The lurking tiger has managed to hoodwink the forest officials. The combing operation at Gauriaghat village in Gosainganj ended in vain on Sunday as the forest officials, mounted on elephants, failed to trace the big cat. The tiger had reached Gauriaghat village on Saturday and was believed to have taken shelter in the thickets that cover a large area of land along the Gomti.

Gasp... you are in Lucknow

Lucknow: Guess how much dust has already settled over the state capital in the wake of the ongoing construction of five dream projects of Behen Mayawati, costing Rs 3,000 crore to state exchequer? This is estimated to be an alarming 9,000 to 10,000 metric tones.

With the onset of winter now, the pollution level is likely to increase further. This is because the dust could hang over the city sky, making it wrapped under a thick smog. This has already reduced the visibility, particularly in night and resulted in a great hardship to vehicular traffic.

Dismissing media reports on school girls in Barabanki falling sick after given deworming tablets, mission director, National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) Rajiv Kapoor said that the government had no intention to recall the Saloni

Postponed Harvesting, Low Attendance In Schools, Midnight Vigils Become A Routine

The two primary schools in Saili Kiratpur village of Barabanki division have witnessed a sudden lowering of attendance since Monday. Parents are wary of their children stepping out of homes even for attending the school.

Agra: There

With their proposal for dumping of municipal waste at Naubasta Kala running into rough weather following protests by locals, the Lucknow Municipal Corporation (LMC) and Lucknow Development Authority (LDA) have begun the search for a new site.

Lucknow: Bird flu and the scare generated by it is being met head-on by the state animal husbandry department. The department has undertaken an exhaustive drive to train veterinarian, para-veterinarian and the staff of other associated departments on the technical know-how of the disease and how best it can be combated.

Lucknow: The district administration and health officials have called upon Lucknowites to support the cause of polio eradication. The doorto-door teams constituted as a part of the national policy will start their visits from Monday morning.

To check recurring cases of polio in the country, health ministry is going to introduce an Injectible Polio Vaccine (IPV) in nine districts of UP and Bihar from where maximum cases have been reported.

The ministry will introduce IPV in the two vulnerable states alongside the ongoing countrywide oral immunisation programme to eradicate the disease.