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Trial run of electric buses kick-started in Lucknow for a 'green' future!

Under the pilot project started in Lucknow, 4 buses shall run across 10 different routes, covering the length and breadth of the city.

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.

Equipped with GPS tracking system, CCTV cameras and other amenities

Reportedly, the AC luxury buses have plush seats in addition to the advanced security features. These vehicles are equipped with a GPS tracking system, CCTV cameras, panic buttons and automatic doors. As per reports, commuters will be charged the regular fee, like any other bus, during the first phase. Further, it has been reported that 5 charging stations will be set up in the capital city soon. After one complete charging round, the buses can be functional for 120 km in 45 minutes.

Apart from Lucknow, Kanpur, Agra, Prayagraj, Varanasi, Ghaziabad, Meerut, Jhansi, Aligarh, Moradabad, Bareilly, Mathura, Vrindavan, Gorakhpur and Shahjahanpur, will also get these electricity-powered buses. As per reports, more than ₹900 crores will be spent on this project and each operator will be provided with a subsidy of ₹45 lakh rupees. Once the project moves into the final stage, around 100 buses will be deployed in Lucknow.

E-vehicles to help in reducing the pollution levels

Given the increasing levels of pollution in the city, the addition of these environmental-friendly vehicles will help in reducing sound and air pollution. Besides, the buses will have a list of other modern features like adjustable seats and quick charging facilities, amongst other things. You can check out the 10 routes for the trial runs by clicking here!

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Shop ethnic creations from Route Crafts in Lucknow & look your best this festive season!

Route Crafts is all set to launch its new collection on the AJIO website this October 22.

If a glamorous ethnic makeover is all you wish for this festive season, just trace the path to Route Crafts and find your best fit, among its expansive authentic range! This fashion destination from Lucknow is only a startup as of now but has managed to become the talk of the town with its quality-marked handlooms, right from the grassroots to the urban city fashion-scape. Blending contemporary trends with traditional designs, Route Crafts' new catalogue will add a sparkle to your celebrations, so do check it out!

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The Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS) in Lucknow has started two new facilities for patients suffering from haemophilia and leukaemia. The Haemophilia Physiotherapy Unit and a new ward for Peripherally Inserted Central Cannula (PICC) Line Care Centre have been set up in the Department of Haematology of this institute. As per reports, the PICC centre is built to facilitate painless chemotherapy of leukaemia patients.

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Add more sweetness to your Diwali celebrations with a Delicacy Box from The Hazelnut Factory

This Diwali indulge in the sweetness of a new range of sweets by THF in Lucknow

The Diwali season has already got our hearts craving for those festive munchies and we've yet again traced our steps to The Hazelnut Factory to satiate those sweet-tooth cravings! Well, being the patisserie genius it is, THF has curated a brand new mithai collection, and we're all excited to try the new flavours. These sweet delights by THF, packed in new and elegant boxes make for a perfect Diwali gift for your loved ones!

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With oxidised and fashion jewellery straight from Colaba and Bandra, Kolapuris from the south and much more, you can expect the best of collections while venturing out on this retail therapy session!

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MMRDA finally launches the last I-girder of the Mumbai Metro Corridor 2A

The MMRDA will now begin the task of laying tracks on Metro 2A.

Touching a big milestone, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has completed the viaduct work along the entire 18.5km pass of Metro 2A. The development agency will now move towards laying of track along with the DN Nagar - Link Road - Dahisar route. The feat has catapulted the Mumbai Metro 2A corridor closer to completion, ushering good news for commuters.

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Be the first to have a Smart Solar Home in Lucknow with HomeScape by Amplus Solar

After all, nothing but the best will work for your homes in Lucknow.

You set the standard. What you choose today, becomes the benchmark tomorrow. Such as the stunningly innovative HomeScape by Amplus Solar. A solar solution created for peak performance and long-term savings, moreover designed to suit your aesthetics. After all, nothing but the best will work for your homes in Lucknow.

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