Cong, BJP final list likely this week… and other news

Cong, BJP final list likely this week
JAIPUR: Speculations have flooded the political circles with the final list of Congress and BJP candidates expected to be announced this week.
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Passengers protest against Jaipur halt for Mumbai flight
Aditya Ghosh, president and CEO of Indigo said: "We wanted to make a technical landing at Jaipur between Delhi and Mumbai due to an AOG (aircraft-
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Taslima's visa extended for another six months
The 46-year-old author was packed off from her Kolkata residence and shifted to Jaipur in November 2007 when some Muslim organisations resorted to
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Furore over sanitation tenders in JMC… and other news

Furore over sanitation tenders in JMC
JAIPUR: The Opposition councillors (of Congress) in the Jaipur Municipal Corporation (JMC) have been up in arms against the ruling BJP on the decision of
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Separate rooms to be made for grilling terrorists
JAIPUR: The state government will build separate rooms at the Rajasthan police's special operations group (SOG) headquarters in Jhalana to interrogate
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Muslims organizations critize home minister
JAIPUR: Muslim organizations of Rajasthan, under the banner of Rajasthan Muslim Forum, have criticized the Union home minister's statement that Jaipur
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Muslims object to Chidambaram’s remark on Jaipur serial blasts
JAIPUR: Muslim groups in Rajasthan have taken strong exception to Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram declaring here earlier this week that the May 13,
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Losing the faith in real estate: Meltdown of realty prices
Ansal Properties and Infrastructure is among the frontrunners, which is coming up with a 100-acre township Sushant City on NH-8 (connecting Jaipur to Ajmer)
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IIT classes from Std VII, 6 years before test
Resonance has tied up with the Sawai Man Singh School in Jaipur and DPS in Chandigarh and efforts are on to cover other educational centres where the
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Jaipur: Fortifying the Past
If you want a taste of the Rajputana hospitality, try visiting Jaipur on a weekend. The Pink City has definitely made it big on the international tourist
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Jesse speaks about 'Gulaal' experience
I belong to Rajasthan and have studied in Jaipur. I, too, was ragged by seniors, but I was the only one in my group to stand my ground.
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Reality Check
It only recorded four minutes of this week's episode – just enough to tell me the gang was off to Jaipur, India, to track down some sacred tree.
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Cong carrot-and-stick policy to keep camp intact… and other news

Cong carrot-and-stick policy to keep camp intact
JAIPUR. The Congress party is to follow a carrot-and-stick policy to keep its activists together during the parliamentary elections.
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Car thieves held after 12-hr chase
JAIPUR: It was a chase that had all ingredients of a Bollywood script. It lasted for over 12 hours and the terrain, on the outskirts of Sikar and Churu,
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Court grants relief to Modi
JAIPUR: Justice SP Pathak of Rajasthan High Court on Friday granted relief to IPL commissioner Lalit Modi in the alleged dishonour of cheque worth Rs 6
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Film director freed of charges
JAIPUR: Film director and director of the Movie World Studio, Anil Sharma, has been freed of all charges against him in a nine-year-old case under
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Lalit Modi gets anticipatory bail in cheating case
Jaipur, March 27 (PTI) IPL Chairman Lalit Modi was today granted anticipatory bail by the Rajasthan High Court in a case of alleged cheating and forgery.
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Exclusive Sewing Machine Showroom opens in Jaipur
Japanese major Brother International (INDIA) Pvt Ltd, which recently completed 100 years globally, marked its entry into Jaipur, partnering with M/s
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Guesthouse murder case acccused held: police… and other news

Guesthouse murder case acccused held: police
JAIPUR: Sunil Chawla alias Sonu, who allegedly strangulated a 29-year old girl to death in a guesthouse under Mahesh Nagar police station area on Tuesday
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2 robbed as biscuit bandits strike on Jaipur express
The businessmen, returning from Rajasthan in the S2 compartment of the Jaipur Express, arrived at the Central station on Thursday morning.
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All things Indian
Think Marie-Helene de Taillac of Paris and London-based Emma Chapman – all of whom spend several months a year around Jaipur's fabled jewel resource,
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HC to hear PIL against shifting of IPL
JAIPUR: A Public Interest Litigation questioning the decision to shift Indian Premier League (IPL) matches to South Africa has been filed in the Rajasthan
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JMC pays compensation for bull attack
JAIPUR: Family of a woman who was killed by a stray bull finally received compensation from the Jaipur Municipal Corporation (JMC) after almost six years of
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Father, son hurt in attack
JAIPUR: Situation become tense in Bassi area of Jaipur after a family in Padsoli village was reportedly attacked by nearly four dozen armed people on
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Vehicle lifters' gang busted
JAIPUR: The police on Thursday arrested five members of a vehicle lifting gang when they were trying to rob a car driver on the Jaipur-National Highway.
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NCPA presents a Rajasthani extravaganza

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NCPA (National Centre for Performing Arts) in Mumbai in association with the Jaipur Virasat Foundation presented a Rajasthani extravaganza that began on
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Royals in line for Laureus Awards
Rajasthan Royals' [Images] stupendous underdog to title-winner performance in the inaugural Indian Premier League [Images] has put the Jaipur-based team in
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We need more Nanos, Amuls, Jaipur Rugs: Prof CK Prahlad
CK Prahlad suggests innovative business models like Nano, Jaipur Rugs, Amul etc to move out from the crisis. While encouraging business leaders to adopt
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Compact Disc India Establishes Gaming Studio At Jaipur; To Invest … and other news

