Anti-ragging undertaking must in Allahabad University

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Every student seeking admission to the Allahabad University in the new academic session and his/her parents would have to submit a duly signed undertaking authorizing authorities to initiate suitable action if found involved in any kind of ragging.

Driver killed in bid to loot Rs 50 lakh

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The driver of a van of State Bank of India carrying Rs 50 lakh in cash from the main branch to Dubey Ka Purwa village in Pratapgarh district was killed when two miscreants opened fire and tried to loot the cash.

Boat capsizes in Yamuna, three missing

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Three persons were missing when a boat, carrying 18 persons capsized in Yamuna.

HC asks KDA to remove encroachers

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The Allahabad high court on Monday directed the Kanpur Development Authority (KDA) to get vacated unauthorized occupations by ‘kabadis’ (scrap dealers) at ‘O’ Block at Kidwai Nagar, Kanpur.

Unhygienic cut fruits and veggies a health hazard

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Even as hot weather is forcing the denizens to stay indoor, eatables and cut fruits being sold in various localities of the city are posing serious health hazard because of which cases of stomach upset and diarrhoea are on the rise.

AU scientists study meteorite for signs of life

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Is there life beyond the blue galaxy? Experts at Allahabad University are trying to answer this mystifying question by analyzing a specimen of Haripura chondrite, a meteorite that had fallen in Rajasthan in 1921.

Firemen in Allahabad ride on zeal to douse flames

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The summer this year has been severe with short spells of rain and cloud cover.

Cheat tricks bank manager, withdraws money

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A cheat had allegedly befooled a district official of Pratapgarh and manager of Allahabad Bank on Thursday and fraudulently withdrew Rs 40,000 on the pretext of giving aid cheques to farmers. An FIR had been lodged against the bank manager and the cheat.

Manisha gets bail from high court

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he Allahabad High Court on Thursday granted bail to one Manisha Makhija, the alleged lover of Kanpur based businessman Piyush Dasani, who had allegedly killed her wife Jyoti at Kanpur on July 27, 2014. It is alleged that Manisha had conspired the murder of Jyoti in collusion with Piyush.

People protest crumbling civic amenities in city

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Congress workers joined local residents’ protest against supply of contaminated water and deteriorating civic condition at Allahabad Municipal Corporation on Thursday.

32 activists quit AAP, say party hijacked by a few

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Around 32 activists gave up primary membership of Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday alleging that the party has been hijacked by a select few. They also claimed that the party has deviated from its goal and is behaving in a dictatorial way with no dialogues with activists.

Walls, crossings turn into canvas for fine arts students

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Allahabad Development Authority (ADA) has offered crossings and walls as canvas to Allahabad University’s fine arts students to showcase their talent.

Construction of JK Institute annexe to start soon

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The incomplete annexe of JK Institute of Allahabad University may soon witness its completion. But the delay of four years has increased the cost of the project by around Rs 10 lakh.

Arsenic found in tubewell water

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The onset of summer has led to depletion of ground water. However, the district administration is yet to devise a plan to keep a tab on tubewell borings in areas where it is banned.

PCS re-exam papers transported in unprotected vehicle

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Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) again failed to make foolproof arrangements for sending question papers of the re-examination of leaked general studies I question paper of PCS (prelims)-2015.

Femme fatales lead gangs of auto thieves

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Femme fatales have taken charge of gangs in absence of men partners languishing in jail.

An onion a day, keeps the doctor away

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An onion a day keeps the doctor away. True. Researchers at the Allahabad University have proved that switching over to onion (around Rs 10 per kg) from apple (Rs 120 per kg) will provide the same nutritional value without burning a whole in your pocket.

Sultry condition add to heat wave woes

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After days of intense hot weather conditions, denizens on Friday reeled under sultry weather conditions with humidity level touching season’s highest of 80%.

Paper leak: HC tells PSC to take preventive steps

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Terming the recent paper leakage in PCS (Pre) Exam-2015 as serious lapse, the Allahabad High Court has said that Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) must ensure that in discharge of its constitutional duty it takes serious note of the lapse, and must adopt preventive measures so that such incidents do not recur in future examinations.

Restraint on bldgs at Kashi ghats to go on

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Allahabad high court did not accept the plea of special counsel of the state that the constructions at Varanasi Ghats were not going to pollute or harm the Ganga.

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