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10 killed, 25 injured in Rajasthan bus collision


September 11th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 10 (IANS) Ten people were killed while at least 25 others were injured when two buses collided head-on in Rajasthan's Udaipur district Monday, police said.The accident took place ... Read more...

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Udaipur’s vintage Rolls-Royce wins US trophy (With Images)


August 20th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) Arvind Singh Mewar of the erstwhile royal family of Udaipur has become the first Indian to win at the 62nd Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance event with ... Read more...

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Rajasthan woman sells son for Rs.40,000, held


August 9th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 9 (IANS) A woman, her husband and two others were arrested Thursday for selling her new-born son for Rs.40,000 in Rajathan's Sriganganagar town, police said.Sandhya Devi sold the ... Read more...

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Woman branded witch, beaten up in Rajasthan


August 4th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 4 (IANS) A 65-year old tribal woman in Rajasthan's Udaipur district approached the police Saturday accusing her neighbours of branding her a witch and beating her up, officials ... Read more...

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Ranbir Kapoor pleads guilty in smoking case


July 26th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 26 (IANS) Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor Thursday pleaded guilty, through his lawyers, to charges of smoking publicly during a movie shoot in Rajasthan's Udaipur district about four ... Read more...

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Eight arrested for stripping, beating eloping couple


July 24th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 23 (IANS) Eight people of a village caste council in Rajasthan's Udaipur district were arrested Monday, a day after they publicly beat and stripped a married woman and ... Read more...

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Caste council strips, beats woman, paramour in Rajasthan


July 23rd, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 22 (IANS) The members of a village caste council in Rajasthan's Udaipur district beat and stripped a married woman and her boyfriend publicly after tying them to a ... 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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Caste council in Rajasthan ostracises 40 Dalit families


June 30th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 30 (IANS) A caste council in a village in Rajasthan's Udaipur district ordered residents to ostracize 40 Dalit families when one of them disobeyed its dictat to stop ... 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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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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Udaipur’s Mewar gets UN award for saving India’s living heritage


June 7th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 7 (IANS) Arvind Singh Mewar of the erstwhile royal family of Udaipur, the second Indian to win the eighth Women Together Award for "Contribution to Universal Culture ... Read more...

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‘Rowdy Rathore’ earns Rs.15.10 crore on opening day


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Akshay Kumar-starrer "Rowdy Rathore" has had a compelling start. The film has earned Rs.15.10 crore on the opening day, making it the third biggest ... Read more...

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EIH posts 90 percent hike in net profit


May 29th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) EIH Limited, a member of The Oberoi Group, Tuesday announced that it has clocked a 89.68 percent hike in its net profit to Rs.122.42 crore during ... Read more...

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Heat hits tourism in Agra (With Image)


May 28th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 28 (IANS) Searing summer heat has hit tourist inflow into Agra, home to the Taj Mahal, India's biggest tourist draw.Tourist arrivals have been sliding in the last 10 ... Read more...

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2-year-old girl abandoned in Rajasthan’s Jhunjhunu


May 26th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 26 (IANS) In yet another case of abandonment of a girl child in Rajasthan, a two-year-old girl was found at a doctor's house in Jhunjhunu and the police ... Read more...

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Modi to attend BJP meet, Joshi quits (Third Lead)


May 24th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Udaipur, May 24 (IANS) Ending days of speculation, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) announced Thursday that its star chief minister, Gujarat's Narendra Modi, will attend the national executive meeting ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Air India improves market share with 80 percent seat capacity


April 5th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Air India Thursday said it has improved its market share, filling nearly 80 percent of all its flights last month because of a frequent flier ... Read more...

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Khajuraho to get train from Thursday


March 15th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 15 (IANS) Khajuraho, known for medieval Hindu and Jain temples with erotic sculptures, will finally come on the railway map Thursday.The Udaipur-Gwalior Express has been extended to Khajuraho, ... Read more...

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Armed dacoits rob bus passengers


March 14th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 13 (IANS) Around a dozen armed dacoits robbed a state transport bus at knife point, stabbing four people including two passengers in Rajasthan's Udaipur district late Monday night, ... Read more...

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Taj plans Vivanta hotels in Africa, China, Dubai


January 30th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 30 (IANS) India's largest hospitality group, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces, plans to open its Vivanta brand of hotels in Africa, China and Dubai.The group, which opened a ... Read more...

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Chatwal plans to open 52 hotels in India


January 9th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) US-based hospitality major Hampshire Hotels and Resorts promoted by Indian American entrepreneur Sant Chatwal plans to launch 52 hotels in India in the next five ... 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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L&T; clinches Rs.2,164-crore road development project


December 13th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 13 (IANS) Infrastructure and engineering giant Larsen and Toubro (L&T;) Tuesday said it has secured a Rs.2,164 crore project for road development along a stretch of national highway-8 ... Read more...

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Three held for duping 500 people of Rs.50 lakh


November 16th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Three people, including a woman, were arrested in north Delhi for duping over 500 people from across the country of around Rs.50 lakh by promising ... Read more...

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Woman burns mother to death for property, held


November 5th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Nov 5 (IANS) A woman was arrested for burning her 65-year-old widowed mother to death for taking control of her property in Rajasthan's Jodhpur city, police said Saturday.Kalpana Devi, ... Read more...

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‘Chapter Eleven’, the corporate tale that wasn’t (IANS Book Review)


November 4th, 2011 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Book: "Chapter Eleven"; Author: Amit Shankar; Publisher: Vista; Price: Rs.495; Pages: 361Chapter 11, which in legal terms means filing for bankruptcy, is the central theme of this supposed peek-a-boo into ... Read more...

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Lawrence School invites Bhutan royals


October 21st, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 21 (IANS) Lawrence School, the alma mater of Bhutan's new queen in Himachal Pradesh, has invited the newly-wed royal couple to the school, her former teacher said ... Read more...

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IAF MiG-29 crashes in Himachal, no sign of wreckage


October 19th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 19 (IANS) An Indian Air Force (IAF) MiG-29 combat jet crashed in Himachal Pradesh's Lahaul Valley during a night flying exercise but the wreckage is yet to be ... Read more...

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Five students booked for ragging in Rajasthan


September 30th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 30 (IANS) Criminal cases were Friday slapped against five students of a university in Rajasthan's Udaipur after a first-year Bachelor of Science (BSc) student went into depression after ... Read more...

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Four killed in house collapses in Rajasthan


September 5th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 5 (IANS) At least four people were killed while three were injured in two house collapses in Rajasthan due to a heavy downpour since morning Monday, police ... Read more...

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Bogus dropouts hit Rajasthan’s education initiative


August 6th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 6 (IANS) It was supposed to help connect every child to education. But a Rajasthan government survey to prepare a database of school dropouts in the state turned ... Read more...

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Ready to go to jail: Anna Hazare


July 31st, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Udaipur, July 31 (IANS) Dissatisfied with the government version of the anti-graft Lokpal bill and determined to go on an indefinite fast from Aug 16, Gandhian Anna Hazare says he ... Read more...

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Doctorate applies for peon’s post


July 25th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Udaipur, July 25 (IANS) When the Mohan Lal Sukhadia University here invited applications for the post of 15 peons, 3,440 people responded. One had a PhD and another a MBA ... Read more...

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Men deliver babies in Rajasthan, claims a health centre


July 23rd, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Udaipur, July 23 (IANS) Men in this Rajasthan district can deliver babies. Surprised? This is the claim of a health centre.The local health department has unearthed a scam at Gogunda ... Read more...

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