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Indian state disables mobile internet for 12 hours to stop cheating in exam

Mobile internet services have been snapped in parts of the Indian state of Rajasthan for 12 hours on Sunday as the state holds important exams to select teachers for government schools. The move is to prevent cheating, officials said. The highly competitive Rajasthan Eligibility Examination for Teachers or REET will see some 16 lakh candidates […]

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Hundreds of weddings in India’s Rajasthan could magnify Covid-19 situation

Hundreds of weddings would be taking place in the Indian state of Rajasthan between 25-30 November as its considered one of the most auspicious weeks for wedding ceremonies in the Hindu calendar. At least 3,000 weddings would be held in state capital Jaipur alone. The state government have allowed 100 guests and mandatory use of […]

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Man who survived coronavirus, dengue and malaria is now recovering from a deadly snake bite

A British man who survived coronavirus, dengue and malaria was recovering after a potentially deadly snake bite in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Ian Jones was bitten by a cobra in Jodhpur district of the desert state and admitted to hospital in Jodhpur city, about 350 kilometres from the capital Jaipur. “Jones came to us […]

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Italian tourist tests positive for coronavirus in India’s Rajasthan

An Italian national tested positive for coronavirus in the state of Rajasthan, a major tourist destination, a hospital official said on Monday, taking the number of people who have tested positive in the country to six. The patient had initially tested negative for the virus but a second test came out positive, a hospital official […]

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Court finds four guilty for 2008 Jaipur serial blasts

A Jaipur court on Wednesday pronounced its verdict in the 2008 Jaipur serial blasts case convicting four accused while one was acquitted. The four accused were held guilty on charges under different sections including the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. The four accused – Sarvar Aazmi, Mohammad Saif, Saifur Rahman and Salman – were held guilty […]

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Thousands of migratory birds die mysteriously in Sambhar Salt Lake

Thousands of migratory birds were found dead around Sambhar Lake, the country’s largest inland saltwater lake near Jaipur. Officials said they suspect water contamination as one of the reasons for the deaths but were awaiting viscera test reports. Though the official toll was 1,500, locals claimed the number of dead birds could be as high […]