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Sale & use of green firecrackers allowed in Jaipur & other Raj districts

In a bid to promote an ecological festive season, the Rajasthan government has permitted the sale and use of only green firecrackers, in all regions execpt those falling under NCR. Additionaly, the ban will remain in force in cities with poor air quality.

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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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Jaipur Airport now under the management of Adani Group; terminal 3 to be set up soon!

In yet another move of privatisation, Jaipur International Airport was brought under the administration of Adani Group on Sunday. As per reports, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) issued the Letter of Award (LoA) to the organization, for handling the operations at the airport. Reportedly, the Union cabinet had sanctioned the proposal for operation, development and maintenance of the airport by the mega-firm and now, the plans have been finally materialised.

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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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