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Bhootnath market to become Lucknow’s first ‘Smart Market’

The Bhootnath market is much loved by the people of Lucknow for its affordable shopping and delicious street food. Located in Indira Nagar, the place is always bustling with activity. From huge showrooms to reasonably priced shops, household items to fashion accessories and food joints- the place has a distinct essence of the old markets […]

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Book Release: Lucknow Ka Coffee House 1

    Indian Coffee House at Hazrat Ganj in Lucknow used to be esteemed hangout place for Lucknow’s celebrities from the yesteryears. Any mention of Lucknow’s history would be incomplete without a reference to the Indian Coffee House. The place has been like a second home to poets, writers, critics, scholars, intellectuals, and stalwarts from […]

Lucknow and the Silver Screen

The reach and the impact of the small screen is assuming a bigger and better dimension with every passing day. The popularity of the television can be gauged from the increasing appearance of superstars such as Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Madhuri Dixit, Karan Johar and many more stalwarts of the big screen, […]

Picture of aBlack-crested Bulbul perched on a wire in Lucknow

Bird Life in Lucknow

Lucknow is home to a variety of birds. From beautiful faakhtah (Dove) to melodious koel, from splendid pigeons to chirpy bulbuls, the list is endless. Birds have always been an inseparable part of Lucknow’s culture. For example, earlier Lucknow was known for “Kabootar bazi”, a type of pigeon endurance race. Nakhaas in Chowk area has […]