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Jun 20, 2019
Preparations in full swing ahead of International Yoga Day; Modi to lead celebrations from RanchiThe 5th International Yoga Day is set to be observed across the world on 21 June. In view of the occasion, preparations were underway on Thursday, with events also being held across India and the world ahead of the official day of celebrations. Reuters
Mar 26, 2019
Drought in Rajasthan: Over Rs 7,000 crore spent on projects, but not much water has flown through western regionStruggling to access drinking water has become a norm for people in this part of Rajasthan's Thar Desert, irrespective of the season. Even during winters, — when the temperature is between three and seven degrees Celsius — the struggle for drinking water is similar to that in summers, when mercury rises as high as 50 degrees Celsius.
Mar 25, 2019
Drought in Rajasthan: From unemployment to school dropouts, Barmer sees exodus for works as crops failBarmer is reeling under what is claimed to be the severest drought of the decade as rains have evaded the district for the fifth consecutive year.
Mar 22, 2019
Drought in Rajasthan: Poor groundwater situation, erratic rains in Barmer indicate ecological distress across Thar desertWith agriculture and cattle rearing being the only means of livelihood for locals of Thar desert, persistent drought has forced residents to migrate to other regions within the state while many others continue to cope with cascading effects of drought.
Mar 11, 2019
Man suspected to be Pakistan spy detained near International Border in Rajasthan; interrogation in progressA man has been detained on suspicion of espionage activities near the International Border between India and Pakistan in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer district, a top official said
Feb 12, 2019
Swine flu toll rises to 112 in Rajasthan: 79 cases detected as state suffers one of the worst outbreaksAs many as 79 fresh cases of swine flu were detected in Rajasthan, according to data issued by the state's health department, taking the toll of this year up to 112.
Jan 13, 2019
Army jawan 'honeytrapped' by suspected Pakistan ISI operative, arrested in Rajasthan on espionage chargesThe jawan, identified as Sombeer Singh, was allegedly "honeytrapped" woman posing as Anika Chopra on Facebook, who claimed to be a captain in the Indian Army medical corps. The woman has been in touch with him since 2016 and used to send him lewd messages and photos.
Dec 11, 2018
Jaisalmer Election Results 2018: Congress' Rooparam leads by more than 25,000 votes over BJP's Sansingh BhatiIn Rajasthan's Jaisalmer Assembly constituency, Congress candidate Rooparam is leading with 87,399 votes over the BJP's Sansingh Bhati. He trails by over 25,000 votes.
Nov 25, 2018
Pokhran set for close fight in Rajasthan Vidhan Sabha polls; BJP pits Pratap Puri against Congress' Shale MohammadPratap Puri and Mohammad's father Gazi Fakir both hold considerable sway among their communities, making the Pokhran constituency in Jaisalmer district one of the state's most hotly contested seats.
Sep 22, 2018
Jaswant Singh's son Manvendra Singh quits BJP, says associating with party a 'big mistake'Former Union minister Jaswant Singh's son and BJP MLA Manvendra Singh Saturday announced he has quit the party.