Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Jaipur, India News

Local news for Jaipur, India continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

5 hrs ago | Filmfare

"Whatever Raj Kapoor did, he came back home"

Raj Kapoor the person was not very different from the personality. A flair for flamboyance was the hallmark of both.

Comment?

Related Topix: Oldies, World News, India

Tue Sep 16, 2014

Newkerala.com

Factory Farming: Threat to human health, animals, environment

Persuaded by the increase and success of factory farms in Brazil during his two-year stay there as a taxi driver, 35-year-old Ajaz Katiyar returned to Jaipur and set up four farms - two for poultry and one each for cows and pig. Constant increase in the demand for meat and milk in the region kept his business going for over years.

Comment?

Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, World News, India, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition

Mid-Day Mumbai

By-poll blow for BJP may give upper hand to Shiv Sena

The poor showing of the BJP in the by-elections in UP, Rajasthan and even Gujarat could not have come at a more opportune time for the Shiv Sena, which has been embroiled in a bitter clash with the BJP over seat sharing for the Maharashtra assembly polls; sources say the BJP may settle for around 126 seats, instead of its earlier demand for 135 By-polls in other parts of the country have served as a setback for the Bharatiya Janata Party in Maharashtra. Until yesterday, the party had been wrangling for an equal seat share with its long-time ally Shiv Sena.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, India,

The Daily Star

Theatre is still not a profession in Bangladesh-- Tabibul Islam Babu

Tabibul Islam Babu is among those theatre activists who closely witnessed the evolution of Bangladeshi theatre and played active role in the movement. He has been involved with theatre since the 1960s when Bangladeshi theatre scene lacked an organised shape.

Comment?

Related Topix: Bangladesh, World News, Asia, India,

Nerve News

Bosch workers on strike for wage hike

About 2,600 workers at the main production plant of German auto components major Bosch India Ltd here struck work Tuesday, seeking higher wages. In a regulator filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange , the city-based Indian subsidiary claimed that the employees' union of its Bangalore plant had chosen to go on strike from Tuesday to press for their 'unreasonable demands'.

Comment?

Related Topix: India, World News,

The Times of India

SP triumphs in UP, Cong wins in Rajasthan, BJP stuns Bengal

JAIPUR/LUCKNOW/AHMEDABAD: The Congress and the Samajwadi Party, which suffered a rout in the general elections, bounced back on Tuesday in the assembly bypolls in Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. But, for the first time in 15 years, the BJP will now have its lawmaker in the West Bengal assembly.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, India,

The Times of India

Rajasthan: Cong wrests 3 assembly seats from BJP

Out of four assembly seats which went to polls on September 13, BJP managed to win only one, bringing down its strength in the 200-member Rajastahn assembly to 160 from 163. JAIPUR: In a jolt to the Vasundhara Raje government, the opposition Congress on Tuesday wrested three assembly seats of Weir, Nasirabad and Surajgarh from the ruling BJP which could retain only the Kota seat.

Comment?

Related Topix: India, World News,

Mon Sep 15, 2014

DNA India

Delay in completion of NH-8 Expressway embarrassing: Nitin Gadkari

Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari today said the delay in construction work of Delhi-Jaipur Expressway is an "embarrassment" and all- out efforts are being made to complete the project by 2015. "Delhi-Jaipur Expressway is the project with black spot for us.

Comment?

Related Topix: India, World News

Outlook

17-Year-Old Pens Geo-Political Fiction

A geo-political drama interspersed with elements of romance set against the backdrop of the political uprising of 2013 in the national capital forms the subject of a novel released by 17-year-old Simar Malhotra. The book, There is a Tide , written by the first-time author has been published by Rupa was launched by noted lyricist and poet Javed Akhtar here recently.

Comment?

Related Topix: Yale University, India, World News

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Hindustan Times

Money from cow slaughter racket funding terror Maneka Gandhi

Union minister Maneka Gandhi on Sunday expressed concern about India being the world's largest beef exporter and claimed that the money from illegal animal slaughter was used for perpetrating acts of terrorism. Quoting a report submitted to Uttar Pradesh Police four years ago, Gandhi, who is also a noted animal rights activist and environmentalist, claimed that the money earned through illegal animal slaughtering was going into terrorism.

