HC seeks report on black bucks at Akbar’s tomb

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Taking serious note of consistent deaths of black bucks in the garden of Akbar’s tomb at Sikandara in Agra, the Allahabad High Court has directed UP’s chief wildlife warden to prepare a plan in consultation with the National Board for Wildlife for protecting the endangered species and submit a report within six weeks before the court.

Mysterious explosion in shop leaves 1 injured

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An explosion in a tea shop at Bangad Dharamshala near Madhwapur under the Kydganj police station on Wednesday morning turned into a major puzzle for the police. Till the filing of the report, the bomb disposal squad and forensic experts were struggling to ascertain the nature and cause of the explosion that left a labourer injured and damaged three adjacent houses.

AU students can now access British history online

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Students and teachers of the Allahabad University’s arts faculty, who want to access the records or proceedings of the British and Irish history, can now get it online. The Central library of AU would soon be getting an online access to the English Historical Document (EHD), one of the most comprehensive collections of documents on British history.

Cops wilt as criminals strike at will

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Ninety rapes, 104 murders, 42 dowry deaths, 1,305 auto-thefts, 289 burglaries, 54 loots and seven dacoities. This is Sangam City’s crime report card of 2014 till October 15. The law and order situation is certainly at its nadir. Law-breakers are striking at will as police is wilting away. The crime graph has, in fact, soared by 20 to 30% in the comparison to 2013 and no respite is in offing.

Noise pollution touches to new height on Diwali; Most unhealthy in the last few decades, says PCB

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The pollution level rose by four to 17 decibels at residential, commercial and even silent zones of the city this Diwali making it the most ‘unhealthy’ festival of lights’ in the last few decades.

Postal dept reaps benefit from teaching vacancies

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Postal department is reaping benefits from the new job vacancies for youths by the state and central governments. A glaring example is purchase of Indian postal orders (IPO) worth Rs 1.25 crore by applicants in ongoing recruitment drive for LT grade posts in the month of October.

Civil Services Mains from Dec 14

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nion Public Service Commission (UPSC) had declared the schedule of Civil Services Mains Examination-2014. The examination would be held from December 14 to 20 in two sessions. Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) too has declared the schedule of Combined State Lower Subordinate Services Mains examination. It would start from December 21, posing problem for those aspirants who have qualified in both.

UP Board reverts to offline centre allocation

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Following UP Madhyamik Siksha Parishad secretary reportedly seeking voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) over discrepancies in examination centre allocation process, the state government has issued fresh guidelines for the process. On its part, the Parishad has fixed November 19 as the last date for the allocation of centres.

Delay in CRET results jeopardizes future of research students

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Allahabad University had failed to announce the results of the written examination for Combined Research Entrance Test (CRET) which was conducted two months back. Thus, the process of enrolling students for research had been stalled.

HC orders FIR against ‘pradhan’ for issuing fake marriage certificate

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The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday directed to take into custody ‘pradhan’ of Arya Samaj, Naya Purwa, Kareli, Prayag for issuing a forged marriage certificate.

Group of AU’s employees stage protest at V-C’s office

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A group of Class C and D employees of Allahabad University staged an agitation at the office of the vice-chancellor on Tuesday. They sought to apprise the authorities of their various demands which are still not fulfilled despite assurances from the authorities.

Congress leader condemns article in RSS magazine

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Rajya Sabha member and Congress leader Pramod Tiwari had condemned an article in RSS magazine Kesri in Kerala.

Demand for holiday on Chhath gains momentum

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Demand for declaring holiday on Chhath has gained momentum in the city as people of Bihar and eastern Uttar Pradesh voiced their concern on the issue. They have also expressed concern over the prevailing uncleanliness at ghats.

Six dacoits arrested with 9 kgs of looted silver

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A gang of inter-state dacoits was busted and six of its members arrested on Sunday.

Muharram begins with Isteqbal-e-Aza procession

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The month of Muharram started on Sunday. Many processions were taken out to commemorated the martyrdom of Imam Husain and his 72 followers at Karbala in Iraq. Slogans of ‘Ya Ali, Ya Husain’ reverberated in the air.

Heartman Missionary dacoity case solved, 2 held

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The police nabbed two wanted robbers on Sunday and claimed to have worked out Heartman Missionary Academy & hospital dacoity case.

Cong leader condemns article in RSS magazine

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Rajya Sabha member and Congress leader Pramod Tiwari had condemned an article in RSS magazine Kesri in Kerala. The article stated that ‘Gosde should have first killed Nehru’. He condemned the article and termed that it shows the violent ideology of RSS, which does not believe in the philosophy of ahimsa (non-violence).

Owners chain vehicles to beat auto-lifters

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Failure of the cops to check the auto-lifting menace, vehicle owners of Sangam City are devising ingenious plans of their own to protect vehicles from lifters.

Demand for holiday on Chatth gains momentum

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Demand for declaring holiday on Chatth has gained momentum in the city as people of Bihar and eastern Uttar Pradesh voiced their concern on the issue. They have also expressed concern over the prevailing uncleanliness at ghats.

Two get life sentence in case of honour killing

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Two men were awarded life sentence in a case of honour killing on Saturday. A fine of Rs 35,000 was also imposed on each of them.

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