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Rajasthan: Over 40 people hospitalised due to food poisoning

Rajasthan 40 people hospitalised: Over 40 people, including children, have been admitted to a hospital due to food poisoning after they ate ‘pakodas’ (a snack) in Rajasthan‘s Sirohi city. The incident took place on Friday, wherein the victims were immediately rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment.They are said to be in a stable condition

India's MET dept. predicts thunderstorm for several states

India’s MET dept. predicts thunderstorm for several states

India’s MET dept. predicts thunderstorm for several states. In the wake of the dust storms that swept through Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh, claiming over 60 lives in the two states, the India Meteorological Department, on Friday, released a statement forecasting thunderstorms and gusty winds in several Indian states.The forecast suggests that on May 5, thunderstorms

Students Naxal Dantewada JEE Main

18 students of naxal- affected Dantewada clear JEE Main

18 students hailing from the naxal-affected Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh cleared Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2018. “It’s our dream to get into IITs or NITs. We feel very happy. We are preparing for Advanced and are determined to perform well,” a student said. Collector Saurabh Kumar said, “18 children cleared the examination of JEE Mains. It’s

'Padmini': A lot more than just beauty

‘Padmini’: A lot more than just beauty

The legendary Rajput queen of ‘Chittor, Padmini, may have been a great beauty. But in this work of fiction, she is a lot more, with an unbreakable tenacity of spirit, and a sense of righteousness and responsibility in equal measure a feminist at a time when the term was not even coined. In Mridula Behari’s “Padmini:

Remembering legendary Jagjit Singh

Remembering legendary Jagjit Singh on his birth anniversary

Remembering legendary Jagjit Singh: There are some voices that Bollywood has given to us which cannot be forgotten till death. One such voice is of Ghazal King Jagjit Singh.Whenever people are in a mood to listen ghazals, majority of music lovers can’t think beyond Jagjit Singh.  Years after he left for his heavenly abode, this singer left

PM's wife Jashodaben injured

PM’s wife Jashodaben injured, her relative killed in accident

Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s wife Jashodaben was injured and her relative was killed when their car rammed into a truck in Rajasthan’s Chittorgarh, police said. Jashodaben did not suffer any major injuries in the accident in which four other people travelling with her were also injured, SHO Parsoli Shyam Singh said.The deceased was identified as Basant Bhai Modi

Rajasthan Swimmer

Rajasthan Swimmer set to create another record

Gauravi Singhvi swimmer from Rajasthan‘s Udaipur is all set to create another record by swimming for a distance of approximately 48 kilometers. The 14-year-old, will swim for nine hours from Juhu Beach to Gateway of India. Gauravi touched the sea waters in Mumbai at 3:30 a.m. on Tuesday and aims to achieve her target by 12:30 p.m later today. Last month, Singhvi had

Cong leads in Alwar & Ajmer, moves ahead in Mandalgarh

Jaipur, Feb 1, The Congress was maintaining a significant lead in Alwar and Ajmer parliamentary seats in Rajasthan and it moved ahead in Mandalgarh assembly seat where the BJP was leading initially, as per trends available in the counting of votes for the bypolls. In Alwar, Congress candidate Karan Singh Yadav was leading by 39,826 votes

Tremors jolt Rajasthan, measured 6.2 on the Richter scale

Tremors jolt Rajasthan

Rajasthan was rocked by an earthquake on Wednesday for around 10-12 seconds. There was no loss of life or property.According to met department officials, the earthquake, measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale, was felt at 12.36 p.m. People in Jaipur, Jodhpur, Alwar, Udaipur, Bharatpur and many other cities experienced the tremors and came out of

Rajasthan police send weapons of Punjab cops to forensic lab

Rajasthan police send weapons of Punjab cops to forensic lab

Rajay Deep Chandigarh Weapons of Punjab cops: Amid the family members of infamous gangster Harjinder Singh Bhullar alias Vicky Gaunder accused Punjab Police of killing him and his two associates including Prema Lahoria in a fake encounter, Rajasthan Police have procured all weapons of the team involved in operation to verify the sequence of operation.

