Lakhnau is for anyone who harbors a deep-seated interest in the nuances of art, history and culture and of course, it is a foodie’s paradise too. Lucknow is an exclusive way of life- each corner brewing the smells of diversity and cloaking the vital essence of tehzeeb and tameez across the city.

Much has been and will continue to be written about Lucknow- the zenith of its majestic past and charms which linger loose like an after-taste. You must’ve read about the intricacies of chikankari, the royal Rumi Darwaza, the drool-worthy kebabs and parathas, makhhan-malai and so on.
But what we have today, is a tad bit different from the listicles you’ll usually come across.

British Saint of Musa Bagh- Zimsha Naqvi (bint_e_rahil)

Musa Bagh now lies in shambles but the main attraction of this spot is the grave of Kaptan Baba! According to historical records, Kaptan Baba is actually the title given to Captain F. Wale who was a brave sepoy.

Legends say that this place is still haunted by the soul of Kaptan Baba and his wandering spirit is pleased by cigarettes only and not by incense sticks. Musa Bagh was setup by Saadat Ali Khan in the early 19th century which comprised of sprawling gardens and a kothi.

Bada Mangal- Yash Nigam (sidewalk_enfrce)

Legend has it, in 1718 queen Alia Begum laid the foundation of two statues of Lord Hanuman which were found during the construction work of her mahal. Alia Begum got the statues placed somewhere in the corner of the construction area and apparently the next night in her dreams, she heard -‘install these statues and you will have a child born to you’. Within few days Alia Begum got the statue installed and it is the temple that is now known as ‘Purana Hanuman Mandir’, Aliganj. Alia Begum was also ‘blessed’ with a son she named him, ‘Mangat Rai Firoz Shah’

Bada Mangal- happens only in Lucknow!

Bada Mangal, is a unique festival which is celebarted only in Lucknow and has been here for the past 400 years. Bada Mangal is celebrated each Tuesday from the first to the last Tuesday of Hindu month of Jyestha. In order to celebrate this, the organisers serve free food to all and it is an exemplary example of secularism and cross-religious beliefs the citizens here.

Charbagh Railway Station- A chess board. Prerona (faithtrust.pixie.dust)

Charbagh is considered as one of the most beautiful railway stations in India and rightfully so. It is an amalgamation of clever architecture along with an element of the Awadhi history.

The building is designed on the lines of Indo- British fusion architecture, cloaked in red and white. The aerial view of this station partially appears like a chess board with each of its turrets and domes, which makes it look like chess pieces! This railway station also houses water reservoirs that are intricately hidden inside the facade being covered by curves.

Lucknow- Dauphin County, Pennsylvania- Shambhavi Singh (shambhavi_29)

Lucknow is a small unincorporated community in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States, in the Harrisburg-Carlisle area! The community was named after city of Lucknow in India.

There is also another locality called Lucknow which is situated in New South Wales, Australia.

2nd Happiest city in India- Aniket Singh (aniket_1202)

Among the happiest cities of India, Lucknow is the 2nd happiest of the lot! So what makes Lucknow a happy city?
We’re guessing the andaaz of the people, the heavenly food, convenience, cultural and ethnic potpourri and so much more!

Muskuraiye, aap Lakhnau mei hai.

Lucknow lives forever in the hearts of those that will never be able to call anywhere else “home”and rightfully so. This city feeds our nostalgia and once you fit in, you can never really bid a farewell. Even if you are not here, some parts of your heart and mind are bound to wander along the alleys of this sheher.

Mehka Hua Hai Humse Gulistaan-e Lucknow,
Hai Jaan Hamari Lucknow, Hum Jaan-e Lucknow.

Lucknow's NimbleQ presents an interactive parent-kid workshop on cryptocurrency for 1-10 graders!

Register ASAP for an hour of fun-filled knowledge session on Sunday, June 27!

As the world recovered from the financial crisis of 2008, we witnessed the emergence of a new form of digital currency. Through the past decade, this decentralised virtual money has evolved internationally into the dynamic world of cryptocurrency and it carries countless possibilities for the future today!

While this revolution changes its face every day, you can be ahead of the race by starting out early. So if you wish to equip yourself and your kid for the future, Lucknow's NimbleQ is here to guide you with an interactive parent-child (Grade 1 to 10) workshop on cryptocurrency! Register now by clicking here!

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Holistic education takes a leap in Lucknow with booming opportunities for young kids!

It is crucial to address the need for a wholesome pedagogy for young learners of the 21st century.

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Join Parent-Child Workshop on ABC of Cryptocurrency-

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Lucknow University students demand a reduction in exam fees through a Twitter campaign!

Labeled 'No exam, no fee', the drive by the distressed pupils of the institute asks for a reduction in the exam fees and course fees.

Amid the ongoing circumstances of the pandemic, Lucknow University had recently announced offline examinations for last year and end-semester students. Expressing discontent over the fees levied by the varsity, a group of students have initiated a social media campaign on the microblogging site Twitter. Labeled 'No exam, no fee', the drive by the distressed pupils of the institute asks for a reduction in the exam fees and course fees, given the tumultuous situation of the present day.

As per the schedule released by the university, examinations for last year's students shall commence from August 10 and the examinees are asked to fill forms by July 10.

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Lucknow's Padmashree Mohd. Shahid Stadium to be developed as a centre of excellence for hockey

This step will help to nurture local talent and develop an aptitude for sports in the state, which has a rich history in the game of hockey.

A residential centre of excellence in hockey will soon be established in Lucknow, in a bid to promote the national sport across Uttar Pradesh. Centred at the Padma Shri Mohd Shahid Synthetic Stadium, this advanced academy will be the first of its kind in the state. The UP Director of Sports informed that players who have already appeared in prominent leagues, such as the nationals, will receive training here.

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Lucknow University announces MCQ-format offline exams for final year students

Pupils of other years enrolled in degree and diploma courses will be promoted based on internal marks.

Lucknow University has announced that last-year/end-semester students of all undergraduate and postgraduate programs will have to sit for offline examinations in the upcoming days. As per reports, these assessments will have multiple-choice questions to be solved within a stipulated period of time. Further, pupils of other years enrolled in degree and diploma courses will be promoted based on internal marks, according to the latest decision by the varsity administration.

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Universities in UP directed to send degrees to students by post

The decision ensures that students receive their degrees on time.

The pandemic has affected the education system in a huge way. Even though online classes have replaced physical classes, staying at home for such a long duration has taken away a lot of opportunities from students of schools and colleges alike. In such times, the authorities are trying their best to provide assistance and tackle all the hurdles. And now, in an attempt to timely award degrees to college students, new instructions have been given to universities across UP.

Chancellor of state universities & UP Governor, Andiben Patel has directed Vice-Chancellors of Universities across the state to send college degrees to students by post. The decision was formalised in an online review meeting of two state institutes, Lucknow University and Bathkhande Music Institute Deemed University and ensures that students do not have to run for their degrees.

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All engineering & polytechnic students in UP to take online exams in July!

Virtual assessments for first, second and third-year students shall be conducted in the last week of July.

In view of the easing pandemic situation in Uttar Pradesh, the state technical education department has announced schedules for the students of all years enrolled under it. Reportedly, the authority has stated that the final year students of technical universities and polytechnic institutes would sit for online tests in the third week of July. Besides, the virtual assessments for first, second and third-year students shall be conducted in the last week of July.

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