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Smuggling gold through UP would cost passport

If caught smuggling gold at an international airport in Uttar Pradesh (Lucknow and Varanasi), the accused will now lose their passports, according to the Customs Department.The department is coordinating with the UP Passport Office for such an action to curb growing smuggling of gold at Lucknow and Varanasi international airports. The move initiated by the

Voting begins for 14 Lok Sabha seats in UP

Voting begins for 14 Lok Sabha seats in UP

Voting began on Monday for 14 parliamentary constituencies of Uttar Pradesh, including the high-profile Amethi, Rae Bareli and Lucknow seats, at 7 a.m., said an official.The 14 seats are Lucknow, Amethi, Rae Bareli, Sitapur, Mohanlalganj, Banda, Fatehpur, Kaushambi, Barabanki, Faizabad, Bahraich, Kesarganj, Gonda and Dhaurahra.Chief Electoral Officer L. Venkateshwar Loo said that all security arrangements

Punam Sinha, will contest against Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh

Punam Sinha, will contest against Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh

Punam Sinha, wife of actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha, will be contesting against Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh from the Lucknow parliamentary constituency. Poonam Sinha will contest on the Samajwadi Party (SP) ticket with the Bahujan Samaj Party’s (BSP) support. The Congress, sources said, has decided not to field a candidate from Lucknow and support the candidature

Celina Jaitly shares an emotional message post mother’s demise

Celina Jaitly shares an emotional message post mother’s demise. Actress Celina Jaitly’s mother Meeta Jaitly passed away on June 8, following her battle with cancer in Lucknow. This tragedy struck 11 months after the actress lost her father Colonel Vikram Kumar Jaitly. She took to her social media handle and wrote an emotional message. In

Woman attempts to kill self outside Yogi Adityanath’s residence

Woman attempts to kill self outside Yogi Adityanath’s residence. A woman and her family tried to commit suicide in front of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath‘s residence in Lucknow on Sunday. The woman and her family alleged that she was raped by a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from Unnao, Kuldeep Singh Sengar, and

Bipasha Basu inaugurates Forever 21's first store in Lucknow

Bipasha Basu inaugurates Forever 21’s first store in Lucknow

Bipasha Basu inaugurates Forever 21’s first store in Lucknow. Forever 21, an international fast fashion brand from Los Angeles, California, and part of Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd. debuted in Uttar Pradesh with its first store in Lucknow. The sprawling new store is spread across 8500 sq ft. of retail space and is located in the heart of

PNB fraud: ED raids over 45 locations in 15 cities

PNB fraud: ED raids over 45 locations in 15 cities

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Sunday conducted searches at over 45 more locations in 15 cities across India in connection with the multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam, an official said.The agency raided 10 places in Bengaluru, seven in Delhi, five each in Kolkata and Mumbai, four each in Chandigarh and Hyderabad, three each in

Farmers dump potatoes

Farmers dump potatoes outside Yogi’s home, cops suspended

Farmers dump potatoes: An embarrassing situation was faced by Yogi Adityanath government because quintals of potatoes were dumped outside Vidhan Sabha building and outside Chief Minister’s residence. They dumped these rotten potatoes because they are upset over low prices and farmers took this step to make the police aware.The farmers were agitated that the government

UP Civic Polls verdict: BJP mayor candidate leading, BSP second

UP Civic Polls verdict: BJP mayor candidate leading, BSP second

BJP mayor candidate leading: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) mayor candidate is leading by over 1000 votes in Moradabad, in the counting of Uttar Pradesh local body polls result that will be out on Friday. Bhujan Samaj Party (BSP) is stumbling on second, while Samajwadi Party (SP) is on third and Congress is following on fourth.Bharatiya

Air quality in most UP cities turns toxic

Air quality in most UP cities turns toxic

Air quality in most UP cities turns toxic: Lucknow, After the deadly smog in Delhi, the hazardous weather conditions have hit the state of Uttar Pradesh with various cities recording dangerously poor air quality, officials said on Thursday.The Air Quality Index (AQI) of Noida has been noted as the worst in the state in the past

