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Mt. Abu (Rajasthan), Sept.30 : Media must wear the crown of responsibility with care and use its power for positive changes to keep the people's trust, said Shabnam Asthana, a public relations and media expert.
Hanumangarh (Rajasthan), Sept.28 : A session's court in Rajasthan has sentenced a 65-year-old man to life imprisonment for raping a year-and-half old girl on Wednesday. Terming the case as the rarest of the rare, Sessions Court Judge Rakesh Parikh pronounced the verdict 28 days after the case was filed. Gurmail Singh committed the gruesome act at his residence on the night of August 26. The accused was arrested the next day and a detailed chargesheet was also filed on August 29. Police recorded the statements of all 19 witnesses in the case in just three days, thereby playing a vital role in speeding up the trial. The police has been lauded for their swift action in arresting the culprit and filing a water tight chargesheet.
By Anil Sharma, Jaipur, Sep 27 : The death of two children this month in the Sahariya-dominated areas of the northeastern Baran district, allegedly due to malnutrition, has kicked up a political furore in the desert state of Rajasthan. The Sahariyas are an indigenous people numbering around 125,000 and live in primitive conditions with little access to modern healthcare.
Jaipur, Sep 23 : To keep its lakes clean, the district administration of Udaipur, also known as the city of lakes, has decided to make the city plastic free.
By Anil Sharma, Jodhpur, Sep 23 : A Jodhpur based girl diagnosed with from cerebral palsy has proven that the key to all things is determination. Not only has Siddhi Mathur beaten the affliction, but she is now studying medicine.
Jaipur, Sep 22 : A dog that went missing from a Rajasthan minister's bungalow was found Monday, officials said.
Jaipur, Sep 22 : A hunt is on in full swing to trace a Rajasthan minister's missing dog.
Gurgaon, Sep 21 : A 25-year-old woman has claimed she was kidnapped from here and gang-raped in a Rajasthan town, police said Sunday.
By Rupesh Dutta, Jaipur, Sep 21 : Imagine an android application that can help in successfully carrying out the sterilisation and vaccination process of stray dogs!
By Anil Sharma, Jaipur, Sep 20 : With the Congress winning three of the four assembly seats in the recently held byelections in Rajasthan, state party president Sachin Pilot has silenced his detractors and proven his political acumen - and is now eyeing the civic and panchayat polls later this year or early next year.
Jaipur, Sept. 16 : After the Congress Party won two out of four seats in Rajasthan in the Assembly bypolls, state Congress President Sachin Pilot said here on Tuesday that the credit for the phenomenal success of the Congress party must be given to the party workers.
Jaipur, Sep 13 : The bypoll to Rajasthan's four assembly constituencies Saturday recorded over 65 percent voter turnout, an official said.
Jaipur, Sep 13 : Voting picked up by Saturday afternoon in the by-polls for four Rajasthan assembly constituencies.
Jaipur, Sep 13 : The voter turnout was lukewarm during the morning hours in the bypolls for four assembly constituencies in Rajasthan.
Jaipur, Sep 13 : Polling began Saturday in four Rajasthan assembly constituencies.
Jaipur, Sep 11 : A community in Rajasthan has pledged not to marry their daughters in houses without toilets.
Kolkata, Sept. 11 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Siddharth Nath Singh today condemned the clash between Trinamool Congress (TMC) and BJP workers in Kolkata, which allegedly left a BJP worker injured.
Jaipur, Sep 11 : The four assembly constituencies in Rajasthan will Saturday see closely-fought poll battles between the ruling BJP and the Congress as both parties are confident of winning.
Jaipur, Sep 10 : By-polls in four Rajasthan assembly constituencies - Nasirabad, Weir, Surajgarh and Kota South - will be held Sep 13. The counting of votes will take place Sep 16.
Jaipur, Sep 10 : Nobel laureate V.S. Naipaul, 2013 Man Booker Prize winner Eleanor Catton, novelist Hanif Kureishi and current Man Booker Prize nominee Neel Mukherjee are some of the authors scheduled to attend the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2015 here early next year, a statement said Wednesday.
Jaipur, Sep 9, : The Kashmiri students here may be living far away from home, but are nevertheless affected by the flash floods which have hit their state.
By Gaurav Sharma, Karauli (Rajasthan), Sep 6 : Anguri, 50, is worried about Danny's future. She does not want her one-and-a-half-year-old grandson to meet the same fate as that of his father and grandfather. Both died of silicosis that is caused by stone quarrying.
Jaipur, Sept. 4 : Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Kalyan Singh was on Thursday sworn-in as the Governor of Rajasthan.
Jaipur, Sep 4 : Veteran BJP leader Kalyan Singh was Thursday sworn-in as the governor of Rajasthan.
By Gaurav Sharma, Karauli (Rajasthan), Sep 4 : Every day at 6 am, Reena stealthily heads out from her house with the veil of her saree pulled down till her nose to avoid being seen when leaving to do the job she hates the most -- removing human excrement with her bare hands.
Jaipur, Aug 30 : Thieves in Rajasthan have stolen 77 crates of tomatoes estimated at around Rs.1.25 lakh, police said Saturday.
By Anil Sharma, Barmer (Rajasthan), Aug 30 : An Indian energy major and modern technology have combined to bring about a revolution in two districts of Rajasthan that were infamous due to the scarcity of potable water. Thanks to water ATMs, many otherwise arid villages here have 24X7 access to the commodity at the swipe of a card - at 20 litres for Rs.5.
By Anil Sharma, Barmer (Rajasthan), Aug 30 : A Scottish energy major and modern technology have combined to bring about a revolution in two districts of Rajasthan that were infamous due to the scarcity of potable water. Thanks to water ATMs, many otherwise arid villages here have 24X7 access to the commodity at the swipe of a card - at 20 litres for Rs.5.
