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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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Trace the history of THESE 5 kebabs from Lucknow, which are symbols of a novel Nawabi cuisine

Synonymous with Lucknow's artistic and exceptional food heritage, kebabs have evolved to garner worldwide acclaim for the City of Nawabs. Finding origins in the royal kitchens of Awadh and other Mughal seats of power, kebabs have now secured an unbeatable spot in the hearts of the masses.

From an exquisite Galawati to a scrumptious Seekh, the umpteen varieties of kebabs entwine tales, which are as interesting as their taste itself. So if you are enticed by the flavours and fancies of these sumptuous varieties, scroll below to read about the 5 kebabs from Lucknow and their astounding stories of inception!

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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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