RAJASTHAN

  • Swine flu claims 43 more lives, toll touches 1,158 Yesterday

    New Delhi/Ahmedabad: Swine flu claimed the lives of 43 more people taking the toll in the country to 1,158 with Gujarat and Rajasthan reporting maximum deaths sparking panic among lawyers in Ahmedabad where nearly 10,000 of them on Tuesday stayed away from work. Data collated by the Health Ministry showed that...
  • 40 more dead as swine flu toll climbs to 1,115 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Swine flu claimed the lives of 40 more people in the country as the toll from the disease reached 1,115 while the total number of cases breached the 20,000 mark. The Health Ministry said that 1,115 persons have succumbed to the H1N1 virus while the number of those affected...
  • Heavy rainfall and hailstorm hit normal life in Rajasthan 3 days ago

    Jaipur: Heavy rain coupled with hailstorm on Monday threw normal life out of gear in Rajasthan besides affecting highway traffic in the state. Moderate to heavy rain occurred in the state due to ongoing strong western disturbances arriving from Lal Sagar behind Pakistan and thick moisture from Arabian sea, a MeT...
  • Abdi claims Srinivasan faces contempt of court 3 days ago

    Chennai: Suspended Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) deputy president Mehmood Abdi has alleged that N Srinivasan committed contempt of court by participating in the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the BCCI at a city hotel here on Monday. Abdi, the permanent representative of RCA in BCCI, claimed that despite being asked to...
  • 34 more fall prey to swine flu; toll climbs to 1,075 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Swine flu has claimed 34 more lives as the nationwide toll from the H1N1 virus touched 1,075 with the number of cases of the disease inching towards the 20,000 mark. Health Ministry figures said that 1,075 persons have perished from the disease while the number of those affected by...
  • Swine flu claims 36 more lives, toll rises to 1,040, over 19,000 affected 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Swine flu has claimed 36 more lives raising the toll to 1,041 even as the number of people affected by the H1N1 virus in the country breached the 19,000 mark on Saturday. As per data collated by the Health Ministry, the total number of deaths due to swine flu...
  • Rail budget is dedicated to infrastructure: Rajasthan BJP 1 week ago

    Jaipur: Terming the rail budget as the "first rail budget dedicated to infrastructure", the ruling BJP in Rajasthan on Thursday said it was focused on facilities of people even as the opposition Congress described it as a "hollow budget with no vision". "Security of women passengers, ease in ticket availability, safety...
  • Swine flu claims 21 more lives, toll reaches 833 February 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Swine flu claimed the lives of 21 more people as the toll reached 833 across the country while the number of persons affected by H1N1 virus breached the 14,000 mark. According to Health Ministry figures, the total number of persons who have died of the disease till February 22...
  • Mother Teresa's service was motivated by conversion to Christanity, says RSS chief Bhagwat February 23, 2015

    Bharatpur: Conversion to Christianity was the main objective behind Mother Teresa's service to the poor, RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat said on Monday. "Mother Teresa's service would have been good. But it used to have one objective, to convert the person, who was being served, into a Christian," he said while speaking...
  • Swine flu claims 38 more lives, death toll now 812 February 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Swine flu claimed 38 more lives in the country taking the death toll to 812 with Rajasthan and Gujarat among the worst hit states with 212 and 207 fatalities respectively, as the total number of affected crossed 13,000. According to Health Ministry figures released on Sunday, the total number...
  • Government battles swine flu outbreak, over 10,000 infected with deadly virus February 19, 2015

    Swine flu scare continues to spread across the country with 663 people having lost their lives in 2015 and more than 10,000 people having tested positive. On Wednesday, 12 people died in Gujarat taking the death toll in the state to 167 while 3 people succumbed to the deadly virus...
  • Swine flu scare: As death toll constantly rises, chemists report shortage of medicines February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Chemists are reporting a shortage of swine flu medication at a time when 39 people have died in the country over the last 24 hours and 624 people have lost their lives due to the deadly H1N1 virus in less than two months. However, the government is claiming...
  • PM Modi to launch scheme for analysing soil of farms February 17, 2015

    Jaipur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch a nationwide scheme to analyse the soil of farms in the country scientifically, on February 19 from Sriganganagar district of Rajasthan. The 'Soil Health Card' scheme will be launched in a rally from Suratgarh town of Sriganganagar under which farmers of the country will...
  • Over 596 dead due to swine flu, Centre orders additional stocks of medicines February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: The death toll due to swine flu is increasing with each passing day and has claimed over 596 lives this year. Altogether 8,423 people have contracted swine flu this year with Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra are the worst-affected states with their respective tolls standing at 176,...
  • 100 more deaths in 3 days, swine flu toll jumps to 585 February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: The death toll from swine flu in 2015 has soared to 585 with 100 more casualties reported across the country in three days since February 12, prompting the Centre to order additional stocks of medicines and diagnostic kits. While the total number of swine flu deaths had stood at...
  • Rajasthan, Maharashtra tourism face Rs 5,500 crore loss due to swine flu February 15, 2015

