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11 exciting sessions for those looking to carve a space in the media industry at #TJ19|Jaipur Beat

In the fast-developing era of technology, the media space is changing like never before. There is a need for a platform where professions, trends related to it, technological advances, challenges are discussed and debated.

The stage for the same is getting ready at the biggest Media Festival on 20th September 2019 at Fairmount Jaipur-

Talk Journalism

Talk Journalism has seen a successful run of five editions and now it is coming up with its sixth edition which is scheduled on 20th-22nd September 2019. The festival has been mainly designed to benefit all the professionals, students and enthusiasts of journalism.

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Talk Journalism is an initiative of The Vox Foundation which aims at bridging this gap and takes a step towards initiating the media dialogue. The only dedicated festival that celebrates Media and Journalism and gives a platform to the aspiring media professionals to discuss and debate about related issues. The festival attracts the pioneers in media and lets them share their experiences about the industry with the audience. It is the most enriching experience in a journey of being a journalist.

For the students of Mass Communication and Journalism, this is a great platform where the students can meet these speakers and hear the words of wisdom from them. Aspiring media professionals can meet experts and can attend workshops by Google, Twitter, Facebook. Be a part of the Photography Competition and Quizzes. And the most important thing #TJ19 will be having HR Representatives of leading Media Houses and they will be on the lookout for interns at the event.

For those looking to carve a space in the media industry, here are few Talks and Workshops at #TJ2019 they should not miss-

  1. Restoring Faith in Journalism– Session by Pratap Bhanu Mehta, Sheshadari Chari, Pritish Nandy, Yashwant Vyas and Seema Chisti.

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  1. Is Sports Journalism more placid than Political Journalism – Session by Ayaz Memon, Sharda Urga and Navneet Mundra.
  2. State of Satire- Cyrus Brocha a TV anchor, comedian, political satirist, columnist, podcaster and the author in conversation with Anant Jha.

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4. Speaking Truth to Power- The Ramon Magsaysay Award winner and the Managing Editor of NDTV India Ravish Kumar and Eugene Robinson an associate editor of The Washington Post

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5. Dateline Kashmir: Post article 370- The scrapping of Article 370 and the mixed thoughts about it will be discussed by the Rajesh Raina and Praveen Dhonti.

6. Is Serious Journalism Sustainable on Digital -Akash Banerjee, Govind Raj, Prasanna, Vignesh, Shivendra and Jairaj will be moderating.

7. Perils of being an Editor- A session by Siddhart Vardrajan, Srinivasan Jain, Prafulla Ketkar, Meenal Baghel and Arijit Sen.

8. Political Journalism: Is it all about access -Rahul Shrivastav, Narendra Nath, Mahesh Langa, Marya Shakeel and Tribhuvan.

9. Tackling Information- In a world where misinformation can lead to dangerous results, it is important to know how to tackle them. Jency Jacob, Prateek Sinha, HR Venkatesh and Trushar Barot will be taking this session.

10. Presentations- Facebook Presentation by Trushar Barot, Twitter presentation by Amrita Tripathi and Google workshop by Surabhi Malik

11. The Language of Journalism- Ashwani Pareek, Rahul Dev and Sandeep Purohit

Registrations for the event is entirely free.

20 – 22 September @Fairmont, Jaipur

https://www.talkjournalism.in/event-registration/

 

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Fun-Filled Events in the Month of September

With the monotonous life routines what keeps us going are the frolicsome events that release the stress off from our mind for time being. Beyond culture and heritage, Jaipur is also growing into an entertaining hub and with the blend of culture, art and modernity Pink City has become one hell of a happening place. And that is why every month we bring to you the list of all the events happening around the city.

So, buckle up as the upcoming month is going to be Legen-wait for it…Dary! LEGENDARY!

  1. Awaaz Studio Original Covers

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Date & Time: 1st September, 5:30 pm- 7:30 pm

Venue: Clarks Amer

 

  1. Ganesh Chaturthi

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2nd September

It’s that time of the year again when the world celebrates the birthday of its legendary god by grooving on these beats. There’s fun, madness and passion in this festival of Ganesh Chaturthi  in Jaipur.

