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Know about THIS person from Lucknow, whose passion propels him to rescue urban wildlife

A photographer and an event manager by profession, Lucknow's Aditya Tiwari is passionate about the cause of animals and through the NGO, Paryavarnam Society, he attends related SOS calls. He and his team of 12 volunteers, of which 50 per cent are females, work with the Awadh Forest Department and Lucknow Zoo, with a mission to provide a safe habitat for reptiles. Until now, with the aid of his team, this 29-year-old individual has rescued around 2000 snakes from various places in UP.

Read on to know more about Aditya Tiwari's avocation, as he dispels myths about snakes in a conversation with Knocksense.

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UP's Sewa Mitra to help in hiring trained professionals in Lucknow, Kanpur & 5 other dists

If you are looking for a handyman to help fix the house plumbing or a barber to help you with haircuts at home, then the state government's Sewa Mitra will prove helpful. The aim of setting up this online platform is to bridge the gap between customers and local service providers. Now functional in Lucknow, Kanpur and 5 other districts of UP, this platform helps in securing services of trained professionals and is based on geo-location, in both urban and rural areas.

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Representing Lucknow on international screens are the children of Chabootra Theatre Paathshala

"All the world's a stage", wrote William Shakespeare in As You Like It and making a name for themselves on this stage, are 6 child theatre artists from Lucknow's Chabootra Theatre Paathshala. Introducing their skills to the world, they recently marked their debut in Ashish Pant's film- Uljhan (The Knot), which has had a successful run in the United States.

Further, it has premiered at several international film festivals like the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA), Shanghai Film Festival (SIFF) and the Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF).

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Lucknow's Civil Hospital to have 800 beds with the upcoming expansion plan!

After the second wave of the pandemic wreaked havoc in the city, the authorities have shifted attention on strengthening the medical infrastructure. As per the latest developments, the Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee (Civil) Hospital in Lucknow will be expanded from a 400-bed facility to an 800-bed facility. It is expected that the healthcare centre will become the largest facility in the state once the proposed interventions are finalised and implemented.

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Ever tried a meaty dal-baati? Head to THIS place in Lucknow for a quick bite!

For all the dal baati variants that fall between the Rajasthani and Bihari speciality, we suggest you try out this delicacy in a Lakhnawi style. Yes, Lakhnawi dal baati exists, courtesy- Abhishek Kitchen in the Aliganj area of Lucknow. This food cart is satisfying the cravings of foodies of Lucknow with its lip-smacking Mutton Tadka with Bati. Moreover, by offering other numerous succulent non-vegetarian dishes at budget-friendly rates, Abhishek Kitchen has quickly become the talk of the town!

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