New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The BJP Sunday appointed party general Amit Shah, considered close to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, as incharge of electorally crucuial Uttar Pradesh. The announcement of incharge of states along with convenors and incharges of various fronts was made Sunday. Party president Rajnath Singh also appointed party leader Bandaru Dattatray, who hails from Andhra Pradesh, as a vice-president.
Bangalore, May 19 (IANS) Kenyans Alex Oloitiptip and Gladys Cherono ran brave races in contrasting weather conditions to win the overall men's and women's titles, respectively, in the World 10K Bangalore 2013 here Sunday. The 23-year-old Oloitiptip, not among the pre-race favourites, but with a personal best of 27 minutes, 52 seconds, took lead early in the race and held off challenges from fellow-Kenyan Nicholas Kipkemboi and Ethiopian youngster Brihanu Legese to win in 28:07, ahead of Kipkemboi in 28:12 and Legese in 28:16. Current World Cross-Country champion Japhet Korir could not live up to pre-race expectations, finishing a disappointing 17th in 29:59 while another fancied Kenyan Moses Masai finished 10th in
A couple in Firozabad city in Uttar Pradesh were killed by the girls father. The police has described it another case of honour killing where the boy and girl were in love with each other but the girl was about to get married to someone else
42 Uttar Pradesh policemen, including some top officers, were booked on Sunday for the alleged murder of Khalid Mujahid, an accused in the serial blasts in the state in 2007.
Lalitpur (Uttar Pradesh), May 19 (IANS) A goon who misbehaved with five Dalit women activists a week ago in Uttar Pradesh is on the run, with officials planning to auction his house and property, police said Sunday.
In Kushinagar district in Uttar Pradesh, cops crossed all limitations of humanity. One of the cops in the district rather than taking a womans body on a stretcher dragged her to the hospital, where her post-mortem was to be conducted
Agra, May 19 (IANS) Rohilkhand University Vice Chancellor (VC) Mohammad Muzammil has been directed by the Uttar Pradesh governor to take additional charge of Dr.
Lucknow, May 18 (IANS) Khalid Mujahid, an accused in the serial blasts at Uttar Pradesh's Faizabad in 2007, died of 'heat stroke' Saturday when he was being taken back to the Lucknow prison after a hearing at a Faizabad court, police said. A probe has been ordered
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) A Delhi-based couple were arrested from Kolkata for duping several banks by forging documents, police said Saturday. Kamal Kishore Shukla, 60, and his wife Shashi Shukla, 53 were arrested May 15 from Kolkata. The duo had obtained housing loans from different banks against a single property in Vaishali area of Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad, adjoining Delhi, with the help of fake documents and had even sold the same property to many different buyers, said police.
Ghaziabad, May 18 (IANS) The Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) has liberalised its policies to benefit small land holders, farmers and economically deprived section of the society, an official said Thursday.