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Rajasthan govt orders probe into stripping of couple; 8 nabbed

A day after a couple were publicly stripped and tied to a tree by a village panchayat in Udaipur for their alleged extra-marital affair, the Rajasthan government on Monday ordered a probe into the mat

Khadims slam Dewan for anti-celeb rant

The Khadim community of India’s one of the most revered shrines in Ajmer stood united against Dargah Dewan Zainul Abedin Ali Khan, the hereditary Sajjada Nashin of Khawaja Moinuddin Hasan Chishty and

Ajmer Sharif head objects to cine stars’ visit

The religious head of India’s one of the holiest Muslim shrine, Ajmer Sharif’s Dargah Dewan Zaniul Abedin Ali Khan has strongly objected to the visit of films stars to pay obeisance for success of the

Pak man, split from his family, seeks stay permit

Though 90-year-old Shamsher was born and brought up in a small village in Jhunjhunu district in Rajasthan but for last 40 years he has been walking on a rope of hope and despair between India and Paki

Sangma calls for tribal unity

Opposition-backed presidential candidate P.A. Sangma interacted with BJP MLAs and MPs in Jaipur on Monday to solicit their votes.

Twelve doctors suspended over foetal 'sex tests'

Twelve Indian doctors have been suspended for allegedly conducting prenatal sex tests, a practice banned to stop the abortion of female foetuses that has widened India's gender gap, officials said on

3 months on, Ajmer dargah awaits Zardari's promised donation


Three months after Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari announced USD one million donation for Ajmer dargah during his visit to the country, the shrine authorities are still waiting for the release of

Newborn girl abandoned in Jaipur

A newborn baby girl was found near the tracks of a railway station in Jaipur.

The premature baby was found lying near the tracks at Jagatpura by the people on Friday after the Agra-Ajmer train left t

Minor fires in two separate train coaches


Minor fires on Friday broke out in AC coaches of two separate trains at Rajasthan's Jodhpur railway station yard.

Both the trains arrived at different times and were stationed in the Jodhpur yard fo

‘Smallest’ cat spotted in Sariska


If the forest authorities and wildlife activists are to be believed, the world’s smallest cat has been sighted in Rajasthan’s Sariska Tiger Reserve. “It is good news for all wildlife lovers,” says a R

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