ALLAHABAD: The area of Sangam would now be rid of all litter as Allahabad Municipal Corporation has decided to clean up the banks of Ganga and Yamuna routinely.

All India Kisan Mazdoor Sabha (AIKMS) has launched a campaign against the acute crisis of potable water in the city and trans-Yamuna area.

ALLAHABAD: The Allahabad high court asked state government and principal secretary Medical Education to file a short counter affidavit within two weeks in reply to a public interest litigation against equipment for cancer patients lying defunct in Moti Lal Nehru Medical College( MLNMC) Allahabad.

Petitioner advocate Manoj Kumar Singh has said in the PIL that in spite of the presence of equipment related to cancer treatment, no efforts were being made to operate them.

ALLAHABAD: In a novel approach aimed at recharging depleting ground water status in the arid land of Bundelkhand, the Banda district administration has been interacting and seeking suggestions from

A delegation of All India KisanMazdoorSabha (AIKMS) along with several sandmine workers submitted a memorandum to ADM (R) Ashok Kumar on Monday demanding immediate ban on operation of loaders, mach

ALLAHABAD: After Maha Kumbh, the 22 crossroads of the city are set to wear a new look, as officials of Allahabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) have decided to take up solar powered traffic signal system with the help of a Delhi-based firm under the public-private partnership (PPP ) model.

As part of its pilot project of 2012, solar panels, signal lights and other equipment were installed at four major crossings including Subhash crossing and Rana Pratap crossing but due to Kumbh preparations, the project could not be taken up.

ALLAHABAD: With the objective of checking infant mortality rate (IMR), state health authorities have come up the Khasra Rakshak Abhiyan, a campaign to control spread of measles, as part of the nati

The city is fast transforming into a concrete jungle and while some call it development others are worried for the future of the Sangam city in terms of availability of underground water. The depleting green cover of the city has affected adversely the underground water level of localities in the past 25 years.

TOI spoke to associated professor at the department of Geography, of Allahabad University, A R Siddiqui who has undertaken an extensive survey of the declining vegetative cover of the city, the decrease in level of underground water on the basis of which he has identified vulnerable areas too along with the danger looming on these areas.

ALLAHABAD: Indian culture propagated and developed due to Ganga, and it is unfortunate that reduced water levels and discharge of effluents has polluted it immensely, said noted social activist and

ALLAHABAD: The Allahabad High Court on Thursday delivered a judgment pertaining to auction sale of land in rural areas, pursuant to recovery of arrears of land revenue. The High Court, in larger public interest, issued certain directions to be implemented by the Collectors/District Magistrates of the state before issuing sale proclamation to auction the land in rural areas.

The court directed that breach of any direction will not only invalidate the auction sale, but also give cause of complaint against the erring officers responsible for issuance of such proclamation of sale. They will also be liable for initiating contempt proceedings under the Contempt of Court Act, the high court added.