Special wing to trace former DIG Madhukar Tandon in Rape Case

Rajasthan government on Wednesday asked a special wing of the police to trace and arrest a former IPS officer accused of raping a tribal woman 13 years ago and absconding. Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot told reporters here that this was a "serious incident" and the Special Operations Group of the state police has been asked to arrest former DIG Madhukar Tandon for allegedly raping the woman in 1997. "We have directed the SOG to arrest the accused and hope the victim will get justice", Gehlot said adding "there is a trial in the court and the accused is absconding". He said issue of the rape victims waiting for justice for 13 years was "very serious" and the government was trying to arrest the accused.
Home Minister Shanti Dhariwal said the government would also go into how Tandon had got out of the clutches of law and who are responsible for it. "This is a serious matter. The accused has not been arrested since 1997...Those who had information about him, why didn't they do anything?...we will go into the matter", Dhariwal said. The woman was allegedly abducted to Noida in Uttar Pradesh in January 1997 and raped there by the former IPS officer, then posted in the police headquarters here. Meanwhile, thousands of protesters blocked the Jaipur-Agra highway in Dausa district, 57 km from here, after their MP Kirori Lal Meena (Independent), who was on a dharna here seeking justice for the tribal woman, was arrested along with 13 others in the wee hours today.

Swine flu claims 4 more lives in Rajasthan

Swine flu claimed four more lives in the state on Wednesday, taking the death toll to 143. Among the dead were a 78-year-old man from Jaipur, a two-year-old boy, a woman from Jodhpur and another woman from Pali. According to the health department, till date 3,016 people have tested positive for the disease in the state. Jodhpur district with 38 H1N1 deaths has reported the maximum number of casualties, followed by Jaipur with 21 deaths. Officials admit that the high mortality rates in districts of Nagaur, Ajmer, Barmer and Jaisalmer districts have also been a cause of concern.
Health officials maintained that the reason of high mortality remains late diagnosis of the disease, especially in the remote areas. The health department has now ordered to sensitise all private medical practitioners in the state regarding swine flu. “The private clinics and hospitals will be provided information about categorisation of the swine flu suspects and will be instructed to refer all suspected H1N1 patients to the nearest screening centres,” a senior health official said.

Too many Asian immigrants in UK- Former PM

Former prime minister Margaret Thatcher had complained about too many Asian immigrants being allowed into Britain while she had less objections about white settlers in the country. Secret files released to the National Archives Wednesday showed that soon after becoming prime minister, Thatcher privately complained that "too many Asian immigrants were being allowed into Britain." But she had fewer problems about 'white' immigrants such as Rhodesians, Poles and Hungarians, since they could more easily be assimilated into British society, files showed.
The files, which are published today under the "30-year rule", shed light on Thatcher's attitudes on race and immigration, political issues that have remained controversial ever since. The documents show that in July 1979, Thatcher responded angrily when Foreign Secretary Lord Carrington suggested that Britain accept 10,000 Vietnamese boat people, fleeing persecution in communist Vietnam, over two years. Failure to take a significant number would lead to a "damaging reaction" at home and abroad, Carrington said, adding that anything less than 10,000 would be "difficult to sustain" on the world stage. But Thatcher said there were already too many people coming into Britain.

MP Kirori Lal Meena arrested

MP Kirori Lal Meena arrested today at night from civil lines railway crossing at jaipur with 30 other protesters at Jaipur. No case is being registered against him. He was protesting for around 13 year pending rape case against a former DIG. He was demanding to meet with CM ashok gehlot but CM deny to give him time. Rajasthan Home minister Dhariwal meet last day to assure for proper action on this case. CBI is looking for former DIG Madhukar tandan from last 10 year to proceed this case further. Kirori Lal Meena is sent to Ajmer Jail with his supporter to avoid any clash in State.

Sheila Dixit, Rahul and Vijay Mallya at Rajasthan for New year Celebration

Rajasthan is all gearup to celebrates New year 2010 at different part of Rajasthan. This time as foreign tourist are lesser as compare to last year but now this Rajasthan will see many VIPs.
Some of VIP includes Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit is landing in Ranthambore tomorrow to spend three days. With the Commonwealth Games deadline nearing, spotting a real tiger on a chilly winter morning may help take her mind off Shera, the 2010 Games mascot. Rahul Gandhi is likely to usher in the New Year in the cool sands of Jaisalmer. While Rahul’s visit has yet to be confirmed. Like Rahul, liquor baron Vijay Mallya is also reportedly headed for Jaisalmer. The king of good times is likely to jet into the border town on December 31 and party away the night in the dunes.

Communal clashes at Rajsamand, Bilwara and Pali in Rajasthan

Rajasthan witness three communal clashes at three different district in state due to sporadic incidents of communal violence on Monday but all govt act on time and now condition are normal. The police worked overtime to keep the situation under control. Later, markets were closed and a protest rally was taken out in theses districts.
According to the police, some people in the Rajnagar police station area of Rajsamand district alleged that cows were burnt on Monday following which some Hindu organisations called a bandh. Processions were taken out in protest of the alleged incident. The organisations threatened to stop tajia processions in the town until the police arrested the people involved. Similar incident happen at Sanganer in Bhilwara district on Tuesday following a clash between two groups on Monday. Third incident happen when former MLA Amrit Parmar were allegedly beaten up in Bali town of Pali district late on Monday night following which clashes which took place between two groups. Hindu organisations demanded arrest of those involved in the attack. all credit goes to state government who took proper measure on time.

Rajasthan students shine at Maths Olympiad

Sixteen students from the state, four of them from Kota, have cleared the first stage of Regional Mathematical Olympiad (RMO) 2009 held recently. Nisheet Lahoti, a class XI student of Modern School in Kota who bagged eighth position, said, "I attribute the success to my parents and the faculty of the coaching institute I attended."
The selected students will now participate in the second stage Indian National Mathematical Olympiad (INMO). Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education is the nodal centre of the country for olympiad programmes in mathematics and science, including astronomy. The mathematics olympiad is conducted in five stages under the aegis of the National Board of Higher Mathematics (NBHM) for class 11th & 12th. Students from 23 places will participate in the second stage on the basis of the results of RMO.

Two BARC scientist dead in Fire

Two research scientists were killed after a fire broke out in a photochemistry laboratory in the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Trombay, on Tuesday afternoon. They were identified by the police as Umang Singh from Mumbai and Partha Pratim Bag from West Bengal, both PhD students in BARC’s Radiation and Photochemistry Division. While the cause of the fire in the third-floor Modular Lab is yet to be ascertained, the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) said that no reactor, radioactivity or radiation was involved. The fire has left authorities puzzled since, as per preliminary information, the two scientists were not dealing with any inflammable material. BARC director Sreekumar Banerjee spoke to National Security Adviser M K Narayanan and PMO officials today. Sources said that of the five scientists working in the lab, three were on holiday and only Singh and Bag were at work.

Bandh called at Telangana Region

Bandh is called by Telangana Joint Action Committee in support of a separate state. The bandh call had its impact since Tuesday night as the Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) and railways suspended their services. The APSRTC suspended over 9000 buses plying in Telangana region and those going towards Vijayawada. Thousands of city buses in Hyderabad were cancelled due to which passengers had a tough time to reach their destinations. Many of them were stranded at various places.
Private vehicles and auto drivers had a field day in Hyderabad and other places as commuters had no other option except paying the high fare demanded by them. Heavy police force has been deployed across the region to avoid any untoward incident. Prohibitory orders under section 144 have been clamped in Hyderabad and other places. The JAC, comprising Congress, Telugu Desam, BJP and TRS and number of Telangana outfits, would meet in the evening to chalkout their future course of action on the Telangana issue

Raat Gayi Baat Gayi Movie release date and Review

Raat Gayi Baat Gayi
Star Cast:
Rajat Kapoor, Vinay Pathak, Neha Dhupia, Iravati Harshe, Navneet Nishan
Director: Saurabh Shukla
Producer: Rajat Kapoor
Official Website: www.raatgayibaatgayi.com

Movie Release Date: 31 December 2010

Movie review: In short worst movie by pritish nandi communication, stay away if u dont want to leave theate at half.

