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Kiran Maheshwari passed away

Udaipur. Former Rajasthan minister and presently Rajsamand MLA Kiran Maheshwari died on Sunday. She was admitted to Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon for the last several days. Today the body will be brought to Udaipur. Read More »

Villagers pluck away onion plants from KVK farm in Dungarpur

Udaipur : Anticipating limited stock of the onion plants that were put on sale at Krishi Vigyan Kendra in Faloj under Dovda police station limits of Dungarpur District, hundreds of villagers who had gathered to purchase, uprooted them from the field and went away. Before the KVK staff could understand anything or stop the villagers,the plants had been plucked. A police ... Read More »

Campaigning ends for 1st phase of polls for Panchayat Samiti, Zila Parishad

Jaipur : Campaigning for the first phase of elections for Panchayat Samiti and Zila Parishad members in 21 districts of Rajasthan ended on Saturday and the polling will be held on Monday. According to state election commissioner P S Mehra, 72.38 lakh voters, of which 37.47 lakh male and 34.90 female, will be able to exercise their franchise to elect 1310 ... Read More »

Rajasthan reports new 3,007 Covid-19 cases and 16 deaths

Udaipur : Sixteen persons died, while 3,007 others were tested positive for Covid-19 in Rajasthan on Saturday bringing the state’s overall tally to 2,40,676. With 16 deaths, state toll rose to 2146. The districts which reported new cases are Jaipur (551), Jodhpur (444), Bikaner (215), Ajmer (210), Kota (203), Alwar (139), Bhilawara (128), Sriganganagar (115), Sikar (95), Nagaur (94), Tonk (85), Pali (84), ... Read More »

Rajasthan decides to go for Option-1 to meet the GST implementation shortfall

The Government of Rajasthan has communicated its acceptance for Option-1 out of the two options suggested by the Ministry of Finance to meet the shortfall in revenue arising out of GST implementation.  The State has now joined 21 other States and 3 Union Territories (Delhi, Jammu & Kashmir and Puducherry) who have opted for Option-1. The States who choose Option-1 ... Read More »

Coronavirus confirmed among 1785 new people in Rajasthan, 10 dead

Jaipur. There has been a decrease in cases of corona virus in the state. During the last 24 hours, 1785 new cases of corona virus have been reported in the state. After this the total number of infected people in the state was 191629. At the same time, the death toll has come down. In the last 24 hours, 10 ... Read More »

Woman killed after house catches fire in Chittorgarh, 4 injured

Udaipur : A woman was killed while four other family members sustained severe burn injuries when a three storey house caught fire in the early morning on Monday in Pratapnagar area of Chittorgarh city. The house owner Vinod Phulwani, a BJP leader  jumped off from the terrace of the first floor to save himself and got his legs fractured. Two of the four ... Read More »

Rajasthan high court stays trial by CBI court in Laxmi Vilas Palace case

Udaipur : The Rajasthan High court on Tuesday stayed the arrest warrant against former disinvestment secretary Pradip Baijal and two others accused of causing a Rs 244-crore loss to the government through the sale of ITDC-owned Laxmi Vilas Palace Hotel in Udaipur. The high court directed the special CBI court hearing the case to summon the accused through bailable warrants, ... Read More »

78 kg Doda chura seized in Chittorgarh, 1 arrested

Udaipur : Under a joint action by the district special force and team from Gangrar police station, cops seized a car carrying huge stock of Doda chura on Tuesday. The cops were tipped of the car’s movement from Nagar Biliya and under the supervision of ASP Sarita Singh, the special force incharge Shivlal Meena and Gangrar SHO Shivraj Gurjar held a ... Read More »

25-year old behind grandmother’s murder in Chittorgarh

‘Old woman refused to give money for wife’s treatment’ Udaipur : In a major breakthrough, police arrested a 25-year-old man for murdering his grandmother and stealing her silver kadas in Hamirpur Chowki area of Chhoti Sadri block of Chittorgarh district. The 80-year-old woman Phooli Bai, wife of Bhaira Meena, who lived in a separate portion of the house, was found dead ... Read More »

Woman mauled to death by leopard, Villagers jam Udaipur-Banswara road

Udaipur : In yet another spine chilling incident, a 36year-old woman was mauled to death by a leopard at Kewde-ki-Naal area under Savina police station limits, some 20 kilometers from Udaipur city on Thursday evening. The woman had gone to the forest to cut grass around 5 pm when the beast mauled and dragged her several meters into dense bushes. The ... Read More »

Robbers hold old man hostage, decamp with cash, jewelry worth 2 Cr

Udaipur : Four robbers held an 82-year-old man hostage in his  house near the community center  in Kanore town of VallabhNagar block in Udaipur past midnight on Monday and broke the lockers and fled with cash and jewelry worth approximately Rs 2 crore. The police said Sohanlal Kothari who lived alone in his house was held hostage by four unidentified men who ... Read More »

Udaipur Adv objects to ML Lathar proposed appointment as DGP

‘SLP pending before SC against the IPS officer’ Udaipur : A senior advocate in Udaipur has written to the chief minister Ashok Gehlot raising objections on the prospect of senior IPS officer MohanLal Lathar to be appointed as the new Director General of Police. Hari Singh Bhati, a senior lawyer said in his letter that a special leave to appeal criminal ... Read More »

Dungarpur teacher discovers India’s 1328th butterfly specie-Zebra Skipper

Udaipur : Another cheerful piece during the Big Butterfly Month- a campaign to celebrate the butterfly species across the nation ! Spialia Zebra known as the Zebra Skipper spotted in 2014 in Sagwara town of Dungarpur district has been recognized as the 1328th species of butterflies in the country. A government school teacher Mukesh Panwar spotted the butterfly at a farmhouse ... Read More »

BTP incited Dungarpur violence, Congress supported silently

Udaipur : BJP MLA and the party’s state general secretary Madan Dilawar launched a sharp attack on the Bharitya Tribal Party and Gehlot government holding it responsible for the  violence in Dungarpur and Udaipur districts. Dilawar is one in the three member committee constituted by the Bhartiya Janta Party  assigned with the task of making a factual report on  the tribal ... Read More »

Life returns to normal in South Raj, NH-8 resumes full operation

Udaipur : Peace prevailed in Udaipur and Dungarpur on Monday and there were no reports of any sporadic violence from any parts of the region that had been hit by the ferity of agitating tribal candidates since four days. The stretch that had been affected due to the stir between Bicchiwada and Kherwada on the National Highway-8 was completely cleared of ... Read More »

Prohibitory orders fail to dissipate tension in Udaipur-Dungarpur border

Internet suspended in violence hit area, TAD minister hold talks with agitators Udaipur : Tension and intimidation continued unabated in Dungarpur and Udaipur districts on the third day as hundreds of tribal youths remained unmoved on the appeals of the authorities and political leaders and continued to camp in jungles and hills at Kankri Doongri in Bicchiwads of Dungarpur district on ... Read More »

112 kg doda-choora, chemical seized in Chittorgarh

Udaipur : The Chittorgarh police has intensified drive against narcos and narcotics in the entire district. On the consecutive third day, cops seized 112 kgs of doda choora, 1.8 kilograms of chemical (precursor) and arrested two persons including a woman from Segwa village under Mandphiya police station limits on Thursday. SP Deepak Bhargava told Udaipur Kiran that the action was ... Read More »

Huge quantity of opium, precursors seized in Chittorgarh, 2 arrested

Udaipur : Chittorgarh police confiscated huge amount of opium, poppy dust, precursors , 2 cars and 21 Lakh rupees cash from two separate places on Monday.  The police has arrested two persons in this connection.Chittorgarh SP Deepak Bhargava said the crime branch Jaipur alerted the local police about huge amount of narcotic substances stocked in two different places under Sadar police station limits ... Read More »

3 kids drown in pond in Rajsamand village

Udaipur : Three kids drowned when they slipped into deep waters while they had gone to quench their thirst in a pond in Bhadla village under Amet police station limits of Rajsamand district. Two kids were brother and sister while the third one was their paternal cousin. A pall of gloom descended the area and fire was not lit in any ... Read More »

16.68L animals to be vaccinated for FMD control in Udaipur dist

Udaipur : Under the central govrnment scheme of vaccination for control of Food and Mouth Disease among livestock specially milking cattle, a special campaign would take off inthe district from 21 September onwards. The state wide program would continue till November 4 and cent percent coverage of milking animals would be ensured. The preparations are almost complete andthe animal husbandry ... Read More »

Salesman stabbed outside bank, foil loot bid

Udaipur :  In a broad daylight incident, an alert salesman foiled loot bid by two miscreants outside the main branch of Axis Bank here on Saheli Marg under the Hathipole police station limits on Monday. One of the men stabbed the salesman who did not let loose grip on the cash bag he was carrying and ran inside the bank ... Read More »

Dead woman granted opium patta in Chittorgarh

‘Yield tendered, weighed & got paid’ Udaipur : In a bizarre incident reported from Chittorgarh’s Nimbahera block, a woman who had never applied for opium cultivation license (patta) , was sanctioned one, surprisingly that too after her death and the license was transferred to a third party who cultivated the crop and even was benefitted of the payment from the government. ... Read More »

Uprooting Lantana at Sajjangarh without strategic planning disastrous, warn experts

Udaipur : Ornithologists and bird lovers are apprehensive over the rampant Lantana eradication campaign at Sajjangarh Wildlife Sanctuary. They claim, only if the actions are combined with strategic re-plantation of local bushes of the site, then it could be of advantage to the avifauna, otherwise, the campaign could upset the local birds after a great tragedy of Sambhar Lake. Bird lovers ... Read More »

13-year-old UP girl sold, forced into marriage with Chittorgarh man

Udaipur : A 13-year old girl from Sonbadhra district in UttarPradesh was sold to a 30 year old man in Chittorgarh’s Babrana, who forcibly married her seven months ago and ill treated her. The girl who managed to get the childline number sought help and was lucky enough to be rescued after months of sufferings.The girl is presently in a state ... Read More »

Four including Banswara CI killed in road accident on NH 113

Udaipur : A circle inspector, his wife and another couple were killed in a car-trola head-on collision on the Pratapgarh-Banswara road in the wee hours of Wednesday. The accident took place around 2.30am near Padliya village on the National Highway 113. Police officer Akhilesh Singh and his wife, their friend Vinay Yadav and his wife were travelling from Jaipur to Banswara ... Read More »

Daughter of Rajasthan representing India at “ International Women’s Virtual Youth Summit 2020 “

World Youth Organization and National Awardees Federation of India organized “ International Women’s Virtual Youth Summit 2020” on 30.08.2020 with Shri Bhaskar Rao IPS ( DGP of Internal Security Karnataka State) as the Chief Guest. Dr. Javid Jamadar ( Chairman of World Youth Organization) was the main organizer of the event and JSR Annamayaa was the Chief Convener. The international ... Read More »

Locust control operations undertaken in more than 5.22 lakh hectares area in 10 states from 11th April till 8th August 2020

Starting from 11th April 2020 till 8th August 2020, locust control operations have been done in 2,58,406 hectares area in States of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana by Locust Circle Offices (LCOs). Till 9th August 2020, control operations have been done in 2,64,491 hectares area in States of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Haryana, ... Read More »

Locust control operations carried out at 37 places in 11 districts of Rajasthan, Gujarat and Haryana during night of 30th-31st July, 2020

Locust control operations were carried out at 34 places in 09 districts viz. Jaisalmer, Barmer, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Churu, Nagaur, Hanumangarh, Jalore and Sirohi of Rajasthan and 02 places in Kutch district of Gujarat against swarms and hoppers by LCOs in the intervening night of 30th-31st July, 2020. Besides this, Haryana State Agriculture Department also carried out control operation at 1 ... Read More »

Newborn, assumed dead, found alive in Udr village

Udaipur : In a bizarre incident, a newborn that was assumed to be dead, was found alive, when the family members were about to bury her. While the baby’s relatives alleged gross negligence on the part of the medical staff of the PHC, on the other hand, the medical officer said the staff had not declared it dead, since the baby ... Read More »

