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Sapta Shakti Command Celebrates International Yoga Day

Jaipur : International Yoga Day was celebrated with zeal enthusiasm and vigour at various military stations of Sapta Shakti Command on 21 Jun 2021. Yoga is practiced as an integral part of a soldier’s life as it fulfils the twin purpose to be physically and mentally fit. Yoga sessions were organised with full adherence to COVID-19 protocols and precautionary measures ... Read More »

UP police interrogates absconding IPS officer’s kin in Dungarpur

Udaipur : Four teams of Uttar Pradesh police arrived  Dungarpur to interrogate about Manilal Patidar, the absconding superintendent of police of Mahoba who is also carrying a cash reward on his arrest. The police teams went to Saroda of Sagwada block and interrogated Patidar’s father Ramji, mother Hukki Bai, wife Ramila, brother Harish and sons Prince and Aarav. The former SP ... Read More »

State-of-art field hospital set up at Rajsamand

Udaipur : A state-of-art 100 beds capacity field hospital was inaugurated on Friday at Dariba in Rajsamand on Friday. The district collector Arvind Poswal, SP Sudhir Chaudhary and CEO Hindustan Zinc Arun Mishra inaugurated the facility which mainly has been built to combat the speculated third wave of COVID .  The 8000-square-meter hospital has an air-conditioning dome based on German ... Read More »

6 kids living by themselves after parents died in accident 10 months ago

Udaipur : A day after the District Legal Service Authority reached the home of six children who were orphaned after their parents’ accidental  death, in Kalbeliya Magra basti in Badgaon block adjoining the city area, voluntary organisations rushed to help the kids on Thursday. The DLSA  chairman RP Soni directed secretary Kuldeep Suttrakar upon getting a distress call from a neighbor ... Read More »

5-yr-old injured by Chinese manjha in Udaipur

Udaipur : A five-year old girl sustained severe injuries on her throat when a chinese manjha thread touched her while she was going on a motorcycle with her father on Thursday. The incident  took place near Chhipa colony when Asna was going with her father on his bike. Suddenly a glass coated kite string hit the girl’s throat causing a deep cut. Blood ... Read More »

With  93K residents having their own roofs, Dungarpur leads in PMAY in Raj

Udaipur : Dungarpur district has clinched the first position in the  state and second in the country, in providing roofs to residents under the PradhanMantri Gramin Awas Yojana (PMAY-G). Against the sanctioned 100054 proposals, the Dungarpur administration has disbursed funds for 93 thousand 128 persons and helped them realise the dream of owning their house. “It was all possible due to the ... Read More »

Govt school principal issue TCs to 71 weak tribal students in Udaipur

Udaipur : Parents of many students of the  government  senior secondary school at Gorana of Jhadol block in Udaipur district alleged that the Principal issued transfer certificates to weak students and derived from  their  fundamental right to education especially in the  critical time of pandemic. Some of the parents and students met the collector on  Wednesday and gave a  complaint in ... Read More »

Oxygen-surplus Chittorgarh emerge as role model for others

‘Supplied 1500 cylinders daily to 12 districts’ Udaipur : While the other districts were seeking help from others to meet acute shortage of the life saving gas for  gasping patients in hospitals and homes, Chittorgarh emerged as a role model by taking care of its own medical oxygen needs but also supplying it to 12 districts in distress. Many people died due ... Read More »

Admin hold work after MLA , ppl oppose sewage treatment plant in Pratapgarh

Udaipur : Facing severe protest from the public over setting up of a sewage treatment plant near a densely populated colony and temples, the administration stayed the work and announced to constitute a committee to decide an agreeable site for the plant.  The people in Pratapgarh  city had been opposing the construction of a sewage treatment plant adjoining the residential areas ... Read More »

Plantation Drive At Niwaru Military Station

Jaipur : Niwaru Military Station organised a Tree Plantation Drive with an aim of contributing to the National level Green Initiative, to fight against global warming and thereby reducing its impact on climate change and ultimately presenting a better environment for the next generation. A total of 1980 saplings of locally available flora to include ornamental, fruit bearing and arboriculture plants ... Read More »

