HindustanTimes Tue,16 Sep 2014


Govt removes JMC chief Aswal

The state government on Tuesday removed Jaipur Municipal Corporation (JMC) chief executive officer Lal Chand Aswal and sent him on awaiting posting order (APO) after his name figured in a corruption case.

Setback for farmers as Rajasthan govt scraps interest-free loans

The govt has reportedly made it clear that farmers will be charged 4 per cent interest on farm loans, waived by Gehlot in 2012.

Jaipur boy Sanjay Nawandhar tops all-India CA final exams

Sanjay Nawandhar has secured first position in the all-India Chartered Accountant Final exam held in May 2014 by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. His elder sister inspired him to excel in the finance sector. 

Minor raped, blackmailed for over 2 yrs by friend

A 17-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a man for over two years and a video of the act was also made to blackmail her.

Rajasthan court relief for Porsche

Porsche has announced that criminal proceedings brought against its senior executives by its former local importer in India, Ashish Chordia of Precision Cars, have been dismissed.

Clinton treats school kids at NGO kitchen in Jaipur

Former US president Bill Clinton, who is on a two-day visit to Jaipur, showed up at the kitchen of Akshya Patra, an NGO run by Clinton Global Initiative (CGI), and served food to schoolchildren at a government school in Pratap Nagar.

Raje gravy train chugs into Rajasthan

Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje on Monday showered the state with goodies -- including creation of 15 lakh jobs -- in an apparent show of gratitude to the people for their massive mandate in the assembly and Lok Sabha polls.

Agriculture dept submits contingency plan for weak monsoon

Keeping in view the possibility of poor monsoon this year, the state agriculture department has submitted a contingency crop plan - Kharif 2014 -to the disaster and relief department.

Complete Suratgarh project in given time frame: Raje to BHEL

Chief minister Vasundhara Raje expressed disappointment over delay of completion of some units of Super Critical Power Project at Suratgarh. She asked the officials of Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)-the company which has been assigned the contract to complete the project-to complete the task within a stipulated time frame or the state government could consider the proposals of other companies.

108-ambulance: Workers strike continues, govt says services not hit

The employees of 108-ambulances continued their strike for the third day on Wednesday. The government, however, claimed that the strike is not affecting the services of 108-ambulance service in the state.

Ambulance strike: Patients bear the brunt

Patients especially those requiring emergency medical attention had to face several hardships in reaching hospitals  

Activists come out to support transgender

The state woman activists have accused the Ajmer police of protecting cops allegedly involved in the sexual assault of a transgender community member in a police station on June 5.

Rajasthan govt amends Wind Power Policy, makes it investor-friendly 

The state government amended the Wind Power Policy 2012 with an aim of attracting more investors and giving boost to renewable energy in the state. The government wants to ensure easy process for allocation of land and other formalities for setting up wind power projects in the state, said parliamentary affairs minister Rajendra Rathore. This and many more decisions were taken at the cabinet meeting held here on Tuesday.

Woman’s family fined Rs. 2 lakh, ostracised for filing dowry case

A caste panchayat in Barmer district allegedly ordered a woman’s family to be ostracised and also imposed a fine of Rs. 2 lakh on them after they refused to withdraw a dowry harassment case against her in-laws.

Abhishek Bachchan visits Jaipur in new role as kabbadi promoter

Film star and Jaipur Pink Panthers team owner Abhishek Bachchan visited Sawai Man Singh Stadium’s Indoor hall in Jaipur.

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