Hiss Hindi Movie Release date and Review

Hissss is upcoming Mallika Sherawat's Hindi Movie directed by Jennifer Lynch. This film is based on Nāg Nagin fundas, a snake woman whose mate is captured by an American hunter. The snake woman decides to take revenge on the hunter.
Directed by: Jennifer Lynch
Produced by: Govind Menon and Vikram Singh
Star Cast:
Mallika Sherawat
Irfan Khan
Movie Release date: 22nd October 2010

Love You Ma Hindi Movie release date and review

Love You Ma is upcoming Hindi Movie staring Kajol.

release date: Summer 2010

Koochie Koochie Hota Hai Movie release date and review

Koochie Koochie Hota Hai is an upcoming animated Bollywood film by Karan Johar under Dharma Production. This animated movie is based on Blockbuster Movie Kuch Kuch Hota Hai on 10th anniversary of its release. But be ready to surprise and in this movie you will not find any human but it is animated movie on three dogs.
Directed by: Tarun Mansukhani
Produced by: Dharma Productions
Written by: Karan Johar
Star Cast:
Shahrukh Khan
Sanjay Dutt
Kajol
Rani Mukherji
Movie Release Date: June 2010

Mount abu at freezing Point, Temperature further down in Rajasthan

Rajasthan and whole northern region of India on Tuesday dipped further in several parts of the region with Amount Abu in western Rajasthan recording a low of zero degree Celsius. The winter chill further aggravated in Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh with the mercury nosediving by up to seven degrees below normal, while several parts of the region remained covered in thick fog.
Amritsar was the coldest place in the region, recording a minimum of zero degree Celsius, down by four notches from normal, Met office said. Ludhiana and Patiala also saw minimum temperature going down by up to six degrees and settling at 0.2 C and 2.4 C respectively.In Haryana, Ambala and Rohtak recorded a low of 0.3 C and 0.9 C with mercury falling by seven and five degrees respectively below normal. The mercury in Chandigarh dipped to 3.2, which was three degrees less than the normal.
Mount Abu remained the coldest place in Rajasthan with recording a minimum temperature of zero degree Celsius, followed by Ganganagar at 5.4 degrees. Churu settled at a minimum of 6.1 degrees while Sikar and Pilani chilled at 8.5 and 6.9 degree Celsius respectively.

Shibu Soren will be new Jharkhand CM

Jharkhand Mukti Morcha chief Shibu Soren with the support of 43 MLAs met the Governor K Shankarnarayanan and staked his claim to form the new government in Jharkhand. Mr Soren will take oath at the Morhabadi grounds in Ranchi on Wednesday afternoon. Shibu Soren will be the the seventh Chief Minister of the state which has been under President rule for the past 11 months. Soren said he has the support of 44 MLAs, sufficient to prove his majority on the floor of the house. JMM has received letter of support from BJP, AJSU, JD(U) and JJM, taking their number to 44.
BJP leader Arjun Munda and All Jharkhand Students Union leader Sudesh Mahato said that their parties have given the list of their candidates to the JMM to be forwarded to the governor. Earlier, newly elected BJP MLAs met today to decide on supporting JMM chief Shibu Soren as the new Chief Minister.

IIT Rajasthan to shift at MBM Jodhpur Campus from June 2010

Indian Institute of Technology, Rajasthan (IITR) gets his new home after operating for 2 year at Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur (IIT-K), the IIT-Rajasthan (IIT-R) will be heading home for part time at MBM Jodhpur Rajasthan from June 2010. The Union Human Resources Development Ministry has identified 700 acres at Nagore, near Jodhpur, for setting up the IIT-R campus. Till the campus is ready, the institute will function from Mungiram Bangur Memorial (MBM) Engineering College at Jodhpur.
IIT Member also finally approve the MBM Jodhpur as his new home till IIT Rajasthan campus get Constructed at Nagore in Jodhpur. IIT team visits jodhpur this week and finally sign the Letter of intent. Prof. Pradeep verma and Neeraj Gupta visits the Campus and IIT and University sign the MOU.

40 People dead in Bridge collapse at Rajasthan

Rajasthan govt official said today at least 40 people are presumed to have died in the bridge collapse," senior police official Rajeev Dasot said today. Rescue operation continued overnight to recover victims even as help from divers of the Indian Navy. The number of people presumed killed in a bridge collapse in western India rose to at least 40 on Saturday, an official said, as rescue divers struggled to recover bodies pinned under water.
The accident occurred when the bridge under construction over the Chambal river in Rajasthan collapsed on Friday. Local authorities said the bridge was being jointly constructed by South Korea's Hyundai Engineering and Gammon India since 2007. The government has launched an inquiry into the accident. Two engineers working on the project have been detained by the police.

AP Governer ND Tiwari resigned

Andhra Pradesh Governor ND Tiwari resigned from his post on Saturday. Tiwari has sent his resignation to President Pratibha Patil citing health reasons. Earlier in the day, the Congress-led UPA government at the Centre was mulling action against the Andhra Pradesh Governor. Sources had said that action against Tiwari was expected as early as this evening but he resigned to escape further embarrassment after a report which was asked from the Andhra Pradesh government on the matter. Governor Tiwari had yesterday denied media reports alleging his involvement in a sex scandal and termed them "malicious" even as women's groups held demonstrations outside his official residence in Hyderabad demanding his resignation.
Ravi Shankar, Tiwari's lawyer told a news channel that the allegations were "a tissue of lies" and they had slapped a legal notice on the media house that telecast clips purportedly showing the Governor in compromising position along with three young women in his bedroom. ABN channel, owned by Telugu daily Andhra Jyothi, telecast the story in the morning to shocked viewers.

Hurley- Nayer may buy home at Jodhpur, Rajasthan

British actress Elizabeth Hurley is planning to buy a home in Rajasthan with her NRI husband, Arun Nayar as per british media report. If she buys a home in India, she will be the first international celebrity to do so. "This year, we're spending the whole holiday period in India. We are looking for property to buy in Rajasthan, which is where Arun and I got married. We love it out there in the desert," Hurley told a British magazine. It is believed that she is keen to take up residence in Jodhpur since she fell in love with the town after she tied the knot with Nayar at an 18th-century palace there.
It is believed that she has been going gaga over Rajasthan's rustic charm while speaking to friends back in the UK. "All our friends have already bagged bedrooms and booked holidays with us, so fingers crossed we close a deal somewhere". Two years ago she wed textile businessman Nayar in a lavish ceremony in England, followed by a second ceremony in his native state Rajasthan. Hurley has visited India several times since the wedding.

International Matches possibility in Jodhpur are less - Sanjay Dixit

Newly elected Rajasthan Cricket Association 'Sachiv' Sanjay dixit today denied for any international match at Barkhatullah Khan Stadium Jodhpur in near future. He was in Jodhpur to attend function organized by Jodhpur cricket association. while reply journalist he said organizing matches are all depends upon BCCI, so it is their call to organize any Internation matche or IPL Matches at Jodhpur and RCA has nothing to do with organizing matches.

Indian President, PM greets Nation on Christmas

President Pratibha Patil, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Vice President Hamid Ansari Thursday greeted the nation on Christmas Eve. In her message, the president said: 'On the occasion of Christmas, I extend my greetings to all my fellow citizens. The festival of Christmas reminds all of us of the profound message of Lord Jesus Christ to promote peace, unity and harmony in society and amongst one another.' Patil prayed: 'May this year's Christmas inspire us on the path of mutual understanding for the overall development of the nation.' Manmohan Singh described the festival as a celebration of peace and love. 'The festival is a celebration of peace, love and hope and a time to rejoice in the company of family and friends,' he said. 'The spirit of Christmas strengthens the values of brotherhood, tolerance and caring. May the spirit of Christmas be with all our countrymen throughout the New Year,' the prime minister added. While extending his greetings and best wishes to the people, the vice president said: 'Jesus Christ showed mankind the path of compassion, tolerance, love, brotherhood and sacrifice.' 'His message has the power to lift the human race from ignorance, violence and moral decay to a life of peace, virtue and spiritual fulfilment. May Christmas fill our lives with peace, love and prosperity.
"Merry Christmas"

Govt introduces Maharatna status for top PSU

The government has approved bestowing the 'Maharatna' status with enhanced autonomy to the PSUs which have a three-year track record of annual turnover of Rs 25,000 crore and net profit of Rs 5,000 crore. The decision was taken at the meeting of the Cabinet, presided over by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. The government on Thursday transferred State-owned Hindustan Shipyard Ltd from the Shipping to the Defence Ministry to meet the country's security needs.
Cabinet also approved the proposal of Jet Airways for raising around 1,850 crore rupees from foreign investors. The proposal, as recommended by Foreign Investment Promotion Board envisages equity investment through the qualified institutional placement route from foreign institutional investors.

India wins series against Srilanka

Gautam Gambhir notched up his seventh century while Virat Kohli struck his maiden to script India's series-clinching seven-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the fourth cricket ODI in Kolkata on Thursday. Gautam Gambhir and Virat Kohli helped India beat Sri Lanka by 7 wickets in the fourth ODI at Kolkata and win the five match series 3-1. Gautam Gambhir remained unbeaten on 150.
Batting first after winning the toss, the visitors set a new record for the highest ODI total at Eden Gardens as they finished at a mammoth 315/6. However, the Indians chased down the improbable target with ease even as openers Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar had fallen with just 23 runs on the board. A partnership of 224 between Gambhir and Kohli ensured that India will go into the fifth and final ODI at Delhi with the series already in the bag.


Fire in Sports Complex of Delhi University

Sports complex situated at Delhi university gets fire today evening accidentally, reason are still unknown. This accident happen at Rugby ground of delhi universiy campus. 6 Fire brigade vehicle s are on campus to cease fire. This ground is one of the ground of delhi university which is getting prepared for upcoming commonwealth games 2010.

