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CBI to probe Kashipur 'custodial death'
The Uttarakhand High Court on Tuesday ordered a CBI inquiry into the alleged custodial death of Ziyauddin Raza, who was found hanging inside Katoratal police station on February 28. The Division Bench of Chief Justice K M Joseph and Justice V K Bisht said the probe into Raza's death by the CB-CID would be transferred to the CBI. On March 22, the High Court had taken note of the case after Raza's father Mohammad Yameen (59) approached the court seeking a CBI probe.
UP: Sambhal police invoke NSA against three for 'cow slaughter'
Sambhal police have invoked the National Security Act (NSA) against three accused who are currently in Moradabad district jail in connection with a case lodged under the Uttar Pradesh Prevention of Cow Slaughter Act. A case was lodged at Baniather police station on August 3 after a police team raided Kasanpur village following a tip-off about alleged cow slaughter. Two other accused, Babu and Sharafat, were granted bail and released from jail soon after their arrest.
Highlight in Yogi govt report card: No riots
As his government finished six months in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday put no riots and promotion of dharmik tourisim among the achievements of the present administration. Pradesh ke andar agar hum 2012 se 2017 ke beech ka dekhein to average prati saptah do baar dange hote thhe. Instead of tweeting, he should meet 10.96 lakh farmers who had loans amounting to more than Rs 10,000 each waived off.
Removed jungle raj, no riot in Uttar Pradesh: Yogi Adityanath on six months in office
Claiming that his government has removed 'jungle raj' from Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday said there has not been a single incident of riot in the state during the last six months he has been in power. The BJP had stormed to power in Uttar Pradesh in the Assembly elections with a massive majority following which Adityanath took over on March 19.
In UP, School Bus Conductor Tries To 'Molest' Class III Girl, Staff Beat Up Her Father
The incident allegedly took place on September 16. After the girl's family members noticed a change in her behaviour, they questioned her and the class three student narrated the incident to them, the police said. He was rescued by the police, Senior Superintendent of Police Jogendra Kumar said. There was laxity on part of the school management and a probe into the matter is on, the SSP said. The Uttar Pradesh police has recently issued directives to schools to beef up security.
Rights body concerned over 'unusually high' shootout deaths in Uttar Pradesh; seeks probe into killings
The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) on Tuesday expressed concerns at the seeming regularity of encounter deaths of alleged criminals in Uttar Pradesh. It said about 15 people have been killed, 481 arrests made, and 88 police personnel injured and noted that this is exceptionally unusual. The UP Police is mandated to guarantee that the constitutional rights and legal safeguards of all arrested persons are upheld at every stage.
Improved policing boosted investors' confidence in UP: Yogi Adityanath
To mark the completion of 6 months in office, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday touched upon the achievements of his government and highlighted 'improved' policing in the state, which he stressed had inspired the confidence among the investors' community. Improving the law and order situation was our foremost priority when we came to power. Yogi said the template of the UP Police under his regime could be replicated by other states as well.
Not a single incident of riots since March: Yogi Adityanath on six months in office
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday presented his government's report card, six months after storming to power in March this year. After March 2017, there hasn't been a single incident of riot. Prior to that, we had seen cases of riots taking place in the state, Yogi said. Yogi had on Monday released a 'white paper' which documented the functioning of his government while also accusing the previous dispensation of mismanagement and corruption.
Massive search operation underway on Indo-Nepal border for Honeypreet
A massive search operation was underway on the Indo-Nepal border districts in the eastern Uttar Pradesh region following reports that Honeypreet Singh, the alleged adopted daughter of rape convict Dera Sachha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim has been spotted in Nepal. Honeypreet, whose name figured in the most wanted list of Haryana police, was reportedly sighted in Nepal, though the police in the border districts in eastern UP did not confirm the same.
Madhya Pradesh farmer gets Rs 4.70 in crop loss claim under PM Fasal Bima Yojana
Fifty two farmers in Madhya Pradesh have together received a little over Rs 3,000 as insurance claim under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana for their soybean crop loss. The farmers belong to Tilaria village in Sehore district, which happens to be the home turf of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. Fifty-year-old Uttam Singh, who suffered a crop loss on his two-acre farm, got Rs 17 in insurance claim.
