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The Hindu
After Vrindavan, Sulabh to help ‘tiger widows’ of Sunderbanshere attended by as many as 12 women from the Sunderbans. Widows from Nabadwip
The Hindu / Posted 5 hours ago
here attended by as many as 12 women from the Sunderbans. Widows from Nabadwip in West Bengal and from Vrindavan and Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh too were present at the workshop which deliberated on the plight of these women and ways to erase... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Hrithik Roshan to shoot for Super 30 in Varanasion the Patna-based mathematical genius Anand Kumar. Except that the film Super
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 5 hours ago
on the Patna-based mathematical genius Anand Kumar. Except that the film Super 30 won’t be shot in Patna initially, but in Varanasi instead. Says a source in the know, “Producer Madhu Mantena and director Vikas Bahl wanted to shoot in Patna, but... Read more
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asianage
Hrithik Roshan to shoot for Super 30 in Varanasion the Patna-based mathematical genius Anand Kumar. Except that the film Super
asianage / Posted 5 hours ago
on the Patna-based mathematical genius Anand Kumar. Except that the film Super 30 won’t be shot in Patna initially, but in Varanasi instead. Says a source in the know, “Producer Madhu Mantena and director Vikas Bahl wanted to shoot in Patna, but... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Union minister announces commencement of India’s first-ever ‘Livability Index’‘Livability Index’, include Delhi’s three municipal corporations, Bengaluru (Ka
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 6 hours ago
‘Livability Index’, include Delhi’s three municipal corporations, Bengaluru (Karnataka), Kochi (Kerala), Ghaziabad, Meerut, Varanasi, Allahabad and Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) and Faridabad in Haryana. The cities will be assessed on 15 core parameters... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Rs 100 crore demonetised notes seized: Kanpur police hunt for missing link in ‘money conversion racket’16 people in this connection. They are now trying to nab two others – Hari Kris
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
16 people in this connection. They are now trying to nab two others – Hari Krishna from Bengaluru and Arun Kumar from Varanasi – who may hold the key to the mystery. “We believe they are the masterminds behind this racket,” said an... Read more
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TribLIVE
Natural wonders and cultural sites top travel bucket list— and maddening (the drivers make Miami look tame.) The Taj Mahal alone is wort
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
— and maddening (the drivers make Miami look tame.) The Taj Mahal alone is worth the visit. And don't miss the holy city of Varanasi — not always easy, but thought provoking — and the luxuries of Jaipur and Udaipur. Several river cruise lines now... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Businessmen and middlemen from Hyderabad, Kolkata, Varanasi arrested for trying to convert Rs 100 crore in demonetised notesBusinessmen and middlemen from Hyderabad, Kolkata, and Varanasi arrived in Kanp
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
Businessmen and middlemen from Hyderabad, Kolkata, and Varanasi arrived in Kanpur a few days ago and checked into various hotels to close a deal to exchange old, so-called demonetised currency notes, for new. Late on Tuesday night, the Kanpur police... Read more
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The Hindu
₹97 cr. in banned currency seized, 16 arrested in KanpurDhingra, Sanjay Agarwal, Manish Agarwal - all residents of Kanpur, Koteshwar Ra
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
Dhingra, Sanjay Agarwal, Manish Agarwal - all residents of Kanpur, Koteshwar Rao from Andhra Pardesh, Sanjay Kumar from Varanasi, Anil Yadav from Saharanpur. Santosh Pathak and Sanjay Rai — both from Mirzapur, Ram Asrey, Dhirendra, Sanjeev... Read more
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asianage
Kanpur: Over Rs 97 Cr in demonetised currency seized, police arrest 16Dhingra, Sanjay Agarwal, Manish Agarwal - all residents of Kanpur, Koteshwar Ra
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
Dhingra, Sanjay Agarwal, Manish Agarwal - all residents of Kanpur, Koteshwar Rao from Andhra Pardesh, Sanjay Kumar from Varanasi and Anil Yadav from Saharanpur. Others arrested were Santosh Pathak and Sanjay Rai, both from Mirzapur, Ram Asrey,... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Modi’s adopted village Jayapur goes dark as thieves steal batteries of solar streetlightsPrime Minister Narendra Modi’s adopted village Jayapur in Varanasi district has
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s adopted village Jayapur in Varanasi district has plunged into darkness nearly three years after it was illuminated with solar streetlights. The reason: At least 80 solar streetlights out of 135 are not functioning as... Read more
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dna
Govt withdraws Haj subsidy; Follow SC order in full, says CongressMumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru, Lucknow, Hyderabad, Cochin, Indore, Srinag
dna / Posted 3 days ago
Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru, Lucknow, Hyderabad, Cochin, Indore, Srinagar, Bhopal, Guwahati, Mangaluru, Aurangabad, Varanasi, Jaipur, Nagpur, Ranchi, Gaya, Ahmedabad and Goa. Haj aspirants -- for whom the 10 airports of Srinagar, Guwahati,... Read more
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The Hindu
