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Two Paralympians from Rajasthan nominated for Khel Ratna
Jaipur, Oct 28 (IANS) Two paralympic players from Rajasthan, Avani Lekhara, and Krishna Nagar, who won gold medals in the recently held Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, have been recommended for the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award, the highest recognition for sports in the country.
2021-10-28
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Other Sports
Raj school teacher arrested for celebrating Pak's victory granted bail
Jaipur, Oct 28 (IANS) A school teacher in Rajasthan, who posted a message on social media celebrating Pakistan's victory in a T20 World Cup match, was arrested and granted bail the same day by a local court.
2021-10-28
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
92-year-old Gandhian Subbarao passes away
Jaipur, Oct 27 (IANS) A Gandhian and Padma Shri Dr S.N. Subbarao passed away on Wednesday in Jaipur.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
R'sthan: Internet suspension 4 times in a month draws flak
Jaipur, Oct 27 (IANS) Social media on Wednesday remained flooded with interesting memes which mocked at the state government's decision to suspend internet services four times in the last one month to check cheating in competitive exams.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education,Politics
Raj: School teacher who celebrated Pak victory in T20 World Cup arrested
Jaipur, Oct 27 (IANS) A Rajasthan school teacher who uploaded her WhatsApp status celebrating the victory of Pakistan in the T20 World Cup was arrested by the police in Udaipur on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rajasthan bans places of worship inside police stations
Jaipur, Oct 26 (IANS) No places of worship can be built inside police stations and offices in Rajasthan, an official order said here on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Religion
Rajasthan ends requirement of father's name in caste certificate
Jaipur, Oct 26 (IANS) In a big relief to hundreds of children of woman single parents facing problems in getting caste certificates, the Rajasthan government has now decided to issue it in the mother's name, ending the requirement of adding the father's name in it.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Stalker hacks woman to death, refuses to leave body
Jaipur, Oct 26 (IANS) A woman was hacked to death by her stalker in Rajasthan's Ahor area, who then refused to leave the dismembered body, and kept hugging it, the police said on Tuesday, adding that the accused has been arrested.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rajasthan: Hundreds of petrol pumps shut indefinitely over fuel price rise
Jaipur, Oct 25 (IANS) Hundreds of petrol pumps in Bikaner division of Rajasthan have been shut indefinitely to protest against the rise in prices of petrol and diesel due to higher taxes in the desert state which has left the people struggling to get their vehicles tanks filled.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Raj CM expresses concern on Delta Plus AY.4.2, asks Centre to issue SOP
Jaipur, Oct 25 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday expressed his concern on Covid-19 variant Delta Plus AY.4.2, which after killing thousands of people in many countries, has now been detected in India.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
Raj BJP chief presents major show of strength on his birthday
Jaipur, Oct 25 (IANS) In a major show of strength, Rajasthan BJP chief Satish Poonia gathered a massive crowd of 80,000-one lakh people from all parts of the state and also gave a message of unity in the party by putting former Chief Minister Vasundhra Raje's picture on the stage.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Rajasthan CM denies meeting with Rahul Gandhi during Delhi trip
Jaipur, Oct 23 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday denied meeting Congress leader Rahul Gandhi during his recent Delhi trip.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Rajasthan minister made Congress' Punjab, Chandigarh in charge
Jaipur, Oct 22 (IANS) Rajasthan Revenue Minister Harish Chaudhary on Friday was appointed the Congress in-charge of Punjab and Chandigarh.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Phone tapping case: Raj CM's OSD fails to appear before Delhi Police
Jaipur, Oct 22 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's Officer on Special Duty Lokesh Sharma, who was to appear on Friday before the Delhi Police's Crime Branch for questioning in the phone tapping case, returned to Jaipur without presenting himself, citing a family emergency.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Gehlot's OSD to appear before Delhi Police in phone tapping case
Jaipur, Oct 21 (IANS) After being summoned by Delhi Police in a phone tapping case, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's Officer on Special Duty (OSD) Lokesh Sharma will appear before the Crime Branch for questioning on Friday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Teacher who beat student to death for not doing homework held
Jaipur, Oct 21 (IANS) Rajasthan Police have arrested a school teacher Manoj Kumar, who lynched Ganesh, a Class 7 student of a private school in Kolasar village of Churu district, said officials on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rajasthan to hold investors' summit on January 24-25
Jaipur, Oct 20 (IANS) The 'Invest Rajasthan-2022' summit will be held on January 24-25 next year at the Jaipur Exhibition and Convention Centre (JECC).
