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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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Watch: Chhath Puja concludes, devotees offer prayers to the rising sun [Video]

Watch: Chhath Puja concludes, devotees offer prayers to the rising sun

Devotees gathered to offer morning prayers to the rising sun on last day of Chhath Puja. Most people stuck to the traditional practice of offering prayers at river banks. Devotees flouted the..

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1 dead in firing incident during birthday celebration at SP MLC's residence in Lucknow [Video]

1 dead in firing incident during birthday celebration at SP MLC's residence in Lucknow

One man died in a firing incident that took place during a birthday party in UP on November 20. The incident took place at the residence of Samajwadi Party MLC Amit Yadav in Lucknow. Police team..

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Chhath Puja preparations underway at ghats amid COVID-19 [Video]

Chhath Puja preparations underway at ghats amid COVID-19

Arrangements are almost done for Chhath Puja celebrations on the banks of River Gomti in Lucknow on November 20. This year four-day festival will be celebrated amid COVID-19 pandemic. Chhath Puja is..

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Watch: Nation lights up on occasion of Diwali [Video]

Watch: Nation lights up on occasion of Diwali

The whole nation is celebrating 'festival of lights', Diwali. On the occasion, the national capital lightened up. 'Pink city' also got lit up on occasion of Diwali and looked ethereal with illuminating..

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CM Yogi meets artisans participated in 'Mati Kala Hunar Bazar' [Video]

CM Yogi meets artisans participated in 'Mati Kala Hunar Bazar'

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath purchased all the goods made by artisans under Mati Kala Board in Lucknow on November 13. The artisans came to gift the products to the CM, but he purchased..

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CM Yogi attends promotion ceremony of PAC personnel in Lucknow [Video]

CM Yogi attends promotion ceremony of PAC personnel in Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath attended promotion ceremony programme of Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) personnel in Lucknow on November 13. 5,042 PAC constables have been promoted..

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Raju Srivastava, KP Maurya inaugurate 'Film Vikas Parishad' office in Lucknow [Video]

Raju Srivastava, KP Maurya inaugurate 'Film Vikas Parishad' office in Lucknow

The office of 'film vikas parishad' or State Film Commission office was inaugurated in UP's Lucknow on November 08. President of UP Film Development Council and actor cum comedian Raju Srivastava..

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Chinese products struggle to find buyers this Diwali [Video]

Chinese products struggle to find buyers this Diwali

Shopkeepers and customers across the country are boycotting China-made products this Diwali due to ongoing border tensions. The footfall of customers has already dropped due to COVID-19 pandemic and..

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Eco-friendly diyas with plant seeds gain traction as Diwali approaches [Video]

Eco-friendly diyas with plant seeds gain traction as Diwali approaches

The trend of eco-friendly 'diyas' is growing in the country as the festival of Diwali approaches. In another unique example, over 1 lakh diyas and idols are being prepared using cow dung under an..

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Watch: Women prisoners celebrate Karwa Chauth in Lucknow jail [Video]

Watch: Women prisoners celebrate Karwa Chauth in Lucknow jail

Women prisoners, lodged at Nari Bandi Niketan in Lucknow, celebrated the festival of Karwa Chauth in the jail premises on November 04. In this special festival celebrated in North and Central India,..

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Mobile van provides onions, potatoes at lesser rate in Lucknow [Video]

Mobile van provides onions, potatoes at lesser rate in Lucknow

With an aim to provide potatoes and onions to customers at rate less than market price, Uttar Pradesh Government started a mobile van in Lucknow on October 31. Initiative will also help farmers get..

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Politicos pay tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his 145th birth anniversary [Video]

Politicos pay tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his 145th birth anniversary

UP Governor Anandiben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath paid tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his 145th birth anniversary in Lucknow. Meanwhile in Telangana, Union Minister of State for..

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Hindu man in Lucknow donates money for Ayodhya mosque [Video]

Hindu man in Lucknow donates money for Ayodhya mosque

Displaying mutual tolerance and having regards for each other's beliefs, this is what forms the foundation of Indian culture. Even today, several examples can be found across the nook and corner of the..

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Police Commemoration Day: States CMs pay tribute to CRPF jawans [Video]

Police Commemoration Day: States CMs pay tribute to CRPF jawans

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath paid tribute to the police personnel on Police Commemoration Day in Lucknow. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray also paid tribute to the CRPF jawans who lost..