Bridge Collapse in Kota, 4 dead 50 injured

Bridge Collapse at Chambal river Kota in Rajasthan claim 4 life and more than 50 injured. This accident happen at under construction bridge at Kota in Rajasthan. Rescue work in full swing and there are possibility of some more causality in this accident as around 60 people are still under the bridge garbage. Administration and Indian army rescue team is at accident place.
Accident happen at under construction bridge on Chambal River at National Highway, where bridge was constructed on river and steel structure collapse which claim 4 worker's life. Army is called at accident place which will now lead the rescue work. Rescue work is getting affected due to night and high water level in river. Death toll may rise to 20-30 as around 50-60 workers are still missing from accident place. This bridge was under construction over Chambal river on National Highway near bypass in Rajasthan's Kota city on Thursday.

People can fly Indian Flag Tricolour or Tiranga at Night

Indian citizens can now fly the National Flag even at night but at certain condition such as flagpole is really tall and the flag is kept well-illuminated. The home ministry took the decision following a proposal by industrialist Naveen Jindal, who had earlier won a court battle in the 1990s for flying the Tricolour as a fundamental right for every citizen. In a communication to Jindal, also a Congress leader and Member of Parliament, the ministry said it has examined the proposal and had no objection to installing "giant flagpoles for flying the National Flag day and night at various places." In a representation to the ministry in June 2009, Jindal had sought permission to fly mammoth-sized national flag on monumental flagpoles during night. Jindal had said that the National Flag is to be flown in "as far as possible between sunrise and sunset" as per Flag Code of India, but it was a common practice worldwide for massive national flags to be flown day and night on monumental flagpoles of 100 feet and above in height.
Citing the example of countries like Malaysia, Jordon, Abu Dhabi, North Korea, Brazil, Mexico and Turkmenistan where monumental flags are flown at night, Jindal proposed that such flags to be flown in India also. After almost a decade long legal battle initiated by Jindal on behalf of the people of India to give them the right to hoist the Tricolour publicly, the Supreme Court in 1996 passed a judgment allowing every citizen to fly the national flag with respect, dignity and honour, thus making it a fundamental right.

TRS calls for 48-hour shutdown

Telangana is one again on the boil. The latest statement of Union Home Minister P Chidambaram that the central government will hold wide ranging consultations with all the political parties on the issue of Telangana state -- has evoked angry reaction from the leaders of all the parties. Leaders of the ruling Congress, Telangana Rashtra Samiti, Bharatiya Janata Party and Telugu Desam Party have decided to come together to form a Joint Action Committee. Rejecting Chidambaram's statement that there was a lack of political consensus, the TRS, BJP and all other parties have called for a 48-hours strike in Telangana region from Thursday to intensify their fight for Telangana. The BJP has also given a call for strike. TRS President K Chandrasekhara Rao has become the first Telangana MP to quit his seat. He faxed his resignation letter to Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar.
While angry students have once again hit the roads and targeted the buses and other vehicles in Hyderabad, Warangal and other places, at least half a dozen members of legislative assembly from Telangana belonging to Congress, TDP and PRP have announced their resignations. They include E Dayakar Rao and L Ramnna of TDP, Maheshwar Reddy of PRP and Narsa Reddy and couple of other MLAs of Congress. Warangal mayor E Swarna has also resigned from her post. Chandrasekhara Rao said that all the elected representatives from the members of Gram Panchyat to assembly and Parliament will send their resignation on Thursday. Soon after Chidambaram's brief statement in Delhi, Telangana Rashtra Samiti President K Chandrasekhara Rao got together with senior Congress leaders from Telangana former ministers K Jana Reddy and R Damodar Reddy and announced their plans to launch a united agitation from Thursday.

Gram Sevak and Patwari will be equiped with Mobile in Rajasthan

Rajasthan govt announce one milestone decision to brings technology towards rural area. Govt is planning to provide Mobile connection to Gram Sevak and Patwari in Rajasthan so that they can be easily accessible and can speedup the work flow in rural areas.
To brig this plan in reality govt is looking to provide 20000 Mobile to Patwari and gram sevak in State. Initially BSNL is selected as one of operator to provide services as it is having wide range in Rural areas later some private operators are also looking to participate but it will be decided later and most probably BSNL will provide Mobile services. This step will definitely help somehow in rural areas and also work as first step towards technology in rural Rajasthan.

Download Full "3 Idiots" Movie on Youtube - Producer

There is good news for internet users. Producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra has said that his latest film '3 Idiots' will later be available on internet on youtube. "This is the first film ever that can be downloaded and viewed on YouTube. But, we are yet to take a decision as to when it should be allowed for downloading legally after 8-12 weeks or later," Chopra said. Responding to questions on reports that multiplexes had hiked the ticket prices of '3 Idiots' steeply, Chopra said ticket pricing was the prerogative of the multiplex owners. "But, I will still check on the prices. I want audiences from all sections of the society to watch my film," he said. He said the decision to allow legal downloading was taken to discourage pirated prints. "If there is a facility to watch movies on mobile phones, the film will be available there but at an appropriate time. We can't harm our theatrical business by releasing it on DTH," he said.

Rajasthan BJP President Election postponed till February 2010

Rajasthan BJP President Election postponed till February 2010 to avoid possible clash in party during upcoming panchayat samiti election in January February 2010. The voting of BJP President was supposed to be held tomorrow but it is now delayed so that BJP can concentrate on upcoming election instead on internal clash in BJP between Vasundhara raje and Chaturvedi Camp.
Earlier New Bharatiya Janata Party president Nitin Gadkari has summoned leaders of Rajasthan unit's both factions to Delhi tomorrow to resolve political crisis emerging after protests by Vasundhara Raje loyalists over the state organisational polls, which she alleged "unfair and undemocratic." BJP activists led by former Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and her loyalists protested against the "manner of election of the party state delegates" and non-release of the list of delegates who were supposed to elect new party state president in the organisational polls. So finally BJP high command decided to delay the election of BJP President in Rajasthan so that decision will not impact the integrity of state BJP which may cause negative effect in upcoming election.

Jharkhand Assembly Election Result 2009

Jharkhand Assembly Elections Results 2009
Information Available: - 81/81
Party Wins Leads
CONG+ 10 14
BJP+ 11 11
JMM 8 6
OTHERS 6 15
Winning Candidates List
Candidates Party Constituencies
Dulu Mahato (JVM) Baghmara
Deepak Birua (JMM) Chaibasa
Janardan Paswan (RJD) Chatra
Sudha Choudhary (JDU) Chhatarpur
Barkuwar Gagrai (BJP) Majhgaon
Nalin Soren (JMM) Sikaripara
Sita Soren (JMM) Jama
Guru Charan Nayak (BJP) Manoharpur
Anosh Ekka (JKP) Kolebira
Umashankar Akela (BJP) Barhi
Rajendra Prasad Singh (Cong) Bermo
Laxman Giluwa (BJP) Chakradharpur
Jagannath Mahto (JMM) Dumri
Saurabh Narain Singh (Cong) Hazaribagh
Devendra Kunwar (JMM) Jarmundi
Lobin Hembram (JMM) Borio
Nirbhay Kumar Shahabadi (JVM) Giridih
Nilkanth Singh Munda (BJP) Khunti
Teklal Mahto (JMM) Mandu
Harikrishna Singh (BJP) Manika
Bidesh Singh (IND) Panki
Vimla Pradhan (BJP) Simdega
Geeta Shree Oraon (Cong) Sisai

Rajasthan govt buy 1200 MW from Adani Power

Adani Power Rajasthan Ltd, a 100% subsidiary of Adani Power Limited, has been awarded a Letter of Intent (LoI) by the Rajasthan Rajya Vidhyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd (RRVPNL) for purchase of up to 1,200 mw of power on a long-term basis. With this, the total long-term power sale arrangement firmed up by Adani Power comes to 5,900 mw. Adani Power already has PPAs for 2,000 mw with Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL), for 1,424 mw with Haryana Utilities and 1,320 mw with Maharashtra Utilities through its subsidiary, Adani Power Maharashtra Limited (APML).
It is a matter of distinction for Adani Power to have won all these bids under Case-I competitive bidding. Case-I bids are the ones where the developer takes full responsibility for project development and commits to supply power through competitive bidding process. Adani Power is the only power company in India with PPAs of nearly 6,000 mw under Case-I bidding.

Rajasthan BJP crisis continue, Raje loyalists protest

BJP activists led by former Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and her loyalists today protested against the "manner of election of the party state delegates" and non-release of the list of delegates who were supposed to elect new party state president in the organisational polls. A delegation comprising over two dozen leaders including Ms Raje, Party Treasurer and sitting MP Ramdas Agrawal, former state president and sitting MP Om Prakash Mathur and some MLAs went to the party state headquarters to make a formal representation. However, neither party State Electoral Officer Phool Chand Bhinda nor state president Arun Chaturvedi were available in the office.
Earlier, a dozen MLAs, former MLAs and party activists reached the party headquarters to meet electoral officer Bhinda and submit him a memorandum but the latter was not present. Talking to reporters, Raje loyalist and former Minister Dr Digambar Singh said they wanted to procure the copy of the list of state delegates and had formally made a request for the same but the list was not provided. Mr Singh said they were also contemplating to seek appointment with party president Nitin Gadkari to apprise him of the situation and their view point.