2021-10-20
Category: India, Rajasthan,Business/Economy
Thrashed by teacher, Class 7 student dies in Rajasthan
Jaipur, Oct 20 (IANS) A seventh standard student died after allegedly being thrashed by a private school teacher at Kolasar village in Rajasthan's Churu district on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi Police issues notice to Rajasthan CM's OSD
Jaipur, Oct 20 (IANS) The Officer on Special Duty (OSD) to Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has been issued a notice by the Delhi Police Crime Branch asking him to appear in Delhi in the infamous phone tapping case.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Rajasthan cancels leaves of medical staff after dengue cases rise
Jaipur, Oct 19 (IANS) Rajasthan Health Minister Raghu Sharma on Tuesday cancelled leaves of medical personnel in the wake of rising dengue cases in the state and announced to launch 'Dengue Free Rajasthan' campaign from October 20 to November 3 to control seasonal outbreak.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Rajasthan govt to give free school uniforms for classes 1-8
Jaipur, Oct 19 (IANS) The Rajasthan government will provide uniforms free-of-cost to students of classes 1 to 8 studying in government schools in the state.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education
Official Twitter handle of Raj govt's DIPR hacked
Jaipur, Oct 18 (IANS) The official Twitter handle of the Directorate of Information Public Relations (DIPR), which is responsible for the promotion of Rajasthan government's projects, was hacked on Monday and its name was changed to Elon Musk. The picture of a spacecraft was put as its display picture.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bhawani Mandi: A railway station where trains stand in two states
Jaipur, Oct 18 (IANS) It may sound unbelievable but there is a railway station in Rajasthan where only half of a standing train is in the state.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society
Rail Roko protests by farmers affect rail traffic in Rajasthan
Jaipur, Oct 18 (IANS) A total of 18 trains were cancelled in North West Railways in Rajasthan while 10 were partially suspended as 'Rail Roko' protests by farmers against the Lakhimpur Kheri incident and the demand of the resignation of Union Minister Ajay Misra Teni, affected the services in Hanumangarh, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Ganganagar and Churu districts.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
This officer left army to scout for sports talent
Jaipur, Oct 18 (IANS) Looking at the major sports talent remaining untouched in rural areas of the country, Colonel Himmat Verma took premature retirement from the Army in August 2021 to launch an NGO 100 Medals-Targeted Foundation in Jaipur.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Defence/Security
Pilot loyalists want nothing less than leadership change now
Jaipur, Oct 18 (IANS) Amid the ongoing feud between the Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot camps in Rajasthan, Pilot supporters now want to compromise on nothing less than the leadership change as the long-awaited cabinet reshuffle and expansion along with the delayed political appointments have left them frustrated.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Exploits of Raj 'tree man' inspiration for preserving nature
Jaipur, Oct 17 (IANS) In 1975, an 18-year-old youth was advised by his grandmother that there is no better deed than planting saplings and feeding animals and birds.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Headmaster arrested for raping minor in school premises in Rajasthan
Jaipur, Oct 16 (IANS) Rajasthan Police have arrested a school headmaster for raping an 11-year-old girl studying in class 8, inside the classroom of a government school, confirmed police officials on Saturday.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Now, green fireworks permitted in Rajasthan except two districts
Jaipur, Oct 16 (IANS) The Rajasthan government on Friday lifted its ban on use of crackers announced earlier, allowing use of green firecrackers for two hours on Diwali across the state, except Bharatpur and Alwar which fall under the NCR area.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Cabinet expansion might be discussed during Gehlot's Delhi trip
Jaipur, Oct 15 (IANS) Amid the ongoing tussle in Rajasthan Congress, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot went to Delhi on Friday to attend the CWC meeting, where he is expected to meet interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi, along with other senior leaders such as Rahul Gandhi, K.C. Venugopal and Ajay Maken, among others.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Khalin Joshi emerges victorious in Jaipur Open golf
Jaipur, Oct 15 (IANS) Khalin Joshi's final round of three-under 67 proved good enough for him to turn the tables on nearest rival and fellow Bengalurean M Dharma and emerge victorious at the Rs. 40 lakh Jaipur Open 2021, being played at the par-70 Rambagh Golf Club (RGC) on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Golf
Mridul Agarwal scores highest ever percentage in IIT-JEE exam
Jaipur, Oct 15 (IANS) Jaipur's Mridul Agarwal has created a history of sorts by not only topping but also scoring the highest ever percentage in the IIT-JEE entrance examination. Mridul topped the chart by scoring 348 out of 360 marks with 96.66 per cent in the JEE-Advanced 2021.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education
Customs officials seize 1.5 kg gold smuggled from Sharjah
Jaipur, Oct 14 (IANS) Customs officials on Thursday seized one-and-a-half kg gold worth Rs 73 lakh, which was smuggled in from Sharjah to Jaipur.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Peon in Military Chief Engineer Jodhpur Zone honeytrapped by Pak spy, arrested
Jaipur, Oct 14 (IANS) The Rajasthan police' intelligence team has arrested a peon of Military Chief Engineer Jodhpur Zone for sharing crucial information with a Pakistan based woman handler.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Make judicious use of electricity: Raj CM appeals to people
Jaipur, Oct 14 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday appealed to the people to make limited and judicious use of electricity saying that the power demand has increased due to changes in weather.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Ashok Gehlot's OSD and advisor to UP CM engage in war of words
Jaipur, Oct 14 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's officer on special duty (OSD) Lokesh Sharma and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's advisor Shalabh Mani Tripathi entered into a war of words on Twitter on the issue of murder of a Dalit youth in Hanumangarh, Rajasthan.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Raj CM's proposed Delhi tour fuels cabinet expansion speculation
Jaipur, Oct 13 (IANS) Amid the much-awaited cabinet expansion and reshuffle in Rajasthan, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's proposed trip to Delhi on October 16 to attend the CWC meeting has once again triggered speculation in the desert state.
