Udaipur News Tid Bits – Week #16

Udaipur News Tid Bits Week 16

#1 Swami Vivekananda’s Statue Inauguration Ceremony at MLSU :

Mohan Lal Sukhadia Universtiy’s campus witnessed the inauguration ceremony of a statue of Swami Vivekananda on 30th July, 2013. The statue was inaugurated by Mr. Nitin Gadkari (Former President, BJP) the guest list also included various other local dignities namely : Shri Gulab Chand Kataria (MLA), Ms. Rajni Dangi (Mayor), Dr. I V Trivedi (V-C, MLSU) and Mr. Pankaj Borana (President, MLSU). It is noticeable that this statue was sponsored by Udaipur Municipal Corporation.


#2 State’s First ‘Tourist Police Station’ Now In Udaipur :

Rajasthan’s first Tourist Police Station was set up in Udaipur on 30th July, 2013. The station was inaugurated by IG, Police Mr. T.C. Damor. This station was set up as per the last budget focusing on installation of tourists oriented police stations in the tourist cities such as Jaipur, Jodhpur and Udaipur. This station is situated near Bagore Ki Haveli. Tourists, in case of any emergency, need or incident can file in their reports in this facility. This facility has a staff strength of 15 police men. These police officials shall also keep an keen eye on the illegal activities and illegal guides in the region.


#3 Auctions for Hariyali Amavasya Shop Allocation

The shop auction process for Hariyali Amavasya by Udaipur Municipal Corporation witnessed an overwhelming response. Almost 265 shops were auctioned in just 2 days. The shop set up area excludes the Fatehsagar Paal zone, however the Bambaiya Bazar area will act as the alternative, where about 500 shops will be set up. This auction will continue till 5 August, 2013.


#4 Illegal Liquor Worth Rs.30 Lacs Seized By Police

The Goverdhan Vilas Police seized illegal liquor worth Rs. 30 Lac on Balicha Bypass on 28th July, 2013. The CI and ASI were able to seize a truck filled with about 978 cartons of illegally shipped liquor, the truck driver on interrogation by the Goverdhan Vilas Police stated that the truck was illegally transporting Beer and English Liquor from Chandigarh to Ahemdabad. It is noticeable that the truck driver initially made a false statement about the contents of the truck. However, he later confessed of his actions and also told the Police about the other truck which fled the scene on witnessing the police.




Udaipur News Tid Bits – Week #13


#1 State Level Powerlifting Tournament Concludes :

The District Power Lifting Association, Udaipur organized State Level Power Lifting Competition on 6th July, 2013, with Mr. Raghuveer Singh Meena (Member of Parliament) as the chief guest. Mr. R.S. Meena inaugurated the tournament at Udaipur’s Luv Kush Stadium. He also declared a sum of Rs. 5 Lac to be given to the association for upliftment of this ‘Iron-Game’.


#2 Vidyapeeth’s Theatre Course To be Inaugrated by Sunny Deol :

The forthcoming session at Janardan Rai Nagar Rajasthan Vidyapeeth University will now be able to enjoy the newly added Theatre Course. A well equipped theater has been constructed in the university campus for the same. The launch of this new course will be done by bollywood actor Sunny Deol. According to Prof. S. S. Sarangdevot, Mr. Deol will arrive in the city on 19th July, and will address the launch ceremony of the Theatre Course on 20th July.

#3 College Students Paid Condolences to the Uttarakhand Flood Victims :

Students of Arts College paid condolence to the family members of one of their fellow pupil, who lost their lives in the  vicious Uttarakhand flood. A student of MA (Geography) – Shailendra Vyas lost five members of his family in the deadly Kedarnath  flood. The student lost his Father, Mother, Uncle, Grand Mother and Aunt in the incident.