Jaipur witness Gayatri Devi's Photo exhibition

Jaipur city held a Photo exhibition drew fans from all over the country to see many unexplored facets of Late Gayatri Devi the princess of Jaipur. Organised by a close friend of Gayatri Devi has many blown up photographs from her album for public view- a fantastic experience for her admirers. "This exhibition should go round the country, even the photographers are enjoying the beauty of the photographs. Even the paintings, which were painted by the famous painters and artist, we have replicas with us here in the exhibition. the paintings are also getting appreciation by the artists. so, I would say that not only for the people of Jaipur but for every photographer and painter it is very inspiring and educative," said Sudhir Kasliwal, exhibitor and a close friend.
It has a unique collection of more than 250 photographs, some in black and white and some in bright colours adding grace to the one of the most beautiful woman in the world. The exhibitions encompasses every moment of her life, right from three-months old Gayatri till the last photograph clicked when she was 90 years of age but yet graceful.

Rajasthan Panchayat Samiti Election Schedule for Panchayat samiti, zilla parishad and Sarpanch

Election commission on Monday announced the schedule of panchayat elections in Rajasthan. EC decided to use electronic voting machines (EVMs) in Kota, Bharatpur and Sikar districts for first time in zilla parishads and panchayat samitis Election. This election is for 33 zilla pramukhs, 249 pradhans, 33 deputy zilla pramukhs, 249 deputy pradhans , 9,166 sarpanches and 9,166 deputy sarpanches would be elected. In the entire state, 1,013 members of zilla parishads and 5,271 members of panchayat samitis would be elected through the elections.
Poll Schedule
Total voters: 3 crore
Voting hours: 8 am to 5 pm
Panchayat samiti and zilla parishad elections:
Nominations from January 7,
last date for nominations is January 9, 2010
First phase of elections: Jan 20, 2010,
second phase on Jan 29, 2010
third phase would be held on Feb 2, 2010
Counting of votes: Feb 8, 2010
Elections for panches and sarpanches:
First phase: January 22, 2010
Second phase: January 31, 2010
Third phase: February 4, 2010
Counting of votes after elections on the last day of polls at the panchayat headquarters.
Elections for zilla pramukhs and pradhans: February 10, 2010
Elections for deputy pramukh and pradhans: February 11, 2010
Elections for deputy sarpanch:
First phase: January 23, 2010
Second phase: February 1, 2010
Third phase: February 5, 2010

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Rajasthan Panchayat Samiti and Zila Parisad Election result 2010

Jaswant Singh's son charged for hurting neighbour

Jaswant Singh's younger son, Bhupendra Singh have been accused of attacking a person living in his neighborhood. Pali police has registered a case against Bhupendra and his aides. The injured person is admitted in hospital at Sirohi. It is looking like a land row as Bhupendra and Bishan singh sodha have agricultural farm in Dudhani area under Nana police station in Pali district and as per initial report there is fight over some crop distroyed by some cattle.
In his complaint with Nana police, Bishan Singh said Bhupendra Singh and his supporters attacked them and thrashed him brutally. They also threatened them of dire consequences and escaped from the scene. The victims relative said Bharat Singh was rushed to the government hospital with fractured hands and legs but later he was shifted to a private hospital in Sirohi. The hospital authorities said the victim had serious injuries on hands, leg and abdomen and would remain under medical supervision for some time. Nana police said a case has been registered against Bhupendra Singh under sections 147 (rioting), 148 (attacking with dangerous weapons), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) and others of IPC and the matter is under investigation . However, no arrest has been made yet.

ITI Rajasthan 2009 Result | NCVT ITI 2009 Rajasthan Result declared

NVCT ITI(Industrial Training Institutes) 2009 result is declared for Rajasthan State. This time result was declared in Pdf form which includes Roll no of passing candidates, Roll No wise and Name wise.
Total 30564 Students appeared for exam out of which 13413 declared pass. So overall result of ITI 2009 is 46.34

ITI Rajasthan 2009 Result Name wise CLICK HERE

ITI Rajasthan 2009 Result Roll No wise CLICK HERE

ITI Rajasthan 2009 Total Result pdf CLICK HERE

India won 3rd ODI by 7 Wicket

India won 3rd ODI by 7 Wikcket at Cuttack. It was blasting 44 by Captain Virendra sehwag and 96* Runs by Sachin tendulkar. Playing first Srilanka scpores 239. Once srilanka was 110 in 13 Overs when dishan strike heavily on Ishant Sharma. But after dishan's wicket by Ashish Nehra and later Sangakara's wicket by Virendra sehwag brings srilanka on backfoot and whole team all out on 239 in 45th over. India got good start by sehwag and Gambhir and later Sachin tendulkar play a fabulous inning to win match. India lead the 5 ODI series by 2-1.
Score Summary:
Match: 3rd ODI, Barabati Stadium, Cuttack (Dec 21 , 2009)
Srilanka:
WU Tharanga 73 (81)
Tillakaratne Dilshan 41 (18)
Kumar Sangakkara 46 (41)
Total:(239/10 in 44.2 overs)
India:
Virender Sehwag 44(28)
Sachin Tendulkar 96
Dinesh Karthik 36

Digambar Singh may contest for Rajasthan BJP President Post

BJP Leader Digambar Singh will contest the BJP state president post against the Arun Chaturvedi. He said that the BJP believes in democracy and there was no bar in contesting the organisational polls and I am going to contest with majority support. "Chaturvedi and his men have manipulated voters' list in most of the districts and they have been prepared without following the proper election process," Singh alleged. This is the first time that a Raje camp loyalist has spoken openly against Chaturvedi, exposing the bitterness simmering in the two camps ever since the latter took over as the party chief in the state.
He said that Chaturvedi had tried to pre-fix his unopposed election even though the majority of the party leaders were not in his favour. "One-third of the party legislators also take part in the election for the party president and the legislators decided as which of them will take part in the elections but that exercise has still not be done. We have no clue as what exactly was being done in this regard," he said. He is known as Raje loyalist and He strengthened his position in the party further after defeating Bharatpur royal scion Vishwendra Singh from Deeg-Kumher seat during the assembly polls.

Rajasthan Govt announce Science Hub Project in Jaipur

Minister of state for Health and IT Rajkumar Sharma on Sunday announced Rs 45 crore projects for Navalgarh and a science hub project in Capital Jaipur. "A science park, a government college and a satellite hospital will soon be developed in Navalgarh," Sharma said at a function in Jhunjhunu.
The science hub in Jaipur will organise mega science events. Development of such a project on lines of science cities in Ahmedabad and Bangalore has previously been recommended for Jaipur.

309 Doctor transferd in Rajasthan ahead of Election

Rajasthan Govt tranfered 309 Doctors ahead of "Panchayati Raj" Election in Rajasthan. This action was taken by state govt as soon there will be ban on transfer because of Aachar Sanhita by Election Commision in State. Health department releases this list on Monday at 2:00 AM and there are also possibility of some fresh transfer in State before election.

List of Transfer of Doctors in Rajasthan CLICK HERE

I did not kill Karkare - Kasab

Mohd. Ajmal Kasab today denied in the special court that he shot police officers Hemant Karkare, Ashok Kamte and Vijay Salasakar on the night of 26/11, claiming he was not present at the site. "There is no question of me shooting at them as I was not present on the site," he told the special court. Kasab said that he was not present at CST, Cama Hospital or Girgaum Chowpati (where he was nabbed by police) during the Mumbai attack, because he was already in police custody when the terror attack took place. After the attack, he was taken out by the Crime Branch officers in a police vehicle, and was shown the sites, he said. "They are police, they need an accused. So they framed me up," he alleged.
When the court asked him how he received a bullet injury on his hand, Kasab alleged that when he was in custody, police gave him local anaesthesia in his hands, and shot him. Earlier, when proceedings began in the court, he told Judge M L Tahaliyani that he was not feeling well, and requested that recording of his statement be adjourned. But the judge said that there would be no adjournment, though if Kasab did not want to say anything, he was free to do so.

BITSAT 2010 : Online test for Admission to BITS Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad

Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani issues notification for BITSAT 2010 which is a computer based online test on the basis of which admission to all the Integrated First Degree programs of BITS Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad campuses will be made for the academic year 2010-11. The following are the Integrated First Degree programs :
(i) BITS Pilani campus
B.E (Hons) : Chemical, Civil, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics and Instrumentation, Mechanical, Manufacturing
B.Pharm(Hons)
MSc (Hons) : Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Physics
MSc (Tech ) : Information Systems
(ii) BITS Goa campus :
B.E (Hons) : Chemical, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics and Instrumentation, Mechanical
M.Sc (Hons) : Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Physics
M.Sc (Tech) : Information Systems
(iii) BITS Hyderabad Campus :
B.E (Hons) : Chemical, Civil, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics and Communication, Mechanical
B.Pharm(Hons)
MSc (Hons) : Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Physics
MSc (Tech ) : Information Systems
Interested candidates should register for BITSAT 2010 by applying in the prescribed application form available at http://www.bitsadmission.com/. The printout of the filled form along with prescribed fee Rs 1000/- (Rs 500 for female candidates) be sent to the Admission Officer, BITS Pilani, Rajasthan, PIN 333031. Application forms can also be obtained by post till 21 January 2010 by sending a crossed demand draft for Rs 1100/- (Rs 600 for female candidates) to the Admission Officer. Demand draft be made drawn in favour of Birla Institute of Technology and Science and payable at State Bank of India (Pilani), State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur (Pilani) or UCO Bank (Pilani) or ICICI Bank (Jhunjhunu).
For eligibility, application procedures, details about BITSAT 2010, etc, please visit
BITS website : http://www.bitsadmission.com/.
Last date for submitting completed application for BITSAT 2010 is 30 January 2010.

Nobel Prize winner Dr Pachauri accused of making "fortune"

Indian born Nobel Prize winner Dr Rajendra Pachauri has been accused of making a "fortune" from his links with "carbon trading" companies dependent on the world body's policy recommendations. In a special report, The Sunday Telegraph said that "although Dr Pachauri is often presented as a (climate) scientist, as a former railway engineer with a PhD in economics, he has no qualifications in climate science. What has also almost entirely escaped attention, however, is how Pachauri has established a worldwide portfolio of business interests with bodies that have been investing billions of dollars in organisations dependent on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's policy recommendations. "These include banks, oil and energy companies and investment funds heavily involved in 'carbon trading' and 'sustainable technologies' which together make up the fastest-growing commodity market in the world estimated soon to be worth trillions of dollars a year." The newspaper, however, did not carry any reaction of Pachauri on its report.
The report claimed that the potential conflict of interest was first publicly raised on last Tuesday when, after giving a lecture at Copenhagen University, he was handed over a letter by two eminent climate sceptics. Head of The Energy Research Institute TERI, Pachuri shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of IPCC with former US Vice President Al Gore.

8 People dead in Shrinathji Temple stampede near Rajkot, Gujarat

In a shocking incident at Shrinathji Haweli Temple, Dhoraji near Rajkot 8 dead and around 10 people injured. This incident happen during Manoratha Puja at Temple due to "Bhagdhad" in temple compund. Police and Administration is looking for the cause of Accident. The main cause of death was suffocation because of more than expected people arrive there in Temple. Accident happen in Woman compartment so all dead people are woman.
Injured are hospitalized at Dhoraji Hospital near Rajkot in Gujarat. As per the latest News the total Death toll rise to 10 in Shrinathji Haveli Temple, Doraji accident.

Gujarat Govt passes mandatory voting bill

Gujarat assembly on Saturday passed a landmark bill which makes, for the first time in the country, voting mandatory in local body. The Gujarat Local Authorities Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2009, which also seeks to raise the reservation of seats for women in local self governance bodies from 33 to 50 per cent, was passed by voice vote.
Under the bill, if a voter fails to vote for the reasons other than prescribed in the rules, he may be declared a "defaulter voter" and would face consequences for which rules will be framed and placed before the assembly for its approval later.

Rajasthan govt grants Special Power to Collectors to fight Swine Flu

Rajasthan Government has implemented provisions of an Act to prevent spread of H1N1 virus and ensure effective treatment. 'The Rajasthan Epidemic Disease Act-1957' empowers district collectors to take immediate measures in the event of epidemics. "The Act would empower collectors to take special measures and prescribe regulations as to dangerous epidemic diseases," Medical and Health Minister I Ahmed "durru miyan" said here today. If any one is found flouting hygiene norms leading to spread of swine flu, collectors can impose penalty on any individual or institution, the minister said.
All public places including bus stands, railway stations, cinema halls and schools would fall under this Act. Meanwhile, H1N1 today claimed another life while 48 people tested positive for the virus. The deceased is identified as Santosh in Jaipur, a medical official said. So far, 96 people have died of this disease in the state.

RSS Ajmer Head Raghunath Singh died in accident

RSS Ajmer Head or Sampark Pramukh died in accident today at Ajmer. This accident happen when RSS Ajmer Shakha Sampark Pramukh and Nagar Karyawahak's Motor cycle hit by Tractor. RSS Official Raghunath Singh Died on the accident Spot while another man vidyasagar is hospitalized at JLN Ajmer.

RAS 2010 Examination date - 29 Sept 2010

RAS Pre Exam 2010 date may be delay after High court put the ban on Gurjar reservation in State. The possible date of Notification for RAS Examination 2010 was January 2010 but as per current scenario it is expected that RAS PRE 2010 Notification will be delayed.

RAS Exam 2010 Updates:
* APRIL 2010: RPSC (Rajasthan Public Service Commission), Ajmer may announce the Third Grade Teachers recruitment Notification for year 2010 soon and most expected in last week of April 2010. RPSC now do not have any issue such as stay or other protest as all the issues are resolved now including gujjar agitation. Cabinet also approved all the necessary changes demanded by RPSC Ajmer. So Hopes RAS 2010 Notification will be announced in MAY 2010
* JUNE 2010: RPSC is in final phase and most expected RPSC may give publication for RAS and subordinates exams in Mid July.
* 30 June 2010: RPSC Ajmer to fill 772 post by RAS 2010 Examination
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HTC HD2 Features and Market Price

HTC's flagship Windows Mobile based handset; HD2 has finally made its official Indian debut. The HD2 is the first Windows Mobile powered handset to sport the Sense UI that was first seen ion the Android based HTC Hero. The HD2 is also different as this one sports a capacitive touchscreen, instead of the usually seen resistive one on WM powered handsets. The phone boasts of a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor that runs at an incredible 1 GHz and makes the device a zippy customer to work with.
Main Features of HTC HD2:
Larger ever screen.
480 X 800 WVGA resolution.
512 MB ROM and 448MB of RAM. Memory can be expanded using microSD cards.
The phone is powered by the latest version of Windows Mobile 6.5 and is 3G capable as well.
5-megapixel camera with auto focus and dual LED flash.
Native support for Facebook and Twitter.
HTC HD2 Price in India = Rs. 36,990
HTC HD2 and TATA DOCOMO Offer:
In Maharashtra, you will need to shell out more and it will set you back by Rs. 39,990. Tata DoCoMo has announced an offer with the launch of the HTC HD2 phone wherein its subscribers can browse the Internet and download 500MB of data per month free for six months.

Ban on Dhoni for 2 ODI, Sehwag to lead at Cuttack and Kolkata

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was handed a two-ODI ban for the team's slow over-rate in the second One-Day International against Sri Lanka in Nagpur on Friday. The match, which India lost by three wickets, went about 45 minutes beyond the scheduled finish time. As the ban is effective immediately, Dhoni will have to sit out of the upcoming ODIs in Cuttack and Kolkata.
The decision to ban Dhoni was taken by match referee Jeff Crowe of New Zealand, considering the quantum of extra time the Indians took to complete their alloted overs. In the charismatic Dhoni's absence, opener Virendra Sehwag is likely to be named the captain for the two matches to be held in Cuttack on Dec 21 and in Kolkata on Dec 24.
Tillakaratne Dilshan smashed his second straight century to guide Sri Lanka to a thrilling victory. He scored 123 from 113 deliveries, inclusive of 12 boundaries and two sixes, as Sri Lanka posted 302 for seven in 49.1 overs in reply to India's 301 for seven

Aamir Khan visits SMS Hospital doctor at Jaipur

Aamir Khan on surprise appearances to promote his upcoming film '3 Idiots', made a visit to a doctor in Jaipur in the middle of the night after falling sick. The 44-year-old actor was travelling from Ahmedabad to Jaipur by road when he complained of fever and decided to visit a doctor in Jaipur at around 3am. "Aamir was at a running temperature suffering from viral and had a sore throat. He stayed for around half an hour, it was a surprise but my wife and I were very happy to see him. We discussed about his movies while sipping tea," Dr Punit Saxena, Associate Professor at the SMS Hospital Said. Medicine was administered to Aamir and Saxena said, "We tried to wake up our kids to meet the actor but they did not believe us." Before his departure, Aamir left a letter of appreciation for the doctor and a gold ring for treating him.
"I feel sorry for disturbing you in the middle of the night. Thanks for your help and kindly accept the ring as a token of appreciation and friendship," Aamir wrote in the letter. The doctor advised Aamir to rest for three days but he left to an undisclosed location. However, the actor invited the doctor and his family for the premier of '3 Idiots' in Mumbai. Aamir, is on a seven city tour to promote the film and has already made visits to Varanasi, Kolkata and Palanpur in Gujarat.

