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  • A city of north-central India east-southeast of Delhi. Once the capital of the kingdom of Oudh (1775-1856), it was besieged for five months during the Indian Mutiny of 1857. Population: 2,200,000.

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  • proper n. State capital of Uttar Pradesh (India).

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  • n. A city in India, the site of the Indian Mutiny (1857) when the British were beseiged.

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  • n. the British residents of Lucknow were besieged by Indian insurgents during the Indian Mutiny (1857)
  • n. a city in northern India in Uttar Pradesh; during the Indian Mutiny its British residents were besieged by Indian insurgents

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  • LUCKNOW - Doctors and scientists have warned diabetic patients not to consume sugar free potatoes available in markets in Lucknow, since these are just normal potatoes and can alter a patient's sugar levels. ccording to agricultural scientists, these potatoes have been stored in calibrated conditions.

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  • September 2nd, 2009 LUCKNOW - Morning assemblies, sport activities and other group gatherings will be suspended in all schools in Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow district to prevent the spread of swine flu, officials here said Wednesday.

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  • LUCKNOW: The online submission PG and diploma courses of Lucknow

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  • Senior advocate Satich Chandra Mishra contended before the bench of Justices B.D. September 18th, 2009 LUCKNOW - In a significant development, the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Friday issued notice to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati, clearly indicating reopening of the Taj Corridor case in which the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had earlier granted her a reprieve.

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  • LUCKNOW: The regional passport office (RPO) Lucknow has taken some steps towards ensuring that passports go in right hands.

    The Times of India

  • LUCKNOW: Ram Prakash Yadav, the agriculture department employee who was slapped by Lucknow district magistrate (DM) A K Ghosh on Friday in public, was thrown behind bars on Saturday for ‘‘vitiating peace and order†™ †™.

    The Times of India

  • LUCKNOW: For a change, there was no board room, no laptops or briefcases, but grads from some of the top B-schools, including those from Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (IIM-L) were still at their best -- this time at selling vegetables!

    The Times of India

  • LUCKNOW: Social activist Nafisa Ali will be the Samajwadi Party candidate from Lucknow, which goes to the polls in the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections on April 30.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • LUCKNOW: After bagging the Miss India title three decades back, Bollywood actress and social activist Nafisa Ali is now confident of success in Lok Sabha elections, which she is contesting as the Samajwadi Party candidate from Lucknow seat.

    The Times of India

  • LUCKNOW: Actor Sanjay Dutt, who is all set to make his political debut from Lucknow as the Samajwadi Party candidate for Lok Sabha elections, has moved Supreme Court seeking a stay on his conviction under the Arms Act. The SC stay is required to clear his path for contesting the elections.

    The Times of India

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