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Two kids get electrocuted while flying kite

Udaipur : Kite-flying turned tragic for the families of two kids who were electrocuted at sector-5 under Hiran Magri police station area of Udaipur city on Friday late evening. The deceased have been identified as Naman son of Khemchand (13), and Hardik son of Harish Sindhi (14) , who were cousins. The two children were flying kites on the terrace of ... Read More »

Curfew imposed after homeguard , family & neighbor test positive in Udaipur

Udaipur : Curfew was imposed in some areas under Surajpole police station after four members of a family were tested positive for COVID-19 in Udaipur on Thursday. First a 30-year old homeguard resident of Helawadi in Kanji-ka-hata inside the walled city was tested positive on wednesday late night. Authorities swung into action and took 11 of his family members to hospital past midnight ... Read More »

No place inside home, Youth make machan to stay quarantined

Udaipur : While some are grouchy when quarantined even in luxurious facility centers, a village youth has set an example by quarantining himself on a machan built up on a Neem tree. Eishwar son of Bhamru Rawat of Dabkia village in Bhinder block of Udaipur decided to spend fourteen days of quarantine period on a machan since his home, a small ... Read More »

Police assault entire family after man allegedly violate lockdown in Chittorgarh

Udaipur : Video clips have surfaced of a family making frantic appeals for justice against the ruthlessness of cops from the Kotwali police station of Nimbaheda in Chittorgarh district on Tuesday. One of the video shows cops whacking a man allegedly for violating curfew. While in another clip, his family members are showing blue marks on their bodies reportedly after ... Read More »

Mewar state practised isolation, sanitization in 1899 CE

‘Hundreds took refuge in 1869 after cholera, plague hit Rajputana’ Udaipur : Fighting pandemic is nothing new for Mewar state that has faced worst public health crisis like plague, cholera, smallpox and measles in past 200 years. These epidemics and impacts are recorded in history. Maharana Mewar Research Institute established in 1985 under the patronage of Arvind Singh Mewar , Chairman ... Read More »

Curfew in Savina area after 28-yr old woman test positive

Udaipur : People’s movement was completely restricted and the entire locality within the range of 2 kilometers was sealed on saturday evening after a 28 year old woman was tested positive for coronavirus. With the latest positive report, the total number in Udaipur has reached to nine. Municipal corporation vehicles carrying disinfectant liquid made trips to sanitize the locality as ... Read More »

Woman jumps into well with 2 kids in Rajsamand

Udaipur : Fed up with domestic problems, a woman committed suicide by jumping in a well along with two children in Chhapri gram panchayat of Rajsamand district on Friday night. The incident occurred in Naya Gaon under Diwer police station area. The woman, identified as Tara Devi (30) wife of Ratan Singh Rawat, left home with her two kids and jumped into the ... Read More »

Leopard electrocuted in Rajsamand

Udaipur : A female leopard was found lying dead on a transformer near a petrol pump at Peeparda in Rajsamand district on Sunday morning. The forest department got the supply line shut before the team pulled down the leopard’s body which was taken to the nursery for an autopsy. Many people gathered at the area to witness the tragic scene. ... Read More »

In times of coronavirus, diety at Sri Sanwaliya Seth temple wears mask

Udaipur : The diety of Lord Krishna at the famous Sri Sanwaliya Seth Prakatya Sthal Mandir on Bagund-Bhadsouda road in Chittorgarh district, is wearing mask these days. It is a symbolic gesture to send out message to the devotees that even God is taking precautions against Covid-19. The diety also known as Sanwaliya Seth i.e. the Dark Krishna is very ... Read More »

In Dungarpur, family cremate effigy of hotelier who died in Kuwait

Udaipur : Among many of the heart piercing incidents being reported from across the country during the lockdown times, family members of a 56-year old businessman in South Rajasthan, held a symbolic cremation of his effigy which was set on pyre and consigned to flames. Dileep Kalal , a hotelier from Simalwada town of Dungarpur district had been working for ... Read More »

