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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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200 meritorious students in Rajasthan to get study-abroad scholarships every year!

Fueling the dreams of students in Rajasthan, the state government has decided to award scholarships to 200 pupils, wishing to complete their higher studies in reputed institutes abroad. The online application for the Rajiv Gandhi Scholarship for Academic Excellence is all set to start from October 22, 2021. Under the ambit of the scholarship, students can now choose any of the 50 renowned institutes in the world including Oxford, Harvard and Stanford to pursue higher education.

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