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Rajyavardhan in Manipal University

I used to be a backbencher: Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

In a rare candid mood, Olympian shooter and former Union Minister, Colonel Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore interacted with the students of Manipal University Jaipur (MUJ) in a free-wheeling discussion. Right from the beginning, Rathore made it absolutely clear, that he was not going to make a formal speech or deliver a motivational lecture. He invited the students to ask him questions and in his answers, he deftly included the motivational element which received thunderous applause from the students. Below are some interesting excerpts from the tête-à-tête:

Abhishek Bachchan in Jaipur

After the first film, it doesn’t matter whose son or daughter you are: Abhishek Bachchan

The women entrepreneurs of Pink City could not help being charmed by the suave
demeanor, witty retorts and enlightened ideas and thoughts of Junior Bachchan
who was in Jaipur recently for a session ‘The Quintessential Gentleman’ organized
by FICCI FLO Jaipur Chapter. The renowned Bollywood actor was in
conversation with the Chapter’s Chairperson Mudrika Dhoka.

Divya Dutta in Jaipur

Actor Divya Dutta narrates interesting anecdotes during her book launch in Jaipur

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A book launch and discussion of Bollywood actor Divya Dutta’s recent book ‘The Stars in My Sky’ was recently organized in Jaipur by Vishaal Mathur of Mathuradas Mathur Charitable Trust at Chirmi Palace. The actor threw light on her films as well as the personas who helped her in reaching the stature that she has in Bollywood.

From outdoor activities to creative experiences, Arbit brings to you a curated list of interesting things to do in the Pink City on Valentine’s Day.

5 unique things to do on Valentine’s Day in Jaipur

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s the right time to start planning the perfect date for your partner to celebrate your love. If you’re one of those who can’t think beyond red roses, chocolates and a candlelight dinner, here are some ideas to create a unique and memorable Valentine’s Day experience for your loved one in the Pink City. Not only these heartwarming ideas are going to put a smile on your partner’s face but will also ensure a meaningful and enriching time together for the two of you.

Jaipur polo season

Pink City to witness an exciting polo season this February

Pink City, the leading destination for Polo in the country, will once again witness exhilarating polo matches as this year’s Jaipur Polo Season is all set to begin from 1 February at the Rajasthan Polo Club. Usually held in January, this year the season witnessed a slight delay owing to the spike in Covid-19 pandemic, the travel restrictions induced by it as well as the extreme cold. To be held till 27 February, this year too there will be several tournaments, exhibition matches as well as initiatives to promote polo for ladies as well as the new players. Below are the highlights of the Jaipur Polo Season 2022:

Divyansh, beatboxer from Rajasthan

Jaipur’s Divyansh is bringing laurels one beat at a time

When Divyansh started beat boxing some 12 years ago while studying in school, he didn’t even know what it is called or if an art form like this exists. Divyansh Kacholia, who is now not only a force to reckon with in the industry but has also popularly emerged as India’s First Folk Beat Boxer. For the uninitiated, Beat Boxing is a form of vocal percussion primarily involving the art of mimicking drum machines, using one’s mouth, lips, tongue, and voice.

TURNING LOVE FOR DOGS INTO A PROFESSION

Meet Rajasthan’s first female dog trainer

Meet Rajasthan’s first female dog trainer and the only canine behaviourist in the state — Priyanshi Singh Shekhawat. Eight years ago, Priyanshi had just returned to Jaipur from Mumbai after getting a degree in Economics and was unsure about what to do with her life. “I was quite depressed as I didn’t particularly like the work environment in Jaipur and I couldn’t understand what career path to pursue. I was talking to my then boyfriend (now husband), Shardul and a random conversation about my love for dogs led me to pursue a career in this field. I did two courses with Shirin Merchant, who is a pioneer in the field of canine behavior and training in India and that’s how my journey as a dog trainer and behaviourist began.”

Gifting made easy

X-MAS GIFTING MADE EASY

The ho-ho season is right here and along with all the glitz and glam of the season comes the exciting tradition of Secret Santa and Christmas Gifting. If you still haven’t thought of what to gift your family, friends and loved ones this festive season, we have got you covered. Arbit brings to you a curated list of X-Mas gift ideas from Jaipur based entrepreneurs, small businesses and hotels so that it is indeed a Merry Christmas for everyone around us!

Gem Cinema Jaipur

Jaipur gets back its ‘Gem’

After a long hiatus of 16 years, the Gem Cinema has opened its doors to cinema lovers once again on 5 November with the screening of the movie, Sooryavanshi. While the older audience got to reminisce and relive their memories of the iconic cinema, the younger generations experienced the magic and grandeur of a single-screen cinema.

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Vegan food in Jaipur

Pink City goes vegan friendly

Veganism has been gaining momentum globally. A vegan diet is essentially plant-based and abstains from the use of any animal products or by-products. While health and wellness are the prime reasons for choosing such a diet, sensitivity towards animals also has a major influence in making people turn into vegans. The growing popularity of veganism has led the eateries of Jaipur too to introduce vegan dishes and even entire menus that comprise only plant-based eats and beverages. To find out how easy or difficult it is to get vegan ingredients and food in the city, we spoke to some vegans as well as some café owners about the challenges they face and how they overcome them.

Rajyavardhan in Manipal University

I used to be a backbencher: Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

In a rare candid mood, Olympian shooter and former Union Minister, Colonel Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore interacted with the students of Manipal University Jaipur (MUJ) in a free-wheeling discussion. Right from the beginning, Rathore made it absolutely clear, that he was not going to make a formal speech or deliver a motivational lecture. He invited the students to ask him questions and in his answers, he deftly included the motivational element which received thunderous applause from the students. Below are some interesting excerpts from the tête-à-tête: