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.
Lucknow, Dec 6 (AINS) The 50 acres of land for the Maitreya project -- shelved four years ago -- has been transferred to the tourism department to build amenities for Buddhist pilgrims ... But it remained a nonstarter amid protests by farmers whose land was being acquired for the project.
“There is no better place than Lucknow, the capital of the state where Ram was born and also the land that is the ink and blood of my writings, to seek an apology for that mistake ... I could not betray the legacy of Lucknow which has been a fertile soil that has raised ace artists, writers, and literary personalities.
LUCKNOW In a bid to increase its revenues, the LucknowMunicipal CorporationHouse on Thursday unanimously passed a proposal to levy more tax on cinema halls in the city ... The LMC also decided to impose house tax on more than 20,000LESA transformers installed in Lucknow ... LUCKNOW TO GET ANOTHER STADIUM.
The LucknowMunicipal Corporation is looking for land to build a sports stadium in the state capital after instructions from mayor Sushma Kharkwal ... a land parcel of 130 bighas on Bijnor Road for the facility.
The state government has fixed ₹5000 stamp duty for transfer of land within blood relation. This provision is applicable for only residential and agriculture land. The AIM has demanded that the provision be extended to cover industrial land too ... Kakori, a town in Lucknow district.
The aircraft left Lucknow at 6.20pm and was scheduled to land in Varanasi at 7.20pm. After it covered some distance, passengers noticed some unusual sound in the aircraft while the pilot started making efforts to land back in Lucknow ... to land back in Lucknow.
In a significant judgement aimed at preventing lawyers from intervening in private land disputes and siding with land mafias while donning their uniform, the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad high court has directed ...
The Yogi Adityanath-led government has already allotted 6,000 sqm (square metres) land to Gujarat to open its state guest house in the proposed new AyodhyaGreenfield township project, a senior official said ... The township will come up on 1,407-acre land on both sides of the Lucknow-Gorakhpur highway.