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Minor blackmailed with video clip, raped by three repeatedly in Jhunjhunu

A 15-year-old girl was allegedly raped by three persons in Udaipurwati area of Jhunjhunu district, police said on Sunday. The accused repeatedly exploited her by blackmailing with an objectionable video.

I want to usher in development, encourage industrialisation, says IAS topper

Gaurav Agarwal of Jaipur has made the city proud by grabbing the top position in the prestigious civil services examination, 2013.
The 29-year-old spoke to HT. Excerpts from the interview.

Sexual assault case: Congress, BJP enter into verbal duel over Nihal Chand

A war of words between BJP and Congress has started over the alleged involvement of Union minister of state for chemicals and fertilizers, Nihal Chand Meghwal, in a rape case.

Mother’s milk bank to open soon in Jaipur

To provide milk to those babies whose mothers are not healthy enough to feed their infants, a mother’s milk bank will be opened in Jaipur.

Court notice to Union minister Nihal Chand in 4-year-old sexual assault case

A Jaipur metropolitan court on Thursday issued notices to Union minister of state for the ministry of chemicals and fertilizers Nihal Chand Meghwal and 16 others in a four-year-old sexual exploitation case.

Raje unveils agenda to improve education sector in Rajasthan

Chief minister Vasundhara Raje on Wednesday unveiled her agenda to raise the standard of education in Rajasthan.

‘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.

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