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Hooligans attack Dalit bride’s bindoli procession in Chittorgarh

Udaipur : A pre-wedding procession by a dalit family in Laxmipura village in Chittorgarh, was attacked by some hooligans, allegedly from upper caste community, on Wednesday night, after the bride rode on a baggi (carriage) during the traditional ‘Bindoli’ ceremony. Four persons from the bride’s side including her father sustained injuries who are hospitalized. Taken aback by the sudden attack ... Read More »

Pall of gloom descends Pratapgarh village during mass funeral

Udaipur : Villagers mourned over the bodies of seven of the nine people killed in the Pratapgarh tragedy on Monday night. These seven persons hailed from this village while two others were from other areas.The mass funeral was held in the afternoon at Ramdeoji village, some 7 kilometers away from Chhoti Sadri. A pall of gloom descended the village when the ... Read More »

Rapido Bike Launches Operations in Udaipur

Udaipur : Bengaluru-based organization Rapido Bike has launched its operations in Udaipur. This company offers a novel take on an age-old concept of transportation by replacing the conventional four-wheeler taxis with bikes. Rapido’s services have been widely received in South India, and the company is looking to expand its reach across the country gradually. The main aim of Rapido is ... Read More »

Mother kills, bury 5-month old daughter inside home in Rajsamand

Udaipur : Rajsamand police has arrested a 21-yr-old woman for mercilessly killing her baby girl and later burying her body inside a house. The child was just five months old and first born of her parents. ” We were informed on Sunday night that a child’s body was found buried inside a house in Bijnol village near Nathdwara . Later it ... Read More »

Youth arrested in Banswara for rejoicing Pulwama incident

Udaipur : In yet another incident of inciting religious hatred, a youth has been arrested by the Kushalgarh police in Banswara district who reportedly expressed joy over the slaying of soldiers in Pulwama last week. Vasim son of Nannu Khan resident of Potaliya near Timeda bus stand area passed lewd remarks on the martyrs publicly on Sunday. He was drunk and ... Read More »

Govt school Principal arrested for making lewd remarks on martyrs in Pratapgarh

Five hours highway jam Udaipur : Pratapgarh police slapped sedition charges and arrested a government senior secondary school principal on Saturday for allegedly passing lewd and disrespectful remarks on the Pulwama martyrs. The action came after situation grew tensed when villagers staged massive protest, blocked the highway and disrupted commutation for five hours. They burnt the effigy and were adamant that ... Read More »

Binol villagers in Rajsamand raise slogans to Pulwama braveheart

  Udaipur : Binol, a non descript village nestled in a remote area in Kunwariya block of Rajsamand district, have been witnessing non stop arrivals of visitors since past 24 hours. Party leaders, relatives, administrative officers have been dropping in at martyr Narayanlal Gurjar’s home to extend grief and support to his family. His martyrdom had come as a big shock ... Read More »

Home Scientists Meet in National Workshop at MPUAT Udaipur

Udaipur : dated 15th February, 2019, the inaugural function of XXIII Biennial Workshop of All India Coordinated Research Project on Home Science, was organised in the College of Community and Applied Sciences, Maharana Pratap Agriculture and Technology University, Udaipur. The Chief guest of the program was Prof. N. S. Rathod, Deputy Director General, (Education), ICAR, New Delhi. The program was ... Read More »

Three nursing students jailed for ragging, stripping juniors

Udaipur : A local court on Thursday ordered judicial custody for three nursing students who allegedly tortured their juniors for five hours. The victims who were first year students of nursing college affliated to the government RNT medical college, Udaipur were forced to drink, undress and dance while the seniors jeered at them. ” Three of the accused have been sent ... Read More »

All women scooter squads to patrol Banswara streets

Udaipur : In a bid to make women feel more secure and reach out to those in distress, Banswara police has launched an all women scooter sqads to patrol the streets. Tejaswini Gautam, the new Banswara SP set off the lady patrolling team to work with a green flag from the police line. ” The pilot project of lady patrol team ... Read More »

Hindustan Zinc receives ‘Project Development Innovation of the Year Award’

Udaipur : Hindustan Zinc received the Project Development Innovation of the Year Award at the 9th Annual Edition of RE-ASSETS INDIA 2019 Conference-Expo-Award for 22 MW Agucha Solar Project in a glittering function held in Delhi on 7th February 2019. The award was presented by Mr. Sohail Akhtar – Advisor of Ministry of New and Renewable Energy and Mr. O ... Read More »

