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1000-year-old palm leaves manuscripts on Buddha’s life yet to be deciphered

Times of India3 hours agoA treasure trove of 1000-year-old palm leaves manuscripts related to the life of Lord Gautam Buddha and around two lakh documents revealing 180 years of history of erstwhile princely Rampur State are still awaiting to get deciphered here at regional archive office (RAO) even after a gap of 60 years.

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Political parties eye women voters in Sirathu bypolls

Times of India3 hours agoAlthough all the political parties including BJP, SP and Congress have not fielded any woman candidate in Sirathu bypoll, the significant number of women voters in the assembly constituency has caught the attention of the parties.

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Bombs recovered in Gonda

Times of India10 hours agoThree bombs kept in three boxes of steel were found near a gutter at Topkhana area in Gonda on Sunday evening. The bomb squad reached the spot and diffused the bombs.

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Parties eye women voters in Sirathu; no woman candidate in fray

Times of India11 hours agoAlthough all the political parties including BJP, SP and Congress have not fielded any woman candidate in Sirathu bypoll, the significant number of women voters in the assembly constituency has caught the attention of the parties.

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HC recalls order to set up 13K courts

Times of India11 hours agoOn a recall application moved by the state government, the Allahabad High Court on Monday recalled its earlier order dated July 11, 2014 whereby a division bench of this court had directed for establishing 13,000 additional courts in district courts of Uttar Pradesh.

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Water-borne diseases spreading in Manda, Koraon blocks

Times of India2 days agoSupply of contaminated water is the key reason behind spreading of water-borne diseases in villages falling under Manda and Koraon blocks. Health teams visited several villages after death of eight children and revealed that villagers have no source to get pure and fresh potable water.

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MP-PMT accused nabbed

Times of India2 days agoIn a joint operation, crime branch sleuths and Gwalior special investigation team (SIT) arrested one Gyanendra from Gaughat on Saturday. He was wanted in connection with the MP PMT (Pre-Medical Test) scam. The MP police had declared a cash reward of Rs 15,000 on his head.

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Two injured in violence on campus

Times of India3 days agoPandemonium prevailed on the campus of Allahabad University on Friday when various groups of students indulged in violence thrice, in which two were injured.

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Women lodge 38 complaints on police portal

Times of India3 days agoBy registering as many as 67 complaints on web portal of UP Police in the past five months, the fairer sex in state capital has taken a lead to register complaints among KAVAL towns. Lucknow was closely followed by Allahabad (38), Varanasi (36), Kanpur (29) and Agra 17.

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HC directs to set up DNA test centre in UP

Times of India3 days agohe Allahabad High Court has directed that a DNA test centre like the one in Hyderabad be established in Uttar Pradesh at the earliest so that courts and investigative agencies are not compelled to send DNA samples at high costs to specialized facilities at Hyderabad.

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AU prof deciphers Gupta dynasty inscription

Times of India5 days agoA faculty member of the department of Ancient History of Allahabad University has managed to decipher and identify a rare 5th century copper plate inscription discovered in a village near Mahasthan in Bogra district of Bangladesh.

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SRTC fiat against drivers using mobiles, playing music

Times of India5 days agoUttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) has put a blanket ban on playing music and using cell phones by drivers on all long-distance routes as well as in city public transportation operated by it.

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Students struggle to get accommodation in AU

Times of India5 days agoParents, students and their relatives can be spotted on the campus searching for decent accommodation for their ward.

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Railways to set up ticketing centres outside stations

Times of India6 days agoFor easy access of tickets from counters other than railway stations, Indian Railways will open up yatri ticket suvidha Kendra. These kendras will sell both reserved and unreserved tickets through PRS (passenger reservation system) and UTS (unreserved ticketing system) counters respectively. Railway...

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SP goes all out to secure Sirathu bypoll

Times of India6 days agoThe Samajwadi Party too has resorted to social engineering formula to win over voters in the Sirathu assembly by-poll. Special attention has to been paid to constitution of booth-level committees to ensure participation of all caste and religion. Committee members have been asked to conduct door-to-...

