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Special police station to probe Rajasthan foeticide cases


September 17th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 17 (IANS) The Rajasthan government Monday announced it would set up a special police station in Jaipur to register and probe female foeticide and infanticide cases across the ... Read more...

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Rajasthan has a plan for minorities


September 9th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 9 (IANS) Despite the Sachar Committee Report of 2006 that showed that the literacy rate among Muslims being far lower than national average, and their representation in managerial ... Read more...

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Rajasthan’s interest subsidy for factories in backward areas


August 30th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 30 (IANS) Rajasthan Industries Minister Rajendra Pareek Thursday announced an interest subsidy of 200-300 basis points for small and medium enterprises that set units in the backward regions ... Read more...

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Rajasthan’s targets 400,000 new jobs this year


August 13th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 13 (IANS) The Rajasthan government is executing a major social uplift scheme covering both rural and urban areas to create at least 400,000 new jobs this fiscal, with ... Read more...

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Tiger cub spotted in Sariska


August 8th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 8 (IANS) A tigress in Rajasthan's Sariska Tiger Reserve has reportedly delivered a cub.On Tuesday, the tigress and the cub were captured on camera. This is encouraging news, ... Read more...

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Rajasthan school teacher beats kids, held


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 22 (IANS) A Rajasthan government school teacher was arrested Sunday for severely beating up a group of five children from nearby colonies for playing in the premises and ... Read more...

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Area around Keoladeo National Park declared ’silent zone’


July 20th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 20 (IANS) The Rajasthan government has declared the area surrounding the Keoladeo National Park as a 'silent zone' to provide a serene habitat to the park's birds, officials ... Read more...

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Mentally challenged girl electrocuted in Rajasthan


July 20th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 19 (IANS) A 20-year-old mentally challenged girl was electrocuted when she came in contact with a faulty air cooler at the government-run rehabilitation center here Thursday, police said.The ... Read more...

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Door-to-door garbage collection in 8 Rajasthan cities


July 5th, 2012 - 5:31 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 4 (IANS) The Rajasthan government Wednesday announced a door-to-door garbage collection policy for eight major cities, including Jaipur and Jodhpur."Private companies will be roped in for door-to-door garbage ... Read more...

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Rajasthan couple tries to bury new born girl alive


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 3 (IANS) Police are looking for the parents of a new-born girl who was rescued by some villagers in Rajasthan's Dausa district minutes before she was to be ... Read more...

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Girl foetus found abandoned in Rajasthan


June 16th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 16 (IANS) Another foetus of a girl was found abandoned by the road in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh town Saturday - the latest such incident in a state where the ... Read more...

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Accountant, wife booked for fraud


June 16th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 16 (IANS) Police Saturday registered a case against a former chief accounts officer and his wife for duping Rajasthan government's agency RIICO of lakhs of rupees, an official ... Read more...

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Body of day-old girl found in well in Rajasthan


June 12th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 12 (IANS) The body of a day-old girl was found dumped in a well in a village in Rajasthan's Bundi district, police said Tuesday.According to police, the body ... Read more...

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Apex court issues notice to Rajasthan on illegal mining


June 8th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the Rajasthan government on a petition alleging that despite a ban, illegal mining was continuing in the state's ... Read more...

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Apex court to hear plea on illegal mining in Rajasthan


June 5th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) An NGO moved the Supreme Court Tuesday seeking direction to the Rajasthan government to enforce a complete ban on mining activities in Alwar district as ... Read more...

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BJP meets president, demands Gujarat governor’s removal


May 30th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) delegation led by party president Nitin Gadkari met President Pratibha Devisingh Patil Wednesday and demanded the removal of Gujarat ... Read more...

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Five Rajasthan doctors booked for corruption


May 30th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 29 (IANS) The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Tuesday booked five senior Rajasthan government doctors for granting recognition to the nursing colleges which did not have standard facilities for the ... Read more...

