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Allahabad HC suggests complete lockdown in UP

Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh) | The Allahabad High Court has directed the Uttar Pradesh government to look into the viability of complete lockdown in districts where the Covid spread has increased alarmingly. The court further directed that all public gatherings must be restricted to 50 persons immediately. “We understand that complete lockdown for weeks together may not […]

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15,000 UP schools switch over to English medium

Lucknow | The Uttar Pradesh government has converted 15,000 primary and upper primary schools into English medium, with a view to modernise the education system. The move is aimed at honing English speaking skills of children studying in the government schools, right from the beginning, so that they can compete with missionary and convent school students. […]

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After Rasgullas, Ladoos, it’s now Jalebis that spell trouble for Panchayat candidates

Unnao (Uttar Pradesh) | After ‘rasgullas’ in Amroha and ‘laddoos’ in Baghpat, it is now ‘jalebis’ and ‘samosas’ that have landed panchayat candidates in trouble. More than two quintals of ‘jalebi’ and ‘samosa’, meant to be distributed by a candidate contesting for village head’s post in Hasanganj area in Unnao district, were seized from Pichwada village […]