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Final phase of UP civic body polls begin

Final phase of UP civic body polls begin

UP civic body polls begin: Polling for the third and final phase of civic body polls began on Wednesday amid tight security in Uttar Pradesh. It covers 233 urban bodies spread across 26 districts, including five municipal corporations of Bareilly, Saharanpur, Jhansi, Firozabad and Moradabad, an official said. Voting for 76 Nagar Palika Parishads and

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Firozabad woman given triple talaq for asking Rs 20 from husband

A Muslim woman and mother of two has alleged that her husband gave her ‘triple talaq’ and threw her out of home, when she asked for Rs 20 for her daughters, yet again raising controversy over the (triple talaq) practice.The woman identified as Shazia is currently living in the home of her husband’s neighbours. Married


‘Bicycle highway’ from Taj to Etawah lion safari approved

Lucknow:  An over 197-km long ‘bicyclehighway’ will be developed from Taj Mahal in Agra to the lion safari in Etawah to encourage eco-tourism in the vicinity of historical and tourist places. A meeting of the Uttar Pradesh Cabinet, presided over by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, yesterday approved the ‘bicycle highway’ which will not only run