48 IAS Officers transferred in Rajasthan

Wednesday, April 27, 2016


Jaipur: In a major reshuffle, Rajasthan government transfered 48 IAS officers, including four principal secretaries and 11 district collectors, on Tuesday night. Sudarshan Sethi, the Principal Secretary of the Social Justice and Empowerment department has been shifted as the Principal Secretary of Rural Development and Panchayti Raj department. ALSO READ: Sonia, dares the Govt charges baseless, …

Governor asks doctors to treat poor for free

Tuesday, April 26, 2016


Jaipur: Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh today appealed to doctors to treat poor patients for free if needed. Addressing the 3rd convocation of the Rajasthan University of Health Sciences, during which he conferred degrees to students, he said, “Do not forget empathy. This profession has high regard in the society and doctors are next to the …

Panther mauls minor to death in Rajasthan

Friday, April 08, 2016


An eight-year-old boy was mauled to death by a panther in Rajsamand district of Rajasthan, police said today. According to police, the victim was sleeping with his family members in a farm in Madka village of the district, when the panther attacked and dragged him away. Also Read: Maha drought: Latur to get water by …

Wax museum to be opened at Nahargarh Fort in Rajasthan

Wednesday, April 06, 2016


Rajasthan is known for its architectural beauty and elegance, and now you can also visit an all new wax museum the next time you decide to travel to Rajasthan. A museum will be opened at Nahargarh Fort here which will showcase wax and silicon figures of famous national and world personalities. Also Read: Size matters …

Four foreigners attacked, looted in Ajmer

Tuesday, April 05, 2016


Four foreigners were attacked and looted by a group of unidentified persons who also molested one of the women in a hilly area on the outskirts of the city, police said. Two men who are from the US and the UK, and the women from Spain and Turkey had gone to Ajaypal Dham from Pushkar …

India shows its air power at Pokhran; Prez, PM witness it

Saturday, March 19, 2016


Pokhran: The Thar desert on Friday witnessed a scintillating display of the might of the Indian Air Force with performance by air warriors and over 180 aircraft leaving spellbound the audience which included President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The thundering sound of finest fighter jets — Sukhoi, Mirage, MiG and Jaguar — …

Kashmiri students arrested after beef rumours

Wednesday, March 16, 2016


Four Kashmiri students were arrested on charges of disturbing public peace following rumours that they had cooked beef in their hostel room in a private university in Rajasthan’s Chittorgarh district. Police said the students were allegedly manhandled by some others students and locals after the rumours spread but prima facie the meat was not found …

Businessman, 11 others held for betting, Rs 3 lakh seized

Monday, March 14, 2016


Police today arrested a businessman along with 11 others for allegedly betting in Jhalra Patan town of Jhalawar district here, and seized Rs 3 lakh from his office. A special police team led by DSP, Jhalawar carried out a raid against betting in Jhalrapant and Khanpur towns of Jhalawar district, SI Harish Choudhary said. Raj …

A taste of rural Rajasthan at RSS meet

Saturday, March 12, 2016


A taste of rural life of the desert state of Rajasthan welcomed the participants at the annual Akhil Bhartiya Pratinidhi Sabha as RSS members from across the country converge at the three-day event here. A thatched house, a makeshift hut, a camel cart, and a Khejri tree – all carrying the signature of social life …

Lightening claims two lives in Rajasthan

Saturday, March 05, 2016


Two persons, including a woman, were killed after being struck by lightning in separate incidents in Jhalawar district which was lashed by unseasonal rains, police said today. In the first incident, a labourer Gayatribai Gujjar (35) was struck by lightning while she took shelter under a tree yesterday in Jharaniya village of Chipabarode area here, …

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