Gateway to the North: PM Modi lays foundation stone of Jewar airport in Uttar Pradesh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of Noida International Airport in Jewar, Uttar Pradesh, on Thursday. Addressing the event, PM Modi said the international airport will give a boost to the state economy, as well as, the tourism, export and employment sectors. He said, “The Noida International…

PM To Open Kushinagar International Airport In UP Tomorrow: Pics, Details

New Delhi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Kushinagar International Airport in Uttar Pradesh tomorrow. The inauguration is expected to take place around 10 am, after which the first flight will land at the airport from Colombo, carrying a delegation of over 100 Buddhist monks and dignitaries. The…

Press Council seeks report from UP govt on journalist killed in Lakhimpur Kheri violence

The Press Council of India Tuesday took suo motu cognisance of the death of a journalist during the violence in Lakhimpur Kheri on October 3, and a sought a report from the Uttar Pradesh government on the facts of the case “at the earliest”. Raman Kashyap, 30, a local journalist from Nighasan area of Lahimpur…

Priyanka Gandhi Will Lead Congress’ UP Poll Campaign: Salman Khurshid

Agra:  Congress leader and former Union Minister Salman Khurshid on Sunday said that the party will contest the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections under the leadership of party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra. Speaking to ANI, Mr Khurshid said that Congress will not form an alliance with…

From ‘Miyanganj’ To ‘Mayaganj’, The Latest In Uttar Pradesh’s Renaming Roster

Lucknow:  A gram panchayat or a local body in Uttar Pradesh’s Unnao has proposed changing the name of a block in the district from ‘Miyanganj’ to ‘Mayaganj’ – the latest in a series of proposed name changes across Uttar Pradesh. The term “Miyan” is sometimes used as…

More than 1200 villages in Uttar Pradesh hit by floods, rescue efforts underway

Over five lakh people in 1,243 villages of Uttar Pradesh have been affected with floods, and relief and rescue teams have been deployed to assist the people, officials said here on Wednesday. In the past 24 hours, an average of 13.1 mm rainfall was recorded in the state which is 154 per cent more than normal. “Eleven…