Rangnath Commission recommendes 10% reservation for Muslims

Rangnath Commission has recommended 10% reservation for Muslims and 5% for other minorities in government jobs and favoured Scheduled Caste status for Dalits in all religions. The report of the National Commission for Religious and Linguistic Minorities, headed by former Chief Justice of India Rangnath Mishra, was tabled by Minority Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid in the Lok Sabha today. Among a host of recommendations, the Commission recommends delinking of Scheduled Caste status from religion and abrogation of the 1950 Scheduled Caste Order which "still excludes Muslims, Christians, Jains and Parsis from the SC net." The Order originally restricted the SC status to Hindus only but was later opened it to Buddhists and Sikhs. With regard to quota, the Commission says that 10% should be reserved for Muslims and five% for other minorities in central and state government jobs in all cadre and grades.
It added that in case of non-availability of Muslims to fill the 10% earmarked seats, these may be made available to other minorities but in "no case" shall any seat within the recommended 15% shall be given to anybody from the majority community. Member Secretary of the Commission Asha Das has, however, given a note of dissent on the the Commission's recommendation for conferment of SC status on Dalit converts to Christianity and Islam saying there was "no justification" for it. Besides, she has said that as Dalit converts to Christianity/Islam do not qualify for inclusion as SCs, they should continue to form part of OBCs and avail facilities and reservations given to the OBCs until a comprehensive list of Socially and Educationally Backward (SEB) is prepared.

PTET 2010 Exams in April by JNV University Jodhpur

Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur will conduct PTET 2010 Exam for consecutive third time. Govt this time is looking to complete session on time so this time JNVU Jodhpur will conduct exams in April.
This year Rajasthan Govt have provided two option to fill application either ONLINE or POSTAL or OFFLINE method to apply for PTET 2010. There are more than 90000 seats for B.Ed in rajasthan which will be filled by PTET Examination conducted by state government.
Important Links:

PTET Exam 2010 Notification

PTET Exams 2010 website by Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur

ONLINE Application from Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur website

Garib Nawaj University, Ajmer finally gets approval

Education city of Rajasthan, Ajmer finally gets long awaited Garib Nawaj University. Ministry of HRD today approve the Garib Nawaj University, Ajmer performa. Still it will take some more time as first it have to get approval from Cabinet. Dargah Committee member Hafij Wakil Ahmed conferm the news. The university performa was submitted by former Cabinet Minister A.R. Atule.

Jaipur to host India South-Africa ODI and 3 IPL Matches

Jaipur will host one India South-Africa ODI and 3 IPL Matches next year as per the BCCI meeting. The Indian board is yet to finalise the schedule for the home series against South Africa early next year but has decided on Jaipur as the venue most likely to host the tour's first ODI. Lalit Modi, chairman of the board's tours and fixtures panel, said the final schedule will be worked out at a later date - it was held up by the absence of some members at the board's working committee meeting today. He said, was picked because it had missed out during the Australia series earlier this year. That match was shifted to Vadodara due to a dispute at the Rajasthan Cricket Association between Modi and Sanjay Joshi, the then president. "As chairman of the BCCI's tours and fixtures committee I'm going to recommend to the first ODI should be allotted to Jaipur because they had missed their term last time. In principle we have decided to give it to them," Modi said.
It was also decided that Ahmedabad will host the first four Rajasthan Royals games in the next IPL, with Jaipur allotted the final three. "The last three games will happen in Jaipur, as we have recommended some upgrading to be done. The first four will happen in Ahmedabad as they have already done a lot (of preparations)," Modi said. The arrangement was only for 2010, with Jaipur restored as the host venue for the 2011 edition.

Paras Pharma will be new Rajasthan Royals sponser

Rajasthan Royals has roped in Ahmedabad-based health and personal care major Paras Pharma as their lead sponsor for the third season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) that starts in April 2010. While the details of the deal are not known, the pharma company is said to have paid Rs 10 crore for sponsoring the champions of the inaugural edition of IPL. Aditya Birla Group firm UltraTech Cement was the main sponsor of the Rajasthan Royals during the last edition of IPL. Shane Warne-led Rajasthan Royals players would sport the logo of Paras’ flagship brand, Moov. The Rs 400-crore Paras Pharma owns a portfolio of 15 popular brands including Krack, D’Cold, Dermi Cool and SetWet.
Earlier this year, Emerging Media group-owned Rajasthan Royals sold a 12% stake to London-based entrepreneur Raj Kundra and Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty in a deal valuing the Jaipur franchise at $140 million.

Portfolios alloted to 4 New Ministers in Rajasthan

Four new ministers of state, who were inducted in the Gehlot Ministry in Rajasthan on December 10, were allocated portfolios this evening. As per the allocation made by Governor Prabha Rau on the advice from Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot the allotment are following
Mr Rajkumar Sharma has been entrusted with Science and Technology (Independent Charge), Medical and Health along with Ayurveda, Family Welfare and Medical Education.
Rajendra Singh Guda has been given portfolios of Manpower Planning (Independent Charge), Tourism, Art-Culture and Archaeology.
Murari Lal Meena will work in Technical Education (Independent Charge), Revenue, Colonisation and Sainik Welfare.
Brijendra Singh Ola in Disaster Management and Relief (Independent Charge) and Cooperatives. Giriraj Singh Malinga has been attached with Tribal Development Minister Mahendrajit Singh Malviya, Ramesh Meena with Home Minister Shanti Kumar Dhariwal and Ramkesh Meena has been attached with Industries Ministry Rajendra Pareek.

Jaswant Singh resigns as PAC chairman

Former BJP leader and Member of Parliament Jaswant Singh resigned from the post of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman here on Wednesday by sending his resignation letter to Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar. Earlier, in August, after his expulsion from the BJP following his controversial book on Pakistan founder M.A. Jinha, the BJP had requested him to vacate the post. However, Singh had turned down the demand even after many senior BJP leaders including Sushma Swaraj and S S Ahluwalia made failed attempts to convince him for resigning from the PAC chief's post. Following which members of the BJP and some of its allies had stopped attending the PAC's meetings under his chairmanship till date.
Singh resignation also holds importance as the demand for creation of a separate state of Gorkhaland, like the ongoing process for creation of Telangana, is gaining momentum with each passing day. It can be recalled that the Gorkha Janmukti Morcah (GJM), a group which wants creation of a separate State Gorkhaland, support Jaswant Singh from Darjeeling constituency of West Bengal during the Lok Sabha polls of May 2009.

Rajasthan widescreen wallpapers Arawali, Thar, Pushkar, Ranakpur





Rajasthan widescreen wallpapers Arawali Hills, Thar Desert, Pushkar Lake, Ranakpur Temple and Rajasthan sunset view.

BSNL launches WiMAX Services in Ajmer, Rajasthan

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has launched commercial WiMAX services in Ajmer in the Rajasthan state. The telco said that the cost of its WiMAX rollout in the region was approximately INR2.25 billion (USD48 million), while it is planning to spend around INR12 billion on its rural WiMAX programme. The telco said it will offer download speeds of up to 7Mbps, with tariffs starting at INR140 per month.
In a separate but related story, Ganpati News reports that BSNL is aiming to expand its WiMAX services to the Karnataka circle within the next three weeks. It is understood that the telco will focus its attention on rural regions, having outsourced contracts for urban WiMAX services to smaller local operators, and BSNL already reportedly has six base transceiver stations (BTSs) in operation in rural areas of Bangalore, Karnataka’s capital. A further ten are expected to be added in the short term, while BSNL plans to complete its second phase of BTS deployment by February 2010, by which date it aims to have more than 160 in operation.

Stuart Broad and Eoin Morgan may join Rajasthan royals

Rajasthan royal now days looking to straingthen the bowling department for IPL Season 3. Rajasthan Royals is keen to have Stuart Broad and Eoin Morgan join his side for the next IPL season. Sean Morris heads the IPL franchise after quitting the Professional Cricketers Association and his ties with England could pay off in next week's transfer window. Broad and Morgan will be on the wish lists of several franchises, especially now that Pakistan's IPL cricketers have been denied a visa. Sohail Tanvir and Kamran Akmal are caught in the wrangle and are no longer available for the Royals. That frees up cash, so Morris is going to South Africa to check out England players. "I would love to see Stuart and Eoin at Rajasthan," said Morris. "They are talented players who could make an impact in the IPL." Hope rajasthan royal will perform well this year after getting some new players this time.

Maru Pradesh demands in Rajasthan ... WHY ??

After telangana from AP now some people are looking for Maru Pradesh from Rajasthan to fulfill political issue. Bikaner witnessed a rally of about 500 camels through its main thoroughfares on Monday. The rally was organised by activists of the Maru Pradesh (Desert Land) Development Front to press their demand for carving out a separate state from Rajasthan. They demands districts of Barmer, Bikaner, Churu, Ganganagar, Hanumangarh, Jaisalmer, Jhunjhunu, Osiyan (Tehsil of Jodhpur), Nagaur and Sikar should be given separate statehood status - Manu Pradesh.
"We will give a memorandum to President, Prime Minister and Home Minister that we 30 million people of these districts will constitute Desert state as we are deprived of the benefits of development. We will ask them that if they want our well being, then they should give us a separate state with Bikaner as its capital," said Jaaibir Godara, Founder-President, Maru Pradesh.
Why they demands such thing even statistics-wise certain figures don't synchronise, it notes that the industrial output and employment in Maru Pradesh is less than 15 percent of the total industrial output in Rajasthan. It also mentions that the industrial output of Rajasthan during 2005 was 13 billion rupees in which the share of Maru Pradesh was only two million. Let people to decide what they want but i am totally shocked with the idea of Maru Pradesh from Rajasthan.