Ganga, possibly the world’s most worshipped river and the most polluted river: Victor Malletair and rushing torrents. Much later downstream come the Sundarbans, with their
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
air and rushing torrents. Much later downstream come the Sundarbans, with their mangroves and tigers. In the middle are Varanasi, other cities, sights and wildlife, he said. What marks many reaches of the river, though, is pollution, which has... Read more
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dna
Kumar Vishwas vs AAP leadership: Who will blink first?had a close bond of friendship once with Kejriwal and Deputy chief minister Man
dna / Posted 5 days ago
had a close bond of friendship once with Kejriwal and Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia. If Kejriwal took on Modi from Varanasi, Vishwas contested against Congress president Rahul Gandhi from Amethi. Such was the weight of Vishwas in the party... Read more
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asianage
Kumar Vishwas isolated in party but won’t quit AAPhad a close bond of friendship once with Kejriwal and deputy chief minister Man
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
had a close bond of friendship once with Kejriwal and deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia. If Kejriwal took on Modi from Varanasi, Vishwas contested against Congress president Rahul Gandhi from Amethi. Such was the weight of Vishwas in the party... Read more
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dna
Bigg Boss 10 winner Manveer Gurjar to make his Bollywood debut with ‘Aaj Ki Ayodhya’door avatar. Meanwhile, Manveer will be playing a common man in the film. Repor
dna / Posted 5 days ago
door avatar. Meanwhile, Manveer will be playing a common man in the film. Reportedly, the will be shot in real locations of Varanasi and Lucknow and will see veteran actor Sanjay Mishra playing an important role. For the uninitiated, after winning... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Is Prasoon unhappy about Mohalla Assi being passed?The film was banned by the CBFC for its potentially inflammatory statements and
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
The film was banned by the CBFC for its potentially inflammatory statements and content pertaining to the holy city of Varanasi. Apparently, Prasoon was opposed to the film being passed, as it makes profane comments about tourists, who form a... Read more
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asianage
Is Prasoon Joshi unhappy about Mohalla Assi being passed?The film was banned by the CBFC for its potentially inflammatory statements and
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
The film was banned by the CBFC for its potentially inflammatory statements and content pertaining to the holy city of Varanasi. Apparently, Prasoon was vehemently opposed to the film being passed, as it makes profane comments about the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Not so royal occupancy: Revenue drops in luxury tourist trains covering Rajasthanof similarly run Royal Rajasthan include New Delhi, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Chittorga
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 6 days ago
of similarly run Royal Rajasthan include New Delhi, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Chittorgarh, Swai Madhopur, Jaipur, Khajuraho, Varanasi and Agra. According to the report, the occupancy of Palace on Wheels, which was 2024 passengers in 2014-15 reduced... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
UP has over 11% of India’s shrines. How will it follow court order on muffling their sound?shrines each. Lucknow as a district has 5,991 places of worship, while the cit
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 9 days ago
shrines each. Lucknow as a district has 5,991 places of worship, while the city itself has 2,707 shrines. Kanpur (2,287), Varanasi (1,500) Agra (1,401) and Bareilly (1,180) follow. Enforcing the High Court’s order on regulation of loudspeakers,... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Sunny Deol’s Mohalla Assi gets A certificate after two year fight, to release soonThey wanted that to be removed, that’s all. The film gives a message about how
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 9 days ago
They wanted that to be removed, that’s all. The film gives a message about how foreigners have spoilt the environment in Varanasi... It’s a good message. We have used the common language used there... It’s not a film laced with abuses. It only... Read more
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The Hindu
Adventure for the sighted and unsightedfood and animated conversation. They are talking to a professional surfer in Go
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
food and animated conversation. They are talking to a professional surfer in Goa for a three-hour surfing course. Amritsar, Varanasi and Corbett National Park are coming up soon. Sinha and Saxena personally visit and recce the destination, or work... Read more
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The Hindu
After 17 years of struggle, Vineet Kumar lands the lead role in 'Mukkabaaz'that “Anurag Sir” thought so. “I am an actor, I need work, whichever way I get
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
that “Anurag Sir” thought so. “I am an actor, I need work, whichever way I get it,” he smiles. The struggle is real The Varanasi boy, who came to Mumbai first in 1999-2000, had to go through a series of forgotten films and unnoticed performances... Read more
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dna
Lives next to BEST bus stop, boxes for state at national-levelever since at the school as well as at the local Nagpada Club under Pervez sir.