Activists send notice to collector to stop motorized boating in Fatehsagar Lake

Udaipur : Expressing dissent on the latest move of the Urban Improvement Trust and Municipal Corporation inviting tenders for operation of boating activities for tourists at Fatehsagar Lake, activists have sent a legal notice to the collector on environmental grounds. The notice has been sent on behalf of Jheel Sanrakshan Samiti (JSS) a voluntary organization working for the wellness of water ... Read More »

Rajsamand SP violates traffic rules for a reality check

Udaipur : To have a reality check about the 30th road safety week, being observed in the district, Rajsamand SP Bhuwan Bhushan Yadav undertook a decoy operation on wednesday. The police officer dressed in civil clothes with a mask on his face, rode on the city roads for some 3 kilometers on a motorbike with two men seated behind him. He ... Read More »

Udaipur girl walks on frozen river in -35 degree celcius

‘Chadar trek one of the most difficult treks in Himalayas’ Udaipur : She strongly believes that mundane routine life is not for her. Adventures attracted her from a young age specially trekking on high altitudes had been her passion. Ruchika Jain, a 25-year old woman from Udaipur has recently successfully completed the Chadar trek, one of the most difficult considered trekking ... Read More »

Four killed in road accident in Rajsamand

Udaipur : Four persons who were returning from the stone mart exhibition at Jaipur, were killed in a road accident near Kitela village between the Gomti-Beawar section on the NH-8. The victims were marble businessmen who lived in Dhoinda and Kankroli of Rajsamand districts. Three of them originally hailed from Kerala, police said. Suresh Kumar (55) so Chellapan Pillai, Anil Kumar ... Read More »

Be Creative – Prof.Dashora

Udaipur : The Basic Science Department, in collaboration with Creative and Fine Arts Club at College of Technology and Engineering (CTAE), MPUAT, Udaipur organized an expert lecture by Prof. P.K. Dashora, Ex-Vice-Chancellor, Kota University on 2nd February, 2019. It was presided over by Prof. Ajay Kumar Sharma, Dean, CTAE. The theme was Creativity in Education, and Prof. Dashora, with his ... Read More »

8 kids die in two days at Udaipur’s govt hospital

Udaipur : Eight kids admitted in the Bal Chikitsalaya (children’s hospital) at the government Maharana Bhupal Hospital campus here died in a short span of two days. According to hospital authorities, patients inflow has increased in past few days perhaps due to the extreme weather condition and eight kids died in the intensive care unit within two days. According to sources, ... Read More »

Villagers burn leopard alive in Udaipur

Udaipur : A leopard died after a mob attacked and set it on fire on saturday  in Kharbad near Rama village on Udaipur-Iswal road on the NH-76. The  big cat was injured in a road accident and happened to enter the human settlement. It mauled an old man in the area which infuriated the villagers. The beast was beaten severely with ... Read More »

4 including kid killed in road accident in Banswara

Udaipur : Four persons including a couple and their kid were killed in a major road accident that took place on the Udaipur road near Mordi in Banswara district on Sunday evening. Five others who were injured were taken to the nearby hospital who have been later referred to Udaipur civil hospital, sources said. The accident took place at Chidiyavasa turn ... Read More »

Safe breakers rob cash from Chittorgarh toll plaza

Udaipur : Unidentified men broke open the cash window at a toll plaza on the Chittorgarh-Bhilwara road and decamped with 6.25Lakh rupees on tuesday midnight. Surprisingly, a gunman was sitting outside the cash sorting room while the robbers cut opened the window with the help of a gas cutter and fled with the money. A report has been given at the ... Read More »

Med dept springs to action after Collector’s driver leaves swine flu ward

Udaipur : Authorities at the Pratapgarh district hospital sprang into action after being scorned by the Collector over mismanagement and improper upkeep of the swine flu ward here. Show cause notices have been served to three staff including the nursing superintendent while the swine flu ward has been shifted to a different room with better amenities. According to sources, Pratapgarh collector’s ... Read More »

Con men dupe 20K from MP trader in Udaipur

Udaipur : Two youths who posed as policemen duped twenty thousand rupees from a Madhya Pradesh trader who had come to Udaipur for business purpose. The con men who rode on a motorcycle demanded identity proof from the trader, checked his pockets and belongings. They asked him to leave immediately claiming a riot has taken place in the area. Manaklal Patidar, ... Read More »

Hindustan Zinc Establishes The Culture Of Audio-Described Movies For Visually Impaired In India

  The company screens movie ‘Hichki’ at INOX, Udaipur for over 100 visually impaired children & adults Udaipur : Hindustan Zinc under its “Jeevan Tarang” project organized an audio-described screening of “Hichki’ for the visually impaired people of Rajasthan on 20th January, 2019 at INOX Cinemas, Udaipur. The screening was attended by an audience of over 100 visually impaired children ... Read More »

Rajasthan, a treasure of rock art sites!

