People

Isha Basant Joshi

Withered Jewel of Lucknow! How life can be unfair as it is uncertain is a bitter story. A name people do not hesitate to throw as a trophy to boast as an example of the accomplishment, empowerment of women, ha...

Siddharth Yog Xander

Investing in the Future It takes a man of rare talent to achieve something great. Siddharth Yog is an Indian businessman who has dazzled the business world with his knowledge and hold of it, and captured it at...

Gopal Das ‘Neeraj’

A Wizard of Words Manideepa Sekhar Sarkar Uttar Pradesh has always been a land, which has given us numerous talented artists in diverse fields. On 4th January 1925, a gem was born in Puravali near Mahewa of E...

Manoj Bhargava

A Man with a Vision Often we have seen or heard about many great people. Many of us get inspired by them to do other good deeds. Many of us see them as messiah and a lot more to go on and on. But very few actu...

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...

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...

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 e...

Allama Tafazzul Hussain Khan

The Prime Minister of Awadh with a difference Allama Tafazzul Hussain Khan (1727 - 1800) was popularly known as 'Khan-e-Allama'. The title of 'Allama' was conferred by 'darbar-e-shahi' only to highly exception...

Samina Bano

Wings to a Thousand Distant Dreams Samina Bano, a seemingly ordinary girl, worked day and night to make the dream of education for all a reality. With the Right to Education listed in our Fundamental Rights, o...

Munshi Ameer Ahmad Minai

The Pinnacle of Paeans Awadh (1722-1856) period paved the way to register in the form of composite culture. This period is also known as golden period of Urdu poetry. Among many of the writers Munshi Ameer Ahm...