updated 12:07 PM UTC, Jun 27, 2017

Thousands perform yoga in Rajasthan

Tuesday, 21 June 2016 12:05
Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and Union Minister Uma Bharti alongwith thousands took part in the second International Yoga Day celebrations here on Tuesday.Since early morning, people gathered at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium here where the state level function…

Magnetic Fields fest to be held in Rajasthan in December

Thursday, 02 June 2016 17:23
Jaipur: The popular three-day music and arts festival Magnetic Fields will be held from December 9 at Alsisar Mahal in Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan.The festival, which has grown by 200 per cent since its debut in 2013, promises to be an immersive,…

Rajasthan Police denies missing Pakistani boy in its custody

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 12:23
Jaipur: Police in Sri Ganganagar district of Rajasthan on Monday denied that any boy from Pakistan was lodged in any of its police stations. The district borders Pakistan.Pakistani boy Tufail Ismail, who went missing from his home in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa…

Rajasthan continues to wilt under strong heat

Saturday, 21 May 2016 11:31
Jaipur: Rajasthan continued to be affected badly by severe heat wave conditions on Friday while the mercury touched 50 degree Celsius mark in Phalodi in Jodhpur district for the second day in succession.Though evenings are usually pleasant in the desert…

Rajasthan fries, mercury crosses 50 degrees in two places

Friday, 20 May 2016 10:38
Jaipur: Severe heat wave conditions continued to affect normal life in Rajasthan with mercury crossing 50 degrees Celsius in at least two of places in the state.Phalodi in Jodhpur district was hottest at 51 degrees Celsius, while Churu boiled at…

Jodhpur family court annuls child marriage

Wednesday, 11 May 2016 10:48
Jaipur: A family court in Jodhpur has annulled a child marriage solemnised a year ago, an NGO official said on Tuesday."The order annulling the marriage was provided by the family court on Tuesday. The marriage was performed in February 2015…

Heat wave conditions prevail in Rajasthan

Monday, 09 May 2016 11:15
Jaipur: Heat wave conditions prevailed in Rajasthan on Sunday as day temperatures hovered between 41 and 47 degrees Celsius at various places.Phalodi town was the hottest in the desert state, recording a maximum of 46.5 degrees while Sri Ganganagar was…

Rajasthan asks CBI to probe Dalit girl's rape-murder

Wednesday, 20 April 2016 10:54
Jaipur: Under pressure from various quarters, the Rajasthan government on Tuesday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to inquire into a case of a teenaged Dalit girl who was allegedly raped and found dead under mysterious circumstances in March.The…