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Focused COVID sampling begins in Lucknow for detection of new variants

In view of the new COVID mutants surfacing in the country, the Uttar Pradesh government is initiating focused sampling schedules in Lucknow from today onwards. As a part of this exercise, the targeted sampling drives will be conducted in areas that logged a large count of infections during the first and second waves of accelerated infections. Aimed at arresting the third COVID wave in the state capital, this program will be implemented via an extensive plan of action.

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Lucknow's Polytechnic Chauraha to be renamed & revamped!

One of the busiest road intersections in Lucknow, the city's Polytechnic Chauraha near Indira Nagar, faces traffic jams on a regular basis. In view of this, the district administration and the police authorities of Lucknow, have come up with a new plan to convert the road junction into an 'ideal intersection'. Besides alleviating the problems related to traffic jams in the morning and the evening, the latest intervention will also help in saving the time of the commuters.

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5 new police stations to be set up in Lucknow

In wake of the increasing population, Lucknow will soon get 5 new police stations at different locations in the city. Proposed to be set up under Lucknow Police Commissionerate, these new establishments will help in upgrading the law enforcement infrastructure of the city. Taking the plans further, the proposal to institute these police stations has been sent to the Police Headquarters on behalf of the Commissioner.

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Know about THIS person from Lucknow, whose passion propels him to rescue urban wildlife

A photographer and an event manager by profession, Lucknow's Aditya Tiwari is passionate about the cause of animals and through the NGO, Paryavarnam Society, he attends related SOS calls. He and his team of 12 volunteers, of which 50 per cent are females, work with the Awadh Forest Department and Lucknow Zoo, with a mission to provide a safe habitat for reptiles. Until now, with the aid of his team, this 29-year-old individual has rescued around 2000 snakes from various places in UP.

Read on to know more about Aditya Tiwari's avocation, as he dispels myths about snakes in a conversation with Knocksense.

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UP's Sewa Mitra to help in hiring trained professionals in Lucknow, Kanpur & 5 other dists

If you are looking for a handyman to help fix the house plumbing or a barber to help you with haircuts at home, then the state government's Sewa Mitra will prove helpful. The aim of setting up this online platform is to bridge the gap between customers and local service providers. Now functional in Lucknow, Kanpur and 5 other districts of UP, this platform helps in securing services of trained professionals and is based on geo-location, in both urban and rural areas.

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