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RAJASTHAN

Campaign for sensitizing on menstrual hygiene issues among adolescent girls

1.17Lakh girls in 1400 government schools to be covered Udaipur : Lack of awareness on menstrual hygiene results into a continuous challenge in lives of adolescent girls specially those in rural areas, due to the deep rooted taboo and ignorance in the minds of people. In order to create awareness and sensitize the young girls about menstrual hygiene management, the district ... Read More »

5-yr old raped by relative in Udaipur village, accused arrested

Udaipur : In yet another shocking case of violence against kids,  a five year old girl was raped by her grandfather’s younger brother in NayaGuda village of Gogunda block in the district on Thursday evening. The rape survivor is admitted in the government hospital here while the police arrested the accused  late night. According to police, the girl was with her parents ... Read More »

Bulls electrocuted, farmer burnt in Chittorgarh

Udaipur : Two bulls were killed while their owner was burnt when they came in touch with a 11 KV live wire that had fallen in the field in Umarcha under Bainsroadgarh police station limit on Thursday noon.  The farmer Gokul was ploughing his field with his two bulls when suddenly a live wire fell on them. The bulls died of ... Read More »

Experts suggest plantation with an eye to conserve ‘Heritage Flora’

Udaipur : Monsoon is the time for new plantations, and indigenous varieties of plants are ideal. Such flora, and its dependent fauna, have a greater chance of survival than the exotic species.  Raza H. Tehsin, naturalist and former Member of the Rajasthan Wildlife Advisory Board, has circulated a list of some of the indigenous varieties of flora of Southern Rajasthan. He ... Read More »

Fire at civil hospital creates commotion

Udaipur : Panic gripped the government MB hospital campus here on Tuesday morning when fire broke out in one of the ward here reportedly due to a short circuit. Flames engulfed around the ICU of ward 102 where around 10 patients were admitted and their companions were at their bedside. Panic hit the area as people ran helter skelter to save ... Read More »

Medical services hit badly in Udr division as doctors remain on strike

Medical and health services were badly hit in Udaipur division as doctors refrained from duties on Monday. Hundreds of patients during the OPD hours had to turn to private hospitals for treatment as over 350 resident and senior doctors were not on duty at the government MB hospital here in Udaipur city. The doctors took out a rally from the ... Read More »

Students Take Flight To Iit With Hindustan Zinc’s ‘UNCHI Udaan’

‘Dream big as dreams come true’ was what kept motivating Rani, Laxman and Sanjay as the formidable four of ‘Unchi Udaan’s’ pilot initiative have cracked the Indian Institute of Technology. Despite adverse economic and social backgrounds, these three have shown the power of persistence, dedication and commitment through Hindustan Zinc’s ‘Unchi Udaan’ initiative. With education as the primary focus, ‘Unchi ... Read More »

Forest dept moots action plan to reduce man-animal conflict in Rajsamand

Udaipur : Unlike tigers that prefer forest areas free from human and cattle populations,  leopards have adapted to human dominated landscapes and perhaps this is the very reason for the frequent occurring incidents of leopard mauling human or the wild cat getting killed by a mob. In an effort to reduce the man-animal conflict in Rajsamand forest area and adjoining human ... Read More »

Cops crack hoax share trading bolt in Chittorgarh, 4 arrested

Udaipur : In a major crack down on hoax share trading popularly known as ‘Dabba karobar’ Chittorgarh police has arrested 4 persons and seized sophisticated gadgets including laptops, mobile phones,  computers and hard disk along with documents indicating transactions worth crores of rupees of shares buying and selling in the grey market.  The cops had been tipped of a hoax share ... Read More »

NAT Test for Blood Safety Installed at Geetanjali Hospital

Udaipur : Geetanjali Medical College & Hospital introduces fully automated Nucleic Acid Amplification Technology (NAT) Test machine for blood bank for the first time in South Rajasthan. The technique will ensure access to “safe blood” and reduce the challenge of transfusion-transmitted infections (TTIs). This technique will help in reducing the risk of spread of diseases like AIDS, Hepatitis B & ... Read More »

