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'Baadshaho' team starts shooting second schedule in Jodhpur

    Updated On : Dec 01,2016   11:44 am
Jodhpur, Dec 1 (IANS) The second schedule for filmmaker Milan Luthria's upcoming movie "Baadshaho" is being shot here in Rajasthan. View More..

Shooter Mairaz becomes national skeet champ

    Updated On : Nov 23,2016   9:34 pm
Jaipur, Nov 23 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's Mairaj Ahmad Khan got the better of Haryanas Amrinder Singh Cheema 15-13 in the final of the skeet event at the 60th National Shooting Championship Competitions (NSCC) here on Wednesday. View More..

Manavjit traps gold at National Shooting Championship

    Updated On : Nov 19,2016   6:46 pm
Jaipur, Nov 19 (IANS) Former World Champion Manavjit Singh Sandhu was crowned champion in the mens Trap event at the ongoing 60th National Shooting Championship Competitions (NSCC) for Shotgun here on Saturday. View More..

2 passengers injured in Rajasthan train derailment

    Updated On : Nov 19,2016   12:16 pm
Jaipur, Nov 19 (IANS) Two people were injured on Saturday after nine coaches of the Bhatinda-Jodhpur passenger train derailed in Rajasthan's Sri Ganganagar district, railway officials said. View More..

Rajasthan BJP MLA allegedly criticises demonetisation

    Updated On : Nov 17,2016   11:02 pm
Jaipur, Nov 17 (IANS) Bhawani Singh Rajawat, a BJP legislator from Rajasthan known for his controversial remarks, has run into trouble with a video showing him talking against his party on the issue of demonetisation. View More..

Shooter Seema wins women's trap nationals

    Updated On : Nov 13,2016   7:08 pm
Jaipur, Nov 13 (IANS) India's shotgun shooter Seema Tomar won the womens trap title at the 60th national shooting championship competition (NSCC) here on Sunday. View More..

Gehlot calls for state funding in elections

    Updated On : Nov 10,2016   7:34 pm
Jaipur, Nov 10 (IANS) Former Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday called for state funding of elections to curb black money. View More..

Rajasthan plans 'Smart Village'

    Updated On : Nov 10,2016   7:12 pm
Jaipur, Nov 10 (IANS) The Rajasthan government has come up with the Smart Village initiative -- on the lines of the central government's Smart Cities Mission. View More..

Rajasthan inks Rs 4,400-cr MoUs on day-2 of agri meet

    Updated On : Nov 10,2016   7:04 pm
Jaipur, Nov 10 (IANS) The Rajasthan government inked 38 Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) worth Rs 4,400 crore on Thursday -- the second day of "Global Rajasthan Agritech Meet (GRAM) 2016" -- for investments in agriculture and allied segments. View More..

No need to worry if money is valid, says Venkaiah Naidu

    Updated On : Nov 10,2016   6:56 pm
Jaipur, Nov 10 (IANS) Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday appealed to citizens not to panic over scrapping on notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 denominations, saying only those with black money will be affected. View More..

Rajasthan to open over 2,600 farm equipment renting centres: CM

    Updated On : Nov 09,2016   8:04 pm
Jaipur, Nov 9 (IANS) Rajasthan plans to open over 2,600 hiring centres at the panchayat samiti level in the next three years to enable the state's farmers to rent farming equipment, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje said on Wednesday. View More..

Long queues outside ATMS, petrol pumps in Jaipur

    Updated On : Nov 09,2016   12:14 am
Jaipur, Nov 9 (IANS) Long queues were seen outside ATMs and petrol pumps here after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes would not be legal tender after midnight on Tuesday. View More..

Rakhi Sawant booked in Rajasthan for wearing dress with Modi's pictures

    Updated On : Nov 04,2016   6:12 pm
Jaipur, Nov 4 (IANS) Bollywood actor Rakhi Sawant has been booked for wearing a dress with pictures of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in August, police said. View More..

Four killed, 30 injured as bus overturns in Rajasthan

    Updated On : Nov 02,2016   6:30 pm
Jaipur, Nov 2 (IANS) Four persons were killed and at least 30 injured when a private bus overturned in Jhunjhunu district over 220 kms from here on Wednesday, police said. View More..

Jaipur Literature Festival: Names of 10 more speakers announced

    Updated On : Nov 01,2016   9:34 pm
Jaipur, Nov 1 (IANS) The Jaipur Literature Festival on Tuesday announced the names of 10 more speakers who will appear at its January 2017 edition. View More..

5 electrocuted near Jaipur

    Updated On : Oct 29,2016   11:20 am
Jaipur, Oct 29 (IANS) Five persons were electrocuted to death when a tandoor with iron angles came in contact with a high tension electricity line near Jaipur late Friday night, police said. View More..

Rajasthan promotes progressive farming with olive cultivation (Lead, with Images)

    Updated On : Oct 28,2016   1:14 pm
Jaipur, Oct 28 (IANS) Sahab Ram Saharan, a farmer in Rajasthan's Sri Ganganagar district, some 15 km from the India-Pakistan border, finds cultivating traditional crops unprofitable. Now, encouraged by the government, he has turned a progressive farmer by growing olives -- and hopes to reap a profit Rs 10 lakh to Rs 12 lakh ($15,000-$18,000) this year. View More..

Rajasthan promotes progressive farming through live cultivation

    Updated On : Oct 28,2016   12:14 pm
Jaipur, Oct 28 (IANS) Sahab Ram Saharan lives in the small hamlet of Maderan in Rajasthan's Sri Ganganagar district, some 15 km from the India-Pakistan border. Cultivating traditional crops was unprofitable and, encouraged by the government, he became a progressive farmer by growing olives -- and hopes to make a profit Rs 10 lakh to Rs 12 lakh ($15,000-$18,000) this year. View More..

Rajasthan moves SC against Salman in chinkara poaching cases

    Updated On : Oct 18,2016   9:20 pm
Jaipur, Oct 18 (IANS) The Rajasthan government has filed a special leave petition in the Supreme Court against the acquittal of Bollywood actor Salman Khan by the High Court in two 18-year-old chinkara poaching cases, a senior law officer said on Tuesday. View More..

RIFF 2016 concludes with folksy tunes, jazzy beats

    Updated On : Oct 17,2016   6:52 pm
Jodhpur, Oct 17 (IANS) The five-day-long Rajasthan International Folk Festival (RIFF) 2016 reached its peak with back-to-back performances by Rajasthani folk and international musicians, running till late night and stretching up to the wee hours with a dawn concert on the concluding day. View More..