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Rain with thundershowers likely over parts of Uttar Pradesh: IMD

New Delhi: The Meteorological Centre in Lucknow predicted light to moderate rains accompanied with thundershowers over parts of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday. Showers are expected to hit places over Firo...

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s ashes will be immersed in rivers in all UP districts: CM Adityanath

As a tribute to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who passed away on Thursday, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said his ashes will be immersed in rivers in all of the state’s...

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Ashutosh resigns from Aam Aadmi Party: Journalist-turned-politician had been part of Anna Hazare’...

Journalist-turned-politician Ashutosh resigned on Wednesday from the Aam Aadmi Party, citing "very very personal" reasons. The 53-year-old took to Twitter to post the news of his resignation on Wed...

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Varanasi to get luxury cruise services soon

Varanasi to get luxury cruise services soonAs per the report, the cruiser will cover 84 ghats of Varanasi.

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Railway cleanliness survey: Jodhpur tops clean station list, Varanasi slips from 14 to 69

In 2014, invoking Mahatma Gandhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had given the call for a clean India campaign from the banks of Ganga in Varanasi. Four years later, the Varanasi railway station has ...

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Pune and Navi Mumbai are the most liveable cities in India, Delhi ranks 65th

Pune, Navi Mumbai and Greater Mumbai are the top three liveable places in India, according to the latest ‘Ease of Living Index’ released on Monday. National capital Delhi ranked a measly 65th. Prim...

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Varanasi, also Benares, Banaras or Kashi, is a city on the banks of the Ganges (Ganga) in Uttar Pradesh, southeast of the state capital, Lucknow.