2021-10-13
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Army facilitates J&K students pursuing higher education at Mewar University
Jaipur, Oct 12 (IANS) As many as 300 students from Jammu and Kashmir, who have been selected to attend various higher education courses at the Mewar University in Chittorgarh, Rajasthan, were given a warm send-off by the Indian Army at a ceremony held at the Sher-i-Kashmir International Conference Centre (SKICC) in Srinagar on Tuesday.
2021-10-12
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Defence/Security,Education
'20-20' between Congress, BJP in Rajasthan bypolls
Jaipur, Oct 12 (IANS) Rajasthan's ruling Congress and opposition BJP will deploy 20 star campaigners each for the bypolls in Vallabhnagar and Dhariawad on October 30.
2021-10-12
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Gehlot lashes out at BJP for comparing Dalit's killing to Lakhimpur Kheri incident
Jaipur, Oct 12 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday came down heavily on the BJP for the comparison being drawn between a Dalit mans killing in Hanumangarh district in the state and the violence in Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh.
2021-10-12
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Jaipur Open golf: Khalin Joshi fires scorching 61 for first-round lead
Jaipur, Oct 12 (IANS) Bengaluru golfer Khalin Joshi continued with his consistent run as he fired a scorching nine-under 61 to take the lead in round one of the Rs. 40 lakh Jaipur Open 2021 at the magnificent par-70 Rambagh Golf Club (RGC) here on Tuesday.
2021-10-12
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Golf
Coal crisis: Raj govt writes to Centre to increase coal supply
Jaipur, Oct 12 (IANS) The Rajasthan government, feeling the crunch of the coal crisis, has been fighting hard to maintain demand-supply balance and has written to the Union Coal Secretary Anil Jain to increase the supply of coal from Coal India.
2021-10-12
Category: India, Rajasthan,Business/Economy
Raj govt may withdraw controversial Child Marriage Registration Bill
Jaipur, Oct 12 (IANS) Aiming at setting the records straight, the Gehlot government in Rajasthan seems to be planning to withdraw the controversial Child Marriage Registration Bill, containing the provision related to the registration of child marriage.
2021-10-12
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Women suffering domestic violence helped by Nirbhaya Squad in Jaipur
Jaipur, Oct 11 (IANS) Under the 'Safer City, Safe Street' campaign being run by Jaipur police, many cases of domestic violence are being resolved in a different manner by the Nirbhaya Squad, an all-women police team, which has been counselling couples together and individually if required.
2021-10-11
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
ED summons Raj CM Ashok Gehlot's brother
Jaipur, Oct 11 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate summoned Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's brother Agrasen Gehlot for questioning on Monday in a case of illegal export of fertilisers. Agrasen is required to appear before the officials in Delhi office.
2021-10-11
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
'Mahabharat, Ramayan are research grounds in many other countries'
Jaipur, Oct 11 (IANS) The exchange of communication from sign language to symbol to printing press to Internet was discussed in a workshop organised in Jaipur at Jawahar Kala Kendra.
2021-10-11
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Rajasthan girl becomes 'British High Commissioner' for a day
Jaipur, Oct 10 (IANS) Aditi Maheshwari, 21, from Rajasthan's Chittaurgarh district, aspiring to join the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), became the British High Commissioner to India for a day by winning the 'High Commissioner for the Day' contest.
2021-10-10
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Why Pilot drove Gehlot while going to address election rally?
Jaipur, Oct 10 (IANS) The picture of former Rajasthan deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot driving car with Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot sitting next to him is going viral on the social media.
2021-10-10
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
This women's group in Raj has celebrity clients, including Dutch Queen
Jaipur, Oct 10 (IANS) A small village in Rajasthan, Bhikamkor, is scripting a big-time story of sustainability, courtesy Saheli Women, a non profit organisation operating here, whose impact can be seen with the Queen of the Netherlands and other global celebrities posing for a picture wearing beautiful dresses made by this group.
2021-10-10
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Amid war of words, Pilot drives Gehlot after flying with him
Jaipur, Oct 8 (IANS) Amid the ongoing war of words and differences in Congress, former Rajasthan deputy chief minister and ex-state unit chief Sachin Pilot drove the car from helipad with Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot seated next to him, after landing from a helicopter in which he flew along with Gehlot.
2021-10-08
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics