Zardozi Artisans of Lucknow 1

What is Zardozi? Zardozi is a fascinating form of embroidery work that originated under the influence of Mughal Kings in the Kingdom of Oudh, currently identified as the central part of Uttar Pradesh in India. A large number of artisans engaging in Zardozi or Chikankari are employed in the trade of developing beautiful embroidery on […]

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Pic of Foundation stone saying- Kisan bazar inaugurated by chief minister Shri Akhilesh Yadav

Sun rises on Infrastructure Development in Uttar Pradesh 2

Chief Minister of UP, Mr. Akhilesh Yadav gifted sunshine of multiple developmental projects to the city of Lucknow. On 21st December, in a record breaking spree, Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh inaugurated multiple developmental projects across Lucknow City. A total of 5790 developmental works and 2 dozen projects were inaugurated in a single day worth […]

Lucknow successfully hosts Junior Men’s Hockey World Cup 2016

Lucknow successfully hosts Junior Men’s Hockey World Cup. What’s Next? PC: Ajaish Jaiswal Lucknow city hosted the recently concluded 2016 FIH Junior Men’s Hockey World Cup. While we lucknowites are rejoicing at India’s coronation as Hockey World Champions, what sweetens the deal for us beyond obvious, is the fact that Lucknow City has finally found […]

A hockey player about to hit the ball in Junior Men's Hockey world cup match at Lucknow, India

Uttar Pradesh chied minister and Samajwadi party chief- Mulayam Singh Yadav alight from Lucknow Metro after its maiden trial in Lucknow.

Lucknow Metro Rail is now LIVE

Lucknow Metro on its Maiden Trial Run Much awaited Lucknow Metro Rail made its trial run on 1st December 2016.  Mr. Akhilesh Yadav, Chief Minister Uttar Pradesh, flagged Lucknow Metro from Transport Nagar depot for the trial run up to Charbagh railway station. It covered a total distance of 8.5 km in its maiden run. […]

Inauguration of Agra-Lucknow Expressway

A giant leap in the infrastructural developments of Uttar Pradesh came this past Monday, 21st November 2016, in the form of inclusion of Agra-Lucknow Expressway in the road transport map of Uttar Pradesh. Agra-Lucknow expressway was inaugurated by Mr. Akhilesh Yadav, Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. This 302 kms long 6-lane expressway that will be […]

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Visiting Book Fair with Children

There is no such thing as a child who hates to read; there are only children who have not found the right book. ~ Frank Serafini Most of us already know how helpful it could be for a child to cultivate a habit of reading books. In today’s world where digitalization is catching on fast, […]

The Historical Kakori Shaheed Smarak Getting a Facelift

Kakori, a small town located 18 kms from Lucknow in the state of Uttar Pradesh, is widely known for its Dussehri mangoes, Zardozi embroidery work and Kakori Kebabs. The town is also the hub of Urdu literature, poetry and Qadiria Qalandari Sufi order. However, many may not be aware that Kakori was witness to a […]

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Uttar Pradesh Goes Green with Plantation Drives

Uttar Pradesh Goes Green, Akhilesh Yadav Initiated Massive Plantation Drives  Forests impact our lives in many ways than we can actually imagine. From the vital air we breathe to useful wood we use, humans across the world depend on forests, the ecosystems and their by-products. Apart from providing shelter to the  wildlife, they are also […]

Lucknow: the new startup and investment hub

Lucknow as the new startup and investment hub Lucknow offers every aspect required to live a happy life and no surprise Lucknow is the second happiest city in the country. The rich traditions of tehzeeb, food, art and craft, culture, music, language and politics are the soul of the city. With fast-track progress at national […]

An apartment and a business center in Lucknow

Picture of a truck with "No Honking" sign.

Say No to Honking, Lucknow

Lucknow prides itself in demonstrating Pehle Aap Tehzeeb and civility in every walk of life. Right from taxi drivers to rickshaw pullers and doctors to lawyers, people inherently communicate and interact in a courteous manner. However, with the fast-paced robotic life, unruly traffic and the urge to get ahead of others, it has been seen […]