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Rajasthan villagers block road, demand martyr status for Delhi cop
Jaipur, Feb 26 (IANS) A large crowd comprising area villagers on Wednesday blocked the Fatehpur-Jhunjhunu road and staged a protest to demand martyr status for Delhi Police Head Constable Ratan Lal, who lost his life in Delhi violence on Monday.
2020-02-26
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Kartik Aaryan beats 'Rajasthani cold' with morning soccer session
Jaipur, Feb 25 (IANS) Actor Kartik Aaryan, who is currently shooting for "Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2" here, flaunted some soccer skills between shots to beat the "Rajasthani cold".
2020-02-25
Category: India, Rajasthan,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Panther injures 3 in Jaipur district
Jaipur, Feb 24 (IANS) Three villagers in Jaipur district were injured after a panther strayed into the fields and attacked them on Monday, forest officials said.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Environment/Wildlife
'Free for all' Jaipur Jazz and Blues Festival from Feb 28
Jaipur, Feb 24 (IANS) The Jaipur Jazz and Blues Festival, a world-class music festival, will be held here from February 28 to March 1. The three-day festival will be organised by Seher India in association with Unesco and Rajasthan Tourism.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Art/Culture/Books
Rajasthan HC defers IPL hearing to March 17
Jaipur, Feb 20 (IANS) In what could be a blow to Rajasthan Royals' plans of hosting a couple of their home games in Guwahati for the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), the Rajasthan High Court has deferred their hearing to March 17.
2020-02-20
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Cricket
Jaipur to host jazz, blues music festival soon
Jaipur, Feb 18 (IANS) The first edition of Jaipur Jazz and Blues Festival, which will have performances by artistes from the US, Canada, Brazil and more, will be held here from February 28 to March 1.
2020-02-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,Cinema/Showbiz
Coronavirus: Around 13K flyers screened at Jaipur airport
Jaipur, Feb 14 (IANS) : A total of 12,992 passengers have been screened at Jaipur International Airport in the wake of coronavirus alert coming in from 84 international flights till Friday.
2020-02-14
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Gehlot decrypts 'beating the PM' remark to defend Rahul
Jaipur, Feb 10 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot here on Monday defended former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi's 'beating the PM' remark and said his words were misinterpreted for political reasons.
2020-02-10
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
47 differently-abled couple tie nuptial knot in R'than
Jaipur, Feb 10 (IANS) A total of 47 differently-abled, underprivileged couple tied nuptial knot at a mass wedding ceremony in Rajasthan's Udaipur district.
2020-02-10
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Muslim teen wins Bhagwad Gita quiz in Jaipur
Jaipur, Feb 8 (IANS) A 16-year-old Muslim teenage boy has won the Bhagwad Gita quiz competition organised here by Hare Krishna Mission in association with Akshay Patra Foundation.
2020-02-08
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Jaipur receives UNESCO World Heritage City certificate
Jaipur, Feb 5 (IANS) Another feather was added to the cap of Pink City, as the capital of Rajasthan is known, renowned for its art, architecture and culture in the world, when Auditor General of UNESCO Audrey Azoulay presented the World Heritage City certificate to Minister of Urban Development Shanti Dhariwal, here on Wednesday.
2020-02-05
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Robert Vadra hearing deferred till march 5
Jaipur, Feb 5 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law and businessman Robert Vadra's hearing in the Skylight Hospitality case was deferred till March 5 as his senior counsel K.T.S. Tulsi did not mark his presence in Rajasthan High court on Wednesday for final arguments.
2020-02-05
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Change in design of Jaipur Walled City upsets experts, residents
Jaipur, Feb 5 (IANS) The residents of Jaipur were shocked to see the design heritage inside the Walled City which was in square shapes since centuries being changed into circular form.
2020-02-05
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Rajasthan Royals run successful Royal Colts camp
Jaipur, Feb 5 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals ran a successful three-day camp for their junior boys team, the Royal Colts, in Jaipur. The camp was attended by the Rajasthan Royals' batting coach Amol Muzumdar and head physio John Gloster.
