Rajasthan

Rajasthan first state to submit smart city plan

Monday, December 14, 2015

Rajasthan has become the first state to submit smart city plan to the Urban Development Ministry. Manjit Singh, Principal Secretary (urban development) of Rajasthan submitted smart city proposals of three cities – Udaipur, Kota and Ajmer – to Urban Development Additional Secretary Samir Sharma at Nirman Bhawan here today. Urban Development Secretary Madhusudhan Prasad complimented […]

3 history-sheeters arrested with firearms in Jaipur

Friday, December 11, 2015

A gang of criminals was busted with the arrest of three history-sheeters and firearms and ammunition were recovered from their possession in Jaipur rural area here, a police spokesperson said. The accused identified as Naresh Kumar (25), Radheyshyam (45) and Pooran (20) were arrested and one country-made pistol, two rifles, five cartridges, and a jeep […]

Indian Oil Corporation marketing manager arrested for alleged links with ISIS

Friday, December 11, 2015

Jaipur: A senior official of state-run Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) was arrested on Thursday for alleged links with terror organisation ISIS, police said. The Special Operation Group (SOG) and ATS of Rajasthan Police arrested Mohd Sirazudin, the marketing manager of IOC in Jaipur. “Sirazudin, hailing from Gulbarga in Karnataka,… was arrested under the Unlawful Activities […]

Two suspected ISI spies arrested in Jodhpur

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Jodhpur: CID has nabbed two suspected ISI spies Jodhpur’s in Rola village . They reportedly sent information related to military exercises in India to Pakistan. Alleged spies were identified as Ilamdeen and Dina Gamna both 55 years old. The arrested spies have been previously charged by the TADA court. The two had been under watch […]

Norway empowers village women in Rajasthan through ‘The Hunger Project’

Monday, December 07, 2015

Reservation of 50 % of the seats for women for local assemblies in Rajasthan has led to a new generation of local female leaders. The Hunger Projects is training these women to become effective leaders of their communities. Having reached out to more than 100 000 women since 2001, The Hunger Project (THP) works in […]

19 killed, 40 injured in road mishap

Sunday, December 06, 2015

Pratapgarh (Rajasthan): At least 19 people, including 11 women were killed and 40 others were left injured in a horrific accident between a van and a truck in Rajasthan’s Pratapgarh District on Saturday night. According to reports, the accident occurred near a village of Brol District when an overloaded van rammed into the stationary truck. […]

Ban liquor in Rajasthan, demands Gehlot

Friday, December 04, 2015

Former Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot demanded that liquor be banned in the state. “Six states, including Gujarat, Kerala, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Bihar, have already banned the liquor, the BJP government should consider banning it in Rajasthan,” Gehlot said in a statement here. Referring to former MLA Gurucharan Singh Chhabra who died while on hunger […]

Rajasthan record two-wicket in remarkable turnaround

Thursday, December 03, 2015

Rajasthan recorded a tense two-wicket win over Odisha here today to end a forgettable Ranji Trophy season on a high. Rajasthan, who were 79 for two overnight and required another 152 runs to chase down down the 230-run target, managed to get over the line in low-scoring game. Fifties from Siddharth Dobal (52) and Puneet […]

Absconding woman prisoner arrested in Jaipur

Thursday, December 03, 2015

Jaipur: A 50-year-old woman prisoner, who went missing from an open jail, was on Thursday arrested in the Sanganer area, police said. Inmate Razda did not report for the recall parade at the jail situated in Sanganer area on Wednesday evening, the police said. Incharge of Open Jail Tarachand had filed the absconding report of […]

When Rajasthan enjoys brutal dog fight

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Hanumangarh (Rajasthan): With winters approaching, the people swarm the farmhouses of Hanumangarh to experience ‘high-profile’ dog fights. Through secret groups on the social media, the affluent people of Rajasthan gather their expensive dog breeds to enjoy a bloody dog fight. The fights are not only a source of entertainment but also witness huge amounts of […]

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