Amroha: Pollution Control Board (PCB) on Tuesday issued notices to six factories in Amroha district for allegedly polluting river Bagad, a tributary of the Ganga.

Bijnor: The National Green Tribunal has set off alarm bells for industrialists discharging dirty water and waste into tributaries and nullahs, flowing through Bijnor and Amroha district.

Even as rivers continued to rise in the state, flooding more low-lying villages in various districts of the state, affecting over 20,000 people, state government stepped up relief operation and rel

LUCKNOW: Urban development minister Azam Khan on Friday announced construction of 4,000 houses for urban poor under the 'Aasra' scheme at the cost of Rs 100 crore in the current budget session. Surprisingly, the announced scheme closely resembles an ambitious scheme in the name of former chief minister Mayawati's mentor, Kanshiram. The scheme has recently been infused with a fresh dose of funds of over Rs 100 crore to get it completed by the end of present financial year.

LUCKNOW: Moderate to heavy rain on Tuesday improved the rainfall situation in the east UP, but the threat of drought looms large over the western parts of the state.