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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: 'Ardaas', 'Yajna' performed for Amitabh Bachchan's speedy recovery [Video]

COVID-19: 'Ardaas', 'Yajna' performed for Amitabh Bachchan's speedy recovery

Special 'Ardaas' was performed at Gurudwara Yahiyaganj for Amitabh Bachchan's good health in Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow on July 12. Actor Amitabh Bachchan and son Abhishek tested COVID-19 positive on July..

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Penalty for not wearing face mask increased from Rs 100 to Rs 500 in UP [Video]

Penalty for not wearing face mask increased from Rs 100 to Rs 500 in UP

While briefing a press conference in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh Principal Health Secretary Amit Mohan Prasad announced that the penalty amount for not wearing face mask in public would be raised from Rs..

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1196 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in UP [Video]

1196 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in UP

In a press conference held in Lucknow on July 08, Principal Health Secretary of Uttar Pradesh, Amit Mohan Prasad informed that total 1,196 new COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in the state in..

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Lucknow Development Authority officials put notice outside Vikas Dubey's residence [Video]

Lucknow Development Authority officials put notice outside Vikas Dubey's residence

The officials of Lucknow Development Authority (LDA) have put a notice at history-sheeter Vikas Dubey's residence in Lucknow. Vikas Dubey's wife Richa Dubey has been asked by LDA officials to present a..

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COVID-19 patients admitted in hospitals can talk to their relatives on phone: UP Addl Chief Secy [Video]

COVID-19 patients admitted in hospitals can talk to their relatives on phone: UP Addl Chief Secy

In a press conference held in Lucknow on July 07, Additional Chief Secretary (Home) of Uttar Pradesh, Awanish Awasthi said that Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed that COVID-19 patients..

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6 pistols, 15 crude bombs and 25 cartridges recovered from Vikas Dubey's residence: UP Police [Video]

6 pistols, 15 crude bombs and 25 cartridges recovered from Vikas Dubey's residence: UP Police

While briefing the media in Lucknow on July 07, Uttar Pradesh ADG (Law and Order) Prashant Kumar spoke on updates of Kanpur encounter. He said, "40 teams and Special Task Force (STF) are working. We..

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Kanpur encounter: Forensic test of computer of CO Mishra will be done if needed, says UP Police [Video]

Kanpur encounter: Forensic test of computer of CO Mishra will be done if needed, says UP Police

While briefing the media in Lucknow on July 07, Uttar Pradesh ADG (Law and Order) Prashant Kumar spoke on updates of Kanpur encounter. He said, "It is viral in the media that Circle Officer (CO)..

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1346 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in last 24 hrs, informs UP Health Secretary [Video]

1346 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in last 24 hrs, informs UP Health Secretary

In a press conference held in Lucknow on July 07, Principal Health Secretary of Uttar Pradesh, Amit Mohan Prasad informed that 1346 new COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in last 24 hours in..

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Large scale operation underway, says UP DGP after 8 cops killed in encounter with criminals [Video]

Large scale operation underway, says UP DGP after 8 cops killed in encounter with criminals

At least eight police personnel, including Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Devendra Mishra, lost their lives after they were fired upon by criminals when a police team had gone to raid an area..

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Shahnawaz Alam arrested after sufficient evidences were gathered: Lucknow DCP [Video]

Shahnawaz Alam arrested after sufficient evidences were gathered: Lucknow DCP

UP Congress Minority Cell chief, Shahnawaz Alam was arrested by police in Lucknow in connection with anti-CAA protest that happened on Dec 19, 2019. Speaking on it, Lucknow DCP (Central), Dinesh Singh..

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UP Congress Minority Cell Chief arrested in connection with anti-CAA protest [Video]

UP Congress Minority Cell Chief arrested in connection with anti-CAA protest

UP Congress Minority Cell chief, Shahnawaz Alam was arrested by police in Lucknow in connection with anti-CAA protest that happened on Dec 19, 2019. UP Congress chief Ajay Kumar Lallu and others..

