Lucknow(i/ˈlʌknaʊ/Lakhna'ū) is the capital city of the state of Uttar Pradesh, India A major metropolitan city of India, Lucknow is the administrative headquarters of the eponymous District and Division. It is the 2nd largest city in north, east and central India after Delhi. It is also the largest city in Uttar Pradesh. Lucknow has always been known as a multicultural city that flourished as a North Indian cultural and artistic hub and seat of Nawab power in the 18th and 19th centuries. It continues to be an important centre of government, education, commerce, aerospace, finance, pharmaceuticals, technology, design, culture, tourism, music and poetry.
The city stands at an elevation of approximately 123 metres (404ft) above sea level and covers an area of 2,528 square kilometres (976sqmi). Bounded on the east by the Barabanki District, on the west by Unnao District, on the south by Raebareli and in the north by Sitapur and Hardoi, Lucknow sits on the northwestern shore of the Gomti River. Hindi is the main language of the city and Urdu is also widely spoken. Lucknow is the centre of Shia Islam in India with highest Shia Muslims population in India. It is accessible from every part of India by air, rail and road.
Lucknow Lok Sabha constituency (Hindi:लखनऊ लोक सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 80 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Uttar Pradesh state in northern India. It is the capital of Uttar Pradesh.
Patients in Lucknow bear the brunt as ambulance staff stop work ... LUCKNOW ... While the association claimed that the strike was 100% successful, officers of the private agency that runs the service said only a section of employees boycotted work ... However, around 450 patients could get the service till 7pm on Monday,” said an officer.
Keeping in view the crisis, the health department in Lucknow deployed additional ambulances ... In Lucknow, 78 ambulances are deployed, including 44 under 108 service and 34 under the 102 service ... LUCKNOW Keeping in view the strike by the ambulance staff, Lucknow chief medical officer deployed a fleet of ambulances for hospitals.
Intelligence officials from Delhi and Lucknow, who were visiting Mahakaleswar temple, found a youngster acting suspiciously and detained him last Friday. The 25-year-old was found to have clicked pictures and videos of the officers on their recce ... The officers from Delhi and Lucknow took the youth aside and questioned him.
The ruling NDA in Bihar faced a fresh crisis on Monday after ally Vikassheel Insaan Party boycotted an alliance meeting here on Monday alleging that its voice was not being heard ... The programme was being organised by Sahni’s party ... Sahni opened a party office in Lucknow on Monday and revealed plans to contest 165 seats in Uttar Pradesh polls ... .
Tax officials in India have raided the offices of two major media houses in what the press community believes may be a retaliatory response to recent coverage ...BroadcasterBSTV reacted to the raid of its offices via Twitter, saying that it would "continue telling the truth.".
“The Editors Guild of India is concerned about the income tax raids on July 22 at the offices of the country’s leading newspaper group, Dainik Bhaskar, as well as a Lucknow-based independent news channel, Bharat Samachar ... the corporate office.
“The Editors Guild of India is concerned about the income tax raids on July 22 at the offices of country’s leading newspaper group Dainik Bhaskar as well as a Lucknow-based independent news channel Bharat Samachar,” it said in a statement.
A day after the Income Tax department conducted searches in several offices of the Dainik Bhaskar group, residences of its promoters, and the office of the Lucknow-based Bharat Samachar news channel, the Editors Guild of India expressed concern over “government agencies being used as a coercive tool to suppress free and independent journalism”.