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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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UP govt requests Centre to approve 6-lane road from Gorakhpur to Lucknow: CM Yogi [Video]

UP govt requests Centre to approve 6-lane road from Gorakhpur to Lucknow: CM Yogi

Uttar Pradesh government requested central government to approve 6-lane road from Gorakhpur to Lucknow, informed state Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on March 05 in Gorakhpur. "Raj Ghat (cremation..

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On-duty police sub-inspector shoots himself dead outside UP Assembly [Video]

On-duty police sub-inspector shoots himself dead outside UP Assembly

An on-duty police sub-inspector allegedly shot himself dead near UP Assembly complex. Police said that the incident took place at the parking lot located across the state Assembly. Sub-inspector Nirmal..

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Cop shoots himself dead outside UP assembly [Video]

Cop shoots himself dead outside UP assembly

A police sub-inspector shot himself dead in suspicious conditions at gate no 7 of the Assembly in Lucknow on Mar 03. A suicide note has also been recovered from him. Joint Commissioner (L-O) of..

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Watch: Odisha acid-attack survivor Parmodini ties the knot with long-time friend [Video]

Watch: Odisha acid-attack survivor Parmodini ties the knot with long-time friend

An acid attack survivor married her long-time friend in Odisha’s Bhubaneswar. The marriage ceremony on March 1 was attended by the couple’s friends and family. Pramodini Roul, 29, got engaged to..

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Watch: BJP MP's son shot at in Lucknow, police say attack staged [Video]

Watch: BJP MP's son shot at in Lucknow, police say attack staged

The Son of BJP MP Kaushal Kishore was shot at in Lucknow on March 3. Ayush (30) was shot at in the Madiaon area around 2 am. Lucknow Police informed the attack was staged to implicate few people...

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BJP MP's son shot row: Ayush planned attack on himself, confesses brother-in-law [Video]

BJP MP's son shot row: Ayush planned attack on himself, confesses brother-in-law

In the latest development in the shooting incident on BJP MP Kaushal Kishore's son, police found involvement of Ayush's brother-in-law in the incident. Lucknow Police Commissioner DK Thakur said,"At..

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Anurag Kashyap, Tapsee Pannu face tax raids by income tax officials| Oneindia News [Video]

Anurag Kashyap, Tapsee Pannu face tax raids by income tax officials| Oneindia News

Income Tax officials are carrying out searches at properties of filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, actor Taapsee Pannu in Mumbai. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said on Tuesday that the Emergency was a mistake...

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Have full faith in police investigation: Kaushal Kishore on his son being shot in Lucknow [Video]

Have full faith in police investigation: Kaushal Kishore on his son being shot in Lucknow

BJP MP Kaushal Kishore's son was shot in Lucknow in wee hours of March 03. He was rushed to the hospital and his condition is stable right now. MP Kaushal Kishore while speaking to ANI informed that he..

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BJP MP's son shot in the chest, but his relative makes a shocking confession | Oneindia News [Video]

BJP MP's son shot in the chest, but his relative makes a shocking confession | Oneindia News

The son of a BJP MP Kaushal Kishore was shot in the chest by bike-borne miscreants in Lucknow on Tuesday. However, police arrested one of his relatives who confessed that Ayush carried out the attack..

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BJP MP Kaushal Kishore's son shot at in Lucknow [Video]

BJP MP Kaushal Kishore's son shot at in Lucknow

Son of BJP MP Kaushal Kishore shot in Lucknow by unidentified miscreants in wee hours of March 03. He was rushed to hospital for treatment. The condition of the victim is stable right now. Kaushal..

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All you need is love: Odisha acid attack survivor ties the knot with long-time friend [Video]

All you need is love: Odisha acid attack survivor ties the knot with long-time friend

An acid attack survivor in Bhubaneswar married her long-time friend on March 01. Couple received blessings from friends and family. Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal also gave blessings to the couple on..

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‘Metro Man’ E Sreedharan joins BJP: Can he change party’s fortune in Kerala? [Video]

‘Metro Man’ E Sreedharan joins BJP: Can he change party’s fortune in Kerala?

