Jaipur

Capital of Rajasthan, India

Jaipur, formerly Jeypore, is the capital and largest city of the Indian state of Rajasthan. As of 2011, the city had a population of 3.1ย million, making it the tenth most populous city in the country. Jaipur is also known as the Pink City, due to the dominant colour scheme of its buildings. It is also known as the Paris of India, and C. V. Raman called it the Island of Glory. It is located 268ย km from the national capital New Delhi. Jaipur was founded in 1727 by the Kachhwaha Rajput ruler Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amer, after whom the city is named. It was one of the earliest planned cities of modern India, designed by Vidyadhar Bhattacharya. During the British Colonial period, the city served as the capital of Jaipur State. After independence in 1947, Jaipur was made the capital of the newly formed state of Rajasthan.

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Pickleball, the fastest growing sport in America, is slowly but surely making inroads in India with โ€˜picklersโ€™ emerging everywhere from Jaipur to Jalgaon.
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So far, six confirmed monkeypox cases have been reported in the country, with the first patient being discharged on Saturday
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