Tuesday, January 19, 2021

'Indecent depiction of Hindu deities in Tandav is condemnable'

Jaipur |Tuesday, 2021 5:15:06 AM IST
Strongly condemning the indecent depiction of the Hindu Gods and Goddesses in the newly released 'Tandav' web series, BJP's Rajasthan unit chief Satish Poonia on Monday said that India's democracy gives freedom of expression, but in the name of liberty, m... read..

Raj govt slashes RT-PCR test cost to Rs 500

Jaipur |Tuesday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST
Looking at the sharp fall in Covid cases in Rajasthan, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday issued orders to lift the night curfew clamped in 13 districts and announced that RT-PCR tests will now cost Rs 500 instead of the earlier Rs 800.... read..

Bikaner girl not forced into interfaith marriage, says Rajasthan Police

Jaipur (Rajasthan) | January 18, 2021 1:43:02 PM IST
Rajasthan Police has said that an interfaith wedding held in Bikaner was conducted with the consent of the girl, countering allegations by her family that she was coerced into marrying into a different religion and had accused the police of inaction.... read..

Gravita India signs Rs 125 cr pact with Sorin Corp for supplying refined lead

Jaipur (Rajasthan) | January 18, 2021 12:43:02 PM IST
Industrial recycling major Gravita India said on Monday it has signed a Rs 125 crore agreement with Sorin Corporation, a subsidiary of Korea Zinc Co Ltd for supplying 8,000 tonnes of refined lead.... read..

Rajasthan reports 261 new COVID-19 cases

Jaipur (Rajasthan) | January 17, 2021 10:13:05 PM IST
Rajasthan reported 261 new COVID-19 cases, 496 recoveries and 1 death on Sunday taking the total number of cases in the state to 3,15,181, according to the state health department.... read..

Blackbuck poaching: Salman exempted again, next hearing on Feb 6

Jaipur |Sunday, 2021 5:15:06 AM IST
Exempting Bollywood star Salman Khan from making an appearance on Saturday in connection with a case related to the poaching of two black bucks in Jodhpur in 1998, the district and sessions court on Saturday asked him to appear before it on February 6.... read..

93-year-old doctor among first to get vaccine jab in R'than

Jaipur |Sunday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST
A 93-year-old medical practitioner along with the principal of SMS hospital here were among the first beneficiaries to be inoculated with Covid-19 vaccine in Rajasthan on Saturday.... read..

'Online abuse can't be normalised,' declares Zoya Akhtar

Jaipur |Sunday, 2021 3:45:06 AM IST
In a session jointly organised by the Population Foundation of India and Jaipur Literature Festival, director and producer Zoya Akhtar, in conversation with author Mihir Sharma,discussed the dangers of online abuse and bullying.... read..

6 killed as bus comes in contact with live wire in Rajasthan

Jaipur |Sunday, 2021 6:15:07 PM IST
A total of six persons were killed and seven injured in Rajasthan's Jalore district when a bus caught fire after coming in contact with a high tension wire of 11,000 volts, police said on Sunday.... read..

165 birds found dead in Rajasthan today

Jaipur (Rajasthan) | January 17, 2021 7:12:59 PM IST
A total of 165 birds were found dead within a day in Rajasthan, reported State's Animal Husbandry Department on Sunday.... read..

Over 5,000 birds died in Rajasthan in less than a month

Jaipur (Rajasthan) | January 16, 2021 7:43:05 PM IST
A total of 215 birds were found dead within a day in Rajasthan, reported State's Animal Husbandry Department on Saturday.... read..

Congress sends emissary for balancing act in Rajasthan

New Delhi/Jaipur |Thursday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
The Congress has not yet achieved the target of balancing its unit in Rajasthan, which witnessed turmoil last year after the rebellion by the Sachin Pilot-led faction. The party still seems to be divided between two camps led by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlo... read..

R'sthan tourism sector in doldrums during COVID, courtesy govt's inaction

Jaipur |Thursday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
Call it an irony or bad luck for Rajasthan that despite earning huge revenues as a leading tourist state of India, it is operating without a tourism minister since the last seven months. The bureaucrats are also being shunted at regular intervals, leaving... read..

Rajasthan gets its supply of vaccines

Jaipur |Thursday, 2021 3:45:05 AM IST
Supplies of Covaxin and Covishield vaccines to be administered in COVID-19 vaccination on Wednesday safely reached Jaipur and Udaipur vaccine stores by air.... read..

Vasundhara Raje should approach PM Modi over rising fuel prices in Rajasthan: Congress leader

Jaipur (Rajasthan) | January 14, 2021 7:43:01 AM IST
Congress leader Mahesh Joshi on Wednesday said that former Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje should take up the issue of the rising prices of petrol and diesel, not with the state government but with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.... read..

Body of Army officer, who went missing in Jodhpur reservoir, found

Jaipur |Wednesday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST
The body of Captain Ankit Gupta of the Army Para Commandos (Special Forces), who went missing in the waters of a reservoir in Jodhpur during an exercise, was finally traced on Tuesday on the sixth day of a massive search by around 200 personnel from all t... read..

'Rajasthan govt is committed to facilitate ease of doing business'

Jaipur |Wednesday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST
The Rajasthan government is committed to facilitate ease of doing business and help industries become competitive. The state government has set up a single-window system in which officials from 14 departments are providing permissions in 100 different are... read..

R'sthan Guv launches fund raising campaign for Ram Mandir in state

Jaipur |Wednesday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST
Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra on Tuesday launched the fund raising campaign by the Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas in Rajasthan by donating for the construction of the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya.... read..

IIHMR University concludes Health Next 2021 conference

Jaipur |Wednesday, 2021 10:15:06 AM IST
40 speakers from eight countries including the USA, Germany, India, the UK, Canada etc. during the two-day 'Health Next 2021 - Global Health and Innovation Conference' organised by IIHMR University discussed about new solutions and strategies as Covid-19 ... read..

Women's pics, seductive talks lured Raj man into ISI spying trap

Jaipur |Wednesday, 2021 4:45:05 PM IST
A resident of Rajasthan arrested on espionage charge was lured by Pakistan's ISI operatives into spying and passing on sensitive information to them by sending him pictures of naked women and through seductive talks on the social media, officials said on ... read..

Widowed teacher objects to neighbour's pet dog in Jaipur, killed

Jaipur |Tuesday, 2021 6:15:07 PM IST
In a shocking incident, a widowed government schoolteacher was killed by her neighbour after she stopped him from walking his dog in front of her house in the city, police said on Tuesday.... read..

Bird flu spreads in 15 of 33 Raj districts, Jaipur zoo shut

Jaipur |Tuesday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST
Bird flu has spread its tentacles to 15 of the 33 districts in Rajasthan, with over 3,000 birds found dead in the state till date, officials said on Tuesday. Jaipur zoo has been closed following the death of four birds.... read..

455 arrested on cow smuggling charges in Rajasthan last year

Jaipur (Rajasthan) | January 12, 2021 4:42:58 AM IST
Rajasthan DGP (Director General of police) M L Lather on Monday stated that a total of 455 people were arrested on charges of cow smuggling in Rajasthan last year.... read..

Meet the woman who choose a career in cycling at 51

Jaipur |Sunday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST
Proving the adage 'age no bar,' Renu Singhi, a Jaipur-based sportswoman chose cycling as her career when she was 51 year old.... read..
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