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20-year-old girl from Rajasthan becomes British High Commissioner to India for a day!

Bringing laurels to the state, Aditi Maheshwari from Rajasthan's Chittaurgarh district won the 'High Commissioner for the Day' challenge organised by the British embassy. With this outstanding achievement, the 20-year-old girl clutched the opportunity to become British High Commissioner to India for a day. Since 2017, the nationwide competition by British High Commission in India is conducted annually on October 11, to celebrate the International Day of the Girl Child.

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Head to Nahargarh Biological Park from Jaipur for a refreshing retreat into the wilderness!

At a distance of 12 km from Pink City on the Jaipur-Delhi highway, stands the magnificent Nahargarh Biological Park. Spreading over an expanse of 7.25 Km in the Aravalli Ranges, this part of the Nahargarh sanctuary is an ideal home for wild animals. With a wide range of flora and fauna, the park attracts a lot of animal lovers from all across the world. A natural habitat for Asian Lions, Bengal Tiger, Wild Boar, Civet Cats, Himalayan Black Bear and many more, this region is an enthralling ecological hotspot

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Jaipur & 11 other Raj districts to witness power outage from today due to coal shortage

Due to the nationwide shortage of coal, Jaipur Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited (JVVNL) has announced power cuts across 12 districts in Rajasthan, including Jaipur, from today onwards. According to the announcement on Friday, municipal areas will have to face an hour-long power cut every day while a daily outage of four hours is scheduled for rural areas in these districts. Rajasthan is the first state in the country to officially formulate an electricity outage due to the ongoing power crisis.

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Jaipur Police to create 'Zero Tolerance Zones' to regulate traffic on the city roads

In an attempt to ensure easier and regulated vehicular movement, Jaipur Police will set up Zero Tolerance Zones at major spots in the city. As per reports, the Additional Commissioner of Police, Law and Order has directed officials at all stations to identify a road under their jurisdiction, which encounters regular traffic problems due to congestion and other issues. Reportedly, the plans entail the removal of obstructions like encroachments and illegal parking spots.

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Encroachment-free section of the heritage wall in Jaipur to be repaired & renovated

Scaling up conservation measures in the Pink City, Jaipur Municipal Corporation-Heritage has prepared a framework to mend and refurbish the heritage wall. As per reports, the civic body will revive the battered wall and initiate measures for revamping the encroachment-free section of the wall. Reportedly, one-third of the total length of the wall is free from encroachments and now, this part will be improved and strengthened with the help of streamlined steps.

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