Gayatri Devi, Rajmata of Jaipur dies… and other news

Gayatri Devi, Rajmata of Jaipur dies

Press Trust of India

Jaipur, July 29 (PTI) Charismatic Jaipur royal Rajmata Gayatri Devi, a three-time MP and who was once named as 'World's Ten Most Beautiful Women' by 'Vogue'
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Guv nod likely, Gujjar quota may soon be a reality
JAIPUR: A day after state government agreed to provide 5% reservation for Gujjars under ST category, governor SK Singh too has given his in-principle nod
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Rajmata Gayatri Devi passes away at 90
The London-born princess of Cooch Behar was the third Maharani of Jaipur from 1939 to 1970 after her marriage to Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II and was later
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Admission touts face cop music again
On Monday, Girish Gabda (51) from Jaipur lodged a complaint with the Tilak Nagar police, stating, "I approached the trio after reading advertisements
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Indian queen Gayatri Devi dies

BBC News

She was hospitalised about 10 days ago with stomach and respiratory problems in Jaipur before dying on Wednesday. Born in to a royal family, she became the
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Former Indian royal Gayatri Devi dies

The Associated Press

JAIPUR, India — The former queen of the western Indian desert kingdom of Jaipur, Gayatri Devi, who was often described as one of the most beautiful women in
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Gujjar leaders meet Rajasthan Governor over job-quota demand
JAIPUR – A delegation comprising State ministers and Gujjar leaders, representing the farmer community of Rajasthan, on Wednesday met the State Governor SK
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Rajmata Gayatri Devi of Jaipur dies at 90
JAIPUR: A maharani's death is always momentous but Gayatri Devi's may be specially so because she left behind a rich and detailed account of her life of
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Hospitality industry goes eco-friendly
JAIPUR: At a time when the global hospitality industry is going green, the local hoteliers too, have undertaken various eco-friendly ventures to preserve
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Gayatri Devi, former Jaipur queen, is dead
JAIPUR: Gayatri Devi, the elegant former princess of Cooch Behar who became the maharani of Jaipur and was once considered among the world's most beautiful
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Gujjars at Penchala disperse… and other news

Gujjars at Penchala disperse
JAIPUR: As Gujjar leader Kirori Singh Bainsala left Penchala for Jaipur on Tuesday morning to have talks with chief minister Ashok Gehlot, the crowd of over
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After dispute with developers, AAI reworks airport tender
These may include Amritsar, Jaipur, Udaipur and Lucknow. If successful, the model may be replicated for city-side development of the rest of the non-metro
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Foreigners lend helping hand to slum dwellers
JAIPUR: Laurent Salaun, a drama consultant from France, is giving training to seven city-based NGOs, who perform street plays in urban slums.
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12 Delhi-bound flights diverted to Jaipur
JAIPUR: Heavy downpour in Delhi on late Monday evening caused distress at the Jaipur Airport, which had to receive 12 diverted flights.
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Nahargarh: A big-time monsoon destination
JAIPUR: Probably this would be one destination in Rajasthan that depends for its sustenance not on domestic or foreign tourists but simply on rains.
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Foreigner on 1000-km padyatra
Jeff Knaebel, 70, former US citizen, is going to embark on a 1000-km 'Gandhi Swaraj Padyatra' from Jaipur to spread Mahatma Gandhi's message of gram swaraj
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Pride Hotels lines up Rs 800-cr expansion
It has just launched properties in Puducherry, Jaipur and Ranipet — the leather cluster near Chennai — and has work-in-progress at one resort each in Goa
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Michelin Chef Atul Kochhar to Host Northern India Culinary Tour
Designed with India travel expert Indian Odyssey, the tour will welcome just 20 guests who will have the chance to explore the sights and sounds from Jaipur
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'Saif's life inspires my stories'
It might be very soon that I will come to shoot in Jaipur, but I never plan anything specifically in my life, I just take things as and when they come,”
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Delhi crawls home after downpour
Most flights heading for Delhi were diverted to Jaipur. The passengers who traveled by the few flights that managed to land found themselves stranded as
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Doc strike: Admin faces tough time… and other news

