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‘Aashayein’: Jaipur’s Jail Boutique Making Waves

Within a short span of 3 months, Jaipur’s jail boutique, aptly called ‘Aashayein’, is surely making waves. Dexterously designed colourful durries, exquisitely crafted paintings, innovative wooden furniture of the boutique are fast becoming a rage among the people of Jaipur. Increasingly more and more people are making […]

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Jaipur’s Rambagh Palace among the top 10 Heritage Hotels in the world

There is yet another feather in the cap of Jaipur’s iconic hotel, ‘Taj Rambagh Palace’ which has been declared among the top 10 heritage hotel properties in the world. This ranking was declared only on Wednesday this week by the prestigious travel publication of the United Kingdom, […]

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Here’s all you need to know about ‘The Tale Tellers’

Do you often remember the times when your parents or grandparents fed you a Tale along with every morsel they put into your mouth. Or do you remember growing up telling tall Tales to your parents/teachers/friends/neighbours, some well-planned and some impromptu.

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This street theatre group in Jaipur is surely making a wave

Young boys and girls clad in black kurtas raising voice against various social issues through street theatre is a common sight these days. Schools, colleges and theatre groups regularly enact street plays at various venues of the city to express their views and most importantly influence other […]

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Here’s how Artist Aditi turns feathers into multi-hued pieces of art

Meet India’s only feather artist — Aditi Agarwal. This Jaipur based girl has been making a mark with her art works all across the country. Aditi started her creative journey as a charcoal artist who loved painting on realistic themes. Some of her favourite objects that she […]

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Jaipur will soon have e-rickshaws driven by women

 The Pink City will soon have a new a mode of transport that will be a giant step ahead in empowering marginalized women. The ACCESS Development Services has come up with a new initiative — ‘Pink City Rickshaw Company which will have 200 enthusiastic, well trained women […]

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Remembering the great kite maestro Babu Khan

Babu Khan is a name synonymous with kite flying. Even though he passed away in 2014 at the age of 76, he is still remembered among kite enthusiasts all around the world, especially in Jaipur for his magnificent skills in kite making and flying.

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Jaipur boy Ankit Arora makes a national record for cycling

“Woods are lovely, dark and deep but I’ve promises to keep..and miles to go before I sleep.. and miles to go before I sleep”. These lines by  the great poet Robert Frost stand true for Pink City boy, Ankit Arora who recently made a new National record […]

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Home Remodeling: Beauty and Cost

Remodeling your home rests on two areas of interest: beauty and increased home value. We are going to look at quick tips on improving both and giving your house the makeover it deserves.

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Jaipur named UNESCO’s city of Folk Art and Craft for the first time ever

Known for its magnificent depth of art and crafts, Jaipur has been selected as City of Crafts and Folk Arts by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). On Friday, UNESCO Director-General, Ms. Irina Bokova, announced the designation of 47 cities from 33 countries as new members […]

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