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11th Edition of DefExpo Begins Next Wednesday at Lucknow

The 11th edition of the biennial mega defence exhibition, DefExpo 2020 is to be held in the capital city of Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow from 5th February to 9th February 2020 for which preparations are on its full swing with an objective to bring leading technologies in the defence sector under one roof and provide a ..

Sher Singh Kukkal passes away at 86

The 86-year-old veteran artist and sculptor Sher Singh Kukkal passed away after an age-related illness in New Delhi on Saturday, 25th January 2020. He hailed from Buffa district (now in Pakistan) and used to paint with graphite pencils and ink.  Apart from working as a freelance artist (drawing, sculpture painting), he was equally talented in ..

National Youth Festival-2020 in Lucknow from 12th January

The 23rd Edition of the National Youth Festival will be organized by the Union Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports along with the Uttar Pradesh State Government at the Indira Pratishthan located in the capital city of Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow from 12th January to 16th January 2020, as since 1985 every year the day 12th ..

DefExpo 2020 Mobile App launched by Defence Minister

The DefExpo 2020 will be organized in the capital city of Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow from 5th-8th February 2020. The Department of Defence Production under the Ministry of Defence has developed a mobile app to engage with the exhibitors and the visitors for the DefExpo 2020. The mobile app was launched by the Defence Minister of ..

BEL and HAL organised Roadshow in the run-up to the 11th Edition of DefExpo

Defence Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs), Hindustan Aeronautical Limited (HAL) and Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) organised a roadshow in New Delhi on Monday, December 16th, to urge vendors, MSMEs, Startups and the Private sectors based in the National Capital Region, Delhi-NCR for their active participation in the upcoming 11th edition of the DefExpo scheduled to be ..

City Montessori School, Lucknow is ‘world’s largest school’ in terms of strength of students

Lucknow-based City Montessori School (CMS) has won the Guinness World Record for becoming the ‘world’s largest school’ in terms of strength of students. City Montessori School (CMS) has won the global award for having largest number of students in 2019-20. At present, the CMS has 18 branches and approximately 56,000 students all over the city.

Sports Journalist K R Wadhwaney passes away

Veteran sports journalist and author K R Wadhwaney recently died in Delhi. He was born in Karachi (now in Pakistan), migrated to Lucknow after the partition in 1947. After working in top organisations, Wadhwaney later went on to become the Sports Editor of the Indian Express newspaper.

K R Wadhwaney, veteran sports journalist and author, passes away

K R Wadhwaney (90), the veteran sports journalist and author, has passed away in Delhi. Born in Karachi (now in Pakistan), migrated to Lucknow after the partition in 1947. He started his career in Lucknow before moving to New Delhi in the 1960s. He remained active as a sports journalist for almost 50 years. After ..