‘Metro Man’ E Sreedharan has formally joined the BJP ahead of the assembly polls in Kerala. Sreedharan joined the party in the presence of MoS RK Singh. He earlier this month said he was joining..

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Lucknow: Alert cop averts tragedy, woman could have been crushed under a moving train |Oneindia News [Video]

Lucknow: Alert cop averts tragedy, woman could have been crushed under a moving train |Oneindia News

An alert constable is being hailed as a hero after a video of her saving a passenger from being crushed under a moving train was shared online. The video was posted on the official Twitter profile of..

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'Tandav' web series: India's Amazon Prime original content head Aparna Purohit records statement [Video]

'Tandav' web series: India's Amazon Prime original content head Aparna Purohit records statement

India's head of Amazon Prime original content Aparna Purohit arrived Lucknow's Hazratganj police station on February 23 to record her statement in case related to web series titled 'Tandav'. The web..

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Indian flight makes emergency landing in Karachi after passenger suffers cardiac arrest

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‘For morning vaccination slot, got SMS alert later that noon’

It was already afternoon when Uttar Pradesh’s joint commissioner of police Naveen Arora received an SMS recently, informing him that his vaccination shot was scheduled for the morning at a hospital..
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Uttar Pradesh set to get third international airport in this city soon

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Allahabad HC asks UP cops not to harass interfaith couple

The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad high court has barred Amethi police from taking any coercive action against an interfaith couple in a three-year-old case . The bench asked the state government's..
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30-day notice for interfaith marriage optional, says HC

The Allahabad high court’s Lucknow bench has ruled that it should be optional rather than mandatory for an interfaith couple to give 30 days’ prior notice to a marriage officer to register their..
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ED asks former Noida CEO, other ex-officials to join probe in Amprapali money-laundering case

The Enforcement Directorate has asked former chairman and CEO of Noida authority Mohinder Singh and six other high-ranking ex-officials of Noida and Greater Noida Authority to join investigations at..
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'Mission UP': Priyanka Gandhi will camp in Lucknow from February

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Great Friday freeze: Sub-zero temperatures in 3 cities even in plains

The mercury dropped to below-zero in as many as three cities, with Hisar in Haryana recording -1.2 degrees Celsius and Churu (Rajasthan) and Bathinda (Punjab) -0.2 degrees Celsius each. Faridkot in..
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Rajnath Singh says he does not approve of conversion for marriage, backs law brought by UP government

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In a first, Lucknow youth issued challan for displaying caste on car

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Ayodhya mosque against Waqf Act, illegal under Shariat law: AIMPLB's Zafaryab Jilani

The blueprint of the mosque and a hospital to be built on a five-acre land in Ayodhya's Dhannipur village was unveiled on Saturday at the Indo-Islamic Cultural Foundation (IICF) office in Lucknow. The..
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Akhilesh Yadav detained after staging sit-in protest outside his residence in Lucknow

UP police detained former CM and SP president Akhilesh Yadav after he staged a sit-in protest with his supporters on the road outside his residence.
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Mumbai offers highest quality of life, Chennai treats its women best: Study

Overall, Mumbai tops the list of 14, followed closely by Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai. But so important is the gender role index that quality of life rankings of six cities would have changed had it not..
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Uttar Pradesh: Interfaith wedding consented by parents stopped by cops in Lucknow

The 22-year-old Hindu bride and the 24-year-old Muslim bridegroom are now awaiting approval from the District Magistrate for the marriage.
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Lucknow cops stop interfaith wedding just before rituals

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Gita as subject in schools: HC junks plea as ‘vague’

A Lucknow bench of Allahabad high court has dismissed a PIL petition, requesting the court to direct the Uttar Pradesh government and its education authorities that “Bhagavad Gita” be taught as one..
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'One of our most experienced': PM Modi greets Mulayam Singh Yadav on 82nd birthday

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

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DNA Exclusive: 'Would have got him hanged if I were President', says Munawwar Rana on Charlie Hebdo row

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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

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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: 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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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

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Hindu academic makes first donation of Rs 21K for Ayodhya mosque

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After Hathras, Balrampur horrors, UP witnesses gangrape of yet another Dalit woman in Lucknow

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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

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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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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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