Three Pakistani boys held in Jaisalmer, to be sent back home

Three Pakistani boys, who were held by BSF near the border here in Rajasthan after they crossed into the Indian territory, will be sent back to their country by tomorrow, an official said on Wednesday.

Oil India gets green nod to produce 1 mmscmd gas in Jaisalmer

State-run Oil India Ltd has got environment clearance for drilling 20 wells in three blocks in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan for production of 1 mmscmd gas at an estimated cost of Rs 96 crore.

Pakistan's plot to poison water bodies in India! Details inside
Pakistan's plot to poison water bodies in India! Details inside

The border areas of Rajasthan are on alert these days. Not for infiltrators from across the border but for Pakistan's reported plans to poison water bodies there.

Rakhi remains 'painful' affair for Bhil community

 Raksha Bandhan for the Bhil community, which has seen large-scale migration from Pakistan in the last few years, remains an affair of longing as brothers and sisters separated by the borders don't get to meet each other on the day.

Ramdev to hold Yoga camp for BSF jawans in Jaisalmer

Yoga guru Ramdev will hold a special yoga camp here next month for BSF Jawans and officials.

BSF steps up vigil along Indo-Pak border in Rajasthan

Ahead of Independence Day anniversary celebrations, the Border Security Force has put in additional resources to step up vigil on the Indo-Pak border along the Rajasthan frontier.

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.

IAF's unmanned aircraft crashes in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer

An unmanned aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) today crashed near the Jaisalmer airbase after engine failure but there was no collateral damage on the ground.

Anti-tank missile tested from helicopter platform

In fresh trials, India has test-fired its indigenously developed Nag anti-tank guided missile, which can hit a target up to seven km, from a helicopter at a firing range in Jaisalmer in Rajasthan.

Pakistan removes camera along India-Pakistan border

Pakistan has reportedly removed cameras in Jaisalmer along India-Pakistan border

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.