Comment?

Related Topix: Animal Rights, India, World News

Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Independent

Indian local election candidates will have to have a toilet in their home to run

Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Authorities in the Indian state of Rajasthan are planning to make it compulsory for candidates in local elections to have a proper toilet in their home.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, India, Asia,

Rediff.com

Bullet trains in India: Fast track to nowhere?

Nowhere in the world do bullet trains make money, though a lot of them make operational profits, much like the metros, which helps them run their service in an uninterrupted way, notes Bhupesh Bhandari he Japanese want to sell their bullet-train systems to India, and so do the Chinese. If some Indian Railways officers are to be believed, even the French are interested, except they don't have the money that will help India make the investments.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, India, Asia, Travel, India Travel, Asia Travel,

India.com

Bigg Boss 8: Kim Kardashian to raise mercury levels in Bigg Boss house?

It's a piece of news that will have your ears and eyes popping out. Apparently the reigning queen of reality show Kim Kardashian is on her way to visit India.

Comment?

Related Topix: Travel, India Travel, Asia Travel, Salman Khan, World News, India,

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Newkerala.com

Won't marry our girls in homes without toilets: Rajasthan community

The decision was taken by the Goswami community at a meeting held Wednesday in Raipur village in Pali district. "A decision was taken by the community for the dignity of our daughters.

Comment?

Related Topix: India, World News

Mid-Day Mumbai

Abhishek Bachchan to start a kabaddi academy in Jaipur?

After extending support to the Jaipur franchise of Pro-Kabaddi - he owns the team Jaipur Pink Panthers - actor Abhishek Bachchan apparently has plans to start a kabaddi academy in the city. Says a source, "The actor's team recently won the professional kabaddi tournament and he is now all set to start a kabaddi academy in Jaipur.

Comment?

Related Topix: India, World News, Abhishek Bachchan

Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Star Online

Moby's 'The Last Day' music video is beautiful

Last week, US musician Moby released the official video for The Last Day , a song taken from his 2013 album Innocents . It's a slow, haunting number featuring the whispery vocals of 28-year-old singer Skylar Grey , and the video for the song is just as mesmerising.

Comment?

Related Topix: India, World News

Newkerala.com

V.S. Naipaul, Eleanor Catton to attend Jaipur lit fest

Nobel laureate V.S. Naipaul, 2013 Man Booker Prize winner Eleanor Catton, novelist Hanif Kureishi and current Man Booker Prize nominee Neel Mukherjee are some of the authors scheduled to attend the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2015 here early next year, a statement said Wednesday. The eighth edition of the five-day festival will be held Jan 21-25 at the Diggi Palace here.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, India, Arts, Poetry

The Telegraph

Smart rain brings brief relief

Two girls walk past Kargil Chowk shielding themselves from rain under an umbrella on Wednesday morning. Picture by Deepak Kumar The city experienced moderate rainfall on Wednesday morning triggered by a localised thunderstorm activity but there is still no indication of the revival of monsoon in the state.

Comment?

Related Topix: Weather, World News, India,

Nerve News

India's first professional squash circuit in October

The Women's Squash Association and Professional Squash Association Wednesday announced the sport's first professional circuit in India -- the JSW Indian Squash Challenger Circuit -- to be held in October across Jaipur, Mumbai and Chennai. The four-match series will draw talent from all over the world who will play a host of Indians.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, India,

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Rediff.com

How to make toll roads user-friendly

The uncaring attitude is primarily based on the fact that road concessionaires still do not see themselves as 'service deliverers', says Vinayak Chatterjee. The Rajasthan High Court, last Monday , stayed the hike in toll on the Jaipur-Delhi national highway till such time as the National Highways Authority of India and the operator file an affidavit confirming that the road is in good condition and that a proper and maintained highway exists that justifies the toll charged.

Comment?

Related Topix: India, World News

•••
•••
•••
•••
 
•••
•••
•••
•••