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Tired of copious amounts of plastic choking the city, IAmGurgaon, an initiative aimed at awakening the citizens and making them aware about pollution, took a few substantial steps. They have installed a plethora of sculptures which are rather craftily curated along with Municipal Corporation of Gurugram and ArtPilgrim Live, an art gallery in the city and they initiated a campaign called ‘Where does it go?’.

This venture is focused on building awareness around the piling of plastic wastes and how it is impacting us and our environment through the medium of art. This initiative has also been awarded a sustainability award and has been opening eyes and garnering attention ever since.

Wazirabad Bundh in Sector 43 of Gurugram, was selected to be renovated and what was once a barren land, now hosts 11 sculptures which were moulded by using different kinds of waste including plastic bags, bottles, cans and so on! Each of the installations communicate a message about the deep-dyed impact of waste that we generate daily and our basic need to segregate junk.

One of the structures is called the ‘toxic chamber’ which is a large cave like structure, created by artist Arun Kumar along with 11 other local artists. It is a functional space that allows people to experience, observe and feel the waste that they have generated. It has been erected to make people physically see the amount of plastic waste they generate deliberately or otherwise.

Other installations here are themed around waste which is hazardous to marine and land animals; who often ingest the said waste.

Honestly this initiative has raised questions which need to be answered and we really need to turn into new leaves and not be this negligent about our immediate environment. This project deserves all the popularity and our support because through art, they’re making us understand the gravity of the situation out there. It's high time we open our eyes to it.

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.

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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!

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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.

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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!

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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!

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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.

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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.

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