Woman gives birth to twins after tubectomy

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A woman gave birth to twins even after undergoing tubectomy. Her husband had complained to officials of health department.

Ganga’s water turns reddish, DM inspects Sangam

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District magistrate Bahvnath Singh inspected the Sangam on Thursday following complaints regarding changing colour of Ganga. Later, UP Pollution Control Board collected water samples from the river.

Atal’s village to get rail connectivity soon

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he ancestral village of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee will soon get rail connectivity. The tracks being laid between Agra and Etawah via Fatehabad and Bah would also pass through Bateshwar. Commissioner railway safety (CRS) is likely to inspect the tracks between Bhind and Etawah on December 5.

Pull down illegal Varanasi ghat bldgs after survey: HC

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The Allahabad High Court on Thursday directed the Varanasi district administration and development authority to identify illegally constructed buildings around the ghats in Varanasi and thereafter demolish them in close co-operation with the district magistrate.

‘Yoga helps in building concentration in kids’

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A study, conducted by a team of cognitive scientists from the Centre for Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences (CBCS) of Allahabad University explains as to how yoga could be beneficial for children lacking concentration.

Noble gesture of two AU scholars for destitute

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Irfan & Rizwan vow to help poor in winters

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Drop out when raids force mothers to flee

Lawyers demand security zone, traffic diversion around Allahabad HC

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In the light of the recent clash between Allahabad high court lawyers and the mob, lawyers fraternity has demanded that an area of 500 meters around the court be declared as high security zone.

No-shave November campaign finds support in Allahabad campus

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Not only the students have grown facial hair for over three weeks now, but also have collected as much amount as possible for this entire month which will eventually be donated.

115 hospitals in dock for violating bio waste disposal pact

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Altogether 115 medical units, including hospitals, nursing homes, pathology labs and orthopaedic and maternity clinics of the city are in the dock for not sending their bio waste for disposal to the Naini based Bio-Waste Disposal Management Unit. After the officials of the unit wrote a letter to the CMO on Tuesday in this connection, he has warned the erring units of strict action if they fail to comply with the norms within 15 days.

Stay on Koli’s death order extended

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The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday extended the stay on execution of death sentence of Nithari killings convict Surendra Koli till December 1.

Girl students to have access to library: AMU;HC disposes Of PIL alleging gender discrimination

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The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday disposed of a PIL alleging that the AMU VC had adopted a discriminatory attitude by denying girl students access to the Maulana Azad Library after he informed the court that all students, including girls, have been allowed access to the facility from the current session itself.

AU sleeps over UGC proposal on sports

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More than two months back, the authorities of University Grants Commission (UGC) have asked Allahabad University to send a proposal for sanctioning funds needed for upgrading the sporting facilities on the campus. The university administration had failed to respond to the proposal till date.

Former AG Kazmi dies in road accident in Pratapgarh

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Former advocate general and ex-chairman of UP Minority Commission SMA Kazmi was killed and three others were seriously injured when the vehicle in which they were travelling turned turtle near Bhadri Crossing on Allahabad-Lucknow Highway under Hathigawan police station of Pratapgarh on Tuesday.

Surge in menace by unauthorized vendors at railway junction

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The sale of sub-standard food material is rampant on the city side of the Allahabad railway station.

Hi-tech police control room to start functioning from Dec 15

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38 cops being trained to handle various equipment

Late change in physics syllabus jolts CBSE students

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Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) decision to introduce new topics in physics for class XII

AU prof appointed new BHU VC

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Prof Girish Chandra Tripathi of Allahabad University's economics department was appointed the new vice-chancellor of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) on monday.

Private hospitals to display rate list of services on offer

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The health department has directed private nursing homes to display rate list of diagnosis and treatment of various ailments offered.

Teachers to boycott Board exam

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UPMSS leader Raghuraj Singh said that teachers deployed as invigilators in the board examination in 2013 and 2014 have not yet been paid dues for invigilation, practical examination, evaluation and other expenses.

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