A financial assistance of Rs 4 lakh each would be given to their families. Eight persons have died due to floods in Bahraich over the past three days.

LUCKNOW: The swine flu tally for UP increased to 165 on Thursday with 24 new cases reported in various districts. Till now, 566 suspected cases of H1N1 have been screened in the state.

With the death of 12 more people toll from Uttar Pradesh flood has gone up to 75 as flood situation continues to be grim in the state with over 5 lakh people rendered homeless.

Ghaghra has joined Saryu in wreaking havoc in Bahraich and cut off 400 villages from the rest of the country as more water from Nepal was released within the last 24 hours.

Twenty-eight persons have died so far in Uttar Pradesh in floods which have hit the state with several rivers flowing above the danger mark and posing a threat to more than 1,000 villages in the af

Over 1,500 Villages Inundated

Mercury levels soared on Tuesday in the Northern region along with humidity level.

At a time when national and international agencies are trying to save vultures, which are on the verge of extinction, sighting of around 216 vultures and 21 nests, including white-backed vulture (g

The forest department has started its preparation for counting tigers at Katarniaghat reserved forest area. The department would start the work from January 6.

World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and UP forest department would now work in tandem to prevent destruction of crops and threat to human lives by elephants in villages adjoining Katarniaghat Wildlife