Monthly Archives: March 2018


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 […]


Lucknow grapples with severe noise pollution despite measures

In the recent times, Lucknow has undergone some major changes and is on its way to become one of the prominent cities of the country. It is among the few places where a person can experience the hustle-bustle of the big cities and at the same time, it retains the relaxed and easy going environment […]

Pic of Truck with caption: Say No to Honking and Horn Not OK please. This is based on India contect where most trucks have bumper stickers saying - Horn please

An old painting of Chhatar Manzil palace at Lucknow, India. Lucknow was the capital of princely state of Awadh (Oudh) which became a part of United Provinces under the British rule. Later, the state was renamed as Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow to soon witness ‘basement tourism’ at Chhattar Manzil

It is no secret that Lucknow is one of India’s most historically rich cities. Home to many magnificent monuments, the city is a tourist and heritage lover’s paradise. People from across the globe love to visit Lucknow to relive its glorious past and soon they will have the chance to witness a new chapter in […]


Third Airport Terminal for Lucknow in the Offing

Lucknow is not just the capital of Uttar Pradesh, it is also the cultural and historical centre of the state and as a result, thousands of people fly to the city every day. Lucknow is well-connected to the metro cities in India and has a modern airport terminal, known as the Chaudhary Charan Singh International […]

Picture of the new terminal at chaudhari charan singh airport, Lucknow

picture of a tablet device, a folder, a padlock and security shield to represent cyber security.

Cyber Security Conference in Lucknow 2

  In today’s world, when everything has gone digital and everyone is connected with the cyber world in one way or the other, it becomes pertinent to discuss a very crucial aspect of the technological age – cyber security. India alone fell prey to approximately 1,44,496 cyber-attacks in last three years, with 44,679 cyber attacks […]


Holi Festivities in Lucknow

Festivals are not merely symbolizations of cultures and traditions; they are a celebration of togetherness and family. Whenever a festival is around the corner, it is not hard to miss the change in environment, which all of a sudden feels like it’s bursting with joy, positivity and all things festive. Holi, the festival of colours […]