MP man beaten to death by cow vigilantes in Chittorgarh

Udaipur : A man was beaten to death while another one was seriously hurt after a village mob in Begun of Chittorgarh district attacked them, alleging they were cattle smugglers ferrying cows in their truck for slaughter. While Babulal  son of DhannaLal Bhil, joined the list of the dozens lynched by cow vigilantes in the past few years, his injured and ... Read More »

DLSA rescue woman being forced into marriage by parents in Chittorgarh

Udaipur : The district legal service authority (DLSA) Chittorgarh intervened and rescued a woman who claimed that she was being forced by her parents to get married to a man of their community, however , she didn’t wish to marry him and wanted to study further.  DLSA secretary Bhanu Kumar said that one Rameshwar Sharma of Prayas Santhan informed  on Saturday ... Read More »

Rumours of Jhadol MLA’s death shock ppl, legislator release videos to clarify

Udaipur : Rumours that circulated on the social media on Sunday , claiming demise of Jhadol legislator Babulal Kharadi hit hard on his family members who were shocked. Kharadi, who was attending a mask distribution and sanitisation drive held by the Vanvasi Kalyan Parishad in remote villages of Kotra block could not be contacted for some time which increased the tension ... Read More »

Heat Wave Conditions at isolated places are very likely over west Rajasthan during next 24 hours

According to the National Weather Forecasting Centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD): (Dated: 11th June, 2021 Time of Issue: 1600 Hours IST) Current Temperature Status and Warning for next five days Yesterday’s Maximum Temperature Scenario: Heat Wave: – NIL. Maximum Temperature: – Maximum Temperatures more than 40.0°C were recorded at most places over West Rajasthan; at many places over East Rajasthan; at a few places over Haryana and at isolated places over Punjab, West Madhya Pradesh and Saurashtra & Kutch. Yesterday, the highest maximum temperature of 45.3°C was reported at Ganganagar (West Rajasthan). Today’s Minimum Temperature Scenario: Warm Night:- Nil. Minimum Temperature: ... Read More »

With 64K plus vaccination in a day, Udaipur makes a record

Udaipur : 64 thousand 312 covid vaccines were administered in a single day on Friday in Udaipur district , which perhaps is the highest record of a day for any district in Rajasthan so far. “In the total 7 centers in Udaipur city and 125 centers in rural areas more than 500 health workers completed the herculean task successfully though ... Read More »

After petrol, diesel at almost Rs 100-mark in Rajasthan

New Delhi : After petrol, diesel is now at almost Rs 100 per litre mark in Rajasthan as oil firms raised fuel prices yet again on Friday. Petrol price was hiked by 29 paise per litre and diesel by 28 paise, according to a price notification of state-owned fuel retailers. The hike — the 22nd since May 4 — took ... Read More »

4 arrested for camel sacrifice in Udaipur

Udaipur : Suraj Pole police  here  arrested 4 persons on Wednesday for the sacrifice of a camel. The sacrifice was done as a ritual to appease the deities as one of the  accused was suffering loss in his  dairy business after his cow fell ill. The accused  were identified as Shobalal (60)  his son Chandra Prakash aka Chetan Mali (26), Rajesh ... Read More »

Rajasthan reports 629 COVID-19 cases, 31 deaths

Jaipur : Rajasthan reported 629 COVID-19 cases and 31 fatalities on Monday, pushing the state”s infection tally to 9,46,975 and its death toll to 8,687. Udaipur reported the highest number of 10 deaths, followed by Bikaner with five, besides those in other cities, according to an official report. Of the fresh cases, 75 were reported from Jaipur, 61 from Hanumangarh, ... Read More »

Jaipur Greater Municipal Corporation mayor, 3 councilors suspended; BJP fumes

Jaipur : The Rajasthan government has suspended the Jaipur Greater Municipal Corporation mayor and three councilors for allegedly misbehaving with the local body”s commissioner, drawing a sharp reaction from the BJP. The Congress government also decided to conduct a judicial inquiry in the matter. The Department of local self-governance issued the orders on Sunday night suspending mayor Somya Gurjar, and ... Read More »

Not just a COVID jab, it’s a health checkup camp for the Muslim community!