#4 Udaipur witnessed overwhelming devotion at The Jagannath Rath Yatra 2013 :

The Jagannath Rath Yatra, udaipur’s annual festival-like-ceremony witnessed overwhelming devotion from hundreds of devotees. The yatra started from Jagdish mandir and passed through the areas of Ghantaghar, Bada Bazar, Dhan Mandi, Marshal Chouraha, Kalaji Goraji, Rangniwas, thus ending at the Jagdish mandir again.You may check the photo gallery of The Jagannath Rath Yatra 2013 – HERE


Udaipur News Tid Bits – Week #12

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#1 Monkey Attacked Kid at Gulab Bagh Zoo

A monkey at Gulab Bagh Zoo attacked a kid on Friday. The monkey spared some space and came out from the cage and attacked the child in intention to grab a packet of potato wafers. By this sudden jerk the kid tumbled down and stabbed by the animal. The immediate reaction by his father prevented any major injury to occur. With lot of efforts by the zoo workers and his father the monkey was tranquilized and put in the cage again. The victim’s father Mr. Kailash Kumawat said that the boy was medicated at the hospital and has been called again for further vaccination. The cage in which the monkey was kept was broken and the passable arrangement could not stop the animal within. His urge for food rolled higher and he succeeded with a perfect break out.

 #2 Sub City Centre Not Erected in 25 Years

To connect Udaipur with the suburb the proposed Sub City Centre has not been completed in span of 25 years. It was planned to shape up the complex like Delhi’s Cannaught Place in order to develop the city but things have progressed in opposite direction. Instead, the place is providing shelter for illegal activities. Anti social elements have made it a meeting point for planning and execution of crime. Serious crime like murder, attempt to murder, chain snatching etc have happened many times in the area. All government offices are lying vacant. The proposed park boundary walls have been completely damaged. After five years of introduction of this plan the area was cleared out from encroachments in spite of several protests. Meanwhile new areas like Govardhan Vilas, Manvakheda, Savina, Baleecha etc. developed leaving the hope of Sub City Centre completion intact.

#3 Students Rampage at Science College for Counseling

Students at Science College protested and spread disturbance during the admission process. Students were held outside and were not allowed to enter in the college. It did not stabilize the situation and the college administration had to call the police. After defending by the police the application process and counseling resumed again. After release of the first cut off list the student union officials reached college and demanded college administration to increase number of seats. The college administration added that they have already added 10% seats and still the student union officials forced them to increase number of seats which is not possible. At the time of the incident more than 2000 students and their parents were present at the college campus.

#4 Entrepreneurs Not Unleashing the Power of Internet in International Trade

A workshop on ‘Finding Potential Customer and Promoting Export through E-Commerce’ was organized at UCCI’s P.P. Singhal Auditorium by Udaipur Chamber of Commerce and Industry in collaboration with Federation of Indian Export Organization and E Web Pay Pal. During the workshop the fact came out that due to ignorance and lack of tech savvy industrialists India’s export share is very less in the international trade and business. Mr. Vaibhav the chief of Federation of Indian Export Organization said for every trade the most important factor is buyer or the key customer. E commerce is the important mode through which one can sell his products at any corner of the world. It also saves time, energy and money. The Export Manager of E Bay retail Mr. Pushpendra highlighted the importance of E Bay, registration on E Bay, verification, logistics for export, billing, payments and communicating with the buyer, listing the product on E Bay for export, marketing and making a direct reach to the customer and many such issues that he revealed through his powerful presentation. According to him internet is the best medium to enhance our business.


Udaipur News Tid Bits – Week #11

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#1 Woman Died After Delivery on Road

A shameful incident has been reported that has crossed all barriers of humanity. Even the government arrangement has failed to offer necessary to help to save her life. At one side where the government is promoting the Janani Suraksha Yojna and on the other hand a woman died after delivering child on road. The incident took place at the busiest place of Udaipur, near Gangaur Ghat. Woman gave birth to a child at early morning at 5.30 am. After passing four and a half hours no aid reached the site and as a result she died. The ambulance 108 did not reached after informing. Later people hired a private ambulance and cleared off the dead body whereas the child has been admitted in the I.C.U. The local residents said that the lady was mentally retarded and seen may times roaming in the area. After getting the information police reached the site for leftover formalities.


