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Rajasthan: Minor boy allegedly beaten to death by a teacher for touching a drinking pot

A minor boy from an oppressed community was allegedly beaten to death by a teacher in Surana village of Rajasthan. Family members of the nine-year-old boy who died on Saturday in Ahmedabad hospital alleged that the child was assaulted by a teacher on July 20 for touching a drinking pot that was meant for upper […]

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Cleanliness worker sacked from job for ‘treating’ PM Narendra Modi’s picture as trash

A cleanliness worker was sacked from his job after he was found carrying photos of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath in a garbage cart, officials said. According to a video, which has since gone viral on social media, the incident occurred on Saturday when a traveller from Rajasthan stopped […]

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Indian state on alert after man murdered over controversial remarks on Prophet Muhammad

The murder of a man in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan has sparked religious tensions in the area. The victim, a Hindu tailor named Kanhaiya Lal, was killed in Udaipur district on Tuesday by two Muslim men, who filmed the act and posted it online. They claimed the act was in retaliation for the […]

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India records over 90,000 Covid-19 infections, first Omicron death

A 74-year-old man who died in the western state of Rajasthan was India’s first death with the Omicron variant, the health ministry said on Wednesday. Officials said the man had been suffering from diabetes and other comorbid conditions. India has reported 2,630 Omicron cases so far. It reported more than 90,000 cases on Thursday – […]

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Teenager sells his adult wife a month after wedding to buy a smartphone

A 17-year-old was detained by the police in India on charges of selling his wife a month after their wedding to a 55-year-old man in Rajasthan where he had gone to work in a brick kiln. The woman, a 26-year-old, has been rescued by the police from the south-eastern Rajasthan district of Baran which borders […]

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Teacher beats his student to death for not completing his homework

A school teacher was arrested for allegedly beating a grade seven student to death for not completing his homework. The tragic incident took place in Salasar village of Churu district in Rajasthan, India. The teacher, identified as Manoj Kumar, allegedly thrashed the 13-year-old boy with sticks after it was found that the latter didn’t complete […]

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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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16 prisoners escape after throwing chilli powder in the eyes of prison guards

Sixteen prisoners escaped on Monday night after throwing chilli powder in the eyes of the guards, police said. The incident was reported in Phalodi Sub-jail in the Indian state of Rajasthan. An operation has been launched to nab the escapees, who are mostly facing charges of murder and drug trafficking. The prisoners fled after throwing […]

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60-year-old climbs electric pole after family object to his second marriage

A man in the Indian state of Rajasthan decided to risk it all by climbing up an electric pole in order to convince his family to permit him to marry again. The man was identified as Sobran Singh, 60. He lost his wife four years ago and has been living alone though these years. When […]

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Bird flu scare grips several Indian states after geese, ducks and crows fall dead

Multiple cases of avian influenza were confirmed among birds in several Indian states. Himachal Pradesh: Around 1,700 migratory birds, most of them bar-headed geese, have been found dead under mysterious circumstances in and around Himachal Pradesh’s Pong Dam lake In Kangra district. The sale and purchase of poultry has also been banned in some parts […]

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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 […]