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Raj: Some make the extra buck before curfew

At about 5pm in the Lal Kothi Sabji Mandi, the vegetable sellers had no option than to abandon the unsold tomatoes, bottle gourd, bitter gourd and other perishables on the roadside.

17 Apr 2021 8:07 am
Raj: Over 7.4L to cast votes in 3 assembly bypolls today

Over seven lakh voters will decide the fate of 27 candidates in three assembly constituencies - Sahada, Sujangarh and Rajsamand - which go to polls on Saturday.

17 Apr 2021 8:05 am
Active Covid cases cross 50,000 mark in Rajasthan

Active Covid-19 cases breached the 50,000 mark and touched a new high of 53,813 on Friday as the second wave showed no signs of respite across the state. Jaipurs active cases breached the 10,000 mark in the process and reached 10,215, accounting for 19% of all such cases.

17 Apr 2021 8:05 am
Rajasthan: Many Covid cases go undetected in RT-PCR

Many patients are coming to hospitals who are tested negative by RT-PCR test, but they have pneumonia. Clinical features, serum markers and CT scan of chest clearly indicating Covid-19 infection.

17 Apr 2021 8:05 am
Curfew: Check-posts at 119 spots, 5k cops to guard Jaipur

Jaipur police commissionerate has made elaborate arrangements to implement weekend curfew in the city starting Friday 6pm till Monday 6am.

17 Apr 2021 8:03 am
Rajasthan set for bypolls on 3 assembly seats

The stage is set for bypolls in three assembly constituencies in Congress-ruled Rajasthan where voting will be held on Saturday.

17 Apr 2021 12:12 am
Jaipuria Hospital declared dedicated Covid facility

While the graph of active cases is rising sharply, the state government has again declared Jaipuria Hospital as a dedicated Covid facility.

16 Apr 2021 8:20 am
Jaipur: Murder convict among 4 held in Rs 7.5L loot case

Police on Thursday arrested four men who fired at a cash collection agent of a soft drink company and robbed him of Rs 7.5 lakh after injuring him.

16 Apr 2021 8:05 am
UDH may empower panel to allot land at 30% of reserve price

The urban development and housing (UDH) department has floated a proposal to grant powers to the empowered committee to allot land at 30% of the reserve price.

16 Apr 2021 8:04 am
Jaipur: JDA seeks report on luxury realty project

The Jaipur Development Authority (JDA) has decided to carry out an inspection before issuing completion certificate to a luxurious apartment project situated near Statute Circle.

16 Apr 2021 8:03 am
Raj: Weekend curfew from Friday 6pm to Monday 5am

In a major decision to curb the second Covid-19 wave by ensuring low mobility, the state government on Thursday night announced a weekend curfew from Friday 6pm to Monday 5am. However, emergency services such as milk and LPG supply, banking services will be exempted.

16 Apr 2021 7:50 am
Rajasthan: Three children die of suffocation

Three minor girls died of suffocation after they were accidentally locked in a car in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district on Wednesday, according to police.

15 Apr 2021 1:56 am
Covid awareness: Jaipur cops seek help of religious heads

To ensure devotees visiting temples, mosques, gurdwaras and churches adhere to Covid guidelines, Jaipur police has roped in religious leaders and urged them to make videos appealing to public to follow the norms.

14 Apr 2021 7:58 am
Covid: Hotel occupancy dips to 25% in Rajasthan

The second wave of the pandemic has again disrupted the tourism industry with almost 70% of the bookings in hotels getting cancelled.

14 Apr 2021 7:56 am
Raj: Demand for oxygen cylinders up by over 260%

The requirement of oxygen for Covid treatment has gone up from 1,205 cylinders per day to 4,388 cylinders across the state in two weeks (from March 30 to April 12).

14 Apr 2021 7:56 am
Rajasthan: Hotel sealed for flouting Covid norms

MC-Greater mayor Somya Gurjar sealed Hotel Safari at Gopalpura Bypass at 11.30pm on Monday for flouting Covid norms.

14 Apr 2021 7:54 am
Raj: Out of the total deaths, 53% are men, 47% women

The rest 35% of mortalities happened in the age group below 60 years.

14 Apr 2021 7:53 am
Couple found dead on railway tracks in Churu

A 22-year-man and an 18-year-old woman, who were apparently in a relationship, allegedly committed suicide by jumping before a moving train in Rajasthan's Churu district, police said on Tuesday.

13 Apr 2021 5:56 pm
Jaipur: Baby born mid-air gets a birth certificate

The baby boy born mid-air on the Bengaluru-Jaipur Indigo flight on March 17 was finally issued a birth certificate on Monday.

13 Apr 2021 11:42 am
Raj: Limited supply of Covid vax hits inoculation drive

A lot of centres in the state that were conducting Covid-19 vaccinations have stopped it as supply has been hit due to limited supply of vaccines. The state received only 66,500 doses of vaccines on Monday and there is no information about further supply.

13 Apr 2021 8:12 am
Rajasthan 2nd state to vaccinate 1 crore people

Amid limited supply of Covid vaccines, Tika Utsav launched by the Centre from April 11 has been affected.

13 Apr 2021 8:12 am
Curbs to rein in virus spread during Navratri, Ramzan

As Navratri starts from Tuesday and Ramzan from Wednesday, administration has imposed restrictions in view of the increasing Covid cases in the state.

