LUCKNOW: Four deaths of patients tested swine flu positive were reported from the state on Tuesday along with 111 new positive cases on the day.

Twelve persons were killed and crops damaged in heavy rain, accompanied by gusty winds, in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday.

Resource-poor farmers, living in marginal environments and more directly dependent on local natural resources, have developed location specific agricultural knowledge systems that help them to adapt to climatic variability. In this research, we documented farmers’ perceptions of climatic variability and related adaptive practices in three selected hamlets of Azamgarh district of eastern Uttar Pradesh, India. Data were collected with 60 farmers using participatory rural appraisal (PRA) tools and personal interview methods.

Thirteen people lost their lives as moderate to heavy rain lashed several areas of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday even as the mercury settled above normal in parts of North India.

Rain-related incidents claimed eight lives in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday with moderate to heavy showers lashing most parts of North India.

Taking a serious note of indiscriminate encroachment of ponds in the state, which is lowering the water table in the region, the Allahabad High Court has suggested that a special law should be enac

Even as the Rs 15,000-crore transmission project continues to remain embroiled in a controversy over change of conductors, the UP Transmission Corporation Limited (UPTCL) is all set to embark on ye

New Delhi: There was no respite from the cold wave across north India on Monday as the mercury dipped close to the freezing point at several places in the region and killed 29 more people, mounting the toll from it this season to around 200.

Officials said six people died in Ghazipur, three each in Azamgarh and Barabanki in UP. Two deaths were reported from Fatehpur, Sultanpur and Chandauli besides one each in Jaunpur and Siddhartnagar in the state that had reported the maximum cold-related deaths —175 — this season.

Plummeting mercury, coupled with a thick fog cover, threw normal life out of gear in the entire North India on Monday, with 24 more people succumbing to the chill in various parts of the region.

While 20 more people died in Uttar Pradesh, four persons lost their lives in Uttarakhand, said officials. Delhi continued to shiver with the mercury below normal in the city by five notches to settle at 2.4 degrees Celsius, even as it rose from Sunday’s 1.9 degrees Celsius.

Fourteen persons succumbed to extreme cold in North India today as temperatures plummeted across the region making people stay inside homes. Delhiites shivered in the morning as the mercury plunged to the season's lowest of 5.5 degrees celsius even as dense fog affected air traffic.

The minimum was two degrees below normal and down from yesterday's 7.7 degrees. The maximum temperature in the capital was 13.3 degrees celsius, seven notches below normal.

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