Rajasthan HC order not to exceed 50% Reservation Limit

Rajasthan High Court has issued an ad-interim order directing the state government not to exceed the prescribed limit of 50 per cent fixed for the horizontal reservation for various categories in the Panchayatiraj elections. The division bench of justice RC Gandhi and justice Mahesh Bhagwati passed this order on a petition filed by one Sitaram Sharma challenging the Rajasthan Panchayatiraj (second amendment) ordinance 2008 under which the quota for women has been raised from 33% to 50% in the panchayat elections.
The court has also issued notices to chief secretary of the state government, Panchayatiraj department secretary, district collector, Jhunjhunu and CEO of Jhunujhunu district council returnable in four weeks. The court has issued similar order in case of municipal elections also where the state government had introduced 50 per cent quota for the women. According to petitioner’s counsel Anoop Dhand, the quota in Panchayatiraj elections is exceeding 75 per cent, which is in excess of 50 per cent ceiling prescribed by the Supreme Court.
“The state government is offering 50 per cent reservation to women, 20 per cent reservation to youth between the age of 21 and 35 and other prescribed quota for SC/ST and OBC candidates. This exceeds the limit of 50 per cent reservation set by Supreme Court,” he said. The Panchayatiraj elections in Rajasthan were scheduled for February next year. The Union government, through a cabinet decision in August this year, had cleared the proposal to increase reservation for women to 50 per cent in panchayats.

CP Joshi elected RCA President

Union Rural Development Minister and President of Rajasthan Congress CP Joshi becomes the new President of Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) by defeating his rival IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi by six votes in the RCA elections. A large number of rowdy supporters gathered both inside and outside the venue of the elections. But despite their scuffles, the voting continued undisturbed.
IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi had lost the last RCA elections in March this year, but internal strife and factionalism in the association led to fresh elections being held today.
The IPL Commissioner declined to accept that his supporters were involved in the clash and described the incident as a shameful one. Shiv Charan Mali, a known loyalist of Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot had also filed his nominations for the RCA elections.

What is Rajasthan ?

What is Rajasthan? Strange question right! Rajasthan the word which means place of raja’s and maharaja. But there is no more any king and kingdoms in Rajasthan but still it means a lot to people of Rajasthan as now every people of Rajasthan is king with royalty in their thought and behavior.
In ancient time there were kingdoms from different “rajwans” such as Rajput rulers at Udaipur, Jodhpur and Jaipur, Jat Rulers at Bharatpur and Dholpur and Muslim rulers at Ajmer and Bundi. With the scent of freedom in 1947, Rajasthan changes a lot and now days a place known for its colors among people and its culture. A place with lot of diversity in climate, culture, language and people but still they are unique and live with glory of word “Rajasthani” but first Indian, who are ready to die for country. Jat Regiment, Rajputana Rifles are some of proud for the names of state where many people serve the nation.
Best thing I personally like about Rajasthan is people and the scent which Rajasthan soil contains. Rajasthan is known as tourist paradises which have forts, wild life, pilgrims and my favorite “Sand dunes” – A place where you never have need of yoga and any spirituality as these sand dunes are far ahead of these things. It is hard to describe the rajasthan even in a book but for rajasthan people “Rajasthani” word can describe all and for businessman it is first choice because of its people and government support. Rajasthan welcomes people from different parts of nation with a spirit of “Padharo Mhare desh” and Tourists are welcomes with spirits of “Atithi devo bhav”. Once someone visit rajasthan he becomes part of this colorful state that’s why it is called “Rangilo rajasthan”. Now lets enjoy rajasthani Food !!!

Clash among Lalit Modi and CP Joshi supporters during RCA Election

Jaipur witness one more clash among Lalit Modi and Union minister CP Joshi supporters during RCA Election today. The two will be contesting for the post of President after the third candidate, Shiv Charan Mali, chairman of the RCA's ad hoc committee pulled out of election. Even as the elections for the new RCA president got under way, supporters of the two presidential candidates got into a scuffle at the election venue. It resulted in Modi's private security guards being evicted from the grounds. There is news that clash happens because of some blame of buying candidates during election.
The RCA is having elections again in less than a year as Sanjay Dixit, who had defeated Modi in the previous election in March, could not hold his men and after a lot of bickering the state government had formed an ad-hoc body. The ongoing power tussle at the RCA was also behind the BCCI scrapping Jaipur as one of the venues during the India-Australia ODI series. Voting was started at 11.00 AM and result will be declared today at 5:00 PM. This election definitely means a lot to both modi and joshi as joshi is former RCA President and IPL Chairmen while CP Joshi is cabinet minister. For the post of RCA Sachiv Rajendra singh rathod and sanjay dixit are candidate. Fate of these candidate will be decided today.

HP Governor Prabha Rau sworn in as acting Governor of Rajasthan

Himachal Pradesh Governor Prabha Rau today assumed additional charge as acting Governor of Rajasthan. High Court Chief Justice Jagdish Bhalla administered the oath of the office to Ms Rao in a brief and simple ceremony held at the Raj Bhavan this afternoon. Prior to the swearing-in ceremony, a two-minute silence was observed as mark of respect to late Governor Shilendra Kumar Singh, who passed away in New Delhi on December 1.
Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, his cabinet colleagues, Assembly Speaker Deependra Singh Shekhawat, former Governor Justice Anshuman Singh and several dignitaries were present on the occasion. Ms Rao was entrusted the additional charge at the Rajasthan Raj Bhavan to discharge the duties of the Governor till the appointment of successor of Singh. Ms Rao (74), functioning as Himachal Pradesh Governor since July 2008, had held Ministerial posts in Maharashtra for several years and key positions in the Congress. She had also worked as AICC General Secretary, in charge of state Congress unit for sometime.

Virender Sehwag missed world record of third triple

Virender Sehwag missed a world record third triple century after he was dismissed for a swashbuckling innings of 293 on day three of the third and final Test against Sri Lanka at the Brabourne stadium, in Mumbai, on Friday. Sehwag, who resumed on his overnight score of 284 off 239 deliveries, hitting as many as 40 boundaries and seven sixes, added just nine runs on the third morning before being caught and bowled by Muttiah Muralitharan in the fourth over of the day.
Rahul Dravid, who made centuries in the previous two Tests, missed the opportunity to complete his hat-trick when he was caught behind off Chanaka Welegedara to be caught behind for 74, inclusive of five boundaries and a six in his 147-ball knock.
At lunch on the third day, India reached 535 for three in 108 overs, a lead of 142 runs, after Sri Lanka were dismissed for 393 in their first innings in the morning. Sehwag stole the show on the second day as he registered his sixth double century in Test cricket, his second double against Sri Lanka after the 201 not out he scored in Galle last year. He single-handedly dominated the second day and was involved in two successive double century partnerships for the first and second wickets.

World Bank approves Rs 2254 Crore to Four Project in Rajasthan

World Bank today announced an agreement with Govt. of Rajasthan and agreed to extend its support to the Government of Rajasthan with a proposed assistance program of about Rs 2,254 crore ($490 million) for Some of the development project in Rajasthan for next two years. World Bank Group President, Robert B. Zoellick said "These four projects include Rajasthan Rural Livelihoods project, Rural Road Project, Rajasthan agricultural competitiveness project and the ongoing water sector restructuring project,".
The Four Main Project where money will be spent are:
1. The Rs 690-crore Rajasthan Rural Livelihoods Project will be implemented through social mobilization, credit linkages to banks and micro-finance institutions, and new livelihood strategies that are adaptable to climate change.
2. The Rs 1150-crore Rural Roads Project is expected to increase rural connectivity in sparsely populated areas of Rajasthan, not covered under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna (PMGSY) program of the Government of India.
3. Rs 92 crore financing for the ongoing Water Sector Restructuring Project aims to scale up policy and institutional reforms under the ongoing Rajasthan Water Sector Restructuring Project.
4. The Rs 322-crore Rajasthan Agricultural Competitiveness Project aims at intensifying agricultural production, promote diversification and enhance efficiency of marketing systems.
The World Bank has been supporting the reforms and development program of the Government of Rajasthan since 1974 and this new aid will definitely help rural development in rajasthan.

SK Singh, Governer of Rajasthan died

SK Singh, Governer of Rajasthan died on Tuesday in a hospital in New Delhi following a brief illness. Singh, 77, is survived by his wife, Manju, and two sons, Shashank and Kanishka. A 1954-batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer, Singh went on to become the Foreign Secretary in 1989. Prior to that, he was India’s longest serving envoy to Pakistan from 1985 to 1989. He took over as the Governor of Rajasthan in September 2007. Earlier, he was Arunachal Pradesh Governor. In the course of his career, he also served as ambassador to Austria, Afghanistan, Jordan, Lebanon and Cyprus and was the official spokesman of the Government of India.
“He was a very respected and experienced officer. My memories go back to the time when I was a probationer and he used to come to attend meetings. He had immense experience in dealing with the neighbourhood. As someone with a background in history, he was fully informed of the background on any situation,” said former foreign secretary L M Singh. SK Singh is known for his many work as well as a strong opponent of Reservation in Rajasthan.

