Lucknow Roundup | IIM-L clinches spot in top B-schools list, surge in dengue cases & more
From High Court's order for removal of encroachments near heritage sites of Lucknow to surge in dengue cases and other seasonal infections in the city and so on, read on to know more about the latest trending Lucknow news highlights.
Tighter security measures at key stations of UP
To enhance security measures at critical railway stations throughout Uttar Pradesh, comprehensive directives have been issued by the Central Railways. With this, the Northern Railways division has also been asked to fortify security protocols not only within trains but also at railway stations.
At key stations, including that of Ayodhya, Varanasi, Prayagraj, Gorakhpur and Lucknow, surveillance infrastructure is expected to be expanded, with an increase in the quantity of CCTV cameras and baggage scanners. Additionally, the deployment of CCTV cameras will be extended to incorporate smaller railway stations and designated halts across the state.
15 dengue cases reported in city; Other infections also on rise
On Wednesday, the state capital reported 15 fresh dengue cases originating from various localities, namely Indira Nagar, Turiyaganj, Chandernagar, Chinhat, Sarojini Nagar, NK Road and Aliganj. The significant upsurge in instances of vector-borne diseases within the city is linked to the accumulation of stagnant water due to intermittent rainfall.
This situation necessitates prompt intervention from the Lucknow Municipal Corporation (LMC) and other relevant civic authorities. A notable rise in the incidence of febrile illnesses, including viral infections and typhoid, is also being reported especially during this month.
HC orders removal of encroachments around heritage sites in Lucknow
The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court has issued a directive to the state government and officials of the Lucknow Municipal Corporation. Instructions have been given for expeditiously eliminating any encroachments present at heritage sites and subsequently furnish a report detailing the actions taken within a period of two weeks.
IIM Lucknow retains a spot in the list of top 100 global B schools
Once again, the prestigious Indian Institute of Management in Lucknow has achieved recognition by securing a position in the top 100 Business School Rankings, also known as the Financial Times Global Rankings list. The institution has attained the 72nd position for its Postgraduate Program in Management. Notably, it has secured the 3rd position among the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) featured in the list.
The detailed list of rankings can be accessed here.
Ministry of Culture to organise 3-day theatre event in UP SNA
The Ministry of Culture, in collaboration with the Vyanjana Art and Culture Society, is hosting a three-day event titled 'Musical Tradition and their Application in Indian Theatre' at the UP Sangeet Natak Academy in Lucknow.
The event is scheduled to take place between September 22-24, with daily sessions running from 11 am to 6 pm. It will feature a variety of theatrical performances curated by theater groups from various states, combining live acting performances with the traditional music of their respective regions. Thespians and art enthusiasts can attend the stage plays free of cost at Gomti Nagar's UP SNA.