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Parks in Lucknow to get sanitary pad incinerator machines ensuring a better disposal system

This intervention is a step towards improving the ecosystem through the quick and efficient disposal of sanitary pads & keeping the public toilets clean.

Amid a string of projects being undertaken to upgrade public parks in Lucknow, the local authorities have now decided to install sanitary pad incinerator machines in three of the most frequented gardens in the city. Under this initiative, Veerangana Uda Devi Park, Janeshwar Mishra Park and Lohia Park will get the new machines. Besides ensuring cleanliness at public toilets and spaces, this intervention is also a step towards improving the ecosystem through the proper disposal of sanitary pads.

LDA rolls out entry fee for Veerangana Uda Devi Park

One of the oldest gardens in the city, Butler park was renamed as Veerangana Uda Devi Park recently. Under the projects of Mission Shakti, it has been transformed into a 'family park' for the benefit of females. Now, Lucknow Development Authority has rolled out an entry fee for the visitors coming to the park.

While the adults will have to pay ₹10, the ticket fare stands at ₹5 for the children between 5 to 12 years of age. On the other hand, kids below the age of 5 and senior citizens will be provided free entry. Additionally, it has been informed that all visitors will be allowed to avail of free entry on all national holidays.

Parks to get composting machines

With the installation of the incinerator machines, the officials attempt to enhance the cleanliness of pink toilets and provide quick and efficient equipment for waste disposal. Further, the authorities have also planned to set up composting machines that will convert twigs and other waste from the park into manure. Thereby, it can be said that parks are all set to be revamped with an amped-up infrastructure.

Indore's dengue tally reaches the highest in 6 years with a total of 384 cases

Around 17 new dengue cases were reported in Indore in the past 24 hours.

Indore has reported the highest dengue cases in 6 years. As per reports, around 17 fresh cases were recorded here in the past 24 hours, taking the total tally to 384 cases. According to the health department, around nine males and eight females contributed to the day's dengue count, marking the rise of an endemic in the city.

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UP to soon get a new 200-acre-wide data centre park

The new data centre will come up in Noida's Sector-28

In a bid to cultivate Uttar Pradesh's commercial landscape, the state administration has planned to develop data centre park in Noida. This structure will reportedly spread over 200 acres of land at Sector 28 of the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority and attract investments from IT industry giants in India and abroad. The plan is expected to roll out by the end of August.

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