Sitapur


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Sitapur

(sē`täpo͞or), town (1991 pop. 121,842), Uttar Pradesh state, N central India. The town is a market for grain, oilseed, and jute. The sugar and plywood industries are important. There is a hospital for eye disease. Sitapur is a district administrative center and is on the route of the Bareilly-Lucknow railroad. The town passed under British control in 1856.
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The trio procured arms from Sitapur and sold them to criminals in Delhi and NCR.
New Delhi, July 27 ( ANI ): President Pranab Mukherjee has conveyed condolences over death of seven persons in a tragic crash of an Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) of the Indian Air Force near Sitapur of Lucknow area on July 25 this year.
While the government-owned Pawan Hans company, India's largest civilian helicopter service, has placed the two pilots under suspension, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has grounded and derostered them for allegedly landing their chopper under poor visibility conditions at Sitapur in Uttar Pradesh on Monday evening.
In the town of Sitapur 24 people were killed when 12 buildings collapsed, Mritunjay Rai, a government official, said.
On a 5- day tour of central UP from Tuesday, Joshi held a meeting with RSS workers of Sitapur and Lakhimpur Kheri at Nandi Devi Vidya Mandir in Sitapur's Naipalapur on Wednesday and issued them guidelines to finish the job of " uniting the Hindus in villages" before the 2017 Assembly elections.
Lucknow, July 27 ( ANI ): The death toll in the Indian Air Force (IAF) chopper crash in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur District rose to seven on Saturday.
While both Rahul and his Congress party have denied the allegation, the Sitapur district authorities in their report have said the helicopter landed 17 minutes after sunset in poor visibility, proof of which is that instead of landing at the prescribed H of the helipad, it landed near it.
Alok Kumar, a native of Maanpur village in the neighbouring Sitapur district was returning from his fields on Monday evening when he heard a girl's desperate cries for help.
Sitapur (Uttar Pradesh), March 11 ( ANI ): The Uttar Pradesh Police filed a case against the two accused involved in the abduction and later gang rape of a minor in Sitapur.
Tenders are invited for Lopping chopping of trees in the corridor of 220KV Sitapur-Nighasan Line under ETD Sitapur
Meanwhile, Sanjay Patel, Shiv Lochan and over two dozen others want Modi's immediate interference as the Centre has decided to shift the research wing of the Central Silk Board of the Ministry of Textile from Varanasi to Sitapur.