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.
As Virat Kohli, along with his teammates landed in Kolkata and took part in practice sessions ahead of the clash with LucknowSuperGiants in the first eliminator, a hilarious incident involving Kohli took place, which left netizens left laughing.
All passengers have been requested to follow up on their flight schedules. Flights landing in Delhi are being diverted to nearby cities such as Jaipur, Lucknow, Amritsar, Indore, and even Ahmedabad. The flight operations in Delhi are being disrupted due to high-intensity winds, rains, and thunderstorms, which are making it harder for flights to land.
Amid the Gyanvapi mosque row, the MNS has claimed that two dargahs had been built on the Punyeshwar temple land in Maharashtra's Pune city... party's fight in restoring the temple land ... After Gyanvapi and Mathura, clamour emerges over Lucknow's historic 'Teele Wali Masjid'.
The police said Sunny’s family had sold a plot of land to a member of Parag’s family .They collected the money in advance and later allegedly refused to go through with the legal formalities for handing over the land, police added.LucknowNews...For all the latest Lucknow News, download Indian Express App.
New Delhi. Strong winds and rain brought much-needed relief from scorching heat for Delhiites on Friday evening. Earlier, during the day, the capital remained under the grip of searing heat ... The minimum temperature was 28.2 degrees Celsius ... Due to bad weather, 11 flights on Friday night were diverted to Jaipur, Lucknow and Ahmedabad for landing ... .
The NationalHighways Authority of India (NHAI) has pointed out that only 15% of the land required to build a key stretch of the 155km-long NH-709 has been handed to it so far ... The last two phases, which account for a major part of the highway project and are 120km long in total, have hit roadblock over land.
According to the petition, the petitioners have claimed that the ShahiIdgah mosque was built after demolishing a part of the Shri KrishnaJanmabhoomi temple which was spread on 13.37 acre land. They have been demanding the removal of the mosque and return of the land for the temple.
During Adityanath’s first regime, veteran BJP leader and present Governor of RajasthanKalraj Mishra had demanded that Lucknow be renamed Laxmanpuri ... SP leader Rajendra Chaudhary said, “It is not surprising that they are now talking about Lucknow as the land of Lakshman as this is in accordance with their agenda.