Dev Patel steps into the shoes of a Sikh for a film

India, Nov. 12 -- Dev Patel shot to fame with his 2008 international blockbuster Slumdog Millionaire. The film went on to win big at the 2009 Academy Awards. Born to expat parents in the UK, the actor... Read More

Govt sets ball rolling for Ayodhya trust

New Delhi, Nov. 12 -- The Centre on Monday began the process of setting up a trust in Ayodhya, as mandated by the Supreme Court in its Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid verdict, with a team of officers exa... Read More

BJP MLA writes to CM over work boycott by patwaris

Jaipur, Nov. 12 -- A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA has written to chief minister Ashok Gehlot over boycott of revenue work by patwaris in the Hadoti region. "The government should either accept th... Read More

Army jawan was in touch with Pak agent for 2 years

Jaipur, Nov. 12 -- Vichitra Behera, the army jawan arrested by the state police last week on spying charges, has confessed that he was in touch with a Pakistani agent for "almost two years", police sa... Read More

Tiger protection force at Sariska in limbo

Kota, Nov. 12 -- The Special Tiger Protection Force (STPF) announced for the Mukundra Hills Tiger Reserve (MHTR) of Kota and Sariska Tiger Reserve (STR) in Alwar are still in papers, three years after... Read More

migratory birds found dead at Sambhar lake, probe begins

Jaipur, Nov. 12 -- More than 1,000 migratory birds of around 13-15 species have been found dead at Sambhar Lake area in Jaipur district of Rajasthan in the last fornight, the officials said, adding th... Read More

People will teach Congress a lesson: BJP

Jaipur, Nov. 12 -- State BJP president Satish Poonia on Monday said the achievements and progress made under the 'golden era' of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's tenure will help BJP emerge victorious i... Read More

Gang stealing diesel busted, three arrested

Jaipur, Nov. 12 -- With the arrest of three persons, Jaipur rural police on Monday claimed to have busted a gang stealing diesel from tankers of a public sector oil company. Around 300 litre of diese... Read More

govt to depts: solve employee issues before civic elections

Jaipur, Nov. 12 -- Ahead of civic and panchayat polls, the state government has directed all the departments to establish dialogue with employees' and resolve their issues (pay anomalies, promotions) ... Read More

Criminals wanted in 2 dozen cases arrested in Jaipur

Jaipur, Nov. 12 -- The Jaipur rural police on Monday arrested two criminals wanted in almost two dozen cases including the murder of a businessmen in Ahmedabad nine days back. The arrested accused we... Read More