'Rajasthan panchayat made child sit outside house for 10 days, will face action'

Jaipur |Thursday, 2018 9:45:49 PM IST

Strict action will be taken against the village officials who made a five-year old girl in Rajasthan's Bundi sit alone outside her house since July 3 as punishment for breaking a bird's egg, Rajasthan

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Woman beneficiary of PM's welfare plan found dead

Jaipur |Wednesday, 2018 3:45:06 PM IST

A woman beneficiary of a Central welfare scheme launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 7 was found dead on National Highway-8 the same day, the authorities said on Wednesday.

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Rajasthan BJP chief discusses poll strategies with Amit Shah

Jaipur |Wednesday, 2018 11:45:05 PM IST

Newly-appointed Rajasthan BJP president Madan Lal Saini on Wednesday said he met party President Amit Shah to discuss strategies for ensuing Assembly elections.

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Raje launches Jaipur-Sri Ganganagar flight

Jaipur |Tuesday, 2018 6:45:04 PM IST

With Jodhpur, Bikaner, Udaipur, Jaisalmer and now Sri Ganganagar being connected by air with Jaipur, a few more cities of Rajasthan will be air-connected with the state capital, Chief Minister Vasundh

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Avoidance of plastic carry bag likey to promote Jute Mail in Tripura: Experts

Udaipur | Tuesday, Jul 10 2018 IST

The economic condition of Tripura is likely to be changed as the notification issued by the department of Science, Technology and Environment, Government of Tripura regarding plastic carry bags. Av

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Breaking faith barriers, Shia Muslim artists create Hindu wedding mandaps (IANS Special Series)

Jaipur |Sunday, 2018 12:45:05 PM IST

For centuries, their creations have been used in sombre processions to commemorate and reconstruct the narrative of the 7th century Battle of Karbala in Islamic history. But now, these artists, mostly

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Children act as 'green agents' in Rajasthan's drought-hit Baran (Environmental Feature)

Jaipur |Wednesday, 2018 1:15:05 PM IST

The "green agents" of Baran district in Rajasthan are nurturing foliage in their villages, despite a two-year rainfall deficit in the region. Over 3,000 children across 20 villages have planted 7,000

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Rajasthani musicians epitomise India's syncretic culture, but are a struggling lot (IANS Special Series)

Jaipur |Sunday, 2018 12:45:05 PM IST

They are Muslims, yet they sing Krishna "bhajans" (hymns) from Hindu lore. They have adopted a hybrid culture that is a mix of both religions and lifestyles. Many of their names too blend two religion

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Leading lensmen assemble in Jaipur

Jaipur |Saturday, 2018 3:15:05 PM IST

Some of the most renowned figures from the world of photography have assembled here to participate in the third edition of "Jaipur Photo", an international photography festival held every February in

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