#2 Udaipur Ahmedabad Night Train Put on Halt

The Udaipur Ahmedabad night train has been put on halt by railway administration for a period of three months. The decision has been taken keeping in view the rainy season. The track is prone to land slides during monsoon and it is quite risky to operate during night. The management has issued orders to keep operation suspended for the train. According to Rail Traffic Controller Mr Suman Chandra Verma revealed that Train No 19943 and 19944 from Udaipur to Ahmedabad and return would not operate from 1 July to 30 September. The Area Manager of Udaipur Mr. Harphool Singh Choudhary said that the day trains on this route would continue and the passengers who have got reservation can take the full refund against their reservation tickets.


#3 Couple Kidnapped From Bhupalpura

A couple going on bike were kidnapped from Bhupalpura police station area, opposite Banshi Pan kiosk. The eyewitness of the incident told police that a luxury car stopped the bike and started abusing the couple and kidnapped them in the car. The bike remained on the incident site and later impounded by the police. People witnessed the incident and reported the incident immediately at Bhupalpura Police Station. According to the information police tried to locate the kidnappers but could not succeeded. Various blockaded were put on highways but culprits got a sneak peak and remained unreported. Later the couple was released and they reached safe home. No F.I.R. was lodged from the either side by the family members of kidnapped youth.


#4 Hands Rising for Uttarakhand

As death and missing toll is rising daily at Uttarakhand hands rising for aid are also rising in equal proportion. Continuing the reform action a decision taken in a meeting at Rajasthan Roadways that all employees would donate salary of one day for the Uttarakhand victims. According to the decision all employees would donate their one-day’s salary of July 2013 and would deposit the amount in Chief Minister’s Relief Fund. There are 25000 employees in Rajasthan and around 700 employees are there in Udaipur. After hearing the decision no one has thought about deducting their salary. All employees agreed and said in unison that this is a National Calamity and every individual should think about helping others. Not only Rajasthan Roadways, many other organizations have also followed the suite and offered their helping hand.


Udaipur News Tid Bits – Week #10

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#1 Suraj Badjatya in City

The famous film maker Suraj Badjatya who had given blockbusters like Maine Pyar Kiya, Hum Aapke Hain Kaun and Vivah visited Kumbhalgarh in connection with his next project. He checked in various locations including Shiv Temple within the fort premise, Yagya Vedi Chowk, Badal Mahal etc. Mr. Badjatya found the locations perfect for the shooting. During his conversation with journalist he acclaimed that he would shoot some scenes as soon as the shooting of the film begins. Suraj Badjatya along with his team and famous photo journalist are visiting different locations in Rajasthan for his upcoming project. It is evident that Salman Khan would be in lead role in this film. According to the media Salman Khan has dedicated his schedule for this aspiring project to Suraj Badjatya.


#2 Student Drowned in Fateh Sagar

A class 12th student died in a tragic accident on Wednesday morning. The student of Saint Pauls School Udaipur, Anush Jacob drowned in Fateh Sagar Lake. According to his friends Ellen, Rony and Johny after having their regular football practice they headed to Fateh Sagar Lake and planned to have a bath in the lake. Anush didn’t know swimming and went down in deep water and drowned. Anush had celebrated his 17th birthday just day before.


#3 No School Bus Without Speed Governor

The Regional Transport Office has issued guidelines to schools and educational institutions to stop operating Bal Vahini (School Bus) if they are not equipped with Speed Governor. The orders have been issued concerning safety of kids travelling in school buses. The District Transport Officer Mr. M. L. Mathur told that schools would reopen in July and school management has been asked to install speed governor in school buses compulsorily. The department has ensured that they would not be issued fitness certificate unless they do not comply the norms.
What is Speed Governor? – It is a device that controls the speed limit of a vehicle. When speed of a vehicle is configured to 40 km/hr and a speed governor is installed then that vehicle could not be driven above the said limit.


#4 Nirjala Ekadashi Celebrated in City

The city observed and celebrated Nirjala Ekadashi and youth enjoyed kites at Rani Road, Fateh Sagar Lake. Kids were seemed more enthusiastic and crowd was observed at various kite merchants of the city. The famous kite flyer of the city Abdul Quadir entertained udaipurites with his kite flying skills. He flew kites with varied shapes, colours and designs. He also flew a trail of 400 kites along with a kite resembling a hut. It created an awesome scene in the sky. Hundreds of people including little ones and youth reached Fateh Sagar to enjoy the festival. The famous kite club Udai Kite Club also exhibited their skill on the next day.


