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PM Narendra Modi to visit Jhunjhunu for pan-India launch of 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' program

PM Narendra Modi to visit Jhunjhunu for pan-India launch of 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' program

PM Modi will inaugurate the pan-India expansion of 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' program from 161 to 640 districts all over the country.

Mar 08, 2018, 08:24 AM IST
Rajasthan farmers protest on Jaipur-Sikar highway, over 5,000 vehicles stuck for hours

Rajasthan farmers protest on Jaipur-Sikar highway, over 5,000 vehicles stuck for hours

The protest brought the highway to a standstill with nearly 5,000 vehicles stuck in the jam for several hours. 

Feb 23, 2018, 07:41 AM IST
Sikar farmers call off 13-day agitation after Rajasthan govt announces debt waiver

Sikar farmers call off 13-day agitation after Rajasthan govt announces debt waiver

Hundreds of farmers in Rajasthan's Sikar have suspended their 13-day long agitation after the state’s Vasundhara Raje government waived off debts of around 50,000 farmers.

Sep 14, 2017, 09:46 AM IST
Rajasthan ATS nabs man for suspected ISIS links from Chennai

Rajasthan ATS nabs man for suspected ISIS links from Chennai

The Rajasthan Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) on Tuesday arrested a person from Chennai over alleged ISIS links.The ATS team arrested the suspect for allegedly transferring funds to ISIS module.

Jul 04, 2017, 11:03 AM IST

Traders' strike against GST evokes mixed response in Rajasthan

Trader association spokesperson Arun Agrawal said the traders were against the "excessive tax slabs" and "complex processes" under the GST regime.

Jun 30, 2017, 16:15 PM IST

Four killed in accident in Sikar

Four persons were today killed in a collision between a van and a jeep in Sikar district of Rajasthan.

May 09, 2017, 13:17 PM IST

Rajasthan's Sikar tense after clash: Sec 144 imposed, mobile internet suspended

Prohibitory orders under Section 144 of CrPC were imposed and mobile internet services were suspended today in Sikar district of Rajasthan following a scuffle between a group of youngsters.

Mar 31, 2017, 15:42 PM IST

Rajasthan ATS arrests ISIS operative Jamil Ahemad from Sikar

The anti-terrorist squad of Rajasthan has arrested an alleged Islamic State operative in Sikar district who was involved in collecting and transferring funds for the terror organisation from Dubai.

Nov 16, 2016, 22:31 PM IST

Sailor commits suicide in Maharashtra

A sailor allegedly committed suicide at his base in Maharashtra`s Lonavla town on Friday, a defence statement said.

Oct 14, 2016, 21:15 PM IST

Jaipur: BMW driven by MLA's son crushes 3 to death

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Jul 02, 2016, 16:17 PM IST

Slight respite from cold in Raj, Mt Abu coldest at 2.4 deg C

Severe cold wave abated over Rajasthan due to rise in mercury at all places while the sole hill station Mount Abu recorded the lowest temperature of 2.4

Dec 18, 2015, 16:17 PM IST

Anna Hazare receives threat letter

Hazare supporter informed police that a man riding a scooter had dropped the letter containing the alleged threat.

Oct 11, 2015, 00:22 AM IST
Rajasthan govt to undertake water conservation programme

Rajasthan govt to undertake water conservation programme

Rajasthan government has decided to undertake water conservation programme using rain-water harvesting techniques for villages reeling under drinking water shortage.

Aug 27, 2015, 08:43 AM IST

One killed as rains trigger flood-like situation in Sikar

An 18-year-old boy drowned in the inundated basement of a house on Thursday as heavy rains triggered flood-like situation in Sikar district.

Jul 09, 2015, 14:54 PM IST

Rajasthan: Six-year-old girl falls into borewell, rescue operation underway

A seven-year old girl on Saturday fell into a borewell in Rajasthan`s Sikar district.

Jun 27, 2015, 19:21 PM IST

Nine Dalits injured in attack in Sikar

Nine Dalit people were on Tuesday injured after members of an OBC community attacked them over a land-related old dispute in Sikar district of Rajasthan.

Jun 09, 2015, 22:11 PM IST

30-year-old woman raped by police constable in Rajasthan

A 30-year-old woman was allegedly raped by a police constable in Sikar district of Rajasthan, police said on Saturday.

Apr 18, 2015, 18:43 PM IST

Vedanta college completes 20 years educating Rajasthan's girl child

Hindustan Zinc, a part of the Vedanta Group, has completed 20 years of its initiative in Rajasthan's Sikar district to educate the girl child from rural areas in the vicinity, managing to change the lives of some 3,000 such undeprivileged students.

Apr 08, 2015, 12:19 PM IST

Illegal mining cost Rs 149 cr in Sikar district: CAG report

 Rajasthan mining department did not take stringent action against illegal mining in the state, resulting in illegal extraction of 80.34 lakh MT of masonry stone, costing Rs 149 crore alone in Sikar district, the CAG report said.

Mar 25, 2015, 21:42 PM IST

12 more die of swine flu in Rajasthan, toll crosses 100

Swine flu has claimed 12 more lives in parts of Rajasthan in the last 48 hours, taking the death toll to 104 this year, an official of state Medical and Health Department said today.

Feb 10, 2015, 16:36 PM IST