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Will run out of Covid vaccine doses by Sunday: Rajasthan official

Published on Apr 09, 2021 03:10 PM IST

Several states on Thursday warned they would run out of coronavirus vaccines in the next few days and were being forced to shut inoculation centres

Representational image. (AFP)

NCW chairperson discusses police's role in women safety with Rajasthan DGP

National Commission for Women's (NCW) chairperson Rekha Sharma highlighted the need for a state commission in order to ensure proper communication between NCW and Rajasthan government.

National Commission for Women (NCW) Chairperson Rekha Sharma.(PTI)
Updated on Apr 07, 2021 01:58 PM IST
ANI | , Jaipur

16 inmates throw chilli powder in eyes of guards, flee from Rajasthan jail

16 prisoners at Phalodi sub-jail in Rajasthan’s Jodhpur district escaped on Monday evening after first throwing black pepper powder in the eyes of jail guards and then beating them up into submission, claimed officials

(Shutterstock) The authorities have ordered an investigation to find out if the escape was pre-planned.
Published on Apr 06, 2021 09:22 AM IST
ByJaykishan Sharma

Around 70 including students test positive for Covid-19 at IIT-Jodhpur

"We have increased the sampling, so contact tracing can be done. Teachers are very less. Most of the infected patients are students,” P Singh, the deputy chief medical health officer (CMHO) said.

Block G3 of the campus has been declared a micro-containment zone owing to the cases reported.(Representative)
Updated on Apr 05, 2021 12:53 PM IST
By | Edited by Mallika Soni, New Delhi

Rajasthan has immense potential in the field of solar energy: Ashok Gehlot

Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot said that his government is working towards providing electricity to every village in the state.

Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot said farmers can increase their income by selling solar power to the government by installing solar panels on their vacant land. (File Photo)
Published on Apr 04, 2021 01:42 PM IST

52 IIT-Jodhpur students who returned to attend practical classes test positive

The 52 students of IIT-Jodhpur who have tested positive for Covid-19 hail mostly from Gujarat and Odisha have been kept quarantined and made to stay in one of the hostels on the IIT campus.

52 students of IIT-Jodhpur had tested positive for Covid-19. (AFP/For Representative Purposes Only)
Published on Apr 03, 2021 11:13 PM IST
PTI | , Jodhpur

Boy handed over to Pakistan after inadvertently crossing over to India

The Pakistani boy was identified as Karim, a resident of Nagar Parkar in the neighbouring country, said officials.

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Published on Apr 03, 2021 09:11 AM IST
ByMukesh Mathrani

Heatwave conditions likely in parts of Rajasthan for next 48 hours: Met dept

The met office has issued a yellow alert for Saturday and Sunday in some districts of the state including Kota, Barmer, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, and Jalore.

Director of meteorological centre, Radheshyam Sharma said at present, the maximum temperature in most places is below 40 degrees Celsius. (AP file photo)
Published on Apr 02, 2021 11:03 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Harshit Sabarwal, Jaipur

Stones pelted at Rakesh Tikait’s cavalcade in Rajasthan: Police

Tikait was not in his car when the stones were pelted at his cavalcade, Bhiwadi Superintendent of Police Ram Murti Joshi said, adding no one was injured in the incident.

Farmers block traffic at Ghazipur border after Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait's convoy was allegedly attacked in Rajasthan's Alwar,(PTI file photo)
Published on Apr 02, 2021 09:44 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Harshit Sabarwal

Rajasthan to prepare online register of students coaching in Kota

There are about 50 small and 10 big coaching institutes in Kota city, home to about 2 lakh students preparing for entry into engineering and medical colleges.

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Published on Apr 02, 2021 04:55 PM IST

‘Covid-19 now more dangerous, majority in 2nd wave asymptomatic’: Gehlot

The chief minister also presented data to underscore the rapid spread of the virus in the second wave and asked people to follow Covid-19 protocols.

