Environmenatlists oppose move to shrink eco-zone near Taj

The eco-sensitive zone acts as a buffer for the Taj Mahal against toxic gases released by Mathura Refinery

Agra: Local environmentalists on Wednesday again voiced their opposition to the Uttar Pradesh government’s move to reduce the eco-sensitive zone limit around Sur Sarovar or Keetham Lake from ten km to just 250 metres. The eco-sensitive zone acts as a buffer for the Taj Mahal against toxic gases released by Mathura Refinery In an unanimous resolution More...

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Modi was to launch the Integrated Power Development Scheme
By Agencies On Sunday, June 28th, 2015
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PM’s Varanasi visit cancelled due to heavy rain

Lucknow: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s day-long visit to his parliamentary constituency Varanasi on Sunday was cancelled following heavy rain in the region. Modi was to launch the Integrated Power Development More...

The victim's husband is a daily wager and was out for work when the incident occurred
By IndiLeak Bureau On Friday, June 26th, 2015
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For resisting rape Woman set on fire

Lucknow: Unable to outrage the modesty of a woman, the alleged criminals in a fit of rage set the woman on fire in rural area of Kanpur district here on Thursday night. The victim’s husband is a daily wager More...

The delegation presented a memorandum listing details of the ecological exclusiveness of this particular lake
By Agencies On Thursday, June 25th, 2015
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Govt to review construction limits near UP bird sanctuary

The delegation presented a memorandum listing details of the ecological exclusiveness of this particular lake Agra: Union Environment and Forests Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday agreed to conduct a review More...

This is completely disgusting and makes me feel that we are living in a banana republic
By Agencies On Wednesday, June 24th, 2015
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Muzaffarnagar khap warns against screening of ‘Miss Tanakpur Haazir Ho’

Lucknow: The khap panchayat in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, is said to have warned cinema hall owners that whoever plays “Miss Tanakpur Haazir Ho” will run the risk of their properties being damaged. This More...

The Lucknow zoo was earlier named as Prince of wales Zoological Garden
By Indileak Web Desk On Wednesday, June 24th, 2015
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Lucknow zoo renamed after Nawab Wajid Ali Shah

Lucknow : Breaking free from the clutches colonial hangover, the Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday decided to rename Lucknow Zoological Garden and Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary in Unnao after Nawab Wajid Ali Shah and More...

The chief minister also said these tourist destinations are visited by a large number of tourists
By Agencies On Wednesday, June 24th, 2015
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Prominent tourist spots in UP to have Wi-Fi facilities

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday issued directions to install Wi-Fi facilities at prominent places in the state, an official said. The chief minister also said these tourist destinations More...

Officials said that a probe has been ordered into the quality of the country-made liquor
By Agencies On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015
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Two die after consuming spurious liquor in UP

Lucknow: Two people were killed on Tuesday in Uttar Pradesh after consuming spurious liquor, police said. Officials said that a probe has been ordered into the quality of the country-made liquor Angry at the death More...

The family staged a sit-in for a week, demanding the arrest of the minister and accused policemen
By Agencies On Monday, June 22nd, 2015
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Rs 30 lakh for deceased UP journalist

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 30 lakh to the family of murdered journalist Jagendra Singh, an official said. The family staged a sit-in for a week, demanding More...

Massive search has been launched for the looters
By Agencies On Monday, June 22nd, 2015
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Six kg of gold looted in Agra

Agra: Six kg of gold was looted from a jeweller and his brother while they were returning home here late Sunday, police said. Massive search has been launched for the looters A gang of five armed men on motorcycles More...