Rajasthan

Now, landlines to be on par with smartphones

Now, landlines to be on par with smartphones

KOTA: Now, don’t think of ignoring the landline phones sitting in one corner of the room as people have shifted to smartphones. Soon landline phones too will work like mobile phones where one can send SMS, enjoy chatting and even video call. Moreover, one can even dial landline number through …

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Ajmer region stands 3rd in Class X CBSE results

Ajmer region stands 3rd in Class X CBSE results

AJMER: With an overall pass percentage of 91.85%, the Ajmer region of CsBSE has stood 3rd in the country in Class X results that were declared on Tuesday. Over 1.81 lakh students appeared in Class X from the Ajmer region, which includes Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Dadar & Nagar Haveli. Leading …

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Brahma Temple priest attacked

Brahma Temple priest attacked

AJMER: A man attacked the priest of the famous Brahma Temple with a sharp weapon on Monday afternoon. The incident occurred when the priest was in the sanctum of the temple and was distributing ‘prasad’ to the devotees. The accused identified himself as Dr Ashok Meghwal of Pali district and attacked the priest on his neck …

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RBSE science results see 3% drop

RBSE science results see 3% drop

AJMER: RBSE class XII Science pass percentage declined by 3% while Commerce pass percentage improved by one percent as compared to the pass percentage of last year. Last year, 89.30 percent students cleared Science stream against the total of 86.60 percent students managed to clear the exam. It has come as a setback for …

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Girls prove mettle, outclass boys in class XII science, commerce results

Girls prove mettle, outclass boys in class XII science, commerce results

AJMER: Girls outshone boys in Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education (RBSE) class XII Science and Commerce result announced without the merit list on Wednesday. State Education Minister Vasudev Devnaniintroduced the result at the RBSE office in Ajmer. This is the second year when the board has not declared the merit lists. It was dropped to relieve …

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Stem cell therapy gets Rajasthan boy back on feet

Stem cell therapy gets Rajasthan boy back on feet

After docs in Jaipur, Udaipur and Delhi said no, Sanjyoti Hospital in Vashi offers hope to 8-year-old Rohit’s damaged spinal cord Navi Mumbai: Three years ago, an accident damaged the spinal cord of Rohit Gehlot from Rajasthan. When the six-year-old was questioning his parents on why he was not able …

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Notorious gang leader of ‘minor’ criminals arrested by Jaipur police

Notorious gang leader of ‘minor’ criminals arrested by Jaipur police

JAIPUR: A special team of the Jaipur police arrested a notorious history-sheeter and drug addict on Sunday who lured youths, including minor boys from impoverished families, with narcotic substances and taught them to steal bikes and loot pedestrians to fund his drug habit. Police arrested 24-yearold Man Singh, who has …

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Short film ‘Aaje Waagh Nahi Aave’ screened at JKK

Short film 'Aaje Waagh Nahi Aave' screened at JKK

As a part of the weekend cultural activities, short film – ‘Aaje Waagh Nahi Aave’ (The tiger won’t come today!) was screened at Jawahar Kala Kendra (JKK) on Saturday. The 17-min long film has been written by Suruchi Sharma and produced by National Institute of Design. The film follows the tale of Oorja who …

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RBSE releases merit list for board toppers

RBSE releases merit list for board toppers

AJMER: Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education on Friday released the merit list of students who topped in the board examinations of 2017 as convocation of board will be on 24 May. Board had discontinued announcing merit list along with the result from last year. Deputy director of the board Rajender Gupta said …

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Dust storms continue but still no respite from heat

Dust storms continue but still no respite from heat

JAIPUR: Dust storm and thundershowers continued across the state for the third consecutive day on Thursday. Despite showers at many places mercury continued to take an upward swing and no respite was seen at majority of the places. Bundi remained hottest in the state where a maximum temperature of 45 degree Celsius …

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