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A 5-hour ride from Jaipur, Vishdhari Wildlife Sanctuary is a haven for fauna enthusiasts!

The Ramgarh Vishdhari Wildlife Sanctuary has become the 52nd facility in the country, to be tagged as a tiger reserve

Sprawling over an approximate expanse of 252 square kilometres, Ramgarh Vishdhari Wildlife Sanctuary is a magnetic biodiversity hotspot with a wide array of exquisite flora and fauna. Said to be a buffer for Ranthambore National Park, this agglomerate of astounding natural heritage stands at a distance of 45 kilometres on Bundi-Nainwa Road. If you are somebody in Jaipur with a heart yearning for offbeat adventures, this wildlife sanctuary has to be on your travel list!

Flora & Fauna in Ramgarh Vishdhari Wildlife Sanctuary

As a part of your safari escapade, you can get the unforgettable glances of the Indian Wolf, Leopard, Striped Hyena, Sloth Bear, Golden Jackal, Chinkara, Nilgai and Fox. In addition to this, the sanctuary is home to a wide variety of birds too, thereby alluring all keen birdwatchers. A five-hour ride from Jaipur, the best of Ramgarh Vishdhari Wildlife Sanctuary can be experienced in the winter months from November to March.

Notified as the 52nd Tiger Reserve in the country!

As per reports, the Ramgarh Vishdhari Wildlife Sanctuary has become the 52nd facility in the country, to be tagged as a tiger reserve after an approval from the National Tiger Conservation Authority. Now, this will be the 4th tiger reserve in the state, adding to the list which includes Ranthambore, Sariska and Mukundra centres. While all other tourism spots have been re-opened in Rajasthan, reports state that the tiger reserves have not been revived, as of now.

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If you are somebody looking for alternate experiences beyond the common cravings of your heart, a visit to this sanctuary in the future can win you memorable moments of a lifetime. While the company of a few mates would be great, remember to take along your best friends- masks, gloves and sanitisers!

In a bid to curtail the spread of COVID-19, the authorities of the Jaipur Airport have resumed the COVID prevention and control campaigns at the airport premises. After noticing a sudden surge in the city's fresh case tally the concerned health department, alerted the officials at the airport, due to which now a vaccination certificate or a negative RT-PCR report has been made mandatory for people flying to Jaipur.

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Lucknow's Nawab Wajid Ali Shah Zoological Park welcomes 3 zebras from Israel!

Three zebras from Israel's Zoological Center, Ramat Gan Safari are currently stationed in an isolation ward in Lucknow Zoo

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Three new zebras from Israel's Ramat Gan Safari were welcomed by Nawab Wajid Ali Shah Zoological Park in Lucknow yesterday. Reportedly, two males and one female aged between two to three years have come all the way from Israel's Zoological Center Tel Aviv-Ramat Gan, commonly known as Safari Ramat Gan. As per the officials of the zoo, another set of three zebras will arrive in Lucknow in a week's time.

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COVID grips 6 more school students in Jaipur

A total of 25 students in Jaipur have tested positive for COVID-19 in November this year

The rise of coronavirus cases in Jaipur schools, with the reopening of offline classes at 100% capacity, has raised worries among parents. Only two days ago, about 12 students from a private school tested positive and now, 6 more have been added to the list. In November alone, Jaipur's COVID-19 tally among children has shot by 25 cases, hinting at the start of a pandemic wave in this younger population segment.

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No respite from dengue in Lucknow as 11 more test positive on Thursday

A total of 1,550 dengue cases have been recorded in Lucknow this year

Amid the dipping scale of coronavirus infection, Lucknow has found itself in the clutches of another health concern. Dengue cases in the city have been on the rise yet again, wherein a fresh load of 11 cases has been added to the total tally on Thursday. As per reports, a tally of 1,550 dengue cases has been recorded in Lucknow this season, despite the implementation of multiple preventive measures and drives.

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Citizens in Lucknow will soon be able to book online bus tickets via UPSRTC's new mobile app!

The new UPSRTC mobile application is expected to bring in great convenience and ease for travellers

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Proud moment for Lucknow: Actor Anil Rastogi receives prestigious Kalidas Samman from MP govt

According to the reports, the award includes a cash prize of ₹2 lakh and a citation by the administration for the actor's exemplary work in this field

Bringing accolades for the city, veteran actor and theatre artist from Lucknow, Dr. Anil Rastogi, has received the prestigious Kalidas Samman for the year 2019. Dr. Rastogi, the general secretary of the Darpan theatre group has been honoured for his contribution to acting, culture and theatre by the Government of Madhya Pradesh. According to the reports, the award includes a cash prize of ₹2 lakh and a citation by the administration for the actor's exemplary work in this field.

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