HindustanTimes Thu,31 Jul 2014


‘Desi Bofors’ set for final firing trials in Pokhran

The indigenous version of the Bofors howitzer, Dhanush, is expected to go for another round of trials at field firing ranges of Pokhran in Jaisalmer district later this month and if everything goes well, the artillery gun will be inducted into the army after the final evaluation, army sources said.

Report confirms sexual assault on eunuch

The medical examination of eunuch, who had on Tuesday complained of sexual assault by three policemen of the Dargah police station here on June 4, has confirmed the assault.

34 child labourers rescued in Jaipur, 3 arrested

The Bhatta Basti police, in a joint operation with the anti-human trafficking unit of Rajasthan police, rescued 34 children, engaged in bangle-making, from Bhatta Basti area in Jaipur on Wednesday.

Malaysian woman raped in Jaipur, man held

The woman in her complaint said she came to Jaipur on a business trip and met the man, who drove her to an isolated place and allegedly raped her in the car after offering her a drink laced with some drugs.

Nihalchand: Once youngest MP, now a minister

Ganganagar’s Member of Parliament Nihalchand, the lone MP from Rajasthan to get a berth in Narendra Modi’s council of ministers, got politics in legacy.At a young age, he learned the tricks of the trade from his father — Begaram Chauhan, an MLA from Raisinghnagar assembly seat.


80% schools in Nagaur district have no faculty

As 1,862 teacher posts for Class 1 and 2 lie vacant and more than 80% principal and headmaster posts in senior and secondary schools are yet to be filled in Nagur district, students are but suffering from the same.

Hadauti residents look up to Pakistan PM’s visit with hopeful eyes

The residents of Hadauti region, who share roti-beti relationship (the practice of cross-border marriage) with the neighbouring country, are looking at Pakistani premier Nawaz Sharif visit to India for Prime Minister Narendra Modi swearing-in function with hopeful eyes.

Girls outshine boys in CBSE class 10 results

Girls have once again outshone boys in the class 10 board examination results that were declared on Tuesday by the Ajmer region of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).


Shocking report: A mother dies every 2 hours in Rajasthan

Despite increased health facilities in Rajasthan, even today one mother dies every two hours in the desert state due to delivery or delivery-related complications. Every year, 4,600 mothers die while delivering a baby in Rajasthan, revealed a study by NGO Save the Children.

Rajasthan NGO enters Limca Book of Records for child marriage annulment

Recognising the efforts made by a local NGO for the first-ever annulment of a child marriage two years ago in Jodhpur, the Limca Book of Records has included the works of the voluntary organisation in its record book.

Rajasthan HC denies bail to IAS officer accused of rape

The Rajasthan high court on Monday dismissed the anticipatory bail application of suspended IAS officer BB Mohanty, who has been arrested on charges of rape.

Vasundhara Raje in Delhi as lobbying for cabinet berth begins

Chief minister Vasundhara Raje met senior Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh leaders, BJP president Rajnath Singh and other party functionaries in New Delhi in connection with new developments in the party, including state leaders expectations of representation in the union cabinet, state cabinet expansion and candidates for bypoll.

Major fire breaks out in Malviya Nagar

A major fire broke out in an electric product manufacturing unit in Malviya Nagar industrial area here on Monday. The two-storey factory building of Veto Electric Power was gutted in the fire.

Asaram to remain in Jail, SC to hear bail plea on July 3

Self-styled godman Asaram — lodged in Jodhpur Central Jail in connection with sexual assault of a minor girl — received another setback on Monday, as the Supreme Court adjourned his bail plea till July 3 next.

Swine flu claims one more victim in Rajasthan, toll reaches 12

The dreaded swine flu has claimed one more life in Rajasthan, taking the death toll in the state to 12 since April 1.
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