Pushkar (Rajasthan), Nov 24 : After two unforgettable nights of enchanting mystical music, the final day of Shree Cement The Sacred began on a highly enriching note with Hindustani vocalist Vidya Shah enthralling music lovers and devotees at the Pushkar ghats here with her mellifluous voice.
Jaipur, Nov 24 : Almost all commodity markets, dal mills and oil mills remained closed in Rajasthan on Tuesday in support of a strike call given by the Rajasthan Khadya Padarth Vyapar Sangh against a government notification imposing stock limit on oil, oilseeds and pulses.
Pushkar (Rajasthan), Nov 24 : French clarinet player Yom, who is part of the Sino-French duo Yom & Wang Li, holds traditional Indian classical music in high regard and is enamoured with its the technicality and spiritual essence.
Jaipur, Nov 23 : Malaysia will assist the Rajasthan government in upgrading the state's road network, officials said on Monday.
Pushkar (Rajasthan), Nov 22 : Against the quaint backdrop of the sacred Pushkar lake, the sound of Vedic mantras and the stellar voice of Shubha Mudgal, the inaugural edition of 'Shree Cement The Sacred' -- a three-day music and spirituality festival -- began in a grand manner here on Sunday.
Jaipur, Nov 20 : The central government has decided to set up a National Institute of Design (NID) in Rajasthan, union Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Friday.
Jaipur, Nov 20 : Rajasthan on Friday launched a new policy for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to promote the sector.
Jaipur, Nov 19 : The two-day Resurgent Resurgent Rajasthan Partnership Summit opened here on Thursday with signing of memoranda of understanding (MoUs), announcements of strategic partnerships and investment intent in a number of sectors including roads and healthcare.
Jaipur, Nov 19 : Rajasthan is likely to see crores of rupees being invested in the pharmaceuticals and plastic sectors in the next couple of years, union Chemicals and Fertilizer Minister Ananth Kumar said here on Thursday.
Jaipur, Nov 19 : The government is following a policy to attract investment and has eased all rules in this regard and promises reasonable taxes and a corruption-free governance, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday.
Jaipur, Nov 19 : Describing the recent incidents of intolerance as "stray" and "blown out of proportion", union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said India is the "most tolerant country in the world".
Jaipur, Nov 19 : The Rajasthan government has garnered investment commitments to the tune of over Rs.3,30,000 crore that have the potential to generate 2.5 lakh jobs, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje said on Thursday.
Jaipur, Nov 19 : Reliance Group chairman Anil Ambani on Thursday said deals worth Rs.60,000 crore (over $9 billion) have been signed in Rajasthan to develop solar projects totalling 6,000 MW over the next six years, spread over 30,000 acres.
New Delhi, Nov 18 : Khadi Board on Wednesday announced the launch of the first edition of the Rajasthan Heritage Week where seven national award-winning artisans along with renowned designers will come together to celebrate handmade fabrics of the state.
Jaipur, Nov 16 : The Rajasthan government on Monday signed 37 memoranda of understanding (MOUs) worth Rs.2,349 crore with private companies in the tourism sector, officials said.
Jaipur, Nov 14 : Imran Khan, a maths teacher in a government school in Alwar district, still can not believe that Prime MInister Narendra Modi mentioned his name during his speech at London's Wembly stadium.
Jaipur, Nov 9 : India's corporate bigwigs will attend Resurgent Rajasthan Partnership Summit 2015 to be held here on November 19-20.
Jaipur, Nov 9 : India's corporate bigwigs will attend Resurgent Rajasthan Partnership Summit 2015 to be held here from November 19-20.
Pokhran/New Delhi, Nov 7 : Demonstrating the weapon's potent operational capability, the Indian Army on Saturday successfully test-fired the BrahMos land-attack cruise missile against a designated target in Rajasthan's Pokhran test range, an official said.
