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Khatu Shyam Ji stampede: FIR against temple authorities, says Rajasthan police

An FIR has been registered against office-bearers of Khatu Shyam Ji temple committee over the death of three women during a stampede outside the temple when people waiting in queues tried to rush in as its doors opened in the early hours, police said on Tuesday.

9 Aug 2022 9:36 pm
Rajasthan: After 18 years in China, Rupesh Kedia returns home to set up a resort chain

After 18 years in China, Rupesh Kedia has returned home. He was planning for the homecoming since 2013 and had been buying big chunks of land closer to tourist circuits, to build resorts someday.

9 Aug 2022 12:59 pm
Rajasthan: 3 killed in Khatu Shyamji 'stampede'

Three women devotees were killed and four others injured in a 'stampede' at Khatu Shyamji temple in Sikar district on Monday morning following a huge rush of devotees.

9 Aug 2022 9:46 am
Power sector staff protest Electricity Amendment Bill

Power sector employees and engineers held token protests on Monday against the Electricity Amendment Bill 2022, on the call of All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF).

9 Aug 2022 8:22 am
BJP MP Koliattacked bymining mafiain Bharatpur

Jaipur: Bharatpur MP Ranjita Koli was attacked by unknown assailants allegedly involved in illegal mining near Kaman police station area in Bharatpur district late on Sunday evening.Stones were pelted on her vehicle and, after the incident, she sat on a dharna demanding the arrest of the accused.

9 Aug 2022 8:21 am
Elderly, disabled to get E-mitra services at their homes soon

From October, residents who are handicapped, elderly, widow and suffering from silicosis will not have to go to the E-mitra centers or kiosks to avail the services as it will be provided free of cost to the beneficiaries at home.

9 Aug 2022 8:21 am
Medical edu dept releases guideline on body donation for the first time

For the first time, the medical education department released a guideline on body donation to the anatomy department of medical colleges on August 2. Till now, no such guideline was formulated by the medical education department.

9 Aug 2022 8:21 am
Covid fight at new low: Only 13 samples collected in 4 dists

While the collection and testing of samples for Covid-19 is picking up in the state after health minister Parsadi Lal Meenas instructions, four districts were conspicuous for the low number of samplings on Monday.

9 Aug 2022 8:21 am
Unemployed youths gherao RSSB office

Members of the Berojgar Ekikrit Mahasangh (BEM) on Monday gheraoed the office of Rajasthan Staff Selection Board (RSSB) demanding removal of anomalies in the reservation of OBCs in government jobs and identification of candidates holding fake degrees of the physical training instructor (PTI)

9 Aug 2022 8:21 am
Raj govt disrupting social audit due to Sarpanch Sangh: Roy

Social activist Aruna Roy, a member of Suchna Evam Rojgar Adhikar Abhiyaan, a civil society group on Monday accused the state government of disrupting the process of social audit and making it ineffective due to the pressure of the Sarpanch Sangh.

9 Aug 2022 8:21 am
Tiger reserves in Raj received 30.59cr from Centre in 3 yrs

In the past three years, tiger reserves of Rajasthan under the ongoing centrally sponsored scheme of Project Tiger have received funds of Rs 30.59 crore for management. Out of three reserves, Sariska Tiger Reserve (STR) received the lions share of Rs 12.89 crore.

9 Aug 2022 8:21 am
Gang issuing fake land deeds busted

A team of Mansarovar police on Monday busted a gang involved in issuing fake land deeds of vacant plots owned by the Jaipur Development Authority, housing board and housing societies. The gang had issued nearly 200 fake land deeds till now.

9 Aug 2022 8:21 am
CM seeks natl status for Mangarh Dham

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding the 'national monument' status for Mangarh Dham in Banswara district, so that true tribute can be paid to the great saint Govind Guru.

9 Aug 2022 8:21 am
ABVP protests outside VC office in RU, lathicharged

Representatives from Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) on Monday were lathi charged while protesting outside the vice-chancellors office in the University of Rajasthan.

9 Aug 2022 8:21 am
36-yr-old man found murdered in Kanota

A 36-year-old man was murdered in Kanota area of Jaipur on Sunday. He was strangled with a towel and later beaten with iron rods to death. Police have also recovered a blood-stained baton used in hitting the man.

9 Aug 2022 8:21 am
Devotees blame police, temple admn for Khatu Shyamji tragedy

Devotees at the Khatu Shyamji temple blamed the police and the temple administration for not handling the situation properly that led to three women being killed in a stampede. Some of them could not believe their luck that they were are still alive and thanked god.

