Udaipur

  • Rahul Gandhi to address two rallies in Rajasthan on Thursday 09-04-2014 11:45 PM

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will address two public rallies in Rajasthan's Jhunjhunu and Udaipur districts on Thursday. "Gandhi will be addressing rallies in support of party candidates Rajbala in Jhunjhunu and Raghuveer Meena in Udaipur tomorrow," a party spokesperson said on Wednesday. Senior party leader Kumari Selja on Wednesdayreviewed...
  • Rajasthan: Fire breaks out in Udaipur's Sheraton Hotel 01-03-2014 09:38 AM

    Jaipur: A major fire broke out in Udaipur's Sheraton Hotel on Saturday morning. Fire tenders rushed to the spot and are toiling to douse the flames. Five teams of fire tenders have been pressed into service. The plush hotel is situated near Fateh Sagar Lake in Rajasthan's Udaipur. ...
  • Richard Gere to join 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel 2' team in Udaipur 13-02-2014 05:55 PM

    Mumbai: Hollywood actor Richard Gere is reportedly set to join the crew of 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel 2' in Udaipur in Rajasthan. The cast of the sequel directed by John Madden comprises a distinguished bouquet of British and Indian troupers both old and young, including Judi Dench, Tom Wilkinson,...
  • In rural Udaipur, Congress woos tribals but does little for them 25-11-2013 11:15 AM

    Udaipur: In spite of slew of promises made by Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, tribals in Udaipur have been delivered little. Even the basic infrastructure like hospitals and schools were in shambles. Udaipur, the city of Lakes and palaces, has charmed Indians and foreigners...
  • Aditi Babel transforming books into beautiful sculptures 12-11-2013 06:00 PM

    New Delhi: It is truly said that books are man's best friends. For many it's a source of knowledge but for some it's an object of art. Creating artist books since January 2010, 30-year-old Aditi Babel from Udaipur is spreading awareness about this new form of art. Drawing inspiration from...
  • 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 7' gets its first crorepati 08-09-2013 09:41 AM

    Mumbai: Taj Mohammed Rangrez, a history teacher from Udaipur, created history by becoming the first person to win a whopping Rs 1 crore on TV reality game show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 2013'. He said, "Can't believe it". All came to a standstill when the show's host, megastar Amitabh Bachchan, tossed...
  • People of newly formed districts to felicitate Modi 27-08-2013 08:08 PM

    Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will be felicitated by people of the newly-formed Chhota Udaipur and Mahi Sagar districts in Central Gujarat on August 30 at two different grand felicitation functions, official sources said in Vadodara on Tuesday. A grand felicitation function will be held in Chhota Udaipur at 10...
  • Rajasthan govt plans to shift animals of Udaipur Zoo to forests 19-08-2013 05:09 AM

    Jodhpur: Rajasthan Forest and Environment Minister Bina Kak today said zoological parks are not the right place for animals as she announced state government's plan to shift animals of Udaipur Zoo to Sajjangarh forest. "They should be allowed to freely roam in the forests. The forests are their natural habitats...
  • Woman accuses husband of throwing her four kids into well 02-07-2013 02:52 AM

    Vadodara: In her dying declaration made before the police, a woman alleged that her husband Kishan Rathwa threw her and their four kids including a son and three daughters, into a well at Moti Zer village in Chhota Udaipur taluka on June 28. All four kids are dead and she...
  • Government hospital doctor arrested for taking bribe 04-05-2013 04:41 AM

    Jaipur: A senior doctor at a government hospital in Rajasthan's Udaipur district was arrested on Friday for taking bribe of Rs 500 for treating a breast cancer patient, police said. Dr Suresh Kumar Dangayach, the head of radio therapy department at Maharana Bhupal Hospital in Udaipur, 300 km from Jaipur,...
  • Popstar Shakira in Udaipur 16-11-2011 07:09 PM

    Udaipur: International pop star Shakira is in Udaipur where she will perform at the birthday bash of business tycoon K P Singh along with other Bollywood stars. She will perform in a party to be held at island palace of Jagmandir. Actor Shahid Kapoor and Musician Adnan Sami are also...
  • Udaipur: men fake deliveries to get govt funds 27-07-2011 07:44 AM