dna / Posted 11 days ago
ever since at the school as well as at the local Nagpada Club under Pervez sir. I won all the matches here and even at Varanasi where the finals were held," said a beaming Ansari as he displayed his medal and certificates. Inspired by Ansari,... Read more
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Business Standard India
India will account for 50 million outbound tourists by 2020are offering cheaper fares and direct connectivity to overseas locations from t
Business Standard India / Posted 12 days ago
are offering cheaper fares and direct connectivity to overseas locations from tier II towns - for example, Thai Smile to Varanasi, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Lucknow, and Gaya; Thai AirAsia to Trichy, Scoot (low-cost airline of Singapore Airlines)... Read more
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The Hindu
A Hindustani tradition, right in the heart of Madrasreferred to as Kanchen” says Saba Dewan, an independent documentary film maker,
The Hindu / Posted 13 days ago
referred to as Kanchen” says Saba Dewan, an independent documentary film maker, who had made a film on the tawaifs of Varanasi and is currently writing a book on the same theme. In the 1760s when Nawab Muhammad Ali Walajah moved his durbar... Read more
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asianage
Mercury dips to season's lowest, fog disrupts air, rail trafficIndigo and Jet Airways informed that their services have been hit. "Due to poo
asianage / Posted 13 days ago
Indigo and Jet Airways informed that their services have been hit. "Due to poor visibility in #fog at Delhi, Patna, Varanasi, Chandigarh and Lucknow some of our flights are affected," Jet tweeted while Indigo posted "Flights to and from... Read more
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The Hindu
Meet Youtube sensation Shirley Setiacontent is more eclectic. Her channel now features her original work, vlogs an
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
content is more eclectic. Her channel now features her original work, vlogs and tour diaries from cities like Durgapur, Varanasi, Raipur, Delhi, Chennai and Mumbai. Most of these performances have been on college campuses.Mixed mediums But... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
"I hope I can help to make a difference" - drama graduate to teach performance skills to vulnerable children in Indiaof Manchester with a degree in drama, will join seven other performers who will
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
of Manchester with a degree in drama, will join seven other performers who will spend four months teaching in Ahmdehed, Varanasi, Calcutta and Darjeeling. Performers Without Borders is a company that brings together performance volunteers from... Read more
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Business Standard India
Govt approves Rs 53 bn Jal Vikas Marg Project on NW 1; completion by 2023The project falls in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal and major dis
Business Standard India / Posted 16 days ago
The project falls in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal and major districts under its ambit are Varanasi, Ghazipur, Ballia, Buxar, Chhapra, Vaishali, Patna, Begusarai, Khagaria, Munger, Bhagalpur, Sahibganj, Musrhidabad, Pakur, Hoogly and... Read more
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asianage
Govt approves Rs 5,369 cr waterway project on NW 1The government on Wednesday approved the Rs 5,369-crore Jal Vikas Marg Project
asianage / Posted 16 days ago
The government on Wednesday approved the Rs 5,369-crore Jal Vikas Marg Project (JVMP) for enhanced navigation on the Haldia-Varanasi stretch of National Waterway-1 (NW-1). The project falls in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal and major... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Water for Varanasi: Ivy league varsities tie up with IIT-KGP for city projectjoined hands with three US Ivy League institutes - Harvard, Columbia and Pennsy
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 16 days ago
joined hands with three US Ivy League institutes - Harvard, Columbia and Pennsylvania, for a water urbanism project at Varanasi to conduct an interdisciplinary study of infrastructure, healthcare and hydrology of the region. According to an... Read more
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asianage
Yogi Adityanath plans 9 new tourist circuits in Uttar Pradeshproposed a Jain circuit keeping in mind the devotees of the Jain sect. This cir
