Rajasthan

Minor boy sets self on fire after tiff with friend

Minor boy sets self on fire after tiff with friendJAIPUR: A 17-year-old boy on Tuesday died after he allegedlyset himself on fire following atiff with his 15-year-old friend on January 13 in Baran district. The cops have detained the deceased’s friend for abetment of suicide. The deceased has been identified as Purushottam, a resident of …

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Two held for filing fake rape case against dentist, aide

ALWAR: The Bhartpur police on Tuesday arrested two peoplefor filing a fake rape caseagainst a leading dentist in order to settler personal scores. According to Veerdendra Sharma (SHO) Mathuragate police station, on January 12, a 26-year-old girl from Madhya Pradesh had alleged that she was raped by dentist Ashok Verma and his aide when she went …

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Actor Ajay Devgan promises to meet his `die hard' fan

JAIPUR: Bollywood actor Ajay Devgan has promised to meet his 22-year-old fan Shamshadfrom Nawalgarh, who hadthreatened to jump into a wellif he was not taken to Mumbai to meet his favourite actor. “Shamshad, I will soon be shooting in Jodhpur. Will see to it that we meet there,” tweeted Devgan from his twitter handle on …

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CA results: 3 from Jaipur make it in the top 100

JAIPUR: Kartikeya Gupta, a resident of Jawahar Nagar in Jaipur bagged an All India Rank(AIR) 33 in CA resultsannounced on Tuesday. The rank is best in the city. Having achieved his dream job at a time when demonetization movehas created a mass awareness about financial matters, Gupta is hoping for best days ahead for CAs. …

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Jaipur Foot helps 700 handicapped Ethiopians walk

JAIPUR: Ethiopian president Dr Mulatu Teshome praised the Jaipur-based world’s largest organisation for the handicapped Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti (BMVSS), the makers of the Jaipur Foot for holding two camps in Ethiopia and rehabilitating 700 handicapped persons. At a ceremony in Harar town in the eastern region of Ethiopia, Dr Teshome said that the effort …

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Salman Khan acquitted in Arms Act case

After 18 years of legal battle in the alleged black buck and chinkara poaching cases, a local court on Wednesday acquitted actor Salman Khan in the Arms Act case lodged in October 1998 giving him the benefit of doubt.  Chief Judicial Magistrate Dalpat Singh Rajpurohit announced the judgment within minutes …

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Jaipur, Ahmedabad terminals to be privatised

Staff employed in terminal operations may be moved out The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has decided to privatise terminal operations at its Jaipur and Ahmedabad airports, and has invited bids from global firms with a promise to give the winning bidder a free hand in replacing existing airport staff. …

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63-year-old from Rajasthan beats all odds, runs marathon

With a passion for running, 63-year-old Raghuveer Khod from Rajasthan travelled around 1,400 km to run the Mumbai Marathon. A resident of Hanumangarh, Rajasthan, he ran the full marathon clocking a time of 4 hours 12 minutes. Khod says that his grandchildren inspired him to start running at the age …

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Cow only animal that inhales, exhales oxygen, says Rajasthan Education Minister

Cow is the only animal that inhales as well as exhales oxygen, claimed Rajasthan Education Minister Vasudev Devnani on Saturday, reported Media. The minister made the remark while speaking at the Hingonia Goshala during an event organised by the Akshaya Patra foundation. “Gai ekmatra prani hai jo oxygen grahan karta hai, aur oxygen his chodta hai,” said the minister underscoring the …

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