Decathlon · Jaipur · Jaipur Beat · Jaipur Lifestyle · Sport · sport wear · Sports

A sneak peak of the new Decathlon store for sport enthusiasts!

To all the sport fanatics, Jaipur’s got a new Decathlonnnnn and in case you’re unaware of what it is – it is a French brand that retails in premium quality sport equipments and is recognised internationally for being an expert in the field. We’re super excited to show you what’s inside this newly opened branch so let’s not waste time and dive in straight away:

  1. Location

Well, before anything you should know where exactly it is. The branch has opened in Jaipur Centre Mall that is located on Tonk Road, close to Jawahar Circle and the posh Jaipur International Airport and five-star hotels.

The best part about it is that it would become very convenient for those living in nearby areas because they would not have to go all the way to the branch at Ajmer Road. Sigh!

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Decathlon Jaipur Centre, Ground Floor, Jaipur Center, B-2 Byepass & Tonk Rd Junction.

  1. Two-storey store

The store has two floors loaded with some amazing items.

The ground floor offers an exclusive collection of accessories and equipments and comfortable winter wear.

The first floor is filled with a wider range of equipments like yoga mats, skating gears, footballs, basketballs etc. and smart-looking sport wear.

Whether it is shoes, travel kits or hiking kits, they have it all!

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It is surely grand and a great deal of happiness for those who enjoy playing sports.

 

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12 Enthralling Events to Look Forward to in December

It’s the last month of the year and we aren’t over the fact that there will be so much fun parties to attend, as one has rightly said it that “life is just reality without any celebration”. This month surely has a lot more stored in for you with Christmas and New Year coming up and who would want to miss out a nice time hanging with their friends and family?!

So, without further ado let’s look at the list of the events!

  1. National Tribal Festival Aadi Mahotsav

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Date- 1st– 15th December

Time- 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Venue- Jawahar Kala Kendra

 

2. Madhubani on Kettle Workshop by JCC

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Date- 7th December

Time- 3:00 – 6:00 pm

 

  1. Farida Gupta Jaipur Exhibition

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Date- 7th & 8th December

Time- 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Venue- Royale Lalit, Amrapali Marg, Vaishali Nagar

 

  1. Blu Moon Fest at Tablu with Dream Note & Atrangi Funkaar

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Date- 7th December

Time- 8:30 – 11:00 pm

Venue- TaBlu – Hotel Clarks Amer

 

  1. Survival Instinct A New Stand up Special by Zakir Khan

Zakir Khan

Date- 8th December

Time- 7:00 – 9:30 pm

Venue- Deep Smriti Auditorium

 

  1. Jealous of Sabjiwala – Standup by Abhishek Upmanyu

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Date- 8th December

Time- 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Venue- Nirmala Auditorium

 

  1. Shaadiyan: Bridal Fashion and Jewellery Show

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Date- 8th December

Time- 2:00 – 9:00 pm

Venue- Hotel Clarks Amer

 

  1. Dahleez Lifestyle & Fashion Exhibition

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Date- 13th December

Time- 11:00 am – 7:00 pm

Venue- Fort Lounge, Jawahar Lal Nehru Marg

 

  1. The Cultured Wedding Show

The Cultured Wedding Show

Date- 13th & 14th December

Time- 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Venue- Holiday Inn Jaipur City Centre

 

10.  Excuse Me Brother ft. Aakash Gupta

Aakash Gupta

Date- 15th December

Time- 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Venue- Indralok Auditorium, Jaipur

 

  1. Kitabay & Koffee – Books & Coffee Event

Book Fair

Date- 18th – 22nd December

Time- 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

Venue- B.M. Birla Auditorium

 

  1. Jaipur Jewellery Show (16th Edition)

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Date- 20th – 23rd December

Time- 9:00 am – 9:00 pm

Venue- Jaipur Exhibition & Convention Centre

 

If you know any other event do let us know!

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Jaipur · Jaipur Beat · sambhar lake

How Sambhar Lake turned into a graveyard for 18,000 birds?

India’s largest Saline water lake Sambhar lake, i.e home to both native and migrant birds and also one of the best places in the country for bird watching is facing a severe wildlife tragedy. The devastating news of the mysterious death of more than 18,000 birds at Sambhar Lake came out as a shock to everyone. It was the villagers and birdwatchers that began to notice the decomposed carcasses of the birds early this month that gradually increased the numbers in thousands. And soon it caught the world’s attention.

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After the scientists did the research it was found out that the birds were infected by avian botulism. This is caused by a neurotoxin protein produced by bacteria named Clostridium botulinum. It was all because of heavy rain in July that the lake became brimful with water leading to a reduction in its salinity. So, when the water evaporated and filtrated into dry soil, across the edges of the lake it increased the salinity. Hence, the low-levels of saline water provided an ideal location for the manifestation of botulism and that caused the death of thousands of birds.