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Fuel price hike: Samajhwadi Party workers protest in front of Vidhan Sabha [Video]

Fuel price hike: Samajhwadi Party workers protest in front of Vidhan Sabha

Samajhwadi Party workers protested against the hike of fuel price in front of Vidhan Sabha on June 26. Party workers with banners in hand demanded the central government to roll back the spike in..

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COVID-19: Antigen test kits to be used in UP [Video]

COVID-19: Antigen test kits to be used in UP

Giving updates about COVID-19 preparedness in Uttar Pradesh, Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Awanish K Awasthi informed Antigen test kits have arrived and will be used from June 24. "Health..

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Yogi Adityanath, JP Nadda pay floral tribute to Syama Prasad Mukherjee on his death anniversary [Video]

Yogi Adityanath, JP Nadda pay floral tribute to Syama Prasad Mukherjee on his death anniversary

Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath on June 23 paid floral tribute to Bharatiya Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mukherjee, on the occasion of his death anniversary, at the Civil Hospital..

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Car lifter gang busted by police in Lucknow, 5 arrested [Video]

Car lifter gang busted by police in Lucknow, 5 arrested

Police arrested five people involved in several cases of car theft in Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow on June 21. They recovered around 50 vehicles from their custody. Lucknow Police Commissioner Sujeet Pandey..

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Rejoice for meat lovers as Lucknow's famous 'Tunday Kababi' reopens [Video]

Rejoice for meat lovers as Lucknow's famous 'Tunday Kababi' reopens

Lucknow's famous 'Tunday Kababi' restaurant reopened after three months. Mohammed Usman, owner of the restaurant said, "Since buffalo meat is not available, we are currently selling only mutton and..

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1 dead, 2 injured in boiler explosion in Lucknow [Video]

1 dead, 2 injured in boiler explosion in Lucknow

One person died and 2 others injured in a boiler explosion at a chemical factory under Chinhat police station limits in Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow on June 19. Injured people were shifted to the hospital..

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Islamic Centre of India holds protest against China in Lucknow [Video]

Islamic Centre of India holds protest against China in Lucknow

Islamic Centre of India held a protest on June 19 in Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow against China's action on Line of Actual Control (LAC). The protesters were seen holding placards, with messages against..

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COVID-19: CM Yogi holds meeting with Team 11 in Lucknow [Video]

COVID-19: CM Yogi holds meeting with Team 11 in Lucknow

Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath held a meeting with Team 11 officials in the state capital Lucknow on June 18. Yogi Adityanath has formed a team of 11 IAS officers, named Team 11, to..

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UP Congress president released from Lucknow prison [Video]

UP Congress president released from Lucknow prison

Allahabad High Court had granted bail to Uttar Pradesh Congress president Ajay Kumar Lallu. Congress leader was released from Lucknow prison on June 17. His supporters gathered to welcome him in large..

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COVID-19: Lucknow's start-up company develops disinfection machine for N95 masks, PPE kits [Video]

COVID-19: Lucknow's start-up company develops disinfection machine for N95 masks, PPE kits

A start-up company has developed a disinfection machine for N95 masks and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits amid coronavirus pandemic. Major Technology Private Limited is working with..

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COVID-19: CM Yogi holds meeting with Team 11 officials [Video]

COVID-19: CM Yogi holds meeting with Team 11 officials

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath held meeting with Team 11 officials in capital Lucknow on June 14. Yogi Adityanath has formed a team of 11 IAS officers, named Team 11, to deal with the..

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CM Yogi transfers Rs 1,000 in bank accounts of migrant workers [Video]

CM Yogi transfers Rs 1,000 in bank accounts of migrant workers

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath transferred Rs 1,000 in the bank accounts of migrant workers. He transferred the amount via video conferencing in Lucknow on June 13. UP CM helped the..