9 Aug 2022 8:21 am
Now, 3 Maharani College girls climb up water tank to protest, later come down

After three male students climbed up a water tank on the campus of University of Rajasthan (RU) as a novel means of protest, three female students of Maharani College took the same protest route and climbed up a water tank on the college campus on Monday.

9 Aug 2022 8:21 am
Distance from all social media for success: Mayank

Love for mathematics and physics along with just half an hour of daily mobile usage, was the recipe for Mayank Motwani from Kota to secure 100 percentile and All India Rank 15 in JEE Main session 2 examination.

9 Aug 2022 8:21 am
RIICO scheme gives relief of 30cr to industrial units

The Amnesty Scheme launched by RIICO from March this year to collect delayed payments from industrial units in its zones has collected close to Rs 60 crore while giving relief of about Rs 30 crore.

9 Aug 2022 8:21 am
Krishna wants to pursue Comp Sc from IIT-Mumbai

A native of Bhind in Madhya Pradesh and now residing in Kota since last six years, Krishna Sharma is one among the 24 students to have secured 100 percentile in JEE-Mains 2022 results announced on Monday.

9 Aug 2022 8:20 am
Zeel secures 1st position among girls in state

Zeel Gabana of Kota has emerged as a state topper in the girls category of JEE-Main.

9 Aug 2022 8:20 am
Kota coaching institutes nail it at JEE-Main with 38 students in top 100

Kota coaching majors have secured a lions share with 38 ranks in the top 100 ranks in the JEE-Main result announced on Monday. The institutes may have just one position in the top 10 but have managed to secure a big share in the last 50 ranks.

9 Aug 2022 8:20 am
Set body clock according to exam time for best results

With a perfect score of 100 percentile as per National Testing Agency, Jaipur boy Parth Bhardwaj has secured All India Rank 3 in JEE Main session 2 exam, the results for which were released on Monday.

9 Aug 2022 8:20 am
Three girls climb overhead water tank in Jaipur college demanding ATM, gym

A high drama prevailed in the state-run Maharani College in Jaipur where three girl students climbed on an overhead water tank on Monday demanding an ATM machine, a bank and open air gym in the institute besides other things.

8 Aug 2022 11:09 pm
Rajasthan: BJP MP claims attack by mining mafia, sits on dharna

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Rajasthan Ranjeeta Koli on Monday went on a sit-in protest in Bharatpur against illegal mining and claimed that her car was attacked by the mining mafia on Sunday in an attempt to kill her.

8 Aug 2022 10:59 am
Stampede at Khatu Shyam temple in Rajasthan: Three devotees killed, two injured

At least three pilgrims are feared dead and several injured in a stampede at Khatu Shyamji Temple in Sikar district of Rajasthan on Monday early morning. As per the reports, all the deceased are women. Injured persons have been rushed to hospitals in Jaipur.

8 Aug 2022 8:27 am
Modi govt keen to prevent lumpy skin disease: Min

Union minister of state for agriculture and farmer welfare Kailash Choudhary on Sunday attended a meeting called by Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat in Jodhpur to prevent the spread of lumpy skin disease among the bovines and to save the cows.

8 Aug 2022 8:24 am
Lockdown affected enrolment of students in 2021-22, say experts

The lockdown hit the enrolment in higher education institutes in 2021-22. The state has recorded the lowest rise of 3.41% in the gross enrolment ratio in higher education institutes since 2005-06. Enrolments have recorded a marginal jump from 2020-21 to 2021-22, i.e., from 12.

8 Aug 2022 8:24 am
State runs higher education institutes with only 50% staff

The state higher education department is running its colleges with barely 50% of staff, letting the quality of education go for a toss.

8 Aug 2022 8:24 am
State govt asks HPCL to speed up refinery work at Pachpadra

The state government has directed to speed up the construction work of the refinery at Pachpadra in Barmer district.

8 Aug 2022 8:24 am
Plants named after students in Pali

To promote green cover and encourage students to take care of plants, Pali administration is running a campaign Swachh Vidhyalaya, Swasthya Vidhyalaya in government schools asking students to adopt plants with their names and take care of it till it grows into a tree.

8 Aug 2022 8:24 am
Cops: Couple killed man, on the run

Three days after a 22-year-old man was found murdered with grievous injuries on his head and other body parts at Jaroli Minor village under Kolari police station area of Dholpur, police on Sunday solved the murder mystery.

8 Aug 2022 8:24 am
Stir by ABVP activists atop water tank on after 40 hours

Protest by Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) representatives who climbed a water tank at University of Rajasthan demanding extension of election dates and completion of admissions for post-graduation courses continued on Sunday.

