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11 of family test positive, Jaipur Walled City under total lockdown

April 01, 2020 9:00 am

“The man with travel history to Oman was under home-quarantine but he did not follow it. We will go door-to-door to check everyone for symptoms and to ramp up testing,” Additional Chief Secretary, Health, Rohit Kumar Singh told The Indian Express.

Brahmakumaris chief Dadi Janki passes away, PM Modi expresses grief

March 27, 2020 2:28 pm

Rajyogini Dadi Janki was appointed the brand ambassador of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (Clean India Mission) by the government for her work in the field of maintaining cleanliness.

Cong MLA put put under home quarantine after visit to Jaipur

March 26, 2020 10:24 pm

The MLA had stayed with 67 other MLAs of Gujarat Congress at a resort in Jaipur for 10 days during the MLAs crisis related to Rajya Sabha polls earlier scheduled on March 26, which were indefinitely postponed in view of the coronavirus pandemic.

‘What will we eat?’ labourers and people from unorganised sectors stare at uncertain future

March 24, 2020 10:54 pm

As a result of the lockdown, thousands, including daily wage labourers, street vendors and those in the unorganised sector, are staring at a massive crisis, with many without the means to even buy food.

Watch: Excitement on Ahmedabad-Jaipur GoAir flight after pigeon boards aircraft

February 29, 2020 11:46 am

In a video that has gone viral on social media, the pigeon is seen flying up and down the aisle as passengers and crew members duck to avoid it, and attempt to catch it. 

Rajasthan: 24 killed, 5 injured as bus with wedding party plunges into river in Bundi

February 27, 2020 3:48 am

Lakheri Police Station SHO Suresh Kumar said that 11 men, 10 women and two children, including a boy and a girl, died in the accident

Four held guilty in 2008 Jaipur blasts case, 1 gets benefit of doubt

December 19, 2019 5:36 am

All four are residents of Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh.

Jaipur blasts: What was the 2008 terror attack for which 4 men are convicted?

December 19, 2019 7:30 am

The sequence of the blasts was so planned that people fleeing one blast site only ran into more explosions at the others.

Over 1,500 birds of around 15 species found dead around Sambhar Lake in Jaipur

November 11, 2019 10:49 pm

The birds, numbering around 1,500, were found dead on Sunday in over five to seven square km area around the Sambhar Lake, which is a well-known wetland of international importance and is visited by tens of thousands of migratory birds during winter.

This Indian city has made it to the 50 'most beautiful cities in the world' list

October 30, 2019 4:53 pm

Compiled by Flight Network, the list was charted in consultation with some of the world’s top travel professionals, including travel writers, bloggers and agencies.

JAIPUR VIDEOS

Free Wi-Fi at Jaipur metro stations by February end

February 19, 2016 3:55 am

Jaipur, Feb 18 (ANI): Jaipur Metro Rail Corporation (JMRC) is all set to provide Wi-Fi facility to the travellers by the end of this month. Jaipur is first city in the country to have all stations equipped with Wi-Fi facility. This project is one of the enthusiastic projects of Chief Minister Vasundhra Raje. The facility will be free for one hour in a day and the passengers will be able to use it at all the metro stations. The public, especially youth in Jaipur, is enthusiastic for this development and thankful to authorities for this great job.

Rajasthan CM attends international Roma fest

February 17, 2016 12:19 pm

Jaipur, Feb 17 (ANI): Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhra Raje attended the International Roma Conference and Cultural Festival' at the Birla Auditorium in Jaipur. Soon after arriving at the venue, Raje, who was the chief guest, greeted invitees and watched the performance that included one by Hungarian Roma star performer Gina Rubik. After the performance, Raje said she could feel that music connects people of different countries. She also felicitated the artists.

Raje Govt. launches massive campaign to attract tourists

February 11, 2016 3:59 am

Jaipur, Feb 11 (ANI): The Rajasthan government has taken an initiative to facelift Jaipur's Gandhi Nagar Railway station. A team of local artists and art work enthusiasts spent hundreds of hours in designing and creating folk art on different walls of the railway station. According to authorities, the main objective behind this approach is to makeover the image of Rajasthan and promotes tourism. In the recent past, the Vasudhara Government launched a massive ad campaign on TV and radio to promote tourism in the state.

