Latest Lucknow Stories

2012-02-03 08:00:00

In a show of tremendous generosity and support for Ayurvedic education and the promotion of herbs as medicine, ORGANIC INDIA, an herbal company based in Lucknow (India) and Boulder, Colorado (USA), has committed to helping the college build the first teaching herb garden and outdoor classroom of its kind in the United States. Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) February 03, 2012 In a show of tremendous generosity and support for Ayurvedic education and the promotion of herbs as medicine, ORGANIC...

2008-10-14 00:00:30

By TANVI TRIVEDI Thank god for multiplexes. They have saved the day and created blockbusters this year for the Indian dream factory- Bollywood. Rock On!!, A Wednesday, Race, Mithya, Jaane... Tu Ya Jaane Na, Welcome to Sajjanpur are all surprise hits of 2008 and owe their commercial returns to multiplex audiences. Contemporary, sleek films with smart production values, intelligent scripts, small budgets created specially for a niche urban audience falls in the category of multiplex...

2008-08-02 00:00:30

By Neha Shukla LUCKNOW: In a significant judgement, the District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum has slapped a fine of Rs 7 lakh on a private hospital and its surgeon for medical negligence. The doctor allegedly erred in removing the organ during the course of treatment without following the set medical procedures. The forum in its judgement dated July 22, 2008, has termed the case regarding Urmila Singh and her husband Virendra Singh versus Lucknow Hospital and its surgeon Dr S...

2008-07-18 00:00:25

By Saurabh Sinha NEW DELHI: This could figure as one of the most cost-effective ways of enlisting MPs' support to help save the UPA government in next week's trust vote. The Centre has hastily dusted and revived an old proposal to rename Lucknow airport as Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport. The aviation ministry has prepared a Cabinet note to be discussed and perhaps cleared during a Cabinet meet on Thursday. The reason: the late PM's son Ajit Singh heads the Rashtriya Lok Dal which has...

2008-07-07 00:00:18

LUCKNOW: The much needed municipal solid waste treatment plant might still be a distant dream, but that has not deterred the Lucknow Municipal Corporation (LMC) from toying with the idea of setting up yet another project in the city: A bio-medical waste treatment plant. The LMC has already invited a Agra based private company, 'Datt Enterprises' for setting up a 'model' plant to address the alarmingly growing problem of bio-medical waste in the state capital and adjoining areas. In fact,...

2008-07-06 00:00:12

LUCKNOW: It is the turn of distilleries allegedly discharging untreated effluents into the Gomti to face the music. On Thursday, three teams of officials from UP Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) raided the premises of three distilleries upstream of the river and decided to issue notices asking them to stop operations. The move came almost three days after scores of fish died at various points. It was alleged that factories released untreated water upstream of the river resulting in...

2008-07-01 00:09:30

LUCKNOW: National general secretary of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and chairman of UP state advisory council (UPSAC), Satish Chandra Mishra has asked UP Jal Nigam to complete the dredging operations on river Gomti by July 9. Mishra along with urban development minister Nakul Dubey and a team of senior officials from urban development department inspected various sites of the river on Saturday. The SAC chairman has also set July 10 as the deadline for works pertaining to installation of...

2006-07-10 03:12:11

LUCKNOW, India (Reuters) - Monsoon rains have inundated large parts of Uttar Pradesh state in India, and 21 people were killed in drownings, house collapses and lightning strikes over the weekend, officials said on Monday. In neighboring Bangladesh, at least 12 people have died in landslides or after being hit by lighting over the past two days in heavy rainstorms in the nation's east. Across India, at least 250 people have been killed since the start of the monsoon season in June....

2006-04-10 08:45:12

LUCKNOW, India (Reuters) - Many people were feared killed when a fire broke out on Monday at a crowded consumer fair in the northern Indian city of Meerut, with around 40 people taken to hospital with burn injuries, an official said. "We cannot rule out the possibility of many deaths on account of the fire," senior government official Mohinder Singh told Reuters. Two TV news channels reported that at least 100 people had been trapped in the fire.

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'