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Rajasthan: State in northern India
Rajasthan is a state in northern India. The state covers an area of 342,239 square kilometres (132,139 sq mi) or 10.4 percent of the total geographical area of India. It is the largest Indian state by area and the seventh largest by population. Rajasthan is located on the northwestern side of India, where it comprises most of the wide and inhospitable Thar Desert and shares a border with the Pakistani provinces of Punjab to the northwest and Sindh to the west, along the Sutlej-Indus river valley. Elsewhere it is bordered by five other Indian states: Punjab to the north; Haryana and Uttar Pradesh to the northeast; Madhya Pradesh to the southeast; and Gujarat to the southwest. It's geographical location is 23.3 to 30.12 to North latitude and 69.30 to 78.17 East longitude with the Tropic of Cancer passing through southern most tip of the state.

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Swarms of desert locusts tear through Rajasthan in northern India [Video]

Swarms of desert locusts tear through Rajasthan in northern India

Vast swarms of desert locusts are tearing through India’s northern state of Rajasthan, posing a severe threat to agriculture and livelihoods.View on euronews

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North India reels under heat wave [Video]

North India reels under heat wave

North Indian states are witnessing a high rise in mercury during summers. Delhiites are facing a tough time beating the heat. People in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur are suggested not to go out in the sun...

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Almost 20 migrant labourers injured in Prayagraj bus accident [Video]

Almost 20 migrant labourers injured in Prayagraj bus accident

At least 20 migrant labourers got injured in Prayagraj bus accident on May 22 overnight. The bus was carrying around 30 migrant labourers overturned in Nawabganj area. "15-20 people are injured. The..

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UP govt doing petty politics: Sachin Pilot on Yogi administration not allowing Congress buses for migrants [Video]

UP govt doing petty politics: Sachin Pilot on Yogi administration not allowing Congress buses for migrants

The Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Sachin Pilot, questioned Uttar Pradesh government's intention for not allowing bus service arranged by congress party for migrant workers. While taking to ANI,..

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CM Gehlot Kicks off 'Indira Priyadarshini Baby Kit' scheme for newborns [Video]

CM Gehlot Kicks off 'Indira Priyadarshini Baby Kit' scheme for newborns

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot started the free of cost 'Indira Priyadarshini Baby Kit' distribution program for newborn girls in Government hospitals. CM Gehlot handed pink color kits to two..

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Congress leaders gather outside Agra police station after party state president got arrested [Video]

Congress leaders gather outside Agra police station after party state president got arrested

Congress leaders gathered outside police station in UP's Agra. Congress UP Chief Ajay Singh Lallu is arrested by the police. Police detained Lallu after he indulged in an argument with police and..

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'Shramik special' train derails in Mangaluru [Video]

'Shramik special' train derails in Mangaluru

A 'shramik special' train on Tirur (Kerala) to Jaipur (Rajasthan) route derailed at Padil, Mangaluru at around 2 am on May 19. No injuries have been reported. Train resumed its journey after the..

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Instead of criticizing Rahul Gandhi, Centre should talk with opposition for helping migrant workers: Ashok Gehlot [Video]

Instead of criticizing Rahul Gandhi, Centre should talk with opposition for helping migrant workers: Ashok Gehlot

After Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman criticized Rahul Gandhi for meeting migrant workers, Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Ashok Gehlot condemned the statement and said that instead of it,..

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Congress' buses ferrying migrant workers from Rajasthan stuck at UP border, awaits CM Yogi's permission [Video]

Congress' buses ferrying migrant workers from Rajasthan stuck at UP border, awaits CM Yogi's permission

As many as 135 buses, arranged by Congress to ferry migrant workers from Alwar in Rajasthan to Uttar Pradesh, are stranded at the Bahaj inter-state border as UP government didn't give permission to..

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Coolers installed at Jodhpur zoo to provide relief to animals [Video]

Coolers installed at Jodhpur zoo to provide relief to animals

Amidst rising temperature, coolers have been installed in Machiya Park in Rajasthan's Jodhpur in order to provide relief to animals. To help the animals beat the heat, water is also sprinkled on them..

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24 labourers killed, several injured after 2 trucks collide in UP's Auraiya [Video]

24 labourers killed, several injured after 2 trucks collide in UP's Auraiya

At least 24 labourers were killed and several injured after the truck they were travelling in, collided with another truck in Uttar Pradesh's Auraiya on May 16. The injured have been shifted to..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:39Published
Several states aren't giving permission for 'shramik special' trains which pains me: Railways Minister [Video]

Several states aren't giving permission for 'shramik special' trains which pains me: Railways Minister

While speaking to ANI in the national capital on May 14 amid COVID-19 outbreak, the Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal spoke on 'shramik special' trains. He said, "It pains me that several states..

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Contingency plan should be completed with highest priority: CM Gehlot [Video]

Contingency plan should be completed with highest priority: CM Gehlot

While reviewing the drinking water supply in the state, Chief Minister of Rajasthan Ashok Gehlot said that district collector and Water Supply Department officials should ensure proper supply of..

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Swarm of locusts attacks Rajasthan's Ajmer, leaves farmers worried [Video]

Swarm of locusts attacks Rajasthan's Ajmer, leaves farmers worried

Rajasthan's Ajmer witnessed a locust attack. Swarm of insects entering the city has left farmers worried. Threat from insects prevails as farmers have just sown crops. "Locusts entered the district..

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COVID-19: Haryana's situation better than neighbouring states, says CM Khattar [Video]

COVID-19: Haryana's situation better than neighbouring states, says CM Khattar

The Chief Minister of Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar informed that total number of COVID19 cases in the state reached 555, including 289 active cases, 260 recoveries and 6 deaths."Our situation is better..

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Centre should announce package for state govts and needy: Sachin Pilot [Video]

Centre should announce package for state govts and needy: Sachin Pilot

Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot spoke on the financial aid by Centre amid coronavirus. "Financial aid provided by the Central Government is almost non-existent when compared to other..

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Disinfectant sprayed on people arrived in WB's Hooghly by 'Shramik Special' train amid lockdown 3.0 [Video]

Disinfectant sprayed on people arrived in WB's Hooghly by 'Shramik Special' train amid lockdown 3.0

Disinfectant was sprayed on people who arrived in West Bengal's Hooghly amid coronavirus lockdown on May 05. They arrived at Dankuni railway station from Rajasthan's Ajmer by 'Shramik Special' train...

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Wreath laying ceremony of Col Ashutosh Sharma held in Jaipur [Video]

Wreath laying ceremony of Col Ashutosh Sharma held in Jaipur

Wreath laying ceremony of Colonel Ashutosh Sharma was held at Jaipur Military Station on May 05. Relatives of Col Ashutosh Sharma paid last respects to him. Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot paid..

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Around 900 migrant labourers reach Jharkhand from Rajasthan via special train [Video]

Around 900 migrant labourers reach Jharkhand from Rajasthan via special train

Around 900 migrant labourers of the Jharkhand reached Barkakana railway station of Ramgarh district from Rajasthan's Nagaur on May 04. They were later sent to their respective districts on buses..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:15Published
India's poor pushed to live in trees for isolation [Video]

India's poor pushed to live in trees for isolation

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked the nation's poor for "forgiveness" on Sunday, as the economic and human toll from his 21-day nationwide lockdown deepens. Lacking space in their homes, some..

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After UP, Rajasthan reverts to 8-hr factory shifts

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Heatwave likely to abate only after May 28; dust storm, thunderstorm expected on May 29-30: IMD

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Rajasthan's Covid-19 count surges to 7,173 with 73 news cases on Monday

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