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Jaipur: IPL auction 2019 highlights

The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 auction held at JW Marriot in Jaipur started around noon on Tuesday. A total of 351 cricketers, including 226 Indian players were listed for the auction.

Culture & Events

Wax statue of cricketer MS Dhoni unveiled at Jaipur Wax Museum

The wax statue of MS Dhoni has been placed near the statue of cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar. It took famous sculptor Susanta Roy three months to make Dhoni’s statue.

State

Machia Biological Park in Jodhpur draws 10 lakh tourists in 2 years; timing and entry fee

Machia Biological Park of Jodhpur, which was inaugurated in the year 2016 has become the popular tourist’s spot of Jodhpur. More than 10 lakh tourists have visited the biological park ever since its inauguration.

City Reports

Chief minister Ashok Gehlot holds meet to discuss farmer loan waiver in Rajasthan

The Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh’s newly elected CMs have already announced that their governments will waive short-term agricultural loans for farmers on Monday.

City Reports

Auction for IPL 2019 in Jaipur today; 346 cricketers to participate

The IPL franchisees will spend around Rs 146 crores in the auction. Star players like Glenn Maxwell and Aaron Finch have kept themselves away from the auction, while Sam Curran has listed himself for the auction.

State

Two tigers to be shifted to Mukundra Hills from Ranthambore National Park

The forest department has issued orders in this regard after the Rajasthan high court recently gave a green signal to shifting of tigers from Ranthambore national park to Mukundra Hills by dismissing a petition filed by activist Ajay Shankar Dubey.

State

Firing at lecturer’s house creates panic in Dausa

Some unidentified men opened firing at the house of a lecture in Aman Bihar Colony of Dausa.

City Reports

RAS mains 2018 exam postponed, new dates announced

The RAs mains exam 2018 will now take place on January 28 and January 29.

State

Eve-teasing victim commits suicide by jumping into canal in Kota

The girl was a resident of Kota and preparing for competitive exams. She mentioned in her suicide note, which was recovered from her bag that she was being harassed by two youths.

Culture & Events

Jaipur Jewellery Show (JJS) 2018 to be held at JECC from Dec 21 to Dec 24

A wide range of jewellery designs with a touch of royalty and richness will be displayed by more than 825 booths during JJS 2018. More than 25000 online registrations have been received for the show till now.

State

Rajasthan girl Priya Sharma becomes 7th woman fighter pilot in Indian Air Force

Flying officer Priya Sharma is a resident Pilani in Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan. She was among the 139 cadets who underwent training at the IAF Academy located at Dundigal in Hyderabad.

City Reports

Ashok Gehlot, Sachin Pilot oath ceremony live news & updates

The oath ceremony of Rajasthan’s new Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and new Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot has been started at Albert Hall in Jaipur on Monday.

City Reports

New rates for Ram Niwas Bagh (Garden) underground parking in Jaipur announced

The parking rates for Ramniwas are Rs 25 for two hours and it will be Rs 4000 per month from January. People who want to park their cars from morning to evening, the charges for them will be Rs 1500 per month.

State

Churu martyr Kishan Singh Rajput to be cremated today

Kishan Singh is survived by his wife and two sons – 5-year-old Dharmaveer and 2-year-old Mohit.

City Reports

Rickshaw puller arrested for creating bomb scare at Sanganeri Gate, Airport and Chandpole

The man had called up the police control room and said that bombs had been planted at these three places and they would go off soon. The city police and security agencies remained on their toes till late night.