Sep 25 Lucknow News Roundup | City to host Army Day Parade 2024, PWD to repair roads & more
From UP Police's initiative to warn people about online job scams to the central government's plan for introducing world-class cancer therapy in KGMU and SGPGIMS, read on to know more about the latest trending Lucknow news highlights.
UP authorities to now work on enhancing private bus/auto stands of the state
In a first, the UP transport department has sent a proposal to the state government to develop, manage and regulate private buses and auto-tempo stands for facilitating passengers. These private stands will further be equipped with passenger-oriented amenities and will also help in decongesting nearby roads.
UP PWD is now on foot to repair potholed roads of Lucknow
The Uttar Pradesh Public Works Department (PWD) was recently tasked by the state government to repair the arterial roads of Lucknow which have been plagued by potholes. However, the work was on hold due to the monsoon season. Now, the department is to initiate the repair work which will be completed before Diwali.
Online job offer scams on rise: UP Police warns people
Be cautious if you've come across unsolicited job offers shared by unknown individuals on WhatsApp or other social media platforms. This scam, where the fraudsters request a fee for fake job applications, has ensnared more than 50 victims till date. Consequently, the Uttar Pradesh Police issued a warning regarding such job postings on social media.
Army Day Parade 2024 to now be held in Lucknow
The Indian Army Day Parade for 2024, scheduled to take place on January 15, will be held in Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh. This change in venue is in line with the Indian Army's annual practice of rotating the event location. Traditionally, the Indian Army Day Parade was consistently held at Delhi Cantonment each year.
World class, CAR-T cell cancer immunotherapy to soon be offered in Lucknow hospitals
In a collaborative effort between the central government, King George’s Medical University (KGMU) and the Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS), a world-class treatment procedure for cancer patients will soon be offered at the institutes.
This CAR-T cell therapy will offer cutting-edge cancer treatment to patients, employing genetically modified T cells for precise cancer targeting. Notably, this advanced treatment is presently accessible only in developed nations and through select private healthcare facilities in Mumbai and Bengaluru.