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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.

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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.


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.

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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.


4 pilgrims returning from Khatu Shyam Ji die in accident on NH-8 near Kotputali

The deceased have been identified as Parmanand Mahajan (64), Mamchand Bharadwaj (65), Pawan Mahajan (56) and Harishchandra Mahajan, who were the resident of Gurgaon and went to visit Khatushyam Ji temple in Rajasthan.

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Rajasthan BJP feels ‘bhav vibhor’ over Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s demise

BJP headquarters put up an electronic signboard, saying that they were ‘bhav vibhor’ over the demise of the statesman. In literal translation, ‘bhav vibhor’ stands for being overwhelmed.

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Two friends from Jaipur drown in Bisalpur Dam in Tonk

The deceased men have been identified as 34-year-old Rahul Saini, a resident of Pratap Nagar in Jaipur and Ankush Sharma (24) who belonged to Amit Nagar at Mansarovar in Jaipur. They used to work in Sanga Motor Agency and were friends.