asianage / Posted 17 days ago
proposed a Jain circuit keeping in mind the devotees of the Jain sect. This circuit will cover Meerut, Agra, Kaushambhi, Varanasi, Deoria, Ayodhya, Shravasti and Farukkhabad. The state government has planned for a Freedom Struggle circuit... Read more
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dna
Dalai Lama offers prayer at Maha Bodhi temple in Biharenlightenment about 2500 years ago. The Dalai Lama reached Bihar on Monday aft
dna / Posted 17 days ago
enlightenment about 2500 years ago. The Dalai Lama reached Bihar on Monday after concluding his tour of Sarnath in Varanasi, where Buddha had delivered his first sermon after enlightenment. He visited the Maha Bodhi temple at around 10 am... Read more
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The Hindu
Long days journey into night for truck driversoption then,” he says. “I needed to support my family and pay for my sister’s w
The Hindu / Posted 20 days ago
option then,” he says. “I needed to support my family and pay for my sister’s wedding.” But he has quit and moved from Varanasi to Mumbai. He now drives for car rental companies, earning about ₹25,000 a month; more important, he gets to go home... Read more
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Phayul
Dialogue is not a sign of weakness but wisdomLama at the international conference on Mind in Indian Philosophical Thoughts a
Phayul / Posted 20 days ago
Lama at the international conference on Mind in Indian Philosophical Thoughts and Modern Sciences at CIHTS, in Sarnath, Varanasi on December 30, 2017. DHARAMSHALA, December 30: Dialogue is a not sign of weakness but wisdom, said the Tibetan... Read more
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Central Chronicle
Resolve to build better society by imbibing integrity of Jeev, Jagat and Jagdishand philosophy of Adi Shankaracharya) will reach Omkareshwar via Kalidi, Sringe
Central Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
and philosophy of Adi Shankaracharya) will reach Omkareshwar via Kalidi, Sringeri, Kanchi, Dwarka, Joshimath, Haridwar and Varanasi on January 22. Expressing his views on the spiritual event Chouhan said that Adwait Darshan has the capacity to... Read more
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Gulf News
India’s federal auditor slams Modi’s slow Ganges clean-upthat remains heavily polluted despite being a water source for 400 million peop
Gulf News / Posted 21 days ago
that remains heavily polluted despite being a water source for 400 million people.Modi, who represents the holy city of Varanasi on the banks of the Ganges, had made a clean-up of the Ganges one of his key campaign promises in a 2014 general... Read more
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Business Standard India
CAG slams Modi govt for using only $260 mn of $1.05 bn for Ganges clean-upthat remains heavily polluted despite being a water source for 400 million peop
Business Standard India / Posted 21 days ago
that remains heavily polluted despite being a water source for 400 million people. Modi, who represents the holy city of Varanasi on the banks of the Ganges, had made a clean-up of the Ganges one of his key campaign promises in the 2014 general... Read more
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asianage
Kejriwal treated like ‘peon’ by Delhi’s Lt Governor, claims RS memberbody and had the right to govern, and questioned the BJP why was it not making
asianage / Posted 21 days ago
body and had the right to govern, and questioned the BJP why was it not making the national capital a model city like Varanasi. T K Rangarajan of the CPI(M) echoed him and said the state government should have been given full powers which... Read more
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Business Standard India
Six coaches of Manduadih Express derail in New Delhi, no injuries reportedSix coaches of the New Delhi-Varanasi Manduadih Express derailed at the New Del
Business Standard India / Posted 21 days ago
Six coaches of the New Delhi-Varanasi Manduadih Express derailed at the New Delhi Railway station. No injuries were reported. A Northern Railway official told IANS: "The incident took place at around 10.30 pm on Thursday when the train was about to... Read more
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dna
Small is bountifulemphasis on nurturing the top institutions -- such as the IITs of Madras, Delhi
dna / Posted 21 days ago
emphasis on nurturing the top institutions -- such as the IITs of Madras, Delhi, Kharagpur, Bombay, Kanpur, Roorkee and Varanasi -- as citadels of research. With no such chip on their shoulders, so to speak, the younger ones are focused on... Read more
