Rajasthan

Major fire broke out in Sariska tiger reserve

Friday, April 07, 2017

Alwar: A major fire broke out in Sariska tiger reserve on Thursday afternoon in Alwar. The forest officials, reserve administration and district administration are trying to douse the fire that took place on reserves buffer zones at the Bura Singh hills near the city. “Forest is near a village so we are trying to our […]

Three alleged cow vigilantes sent to a day’s police remand in Alwar attack case

Thursday, April 06, 2017

Three men accused arrested in connection with the death of a Muslim man who was beaten up by cow vigilantes in Rajasthan’s Alwar district were sent to a day’s police custody by a court today. We had produced the accused including Vipin Yadav (19), Ravindra Yadav (30) of Behror and Kalu Ram (44) of Ratanpura […]

Ban cow slaughter to promote harmony:Ajmer dargah chief to govt

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

The spiritual head of Ajmer dargah has said that the government should put a ban on the slaughter of all bovine animals as well as the sale of beef to promote communal harmony in the country. Dargah Deewan Zainul Abedin Ali Khan said yesterday that Muslims should take initiative to stay away from the slaughter […]

To escape liquor ban, Rajasthan PWD to de-notify state highways to ‘urban’

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Rajasthan Public Works Department, (PWD) is mulling de-notification of state highways to urban highways to shield from the Supreme Court’s direction to ban sale of liquor at national and state highways. The apex court in its December 15, 2016 order had ruled that licenses of existing shops along national and state highways will not be […]

Rajasthan school girl allegedly raped by 8 teachers for an year

Sunday, March 26, 2017

A 13-year-old cancer patient from Bikaner’s Nokha has alleged rape and blackmail by eight of her teachers at a private school in 2015. The accused allegedly forced the girl to stay back after school hours on the pretext of extra classes, made her take off her clothes and raped her. They even shot a video […]

‘Start up incubation centers in Jaipur, Udaipur, Jodhpur soon’

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Jaipur: In a bid to promote start-ups, Rajasthan government said that the work to set up start-up incubation centers at the divisional headquarters level is under progress and those in Jaipur, Udaipur and Jodhpur would start soon. Replying to debate on demand for grants for education, art and culture in the assembly, the Higher education […]

2007 Ajmer dargah blast case: Two sentenced to life imprisonment by Special NIA court

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Jaipur: A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court in Jaipur on Wednesday sentenced Bhavesh Patel and Devendra Gupta to life in jail in the Ajmer Dargah blast case. The magistrate also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on Patel and 5,000 on Gupta. The court had, on March 8, convicted Bhavesh Patel, Devendra Gupta and […]

Mirrors in Chittorgarh Fort broken by vandals

Monday, March 06, 2017

Chittorgarh Fort, a World Heritage Site in Rajasthan, was vandalised by a group of men who broke mirrors installed at the Padmini Palace of the Rajput queen who was in the news after protests over a period film named after her. Three mirrors installed at the Padmini Palace inside Chittorgarh Fort complex were damaged by […]

Verdict in Ajmer blast case deferred to March 8

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Jaipur: A special court on Saturday deferred till March 8 the judgement in the 2007 Ajmer dargah bomb blast case. Magistrate Dinesh Gupta adjourned the hearing as the court needed more time to study all documents submitted by the prosecution and the defence. The blast on October 11, 2007 in the dargah of Khawaja Moinuddin […]

CESC bags power distribution contract in Bikaner

Monday, February 06, 2017

City-based power utility CESC today said it has won a franchise contract for power distribution for Bikaner, Rajasthan. “This is the group’s third distribution operation in Rajasthan, the other two being Kota and Bharatpur. The Bikaner city appointment is based on a competitive bidding and a distribution agreement for a period of 20 years and […]

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