#5 Prevent Diseases in Monsoon

The city is observing the sun-shade game of weather. Such instant change in weather brings inevitable diseases. The epidemic symptoms could be seen in adults and children as well. According to experts during monsoon our immune system becomes weaker during monsoon season and we get prone to diseases like typhoid, malaria, dengue, cough, cold and flu. Similarly a rise in has been reported in M.B. Hospital in patients suffering from diseases like typhoid, malaria dengue etc. In 25% cases the dengue becomes severe. Doctors advice not to take risk and in such cases and the ailment should be consulted immediately in the hospital. Bright sun light after rain also causes damage to skin and eyes.
Take Following Precautions
1. Clear blockage of water from surrounding.
2. Change water in cooler more frequently.
3. Wash eyes with clean water three or four times in a day. Wear sun glasses if moving out.
4. Protect your skin from direct sun light.
5. Drink purified water.
6. Add green vegetables in your diet.


Udaipur News Tid Bits – Week #9

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#1 Pratap Gaurav Kendra at Udaipur

The most magnificent and majestic monument is being built at the Tiger Hills Udaipur. A 57 feet high statue of Maharana Pratap is being erected on the cliff. The project costs over 150 crores and it would spread around 25 acres of land at hilltop. The centre would include the material which would showcase Mewar’s rich historical culture and heritage. The foundation stone of this project was laid in August 2008 and it is likely to be completed in January 2014. The centre would have the following line of attractions:

Bharat Mata Temple – A 12 feet high statue of Bharat Mata with a lion has been established. A meditation centre is also been built below the temple.

Mewar Research Center – Based on the Indian History the research center would be helpful for research scholars. The center would comprise around more than 5000 books related to history.

Ancient India Gallery – This would be divided into 9 sections and would showcase God, Goddesses, Freedom Fighters, Emperors, Saints, and Scientists related to ancient India. The statues of various God and Goddesses would be established just above them.

Water Show & Boating – Near the Research Centre a water hole and lawn would be developed. Tourists could enjoy boating in the pond.

Underground Haldi Ghati – The glimpse of Haldi Ghati battle would be the centre of attraction. Light and sound show would provide the live effect to the battle scenes.

India and Mewar Art Gallery – An Art Gallery would be developed based on the history of India and Mewar.


#2 Prof Trivedi Becomes Vice Chancellor for the Second Time

Professor I.V. Trivedi has become Vice Chancellor of MLSU for the second time. He would head the post for three years. A group of people including professors and students from MLSU arrived at his residence and smothered him with garland and distributed sweets. Different members of BOM committee and UGC officials had recommended the name of Professor Trivedi. The Honorable Governor Mrs. Margaret Alva finally stamped his name for the post.

Around three fourth of the University officials are happy with the return of Professor Trivedi. Many team mates reached his residence on Wednesday and greeted him happily and on the contrary others who were not happy just congratulated him to fulfill their responsibility. Professor Trivedi as assured that the professors who are working on contractual basis in various departments in the university, their appointment process would be likely to be finished very soon.


#3 Famous TV and Bollywood Actors To Teach Theatre Education at Udaipur

The first lecture on theatre education was delivered at Janardan Rai Nagar Vidyapeeth, Udaipur. Mr. Ashok Banthia, a television artist took the first class of the Theatre Education batch comprising 22 students. On the occasion Vice Chancellor Professor Sarangdevot said that big TV stars and actors would be visiting here for classes in coming days. It has been evident that the demand of Theatre Education was continuously made. The proposal was put in the BOM Meeting and after the grant the first batch consisting 22 students was launched.

On the first day Mr. Ashok Banthia taught the nuances associated with Personality Development. Mr. Banthia said that acting on stage is no different than the actual representation of life’s reality. He said that at the event our gesture should be genuine on stage or in front of camera. On the occasion Mr. Banthia tested children on various topics.


