updated 12:02 PM UTC, May 24, 2017

'Important to correct misconceptions about Partition to allow healing'

Monday, 25 January 2016 10:58
Jaipur: Much of the toxic memories and legacies around Partition in 1947, which continue to create bad blood even seven decades later arise out of misconceptions about its reasons, dynamics, and processes and its important to clarify these so both…

'West didn't know what to do in Afghanistan'

Friday, 22 January 2016 11:37
Jaipur: The western intervention in Afghanistan was flawed from the very start in its rationale, goals and implementation, which accounts for why their over a decade long military involvement ended without securing peace in the country, and may have made…

Businessman held in Jaipur for kidnap, assault

Friday, 08 January 2016 14:10
Jaipur: A businessman has been arrested here on charges of kidnapping and assaulting a French woman, police said on Friday."We arrested Aditya Agarwal on charges of kidnapping, wrongful confinement and voluntarily causing hurt after a French national visiting India on…

India, Russia to conduct joint military exercise in Rajasthan

Thursday, 05 November 2015 17:41
Jaipur: Indian and Russian armies would be conducting a two-week 'INDRA-2015 joint military exercise in Rajasthan's Bikaner district, over 350 km from here, from November 7 with a focus on "counter terrorism operations in the backdrop of desert terrain under…

12 more swine flu cases reported in Rajasthan

Tuesday, 27 October 2015 20:16
Jaipur: With at least 12 more swine flu cases reported in the last seven days in Rajasthan, the total number of people found H1N1 virus positive in the state since January has crossed the 6,800 mark, an official said on…

Tremors jolt Rajasthan

Monday, 26 October 2015 17:34
Jaipur: An earthquake with its epicentre in Afghanistan jolted Rajasthan on Monday, forcing people to run out of their houses and offices.The temblor, at 2.43 p.m., lasted for nearly a minute, prompting residents living in high rise apartments to scramble…

Raising national awareness over childhood cancer

Thursday, 22 October 2015 12:12
Jaipur: The joy reflecting on Iqbal's face belied the braveheart's ongoing fight with blood cancer.As the seven-year-old played with a balloon, Rajasthan Health Minister Rajendra Rathore inquired from his parents about his treatment here."Uncle gave me the balloon," said Iqbal,…

Rajasthan court quashes child marriage

Wednesday, 21 October 2015 17:59
Jaipur: A family court in this Rajasthan capital has annulled the child marriage of a girl who was facing a fine and ostracisation by a khap or caste panchayat.The girl, Santa Devi Meghwal, was married at the age of 11…

Raje seeks Japanese investment

Tuesday, 20 October 2015 07:54
Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Monday urged Japanese companies to invest in the state.As a delegation of Kansai Economic Federation, one of Japan's representative economic organizations, called on her, Raje told them that her state offers potential and…

Rajasthan signs MoUs with PSUs, companies worth Rs.50,000 crore

Saturday, 17 October 2015 07:48
Jaipur: The Rajasthan government on Friday signed 13 memoranda of understanding (MOUs) with various public sector undertakings and private companies involving investments of Rs.50,527 crore.The MoUs, mainly in the mining, cement and power sectors, were signed in the presence of…
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