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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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Yogi Adityanath meets PM Modi in Delhi| UP Cabinet reshuffle| UP polls 2022 | Oneindia News [Video]

Yogi Adityanath meets PM Modi in Delhi| UP Cabinet reshuffle| UP polls 2022 | Oneindia News

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath on Friday morning reached the residence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi for a crucial meeting amid speculation of a state Cabinet reshuffle ahead of the..

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Covid body transported by JCB excavator in UP | Shocking video | Watch | Oneindia News [Video]

Covid body transported by JCB excavator in UP | Shocking video | Watch | Oneindia News

A distressing video has surfaced 250 kilometres away from Lucknow, in Sant Kabir Nagar. A family used a JCB excavator to transport the corpse of a family member who died from Covid-19. #UP..

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Lucknow man files complaint against Adar Poonawalla for 'no antibodies' despite jab | Oneindia News [Video]

Lucknow man files complaint against Adar Poonawalla for 'no antibodies' despite jab | Oneindia News

A man in Lucknow has filed a complaint against Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla and others, alleging that he did not develop antibodies despite taking a Covishield dose. The complaint has..

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COVID: Lucknow mosques remain deserted on 'Jumu'atul-Wida' [Video]

COVID: Lucknow mosques remain deserted on 'Jumu'atul-Wida'

'Jumu'atul-Wida' is being observed on May 07 but due to COVID-19 crisis, mosques in Lucknow were seen deserted. Uttar Pradesh Government has directed observers to celebrate 'Jumu'atul-Wida' at home due..

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People in Lucknow violate 'Corona Curfew' [Video]

People in Lucknow violate 'Corona Curfew'

Uttar Pradesh Government, in an attempt to curb the coronavirus spread, announced extension of the 'Corona Curfew' till 7 am, May 10. During this time, all restrictions will remain as before and only..

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3 killed after cylinder bursts at Lucknow oxygen station [Video]

3 killed after cylinder bursts at Lucknow oxygen station

As many as 3 persons killed after an oxygen cylinder burst at an oxygen gas filling station located on Dewa road in Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow on May 05. Speaking to ANI, Police Commissioner DK Thakur..

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'Oxygen Express' arrives in Lucknow [Video]

'Oxygen Express' arrives in Lucknow

The 'Oxygen Express' carrying 10 oxygen tankers arrived in Lucknow from Jamshedpur in Jharkhand on May 04. The requirement of oxygen has soared in the country due to COVID situation. In view of this,..

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People queue up outside oxygen plant amid shortage in Lucknow [Video]

People queue up outside oxygen plant amid shortage in Lucknow

The country is fighting with COVID-19 wave currently and is also suffering from shortage of oxygen supply. Due to increase in demand, people were seen queuing up outside an oxygen plant to refill their..

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UP Panchayat election results: Counting underway in Lucknow [Video]

UP Panchayat election results: Counting underway in Lucknow

Counting of votes for UP Panchayat elections 2021 underway. Started from May 02, counting of votes is likely to end today. The Supreme Court on May 01 allowed the process of counting of votes of the..

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UP panchayat polls: Lucknow DM takes stock of preparations at counting booth [Video]

UP panchayat polls: Lucknow DM takes stock of preparations at counting booth

In the ongoing Uttar Pradesh Panchayat election results day, District Magistrate of Lucknow visited Rajkiya Polytechnic counting centre on May 01. He took stock of preparations at a counting centre in..

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UP begins vaccinating 18-44 age group in 7 districts with high positivity rate [Video]

UP begins vaccinating 18-44 age group in 7 districts with high positivity rate

UP govt started the first phase of vaccination for 18-44 age group in seven districts. CM Yogi Adityanath launching the programme from Avantibai Hospital in Lucknow. He said people above 18 years are..

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IAF, Army help Agra admin to restart oxygen producing plant [Video]

IAF, Army help Agra admin to restart oxygen producing plant

With the help of Indian Air Force and Indian Army, an oxygen producing plant in Uttar Pradesh's Agra has been restarted. DM Prabhu N Singh informed that once operations here get underway, 1100-1200..

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2 oxygen tankers carrying 29 tonnes each arrived in Lucknow: ACS Home [Video]

2 oxygen tankers carrying 29 tonnes each arrived in Lucknow: ACS Home

Two oxygen tankers carrying 29 tonne each have arrived in Lucknow it will be sent to King George's Medical University and PGI Lucknow, informed Additional Chief Secretary of Home department Awanish K..

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Lucknow's Gurudwara distributes water, biscuits to people outside oxygen refilling agency [Video]

Lucknow's Gurudwara distributes water, biscuits to people outside oxygen refilling agency

Volunteers of Yahiyaganj Gurudwara in Lucknow distributed biscuits and a bottle of water to the people standing outside medical oxygen refilling agency on April 28. They also distributed biscuit and..

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Oxygen special train arrives in Lucknow [Video]

Oxygen special train arrives in Lucknow

The second Oxygen special train with tankers of oxygen arrived in Lucknow from Bokaro in Jharkhand. The requirement of oxygen has soared in the country due to COVID situation.

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17 killed as bus collides with auto in UP's Kanpur, PM Modi announces Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia

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Speculation over change in UP government a media creation: UP CM Yogi Adityanath

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SP leader Azam Khan in critical condition, on oxygen support

Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan is on oxygen support and his condition is critical, informed Medanta Hospital, Lucknow on Saturday.
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Black fungus stalks states: 5,500 cases, 126 lives lost

With 14 mucormycosis deaths, Haryana’s casualties are second highest in the country after Maharashtra. Uttar Pradesh has recorded eight deaths, all of them in Lucknow. The figures for the rest of the..
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SP leader Azam Khan shifted to Covid-19 ICU of Lucknow hospital


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Amid shortage, Oxygen being supplied to Lucknow hospitals under police protection

Due to shortage, oxygen is being supplied only to the hospitals and not private customers in the capital city.
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No lockdown in Lucknow, others? Yogi govt refuses to follow Allahabad HC's order

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Covid-19: Rajnath Singh directs DRDO to provide 150 jumbo oxygen cylinders to UP govt

An additional 1,000 cylinders would be provided by the DRDO later. The oxygen would be supplied to hospitals in Lucknow for Covid-19 patients. The Covid-19 situation in Uttar Pradesh has deteriorated..
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DRDO joins Covid battle: 1,000-bed makeshift hospital to be set up in Lucknow


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After service of 132 years, Indian Army closes military farms

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Good news! Northern Railways plans to run 90% of its trains - Details here

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International Women's Day 2021: Free entry for women at Lucknow's monuments

According to a notification issued by Lucknow's DM Abhishek Prakash, this step has been taken under 'Mission Shakti' campaign.
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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’

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Uttar Pradesh set to get third international airport in this city soon

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Railways rolls out AC 3-tier economy class coach - know features, specifications

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30-day notice for interfaith marriage optional, says HC

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

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Akhilesh Yadav detained after staging sit-in protest outside his residence in Lucknow

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Uttar Pradesh: Interfaith wedding consented by parents stopped by cops in Lucknow

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