Trade and Crafts Fair to start from 30th Nov

A Trade and Crafts Fair (Udhyog evum Shilp Mela) 2012 will be organized from 30th November till 9th December at Grameen Haat at Subcity Center, near Reti Bus Stand, LIC Building Road, Udaipur.

MD of District Business Centre, Aruna Sharma said that traders, industrialists, craftsman, social groups, and artisans will showcase their products in this fair.

Bihari Community Celebrates Chhath

Around thousands of Bihari natives, on the sixth day after Diwali celebrated Chhath Pooja on the banks of lakes in and around Udaipur; various fruits and vegetables were offered during sunrise and sunset today.

In Udaipur, the pooja was carried out at Fatehsagar, Doodh Talai and on various ghats around town, by more than thousands of Bihari natives settled in city.


Wild Encounter: Rare owl rescued from Boharwadi

A wild and rare Indian Barn owl (Tyto Alba) has been rescued by the wild animal rescue center team from Boharwadi area today.

An owl was reportedly trapped in a kite thread and was seen hanging upside down at a tree near the Police Chowki at Boharwadi. Residents called the rescue team who reached the spot, but unlike other rescues this rescue was a typical one, as the owl was hanging upside down at a height of 50 feet. [..]

Municipal Council strict on Illegal Adverts

Rajni Dangi (Chairperson, UMC) held a meeting today with the revenue committee on keeping up the beauty and cleanliness of Udaipur.

In the process, a unanimous decision was taken that if any person or business institution puts up an illegal hording, banner, poster or flex in the city, then it will be removed and a fine will be imposed on the offender.

Archana Sharma of the Revenue Committee told that this information will be published on local news channels and news papers for the awareness of citizens and businesses. Further, the work of removing illegal banners and posters will be bid to the contractors. [..]

Shiv Sena Udaipur gives Condolence to Balasaheb Thackeray

A heartfelt condolence was given to Balasaheb Thackeray, the Shiv Sena chief who passed away on 17 Nov. at Mumbai due to cardiac arrest.

Numbers of Shiv Sena workers and representatives of other Hindu Organizations gathered at Shaheed Smarak at Municipal Council’s premises and offered candles, flowers and shared their feelings about their beloved leader. [..]

Schools Re-Opens Today after Diwali Break

After celebrating a dazzling Diwali vacations, schools re-opened today in Udaipur. Kids and toddlers were witnessed in winter wears as the season has taken a turn and the mercury has started dropping across the City of Lakes.

Today, after 10 days of vacation, kids of Udaipur got busy with books again, with parents preparing lunch box for their beloved. Some were taking a walk to the schools, while some of them were found waiting for their Rickshaw/Bus pick up. [..]

Rajasthan Royals Hunt for Cricket Stars of Rajasthan

With the goal of identifying and exploring new cricket talents from State, Rajasthan Royals (RR) organized a camp in Shikarbadi Udaipur. Around 200 players from Udaipur, Bhilwara, Kota, Rajsamand and nearby districts participated in the camp.

Today, a one day camp was organized at Shikarbadi; two sessions starting from 7 am – 12 pm and 2 pm – 4 pm were played, in which more than 200 players took part. The shortlisted players will get an opportunity to receive training with the IPL squad of Royals. [..]

Collector Inspects Taziya Route (Muharram Procession)

District administrations with local residents are preparing to observe the day of Muharram on Sunday 24th Nov. A thorough inspection of road where taziyas will pass from was inspected by District Collector, along with top police officials of the city.

Vikas Bhale, District Collector has noticed several loopholes and has given instructions to the officials of the related Department to fix them all. [..]

Congress Remembers Indira Gandhi

Today, on the 95th Birth Anniversary of Late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi a seminar had been organized at the City Congress Committee office, at the residence of Nilima Sukhadia (President, Udaipur City Congress) at Ashirwad Cottage, near Durga Nursery Road.

Program started with offering flowers by the party workers on the picture of Indira Gandhi. Nilima Sukhadia said that Indira is an inspiration to all the women.

“Her sacrifice towards the Nation can’t be ignored, she led a very strong life and her decisions for the development of the country are being appreciated by the communists and the capitalists axis powers”, said Sukhaida.

Chief Guests of the program were Vinod Chaturvedi (Observer AICC) and Pankaj Mehta (PCC, General Secretary ).

The party workers also appealed to raise MP Raghuveer Singh Meena as congress candidate in the upcoming elections. [..]

St. Mary’s Student to take part in National Swimming Competition

Kavya Singh, student of St. Mary’s Convent, New Fatehpura has been selected to represent Rajasthan in the 58th National (RBSE School) Under-17 Girls Swimming Championship which is going to take place in Pune, Maharashtra from 21-25 Nov.

According to Sister Anusha of St Mary’s School, in order to participate in the national level competition, Kavya will first take training at Jaipur’s Govt. Higher Secondary School from 19-23 Nov. and thereafter, she will leave for Pune.