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10 die as tanker explodes on highway
10 die as tanker explodes on highway
Jaipur: At least 10 people were killed when a tanker carrying chemicals caught fire and exploded after a collision with a truck packed with motorcycles, police said Sunday.The Saturday night incident near Chandwaji, over 40 km from here, led to  more
Ten persons burnt alive, 12 injured

Ten persons burnt alive, 12 injured

Jaipur: Ten persons were burnt alive and 12 others injured when a gas tanker caught fire and exploded on the highway near Beelpur village, 35 kms from here, late last night.Seven vehicles going through the highway at the time also  more
High Court asks Rajasthan Election Commission to amend candidate nomination form
High Court asks Rajasthan Election Commission to amend candidate nomination form
Jodhpur: Rajasthan High Court today ordered the state election commission to amend candidate-declaration form suitably by providing separate columns for details of any offence and charges against the candidate, if any.Justice Sangeet Lodha of the Jodhpur bench of the court,  more
IIT-Bombay girl bags Rs 2 cr package from Facebook
IIT-Bombay girl bags Rs 2 cr package from Facebook
Jaipur: An IIT-Bombay student has claimed to have received a job offer of two crore rupees from the social networking site Facebook.Aastha Agrawal (20), a fourth-year student of Computer Science at IIT-B, had completed her third-year internship in the company’s  more
Bring ‘barat’ only after building toilet, girl tells would-be in-laws in Rajasthan
Bring ‘barat’ only after building toilet, girl tells would-be in-laws in Rajasthan
Jaipur: The impact of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ is clearly visible on the new generation.The latest story in this regard has come to fore from Rajasthan’s Dholpur district. A woman here set an example for others  more
High Court quashes Rajasthan University elections
High Court quashes Rajasthan University elections
Jaipur: A single judge bench of Rajasthan High Court yesterday quashed the election of Rajasthan University held in August this year holding that the moral code of conduct was flouted.Justice M N Bhandari said that the code of conduct fixed  more
Goods train run for 4 km without driver in Rajasthan
Goods train run for 4 km without driver in Rajasthan
Jaipur: Believe it or not, a goods train in Rajasthan’s Dausa ran unmanned for 4 km on Sunday night leading to an inquiry for action against officials on duty.The incident took place at Bhan Kari railway station, two stations ahead  more
India can replicate Singapore's sanitation success story
India can replicate Singapore's sanitation success story
Jaipur: India can replicate Singapore's success story with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Clean India campaign as it will help its people and the country to be more productive, according to noted sanitation activist Jack Sim.Sim is the founder of the  more
In Rajasthan, a cradle which saved over 100 female infants
In Rajasthan, a cradle which saved over 100 female infants
Udaipur: Nearly three years ago, Radha, an infant then, was found lying in thorny bushes in Rajasthan's Pratapgarh district. The palm-sized girl child was badly bruised and almost dead. Today, Radha is a chirpy curly-haired girl with big eyes. She  more
Voting begins for 46 civic bodies in Rajasthan
Voting begins for 46 civic bodies in Rajasthan
Jaipur: Voting in 46 civic bodies, including six municipal corporations, in Rajasthan began at 7 am today, a state election commission official said.Over 63.09 lakh electors are eligible to cast their votes at 6,135 polling booths in 1,680 wards. 7,375  more
People in Rajasthan village protect ponds for birds
People in Rajasthan village protect ponds for birds
Udaipur: A village in southern Rajasthan has scripted a heart warming conservation story by refusing to allow fishing or any other activity in two ponds, leaving them exclusively for birds, including migratory ones.  Manar village, located on Chittorgarh road about  more
UN expresses concern over Rajasthan incident
UN expresses concern over Rajasthan incident
United Nations: A spokesman for UN Secretary-General Ban KiMoon said Tuesday the incident in which a woman was stripped and paraded on a donkey in a Rajasthan village was a matter of concern and hoped it would be investigated.Replying to  more
Miraculous escape for passengers as Shatabdi Express ran on broken wheel at 110 km/h for 8 Km
Miraculous escape for passengers as Shatabdi Express ran on broken wheel at 110 km/h for 8 Km
Jaipur: In a miraculous escape for those seating in New Delhi Ajmer Shatabdi Express on Monday, the superfast train ran for approximately 8 km at 110 km per hour on a broken wheel.There were nearly 300 passengers, including foreign tourists  more
Pushkar fair comes to an end
Pushkar fair comes to an end
Ajmer: Over five lakh tourists visited the annual Pushkar fair which witnessed several colourful events and cattle trade worth Rs 9 crore.However, the cattle fair which concluded yesterday, has witnessed a dip in the number of foreign tourists, Tourism Officer,  more
Hot air balloon carrying Pushkar tourists lands in Ajmer central jail
Hot air balloon carrying Pushkar tourists lands in Ajmer central jail
Ajmer (Rajasthan): A hot air balloon carrying foreign tourists on a ride on Tuesday suddenly landed inside the high-security Ajmer central jail, housing several notorious terrorists and convicts, ringing alarm bells in the security establishment.A high alert was immediately issued  more
West Rajasthan areas put on alert as Cyclone Nilofar nears Guj coast
West Rajasthan areas put on alert as Cyclone Nilofar nears Guj coast
Jaisalmer: High alert has been sounded in western areas of Rajasthan by BSF and local administration in view of the likely impact of the cyclonic storm Nilofar that will hit the Gujarat coast on November 1.The cyclone would have mild  more
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