Of 139 engg colleges in state, 16 in 'top category'

Jaipur, Sept. 12 -- Despite the government claims of improvements in technical education in Rajasthan, there seems a little progress on the front with only 16 engineering colleges making it to the top... Read More

Vernacular writers to meet in Jaipur from Sept 13 to 15

Jaipur, Sept. 12 -- More than 600 progressive poets, writers, artists and activists from 26 states will attend the 17th All India Conference of Progressive Writers Association in Jaipur from September... Read More

NCERT curriculum in govt schools: Minister

Jaipur, Sept. 12 -- The state government will implement the NCERT syllabus in schools of Rajasthan from the forthcoming academic session (2020-21), education minister Govind Singh Dotasra said at a pr... Read More

Car in RSS chief's cavalcade hits bike, minor killed

Jaipur, Sept. 12 -- A six-year-old boy was killed and 55-year-old man injured when a car in the cavalcade of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat hit the motorcycle they were riding on in Alwar district on Wednesd... Read More

RCA politics hots up with entry of CM's son Vaibhav Gehlot

Jaipur, Sept. 12 -- After the entry of chief minister Ashok Gehlot's son, Vaibhav, into cricket administration, politics in Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) has heated up as people aware of the dev... Read More

Amity tune in folk tradition: Muslim artistes stage plays, sing paeans to Hindu deities

KOTA, Sept. 11 -- Rajasthan has kept alive the tradition of 'village theatre' in which Muslim Mirasi artistes sing paeans in honour of Hindu folk deities. Folk plays on Hindu deities are staged and re... Read More

Behror cops get the axe over gangster's escape

Jaipur, Sept. 11 -- An internal enquiry conducted by the police department into lapses, which led to the escape of a dreaded criminal from Alwar's Behror police station, revealed that the staff of the... Read More

Kota admin plans sports village like one in Udaipur

Kota, Sept. 11 -- The district administration is exploring the possibilities of establishing a sports village in the city on the lines of Maharanta Pratap Khel Gaon of Udaipur district. Kota district... Read More

Rly drive to stop use of single-use plastic

Jaipur, Sept. 11 -- The North Western Railway (NWR) will launch a campaign to stop use of single-use plastic from Wednesday, said a release. The campaign will run until October 2 under the 'Swachhata... Read More

4-fold rise in edu funds in 10 years, but students' learning levels down

Jaipur, Sept. 11 -- Despite more than fourfold increase in the expenditure on primary education in Rajasthan over past 10 years, the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) shows that learning levels... Read More