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Docs complains of mosquitoes on airplane, offloaded

Docs complains of mosquitoes on airplane, offloaded

LUCKNOW: A Bengaluru-based cardiologist, Dr , was offloaded on Monday morning from an at Lucknow airport after his complaints about mosquitoes aboard the aircraft turned into an altercation with flight crew. IndiGo said he had used “threatening language” and words such as “hijack” and that they had acted according to safety protocols. The Indigo flight from Lucknow to Bengaluru was […]

Now, flying squads for madrassa exams

Now, flying squads for madrassa exams

LUCKNOW: In yet another first, flying squads will inspect where madrassa students will appear in their board examinations from April 16. This year, madrassa examinations are being held under vigil too for the first time. The minority welfare department has constituted flying squads and internal inspection committees at four levels: examination centre/school, district, () and directorate. According to the government […]

Yogi-led UP authorities to withdraw rape case on ex-Union Minister

Yogi-led UP authorities to withdraw rape case on ex-Union Minister

LUCKNOW: The government has decided to withdraw the rape and abduction case lodged against former junior home minister – more than seven years after he was booked under these charges by the Shahjahanpur Police. The FIR against him was lodged in November 2011, on the complaint of a girl who had spent several years at his ashram. The girl had […]

Unnao rape survivor‘s father dies in custody

Unnao rape survivor‘s father dies in custody

LUCKNOW/UNNAO: A day after a 20-year-old girl tried to immolate herself near UP CM‘s residence accusing BJP MLA and his aides of gang rape, her father died in mysterious circumstances at a hospital in Unnao early Monday morning. The girl‘s father was in judicial custody after his arrest for a brawl with Sengar‘s supporters last week. The Unnao administration swung […]

Snag forces Jet flight to land in Lucknow

Snag forces Jet flight to land in Lucknow

LUCKNOW: A Delhi-bound flight from Lucknow with 71passengers, including six crew members, on board had to make an emergency landing on Sunday evening after its pilot reported a snag in the landing gear. According to reports, the Jet Airways flight, 9W 663, took off from airport at 6pm. Barely 20 minutes later, the pilot alerted the about a technical glitch […]