Contacts of two positives cases in Udr tested negative

‘Nursing Association demands exemption for senior staff in corona ward’ Udaipur : Udaipur administration and medical department sighed relief on Tuesday after all the people who had come in contact with the two new positive cases in Udaipur were tested negative. The husband and grandchild of the 55-year old nurse of the MB hospital found infected a day ago, were ... Read More »

Chittorgarh’s Nimbahera new hotspot as 6 found positive in a day

Udaipur : Two days after first positive case in Chittorgarh’s Nimbahera town, six more persons of the family were found positive on monday , thus taking the number of total infected to seven in the area. Security was beefed up with additional forces deployed in the area after the new cases were confirmed by the medical department. Chittorgarh had been considered in ... Read More »

Curfew in Sukher after MB nurse found positive in Udaipur city 

Udaipur : Prohibitory orders were imposed in the entire area under Sukher Police station of the city on Monday evening after a 45 year old nurse of the government MB hospital was tested positive. The nurse lives in Panna Vihar in the New Bhupalpura area and had been working in the corona ward for past fifteen days, sources said. Medical and ... Read More »

300 migrant workers from Gujarat cities arrive Dungarpur

Udaipur : Around three hundred migrant workers arrived in some 80 vehicles at Ratanpur-Gujarat border on monday. The workers were screened and segregated as per their home districts and later sent to their respective villages through buses arranged by the government.  “In the first phase we are receiving migrant workers who had registered themselves for arrival from non-hotspot areas of Gujarat ... Read More »

Two youths drown in Mahi river in Banswara

Udaipur : Two youths from Mota Gaon village of Banswara district died after getting drowned in Mahi river in Dungarpur area on Friday. The youths who were cousins had gone with some of their family members to Valai bridge on Mahi river adjoining Dungarpur border, to take bathe after completing some rituals due to a death in their family few days ago. One of the youth had ... Read More »

A school transformed into relief kitchen

Udaipur : After the coronavirus shut down Udaipur’s education routine, a school owner has transformed his building into a relief kitchen to ensure that needy people in the neighborhood would stay fed. Girish Bharti, the owner of this secondary school, has been running a community kitchen since March 28 and serving food to some 500 people two times a day. ... Read More »

62-yr old farmer donates a month pension to CM relief fund

Udaipur : In a heartwarming gesture, a senior citizen from Udaipur’s Vallabhnagar block donated Rs 750 , his entire pension for March month, to fund the state government’s efforts to fight the novel coronavirus pandemic. Heeralal son of Kaluram Dangi is a marginal farmer from Maharaj ki khedi village who donated his pension to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund, Vallabh ... Read More »

Nursing students refuse to conduct corona survey in Banswara

Udaipur : Some 125 nursing students who were assigned the task onf conducting door to door corona surveys , went on strike on monday. The nursing students refused to go back to work until their demand of being included in the health insurance scheme for health workers is fulfilled , they said. The students were allocated the survey task from ... Read More »

Dungarpur police seize illicit liquor worth Rs 50 lakh, 2 arrested

Udaipur : The Dungarpur police impounded a closed body container which was carrying 675 cartons of Haryana made illegal liquor to Surat under the permit of transporting life saving drugs on Monday. The value of the illicit liquor is roughly assessed to be around 50 lakh rupees, police has arrested the truck driver and his aide, both hailing from Bhilwara district. ... Read More »

Dungarpur cops on patrol boats to check public entry through waterway

‘Gram Rakshaks, Police Mitras assisting cops to ensure effective lockdown’ Udaipur : Alarmed by the increasing number of positive cases in the neighboring Banswara district, the police and district administration in Dungarpur have beefed up security measures and are making all efforts to restrict public entry from the bordering hotspots. In this chain, patrol boats have been launched in Kadana dam ... Read More »