Successful Laparoscopic Procedure helped a man eat well

Udaipur : Geetanjali Medical College & Hospital’s Gastroenterologists & GI Surgeon performed a successful laparoscopic procedure & helped a 35-years old man suffering from a rare condition known as Celiac Artery Compression Syndrome to recover well recently. The team of doctors was led by GI Surgeon Dr. Kamal Kishore Bishnoi accompanied by Gastroenterologists Dr. Pankaj Gupta & Dr. Dhawal Vyas, ... Read More »

MG Motor India inaugurates its first showroom in Udaipur

Udaipur :  British carmaker MG (Morris Garages) Motor India today inaugurated its first showroom in Udaipur, ahead of the its first launch later this month – the Hector. Bookings for the MG Hector begin at an amount of INR 50,000. With a network of 120 centers at present, the carmaker aims to further expand it to a total of 250 centers ... Read More »

Globus Spirits revises selling rates of country liquor in Rajasthan

Globus Spirits has revised selling rates of country liquor in the state of Rajasthan by Rajasthan State Ganganagar Sugar Mills. With this revision, the company will be benefited by an average increase of Rs 35 per case in the sales of country liquor, effective from June 01, 2019. Globus Spirits is a leading private player in Rajasthan country liquor segment ... Read More »

Kids disowned by grand parents rescued by police in Dungarpur

Udaipur : Two young boys who were thrown out of their homes by their grandparents were rescued and given in the custody of helpline in Dungarpur on Friday. The boys were left to fend for themselves who roamed about in the bus stand area for three days without ample food and shelter in this harsh weather.  Someone took pity on two ... Read More »

In a First,  Udaipur’s Sajjangarh Biological Park taps in Augmented Reality app to attract visitors 

‘Only Zoo in the country to have AR technology ‘ Udaipur : Imagine the fun one would experience in clicking a selfie with the state animal ‘chinkara’, making funny faces with the monkeys in background or hearing a lion roaring it’s sign board. Sajjangarh Biological Park has become the first one in the country to launch educative cum entertainment technology  known ... Read More »

Raj’s first mango festival to be held from 7-9 in Banswara

Udaipur : Some 46 varieties of unique, hybrid and special desi mangoes would be put to display during the three days mango festival that is scheduled to be held at Kushalbagh ground of Banswara city from June 7 onwards. The event which is first in the state,  is a joint venture of the district administration, Agriculture Research Center and Banswara tourism ... Read More »

Fatehsagar Lake Deepening Project By Hindustan Zinc

  A water sustainability initiative in association with Urban Improvement Trust (UIT) for our City of Lakes… Sustainability has always been a core value of Hindustan Zinc and water preservation has always been a priority considering that we are in the water stressed state of Rajasthan. Continuing its efforts towards conserving environment and as part of its community service initiatives, ... Read More »

Desilting taken up to deepen Fateh Sagar lake before monsoon

Udaipur : While monsoon is almost a month away, the Urban Development Trust (UIT) has taken up a project of deepening the Fatehsagar Lake by desilting while it is dry. The lake is the lifeline of Udaipur city tourism and also being a major source of drinking water for the residents, the move is being appreciated largely by experts as well ... Read More »

Arjun Ram Meghwal gets call from PMO inviting him to take oath as minister

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to take oath of office for the second time in a row at 7:00 PM on Thursday. The swearing-in ceremony will take place at Rashtrapati Bhavan and it will be attended by nearly 8,000 guests, including foreign dignitaries and chief ministers and governors. The guests attending the swearing-in ceremony will be treated to high ... Read More »

Three Cheers for Ladu – the wonderkid from Dariba

How often do we see a father’s death turning out to be a motivational factor for a young kid! Well, 14-year-old Ladu Lal Jatiya from Naya Dariba has promised himself ever since to live his father’s dream of becoming a footballer. It took Ladu and his mother (Tipu Bai) several months to begin the process of resetting their lives – ... Read More »

