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Remembering ‘Babu’

The Bradman of Indian Hockey The name K.D. Singh ‘Babu’ is very familiar for the Lakhnavis because of Lucknow’s stadium (known as the K.D.Singh ‘Babu’ Stadium). But few people today know who the man behind thi...

Bungalow No. 1

Down the Memory lane Arif Naqvi After a long gap I had come to my native town, Lucknow, to meet my relatives and friends. Much had changed in the city. The streets and buildings were looking different. The dr...

Magh Mela Tales 2015

Taking of Holy Dip Sehar Siddiqui The chants of the saints, the ringing of temple bells, the flames of the Aarti, the fragrance of incense sticks, all build up a scene that looks not only mystical but captiva...

Cruising among Creatures

Relishing the Natural Beauty Sehar Siddiqui As the New Year begins, and we all slowly and steadily learn to write 2015 instead 2014, It's also time to plan some things for the coming year 2015. Now we all hav...

Uttar Pradesh Tourism

The Way Forward Shaheer A. Mirza What pulls in a tourist to a certain destination, the reply would be as simple as it could be. It is entirely the taste and choice of a tourist to pick and choose the place of...
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Central Methodist Church

Beseeching the blessing Uttam Singh Central Methodist, as evident with its name, is a protestant Church under the episcopal area of Methodist Church in India, Lucknow Regional Conference. It is located on Can...

Prof. Mahdi Hasan

The Man who put Lucknow on Medicinal Map Akansha Prof. Mahdi Hasan was born on March 21, 1936 in a village Gadayan, Akbarpur (then in Faizabad, now in Ambedkar Nagar), in UP. His father, Jawad Husain, was Teh...

Hazratganj

The Heart of Lucknow Nikita Gupta A casual stroller taking a final turn from Qaiserbagh, would find himself gazed upon by monuments of exquisite beauty and a square of singular pride and stateliness. An arden...

Faiz Ahmad Faiz

Poet who brought romanticism to revolutionary poetry Dr. Zoya Zaidi Faiz Ahmad Faiz, the most celebrated poet of 20th century, a romantic, a revolutionary, gave a whole new meaning to Urdu poetry. Freeing it ...

Allahabad…The Historic City !

See it through my eyes Sehar Siddiqui I do not remember my first rendezvous with this city, but I do remember my first date with this city. At the age of 9 I started to discover this city and our 'perfect dat...