'Padmaavat' not screened in Rajasthan amid Karni Sena shutdown

‘Padmaavat’ not screened in Rajasthan amid Karni Sena shutdown

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s “Padmaavat” was not screened in Rajasthan on Thursday amid a shutdown called by the Shree Rajput Karni Sena, whose activists held rallies and protests in several cities and towns against the film.The movie wasn’t screened in around 179 screens. The Karni Sena took out a bike rally in Jaipur where its members were

SC to hear plea of Rajasthan, MP against Padmaavat release

SC to hear plea of Rajasthan, MP against Padmaavat release

Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh today moved the Supreme Court seeking recall of its January 18 order by which controversial Bollywood movie “Padmaavat’ was allowed to be released in theaters across India on January 25. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud agreed to hear tomorrow the

Rajput community hold protest against ‘Padmaavat’ in Rajasthan Jaipur

Rajput community hold protest against ‘Padmaavat’ in Rajasthan Jaipur. Rajput community members today held protest in Rajasthan’s Chittorgarh against Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s controversial film ‘Padmaavat’, demanding a complete ban on its release.The Rajputs, along with other community members, staged a sit-in protest near Rithola crossing on the Udaipur-Ahmedabad highway by blocking it for nearly half-an-hour,

Normal life affected by shutdown in Rajasthan towns

Jaipur, Jan 12, Normal life was affected on Friday in Kota, Bundi, Jhalawar and Itawa in Rajasthan due to a shutdown called by right-wing bodies, including the Vishwa Hindu Parishad and Bajrang Dal, to protest against police lathi charge in Bundi last week. Schools, colleges, petrol pumps and shops were closed, with police keeping a

Expect no compromise: Karni Sena on ‘Padmavat’

Expect no compromise: Karni Sena on ‘Padmavat’. The Shree Rajput Karni Sena on Wednesday asserted that it will not reach a compromise with the makers of “Padmavat”, and called for a “janata curfew” whenever the Sanjay Leela Bhansali directorial is released. Karni Sena chief Lokendra Singh Kalvi, who is leading the protest against the movie,

Brahmagupta-II gave ‘law of gravity’ before Newton: Rajasthan minister

Brahmagupta-II gave ‘law of gravity’ before Newton: Rajasthan minister. Rajasthan education minister Vasudev Devnani has said Brahmagupta-II discovered the law of gravity before Isaac Newton. Speaking during a programme at the Rajasthan University in Jaipur on Monday, he asserted that Brahmagupta-II came up with the gravitation law a thousand years ago.  “We all have studied

Swaraj helps Rajasthan girl get US visa for higher studies

Swaraj helps Rajasthan girl get US visa for higher studies

Swaraj helps Rajasthan girl get US visa higher studies: A major hurdle in the dream of a 17- year-old girl to pursue her higher education in the USA was cleared after Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj intervened to facilitate in getting her visa confirmed from the US Embassy. The visa was confirmed yesterday after

Top 5 Scooters Launched

Top 5 Scooters Launched in 2017

We take a look at the five most interesting scooters launched in India in 2017Okinawa Praise – Rs 59,899 (ex-showroom Delhi) Okinawa, the Rajasthan-based electric two-wheeler manufacturer, launched a new electric scooter, the Praise, which is priced at Rs 59,899 (ex-showroom Delhi). On the design front, it is a clear standout with its sporty and

Bus falls off Rajasthan bridge, kills 30

A bus carrying passengers fell off a bridge into a river in Sawai Madhopur’s Dubi on Saturday morning, in which at least 30 people were killed while many others injured . The injured have been admitted to a nearby hospital. “Total 30 bodies have been recovered so far. Rescue operation is underway to find any survivors,”

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