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No cold wave in Rajasthan: MeT office

December 04, 2018 11:16 am

Parts of the state have registered a rise in the night temperature due to Western Disturbance.

Rajya Sabha elections: BJP sweeps all 4 seats in Rajasthan, Congress-backed nominee loses

December 04, 2018 11:16 am

While Naidu and Mathur each got 42 votes, BJP's other two candiates Harsh Vardhan, a member of erstwhile Dungarpur royal family, and Ramkumar Verma, a retired RBI official, secured 40 each.

Rajasthan: Daily wager sells goat and jewellery to construct toilet at his home

December 04, 2018 11:16 am

The man says that he was inspired by PM Modi's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Churu in Rajasthan hottest at 48.5 degrees Celsius, Delhi experiences light drizzle

December 04, 2018 11:16 am

Temperatures across most cities cross 40 degrees Celsius on Monday.

No withdrawal, polling for Rajya Sabha on June 11

December 04, 2018 11:16 am

Four BJP candidates and one Independent candidate, supported by opposition Congress, National People’s Party (NPP), Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and Independent MLAs, have filed nominations for the four seats.

How this Rajasthan town keeps cool in 51 degrees

May 21, 2016 12:53 am

Armed with a notebook and a pen, Singh heads to the roof of the small, single-floor building. He observes the cloud cover and notes the direction and speed of the air on an anemometer.

How Rajasthan town keeps cool in 51 degrees

May 20, 2016 9:50 pm

About 350 km southwest of Churu, a part-time observatory in Phalodi city, Jodhpur, recorded 51 degrees Celsius on Thursday, which would make it the highest ever recorded in the country.

Rajasthan city boils at 51 degrees Celsius, Ahmedabad breaks 100-year-old record

May 20, 2016 1:46 am

Long-term temperature data of Gandhinagar was not available with the IMD.

Letter from a Cow and a lot of Chittor: New in Rajasthan textbooks

May 16, 2016 12:31 am

The new books by the Rajasthan government mention PM Modi's Mann ki Baat and Swachh Bharat Mission along with tales from Ramayana and Mahabharata. Syllabus to inculcate ‘traditional indian’ values.

Rajasthan: Video shows Kaman MLA ‘backing illegal mining’

May 15, 2016 2:42 am

A video clip purportedly shows him saying, “Today I assure you, no transport officer, or mining engineer or a subdivisional magistrate will come here. You mine peacefully."

RAJASTHAN VIDEOS

Congress likely to win Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh elections, says ABP News C-voter survey

June 18, 2020 2:34 pm

An ABP News C-voter pre-poll survey has predicted a huge victory for the Congress party in Rajasthan,and a BJP defeat in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh too.

Sangeetcar aim at bringing Manganiyars on forefront

February 25, 2016 10:56 am

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): We all love Rajasthani folk music, but how often do we listen to it?Manganiyars, the community who for generations have been keeping this art alive, travel all around the world for their performances, but fail to keep people of India in touch with its own culture because of lack of sources and demand.On top of that, they are facing tough competition from western influenced music due to which their existence is at the verge of getting lost.In such a scenario, Sangeetcar, an organisation, is aiming to revive, restore this dying art of India. She said that the music will also be available on the online channel of Sangeetcar that will enable people to contact the artist and learn the art directly through them.Continuing, she said Sangeetcar travels to various districts of Manganiyar to fetch the music right in its original form and from the place it is being originated.Sangeetcar’s journey that has begun from Jaisalmer will soon have music coming from every corner of India. Soon, Ayesha hopes, Indian folk art will become a game changer in the music industry.

World Bank to aid Rajasthan's energy sector

February 22, 2016 2:47 pm

Jaipur, Feb 22 (ANI): The World Bank would be extending its cooperation to the Rajasthan government in the area of energy sector. World Bank Country Director Onno Ruhl spoke to Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and her cabinet ministers to discuss these issues in detail. Ruhl congratulated Raje on the success of decreasing the rate of defecation in the open. He also stressed on the use of traditional forms of energy while maintaining that the focus was on alternative forms of energy. Chief Secretary C S Rajan, Principal Secretary (Energy) Sanjay Malhotra, State Power Distribution Companies Chairman Bhaskar A Sawant, Organising Secretary Akhil Arora and World Bank Special Project Manager Mandakini Pal were present on the occasion.

Vasundhara Raje inaugurates international astrology, physiological conference

February 18, 2016 2:59 pm

Rajasthan, Feb 18 (ANI): Inaugurating the 5th International Astrology and Physiological conference at Vailshalinagar, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje emphasised on the scientific value of astrology. CM Raje urged the public to understand the concepts of astrology in a scientific way rather being superstitious about it. Bharatiya Janata Party MP Manoj Rajoria, MLA Kailash verma, Rajasthan Sanskrit University former vice-chancellor Ramanuj Devnathan and Banaras Hindu University Dean Ramchandra Pandey were among others present on the occasion.

It's time to work and grow together: Rajasthan CM

February 18, 2016 2:59 pm

Jaipur, Feb 18 (ANI): Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje said the government should not keep their powers with them but should use them for the upliftment of the country. She also said that the officers should take their responsibilities and take decisions on a faster pace rather than delaying the issue. She further said that it is the time to work together and grow together and this mantra can only help the country to grow.

Rajasthan CM attends international Roma fest

February 17, 2016 12:19 pm

Jaipur, Feb 17 (ANI): Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhra Raje attended the International Roma Conference and Cultural Festival' at the Birla Auditorium in Jaipur. Soon after arriving at the venue, Raje, who was the chief guest, greeted invitees and watched the performance that included one by Hungarian Roma star performer Gina Rubik. After the performance, Raje said she could feel that music connects people of different countries. She also felicitated the artists.

Raje Govt. launches massive campaign to attract tourists

February 11, 2016 3:59 am

Jaipur, Feb 11 (ANI): The Rajasthan government has taken an initiative to facelift Jaipur's Gandhi Nagar Railway station. A team of local artists and art work enthusiasts spent hundreds of hours in designing and creating folk art on different walls of the railway station. According to authorities, the main objective behind this approach is to makeover the image of Rajasthan and promotes tourism. In the recent past, the Vasudhara Government launched a massive ad campaign on TV and radio to promote tourism in the state.

Raje holds pre-budget meeting with stakeholders

February 11, 2016 3:59 am

Jaipur, Feb 11 (ANI): Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje held a pre-budget sessions with different groups. More than hundred representatives from various groups, right from NGOs to farmers, attended the series of seminars held in Panchayati Raj building in Jaipur. During these brainstorming session, intellectuals gave their valuable suggestions to CM Raje to bring a common man friendly state budget. The CM assured all representatives to consider their feedback and promised to bring a friendly budget.

Rajasthan gets its first woman Qazi

February 08, 2016 11:56 am

Jaipur, Feb 08 (ANI): In a first in the state and breaking the stereotype, Rajasthan has got its first woman Qazi. Jahan Ara becomes the first woman Qazi of Rajasthan after completing her two-year training course from Mumbai-based Darul Uloom-i-Nisawa. The Jaipur-based woman was handed over her certificate for 'Qaziyat' on Friday. Now, she can officially be called Qazi Jahan Ara. Elaborating about being first woman Qazi, Jahan Ara said they are running a campaign as they are associated with National Women Welfare Association. She added that she has become a Qazi and she will ensure that women get all the rights on ground, which they have according to Islam.

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