2020-02-05
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Cricket
Panic grips Udaipur after panther enters City Palace
Jaipur, Feb 3 (IANS) Pather panic gripped City Palace in Udaipur on Monday after it was reported inside the palace since Sunday night thereby bringing a complete halt on tourists movement inside the palace.
2020-02-03
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Environment/Wildlife
Raj Health Minister using NHM funds for ACs, cable connections for himself
Jaipur, Jan 31 (IANS) Rajasthan Health Minister Raghu Sharma has allegedly been blatantly misusing NHM funds in buying ACs, water bottles and recharging cable TV connections at his residence flouting all norms of the scheme, instituted to provide universal access to equitable, affordable and quality health care to common people.
2020-01-31
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
One held for bid to sell Quran's copy written in gold
Jaipur, Jan 30 (IANS) The Rajasthan police on Thursday arrested a man on charges of trying to forcibly take away a copy of the Quran written with letters in gold during the Mughal era.
2020-01-30
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
One held for bid to sell Quran's copy written with gold letters for Rs 16 cr
Jaipur, Jan 30 (IANS) THe Rajasthan police on Thursday arrested a man on charges of trying to forcibly take away a copy of the Quran written with gold letters during the Mughal era.
2020-01-30
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Anti-CAA protesters, shopkeepers clash in Raj's Udaipur
Jaipur, Jan 29 (IANS) Rajasthan's Udaipur saw tension on Wednesday when protesters, calling for a shutdown against the CAA, clashed with traders, who refused to pull down the shutters of their shops.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Jaipur's suspected coronavirus patient's report negative
Jaipur, Jan 29 (IANS) The report of a suspected coronavirus patient, quarantined at SMS Hospital here since Sunday, came negative from National Virology Lab, Pune, giving much relief to the medical and health department of Rajasthan. However, another sample of the patient will be sent to the same laboratory by the department to ensure there is no chance of any error.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
Rahul's stoic silence on CAA, NRC at Jaipur rally
Jaipur, Jan 29 (IANS) The silence of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on raging national issues including CAA, NRC and NPR while addressing the much-hyped 'Yuva Aakrosh' rally in Jaipur on Tuesday has left one and all surprised.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
PM does not understand economics: Rahul Gandhi
Jaipur, Jan 28 (IANS) In a big attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday accused him of tarnishing the pluralistic image of the nation in the world and said that the Modi does not understand economics as the Congress scion addressed the 'Yuva Aakrosh' rally here at Albert Hall.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
80% of Rajasthan yet to be showcased for tourism: Minister
Jaipur, Jan 27 (IANS) Stressing ethical and sustainable tourism, Vishvendra Singh, Minister for Tourism, here on Monday, said only 20 per cent of the potential of Rajasthan had been used.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
People get the government they deserve: Sachin Pilot
Jaipur, Jan 27 (IANS) The Deputy Chief Minister of Rajastahan, Sachin Pilot feels that the ongoing protests against CAA are a culmination of several developments which have not found favour with the people. "Such a prolonged protest is not healthy. The government must talk to those who are agitating. But then, as they say, people get the government they deserve. After all, citizens voted them to power. Of course, they won't win the state elections in Delhi this time."
2020-01-27
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Suspected coronavirus patient in Jaipur kept in isolation
Jaipur, Jan 27 (IANS) The suspected case of coronavirus who was admitted in SMS Hospital here since Sunday 5 p.m., is suffering from cough, cold, fever and Rhinitis. The report against the samples sent to National Virology Lab situated in Pune is expected on Monday evening or Tuesday morning.
2020-01-27
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
Suspected coronavirus patient admitted in Jaipur hospital
Jaipur, Jan 26 (IANS) A man in his 20s has been admitted to the SMS Hospital for suspected coronavirus infection, Medical Superintendent Dr D.S. Meena confirmed here on Sunday.
