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'I love Lucknow' installations at 1090 Chauraha & Qaiserbagh are the city's latest selfie points

Lucknow new beautification project awards it with roadside segregation dust-bins and 'I love Lucknow' boards!

Lucknowites have received a special gift from the Nagar Nigam in the form of a brand new 'I love Lucknow' installation at the Gomti Nagar 1090 crossing. Adding a cool edge to the city's scenic beauty, this installation will serve as a selfie point for city dwellers. As part of the Lucknow Smart City initiative, the new installation was inaugurated by the Lucknow Mayor, Sanyukta Bhatia, on Tuesday who also got clicked with the locals attending this ceremonial event!

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Redefining love and beauty in Lucknow

Lucknow is now tracing a new path to beautification with new 'I love Lucknow' selfie points across the city. While one was opened for public use by the Lucknow Mayor on Tuesday at the 1090 crossing, another one stands proudly at Qaiserbagh, in a park opposite to the Lakhi gate. Adding the touch of beauty, the Nagar Nigam is redefining our love for Lucknow and now all people visiting these locations can get that Instagram-worthy shot, against the newest backdrop.

New dustbins installed along the Lohia Path

Meanwhile, the civic authorities have also installed roadside segregation dust-bins in an attempt to keep the city clean and green. These dust bins have been instituted in sets of three - colour coded in yellow, blue and green to help locals segregate their waste while in public places. While the regular blue and green bins will help Lucknowites discard dry and wet waste, respectively, a new yellow bin has been added, keeping the COVID situation in mind.

These bins can be used to throw expired medicines, used syringes and wastes like masks, PPE kits, gloves, caps and napkins. Sanitary wastes, like diapers and sanitary pads, can also be disposed of in these bins. Waste segregation is a major theme of the Swachh Survekshan 2021 and these new additions will help Lucknow to rank higher in the annual cleanliness survey.

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​Students of DAVV in Indore to turn ideas into business models with the help of ISCDL

Indore Smart City Development Limited has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Devi Ahilya Vishwa Vidhyalaya, valid for 2 years

Aiming to support and nurture the startup ecosystem in the city, the Indore Smart City Seed Incubation Centre will now help the students of Devi Ahilya Vishwa Vidhyalaya (DAVV) turn their ideas into successful business projects.The Indore Smart City Development Limited (ISCDL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the DAVV for the same. Notably, ISCDL will provide handholding mentorship to the budding entrepreneurs of the university by helping them right from the primitive stage.

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Purvanchal Expressway to get world's largest painting on Dec 20 to mark Kakori Martyrs' Day

Images of freedom fighters- Ram Prasad Bismil, Ashfaq Ullah Khan, Rajendra Nath Lahiri and Roshan Singh will be painted on the expressway

In a bid to commemorate the occasion of Kakori Martyrs' Day, the administration of Lucknow is all set to make the largest painting in the world on the newly inaugurated Purvanchal Expressway on December 20. The state government will pay homage to the freedom fighters by painting the images of Ram Prasad Bismil, Ashfaq Ullah Khan, Rajendra Nath Lahiri and Roshan Singh on the expressway. Notably, the Kakori Martyrs' Day is celebrated every year on December 19 to mark the sacrifice of the rebels who fought to death in the quest for our independence.

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Commercial activities at Amber & Nahargarh Forst in Jaipur face a complete ban

The light & sound show held at the Kesar Kyari at Amber foothill has also been called off until further notice

This tourist season, travellers and visitors will no longer be able to indulge in any commercial activity at the Amber and Nahargarh Forts in Jaipur. The archaeological department on Tuesday issued an order, in compliance with the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to ban all mercantile setups here.

The NGT had previously declared all businesses in the Nahargarh Wildlife Sanctuary & Fort area as illegal, resulting in their pack-up effective from December 1, this year. Besides, the light and sound show held at the Kesar Kyari at Amber foothill have also been shut until further notice read reports.

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New 'ultra risk' travel category instated in Maharashtra as state revises airport norms

Fully vaccinated domestic travellers no longer need to produce a negative RT-PCR test report on arrival in Maharashtra

Amidst revision of state travel norms, the Maharashtra administration has instated a new 'ultra risk' category for flyers arriving from South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Eswatini and Lesotho. Besides them, all international travellers of other passengers with a travel history in the last 15 days from Omicron infected 'high risk' countries will have to undergo mandatory 7-day institutional quarantine on arrival.

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Amplus Solar introduces the HomeScape range in Lucknow to power a lifestyle upgrade

Homescape by Amplus Solar blends fashion with feasibility to add value to your lifestyle and savings to your account!

Going big on power savings with Smart Solar at home is Lucknow's new standard of style! Homescape by Amplus Solar meets all these needs and how! It's an innovative solar pergola is designed to suit the aesthetics of your home perfectly. Be it an open backyard, garden, front porch, or terrace - this versatile premium range becomes a part of your home as you need it.

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'Kapda Bank' to be set up in Lucknow to help the poor stay warm this winter season!

Under the ambit of this project, anyone can donate new or used clothes to the underprivileged people by contacting the nearest zonal office

District Administration along with the Lucknow Municipal Corporation has come up with a unique initiative to help keep the poor and destitute people warm this winter. As per the announcement by the District Magistrate of Lucknow, 8 zones in the city have been listed for setting up the 'Kapda Bank'. Under the ambit of this project, anyone can donate new or used clothes to underprivileged people by contacting the nearest zonal office.

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Omicron alert in Rajasthan as 4 travellers from South Africa test COVID positive

The patients are presently isolating in Jaipur

After the reports of 2 confirmed Omicron cases in Karanataka, health officials suspect a variant infiltration in Rajasthan too as a family of 4 South African travellers tested COVID positive here. As per reports, the samples of these patients have been forwarded for further tests to confirm if these are cases of mutation. In the interim, the family is isolated in Jaipur.

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