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Uttar Pradesh: Defying COVID-19 surge, lakhs take holy dip in Ganga on Makar Sankranti
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Uttar Pradesh: Defying COVID-19 surge, lakhs take holy dip in Ganga on Makar Sankranti

Around 6.5 lakh people, including children and the elderly, have taken bath in the holy river on the occasion of Magh Mela

UP higher education website hacked, hackers rename Akbar 'Allahabadi' as 'Prayagraj'
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UP higher education website hacked, hackers rename Akbar 'Allahabadi' as 'Prayagraj'

The Prayagraj-based Commission, however, was able to restore its Hindi website and work is on to restore its English portal, Commission chairman Ishwar Charan Vishvaarma said

Uttar Pradesh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Prayagraj today
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Uttar Pradesh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Prayagraj today

Modi will participate in a one-of-its-kind programme, which will be attended by over two lakh women and will witness the prime minister transferring Rs 1000 crore in the bank account SHGs, benefitting around 16 lakh women

Narendra Modi to lay foundation stone of Ganga Expressway in UP's Shahjahanpur today
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Narendra Modi to lay foundation stone of Ganga Expressway in UP's Shahjahanpur today

Starting near the Bijauli village in Meerut, the expressway will extend till near the Judapur Dandu village in Prayagraj

From airports to expressways, Modi-Yogi double engine government gives Uttar Pradesh big infra push
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From airports to expressways, Modi-Yogi double engine government gives Uttar Pradesh big infra push

Be it the Jewar Airport or Purvanchal Expressway, Uttar Pradesh is witnessing a massive transformation in its infrastructure sector

IRCTC to launch 'Jyotirlinga Darshan Yatra' train today; find out ticket prices and route
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IRCTC to launch 'Jyotirlinga Darshan Yatra' train today; find out ticket prices and route

The Jyotirlinga shrines are considered to be sacred in India and Nepal. There are 12 prominent shrines, which devotees aim to visit at least once in their lifetime

Narendra Giri head of Akhil Bharatiya Akhada Parishad found dead in Prayagraj
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Narendra Giri head of Akhil Bharatiya Akhada Parishad found dead in Prayagraj

His body was found hanging from the ceiling by his disciples and a purported suicide note was also found at the site

COVID-19 deaths in Prayagraj: In city where nearly 1,200 died in April, authorities cite protocol for not registering their deaths
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COVID-19 deaths in Prayagraj: In city where nearly 1,200 died in April, authorities cite protocol for not registering their deaths

If people had symptoms of COVID-19 on the basis of X-rays and CT scans, they were kept in the COVID ward. Then they died. They were never investigated as COVID patients, and so they were not registered as such on our portal. That is why they aren't counted on the COVID-19 record, said a district official.

Woman gang-raped in Uttar Pradesh’ Chitrakoot; four accused, including woman, arrested
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Woman gang-raped in Uttar Pradesh’ Chitrakoot; four accused, including woman, arrested

A case was registered against two men on charges of gang-rape and three others on charges of criminal conspiracy

UP govt's name and shame campaign: Police removes posters of Sengar, Chinmayanand put up by SP-linked outfit, files FIR
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UP govt's name and shame campaign: Police removes posters of Sengar, Chinmayanand put up by SP-linked outfit, files FIR

The posters also had a photograph of self-styled godman Ram Rahim and read: "On the orders of chief minister, pictures of rapists have been put up in Azamgarh"

Journeying along the Ganga, in photos: The past, present and future of India's holiest river
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Journeying along the Ganga, in photos: The past, present and future of India's holiest river

For more than 1,700 miles, stretching from the Gangotri Glacier in the Himalayas to the Bay of Bengal, the Ganga flows across the plains like a timeline of India's past, nourishing an extraordinary wealth of life.

COVID 19 positive patients fight for water in Uttar Pradesh
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COVID 19 positive patients fight for water in Uttar Pradesh

Angry patients admitted to the L1 category COVID 19 hospital in Sangam city, Prayagraj created a ruckus over the lack of water on 28 May.

From Ayodhya locals to senior lawyer, full list of Ram Janmabhoomi Teertha Kshetra trust members
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From Ayodhya locals to senior lawyer, full list of Ram Janmabhoomi Teertha Kshetra trust members

Names of 10 members of the Ram Janmabhoomi Teertha Kshetra trust, a body constituted to oversee the construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya, were announced

Supreme Court issues notice to UP government on PIL challenging renaming of Allahabad to Prayagraj
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Supreme Court issues notice to UP government on PIL challenging renaming of Allahabad to Prayagraj

The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the Uttar Pradesh government on a PIL filed by Allahabad Heritage Society challenging the decision to change the rename the city of Allahabad to Prayagraj.

Anti-CAA protests today: Sonia, Rahul Gandhi to lead Congress' silent dharna, drones likely to maintain vigil over DMK rally in Chennai
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Anti-CAA protests today: Sonia, Rahul Gandhi to lead Congress' silent dharna, drones likely to maintain vigil over DMK rally in Chennai

Interim Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and senior leader Rahul Gandhi will lead a silent protest against the amended Citizenship Act, National Register of Citizens at Delhi’s Raj Ghat

UP teacher objects to misbehaviour with girls at Prayagraj college, gets thrashed by students and parents
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UP teacher objects to misbehaviour with girls at Prayagraj college, gets thrashed by students and parents

A teacher was thrashed by a group of male students and their guardians after he reprimanded them after they allegedly misbehaved with girls at a college in UP.

Residents of low-lying areas in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj suffer as rise in water level of Yamuna and Ganga leads to flooding
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Residents of low-lying areas in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj suffer as rise in water level of Yamuna and Ganga leads to flooding

The continuous rise in the water levels of Ganga and Yamuna rivers due to flooding has made the lives of residents in low-lying areas in and around Prayagraj difficult. They are forced to wade through knee-deep water in order to reach from one place to another in the flood-affected region.

Yogi Adityanath visits flood-affected areas in Varanasi, says relief and rescue operations underway
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Yogi Adityanath visits flood-affected areas in Varanasi, says relief and rescue operations underway

Yogi Adityanath visited the flood-affected areas on Friday in Varanasi and said that the relief, rescue operations are underway

How the Kinnar community created history at Prayagraj during 2019 Kumbh Mela
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How the Kinnar community created history at Prayagraj during 2019 Kumbh Mela

After centuries of ostracism, the Kinnar community’s challenge to the Hindu establishment at the Kumbh Mela reached fruition when they became part of the Juna Akhara at Prayag. The Kinnars — trans and intersex people and hijras — performed the Aghori Puja and took holy dips