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Metropolitan City in Uttar Pradesh, India

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Meerut: Metropolitan City in Uttar Pradesh, India
Meerut is a city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is an ancient city, with settlements dating back to the Indus Valley civilisation having been found in and around the area. The city lies 70 km (43 mi) northeast of the national capital New Delhi, and 430 km (270 mi) west of the state capital Lucknow.

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Devotees offer prayers from outside Meerut's Augarnath Temple on Sawan Somwar [Video]

Devotees offer prayers from outside Meerut's Augarnath Temple on Sawan Somwar

Devotees in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut offered prayers to lord Shiva from outside the Augarnath Temple on the on first Monday of Sawan month. According to the priest of the temple, the doors of temple are..

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Meerut's post office selling hand sanitizers amid COVID-19 crisis [Video]

Meerut's post office selling hand sanitizers amid COVID-19 crisis

The post office is selling hand sanitizers in UP's Meerut amid coronavirus pandemic. There are various varieties of hand sanitizers available in different rates on the counters of post office. The..

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COVID victims' bodies remain unattended, mortal remains await at cremation ground in Meerut [Video]

COVID victims' bodies remain unattended, mortal remains await at cremation ground in Meerut

The bodies of COVID-19 victims are not getting shoulders as the relatives are afraid of getting infected from them. The priests at the cremation ground are giving shoulders to the bodies. Relatives are..

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Meerut Police Cyber Cell finds around 13,000 phones active with same IMEI number [Video]

Meerut Police Cyber Cell finds around 13,000 phones active with same IMEI number

Meerut Police Cyber Cell has found more than 13,000 mobiles phones active with the same IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity) number. The incident was caught by cyber cell on June 04. While..

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Monkeys run away with blood samples of suspected COVID-19 patients in Meerut [Video]

Monkeys run away with blood samples of suspected COVID-19 patients in Meerut

A troop of monkeys took away blood samples of some patients in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut on May 29. Blood samples were collected for routine tests by lab technicians at Meerut Medical College. There is..

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UP: Meerut hospital offers fake coronavirus negative report for Rs 2,500; sealed

A hospital in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut has been sealed after a video allegedly showing its staff member providing fake coronavirus report for Rs 2,500.
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Video reveals ‘cash for Covid -ve certificate’ scam in Meerut


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Government adopting weak strategy by handing over rail contract to Chinese firm: Priyanka Gandhi

"Twenty of our soldiers have been martyred. In such a situation, the central government should give a strong message, but the government has adopted a weak strategy of kneeling down by handing over the..
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Meerut-born surgeon scripts medical history


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Wanted Khalistani terrorist arrested from Meerut; probe reveals social media was site of anti-India campaigns

Singh is currently being questioned by the police for further details regarding other associates of the movement.
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97 new coronavirus cases reported in UP; total mounts to 2,742

There are 1,939 active cases in the state, principal secretary, health, Amit Mohan Prasad said. Coronavirus cases have so far been reported in 64 of the 75 districts in the state. The highest 14 deaths..
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Meerut hospital apologises for controversial ad refusing admission to Muslims without negative COVID-19 test result

Meanwhile, Meerut SSP Ajay Kumar Sahni said, "We have registered a case. We are taking action as per the evidence available."
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Here are the hotspots in Noida, Ghaziabad and Meerut that will be sealed off completely

The Uttar Pradesh administration on Wednesday announced that coronavirus hotspots in 15 districts of the states, including Lucknow and Noida, will be sealed off to stop the spread of novel coronavirus..
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Parts of 15 UP districts to be sealed off as number of coronavirus cases rise

The 15 districts are Agra, Lucknow, Ghaziabad, Gautam Buddha Nagar (GB Nagar), Kanpur, Varanasi, Shamli, Meerut, Bareilly, Bulandshahr, Basti, Firozabad, Saharanpur, Maharajganj and Sitapur.
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Covid-19: Yogi Adityanath asks health dept to constitute special teams for Noida, Ghaziabad and Meerut

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday issued directives to the health department to constitute teams for Gautam Buddh Nagar, Meerut and Ghaziabad to combat coronavirus there.
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'Friend of coronavirus': Police in north India shame those defying lockdown

Police in India's northern city of Meerut are making citizens who break its lockdown hold up signs reading, "I am a friend of coronavirus," or "I am the enemy of society," before posting their pictures..
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Lockdown in 15 UP districts till Wednesday

Chief minister Yogi Adityanath has announced that 15 districts in Uttar Pradesh would be under lockdown in the first phase till Wednesday. ​​The districts where the lockdown has been enforced in..
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Jail authorities ask Nirbhaya rapists to meet families one last time before hanging, none responds

Uttar Pradesh prison authorities have confirmed that Pawan Jallad from Meerut will be the designated hangman on the day of the execution.
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Not involved in Meerut riots, say 33 accused


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Meerut: PFI member arrested for instigating violence during anti-CAA protests

The Uttar Pradesh police on Wednesday arrested a Popular Front of India (PFI) member, Anees Khalifa, from Lisari Gate area in Meerut. Khalifa is accused of violence during the anti-Citizenship..
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Nirbhaya convicts to be executed in Jail No 3; Tihar to approach Meerut hangman

The four convicts in the Nirbhaya case will be executed in Jail No 3, a senior Tihar Jail official said on Tuesday, hours after a Delhi court issued death warrants against them and declared that they..
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UP police releases video of anti-CAA protestors attempting to set cops on fire in Meerut

According to media reports, the protestors locked the shop from outside and subsequently set it on fire.
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RSS in damage-control mode as it fails to make Ayodhya-like prior connect on CAA

