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Brick dust in restoration work damaging heritage value of Gagron fort

‘Heritage paintings in Jhalawar garh rubbed off with flint paper’ Udaipur : Activist are concerned over the ongoing restoration work at heritage monuments in Jhalawar  specially at fort Gagronwhich is one among the six iconic forts in the state featuring in the Unesco’s World Heritage sites. The restoration and maintenance work which have been ... Read More »

First in Raj, Smart Udaipur to have a city card for residents, tourists

Udaipur : Implementing a smart move, Udaipur  district administration is all set to launch a common card payment system under the smart city initiative. First in Rajasthan, the common card would be the most multi-utility oriented card not only for the residents but visitors coming to Udaipur. In the first phase, over ... Read More »

Maharana Mewar Foundation 35th Annual Awards 2017

Maharana of Mewar Charitable Foundation : 47 years serving as an inspiration to mankind by applauding outstanding achievements   Udaipur : Maharana of Mewar Charitable Foundation (MMCF) has been committed to nurturing centres of excellence in heritage management, fine arts, the performing arts, education, ecological management, philanthropy, spirituality and sports. ... Read More »

Not water, Gagron is a hill fort, claims 15th century inscription!

Udaipur : Contrary to the popular belief about the world famous Gagron fort in Jhalawar district of Rajasthan as a water fort, a famous 15th century stone inscription cites it as a hill fort. Gagron is one among the six iconic forts in the state featuring in the Unesco’s World Heritage ... Read More »

1400 artists, craftsman to showcase skills at annual ‘Shilpgram Utsav’ in Udaipur

Udaipur : The splash of colors would make the concept of ‘Mini India’ come alive as over 600 folk artists and 800 craftsmen from 17 states would gather here to showcase their talents at the 26th edition of the Shilpgram Utsav , at Shilpgram-the rural arts and crafts complex, some 7 ... Read More »

Travel predictions for 2017

New Delhi : Use of travel apps will increase by next year as 45 percent people plan to be more adventurous in their choice of destination, says an expert. After extracting information from traveller endorsements, reviews, preferences, insights and innovation in e-commerce travel technology, Booking.com, an online accommodation booking website, has rolled ... Read More »

Meerabai Temple

Meerabai, an ardent devotee of Lord Krishna’s, worshipped him at this temple. The structure is designed in the classic North Indian style of temples. It rises from a raised plinth and its conical roof can be seen from far. The temple houses a beautiful shrine surrounded by an open porch ... Read More »

Kumbha Shyam Temple

The temple was constructed during the rule of Rana Kumbha and is built in the Indo-Aryan style popular in those times. It bears a strong connection to the mystic poetess Meerabai, a zealous devotee of Krishna’s. She was the wife of Prince Bhojraj. Read More »