Doc strike: Admin faces tough time
JAIPUR: The third day of statewide strike called by the resident doctors affected the functioning of hospitals. Despite attempts by the administration to
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Pakistanis, Indians to give 'arm and a leg' for Iraq
A 20-member team, consisting of 15 Indians and five Pakistanis, are organising a camp in Iraq for fitting 1000 artificial limbs, called the Jaipur Foot,
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Rural students get state sponsorship
10 state toppers in class five examinations to 14 top-ranked schools in New Delhi, Dehradun, Mussourie, Gwalior, Jaipur, Ooty, Darjeeling and Shimla.
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Gujjar leader agrees to talks with Gehlot on Bill
JAIPUR: Gujjar leader Kirori Singh Bainsla on Monday agreed to hold “direct talks” with Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on the issue of the Bill for
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Gujjar leader Bainsla ready to talk, but sit-in to continue
PTI 27 July 2009, 09:11pm IST KARAULI/JAIPUR: Gujjar leader Kirori Singh Bainsla, who has been threatening to revive an agitation to press for quota,
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Engaging Independent Weavers in Jaipur

Forbes India

Now he earns more than Rs 100 a day by weaving carpets for Jaipur Rugs. “Plus, I get paid on time now,” he says. Today he has a pukka house, which he built
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Youth paddlers make history

Straits Times

They delivered two bronze medals at the 15th Asian Junior Table Tennis Championships in Jaipur, India. Despite the absence of former national youth team
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Indo-Pak step into Iraq with Jaipur Foot
Jaipur, July 26: India and Pakistan are linking up to provide limbs — the miracle Jaipur Foot — to war-torn Iraq. A 20-member team of 15 Indians and five
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Health services crippled in Rajasthan

Press Trust of India

Jaipur, July 26 (PTI) The health services across Rajasthan were paralysed as the indefinite strike by resident doctors demanding hike in their stipend
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Scattered rains in Rajasthan

Press Trust of India

Jaipur, July 26 (PTI) Scattered rains took place in Rajasthan today as Ganganagar was the hottest place in the desert state with a maximum of 41 degree
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Silver Timber bests Heros Reward… and other news

Silver Timber bests Heros Reward

Daily Racing Form (registration)

A gray 6-year-old gelding, Silver Timber won the Grade 3, $113000 Jaipur Stakes on the turf Saturday at Belmont Park. It was the third straight win of what
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Students' protests a menace for community
JAIPUR: With the academic session of the Rajasthan University (RU) already delayed by three weeks, the protest demonstrations being staged by various
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Green project in full swing in state
JAIPUR: Go green' is the mantra of monsoon season in Rajasthan. A month after the launch of state government's ambitious Harit Rajasthan' project,
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Silver Timber blazes to first stakes victory in Jaipur
a thrilling head-to-head battle on Saturday before Silver Timber edged clear for a 1½-length victory in the $113000 Jaipur Stakes (G3) at Belmont Park.
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Local trainer wins Belmont stake
Silver Timber pulled clear of favored Heros Reward and pulled away to a 1 1/2-length victory in today's Grade 3 $156000 Jaipur Stakes at Belmont Park.
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Ex-claimer Silver Timber prevails in Jaipur duel
Only seventh in last year's edition of the Jaipur, he completed his campaign with three straight losses while running for a tag in both state-bred and open
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Raj Oil Mills IPO to open on July 20
JAIPUR: Mumbai-based Raj Oil Mills Ltd will open its public issue on July 20. “We are going public with an Initial public offering of 95 lakh equity shares
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Mayo Alumni Golf 2009 toda
JAIPUR: Fifty-five golfers from all over the country will come together at the Mayo alumni's annual golf tournament at the JDA Golf Course in the city on
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Light tremor in Rajasthan's Jhunjhunu dist

Press Trust of India

Jaipur, July 18 (PTI) A low-intensity tremor was today reported from Rajasthan's Jhunjhunu district and surrounding areas, Met officials said.
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Rajmata, lonely & ill flown in from London
JAIPUR: Rajmata Gayatri Devi was flown into Jaipur from London on Friday morning after complaining of stomach oain. Doctors treating her at the Santokba
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Fourteen junior paddlers for Asian Junior Championships in Jaipur… and other news

