Teacher dies while charging mobile phone in Jaisalmer

A 35-year-old government primary teacher was electrocuted while charging his mobile phone in a temple near Raiko-ki-Dhani in Jaisalmer district, police said on Sunday.

Khap panchayat strikes again: Mobile phones use banned for girls in Barmer

A khap panchayat in the Barmer district of Rajasthan has allegedly issued a diktat, banning girls of the village from using mobile phones and social media.

25-year-old man awarded life sentence in rape-murder case in Jaisalmer

A 25-year-old man has been awarded life imprisonment for raping and murdering a girl in Bahala village here in 2011.

At least 15 live hand grenades recovered in Rajasthan

Fifteen live hand grenades have been recovered from pasture land at Gomet village near Jaisalmer, police said on Tuesday.

Undertrial commits suicide in Jaisalmer jail

A 25-year-old undertrial inmate at the Jaisalmer prison on Sunday allegedly committed suicide in the jail lavatory, officials said here.

Two drug smugglers arrested near Jaisalmer

Two alleged narcotic drug smugglers, accused in a case of heroin seizure and on the run since 2012, were arrested from the border area of the city, police said on Saturday.

Two killed in Jaisalmer as wall collapses due to rain

Two brothers were killed when rear wall of a hotel on Mardarsa road here collapsed on a confectionery factory, where the duo was working, police said on Friday.

Four arrested in Rajasthan for smuggling camels

Four people have been arrested here for allegedly smuggling 16 camels to a slaughter house in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Saturday.

Heatwave affects normal life in Rajasthan

Heatwave conditions continued to prevail in Rajasthan with maximum temperatures hovering between 41 and 45 degrees Celsius -- almost 2-4 degrees above normal, weather officials said on Tuesday.

Heat wave continues in Rajasthan; Jaisalmer hottest at 45.8 degree C

Heat wave continued to affect normal life in parts of Rajasthan on Monday with mercury touching 45.8 degrees Celsius in Jaisalmer.

Heatwave conditions prevail in Rajasthan

Residents in Rajasthan sweated it out with mercury in Jaisalmer touching 46.5 degree Celsius mark.

Heat wave continues in Rajasthan; Bundi hottest at 44.6 degrees Celsius

 Severe heat wave conditions continued to prevail in Rajasthan on Friday as Bundi experienced the hottest day of the season with a maximum temperature of 44.6 degrees Celsius, a MeT report said.

Seven killed, 18 injured in separate road mishaps in Rajasthan

Seven persons were killed and 18 others injured in separate road accidents in Rajasthan's Churu and Jaisalmer districts, police said Tuesday.

Mercury crosses 40-degree Celsius mark in north India

Heat wave-like conditions prevailed at several places across the country as the mercury crossed the 40-degree Celsius mark in various cities including the national capital with the temperature likely to rise in coming days.

BSF lodges protest over suspected Pak UAV snooping in west region

A suspected unmanned air vehicle (UAV) has been sighted along the Indo-Pak border in the western region during the recent days following which BSF on Sunday lodged a strong protest with Pakistani Rangers.

Pakistan drone spotted spying on Indian territory in Jaisalmer: Sources

Pakistan drone has been spotted secretly spying on Indian territory in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan.

Cyber criminal arrested in Rajasthan

Rajasthan police have arrested an alleged cyber criminal for cheating people by extracting debit card pin codes and using it for online shopping here, police said today.

Army diffuses 10 live bombs in Rajasthan

Army disposed of ten live bombs recovered from a junk yard at Nachana area of Jaisalmer district, a senior official said on Sunday.

Army conducts fire power display at Pokhran

The Indian Army conducted a fire power display at Pokhran in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan showcasing its capabilities, proficiency and preparedness.

Three arrested for arson at solar plant in Rajasthan

Three persons have been arrested for allegedly opening fire and indulging in arson at a solar power plant here earlier this week, police said on Thursday.