Confident of getting Central nod for the Lucknow metro project "soon", Uttar Pradesh government today said the laying of the foundation of the first phase of the project will be performed this month.
Allahabad-bound Haridwar Express today derailed on the outskirts of the city, leaving some passengers injured.
A branch of India's first all-women bank -- Bharatiya Mahila Bank -- will open in Lucknow today, officials said.
Advocating the use of bicycles, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today said that there should be separate infrastructure facilities in India for cycling.
A minor girl was gang-raped on Tuesday in a village in Unnao, 60 km from Lucknow, while her brother was killed.
A minor girl, set on fire by two youths for resisting harassment, succumbed to injuries in Lalitpur district, 407 kilometres from Lucknow, police said today.