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Lucknow Metro saves 2 lakh litres of water every year through its harvesting projects!

On the occasion of World Water Day, learn about UPMRC hailed Lucknow Metro's dediaction and achievments!

In recent times, Lucknow Metro has evolved as one of the most enterprising local transit systems in the country. As per the latest announcements of Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation, Lucknow Metro has successfully implemented rainwater harvesting initiatives, collecting and using 2 lakh litres of rainwater every year. On the occasion of World Water Day, the metro authority released these statistics through its social media platform.


Lucknow Metro's committed efforts towards water conservation

While the metro rails in Lucknow have definitely eased local commute for city dwellers, the station complexes housing an array of facilities, make the metro, the most well-equipped means of transport in the city. With well-furnished interiors and sufficient parking spaces, Lucknow Metro makes sure that maximum benefits accrue to its beneficiaries. Subsequently, the metro authorities have also executed initiatives for upgrading the environment and the surrounding ecosystem. As a part of it, comes this innovative rainwater harvesting scheme which has assuredly enhanced water conservation in the city.

UPMRC declared that the objective of Lucknow Metro is to also ensure water conversation as much as possible. Through efficient storage, Lucknow Metro has made over 2 lakh litres of rainwater available for a varied range of alternate usage. Given the proactive initiative, it can be easily observed that the metro authorities in Lucknow are strongly committed to a better tomorrow.

Choose the eco-friendly metro for a cleaner and greaner Lucknow!

Beating the usual fuel-run vehicles, Lucknow Metro is not only cost-effective but also an environment-friendly means of local travel. Curbing the pollution levels and facilitating comfortable and upgraded journeys for local commuters, Lucknow Metro serves a range of purposes. Thus, if you opt for this rapid transit system, you mark your contributions towards a safe and secure tomorrow too.

Alternatively, this becomes more important as a recent report released by IQAir placed Lucknow on the 9th rank amongst the list of most polluted cities in the world. While Lucknow Metro's efforts in this direction are clearly visible, the city residents need to be more responsible and aware of the current circumstances.

Indian-origin researcher at UBC creates history by conducting a breakthrough analysis on Omicron

The study conducted at near-atomic resolution using cryo-electron microscopy reveals the way the Omicron variant latches on and infects human cells

In a first, an Indian-origin researcher created a molecular-level structural analysis of the Omicron variant spike protein. Marked as a breakthrough moment in the study of the novel coronavirus, this is a first of its kind research on the Variant of Concern in the world. Notably, the research has been published in the Science journal of the University of British Columbia (UBC). Read on to know more about this analysis.

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Satiate your pizza cravings with KnockOFF offers at these 7 places in Lucknow!

Do yourself a favour and give in to that pizza craving for the KnockOFF app is here to help you with the bills!

If your cheat day is near or a flavourful pizza is what's on your mind right now, this list is just for you! Coming to your rescue like always, your very own local recommendations platform is here with yet another important list of places in the city that you most definitely knead to check out if you haven't already!

Here is a list of 7 food joints in Lucknow that offer the yummiest pizzas in the city, tasty enough to make the weirdoughs who don't like pizzas want some. Do yourself a favour and give in to that pizza craving for the KnockOFF app is here to help you with the bills! Just unlock the exclusive deals on the app and enjoy the tastiest pizzas in town.

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Here’s a list of route diversions applicable in Lucknow tomorrow due to Republic Day celebrations

The traffic authorities have blocked certain routes and have created major route diversions across the city on Republic Day. The route diversions are said to be effective from 6 AM.

The traffic authorities in Lucknow have blocked certain roads and created route diversions for the smooth flow of traffic during the Republic Day parade. The commuters are advised to plan their commute accordingly. Read on to know more.

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New ₹900 crore annual budget plan approved to bolster civic development in Mumbai

A ₹900 crore annual plan has been approved to bolster development in Mumbai city & suburban districts

In light of the upcoming BMC elections in Mumbai, the Maharashtra Government approved the annual district plan budget, allowing a sum of ₹900 crores for the development of Mumbai city and suburbs. Reportedly, this yearly budget has been further segmented into two categories - ₹250 crores for the city and ₹650 crores for the suburban districts. The plan was approved during cabinet review on Monday and will be notably streamlined for use in the next year.

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Goa University postpones final year PG & UG offline exams in wake of COVID rise

The Goa University administration on January 13, 2021, announced to postpone the examinations by three weeks.

Citing the recent hike in COVID cases in the state as a primary concern, the Goa University administration on January 13, 2021, postponed the varsity examinations. According to this announcement, all final year UG and PG offline assessments have been pushed back by three weeks. The Goa University also altered the duration of the term break, preponing it to extend between January 24 to 29, 2022.

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Lucknow charts COVID-19 recovery; fresh case tally sees a dip for second consecutive day

Around 1818 fresh COVID cases were reported in Lucknow on Monday, down from 2326 on Sunday

Pointing towards a recovery trend, fresh infections in Lucknow have dipped for two consecutive days on Monday, bringing a huge respite to the city. Around 1,818 new coronavirus cases were reported here on January 24, down from 2,326 cases on Sunday and 2660 on Saturday. With 2402 recoveries, the healing wave surged stronger than the daily transmission load, adding to the pandemic relief here. However, a single virus-related fatality indicated that the COVID threat has not completely subsided.

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DGCA extends suspension of international passenger flights in India till February 28

DGCA announced the suspension of scheduled international passenger flights to and from India till February 28, 2022

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Aviation regulator, Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on January 19, announced the suspension of scheduled international passenger flights to and from India till February 28, 2022. While scheduled passenger flights have been suspended in India since March 2020, several special passenger flights are under operation between India and 40 other countries since July 2020. These aviation services are being regulated under an air-bubble agreement to ensure COVID security

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