Juveniles lodged at an observation home in Meerut created ruckus and threw stones at police officials after their demand for a DJ to celebrate the birthday of an inmate was turned down by authorities even as 12 of them tried to escape from the premises taking advantage of the commotion.
Three labourers working in an under-construction building in Fazalpur area in Meerut Cantonment were injured in an attack by a leopard, which has created panic in the city prompting authorities to shut all schools on Wednesday.
Parents of 29-year-old Devika Sirohi are delighted these days after their daughter became the youngest member of a team of seven researchers which, for the first time, determined the structure of Zika virus.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh today congratulated a doctoral student hailing from Uttar Pradesh who is part of a team in the US which successfully decoded the Zika virus, saying the entire country was proud of her achievement.
The National Green Tribunal on Wednesday sought the response of the Uttar Pradesh government and others on a petition by a Meerut resident seeking steps to deal with heaps of garbage being disposed in the open and lack of proper drainage in the city.
Two people were killed and two others injured after a fight allegedly broke out between a group of customers and employees of a fast-food joint over a difference of Rs 40 in a bill in Meerut's TP Nagar, police said today.
Meerut in Uttar Pradesh has become a giant garbage tip, with the city's striking municipal sanitation workers dumping fetid trash on all major roads over the last four days. They want a pay hike announced last year to be implemented.