Gorakhpur deaths: Oxygen supplying company's proprietor arrested
The Uttar Pradesh Police have arrested the proprietor of the company that supplied oxygen to the BRD Medical College Hospital at Gorakhpur, where nearly 30 children died in a day due to oxygen shortage last month. Police sources here said Manish Bhandari, owner of Pushpa Sales that had the contract to supply oxygen to the hospital, was arrested on the outskirts of Gorakhpur town on Sunday morning. Bhandari was produced before a district court later in the day which remanded him in judicial custody.
UP: Farmer receives loan waiver of 1 paisa, says govt played 'cruel joke'
A farmer in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura has received a waiver of one paisa on Rs 1,55,000 loan amount, in the aftermath of the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh Government announcing waivers on loans up to Rs 1 lakh. Chhiddi, a marginal farmer of the Govardhan Tehsil in the Mathura district said the government has played a cruel joke on them and the entire loan amount should be waived.
Uttar Pradesh becomes the new flavour of Bollywood in 2017
With a number of films released this year, the audience has already got a new flavour which has emerged to be a hit amongst the masses. Films set against a backdrop of Uttar Pradesh are striking cords with the viewers across all quarters. `Lucknow Central` being the latest example of a Uttar Pradesh based rooted film, with its main lead Farhan Akhtar playing a character of Kishen Mohan Girhotra from Moradabad, is receiving a warm reception from the audience.
Uttar Pradesh: 15-year old girl dies after fall from third floor of school in Deoria, family alleges foul play
A class 9 student fell to her death from the third floor of a school building in Deoria, police said on Tuesday, as her father alleged that she had been pushed. The incident took place at the Modern City Montessori school on Monday. The 15-year-old had reportedly gone to the toilet on the third floor of the school. She was taken to a local hospital, which referred her to Gorakhpur but succumbed to her injuries on the way, the official said.
Class 9 Student 'Thrown Off' School Building in UP, Dies
A class nine girl student, studying in a private school in Deoria district of Uttar Pradesh, died on Monday after falling off the third storey of the school building, police said. Deceased Neetu Chauhan, 16, was found lying on the ground of the Modern City Montessori School in a critical condition. She had gone to toilet, located on the third floor, and her classroom was on the first floor, students said.
Gorakhpur, Koraput and Thane to launch Zero Hunger Programme on October 16
Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh, Koraput in Odisha and Thane in Maharashtra - will initiate India's ambitious 'Zero Hunger' programme through interventions in farm sector on October 16 World Food Day. The programme will ensure suitable methods of measuring the impact of intervention. A genetic garden for biofortified plants/crops contains the germplasm of naturally biofortified crops or such crops through plant breeding. It has plants and crops that help supplement micro-nutrient deficiencies, including iron, iodine, vitamin A and zinc among others.
Only a Day Apart, Two Trains Derail at the Same Spot in UP
Two trains derailed at the same spot in Uttar Pradesh, only a day apart. The engine of a goods train derailed near Sitapur on 19 September morning. Incidentally, the Burhwal-Balamau passenger train engine also derailed at the same spot on 18 September. There has been a spate of train derailments in the past few months. In August alone, four trains were derailed.
Zero hunger goal to kick off from October 16
Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh, Koraput in Odisha and Thane in Maharashtra-will see the launch of India's ambitious 'Zero Hunger' programme through interventions in farm sector on October 16. A genetic garden for biofortified plantscrops contains the germplasm of naturally biofortified crops or such crops through plant breeding. It has plants and crops that help supp lement micro-nutrient deficiencies, including iron, iodine, vitamin A and zinc among others.
Uttar Pradesh: Baba Ramdev lobbying to bag Rs 700 crore mid-day meal contract for Patanjali, says report
Yoga guru Baba Ramdev is reportedly lobbying to bag Rs 700 crore mid-day meal contract for Patanjali Ayurved Ltd Ramdev and his men are reaching out to influential people in the national capital to get the contract which is currently being managed by 10 entities, reported Firstpost quoting sources. The contract involves offering Panjiri, fruits and milk to at little over 10 crore students in Uttar Pradesh, a report said.
15-Year-Old Girl Allegedly Thrown Off School Building In UP, Dies
A 15-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh's Deoria town fell off from the third floor of her school building and died on Monday. The girl's family has alleged that she was thrown off by someone and asked for a detailed investigation. Neetu Chauhan, a class XI student, had gone to a toilet on the third floor of the school building. Parents of the girl have lodged a police complaint against unknown persons, alleging that their daughter was thrown off the third floor.

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