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Indians knew little about Battle of Haifa before my book: Author Ravi Kumar (Lead, recasting para 6)

    Updated On : Sep 25,2018   7:14 pm
Jaipur, Sep 25 (IANS) A hundred years ago, during the First World War, a gallant band of Indian soldiers of the 15th Cavalry Brigade fought off stiff resistance from Tutkish-German forces in the Battle of Haifa to liberate the city from over 400 years of rule by the Ottoman Turks. Very little of this was known till he published a book on it in 2016, says author Ravi Kumar, who is now planning a sequel. View More..

Indians knew little about Battle of Haifa before my book: Author Ravi Kumar

    Updated On : Sep 25,2018   6:28 pm
Jaipur, Sep 25 (IANS) A hundred years ago, during the First World War, a gallant band of Indian soldiers of the 15th Cavalry Brigade fought off stiff resistance from Tutkish-German forces in the Battle of Haifa to liberate the city from over 400 years of rule by the Ottoman Turks. Very little of this was known till he published a book on it in 2016, says author Ravi Kumar, who is now planning a sequel. View More..

Daphini to debut at Magnetic Fields

    Updated On : Sep 24,2018   6:12 pm
Jaipur, Sep 24 (IANS) Canadian musician Dan Snaith aka Daphini will debut at the sixth edition of the popular music and arts festival Magnetic Fields, which will be held from December 14-16 at Alsisar Mahal in Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan. View More..

BJP MLA Manvendra Singh quits party, says 'Kamal Ka Phool, Badi Bhool'

    Updated On : Sep 22,2018   11:16 pm
Jaipur, Sep 22 (IANS) Former Union minister Jaswant Singh's son and BJP MLA from Sheo constituency in Rajasthan, Manvendra Singh, on Saturday announced his decision to severe ties with the party. View More..

Army chief for stern action against Pakistan

    Updated On : Sep 22,2018   9:44 pm
Jaipur, Sep 22 (IANS) Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat on Saturday called for avenging Pakistan Army and terrorists' brutalities on Indian soldiers, saying it is time to give it back to them in the same coin, "not by resorting to similar kind of barbarism, but in a manner that the other side must also feel the same pain." View More..

Rajasthan: A hapless father seeks justice for her slain daughter

    Updated On : Sep 21,2018   11:24 pm
Jaipur, Sep 21 (IANS) A hapless father and retired lecturer of Mundawar in Alwar district of Rajasthan has been running from pillar to post seeking justice for his daughter who was allegedly killed by her "greedy in-laws" on September 12 in Tijara of the district. View More..

TV actress alleges rape on pretext of marriage

    Updated On : Sep 21,2018   2:04 pm
Jaipur, Sep 21 (IANS) A Mumbai-based TV actress has alleged rape by a 25-year-old man at a hotel in Rajasthan's Neemrana, on the pretext of marriage, police said. View More..

Aavas Financiers Ltd to open IPO to raise Rs 1734 crore

    Updated On : Sep 20,2018   9:42 pm
Jaipur, Sep 20 (IANS) Housing finance company Aavas Financiers Limited will open the Initial Public Offer on September 25 and will close it on September 27 to raise Rs 1,734 crore, said Sushil Kumar Agarwal, founder and CEO, addressing a press conference on Thursday. View More..

Need to innovate marketing, design and packaging in crafts industry: Irani

    Updated On : Sep 20,2018   8:48 pm
Jaipur, Sep 20 (IANS) Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday emphasised on the need to propagate new means of marketing, design and packaging in the crafts industry. View More..

Rahul targets 'chowkidar' PM, questions his silence on Rafale, Mallya

    Updated On : Sep 20,2018   7:56 pm
Jaipur, Sep 20 (IANS) Sharpening his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi with a variety of stinging barbs, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday questioned Modi's silence on Rafale fighter jet deal scam, the flight of businessmen facing money-laundering charges and demonetisation fiasco. View More..

Congress won't make false promises like Modi: Rahul

    Updated On : Sep 20,2018   7:02 pm
Dungarpur (Rajasthan), Sep 20 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying that his party will not make false promises like putting Rs 15 lakh in every citizen's bank account. View More..

TVS Radeon launched in Rajasthan

    Updated On : Sep 19,2018   8:40 pm
Jaipur, Sep 19 (IANS) TVS Motor Company on Wednesday launched a new 110cc commuter motorcycle -- Radeon, in Rajasthan. View More..

Rajasthan Cricket Association dissolved

    Updated On : Sep 19,2018   7:48 pm
Jaipur, Sep 19 (IANS) Ahead of Assembly elections, the government has dissolved the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA), removing veteran Congress president C.P. Joshi as its chief, making the other camp of former RCA president Lalit Modi stronger. View More..

Latest EVMs to be used in Rajasthan polls, says CEC Rawat

    Updated On : Sep 19,2018   1:56 am
Jaipur, Sep 19 (IANS) In a first, a total for 51,796 poll centres in Rajasthan will use EVM-M3 electronic voting machines with VVPATs in 200 Assembly constituencies, which will help conduct Assembly election in a smooth and transparent manner, a top Election Commission official said on Tuesday. View More..

Salman Khan inaugurates Umang centre in Jaipur

    Updated On : Sep 18,2018   6:18 pm
Jaipur, Sep 18 (IANS) The special children of Umang, a Jaipur-based NGO, had a whale of a time as Bollywood superstar Salman Khan officially inaugurated the centre on Tuesday. View More..

Salman inaugurates special children's centre in Jaipur on Tuesday

    Updated On : Sep 17,2018   10:22 pm
Jaipur, Sep 17 (IANS) Well-known Bollywood actor Salman Khan will officially inaugurate "Umang" -- a centre for special children -- in Jaipur on Tuesday, said an official on Monday. View More..

Amit Shah can't seek votes in Vasundhara's name: Congress

    Updated On : Sep 17,2018   8:26 pm
Jaipur, Sep 17 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah was seeking votes in Rajasthan in the name of Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he has lost faith in Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, Congress leader Ashok Gehlot said on Monday. View More..

Over 1 lakh duplicate voters in Jaipur deleted from electoral list

    Updated On : Sep 16,2018   12:14 am
Jaipur, Sep 16 (IANS) A total of 1,05,299 duplicate/fake voters appeared in Jaipurs electoral rolls and all these have been deleted, said district collector Siddharth Mahajan on Saturday. View More..

Army to mark centenary of Haifa battle

    Updated On : Sep 15,2018   11:14 pm
Jaipur, Sep 15 (IANS) The Indian Army will mark the centenary celebrations of the Battle of Haifa (Israel), which took place during the First World War, on September 23, said Lt Gen Cherish Mathson, Army Commander of the South Western Command, on Saturday. View More..

Hospitality sector can help in ensuring dignified jobs in heritage zone: Hoteliers

    Updated On : Sep 14,2018   6:44 pm
Bharatpur, Sep 14 (IANS) Leading heritage hoteliers in Rajasthan on Friday said hospitality industry in the state can play a big role in ensuring dignified job opportunities for the state's available work force of over two crore. View More..