Sep 27 Lucknow News Roundup | Seaplane service in religious sites, KGMU's poison centre & more
From the recent report suggesting the prevalence of Dengue's DEN 2 strain in UP to the upcoming poison information centre in KGMU, read on to know more about the latest trending Lucknow news highlights.
No effect of red and yellow strips which were marked at Lucknow crossings
Recently, the traffic department of Lucknow marked two of the prominent intersections of the city, i.e. Polytechnic and Awadh intersection in an effort to reduce congestion on the route. This was done in order to remind auto/tempo etc. to load/disembark passengers 100 metre away from the zones lying between the stripes. However, 1 month after the marking, regular flouting of the norm is being reported in the zones.
UP's first-of-its-kind 'Poison Information Centre' to be set up in KGMU
King George's Medical University (KGMU) intends to establish a 'poison information center' for the public. This center will provide expert advice and guidance to people dealing with poison-related incidents. It will offer immediate instructions to victims and assist in getting them to the closest medical facility capable of handling such cases.
State govt. to launch seaplane service between religious cities of UP, Uttarakhand
The UP government is actively pursuing various measures to enhance tourism within the state. As part of these efforts, the government is planning to introduce a seaplane service that will connect the waterways of significant religious cities in both Uttar Pradesh and even Char Dham sites of Uttarakhand.
Dengue's DEN 2 strain most prevalent in UP
Amid the alarming rise in dengue cases across the state, a significant discovery has emerged. It has been revealed that the majority of diagnosed dengue cases in the state have tested positive for the DEN-2 variant. Among the four Dengue strains, DEN-2 is known for its rapid infection rate.
AI helps detect imposters in UPSSSC examinations
In a recent development showcasing the transformative impact of AI software, a notable incident occurred during an examination conducted by the Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Services Selection Commission (UPSSSC). An advanced AI facial recognition software successfully detected and exposed eight proxy candidates participating in the exam.