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Prayagraj News

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Digital Kumbh museum to come up in Sangam City

At a time when the Yogi government is making extensive preparation for 'Mahakumbh 2025', the tourism department too has proposed several projects to enhance the religious importance of the religious city of Prayagraj and Mahakumbh.

31 May 2023 10:53 am
UP Board to hold camps to rectify errors in marksheets

Having received over 40000 complaints related to errors in marksheets, mostly those of spelling in names and dates of birth, the UP Secondary Education Board (UP Board) will hold camps at various district headquarters, under its regional offices spread across the state, between June 12 and 30 to expedite the process of rectifying the discrepancies.

31 May 2023 10:51 am
31 May 2023 8:24 am
'Neki Ki Deewar' concept launched in Sangam City

In order to promotee the culture of 'Reduce, Reuse and Recycle' (RRR) among people of the Sangam city and at the same time help conserve environment, the Prayagraj municipal corporation has come up with a project to set up centres across the city where the residents can donate items they no longer need.

30 May 2023 11:23 am
Seer praises PM for giving nation a new Parl building

Mahant of Baghambari Gaddi Math Balbir Giri said Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP government should be applauded for giving the nation new Parliament House.

30 May 2023 11:20 am
Dial 1920 and get a sapling planted in front of your house

If you are denizen of the Sangam City and wish to plant a tree next to your house, a useful helpline number has been issued exclusively for this purpose.

30 May 2023 11:17 am
6-yr-old girl swims across Yamuna in 11 mins

Six-year-old Vritika Shandilya, a resident of Preetam Nagar (Prayagraj), has carved a niche for herself after she crossed the Yamuna river in just 11 minutes, on Monday.

30 May 2023 7:55 am
4 killed, 3 hurt in road accident

Four persons including three women were killed and three others sustained injures in road accident when tractor trolley carrying them jumped into a dry canal and turned turtle near Ghoogha village under limits of Koraon police station on Saturday night.

29 May 2023 9:28 am
29 May 2023 8:19 am
500-year-old banyan tree discovered near UP's Narora plant now oldest in world

A joint team of scientists from the Botanical Survey of India, Prayagraj Centre and Babe-Bolyai University, Romania and a lab from Johannesburg, South Africa claimed to have found the world's oldest banyan tree at Narora in Bulandshahr district whose age has been estimated at 500 years through carbon-dating method.

28 May 2023 7:16 am
Couple, two kids killed in road accident in UP's Pratapgarh

A 40-year old man, his wife and two minor kids died in a road accident in Pratapgarh district on Saturday.

28 May 2023 7:04 am
Four of a family die in a road accident in UP's Pratapgarh

The deceased were traveling on a bike when a high-speed car hit the bike and the entire family riding the bike died. The deceased have been identified as Manoj and Seema and their two kids and were residents of Mahabal of Sangipur police station of Pratapgarh.

27 May 2023 6:05 pm
The legacy of PMC: Silver mace, historic chair

The newly elected mayor of the city, Ganesh Keserwani who took oath of office on Friday was handed over the 'historic mace' by the outgoing mayor Abhilasha Gupta Nandi in a ceremony held at Parade ground near Sangam.

27 May 2023 9:36 am
Mayor, corporators take oath; Maurya inaugurates event at KP College ground

Newly elected mayor Umesh Chandra Ganesh Kesarwani took the oath of office at a function held at KP College ground here on Friday. Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya was the chief guest on the occasion.

27 May 2023 8:22 am
Police file first charge sheet in Umesh Pal murder case

The police filed its first charge sheet in the murder of lawyer Umesh Pal and his two police gunners against Sadaqat Khan, naming him as a conspirator, at a local court in Prayagraj on Friday. As the judicial custody period, known as 'nyayik abhiraksha awadhi of 90 days is ending on May 27, 2023, we submitted a 1,857-page (including attachments) charge sheet against Sadaqat Khan in connection with the case registered under section 147, 148, 149, 302, 307, 506, 34 and 120B of IPC, section 3 of Ex

27 May 2023 5:01 am
Cops file first charge sheet in Umesh Pal murder case, name Sadaqat Khan as conspirator

The Dhoomanganj police in Prayagraj filed its first charge sheet in the murder of lawyer Umesh Pal and his two police gunners against Sadaqat Khan, naming him as a conspirator, at a local court on Friday.

26 May 2023 7:45 pm
26 May 2023 8:24 am
Allahabad HC: Refusing sex to spouse for long period is cruelty, ground for divorce

Refusing sex to ones spouse for a prolonged period without justifiable reason amounted to mental cruelty, the Allahabad HC recently observed while dissolving a couples marriage. Varanasi resident Ravindra Pratap Yadav had filed an appeal against a family courts order dismissing his divorce petition on November 28, 2005. He had sought divorce on the grounds of mental cruelty inflicted by his wife by refusing to co-habit and discharge the obligations of marital life.

26 May 2023 3:37 am
UP constable's son clears UPSC exam in first attempt

Sidharth Singh (22), son of head constable Devendra Singh, who is posted at Phulpur Kotwali in Prayagraj, has cleared UPSC-2022 exam in his first attempt to secure 432nd all-India rank and could soon don the uniform of an IPS officer. Sidharth is not alone. Sandhya Singh, daughter of Krishna Kumar Singh of Tendua Kala village of Meja block has cleared IAS in her first attempt.

25 May 2023 7:13 am
Man shoots dead fiance in UP village, attempts suicide

A 25-year-old man shot dead his 20-year-old fianc and made a futile suicide attempt in Kathar village of Pratapgarh district on Wednesday.

24 May 2023 1:58 pm
State-of-the-art cell culture facility for research becomes operational at AU

A state-of-the-art cell culture facility has become operational at the center of biotechnology of Allahabad University.

24 May 2023 11:15 am
Mahakumbh panel okays budget worth Rs 385 crore for 89 projects

The apex committee headed by Chief Secretary Durga Shankar Mishra has approved a budget of Rs 385 crore for 89 new projects for Mahakumbh 2025.

24 May 2023 11:13 am
Prayagraj writes success stories in UPSC results

As the final result of Civil Services-2022 exams were declared on Tuesday, there was jubilation among the candidates who had cleared the coveted exam. Apart from Smriti Mishra, who secured an all-India fourth rank, there are other successful candidates from Prayagraj.

24 May 2023 11:11 am
Atiq's lawyer Vijay Mishra booked on extortion charge

Slain gangster-politician Atiq Ahmed's lawyer Vijay Mishra has been booked on the charges of seeking Rs 3 crore extortion from a trader dealing in plywood and mica in Prayagraj. Atiq's another lawyer, Khan Saulat Hanif, is in jail after being awarded life imprisonment along with the don in the Umesh Pal abduction case. Police said on Tuesday that Mohd Syed, a resident of Dariyabad who runs a plywood and mica shop in Mutthiganj area of the city, has lodged an FIR with the Attarsuiya police agains

24 May 2023 11:06 am
UPSC: Smriti Mishra of Prayagraj secures 4th rank

A local girl, Smriti Mishra, has done her parents as well as the city proud by securing fourth rank in the UPSC-2022 exams, results of which were declared on Tuesday.

24 May 2023 6:39 am
12 Madhav temples of Sangam city to be revamped before Mahakumbh

The process of restoring and revamping the facilities for the devotees at 12 Madhav temples of the Sangam City is on the cards.

23 May 2023 12:35 pm