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The Jal Mahal – A Royal Heritage Reinstated

The Pink City in the ‘Land of Princes’ is now riding high on its latest achievement.  Adding another feather to its crown is the recently reinstated pristine heritage, the Jal Mahal. Situated amidst the Man Sagar Lake in the city ... Read More »

Mayo College shuts over H1N1 fears

On a day when 49 people tested positive for swine flu in Rajasthan, Mayo College Ajmer (both boys and girls) announced early winter vacations for two months. The death toll in the state went up to 24 with latest H1N1 ... Read More »

Vasundhara Raje to meet L K Advani, Rajnath Singh

The drama over former Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje’s removal from the opposition leader’s post in the state assembly may end on Saturday as she is expected to meet Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Rajnath Singh and senior leader L ... Read More »

Udaipur named World’s Best City

New York, July 11 (ANI): Udaipur has been named the World’s Best City in a poll by Travel and Leisure magazine. The Rajasthani city is the first South Asian hotspot to get the prestigious title. Each year, readers take part ... Read More »

Jumbos facing acute water crisis in Rajasthan

Amer (Rajasthan), June 8 (ANI): As Rajasthan reels under acute water crisis, the jumbos used to ferry visitors at the Amer fort, are also feeling the pinch of water shortage. It is not only human beings who are facing severe ... Read More »

Over 50 blackbucks die in Rajasthan wildlife sanctuary

Bikaner (Rajasthan) June 3 (ANI): Over 50 blackbucks recently died out of shock, following unexpected cloudburst and thunderstorm at the Tal Chappar Wildlife Sanctuary in Churu District of Rajasthan. The game warden and rangers of the Tal Chappar Wildlife Sanctuary, ... Read More »

Rajasthan Sanskrit University trains Hindu priests

Jaipur, June 3 (ANI): In an attempt to preserve Hindu rituals, a Sanskrit University in Rajasthan has initiated a diploma in Hindu priesthood. The diploma would certify that the students can organize and conduct any Hindu ritual. Pundit Yugal Sharma, ... Read More »

Rare vintage motorbikes displayed in Jaipur

Jaipur, May 26 (ANI): More than 80 rare motorbikes were displayed in Jaipur, the pink city of Rajasthan. A ‘Vintage Bike Show’ was organised by the Convoy Bike Riders Club for the first time in the city, which is renowned ... Read More »

Repolling underway in Rajasthan, WB and Bihar

Jaipur/Kolkata/Patna, May 10 (ANI): Repolling is taking place amidst tight security at 60 booths in Rajasthan, 15 in West Bengal and six in Bihar on Sunday. The repolling began at 7:00 a.m. The Election Commission had ordered repolling in the ... Read More »

Violence rocks West Bengal, UP, Rajasthan, J-K

Kolkata/Mathura/Srinagar, May 7 (ANI): Several incidents of violence were reported from West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Jammu and Kashmir during the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections on Thursday. In West Bengal, one CPM worker was reportedly killed in ... Read More »