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Rajasthan colleges told to set up anti-ragging panels


September 11th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 11 (IANS) Rajasthan government has directed all government colleges in the state to form anti-ragging committees to curb harassment of junior students, officials said Tuesday.A committee at ... Read more...

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Five held with fake amulet in Delhi


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Five people, including a woman, were arrested in Delhi for cheating several people of crores of rupees on pretext of providing them a non-existent amulet ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha passes bill for AIIMS-like institutes


August 30th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Amid slogans demanding the prime minister's resignation over coal block allocations, the Lok Sabha Thursday passed a bill to set up more AIIMS-like institutes ... Read more...

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Captive sailor’s family pleads with government


August 9th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 9 (IANS) The parents of 22-year-old sailor Aman Kumar, held captive by Somali pirates for the last 20 months, made a plea to the government Thursday to ensure ... Read more...

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People protest power tariff hike in Rajasthan


August 9th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 9 (IANS) People in Rajasthan are up in arms against the hike in power tariff saying it would put more burden on them, especially at a time of ... Read more...

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Rajasthan to offer houses to urban poor


August 9th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 8 (IANS) The Rajasthan cabinet Wednesday gave approval to various proposals, including related to execution of a housing scheme for urban poor and establishment of universities in the ... Read more...

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Two BSF men injured in training accident


August 7th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 7 (IANS) Two Border Security Force (BSF) personnel were seriously wounded Tuesday after a hand grenade exploded at a firing range in Rajasthan's Jodhpur district during training, police ... Read more...

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Rajasthan youth refuses to marry minor, moves court


July 21st, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, July 21 (IANS) An 18-year-old youth approached a court here against his parents, who he claimed were forcing him to marry a minor girl against his wish, police said ... Read more...

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FBI confirms bones collected from canal are Bhanwari Devi’s


July 5th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, July 5 (IANS) A Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) report stating that the bones collected from a canal in a rural area here by the CBI were of abducted ... Read more...

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Rajasthan villagers toil to harvest rainwater (Letter from Rajasthan)


July 3rd, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Barmer (Rajasthan), July 3 (IANS) Residents of two villages surrounded by deserts in Rajasthan's Barmar district are toiling hard day and night, digging up water storage facilities like ponds and ... Read more...

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Another Rajasthan woman wants annulment of child marriage


June 27th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 27 (IANS) Another woman in Rajasthan has requested the authorities to annul her marriage which was solemnised when she was a child and sought permission to live with ... Read more...

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Candid maternity talk with men - from behind veil (Feature, With Images)


May 4th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Beh Charan (Rajasthan), May 4 (IANS) "Did your prasav (delivery) go off well this time?" "Was the jaapa (birth) without any problems?" These are questions that a male health worker ... Read more...

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Two cases of suicide in Gurgaon


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 2 (IANS) In two separate incidents of suicide here, a senior official with a private firm jumped from the fourth floor of a building while an executive with ... Read more...

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A dai steps toward ensuring safe motherhood in Rajasthan (With images)


May 1st, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beh Charan (Rajasthan), May 1 (IANS) She has assisted in the birth of almost the entire village population. At 65, Charki Devi, a dai or midwife in a Rajasthan village, ... Read more...

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Parliament passes IIT bill


April 30th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Parliament Monday passed a bill which will make the six new Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) capable of granting degrees to the engineers that pass ... Read more...

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Spice Board to set up 10 parks for Rs.167 crore


April 8th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) The Spice Board of India will set up 10 parks at different places across the country this year, investing Rs.167 crore, to benefit producers and ... Read more...

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Missing nurse case committed to trial, to start April 2


March 27th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, March 27 (IANS) Seven accused in the case of missing nurse Bhanwari Devi, including sacked Rajasthan minister Mahipal Maderna and Congress legislator Malkhan Singh Bishnoi, were produced in a ... Read more...

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Bhanwari case: Court seeks action against threats to CBI


February 27th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Feb 27 (IANS) The Rajasthan High Court Monday sought an explanation from the state government and directed it to take action on the CBI allegations that investigators and witnesses ... Read more...

