With Dhanteras today and all Jaipur markets decked up, five-day Diwali festival has already beguin in Jaipur. Yesterday, there was brisk business for sale of utensils, jewellery, utility items, crackers and festival lights which will continue till late evening today too.
The national conference on Life Style Diseases and Positive Health concluded in Jaipur on October19 in the presence of Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Vasundhara Raje and noted athlete Milkha Singh. The conference dwelled on ways to mitigate life style diseases and promotion of preventive health.
The early morning will have the rare sight the Jupiter as morning star instead of Venus till December this year. The otherwise brilliant Venus has disappeared in the glare of the sun. The morning crescent moon and Jupiter close by in the morning will a treat to watch to early risers in the eastern sky.
The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (IDEP) was celebrated around the world on October 17. On the occasion of IDEP, UN chief Ban Ki-moon, in his message, urged the member states to act decisively together to eradicate poverty and build a sustainable, peaceful, prosperous and equitable future for all.