Compact Disc India Establishes Gaming Studio At Jaipur; To Invest …
Animation outsourcing firm Compact Disc India’s subsidiary Laser Infomedia is establishing a Gaming Publishing & Development Studio at Jaipur, the company
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Now, another royal train runs into rough weather
JAIPUR: The luxurious Royal Rajasthan on Wheels' seems to have run out of steam with no takers for the ride. The train that commenced its journey on January
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Is it a heritage walk or walk through garbage
JAIPUR: While the city hotels have reported a drop of almost 40% in the tourist turnover, business is going on as usual with the Heritage Walk' in the
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More cities may be put on metro map
JAIPUR: The Delhi Metro Railway Corporation (DMRC) may have to take up metro rail projects in more cities of the state. While discussing the possibilities
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Woman found strangled to death in Jaipur guest house
JAIPUR: A 29-year-old student was found murdered in a Jaipur guest house just a few hours after she had checked in with a male friend, police said here on
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India proposes five Jantar Mantars for world heritage status to UNESCO
The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has identified five astronomical observatories in Delhi, Jaipur, Varanasi, Ujjain and Mathura as significant
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Jaipur stall has special betel leaf
Jaipur, Mar 25 (ANI): A special betel leaf or ‘paan’ has been lured the food lovers by its delectable taste in Jaipur. Set up by paan sellers from Saharnpur
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Girl strangulated to death in Jaipur
Jaipur: The body of a girl, who was strangulated to death, was found at Maheshnagar area in the district, sources said. According to the police,
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Stay alert against infiltration, Chidambaram tells Rajasthan
25 Mar 2009, 0950 hrs IST, PTI JAIPUR: Noting that Rajasthan, being a border state, is "vulnerable" to terror attacks, Union home minister P Chidambaram on
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Karisma gets bail in railway case… and other news

Karisma gets bail in railway case
JAIPUR: Bollywood actress Karisma Kapoor was granted bail on Tuesday in a case of illegally pulling the emergency chain of a train at Phulera railway
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PC sounds terror warning for state
JAIPUR: Home minister P Chidambaram sounded a warning note, saying the Centre has enough intelligence inputs to believe Rajasthan is vulnerable to terrorism
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Jaipur to host National Jr Swimming and Water polo
Jaipur (PTI): More than one thousand swimmers from across the country will vie for top honour during the National Junior Swimming and Water polo
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Jaipur to get a medical processing BPO
JAIPUR: A joint venture company of US-based health care practitioners will shortly set up a medical processing BPO unit at a special economic zone near here
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PC asks Raj govt to be on high alert against infiltration
Jaipur, Mar 24 (PTI) Noting that Rajasthan, being a border state, is "vulnerable" to terror attacks, Union Home Minister P Chidambaram today asked the state
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Jaipur gears up for Gangaur festival
By Lokendra Singh Jaipur, Mar 24 (ANI): In anticipation of the much awaited annual Gangaur festival, shops in Jaipur have starting stocking the idols of
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Panther skin seized, 6 held
JAIPUR: The Special Operations Group (SOG) of state police on Sunday night seized a panther skin and arrested six persons including an antique dealer who
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Puppet festival to revive dying traditional Indian art form
Jaipur, Mar 24 : Authorities in Jaipur, Rajasthan have organised a festival to promote the traditional art of Puppetry. 'Putal Yatra' as the puppet festival
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Fairmont signs Hotel in Jaipur, India
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts recently signed its second project in India, the Fairmont Jaipur. Scheduled to open in 2010, the hotel, located in Rajasthan in
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BIDI deals kept out of Mathur panel's reach… and other news

BIDI deals kept out of Mathur panel's reach
JAIPUR: It was more than a month ago, that the Ashok Gehlot government, through a notification directed the NN Mathur Commission to look into all deals,
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Several names prop up in BJP for city seat
JAIPUR: After the untimely death of veteran leader Giridharilal Bhargava, the BJP is yet to decide its candidate for the Jaipur city seat,
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Amazing Race 14 recap 5: Jaipur, India brings some to tears
Because the teams were all on the same flight from New Delhi to Jaipur, the excitement didn't start until it was taxi time. Ah yes.
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Dog Checks In
In February, the family travelled to Jaipur with Sweetu — who otherwise would have been packed off to mope in the neighbourhood kennel — barking in the
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Compact Disc arm to set up gaming publishing studio in Jaipur
MUMBAI: Compact Disc India's subsidiary Laser Infomedia is planning to set up a gaming publishing and development studio at Jaipur in Rajasthan.
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Kirorilal hints of a ‘third front’
JAIPUR: Even though chief minister Ashok Gehlot and PCC chief CP Joshi on Sunday tried to salvage the ruling party’s relationship with former BJP leader
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Fun Cinemas to open 2K Digital multiplex in Jaipur
MUMBAI: E-City Ventures promoted Fun Cinemas will be launching its 2K digital multiplex at Jhotwara in Jaipur. With this implementation, Fun Cinemas is
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14 US cos in India to promote solar energy trade
"Fourteen American companies participating in the Solar Energy Trade Mission are in Delhi and will go to Jaipur and Ahmedabad as a part of their three-city
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Isys Softech to set up BPO facility in Jaipur
Jaipur , Mar 23 Isys Softech Pvt Ltd, a joint venture of US-based healthcare practitioners Practiceforces and Medfin, is planning to invest Rs 5 crore for
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Compact Disc India arm to set up facility in Jaipur
Compact Disc India Ltd has announced that Laser Infomedia Ltd., a subsidiary of the Company will set-up a Gaming Publishing & Development Studio at Jaipur,
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