Udaipur : Like elsewhere, the Muslim community in Chittorgarh too,initially  had their reasons for shunning the COVID vaccination drive. Most of  them believed taking the shot would bring side effects, some felt they would probably catch the contagion if  they took the dose and some even felt that the injection  would make the men impotent. When logic and reasons failed to ... Read More »

Man suffers renal failure after police force sit-ups, make run 3 kilometers

‘Accused constable suspended, inquiry begins ‘ Udaipur : Incidents of rudeness and misbehaviour by  policemen during compliance of lockdown norms are on rise in Udaipur. In one such incident, a dairy owner reportedly suffered renal problem after a cop induced physical exertion and made  him do 100 sit-ups and run some three kilometers empty stomach. The man after being unable to ... Read More »

Udaipur police arrest 4 cheats for tampering with ATM cash shutter

‘Withdrew large amounts through exit shutter manipulation’ Udaipur : In a major breakthrough Udaipur police achieved big success in nabbing an inter-state gang that tampered with ATM cash shutters and withdrew lakhs of rupees. Four persons all residents of Hisar, Haryana have been arrested and the gang confessed to having committed more than 50 withdrawals through a special trick called the ‘exit ... Read More »

Dungarpur villagers raise funds to distribute essentials to tackle COVID-19

Udaipur : While most of the people not only in villages but urban areas, are dependent on the government machinery for steps to tackle the pandemic, residents in a small gram  panchayat in Dungarpur took self initiated steps to tackle the situation. Dungarpur Zila Parishad CEO Anjali Rajoria said when the district was recently reeling under the severity of the second ... Read More »

Poppy Husk worth 1cr seized in Chittorgarh, 2 arrested

Udaipur : In one of the biggest drug seizures of the year, Chittorgarh police arrested two drug peddlers transporting 30 quintals of illegal poppy husk inside a truck. The contraband was filled in plastic bags which were hidden beneath a load full of animal feed. The market value of the poppy husk is estimated around one crore rupees, Chittorgarh SP Deepak Bhargava ... Read More »

HC seeks detailed compliance report on vax of ppl without prescribed i-cards

Udaipur : After hearing on the second consecutive day on a suo motu civil writ petition related to the Pakistani minority migrants residing in Rajasthan, a division bench of the High Court at Jodhpur, on Friday directed the state government to submit a detailed report by June 3, regarding compliance of the guidelines given in SOP (standard operating procedures) on COVID-19 ... Read More »

Panel formed to look into ways of conducting exams in Rajasthan universities amid COVID-19 pandemic

Jaipur : Rajasthan Minister Bhanwar Singh Bhati on Wednesday said a committee has been formed to look into the ways of conducting exams in state universities for the 2020-21 session amid the coronavirus pandemic. The panel will also give suggestions on timely commencement of the upcoming academic session, the state”s higher education minister said. He said the convenor and members ... Read More »

Dungarpur model included in ULBs functioning guide-booklet

Udaipur : Dungarpur, the first ODF city in Rajasthan and only city to have been awarded by Netherlands government for solid waste management, has become a role model for the rest  of the municipalities in Rajasthan. The Department of Local Self  Government has recently included Dungarpur’s success story as motivational mantra in the ‘Rajasthan Nagar Palika Karya Sanchalan Margdarshika’ ( Municipality ... Read More »

15-year-old raped by step-father in Chittorgarh

Udaipur : Chittorgarh police took a man in custody on Wednesday for reportedly having raped his step daughter a day ago. The  incident  took place under  Bhadesar police station limits on Tuesday when the accused raped the minor at his home.  The accused hails from Rajsamand and presently works in Chittorgarh. He had married a woman under the ‘Nata’ custom and ... Read More »

Municipality chairman goes absconding after B-I-L arrested for taking 2L bribe in Chittorgarh

