UGC declares 24 universities as fake; maximum from Uttar Pradesh followed by Delhi

While eight of these universities are from Uttar Pradesh, Delhi has seven, and Odisha and West Bengal two each. The University Grants Commission (UGC) on October 7 announced a list of 24 “self-styled, unrecognised institutions” in the country, terming them as “fake” with the maximum of them operating from Uttar …

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U.P. police forcibly cremating Hathras rape victim at night, allege kin

Local police officers said that the cremation was being carried out as per the wishes of the family. The family of the 19-year-old Dalit woman, who died in a Delhi hospital a fortnight after she was gang-raped in Hathras, alleged on Wednesday that the police were forcibly trying to get …

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Formal process of Jewar airport completed; got environment, security clearances: Yamuna Authority CEO

Yamuna Authority CEO Dr Arun Veer Singh on Tuesday informed that all formal processes of Jewar international greenfield airport has been completed. “All formal process of Jewar International greenfield airport has been completed. It has got the environment and security clearances. Concession agreement will be signed in the first or …

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Over 1 million man-days of work generated under Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyaan: Railways

NEW DELHI: The Railways on Sunday said it has generated 10,66,246 man-days of work till September 25 under the Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyaan in Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. Around 164 railway infrastructure projects are being executed in these states, according to a statement from the …

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Execution the key to ambitious plan for ‘biggest film city’ in U.P.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s decision to create the country’s “biggest and most beautiful film city” in Gautam Buddh Nagar has evoked mixed response from the stakeholders. While some remember the unfulfilled promises of the existing Film City in Noida, others say if handled well, it could usher in …

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No permit required for transport vehicles carrying Oxygen: Centre

New Delhi: The transport ministry has done away with the requirement of permit for transport vehicles carrying Oxygen upto 31st March 2021, in order to ensure its smooth movement across the country. The ministry issued a notification to this effect on Monday, under Section 66 of the Motor Vehicles Act, …

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