People

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...

Asit Kumar Haldar

Contribution of Lucknow in Art World Haldar was born in Jorasanko, Kolkata in 1890 and is son of Raveendra Naath Thakur's niece, to see his mind struck in art from his childhood his father and grandfather sent...

Dr. Qamar Rahman

Great Honor for Lucknow Scientist in Germany It is a rare thing for any Indian woman to achieve such high recognition as Mrs. Dr. Qamar Rahman of Lucknow, India has achieved in Germany. She is one of the few f...

Khaleefa Abid Hussain

The Cadency of Lucknow Gharana of Tabla Lucknow gharana known as the ìPurab gharanaî is said to be the second gharana of the six main gharanas, which also means the styles of playing tabla to appear in India a...

An Honor to Philosophy

Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan Kaamna D. Shukla Guru Brahma, Guru Vishnu, Guru Devo Maheshwaraya; Guru Sakshat Param Brahma, Tasmay Sri Gurudeva Namah (A teacher is equivalent to God, and he should be regarded ...

Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

Ambitious, Passionate, Juggernaut...!!! Shamim A. Aarzoo A visionary, a pioneer, a leader in inspiring thought Dr. Abdul Kalam was an enlightening force that has ignited thousand of minds of our nation to uns...

Niharika Bhatt

I Always Dreamt of Serving My Nation Saurabh Mishra In the recent UPSC 2015 results, all India rank 146 - Niharika Bhatt talks to us about her journey to get hold of one of the most prestigious jobs in our co...

Shankar Dayal Sharma

A President Forged in Fire Nikita Gupta Shankar Dayal Sharma, the ninth President of our country, was an exemplary leader and statesman and his long and varied political and scholarly career is a series of co...