Knocksense: A local content and recommendations platform

Make way for an explosion of culture, craft & cuisine as Goa hosts its 28th Hunar Haat!

Along with being a genius plan to provide employment, Hunar Haat is a spectacle that would leave you in complete awe.

Goa stands on its own two feet when it comes to art and craft and it is a pilgrimage spot for the devotees of sun, sand and mouthwatering seafood! So amalgamating all these elements, Goa is presently hosting the 28th edition of Hunar Haat, which is an effort to bring forward the rich traditions and artistries of India at one platform. Promoting the idea of #VocalforLocal, Hunar Haat is one such event that you cannot afford to miss!


An attempt at bringing forth profound artisans from Kashmir to Kanyakumari

The flagship event of the Union Ministry of Minority Affairs, Hunar Haat is a masterly initiative at making India self-reliant under the banner of Aatmanirbhar Bharat. Hunar Haat is an attempt at bringing forth its profound artisans from Kashmir to Kanyakumari and giving them a stage that would help them monetize their skills in a better way!

Bringing together the flavours from around the country, this extraordinary event has already started at the Kala Academy in Panaji, Goa and will stay till April 4, 2021. The event starts every day from 10:30 AM to 10 PM and will not charge you anything if you wish to enter and stroll through the haat.

Culture, Craft & Cuisine ka Sangam!

Along with being a genius plan to provide employment, Hunar Haat is a spectacle that would leave you in complete awe when you witness it in person. From Rajasthan's Daal Baati Churma to Kerala's Idli Vada Dosa, this place is a haven for all you foodies out there! Not just goods and food, Hunar Haat leads the way for poets, singers and folk artists from every nook and corner of India and being amid this ambience, will definitely jazz up your mood like no other.

Knock Knock

Deep down aren't we all suckers for customized and handmade goods?! Whether it is a regular jute bag, clay toy, utensil or furniture that screams cultural aesthetics, Hunar Haat is the ideal spot for a shopping spree and food stall hopping!

When here, you can witness hundreds of skilled workers from across the country coming to the centre stage with their handcrafted goods and you wouldn't be able to resist bagging a few for sure. There will also be a spread of divine flavours from various regions, that will satiate your cravings in the most delish ways. So grab your keys and find your way to Kala Academy in Panaji to check out what's cooking!

Location: Kala Academy, Panaji, Goa

Timings: 10:30 AM to 10 PM

Entry Fee: Free

For more details click on this!

Finals of Syed Modi International 2022 to take place in Lucknow on January 23

The ongoing international badminton competition is taking place at the Babu Banarasi Das Stadium in Lucknow

The finale of the ongoing Syed Modi International 2022 is scheduled to take place on January 23 at the Babu Banarasi Das Stadium in Lucknow. Notably, this international level badminton competition was started on 18 January. After registering a win on Wednesday, Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu and the Indian Open finalist Supanida Katethong from Thailand are set to clash in the quarter-finals. Read on to know more about the badminton tournament that is taking place in Lucknow.

Keep reading... Show less

An inspiration for all, THIS 77-year-old 'student' from Rajasthan enrolls for 12 board exams!

Interestingly, this is not the first time Hukumdas has grabbed the limelight for showing dedication towards completing his basic education

With a firm belief in the saying that there is no age limit to learning, 77-year old Hukumdas Vaishnav from Rajasthan is all set to appear for class XII examinations this year. Interestingly, this is not the first time Hukumdas has grabbed the limelight for his dedication towards completing his basic education. Read on to know more about the inspirational real-life story of Jalore's Hukumdas Vaishnav.

Keep reading... Show less

UP Elections 2022: Postal ballot facility to be rolled out for elderlies & COVID patients

Postal ballot box will be provided at homes to ensure that senior citizens, COVID-19 patients and the physically challenged persons are able to cast their votes in with ease

Uttar Pradesh State Election Commission has launched a postal ballot facility to ease matters for citizens. Amid concerns over rising COVID-19 cases, the EC stressed that their first and foremost objective is a 'COVID safe election'. The postal ballot box will be provided at homes to ensure that senior citizens, COVID-19 patients and physically challenged persons are able to cast their votes in with ease while ensuring that no citizen of India is deprived of their universal adult franchise.

Keep reading... Show less

3,517 new cases reported in Lucknow on Wednesday

Nearing the 1-lakh mark, the active caseload in Uttar Pradesh has reached a total of 98,238 cases, as of January 19

With 3,517 new cases reported on Wednesday, the surge in COVID cases continues in Lucknow. This has brought up the total number of active cases in the city to 16,943. According to the daily health bulletin released by the administration, one casualty related to coronavirus was also marked in the city on January 19. Read more to know about the current status of coronavirus in Lucknow and other districts of Uttar Pradesh.

Keep reading... Show less

With the completion of track laying work on the Metro Line 2A and Metro Line 7, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) is all set to start its commercial run for the public of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region soon. While MMRDA has completed the work on Phase 1(Dahanukarwadi and Aarey) of this project, the nodal agency awaits the clearance certificate from the Commissioner of Metro Railway Safety (CMRS) now.

Keep reading... Show less

SGPGI in Lucknow issues fresh guidelines for consultations in OPD & IPD admissions

Apart from the RT-PCR, a negative TrueNat test report of COVID will also be accepted at the time of entry in PGI

In view of the rising COVID cases in the city, the administration of Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences has issued new guidelines for admission in the Outpatient Department(OPD) and Inpatient Department (IPD). As per the new rules, a negative COVID test report is mandatory for those intending to get appointments for consultations with doctors or admission in IPD. Read on to know more about the fresh guidelines now applicable at SGPGI in Lucknow.

Keep reading... Show less

Industrial plots in Talkatora & Aishbagh areas of Lucknow can be used as housing units!

The decision has come as a big relief to the owners of a few industrial plots who've been waiting to use their lands for housing purposes for many years

In a bid to turn the city into a Smart City, the district administration has now approved the use of industrial plots as residential buildings in the Talkatora and Aishbagh areas of Lucknow. With this new norm, the use of industrial lands as housing units has now become easier in Lucknow. This also means that multi-storey residential buildings can be constructed in these two industrial areas in the city.

Keep reading... Show less

Most Read

Headlines

Lucknow

Kanpur

Trending

Jaipur

Indore

Goa

Mumbai