Yogi Adityanath

Yogi Adityanath granted with Z-plus Security: Centre

New Delhi: The Centre on Thursday granted Z-plus security to Uttar Pradesh New Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

The security cover will be provided by a special commando team of the Central Industrial Security Force or CISF along with a small contingent of the Uttar Pradesh police, to the Prime Minister, President, Vice-President, Supreme Court and High Court Judges, State Governors, Service Chiefs of Indian Armed Forces, Chief Ministers and Cabinet Ministers depending upon the threat perception which is provided by the Intelligence department.

UP Government Acts Against Cheating In Exams

UP government acts against cheating in exams, bans strike in colleges

Lucknow: Given the state wide unrest following strengent measures against cheating/copying in the on going examinations, the UP government on Friday banned all forms of strikes by employees and teachers in state universities and colleges with immediate effect. The ban is put under the stringent Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) and will continue till June 30.The ban has come at a time when examinations are under way at universities and colleges. UP has 18 state universities, and close to 4,000 colleges including government, government-aided and self-financed.

Manoj Sinha

Manoj Sinha Releases Postal Stamp on Cub Scouts

New Delhi: Manoj Sinha, Minister of Communications today released a Postal Stamp on Cub Scouts to commemorate Centenary year of Cub Scouts in India and Abroad.

Cub Scouting is meant for children of age group between 8 to 11 years and Cubbing involves games, stories, play acting, handicrafts and also work through the Star tests and Badges. On the other hand, Scouting was developed for youth between the ages of 11 and 17 to engage in activities in public parks, open spaces and wherever they found a suitable place.

No Poll Predictions By Astrologers Says Poll Panel

No poll predictions by astrologers, says poll panel

New Delhi: The Election Commission has said prediction of election results by astrologers and tarot readers during the period when there is a ban on broadcasting exit polls is also a violation of law. The Poll body has asked both electronics and print media to refrain from airing and publishing such programmes in future elections to ensure free, fair and transparent elections.

In an advisory sent to the media organisations, the poll watchdog said this is violation of the spirit of Section 126A which aims to prevent the electors of constituencies still going to polls from being influenced in their voting by such predictions about the prospects of various political parties.