ADVERTISEMENT

Rajasthan

MiG-21 crashes in Barmer district of Rajasthan; pilot safe

ADVERTISEMENT

An Indian Air Force(IAF) MiG-21 fighter plane crashed near Uttarlai air base in this district of Rajasthan today, but the pilot managed to bale out safely.

According to defence sources, the plane was on a routine sortie and crashed in Kundala village near the Uttarlai base while it was returning to land.

The plane caught fire after the crash and two fire brigade teams were pressed into service to put out flames. In the meantime, the pilot baled out safely, they said.

IAF and district administration officials rushed to the spot, the sources added.

NNN

ADVERTISEMENT

6 killed, 10 injured in road accident in Rajasthan

ADVERTISEMENT

Six people were killed and 10 others injured in an accident involving three vehicles near Balaji town in this district of Rajasthan late last night.

The incident occurred around 2300 hrs last night when the bus rammed into a stationary jeep and a car along the roadside, leaving six people dead, the police said.

The injured were admitted to the Government Hospital here, the police added.

NNN

ADVERTISEMENT

7 killed as driver ploughs bus through passengers after tiff in Rajasthan

ADVERTISEMENT

Seven devotees from Agra were killed and more than a dozen injured when a drunken driver ploughed his bus through them in this town of Rajasthan early today following a tiff over the payment of the fare.

The group from Agra which boarded the private bus at a bus stand here for proceeding to Kaila Devi shrine around 0400 hrs, had a dispute over the payment of fare at a petrol pump where the driver stopped to take fuel, the police said.

The driver allegedly forced them to de-board. The passengers were walking near the Government College here when the drunken driver, in a fit of rage, ploughed the bus through them, the police said.

While six persons died on the spot, one injured succumbed to his injuries later on the way to Jaipur.

The injured were admitted at the Government Hospital here from where two were referred to the SMS Hospital in Jaipur, the sources added.

NNN

ADVERTISEMENT

CBI to start probe in case of missing nurse in Rajasthan

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will soon start a probe into the mysterious disappearance of Bhanwari Devi, a nurse in Rajasthan, a CBI official said today.


"The probe is likely to be started very soon," the official said.


The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) had issued a notification in this regard on Monday. Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot had recommended the CBI probe on September 14.


State Health and Water Resources Minister Mahipal Maderna has been linked to the nurse's disappearance.


Bhanwari Devi, a midwife, is missing since September 1. Her husband has alleged that she was abducted at the behest of Maderna and his aides.


NNN

12 killed, 36 injured in two road accidents in Rajasthan

ADVERTISEMENT

As many as 12 persons were killed and more than three dozen injured in two road accidents in Jaipur and Chittorgarh districts of Rajasthan yesterday.

Seven persons from Haryana were killed and two injured when their car rammed into a truck near Bhaironji bifurcation on the outskirts of Shahpura town on the Jaipur-Delhi road yesterday morning, a police spokesman said.

While four of the victims, who hailed from Ballabhgarh in Haryana died on the spot, three of the five injured succumbed to their injuries later at the SMS Hospital here.

Two injured were still being treated at the hospital. The deceased were yet to be identified, the spokesman said.

In another incident, five people, including a woman and a child, were killed and more than 35 injured when a private bus carrying them overturned and fell into a roadside "khud" at Bhujar Ghati in Bhainsroad Garh area near Rawatbhata town of Chittorgarh district.

The bus was proceeding to nearby town Dhabi from Bhainsroad Garh when the driver lost control on the slopy road and the vehicle skidded off the road into the 50-feet deep "khud", police sources said.

The injured were rushed to a nearby hospital from where 14 of them were referred to Kota for treatment, the sources added.

NNN

ADVERTISEMENT

2 burnt alive in LPG fire in Jaipur

Two children were killed and as many sustained serious burn injuries in a fire which broke out in a house in the Mansarovar locality here yesterday evening.

According to police sources, the blaze broke out due to leakage in the kitchen gas cylinder while the family was cooking dinner.

The flames soon engulfed the entire house, leaving a one-month-old infant and a three-year-old girl dead and two children seriously injured.

The injured are being treated at the SMS Hospital here.

Fire brigade units were pressed into service to put out the flames, police added.

NNN

ADVERTISEMENT

Jaipur Jail premises to emerge as smoke-free zone

The Rajasthan Jail Administration has decided to make the Central Jail here smoke and tobacco-free prison premises.

Minor fire in Ajmer-bound Shatabdi Express

Passengers of the Jaipur bound Delhi-Jaipur-Ajmer Shatabdi Express remained stranded near Dausa for some time following a sudden fire in the engine of the prestigious train this morning.


4 young devotees killed in road accident in Rajasthan

Four young devotees were killed and six injured when a speeding truck rammed into them near Hazari Kheda village in this district of Rajasthan early this morning, police said.


Gopalgarh violence: Collector, SP and Addl SP suspended

ADVERTISEMENT

The Rajasthan Government has placed under suspension Bharatpur District Collector Krishna Kunal, Superintendent of Police Hinglaj Daan and Additional Superintendent of Police Om Prakash Meghwal after a high-level review of the September 14 violence and firing at Gopalgarh in the district which left 10 people dead and 19 injured.

5 killed, 4 injured while travelling on roof of train

Five youths, who were travelling on the roof of the Gwalior-Udaipur Mail train were killed and four others injured when they hit a flyover between Ajmer and Bhilwara stations in Rajasthan early today.