2020-01-26
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
Solid opposition vital for good governance: Abhijit Banerjee
Jaipur, Jan 26 (IANS) Nobel Prize winning economist Abhijit Banerjee feels that for effective governance, it is important to have a solid opposition that can keep up the delivery pressure. "When the opposition is scattered and weak, it can lead to a situation where the government can think it can do anything. A democracy requires a solid opposition," he said.
2020-01-26
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
BJP MLA enters Raj Assembly with basket full of locusts
Jaipur, Jan 24 (IANS) A BJP legislator entered the Rajasthan Assembly building with a decorated basket containing locusts here on Friday to protest against the Congress-led government's alleged apathy towards the state's farmers who have suffered crop losses due to locust attacks.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Protests against CAA, NRC organic: Nandita Das
Jaipur, Jan 23 (IANS) The protests against CAA and NRC were organic and erupting almost simultaneously across the country without any political backing or support, actor-director Nandita Das told IANS.
2020-01-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
9-year-old to launch book at JLF this year
Jaipur, Jan 20 (IANS) The youngest author to launch his book this year at the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF2020), scheduled on January 23-27 at Diggi Palace, here, is only 9-year-old and resident of the Rajasthan capital city.
2020-01-20
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Art/Culture/Books
7 dead in a major road accident in Rajasthan
Jaipur, Jan 20 (IANS) Seven people lost their lives while one sustained critical injuries on Sunday night when a Fortuner they were travelling in was hit by a vehicle in Nyama village near a private hotel on Fatehpur-Sujangarh National Highway 58, in Churu district.
2020-01-20
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
A nonagenarian, Pak-born daughter are village sarpanch in R'sthan
Jaipur, Jan 18 (IANS) Vibrant stories of democracy came out live in Rajasthan when a 97-year-old woman, Vidhya Devi, won local polls in Sikar district's Puranabas gram panchayat while a Pakistan-born daughter, now an Indian, won local polls and became a village sarpanch in Tonk district's gram panchayat Natwara.
2020-01-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Shekhawat flays policy of appeasement
Chittorgarh, Jan 14 (IANS) Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat here on Tuesday linked global terrorism with the policy formulated around 2,000 years to expand regional beliefs.
2020-01-14
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Pilot advises BJP to fly kites but remain grounded
Chittorgarh, Jan 14 (IANS) The kite flying festival, celebrated on the Makar Sankranti day, was given a political tinge in Jaipur as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders flew kites with pro-CAA messages and the Congress advised them to beware of kite-flying and remain grounded.
2020-01-14
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Campaign against teenage pregnancy launched in Rajasthan
Jaipur, Jan 12 (IANS) A campaign to create awareness about teenage pregnancy was launched by Rajasthan Health Minister Raghu Sharma, here on Sunday.
2020-01-12
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
'Chhapaak' declared tax-free in Rajasthan
Jaipur, Jan 11 (IANS) Following on the heels of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, the Congress ruled Rajasthan has declared Deepika Padukone-starrer "Chhapaak" tax-free in the state.
2020-01-11
Category: India, Rajasthan,Cinema/Showbiz
Positive parenting key to shaping up kids' personality: Experts
Jaipur, Jan 10 (IANS) In order to raise better and more successful human beings, positive parenting is the key as children are the reflection of their parents, experts said here on Friday.
2020-01-10
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
Udaipur doctors save extreme low birth weight baby
Jaipur, Jan 8 (IANS) Doctors at the special newborn care unit (SNCU) of Udaipur Medical College has achieved success in saving a baby of extreme low birth weight (670 gramme). The newborn was discharged on Tuesday after 75 days in hospital and gaining 1,375 gramme weight.