Tribal man beaten, forced to dance with shoes hung around neck

Udaipur : A tribal man was beaten up badly, made to wear petticoat and dance with shoes hung around in neck in Gangrar block of Chittorgah. The victim was subjected to humiliation just because he had gone to get back his cable which he had given to one of an acquaintance. The assaulters were a group of 10 to 12 ... Read More »

Pratapgarh Jail turns COVID-19 hotspot, 58 positive in 3 days

Udaipur : Pratapgarh Prison has become next COVID-19 hotspot in Rajasthan. A total of 32 persons including a a jail guard were tested positive thus taking the number of total active cases to 60 in the district. So far 72 persons have been infected of the virus in Pratapgarh.The community spread was reported from the jail two days back when ... Read More »

Relief To The Public From Demarcation Notification For Kumbhalgarh And Todgarh Sanctuaries : Mp Diya Kumari

Jaipur : Rajsamand MP, Diya Kumari, expressed her gratitude to the Union Minister of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Shri Prakash Javadekar. The MP said that the issue of revised notification for setting threshold limits for Kumbhalgarh and Todgarh Sanctuaries, will give a major relief to the tourism and employment sector as well as the marble businessmen and hoteliers. The ... Read More »

Staff screening, documenting every single entry-exit at Ratanpur Raj-Guj border

‘Exit grant only for pass holders’ Udaipur : 24-hours checkposts at each police station limit area have been laid and staff from the medical, education and administrative department other than cops are deployed at the Ratanpur checkpost -the Rajasthan-Gujarat border to ‘regulate’ the controlled movement of people under the new guidelines issued by the state government a day ago. Considering ... Read More »

Youth, two aides arrested for raping, blackmailing minor in Rajsamand village

Udaipur : A youth was arrested for allegedly raping and blackmailing a girl with her objectionable pictures in Lasani village under Deogarh police station limits of Rajsamand district on Monday . Since the girl was duped into a physical relationship when she was yet a minor, the case has been registered under sections of POCSO Act too. Two of his aides ... Read More »

UCCI demands an export hub set up in Udaipur

Udaipur : The Udaipur Chamber of Commerce & Industry has submitted a detailed proposal to the Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) and State Government for the development of an Export Hub in Udaipur. ” Udaipur is a gateway to the export of goods from Southern Rajasthan including the nearby districts viz Rajsamand, Bhilwara, Chittorgarh, Pratapgarh, Sirohi, Banswara and Dungarpur. The ... Read More »

CDFT organised E Quiz on Covid-19 and Food Acceptability

Udaipur : During lockdown period CDFT students and faculty organized one week (25th-31stMay,2020) E-Quiz on COVID-19 and Food Acceptability. There was a great response received from various reputed institutions and SAU’s like NDRI, Kernal, CFTRI and TNAU, AP etc. Besides this a good number of students were also participated from various traditional and technical university like MLSU,Techno NJR India etc.; ... Read More »

World Environment Day celebrated at Hindustan Zinc

Udaipur : Our earth is the only planet we have to live on and caring for its wellbeing should be our moral responsibility. Sustainable development is not a place we reach, but a journey that we need to continue. Although filled with challenges like bushfires, climate change and one of the biggest global pandemics, the year 2020 has given humankind ... Read More »

Combatting Climate Change by Rejuvenating Common Land in Rural India

As the global climate crisis worsens, it is becoming clear that marginalised people and communities are most affected. Those living in rural areas generally have a low carbon footprint – especially compared to people in urban areas – and yet they are suffering from an exacerbation of already extreme environmental challenges. Rolling barren hills of the Aravalli range define much ... Read More »

Differently abled sew 700 face masks for migrants, railway employees

  Udaipur : In the campaign by the state government to send migrant workers home, differently-abled inmates of Narayana Seva Sansthan (NSS) are extending their support by providing face masks and sanitizer in Udaipur city. NSS offered 700 face masks and 5-liter hand sanitizer to the city railway station for the protection of passengers, migrant workers and employees to deal ... Read More »