Monthly Archives: February, 2012

Importance of RTI

  In 1946 the United Nations General Assembly passed one of its very earliest resolutions regarding freedom of information. It stated this : Freedom of information is a fundamental human right and … the touchstone of all freedoms to which the United Nations is consecrated. Considering that freedom of information is regarded as such an …

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Chikan industry of Lucknow – Pride of India

The chikan work of Lucknow is one of the most popular embroidery works in India.  It has a certain grace and elegance which ensures that it never goes out of style.  It is said to have been originally introduced by Nur Jahan, the beautiful wife of Mughal emperor, Jahangir.  The work became popular in a number  …

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