The Lucknow metro might have had a bumpy start, but judging by the figures, metro seems to have become a preferred means of public transport for the city. In just 70 days of its commercial business, Lucknow Metro has had a footfall of more than 10 lakh commuters, giving the LMRC project a good start.

A cumulative footfall of 10,13,121 has been recorded by the Lucknow Metro till November 15.

This huge figure comes as a boost to LMRC and points towards the success of Lucknow metro. When the metro rides began in the city, there was a big question, whether or not people will choose metro over other means of transport? But the number of people moving to and fro via metro only proves a successful future for it.

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People have already chosen metro as their ride when only a 9 km long stretch has been made functional in the city. This clearly proves the need for a better public transport in the city.

The highest footfall in Lucknow Metro was recorded on September 10 this year when 41,075 passengers traveled, while on the first day 31,688 passengers commuted in Lucknow Metro.

Lucknow metro comes with a lot of features, that includes-

WiFi, GoSmart card, free drinking, a barrier-free system for disabled persons, toll-free helpline, free toilets, easily accessible staff and security personnel. Metro is enabling a smooth and hassle-free to all the commuters.

Lucknow metro started running since September 6 this year, and very soon become the most comfortable, reliable and safe mode of transport for the people, and an environment-friendly too.

Read more: A day in the Lucknow metro: Takeaways from our first ride!

Two royal bred horses added to Lucknow's La Martiniere College's stable

Endangered Kathwadi breed horses are now a part of La Martiniere's stable

La Martiniere Collge adds two more rare species to its stables, in the beautiful form of Bajirao, a five-year-old stallion and Anandi, an eight-year-old mammoth mare, both of the Kathwadi endangered breed from Western India. These royally-bred horses were gifted to the college by Monish Bhandari and his wife, Priya, members of the college alma mater. The horses arrived at the college grounds on Saturday in a special air-conditioned vehicle from the farm of Mumbai and Ajmer.

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UP to link medical institutes with virtual ICUs to prioritise treatment of COVID critical patients

Uttar Pradesh ramps up the defence on all grounds to beat the coronavirus, here is how:

The State of Uttar Pradesh is pioneering the use of technology to build an iron-clad defence against the coronavirus, and in tandem with this scientific approach, the Chief Minister has further directed the officials to start a process of patient indexing. All medical institutions in state capital Lucknow and other districts will be linked to virtual ICUs by means of technology that will prioritise the treatment of serious and critically ill COVID patients from experienced doctors.

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Get 100%* return on your car cost at Lucknow's SAS Hyundai, with this never-before-seen offer

SAS Hyundai is introducing an offer which is applicable for everyone & is the first of its kind in the automobile industry.

Established back in 2005, SAS Hyundai is one of the largest and the only platinum Hyundai dealer of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. With a channel of a 4 sales showrooms along with 2 service centers in Lucknow and 1 of each in Sultanpur, Raebareli and Jagdishpur, SAS is a close friend of many automobile lovers in the city. So to make your purchase easier, SAS Hyundai has come up with Sabse Acche Saste SAS Days, which is turning your dream of owning a car into a reality!

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Lucknow receives a new cancer hospital under the banner of Smart City project!

The Chief Minister also emphasized on the 100% geo-tagging of toilets constructed under PM Awas Yojana, CM Awas Yojana or Swacch Bharat Mission.

In an effort to speed up the Smart City project in Lucknow, on Friday the CM of Uttar Pradesh announced that Lucknow now has a new cancer hospital with top-notch amenities. The CM even proclaimed that the Union Defence Minister of India will shortly inaugurate this facility and a flyover too, while amidst the presence of public officials.

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Friday evening would have brought a sigh of relief for health and district officials in Lucknow, as for the first time in September new cases count came down to just 425. With this, 853 people recovered from the deadly virus and the active cases count came down to 8,954. So the question rises- Is the curve bending in Lucknow? Is Lucknow going the herd immunity way? Or is it too early to celebrate?

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