Rajasthan

Four foreigners attacked, looted in Ajmer

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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, …

Teenaged girl gang-raped, murdered

Monday, February 01, 2016

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Dholpur: In another incident of women molestation, a teenaged girl was allegedly gang-raped and murdered in this district, following which villagers staged a protest demanding immediate arrested of the accused, police said. The body of the 14-year-old girl was found lying in an agricultural farm this evening. She had gone missing after she went to …

Pink city Jaipur organises bicycle rally to create pollution awareness

Sunday, December 27, 2015

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As India battles the rising levels of pollution, Jaipur city on Sunday organised a bicycle rally to promote awareness on pollution. Around 500 participants across the city participated in the rally. “This is a social cause event and I am grateful to the residents of Jaipur who have actively participated in the event. There are …

Cold wave prevails in parts of Rajasthan, Churu coldest at 1.7 degree C

Saturday, December 26, 2015

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Jaipur: Cold wave conditions prevailed in parts of Rajasthan where Churu remained the coldest at 1.7 degrees celsius followed by Mount Abu at 3 degrees celsius. Sriganganagar, Jaipur, Bikaner, Ajmer, and Kota registered minimum of 5.1, 5.2, 6.8, 7.2 and 8.2 degrees celsius respectively whereas the night temperature was above 9.5 degrees celsius in other …

IPL controversy, mining scam grabbed headlines in Rajasthan in 2015

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

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The BJP government in Rajasthan remained on the edge during 2015 with Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje facing allegations of impropriety and corruption and constantly being the target of Opposition Congress. But Raje steered through as she tried to set the state on industrial resurgence mode by organising a summit that showcased the state, famous for …

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