‘Of the reported 3,000 rock art shelters 500 marked by rock arts’ Udaipur : Rajasthan contains large quantity of rock art sites. Except for the Thar desert now painting have been discovered from all the regions of Rajasthan, archeologists claim. In the middle part of the Rajasthan, many rock paintings have been reported from the small granite hills on either side ... Read More »

Udaipur World Music Festival, the three-day world musical extravaganza set to begin from February 15

Participation of over 150 global artistes from 20 countries, including Israel, Spain, Portugal, Indonesia, Iran, Greece and Switzerland Scheduled from 15th to 17th of February 2019, the festival will cater to the music lovers across genres Udaipur :  Udaipur World Music Festival, India’s biggest world music extravaganza will be held this year from 15th-17th February 2019 in the beautiful city ... Read More »

MLSU’s law college soon to have an AIR Cafe

‘One stop research center for students, faculty’ Udaipur : The Law college at MohanLal Sukhadia University will soon get an AIR cafe, first of its kind in Rajasthan, a law library for the benefit of students, researchers and faculty members.The college administration has inked an MoU with All India Reporter (AIR), Nagpur which will operate here an one-stop research center providing ... Read More »

Bio sand filters effective in correcting water impurities

Udaipur : People often complained of colic diseases, fever and vomiting due to consumption of water drawn from wells in villages around Sakroda, Kurabad and surrounding areas in Udaipur. Under a research project, water activists took up a task of setting bio sand filters in some of the homes at these places and since then, the health related issues have relatively ... Read More »

A sanitary pad bank for tribal women

Udaipur : Buying a pack of sanitary pads is considered luxury here and not a necessity. Using old scraps of cloth wasnt a durable solution with most of the women having limited sets of clothing to cover themselves for a year. So female folk in Dodawali, a tribal village in Girwa block, just 30 kilometers away from the district headquarters, managed ... Read More »

Lake activists ask UDH minister to stop illegal food court construction around Swaroop Sagar Lake

Udaipur : Jheel Sanrakshan Samiti (JSS), a voluntary organization working for the wellness of lakes in Udaipur, has written a letter to Shanti Dhariwal, minister for urban development, asking him to prevent the ongoing illegal construction of cantilever projection into the minimum water level area of the Swaroop Sagar lake while developing a food court on the lake’s shore line. In ... Read More »

Father beat two kids to death in Udaipur village

Udaipur : In an utterly shocking incident a 5-year old girl and 3-year old boy were beaten to death by their biological father in Chokhlabara village under Ogana police station area in Jhadol block of the district. The kids were brought to the community health center (CHC) in a serious condition early morning where they died during treatment. Police has arrested ... Read More »

111 Engineering Students get scholarships under Yashad Sumedha Scholarship Program

  Udaipur : Hindustan Zinc, India’s only and world’s leading integrated Zinc-Lead-Silver producer has always believed as business grows, responsibility towards society also grows. The Company has a strong focus towards enhancing the quality of life and economic well-being of communities around its operations. Hindustan Zinc through its educational programs like Shiksha Sambal, Unchi Udaan and other coaching programs for ... Read More »

Smt. Maneka Gandhi confers National Awards to Anganwadi Workers for Exceptional Achievements under ICDS Scheme

We are pleased to inform that Hon’ble Union Minister for Women & Child Development – Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi has conferred two anganwadi workers – Ms. Rukmani Bhoi from Tilakheda Nand Ghar, Udaipur and Ms. Vimla Kunwar from Nayakheda Khushi Anganwadi Centre with ‘National Awards for Exceptional Achievements for the year 2017-18’ on 7th January, 2019 in New Delhi. This ... Read More »

NE women learning to make reusable sanitary pads in Udaipur

Udaipur : East or West, feminine issues and taboos related to menstruation remains the same, menstrual hygiene is yet a least discussed subject specially in the rural areas, claim the women delegates from North eastern states who are in Udaipur to participate in a workshop connected with menstrual management. The workshop is jointly being held by Ministry of Tribal Development and ... Read More »

Loan scam : Dungarpur farmers demand ACB to investigate on fraud loans

Udaipur : Farmers in several villages of Dungarpur are baffled over the ongoing loan scam in the district. After peasants in Govadi, Nandor, Gamda Brahmaniya and Jethana denied taking loans but found their names in the loan waiver list, now more farmers from other blocks too have come up with similar complaints. Farmers at Obari, Gada Vejania, Nagariya and Saroda on ... Read More »