2020-01-08
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Infant deaths: Rajasthan shows mirror to UP, Gujarat CMs
Jaipur, Jan 7 (IANS) After UP Chief Minister Yogi Aditynath's spate of tweets over Kota infant deaths, Rajasthan Health Minister Raghu Sharma here on Tuesday hit back on him as well as the Gujarat Chief Minister asking them to focus on their states as the situation was quite grim there.
2020-01-07
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Jaipur shivers at 1 degree Celsius
Jaipur, Dec 30 (IANS) Jaipur on Monday recorded 1 degree Celsius temperature smashing its Sunday's record of registering the second lowest temperature of 1.4 degree in the last 55 years, Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) Director Shiv Ganesh said.
2019-12-30
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Rajasthan cold: Sikar shivers at 0 degrees
Jaipur, Dec 26 (IANS) Rajasthan shivered on Thursday morning with the temperature in Sikar at 0.0 degree Celsius, Mount Abu recorded 1.0 degree, Pilani was at 0.5 degree, Churu at 1.3 degrees while Jaipur chilled at 5.8 degrees, said IMD Director Shiv Ganesh.
2019-12-26
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Environment/Wildlife
Jaipur serial blasts: Why fifth accused was acquitted
Jaipur, Dec 18 (IANS) The Special Court on Wednesday convicted 4 terrorists for their involvement in a serial bomb blasts which rocked Jaipur on May 13, 2008 at eight places in the walled city killing 71 people and injuring 185 people while the fifth accused identified as Shahbaaz Hussain was acquitted for lack of evidence.
2019-12-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Jaipur serial blasts: Court convicts 4 terrorists
Jaipur, Dec 18 (IANS) A Special Court on Wednesday convicted four, out of five accused in the 2008 Jaipur bomb blasts case, for their involvement in a serial bomb blasts which rocked Jaipur on May 13, 2008 at eight places in the walled city, killing 71 people and injuring 185.
2019-12-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Terrorism
Big hotel chains help boost local economy in Rajasthan
Jaipur, Dec 10 (IANS) Big hotel chains in Rajasthan are helping the local economy grow by providing newer employment avenues to the natives.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Rajasthan,Business/Economy
Rajasthan BJP, Congress state chiefs to share stage in UK
Jaipur, Dec 5 (IANS) Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister and state Congress Committee chief Sachin Pilot will share the dais with BJP state president Satish Poonia on Thursday in a special programme in the UK on Thursday.
2019-12-05
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
We located crashed Vikram lander first, says ISRO chief
Jaipur, Dec 4 (IANS) Indian Space Research Organisation Chairman K. Sivan has said that its own orbiter had located the crashed Vikram lander on the lunar surface. However, "ISRO will not refute the claims made by the NASA," he said, speaking to media on the sidelines of the sixth convocation of the Central university of Rajasthan in Ajmer on Tuesday.
2019-12-04
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Defence/Security
Raj girl chained, tortured by her father, alleges rape
Jaipur, Dec 2 (IANS) In a shocking case, a 17-year-old girl in Rajasthan's Jalore district was kept chained and allegedly raped repeatedly by her father in their home, the police said.
2019-12-02
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Crows, fishes found dead in Ajmer's Anasagar lake
Jaipur, Dec 2 (IANS) After the death of thousands of migratory birds in Rajasthan's Sambhar lake, several crows and fishes have now been found dead in the Anasagar lake in Ajmer in the last three days.
2019-12-02
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Kashmiri students beaten in Mewar University, 4 arrested
Jaipur, Nov 25 (IANS) The Rajasthan police have arrested four students for attacking four Kashmiri students in Rajasthan's Mewar university after an altercation broke out in the college campus on November 22, said police officials on Monday.
2019-11-25
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
BHU Muslim prof's father sings bhajans, no one protests
Jaipur, Nov 21 (IANS) Amid raging controversy over appointment of Firoz Khan, a Muslim professor of Sanskrit at BHU, his father Ramzan Khan has said that his ancestors have been singing the devotional songs of Ram and Krishna for the last 100 years.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Religion