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Yogi Adityanath Launches App That Helps Boost Immunity Through Ayurveda

Yogi Adityanath Launches App That Helps Boost Immunity Through Ayurveda

Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 06, 2020, Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday launched the Ayush Kavach app that will provide health-related tips and information about ayurvedic medicines amid the coronavirus pandemic.

"No Right To Say Divisive Things": UP Minister After BJP MLA's Remark

"No Right To Say Divisive Things": UP Minister After BJP MLA's Remark

ANI | Wednesday April 29, 2020, Lucknow

No one has the right to say anything which divides the society, said BJP leader and UP Minister Sidharth Nath Singh on Wednesday. The comments came soon after the BJP issued a show-cause notice to two of its MLAs from UP for giving a speech against the party line.

With Markets Closed, More Fasting Than Feasting This Ramzan Amid Lockdown

With Markets Closed, More Fasting Than Feasting This Ramzan Amid Lockdown

Press Trust of India | Monday April 27, 2020, Lucknow

Iftar parties for ''rozedars'' in the city of Nawabs no longer conjure up the image of mouth-watering galouti kebabs with the aroma of lip-smacking biryani wafting all over.

First COVID-19 +ve UP Doctor Donates Plasma After Recovery, Makes Appeal

First COVID-19 +ve UP Doctor Donates Plasma After Recovery, Makes Appeal

Written by Alok Pandey | Monday April 27, 2020, Lucknow

A doctor at Lucknow's prestigious King George's Medical University, who recently recovered from COVID-19, has donated his blood for plasma therapy on other seriously ill coronavirus patients and has also appealed to other patients who have recovered to come forward and help.

UP Women Allege Harassment After Cops Stop Them For Violating Lockdown

UP Women Allege Harassment After Cops Stop Them For Violating Lockdown

Press Trust of India | Thursday April 23, 2020, Lucknow

The Jiamau area of Uttar Pradesh's state capital witnessed drama during the lockdown, when police stopped a car in which three women were travelling and they started arguing with the cops, accusing them of harassment and one of them sat on the road and started crying.

Lucknow Doctor, Who Recovered From COVID-19, Wants To Rejoin Fight Against Virus

Lucknow Doctor, Who Recovered From COVID-19, Wants To Rejoin Fight Against Virus

Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 08, 2020, Lucknow

Discharged from hospital on Tuesday after being treated for coronavirus, Dr Tauseef Khan is raring to get back into the fight against COVID-19.

COVID 19 Pandemic: Don't Pressure Parents For Fee, Lucknow Schools Told

COVID 19 Pandemic: Don't Pressure Parents For Fee, Lucknow Schools Told

Press Trust of India | Monday April 06, 2020, Lucknow

The Lucknow district administration has directed all educational institutes in the district not to exert pressure on parents to deposit advance fee of their children.

2.5-Year-Old Son Of Lucknow's First COVID-19 Patient Tests Positive

2.5-Year-Old Son Of Lucknow's First COVID-19 Patient Tests Positive

Press Trust of India | Monday April 06, 2020, Lucknow

A two-and-a-half-year-old child tested positive for COVID-19 in Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow on Monday, weeks after his mother became the first coronavirus case of the state capital, officials said.

Yogi Adityanath Orders Quarantine For 1 Lakh Migrants Who Returned Amid Lockdown

Yogi Adityanath Orders Quarantine For 1 Lakh Migrants Who Returned Amid Lockdown

Press Trust of India | Saturday March 28, 2020, Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday issued directions to officials to quarantine approximately one lakh people who have arrived in the state from other parts of the country in the last three days.

Rajya Sabha MP Beni Prasad Verma Dies In Lucknow At 79

Rajya Sabha MP Beni Prasad Verma Dies In Lucknow At 79

Press Trust of India | Friday March 27, 2020, Lucknow

Former Union Minister and Samajwadi Party founding member Beni Prasad Verma died in Lucknow on Friday. He was 79.

Over 12,000 Vehicles To Home Deliver Essential Items In Uttar Pradesh: Official

Over 12,000 Vehicles To Home Deliver Essential Items In Uttar Pradesh: Official

Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 25, 2020, Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday asked senior officials to ensure door-to-door delivery of essential commodities to people to help them stay indoors amid the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus.

Complaint Against Covid-19 Positive Singer Kanika Kapoor Raises Questions

Complaint Against Covid-19 Positive Singer Kanika Kapoor Raises Questions

Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Swati Bhasin | Saturday March 21, 2020, Lucknow

Singer Kanika Kapoor, who shared on social media on Friday that she has tested positive for the highly contagious novel coronavirus or COVID-19, has been accused of "negligence" in a First Information Report (FIR) filed by the police based on a complaint by the Chief Medical Officer of Lucknow. A dinner that she attended in Lucknow has caused a scare among several senior politicians all the way to Delhi, including for parliament and the President's House.

Lucknow Bride Breaks Stereotypes, Brings "<i>Baraat</i>" To Her Own Wedding

Lucknow Bride Breaks Stereotypes, Brings "Baraat" To Her Own Wedding

ANI | Friday March 13, 2020, Lucknow

Turning tables on patriarchy, a bride from Lucknow, instead of the groom, brought the wedding procession or "baraat" to her wedding ceremony.

Samajwadi Party's Poster Rebuttal To UP Name-and-Shame Hoarding

Samajwadi Party's Poster Rebuttal To UP Name-and-Shame Hoarding

Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Shylaja Varma | Friday March 13, 2020, Lucknow

A Samajwadi Party leader put up banner in Lucknow with photos of former BJP leader Kuldeep Sengar and rape-accused ex-Union Minister Chinmayanand. The banner was put up right next to a controversial hoarding by the Yogi Adityanath government naming those accused of violence during protests against the citizenship law.

"Lives Endangered," Says Former IPS Officer SR Darapuri  Named In UP "Shame" List

"Lives Endangered," Says Former IPS Officer SR Darapuri Named In UP "Shame" List

Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Monday March 09, 2020, Lucknow

Former Indian Police Service (IPS) officer SR Darapuri on Sunday said the Uttar Pradesh government's move to name and shame protesters accused of inciting violence during demonstrations against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) was a danger to the life and liberty of citizens not yet convicted by courts.