Backpackers Hostels : The smart way to stay

It is a fact undeniable that Rajasthan is a hub for tourists – both international as well as domestic. Tourism contributes significantly to the income of the state as well as employment opportunities. The large number of hotels and resorts in the state are a reflection of this fact. While Rajasthan, especially Jaipur, is known…

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‘Navras’: Performing Arts Festival in Jawahar Kala Kendra from March 15

Jawahar Kala Kendra (JKK) will present ‘Navras’ – a high quality performing arts festival from 15 to 22 March.  The week will witness a mélange of cultural performances by way of contemporary dance, Sufi music, fusion music, classical instrumental, classical vocal and theatre from across India. Some of the most well known cultural and theatre programmes like ‘The Manganiyar Seduction’ (directed by…

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Karan Johar, Anil Kumble and so much more this JLF!

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…

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Riding for a cause!

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.