Udaipur has many high rises flouting fire safety norms

A multi storeyed building in Sector-3 area of Hiran Magri in Udaipur city housing many coaching classes in different floors. Udaipur : As the devastating blaze in Surat has raised fresh concerns , questions have been raised on the poor fire safety measures of high rise buildings that have mushroomed in recent years in Udaipur Smart City. The city of lakes ... Read More »

Fire breaks out at SAIL’s Bhilai Steel Plant

A fire broke out at Steel Authority of India’s (SAIL) Bhilai Steel Plant in Chhattisgarh and there was no loss of lives or injury to people. A fire was reported at Tar Distillation Unit of the plant in its coke ovens and coal chemicals (CO&CC) department. SAIL is India’s largest steel producing company. The company is among the five Maharatnas ... Read More »

Universal Auto Foundry establishes project at Rajasthan

Universal Auto Foundry has almost established a Project at B-51, SKS Industrial Area, Reengus, District Sikar, Rajasthan (UNIT II) and in relation to the same Test run & sample making for approval of products from the customers has started. Normally, sample approval and field trial take 6 months, as soon as the samples are approved regular production will commence. Commercial ... Read More »

Vasundhara Raje thanks Rajasthan voters, praises BJP leadership

Jaipur : Former Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje Thursday thanked the people of the state who, she said, voted for the “farsighted leadership” of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “The BJP under the leadership of its president Amit Shah and PM Modi has reached new heights. I would like to thank the voters of Rajasthan,” she told reporters at state BJP headquarters ... Read More »

Ministry of Home Affairs sounds alert to all State Chief Secretaries and DGPs

New Delhi, May 22 (Udaipur Kiran): The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has today alerted all the State Chief Secretaries and Directors General of Police regarding possibility of eruption of violence in different parts of the country in the wake of the counting of votes tomorrow. The Ministry has ordered the police administration to keep the force fully ready to thwart ... Read More »

Rajasthan Lok Sabha election results 2019 tomorrow

Jaipur : The fate of 249 candidates in fray from 25 Lok Sabha seats in Rajasthan will be known on Thursday, May 23, 2019. Voting for these seats took place in two phases of Lok Sabha election 2019 – April 29 (fourth phase) and May 6 (fifth phase). The key contest is between BJP and Congress in the state. The ... Read More »

Two women arrested for honey trapping petrol pump owner

Udaipur : Two women who had lured in a petrol pump owner and extorted 11 lakh rupees after laying a honey trap, were arrested by Udaipur police on Tuesday night. Police caught the women taking money from the businessman. The petrol pump owner Surendra Nahar had given a complaint to the SP about being blackmailed by two women who were ... Read More »

Woman found dead inside bathroom of ac coach in Delhi-Indore train

Udaipur : A woman’s body was found inside the bathroom of a third airconditioned coach of Delhi-Ratlam-Indore train in the wee hours of Tuesday. The woman Anju Kumar was travelling with her husband Jitendra Yadav and two year old son, they were residents of Alwar and going to Ratlam. Around 3 am Jitendra woke up hearing the child crying and ... Read More »

6 policemen injured after clan attack over Mautana demand in Kotra village

Udaipur : In a violent clash that took place between police and a mob from Basantgarh village of Sirohi district, on Tuesday, six cops were injured and vehicles were damaged. The incident took place near Bekariya police station of Kotra block in Udaipur. A married woman had died after consuming pesticides and her husband’s family had arranged for a hasty funeral ... Read More »

Shiksha Sambal – Bridging Gaps In Rural & Tribal Education

Hindustan Zinc’s Shiksha Sambal Project by now has provided remedial classes in Maths, Science & English to over 60,000 rural & tribal students in Rajasthan Hindustan Zinc under its Shiksha Sambal Project is organizing 10 Summer Camps in 5 districts of Rajasthan for over 1400 rural & tribal students participating in it who are appearing in 10th & 12th Board Exams this ... Read More »

These rural teenagers are making a difference to society

Udaipur : Urban women raising voice for rights or contributing for social causes may sound clichéd. But rural women making a difference to the society and fighting against the age old stringent patriarchal norms is less heard of and hence holds a lot of prominence. This was something which was enlightened at the ‘Mann ki Baat’, held on Tuesday here ... Read More »

