To end the ongoing strike by the farmers, Rajasthan government held talks with representatives
Torrential rain has wreaked devastation in Mount Abu, the only hill station of the desert state.
Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar Girls Hostel was waterlogged after the water released from Jawai dam flooded many parts of Jalore . 540 girls and teachers were rescued on Friday night from the hostel in Bhainswara.
Flood threat looms over Barmer district which on late Friday evening received another spell of heavy rains.
While the entire bureaucratic machinery in Jalore was toiling hard in flood rescue and relief operations, the commissioner of the Jalore Municipal Council stayed put at his official residence to receive bribe. Sleuths of Rajasthan Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Sunday arrested him accepting a bribe of Rs 50,000 for issuing a housing registration.
The toll of cows in 18 branches of Pathmeda Gaushala is continuing unabated. Due to flood and ensuing sickness, over 1,100 cows have already died and still many are battling for life despite the help pouring in from all quarters in the form of fodder and other required nutrients for the sick cows.
In a major mobile phone heist, the thieves decamped with expensive mobile phones worth Rs 25 lakh from a famous mobile shop of the city on Tuesday night. Though, the shop had CCTV cameras installed but they were switched off. Now police is trying to crack the case by way of the finger prints.
Deck for the arguments on state government petition challenging the acquittal of Salman Khan in a case against him under Arms Act was cleared on Friday after the actor appeared in a court in Jodhpur and signed the bail bonds.
Sealing with heat! Border Security Force (BSF) is all geared up for keeping a vigil along vast swathes of the desert terrain along the Indo-Pak border here in Rajasthan with infrared fencing for detecting any intrusions.
In a fatal road accident on Jodhpur-Jaisalmer highway on Thursday midnight, a family was killed when their car collided head on with an oil tanker. After the collision, the car turned into a mangled mass of steel and all the passengers got badly stuck in it with their limbs gruesomely severed. Oil tanker, which was empty, also overturned after the mishap.
Recovery of prohibited and objectionable objects in Jodhpur Central Jail is unabated.
Swine flu coupled with dengue has started taking a toll on people's health once again.One person died of swine flu in Pratapgarh while 12 more persons tested positive for the disease on Monday.