Jaipur, India - October 10, 2020: CM Ashok Gehlot addressing the State Level Farmers' Meet to protest new farm laws, at Birla Auditorium, in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, on Saturday, October 10, 2020. (Photo by Himanshu Vyas/ Hindustan Times)
Published on Apr 02, 2021 04:08 PM IST

Rajasthan MLA suggests using Camels for patrolling in wildlife sanctuaries

The MLA cited the use of camels by the Border Security Force (BSF) in the state and said the animals could also be reared for patrolling purposes by the wildlife department.

New Delhi, India - January 24, 2020: Border Security Force (BSF) personnel are seen mounted on camels during rehearsals for the Beating Retreat ceremony ahead of the Republic Day parade, at Raisina Hills, in New Delhi, India, on Friday, January 24, 2020. (Photo by Sanjeev Verma/ Hindustan Times) (Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Published on Apr 02, 2021 02:31 PM IST
ByAabshar H Quazi

Fresh Covid-19 cases in Rajasthan nearly triple in last 10 days

The number of active cases in Rajasthan stands at 9,563. So far, 322,114 people have recovered from Covid-19,

Vaccination drive for people in the age group of 49-59 has started in Rajasthan. A total of 2.09 crore people will be vaccinated in this phase. (PTI)
Updated on Apr 02, 2021 12:35 PM IST

Former Rajasthan officer, others get 7yr jail for fraudulent property transfer

The plot was grabbed in connivance with Meena, Jagannath, and Babbu Gupta, all employees of the Kota Municipal Corporation.

The KMC property was earlier allocated to a journalist Kantichand Jain but his allotment later got cancelled and the property returned to KMC. (Shutterstock/HT Archive)
Published on Apr 01, 2021 11:24 AM IST

12 sentenced for life in ’14 terror attack plan case

Of the 12 convicts, six were arrested from Sikar, three from Jodhpur and one each from Jaipur, Pali in Rajasthan and Gaya district of Bihar.

Published on Mar 31, 2021 06:50 AM IST
ByJaykishan Sharma, Jaipur

Gehlot hits out at Centre over GNCTD Bill, says it’s against spirit of democracy

"The tweets were made just to gain political attention. Nobody is taking away any power from the Delhi government," Rajasthan BJP spokesperson Mukesh Pareek said.

“Modi government wants to run the country in a fascist manner,
Updated on Mar 28, 2021 04:02 AM IST
ByJaykishan Sharma, Jaipur

Rajasthan govt to roll out health insurance coverage scheme on May 1

Under the scheme, announced in the state budget for 2021-22 by Gehlot, every family will get an insurance cover of ₹five lakh by paying ₹850 annually.

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said the medical and health sector is the topmost priority for his government.(Getty/HT Archive)
Published on Mar 27, 2021 03:08 PM IST
PTI | , Jaipur

Rajasthan to give 50 lakh ex-gratia if ration dealers, scribes die of Covid

The Finance Department issued an order in this regard on Thursday.

A senior citizen gets his Covid-19 vaccine shot at a government hospital in a village near Ajmer, Rajasthan.(File photo)
Updated on Mar 26, 2021 07:36 PM IST
PTI | , Jaipur

BJP announces Rajasthan bypoll candidates, fields ex-minister Kiran Maheshwari’s daughter

The BJP on Thursday fielded the daughter of former minister Kiran Maheshwari from Rajsamand assembly constituency, which is among the three assembly seats going to bypolls on April 17

File photo: Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) supporters wave party flags during a rally. (Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Mar 26, 2021 10:07 AM IST

ACB team at his doorstep, Rajasthan official burns 15-20 lakh: Cop

The incident occurred in Rajasthan’s Sirohi district on Wednesday night where a team caught the revenue inspector Parvat Singh while taking a bribe of ₹1 lakh.