Jaipur, Aug 29 : Authorities at Sariska Tiger Reserve in Rajasthan's Alwar district - around 110 km from here - have reported spotting two more tiger cubs in a span of just over a month.
Jaipur, Aug 29 : Anti-Terrorist Squad of Rajasthan Police has issued a terror alert, saying that there is a possibility of 15 militants entering India and carrying out terror attacks.
Jaipur, Aug 28 : With power deficit assuming serious proportions, the Rajasthan government-owned electricity distribution companies have decided to impose power cuts in the state effective Thursday, officials said.
Jaipur, Aug 26 : The ruling BJP Tuesday named candidates for three of the four assembly seats in Rajasthan where byelections are scheduled to be held Sep 13.
Lucknow, Aug 26 : Senior BJP leader Kalyan Singh, appointed the Rajasthan governor Tuesday, is a three-time chief minister of Uttar Pradesh who rejoined the party for a second time only months earlier.
New Delhi, Aug 26 : Congress President Sonia Gandhi Tuesday declared candidates from her party for parliamentary and assembly by-elections in Gujarat and Rajasthan, her office said.
Jaipur, Aug 24 : Two floors of the historic City Palace in Jaipur caught fire this morning, ruining artifacts and documents, even though no injuries have been reported.
Barmer (Rajasthan), Aug 23 : Two people have been arrested in Rajasthan's Barmer district for allegedly raping two sisters when they were returning home last week, police said Saturday.
Jaipur, Aug 22 : The Congress has declared candidates for two of the four assembly constituencies in Rajasthan where by-elections are slated to be held Sep 13.
Jaipur, Aug. 22 : An Air India flight form Delhi to Ahmedabad had to make an emergency landing in Japiur today after its left engine stopped working.
New Delhi, Aug 20 : Rajasthan Royals Wednesday announced its association with the South Australian Government to identify 15 young Indian cricketers and give them an opportunity to travel to Adelaide as part of Adelaide ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 program.
Jodhpur, Aug 20 : In another sign of changing times, the influential Oswal community has decided against using wood for cremating its dead to curb the felling of trees and to protect the environment. A gas-based crematorium will instead be used.
Jaipur, Aug 18 : Not many people know about it, but Janmashtami, which marks the birth of Lord Krishna, is celebrated in a big way in a sacred place for the Muslim community in Rajasthan.
By Gaurav Sharma, Karauli (Rajasthan), Aug 17 : For 10 years, Ghanshyam underwent treatment for tuberculosis (TB) as his persistent coughing and chest pain refused to go away. But in 2011, the stone quarry worker was told that he is in the last stages of silicosis - an insidious and incurable lung disease that has claimed the lives of many mine workers across Rajasthan.
Udaipur (Rajasthan), Aug 16 : India's first skill development centre was inaugurated here Saturday by Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje.
Jaipur, Aug 16 : Cashing in on a good monsoon, the Department of Tourism in Rajasthan promoted monsoon tourism in the state, and also kicked off tourist activities, as the region's water bodies are brimming with water.
Udaipur, Aug 15 : Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje Friday said the state government is committed to the welfare of the people from every section of society.
Jaipur, Aug 13 : Tobacco use and its related diseases are creating an enormous burden for Rajasthan to the tune of a whopping Rs.1,160 crore, a report said Wednesday.
By Anil Sharma, Jodhpur, Aug 13 : Shaken by his son's death from cardiac arrest, a retired government doctor has taken it on himself to spread awareness about cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) that needs to be administered in the "golden hour" after an attack before the patient is rushed to hospital for specialised treatment.
New Delhi, Aug 12 : The NHRC has asked the Rajasthan government to compensate the kin of a dead woman whose body parts were bitten off by rats in a government hospital, an official said Tuesday.
Jaipur, Aug 8 : Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje Friday visited the hospital in Delhi where former union minister Jaswant Singh was admitted after he suffered a head injury.
Jaipur, Aug 8 : Prayers are being organised for the well-being of former cabinet minister Jaswant Singh in Rajasthan's Barmer where he was born. The former BJP leader is very critical after he suffered a head injury Friday.
Tonk (Rajasthan), Aug 7 : State divers rescued 25 people stranded on a truck in the middle of a river in Tonk district of Rajasthan Thursday, an official said.
Jaipur, Aug 6 : Rajasthan has hiked the royalty on minerals such as marble, granite, sandstone, limestone, chips and bajri (river sand).
New Delhi, Aug 5 : Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik has been given additional charge of Rajasthan as state governor Margaret Alva has completed her term.
Jaipur, Aug 1 : The Rajasthan State Highways Bill, 2014 was passed in the assembly Friday, seeking to provide for a network of modern and safe highways across the state.
Jaipur, July 31 : A teacher of a prestigious school here was Thursday arrested on charges of molesting girl students, police said.
Jaipur, July 29 : Eid-ul-Fitr was celebrated with gaiety and fervour in Rajasthan Tuesday.
Jaipur, July 24 : Three prisoners were killed - one gunned down and two others beaten to death - in a clash between members of two gangs in a jail in Rajasthan's Bikaner Thursday, police said.
Jaipur, July 21 : Rajasthan youths who want to start their own ventures would be provided financial and technical assistance, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje said here Monday.
Jaipur, July 21 : With a drought threat looming large, the BJP government in Rajasthan is appealing to gods to sends rains to the desert state.
Jaipur, July 20 : Two tiger cubs have been spotted in the Sariska Tiger Reserve, situated in the Alwar district of Rajasthan, about 110 km from here.