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Lucknow: Metropolis and state capital in Uttar Pradesh, India
Lucknow is the capital city of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, and is also the administrative headquarters of the eponymous district and division. It is the fourteenth-most populous city and the twelfth-most populous urban agglomeration of India. Lucknow has always been a multicultural city that flourished as a North Indian cultural and artistic hub, and the seat of power of Nawabs in the 18th and 19th centuries. It continues to be an important centre of governance, administration, education, commerce, aerospace, finance, pharmaceuticals, technology, design, culture, tourism, music and poetry.

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COVID-19: Over 19,000 patients are in home isolation, informs UP govt [Video]

COVID-19: Over 19,000 patients are in home isolation, informs UP govt

While addressing a press conference in Lucknow on August 10, the Principal Secretary (Health) in Uttar Pradesh government, Amit Mohan Prasad said, "Out of total 47, 878 active cases in UP, around..

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Independence Day 2020: Security tightened, Armed Forces band wows spectators [Video]

Independence Day 2020: Security tightened, Armed Forces band wows spectators

Delhi police stepped up security in  and around the capital ahead of the Independence day celebration on August 15. Police were seen checking vehicles in the India gate and Connaught place region...

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Criminal killed in Lucknow encounter was shooter of Mukhtar Ansari gang: Police [Video]

Criminal killed in Lucknow encounter was shooter of Mukhtar Ansari gang: Police

A reward carrying criminal was shot dead in an encounter with police in Lucknow on August 09. Lucknow SSP (STF) Sudhir Kumar Singh said, "As you can see the car hit the tree here. There were five..

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Criminal with Rs 1 lakh bounty killed in encounter in Lucknow [Video]

Criminal with Rs 1 lakh bounty killed in encounter in Lucknow

A reward carrying criminal was shot dead in an encounter with police in Lucknow on August 09. Encounter took place in Sarojni Nagar area. Criminal was an accused in BJP MLA Krishnanand Rai's murder. He..

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Raksha Bandhan: PM Modi, Priyanka Gandhi, Big B & others extend wishes [Video]

Raksha Bandhan: PM Modi, Priyanka Gandhi, Big B & others extend wishes

India celebrated Raksha Bandhan on August 3 this year. Veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar and spiritual leader Mata Amritanandmayi extended their greetings to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion...

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'Vocal for Local': Florists make eco-friendly rakhis in Lucknow [Video]

'Vocal for Local': Florists make eco-friendly rakhis in Lucknow

In a bid to boycott Chinese goods and to become 'Aatmanirbhar', florists in Lucknow decided to make rakhis using flowers. Florists received an order of over 200 rakhis ahead of Raksha Bandhan. Raksha..

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People pay last respects to UP Minister Kamal Rani in Kanpur [Video]

People pay last respects to UP Minister Kamal Rani in Kanpur

People on August 2 paid their last respect to Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Minister Kamal Rani Varun at Bhairav Ghat crematory. Kamal Rani passed away due to coronavirus in Lucknow on Sunday morning. Earlier..

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Watch: UP cabinet minister Kamal Rani Varun dies of Covid-19, tributes pour in [Video]

Watch: UP cabinet minister Kamal Rani Varun dies of Covid-19, tributes pour in

Uttar Pradesh Minister Kamal Rani Varun died of Covid in a hospital in Lucknow. The Technical Education minister tested positive for COVID-19 on July 18 was the only woman cabinet minister in the..

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UP minister Kamal Rani dies of COVID-19, CM condoles her demise [Video]

UP minister Kamal Rani dies of COVID-19, CM condoles her demise

Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Minister Kamal Rani Varun passed away due to coronavirus in Lucknow on July 02. On July 18, the Cabinet Minister had tested positive for coronavirus. Meanwhile, CM Yogi Adityanath..

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Akhilesh Yadav joins Eid al-Adha celebrations in Lucknow [Video]

Akhilesh Yadav joins Eid al-Adha celebrations in Lucknow

Former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh and Samajwadi Party president, Akhilesh Yadav, on August 01 attended Eid al-Adha celebrations in Lucknow. He also met Lucknow's Aishbagh Eidgah Imam Maulana..

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Eid al-Adha 2020: Maulana Firangi offers prayers at Lucknow's Aishbagh Eidgah [Video]

Eid al-Adha 2020: Maulana Firangi offers prayers at Lucknow's Aishbagh Eidgah

On the occasion of Eid al-Adha, Lucknow's Aishbagh Eidgah Imam Maulana Khalid Rasheed Firangi Mahali offered namaz at the mosque. While offering namaz, social distancing norms were followed to contain..

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2 dead, 3 injured after portion of under-construction building collapses in Noida [Video]

2 dead, 3 injured after portion of under-construction building collapses in Noida

Two people were killed after a portion of a multi-storey building collapsed in Uttar Pradesh's Noida. The incident which took place on Friday evening also left three injured. The under-construction..