Image for representation. (AFP)
Updated on Mar 25, 2021 03:35 PM IST
ByAabshar H Quazi

3 soldiers killed, 5 injured as vehicle overturns during training in Rajasthan

Army spokesperson Lt Col Amitabh Sharma told HT that the driver probably lost control of the vehicle, which toppled, and added that a requisite inquiry was in process

Representational image. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Mar 25, 2021 12:37 PM IST
ByAparnesh Goswami

Rajasthan: Tehsildar burns 20 lakh as ACB visits over bribery allegations

A team apprehended Revenue Inspector Parvat Singh while taking a bribe of ₹1 lakh from a man on behalf of the Tehsidar Kalpesh Kumar Jain for awarding him a contract, DG (ACB) BL Soni said.

A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India, August 13, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas/Files(REUTERS)
Published on Mar 25, 2021 11:57 AM IST

3 soldiers die, 5 injured after vehicle overturns, catches fire in Rajasthan

The accident occurred in Rajiyasar area in the early hours of Thursday, they said.

The injured are being treated at a hospital.(REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)
Published on Mar 25, 2021 10:45 AM IST
PTI | , Jaipur

Farmer may have to breach barricades again, says union leader Rakesh Tikait

"PM Modi said farmers can sell crops anywhere. We will prove it by selling at State Assemblies, Collectors' offices and the Parliament. No mandi can be better than Parliament," said Tikait.

Ballia: Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait.(PTI file photo)
Published on Mar 24, 2021 10:04 AM IST
ANI | , New Delhi

23-year-old mentally challenged woman gangraped in Rajasthan’s Udaipur

Three motorcycle-borne men allegedly abducted the victim on a motorcycle and took her to an isolated place where they allegedly gangraped her

Representational image.
Updated on Mar 24, 2021 09:30 AM IST
ByHT Correspondent | Edited by Zara Khan

Ensure compliance of Covid guidelines: Rajasthan CM Gehlot to officials

Chairing a review meeting, the chief minister said corona warriors played a very important role in the past one year but their efforts should not go in vain because of carelessness.

The CM also laid emphasis on the vaccination drive, saying Rajasthan has emerged as an example in the country.(PTI file photo)
Published on Mar 23, 2021 10:59 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Harshit Sabarwal, Jaipur

This time farmers will sell their crop outside Parliament: Tikait

Addressing a Kisan Mahapanchayat, also his first in Jaipur, at Vidhyadhar Nagar Stadium, Tikait said, “We will not spare this government which has divided the country on the lines of caste, creed, and religion. Get your tractors, you have to march to Delhi”

BKU spokesperson Rakesh Tikait at Kisan Mahapanchayat' at Vidhyadhar Nagar Stadium in Jaipur, Rajasthan, on Tuesday, March 23. (PTI)
Updated on Mar 23, 2021 06:09 PM IST
ByJaykishan Sharma

Remove age restriction for Covid-19 vaccination, says Ashok Gehlot to Centre

He also demanded that the Centre provide more vaccine doses to the state, while noting that another lockdown would prove fatal to the livelihood of people.

Jaipur, India - October 10, 2020: CM Ashok Gehlot addressing the State Level Farmers' Meet to protest new farm laws, at Birla Auditorium, in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, on Saturday, October 10, 2020. (Photo by Himanshu Vyas/ Hindustan Times)
Published on Mar 23, 2021 02:34 PM IST
PTI | , Jaipur

Rajasthan governement supplies 10,000 doses of Remdesivir injection to Punjab

After flagging off a vehicle carrying the doses from his residence this afternoon, Rajasthan Health Minister Raghu Sharma said the injections have been provided to Punjab free of cost.

Rajasthan health minister Raghu Sharma said that hundreds of lives have been saved due to a timely availability of this costly injection.(Twitter/@RaghusharmaINC)
Published on Mar 22, 2021 11:08 PM IST
PTI | , Jaipur

Light rainfall in several places of Rajasthan

Dabok recorded 4.2 mm downpour, while Alwar, Ajmer, Pilani and Jaipur received 3.5 mm, 3 mm, 2.1 mm and 0.2 mm rainfall respectively, the department said.

The weather office said light rainfall is expected at a few places in the state on Tuesday.
Published on Mar 22, 2021 09:15 PM IST
PTI | , Jaipur
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