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DA, DR of Rajasthan government employees increased by 3%

Dearness allowance and relief has increased from 9% to 12%. This hike will benefit 8 lakh government employees and 3.5 lakh pensioners of the state government.

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Strike of ambulances from tomorrow to hit medical and health services in Rajasthan

Around 1500 ambulance will not operate. Of them, 730 ambulances are associated with 108 service and 580 with 104 service. Over 200 others are general ambulance.

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2040 Kashmiri students in Rajasthan; many leave state following attack on CRPF convoy

After the sedition charges were pressed against the four girls of NIMS University for allegedly celebrating Pulwama terror attack on Monday, many Kashmiri students in the state are scared and went on leaves.

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Jhunjhunu martyr’s body consigned to flames

The jawan is survived by a four-year-old son and wife, who is nine months pregnant. Sheoram’s coffin was brought to Jaipur airport from Srinagar on Monday night. The funeral took place at his native Tiba village in Jhunjhunu district with military honors. The four-year-old son Khushank attended the funeral.

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Rajasthan: Army jawan from Jhunjhunu among 4 killed in encounter with JeM terrorists in J&K

Five among 40 CRPF jawans who were martyred in Pulwama belonged to Rajasthan. As the news of yet another martyrdom reached the state, a pall of gloom descended in Sheo Ram’s native village

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Pulwama attack: Gurjars announce to end agitation for reservation

The Gurjar agitation for five percent reservation had been going on for the last eight days in Rajasthan. Several major rail routes and over 200 trains were affected due to the protest.

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Rajasthan govt tables reservation bill in assembly; Gurjars to end protest

Energy Minister BD Kalla presented the bill of 5% reservation for six backward communities including Gujars and 10% reservation for other backward classes (OBCs) in the assembly.

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Gurjar agitation hits tourism industry; 50% drop in Ranthambore national park visitors

The Rajasthan University administration postponed the main exam dates due to the protest until further notice on Tuesday. The main exams for BA non-college were to be conducted from February 13 to February 16 with 1.40 lakh aspiring students.

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RPSC: RAS mains examinations 2018-2019 dates announced

The Rajasthan Public service Commission (RPSC) announced the new dates for the RAS exam 2018-2019 on Tuesday in a press release. The exam will take place on June 25 and June 26.

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27 new flights connecting Rajasthan with other cities to be launched by April

Three new direct flights connecting Jaipur to Adampur, Belagavi and Amritsar will be functional in the coming days.