Fourteen junior paddlers for Asian Junior Championships in Jaipur
in the South Asian Table Tennis Championships and the 15th Asian Junior Table Tennis Championships to be held in Jaipur, India from July 20 to 26.
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Two killed, 11 injured in accident

Press Trust of India

Bundi (Rajasthan) July 17 (PTI) Two persons were killed and eleven injured when a passenger bus collided with a truck near Devakehda on Kota-Jaipur route
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Jaipur Rapeseed, Rapeseed Oil, Rapeseed Meal
Jaipur, July 17 (Reuters) – Rapeseed prices in India's northern Rajasthan state including state capital Jaipur depicted an easy trend, traders said Friday.
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Heros Reward near $1M mark

Daily Racing Form (registration)

By Mike Farrell ELMONT, NY – Heros Reward could pass a major milestone Saturday in the Grade 3, $150000 Jaipur Stakes at Belmont Park: $1 million in career
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Diploma courses in engineering find takers… and other news

Diploma courses in engineering find takers
JAIPUR: When hordes of students are gearing up to enrol in premier engineering colleges to pursue degree courses, there are some brave hearts hunting for
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Two Oberoi hotels ranked world's best
JAIPUR: Two Oberoi hotels in Rajasthan have been ranked among the 10 best hotels in the world. The Oberoi Vanyavilas, Ranthambhore has been ranked second,
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Uncertainty over NOC clouds Pakistan's tour
Interestingly, a PSB official said that NOC is just a formality and he is sure that Pakistan table tennis team will feature in the Jaipur's twin events.
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Surana Jewellers of Jaipur at Hotel Taj Residency-Sunday, July …
The Jewellery starting from Rs. 10000 and going into lakhs is a feast for the eyes. Earrings, necklaces, rings, bracelet and bangles in gold dripping with
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Police bid to make hoax caller pay for calls
JAIPUR: Hoax callers better beware. Rajasthan Police has decided to recover all expenses incurred for search operations and police deployment from the those
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Jaipur Rapeseed, Rapeseed Oil, Rapeseed Meal
Jaipur, July 16 (Reuters) – Rapeseed prices in India's northern Rajasthan state including state capital Jaipur depicted a firm trend, traders said Thursday.
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JMC fails to use green' fund
JAIPUR: With ever-dwindling green cover in and around the city, the Jaipur Municipal Corporation's (JMC) mission Clean Jaipur, Green Jaipur' has failed to
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Jaipur entrant to be scratched by New York board… and other news

Jaipur entrant to be scratched by New York board
By David Grening The New York State Racing and Wagering Board will scratch True Quality out of Saturday's Grade 3, $150000 Jaipur Stakes at Belmont Park
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VMC looks to Pink City to curb stray dog menace
Sources said they had come to know about the Jaipur-based organization some time ago. It had also come to light that the organization had a good track
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MCA's power push for Maytas Infra
The ministry has sought allotment of at least three such projects, including those in Midnapore, West Bengal, and Jaipur, the officials said.
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'Super car jacker' who stole 500 vehicles held in Delhi
Delhi Police Commissioner YS February 26th, 2009 NEW DELHI – Schedule of the second edition of DLF Indian Premier League (IPL) that begins in Jaipur Apr 10.
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Raje dismisses Congress' demand for apology

Press Trust of India

Jaipur, Jul 15 (PTI) Brushing aside Congress' demand for apology on her alleged derogatory remarks in House against the wife of a ruling party's MLA,
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Major haul of adulterated pulses seized in Jaipur mill
Jaipur, July 15 – ANI: A vigilance team of Rajasthan Food Department has seized over 10 quintals of adulterated pulses during a raid at a mill in the State
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AICTE approves 4 new engineering colleges in Jaipur
Jaipur: The Board of Technical Education (BOTE) gives recognition to 13 new engineering colleges, which includes four new colleges in Jaipur.
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Affiliation eludes most pharmacy
JAIPUR: Here is an alert for students taking admission in pharmacy colleges in the state. Out of the 42 pharmacy colleges here, 30 do not have the approval
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Tea auction centre reopens
“Today we received 130 tea bags containing 4369 kg tea sent by the Nidam, Kailashpur, Jaipur and Jadavpur tea estate in addition to two bought leaf
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