Latest Uttar Pradesh Stories

2010-08-09 16:57:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- For only $599 per person, Crystal cruise guests can add a fully escorted three-night, pre-cruise land package to the Taj Mahal prior to the line's March 29 "Safaris and Seashells" voyage from Mumbai to Cape Town. Valued at more than $4,000 per person, the program includes Oberoi Hotel accommodations in New Delhi and the Oberoi Amarvilas Hotel in Agra, spectacular sunrise and sunset visits to the Taj Mahal, meals, transfers, transportation between Delhi,...

2010-01-21 09:29:00

Agriculture-Business Support Aims to Double Indian Farmers' Incomes WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new $4 million Agribusiness Systems International (ASI) project aims to double the incomes of small-scale fruit and vegetable farmers in Uttar Pradesh, India -- including women -- using tested techniques that link rural farmers with various market outlets. The three-year project, Sunhara India, which symbolically translates into "prosperous India" in Hindi, will provide a...

2009-11-26 07:43:00

OTTAWA, Nov. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - March Networks(R) (TSX: MN), a global provider of intelligent IP video solutions, announced today that the company's VideoSphere(R) Video Management System (VMS) and IP cameras have been selected to enhance surveillance throughout the Vidhan Sabha government building in Uttar Pradesh, India. The video surveillance solution is part of comprehensive security management system for the five building complex being implemented by Elkosta Security Systems...

2008-09-17 15:16:09

India sent thousands of faulty vaccines to impoverished Uttar Pradesh  halting a planned immunization drive against an outbreak of Japanese encephalitis, raising chances that hundreds more children could die of the disease this year, health care officials said on Wednesday. The mosquito-borne disease, which causes high fevers and vomiting has killed more than 200 children since June. The disease can be prevented by a vaccine, however supplies of the vaccine sent by the Indian government...

2008-08-19 00:00:26

Mumbai: The police suspect Mumbai techie Taufique Bilal to have hacked into American Ken Haywood's computer to send the terror email. Considering that similar Indian Mujahideen emails had preceded two other bombings (in Jaipur and in courts in several Uttar Pradesh cities), he could be linked to those carnages as well. It's significant that the Gujarat police, while announcing the breakthrough in investigations into the Ahmedabad bombings, talked about the "indications' ' that those...

2008-08-06 09:00:37

"Lost in Uttar Pradesh: New and Selected Stories," by Evan S. Connell (Counterpoint, $27) ___ Evan S. Connell, now in his 80s, has written classic novels ("Mrs. Bridge,""Mr. Bridge"), a classic Western history ("Son of the Morning Star," about Custer's Last Stand) and any number of droll, perceptive historical essays about explorers who had a shaky grasp on where they were going (collected in "The Aztec Treasure House"). But what's his record with the short story? "Lost in Uttar...

2008-07-18 00:00:25

By Saurabh Sinha NEW DELHI: This could figure as one of the most cost-effective ways of enlisting MPs' support to help save the UPA government in next week's trust vote. The Centre has hastily dusted and revived an old proposal to rename Lucknow airport as Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport. The aviation ministry has prepared a Cabinet note to be discussed and perhaps cleared during a Cabinet meet on Thursday. The reason: the late PM's son Ajit Singh heads the Rashtriya Lok Dal which has...

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