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Tuesday , January 16 2018


Six killed, 10 injured in bus-van collision in Bikaner

Bikaner: Six people were killed and over 10 injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a pickup van in Nokha police station area of Bikaner district on Tuesday, police said. The accident took place on the Nokha-Mukam state highway around 3 am. The injured were taken to the Nokha ... Read More »

Constable Ganga Kumari becomes first transgender to join Rajasthan Police

JAIPUR: Ganga Kumari could have become India’s first transgender to join security forces. But fate had other plans for her. After a two-year-long battle, 24-year-old Kumari is all set to be Rajasthan’s first and India’s third transgender to join a state police force. But the journey was not that easy. A resident of ... Read More »

Tribal women to be trained to operate heavy machineries

‘Will get placement in spinning plants in Dungarpur’ Udaipur : In a bid to provide employment opportunities to lesser educated tribal women, the district administration in Dungarpur has recently inked an MoU with Shri Rajasthan Syntex Ltd wherein the latter would provide  training to selected 500 candidates. These women would be ... Read More »

ATS arrests 4 more in arms licence racket

Jaipur: Following the arms racket case, the Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) on Monday arrested four more persons. This time the beneficiaries, who had got the arms licences issued by the gang that was busted earlier, were arrested. The arrested included mine owners, businessmen and other white-collared professionals. Sleuths of ATS have ... Read More »

Dungarpur first ODF tribal district in Rajsthan

Udaipur : Tribal dominant Dungarpur district of Udaipur division has been declared  completely Open Defecation Free. In a ceremony organized at the Dungerpur Zila Parishad on Gandhi Jayanti, PHED minister Sushil Katara made the official announcement of the region being the first tribal district to have achieved the status with a ... Read More »

Baba accused of rape claims to be impotent

ALWAR: The 60-year-old self-styled ‘godman’ Kaushlendra Falahari Baba, who has been accused of raping a 21-year-old girl, on Friday claimed he is impotent. The tainted godman told cops in a statement that he consumes several natural drugs which have permanently diminished all his sexual desires. “He has made a very bizarre ... Read More »

Pratapgarh’s trash to be turned into fuel

‘First tribal dist to churn energy from waste’ Udaipur : Residents of Pratapgarh city  can start feeling a little less guilty about the amount of garbage they throw away. Soon, the solid municipal waste would be processed and turned into fuel. An MoU has been inked between the municipal council and ... Read More »

CBI begins probe into 18 land deals in Bikaner

The CBI on Wednesday began its probe into 18 cases referred to it by the Rajasthan government for alleged irregularities in land deals in Bikaner by companies, including one linked to Robert Vadra. CBI sources said the agency has re-registered 18 FIRs in connection with these land deals, which were ... Read More »