JAIPUR

  • Nigerian man arrested in Jaipur for having 'fake' Indian visa 1 hour 51 minutes ago

    Jaipur: A Nigerian man who came to study nursing at a dental college here was arrested on the charge of having a "fake Indian visa", police said. Sameul Olaolu Onaolapo, 35, who had applied for renewal of Indian visa through the state CID-Crime Branch was arrested, they said. A case...
  • Delhi-Jaipur Expressway to be completed by June: Nitin Gadkari Yesterday

    New Delhi: The much-delayed Delhi-Jaipur Expressway would be completed by June, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Wednesday. He also said that he Centre is ready to build four bypasses by December for important towns if Rajasthan government offers land. "Finances for this...
  • SEBI permits Jaipur Stock Exchange to exit bourse business 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Sebi on Monday allowed Jaipur Stock Exchange Limited (JSEL) to exit as a bourse from the nation's capital markets. According to the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi), JSEL has substantially complied with the conditions for its exit as per the regulator's framework and therefore "is a fit case...
  • Rajnath Singh to attend international meet on terrorism in Jaipur March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh will attend an international conference on counter terrorism in Jaipur on Thursday that will discuss issues like 'maritime terrorism and piracy' and chemical, biological and nuclear terrorism'. During the three day conference, beginning from Thursday, issues like 'illegal migration and border security', 'cyber space', 'social...
  • Holi celebrated with traditional fervour in Pink City March 6, 2015

    Jaipur: Holi was celebrated with traditional fervour in the Pink city with enthusiastic revellers and people thronging the streets. People who took to the streets danced to the tune of drum beats and splashed each other with colour. Wearing clothes dyed in hues, people visited friends and relatives to exchanged greetings...
  • China's world no.1 Xu Xin confirmed for Asian Cup TT in Jaipur February 26, 2015

    Jaipur: Table Tennis giants China have made a few changes in their squad for the Asian Cup to be held here from March 13 to 15 at the Sawai Man Singh Indoor Stadium. With the preparation in full swing for the big event, the Asian Table Tennis Union (ATTU) has finalised...
  • Rajasthan: Woman delivers in train toilet; baby falls on tracks, survives February 17, 2015

    Jaipur: A woman on Monday delivered a baby in the lavatory of a stationary train and to her utter horror the newborn slipped through the toilet bowl to fall on the tracks but miraculously survived. 22-year old Mannu was travelling with her husband and mother from Suratgarh to Hanumangarh in the...
  • Swine Flu spreading tentacles, death toll in just three states rises to 300 February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Swine Flu is assuming serious proportions in the country with more deaths being reported due to the disease in several states in the last few days. The death toll so far in only three states of Rajasthan, Gujarat and Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh has risen to 300 and...
  • Witness in Asaram rape case stabbed in Jodhpur February 13, 2015

    Jaipur: A witness in the rape case lodged against Asaram Bapu was seriously injured after being stabbed on Friday by a supporter of the spiritual guru in this Rajasthan city, the police said. "The incident occurred when this witness, Rahul K. Sachan after giving his statement in front of local court...
  • Jaipur: Main accused in rape of a Japanese tourist arrested February 13, 2015

    Jaipur: The man accused of raping a Japanese tourist has admitted to the crime and surrended before the police in Jaipur on Friday. The Japanese woman had accused an Indian tour guide of drugging and then raping her in the historic city of Jaipur. The 20-year-old had said that the...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories February 9, 2015

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  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob February 9, 2015

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  • News 360: Eight people arrested in Rohtak rape-murder case February 9, 2015

    Eight people, including one of Nepali origin, have been arrested in the rape and murder of a mentally-challenged woman in Rohtak. ...
  • Dilip Kumar, Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi get the lifetime achievement award at Jaipur International Film Festival February 2, 2015

    Jaipur: Padam Vibhushan and tragedy king of Bollywood Dilip Kumar was today conferred 'Lifetime Achievement Award' for his contribution to Indian cinema. Actor Anumpam Kher received the award carrying a citation, shawl and srifal (coconut) by the Jaipur International Film Festival (JIFF) organising team, led by its founder chairman Honu Roz,...
  • Waheedaji was hesitant initially to the idea of a biography on her: Nasreen Munni Kabir January 26, 2015

    Jaipur: Filmmaker and biographer Nasreen Munni Kabir decided to write about yesteryear's actress Waheeda Rehman, because her life is 'fascinating'. At the ongoing Jaipur Literature Festival, Kabir about old cinema and the veteran actress and how she was hesitant about opening up in front of the biographer. "She (Waheeda Rehman) was hesitant...
  • Controversial of curious? 10 things senior SC lawyer Ram Jethmalani said at the Jaipur Literature Festival that left us reeling January 25, 2015

    Jaipur: The 92-year-old senior Supreme Court lawyer and former BJP leader Ram Jethmalani was in conversation with author Shobha De and journalist Madhu Trehan during a session titled 'The Devil's advocate: Ram Jethmalani'. 1) "Between God and Devil, I still have some respect for the Devil." 2) "God suffers from an acute...
  • Jaipur Literature Festival 2015: Infosys founder NR Narayana Murthy wants business to be a private sector affair January 25, 2015