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Samajwadi Party workers celebrated party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav's 82nd birthday outside his residence and the party office in Lucknow on Sunday.
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Man shot dead at Samajwadi Party MLC's house in Lucknow during birthday party

It is alleged that the gun accidentally went off during a playful scuffle between friends who were in an intoxicated condition.
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DNA Exclusive: 'Would have got him hanged if I were President', says Munawwar Rana on Charlie Hebdo row

In his interview from Lucknow with our reporter, Pawan Sengar, the poet said that people either did not understand or misinterpreted his statement given on the French issue. He further stated that..
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Adani Group to take over operations of Ahmedabad, Lucknow & Mangaluru airports by Nov 7

The Airport Authority of India has signed MOUs with three entities of the Adani group.
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TRP scam: CBI registers case on Yogi govt's recommendation over complaint filed in UP

The Lucknow police registered an FIR based on the complaint of "Golden Rabbit Communications" on Saturday. Within 24 hours, the central government had cleared the UP government's proposal for a CBI..
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JP Nadda cracks whip, directs MLA Surendra Singh to stay away from Ballia firing incident probe

BJP National President JP Nadda has asked party's Uttar Pradesh chief Swatantra Dev Singh to convey it to the MLA to stay away from the probe, sources said. This comes a day after the MLA met Swatantra..
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Ballia firing: Main accused held from Lucknow


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Ballia firing: UP STF arrests prime accused Dhirendra Singh, 2 others from Lucknow

Dhirendra Pratap Singh, the absconding main accused in the Ballia murder case, was arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) in Lucknow on Sunday morning. Two other accused were also arrested.
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Lucknow: Woman who self-immolated dies, UP Congress leader arrested for 'inciting'

Police say they have evidence to prove that the Congress leader was in constant contact with the woman for several days.
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Another Love Jihad? Harassed by Muslim in-laws, Hindu woman attempts self-immolation outside UP assembly

She has been admitted to the civil hospital in Lucknow and her condition is said to be critical.
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Cremation without victim kin's consent infringement of their rights: HC

The Hathras district administration's decision to cremate the alleged gang-rape victim's body without the consent of the family and without following religious rituals was prima facie an infringement..
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Law student turns hostile in Chinmayanand ‘rape’ case

The 23-year-old LLM student who had accused former BJP MP Chinmayanand of sexual exploitation last year, turned hostile before a special MP-MLA court in Lucknow on Tuesday. The court was hearing the..
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Hathras victim’s family asks HC to shift case out of UP

Family members of the Hathras alleged gang rape case victim on Monday requested the high court to shift the case out of Uttar Pradesh. Appearing before the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad high court,..
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Amid tight security, Hathras victim's family leave for Lucknow to appear before bench of Allahabad High Court

On October 1, the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court has taken suo motu cognizance of Hathras incident and has sought response from state DGP and other senior officials.
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Hindu academic makes first donation of Rs 21K for Ayodhya mosque

Meanwhile, all accused in the Babri Masjid demolition case acquitted by the Special CBI Court in Lucknow on September 30.
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After Hathras, Balrampur horrors, UP witnesses gangrape of yet another Dalit woman in Lucknow

a Dalit woman was gangraped after she went to meet with the accused.
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Hathras case: HC takes suo motu cognisance, issues notice to UP govt

The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad high court on Thursday took suo motu cognisance of the Hathras incident and issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh government. The Uttar Pradesh government and the UP..
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Urge Centre to file an appeal against acquittal: Cong's Randeep Singh Surjewala on Babri demolition case verdict

All 32 accused in the Babri Masjid demolition case have been acquitted by a special CBI court in Lucknow including LK Advani, Uma Bharti, Kalyan Singh and Murli Manohar Joshi. The acquitted leaders..
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'Black day' for Indian judiciary: Asaduddin Owaisi upset with CBI court verdict on Babri Masjid demolition case

All 32 accused in the Babri Masjid demolition case have been acquitted by a special CBI court in Lucknow including LK Advani, Uma Bharti, Kalyan Singh and Murli Manohar Joshi. The acquitted leaders..
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Lucknow gears up for Babri demolition verdict


