GORAKHPUR: CM Yogi Adityanath launched encephalitis vaccination campaign in the state from Mainpur village in Kushinagar on Thursday .

LUCKNOW: "The people mostly affected with Japanese encephalitis (JE) are those who come from Dalit and minority communities and areas," said state health minister Siddharth Nath Singh in Lucknow on

Gomti is more polluted than Ganga, reveals the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) report that was tabled in Vidhan Sabha on Thursday.

The state capital has fared poor with 269th rank in Swachh Bharat Ranking 2017, scoring only 43% marks in overall score of 2000.

In what appears to be an outcome of changing weather conditions, the pattern of allergies affecting people is showing a new trend in the city.

LUCKNOW: Pollution level soared again in Lucknow with change in weather condition. For the second time in the month, the city was engulfed in dense smog on Tuesday.

Environmental education may become mandatory for all public and private schools in UP.

Uttar Pradesh will set up a special Tiger Protection Force to combat the poaching of tigers and smuggling of their organs.

LUCKNOW: Lucknow University will have its own air quality monitoring station. LU received the air quality monitoring device from the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) on Tuesday.

LUCKNOW: A day after UP's environment minister met with the Union minister and officials to curb the growing air pollution, UP chief secretary Rahul Bhatnagar issued directions to senior officials