Gorakhpur tragedy: Top UP bureaucrat Anita Bhatnagar Jain removed

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 11:10

Lucknow, Aug 23, Initiating action against officials responsible for the Gorakhpur tragedy in which over 60 children died in five days, the Yogi Adityanath government has removed Additional Chief Secretary (Medical Health) Anita Bhatnagar Jain.


Uttar Pradesh CM should apologise to families of deceased children: Azad

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 22:06

New Delhi, Aug 12, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Saturday asserted that the death of 63 children in Gorakhpur was "due to lack of oxygen" and demanded that Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath apologise to the deceased's families and the dismissal of state Health Minister Siddharth Nath Singh.


Uttar Pradesh Health Minister to review Gorakhpur children deaths

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 10:38

Lucknow, Aug 12, Following the deaths of over 30 children at a Gorakhpur hospital, Uttar Pradesh Health Minister Siddhartha Nath Singh and Medical Education Minister Ashutosh Tandon left for the town on Saturday to review the situation.


Modi lays foundation of AIIMS, fertiliser plant in Gorakhpur

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 14:54

Gorakhpur, July 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday laid the foundation stones of an All India Medical Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and a fertiliser plant in Gorakhpur and said this would spur development in eastern Uttar Pradesh.


Holy men can make India modern: Modi

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 13:08

Gorakhpur, July 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said "sadhus and sants" (holy men) can play an important role in making India modern and prosperous.