Engineering student drowned in Jhalawar… and other news

Engineering student drowned in Jhalawar
JAIPUR: A 19-year-old engineering student drowned in a river in Jhalawar on Sunday. The incident took place when he had gone for a picnic to Gagron Fort in
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Two die due to high-tension wires
JAIPUR: Two labourers died when they accidentally came in contact with low-lying high-tension wires while working in an under-construction commercial
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Funds crunch hits cable project
JAIPUR: It was over a year ago that Rs 500 crore under-ground cable laying project was implemented to free the state capital of the high-tension wires that
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Two undertrials dig out of Sikar jail
Jaipur: In a daring jailbreak, two undertrials, charged for murder, fled from the sub jail in Sikar on Sunday. The duo — Jagdish Gujjar and Mukesh Gujjar
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Students, parents throng seminars
JAIPUR: Experts from different fields delivered lectures at Edufest 2009, which were appreciated by the youth of the city. Not only students, even parents
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State welcomes pre-monsoon showers
JAIPUR: Pre-monsoon showers were reported in south Rajasthan for the second consecutive day on Sunday. According to the Met office, monsoon is expected to
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Consolidation: how many banks can walk the talk?
The remaining three— State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur, State Bank of Travancore and State Bank of Mysore—are listed entities, but public shareholding is not
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Fest to showcase top designers' work in city
Ahmedabad : Janhvi Events, an event managing company from Jaipur, will organise a design festival for the first time in the city featuring around 50 top
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City sweats: After the 'chill', it's back to heat
JAIPUR: After a few spells of showers, which brought down the temperature a little, the state was back in the middle of heat wave conditions on Saturday
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ATS claims key evidence to link jailed Azamgarh youth to blasts
The ATS also claimed to have proofs about Saif's active role in the 2008 Jaipur blasts and in the Faizabad court blasts in November 2007.
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Acid attack on student nurse… and other news

Acid attack on student nurse
JAIPUR: In yet another instance of barbaric crime against women, acid was thrown on a 20-year-old student nurse while she was sleeping on the roof of her
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Bengal swimmers do well
KOLKATA: Bengal swimmers picked up two silvers and as many bronze medals on the opening day of the 36th junior National aquatics meet at Jaipur (Rajasthan)
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MP Birla group to go for major expansion of healthcare venture
On the other hand, the two proposed hospitals in Rajasthan will come up in Jaipur and Chittorgarh. The group has already acquired seven acres in Jaipur from
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Special train for Ajmer Urs
Further, Jaipur-Sealdah superfast special would be extended up to August 24. Special train having number 0353/0354 will run between Bhagalpur and Ajmer.
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Recession hits Rajasthan stars
Recession seems to have made an impact on Jaipur's creative brigade as well, and here's how. Actors and singers from the state based in Mumbai have lost out
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HP introduces four new products for Rajasthan
Jaipur, Jun 22, 2009 (Asia Pulse Data Source via COMTEX) — HPQ | Quote | Chart | News | PowerRating — Information technology company Hewlett-Packard India
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Passenger rush leads to extended train operation
In return direction, the Jaipur Secunderabad Special Train (no 996) will be operated on Saturdays (July 4, 11, 18, 25, August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 and September
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CM reiterates demand special status for state
JAIPUR: In a meeting with Finance Commission on Monday, chief minister Ashok Gehlot once again demanded special category status for Rajasthan and appealed
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Commuters face difficulty… and other news

Commuters face difficulty
JAIPUR: Commuters passing through the Khasa Kothi junction at Station Road will have to face congestion for the next six months as the flyover construction
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Couple, two kids murdered
JAIPUR: In a gruesome incident, a couple and their two minor daughters were found murdered in their house in Rajasar village under Nohar police station of
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Armed forces tribunal set up for speedy disposal of cases
Kolkata, Guwahati, Mumbai, Kochi, Chennai and Jaipur beches will have one court each. The Kolkata bench will have jurisdiction over West Bengal, Orissa,
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Beta cities – on the threshold
Many of these cities are state capitals such as Jaipur and Lucknow, benefiting from better infrastructure and public services. Cities such as Jamshedpur and
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A victory of hope over agony
The incident had reminded him about Suraj, a six-year-old boy, who had fallen into a borewell while playing at Mundia Ramsar village in Jaipur district in
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One arrested in Mumbai woman gangrape case
He said that a police team has gone to Rajasthan as the victim had heard the accused saying"Let us go to Jaipur". Prasad said that the accused had left
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Hoax caller arrested in Jaipur
Jaipur (PTI) The anonymous caller, who had put the state police on toes on Sunday with a bomb hoax, was arrested on Monday. Akhtar, a contractual labourer
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Terrific Twinkle
Her mother Dimple even suggested flying in thick lassi from Jaipur! No doubt, Twinkle would have come up with something appropriate if her immaculate home
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Finance Commission team on four-day state tour… and other news

Finance Commission team on four-day state tour
JAIPUR: A team of representatives from the 13th Finance Commission is on a state tour. The team is here to propose recommendations for guiding principles
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Girl rescued after 22 hrs in borewell
Jaipur, 21 JUNE: Four year old Anju Gujjar's 20 hour long battle for life, trapped in the claustrophobic and earthen confines of an open borewell ended on a
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Dausa: Girl trapped in borewell rescued after 19 hours
The child was taken out of the borewell in an unconscious state at 12.25 hours and shifted to the Sawai Man Singh Hospital in Jaipur in an ambulance,
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Bomb hoax at Jaipur police control room
Jaipur , June 21 An anonymous call stating that aa bomb was planted at the main police control room here turned out to be a hoax today, police said.
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Fixed monthly wheat quota for APL familes in Rajasthan
Jaipur (PTI) The Above Poverty Line (APL) families in Rajasthan will get a fixed quota of wheat per month through public distribution system (PDS),
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Girl rescued from borewell, in stable condition
She was rushed to a hospital in Bandikui and then referred to Jaipur where she would be kept under observation," a doctor told IANS.
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New domestic terminal set for take-off on July 1
JAIPUR: From July 1, flying in or out of Jaipur will never be the same again. The new state-of-the-art terminal at Jawahar Circle will be operational from
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India shining!… and other news

India shining!
Hollywood A-lister Nicole Kidman regularly orders jewellery from Jaipur. She chose a pair of antique Indian diamond earrings from Beverly Hills jeweller
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New industrial policy on anvil
JAIPUR: The state government is preparing a new industrial policy in participation with local entrepreneurs. The state wants to frame a pragmatic policy to
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Flu scare lands another suspect in SMS
JDA gets tough with encroachers, marriage gardens: A 24-hour service against encroachment might soon be initiated by the Jaipur Development Authority.
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New terminal: Jaipur set to woo passengers in style
JAIPUR: The moment you take a left turn from Jawahar Circle and head towards the new terminal building, the fragrance of seasonal flowers planted on either
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A'bad to mentor Jaipur IIM
Ahmedabad: The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) has decided to mentor the IIM-Jaipur, and has communicated its decision to the Central
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IIM-A to help in setting up Jaipur campus
AHMEDABAD: The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, has agreed to act as a “mentor” to help set up the new IIM campus in the Rajasthan capital Jaipur.
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Five-year-old falls into borewell, rescue efforts on
Jaipur: In yet another incident showing how unsafe open borewells are for children, a four-year-old girl on Saturday fell into a 50-feet deep open borewell
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Daddy's daycare
But, with the changing times, the young dads of Jaipur are becoming immune to the drudgery of domesticity and are heartily switching roles with their
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SBI Merges State Bank of Indore With Itself
State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur, State Bank of Mysore and State Bank of Travancore will be merged with SBI later. The board of the State Bank of India
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Man hospitalised after showing symptoms of Influenza A H1N1
Jaipur (PTI) A man, who arrrived at the Sanganer airport from Dubai on Saturday, was admitted to the Sawai Man Singh Hospital here after showing symptoms of
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Trader killed after container crushes car on NH 8… and other news

Trader killed after container crushes car on NH 8
Subodh, a resident of Lajpat Nagar in South Delhi, and younger brother Pramod were on their way to Jaipur in their Honda City. After they crossed the toll
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Mob attacks JMC team in Sanganer
JAIPUR. The Jaipur Municipal Corporation (JMC) vigilance squad officials were attacked by a mob during an anti-encroachment drive in the Sanganer region on
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New JDC reviews development projects
JAIPUR: Development of Jawahar Circle appears to have become a prestigious project for Jaipur Development Authority. The upgradation being carried out is
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20000 jobs in IT, ITES over next two years
JAIPUR: Words like, 'These are good times for business,' the industry is on a high,' and there are jobs for grabs,' will be music to any job-seeker's ears
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CBI nabs two army jawans for fake recruitments in railways
The Jaipur branch of the agency had received a tip-off that two men carrying a lot of cash were going to Delhi on the night of June 4 by the Jodhpur-Delhi
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Anand keen to keep world title as long as possible
19 Jun 2009, 2012 hrs IST, PTI JAIPUR: World champion Viswanathan Anand is eager to retain his title as long as possible and feels being a family man has
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Students yet to receive mark sheets, admission date nears end
JAIPUR: Hundreds of students across the state who have successfully cleared their exams are finding it difficult to apply in the colleges of Rajasthan
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Spurt in malaria cases with turn in weather
JAIPUR: In the past seven days more than 900 cases of malaria have been reported across Rajasthan. It seems that the recent pre-monsoon showers have already
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Finding career with flora, fauna… and other news

Finding career with flora, fauna
JAIPUR: The state is rich in both flora and fauna and has attracted biologists from around the world for research on various forms of life.
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Security steps taken for Urs
The police department plans to deploy the same number of officials as the last Urs. In view of the Jaipur serial blasts, the administration had tightened
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Scared of surgery, inmate flees, held
JAIPUR: The undertrial of Jaipur Central Jail, who had fled on Wednesday afternoon from SMS Hospital, was arrested near the Gopalpura flyover area on
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State hires pvt firms to design govt buildings, violates order
JAIPUR: In a violation of the government order to assign architectural designing of government building to the Public Works Department (PWD), the state has
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IIM-A to take Jaipur one under its wing
AHMEDABAD: Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) will be taking the IIM coming up at Jaipur under its wing and act as mentor.
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Discovering India on your terms
The most popular tourist route is the Golden Triangle connecting Delhi to Jaipur and Agra, site of the most famous palace in India.
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India desperately seeking Dhoni
In T20, India need to rediscover the MS Dhoni of Vizag and Jaipur in 2005, of Lahore and Karachi in 2006 and of Nagpur in 2007. Why has the metamorphosis
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Recession rattles snoops
They sneak into your lives without you getting a whiff of it but this time around, the recession seems to have done the same trick on Jaipur's detectives.
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BBA, BCA most sought-after courses
JAIPUR: Attractive packages, working with multinational companies and opportunities to go even abroad, have made BBA one of the most preferred courses among
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Five dead in Jhunjhunu road mishap
JAIPUR: Four school children, between 9 and 13 years, and a teacher were killed when the jeep in which they were travelling collided head-on with a truck
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