Thursday, January 23, 2020

Nationality of 82 JNU students 'unavailable', RTI activist to write to PM

Jaipur |Wednesday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
After an RTI query revealed the nationality of 82 foreign students in Jawaharlal Nehru University remains unavailable in the list of foreign students registered in the monsoon and winter sessions 2019- 20, RTI activist Sudheer Swami who filed the query sa... read..

9-year-old to launch book at JLF this year

Jaipur |Tuesday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST
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.... read..

15 youths suffer vision loss due to solar eclipse

Jaipur |Tuesday, 2020 6:15:05 AM IST
The vision of 15 youngsters, aged 10-20 years, were affected due to watching the December 26 solar eclipse with naked eyes, said Kamlesh Khilnani, head of the ophthalmology department at SMS Hospital, here.... read..

Sikar woman quits Dubai job to contest panchayat polls

Jaipur |Tuesday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
For Sunita, it could be termed as call of the rural India, which motivated her to quit her plush job with a shipping company in Dubai, the UAE, and return to Rajasthan, her home state, and contest the panchayat elections.... read..

Udaipur man names son 'Congress'

Udaipur (Rajasthan) | January 21, 2020 10:11:33 PM IST
Congress bawls. Like any regular baby he screams and makes funny faces too. Oftentimes he smiles.... read..

Rajasthan groom prints support for CAA on his marriage invite

Sikar (Rajasthan) | January 20, 2020 7:11:29 PM IST
Supporting the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), a groom here has printed a slogan backing the newly enacted legislation on his marriage invitation card.... read..

Tiger named 'Dollar' found dead in Ranthambore National Park

Sawai Madhopur (Rajasthan) | January 20, 2020 4:41:30 PM IST
A tiger named Dollar was found dead in Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan.... read..

After Kerala, Punjab, R'sthan to bring resolution against CAA

Jaipur |Monday, 2020 7:15:05 PM IST
The ruling Congress government and the opposition BJP are busy strategising for the forthcoming budget session of the Rajasthan assembly which starts from January 24 as the CAA shall be the focal point of discussion in the House. While the Congress plans... read..

7 dead in a major road accident in Rajasthan

Jaipur |Monday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST
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.... read..

A nonagenarian, Pak-born daughter are village sarpanch in R'sthan

Jaipur |Sunday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
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 Ton... read..

97-year-old Vidhya Devi elected Sarpanch in Rajasthan's Sikar

Sikar (Rajasthan) | January 18, 2020 3:11:20 PM IST
97-year-old Vidhya Devi has been elected Sarpanch after winning the Panchayat elections from Puranawas gram panchayat in Sikar district.... read..

Third gender person elected deputy Sarpanch in Rajasthan's Patan

Sikar (Rajasthan) | January 18, 2020 9:41:30 PM IST
Setting an example for rising above the social stigma, a third gender person was elected as the deputy sarpanch in Patan Panchayat of Sikar district in Rajasthan.... read..

Rajasthan residents get the chills as mercury dips

Jaipur |Saturday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
Residents of different cities and towns in Rajasthan experienced a cold day on Friday as the minimum temperatures recorded a dip in the last 24 hours, Met officials said.... read..

Rajasthan MLA Wabij Ali urges Ashok Gehlot to bring resolution against CAA in next Assembly session

Jaipur (Rajasthan) | January 18, 2020 4:11:18 AM IST
Rajasthan MLA Wajib Ali on Friday wrote to state Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot demanding to bring a resolution against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in the next assembly session.... read..

States have to implement CAA under Article 254: Kerala Guv

Jaipur (Rajasthan) | January 18, 2020 3:41:37 PM IST
Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan on Saturday said that the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) has to be implemented as there is no other option and the states have to implement it under Article 254.... read..

Locust invasion has Rajasthan farmers in a tizzy

Jaipur |Saturday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
It's 6 a.m. in Rajasthan's Ganganagar city and the Gurdwaras are not resounding with the soothing sound of Gurbani, rather a warning bell for farmers could be heard from them, along with the warning: "tiddi aa rahi hai, jao apne khet bachao" (locusts are ... read..

Zero teenage pregnancy campaign garners support in Rajasthan

Jaipur |Saturday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
The #ZeroTeenMothers campaign launched by the Population Foundation of India on National Youth Day on January 12 is receiving enthusiastic support from Rajasthan's policy-makers.... read..

Immigrant from Pakistan to contest panchayat elections in Rajasthan

Tonk (Rajasthan) | January 17, 2020 9:11:22 AM IST
Neeta Sodha, an immigrant from Pakistan who was recently given Indian citizenship is contesting panchayat elections in Rajasthan's Natwara.... read..

Raj govt hospital makes history by successful heart transplant

Jaipur |Friday, 2020 3:50:53 PM IST
SMS Hospital in Jaipur became the first government hospital of the state to undertake a successful heart transplantation.... read..

Rajasthan govt announces financial assistance of Rs 20 lakhs to wife of deceased election officer

Bhilwara (Rajasthan) | January 17, 2020 3:11:26 PM IST
The government on Friday announced financial assistance of Rs 20 lakhs to the wife of the deceased election officer Ratan Lal.... read..

Artisans community dwindles in Rajasthan as exports slip

Jaipur |Friday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
The artisans of Rajasthan, who have made their mark the world over with their skilled hands, are slowly dwindling in number which is causing worry to manufacturers here in the handicraft industry.... read..

CM should stop threatening media: Rajasthan BJP

Jaipur |Thursday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST
Rajasthan BJP president Satish Poonia on Wednesday said that Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot should stop threatening the media to hide his failures and should instead start concentrating on his state's affairs which have turned worse in the last 13 months of ... read..
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