Lucknow News Roundup | Rainy weekend alert, DigiYatra set up at CCS Airport & more

Lucknow News Roundup | Rainy weekend alert, DigiYatra set up at CCS Airport & more

Get acquainted with latest news and updates in the UP state capital for August 24.

From a foot-over bridge construction at Lohia Hospital to the introduction of DigiYatra at the CCS airport, read on to know more about the latest news updates in this August 24 Lucknow news roundup.

DRMLIMS to soon see a foot-over bridge connecting main campus to the academic block

In a novel development, a foot-over bridge (FoB) is in the works at Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Institute of Medical Sciences in Lucknow. This bridge will connect DRMLIMS' main campus to the academic block, making it easier for the students and faculty to commute.

The construction of the same is budgeted at ₹4.56 crore, for which the first installment (half the sum) has been released by the State.

DigiYatra introduced at Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport

On the lines of Delhi, Bengaluru and Varanasi airports, Lucknow's Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport has now rolled out DigiYatra, a fully biometric-based self-boarding system, for two airlines initially. For a seamless travel flow, from registration to boarding, these digital services can be availed at entry, pre-security check and boarding points. For more info, check out

70 beds increased in cancer institute

As many as 70 new beds have been added in the Kalyan Singh Super Speciality Cancer Institute and Hospital in Lucknow. The number of patients in the Cancer Institute's OPD have also increased from 150 to over 300. While emergency services are running 24 hours, about 20 beds have been extended in the Radiation Oncology department.

Heavy to very heavy rainfall to continue till Saturday in UP districts

Monsoons and constant rains have brought both relief and chaos to the city locals. The rain spell, that began on Tuesday, will continue till Saturday, as per the Meteorological Department. Heavy to very heavy rain has also been forecasted in various districts of Western UP, Awadh region and Purvanchal.

On August 24 (today), the Met dept has also predicted the possibility of lightning falling at some places in the state.

Lucknow University launches brochure, website for upcoming international conference

University of Lucknow (LU) has launched a brochure and website for an International Conference on 'Computational Intelligence and Cyber Security. This event will be held on November 8-9 at the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, LU.

Stadiums to come up in various UP districts

In order to expand sports facilities in Uttar Pradesh, stadiums will be constructed in every district and mini stadiums in every development block, announced the state government. State athletes are also being given high-level trainings to soar high and win laurels in national and international sports competitions.

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