Remedial classes for tribal rural kids to help get over Maths, English fear

Girls at one of the government schools being taught science under the project. Udaipur : Mathematics, English and Science are considered the most feared subjects among kids in government schools. However, an innovative project undertaken by volunteers has gone a long way to help students overcome their fear of these subjects and do fairly well in board examinations. The project that ... Read More »

Unidentified men set Mahant ablaze in Pratapgarh temple

Udaipur : Two unidentified men attacked Sant Ramjivandas and set him ablaze in the wee hours of Friday at Mahu Mahadev temple under Gadariyawas gram panchayat in Dhariyawad block of Pratapgarh district. These men had a day ago, attempted to kill the saint and stabbed him with a knife. The saint who was referred and admitted in Udaipur civil hospital, ... Read More »

Heavy lighting around Fateh Sagar lake affecting flora-fauna adversely

Udaipur : Environmentalist and member of a committee constituted by High Court,Jodhpur,on lakes in Udaipur has suggested the district administration to redesign the lighting system around the FatehSagar lake. In a letter to the divisional commissioner and other officials, GyanPrakash Soni has cited the ill effects of excessive number of lights installed in the process of beautification of the lake. “Authentic ... Read More »

Cop’s wife allege rape, blackmailing charges on acquaintance

Udaipur : A constable’s wife has lodged an FIR alleging blackmail, robbery and rape charges on one of her acquaintance whom she had known for two years. The woman,a resident of police reserve line in Dungarpur said in her complaint that she met Suresh Bhagora, resident of Bhudhar under Kesariya ji police station in Udaipur,  2 years ago in Kherwada  where ... Read More »

Girl gets her marriage annulled in Rajsamand

Udaipur : The Family Court at Rajsamand decreed annulment of a child marriage while deciding on a petition by the bride. 17-year old Priyanka Gurjar daughter of Suwalal resident Anjana village of Deogarh tehsil in Rajsamand had pleaded for the marriage annulment which she claimed was conducted against her will by her parents illegally as she was a minor then. The ... Read More »

10th grader mowed by tractor on way to coaching in Udaipur

Udaipur  : A class tenth student was crushed to death by a tractor while he was on his way to coaching center on his two wheeler near New Bhupalpura area of the city on Thursday.  Harsh Mittal (14) son of Sanjay Mittal was riding on his scooter at Road no 10 when an over speeding tractor hit him.  The tractor tyre ... Read More »

5-year old raped in Chittorgarh, neighbour arrested

Udaipur : Amid anguish and outrage against increasing sexual assaults on women and girls,  another incident of child rape in Chittorgarh has come as a shock for the police.  A 5-year old child who had gone to buy milk from a nearby shop was raped by a neighbourhood youth. Police arrested the accused Dalchand (30) so Meghraj Bhil at the identification ... Read More »

Abducted bride tells court she wants to go to parents home

Udaipur : The twist and drama continues to surround the much hyped bride abduction case even on the third day on Thursday. The bride Vineeta Suthar who was produced before a local court here, said in her statement before the magistrate that she didn’t want to go to her husband’s house but be let to go back to her parents house. ... Read More »

Runaway bride says she was abducted, 5 including lover arrested

‘Couple found from private bus in Jaipur’ Udaipur : Vineeta Suthar, the runaway bride who had allegedly conspired with her lover an abduction incident to evade a forced marriage, took a U-turn and gave statement against lover Priyank and his four friends who had taken her away from the car on Tuesday morning while she was on her way to in-laws ... Read More »

Under trial prisoner dies in Dungerpur

Udaipur : Death of an under trail prisoner in Sagwara sub jail in Dungarpur district created slight tension between the jail authorities and the deceased’s family. KanhaiyaLal resident of Bhudhar village in Udaipur was in Sagwara jail in connection to a chain snatching case since April 10. His health failed and was hospitalized after he vomited blood on May 5. ... Read More »