 

  1. The Underdogs |Jaipur 2.0

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Date & Time: 1st September, 5 pm

Venue: Fat Lulu’s

 

  1. NAAV September Soiree’

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Date & Time: 6th – 7th September, 11 am- 8 pm

Venue: 130, Frontier Colony, Adarsh Nagar

 

  1. The Monsoon Festival Design Mela

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Date & Time: 6th – 7th – 8th September, 11 am- 8 pm

Venue: Jaipur Modern Kitchen

 

  1. AM:PM Trunk Show

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Date & Time: 6th September, 11 am- 7 pm

Venue: Grand Uniara Hotel

 

  1. Stage Adda Presents – Sundeep Sharma Live

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Date & Time: 7th September, 7 pm- 9 pm

Venue: 360° Jaipur

 

  1. Baatein, Expressions Workshop

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Date & Time: 7th– 8th September, 11 am- 5 pm

Venue: Olive Restaurant

 

  1. Aadab Arz Hai!! Open Mic 5.0 Jaipur Chapter

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Date & Time: 8th September, 2 pm- 5 pm

Venue: Royal kitchen

 

  1. Rajasthan Box Cricket League

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Date & Time: 13th – 16th September, 4 pm- 9 pm

Venue: Rishikul Vijay School

 

  1. India Kids Fashion Week 2019

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Date & Time: 15th September. 11 am- 8 pm

Venue: Jaipur Marriott

 

  1. Fold Unfold- Basics of Origami

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Date & Time: 18th – 22nd September, 3 pm

Venue: The Open Space Society

 

  1. Punchliners Comedy Show ft Anirban Das Gupta

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Date & Time: 21st September, 8:30 pm

Venue: TA-BLU, Clarks Amer

 

  1. Jaipur By Nite

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Date & Time: 27th September, 6 pm- 11 pm

Venue: City Palace

 

  1. Navyata Exhibition

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Date & Time: 29th – 30th September, 10 am- 9 pm

Venue: Rajput Sabha Bhawan

 

  1. Aspiration Diwali Edition

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Date & Time: 30th Sep – 1st Oct, 10:30 am- 6 pm

Venue: Rambagh Palace

 

 

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Jaipur warming up to usher in Ganesh Chaturthi celebration!

 

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“Deva Shri Ganesha

Deva Shri Ganesha…”

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It’s that time of the year again when the world celebrates the birthday of its legendary god by grooving on these beats. There’s fun, madness and passion in this festivity. Jaipur has already begun the celebration of this grand festivity to be held on 2nd September 2019. Its temples have lighted up with colours of joy. ”!

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You can see hundreds of beautiful idols created across the streets of Jaipur (thanks to the efforts of these skilful artists!). Whether it’s JLN Marg or Ajmer Road, Bappa is making appearances everywhere.

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And certainly, this celebration is incomplete without the magnificent arrangements at Moti Dungri Ganesh Mandir. For a true Jaipurite no auspicious ceremony, new purchase of a vehicle or the wedding is complete without taking the aashirwaad of Ganesh Ji at Moti Doongri temple.

This is the time when the local talents have got the opportunity to showcase their flair. Every day, graceful kathak dancers also give their performances.

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The temple is flooded with devotees who are always donating their love in the form of our cutest deity’s favourite modaks. Not only that, honey and milk are offered in bulk as well. The priests’ plan to present Bappa with half a million ladoos weighing 11, 21 and 51 kgs reveals the spirit of the occasion.

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It’s not all, there’s going to be ‘Shringar Mehndi’ event, where the idol will be adorned with henna. Also, as a practice, people will do the same on their hands.

In the end, Jhaankiyan or processions from Moti Dungri will leave for Garh Ganesh.

People from different parts of India come to Jaipur to visit this grand festivity. Fondness and dedication are beyond one’s imagination. The number will be pretty big but ease up, it’s not Kumbh ka Mela 😛

Furthermore, what makes it more interesting is the fact that the decorations have been massive as 141 works of gold have been done. It took 8 months to get the work done. That sounds insane right?! The temple looks like a fantasy land. The brightness of gold makes it highly alluring for eyes.

Every one of us has grown up hearing the stories of the broken tusk and elephant head and adores Bappa for who he is! Indian festivals not only bind families with joy but also usher positivity and peace

The whole team of Jaipur Beat wishes you and your whole family a very happy Ganesh Chaturthi. 🙂

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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You can see hundreds of beautiful idols created across the streets of Jaipur (thanks to the efforts of these skilful artists!). Whether it’s JLN Marg or Ajmer Road, Bappa is making appearances everywhere.

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And certainly, this celebration is incomplete without the magnificent arrangements at Moti Dungri Ganesh Mandir. For a true Jaipurite No auspicious ceremony, new purchase of vehicle or wedding is complete without taking the Aashirwaad of Ganesh Ji at Moti Doongri temple.

Local talents have got the opportunity to showcase their flair. Every day, graceful kathak dancers start to give their performances.

