VAT on Petrol reduced by 2 percent

People of the state reeling under inflation, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has given relief to the people. Presenting the 2012-13 budget, CM Gehlot announced reduction of VAT on petrol by 2 percent, which was earlier 28 percent. Petrol will now approximately cost Rs. 1.50 less. Tax on kerosene has been completely withdrawn. Apart from this,…

NCERT books to cost more !

  The books for Classes IX to XII will also cost 15% to 20% more from the academic session 2012-13. According to the council, the demand for textbooks during the 2012-13 session will be around 3.5 crore. The council had to revise printing charges by around 50% after a gap of 13 years. NCERT is…

TAGORENAMA IN TOWN TOMORROW !

Looks like we are in for good times again! Come Thursday and the city will witness “Tagorenama in Jaipur”. On March 22 and 23, three events, which are a part of danseuse Mallika Sarabhai’s Tagorenama, will be performed at JKK. On March 22 the play With Love will see Sarabhai  and Australian director Steve Mayer-…

No IPL matches in Jaipur ?

This news might just not be a good news for cricket enthusiasts in the pink city. Tug of war between Rajasthan Sports Council (RSC) and Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) due to investigation against players of Rajasthan Royals and unpaid rent of stadium, has raised questions on IPL matches to be played from April 6 in…

Celebrating vintage beauties on canvas

Rolls Royce’s spirit of ecstasy in all its free flying glory, Ferrari’s classic four leaf clover, and ferociously beautiful growler of the Jag- the words paint quite a picture, don’t they ? Find out exactly how the picture looks like at Himanshu Jangid’s United Restoration on Ajmer Road. The workshop now boasts of a section…

Aspiration exhibition

Bringing you the latest lifestyle exclusives, ASPIRATION is all set to flatter you on the 15th and 16th of March at SMS Convention hall. Classy, chic and cherished- ASPIRATION, your favorite shopping spree is back again with the best of clothes, accessories and home product from all over the country. Looking for a change in your wardrobe?…

3rd Raj Car Rally with Visually Challenged persons on 11th March

Raj Car Rally with visually challenged persons has now become an annual event in Jaipur, contributing towards raising awareness about the abilities of the persons with disabilities. Sightsavers and the Eye Bank Society of Rajasthan every year organizes a motorsport rally with a difference; blind and visually impaired navigators will direct sighted drivers around the…

Jaipur on top in Women oppression cases

Preceding the celebration of Women’s day in the state, one news has gained a lot of attention. The cases of women oppression have increased in Jaipur in the past few years. If the figures are to be believed since April 2011 to 6th march 2012 there are about 16007 cases of women oppression have been…

Cricket Match by RCTA and C & C in Jaipur!

Here we go again…. nets are up and running as the count- down to the new season officially begins. RCTA & Communication & Computers are all set for cricket match tomorrow! Cricket has gone much beyond being just a gentleman’s game and has achieved much fan following and popularity around the world and Jaipurites love for…

Beware ! heavy penalties on drunken driving …

  In a step towards curbing serious traffic offences like drunken driving and talking on cellphone while driving, the Union Cabinet has approved to enhance fines for traffic violations.       New slab- *Drunken driving – Rs 500 to Rs 5000 *Using mobile phone while driving – Rs 500 to Rs 5000 *Not wearing…