    Mumbai: The outbreak of swine flu in Rajasthan and Maharashtra is expected to result in a loss of Rs 5,500 crore to tourism and aviation industries, according to an Assocham assessment. The outbreak of swine flu in Rajasthan and Maharashtra must be dealt with on a war-footing both by the...
  • Swine flu outbreak: 12 more die in Rajasthan, toll climbs to 142 February 14, 2015

    Jaipur: Swine flu has claimed twelve more lives in parts of Rajasthan in the last 48 hours, raising the toll due to the H1N1 virus to 142 this year, a senior official of the Medical and Health Directorate said. Three persons on Saturday succumbed at SMS hospital, two died in...
  • Is the government prepared to tackle Swine Flu? February 13, 2015

    Swine Flu has now claimed 407 lives this year, 216 in the first 10 days of February itself. Most deaths have occoured in Rajasthan and Gujarat but cases are being reported from across the country. Tami Flu the vaccine needed to cure the virus is running short in most places. ...
  • Swine flu menace continues, 216 cases registered throughout the country February 12, 2015

    New Delhi: The Health Ministry has stated that around 216 swine flu deaths have been registered throughout the country in just the first 10 days of February. But, the ministry has assured that there is adequate stock of medicines in most states. Five more people succumbed to swine flu in...
  • High Court relief for Rajasthan Cricket Association office-bearers February 11, 2015

    Jaipur: The Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday granted relief to the office-bearers of the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) by quashing the no-confidence motion by which a faction of the RCA had removed president Lalit Modi and a couple of other office bearers. Announcing the decision and questioning the legalities of the...
  • Swine flu outbreak: 12 more die in Rajasthan, toll crosses 100 February 10, 2015

    Jaipur: Swine flu has claimed 12 more lives in parts of Rajasthan in the last 48 hours, taking the death toll to 104 this year, an official of state Medical and Health Department said on Tuesday. Two persons each succumbed to H1N1 virus in Jodhpur, Sikar, Nagaur districts while one...
  • Eleven more die of swine flu, toll climbs to 92 in Rajasthan February 9, 2015

    Jaipur: With eleven more persons succumbing to swine flu in parts of Rajasthan in the last 24 hours, the death toll has climbed to 92 in the state in 2015. Out of the 897 people tested positive for the H1N1 virus, 92 have died in the state from January 1 to...
  • Disgruntled Uttarakhand volleyball team withdraws from National Games February 9, 2015

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Uttarakhand volleyball team on Monday withdrew from the ongoing 35th National Games owing to a dispute with the national federation over the players' participation in the upcoming National Club Volleyball Championships (NCBC). Scheduled to play Rajasthan in a preliminary match, players from the north Indian state of Uttarakhand decided...
  • Rajasthan: Swine flu death toll goes up to 62, state faces shortage of tamiflu tablets February 4, 2015

    Jaipur: The swine flu death cases across the country has now crossed 100 in 2015. The death toll alone in Rajasthan has gone up to 62, with the state facing a shortage of 'tamiflu' tablets. One swine flu death has been reported in Goa and another from Jalandhar in Punjab....
  • Is the opposition to Surya Namaskar in schools justified? February 3, 2015

    After Madhya Pradesh made Surya Namaskar voluntary in schools, another BJP-ruled state has gone a step further. The Rajasthan government has made it mandatory for school students to meditate and perform the Surya Namaskar. ...
  • Rajasthan Home Minister tests positive for swine flu February 2, 2015

    Jaipur: After former chief minister Ashok Gehlot, Rajasthan Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria on Monday tested positive for swine flu. Kataria tested positive for the H1N1 virus in Udaipur and is convalescing at his residence in that city, his personal secretary said. Kataria had gone to Udaipur a day back after...
  • Former Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot tests positive for Swine flu February 1, 2015

    Jaipur: Former chief minister Ashok Gehlot has been tested positive for Swine Flu in preliminary reports and samples have been sent to Delhi for further tests. Gehlot on Sunday tweeted that he went for timely treatment and there's improvement in his condition now but he has slammed the BJP state government...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 8, Day 3 January 31, 2015

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Day 2 Round-up: Seen as a future India Test regular, Young Lokesh Rahul on Friday cracked a memorable triple century - the first from Karnataka to achieve the feat in Ranji Trophy as well as first-class cricket - guiding his...
  • Overlooked but not overworked, Pankaj Singh still a romantic figure January 28, 2015

    When Pankaj Singh stood at the top of his run up at the Rose Bowl in Southampton on Test debut against England in July last year, he not only had the experience of having taken 300 first-class wickets from ten hard-toiling seasons to dig into, but also carried the wishes...
  • MiG 27 fighter aircraft crashes in Barmer in Rajasthan, no casualty January 27, 2015

    Barmer: A MiG 27 fighter aircraft crashed in Barmer in Rajasthan on Tuesday. No casualties have been reported in the mishap as of now. Air Force sources said the crash occurred at about 3:10 PM. The pilot ejected safely, a defence spokesperson said in New Delhi. The aircraft, which is used for...