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The temple is flooded with devotees who are always donating their love in the form of our cutest deity’s favourite modaks. Not only that, honey and milk are offered in bulk as well. The priests’ plan to present Bappa with half a million ladoos weighing 11, 21 and 51 kgs reveals the spirit of the occasion.

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It’s not all, there’s going to be ‘Shringar Mehndi’ event, where the idol will be adorned with henna. Also, as a practice, people will do the same on their hands.

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In the end, Jhaankiyan or processions from Moti Dungri will leave for Garh Ganesh.

People from different parts of India come to Jaipur to visit this grand festivity. Fondness and dedication are beyond one’s imagination. The number will be pretty big but ease up, it’s not Kumbh ka Mela 😛

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Furthermore, what makes it more interesting is the fact that the decorations have been massive as 141 works of gold have been done. It took 8 months to get the work done. That sounds insane right?! The temple looks like a fantasy land. The brightness of gold makes it highly alluring for eyes.

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Every one of us has grown up hearing the stories of the broken tusk and elephant head and adores Bappa for who he is! Indian festivals not only bind families with joy but also usher positivity and peace

The whole team of Jaipur Beat wishes you and your whole family a very happy Ganesh Chaturthi. J

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Jaipur ranks 35th -The friendliest cities in the world 2019!

 

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The term Friendly is not new to us. We live up to this day and night.  But what a proud moment as Jaipur makes it to the list of ‘50 Friendliest Cities of the World’

Jaipur has been ranked 35th in a list that brought out the 50 friendliest cities in the world. The survey has been conducted with a social audience of 1.5 million people.  The international survey cites that it’s the only Indian city to have made it to the list, with a “young and vibrant population”. It’s also “a student-friendly city” and is “popular on the tourist trail.”It also said that the tourism industry here is strong, with residents making the country proud with their attitude towards visitors.

Well, we know the true meaning of Athithi Devo Bhava. 

From how easy the city is to navigate or strangers helping you find your way when that pesky roaming data doesn’t work to making new best friends in a local bar, Jaipur the only city of India made you feel ‘the most welcome’.

A proud Jaipurite 🙂

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Amazing Road Trips from Jaipur during Monsoon!

It’s never late to plan an amazing road trip! After all, you have worked for the first 3 days of the week and you got a midweek break on account of Independence day and Rakhshabandhan. Let’s embark on a long drive as there are a lot of places in and around Jaipur that shows how beautiful the surroundings of the city are when it rains.

 

1.     Bhangarh

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Hiking on a blissful and adventurous break at Bhangarh and discovers the secrets of the Haunted Ruins of Rajasthan along with heritage scenery is not a bad idea.

Bhangarh is situated in Alwar district of Rajasthan and is known to be India’s most haunted place. The remains of Bhangarh Fort are informative enough to take you on a mesmerizing journey, of the reminiscence from the past. It’s just not the place, but the route also gives whimsical experience especially during monsoon. Get down anywhere, take pictures but remember to come back before it gets dark as there is no place to stay there.

2.     Ramgarh

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If you love passing through numerous anicuts, waterfalls and lush green forest patches, filled with an abundance of natural beauty, Ramgarh is the place to go.

If you want to stay, here’s for you a rustic The Gateway Hotel Ramgarh Lodge which was originally the hunting lodge of the Maharaja of Jaipur. Far from the bustle of the city, it is still favoured by tourists those who want to relive the glorious kingly life that once was lived by Maharaja of Jaipur.

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3.     Chandlai Lake

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When you want to be a part of a picture-perfect scenic view, Chandlai lake is the best spot for you to pose in front of. The unsung beauty is a small lake, 30 km from the city, to experience the most peaceful picnic you need. No wonder you’ll get a bunch of beautiful pictures.

 

4.     Kukas

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Take a drive on a Delhi National Highway, towards Kukas. Away from the chaos, this place has many luxurious hotels like Fairmont, JW Marriott, Le Meridien, Jaibagh palace and lots more. The crisp enlivening Aravali air envelopes you as soon as you take off in your vehicle on this charming highway covered with verdant greens.

A perfect getaway where you can experience top-notch facilities and fine dining. You can either plan for a lunch with your family or plan a one night stay in any of these places. Sit back, relax, indulge in delicious food.

 

5.     Bundi

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Monsoon is the best time to see Bundi in Rajasthan in full glory as it comes alive with lush greenery and waterfalls. The Aravalis are prettier than ever when it rains and the journey becomes super exciting. The quaint little town is  36 km away from Kota is dotted with pretty lakes, waterfalls, nature trails during monsoon. The idyllic landscape will persuade you to stay back for a day or two.

