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In a first, Lucknow University finds a place in the NIRF Rankings 2021!

Under the latest rankings, Lucknow's KGMU has secured the 9th rank on the list of medical colleges.

Marking its maiden entry into the NIRF rankings released by the central government, Lucknow University has been placed in the rank band of 150-200 on the list. Reportedly, LU is the only state university from Uttar Pradesh to bag a spot in the prestigious rankings published by the Ministry of Education. As per reports, Vice-Chancellor Prof. Alok Kumar asserted that the administration will try to implement efforts for securing a rank under 100, the next time.

Lucknow's BBAU bags the 65th in the national rankings

Reportedly, the VC of Lucknow University affirmed that the educational centre has ample resources and facilities for betterment. Given a string of projects at the institute, it can be expected that LU will climb up the ladder of ranks next year.

Notably, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University(Central) in Lucknow has been placed on the 65th position, on the list. Last year, this institution was given a spot in the 101-105 rank band. Within a short span of one year, the varsity has made it to the group of 100 best universities in the nation. Now, the authorities are targeting a rank amid the top 10 for it.

KGMU ranks 9th on the list of medical colleges

Under the latest rankings, Lucknow's KGMU has secured the 9th rank on the list of medical colleges, marking a slight improvement from the last year. Besides, the varsity bagged the 39th spot on the index of universities.

As per reports, the Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Bipin Puri said that the institution has undergone a range of upgrades through the past 4 to 6 months. While the count of ICU beds has been increased, the online consultation facility has also been improved. Reportedly, KGMU is one of the medical centres in the nation, that caters to the largest count of telephonic and online consultations.

Mumbai local trains on Main & Harbour Line to be affected today due to a mega block

Special local trains to run from Panvel to Kurla via Platform 8, during the Sunday block.

The Central Railways has announced a mega block for local train services on Sunday, to conduct regular maintenance work. The suburban rail services on the Harbour Line of the Mumbai local network will remain closed for almost 5 hours today. Additionally, there will be a ten-hour jumbo block on the up-slow route between Diva and Thane on the mainline, in connection with the 5th and 6th line, read reports. Check all block timings and traffic regulations here:

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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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