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India’s Largest Incubation Centre to come up at Lucknow

After a series of successful events to establish Uttar Pradesh as an emerging hub for IT and business, the state-capital will soon add another feather to its cap. The UP government is planning to set-up India’s largest incubation centre in Lucknow. The incubation centre would help the upcoming start-up companies in various industry segments by […]


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Lucknow – the perfect movie backdrop

Lucknow is fast evolving as a major shooting destination for Bollywood movies owing to the city’s rich cultural heritage and historic significance coupled with scenic beauty. Using Lucknow as a backdrop in more and more Bollywood films, the directors are trying to bring to the fore the city’s regal and royal traditions kept intact from […]


Where to buy Chikan suits and Kurtas in Lucknow?

Lucknow city, famous for its Chikankari—the exclusive and intricate form of hand embroidery native to the city and very close to the hearts of Lucknowites—is a shopping haven in the truest sense. Admired the world over, the art that has adorned every section of the fashion world is freely available here in all shapes and […]


St. Francis College – Premier Educational Institution in Lucknow for Boys

The St. Francis College is a premier boys-only senior secondary private school situated at Shahnajaf Road in Hazratganj. The institution is more than 125 years old and exudes immense charm of Anglo architectural finesse. The college was established by the Catholic Diocese of Lucknow, which is a charitable religious organization. The institution was founded in […]


Isabella Thoburn (IT) College: Imparting Education for More than a Century

The famous ‘IT College’ in Lucknow is not a college with exclusive courses on Information Technology. Isabella Thoburn (IT) college is considered the best girls-only college in Lucknow for higher education in all streams. The popularity of the college can be gauged from the fact that the cross-section of road adjacent to the college is commonly […]

Picture of Isabella Thoburn (IT) College for Women, Lucknow

Safed Baradari 1

It doesn’t come as a surprise to Lucknowites if they say that there is a wedding being solemnized at some venue in Kaiserbagh and pat comes the question – “Is it at the Safed Baradari?” Such is the fascination for the magnificent white structure that stands tall among the other historical monuments in the Kaiserbagh […]

Picture of Safed baradari at Lucknow

A picture of M G Road, Hazratganj Lucknow

The Restyling of Hazratganj 1

  Hazratganj is not only a market, it is representative of an era that still continues to allure the Lucknowites and non-Lucknowites alike. An evening spent in Hazratganj will definitely take you closer to the essence and charisma of the Nawabi city, Lucknow. Every city carries a unique charm and essence, an air about its […]


The Pristine Attractiveness of Sikander Bagh

Hazratganj can be said to be the heart of the city with most shopping destinations  around,  some of the prestigious educational institutions located in the area, and leading business houses carry out their operations from this part of Lucknow. Under normal circumstances, most Lucknowites living in the trans-Gomti area take the road from Nishatganj to […]

Picture of Gateway at Sikander Bagh, constructed at Lucknow in Medieval times