Udaipur based entrepreneur develop QTS to make ‘Arogya Setu’ foolproof

‘Proposal submitted to PMO, state govts’ Udaipur : An Udaipur based cyber forensic investigator has developed an unique Quarantine Tracking System which is capable to weed out the drawbacks of the ‘Arogya Setu’ and make its functioning more effective. ‘Arogya Setu’, experts say, is inspired by China where the application played a key role in the mitigation of COVID-19. However, ... Read More »

Head constable refuses to be garlanded, says corona battle is not over

Udaipur : At a time when reports are pouring in about police and medical teams receiving grand welcome and floral showers from several places, a head constable’s humble refusal to accept garland in the times of infections and viruses would serve as a model for many. Head constable Kartar Singh is being applauded and hailed in the social media after ... Read More »

Aravali blushes as birds tweet on Palash trees

Udaipur : The forest department had planned to hold the first of its kind Palash festival last month however, after things went awry due to the lock down, the event was called off. However, nature seems to be rejoicing the blooming season of the beautiful tree as the ‘Flame of the forest’ is painting the Aravalis range red. Amid the groves ... Read More »

Ayurveda team manufacturing herbal mix for corona warriors

Udaipur : While thousands of corona warriors are out in the field braving COVID-19, the Ayurveda department has taken a step towards manufacturing herbal syrup mix to boost the immunity system of these fighters. Led by the Dy Director of the Ayurveda Department Dr GirjiaShankar Joshi, a team of experts got together on Tuesday to prepare and pack special ‘kadha’ packets to be distributed ... Read More »

Udaipur researcher develop SILNAN-50, claims high potential to combat COVID-19

‘Offer free Nano Particle coating on masks for corona warriors’ Udaipur : An Udaipur based entrepreneur cum researcher has developed a nanotechnology based research product, SILNAN-50 which can be an antiviral drug candidate as a potential treatment against COVID-19 virus. Achal Agrawal, the young scientist is a researcher and CEO of the WHO-GMP certified API manufacturer Macsen Drugs, a pharma company ... Read More »

Police find diary making unit functioning in curfew bound area, case registered

Udaipur : At a time when authorities are making all efforts to sensitize people on the significance of social distancing, some are taking instructions lightly. In such a case, Udaipur police sealed a diary manufacturing unit here at Rampura chauraha under the Ambamata police station area of the city.  The administration was tipped off the handicraft diary making unit at Harsh ... Read More »

Quarantined youth hangs to death in Udaipur

Udaipur : A 20-year old youth was found hanging from the ceiling of a room of a building where he had been quarantined with others, on Sunday morning. The deceased Vishnu son of Tej SIngh was resident of Shahdabad in UP and worked in a hotel in Surat. Vishnu was among the 182 workers who had reached Udaipur and had ... Read More »

Banswara’s Kushalgarh town under curfew after father- son duo test positive

  Udaipur : Curfew was clamped in Khushalgarh town of Banswara on Saturday morning after a father son duo were tested positive. The entire area was sealed and vehicular movement was completely prohibited after passes issued on earlier occasions too were terminated . Banswara collector Kailash Bairwa inspected the curfew hit areas in the evening and took details about the ... Read More »

Vigilance enhanced after 3 more test positive in Udaipur

  Udaipur : Three more persons, including a woman, have been tested positive for COVID -19 in Raza colony of Mulla talai area in Udaipur city on Friday, taking the total number of infected persons in the area to 4, district officials said. With more positive cases reported, vigilance has been enhanced in the curfew bound areas of the city. Grocery ... Read More »

Curfew clamped in Ambamata area after 15 year old boy found positive

Udaipur : Curfew was clamped in the major portion of Ambamata area after a 15 year old boy was tested positive for COVID-19  on Thursday afternoon. The boy studied in Indore and had returned with his friend who was also his roommate there. They came here on March 19. The boy lives in  Raza colony in Mallah Talai area while his ... Read More »