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Business Standard India
UP govt to copy EC format to resolve 700,000 pending land dispute casesin UP. Land cases pending for over five years number almost 100,000 and the bul
Business Standard India / Posted 22 days ago
in UP. Land cases pending for over five years number almost 100,000 and the bulk of such cases pertain to Gorakhpur, Varanasi, Agra, Lucknow, Faizabad, and Azamgarh. Recently, Chief Minister Adityanath had expressed concern over pendency of... Read more
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dna
Newer IITs beat older ones in terms of campus placementsare 23 IITs in the country, including the older, established ones -- Madras, De
dna / Posted 23 days ago
are 23 IITs in the country, including the older, established ones -- Madras, Delhi, Kharagpur, Bombay, Kanpur, Roorkee and Varanasi, the second generation IITs including -- IIT Ropar, Bhubaneswar, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Jodhpur, Patna, Indore and... Read more
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The Hindu
Bollywood: It’s a wrap, 2017!ke liye’, in Anaarkali of Aarah and Aishwarya Rajesh as Asha Gawli in Daddy… Th
The Hindu / Posted 23 days ago
ke liye’, in Anaarkali of Aarah and Aishwarya Rajesh as Asha Gawli in Daddy… The list goes on, and on… Out of town From Varanasi and Bareilly to Chhattisgarh and Haryana… Hindi films ventured beyond Delhi-Mumbai. Poorna even took us to towns... Read more
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The Hindu
Waterways authority awards ₹1,353 cr. tenders(IWAI), the Jal Marg Vikas (National Waterway-I: River Ganga) Project envisages
The Hindu / Posted 24 days ago
(IWAI), the Jal Marg Vikas (National Waterway-I: River Ganga) Project envisages developing a 1,380-km long fairway between Varanasi in U.P. and Haldia in West Bengal at an estimated cost of ₹5,369 crore. Scheduled for completion by 2022-23, NW-1... Read more
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Business Standard India
Uttar Pradesh to get metro rail projects in Varanasi and Gorakhpurinauguration of the Delhi Metro’s Magenta line in Noida will extend to their ho
Business Standard India / Posted 24 days ago
inauguration of the Delhi Metro’s Magenta line in Noida will extend to their home turf in Uttar Pradesh. The twin towns of Varanasi and Gorakhpur — Modi’s parliamentary constituency and Yogi’s traditional pocket — are having their metro rail... Read more
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dna
Political leadership failed India’s environment in 2017together to rid us of the toxic air not only in Delhi but also in the entire co
dna / Posted 24 days ago
together to rid us of the toxic air not only in Delhi but also in the entire country including the PM’s famed constituency, Varanasi. As the movement for environmental justice comes of age in India, citizens will continue to play the role of the... Read more
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asianage
PM Modi lauds Yogi Adityanath for busting Noida mythhe said. Mr Modi thanked the people of Uttar Pradesh for adopting him when he
asianage / Posted 25 days ago
he said. Mr Modi thanked the people of Uttar Pradesh for adopting him when he became member of the Lok Sabha from Varanasi. He said that the people of the state moulded him to shoulder the responsibility of the country. Mr Modi also said... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Up above the sky: Hot air balloon adventure at Varanasi ghat for Rs 300drew a large number of locals and tourists. The UP tourism department in assoc
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 25 days ago
drew a large number of locals and tourists. The UP tourism department in association with Tour Assistance India (TSI), a Varanasi based company, started the hot air balloon adventure to draw more tourists to the city famous for its Banarasi... Read more
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dna
Uttar Pradesh police keep strict vigil on Christmas in the wake of Hindu Manch warningin Allahabad, the Basilica of Our Lady of Graces in Meerut, the Christ church i
dna / Posted 25 days ago
in Allahabad, the Basilica of Our Lady of Graces in Meerut, the Christ church in Bareilly and the St Mary's church in Varanasi, which were decorated tastefully for the occasion. Additional Director General (Law and Order) Anand Kumar had... Read more
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