Rajasthan
Eye on tiger: Satellites to track Sariska’s big cats

Jaipur, July 14 (IANS) Tigers in Rajasthan’s Sariska Tiger Reserve may soon be connected with a satellite, enabling foresters to keep a constant watch on their movement. The system will be a first for India, that too, in a place where the big cats had once vanished.

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Youth dies in police custody in Rajasthan

Jaipur, July 13 (IANS) A 20-year-old man, suspected to be involved in a robbery, died in police custody in Rajasthan’s Pali district during interrogation, an official said Wednesday. Five police officials were suspended and 16 removed from duty.

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New cool vests for soldiers to beat heat

Jodhpur, July 8 (IANS) India will soon provide its soldiers a jacket that will help them beat the summer heat in the Rajasthan desert.

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Newborn girl found abandoned in Rajasthan

Jaipur, July 7 (IANS) A newborn girl was found abandoned in a railway crossing control room in Rajasthan’s Dungarpur district, police said Wednesday.

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Newborn girl found abandoned in Rajasthan

Jaipur, July 7 (IANS) A newborn girl was found abandoned in an unsuspecting railway crossing control room in Rajasthan’s Dungarpur district, police said Wednesday.

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Happily ever after for Raju-Chinki, the monkeys?

Jaipur, July 7 (IANS) The wedding of Raju and Chinki could put Bollywood to shame. The monkeys were married off in a hush hush ceremony by villagers in Rajasthan before the forest department could stop the ‘wildlife crime’! The newly weds have now landed in a zoo.

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Rajasthan hunting for six, 1,367 kg cocaine seized

Jaipur, July 4 (IANS) Rajasthan Police Monday conducted raids within and outside the state to nab six members of a family, including three women, after over 1,300 kg cocaine was seized from their house in Alwar district, an officer said.

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Ajmer dargah security being beefed up after ministry censure

Jaipur, July 4 (IANS) The Rajasthan state security agencies have been put on high alert and security strengthened at the famous dargah (shrine) of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti in Ajmer visited by millions after the union home ministry pointed out many lapses.

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