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Business

Mission Paani: Meet Amla Ruia, the Conservationist Who Helped Solve Water Crisis in Hundreds of Rajasthan Villages

Sustainability of crucial natural resources like water is the need of the hour as the importance of hygiene amidst coronavirus pandemic increased in the past year. There are many areas in the country where even drinking water is scarce. One such region that needs serious water conservation efforts is Rajasthan. Amla Ruia, who was born and raised in Uttar Pradesh, realized the ill-effects of this problem when dreadful images from Rajasthan’s severe drought in 1998 surfaced.They had a lasting impact on her and inspired her to find a concrete solution to water scarcity. She finally set up the Aakar Charitable Trust that now works in drought-stricken villages to set up check dams to reserve water.The Trust has built 200 drinking water kunds, traditional water collecting areas, from the year...
Career and Education

Low Turnout as Schools Reopen for Classes 9 to 12 in Rajasthan after 10 Months

Schools in Rajasthan opened for classes 9 to 12 on Monday, 10 months after they were closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, with only a handful of students returning to classes. Students were given a warm welcome at schools, which were sanitised on Sunday, and teachers ensured they wore masks and maintained social distancing.The state government has allowed schools to reopen with each room having 50 per cent seating capacity and students attending classes with the consent of their parents. "The turnout of students was quite low today, particularly in classes 10 and 12. Hopefully, it will increase over the next few days. Parents are in a wait-and-watch mode before allowing their wards to attend regular classes," said Sanjay Parashar, spokesperson of Subodh Public School here."Fifty per ...
India

Rajasthan Approves Proposal To Make Marriage Registration Process Simpler

Rajasthan has approved proposal to make marriage registration process simpler (Representational)Jaipur: Additional district marriage registration officers and block marriage registration officers will be appointed according to requirements and the process of marriage registration will be simplified in Rajasthan.Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has approved a proposal for the necessary amendments to the Rajasthan Compulsory Registration of Marriages Act 2009, according to a release issued by the planning and statistics department in Jaipur.According to the proposal of the department, additional district marriage registration officers and block marriage registration officers will be appointed according to requirements, in addition to district marriage registration officers.The process of marri...
India

Six Dead, 17 Injured As Bus Catches Fire In Rajasthan’s Jalore

Six Dead, 17 Injured As Bus Catches Fire In Rajasthan's Jalore.Jalore (Rajasthan): Six people were killed and 17 others sustained injuries as a bus caught fire after coming in contact with an electric wire in Maheshpur of Jalore district late on Saturday night.The incident took place around 10.30 pm Saturday near district headquarters, Chagan Lal Goyal, Jalore Additional District Collector said.The driver and the conductor of the bus died on the spot, while the four persons succumbed to their injuries during treatment in hospital."Seven persons among the 17 injured have been referred to a Jodhpur hospital. However, the driver and the conductor of the bus died on the spot while four succumbed to injuries during treatment in hospital," Mr Goyal said.Further details into the matter are awa...
India

9 राज्यों में फैला बर्ड फ्लू: दिल्ली और महाराष्ट्र में भी संक्रमण की पुष्टि; कृषि मामलों की संसदीय समिति ने आज मीटिंग बुलाई

Hindi NewsNationalBird Flu Outbreak India Latest LIVE Update; Pigeon Crow Death | Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) Spread In Rajasthan Madhya Pradesh Haryana Maharashtra Himachal Pradesh Gujarat Kerala 11 January Latest NewsAds से है परेशान? बिना Ads खबरों के लिए इनस्टॉल करें दैनिक भास्कर ऐपनई दिल्ली5 मिनट पहलेकॉपी लिंकबर्ड फ्लू को देखते हुए सभी राज्य एहतिहात बरत रहे हैं। फोटो झारखंड के चाईबासा जिले के एक पोल्ट्री फार्म की है।महाराष्ट्र में परभणी जिले के मुरुंबा गांव में 800 से ज्यादा मुर्गियों की मौत बर्ड फ्लू से हुई है। इनके सैंपल की जांच में संक्रमण का पता चला। दिल्ली में भी सोमवार को बर्ड फ्लू की पुष्टि हो गई। दिल्ली सरकार के पशुपालन विभाग के मुताबिक 8 कौवों और बतखों के सैंपल जांच के लिए भेजे गए थे।कृषि मामलों की संसदीय समिति ने आज मछली पालन, पशु पालन और डेयरी मंत्रालय के अधिकारियों की मी...
India

कोरोना देश में: बीते 24 घंटे में सिर्फ 150 संक्रमितों की मौत हुई, यह 232 दिनों में सबसे कम

