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16 Nepalese women among 19 rescued from traffickers

16 Nepalese women among 19 rescued from traffickers

VARANASI: A joint team of Varanasi and Delhi police on Monday arrested four members of a human trafficking gang from Mahrauli in Delhi and freed 19 women, including 16 Nepalese citizens, from their clutches. It is suspected that these women were sent to Delhi via Varanasi. Police said the arrests were made following clues provided by a human trafficker held […]

Varanasi: Before inauguration, patients throng new cancer hospital

Varanasi: Before inauguration, patients throng new cancer hospital

Vikas Pathak VARANASI: After Mumbai‘s Hospital, now Varanasi is on way to become the centre of cancer treatment. So, the hype is such that before the inauguration of in the parliamentary constituency of PM Narendra Modi, patients have started coming for treatment. The number of patients is so high here that they are being kept waiting; maybe one of the […]

UP is a treasure trove of some great folk music: Harshdeep Kaur

UP is a treasure trove of some great folk music: Harshdeep Kaur

Singer , who has crooned numbers like ‘‘ in ‘Raazi‘, ‘Katiya Karoon‘ and ‘Sachi Muchi‘, was in Varanasi to perform at a private function. The ace singer, who was there just for a day, regrets not being able to spare time to go around the city. “It was a hectic schedule so I didn’t get the chance to go to […]

Kanke mass suicide: Kin attend Jha family funeral

Kanke mass suicide: Kin attend Jha family funeral

RANCHI: The last rites rites of all seven deceased persons of the Jha family were performed at Mukti Dham in Ranchi on Wednesday evening. The was performed by Krishnand Jha, the younger brother of Sachidanand Jha, who came from Delhi. “We were watching the news for hours but had no idea who the deceased were. After being informed that the […]

Lucknow police looking for youth who shot video of loot, murder

Lucknow police looking for youth who shot video of loot, murder

LUCKNOW: Even 48 hours after the sensational robbery and murder of a cash van gunner outside near in the high security zone of the city, the police still gropes in the dark about the miscreant. On Wednesday, SSP Lucknow along with a team of crime branch officials visited the bank branch to find out clues relating to the incident. SSP […]

Damages worth Rs 10L found in Akhilesh‘s CM home

Damages worth Rs 10L found in Akhilesh‘s CM home

LUCKNOW ( : A probe by the Public Works Department (PWD) has revealed that the damages at ‘s government bungalow in Lucknow, which he vacated in June, cost Rs. 10 lakh to the state exchequer. The 266-page report, submitted by the PWD to Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday, extrapolates that most of the disfigurement in the state property was caused […]

Wife chops off man‘s genitals for ignoring her

Wife chops off man‘s genitals for ignoring her

MUZFFARNAGAR: A woman chopped off her husband‘s genitals for allegedly neglecting her and “staying with his “, police said on Thursday. The incident took place in the area on Wednesday. The man was rushed to a hospital in a serious condition, they said. The man had married the second time with consent of his first wife, as they did not […]