Curfew relaxed for five hours in Gopalgarh town of Rajasthan

ADVERTISEMENT

A five-hour relaxation was today given in the curfew which was imposed in Gopalgarh town of this district of Rajasthan on Wednesday, following communal violence which left eight people dead.

Curfew continues in Gopalgarh, Rajasthan; toll rises to 7

ADVERTISEMENT

The toll in Wednesday's communal violence in Gopalgarh in this district of Rajasthan has gone up to seven even as the indefinite curfew in the town and neighbouring areas continued for the third day today without relaxation.

Indefinite curfew continues in Gopalgarh town of Rajasthan

An indefinite curfew, imposed in Gopalgarh and neighbouring areas in the Kaman region of this district of Rajasthan after incidents of communal violence, continued for the second day today without relaxation.

Violence claims about 10 lives at Gopalgarh in Rajasthan

An indefinite curfew has been imposed in Gopalgarh town in the Kaman region of this district of Rajasthan today following incidents of firing, arson, looting and clashes between people of two communities, which left around five to ten people dead.


Abhishek Bachchan suffers injury during shooting in Jaipur

Film actor Abhishek Bachchan was today injured during the shooting of Hindi feature film "Bol Bachchan" in the historic City Palace premises here.


5 devotees killed, 8 injured in road mishap in Rajasthan

Five devotees were killed and eight injured in a collision between a jeep and a truck near Loradi village on the Jaisalmer-Jodhpur highway in Rajasthan this morning.


According to police sources, the jeep was carrying back home a group of devotees after they had participated in the Ramdevra Mela in Pokhran region of neighbouring Jaisalmer district, when the vehicle rammed into the speeding truck which was coming from the opposite direction.


The deceased included two women, the police said, adding that the injured were admitted to the Mathuradas Mathur Hospital here.


NNN

Withdrawal of monsoon from western parts of Rajasthan delayed: IMD

ADVERTISEMENT

The withdrawal of the south-west monsoon from western parts of Rajasthan, which usually starts around September 1, has been delayed and is not likely during the next one week, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said.

6 killed in road accident in Chittorgarh district of Rajasthan

ADVERTISEMENT

Six people were killed and ten injured in a collision between a jeep and truck near Ranikheda in Nimbahera region of this district of Rajasthan today.

According to police, the ill-fated jeep was carrying back home in Jhabua, Madhya Pradesh a group of devotees after they had participated in the Ramdevra mela in Pokhran region of Jaisalmer district, when it rammed into the truck which was going into the opposite direction.

The deceased were identified as Nanji(60), Luna(30), Shambhu(40), Nanki(70) and Gali Bai(55) of Panas village in Jhabua district of Madhya Pradesh.

The injured were shifted to Udaipur after first aid at a nearby hospital, police sources said.

NNN

Missing IAS officer Navin Jain traced in Chandigarh

Navin Jain, an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, who had gone missing from Shahjahanpur in Alwar district of Rajasthan on August 30, was traced in Chandigarh today.


Police constable shoots himself dead in Rajasthan

A police constable on duty allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself dead here last night, police sources said today.


According to the sources, Nagendra Singh, 37, was on duty at the District Treasury last night when he shot himself with his service rifle.


The reason for the extreme step was yet to be ascertained, the sources said. The deceased hailed from Pilani in Jhunjhunu district, they added.


NNN

Jaisalmer fort sustains minor damage in rains

The historic Sonar Qila in Jaisalmer sustained minor damages due to heavy downpour last evening in the desert town.


A report from Jaisalmer said about 40-feet portion of the wall in the fort near Gopaji Chowk collapsed amid heavy rains late last evening. However, nobody was hurt.


Many portions of the about 850 year-old fort were in a dilapidated state, the report said, adding that this was the second time when the rain rendered damage to the fort during the current monsoon season.


The Meteorology Office has recorded 90 mm rainfall in the Golden City yesterday.


NNN
 

9 killed in accident near Pokhran in Rajasthan

Nine people were killed and four other injured in a collision between a jeep and truck near Dedia village in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan today.


According to police sources, the ill-fated jeep was on its way to Phalodi with devotees returning after paying obeisance at Ramdevra Shrine, when it rammed into the truck near Dedia, situated along the border between Jodhpur and Jaisalmer districts, about 12 km from Pokhran.


Five people died on the spot while four succumbed to their injuries later, the sources said. The deceased included three women and two children, they said.


The injured were admitted to hospitals in Pokhran and Jodhpur, the sources added.


NNN

7 killed in road accident near Pokhran in Rajasthan

Seven people were killed and six injured in a collision between a jeep and a truck near Didia village in Pokhran region in this district of Rajasthan today.


According to police sources, the jeep was carrying devotees to Phalodi in Jodhpur district after paying obeisance at Ramdevra Shrine, when it rammed into the truck.


The collision was so powerful that five people died on the spot while two succumbed to their injuries later, the police said.


The injured were rushed to a hospital in Pokharan from where four of them were referred to Jodhpur for treatment, the sources added.


NNN

Rajasthan: Missing IAS officer Jain still untraced, police continue search

Police in Rajasthan today continued their search for an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, Navin Jain, who went missing under mysterious circumstances from Shahjahanpur in this district yesterday.


Syndicate content
© Copyright 2012 NetIndian. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of NetIndian content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of NetIndian Media Corporation. Write to info[AT]netindian[DOT]in for permission to use content. Read detailed Terms of Use.