13 Apr 2021 8:11 am
Jaipur: No procession on Gangaur festival

The district administration has said no procession will be held during Thursdays Gangaur festival in the city due to surge in the cases. The tourism department, which organises the main procession in the Walled City, had cancelled the event almost two weeks ago.

13 Apr 2021 8:10 am
Raj: Class 6, 7 students to be promoted without exams

Government school students in classes VI and VII will now be promoted to next class without any examination, as per the guidelines of Directorate of Secondary Education, Bikaner.

13 Apr 2021 8:09 am
Rajasthan adds 5,771 Covid-19 cases, 25 die

Rajasthan on Monday recorded 5,771 fresh Covid-19 cases that took the state's total tally to 3,69,564, while 25 more fatalities pushed the death toll to 2,951, according to an official report.

13 Apr 2021 1:24 am
Arrest of RAS officers to unearth graft in revenue board

A day after the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) recovered Rs 92 lakh from two Rajasthan Administrative (RAS) officers and their alleged middleman, the lower court sent them on remand for two days on Sunday.

12 Apr 2021 8:28 am
Raj govt agrees to BJPs demands, priests body cremated

BJP state president Satish Poonia has called off the protest led by Rajya Sabha MP Kirori Lal Meena with the body of a priest on the fourth day in Jaipur following the state government agreeing to most of the demands on Sunday.

12 Apr 2021 8:28 am
Roads dug up for water pipelines yet to be repaired

More than six months have passed since water pipelines were laid in the Walled City area but the roads dug up are yet to be repaired.

12 Apr 2021 8:27 am
Rajasthan: Two vehicle lifters held in Jhunjhunu

The Chirawa police in Jhunjhunu district have arrested two vehicle lifters and seized a stolen SUV from their possession. Police nabbed the vehicle lifters while they were into finding and penalizing public not wearing masks late on Saturday evening.

12 Apr 2021 7:30 am
Robbers loot 2kg gold, Rs 15L from shop in Chomu

In broad daylight, five robbers wearing masks and helmet, barged into a jewellery shop situated at Bapu Bazaar area of Chomu town on the outskirts of Jaipur and robbed Rs 15 lakh, two kilogram gold jewellery and some silver jewellery on Sunday.

12 Apr 2021 7:30 am
Efforts intensified to fight Covid in Jaisalmer

On the directions collector Ashish Modi, a joint enforcement team has been formed to ensure that Corona protocol is followed in the urban and rural areas of Jaisalmer.

11 Apr 2021 8:03 am
Raj ramps up testing, hits single-day record of 56k

At a time when second wave of Covid-19 has emerged rapidly in April, the state government has increased sample collection for Covid-19 test for early diagnosis and treatment.

11 Apr 2021 8:03 am
Raj cops nab 6, seize over 500 SIM cards

In a major crackdown, Jaipur rural police have arrested six persons in connection with running a cyber fraud racket across the country on Saturday.

11 Apr 2021 8:02 am
Raj CM Gehlot complains of vaccine shortage

Chief minister Ashok Gehlot apprised the Congress central leadership on the corona situation in the state while expressing confidence that the state is fully prepared to handle the situation.

11 Apr 2021 8:02 am
Graft: 2 RAS officers, agent held; Rs 80L seized

The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) team has recovered Rs 80 lakh in a raid from the residence of two Rajasthan Administrative Services (RAS) officers posted as members of the revenue board in Ajmer late on Saturday.

11 Apr 2021 8:01 am
Toll plaza staff attacked in Rajasthan

A group of men allegedly attacked employees of a toll plaza in Rajasthan's Jhalawar following an argument besides damaging furniture and windowpanes, according to police.

10 Apr 2021 11:37 pm
Jaipur: Waste collection goes for a toss

Since past eight days, garbage collection vehicles havent collected waste from homes of Ramgarh Mod residents in city.

10 Apr 2021 2:36 pm
Curfew imposed in Jaipur areas under 6 police stns

Jaipur police have imposed round the clock curfew at selected places under Muhana, Sodala, Shipra Path, Jyothi Nagar, Mansarovar and Ashok Nagar police stations while the strict enforcement of night curfew from 8 pm till 6 pm in the entire police Commissionerate area in view of the surge in cases on Friday. The curfew will remain till the number of cases declines.

10 Apr 2021 9:56 am
28-year-old woman clerk dies after vaccine in Barmer

A woman clerk got vaccinated in Barmer on Friday and while returning on motorbike, she fell unconscious and died under mysterious circumstances. Surprisingly, the woman was 28 years old and didn't fall in the vaccination category.

10 Apr 2021 8:26 am
Rajasthan: Night curfew extended in 10 urban areas

The state government on Friday extended night curfew in nine urban areas of the state from 8pm to 6am, including Jaipur, and in Udaipur from 6pm to 6am till April 30.

10 Apr 2021 8:26 am
69 micro-containment zones declared across Jaipur

Looking at the rising number of Covid cases, district administration has declared 69 micro-containment zones across Jaipur city.

10 Apr 2021 8:19 am
Rajasthan daily infections at new high of 3,970

As Covid-19 cases continue to rise, the state, with 3,970 new infections, reported yet another highest single-day spike on Friday. This is the highest-ever since the pandemic began to ravage the state in March 2020. With 12 deaths on the day, the total number of fatalities in the state rose to 2,898.

10 Apr 2021 7:54 am