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Battered Rajasthan boy given security


February 26th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Feb 26 (IANS) Hospital authorities here have provided security to a three-year-old boy who is battling for life after his alcoholic step father beat him up brutally, hospital sources ... Read more...

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One killed in Pakistan as militants attack rail tracks


February 25th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 25 (IANS) At least one person was killed and train services were affected in Pakistan's Sindh province as rail tracks in many places were blown up by unidentified ... Read more...

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Boy burnt with cigarettes, beaten, clawed by stepfather


February 24th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Feb 24 (IANS) A three-year-old boy is struggling for life at a government hospital in Rajasthan after his alcoholic stepfather put burning cigarettes on his face, beat him up ... Read more...

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Protests against ‘harassment’ of Congress legislator’s mother


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Feb 3 (IANS) Hundreds of people from the Bishnoi community took out a rally here Friday in protest against the alleged harassment of a Congress legislator's 80-year-old mother by ... Read more...

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Six AIIMS-like institutions by end-2013: Azad


February 2nd, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Wednesday said that the six All India Institute of Medical Sciences-like institutions across India will be ready by end of ... Read more...

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BSF camel band to enthral R-Day parade


January 24th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Playing bugles and trumpets in tune with the tinkling bells of their camels, the big moustachioed and royally dressed Border Security Force (BSF) troopers ... Read more...

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Court extends custody of ex-Rajasthan minister


January 20th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Jan 20 (IANS) A court Friday extended till Feb 3 the judicial custody of sacked Rajasthan minister Mahipal Maderna, arrested for his alleged role in the disappearance of nurse ... Read more...

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Bhanwari case: Judicial custody of five extended till Jan 30


January 16th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Jan 16 (IANS) A court here Monday extended till Jan 30 the judicial custody of Congress legislator Malkhan Singh Bishnoi and four others, arrested in the missing nurse Bhanwari ... Read more...

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Second case of rats mutilation in Rajasthan


January 14th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 13 (IANS) Tension flared up in Rajasthan's Beawar town Friday after the dead body of a woman was nibbled on by rats at the mortuary of a government ... Read more...

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Bhanwari was killed at politician’s behest, says CBI


January 10th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 10 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday confirmed before the Rajasthan High Court that missing nurse Bhanwari Devi was killed at the behest of a politician, ... Read more...

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Missing nurse case: CBI quizzes Maderna in jail


January 3rd, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Jan 3 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday quizzed sacked Rajasthan minister Mahipal Maderna in a jail here in the case of missing nurse Bhanwari Devi, sources ... Read more...

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Medical student suspended for ragging


January 3rd, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 3 (IANS) A senior medical college student was suspended in Rajasthan after some junior students accused him and his friends of ragging, an official said Tuesday.The alleged ragging ... Read more...

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Rajasthan legislator sent to CBI custody, suspended from Congress


December 20th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Dec 20 (IANS) A court here Tuesday sent Congress legislator Malkhan Singh Bishnoi, arrested after questioning in the missing nurse case, to custody of the Central Bureau of Investigation ... Read more...

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Missing nurse case: Congress legislator finally appears before CBI


December 19th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Dec 19 (IANS) Rajasthan Congress legislator Malkhan Singh Bishnoi finally appeared Monday before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for questioning in the case of missing nurse Bhanwari Devi ... Read more...

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Rajasthan Congress legislator to appear before CBI Saturday


December 16th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Dec 16 (IANS) Rajasthan Congress legislator Malkhan Singh Bishnoi is likely to appear before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) here Saturday after ignoring three summons served on him ... Read more...

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Missing nurse case: CBI searches legislator’s house


December 14th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Dec 14 (IANS) The CBI Wednesday searched some properties here belonging to Rajasthan Congress legislator Malkhan Singh Bishnoi as he continued to evade questioning in a case related to ... Read more...

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Missing nurse case: Congress legislator’s wife quizzed


December 6th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Dec 6 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday interrogated a Congress legislator's wife, Kamla Bishnoi, in the disappearance of nurse Bhanwari Devi who allegedly features on a ... Read more...

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