Pokhran/New Delhi, Nov 7 : The Indian Army on Saturday successfully test fired the BrahMos land-attack cruise missile against a designated target in Rajasthan's Pokhran test range, demonstrating the weapon's operational capability, an official said on Saturday.
Jaipur, Nov 5 : Cab aggregator Ola on Thursday said it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Rajasthan by which it will work with the state government to encourage entrepreneurship among the youth and provide skill development for 50,000 men and women over the next five years.
Jaipur, Nov 5 : The Rajasthan government on Thursday signed 111 memoranda of understanding (MoUs) with private sector worth over Rs.40,000 crore in sectors like health, tourism and agriculture.
Jaipur, Nov 5 : Indian and Russian armies would be conducting a two-week 'INDRA-2015 joint military exercise in Rajasthan's Bikaner district, over 350 km from here, from November 7 with a focus on "counter terrorism operations in the backdrop of desert terrain under a United Nations Mandate.
Jaipur, Nov 4 : Rajasthan on Wednesday signed 76 memoranda of understanding (MOUs) worth over Rs.319 crore in the tourism sector with private entities.
Jaipur, Nov 4 : A day after former Rajasthan legislator who went on hunger-strike to press his demands for liquor ban and a strong Lokpal died, his family said it too would observe fast unto death if the demands were still unheeded.
Jaipur, Oct 30 : Women candidates set to take the Rajasthan Administrative Services (RAS) exam can appear only if they are wearing a salwar suit or saree, a directive issued by the Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) has said.
Jaipur, Oct 28 : Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Wednesday said 5,000 fair price shops in the state will start working as Annapurna Bhandars from October 31.
Jaipur, Oct 27 : With at least 12 more swine flu cases reported in the last seven days in Rajasthan, the total number of people found H1N1 virus positive in the state since January has crossed the 6,800 mark, an official said on Tuesday.
Jaipur, Oct 26 : An earthquake with its epicentre in Afghanistan jolted Rajasthan on Monday, forcing people to run out of their houses and offices.
Jaipur, Oct 25 : Rajasthan's hospitality industry feels they have lost out in a big way after the abrupt cancellation of the visit here by King Mohammed V1 of Morocco.
Jaipur, Oct 23 : "Jaane Kya Hoga Rama Re" - a new TV show was launched in a unique way here, when 5,000 people came together to pose with a bow and an arrow while aiming at the Ravana effigy to signify the end of evil.
Jaipur, Oct 22 : The joy reflecting on Iqbal's face belied the braveheart's ongoing fight with blood cancer.
New Delhi, Oct 21 : For everyone who loves literature, the highly acclaimed ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival has announced its popular 'Annual Writing Competition', which allows winners to blog officially for the festival.
Jaipur, Oct 21 : A family court in this Rajasthan capital has annulled the child marriage of a girl who was facing a fine and ostracisation by a khap or caste panchayat.
Jaipur, Oct 20 : At least 22 people were tested positive for swine flu (H1N1 virus) in Rajasthan in the past 10 days, an official said on Tuesday.
Jaipur, Oct 20 : Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Monday urged Japanese companies to invest in the state.
New Delhi, Oct 19 : The highly acclaimed ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival, has opened entries for the Ojas Art Award, 2016 that aims to recognize the best artists working in tribal and traditional art.
Jaipur, Oct 16 : The Rajasthan government on Friday signed 13 memoranda of understanding (MOUs) with various public sector undertakings and private companies involving investments of Rs.50,527 crore.
Jaipur/New Delhi, Oct 15 : Leading Rajasthani and Hindi writer Nand Bhardwaj on Thursday returned his Sahitya Akademi award to denounce "rising religious intolerance and attack on freedom of expression", even as the CPI-M hailed the protesting writers for doing the country proud.
Jaipur, Oct 15 : Well-known Jaipur-based Rajasthani and Hindi writer Nand Bhardwaj on Thursday returned his Sahitya Akademi award in protest against the "rising religious intolerance and attack on freedom of expression".
