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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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Construction work for UP's first natural science museum begins at Lucknow Zoo

The Sub Museum Directorate of Uttar Pradesh has set the ground to establish the state's first natural science museum in Lucknow. Seated at the Nawab Wajid Ali Shah Zoological Park here, this two-storey centre will stretch across 2 acres of land. Besides the display, the museum will feature a 3D auditorium, gallery, touch screen exhibit, lab, store and a souvenir shop. The entire project has been sanctioned at a budget of ₹25 crores and is set to stand in all its glory by next year.

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UP Transport Dept to install location tracking devices in vehicles to ensure safe travel for all

The Uttar Pradesh Transport Department has initiated a drive to facilitate safe travel for all. The authority will equip about 4 lakh government and privately operated passenger automobiles with Vehicle Location Tracking Device (VLTD), to enable easy and immediate tracking in case of emergency or distress. Several buses, radio taxis and cabs will soon feature the new black-box instrument, that can also trace the route of the vehicles.

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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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