Salma Mirza Beg

A Sparkling Smile Assuring Well-being A cherubic effervescent smile greets you at Malhaur Railway station when you ask this 22-year girl if she is the one all over news and Internet being the first Indian woma...

Suryashashthi

The Fast and the Festivity Shiwali Sethiya All the cultures have been worshipping Sun since life came into existence. Every community has celebrated and adulated the life gifting forces of Sun. And in Indian ...

Jugal Kishore

Curtains on The Life of Theatre Well versed as an artist, director, poet and writer Jugal Kishore was actively associated with theatre from more than two decades. A graduate of Lucknow University and Bhartendu...

Travel Writers Conclave

"Travelling - it makes you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller" Nikita Gupta The beauty of writing flushed with the truth and inspiration of travelling makes for a writer's ultimate bonanza and it i...

Lucknow College of Arts and Crafts

The Deteriorating Ruins of Art Lucknow Arts College was established in the year 1911 by the then ruling British government. Mr. Nathenial Herd was the first principal of this college. He especially emphasized ...

Dhanteras

The Prelude of Prosperity In a country where there is a medley of festivity, every day is celebrated with its solitary essence. Diwali being one of the most eminent festival, has got a very characteristic outs...

Ali Sardar Jafri

A Poetic Master with a Rebel Mind "Aise Deewane Phir Na Aayenge Dekh Lo Humko Bemisaal Hain Hum" Born in 1913 to an aristocratic family in Balrampur, district Gonda, Ali Sardar Jafri was raised in an en...

The Cricket fever

Rise and fall of the sport in Lucknow Arpit Saxena The dates were approaching so there was beginning of the prayers and chanting in every nook and corner of the country. It was not the board exams of the kids...

The Origin of “Bazaar”

and Revisiting Some Fascinating Ones The idea of a bazaar, as a fixed and permanent place for buying and selling goods in villages, towns and cities, originated in ancient Islamic civilization. Initially, trad...

Lakhauri Bricks

The Building Blocks of Lucknow Lucknow monuments are trademarks of 17-18th century Awadhi architecture of Northern India, which are a kind of masonry structure of grand proportions. Before Independence, Awadh ...