Varanasi

Type: City
Name: Varanasi
Country: India
Latitude: 25.32
Longitude: 83.010002
population: 1,164,520
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Modi gets 6-wk to reply to petition challenging his election from Kashi

Hearing an election petition challenging the election of Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Varanasi, the Allahabad High Court on Friday granted six weeks time to Narendra Modi to file a reply (written statement) and directed to list the petition ther ... [Published Times of India - 1 hour ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Kyoto's Deputy Mayor visits BHU

Deputy Mayor of Japan's Kyoto city Kenichi Ogasawara today visited Banaras Hindu University (BHU) and held discussions with its Vice Chancellor and academic staff over cooperation in the field of education.Ogasawara also offered prayers at the Vishwanath ... [Published Business Standard India - 3 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Nita Ambani to celebrate birthday in Varanasi

Reliance Industries chief Mukesh Ambani, along with friends and family members, will be here tomorrow to celebrate his wife Nita's birthday and to offer prayers in this temple town.Ambani and others will offer prayers at the famous Kashi Vishwanath temple ... [Published Business Standard India - 4 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

A bridge to another world

After a day's work at Bal Ashram, Varanasi, India, which may involve a project for the school or toiling at the eco-farm that is being developed, the latter part of my day begins with an evening visit to the local university's track. By the time I finish ... [Published Individual.com - 5 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

PM to Lay Foundation Stone for Trade Centre in Varanasi

Foundation stone for a trade facilitation centre and a crafts museum will be laid in Varanasi by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to his Lok Sabha constituency on November 7, first since assuming the top post, as part of giving a fillip to ... [Published Outlook India - 9 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 4 reports

Deputy mayor of Kyoto offers help to Kashi

VARANASI: Vice-mayor of Kyoto, Kenichi Ogasawara said seeking help of Japanese government along with private enterprises will prove beneficial in transforming Kashi into a smart city."As the Kashi-Kyoto pact has been signed between two governments, the ... [Published Times of India - 11 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 6 reports

Kyoto deputy mayor visits Varanasi

delegation led by Kyoto Deputy Mayor Kenichi Ogasawara visited Varanasi Thursday and met district officials, the city mayor and three legislators.Officials said the Ogasawara visited many places including Sarnath where he spent considerable time at the ... [Published ProKerala.com - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 4 reports

Narendra Modi likely to visit Varanasi on November 7

NextBy PTI | Posted 30-Oct-2014Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to arrive here on a two-day visit next month, during which he will discuss the plan of adopting a village from his constituency under the MP Model Village Scheme, besides ... [Published Mid Day - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 3 reports

Narndra Modi to visit Varanasi on November 7

Prime Minister Narendra will on November 7 visit his parliamentary constituency, Varanasi, where he will inaugurate the trauma centre at Banaras Hindu University (BHU). This will be Modi's first visit to his Lok Sabha constituency as Prime Minister.Also ... [Published Rediff Realtime News - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 2 reports

PCBs a ‘failure’, SC hands Ganga to green tribunal

The Varanasi ghats, photographed the day the PM launched his ‘Clean India’ mission. ( Source: Express photo by; Anand Singh)Saying that pollution control boards had failed to do their job, the Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the National Green Tribunal ... [Published Indian Express - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 3 reports

Vice-Mayor of Kyoto City and Secretary(UD) discuss Varanasi development

Shri Kenichi Ogasawara, Vice-Mayor of Kyoto City of Japan today met Shri Shankar Aggarwal, Secretary(Urban Development) in connection with the plans for development of Varanasi city. Shri Ogasawara is in New Delhi to attend the 8th meeting of India-Japan ... [Published Business Standard India - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

10/29/2014: METRO: ANUPRIYA LOYALISTS CALL KEY MEETING IN VARANASI TODAY

VARANASI: The loyalists of Anupriya Patel in the Apna Dal have called an important meeting in Varanasi on Wednesday to decide the future course of action. The move comes after the removal of Anupriya from the post of party national general secretary ... [Published Hindustan Times - Oct 29 2014]
Entities: Varanasi, Apna Dal

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...The prevailing socio-economic inequities in the area also helped them in many ways. "The terrorist elements successfully spread their networks in the impoverished minority-dominated belts, cashing in on factors such as illiteracy and large-scale migration of youths in search of jobs" an NIA officer says
The court remarked that the "request that has been made contains sufficient reason to accord time...In view of the same, this court proceeds to accord six weeks' time to file written statement"
"Ericsson has invited project proposals in these areas from IIT students across Chennai, Delhi, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Mumbai, Roorkee and Banaras Hindu University (BHU) in Varanasi" the statement said
...SP, city, Rajesh Kumar Yadav said, "Forensic experts are probing the incident". He further maintained, "Investigations being carried out by FSL teams would surely bring the result and we will wait for the same."

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India: Southwest Monsoon-2014: Daily flood situ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 16 2014]
Source: Government of IndiaCountry: India RAINFALL/FLOOD SITUATION IN THE COUNTRY Conditions are becoming favourable for further withdrawal of southwest monsoon from some more parts of Central & East India during next 3­4 days. The withdrawal line ...
India: Situation Report-4 (Information On Cyclo... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 15 2014]
Source: Inter Agency Group OdishaCountry: India Current Situation Information on Depression over East Uttar Pradesh and neighbourhood: As on 14th October 2014, 12.30 PM The Depression over south Chhattisgarh & neighborhood has moved north-northeastwards ...
Lakhtakia named distinguished alumnus of the In... [Published Penn State Live - research - Oct 02 2014]
Akhlesh Lakhtakia, Charles Godfrey Binder Professor in Engineering Science and Mechanics, has been named a distinguished alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi, India. ...
Vehicle Accident - Asia - India [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Oct 01 2014]
EDIS Number: VI-20141001-45471-IND Date / time: 01/10/2014 03:20:56 [UTC] Event: Vehicle Accident Area: Asia Country: India State/County: State of Uttar Pradesh Location: Gorakhpur Number of Deads: 12 person(s) Number of Injured: 20 person( ...
India's Prime Minister Plans Hi-Tech Makeover F... [Published Global Voices Online - Sep 26 2014]
The Ganga riverfront at Varanasi (Wikimedia CC-BY-SA) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi won his seat in the parliament  by getting elected in the ancient city of  Varanasi , where he's now set to make good on a campaign promise to transform the ...
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India polls enter final round [Published Reuters Video: Top News - May 12 2014]
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