#4 Smart Card Driving License From July 15

People would be issued Smart Card Driving License from July 15th. Transport Department had sent the proposal for approval to Finance Department. In the first phase of the licensing system the smart card licenses would be issued for renewal and duplicate license. The Transport Department would not charge for the Smart Card License and the cost would be included in the license fee. The Smart Card would have a 64 KB inbuilt chip which would have license holder’s details like address, date of birth, blood group and mobile number.

After the issue of Smart Card, it would not be possible to steal or copy the license. A test has already made compulsory by the Transport Department for issuing the new driving license. After the approval of the project licenses would be issued only on Smart Card.


Udaipur News Tid Bits – Week #8

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#1 Prof. Sarangdevot Appointed as the New Vice Chancellor of Vidhyapeeth University

Prof. Sarangdevot as per University’s Memorandum of Association and Rules was appointed as the University’s Vice Chancellor for the next  3 year session by University Chancellor Mr. Bhawani Shankar Garg on 6th June, 2013.


#2 Harley Owners Group (HOG) – A Group of Harley Davidson  Bikers visits Udaipur

40 geared up Harley Davidson riders were spotted in Udaipur on 7th June, 2013. The bikers made a stop at Hotel Hilltop from where they furthered carried on their trips. It is noticeable that this group also was joined by one of Udaipur’s own Harley Rider.

#3 Poets to Spread The Magic of Their Words at Lok Kala Mandal

The Chatra Sangh Samiti (CSS) to organize a Kavi Sammelan at Lok Kala Mandal. With SP Hari Prasad Sharma as the chief guest followed by Hemlata Vaishnav (Special Guest). The participants included youth icon and wordsmith  Kumar Vishwas along with other poets such as Shyam Parasher, Parth Naveen, Abdul Gaffar and Prakash Nagori.


#4 Udaipur unites for ‘Sparsh – A Touch of Love’ A Cultural Show For the Elderly

Vishwamukha Events & GiONEE Smartphone presented ‘Sparsh – A Touch of Love’ in association with Sunrise Group Of Colleges. A cultural show with a message of ‘Loving, Caring and Supporting the Old’’. The event aimed at delivering a message of love, care and support that the elderly people require and which is their right to get for the undying and selfless love.


#5 ‘Jeevan Ki Dukan’ A Street Play By Natyansh

Jeevan Ki Dukan’ a skit portraying the deterioration of Earth by a theatre group ‘Natyansh’ supported by St.Anthony’s School caught the eye of everyone in and around the two prime locations of our city – Fateh Sagar and Gulab Bagh. The group successfully conveyed the message by presenting an act that portrayed the present condition of Earth undergoing the environmental degradation caused due to Human greed.


Udaipur News Tid Bits – Week #7

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#1 Pre-Monsoon Rain Turned On The Mood 

Weather turned around at 3 PM on Thursday in city and experienced rain with thunder showers. This brought people rejuvenating relief from the scorching heat of May. The pleasant weather drove people out for picnic and many rushed at Fateh Sagar, the favorite spot for the people of Udaipur. The sun was shining bright until a sudden change covered the sky with the blanket of clouds. Strong dazzle of cold wind shivered the senses and gradually it took over with moderate rain in the evening. The temperature fell down a few degrees after the rainfall in the city.


#2 Debari Zinc Smelter Plant Caught Fire At Midnight

The Roaster Plant at Hindustan Zinc Limited, Debari caught fire at midnight at 12 on Thursday. The officials said that it is a computerized plant and no employee was there at the time when fire broke. The connectivity of the plant disrupted due to fire. Flames and smoke emerging from plant revealed about the accident. The excessive heat of sulfuric acid tank and fabric melt down caused the fire to break. Meanwhile no casualties were reported in the incident. Panic situation aroused while employees seen the fire. 6 Fire brigades reached the place controlled the situation after an hour of struggle. There were proper arrangements in the plant which avoided possibility of a major incident.


