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24X7 live monitoring in Sariska Tiger Reserve with thermal cameras begins

Optical and thermal cameras are being placed at different surveillance towers of the Sariska tiger reserve. These cameras are equipped with night visions and body heat sensors. Thermal cameras will detect body heat around their coverage area.

State

Fatehpur communal tension: Internet banned in Sikar for 24 hours

The officials said that a lot of rumours are being spread on social media and it is further fuelling the tense situation.

State

Communal tension simmers in Sikar’s Fatehpur; people clash with police

The clash between the members of two community occurred on Sunday evening. Some youths were taking out a procession on foot through Luharon Ka Mohalla on Churu Road in Fatehpur.

City Reports

Jaipur Metro mobile app: All you need to know

Information about the nearest metro station, rent of the tour, arrival\departure of the train, water-cooler services, ATM services, control room numbers of Jaipur Metro, parking fees, nearest market and hospitals, baby-feeding room, smart token, smart card, tourist card, police station numbers, lost and found, first and last train, toilets, lift, nearest hotels, roadways booking and much more is being provided through Jaipur Metro station.

City Reports

Amargarh hills in Transport Nagar cave in; 1 killed, 8 injured

Panic gripped a slum area living below Amagarh Ki Pahadi after stone came crashing down the hills. Many homes were damaged. Many homes have been built at the foothills. People were inside the homes when the mishap occurred.

Culture & Events

World Photography Day: 40 lensmen to showcase their talent at JKK in Jaipur

More than 40 photojournalist and photography experts from the city and outstations are showcasing their work in the exhibition. The exhibition will continue till August 25.

State

Coaching student murder in Kota: Accused who stabbed Atul Singh to death arrested

The local residents who witnessed the horrifying murder rushed the victim to a hospital, but he couldn’t be saved. The cops arrested the accused, identified as Rahul Singh Bhati, within half an hour with the help of the residents.

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Second phase of Rajasthan Gaurav Yatra to now begin in Jodhpur from Aug 24

While BJP leaders argued that the yatra got rescheduled due to the demise of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, sources said the party was not willing to take out the tour in Bharatpur as Gurjar have warned of an agitation. They had in fact blocked a national highway passing through Sawai Madhopur for more than 21 hours to prevent chief minister Raje from reaching Bharatpur.

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Rajasthan high court asks BJP government to submit details of Gaurav Yatra expenditures

The matter came up for hearing two days after the government submitted its response. The government was asked to submit an affidavit by August 20.

State

ACB constable Praveen Rathore arrested in IB officer Chetan Prakash murder case

Praveen was close to Chetan Prakash’s wife Anita Meena. She told Praveen about her husband’s movements on the day of his murder on February 14, police officials said.

State

Congress’s Sankalp rallies in Rajasthan from August 24

After the road show conducted by Congress president Gandhi in Jaipur nearly a week ago, Congress has planned to hold roadshows in all divisions of Rajasthan. Congress leaders will first interact with people during the roadshow and then hold public meetings.

State

NEET UG 2018: Mop up round in Rajasthan on Aug 21, Admission percentage falls from 20% to 16%

In 2016-17, candidates who scored 18% to 20% marks were allotted medical seats in NEET. But this time the eligibility criteria got reduced to 16%. Candidates who scored 16% marks were allotted medical seats in government medical colleges.

City Reports

Traffic violators in Jaipur to receive e-challan for flouting norms

The Transport department is planning to launch E-challan system from September. E-challan electronic devices will be provided to traffic police and transport officials using which they will issue E-challans to the offenders.

State

Rajasthan Police constable Exam 2018 results soon; Here’s how to check

Candidates will soon be able to check their result on the official site of Rajasthan Police.

City Reports

Jaipur: Massive fire breaks out in Johari Bazaar, 5 showrooms gutted

The incident occurred in Kanota Market near Mani Ram Ji Ki Kothi. The fire started in one of the saree showrooms of the building due to short circuit.