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Pollution levels beyond 'permissible limits' in capitals like Lucknow & Mumbai, despite lockdown

An analysis released on Wednesday by Climate Trends, a Delhi-based climate communications initiative, showed that pollution in many regions remained above the permissible limits, despite the lockdown. This research included major capital cities and further, alarming PM concentration levels were noticed in Lucknow, Mumbai and Delhi.
The analysis was prepared by researchers who compared air quality data during the lockdown period in Delhi, Lucknow, Mumbai and Kolkata, as stated by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).
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Lucknow Zoo welcomes hordes of visitors once again after a halt of almost two months!

After remaining shut for more than two months owing to the second pandemic wave, the Nawab Wajid Ali Shah Zoological Garden unbolted its locks today, welcoming hordes of visitors and a much-needed escalation in its financial sitch.

Earlier, the monthly footfall at the zoo premises was pegged at less than 1% in contrast to its actual strength, leading to a parched cumulative income. Presently in regards to the relaxations, the Lucknow Zoo can expect a certain degree of financial respite, which would enable the administration to easily procure feed for animals while investing in the security and cleanliness of the campus.

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Lockdown to be revoked in Lucknow on Wednesday after a 39-day long halt!

After the active tallies dropped below 600 on Tuesday, the officials have decided to revoke the lockdown restrictions in Lucknow. Implemented for the first time on May 1 for a period of 3 days, the lockdown witnessed multiple extensions and the curfew is on its 39th day now. As per reports, the authorities have informed that the restraints shall be inapplicable from 7 AM on Wednesday and the related guidelines will be released by the district commissioner by evening.

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Section 144 restrictions to be continued in Lucknow till July 6

Keeping in mind the ongoing pandemic situation, the Joint Police Commissioner of Lucknow announced on Sunday that the city would remain clamped under Section 144 till July 6. While the case tallies have dropped considerably in the state capital, the fear of a revived spread and the anticipated third wave still lingers on. Further, the top police official affirmed that the decision regarding the extension of the lockdown will be taken on Tuesday after making a note of the current circumstances.

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Ease of living promoted in Lucknow by contactless delivery of essentials ensured by e-commerce!

Holding the current pandemic in view, e-commerce stores across Lucknow have stepped up to alleviate the stress caused due to it in procuring essential items. Adjusting in accordance with the new normal, the city-based e-retail stores have started catering to the needs of their customers by ensuring safe home delivery of quality essentials at fair prices.

This effort on the part of the online grocery shops, like The Sky Store in Lucknow and others, is ensuring the safety of city dwellers by providing them with a contactless shopping experience that aligns with the covid safety protocols.

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