Sangrur DC Launches Coding Bootcamp Project for Underprivileged Girls
On Friday, the Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Sangrur, Jitendra Jorwal launched “Mera Maan”, a coding bootcamp project for underprivileged girls to get basic training in computer coding.
On Friday, Deputy Commissioner Jitendra Jorwal launched “Mera Maan”, a coding bootcamp project for underprivileged girls to get basic training in computer coding. The project was launched with the help of a private company, which will train the girls. “It is a six month course and the company would also provide a stipend of ₹5,000 to each girl and after gaining coding skills within 3-4 months, they will receive a monthly salary of ₹15,000 to ₹20,000,” the DC said. He said laptops and computers will be provided for girls who do not have them.
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Undertrial dies in Ferozepur prison
A 39-year-old sub-trial held at the Central Jail here died on Friday. Sunil Kumar from Sito Gunno village of Fazilka district has been incarcerated in a murder case since November 2021. He was suffering from various illnesses including tuberculosis. He was taken to the local civilian hospital for treatment after his condition deteriorated, but was pronounced dead.
UP: Body of five-year-old girl found in sewer in Lucknow
The body of a five-year-old girl was found in a sewer below the Hussainganj police station on Saturday, police said. According to reports, the girl and her friends were playing outside her house on Friday night. “When she did not return home until late at night, the girl’s father informed the nearby police station. We recovered his body from the drain on Saturday,” Naka Police Station Inspector Manoj Kumar Mishra said.
Electricity deficit in Uttar Pradesh lowest among major states: NLDC report
The electricity deficit in Uttar Pradesh is the smallest among the major states, although it is registering the highest demand after Maharashtra, the daily report on electricity supply available from the National Load Dispatch Center shows. Apart from Uttar Pradesh, the other states that saw a peak in the gap between demand and supply on May 6 are Uttarakhand, Haryana, Rajasthan, Jammu and Kashmir (territory of Union), Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and Assam. The situation was the worst in neighboring Rajasthan.
Reality check in LU: drinking water supply is good but toilets need more attention
Amid the scorching heat, staying hydrated is a necessity for everyone, especially those going out for work and school. Furthermore, the outbreak of the pandemic has made the issue of cleanliness of paramount importance. Lucknow University, one of the best universities in India, seems to have solved both problems to some extent. During a reality check, HT discovered good water facilities in the university, but toilet conditions in several departments require attention.
Seven family members die in car accident on Yamuna highway in Mathura of UP
Seven members of a family belonging to Bahadurpur village of Hardoi district in Uttar Pradesh died instantly and two others were seriously injured in a car accident on Yamuna highway in Mathura district on Saturday morning, police said. The dead included three men, three women and a child. The injured were admitted to the district hospital, police said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his condolences to the families of the victims.
2022 UP Board exam results likely by mid-June
Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad aka UP Board is preparing to declare its Secondary and Intermediate Examinations-2022 results in the second week of June. In a proposal sent to the state government, the council shared its plans, said a senior council official with knowledge of the development. UP Board officials are reluctant to comment on exactly when they plan to announce the result.