How to equip yourself for a summer trip to Lucknow

  The splendour of Lucknow is such that it can charm anyone who steps foot here for the first time. Right from the tehzeeb, the monuments, the culture, the food and the chikan – there is nothing not to love about this magnificent city. It is no surprise that Lucknow is a very popular destination […]


A tray full of dates for fast breaking during Ramzan or Ramadan

Holy month of Ramzaan ushers in Happiness, Festivities

  Though Lucknow is known for its easy- going pace and its leisurely Nawabi way of life, it is during the holy month of Ramadan that the city comes alive in full zest. The city, especially areas in old Lucknow witness unparalleled activity during the entire holy month. More than just about festivities around Iftar […]


Time for summer vacations: Here’s how to make the most of it

As adults, when we think of summers, we think of the soaring temperatures and the general icky feeling that is associated with the uncomfortable heat. But for kids, summers are that time of the year when children can have some real fun. All year long, they are occupied with tough study schedules, tuition classes and […]


Summer coolers to beat the heat this season

It’s that time of the year again when the sun in all its blazing glory is determined to make our lives difficult. The summers are in full swing and in spite of living in the gastronomical paradise that Lucknow is, there is only so much comfort that the scrumptious local delicacies can give you. If, […]


An ode to the city’s cultural roots: Open Mics in Lucknow

As a multi-cultural city, Lucknow was always the culture capital of India ever since the era of the Kings and the Nawabs. Music, dance and poetry (sher-o-shayari) reached their peak under royal patronage. Even today, Lucknow occupies an important place as the center for music, poetry, plays, dance and design among many other things. It […]


The ever changing rides of a Lucknowite

Lucknow is changing and so are its people and their needs. Everyone is opting for a smarter way of life, whether it’s their lifestyle or recreational habits. But there’s one thing that remains the same- the dependency on public transport. Most of the population in Lucknow and the country in general, still rely on public […]


StartUp Ecosystem in Lucknow

Pre-dominantly known for its food, clothes, culture and all things historic, there’s something else that Lucknow, the Uttar Pradesh capital will soon be known for – its growing start-up ecosystem. The city has undergone a major face lift in the past couple of years in terms of its infrastructure. But projects like the MetroRail, an International […]

Pic of Jai Prakash Narain International convention center lucknow

New facilities for visitors at Janeshwar Mishra Park

Summers have set in and the first thing that comes to mind when we think of the season is the scorching heat. But there’s still some time before the harsh sun completely takes over and this makes it the perfect time to visit the lush green parks that cover the city. The onset of summers […]


A Delightful Evening – 5th annual Wajid Ali Shah Festival 2018

Rumi Foundation, especially its Lucknow Chapter has always been devoted to the promotion of culture and communication arts through festivals, symposiums, publications and films. The Foundation’s flagship event is the annual Wajid Ali Shah Festival which was recently organised in the city at Dilkusha Palace on 25th March. The festival has always been supported by U. […]


Picture of the Charbagh Railway Station at Lucknow.

Bus & railway stations in Lucknow set for a revamp

Public transport is one of the most crucial aspects of any city. It is the lifeline that binds a city together and Lucknow undoubtedly being one of the busiest cities in UP is no different. Unfortunately, despite being such a basic requirement, public transport infrastructure in the city hasn’t been improving at the required pace but things […]