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Delivering not just mail but cash, medicines too

Lucknow, Oct. 10 -- During the pandemic, the banking services of the postal department emerged as a life saver with the delivery of medicines and medical equipment, said UP circle chief post master ge... Read More


God chose this job for me, says man who cremated over 700 Covid victims

LUCKNOW, Oct. 9 -- Munna, 35, a sanitation worker (he goes by single name) at the Baikunth Dham electric crematorium, has conducted the last rites of over 700 Covid victims during the last six months.... Read More


Begum Akhtar was an icon of women's liberation

Lucknow, Oct. 8 -- Born on October 7, 1914, Padma Bhushan Begum Akhtar was way ahead of her times. She was an icon of women liberation. No wonder the malika-e ghazal and her inimitable style of singin... Read More


Vilayet Jafri dies of cancer

Lucknow, Oct. 6 -- Vilayet Jafri, the man who is said to have introduced 'light and sound' shows in India, breathed his last on Monday morning, said his daughter Chandni Jafri on phone from Mumbai. A ... Read More


Local artistes to perform in Aishbagh Ramleela; audience to watch via webcast

Lucknow, Oct. 6 -- With the government announcing relaxation in lockdown conditions, the 300-year-old Aishbagh Ramleela committee on Monday said it will stage Ramleela in its auditorium without audien... Read More


Playwright and poet Vilayet Jafri dies of cancer

Lucknow, Oct. 6 -- Vilayet Jafri, the man who is said to have introduced 'light and sound' shows in India, breathed his last on Monday morning, said his daughter Chandni Jafri on phone from Mumbai. A... Read More


Mahatma Gandhi was all praise for Lucknow dialect

Lucknow, Oct. 2 -- Mahatma Gandhi came to Lucknow about 10 times between 1916 to 1936 and each time he praised the unique dialect of the city which, according to him, was pure Hindustani, said Gandhia... Read More


Covid-19 hits dog sterilisation drive

LUCKNOW, Sept. 29 -- Stray canine menace continues to haunt Lucknow as the dog sterilization drive has taken a hit during the Covid-19 pandemic. Dog-catching staff of LMC also remained engaged in sani... Read More


LMC set to float globaltender for making bio CNG from cow dung

LUCKNOW, Sept. 27 -- The Lucknow Municipal Corporation (LMC) will next week float global tender for production of bio-CNG from cow dung at Kanha Upvan here. Speaking on the issue, Mayor Sanyukta Bhati... Read More


SGPGI sets mid-October date for Covaxin third phase trials

LUCKNOW, Sept. 25 -- Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS), which has been selected to conduct the third phase of Covaxin's clinical trials, has decided to begin the same... Read More