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Congress has not lost all hopes: P Chidambaram

Congress has not lost all hopes: P Chidambaram

VARANASI: Reacting sharply to SP and BSP announcing their alliance to jointly contest the upcoming general elections in UP, veteran and party‘s manifesto committee chairman P said, “Congress party should not be underestimated and it still has hope of a ‘broad-based alliance‘ in the state.” In a here on Saturday, Chidambaram made it clear that Congress has not lost all […]

Test confirms bird flu in Banka village

Test confirms bird flu in Banka village

PATNA: State animal husbandry department (AHD) on Saturday sent veterinary doctors and experts to Babusa village under Dhoraiya block in Banka district following the confirmation of in one of the 36 samples sent for test to National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases (NIHSAD) at Bhopal. The AHD team will start mass culling of poultry and other birds in and […]

Prakashotsava: ‘Nagar kirtan’ marks second day

Prakashotsava: ‘Nagar kirtan’ marks second day

PATNA: Chants of ‘Wahe Guruji ka khalsa, wahe Guruji ki fateh’ rented the air as hundreds of Sikh devotees from across the globe participated in a ‘nagar kirtan’ on the second day of the main functions of , the 352nd birth anniversary celebrations of tenth Sikh Guru Gobind Singh, on Saturday. Led by ‘Panj Pyare’ (the five beloved ones), the […]

Old temples in KVC project to be conserved, says Yogi Adityanath

Old temples in KVC project to be conserved, says Yogi Adityanath

VARANASI: Allaying fears for the first time, chief minister has assured that all old temples coming under the Kashi Vishwanath Corridor (KVC) , for which many old structures are being demolished, would be conserved to protect the unique identity of the city. “All old temples under the project would be conserved and beautified to give a new height to the […]

Ex-MP Jawahar Jaiswal arrested from MP‘s Damoh

Ex-MP Jawahar Jaiswal arrested from MP‘s Damoh

VARANASI: Former MP and liquor barron has been arrested in (MP) by UP STF with the help of local police. SP Damoh Vivek Agrawal said that a team of UP STF and Damoh cops nabbed Jaiswal in joint action. UP STF team has left Damoh with Jaiswal, he added. Jaiswal was being searched by UP police as a non-bailable warrant […]

UP: 16 students, 2 women injured after gas cylinder of school van explodes

UP: 16 students, 2 women injured after gas cylinder of school van explodes

(UP): At least 16 students and two women Saturday sustained burn injuries when a gas cylinder of a school van exploded in Gyanpur town, an official said. The incident took place at around 8am when the van was ferrying the students to a private school, district magistrate Rajendra Prasad said. “The children are from class 1 to 5 and between […]

School van explodes, 19 kids suffer burns

School van explodes, 19 kids suffer burns

VARANASI: Nineteen children and two adults sustained burns when an LPG cylinder inside their school van exploded, setting the vehicle ablaze in ‘s district on Saturday. The wounded students – aged five to 10 – are under treatment at ‘s trauma centre with 20-70% burns. The LPG-fuelled van was carrying the students of a private school situated at Gosai Bazar […]