8 Aug 2022 8:24 am
A green heart joyfully at work, part of medical history of Rajasthan

At first glance, the five-bigha lush green cotton field in Hanumangarh districts Jorawarpura village resembles the other nearby farms.

8 Aug 2022 8:24 am
NAAC process takes a toll on academics, admission in Rajasthan

The teaching staff in most government universities/colleges are struggling to complete the documentation required for National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) accreditation impacting the teaching and ongoing admission process.

8 Aug 2022 8:24 am
Intel wing detains six suspected Pak spies from 3 dists

The Rajasthan intelligence police agency on Sunday evening detained six suspected spies in western Rajasthan. The suspects are being interrogated.

8 Aug 2022 8:24 am
Jewellery worth 2cr recovered from thief in city

The Jaipur police on Sunday recovered 23 kg of precious gemstones, and other jewellery items worth nearly Rs 2 crore from a 31-year-old man who had staged a major theft inside a jewellery workshop last month in Brahmpuri area.

8 Aug 2022 8:23 am
European language courses touch new heights at University of Rajasthan

Students interested in European languages can now get diversity in career opportunities as well as an added edge over others with exchange and language assistantship programmes through University of Rajasthan.

8 Aug 2022 8:23 am
Leopard dies of snake bite

A 13-month-old leopard named Shiva died due to snake bite on Sunday at the Nahargarh Biological Park, which has gained notoriety for mismanagement and negligence.

8 Aug 2022 8:23 am
Registry of Rajasthan Housing Board flats in high-rise buildings cheaper

The registry of flats constructed in Rajasthan Housing Board (RHB) buildings (more than four storeys) has now become cheaper for buyers.

8 Aug 2022 8:23 am
Young entrepreneurs take out bicycle rally in Jaipur

Young entrepreneurs took out a cycle rally to spread awareness on undertaking physical exercise to stay fit during Covid-19 times. About 50 women and men entrepreneurs participated in the Cyclothon which started from Jawahar Circle and culminated at Birla Auditorium.

8 Aug 2022 8:23 am
Mild to moderate rain drenches Rajasthan

Mild to moderate showers continued across the state on Sunday at many places. On Sunday morning heavy rainfall was also witnessed in Jaipur, Ajmer, Dausa, Alwar and Bharatpur districts. Bhainsorgarh (Chittorgarh) received a rainfall of 60 mm, which was highest in the state.

8 Aug 2022 8:23 am
JDA acquires land for Jhotwara flyover

Jaipur Development Authority (JDA) on Sunday finally took the possession of 2,880 sq metre land near Triton Mall for the construction of Jhotwara elevated road.The construction of the project work was stalled in the stretch as civic body was facing a difficulty to acquire the land.

8 Aug 2022 8:23 am
Those who put up illegal hoardings in Jaipur to face FIRs

Mahendra Soni, commissioner Jaipur Municipal Corporation Greater, on Friday conducted a review meeting to take stock of preparations for Invest Rajasthan Summit to be held on October 7-8 this year.

8 Aug 2022 8:23 am
PMAY-G: 4.18 lakh houses yet to be built in Rajasthan

In all, 4.18 lakh houses are yet to be constructed in Rajasthan under the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana-Gramin (PMAY-G) out of the total target of 17.33 lakh houses, allocated in the year 2016-17, a government of India data stated.

8 Aug 2022 8:23 am
Daily Covid cases in Rajasthan increase by 39% in 24 hours

State's daily Covid-19 infections have increased by a whopping 39.2% in 24 hours, as 600 persons were found infected with the virus on Saturday, which were higher by 169 cases reported on Friday.

7 Aug 2022 9:25 am
Boy abducted from Jaipur hospital recovered, dad of 4 girls held

A four-month-old boy abducted from Banger block of SMS Hospital in the city four days ago was recovered on Saturday. A 29-year-old man who had carried off the infant because he desperately wanted a male child after having four daughters was arrested.

7 Aug 2022 8:49 am
3-member panel formed by PCC

Jaipur: Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee has constituted a three-member fact-finding committee on the death of Sant Ravinath of Bal Hanuman Ashram at Jaswantpura in Jalore district after being harassed by BJP MLA Puraram Chaudhary.

7 Aug 2022 8:23 am
Tampering of bus no.: SHO put on APO, 2 suspended

Barmer SP Deepak Bhargava has transferred Sheo SHO to police line on awaiting posting order (APO) and suspended two police personnel of Bhiyad police check-post for tampering with the registration number of a bus in the First Information Report (FIR).

7 Aug 2022 8:23 am