Lucknow

Amid a string of developments being witnessed at the Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport in Lucknow, an aircraft maintenance hub will be established at this station soon. Once the latest facility is launched, all issues related to the air vehicles will be fixed using domestic resources, without the need for an engineer from Delhi or Mumbai. Besides, it is expected that this centre would also usher an array of employment opportunities for the youngsters.

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Be it the Royal Enfield Interceptor 650, Classic 350 or the Bullet 500, each RE motorcycle model is nothing less than a 'dream vehicle' for umpteen motorcyclists and also for petrolheads! To further fuel your aspirations of owning a RE and to ensure a hassle-free biking experience for its patrons, the all-inclusive Royal Enfield App has been rolled out.

Through this app, one can book a test ride, make a reservation of their favourite RE version, address concerns or queries and customize their Royal Enfield as well. The app comes with clear-cut features and its easy accessibility quotient, acts as a platform for all RE riders, where they can also connect and engage with other motorists and know their wheels better!

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In view of the new COVID mutants surfacing in the country, the Uttar Pradesh government is initiating focused sampling schedules in Lucknow from today onwards. As a part of this exercise, the targeted sampling drives will be conducted in areas that logged a large count of infections during the first and second waves of accelerated infections. Aimed at arresting the third COVID wave in the state capital, this program will be implemented via an extensive plan of action.

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Lucknow has been a superhit location for various Bollywood projects and it is soon to be featured yet again, in actor Vidyut Jammwal's next, 'Khuda Haafiz Chapter II: Agni Pariksha'. A sequel project, the film is currently being shot in Mumbai and will reach Lucknow soon for the second scheduled production. The first instalment of the OTT release was also partly shot in Lucknow.

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One of the busiest road intersections in Lucknow, the city's Polytechnic Chauraha near Indira Nagar, faces traffic jams on a regular basis. In view of this, the district administration and the police authorities of Lucknow, have come up with a new plan to convert the road junction into an 'ideal intersection'. Besides alleviating the problems related to traffic jams in the morning and the evening, the latest intervention will also help in saving the time of the commuters.

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In a bid to ensure amplified connectivity and internet services across different regions of the state, a large number of cities in Uttar Pradesh will be equipped with free WiFi facilities soon. This includes 17 districts that have municipal corporations besides a list of other regions governed by municipal councils. As per reports, the concerned authorities have issued directives to the district commissioners and other officials for the implementation of this project.

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Summers are incomplete without a taste of luscious mangoes, whether it is in the form of a shake, chutney or simply peeled pulpy slices! So we have decided to add to your fondness for mangoes, by preparing a perfect reading companion, which contains the names of 7 of the most famous mango varieties from UP. Read on and find out if your city has been featured in this mango listicle!

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Providing a panoramic view of Lucknow from the 16th floor of Rohtas Summit while blanketing its patrons in a luxe embrace, Distillery is the city's newest high-end bar. A Gurugram-based establishment and the brainchild of the curators of Molecule, The Drunken Botanist and Viet: Nom, Distillery is here to snag the limelight from the herd and how!

Aspiring to recreate the epoch of the Roaring Twenties, this swanky property is taking us back to the vintage era of gramophones, cigars, gangsters and more. Infusing inspirations from a bygone era along with contemporary styles and textures, to match up to 2021's penchants, Distillery is a handmade hybrid of the old and new. Read on to find out why you've gotta be here ASAP!

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Initiating a green revamp for Lucknow's public transport system, the trial run of electric buses was flagged off by the state Urban Development Minister on July 20. As per reports, the buses will be soon made operational in 14 other cities of the state too. Under the pilot project commenced in Lucknow, 4 buses shall run across 10 different routes covering the length and breadth of the city. Once the success of the current plan is ascertained, it is estimated that a total of 700 e-buses will be functional.

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Famously known and loved by all, the summer season's quintessential mango is childhood nostalgia wrapped up in a sweet and refreshing flavour. While the 'King of Fruit' is a celebration in itself, the 'World Mango Day' falling on July 22, is nothing but a sign from the universe to get past the bustling streets of Lucknow to the nondescript lanes of Malihabad, to wing your mango rave!

Located approximately 28 km away from the din of the city, explore the magic mango trail of this small town as you dive deep into a world of aam varieties and wonders!

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Amid the horrifying conditions ushered by the pandemic, nearly 346 unfortunate children in Lucknow lost one or both of their parents to the fatal virus. Bringing some respite for such troubled kids, the City International School and DEVI Sansthan NGO have initiated a new campaign to provide free education to them. Besides providing free academic opportunities to the children, the scheme also entails residential facilities for these children in a bid to ensure a bright future for them.

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