To spot a majestic tiger walking across a trail, a beautiful deer hiding behind a tree, a rare hornbill in flight, massive herds of elephants roaming slothfully, a huge bear sleeping deeply, is indeed a ‘wildly’ refreshing experience. And one can savour this unbeaten joy amidst the thriving natural beauty and wildlife. It is in..
Muharram, the first month of the Hijri Calendar marks the start of the Islamic year. It is considered among the four sacred months in Islam with Zulqadah, Zulhijjah, and Rajab about which the Holy Quran says, “Verily, the number of months with Allah is twelve. So it was ordained by Him on the Day when..
Living life to the highest state of exuberance and enthusiasm, is what defines the style and ethos of the denizens of U.P. The festivals of U.P. exemplify this unbridled joy of the population. They dance, they sing, they mix, meet and mingle with one another. With this month’s festive fever, one can’t overlook the excitement..
‘Tum itna jo muskura rahe ho’, Kya gham hai jisko chupa rahe ho’…This timeless and evergreen lyrical gem that often soothes our soul is a creation of a literary genius who has been acclaimed to bring Urdu to Indian motion pictures. Born in 1919 in Mijwan, Azamgarh District, Uttar Pradesh, Sayyid Akhtar Hussein Rizvi alias..
Once the capital city of the mighty Kosala Kingdom, Shravasti is said to be founded by Vedic period king, Shravasta. Approximately 175 kilometres away from the state capital Lucknow, the city is located on the banks of the Rapti River. It is believed that Shravasti, then known as Savatthi, was the place in Kosala Kingdom..