Minor ’20-weeks pregnant’ reveals medical report, accused absconding

Udaipur : The minor girl who was raped for weeks in Satpura village under Chanderiya police station in Chittorgarh has been found to be 20 weeks pregnant. The girl was taken for a medical examination on tuesday and the medical board confirmed her pregnancy. Meanwhile, police team couldnt find the accused from the village as he had gone absconding since the ... Read More »

Minor gets pregnant after rape in Chittor, Panchayat tries to settle case

‘Informer calls ChildLine for help’ Udaipur : In a shocking incident, a minor girl in Chittorgarh who became pregnant following weeks of sexual abuse by a middle aged man of the same village, was forced by the panchayat to ‘settle’ the matter in exchange of some amount. An informed citizen called up the Child Line on Sunday and narrated the incident, ... Read More »

Gold ornaments worth 2.5 Cr robbed from Udaipur-Bandra train

‘Robber jump off with ornaments bag near Nimbahera Junction’ Udaipur : In a daredevil act, an unidentified man robbed gold ornaments worth 2.5 crore rupees from possession of two passengers travelling in the Udaipur-Bandra train on Monday morning. The incident took place in the running train between 5.30 to 6 am when the robber pulled the bag kept at one of ... Read More »

15 months old survived a successful Open Heart Surgery

Rajasthan State’s First Successful Operation Udaipur : Geetanjali Medical College & Hospital a Super-Specialty Tertiary Care’s Cardiac Centre showcased a successful case of Rajasthan’s first of kind “Intra Cardiac Repair of Tetralogy of Fallot with RVOT Stenting” on 15 months old & weighing only 5 kilograms boy. The team of successful surgery involves Cardiac Thoracic Vascular Surgeon Dr. Sanjay Gandhi ... Read More »

Suicide farmer’s widow says family facing living death

Udaipur : GauriDevi, widow of Lehrulal, the farmer who committed suicide by hanging in his field at Rajsamand, is clueless on how the family would survive after losing the only earning member in the family. The farmer was under stress after frost damaged his entire crops and thus dashing all hopes of a good income from them. Gauridevi, who wept inconsolably ... Read More »

Stressed farmer hangs self in field at Rajsamand village

Udaipur : Lehrulal, a 48-year old farmer who was apparently in distress after frost damaged his crops past week, committed suicide on Sunday. Lehrulal was resident of Pipli Acharyan village under Kankroli police station limit in Rajsamand district. He was found hanging from a neem tree in his field, KailashDan, SHO Kankroli told Udaipur Kiran. Lehrulal owned 4 beeghas of land ... Read More »

Shree Rajasthan Syntex gets nod for sell of land

Shree Rajasthan Syntex has received an approval from its board for the sale of land situated at Bagru-Ravan, Jaipur in the state of Rajasthan. The company will get Rs 12.25 crore from sale of land. The expected date of completion of sale is upto March 31, 2019. Shree Rajasthan Syntex’s principal activity is to manufacture and market synthetic blended yarn, ... Read More »

Woman burns younger sister’s private parts for urinating in bed

Udaipur : In a shocking incident, a woman burnt the private parts of her younger sister because she had a habit of urinating in bed. The victim is seven year old and had been living with her elder sister for some months at Mohi village under Kankroli police station area at Rajsamand. The woman scolded and warned the child many times ... Read More »

Leopard sneaks into police station compound in Chittorgarh

Tranquilized after hours of rescue operation Udaipur : Forest officials, police and public were in a panic mode for hours when a leopard sneaked into the Kotwali police station premises in Chittorgarh on Sunday. People finally sighed relied when the big cat was tranquilized after some 10 hours long rescue operation. [embedded content] People left their homes and shifted to terraces ... Read More »

Man kills wife for nagging him to get job in Chittorgarh

‘Cooked, ate food in the room where body was kept’ Udaipur : An unemployed man finally ended up in murdering his wife after being frustrated of her habit of nagging him to find a job. Naresh Menaria resident of Chorwadi village under Akola police station in Chittorgarh district hit his wife Vidya’s head with an iron rod first and later strangulated ... Read More »

Panchyat diktat : Man faces wrath for preventing child marriage in Rajsamand village, ‘Hukka-Pani’ bandh, penalty of 2.61L

Udaipur : Adhering to rules has made life difficult for a law abiding villager at Dasano ki Bhagal village under Khamnor police station limit of Rajsamand district who has been facing the Panchayat wrath for over three months now. Despite a police complaint, no action has been taken yet while the victim is knocking doors fearing safety of his family members. ... Read More »