Thunder shower and hail storm which hit the Awadh region of the State on late Sunday night claimed over half a dozen lives besides leaving several others injured in two separate incidents.

The tribunal bench headed by Justice Swatanter Kumar slapped a fine on the four units of Balrampur Chini Mills Ltd. situated in Balrampur, Gonda and Barabanki districts.

The Geological Survey of India (GSI) will be taking up exploration of limestone deposits in Kharri-Parsadih block of Raigarh district of Chhattisgarh.

Flood situation remained grave in Uttar Pradesh where the toll rose to 89 on Thursday with reports of seven more deaths in the State whose eastern parts were worst hit.

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.

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

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

Focus On Health Of Kids, Pregnant Women

Lucknow: The state nutrition mission, approved by the state cabinet here on Monday, will begin with 41 high-focus districts. These districts, say officials in the state Health department, account for high rate of malnutrition. The list includes Gorakhpur, Kushinagar, Deoria, Ballia, Siddharthnagar, Bahraich, Barabanki, Shravasti, Gonda and Balrampur besides the Bundelkhand region.

BAHRAICH:As many as 63,000 toilets would be constructed under BharatNirmalAbhiyan in Devipatan division.

BAHRAICH: An eco-sensitive zone will be developed in the Sohelwa wildlife sanctuary on the Indo-Nepal border for the security of wildlife in Sohelwa.

The plan of wildlife conservation led by then prime minister Atal Behari Vajpayee was chalked out in the year 2002 and the programme is being launched now 10 years later. Sohelwa wildlife sanctuary on the Indo-Nepal border was acquired by the government in 1988. Five ranges of the sanctuary are located in Balrampur district, including Tulsipur, Barahwa, Bankatwa, eastern and western Sohelwa, while two zones are in Rampur and Bhabhar of Shravasti district.