Knocksense: A local content and recommendations platform

Rajasthan's first hockey academy for tribal children to come up in THIS city!

As per reports, it is expected that the hockey institute will be inaugurated on World Tribal Day.

In a new initiative, the Tribal Regional Welfare Minister of the Rajasthan government, declared that the state will soon be gifted with a new hockey academy for tribal children. Being the first facility of its kind in the territory, this upcoming hockey centre in Udaipur will cater to a number of chosen players from the tribal community.

As per reports, it is expected that the institute will be inaugurated on World Tribal Day, which falls on 9 August. Notably, reports state that the selection process which began in the middle of last week, will be continued till tomorrow.

All resources to be provided by the tribal department

Reportedly, the launch of the selection process was marked by the esteemed presence of the chief coach and national-level umpire, Mohammed Hanif. Further, it is noteworthy that all resources at this centre will be provided by the Tribal Department. The final list of candidates will be chalked out after the ongoing trials are completed.

Love for hockey being reignited throughout the country

History books are replete with stories about the introduction of hockey in India by British regiments and the quick popularity garnered by the sport, thereafter. It is claimed that the first hockey club of the country was set up in Calcutta in 1885-86. Led by the legendary player Dhyan Chand, the team from the country soon became successful in clinching multiple golds at the Olympics. During the early years after Indian Independence, Balbir Singh championed the sport for nearly a decade.

Now, cricket and football fever have sparked high, leaving little space for the lovers of hockey. In view of this, the Indian high authorities at the centre and state level are trying to revive the interest in the sport. Being a part of multiple initiatives undertaken in the country, the upcoming hockey institute in Rajasthan will serve a two-fold purpose. Besides attracting attention towards the national sport, the academy will also help in the upliftment of tribal communities.

The first thought that pops up in our mind when we think of Khadi is- comfortable clothing! One might pick this indigenous fabric for casual outfits but who could have thought Khadi can also be used as elaborate bridal wear. A stunning display of a Khadi wedding collection at this year's expo at IGP, organised by the Khadi Gramodyog Board, garnered a lot of attention and changed the way this fabric is perceived by many.

Keep reading... Show less

Shop ethnic creations from Route Crafts in Lucknow & look your best this festive season!

Route Crafts is all set to launch its new collection on the AJIO website this October 22.

If a glamorous ethnic makeover is all you wish for this festive season, just trace the path to Route Crafts and find your best fit, among its expansive authentic range! This fashion destination from Lucknow is only a startup as of now but has managed to become the talk of the town with its quality-marked handlooms, right from the grassroots to the urban city fashion-scape. Blending contemporary trends with traditional designs, Route Crafts' new catalogue will add a sparkle to your celebrations, so do check it out!

Keep reading... Show less

The Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS) in Lucknow has started two new facilities for patients suffering from haemophilia and leukaemia. The Haemophilia Physiotherapy Unit and a new ward for Peripherally Inserted Central Cannula (PICC) Line Care Centre have been set up in the Department of Haematology of this institute. As per reports, the PICC centre is built to facilitate painless chemotherapy of leukaemia patients.

Keep reading... Show less

Add more sweetness to your Diwali celebrations with a Delicacy Box from The Hazelnut Factory

This Diwali indulge in the sweetness of a new range of sweets by THF in Lucknow

The Diwali season has already got our hearts craving for those festive munchies and we've yet again traced our steps to The Hazelnut Factory to satiate those sweet-tooth cravings! Well, being the patisserie genius it is, THF has curated a brand new mithai collection, and we're all excited to try the new flavours. These sweet delights by THF, packed in new and elegant boxes make for a perfect Diwali gift for your loved ones!

Keep reading... Show less

Festive shopping can be a hectic task when your checklist is huge and you don't know where to get all that good stuff from. Easing matters for you, we've curated a list of stores in Hazratganj that have the best collections of festive footwear, funky jewellery, clothing and other accessories. Since Diwali and Karva Chauth are just around the corner, you shouldn't be wasting any more time thinking and head straight to these stores to shop from a wide range of collections.

With oxidised and fashion jewellery straight from Colaba and Bandra, Kolapuris from the south and much more, you can expect the best of collections while venturing out on this retail therapy session!

Keep reading... Show less

MMRDA finally launches the last I-girder of the Mumbai Metro Corridor 2A

The MMRDA will now begin the task of laying tracks on Metro 2A.

Touching a big milestone, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has completed the viaduct work along the entire 18.5km pass of Metro 2A. The development agency will now move towards laying of track along with the DN Nagar - Link Road - Dahisar route. The feat has catapulted the Mumbai Metro 2A corridor closer to completion, ushering good news for commuters.

Keep reading... Show less

Be the first to have a Smart Solar Home in Lucknow with HomeScape by Amplus Solar

After all, nothing but the best will work for your homes in Lucknow.

You set the standard. What you choose today, becomes the benchmark tomorrow. Such as the stunningly innovative HomeScape by Amplus Solar. A solar solution created for peak performance and long-term savings, moreover designed to suit your aesthetics. After all, nothing but the best will work for your homes in Lucknow.

Keep reading... Show less

Most Read