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.
An inventive concept of conveyor belt used in loading and unload goods from wagon and saving time in freight train operations has earned a Lucknow woman Indian Railway Traffic Service (IRTS) officer ‘Ati Vishisht Rail Seva award’— the highest award of the Indian Railways... “My family still lives in Lucknow”’ Srivastava said.
(MENAFN - IANS) Lucknow, Dec 7 (IANS) Two officers of the consolidation department in Uttar Pradesh have been sacked while action has been taken against several others officials of the department on ... .
A vehicle broke through the railing of a roundabout in Gomti Nagar, in Lucknow, early on Monday morning ... “We tried to get in touch with the vehicle’s owner through the vehicle’s registration number and we learnt that the vehicle owner is from Sitapur,” station house officer, Gomti Nagar extension, Sudheer Awasthi said.
The petition filed by Kafeel was first heard by the HC\u2019s LucknowBench on February 3 last year ... In the recent FIR, Manish Shukla, a Lucknow resident, claimed that he overheard some people abusing the state government, its ministers, senior officers and having a telephonic conversation about overthrowing the government by inciting riots.
There will be no rain in Lucknow from Tuesday, according to the Met department forecast but the sky may remain partly cloudy. Heavy rain in Gomti Nagar area in Lucknow on Monday ... is the result of Western Disturbances in Rajasthan and cyclonic circulation over South Rajasthan, said Lucknow Met office in-charge, Mohd Danish.
She told the police that a recorded message was playing in the call which said that the LucknowCustoms department had received a parcel in the complainant's name ... Out of curiosity, the woman pressed 9 and the call got connected to one Ajay Gupta, who identified himself as a Customs officer from Lucknow.
Lucknow, . Two police officers in Uttar Pradesh have been suspended and arrested for the alleged abduction of a businessman ... him to a guest house in Nirala Nagar where they demanded ransom,” the officer said ... When he protested, he was allegedly kidnapped and brought to Lucknow.
Lucknow. Lawyers of more than 25 Bar Associations from across the state on Friday demanded equal division of territorial jurisdiction between the Allahabad high court and its Lucknow bench. Former district judge CB Pandey, who is now a practising lawyer in Lucknow high court, suggested that a petition must be filed in the Supreme Court on the issue.