Daily Archives: October 21, 2015

Colleges for Higher Education in Lucknow

The state of Uttar Pradesh has a long history of learning and education although the tradition of learning was mostly confined to the elite class and the religious establishments. With rapid advancements in the field of computer technology and the increasing globalization the need for good colleges of higher education in Lucknow gave way to […]

Picture of an imposing building at King George's Medical University (kgmu) Lucknow.

Engineering Colleges in Lucknow

Lucknow city has a deep rooted connection with education in the form of Firangi Mahal, situated in the narrow bylanes of the old city. This educational institution not only specialised in Islamic education but also modern sciences, arts and languages. Since then, Lucknow, the city of Nawabs, has witnessed a surge in the number of […]

Ram Advani Book Sellers in Lucknow

In the 1960’s, the popular Mayfair building of Lucknow housed the  Mayfair Cinema, the British Council Library and Ram Advani Booksellers, recalls a proud Lakhnawi. The City’s fanciest restaurant of the time, Kwality resturant, known for its pastries and ice creams was also present in the same building. Across the road was the almost as […]

Picture of the Sahara Ganj Mall Lucknow

The Growing Mall Culture in Lucknow

Going for an outing to enjoy the typical Awadhi shaam (evening) doing nothing but window shopping in the Victorian walkways of Hazratganj or ‘Ganjing” as it is popularly known  is like a custom in Lucknow, the city of Nawabs. For long, Hazratganj has been one of the favoured destinations for the evening walks through the marketplace. However, in the […]

Where to get the best tasting kebabs in Lucknow?

The people of Lucknow are known for their culinary skills and their love for food. What started as a means to satisfy the culinary desires of the opulent rulers has trickled down the levels of the society and has become a way of life for the city. A true Lakhnawi’s finds immense pleasure in add-ons that are otherwise not […]

Picture of the famous galawati kebabs from Lucknow, India

Pleasure trips around Lucknow: Dudhwa Tiger Reserve

  Not too far from Lucknow, the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve is the best place for those who want to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city life. The Dudhwa Tiger Reserve, located in the Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh on the Indo-Nepal border, is a protected area incorporating Dudhwa National Park, Kishanpur Wildlife Sanctuary […]

Rahim ke Kulche Nahari: A Treat for the Taste Buds

  Lucknow city has a rich history even when it comes to food that has made its cuisine known all over the world for its scrumptious and unique taste. The very delectable royal cuisine of the city has garnered attention, adulation and repeated visits of people to the city since the times of the Nawabs. […]

Picture taken at Rahim's kulche-nahari eating joint at chowk, lucknow

Picture of Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport Terminal Lucknow India

The Amausi Airport in Lucknow

Lucknow, being the historical and culture capital of Uttar Pradesh, draws thousands of domestic and international visitors every year. The Gomti River flowing through the Awadhi city adds to the city’s historical charisma and laid back characteristic. The city has a modern international airport, top grade railway station, bus depots and private passenger vehicles to […]