Curfew relaxed in Bikaner

Curfew was on Monday relaxed for four and half hours even as tension continued to prevail in violence-hit Sridungargarh here, an official said.

Tension in Bikaner town

Members of two communities clashed during a religious procession in Dungarpur here, prompting authorities to clamp indefinite curfew in the area.

82-year-old woman dies after performing 'Santhara'

Amid the controversy over 'Santhara', an 82-year-old woman, who publicly resumed the Jain religious ritual of voluntary fast unto death after the Supreme Court stayed ban on it by the Rajasthan High Court, passed away here on Saturday.

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.

Heavy rains lash parts of Rajasthan

Due to aggressive South West monsoon, heavy rains on Friday lashed parts of Rajasthan especially western districts of Jodhpur division with Bikaner recording maximum rainfall of 44.4 mm in last 24 hours, a MeT official said.

3 killed, 5 injured in train-jeep collision

Three people were killed and five others injured when the jeep they were travelling in rammed into a running passenger train at an unmanned railway crossing in Avadoot Ashram area here, a railway official said today.

Monsoon likely to enter Rajasthan by June end

Monsoon is expected to hit Rajasthan between June 25 and July first week, even as parts of the state have been receiving rainfall in past one week due to pre-monsoon activity, Met office said here on Monday.

Father, son killed in road mishap in Raj village

A 35-year-old man and his son were crushed to death when their tractor turned turtle at Dantour village, 130 kms from Bikaner, police said here on Monday.

Bikaner prison inmates enrol for IGNOU courses

 Inmates of Bikaner Jail have shown good response to the opening of new IGNOU study centre in the campus where 45 prisoners have enrolled themselves in the first batch of different programmes including MBA and Human Rights.

Heatwave continues in parts of Rajasthan

Heatwave conditions prevailed on Wednesday in several areas of Rajasthan forcing people to stay indoors.

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.

Seven killed in separate road mishaps in Rajasthan

 Seven persons including a woman were on Wednesday killed and as many were injured in three separate road mishaps in Rajasthan.

BSF DG expresses concern over heart attack cases among Jawans

BSF Director General Devendra Kumar Pathak on Sunday expressed concern over increasing cases of heart attack among the Jawans of Border Security Force and suggested them to take care of their dietary habits.

Former Rajasthan Minister Dula Ram Nayak passes away

Former Rajasthan Minister Dula Ram Nayak died in Sriganganagar district here.

Mercury continues to rise in Rajasthan, Mt Abu coldest at 6.2 deg C

With mercury rising above normal in plains in Rajasthan, Mount Abu in the hills was the coldest place in the state with a minimum temperature of 6.2 degrees Celsius last night, a MeT report said on Sunday.

Swine flu claims 5 more lives, death toll reaches 67 in Rajasthan

Five more persons on Wednesday succumbed to swine flu in Rajasthan, taking the toll to 67 this year, a top official of the state medical and health directorate said here.

Cold conditions revive in Rajasthan

After two days of respite, mild cold wave conditions revived in northwest Rajasthan with fog in adjoining states disrupting rail services.

Icy cold winds sweep Rajasthan; Churu, Bikaner shiver at 4.4 deg C

Icy winds and dense fog today affected road and rail services in Rajasthan, throwing normal life out of gear at several places even as people in Churu and Bikaner shivered at 4.4 degrees Celsius.

Swine flu claims 2 more deaths in Rajasthan

Swine flu claimed two more lives here, taking the toll of the disease to 9 in Rajasthan.

Two die of swine flu in Rajasthan

Two women succumbed to swine flu in Rajasthan on Thursday, health officials said.