The Chief Minister ordered to dispose of the carcasses appropriately so that it does not spread around the areas. And that precautionary step is being taken so that the migratory birds that migrate to Sambhar Lake during winters do not get infected.

Readers' Travel Awards 2019

12 beautiful photographs that prove why Udaipur and Jaipur are crowned to be India’s favourite cities | Jaipur Beat

Rajasthan is one of India’s most sought-after tourist destinations for a wide range of reasons, but the most prominent reason is its exclusivity and rich history. Due to that the place holds a distinctive place in the hearts of travellers. It’s the mystical landscapes combined with the hospitality of people that offer one of the most spectacular and pampering journeys to travellers experiencing luxury, here.

At the recently held Readers’ Travel Awards 2019, India’s most discerning travellers picked Udaipur as their favourite city in the country and the ‘Favourite Leisure Destination in India’.  Whereas, our beloved Pink City was crowned runner up in the category of ‘Favorite City in India’. Isn’t that incredible?

While travelling to this part of the country, vacationers witness the true colours of Rajasthan portrayed by mesmerizing architecture, fascinating festivals, centurion craft, and age-old traditions. In sheer opulence and comfort, this heritage state offers a pristine experience to its travellers which is why its no surprise that both the City of Lakes and Pink City are considered favourite cities of India.

After looking at these stunning photographs of Udaipur and Jaipur, you will also get to know why they are chosen as the Favourite cities in India.

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Adventure sports at Fateh Sagar, Udaipur

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City Palace, Jaipur

 

bride · groom · Jaipur · jaipurbeat · secrets · Wedding

10 Things No One Tells You At Your Wedding

Wedding season is upon us and what better way to enlighten your day than to give you insights into the most annoyingly funny things you are going to experience in the next few months, at your wedding (while the singles laugh). Jokes apart, here’s a list of things that are the most peculiar memories that nobody talks about before their big day but usually end up laughing at, when they look back at their wedding day celebrations.

(Suggestion: Keep reading, it gets even more intriguing)

  1. You’re going to dislike most of your gifts

Don’t get too excited fellas, there’s a good chance that somebody passed onto you the gift that they did not like. It could be anything, you could get tons of grinders, really.

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  1. You might look like a joker

Brides usually get one chance to get their makeup done – nobody sits for two hours straight to get a trial. Hence, let’s just hope your salon does not mess up.

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  1. Disastrous Sangeet on its way

You’d call professional choreographers and back dancers and think that your Sangeet function would be like Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani but in reality it would turn up exactly like a Salman Khan dance.

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  1. Get ready to be picked up

Brides and grooms, this one is going to hit you hard…

Be prepared to be picked up on the shoulders by random uncles or friends and hear them shout “uthale uthale” or “hum nahin jhukenge” during Varmala, for no reason at all. It is going to be annoying but hold in tight – you got this!

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  1. Say hello to no freedom

Yes, it is true. The more people you invite, the less freedom you get. Honestly, it can get very taxing, trying to listen to everyone & meet their expectations. So stay selectively aloof!

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  1. Experience family drama

The worst part about having big Indian families is that someone or the other gets into an argument on petty issues like food, hotel rooms, or gifts, because let’s be real – are we really hoping to be one of Suraj Barjatyas?

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  1. Your stuff will get misplaced

There are bigger problems like your clothes not fitting you properly or Pinky aunty not finding her earrings because of which you barely get the time to think straight and you forget what is where and what is supposed to be where.

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  1. You look cool with hashtags

Sorry to break this to you but if you don’t have your own couple-hashtag then you are probably pretty outdated. What is better than a social media buzz about yourself right? At least that’s what everyone says!

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  1. Get annoyed by in-laws

Now this one’s a little tricky – one of your immediate in-laws is going to annoy you and you wouldn’t know whether or not to rant to your spouse about this. So, unless your in-laws are straight out of a fairy tale or it’s a love marriage where you know your spouse, good luck buddy.

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  1. The Male Rishtedaar Gaze

After a tired evening, you’d think you would get a chance to eat in peace but no, nobody accepts that. Jaan le kar hi maante hain. All your relatives, waiters, camerapersons would be standing on top of your head to get the perfect shot of you eating like a monkey.

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But this is all in good spirit and nothing serious, to be very honest. We don’t want to scare  you (or do we?) but these small things are mandatorily occurring and nothing to be bothered by. If it is your main day soon, we hope you enjoy your wedding with your friends and family!

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Oh, by the way,  do tag your fiancé or spouse for banter!

