Once famed as “Manchester of the East”, Kanpur stands as one of North India’s chief industrial centres with its own historical, religious and commercial enormity. Nestling on the banks of the River Ganges, the city was a breeding ground for a change in the freedom and literary movements during the first half of the 20th..
The intricate designs, proficient engravings, and unadulterated high-quality brass has made Moradabad earn a nickname of the ‘Brass City’. Dating back to the 17th century A.D, the city is said to be named after Prince Murad Baksh, the son of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. This established industrial centre of U.P. is situated on the..
The musical patter of ghunghroos, the loud taal of a teacher giving time, a sitar strain here, an alaap on the air there; if sounds could be captured as colours, the Bhatkhande Music Institute Deemed University would make for a beautiful picture indeed. One of the oldest and the only University of its kind, Bhatkhande,..
Like a smell of certain type of flower on the breeze, or a song on the radio that reminds us of another time in our lives, the handicrafts and embroidery of Uttar Pradesh garner a strong reaction from many Indians. Embedded as a culture and tradition within the nerves of U.P., the art and craft..
The city of light, the center of the universe, the never forsaken, the forest of bliss, the abode of Rudra, the Mahashamshan, the city of eternal salvation – Varanasi. Located 320 kms south-east to the state capital Lucknow, Varanasi is different things to different people. To some it is the spiritual heart of India, to..