Jaipur

Jaipur on alert following bomb hoax on plane

Jaipur on alert following bomb hoax on planeJaipur, Apr. 29: Jaipur Airport was placed on a state of high alert on Wednesday evening after air traffic control was informed of a bomb on board flight number IC-661.

Air traffic control said they had received an anonymous call from Mumbai informing them of the bomb onboard.

The plane had left from Mumbai for Dubai. It landed at Jaipur as soon as the hoax call was made. Passengers were asked to disembark and escorted into the airport lounge and provided with refreshments. They were asked not to panic.

Jaipur restaurant sends out social messages with mouth-watering dishes

Jaipur restaurant sends out social messages with mouth-watering dishesJaipur, Apr 25: A restaurant in Jaipur has initiated an awareness drive to motivate people to exercise their franchise in the ongoing elections.

The restaurant, ''Virasat'' apart from offering mouth-watering dishes, sends a unique mind-boggling social message with each dish served to its guests.

There is a separate team of cooks in this restaurant which makes special dishes and garnishes the message on the top of a delicacy which says "Cast Your Vote" and "Vote Do".

Rajasthan HC issues notice to Lalit Modi in cheating case

Rajasthan HC issues notice to Lalit Modi in cheating caseJaipur, Apr 24 : The Rajasthan High Court on Friday issued a notice to IPL Chairman Lalit Modi in connection with alleged forgery in issuing a cheque of Rs six crore to the Chief Minister Relief Fund for disbursement among victims of May 13 Jaipur serial blasts.

A single bench comprising Justice S P Pathak on issued notice to Modi to explain why his bail should not be cancelled for leaving the country without its permission.

Boost for tourism sector on the cards; to be granted “infrastructure” status

Boost for tourism sector on the cards; to be granted “infrastructure” status The Ministry of Tourism Secretary, Sujit Banerjee, announced on Monday that a boost to the tourism sector is on the cards, with the government having already approved 28 mega infrastructure projects - an apparent move towards granting "infrastructure" status to the sector.

Domestic BPO companies in Rajasthan unaffected by recession

Domestic BPO companies in Rajasthan unaffected by recessionJaipur, Apr 18 : In Rajasthan, the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) companies dealing in domestic market have not been affected by the economic slowdown so far.

Most of the domestic BPO companies here are dealing in telecom, power, banking, financial and government sectors. According to the market players, these sectors have not been affected by the ongoing recessionary trends, which is why there is enough buoyancy in local BPO market.

Jaipur gears up for Gangaur festival

 Jaipur gears up for Gangaur festivalJaipur, Mar 24 : In anticipation of the much awaited annual Gangaur festival, shops in Jaipur have starting stocking the idols of Hindu God Shiva and her consort Gauri.

Gangaur festival is one of the most important festivals in Rajasthan and is observed throughout the state with great fervour and devotion by womenfolk who worship the idols of Gauri for the welfare of their life partners.

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