Fighter plane crashed near Jaisalmer in Rajasthan

Indian Air Force fighter plane crashed near Jaisalmer on Monday, but both the pilots were safe. The Sukhoi crashed near Jathegaon, about 40 km from Jaisalmer. The pilots ejected to safety. Air crashes have been bogging down the IAF, with Defence Minister A.K. Antony recently informing Rajya Sabha last week that 12 aircraft, including seven fighters, had been lost this year. The fighters included the frontline Su-30MKI, which crashed over Jaisalmer in April killing one of the pilots. The others were three Russian-built MiG-27s and MiG-21s each. The crashed trainer aircraft included the HPT-32 and Kiran Mk II. A transport aircraft was also lost over Assam.

Indian Economy grows 7.9%,

Indian economy grew by a significant 7.9 per cent in the second quarter of this fiscal, up from 6.1 per cent in the previous quarter, essentially due to a good showing by the industry and the services sector. The growth compares favourably to 7.7 per cent recorded in the July-September quarter in the previous year. The economy rose by 7 per cent in the first half ending September 30 of the current fiscal on the back of stimulus packages and revival of domestic demand, giving hopes that final figures for the year could be much higher. The government, including Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, the Reserve Bank and the Planning Commission had predicted a growth of about 6-7 per cent, while global agencies and analysts forecast it to be even lower.
Analysts were expecting a growth rate of 6.1-6.6 per cent in the second quarter. The economic growth of close to eight per cent in the second quarter is also remarkable in the context of just 0.9 per cent expansion in farm production due to a weak monsoon and continued contraction in exports due to slackening demand overseas. However, the manufacturing sector grew by 9.2 per cent in the July-September period compared to 5.1 per cent in the corresponding period of last fiscal and mining and quarrying by 9.5 per cent versus 3.7 per cent recorded in FY09. Community, social and personal services expanded by double digit at 12.7 per cent against nine per cent.

Former Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda arrested

Former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda arrested today by the state police's vigilance wing in connection with a case of disproportionate assets. The arrest followed Koda's failure to respond to the state vigilance investigation bureau's second summons to appear before it on November 28 for interrogation. Koda has also ignored as many as three notices from the Enforcement Directorate to appear before it on November 11, 15 and 19 for interrogation. The ED has been probing charges of money laundering involving Rs 5,500 crore by Koda during his 23-month tenure as state CM.

Vinita Kamte's Book "To The Last Bullet" in controversy

Vinita Kamte, wife of IPS officer Ashok Kamte who died fighting terrorists during 26/11 Mumbai attack, has criticized Joint Police Commissioner(Crime) Rakesh Maria, for denying that he did not guide her husband to Cama hospital. In her book titled "To The Last Bullet", Vinita has questioned why Maria, who took charge of police control room during the 59-hour siege, had denied knowledge of how Ashok, Additional Police Commissioner (East), went to Cama Hospital. The book was released on Tuesday by noted social activist Aruna Roy and former Mumbai Police commissioner Julio Rebeiro in Mumbai. According to wireless excerpts between the control room and the eastern region, Vinita, who accessed the conversations using RTI Act, said Maria had asked Ashok to go to Cama hospital as firing was on by the terrorists.
The martyred IPS officer's widow also claimed that her husband Ashok Kamte had been directed by Police Commissioner Hasan Gafoor (currently DG-housing) to head towards Trident Hotel, another place attacked by terrorists. Gafoor too stirred a controversy recently in an interview to a news magazine, where was quoted as saying "a section of senior police officers refused to be on the ground and take on the terrorists. By doing so, they chose to ignore the need of the hour." "When I met Hasan Gafoor, the commissioner said he was not aware as to how Ashok landed up at Cama hospital, when he himself had summoned him to the Trident Hotel. But somehow, beyond a point, Gafoor appeared unwilling to go into the details. I was disappointed," Vinita said. After the release of her book, she said there were still many unanswered questions about the circumstances in which her husband was killed.

BJP looking for Leader after lossing Civic poles in Rajasthan

After loosing civic poles in rajasthan, now BJP is loosing base in state. It’s been over a month since Vasundhara Raje resigned from the post of leader of the opposition in Rajasthan, but no replacement has been found till now and BJP is looking for a better replacement who can bring some smile on BJP face at State. BJP not only lost all four mayoral posts in Jaipur, Kota, Jodhpur and Bikaner, it suffered the ignominy of ceding the job for the first time in Jaipur and Kota. Elections for the post of the mayor in these four municipal corporations were held directly.
From 11 municipal councils, Congress bagged six while BJP had to rest content with a mere three. Vasundhara loyalists complain that the former Rajasthan chief minister, who was forced to step down from the opposition leader’s post on October 23, was deliberately kept away from campaigning for the party in the municipal polls. In the absence of any charismatic or powerful leader to steer BJP’s campaigning, it just wilted under the Congress onslaught. Local RSS leaders, who were instrumental in having Ms Raje removed from their way, have been pushing the name of former state home minister Gulab Chand Kataria, but the BJP’s central leadership is not said to be in favour of the proposal. BJP may bring some surprising name in State.

50 Employees hospitalised at Kaiga nuclear plant

About 50 workers at the Kaiga Nuclear Power Plant in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka have been hospitalised after suffering radiation poisioning. Reports said the employees were taken ill after drinking contaminated water in the plant. The employees working in the first maintenance unit of the plant were treated for increasing level of tritium after they drank water from a water cooler in the operating area on November 24, official sources said on condition of anonymity. Tritium, also known as Hydrogen-3, is used in research, fusion reactors and neutron generators. Urine examination of the employees in the unit is done everyday as a matter of routine and during such a test four days ago it was found that the tritium level was more than the normal level. They were taken to the plant hospital in Mallapur and treated immediately, the sources said. “The contents of the water in the cooler are being investigated,” the sources said.
Kaiga is one of India’s newer nuclear plants and has three atomic power units of 220 MW each. A fourth unit is ready for commissioning anytime.

Online CAT exam disrupted on servers crash

The first computer-bases CAT Exam for admission to IIMs on Saturday got off to a troubled start with the server crashing in some centres, forcing the authorities to reschedule the examination for those affected. Nearly 2.41 lakh students across the country would take the exam for getting entry into seven IIMs and other B-schools in 105 centres in 32 cities in the next 10 days. "It has certainly not been cancelled in any of the test centres," Soumitra Roy, Managing Director, India, Prometric, the agency conducting the test, said. "As a result of isolated technical issues some candidates are being rescheduled and provided with a new appointment via email and SMS," Roy said.
He said that thousands of tests were successfully delivered in hundreds of test centres throughout the country. "To accommodate the maximum number of candidates, Prometric and IIMs delayed the start of the morning session by about half an hour," he said. Students complained of glitches in certain centres in Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Delhi, Mumbai , Kolkata and Bhopal.

MTS to offcer internet services to Schools in Rajasthan

MTS, the mobile telephony services brand of Sistema Shyam Teleservices Ltd (SSTL), is planning to forge a tie up with Rajasthan government to provide Internet services to educational institutes in rural areas. MTS Rajasthan chief operating officer Sandeep Yadav, on the sidelines of a press conference to announce the launch of mobile-high speed data services, Mblaze in Rajasthan. MTS officials said "We are willing to offer our services at confessional rates so that browsing facilities reaches to rural students as well,”. company can also offer free hardware if the state government enters into long term association.
MTS is betting big on data services. The company aims at garnering 35 per cent of its total revenue from data services in next two years. “Our major focus would be data services. We expect to corner 35 per cent share of data services in the state and clock a double-digit market share at national level in next two years. We would be launching our services in all the major cities of the state and covering national highways by the end of this fiscal. The post paid services will be launched after some time,” Mr Yadav said. With this launch, MTS would be offering its data services in Jaipur, Jodhpur, Bhiwadi and Delhi in North India as well as southern cities like Chennai, Coimbatore, Tiruchy, Kochi, Calicut, Trivandrum, Mysore, Mangalore, Bengaluru and Belgaum.

Veer Movie release date - 22nd January 2010

The New Year / January 2010 will witness a new chapter in Indian cinema with the year’s most awaited film Veer starring super star Salman Khan set to release on 22nd January 2010. An Eros International worldwide release, produced by Vijay Galani and directed by Anil Sharma, the epic saga stars Salman Khan in a never seen before avatar along with leading lady - newcomer Zarine Khan. Audiences will be treated to a glimpse of the film with the theatrical trailer hitting the silver screen with De Dana Dan on 27th November.
Veer, Salman Khan’s brain child that has lived with the actor for over 20 years is a legend of heroism and bravery of a Pindari soldier. The film is a period drama with the theme of love versus duty. It speaks of bravery exemplifying the courage of every oppressed Indian fighting for justice and independence. The film has been directed by Anil Sharma, a master at big canvas and historical projects.
Directed by Anil Sharma
Written by Salman Khan
Music by Sajid-Wajid
Cinematography Gopal Shah
Editing by Salman Khan
Distributed by Eros International
Star cast: Mithun Chakraborty, Salman Khan, Sohail Khan and Jackie Shroff
Veer Movie release date - 22nd January 2010