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    Mount Abu Summer Festival 2018: Attractions and more at the summer festival

    Nestled in the gorgeous Aravali mountain range, Mount Abu is the only hill station of Rajasthan. The place is a must visit that boasts of lakes, temples, cool climate and a beautiful land to get rid of the scorching heat of the desert state. It is an ideal spot for an exotic celebration of the Mount Abu Summer Festival held annually during Buddha Pournima. Visitors can witness authentic Rajasthani arts, crafts, music

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    Court cancels arrest warrant against Salman Khan in hit-and-run case

     Mumbai : In a respite for Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, a sessions court on Saturday cancelled a bailable warrant issued against the actor, who is convicted in the 2002 hit-and-run case. The court had issued the warrant earlier this month owing to Salman’s failure in furnishing surety in the case.

  • 60-yr-old farmer commits suicide in Rajasthan

    Jaipur: A 60-year-old farmer allegedly committed suicide by consuming a a poisonous substance due to poor price of his produce in markets, an official said today.

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    Jawan commits suicide; shoots himself with rifle

    Bikaner: A soldier allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with a rifle in Sriganganagar district of Rajasthan, police said today. The incident occurred in Lalgarh cantonment area yesterday where the Army jawan Mukesh Kumar shot himself with a rifle in guard room in the cantonment area, SHO, Lalgarh Police Station, Rajesh Meena said.  Kumar hailed from Maharashtra and was suffering from depression for some time, he said.

  • Rajasthan aims 3,780 mw solar capacity by April next

    Jaipur: With 20 projects of 1,500 MW capacity in pipeline, Rajasthan is targeting to increase its solar power generation to 3,780 MW by April next year in order to achieve the goal of 7,000 MW clean energy capacity in the next four years.

  • Cash Crunch: Cashless economy, finally; ATMs run out of cash, government says no currency shortage

    New Delhi: A day after Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan flagged the shortage of Rs 2,000 notes in ATMs, reports trickled in about a large number of ATMs of various banks running out of cash in Delhi and in   Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Bihar.

  • Rajasthan: Trip to dreamy desert land

    On a visit to four different regions of Rajasthan, Maithili Chakravarthy discovers a few things – The love for luxury and ostentation among the maharajas, the prowess of rich Marwari businessmen who built artistic havelis to show off their wealth, dal-baati which can release serotonin and that religions could coexist peacefully without society complicating their bonhomie


    New Delhi : Taunting at the BJP’s “Beti Bachao” (save girl child) slogan, the Congress on Wednesday said a cry gone out in the BJP-ruled Uttar Pradesh is: “Bhajpa se beti bachao” (save daughters from BJP).

  • Rajasthan: Endless wait end as cricket returns to SMS Stadium after four years

    Jaipur: After an endless wait, cricket is finally returning to the Sawai Man Singh stadium on Wednesday. It will be a memorable day in the history of SMS Stadium and the Pink City will be cheering on some great hits and catches once again. There will be ‘Halla Bol’ once again after the long hiatus of four years. Also it makes a big day for Rajasthan Royals, who will be returning to

  • Bharat Bandh updates: 30 CRPF companies sent to states

    New Delhi: The central government has sent 30 companies of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) — the country’s largest paramilitary force — to various states to maintain law and order during the “Bharat Bandh” called on Tuesday.

  • Bharat bandh: Mixed reaction to anti-quota strike in Rajasthan

    Jaipur: A nationwide strike called by some groups opposed to caste-based reservations in education and jobs evoked mixed response in Rajasthan, with the authorities imposing prohibitory orders and blocking mobile internet services in the state capital to prevent violence.

  • Indore: Railway to run Mhow-Kalakund line as heritage stretch

    Indore: The railways has decided to preserve around 30-km-long Mhow-Kalakund rail line as heritage lines, in a shift from its plans to convert all of them in to broad-gauge ones, sources in the ministry said. Besides the Mhow-Kalakund stretch, the railways has decided to preserve four other metre-gauge lines in different parts of the country and run them as heritage lines.

  • Rahul’s battle cry

    Congress to hold mega protest rally against Centre in Delhi on April 29