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172nd Birth Anniversary of Maharana Fateh Singh

Udaipur : Today we celebrate the 172nd Birth anniversary of Maharana Fateh Singh (r. 1884-1930 CE). He was born on Paush Shukla Dwitiya Vikram Samvat 1906. The 73rd custodian of the house of Mewar; Maharana Fateh Singh ascended the throne of Mewar on 23 December 1884. After the demise of Maharana …

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In Udaipur, biker dies as Chinese majha slits his throat

Udaipur : A 22-year-old youth riding his bike lost his life after he came in contact with a Chinese ‘manjha’ (thread used for flying kites) that slit his throat in Kherwada of Udaipur district. The incident occurred on Thursday noon when the victim, identified as Laksh son of Ashok Kumar Suthar, was …

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Fishing, a major threat for endangered ‘Mahaseer’ at Badi Lake

‘HC prohibited fishing here in 2017’  Udaipur : Environmentalists and activists have condemned the act of the Fisheries department to award fishing license at Badi lake. Badi Lake is the home of  the endangered ‘Mahaseer’ fish also known as the ‘Tiger of rivers’ , for its size which inhabits only in pollution …

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Leopard spotted in Ghosunda dam, flees before rescue

  Udaipur : Panic prevailed in Ghosunda dam area , some 18 kilometers from Chittorgarh district headquarters on Friday when a leopard happened to enter inside the premises in search of water. The leopard was alarmed to see the dam staff and tried to hide itself behind the pillars and structures …

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Uttra Khand railway trainee commit suicide in Udaipur lake

Udaipur : In a shocking incident, a 27-year-old man from Uttra Khand who had come to Udaipur on a month’s training ended his life by jumping into the SwaroopSagar lake here on Thursday afternoon.  The deceased was identified as Heem Singh Khati son of Rajendra SIngh from Udhampur, Uttarakhand. He had …

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Bank office boy among 6 arrested for Rs 25L loot in Chittorgarh

Udaipur : Six persons including an office boy of a private bank have been arrested in connection with last week’s Rs 25 Lakh loot in Chittorgarh. The mastermind and two others are still at large while the police has recovered 18.5Lakh rupees from the loot money. “On December 29, unknown assailants …

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Woman, child killed as stove burst in Dungarpur

Udaipur : A woman and  an year old girl were killed and 3 others injured when there was a blast in the chulha while cookingnon Saturday evening. The incident took place in Deval Khas village of Manaat Mota Fala under Sadar police station limits of Dungarpur district. According to the police,  …

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Chittorgarh police bag larger drug busts, expose sand mafias

‘1059 arrests under various Acts in 2020’ Udaipur : Despite a setback due to the pandemic and three months of lockdown in 2020, Chittorgarh police met success to a great extent in curbing crime in the district as the cops arrested 1059 culprits under various acts including NDPS, Excise, Arms and …

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ACB to ensure complainant’s legal work is get done- Dinesh MN

Udaipur : Additional Director General, Anti Corruption Bureau DInesh MN said 2020 had been a successful year for the department with more than 300 officials including an IAS, trapped for corrupt practices. “CM Ashok Gehlot launched the ACB helpline 1064 in the month of June and since then, we have become …

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Mewar’s last poet Rao Mohan Singh awarded DLitt degree posthumously

Udaipur : Janardhan Rai Nagar Rajasthan Vidyapeeth conferred D.Litt degree posthumously to Kavi Rao Mohan SIngh, the last poet of the erstwhile Mewar Dynasty, here at a function on Tuesday. The poet’s great grandsons received the honors from the university chancellor Balwant S Jani. The university has also taken up a project of …

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Timber smugglers run truck over forest guards, 2 injured

’20 ton timber illegally transported to Gujarat seized’ Udaipur : Timber smugglers ran their truck over two forest guards while trying to escape a checkpost at Sultan ki Kherwada village under Jhadol Phalasiya range of Udaipur district on Tuesday night. The guards had a narrow escape as they got caught under …

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First goods train run on Ajmer-Udaipur electrified rail route

Udaipur : On Saturday, the NWR inaugurated the Ajmer-Udaipur electrified railway route with the successful trip of a goods train between Madar and RanaPratap Nagar station. The locomotive with an electric engine started off from Madar in Ajmer from  3.20am, reached Udaipur’s station at 10.45am.The DRM, Ajmer division NK Parsuramka termed it …

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Man butchers wife, 4 kids to death, hangs self in Udaipur

Udaipur : In a terrifying incident, a 30-year-old man killed  his wife, and four children on Thursday night and hanged himself from a tree, some meters away from his home in  Holi Fala of Robiya village under Kherwara police station limits of Udaipur district.  The news of six deaths came as a …

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