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    Introduction Jaipur is the largest city in Rajasthan and was built in the 18th century by Sawai Jai Singh as India’s first planned city. During the regime of Sawai Ram Singh, the whole city was painted pink to welcome Edward, Prince of Wales from that time onwards Jaipur is also known as pink city.A? This […]

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    by June Mukherjee Varanasi, the holy city of India is in the fast lane of development ever since the Prime Minister has vowed to place it on world stage as a vibrant city. Being Prime Ministers constituency is a matter of immense importance and Varanasi is all set for a radical transformation as the Narendra […]

    Tuesday June 9, 2015,3 pm
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    Introduction Jaipur is the largest city in Rajasthan and was built in the 18th century by Sawai Jai Singh as India’s first planned city. During the regime of Sawai Ram Singh, the whole city was painted pink to welcome Edward, Prince of Wales from that time onwards Jaipur is also known as pink city.A? This […]

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Indore: The commercial capital of Madhya Pradesh

Indore, situated on Malwa Plateau at an altitude of 553 metres above sea level, is the largest city in Madhya Pradesh. It is a tier-IIA?city, which along with its satellite towns of Pithampur and Dewas is one of the fastest- growing regions in India. The proximity to the Gujarat- Mumbai grid has been especially advantageous […]

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