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  • Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh to get 20 elephants from Rajasthan and Andaman

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh would be getting 20 elephants from Rajasthan and Andaman. The state requires about 25 tuskers to patrol its forest. Earlier Karnataka government had agreed to provide 30 elephants to MP but denied later. These tuskers would be sent to Kanha National Park first for training purpose. The Rajasthan government has agreed to give 15 elephants while 5 would be given by the Andaman govt.

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    Rajasthan: 3 road accident victims die as onlookers take selfies, make videos   

    Barmer: Three persons, who met with an accident here, died after writhing in pain for nearly thirty minutes even as a group of onlookers clicked selfies and made videos with no one coming forward to the help of the injured. The shocking example of public apathy was witnessed on Monday in the Chohtan area when the motorcycle of the three friends, who were of the age group between 25-30 years, was hit

  • 67 girls found in raid on ‘Rajasthan’ ashram are hypnotised

    Jaipur, Counselling of 67 girls, found in a police raid on an ashram being run in a hotel in Rajasthan’s Rajsamand, has been of no avail as they are unwilling to answer any questions about themselves and seem “hypnotised”, a child rights panel member said on Thursday.

  • Sanjay Mishra excited about his film on water crisis

    Sanjay Mishra is happy to be part of a film, which touches upon the issue of water crisis in a village in Rajasthan. “I am playing the protagonist in the film. It is the fictionalisation of a true incident of water crisis in a village of Rajasthan,” Sanjay said.

  • States must check cow vigilantism, says SC

    A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud observed that the instances of vigilantism were actually mob violence, which is a crime.

  • Former Marwar Rajmata Krishna Kumari passes away at 93

    Jodhpur: Rajmata of the erstwhile Marwar principality and former MP, Krishna Kumari, passed away here early today, a representative of the royal family said. She was 92. Krishna Kumari was admitted to a private hospital here on Sunday after she suffered a cardiac arrest.

  • Jaipur: Mexican woman molested in hotel, accused in police custody

    Jaipur: A General Manager of a five-star hotel here was arrested on charges of molesting a Mexican tourist, police said on Thursday. The alleged molestation took place in Hotel ITC Rajputana Sheraton Jaipur on Tuesday night. Deputy Commissioner of Police Vikas Pathak said accused Rishiraj Singh had been remanded in police custody by a court.

  • Rajasthan government to introduce 20 per cent surcharge on liquor to generate funds for cow protection

    Jaipur: The Vasundhara Raje government in Rajasthan loves imposing a surcharge in the name of cow protection. Recently the state government had hiked stamp duty from 10 per cent to 20 per cent in the name of bovine protection. Now, it has introduced a 20 per cent surcharge on liquor, the proceeds of which will be used for protection of cows in the state, an official said on Sunday.

  • VVPAT, EVM-M3s to be used in Raj elections

    Jaipur : Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines and next generation EVMs will be used for the first time in Rajasthan in the ensuing assembly elections.

  • Self-styled godman Daati Maharaj joins probe in rape case

    New Delhi: Self-styled godman Daati Maharaj accused of raping a disciple in his ashrams here and Rajasthan joined the probe in the case here today, the police said. He was sent a notice asking him to join the probe by Wednesday. He reached the Crime Branch office today and his questioning is underway, they added.

  • 108 migrants from Pakistan get Indian citizenship

    Jodhpur: A total of 108 migrants from Pakistan received Indian citizenship here in Rajasthan on Sunday. Jodhpur District collector Ravi Kumar Surpur distributed the citizenship certificates to the former Pakistanis. Most of these migrant-turned-Indian citizens were teary eyed when they got the certificates.

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    Man missing since five years from Rajasthan traced in Pakistan jail

    Bundi (Rajasthan): A man, who had been missing from Bundi district since five years, has been traced to a jail in Pakistan. Jugraj Bhil, a resident of Rampuria village of Bundi district, is locked up in Pakistan’s Karachi jail.