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Mewar’s ecstatic tribal folk opera ‘Gavri’ seeks global recognition

Udaipur :  Bhils-the tribal community of Southern Rajasthan have been expressing their love for life, values and relationships  through ‘Gavri’ a unique performing art for over 800 years in the region. Now, the government has embarked on a mission to take the indigenous art to greater heights by seeking  global recognition ... Read More »

No sand, lime & cement to hold this 12th century Shiva temple!

Dev Somnath Temple in Dungarpur is one of its kind in the world Udaipur : Some 25Kms from Dungarpur on the banks of river Som, stands the magnificent Devsomnath Temple which is no less than a charisma. This temple is unparalleled in the entire world, as it is completely built on ... Read More »

Victory Tower ‘Vijay Stambha’ to get a chemical wash

‘Chittorgarh’s Vijay Stambh to remain close for the tourists for a year’ Udaipur : Chittorgarh’s famous icon – the Tower of Victory or ‘Vijay Stambha’ is sick and this time it is in for a long medication to restore its health and glory. The heritage structure which is a protected monument ... Read More »

Mission ‘Protect Panther’ launched to develop empathy towards wildlife

Udaipur : Shocked by the recent Kachhabali incident where a leopard cub was mercilessly  strangulated to death by villagers and similar ones that has taken place in a year in the region, wild life activists and volunteers have joined hands to save the big cats from human attacks. “ Human-Leopard conflicts ... Read More »

Experts committee to facilitate Ustad’s acclimatization dissolved!

Udaipur : Controversies seems never to leave Ustad aka T-24’s side and the forest authorities, neither at Ranthambore nor at the Sajjangarh Biological Park here. The department which drew flak from animal lovers for  its alleged lackadaisical attitude in the tiger’s upkeep that was blamed for his recent sickness, is under ... Read More »

The Leela Palace Udaipur wins Favourite Leisure Hotel Award

Udaipur : The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts has won two important awards fifth edition of Condé Nast Traveller India Readers’ Travel Awards held recently in Delhi. The Leela Palace Udaipur was voted the most ‘Favourite Leisure Hotel’ of the country and ESPA at The Leela Palace New Delhi won ... Read More »

Madhya Pradesh offers ‘home stay’ scheme for tourists

Bhopal : The Madhya Pradesh government is introducing ‘home stay’ scheme to facilitate board and lodging facilities at reasonable prices for tourists visiting the state from across India and abroad, an official said on Friday. The scheme also aims to enable owners of suitable residential accommodation in the state to earn by ... Read More »

T-24 stress-free & healthy, completes 6 months in Sajjangarh Biological Park

Udaipur : T-24 also known as Ustad, the big cat from Ranthambore wilds is completely stress free and healthy thought he’s not yet ready to face human glares. The 9-year-old majestic animal was shifted on May 17 at Sajjangarh Biological Park here and after 6 months of stay now, the committee ... Read More »

Forest dept cannot charge entrance fees at Sajjangarh, says Archeology

Udaipur : Coming strict on commercial activities at protected sites, the Archaeology department has registered its objection against the forest department for running cafeteria at Sajjangarh Palace, a protected monument and famous tourist spot here. Objection has also been raised against the latter for revenue collection by means of entrance fees ... Read More »