26 Sep 2015
Allahabad: Social activist Medha Patkar and some of her associates were arrested here today while they were going to Kachri village of the district, where farmers had held protests and clashed with police against acquisition of their land by the UP government for a power plant.
26 Sep 2015
London: Computer scientists from Cardiff University have created an intelligent system to identify malicious links disguised in shortened URLs on Twitter.
16 Sep 2015
Washington: An American man has been sentenced to 13 years in prison on charges of hate crime for brutally hitting an 82-year-old Sikh with a steel rod outside a gurdwara in the US state of California two years ago. Piara Singh had just finished preparing meals for the lungar (community kitchen) when Gilbert Garcia spotted him outside a Southwest Fresno gurdwara. Garcia screamed something about the Taliban and Muslims as he attacked Singh.
20 Sep 2015
New Delhi: Tackling child pornography and online abuse will be the top priority of a highly sophisticated centre to be set up by the government to deal with cyber crime.
08 Sep 2015
Patna: LJP, an ally of the BJP in NDA, yesterday gave a memorandum to the Governor on 'spiralling' crime situation in Bihar under Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. An LJP delegation led by Union Minister Ramvilas Paswan and his son and MP Chirag Paswan met Governor Ram Nath Kovind and submitted the memorandum.
13 Sep 2015
Allahabad: In a setback to nearly two lakh contractual teachers in primary schools across Uttar Pradesh, the Allahabad High Court declared as illegal the state government's move to regularize them and appoint them as Assistant Teachers.
20 Aug 2015
Lucknow: US will help Uttar Pradesh in developing Allahabad as a 'smart city', US Ambassador to India Richard R. Verma said on Wednesday. Verma called on Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav here and held wide-ranging deliberations on business and investment opportunities in the state.
29 Aug 2015
Mumbai: The sensational Sheena Bora murder case probe last night acquired a new turn with police claiming that Sanjeev Khanna, former husband of Indrani Mukerjea, confessed to his complicity in the crime during a joint interrogation of three accused on a day the victim's skeleton remains were recovered.
22 Aug 2015
Allahabad: The Allahabad High Court yesterday asked Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) to file its reply on a petition challenging the 'extra chance' given this year to those civil services aspirants who could not appear in exams held in 2011 on account of the introduction of CSAT.
19 Aug 2015
Allahabad: The Allahabad High Court yesterday asked the Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary to ensure that government servants, elected representatives and members of judiciary 'and all other persons who get any benefit or salary from state exchequer or public fund' send their children to primary schools run by State Board for Secondary Education.