#3 Jain Community’s Demonstration in Support of Kataria & Patni

Jain Community has united in the matter of submitting charge sheet against the opposition leader Gulab Chand Kataria and marble entrepreneur Vimal Patni. The Jain Community under the banner of Mahaveer Jain Council would carry out the procession and would protest at city Collectorate on Friday. A memo would be presented on behalf of council to plead the president of India to intervene into the matter and issue order to Home Ministry to rollback the orders. Mr. Rajkumar, a syndicate from the society, told this to the media correspondents. He further added that the whole Jain Community has been hurt due to the sudden action. Memorandum would be presented to the president from 24 district head quarters of Rajasthan.


#4 Now Enjoy Bhilwara To Mumbai Central

Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation would start a Deluxe Bus sleeper coach from Bhilwara to Mumbai Central from 01 June 2013. This bus would en-route Mumbai Central from Bhilwara via Gangapur, Rajsamand, Nathdwara, Udaipur, Ahmedabad, Baroda and Surat.  The Zonal Manager of the depot Mr. T.C. Goyal said that the sleeper bus from Bhilwara to Mumbai was in demand from a long time. The bus would depart from Bhilwara at 11.50 am and would reach Mumbai Central next day at 9.30 am. The bus would depart from Nathdwara at 2.30 pm, from Udaipur at 4.50 pm. From Mumbai it would depart at 4.30 pm and would arrive at Udaipur at 8.30 am and would reach Bhilwara via Nathdwara at 12.00 pm next day. The deluxe sleeper coach has 27 seats and 15 sleeper seats.

The Fare of the Bus would be as follows:

Place                                                   Seat                 Sleeper

Bhilwara to Mumbai Central              710                  760

Nathdwara to Mumbai Central           626                  676

Udaipur to Mumbai Central                586                  636

Udaipur to Ahmedabad                      222                  272


Udaipur New Tid Bits – Week #6

Dudh Talai To Be Developed As Tourist Destination, Businessman Seeks Permission For 28 Story Building, Students Handed Over Cheap Chinese Tablets, Severe Accident Snatched Two Lives

#1 Dudh Talai to be Developed as Tourist Destination

City’s host spot Dhudh Talai would be developed as a major tourist destination of Udaipur very soon. It would also be declared as no vehicle zone. The initiative are been taken to enhance the stay of the tourists in the city. This suggestion emerged out in a meeting of International Finance Corporation (IFC) with the tour operators that the spot should be developed in terms of tourism. Water Puppet Show with No Vehicle Zone is to be planned for the first phase. To make it a pollution free zone it is necessary to stop vehicular movement in the area. If the project gets the approved then it would be the first of its kind in Udaipur. The water puppet would grab the attraction of domestic and international tourists as well.


#2 Businessman Seeks Permission For 28 Story Building

A businessman has sought permission from the state government to build a 28 story building in Udaipur for a hotel. A high level committee has been formed to look upon the matter. A retired Chief Town Planner from the central government Mr. D.S. Mesram has been included in the committee to discuss the feasibility of the project. The committee would present its report to the government after visiting the proposed site. Mr. S.N. Acharya, Commissioner of Municipal Corporation and Mr. Satish Shrimali, Senior Town Planner of Udaipur are also included in the committee. The applicant has sought the approval for a double basement 28+ story building. If granted permission then it would be the tallest building in the state. Even in Jaipur the elevation does not exceed 12 to 14 floors.


#3 Students Handed Over Cheap Chinese Tablets

Under the Chief Minister’s Scheme of distributing free tablets to meritorious students of the state, a case of handing over cheap Chinese tablet instead of branded tablets has been reported in Mavli, Udaipur. Department of Education, Mavli Block has reported the incident that such tablets were distributed to over 26 meritorious students. The government has suspended three teachers and the further process of distribution of tablets has been put on hold. After the disclosure of the case by the media the DEO Mr. Bharat Mehta issued the orders to take action against who are involved in the act. Soon after the release of orders the necessary actions were taken.


