Uttar Pradesh

Exploring the unexplored places of Jharkhand

Exploring the unexplored places of Jharkhand

February 2, 2019

Located in the eastern part of India, Jharkhand is not really considered a popular tourist destination by many. However, this place not only abounds in beauty but also has several hidden gems that have not yet been explored.

Read More
Diwali to see a historical cultural bond between India and South Korea

Diwali to see a historical cultural bond between India and South Korea

November 6, 2018

The holy city of Ayodhya, in Uttar Pradesh, plays host to hundreds of South Koreans every year – who come to pay their tributes to the legendary queen Heo Hwang-ok, who travelled from India, from Lord Rama’s city- Ayodhya.

Read More
City of Allahabad restores its name as Prayagraj after 443 years

City of Allahabad restores its name as Prayagraj after 443 years

October 20, 2018

Mughal emperor Akbar, who had named the Indian city of Prayag as Illahabas in 1575 (that later became Allahabad), regained its name as Prayagraj after the Uttar Pradesh government proposed the idea to the cabinet. While on one hand the decision is celebrated by Hindus, on the oth...

Read More
Kanwar Yatra- Saffron-clad Shiva devotees on a spiritual journey

Kanwar Yatra- Saffron-clad Shiva devotees on a spiritual journey

August 10, 2018

  With the start of the auspicious month of Shravan, the streets in India are filled up with barefoot, saffron clad Kanwar Yatris carrying a pitcher filled with holy water. The Kanwar Yatra takes place during the Hindu month of Shravan, is usually held in the month of July-A...

Read More
The son also rises

The son also rises

December 5, 2017

Rahul Gandhi, scion of India's most enduring political dynasty will now preside over the 132-year old Indian National Congress. The 'crown' of president poses several challenges for Rahul Gandhi. Will he sink or lead the party? Only time will tell.

Read More
DSS leader Gurmeet Ram Rahim sentenced

DSS leader Gurmeet Ram Rahim sentenced

August 29, 2017

Will the fearless conviction of controversial cult guru Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh deter other debauches? Does it spell the end of the sect?

Read More
Throwing railway safety to the winds

Throwing railway safety to the winds

August 21, 2017

Hit by railway accidents with alarming regularity, India is in the midst of a massive infrastructural transformation of one of the world's largest railway systems, to prevent tragedies.

Read More
Climate change caused 60,000 farmer suicides in India – Report

Climate change caused 60,000 farmer suicides in India – Report

August 2, 2017

The dark sides of climate change are attributed to nearly 60,000 Indian farmer suicides in India as per a recent research that noted the vulnerable sides of the rising temperature in the developing nations.

Read More
Yogi Adityanath waives off farm loans of INR 360 bn

Yogi Adityanath waives off farm loans of INR 360 bn

July 12, 2017

While India's farmer suicide stories don't make headlines too often, the Chief Minister of Indian State of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath's first budget has already grabbed eyeballs of the country and beyond. Keeping his electoral promises in mind, the UP CM announced a farm loan...

Read More
No respite for healthcare crisis in India

No respite for healthcare crisis in India

July 5, 2017

Even as nine of India’s poorest states are worst affected in terms of healthcare, the budget allocated to this crucial aspect of governance is not fully utilised, as per a report by IndiaSpend.

Read More
International Day of Yoga 2017

International Day of Yoga 2017

June 21, 2017

The third International Day of Yoga concluded in Lucknow despite heavy rains; saw participation from thousands of Yoga practitioners including Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Read More
GSDM 2017 @ Paris Air Show

GSDM 2017 @ Paris Air Show

May 3, 2017

To coincide with the Paris Air Show, the world’s oldest and largest air show, the Europe India Foundation for Excellence (EIFE) has tied up with the Embassy of India, National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and the leading defence and aerospace industry players of Europe ...

Read More