Biswajeet Banerjee | Lucknow

With several crore rupees going down the drain and the Ganga still remaining

With an aim to upgrade the sewage system of Allahabad, the National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA) has sanctioned over Rs 315 crore project for this holy city.

The government of India has shifted from cash payment of wages under the renamed Mahatma Gandhi Employment Guarantee Scheme to settlement through bank accounts. This has been done in order to prevent defrauding of workers and to give them greater control over their wages. Has this been achieved after the switch?

Madan Lal Sharma, a farmer from Nithari village, has won a three decade-long legal fight against the Noida Authority over land compensation.

The Allahabad High Court has ordered the Noida Authority to pay Sharma compensation for his land at the rate of Rs 28.12 per sq. yard instead of Rs 10 per sq. yard.

The results of the study of archaeobotanical samples from Neolithic site, Jhusi, at the confluence of Yamuna and Ganga rivers in Allahabad, UP, are presented here and discussed in the light of information on prehistoric plants of subsistence in Ganga Plain during 7th millennium BC

LUCKNOW: As dry hot westerly winds coming from deserts of Rajasthan continued to lash north India, the state was gripped by a severe heat wave.

Almost all the districts of UP recorded hottest day of this summer on Monday.

Rice-wheat cropping system is most popular among the farmers in eastern Indo-Gangetic plains of India. The adoption of reduced and zero tillage seed drill of rice and wheat can improve the timeliness of sowing and help farmers.

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has sanctioned loans amounting to Rs 7227.76 lakh to the state government in the current fiscal.

The NREGA is making a difference to the lives of the rural poor, slowly but surely.

A field experiment was conducted in Allahabad District of Uttar Pradesh to test the possibility of utilizing fly ash, in afforestation of sodic soil with Albizia procera, as a substitute of fertilizers and amendments. Fly ash proved to be a good substitute of rice husk, was superior. Similarly the treatments where fertilizer was replaced with fly ash have also shown better performance of plant.