As the whirlwind of literary figures descend at the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival, an eclectic mix of music artists will perform at the five day literary extravaganza. Every morning the front lawns of Diggi Palace will reverberate with melodious musical tunes.
The traditional three-day Kite Festival on the occasion of the Makar Sankranti was inaugurated by Sawai madhopur MLA, Princess Diya Kumari at the City Palace today. ” The idea behind this festival is to create an awareness among the foreign and domestic tourists about the significance of the festival and about the fun of flying kites. There…Details
It’s January and all roads lead to Jaipur as people come together to celebrate literature and ideas and bask in the winter sun at the resplendent Diggi Palace. As writer and co-director of the Jaipur literature Festival, William Dalrymple aptly puts it: “Each January the excitement of what we are about to experience in Jaipur mounts. Never more so than…Details
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 of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. The Rajasthan…Details
Uthao Ek Kadam On the eve of World Disability Day, a ‘Nukkad Natak – Uthao Ek Kadam’ was organized today by students of Umang, a NGO working for the rehabilitation of persons with disability. The play, which took place at Seth AnadiLal Poddar School of Hearing Impairment, highlighted the issues and and basic rights of…Details
A large number of enthusiastic bikers participated in the ‘Bike-a-thon’ on the occasion of the World AIDS day today. The bikers went from Jawahar Circle to Albert Hall and back. The event was organized by the Jaipur based NGO RAYS-Aasha ki ek kiran.
Pink City to light up again with the 9th Jaipur Literature Festival It is that time of the year when literature fever is high and excitement is building for the biggest ever line-up at the 9thZEE Jaipur Literature Festival. From January 21 to 25 January ZEE JLF will transform the beautiful old Grand Diggi Palace…Details
The Resurgent Rajasthan Partnership Summit, slated to be held in Jaipur on November 19-20, 2015, will bring together leading investors from all over the world for interacting with policy makers, including the political leadership, government officials and, local business leaders on the investment environment and opportunities in Rajasthan. The summit is being organized by the Government of…Details
A resident of Nai ki Thadi, auto-rickshaw driver Mahmood Kuraishi was in for a pleasant surprise when Chief Minister, Ms Vasundhra Raje asked for a ride to SMS Convention Centre at Rambagh circle from her residence in Civil Lines.