Jaipur, Oct 15 : Well-known Jaipur-based Rajasthani and Hindi writer Anand Bhardwaj has returned his Sahitya Akademi award in protest against "rising religious intolerance and attack on freedom of expression".
Jaipur, Oct 14 : A Malaysian delegation on Wednesday met Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje here and discussed investment and partnership opportunities in the state.
Jaipur, Oct 14 : Over 25,000 chemists in Rajasthan went on strike on Wednesday against the Centre's move to allow the sale of medicines on the internet.
Jaipur, Oct 13 : Efforts are on to plug leakage of highly inflammable gas from an Oil India Limited well in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan, over 700 km from here.
Jaipur, Oct 13 : The Rajasthan government on Tuesday signed 27 memoranda of understanding (MOUs) with private companies for urban development, tourism and social development works, entailing an expenditure of around Rs.12,500 crore.
Jaipur, Oct 13 : An 85-year-old woman has complained of being tortured with searing tongs and stripped after being branded as a witch in Rajasthan's Bihara village, over 260 km from here, police said.
Jaipur, Oct 9 : Rajasthan on Friday released its startup policy which aims to promote students and institutional incubation centres having innovative ideas.
New Delhi, Oct 9 : The first list of dignitaries who are slated to attend the ninth edition of the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival promises to wow the audience. Some of the legends to attend are poet, novelist and literary critic Margaret Atwood and lord of the lens' Steve McCurry.
New Delhi, Oct 9 : Presenting a platform for the folk and root musicians of Rajasthan with international music collaborations, Jodhpur RIFF, which will present its ninth edition during October 23-27, has been creating new music for not just audiences but to the country, festival director Divya Bhatia said.
Jaipur, Oct 7 : At least 10 people in Rajasthan have been found positive for swine flu (H1N1), a health department official said on Wednesday.
Jaipur, Oct 7 : All of them may not have been able to go to school but a good number of rural women in Rajasthan, who are part of mining giant Hindustan Zinc's women empowerment campaign "Sakhi", are now engaged in stitching uniforms for school going children.
Jaipur, Oct 5 : With the number of dengue cases in Rajasthan touching 1,931, and that of malaria hitting 7,350, the government on Monday decided to have separate out-patient departments (OPDs) in all government hospitals for patients showing symptoms of the two diseases.
Jodhpur, Oct 4 : British filmmaker of Indian origin Gurinder Chadha, who is here to shoot a period drama "Viceroy's House", is loving the royal feel of the city, and says she could get used to life as a "maharani".
Jaipur, Oct 1 : A reccreation of the epic 1971 Battle of Laungewala, immortalised in the Bollywood film "Border", just 15 km from the frontier with Pakistan in the desert state of Rajasthan, has been drawing huge crowds since its inauguration five weeks ago.
New Delhi, Sep 29 : The Delhi High Court on Tuesday, posted for October 19, hearing a plea seeking CBI probe against Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and her son Dushyant Singh for allegedly selling a piece of government land to NHAI for widening of NH3 in 2010.
Jaipur, Sep 28 : Expressing concern over pollution in textile sector, union Textiles Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar on Monday said efforts are being made to control it.
Jaipur, Sep 28 : The Congress on Monday once again reiterated its demand for resignation of Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and holding a Supreme Court-monitored, Central Bureau of Investigation enquiry into alleged mining scam in the state.
New Delhi, Sep 25 : Alleging a scam in mine allocation in Rajasthan, the Congress on Friday demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje.
Jaipur, Sept.25 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday responded to the allegations made by the Congress Party over mine allocations in Rajasthan, saying that the former is unable to digest the fact that BJP has formed the government in Rajasthan with a majority, and added that the process of allocation and auction had started during the Congress regime only.
New Delhi, Sept 25 : The Congress Party on Friday alleged that the Vasundhara Raje led BJP-Government has allocated mines illegally to vested interests in Rajasthan.