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High court recalls order to set up 13k courts

Times of India3 hours agoOn a recall application moved by the state government, the Allahabad High Court on Monday recalled its earlier order dated July 11, 2014 whereby a division bench of this court had directed for establishing 13,000 additional courts in district courts of Uttar Pradesh.

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Tantric outrages girl’s modesty

Times of India10 hours agoA girl residing in a village in Nanpara had stomach ache on Sunday night. Her neighbour, a tantric, called her to his house to treat her. He closed the room and allegedly tried to outrage her modesty. The girl and her mother reached Nanpara Kotwali and lodged a case against the tantrik. A case had b...

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1000-yr-old palm leave manuscripts on Buddha's life yet to be deciphered

Times of India11 hours agoA treasure trove of 1000-year-old palm leaves manuscripts related to the life of Lord Gautam Buddha and around two lakh documents revealing 180 years of history of erstwhile princely Rampur State are still awaiting to get deciphered here at regional archive office (RAO) even after a gap of 60 years.

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Janta Express chugs on final journey into history

Times of India11 hours agoThe historical Janta Express, running between Howrah and Delhi, would now chug into history as the railway administration has decided to stop the movement of this train. It was introduced during the British period on October 1, 1946 and it halted at numerous small and big stations during its journey...

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SRTC scraps concession to physically disabled

Times of India1 days agoThe Uttar Pradesh state road transport corporation (UPSRTC) remained unfazed of the pleas by physically challenged seeking revocation of the decision of scrapping the concession provided to them due to heavy losses to the corporation. However, the 100% physically disabled persons have been given fre...

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AU prof designs cost-effective solar-based system to overcome power crisis

Times of India2 days agoEven as the entire state is reeling under acute power shortage, a professor of Allahabad University and his students have come up with a cost-effective solar-based system to overcome the power crisis. The prototype has shown encouraging results promising of harnessing more solar power from the same ...

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HC: Engineer has no authority to hold UPSIDC post

Times of India3 days agoThe Allahabad high court on Friday directed that UP State Industrial Development Corporation (UPSIDC) chief engineer (project), Arun Kumar Mishra, had no authority under law to hold any post in the corporation.

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14 doctors found absent from duty

Times of India3 days agoThe administrative officers put the mobile phones of doctors on surveillance on Friday. It was found that 14 of them were not present at the community health centres/primary health centres (CHCs/PHCs) or other places of posting. Action was recommended against them.

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HC seeks KDA affidavit on Phoolbagh

Times of India3 days agoThe Allahabad High Court on Friday asked Kanpur Development Authority to file an affidavit that beauty, nature and greenery of the Phoolbagh Park would remain intact while constructing the underground parking.

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Can't deny quota over gender: HC

Times of India5 days agoThe Allahabad High Court has ruled that there should not be any discrimination on the ground of gender in providing reservation to a girl under the Freedom Fighters’ quota for admission to medical courses in Combined Pre-Medical Test (CPMT).

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Docs rush to Koraon villages after death of 5 kids

Times of India5 days agoThe death of five children in different villages of Koraon block in the past 48 hours has made the officials of health department run from pillar to post to ascertain the cause of the deaths.

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Fight for SC and OBC votes gets fierce in Sirathu assembly seat

Times of India5 days agoAll Parties Trying Their Best To Woo Voters

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Ex-DM Saharanpur fined for suspension of arms licences

Times of India6 days agoThe Allahabad High Court on Tuesday imposed a cost of Rs 35,000 on the then Saharanpur DM for arbitrarily suspending arms licences of several persons belonging to a particular community after the last year’s communal riots.

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UP Board: Online registration for IX, XI begins

Times of India6 days agoThe world’s biggest examination conducting body, UP Board has started online registration of students taking class IX and XI examinations. The Board has started a special website www.upm.sp.edu. for the purpose. At least 23,000 schools across the state have been instructed to apply before October 1.

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UPTET qualified candidates still wait Board recognition

Times of India6 days agoSaumya cleared Uttar Pradesh Teachers Eligibility Test (UPTET) in 2011 while she was still pursuing BEd, which is the mandatory qualifying examination. She passed BEd a year before the declaration of TET results in 2013. Three years on, the candidate is still running from pillar to post to know whet...

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