Though a little delayed but BJP and RSS is going into an overdrive to reach out to the people especially in states like UP, which has reported maximum violence and deaths during anti CAA protests. On..
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Meerut cop's 'Go to Pakistan' comment: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi demands immediate action

"It is condemnable if it is true. Immediate action should be taken against the police officer," Naqvi told media here in response to a question on the incident. In a viral video, a police officer was..
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Meerut cop caught on camera saying 'Go to Pakistan', threatening anti-CAA protestors with arrest

"Yes if the situation was normal then the choice of words could have been better, but that day the situation was extremely volatile, our officers showed a lot of restraint, there was no firing by..
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CAA protests: Internet suspended in 21 UP districts

The districts where internet has been blocked include: Lucknow, Hapur, Ghaziabad, Bulandshahr, Meerut, Kanpur, Ferozabad, Bareilly, Saharanpur, Bijnor, Rampur, Amroha, Bahraich, Muzaffarnagar, Sambhal,..
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Cops stop Gandhis from entering Meerut

The Gandhis’ convoy was stopped near a police station on the outskirts of the city in the afternoon. In a brief interaction with media, Rahul Gandhi claimed that police could not produce any order..
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UP Police stops Rahul, Priyanka from entering Meerut to meet kin of deceased protesters

Stopped by the police near Partapur police station, the Gandhi siblings returned to Delhi.
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Anti-CAA protests: Death toll rises to 11 in UP; Sec-144 remains in place

The anti-CAA protest killed two people in Sambhal, two in Bijnor and four others in Varanasi, Bijnor, Kanpur, Agra and Meerut. A person succumbed to his injuries in Firozabad during treatment.
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Internet suspended for 45 hrs in major cities of UP; services impacted in few areas of West Bengal

Internet access over mobile phones was suspended in major towns in Uttar Pradesh, including Lucknow, Kanpur, Allahabad, Agra, Aligarh, Ghaziabad, Varanasi, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar,..
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Meerut dist as Pandit Godse Nagar? UP seeks DM’s reply


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21 held after clashes between AMU students, police; hostels vacated

21 people have been arrested in connection with the clashes between AMU students and police over the CAA and orders issued to completely vacate all hostels of the university, officials said on Monday...
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Nirbhaya case: Tihar jail seeks services of hangman from Meerut amid rumours of hanging convicts, say sources

According to sources, the Uttar Pradesh authorities stated that they received a letter regarding the same soon after Pawan Gupta was shifted from Mandoli jail.
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Muzaffarnagar: Four men abscond after attacking rape victim with acid

The woman was transferred to a hospital in Meerut after suffering 30% burns.
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Indian Army hands over bomb-sniffing dogs to Bangladesh

All ten dogs that were handed over today were trained to detect mines and other explosives at the Remount Veterinary Centre in Meerut.
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Meerut: Man throws bike, burst into tears after being fined for no helmet, video goes viral

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Lata fan in UP stays single, says no space for another woman in life

Meerut-born Gaurav Sharma, now a special educator in the UP education department, was just six years old in 1988 when he first heard the voice of Lata Mangeshkar. It was the song ‘Radha Na Bole’..
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Triple talaq: Muslim women coming out in large numbers to file FIRs in UP

Uttar Pradesh is witnessing a spurt in triple talaq cases, with 216 FIRs filed by Muslim women since the enactment of a law which makes the practice of instant divorce a punishable offence. The maximum..
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Yak ride pic on Facebook ends fugitive UP criminal’s run

Photographs of Hazi Syed — an accused in large-scale violence in Meerut in March and again in June — enjoying a yak ride in front of a waterfall and at a “snow point”, purportedly at Kufri,..
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'Namaz at public places to be banned across UP', says DGP Om Prakash Singh

According to the DGP, such directives are already in place in Aligarh and Meerut and the same will be extended to all cities and towns in the state.
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Schools, colleges in Ghaziabad, Meerut to be shut till July 30 for Kanwar Yatra

The district police and administration officials have been instructed to ensure compliance of the order.
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Kanwar Yatra: Schools, colleges in UP's Meerut to remain closed from July 25-30

All educational institutions in the district would remain closed from July 25 to 30.
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1st batch of Haj pilgrims leaves for Saudi Arabia

The first batch of Haj pilgrims was flagged off on Wednesday by minority affairs minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi from the Indira Gandhi International Airport. A total of 419 Haj pilgrims, including 202..
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'Who will migrate now that we have come to power': Yogi Adityanath denies 'exodus' of Hindu families in Meerut

Speaking at a press conference, Yogi Adityanath said, "Nobody is migrating, who will migrate now that we have come to power? There might be some cases of personal disputes but there is no migration."
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Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath orders probe into 'exodus' of Hindus in Meerut

According to the Hindu residents and district councillor, several young men from a particular community have been terrorising the people, especially women, by roaming around in speeding bikes and..
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Man lodges complaint on NaMo app, UP police takes action

Uttar Pradesh police have decided to conduct a probe after a man from Meerut's Prahlad Nagar lodged a complaint on NaMo app over anti-social elements trying to create unrest in the area.
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Adityanath announces ex-gratia of Rs 25 lakh, govt job for martyred Army Major Ketan Sharma's family

On Tuesday, a large number of people gathered in Meerut at Ketan's residence to receive his mortal remains.
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Meerut: Thousands gather to pay tributes to Major Ketan Sharma

Thousands gathered in Meerut to pay tributes to Major Ketan Sharma, who lost his life fighting terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district on Monday.
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Kathua Rape-Murder Case: Court sets aside prosecution eyewitnesses' testimony to acquit main culprit's son

The judge relied on the statement of the landlady of Vishal that he was in Meerut in Uttar Pradesh where he was studying in a college.
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