#4 Severe Accident Snatched Two Lives

A severe accident at Madri Industrial Area snatched lives of two young women who were returning home from office. Both were employees of Pyrotech and were on the way their homes on the scooty. The eyewitness of the accident told policemen that while they were passing from road number 2 a truck came by their side. To give away side to the truck Priyanka, who was driving, landed scooty towards the roadside. The scooty stuck up and Priyanka lost her balance and both of them fell on the road and came under the truck. Both girls lost their life on the spot. Subsequently, the truck driver fled from the spot after the accident and the family members of Priyanka and Shruti were informed by the police. The police have impounded the truck.


Udaipur News Tid Bits – Week #5

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#1 Special Trains for Ajmer From 17 May

Special trains have been announced by the railway administration to facilitate the zayreens visiting Ajmer at urs.

Train no 09636 one sided train from Agra Fort to Udaipur via Ajmer would depart from 17 May 2013 from Agra Fort and would reach Udaipur at 10:45 pm. The Chief Public Relations Officer Mr. Tarun Jain told the correspondents. The train would halt at Bharatpur, Bandikui, Jaipur, Ajmer, Nasirabad, Bijai Nagar, Bhilwara, Chittorgarh, Mavli and Rana Pratap Nagar Stations. The train would comprise of one Third AC, twelve Sleeper and eight Second Class coaches having a total capacity of 23 coaches.

Similarly another train having number 09633 from Udaipur to Ajmer would depart from Udaipur City Station at 11:00 pm and would arrive at Ajmer at 05:20 am next morning. This train would halt at the following railway stations Rana Pratap Nagar, Mavli Junction, Kapasan, Chittorgarh, Bhilwara, Bijai Nagar and Nasirabad.


#2 Thanda Thanda, Cool Cool for Gulab Bagh Zoo Animals

A total nine coolers have been installed at Gulab Bagh Zoo to relief the animals from scorching heat. Two coolers have been installed outside the cages of bear, panther, wolf and monkey. After the installation of coolers the animals were spotted having great relief from the extraordinary heat.

Mr. Arun Murdia from Gypsy Murdia Foundation has donated four coolers to the Gulab Bagh Zoo in memory of his dog Gypsy. Earlier he has donated five coolers to the zoo. The coolers have been installed outside the cages of the above said animals. Animals are feeling relief in the cold breeze from the coolers. Zoo keeper Mr. Dinesh Vaishnav said that all the coolers are operational and turned on to cool down the cages.


#3 CP Joshi Given Charge of Railways, Supporters Delighted

The congress leader of Mewar Dr. C.P. Joshi has been given additional charge of Railways Ministry on Saturday. A wave of cheer has been observed with his supporters. Following the resignation of Railway Minister Mr. Pawan Bansal Dr Joshi has been handed over the additional charge.  The supporters have distributed sweets and expressed their gratitude.

Joy and speculation spurted out in form of fireworks by congress supporters on Saturday evening. Many streets in Udaipur were also observed with jubilant fireworks. A ray of hope has been brightened again for expansion and development of railway facilities in Mewar. Congress is looking as an advantage in forthcoming assembly elections.


#4 Rajasthan Bandh Called on Saturday

Rajasthan Bandh has been called on Saturday 18th May 2013. Marble Association of Udaipur has come forward in support of the Bandh. Savina Fruit and vegetable market would remain close on Saturday. The bandh has been announced by BJP in support of Mr. Kataria. The Trade Board of Savina had issued notice to the dealers and asked them not to conduct any business on the day. President of the trade union has said that considering any mass destruction activity by the bandh supporters they have decided to keep their establishments closed. Several private institutions and industries have also declared off for the workers on 18th May 2013.


#5 Tourists to Enjoy Soon Double Decker Boat at Fateh Sagar

Soon a double decker boat ride could be enjoyed at Fateh Sagar just like at Gate Way of India. Typically, this would be a slow boat that would rode tourists in the ripples of Fateh Sagar especially in the evening for one hour. This is the first time such amusement activity has been introduced in Udaipur. The company leading the contract had completed the preparation to start the project.

One of the company officials has said that the boat would be having seating capacity of 100 persons. On the top of the boat there would be a solar panel to facilitate power to the boat. Tourist could enjoy the beautiful view of sunset from the boat as it would hail in the evening only. Advance booking could be done at afternoon. For safety every tourist in the boat would be provided a safety life jacket.