Udaipur cops use Corona Helmets to dissuade people from moving on streets

Udaipur : In a bid to spread awareness about the severity of the coronavirus pandemic, Udaipur cops are using unique ‘Corona’ helmets to dissuade commuters from coming out on the streets during the nationwide lockdown. The initiative is a joint effort of the Udaipur Traffic police and the Lady patrol team which was launched from Delhigate on wednesday evening. The ... Read More »

Manufacture and distribution of hand sanitizer to deal with pandemic coronavirus

Udaipur : Hand sanitizer was formulated for the coronavirus precautions at the Bhupal Nobles Pharmacy College. Dr. Yuvraj Singh, Dean of Faculty of Pharmacy and Dr. Siddhraj Singh Sisodia, Principal, informed that the team of Dr. Kamal Singh Rathore, and Dr. Ravindra Kamble Associate Professor of the College made four different types of hand sanitizer for employees which has herbal ... Read More »

Udaipur police strip ,thrash travellers despite permit to travel

Udaipur : Three men travelling from Surat to Punjab via Udaipur were stripped and thrashed badly by the police and they had to spent a night in the lockup inspire of holding valid travel permission from two states and pass issued from the local SDM of the area.  Aggrieved by the humiliation the men have complained the matter to the SDM ... Read More »

Lady cops contributing in their own ways to combat Covid19

Udaipur : While the volunteers , staff of medical and health department and police are toiling day and night to prevent the spread of coronavirus , lady cops across Rajasthan are contributing in their own ways , beside their duties to help the government . A constable posted at Thoi station in Sikar has stitched more than 200 masks for ... Read More »

Dadi Janki, head of Brahma Kumaris, passes away at 104

Abu Road : Dadi Janki, administrative head of the Brahma Kumaris, the world’s largest spiritual organisation run by women, passed away at the age of 104 here on Friday. Dadi Janki breathed her last at 2 am in a hospital in Mount Abu. She had been suffering from respiratory and stomach-related ailments for the past two months. Her last rites were performed ... Read More »

Over 26 thousand workers from Maharashtra and Gujarat cities arrive in Dungarpur in 2 days

’14 thousand Quarantined , 466 foreign returned “    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZC9779UP17Q Udaipur : Remote villages in migration prone Dungarpur and other districts in South Rajasthan are in the grip of mounting anxiety as migrant labourers begin to return home from Maharashtra and Gujarat areas affected by the corona virus outbreak. After the nation wide lockdown announced on March 22, these workers after being jobless ... Read More »

Lady patrol team taking initiate to keep public indoors

Udaipur : Besides maintaining law and order , the police department is acting as good samaritans in the present time of outbreak. In Udaipur the lady patrol team of 20 are moving from streets to colonies spreading awareness on the importance of social distancing and isolation . ‘ We have taken up this as a campaign to educate people in a ... Read More »

Home isolation order : Case against mother son duo for not complying

Udaipur : The police on Tuesday registered a case at Sukher police station against a mother and son for non compliance of home isolation order . This is first such case in Udaipur as the son who had returned from Bangkok on March 20 was found socialising with people instead or confining himself indoors.  SHO,Sukher DP Dadeech told the media that ... Read More »

Stranded in Mauritius, Udaipur boy appeals to PM Modi for help

‘Went for internship in November ‘ Udaipur : Indian youths stranded in Mauritius after suspension of international flights in both the countries due to the novel corona outbreak , have made frantic appeal to the prime minister Narendra Modi for rescue. Kavish Jain, a resident of Udaipur and a second year student of Hotel management studies is one among the group ... Read More »

Udaipur : 250 home quarantined, 10 thousand food packets to meet emergency

Udaipur : Some 250 people are home quarantined in Udaipur while medical teams are reaching out to some 3 thousand people who have been identified having arrived from different cities of Maharashtra and other states. There have been no positive cases reported in Udaipur so far. Meanwhile people confined themselves indoors throughout the day in Udaipur and the streets and markets ... Read More »