Aman Sharma

  • 2019: Over 2 crore visit Ayodhya; foreigners throng Taj

    2019: Over 2 crore visit Ayodhya; foreigners throng Taj

    As per the Uttar Pradesh government figures, the state saw a 87% increase in domestic and foreign tourists, primarily due to the Kumbh held in Prayagraj last year. Over 54 cr tourists came to UP last year compared to about 29 lakh in 2018, the data show. Foreign tourists increased by almost 25% to 47 lakh last year. About 24 cr tourists visited the Kumbh.

    Yogi Adityanath ropes in private companies to catch cattle on Agra Expressway

    Yogi Adityanath ropes in private companies to catch cattle on Agra Expressway

    Interestingly, the job comes with a target of catching at least 100 animals per month. If the agency is unable to achieve the target, a penalty of Rs 100 per animal would be levied on the agency and if the count exceeds 100, the agency will get a “incentive” of the same amount, as per a tender floated by the UP government on March 7.

    3 of 7 who handled PM Narendra Modi's accounts get Nari Shakti Award

    3 of 7 who handled PM Narendra Modi's accounts get Nari Shakti Award

    A meticulous week-long exercise was carried out to identify the seven “inspiring women” about whom not much was known widely but had done remarkable work and belonged to diverse regions like Srinagar, the heartland of UP and Bihar, rural Maharashtra and urban centers. Interestingly, four out of the chosen seven women were not even active on social media and did not have Twitter accounts.

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