Bollywood stars to walk the ramp at Jaipur International Fashion Week

  Jaipur International Fashion Week that kick  started on February 28, at Hotel Clarks Amer, will witness Pakistani actress Veena Malik with Bollywood stars Geeta Basra, Nisha Kothari and Sayali Bhagat walk the ramp for some of the participating designers. Nisha will be Aruna’s showstopper. “I wanted somebody from Rajasthan to walk down for me – someone who can connect well with my theme….

The First Line of Jaipur Metro Project is Complete !

Jaipur! The city of Rajputanas is now extending its name to metro city as the “Metro Rail project” is gearing up in Jaipur explicitly. After two years of up-downs and uncertainty, Jaipur’s Metro train project is finally ready to hit the tracks. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) and Jaipur Development Authority (JDA) are the joint nodal agency for this venture which would start work…

Metro station and platform at Chandpole ready !

  Construction of first platform of underground three stories metro station at Chandpole is complete. This platform is made by Dyefrom wall technique. First part of station that is ticket window area will be constructed in three stories and its platform area will be constructed in two stories. Dyefrom wall technique Under this technique, after…

A celebration of photography: Moments 2012

In the dark corridors of MNIT, for ever seer’ there is much to explore, with each swaying curtain a photo is revealed expressing a thousand word description. An yearly photo exhibition Moments 2012 hosted by Malaviya National Institute of Technology kicked off on Thursday. This year the exhibition has grown internationally after receiving the entries…

Jaipur Metro project to be completed by June 2013: Kuldeep Ranka

The much awaited Jaipur Metro Rail Corporation (JMRC) will complete its project within set deadline of June-July 2013. On Wednesday its Managing Director Kuldeep Ranka said “JMRC has put all the right efforts, and the Project will be completed by the set deadline”.  He said it while addressing the international conference, ‘Metro Expression India’. It…

Ring Road Project: JDA fails to take possession of land

The Jaipur Development Authority’s dream project Ring Road appears to be just a dream now. JDA failed to take possession of land for the project from agitating farmers. On Wednesday, a JDA team went to Mahapura village to demarcate the land but returned empty handed. According to the sources at the Authority, a team of…

Rajasthan calling festival to be held in Kerala

Rajasthan Calling Festival, aimed at attracting domestic tourists from Kerala, will be held by Rajasthan Tourism department  from February 24. The three-day festival to be held at Sree Moolam Club is part of the Rajasthan Tourism’s domestic tourism promotion campaign being held in 22 major cities in the country, Usha Sharma, Principal Secretary and Commissioner,…

Jaipurite, Rajat Chauhan, wins silver in archery !

Jaipur boy, Rajat Chauhan, on Saturday won silver medal in the Asian Grand Pre-2012 Archery Competition, which is going on at Thailand’s capital Bangkok. Apart from Rajat, silver medal winner in Common Wealth Games, Citty Boma Jignas has also won a medal for India. This is Rajat’s first international tournament. On Saturday, Compound Archery’s final…

Western Railways to run special trains during summer holidays :)

The Western Railways (WR) will run special trains between Bandra Terminus-Bikaner and Indore-Jaipur during summer vacations for the convenience of passengers. According to a WR release, Bandra (T)-Bikaner-Bandra (T) Weekly Superfast Special Train No 04728 Bandra (T)-Bikaner Weekly Superfast Special will leave Bandra (T) at 1435 hrs on every Tuesday from April three to June…

Jaipur Nagar Nigam’s 1000 crore budget submitted !

Jaipur Municipal Corporation submitted the 1000 crore budget in the common assembly. The budget was submitted by the Mayor Jyoti Khandelwal. The half of the cost will be spent on the development works. The corporation will increase its income with the help of outstanding house tax and the amount collected by tax. Mayor Jyoti Khandelwal…

Ban on hukka bars to continue

The Rajasthan Government has extended the period of ban on running of Hukka Bars in the state capital till further orders. Requisite notification was issued by the Home Department on Friday for extending the ban, an official spokesman said. The ban was imposed by the Jaipur Police in December in view of health of hazards…

Craft connoisseurs… flock in !

Rajasthan Rural Non Farm development agency in association with Indian Council for Cultural relations (ICCR) have organized a 10 day long craft fair, inviting artisans from different cities across India. It is a government promotional scheme in which registered artisans and government handicraft departments from different states have taken part.   Artisans from 18 different…