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Gajendra Singh tipped to replace Ashok Parnami as Rajasthan BJP president

Ashok Parnami resigns. Other candidates who are in the race for the top post include Arjun Ram Meghwal.

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Bodies of two tiger cubs found in Ranthambore

Officials suspect the cubs were killed by another tiger.  The deaths of two cubs came to the knowledge of forest department officials after some locals spotted the bodies.

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Bharatpur: Jagatguru Vallabhacharya robbed of antique idol, his driver injured

Around 1.30 am, a car intercepted Vallabhacharya’s car. Nearly half a dozen robbers got off the car. They were armed and asked the driver to open the gates. When he didn’t oblige, they shattered the window classes and started beating up the driver.

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Jaipur: Woman homeopath ‘commits suicide’

The woman was a homeopathy doctor and married to one Pawan Sharma who was also in the same profession. They had a four-month-old son.

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Rajasthan government on back foot, decides not to sell RTDC properties

The government had earlier proposed to privatize nearly 42 RTDC properties. They were proposed to be either sold off or managed on Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode.

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Sex determination gang busted for duping pregnant women using TVs, washing machines

The gang members used washing machines and TVs and told the women approaching them for sex determination that they were portable sonography machines to detect the sex of the fetus.

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Fire creates panic at Jaipur Hospital in Lalkothi

The fire broke out around 10.30 pm. There were about 100 patients in the hospital when the incident happened

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Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani stopped by police at Jaipur airport

Jignesh had flown to Jaipur from Gujarat and was supposed to address people on “the philosophy of Baba Saheb Ambedkar” in Nagaur district of Rajasthan. Jignesh alleged that he was not even allowed to enter Jaipur city

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Kota: Hotel building caves in, many feared buried under debris

The building of Sarovar Bar and Hotel in Dhan Mandi area caved in around 11.45 pm. The hotel was located in a busy commercial area. People passing by the hotel saw the building cave in. It created panic in the area.

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Bureaucrats and politicians to be ineligible to fight election in sports associations and councils

Rajasthan government department has prepared the draft of a new bill that will allow only sportspersons to fight in elections.

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Cross Road Mall fire in Vidhyadhar Nagar exposes lacuna

Two fire fighters, identified as Rajendra and Kishore Kumar, were injured when they were trying to rescue people by smashing window glasses. One Dr Vinit Sharma, a yoga trainer, who was volunteering, fractured his hand when he slipped.

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Coaching centers in Rajasthan to have counsellors, entertainment centers to check suicides

The Rajasthan education department has prepared a guideline in this regard. The guidelines will be discussed in a meeting by a high-level meeting of bureaucrats on April 17.

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Rajasthan government declares public holiday on Parshuram Jayanti

The government had declared a total of 27 public holidays and 22 optional holidays for 2018. Parshuram Jayanti was in the list of optional holidays.

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FIR NOC controversy ends, Rajasthan Royals to be JMC brand ambassador

Rajasthan Royals also agreed to the JMC’s condition that the match will start with a pledge for sanitation campaign.

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SMS Hospital to set up State Organ and Tissue Transplant Organization

It will enable hospital to accept organ donation without seeking a prior permission from the National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organization (NOTTO), New Delhi.