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Rest of India favourites to defend Irani Cup (Preview)


September 20th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 20 (IANS) With the cricketing attention firmly on the Twenty20 World Cup in Sri Lanka, a truncated Rajasthan, the reigning Ranji Trophy champions, take on Rest of India ... Read more...

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Mumbai celebrates Ganesh festival


September 19th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Mumbai Wednesday welcomed its favourite elephant-headed Lord Ganesh as the 10-day Ganpati festival began here amid tight security.The 'aarti' and 'sthapan puja' (devotional worship) were held ... Read more...

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Bombay HC upholds ban on gutka, pan masala


September 17th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) In a major victory for the Maharashtra government, the Bombay High Court Saturday upheld its decision to ban tobacco flavoured gutka and pan masala in the ... Read more...

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Drought hit areas to get over Rs.800 crore: Pawar


September 12th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The central government Wednesday said it will allocate over Rs.800 crore for drinking water, extend the limit of the rural job plan by an additional ... Read more...

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Youth kills girl friend, commits suicide


September 11th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 10 (IANS) A youth in Rajasthan's Sikar district Monday shot dead his 20-year old girlfriend and then himself over their strained relationship, police said.The girl was being pressurized ... Read more...

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59.31 mn subscribers opted for MNP till July: TRAI


September 9th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The total number of subscribers opting for mobile number portability (MNP) has risen to 59.31 million, with Karnataka receiving the maximum number of 7.2 million ... Read more...

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Mother for mercy killing of two kids


September 5th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 5 (IANS) Failing to get financial assistance for the treatment of her two paralytic children, a woman in Rajasthan has written to the state government seeking permission for ... Read more...

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Cancelling coal blocks impossible: Congress


September 5th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Congress-led UPA government Wednesday kept up its offensive against BJP's charges of corruption in the allocation of coal blocks, saying cancelling the ... Read more...

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13-year-old Delhi girl rescued from human traffickers


September 5th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 5 (IANS) Police Wednesday rescued a 13-year-old girl in Rajasthan's Alwar district and arrested two men who had brought her from Delhi to sell her, officials said.The two ... Read more...

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Sachin Pilot to join Territorial Army


September 5th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Congress leader and Minister of State for Communications and IT Sachin Pilot is set to be commissioned into the Territorial Army (TA) as an officer ... Read more...

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Driver arrested for molesting French tourist


September 4th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 4 (IANS) A 30-year-old taxi driver was arrested Tuesday for allegedly molesting a French tourist in Rajasthan's Jhunjhunu district, police said.The 35-year-old woman, whose name is being withheld, ... Read more...

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For me, story of ‘Chalo Dilli’ has ended: Shashank Shah


September 3rd, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) "Chalo Dilli" director Shashank Shah is clueless about any sequel to the film and says that, for him, the story ended with the original movie ... Read more...

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Blinded by light, this family sees no hope


September 2nd, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jhunjhunu (Rajasthan), Sep 2 (IANS) Darkness has become a life-long curse for two generations of a family in a Rajasthan village. This family has 15 members, including eight children, who ... Read more...

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Sonia visits Jaipur areas devastated by heavy rains


August 30th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 30 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance chairperson Sonia Gandhi arrived here Thursday and met people who were affected by heavy rains and are living in relief camps, officials ... Read more...

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Sonia attacks BJP, says debate issues in parliament (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Barmer (Rajasthan), Aug 30 (IANS) UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi Thursday took head-on BJP's threat of taking the coal blocks allocation issue to the streets.She lashed out at the party ... Read more...

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Bajrangi said he felt like Rana Pratap after Naroda killings


August 29th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 29 (IANS) Babu Bajrangi, the Bajrang Dal leader convicted by a Gujarat court Wednesday in the massacre of 97 Muslims in the Naroda Patiya case, had been ... Read more...

