Ghaziabad and Allahabad have emerged as the two most air polluted cities in Uttar Pradesh in a recent survey by a research and advocacy organization.

It's been three years since a polio case was last reported from Uttar Pradesh.

Twenty-nine people succumbed to the intense cold wave in North India on Tuesday as temperatures dropped to sub-zero levels at many places in the region.

Delhiites froze under chilly winds and the biting cold with the minimum temperature plunging to 3.3 degrees Celsius. Though Tuesday’s minimum was up by almost a degree from the previous day, icy winds forced many people to stay indoors during morning hours. Tuesday’s minimum was four degrees below normal level at this time of the season, said the weatherman. The maximum temperature was 15.5.

At least 13 people were killed in rain-related incidents in Uttar Pradesh as heavy showers lashed North India on Monday.

Delhi recorded a maximum temperature of 31.5 degrees Celsius, three less than normal, while the minimum was recorded at 26.5 degrees Celsius. The city received 2.2 mm of rainfall. In Uttar Pradesh, three people died after being struck by lightning in Azamgarh, two each died in Firozabad, Barabanki, Ambedkarnagar and Lakhimpur and one each in Bhadohi and Sultanpur in other rain-related incidents, including house collapse.

UP government on Monday gave in principle approval to construction of an expressway between Lucknow and Agra.

Almost 10 years after work started on the Golden Quadrilateral (GQ) project, one of the biggest highway networks in the country, the 754-km stretch on Delhi-Kolkata road is almost complete, except for a railway overbridge (ROB) at Tundla in Firozabad, which would be ready in March.

LUCKNOW: A day after Tuesday's violent protests by farmers in Agra, tension prevailed across trouble-hit areas in the western part of the state, which remained under heavy security deployment all through Wednesday.

The combine harvesting technology which has become common in the rice