What is Uttar Pradesh?

  • (noun): A state in northern India.

Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh ( /ˌʊtər prəˈdɛʃ/) (literally meaning "Northern Province"), abbreviated U.P., is a state located in northern India. It was created on 1 April 1937 as the United Provinces with the passing of the States Reorganisation Act and renamed Uttar Pradesh in 1950. Lucknow is the capital Uttar Pradesh and Kanpur is economic and industrial capital of Uttar Pradesh. On 9 November 2000, a new state, Uttarakhand, was carved from the mountainous Himalayan region of Uttar Pradesh.

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List Of Indian Rail Incidents - 2010s - 2011
1 January 2011 – Amritsar-Sealdah Akaltakth Express rammed into two trucks in Uttar Pradesh's Jaunpur district when its driver failed to notice the red signal at a level crossing at Babura ... in the Dadri area of Ghaziabad district of Uttar Pradesh on 3 January 2011 ... Three coaches of the Mumbai - Delhi Rajdhani Express caught fire near Ratlam district in Madhya Pradesh ...
Uttar Pradesh - Media
... television news channels are NDTV India, DD News, Zee News Uttar Pradesh, Jan TV, IBN-7, and ABP News ...
Lucknow Metro - Status
... The Uttar Pradesh state budget for 2013–14 provided funding for the metro project ... A committee headed by Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary Jawed Usmani will oversee the initial stages of development of the project ... Cooperation Agency (JICA) offered financial assistance to the Uttar Pradesh government for the metro rail project ...
Lucknow Zoo - History
... Health Department as its Chairman and the Director of Medical Health Services, Uttar Pradesh as Ex-Officio Administrator ... Committee consists of the Forest Secretary to the Govt, of Uttar Pradesh as Chairman, Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, Uttar Pradesh as Vice Chairman and Chief ... The Uttar Pradesh Govt, vide letter No ...