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Apex court stays cancellation of Jaipur’s Jal Mahal lease (Lead)


May 25th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday stayed the Rajasthan High Court's order cancelling a resort company's 99-year lease to run the Mansagar Lake and Jal Mahal monument ... Read more...

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Apex court issues notices on Jaipur’s Jal Mahal lease


May 25th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notices to the Rajasthan government and others after the Jal Mahal Resorts Private Ltd. challenged the cancellation of its 99-year ... Read more...

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‘Satyameva Jayate’ inspires sarpanch to act against female foeticide


May 24th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 24 (IANS) Aamir Khan's highly acclaimed "Satyameva Jayate" has inspired a sarpanch in a Rajasthan village to register police cases against women and families who go for ... Read more...

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Post Aamir, Rajasthan for policy to save girl child


May 11th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 11 (IANS) The Rajasthan government Friday announced it will frame a 'girl policy' to check increasing number of female foeticide and infanticide cases.The decision is seen as ... Read more...

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Rajasthan cracks down on sonography centres


May 10th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 10 (IANS) The Rajasthan government Thursday cancelled licenses of six sonography centres here and issued notices to 24 others for their suspected involvement in female foeticide and ... Read more...

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Aamir Khan to meet Gehlot over female foeticide


May 9th, 2012 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 9 (IANS) Bollywood actor Aamir Khan is to meet Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot Wednesday in connection with female foeticide cases highlighted by the TV reality show ... Read more...

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Post ‘Satyamev Jayate’ Aamir to meet Gehlot


May 7th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 7 (IANS) Bollywood actor Aamir Khan is likely to meet Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday in connection with female foeticide cases highlighted by his TV ... Read more...

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SC impleads government on Pakistani virologist’s plea (Lead)


May 4th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday asked the central government to state its position on ailing Pakistani virologist Mohammad Khalil Chisty, who has sought permission to visit ... Read more...

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SC impleads government on Pakistani virologist’s plea


May 4th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday asked the central government to state its position on ailing Pakistani virologist Mohammad Khalil Chisty, who has sought permission to visit ... Read more...

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Rajasthan again transfers 26 police officers


April 30th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 30 (IANS) In a major reshuffle in the state police organisation, the Rajasthan government Monday transferred 26 Indian Police Service (IPS) officers, 14 of them for the second ... Read more...

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Bhanwari Devi case: CBI registers third chargesheet


April 21st, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Saturday filed the third chargesheet against four people in connection with the murder of Bhanwari Devi, a Jodhpur nurse ... Read more...

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Curb reporting on police probes, apex court urged (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Rajasthan government Thursday pleaded before the Supreme Court for restraining the media from reporting on matters related to police probes in criminal cases for ... Read more...

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Curb reporting on police probes, apex court urged


April 19th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Rajasthan government Thursday pleaded before the Supreme Court for restraining the media from reporting on matters related to police probes in criminal cases for ... Read more...

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Gehlot slams Modi, Jayalalithaa


April 16th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot Monday accused Gujarat and Tamil Nadu chief ministers of making "undignified comments" in their speeches at the chief ministers' ... Read more...

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Apex court grants bail to Chisti, appreciates India-Pakistan bonhomie (Lead)


April 9th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) "Let there be more such good news", the apex court commented Monday on the bonhomie between India and Pakistan during the visit of Pakistani ... Read more...

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Keep windows shut, shops closed: Ajmer residents told


April 8th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, April 8 (IANS) Residents whose houses face the dargah of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti have been asked to keep their windows shut while the Pakistan president is inside the ... Read more...

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Ajmer agog with impending Zardari visit


April 8th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, April 8 (IANS) Surrounded by the Aravali mountains, this pilgrim city of 800,000 people is agog this Sunday as its people eagerly looking forwrd to the visit of ... Read more...

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3,000 cops deployed at Ajmer shrine


April 7th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 7 (IANS) For Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's visit Sunday to the shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti in Ajmer, the Rajasthan government has deputed six superintendent of police ... Read more...

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