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Sarus crane's newborn brings joy at Lucknow zoo [Video]

Sarus crane's newborn brings joy at Lucknow zoo

Lucknow zoo has got a reason to rejoice amid tensed situation across the country. Sarus crane in the zoo has been blessed with a newborn. A visitor at the zoo said, "It is so good to be back, watching..

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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

The Ministry of Railways said it has, in fact, planned to enlarge the activities of IRIMEE to also impart educational programs in transportation technology and management.
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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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Covid-19 lockdown: Over 800 UP migrant labourers reach Lucknow in a special train from Nashik


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Ramadan 2020, April 26: Second roza sehri & iftar timing for Bengaluru, Lucknow, Kolkata, Delhi and more

Here is sehri and iftar time for the second day of fasting (April 26) in major cities of India:
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Ramadan 2020 begins from Apr 25: First roza sehri & iftar timing for Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru, Patna

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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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Lockdown more stringent in UP, vehicles banned in Lucknow


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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

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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Photos: People rush to buy groceries, medicines as UP govt announces complete seal off in parts of 15 districts

Minutes after 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, people rushed from their homes..
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Coronavirus Live Updates: 15 UP districts, inlcuding Noida and Lucknow, sealed off

150 new cases were detected in Maharashtra on Tuesday while 12 people died due to COVID-19, state officials said.
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Adityanath cuts short visit to COVID-affected districts, to hold meeting on Nizamuddin fallout

CM Yogi Adityanath cut short a western Uttar Pradesh trip on Tuesday, rushing back to Lucknow to discuss the possible spread of coronavirus from the religious congregation in Delhi's Nizamuddin. In..
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India's migrant workers face long walk home amid coronavirus lockdown

After India imposed a 21-day nationwide lockdown on Tuesday to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the plywood factory near Uttar Pradesh's state capital Lucknow where Surendra Pandey works was forced..
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Kanika Kapoor tests positive 3rd time, friend is negative

Kanika is undergoing treatment at the Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS) in Lucknow.
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Lockdown in 15 UP districts till Wednesday

Chief minister Yogi Adityanath has announced that 15 districts in Uttar Pradesh would be under lockdown in the first phase till Wednesday. ​​The districts where the lockdown has been enforced in..
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Vasundhara Raje, son Dushyant test negative for coronavirus

Former Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje, who went into self-isolation after attending a party with singer Kanika Kapoor in Lucknow, has tested 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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India scrambles to escape a coronavirus crisis. So far, it’s working

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In country’s 1st Covid-19 FIR, dad of techie’s wife booked

In the country’s first novel coronavirus-related FIR, father of the Bengaluru techie’s wife was booked on Sunday for the “negligent and malignant act to spread infection of disease dangerous to..
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IIMC alumni meet held in Lucknow and Amravati, students get IIMCAA scholarships


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No law to back state action: SC on 'name and shame' posters in Lucknow

The Supreme Court on Thursday told the Uttar Pradesh government that there is no law as of now to back its action of putting roadside posters of those accused of vandalism during the anti-CAA protests..
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UP takes battle over 'recovery' hoardings to SC

The UP government on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court against an Allahabad high court order directing it to take down the ‘name and shame’ hoardings installed across Lucknow city against 57..
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Priyanka Gandhi slams UP government over banners in Lucknow to name and shame activists


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Priyanka Gandhi slams Yogi Adityanath over hoardings by UP govt featuring anti-CAA protesters

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday hit out at Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government over hoardings with names, addresses, and photos of those who were accused of violence..
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Bhim Army chief to join SBSP-led front: Party leader

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Blast at Lucknow court, several lawyers injured

A bomb exploded in the premises of the Lucknow court on Thursday. Several lawyers are said to be injured.
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PM Modi inaugurates DefExpo in Lucknow

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Hindu Mahasabha leader Ranjit Bachchan shot dead by bike-borne assailants in Lucknow

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Lucknow man convicted of rape-murder of 6-year-old girl sentenced to death

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