The Bundelkhand package for Uttar Pradesh may be high on the agenda of every political party.

With this, 6 million units of electricity will be added to the grid

State-run BHEL today said it has commissioned a 250 MW unit at Harduaganj thermal power project in Uttar Pradesh. "BHEL has commissioned a 250 MW unit at Harduaganj Thermal Power Station (TPS), in Uttar Pradesh. With this, six million units of electricity will be added to the grid of the power deficit state, every day," a company statement said.

Blaming Congress and its general secretary Rahul Gandhi for the poverty and backwardness prevailing in the Bundelkhand, Bahujan Samaj Party president and Chief Minister Mayawati said that had the C

LUCKNOW: Even as the city remained under the grip of biting cold on Sunday, the minimum temperature dropped to 1.3 degrees Celsius in Agra, which was the lowest in record in the plains of the count

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.

Accurate and realistic estimates of carbon stock on trees are essentially required for determining their role in mitigating global warming and climate change in present scenario of enhanced atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) coupled with the rise in temperature. In this background, a study was conducted at National Research Centre for Agroforestry, Jhansi to assess carbon sequestration potential and its allocation in different tree-components of eight important agroforestry tree species of Bundelkhand region in Central India.

Heat wave sweeps North India; temperatures soar at several places
Thunderstorms killed 16 people in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday even as heat and humidity continued to wear down people in North India where temperatures soared at several places while falling marginally in Delhi.

In the national Capital, where the mercury on Tuesday shot up to the season's highest of 44.1 degree Celsius, the maxim

To set up a 1,360 MW plant in Madhya Pradesh with an investment of Rs.1,300 cr
Announcing its diversification into the power sector, JK Organisation on Tuesday said it planned to set up a 1,360 MW power plant near Jhansi in Madhya Pradesh with an investment of around Rs.

Mobile phones have mushroomed even as basic amenities such as sanitation has lagged. In the drought prone region of Jhansi, where governance initiatives have been as scarce as the rainfall, the district magistrate latched on to this new tool and came up with a round-the-clock toll free complaint centre.

Lucknow: The forest department has come up with plantation targets for the year 2010-11. The department will plant saplings covering over an area of 55,000 hectares in the coming year. The plantation exercise will begin this month with the advent of monsoon.