One arrested in attack on Swiss couple

One arrested in attack on Swiss couple

Lucknow, Oct 26, Swiss couple attack : One person has been arrested while an FIR has been lodged against four persons over an attack on a Swiss couple in Fatehpur Sikri, police said on Thursday.Additional Director General of Police (Crime) Chandra Prakash said the arrest was made from the Agra-Rajasthan border. He declined to reveal

Farmers from outside Maharashtra too apply for crop loan waiver scheme

Farmers from outside Maharashtra too apply for crop loan waiver scheme

Farmers from outside Maharashtra too apply for crop loan waiver scheme. Farmers from outside Maharashtra have also applied for the government’s crop loan waiver scheme. Information Technology Department’s secretary V K Gautam said applications have been received from Raebareli, Lucknow and Pratapgarh districts of Uttar Pradesh, Bijapur in Karnataka, Surat in Gujarat and Adilabad in

Patanjali to Launch Packaged Drinking Water ‘Divya Jal’ This Diwali

Patanjali to Launch Packaged Drinking Water ‘Divya Jal’ This Diwali

Baba Ramdev-led home-grown FMCG major Patanjali Ayurved is all set to launch its new packaged drinking water under the brand name ‘Divya Jal’ soon. Divya Jal which will be sourced from the foothills of the Himalayas is set to enter the markets of North India this Diwali. The main aim of launching Divya Jal is

Encounter

Criminal killed in encounter with police in Lucknow

Lucknow, Sep 1, Criminal killed in encounter with police in Lucknow. A criminal who had fled from police custody was killed in an encounter in Gomti Nagar area here, police said today.“Sunil Sharma, carrying reward of Rs 15 thousand, was injured in the encounter in Gomti Nagar area here. He later died during treatment in

Man arrested explosives

Man arrested with explosives

Lucknow, Aug 30, Man arrested explosives. A man has been arrested in Mirzapur district with explosive materials, including gelatin rods, the police said today.On a tip-off, Vinay Mishra was arrested yesterday from Bahaudi village with 405 pieces of explosives each weighing 125 gm, 600 detonators and wire, DGP office said here.An SUV was also seized from

CBI searches 10 locations in illegal mining case

CBI searches 10 locations in illegal mining case. New Delhi, Aug 18: The CBI today carried out searches at 10 locations after registering a case in illegal mining of minor minerals in Uttar Pradesh.The case has been registered recently against nine accused including an Assistant Geologist of Shamli in Uttar Pradesh, the agency said. The

'Tomato prices likely to decline in next 15 days’

Tomato prices likely to decline in next 15 days

Tomato prices, which have skyrocketed up to Rs 100/kg, are more likely to decline over the next fortnight as supplies from southern and other growing states are expected to improve, said a senior ICAR official. Retail tomato prices have gone through the roof for more than a month now in most parts of the country

12 busted for Petrol-Diesel smuggling :Lucknow

12 busted for Petrol-Diesel smuggling :Lucknow

12 accused were arrested for allegedly stealing petrol and diesel from a depot of Indian Oil Corporation in Sarojni nagar area of Lucknow.According to the police statement, the police recovered 5 vehicles from them.The police team said that these vehicles were used for transporting smuggled petrol and diesel.The police have recovered 900 liters of diesel, 70 litres

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Lucknow: Kidnapped minor alleges of sexual harassment

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app:- Click For Android Click For IOS A 17-year-old girl has alleged her kidnapper of sexual harassment, after she was kept in confinement for two days.The minor informed that she was abducted from outside her house in Lucknow’s Sarojini Nagar. The victim has alleged that she

TCS Lucknow to shut down, crisis on 2,000 IT professionals

TCS Lucknow to shut down, crisis on 2,000 IT professionals

The Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is preparing to bid farewell to Lucknow as the staff members on Wednesday claimed they were informed by their team leaders that the company is wrapping up the work at the center.At least 2,000 employees will be affected by this shift where 50 percent are women. According to reports, by