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FIR against Sikar government hospital head


August 28th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 27 (IANS) A FIR was lodged against a superintendent of a government hospital for alleged negligence after a 23-year old woman and her newly-born daughter died Monday in ... Read more...

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Heavy rains increase water in Himachal’s Pong dam


August 25th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 25 (IANS) Heavy rainfall in Himachal Pradesh has further increased the water level in the Pong dam, which meets the irrigation requirements of Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan, dam ... Read more...

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56 percent drop in HIV infections since 2000


August 24th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The number of new annual HIV infections has declined by around 56 percent during the last decade in the country, the Lok Sabha was informed ... Read more...

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PM ready for reply on coal blocks: Congress


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) With the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) insisting on his resignation over faulty coal blocks allocation, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is ready to make a ... Read more...

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Land takeover begins for Delhi-Mumbai corridor


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Five of the six states through which the proposed $100 billion Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) would pass, have started the process of land acquisition, Minister ... Read more...

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Himachal hydropower plants remain shut for third day


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 22 (IANS) The Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd's 1,500 MW Nathpa Jhakri Power Project and Jaypee Karcham Hydro Corp. Ltd's 1,000 MW Karcham Wangtoo Hydroelectric Project in Himachal ... Read more...

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Coal auction was opposed by five states, says minister


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government has always favoured auctioning coal blocks, but the idea was "strongly protested" by five states then ruled by ... Read more...

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Four killed in two Rajasthan road accidents


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 21 (IANS) Four people were killed, while another was seriously injured when in two separate accidents in Rajasthan's Sirohi district and Jaipur Tuesday, police said.According to police, the ... Read more...

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Six killed in road accident on Delhi-Jaipur highway


August 21st, 2012 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 21 (IANS) At least six people including a child were killed and seven others injured in a road accident Tuesday when a Bolero car collided with a Canter ... Read more...

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Posts for SCs, STs lie vacant in central universities


August 20th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Even as the government is pushing for affirmative action for the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and the Scheduled Tribes (STs) in the field of education, most ... Read more...

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Ten students held for stoning Rajasthan BJP leader’s house


August 19th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 19 (IANS) Ten students were arrested Sunday in connection with stone hurling at the house of former Rajasthan minister and BJP legislator Rajendra Rathore immediately after the ... Read more...

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Two more children drown in pond in Rajasthan


August 19th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 19 (IANS) Two boys drowned while swimming in an overflowing pond in Rajasthan's Rajsamand district Sunday, police said. This takes to eight the number of deaths in similar ... Read more...

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Peeved soldier refuses to end tower-top protest


August 19th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) An army soldier who climbed a 200-feet-high mobile phone signal tower here three days ago had not yet come down even Sunday, despite repeated appeals ... Read more...

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Two boys drown in pond in Rajasthan


August 18th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 18 (IANS) Two young boys were drowned while they were swimming in an overflowing pond in Rajasthan's Nagaur district Saturday, police said.According to the police, the incident occurred ... Read more...

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Child marriages rampant in Odisha, says survey


August 17th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 17 (IANS) About six per cent of rural women in Odisha get married below the legal age of 18, according to a latest government survey released here Friday.The ... Read more...

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Child marriages are rampant in Odisha, says health survey


August 17th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 17 (IANS) About six per cent of rural women in Odisha get married earlier than the legal age of 18, according to the latest government survey released ... Read more...

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Gehlot highlights welfare schemes on I-Day


August 15th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, August 15 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Independence Day Wednesday said his government is committed to the welfare of people in every section of the society."My government's ... Read more...

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KSCA XI annex Darashah trophy


August 14th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 14 (IANS) KSCA XI emerged champions in the Shafi Darashah All-India invitational cricket tournament when they took a decisive first innings lead against Mumbai Cricket Association as the ... Read more...

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‘On Delhi streets, Aug 15 means better business’


August 14th, 2012 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Even as the country celebrates 65th Independence Day in gusto and patriotic fervour Wednesday, there are many on capital's streets who see the day as ... Read more...

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