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'Covaxin': Bhart Biotech to begin Phase-III trials of COVID-19 vaccine in UP from October

The Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday announced that Phase-III trials of Bharat Biotech's coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine 'COVAXIN' will start in Lucknow and Gorakhpur from October.
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Iconic UK company to make guns in UP from November

Famous British firearms manufacturing company Webley & Scott (W&S), which armed the Allied forces during the two World Wars and produced weapons for at least 15 countries, will mark its presence in the..
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At India's only cafe run by acid attack survivors, Covid curbs force staff to reskill

The cafe, along with its branch in Lucknow, was among restaurants that downed shutters when India went into a lockdown in March.
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COVID-19: BJP leader Rita Bahuguna Joshi shifted to Gurugram's Medanta hospital from Lucknow

The 71-year-old leader experienced mild breathlessness for which she was shifted to the ICU for further management and better monitoring on September 8.
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Minor daughter of railway official shoots mother, brother dead in Lucknow

The girl also self-harmed herself with a razer as there were several wounds on her body.
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SC declines permission to carry out Muharram procession across country

The Supreme Court Thursday declined permission for carrying out Muharram procession across the country and asked Lucknow-based petitioner to move before the Allahabad High Court with his plea.
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Babri Masjid demolition case: SC extends deadline till September 30 for verdict by CBI special court

The Supreme Court granted another month to a Lucknow court to pronounce its judgment in cases related to the demolition of Babri Masjid against senior BJP leaders including Lal Krishna Advani, Murali..
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Babri Masjid demolition case: SC grants Lucknow court another month to pronounce verdict

The Supreme Court granted another month to a Lucknow court to pronounce its judgment in cases related to the demolition of Babri Masjid against senior BJP leaders including Lal Krishna Advani, Murali..
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Babri Masjid Demolition: Lucknow court likely to pronounce verdict in criminal case on Sept 30

The case was first given until 31st August for the process of the trial to be completed. On Friday, the CBI had filed a report in a special court in connection with the demolition of the disputed..
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Centre likely to discuss privatisation of 6 airports in Cabinet meeting on Wednesday

The Modi government had earlier decided to privatise operations of 12 airports of the Airport Authority of India (AAI). The decision on privatisation of six airports of Ahmadabad, Mangalore, Lucknow,..
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Chetan Chauhan, former cricketer and UP cabinet minister, passes away at 73

Chauhan, who was also a cabinet minister in the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh state government, had been admitted to the Sanjay Gandhi PGI Hospital in Lucknow after he tested positive for COVID-19..
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PM Narendra Modi in Ayodhya for Bhumi Pujan of Ram Mandir: Top developments

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday arrived in Ayodhya for the Bhumi Pujan of Ram Mandir. PM Modi arrived in a chopper from Lucknow and was greeted by Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi..
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PM Narendra Modi leaves for Ayodhya to lay foundation stone of Ram temple

The Prime Minister's office shared a picture of PM Modi boarding an Air Force plane. He was dressed in traditional dhoti-kurta. A helicopter would fly him to Ayodhya from Lucknow. Prior to the..
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Seven religious leaders from Gujarat invited for Ayodhya event

Five of them took a Lucknow-bound flight from here on Monday and have already reached Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh for the event to be held on Wednesday, he said.
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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat reaches Lucknow on way to Ayodhya

Sources said that Bhagwat went to Saraswati Shishu Mandir in Lucknow where he will hold a meeting with the office bearers of the Sangh and will leave for Ayodhya by road by noon.
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Pen mightier than the virus? Unique 'sanitizer pen' hits markets in Lucknow, can write and disinfect

Available in a market in Lucknow, the sanitizer pen can be used for writing besides disinfecting the hands.
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Tandon always inspired us to follow path of goodness: Chouhan

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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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Yogi Adityanath makes surprise checks in hospitals in Lucknow


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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

This is the second time that the Samajwadi leader has been admitted to the hospital within the span of just five days.
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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

The Indian Railways has kept 5,231 coaches ready to be used as Covid care centres across the country. These coaches can be deployed across 23 states and in major cities, including Delhi, Mumbai,..
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No plans to shift IRIMEE from Jamalpur to Lucknow, says Railways after Nitish Kumar's letter

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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'

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Covid-19 lockdown: Over 800 UP migrant labourers reach Lucknow in a special train from Nashik


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