    New Delhi: It doesn't get more bizarre than this. In what is curiously being called the pregnant men scam, the officials at a health centre in Udaipur have been found to be forging entries of deliveries in the name of men and in some cases women who have supposedly delivered...
  • Dev Patel had to take lessons in English 03-03-2011 03:01 PM

    Director John Madden and his crew had a long shooting schedule in Udaipur and Jaipur in India for his movie The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. Both Dev Patel and Judy Dench shot in India for a long time. In the movie Dev Patel plays a role of a native Indian...
  • Man trapped in tunnel for six days pulled out 19-01-2011 03:43 PM

    Udaipur: A labourer trapped in a collapsed under-construction tunnel for the past six days finally saw the light of the day on Wednesday when rescuers pulled him out safely in Jhadol tehsil of Udaipur district. Narayan Singh, 40, was pulled out of the debris at 3:15 am after tireless round-the-clock...
  • Man stuck in 90-metre deep tunnel for 81 hours 18-01-2011 06:47 PM

    Udaipur: A pump operator, Narayan, has been trapped in a 90-metre deep tunnel in Udaipur, and the rescue operation is in full swing for the sixth day now. His condition has been reported as stable. Narayan, who has been in the tunnel for 81 hours was trapped when a portion...
  • Secret Kitchen: Royal recipes from the City of Lakes 20-06-2010 12:17 AM

    Bikramjit Ray hunts down secret recipes from the City of Lakes Udaipur in Rajasthan. ...
  • Udaipur college marks out space for boys, girls 12-10-2009 04:33 PM

    The dean issued instructions to students to keep away from each other. ...
  • Forbes India: Crown prints 19-09-2009 01:00 PM

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  • Jaipur raises voices against cruelty to elephants 31-08-2009 12:27 PM

    Elephant lovers now want the government to step in. ...
  • Quick justice for British journo raped in Udaipur 01-05-2008 04:39 AM

    New Delhi: He is no longer India's bowling coach but Eric Simmons is someone who has played a pivotal role in making Bengal speedster Ashok Dinda a much improved and most talked about bowler in the current domestic season. When I was with Delhi Daredevils last year, it was Simmons...
  • Man sentenced to life for raping British tourist 30-04-2008 04:04 PM

    New Delhi: Veteran batsman Anjum Chopra will lead the Indian women's cricket team in the limited overs series against Australia, starting March 12 in Ahmedabad. Mithali Raj has been named as Anjum's deputy for the series. According to a BCCI statement, the All-India Women's Selection Committee picked up the 15-member...
  • To save tree, man builds house around it 26-04-2008 04:02 PM

    Lahore: Pakistan's senior allrounder Abdul Razzaq has said that he has not misled any one including the national selectors or the cricket board to play in the ongoing Bangladesh cricket league. I have read that I told the selectors I was not fit to bowl and not to consider me...
  • Disney all set to rock India with The Cheetah Girls 19-03-2008 02:17 AM

    The film, made for Disney channel, is being shot in Udaipur. ...
  • Madonna’s livin' and lovin' it in India 08-01-2008 12:47 AM

    Melbourne: India are all set to become the new dominant Australia in international cricket and the shift in power was there to be seen in the way Mahendra Singh Dhoni's men won the World Cup quarterfinals, the media Down Under said on Saturday. In an article headlined 'No shame in...
  • After Jodhpur, Madonna enjoys Udaipur 06-01-2008 07:29 PM

    CNN-IBN's panel of cricket experts talked about the crunch India-Australia quarterfinal in Ahmedabad. ...
  • A holiday abroad may work out cheaper this New Year 26-12-2007 08:11 PM

    Dhaka: The success of Shahid Afridi and Imran Tahir at the World Cup has laid to rest fears that the art of leg-spin had died with the retirement of the charismatic Shane Warne. Warne, probably the greatest leg-spinner to grace the sport, fooled batsmen with his wizardy and guile before...