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Pen, Reforms, Freedom

What Premchand Wanted to Bring About... Art is not merely an imitation of reality. Though art depicts reality it is not the reality. Its merit lies in that it seems to be a reality. So says the great literary ...

I’ll Show You Lucknow

The Contributions of Prateek Hira and Tornos Saumitra Shanker Lucknow has been a hub of architectural, cultural and social heritage. Every aroma, every gesture, every word has an essence of historic grace. No...

Capt. Manoj Pandey

Peerless Paratrooper of The Nation Suchit Mathur Our flag is not merely cloth with inked stripes. It is a symbol that sings of India's glory, in every stripe, in every colour, in every spoke. The sound of the...

Arunima Sinha ‘Sonu’

The Courageous Conquest of an Amputee H.N. Singh Arunima "Sonu" Sinha (born 1988) was the first female amputee to climb Mount Everest. She was also the first Indian amputee to climb Mount Everest. She was awa...

Good Bye …Lucknow Boy

Shamim A. Aarzoo pays tribute to Vinod Mehta How could one feel when he just puts on the journalism shoes and encounters none other than the man himself, Mr. Vinod Mehta. It was a Saturday afternoon on the 24t...

Gopaldas ‘Neeraj’

King of Melody and Soulful Lyrics I was watching the session of the second day of the festival from among the front seats of the auditorium. At once, somebody entering the hall caught my attention. Clad in Per...

The Changing Face of State Police

Javeed Ahmad, IPS talks about Significance of Leadership & Accountability Sushil Silvano It is always a treat to meet someone who contradicts the prototype image; Javeed Ahmed is one such person who is th...

Raja Tikait Rai Bahadur

The Secular Face of Nawabi Era Kapil Pal Raja Tikait Rai Bahadur (1760–1808) was the Diwan of Awadh from 1791 - 1796 in the regime of Asif-ud-Daula. He was a learned Kayastha of Saksena clan, Raja Tikait Rai ...
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Syed Fakhir Hussein

An Acquaintance of Picasso Dr. Sehba Ali Syed Fakhir Hussein, a psycho- therapist and a litterateur is particularly known for the English translation of the popular Urdu Classic " Mashriqui Tehzeeb ka Aakhree...

Suryakant Tripathi ‘Nirala’

Sun which Never Set Decades ago, the poem 'Saroj Smriti' in the memory of his beloved daughter had imbued the world in the sea of emotions. Today it is widely revered in literary circles that make the poet imm...