Udaipur : The Anti Corruption Bureau sleuths on Tuesday arrested an accused who is brother-in-law of Chittorgarh’s Badi Sadri Municipality chairman Nirmal Pitaliya, for withdrawing 2 lakh rupees from the bank against a bribe from the complainant. Kush Sharma son of Suresh Chandra Sharma was caught redhanded by the ACB unit Udaipur with 2 lakh rupees which he got after encashing the ... Read More »

Minor girl refuses to go with parents, CWC grants custody to aunt

‘Parents are offenders under Child Marriage Act, claims CWC’ Udaipur : The members of the Child Welfare Committee, Chittorgarh had to face a puzzling situation on Monday when a minor girl who was produced before them by the police refused to go with  her parents and said that she wanted to live with her husband. The girl had run away with her husband ... Read More »

Hindustan Zinc hands over 500 Oxygen Concentrators to Hon’ble Chief Minister of Rajasthan in fight against COVID

Oxygen concentrators given in a virtual program in the presence of Hon’ble Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Ashok Gehlot and Chairman Vedanta, Anil Agarwal The first tranche of 200 oxygen concentrators were further distributed across key districts of Rajasthan Company has invested over Rs 28 crores in COVID-19 relief efforts in the state in the last few weeks to battlethe 2nd ... Read More »

Banswara admn begins home delivery to promote indigenous mango varieties

Udaipur  : The only thing good about summer is Mangoes but due to the lockdown, people are not able to go out to the markets to buy them. In Banswara, which is known as the ‘Mango Hub’ of South Rajasthan, the district administration has taken initiative for promotion of the indigenous varieties produced here and hence begin home deliveries of mangoes. The district tourism development committee and ... Read More »

Chittorgarh police bust ‘chilly spray’ loot gang, 3 arrested

Udaipur : Chittorgarh police on Sunday arrested three persons all members of a chilly spray gang that targeted pedestrians and two wheeler drivers on secluded roads in different parts of the city and looted mobiles, jewelry and cash. Heeralal (36) of Nimbaheda, Sonu (19) of Neemuch, MP and Nasir aka Murad (30) of Mandphiya were arrested while their fourth member Sunil ... Read More »

Lockdown extended in Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan

New Delhi : Lockdown was extended on Sunday in Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan and Puducherry with many states already imposing COVID-induced restrictions till May-end to rein in infections and deaths during the second wave of the pandemic. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced that the ongoing lockdown in the national capital will continue for another week and said the process of ... Read More »

Rajasthan High Court rejects Asaram’s bail plea

Jodhpur : Self-styled godman Asaram”s plea for interim bail to pursue medical treatment through Ayurveda in Haridwar was rejected by the Rajasthan High Court on Friday. The court”s rejection came after perusal of the rape convict”s medical report submitted by the All India Institute of medical Sciences in Jodhpur. Asaram was admitted to the facility after contracting COVID-19. Passing the ... Read More »

Water shower for ashes of unclaimed bodies in Banswara crematorium 

Udaipur : The wave of death from the COVID-19 pandemic has forced transformations to the long-established religious rituals. At a time when even kith and kin of COVID victims refuse to claim bodies or participate in cremation due to the fear of catching infection themselves, sanitation workers or crematorium staff are performing the rituals. At Banswara, five bags of ashes ... Read More »

Tauktae effect : Incessant rains increase water level of lakes, rivers

Udaipur : Udaipur and surrounding  areas  received more than  2 inches of  rainfall from Tuesday afternoon to Wednesday morning as the severe cyclonic storm Tauktae passed through Udaipur past midnight. Though the cyclone speed had slowed down, gusty winds and heavy rainfall were witnessed across the district that prevailed throughout the night. Trees fell,  hoardings and boards were blown away in ... Read More »

Rajasthan govt to employ 1000 ”corona health consultants” to strengthen fight against Covid-19

Jaipur : The Rajasthan government will appoint 1,000 ”corona health consultants” to strengthen the fight against coronavirus by speeding up door-to-door survey, delivering drug and providing treatment to patients across the state. The State Civil Defence Department will also select and appoint ”corona health assistants”. The state”s Minister of Medical and Health Raghu Sharma said health consultants will be appointed ... Read More »