Corona in UP

Corona in UP

  • Lucknow

    Uttar Pradesh coming off Covid-19 peak, claim officials, set a new target

    Uttar Pradesh districts with the maximum Covid-19 caseload are now showing a high recovery rate and a low infection rate. At least 11 such districts have a recovery rate close to or above 90%, and experts say this will give time for a revamp of the health infrastructure if a second wave hits. 'A fall in fresh cases cannot be a time to relax but it is certainly an...

    • 20 hrs ago
  • Lucknow

    Fifth-highest number of road mishap deaths in India last year took place in Kanpur

    Kanpur reported the fifth-highest road accident fatalities and the highest crash severity in the country in 2019, according to an annual Union road transport and highways ministry report. Delhi (1,463) topped the list of cities with the highest deaths due to road accidents followed by Jaipur (1,283), Chennai (1,283), and Bengaluru (768). Kanpur reported 692 deaths...

    • 22 hrs ago
  • Featured Stories

    Active Covid-19 cases remain below 7 lakh for second consecutive day

    India continued to maintain active cases below 7 lakh for the second day, while total recoveries crossed 70 lakh. The active cases now comprise only 8.71 per cent of the total positive cases of the country, said Union Health Ministry on Saturday. India continued to maintain active cases below 7 lakh for the second day, while total recoveries crossed 70 lakh. The active cases...

    • 22 hrs ago
  • Lucknow

    Mission Shakti: Yogi Adityanath orders glass room in all UP police stations for women complainants

    All police stations in Uttar Pradesh would have to set up a glass room for women complainants to register their complaints before women police personnel. Chief minister Yogi Adityanath said the setting up of a secret glass room in police stations across the state would help women complainants speak freely to women police personnel. UP's all 1,535...

    • 24 hrs ago
  • Lucknow

    Uttar Pradesh: Ensure death audit of Covid-19 fatalities, chief secretary tells officials

    The Utar Pardesh government will conduct a death audit of all people who died of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) and also examine if there was any negligence in their treatment at any level. Chief secretary Rajendra Kumar Tiwari issued directions to officials in this regard in a Covid-19 review meeting held in Lucknow on Friday. He asked officials to set...

    • 24 hrs ago
  • Lucknow

    Hathras case: Two AMU doctors, sacked for speaking to media, reinstated

    The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) administration has revoked the termination of two doctors, who were allegedly removed from their posts for expressing their opinion on the Hathras gangrape case. On the request of the in-charge of the casualty medical officers, the AMU vice-chancellor passed orders reinstating both doctors on Thursday. On Seprember 14, a 19-year-old Dalit...

    • 2 days ago
  • Lucknow

    Uttar Pradesh: BSP to field candidate for Rajya Sabha polls, papers to be filed on October 26

    The decision of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) to field Ramji Gautam as a candidate for the upcoming Rajya Sabha (RS) election, slated to be held on November 9 for nine vacant Upper House seats from Uttar Pradesh (UP), has set the stage for an interesting contest. It is still an open-ended question, whether the BSP will be able to avenge the defeat of...

    • 2 days ago
  • Lucknow

    Congress leader's T-20 move to aid UP Brahmins. Narrow mindset, says BJP

    A team of 20 volunteers (T-20) will be set up in every district to provide legal aid and other assistance to the Brahmins, said senior Congress leader Jitin Prasada. The effort is an apparent move to win the support of the community in Uttar Pradesh. 'We are setting up teams of 20 volunteers. There is a spurt in crime, and targeted attacks against Brahmins have come to our...

    • 2 days ago
  • Featured Stories

    Kerala: Ramesh Chennithala demands judicial probe on COVID-19 deaths due to negligence

    Kerala Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala on Thursday demanded a comprehensive judicial probe into deaths in COVID-19 hospitals across the state due to alleged medical negligence and ill-treatment. Kerala Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala on Thursday demanded a comprehensive judicial probe into deaths in COVID-19 hospitals across the state due to...

    • 3 days ago
  • Lucknow

    Uttar Pradesh: DRI recovers 1.5kg of heroin worth Rs 4.5 crore in Muzaffarpur

    In a joint operation, sleuths of the Directorate of Intelligence Revenue (DRI) and the Railway Protection Force (RPF), recovered a huge haul of drugs worth Rs 4.5 crore from the bogie of a Delhi-bound express train at the Muzaffarpur railway station late Wednesday evening. The raiding team also arrested a woman who was carrying the contraband with her. One of her male...

    • 3 days ago

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