Hindi NewsNationalCoronavirus Outbreak India Cases LIVE Updates; Maharashtra Pune Madhya Pradesh Indore Rajasthan Uttar Pradesh Haryana Punjab Bihar Novel Corona (COVID 19) Death Toll India Today Mumbai Delhi Coronavirus NewsAds से है परेशान? बिना Ads खबरों के लिए इनस्टॉल करें दैनिक भास्कर ऐपनई दिल्ली9 मिनट पहलेकॉपी लिंकदेश में रविवार को कोरोना के 16 हजार 85 नए मरीज मिले। 16 हजार 735 ठीक हो गए और सिर्फ 150 संक्रमितों की मौत हुई। जान गंवाने वालों का यह आंकड़ा 232 दिन, यानी 23 मई के बाद सबसे कम है। तब एक दिन में 142 संक्रमितों की मौत हुई थी।देश में कोविड-19 के अब तक 1 करोड़ 4 लाख केस आ चुके हैं। इनमें से 1 करोड़ 92 हजार मरीज ठीक हो चुके हैं, जबकि 1.51 लाख मरीजों की मौत हो चुकी है। कुल 2 लाख 19 हजार 788 मरीजों का इलाज चल रहा है। ये आंकड़े covid19india.org से लिए गए हैं।तीन मरीजों में मिला वायर...
India

Man Arrested On Espionage Charges In Rajasthan: Police

Rajasthan police has arrested a 42-year-old man on charges of spying for Pakistan.Jaipur: A special branch of Rajasthan has arrested a 42-year-old man on charges of spying for Pakistan, police said.The accused, identified as Satyanarayan Paliwal, a resident of Jaisalmer, was picked up by police and interrogated by intelligence agencies, they said.He was later arrested by the Crime Investigation Department (special branch), Jaipur under the Official Secrets Act, police said.Paliwal was allegedly in touch with Pakistani intelligence agency and was sharing information related to the Indian Army through social media, police official Umesh Mishra said.Some documents related to the Indian Army were also recovered from his mobile phone, he said, adding, that the accused was being interrogated....
India

वैक्सीन पर कांग्रेसी राज्यों का स्टैंड: राजस्थान, झारखंड और पंजाब के मंत्री बोले- वैक्सीन पर सवाल उठाना ठीक नहीं; हम केंद्र के साथ

Hindi NewsNationalCongress Ruling States Stand On Corona Vaccine. Ministers Of Rajasthan, Jharkhand And Punjab Said It Is Not Right To Question The Vaccine; We With The Central GovernmentAds से है परेशान? बिना Ads खबरों के लिए इनस्टॉल करें दैनिक भास्कर ऐपनई दिल्ली5 मिनट पहलेकॉपी लिंककांग्रेस नेता शशि थरूर, जयराम रमेश ने कोरोना वैक्सीन पर सवाल खड़े किए थे।16 जनवरी से देश में वैक्सीनेशन ड्राइव शुरू होना है। इस बीच, वैक्सीन पर सवाल खड़े करने वाली कांग्रेस दो खेमों में बंट गई है। शशि थरूर, जयराम रमेश जैसे कई नेताओं ने वैक्सीन पर सवाल खड़े किए तो कांग्रेसी राज वाले राज्य पंजाब, झारखंड और राजस्थान के मंत्री वैक्सीन के पक्ष में खड़े हो गए। इन राज्यों के मंत्रियों ने साफ कहा कि वैक्सीन पर किसी तरह का सवाल खड़ा करना ठीक नहीं है। झारखंड के मंत्री ने तो यहां तक कह दिया कि जनहित के मामलों में वह केंद्र ...
Business

Love for Hindi Language Turns School Drop-out Rajasthan Carpenter into Wikipedia Editor

Call it a love for his mother tongue 'Hindi' or his passion to invent something new that a school drop out, a carpenter by profession, turned into a Wikipedia editor and wrote 1,800 articles for its pages using his humble old vanilla plain mobile's keypad.Knowing no fullstops, he also edited 57,000 pages on Wikipedia using the same keypad with Hindi alphabets, typing one mobile keypad stroke at a time.Looking at his immense passion, Wikipedia in 2016 gifted him a laptop and a free internet connection. Since then, there has been no looking back, and he has been curating cyber content of high quality and attending many cyber conferences as a Wikipedia editor.This carpenter-turned Wikipedia editor is Raju Jangid (22), who hails from a small Jodhpur village, Thadiya and comes from a Suthar ...
India

Vasundhara Raje’s Supporters Form New Outfit In Rajasthan

Vasundhara Raje's supporters want to see her become the chief minister of Rajasthan, Satish Poonia saidJaipur: Some supporters of former Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje have formed an outfit, saying they want to see her again as the Chief Minister in 2023.The development is being seen as an attempt by Ms Raje's supporters to affirm her authority in the state and hints towards the friction in the party's state unit."We floated 'Vasundhara Raje Samarthak Rajasthan (Manch)' on December 20 and have appointed office bearers in 25 districts with an objective to publicise the achievements and policies of the former governments led by Raje in the state," Vijay Bhardwaj, the state president of the manch, told PTI."Satish Poonia is heading the party organisation. Our initiative will only...