Rajasthan

French woman goes missing from Pushkar

French woman goes missing from Pushkar

AJMER: Thirteen days after a 21-year-old Frenchwoman, Gaelle Chouteau, allegedly went missing from Pushkar, her friends posted about the disappearance on social media on Wednesday. Police were pressed into action after the posts came to their notice, said Ajmer SP Rajender Singh. Apart from mentioning that Gaelle has short hair, the posts stated that she …

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Teacher helps slum kids get above 80%

Teacher helps slum kids get above 80%

JAIPUR: A slum area in Pal Bechla locality of Ajmer is celebrating the success of its six children who have scored 80% and above in the Class X RBSEresult announced on Monday. These children of daily wage earners studying in a government school in the locality which doesn’t have a maths or science …

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Man abducted abroad, ransom paid in Rajasthan’s Nagaur

Man abducted abroad, ransom paid in Rajasthan's Nagaur

AJMER: A Haryana resident who went to Dubai was allegedly abducted there and the captors asked his relatives to pay the ransom money in India. Investigating the matter, Haryana’s Karnal police on Tuesday arrested two men, who allegedly took the ransom amount of Rs 20 lakh, from a village near Maulasar town …

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Rajasthan: Cop abducted, beaten over parking dispute

Rajasthan: Cop abducted, beaten over parking dispute

AJMER: Objecting the stoppage of city bus in front of central bus stand made the driver and the conductor annoyed on Thursday and they abducted the traffic police constable and took him five kilometres away at Kayar Vishramsthali, beating him badly and leaving him injured.On Thursday afternoon, a local city …

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Car thief was learning tricks to hack via videos

Car thief was learning tricks to hack via videos

JAIPUR: After the city police arrested a carjacker who had stolen over 100 cars in 16 months, the police said that the accused had been learning to hack into the security systems of cars by watching online videos. The accused Ramesh alias Rahul Meena was arrested on Wednesday by Shipra …

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100% pass rate in RBSE Class VIII board exam

100% pass rate in RBSE Class VIII board exam

AJMER: Every single student who took the Class VIII board exam this year has been declared pass in the results announced Wednesday evening by the Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education (RBSE). According to RBSE, 12,96,127 students were registered for Class VIII board exam in the state in which 12,74,797 students appeared in …

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Centre forms Ajmer dargah panel, appoints 9 members

Centre forms Ajmer dargah panel, appoints 9 members

AJMER: Union ministry of affairs on Wednesday constituted the dargah committee of Ajmer and appointed nine members from different parts of the country in which three are from Rajasthan. The committee members will now elect chairman and vice-chairman of the committee. hul Islam Shah from Mumbai, Qasim Malik from New Delhi, and …

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Parents’ search for safe hostels in Jaipur begins

Parents’ search for safe hostels in Jaipur begins

JAIPUR: Students heading to Jaipur for admissions in colleges/universities here are searching for hostels that are ‘safe’. Facilities like air conditioned rooms, three meals a day and central location have taken a back seat, as the prime concern for parents now is safety of their wards. Things like CCTVs, a good past …

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‘Gaon Bandh’: Peasants dump milk, vegetables on roads, highways

‘Gaon Bandh’: Peasants dump milk, vegetables on roads, highways

JAIPUR: Farmers across many districts of Rajasthan on Friday staged protests and stopped trucks supplying milk and vegetables to support a nationwide 10-day “Gaon Bandh” protest to draw the government’s attention to their woes. The farmers in Sriganganagar, Hanumangarh, Jhunjhunu, Jaipur, Sikar, Bikaner and Nagaur spilled milk, vegetables on roads and highways. At some places like …

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Sriganganagar remains hottest in state at 48.1 degrees Celsius

Sriganganagar remains hottest in state at 48.1 degrees Celsius

JAIPUR: Heatwave conditions continued to prevail at several parts of Jodhpur and Bikaner divisions but it was Sriganganagar, which was the hottest place on Thursday sweltered at 48.1 degrees Celsius. At around 8am, the temperature recorded in Sriganganagar was 34 degrees but as the day progressed, the temperature rose up to …

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