All departments should work in coordination: Raje

Saturday, October 17, 2015


Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje today said that all departments should work in coordination so that advantage of individual beneficiary schemes could reach the people in a proper way which would help change their lives. Reviewing the progress of the scheme here, Raje suggested involvement of the self help groups in implementation of schemes so …

Rajasthan to become first Indian state to provide fortified wheat flour

Friday, October 16, 2015


Jaipur: Rajasthan is to become the first Indian state to provide fortified wheat flour. The decision to launch this pilot project was taken in a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje. Raje also gave instructions to include other related departments in the project. Rajasthan’s Principal Secretary (Food and Civil Supplies), Dr Subodh Agarwal, gave …

Delhi-Jaipur highway to be completed by Dec: Gadkari

Thursday, October 15, 2015


The much-delayed Delhi-Jaipur highway, connecting the national capital with ‘pink city’ will be completed by December, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said today. “Government is largely responsible for delays in this crucial highway project, which should have been completed by 2011. Barring three structures, 57 of the structures including flyovers will be completed by December, when …

Raj University planning centre for innovation

Wednesday, October 14, 2015


Rajasthan University is planning to set up a centre for innovation, incubation and entrepreneurship along with facilitating tie ups with industries. “The university is contemplating two phases of the project which will provide support functions, mentorship and resources to students, both from the university and outside the university,” University Vice Chancellor J P Singhal told …

Minor girl raped by relatives

Tuesday, October 13, 2015


A 12-year-old girl has been allegedly raped by relatives in separate incidents in Jaipur, police said today. The victim has lodged a complaint at the Galtagate police station here after narrating the incidents to women committee of a Shishu Grah, the police said. The victim was living with her relatives when one maternal uncle Immu …

BSF hands over inadvertent border crosser to Pak Rangers

Monday, October 12, 2015


Border Security Force today handed over a Pakistani national, who had crossed the international border in Rajasthan’s Sri Ganganagar district inadvertently, to Pakistan Rangers. BSF spokesman informed that BSF troops spotted a Pakistani national yesterday along the Indo-Pak border in Sri Ganganagar district and apprehended him. During investigations it was revealed that the Pakistani border …

35 held for violent protest over teacher’s recruitment exam

Saturday, October 10, 2015


Thirty-five persons were arrested today for pelting stones at police personnel and damaging state-run buses during a protest outside the BJP state headquarters to demand changes in the pattern and eligibility criteria of a teachers’ recruitment exam. Police used “mild” force to disperse the protesters. Several persons, including three policemen and a bus passenger, received …

Four killed as SUV turns turtle in Sri Ganganagar

Friday, October 09, 2015


Four persons were killed and eight injured when the SUV they were travelling in turned turtle while trying to avoid hitting a motorcyclist at 31-ML in Sri Ganganagar district, police said today. The victims were travelling from Rawala to Ganeshgarh when the accident occurred yesterday under Muklava police station, they said. The police have identified …

3-yr-old dies after being trapped in 80-ft borewell

Thursday, October 08, 2015


Hanumangarh (Rajasthan): A three-year-old boy, who had fallen into a borewell yesterday evening, was found dead this morning after being rescued. The locals immediately alerted the authorities after toddler Anil fell into an 80-feet deep borewell while playing near the fields yesterday evening. Tractors and JCBs were used to dig up a parallel hole to …

IndiGo to soon start daily flights to Udaipur

Monday, October 05, 2015


New Delhi: Domestic budget carrier IndiGo on Monday said it will connect Udaipur with Mumbai and New Delhi with daily non-stop flights to the lake city, from the coming winter schedule. Udaipur will be the airline’s 34th domestic destination, which also flies to five international destinations. Starting November 1, IndiGo will launch four new daily …

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