Raje holds pre-budget meeting with stakeholders

February 11, 2016 3:59 am

Jaipur, Feb 11 (ANI): Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje held a pre-budget sessions with different groups. More than hundred representatives from various groups, right from NGOs to farmers, attended the series of seminars held in Panchayati Raj building in Jaipur. During these brainstorming session, intellectuals gave their valuable suggestions to CM Raje to bring a common man friendly state budget. The CM assured all representatives to consider their feedback and promised to bring a friendly budget.

Rajasthan gets its first woman Qazi

February 08, 2016 11:56 am

Jaipur, Feb 08 (ANI): In a first in the state and breaking the stereotype, Rajasthan has got its first woman Qazi. Jahan Ara becomes the first woman Qazi of Rajasthan after completing her two-year training course from Mumbai-based Darul Uloom-i-Nisawa. The Jaipur-based woman was handed over her certificate for 'Qaziyat' on Friday. Now, she can officially be called Qazi Jahan Ara. Elaborating about being first woman Qazi, Jahan Ara said they are running a campaign as they are associated with National Women Welfare Association. She added that she has become a Qazi and she will ensure that women get all the rights on ground, which they have according to Islam.

AAI to make airport facilities as commercially viable

January 23, 2016 12:50 pm

New Delhi, Jan 23 (ANI): The Airports Authority of India will enhance its marketing strategy to make airports more operationally and commercially viable. At the Airport Marketing Conference held recently in New Delhi, the officials and experts chalked out a strategy to make commercial use of airport infrastructure in the country. Formed in April 1995, the Airports Authority of India manages 125 destinations, including 77 domestic and 21 international airports in the country. The Authority is also looking at focusing on the cargo segment to boost its revenues. It has been undertaking the International Cargo handling operations at international airports including Chennai, Kolkata, Lucknow, Coimbatore, Amritsar and Guwahati. Similarly, the Authority has identified 24 domestic airports across five regions, including three civil enclaves to develop such integrated facilities. They include Port Blair, Coimbatore, Jaipur, Raipur, Ahmedabad and others. The Airports Authority of India, which has developed infrastructure at many of its airports, is looking forward to make its commercial use.

CM Raje attends literary festival in pink city

January 22, 2016 5:42 am

Jaipur, Jan 22 (ANI): Asia's largest literary festival kicked off in Jaipur, in a testament to the growing global influence of Indian literature and its appeal to both publishers and authors. Regional language novelists and poets will rub shoulders with Nobel laureates and Booker Prize winners at the annual Jaipur Literary Festival where organisers will showcase works from different states and dialects to thousands of book lovers. Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Vasundhara Raje, inaugurated the event which began with the playing of Rajasthani traditional folk music. Hundreds of thousands of writers, critics, publishers and fans are expected to pack Jaipur's streets for the five-day event from January 21. Meanwhile, Rajasthan Chief Minister Raje emphasized on the habit of reading books. Access to all the events is free, and with no VIP treatment for the best-selling writers and poets, fans can get unique access to their favourite authors. In addition to die-hard bookworms, the festival's music and dancing events attract students, tourists, and even India's celebrity glitterati.

Six dead, 40 injured in road accident

January 11, 2016 9:15 am

Rajasthan/ Mathura, Jan 11 (ANI): At least six people were killed and 40 others injured as the bus they were travelling in overturned on a highway in Rajasthan. The bus was travelling to capital Jaipur city when it met with the accident near Tonk district. Local authorities rushed the injured to a nearby hospital. The condition of six people is reported to be serious. Local lawmaker, Sukhbir Singh Jaunapuria, expressed remorse at the accident. Meanwhile, in another tragic incident, four people were killed and three others seriously injured in a car accident on Yamuna Expressway in Mathura district. One of the tyres of the car burst, throwing the vehicle out of control. Police is investigating the case.