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In line with the accelerating rate of COVID in Lucknow and the entire state, all schools and colleges in Uttar Pradesh will remain closed till January 30. Notably, all educational institutes were directed to discontinue offline classes till January 23, however, as per the order released by the state administration it has now been extended for another week. Read on to know more about the order.

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Under the ambit of the Smart City initiative, Kanpur Municipal Corporation is coming up with a one-of-its-kind complex in the city soon. Located at the Palika Stadium campus, this will be the first-ever indoor sports complex in Kanpur. With the completion of the Sports Convention Centre of Phase 1, this ambitious project is in its final leg of construction now. Read on to know more about Kanpur Municipal Corporation's sports project here.

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Accelerating the pace of vaccination in top gear, Uttar Pradesh has crossed the 24-crore vaccination mark. As many as 24.47 crore doses have been administered in the state, including 24.26 lakh doses on Thursday. According to the health officials, more than four crore doses have been administered since the start of January which means an average of about 20 lakh doses were being administered every day.

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Uttar Pradesh State Election Commission has launched a postal ballot facility to ease matters for citizens. Amid concerns over rising COVID-19 cases, the EC stressed that their first and foremost objective is a 'COVID safe election'. The postal ballot box will be provided at homes to ensure that senior citizens, COVID-19 patients and physically challenged persons are able to cast their votes in with ease while ensuring that no citizen of India is deprived of their universal adult franchise.

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With the onset of the third wave of coronavirus, news of Black Fungus cases have started surfacing from Uttar Pradesh yonce again. Notably, a COVID-positive patient with 'Mucormycosis' was admitted to Kanpur's Lala Lajpat Rai Hospital on Monday.

While several patients got infected with this disease during the second wave, especially those who had recovered from COVID, this is the first case that has been reported in the state this year. Check out more about this disease here:

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Taking public transport during the current circumstances is a big challenge, given that there is hardly any room to practice social distancing in them. While staying indoors is the need of the hour, there are many situations when travelling just cannot be avoided. And Kanpur Metro has come right in time to save the citizens from this ordeal. Not just safe from COVID but this particular mode of transportation offers safety in every aspect, and to each individual. Here's why the metro is ensuring a safer commute to the citizens:
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In view of the rising COVID cases, all educational institutes including schools and colleges have been closed in Uttar Pradesh till January 23. Notably, the state government had earlier ordered the discontinuation of offline classes in schools across the state till January 16. Extending the order for another week, the administration has directed schools and colleges to conduct online classes this week.

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Ahead of the 2022 Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, the filing of nominations for the first phase of elections in 11 districts of UP begins today. Notably, the election will be held for 58 seats in Shamli, Muzaffarnagar, Baghpat, Meerut, Ghaziabad, Hapur, Gautam Buddha Nagar, Bulandshahr, Aligarh, Mathura and Agra in the first phase.

As per Ajay Kumar Shukla, the Chief Electoral Officer of UP, in view of the rising coronavirus cases in the state, the filing of nomination will be done in line with all the COVID-mandated guidelines set by the Election Commission of India.

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In view of the sudden resurgence of coronavirus infection in the state, the government of Uttar Pradesh has urged the devotees to stick to all the COVID protocols as they arrive in Prayagraj for the Magh Mela. Ahead of the first official bathing day on the occasion of Makar Sankranti, the health department has made all the pre-requisite arrangements, informed an official.

With people coming from all parts of the country, this 47-day long Magh Mela can turn into a super-spreader amidst the ongoing Omicron-led third wave in India, fear experts.

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Micro-blogging site Twitter is all set to educate people in India about their right to vote through quizzes, emojis and reminders. Ahead of the upcoming Assembly elections in various states across the country, on Thursday Twitter announced new initiatives to empower citizens. With this move, the social networking platform aims to help people make informed decisions as they exercise their constitutional rights.

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Ensuring stricter implementation of Right To Education rules, the Uttar Pradesh Government has decided to tighten its grip over schools violating the regulation. The Basic Education Department will soon start withdrawing recognition certificates from these defaulters. Notably, this certificate is an essential requirement for schools when seeking affiliation with any board.

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