Lucknow and its ever-changing Facade

The City of Nawabs, which has a wealth of some of the most exquisite Imambaras, baradaris, masjids, bagichas and palace complexes reminiscent of Mughal and British period architectural styles, is witnessing a sea change in its overall landscape and infrastructure. Several ongoing infrastructure and development projects initiated by Government of Uttar Pradesh such as Lucknow […]

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a still picture from dance allethaiyya ka qissa during wajid ali shah festival lucknow

Lucknow and its Fondness for Vibrant Cultural Events

Every city in India has its own unique story to tell, whether its history, culture or traditions, and Lucknow is no different. When we talk about the City of Nawabs, the first impressions which come to mind are Lucknow’s glorious past, Nawabi-era monuments, culture, dance, music and cuisine. Being so culturally rich, Lucknow has actually […]

Lucknow Tops Second List of Smart Cities in India

Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh, popular for its historical significance and culture, tops the second list of Smart Cities announced by the Urban Development Ministry, Government of India. It is a matter of immense pride for Lucknowites to have their city get world-class infrastructure facilities they have been waiting for. Lucknow obtaining the smart city status would […]

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AIFT Fashion Festival 2016

Honourable Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Shri Ram Naik, inaugurated the exhibition cum seminar on crafts held by Asma Hussain Institute of Fashion Technology (AIFT) on May 24, 2016 at Paryatan Bhavan, Lucknow. Shri Pravir Kumar, Agriculture Production Commissioner U.P., Fashion Designer Nida Mahmood, and actor Mohit Keswani were guests of honour. Asma Hussain, founder of […]

Gomti Riverfront Project: Restoring the glory of Gomti River

  At a time when most water-bodies are swamped with urban as well as industrial waste and are on verge of extinction, efforts are being made to revive the long lost splendor and beauty of Gomti River in Lucknow. The Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has initiated a comprehensive project for all round development, beautification and […]

A boat in the Gomti River at Lucknow

Some Women Who Inspire…

On this International Women’s Day, here’s a list of women LucknowPulse wants to put the spotlight on for their energy, dedication to social causes, and many other distinct traits that all women have but these few got them recognized by the society. PANKAJ BHADOURIA Won the debut season of “MasterChef India” Launched her culinary academy- […]

3rd Annual Wajid Ali Shah Festival, 2016

The third annual Wajid Ali Shah Festival, held on 14th February, 2016 at Chhattar Manzil, transported the audience to Matia Burj where Nawab Wajid Ali Shah was exiled after the mutiny of 1857. The audience got to see the nostalgic nawab’s yearning to see Radha Krishna’s Raas that came alive in the form of a ballet. […]

Wajid Ali Shah Festival 2016_Chhattar Manzil

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Lucknow and its Traffic Management Knacks

  Traffic jams on Indian roads is one of the most common and irksome facet of the country. Some cities are reeling under its adverse impact whereas some have managed to cope with the issue and have succeeded in making the streets free from the pestering traffic jams. The city of Nawabs, Lucknow, though has […]

Lucknow and its Traffic Woes 2

“Time and tide wait for none”, goes the saying projecting the vitality of time. Considering the importance of time, traffic congestions act as an obnoxious obstacle marring the efforts of people to reach their destination on time. Lucknow city, which already has the characteristic feature of the so called Nawabiyat, where delays are a norm […]

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Mahindra Sanatkada Lko Festival 2016

Sanatkada Festival Lucknow

Sanatkada, which began in 2006 as an initiative to revive the culture and art of Avadh, has now become almost synonymous with the Lucknowi art, food, language and culture. Lucknow, traditional and modern at the same time, has always attracted visitors who are looking to relive the past and at the same time appreciate the […]