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Rajasthan orders removal of 20 unfit elephants from Amer Fort

  • A committee suggested phasing out elephant rides at Amer fort by replacing them with electric vehicle rides.
Elephant rides at 16th Century Amer Fort, located about 11 kilometres from Jaipur, (Shutterstock)
Elephant rides at 16th Century Amer Fort, located about 11 kilometres from Jaipur, (Shutterstock)
Published on Feb 09, 2021 12:58 PM IST
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By Jaykishan Sharma | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Jaipur

Virat Kohli named PETA India’s Person of the Year

The 31-year-old also reportedly visited an animal shelter in Bengaluru to check on injured and formerly neglected dogs there, sending a message to his fans to adopt animals rather than buying them.
Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli(PTI)
Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli(PTI)
Updated on Nov 20, 2019 04:22 PM IST
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Sara Ali Khan stuns in an off-white embellished lehenga at ICW 2019. Watch video

India Couture Week 2019: Sara Ali Khan looked elegant and flamboyant at the same time as she walked the ramp with confidence for the designers, who were presenting their collection titled Bonjour Amer at the ongoing fashion week in Delhi.
Sara Ali Khan makes her fashion week debut at ICW 2019.
Sara Ali Khan makes her fashion week debut at ICW 2019.
Updated on Jun 06, 2020 02:31 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Thanks to Priyanka Chopra’s wedding, Rajasthan palaces and forts are back in the spotlight. See pics

Jodhpur’s Mehrangarh Fort to Amer Fort in Jaipur, we take you through some of the forts in Rajasthan which you should definitely visit.
Did you know that the Hindi version of the light and sound show which takes place at Amer Fort, Jaipur, has been recorded by actor Amitabh Bachchan? (Unsplash)
Did you know that the Hindi version of the light and sound show which takes place at Amer Fort, Jaipur, has been recorded by actor Amitabh Bachchan? (Unsplash)
Updated on Dec 08, 2018 11:35 AM IST
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UNESCO World Heritage Day 2019: 4 forts you need to visit in Rajasthan apart from Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace

UNESCO World Heritage Day 2019: With everyone talking about Priyanka Chopra’s grand wedding at the Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur, we thought we would take you through some of the forts in Rajasthan which you should definitely go to.
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Updated on Apr 18, 2019 08:49 AM IST
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PETA moves court seeking ban on elephant ‘joy rides’ at Amer Fort

In the petition filed on Tuesday, PETA India pointed out that these rides are illegal as none of the elephants used are registered with the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI).
Elephant rides are a major attraction at Amer Fort.(HT FILE (FOR REPRESENTATIONAL PURPOSE))
Elephant rides are a major attraction at Amer Fort.(HT FILE (FOR REPRESENTATIONAL PURPOSE))
Updated on Jul 12, 2018 10:12 PM IST
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Court asks police to probe cruelty against elephants at Amer

The Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate at Amer on Thursday gave the order on a complaint filed by Gauri Maulekhi, Trustee, People for Animals, and Government Liaison for Humane Society International, India. 
The complaint filed by Maulekhi sought to provide relief to the elephants under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960, said Umang Gupta, counsel for Maulekhi.(ht file (FOR REPRESENTATIONAL PURPOSE))
The complaint filed by Maulekhi sought to provide relief to the elephants under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960, said Umang Gupta, counsel for Maulekhi.(ht file (FOR REPRESENTATIONAL PURPOSE))
Updated on Jun 01, 2018 10:17 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By Urvashi Dev Rawal

Rajasthan government to hand over upkeep of Amer, Nahargarh forts to private companies

The plan is to develop both the forts on public-private partnership model.
Apart from the two forts, the state’s BJP government has also shortlisted 10 other historical monuments under the “Adopt a Heritage” scheme.(HT File Photo)
Apart from the two forts, the state’s BJP government has also shortlisted 10 other historical monuments under the “Adopt a Heritage” scheme.(HT File Photo)
Updated on May 02, 2018 09:44 PM IST
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Report shows elephants giving rides to tourists at Amer suffer from TB, blindness

The report stated that all 102 elephants at Hathi Gaon were found suffering from various foot problems
Elephant safari at Amer Fort in Jaipur.(HT File Photo)
Elephant safari at Amer Fort in Jaipur.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Apr 24, 2018 10:26 PM IST
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