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International Tiger Day: Lucknow zoo urges people to adopt the wild cats [Video]

International Tiger Day: Lucknow zoo urges people to adopt the wild cats

On the occasion of International Tiger Day, Nawab Wajid Ali Shah Zoological Garden in Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow appealed to people to adopt tigers. Total 11 tigers are present at Wajid Ali's Zoological..

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Goat sellers suffer losses in Lucknow ahead of 'Bakra-eid' due to COVID-19 fear [Video]

Goat sellers suffer losses in Lucknow ahead of 'Bakra-eid' due to COVID-19 fear

'Bakra-eid' festival is around the corner but goat sellers have been left disappointed as buyers are not turning up due to COVID-19 fear. One of the goat sellers said, "We are in huge loss." Festival..

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Criminal with Rs 1 lakh bounty on his head killed in encounter in UP's Barabanki [Video]

Criminal with Rs 1 lakh bounty on his head killed in encounter in UP's Barabanki

UP STF killed a wanted crook Tinku Kapala in an encounter in Barabanki at the night of July 24. Tinku Kapala had bounty of Rs 1 lakh on his head. "Total number of 23 cases including robbery, murder on..

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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat reaches Lucknow on way to Ayodhya

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Pen mightier than the virus? Unique 'sanitizer pen' hits markets in Lucknow, can write and disinfect

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Tandon always inspired us to follow path of goodness: Chouhan

Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday condoled the death of state governor Lalji Tandon, saying he will always be remembered for his contribution towards the nation's progress...
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Madhya Pradesh governor Lalji Tandon passes away

Madhya Pradesh governor Lalji Tandon passed away on Tuesday. Tandon, 85, had been undergoing treatment at a Lucknow hospital since June 11. Tandon was admitted to the hospital after complaining of..
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ISI-run espionage ring busted in Rajasthan, two arrested

Based on inputs given by a Lucknow based Military Intelligence unit, the Rajasthan Police have arrested two people and busted an espionage ring being run by ISI officials to steal classified..
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UP govt's demand of sending 1000 empty buses to Lucknow is inhumane: Congress

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's office on Tuesday termed the Uttar Pradesh government's 'demand of handing-over 1,000 buses' which Congress wants to ply for ferrying stranded migrant labourers,..
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Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav admitted to Lucknow hospital again for stomach-related ailments

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Finish Babri trial by Aug 31, SC tells CBI court

The Supreme Court on Friday directed a special CBI court in Lucknow to wrap up hearing and deliver its verdict by August 31 in the trial against senior BJP members L K Advani, M M Joshi and Uma Bharti..
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5,200 rail coaches ready as Covid care centres

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No plans to shift IRIMEE from Jamalpur to Lucknow, says Railways after Nitish Kumar's letter

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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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IAF conducts fly-past over Delhi saluting 'corona warriors'

The military jets, including Sukhoi-30 MKI, MiG-29 and Jaguar, flew over Rajpath, Delhi's centrepiece boulevard, and then orbited over the city for around 30 minutes from 11 am. IAF is carrying out..
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With 12 new coronavirus cases, Uttar Pradesh tally at 558

A total of 12 new cases of the novel coronavirus have come to light in Uttar Pradesh in the last 24 hours, revealed King George's Medical University (KGMU), Lucknow daily health report on Tuesday.
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Follow lockdown orders, maintain social distance during Ramzan: Islamic Centre

In an advisory, chairman of the Lucknow-based centre Maulana Khalid Rashid Farangi Mahali said all Muslims should pray during 'iftaar' (ending the day's fast) for this pandemic to end.
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Top News of the Day: Parts of 15 districts in UP to be sealed off, Modi hints at lockdown extension and more

In top news of the day, April 8, the Uttar Pradesh government announced that parts of 15 districts, including Lucknow and Noida, will be sealed off to stop the spread of novel coronavirus.
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Full list: Here are coronavirus hotspots in Uttar Pradesh that'll be completely sealed off

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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Here are the hotspots in Noida, Ghaziabad and Meerut that will be sealed off completely

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India's migrant workers face long walk home amid coronavirus lockdown

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Kanika Kapoor tests positive 3rd time, friend is negative

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Lockdown in 15 UP districts till Wednesday

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Vasundhara Raje, son Dushyant test negative for coronavirus

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Former Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje in self-quarantine along with son

Former Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje on Friday said she and her son Dushyant Singh have self-quarantined themselves after a guest they had met in Lucknow was found to be positive for..
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Top news: Mumbai Dabbawalas suspend services till March 31; two new cases in Lucknow

The total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus rose to 168 on Wednesday, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare announced.
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Priyanka Gandhi slams Yogi Adityanath over hoardings by UP govt featuring anti-CAA protesters

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