    Jaipur: As soon as Infosys founder NR Narayana Murthy came on stage at the ongoing Jaipur Literature Festival, he apologised to the audiences. "I'm sorry I'm wearing a suit and tie today. I know this is not the occasion," he said to an audience that burst into laughter. Murthy, who's wife Sudha...
  • Jaipur Literature Festival comes to an end; organisers confirm Margaret Atwood, Kazuo Ishiguro, Ian McEwan for 2016 January 25, 2015

    Jaipur: The eighth edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival, the world's largest free literary festival, ended on a high today as the festival announced 2,45,000 recorded footfalls over the five days -- a record number. The festival has seen a doubling of international visitors from 50 difference countries, and a 40...
  • Jaipur Literature Festival 2015: I've seen Ravi Teja's 'Kick' 27 times, says popular author Chetan Bhagat January 25, 2015

    Jaipur: Popular author Chetan Bhagat on Sunday spoke about his stint in Bollywood, and the amount of research and effort he had to put into his work. Bhagat, who had written the script for the Salman Khan blockbuster 'Kick' along with filmmaker Sajid Nadiadwala, spoke about the difference between writing a...
  • Jaipur Literature Festival 2015: ISRO programme director M Annadurai speaks about Mangalyaan; Indian human spaceflight programme January 25, 2015

    Jaipur: With a stiff black mustache and thick glasses, M Annadurai has a severe academic quality about him. It is only when he smiles that we realise that behind the pedantic appearance, Annadurai has a warm, engaging demeanor. The programme director of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Annadurai was...
  • Jaipur Literature Festival 2015: Former President APJ Abdul Kalam draws the largest crowd; shares life story, fitness tips, email address with fans January 25, 2015

    Jaipur: There wasn't an inch of space around. The crowd, which mostly consisted of youngsters, were waiting eagerly to hear an 83-year-old speak. Former President APJ Abdul Kalam attended and addressed two sessions at the ongoing Jaipur Literature Festival. In his trademark style, Kalam joked with the throng of crowd, making...
  • Jaipur Literature Festival 2015: 'The Baththub' explores the idea of experiencing art in a unique format, says Jiten Thukral January 25, 2015

    Jaipur: What do a German guy trying to rescue his love life, a French ivy league student finding herself in Old Delhi and a Sardar-ji millionaire have in common? The above three and several other stories are now a part of a new book titled, 'The Bathtub', which is a collection...
  • Jaipur Literature Festival 2015: Sheldon Pollock talks about finding one's 'not self' through modern translations of ancient Indian scriptures January 24, 2015

    Jaipur: The tall, bearded professor looked like any other Caucasian erudite personality. But after listening to him for a minute, one can get dazzled by the eloquence with which he quotes ancient Indian scriptures, shlokas and mantras. On a chilly Saturday morning, noted Sanskrit scholar Sheldon Pollock was in conversation with...
  • Jaipur Literature Festival 2015: 'Authors are breaking free from exoticisation of India'; Amit Chaudhuri, Raj Kamal Jha, discuss stories, facts, fiction January 24, 2015

    Jaipur: "Everything is fiction until it is proven to be a fact," said journalist and author Raj Kamal Jha. "Fiction is what's inside of you. Facts are outside you," he added. Jha was participating in the discussion 'clearing a space: between fact and fiction' with critically-acclaimed writer Amit Chaudhuri, along with...
  • Jaipur Literature Festival 2015: School kids turn mystery solvers; author Ketaki Karnik poses questions January 24, 2015

    Jaipur: Picture this: a regular family gathering at a relative's farmhouse. But things take a turn for the worse, when a precious objects get stolen. It is now on the teenage detectives to solve the mystery, and find the culprit.Author Ketaki Karnik, who was addressing a young audience on the...
  • Jaipur Literature Festival 2015: Former Indian Ocean man Susmit Sen shows audience how he makes music; launches new book January 24, 2015

    Jaipur: For many of the audiences present on the third day of the ongoing Jaipur Literature Festival, the day began with a chilly weather and warm, scintillating music. Noted musician and former member of the Indian rock band Indian Ocean, Susmit Sen was in conversation with the audiences about "the music...
  • India and Pakistan must change their mindset: Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri January 24, 2015

    CNN-IBN spoke to Pakistan's former foreign minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri at the Jaipur Lit Fest. "India and Pakistan must change their mindset," said Kasuri. ...
  • Author Amish Tripathi announces his new series on Lord Ram January 24, 2015

    Bestselling author Amish Tripathi has announced his new series on Lord Ram. The first book that is expected to be out by October is titled 'Scion of Ikshvaku'. Not revealing much about the plot, the author said it is his fictitious and respectful interpretation of the Ramayan. Amish's Shiva Trilogy...
  • Shashi Tharoor on Modi's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: The hollowness of the campaign will create more frustration among the people January 23, 2015

    Jaipur: Dressed in a yellow kurta and a black jacket, Shashi Tharoor waved and greeted everyone with folded hands as he came on the stage for his session with former journalists Mihir Sharma and Amrita Tripathi on Friday noon at the ongoing Jaipur Literature Festival. The politician was at the lit...
  • Jaipur Literature Festival 2015: Javier Moro talks about 'The Red Sari'; recounts the hilarious incident of how he first introduced himself to Sonia Gandhi January 23, 2015

    Jaipur: Javier Moro, speaking in a lilting Spanish accent, looked unruffled by the reaction to his famously-banned, recently released book 'The Red Sari'. A biography that Moro describes is more on the lines of a love story, is a biographical account of Indian National Congress president Sonia Gandhi. In a discussion...