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    Maharashtra: 6 held for abducting three Rajasthan-based businessmen

    Thane: Six persons, including a policeman, were arrested in Maharashtra’s Thane district for allegedly abducting three Rajasthan-based businessmen and demanding a ransom of Rs 1 crore, police said Monday. Police said that businessmen Devanand Vardani and Rounak Saini, hailing from Udaipur in Rajasthan, are directors in a firm that gives loans against property.

  • Gujarat: 56 year old dies after being stabbed in front of daughter, grandson

    Jaipur: A 56-year-old man was stabbed to death by robbers in front of his daughter and five-year-old grandson in Udaipur today, police said. The deceased, Yashwant Sharma had arrived from Gujarat along with his daughter Neha Sharma and her son late last night, they said.

  • Vadodara airport authorities seek nod to operate round-the-clock

    Vadodara: The Vadodara airport authorities have sought permission from the Airports Authority of India (AAI) for operating the facility round-the-clock. At present, the airport, located in the city’s Harni area, operates from 6 am to 9.45 pm. It operates around 22 commercial flights per day.

  • Hindustan Zinc set to commission two mills

    After the commissioning of the new mills, the ore treatment capacity will increase to 17.5 MT from the current 14.5 MT per annum.

  • Many Tripura ministers corrupt, will be sent to jail, says Amit Shah

    Udaipur : BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday alleged that many Tripura ministers were directly involved in chit fund scams and added that they would be sent to jail if the saffron party wrested power from the CPI(M) in the upcoming Assembly polls.

  • Mobile Internet services remain suspended, prohibitory orders in place in Udaipur

    Jaipur, Mobile Internet services in Udaipur were suspended for another 24 hours as a precautionary measure amid apprehensions of communal tension, police said today. The services were suspended on Wednesday night for 24 hours after some groups announced to take out processions in support of Shambhulal Regar, who is in custody for hacking a Muslim migrant labourer to death, burning the body and filming the barbaric act in Rajsamand, police said.

  • SEBI’s corp governance suggestions not radical

    Udaipur : The SEBI panel’s suggestions on corporate governance are good but not radical enough and mostly take the ‘tick-box’ approach for compliance, TV Mohandas Pai, chairman of Manipal Global Education, said on Sunday. Corporate governance only works when firms want to improve governance and genuinely want to do it, Pai said on the sidelines of an event in the city.

  • Former Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot tweets on threat of minister Yunus, says govt creating atmosphere of fear

    Former Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot has taken on the state government and said that government is creating an atmosphere of fear over the meeting of Narendra Modi in Udaipur. This comes on the back of threats issued by Public works minister Yunus Khan, who had told an engineer that if anything happens to his helipad, he will not be spared. Geholt then tweeted the news published in Patrika that government is spreading fear.

  • After UP, Rajasthan govt transfers 77 IAS and 46 IPS officers

    Jaipur: In a major reshuffle, the Rajasthan government today transferred 77 IAS officers, including 16 district collectors, and 46 IPS officers.Seven districts have got a new collector and superintendent of police. Chairman of the Rajasthan Housing Board A Mukhopadhyay will head the Rajashtan Civil Service Appellate Tribunal.

  • Influenced by spirits, Jaipur priest kills self

    Jaipur : A 23-year-old priest was found dead on Monday alongside a 20-year-old critically injured woman in the premises of a temple in Pratapgarh district of Rajasthan, with the police suspecting “influence of spirits” being the reason behind the incident.

  • Udaipur boy tops JEE-Main, becomes first to score 360 out of 360

    New Delhi: Kalpit Veerval, hailing from Udaipur in Rajasthan, has become the first candidate to score a perfect 100 per cent score in the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE)-Main, results of which were announced today.

  • Start up incubation centers in Jaipur, Udaipur, Jodhpur soon

    Jaipur: Rajasthan government today said that the work to set up start up incubation centers at the divisional headquarters level is under progress and those in Jaipur, Udaipur and Jodhpur would start soon. Replying to debate on demand for grants for education, art and culture in the assembly, the Higher education minister Kiran Maheshwari said the government is committed to improve the education infrastructure.

  • Indore: Ayesha Motiwala Chara bakes her way to success

    Indore: In the national cooking competition organised by Heritage Girls School Eklinji, Udaipur, 15-year-old Ayesha Motiwala Chara bagged first position winning Rs 11,000 along with other memorable goodies and trophy. Her passion for cooking supported by her parents has become her ambition, dream and life.

  • Indore: Air charter services for Udaipur begins

    Indore: City-based Accretion Aviation has announced of rolling out air charter services from Indore to Udaipur. Currently, there is no direct flight between the two cities. Now, the route will open for corporate staff, pilgrims, travelers, families and International tourists. The company sees tremendous potential in both these cities, as they are not only commercial cities but also great pilgrimage and tourist destination.

  • Drug mafia Subhash Dudani sent on 3-day police remand

    Udaipur : The Mumbai based Subhash Dudani, who ran an international illegal drug operation from Dubai, after setting up a manufacturing unit at Udaipur, is facing extensive interrogations by various agencies, including the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), narcotics department and the Border Security Force.

  • Medical admissions to minority migrants

    NEW DELHI : The External Affairs Ministry on Wednesday announced admissions in MBBS and BDS courses to the persecuted religious minority migrants from Pakistan and Bangladesh in the current year, without the need of appearing in any entrance examination. It said they will also be extended admissions in BE, B Pharm and diploma in engineering and pharmacy from the next academic year in 2017.