Meerut is the largest city in the National Capital region, and as of 2011 the 33rd most populous urban agglomeration and the 26th most populous city in India. It ranked 292 in 2006 and is projected to rank 242 in 2020 in the list of largest cities and urban areas in the world. The municipal area (as of 2001) is 141.89km2 (54.78sqmi) with the cantonment covering 35.68km2 (3,568.06ha). The city is one of the largest producers of sports goods, and the largest producer of musical instruments in India. The city is also an education hub in western Uttar Pradesh.
The city may have derived its name from 'Mayarashtra' (Sanskrit: मयराष्ट्र), the capital of the kingdom of Mayasura, Mandodari's father and Ravana's father-in-law. This name may have mutated to Mairashtra, Mai-dant-ka-khera, Mairaath and eventually Meerut.
Meerut-Hapur Lok Sabha constituency (Hindi:मेरठ लोकसभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 80 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Uttar Pradesh state in northern India. This constituency covers parts of Meerut and Hapur districts.
Presently, Meerut Lok Sabha constituency comprises 5 Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments. These are:
Meerut. In a broad daylight murder in Meerut, two ...The killing was quite similar to the one that took place in Meerut six months ago when four armed men barged into a showroom in a busy Meerut market, shot dead a jeweller and left with cash and silver ornaments worth lakhs.
MEERUT. In 14 years, Gaurav Chaudhary had built up successful businesses in ... Chaudhary was just 19 when he left Meerut’s Kushedi village to study international business at the Erlangen Universität in Nuremberg. He went on to set up his own businesses and he moved to Frankfurt. While he was there, he established a philanthropic trust for his village ... .
A day after phases 2 and 4 of Delhi-Meerut-Expressway (DME) was formally opened to public, HT on Friday travelled on the stretch and found that travel time to Meerut had reduced significantly, even as authorities were busy ironing out some last-minute issues regarding signage and jaywalking.
Meerut. A video of an angry schoolgirl beating up an alleged stalker with a stick while he tries to beg for forgiveness at a busy marketplace in Meerut has attracted plaudits from a large section of the Twitterati ... The entire drama unfolded in the Sadar area of Meerut, where two schoolgirls were allegedly being stalked by a youth for quite some time.
Meerut... At 12, she was enrolled for badminton classes at Kailash Prakash Stadium in Meerut ... Nisha completed her ClassXII from Meerut ... While Nisha’s father has dairy business in Meerut, her mother Parveen Fatima is a home maker ... Badminton Championship which was conducted in Meerut.
MEERUT. A yen to design since childhood has now turned into a full-fledged business for AdityaKapoor, 30 ... I have even exported wooden crafted certificates to , giving it the feel of old times,” said Kapoor, who operates from a workshop in Meerut’s Ganga Nagar ... He went on to acquire a degree in electrical engineering from IIMT College, Meerut.
MEERUT. A 19-year-old college student was struck by a bullet as two gangs fought with firearms in the middle of a busy marketplace barely 100 metres away from a police outpost in UP's Meerut. Caught in the crossfire, the injured second-year student of Bachelor of Arts - out for shopping with her friend - was shot in the abdomen and collapsed ... .
Commercial establishments in almost all major cities, including Lucknow, Meerut and Agra, were open on Friday ...Besides, our business is already in doldrums and we cannot afford more closures," Raj Kumar Chaudhary, a businessman in Meerut told IANS ... Businesses remained ...
Lucknow, Feb 26... “We cannot stall trucks without prior notice ... Commercial establishments in almost all major cities, including Lucknow, Meerut and Agra, were open on Friday ... Besides, our business is already in doldrums and we cannot afford more closures,” said Raj Kumar Chaudhary, a businessman in Meerut ... Disclaimer ... .
Actor Roopal Tyagi feels no medium is big or small, be it films or TV ... “Meerut was so much fun specially when it came to celebrate Holi ... We youngsters used to have blast in Meerut ... Currently, she is busy with her UP-based show ‘Ranju Ki Betiyaan’ where she plays one of the protagonists ....
UPDATED ON FEB 17, 2021 01.30 AM IST...I’ve to get back to training for the Olympics!” ... I want to better myself in the coming months ... But the truth is that I started running because medallists ko prize mein bags milte the, since Meerut has a lot of sports businesses; I wanted one of those bags so started participating, but didn’t win anything.
With the once busy Meerut-Delhi highway now resembling a high-security fortress, those at the protest sites said the intensified fortification was a sign that the government regarded farmers as “criminals” ... and leave them vulnerable to the whims of big business.Story continues.