A shelf of projects worth […]

Mango Festival 2018: over 500 varieties to try this year

At the 30th Mango Festival, participating mango-growers displayed newer varieties of the king of fruits beside the usual hits like Rataul, Langra, Chausa, Kesar, Farzi, Hussainara, Ramkela, Mallika, and Amrapalihat. Mango festival in Delhi is being organized since 1988 and this year is more than special as over 500 different varieties from Bihar, Haryana, Uttrakhand, […]

Dust Storm hits Delhi and NCR: Air traffic and Metros affected

Around 40 people were killed on Sunday when the dust and thunder storms hits various states, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, and Delhi-NCR, throwing life out of gear and leaving behind a trail of destruction. Violent dust storm, heavy rain, and lightning hits Delhi NCR killing several lives. Reportedly, 8 people were killed in […]