When it comes to timely arrival of trains, Lucknow divisions of Northern Railway (NR) and North Eastern Railway (NER) are at the bottom of the list in comparison to other divisions in the country.
Lucknow has recorded the second highest number of premature deaths due to pollution-related diseases among 11 north Indian cities assessed.
To reduce dependence on grid generated power, Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation has started using solar power to light up Metro stations and depot.
Long power cut from early morning on Sunday left Lucknowites bitter on the weekend . Power cuts were reported from 6.30am till noon in many parts of the city. No power in the morning hours hit water supply, making things even more difficult for the citizens as mercury rose through the day and they had to do without water.
Along with the All India Solar Summit-2018 (AISS-2018) one day National Solar Conclave was organized by Indian Industries Association at IIA Bhawan, VIbhuti Khand, Gomti Nagar Lucknow on February 24.
The Northern Railway has cancelled several trains till March 17. The cancellation of these trains have been necessitated due to work on platform 16 at the Charbagh railway station in Lucknow.
The Gomti Express, which runs between Lucknow and New Delhi, has been cancelled till March 17, a railway official said on Wednesday.
Railway track sabotage is nothing new in Lucknow. Keeping that in view, police are trying to ascertain if all of them were linked with a common motive.
In what appeared like a plot to derail trains, close to 150 fastening clips were found missing from tracks in Mahanagar area of the city early on Sunday morning.
State-owned Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has undertaken the implementation of energy efficiency initiatives across various manufacturing facilities of Tata Motors in India, the companies said in a joint statement on Tuesday.