Cold waves continue in Rajasthan, claims one life

The cold weather in Rajasthan continued to affect normal lives where over nine trains were delayed and a man was found dead on Thursday, Met reports said.

Cold wave sweeps Rajasthan, Mount Abu shivers at 1 deg C

Cold conditions continued to affect normal life in Rajasthan where over 14 passenger trains were running late due to fog even as Mount Abu shivered at a low of 1 degree Celsius.

IAF to hold marathon to remember martyrs of Battle of Longewala

The Indian Air Force will organise a marathon on December 13-14 to celebrate the grit displayed by the Indian armed forces personnel in the Battle of Longewala, one of the first major contests between the armies of India and Pakistan during the 1971 war and an inspiring tale of courage in the face of insurmountable odds.

Woman commits suicide, body found in a pond in Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer: A 35-year-old woman today allegedly committed suicide and her body was found by the locals in the famous tourist spot Gardisar-Talab pond here, police said.

Cold winds sweep Rajasthan, Ganganagar coldest at 10.7 deg C

Northerly cold winds swept parts of Rajasthan marking the commencement of winter season with mercury plummeting by one to four degrees C at many places, a MeT report said on Monday.

5 things you must do in Jaisalmer
5 things you must do in Jaisalmer

Rama Sreekant

Be mesmerised by the grandeur and splendor of the Jaisalmer fort, eat some bhaang chocolates, visit a ghost town...Rama Sreekant tells you what to do when in the Golden City.

Jaisalmer Fort

Drought forcing villagers to migrate from Rajathan border district

Drought-like conditions are forcing villagers residing along the India-Pakistan border in the desert state of Rajasthan to migrate in search of greener pastures. If local NGOs are to be believed, over 100 villages situated in Barmer district are facing a severe water and fodder crisis.

Three bodies buried in 2012 to be exhumed for post-mortem

Three unidentified bodies, which have been buried since 2012, will be exhumed for post-mortem, as per a High Court directive.

10 killed in Rajasthan bus accident

Ten people were killed and 36 injured in Rajasthan Sunday when a bus carrying pilgrims collided head on with a truck, police said.

Youth electrocuted in Jaisalmer

A 24-year-old youth was electrocuted when he came in contact with live wire at Kanod village, 40 km from Jaisalmer, prompting protests by locals, police said Monday.

Former BJP MLA injured in Jaisalmer

A former BJP MLA was injured in a road accident near Bhatiyana village here, police said on Saturday.

Gang of cable dacoits busted, seven arrested in Jaisalmer

Police has busted a gang of dacoits who indulged in theft of cable wires and other equipments from a wind mill company here, police said on Sunday.

`Maha-mratyunjya yagya` for Jaswant in Jaisalmer

Scores of people on Sunday began a "mahamratyunjya yaga" at Mukteshwar Mahadev Temple for the fast recovery of their leader and former NDA Minister Jaswant Singh.

Ban on use of Pak SIM card extended in Jaisalmer till Dec 3

Expressing concern over mobile signal spillover from Pakistan in the border district, the Collector has extended ban on use of Pakistani SIM card here till December 3, an official said today.

Pak couple waiting for visa for their son born at Jaisalmer

Having denied permission to board the Thar Express at Rajasthan`s Munabao three days ago with their newborn, a Pakistani couple was still waiting for a visa for their 14-day-old son, family sources said.

Jaswant Singh slams `fake` BJP over ticket denial, supporters attack party office in Jaisalmer

After BJP denied a ticket from Barmer Lok Sabha constituency to Jaswant Singh, senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader`s supporters on Saturday went on a rampage and vandalised the party office in Jaisalmer, reports said.

AC special train for Jaisalmer

In order to clear extra rush of passengers, Northern Railway will run an AC special train between Sarai Rohilla here and Jaisalmer on February 11.

Man killed in scrap blast in Bikaner

One person was killed and another got injured in a scrap blast today on a highway in Bikaner, police said.

Dinosaurs` foot-prints found in Jaisalmer

A team of foreign and Indian scientists have spotted the foot-prints of Dinosaurs at Thaiat village in Jaisalmer district, the sources said on Monday.

Night curfew along Indo-Pak border extended by 2 months

Night curfew in areas along the Indo-Pak border here in the district has been extended by two months in view of infiltration and smuggling attempts from across the border.