One wouldn’t believe their eyes after witnessing the scenic view that Bundi has despite being part of dry Rajasthan!

 

6.     Pushkar

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Take a six-lane beautiful highway up to Ajmer and continue to Pushkar through the hilly serpentine road. The temple city of Pushkar raises the spirit of all during the monsoon time when its surroundings brims with lively mesosphere. Gorge on the world-famous Maalpuas of Pushkar or just feel the hippie vibes at one of the many cafes in the town.

Come back with a lot of memories!

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This Rakshabandhan pamper her with the makeover!

The festival of eternal love, care and promise is here and not to miss this is also an occasion to brainstorm with a little thought about the unique gift to your sister. The love and affection between brother and sister are universal. Their bond is considered pure and unconditional but yes, the receiving and giving of gifts can not be ignored at all.

From a dress to the book, to take her out on a dinner or for a movie all this you ‘ve done several times before. But that’s not an excuse to escape 🙂

Presenting a unique Gift to your sister can be the best way to make things jolly. Although it can be a challenging task and we have got you covered.

This Rakshabandhan pamper her with the makeover and get an appointment for her in her favourite Sizzlin Scizzors Salon where she can get eyebrows, waxing, haircuts, hair treatment, makeup, body spa or body treatment or any other services she wants.

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The chilled-out atmosphere makes for a session of pure relaxation for your sister— a place where you’re sure she will feel relaxed and in good hands.

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Buy her a Rakhi Gift Card by Sizzlin Scizzors:

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Gift cards can be redeemed till 31st August. Get it soon!

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Just pamper her with a makeover from Sizzlin Scizzors this Rakhi!

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A fanfare of celebrations: Teej in Jaipur

A vibrant splash of colours, tremendous fanfare, and intriguing rituals, Teej festival in Jaipur is the time of year when the city brims with colours and fanfare. While peacocks celebrate monsoons with dancing in the rain, Womenfolk in Jaipur marks the blushing season by singing folk songs and swaying on a tree swing.

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You’ll not find any better way to experience the colourful culture of fascinating Pink City than now!  With the augment of August month accompanied by showers; Jaipur is already brimming with the spirit of ecstasy and Teej festivities.

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This year the Sawan Teej festival will be celebrated on 3rd and 4th August 2019. Teej
Festival though is fêted all over the state but celebrated at its colorful best in Jaipur. Jaipurites welcome the advent of monsoon through Teej celebrations, which is also dedicated to Goddess Parvati and commemorates the day when she was united with Lord Shiva after a penance of a hundred years. A spellbinding procession of Goddess Parvati, followed by Palanquins, chariots, dancers and a band winds magnificently through the Old City of Jaipur for two days.

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Apart from the traditional procession of Goddess Teej in the city, to showcase the galore and culture of Rajasthan ‘Taal Katora Ki Paal’ becomes the hub for cultural events, where the Teej idols will be submerged later.

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Teej is marked with great pomp and fair in Jaipur. One day before Teej, a married woman receives Sinjhara from her parents, which is a hamper that includes bindi, vermilion, mehandi or henna, bangles, ghewar and Lehariya as a symbol of their covertures.

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If you are a connoisseur and wish to blend in the festivities and experience it from close then waste no moment. Buy a special tie and die pattern, called LEHARIYA, which is only available at this time of the year. The wall city market area of Bapu Bazaar and Johari Bazaar offers many shops.

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The significance of lacquer (lac) bangles is also very special, and Jaipur is famous for its alluring lacquer bangles. Don’t miss to check out the multihued adornments that render more beauty the festive attire.

Get your hands decorated with the henna patterns, which you can get done at different corners of the city. The front façade of Saraogi Mansion near Bapu Bazaar, the lanes of Johri Bazaar and major shopping malls like Pink Square, GT and Crystal Court would have numerous henna artists, who decorate beautiful hands with fascinating designs.

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The tempting aromas of Ghewar being cooked on sweet shops, colourful lehariyas, and
blossoming flowers and women folks decked up with henna on hands in their traditional best add more colours to the essence of the jovial season.

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The government of Rajasthan state arranges a special sitting area for foreign tourists coming to witness this magnificent festival by providing comfortable viewing and to photograph the procession from the terrace of the Hind Hotel opposite Tripoliya gate.
This monsoon, travel to Jaipur to not just feel the lively spirit of Jaipurites around the festival, but also witness and partake in the jovial culture of the colourful Pink City of Rajasthan.

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