Thursday, February 11, 2010

Rajasthan Travel Information

Communication Facilities Available In Rajasthan
Communicating while in Rajasthan (India) is no problem. There are various modes of communication in India. There is an availability of all the modern communication forms in India. Read on to know about communications in India.
Cyber cafes with Internet and phone facilities can be found all over Throughout Rajasthan, so communication with family and friends back home is not a problem. Besides, all hotels have communication facilities.
Public Phone Booths (PCOs) One of the main modes of communication is the Public phone booths. They are generally known as PCOs in India. They provide the facility for local (within the city) calls, STD (Inter - State) calls, and ISD (International) calls. Even Fax facility is available. You will find these PCOs in every nook and corner. If some one wants to do local call there are so many coin box outside each and every shop of city or atleast outside the 70% of shops of all the cities. You just have do drop a 1 Rs. coin in the coin box and dial a number whatever you want to dial and can talk to anybody for a minute with that one coin.
Mobile (Cell) Phones
Another way to communicate in India is through Mobile or Cell phones. If you have a mobile phone with the tri-band technology, you can easily use it here. You don’t need to use the service provider of your own country. There are a number of service providers in India to keep you connected. You can buy a prepaid sim card from any service provider. The running services for mobiles are Oasis, Airtel, Hutch, reliance etc. You only need to make payment for it and give a photocopy of your any Identity proof (like your passport). Get it recharged and enjoy free mobility.
Cyber Cafes
Looking for an inexpensive and fast communication, you can use the services of cyber cafes in Rajasthan. These cyber cafes provide all the Internet facilities like e-mail, chatting, voice chat, etc. You can easily locate them, as they are present in quite a large number.
Postal Services
Last, but not the least, you can even use postal services as a means of communication in India. You can find this service in each and every city of the country. You can make use of postcards, letters, etc. For faster communication, use telegrams, speed post and courier services.
Newspapers and Media:
All the major dailies, and there are many in this country where the fourth estate is startlingly independent and strong, have local editions with at least one from every region and one on the net. Local editions of national dailies published from Jaipur and metro editions of English newspapers are available at newsstands and vendors who also sell weekly newsmagazines, filmagzines, women’s magazines and even international fashion glossies that now have an edition coming out of India.
Cable TV has reaped a rich harvest and the skyline blooms with endless numbers of dish antennae and these are only going to proliferate further. BBC World Service and CNN beam the latest news; ESPN and Star Sports keep you up to date with how your club is (or is not) thrashing its rivals in UEFA; and Star (elsewhere known as Sky) beams an entire stable of entertainment channels.
The widely accessible national channel too has some English programmes, and a daily English news segment. BBC World Service and Voice of America are on the MHz bandwidth but the frequency is variable.
Emergency numbers:
Police control room: 100, Fire station: 101, Ambulance: 101

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