11 of family test positive, Jaipur Walled City under total lockdown; Deep Mukherjee; Indian Express

“The man with travel history to Oman was under home-quarantine but he did not follow it. We will go door-to-door to check everyone for symptoms and to ramp up testing,” Additional Chief Secretary, Health, Rohit Kumar Singh told The Indian Express.

Source: 11 of family test positive, Jaipur Walled City under total lockdown

Jaipur certified as World Heritage site by UNESCO; Dev Ankur Wadhawan; India Today

Jaipur was certified as a World Heritage site by UNESCO during an event held at the historic Albert Hall in the Pink City on Wednesday.

Source: Jaipur certified as World Heritage site by UNESCO

UNESCO DG visits Jaipur walled city; Republic World


UNESCO Director General Audrey Azoulay on Wednesday visited the Walled City of Jaipur, a world heritage site.

Source: UNESCO DG visits Jaipur walled city – Republic World

12 of the world’s most colourful places from rainbow mountains to blue cities; Julie Delahaye; Daily Mirror

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19 Good Things That Happened In India In 2019; Anuj Tiwari; India Times

2019 is coming to an end, and the whole world is ready to welcome 2020. When we prepare to enter the new year, we’ve already seen so much goodness unravel on different occasions; it’s most definitely been an eventful year so far. Yes, we’ve seen our share of disaster – natural disasters, political turmoil and bloodshed in every nook and corner. But some good things that keep hope alive amid all the sadness and negativity that surrounds us.

Source: 19 Good Things That Happened In India In 2019

Jaipur: Places to visit in the Pink City when you have only 2 days; Surabhi Sabat; Republic World

Jaipur, the pink city has a series of monuments which have been listed into the UNESCO heritage site. Read on to check out the places you can cover in 2 days.

Source: Jaipur: Places to visit in the Pink City when you have only 2 days – Republic World

Escape: Metro travels to Jaipur in India’s Rajasthan to find out why it now has Unesco heritage status; Laura Millar; Metro

TECHNICALLY speaking, the Pink City — Jaipur’s historic walled capital — isn’t actually that pink. As Laura Millar approach via one of its seven imposing gates, up close, it’s more like terracotta. But when it first got its name the colour was a dusky rose — and it’s all thanks to British royalty. Just as panicked…

Source: Escape: Metro travels to Jaipur in India’s Rajasthan to find out why it now has Unesco heritage status

You can now rent the Royal Family of Jaipur’s palace through Airbnb; Meghan Hunter; Points Guy

Ever dreamed of living like a royal, even for just a night or two? Well, here’s your chance. Jaipur’s royal family has just listed a room in the City Palace of Jaipur on Airbnb. Jaipur, known as the Pink City, is a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its architecture, gardens, courtyards and museums. For …

Source: You can now rent the Royal Family of Jaipur’s palace through Airbnb

An offbeat guide to Jaipur; World inside pictures

The enormously thought-provoking history and culture of Rajasthan speak to the travel-frenzy minds of its tourists in ways like no other state in India does. The capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur, famously…

Source: An offbeat guide to Jaipur | World inside pictures

City Palace Of Jaipur, Home Of Maharaja Sawai Padmanabh Singh On Airbnb: Location, Price And How To Make Reservation; Soo Kim; Newsweek

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Preserve India’s heritage. It gives us an identity; Aditi Chatterji; Hindustan Times

Preservation and restoration are the way forward for so many of our historic towns and cities. The benefits are not just the preservation of our past but also by way of tourism and all its attendant economic benefits…

Source: Preserve India’s heritage. It gives us an identity | analysis | Hindustan Times

A local’s tips and tricks: Everything you need to know about visiting Jaipur; Neeta Lal; The National

Newly designated as a Unesco World Heritage Site, India’s ‘Pink City’ is a treasure trove of gastronomic and architectural delights…

Source: A local’s tips and tricks: Everything you need to know about visiting Jaipur

Pink City Jaipur made an official entry in the list of UNESCO World Heritage; Sibi; India Herald

According to sources the UNESCO shared the announcement on Twitter. “Just inscribed as @UNESCO #WorldHeritage Site: Jaipur City in Rajasthan, #India.

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Jaipur: India’s Most Instagrammed New UNESCO Site; Charu Chowdhary; India.com

Jaipur is India’s most instagrammed new UNESCO World Heritage Site and for good reason.

Source: Jaipur: India’s Most Instagrammed New UNESCO Site

Heritage tag’s heavy price tag; Nivedita Khandekar; Tribune

Last month, the Pink City of Jaipur was inscribed as the World Heritage City (WHC) by UNESCO.

Source: Heritage tag’s heavy price tag

Jaipur Risks Running Out Of Water In A Month If It Doesn’t Rain; Pioneer News

Jaipur is staring at a serious risk of running out of water in a month if there is no rain, according to the Rajasthan Public Health Engineering Department. The main source of water, Bisalpur dam, that caters to the…

Source: Jaipur Risks Running Out Of Water In A Month If It Doesn’t Rain – Pioneer News

Honour Aside, What Does the UNESCO Heritage Tag Mean for Jaipur’s Future?; Garima Dhabhai; The Wire

‘Heritage urbanity’ is the newest form of city-making targeted at Tier II cities of India.

Source: Honour Aside, What Does the UNESCO Heritage Tag Mean for Jaipur’s Future?

Jaipur in India given Unesco World Heritage Site status; Nathan Adams; IOL Travel

Jaipur, “the Pink City”, is a fortified city in Rajasthan and was founded in 1727.

Source: Jaipur in India given Unesco World Heritage Site status | IOL Travel

It’s in the pink…; Kavita Kanan Chandra; Deccan Herald

The capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur conjures up the image of royal splendour, Rajput valour, and architectural grandeur. The fables and folklore woven around its historic forts and havelisbuild a…

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Pink for WELCOME; Madhumitha Srinivasan; The Hindu

Jaipur was recently included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site list. It is India’s first planned city and it was an “interchange of ancient Hindu, Mughal and contemporary Western ideas” that has shaped it.

Source: Pink for WELCOME