LUCKNOW: If it was Bhagirath who brought the Ganga on the earth in the mythological era, local 'bhagiraths' are restoring the Gomti to its pristine glory in the villages along the river's course.

Piqued over false promises of political parties seven villages in Hardoi district have decided to boycott election saying if political parties are not concerned about their problems why should they vote for them.

“This year we will not get swayed by the false promises by the political parties and their leaders. We will boycott the General Elections 2014. No vote if there is no development,” said Durvijay Singh resident of Chauwapur Village.

Cold wave conditions claimed seven lives in North India even as thick fog disrupted normal life in the region.

Cold wave conditions prevailing across northern India claimed seven lives in even as thick fog disrupted normal life in the region.

A renewal energy company, OMC Power, is lighting up rural parts of Uttar Pradesh, delivering solar-charged batteries to homes in an out-of-the-box move that promises cheap and uninterrupted power s

Lucknow The steel ministry on Monday sought support of the UP government in getting land for setting up industrial projects in the state.

‘‘Development (of Uttar Pradesh) is not possible without industrial growth. But there are problems in getting land here due to some reasons. I ask the state government to support the ministry, which is ready to whatever is needed for the purpose,’’ Union steel minister Beni Prasad Verma said reporters on Monday.

THE National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (nrega) promised to provide livelihoods in villages by providing a minimum of 100 days of employment to every household. It was envisaged that this would

Lucknow: In a bid to meet shortfall of power in the state, the Uttar Pradesh Government has decided to build five thermal power plants with a total generation capacity of 9,940 MW.