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Fairs & Festivals · Jaipur

Bundi- A perfect getaway to escape|Jaipur Beat

The weekend is here! We suggest you go for a quick getaway from Jaipur during this time, unwinding from your busy schedules.  How about Bundi – A little drop of fantasy that exists in this vast land of Rajasthan. A town, not talked much, and is just 35 km NW of Kota on NH 12.

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This is where you get your soul filled with novelty and freshness as the charming place is surrounded by the Aravali Hills. Lazy and narrow lanes, Lakes and numerous step wells ‘Baories’, temples and mosque dominate the small town.

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Just like a hidden gem Bundi is not yet highly placed on the tourist itineraries and thus the place is still able to preserve its charismatic charm. Whilst walking on the streets you are all at your own exhaling the splendour of this scenic town without any noise and pollution. Yes, No Pollution

A picturesque Nawal Sagar man-made lake in the heart of the town, add more beauty to the place, especially during Sunset when it soaks the reflection of the two-storied fortified complex ‘Garh Palace’.

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Not many knew this fact that Jodhpur- the blue city and Bundi have a strong affinity to the color blue.  Either you are atop Mehrangarh Fort at Jodhpur or at Bundi Fort you get a glimpse of the Blue City.

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Unbelievable but true that this little town of Rajasthan hoards around 60 Baories or Stepwell and almost all have supreme craftsmanship and architecture. The finest example being the Rani Ji Ki Baori.

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The mesmerizing miniature paintings of Chitrashala are the most striking reminiscent of the rare art. The walls, ceiling of Chitrashala are completely covered with paintings. These splendid paintings in the Chitrashala are par excellence and can be compared with probably the best anywhere in the world.

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Not just the beauty of this town but this is also the time of celebration of culture and adventure in the marvellous town of Bundi. The annual  Bundi festival that started on 15th-17th  November turn the city into a vivid spectrum. Partaking or witnessing the three-day-long Bundi Festival in Rajasthan is a beautiful way to delight the travellor inside you. With exciting activities, cultural performances and beautiful landscapes, Bundi Festival is one of the most invigorating experiences to make memories.

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So plan your trip and treat yourself in one of the most beautiful and scenic places of Rajasthan.

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Winter Is Coming!

Hello Fellas! Good is finally happening to us – the winters are almost here (sigh) and we’re finally going to get a break from the heat, even though it has not exactly been as terrible as before. There are lots of reasons to look forward to this season’s winter like school holidays, timely leaves from office, cosy nights but here’s a list of the most important things that we believe everyone gets excited about the most:

  1. Silk

Yes, yes, yes! We finally get to adorn silk sarees and shirts without drenching in our sweat and especially now, considering that the wedding season has just begun – it is the perfect time to flaunt, lads.

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Time to say bye-bye cotton!

  1. Gajar ka Halwa

The Ma-ke-haath-ka Gajar ka Halwa is heaven. The beautiful amalgamation of milk, sugar, delicious carrots topped with crunchy almonds is the best thing god ever invented.

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Drooling already? Same.

  1. Sunbathing

Okay, we know we said we need a break from the heat – but the feeling of sitting under the winter sun is totally different. Sitting on your terrace in the afternoon, eating guava or radish and just absorbing the rays is so so so satisfying.

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  1. Peanuts

Eating roasted peanuts with family is a childhood memory that can only be re-lived during this time of the year, when hundreds of vendors are going to come down the street to sell peanuts. 90s kids would understand the nostalgic feeling of their father getting peanuts wrapped in newspaper, only to eat with Gud.

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  1. Eggs

While eggs are super-duper tasty, they are extremely beneficial during low temperatures. They contain vitamin D which is essential for the body especially because the sun rays are weak.

So, no need to come up with bahanas to eat eggs now! 😜

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  1. Coconut Oil

Damaged hair knows the real pain here –  thankfully we can apply coconut oil now & condition our hair, and skin (yay). Plus, who doesn’t always cherish a good warm oil massage? 😉

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  1. Festivals

This time of the year, many festivals like Jaipur Literature Festival, Jaipur Jewellery Show and obviously the on-going Pushkar Fair, to name a few, begin. There’s madness, fun and celebration of culture, food and knowledge which is extremely exciting.

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  1. Weddings

Gathering with your friends and family after a long time and having a good time is what we all wait for. A wedding in India is filled with lots of emotions – where you celebrate, cry, laugh, probably feel lonely (😂) because you’re still unmarried (just kidding!) and feel blessed. There’s truly nothing like it!

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  1. Boots

Wearing boots and feeling like you own the world is another thing about winters – the only thing disappointing is that you wished it snowed and you got to wear boots often. All the fashion prodigies would agree, eh?

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Looks like we’ve covered the list!

But let us know your favourite part about winters, that you think we’ve missed, in the comment section below! 😁