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Argentine national killed by stray bull in Rajasthan

JAIPUR: A 29-year-old Argentine man was killed after a stray bull allegedly hit him in the walled city area, said police. The incident occurred on Saturday when John Pablo was visiting the city with a fellow tourist when the bull hit him, they said. He was taken to a government hospital where he succumbed to his injuries, the police said. ... Read More »

MBA student dies in city, kin suspect foul play

JAIPUR: An FIR has been registered at the Chandwaji Police Station after a final-year MBA student of Amity University died late Friday night under mysterious circumstances. Radhakrishnan, a friend of the family, told TOI, “No one told us he had a head injury. We found stitches on the back of his head while claiming the body.” Fellow students had rushed ... Read More »

Protests demanding ban on controversial movie rage across state

JAIPUR: Protests demanding ban on ‘Padmavati’ continued across the state on Saturday. Members of Shree Rajput Karni Sena visited a school in Sawai Madhopur and asked students to take a pledge to not watch the film. Opposition Congress also organised various protests in the state, including Jaipur, demanding a ban on the film on Saturday. While handing over a letter ... Read More »

Booklets on ‘love jihad’ peddle bigotry at Rajasthan fest

JAIPUR: Two controversial booklets being distributed by Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Bajrang Dal members have been peddling anti-Muslim content at a spiritual fair organised here by an RSS affiliate. One of them, a manual being sold by VHP for Rs 5 each, advises the use of words like “terrorists”, “antinationals”, “pro-Pakistanis”, “womanisers”, and “smugglers” to describe Muslims to women ... Read More »

‘Not distributing any literature on love jihad’

Jaipur: The pamphlet says Muslims have been using ‘love jihad’ to “convert Hindus for the last thousand years” and cites Bollywood actors Aamir Khan and Saif Ali Khan as “examples… as they have deserted their Hindu wives to entrap other Hindu women”. The booklets were being sold and distributed at a five-day ‘spiritual’ fair organised by Hindu Spiritual and Service ... Read More »

Mild tremors jolt Raj, epicentre in Jodhpur

Jaipur/Jodhpur: Low intensity earthquake having its epicentre at Jodhpur shocked people in the western Rajasthan on Saturday afternoon. Tremors were felt at Barmer, Jaisalmer, Jalore, Pali, Jodhpur and Sirohi district of the state. As per the earthquake report of the IMD, the earthquake was measured 4.2 on the Richter scale and its epicentre was Jodhpur at 3.21 pm on Saturday. ... Read More »

Amity MBA student dead, relatives suspect foul play

Jaipur: An FIR has been registered at the Chandwaji Police Station after a final-year MBA student of Amity University died late Friday night under mysterious circumstances. Radhakrishnan, a friend of the family, told TOI, “No one told us he had a head injury. We found stitches on the back of his head while claiming the body.” Fellow students had rushed ... Read More »

SC ban on sand mining to hit projects worth Rs 5,000cr

Jaipur: The Supreme Court ban on sand mining has put a brake on the ongoing private housing and government infrastructure projects in the state. Construction work estimated to be Rs 5,000 crore in the government and private sectors will be stalled. Majority of projects will be soon on a standstill mode after the court restrained 82 large lease holders from ... Read More »

JDA continues to demolish NIMS hostels for 2nd day

Jaipur: The Jaipur Development Authority (JDA) on Saturday continued its drive to demolish illegal hostel buildings at the National Institute of Medical Sciences University (NIMS) campus. After evacuating four hostel buildings situated in catchment area of Ramgarh dam, the enforcement teams razed the front walls and pillars of first and second floor of these buildings. The teams are simultaneously involved ... Read More »

Order milk at your doorstep via Hingonia gaushala app

Jaipur: Residents can now order pure cow milk at their doorsteps after downloading Hingonia gaushala mobile app. The state-owned cow shelter, which was in news till last year for all the wrong reasons, has become self-sufficient using technology to its advantage. The Akshay Patra, which recently signed a 19-year MoU with the state government for the gaushala’s maintenance, has now ... Read More »