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State in north-western India

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Rajasthan: State in north-western India
Rajasthan is a state located 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. 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. Its geographical location is 23.3 to 30.12 North latitude and 69.30 to 78.17 East longitude, with the Tropic of Cancer passing through the southernmost tip of the state.

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Centre warns 11 states about more dangerous Serotype-II Dengue virus strain | Oneindia News [Video]

Centre warns 11 states about more dangerous Serotype-II Dengue virus strain | Oneindia News

The 11 states reporting a more dangerous type of dengue have been asked by the centre to take steps for the early detection of cases; Punjab may get a new Chief Minister today; Rajasthan Chief Minister..

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Rajasthan: BJP workers protest against Ashok Gehlot’s Congress govt | Child marriage | Oneindia News [Video]

Rajasthan: BJP workers protest against Ashok Gehlot’s Congress govt | Child marriage | Oneindia News

Yesterday, BJP held a protest against the Ashok Gehlot-led Congress government in Rajasthan. Meanwhile, BJP MLAs protested the passage of 'The Rajasthan Compulsory Registration of Marriages (Amendment)..

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Uttarakhand landslide debris blocks Rishikesh-Badrinath highway, damages vehicles | Oneindia News

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IAF plane carrying Ranjnath Singh and Nitin Gadkari makes mock emergency landing in Jalore [Video]

IAF plane carrying Ranjnath Singh and Nitin Gadkari makes mock emergency landing in Jalore

A C-130J Super Hercules transport aircraft with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari & Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria onboard lands at Emergency Field Landing at the..

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Centre writes to states over fake vaccine, asks to authenticate before use | Oneindia News [Video]

Centre writes to states over fake vaccine, asks to authenticate before use | Oneindia News

Today, the Centre shared a list of parameters to identify the authenticity of the Covid vaccines being used in the country; Amrullah Saleh has called on the United Nations to do its utmost to prevent..

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Former UP CM Kalyan Singh passes away in Lucknow | Oneindia News [Video]

Former UP CM Kalyan Singh passes away in Lucknow | Oneindia News

Former UP CM and former Rajasthan governor Kalyan Singh passed away in Lucknow late Saturday, due to sepsis and multi-organ failure. The veteran leader was admitted to the hospital's intensive care..

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Rajasthan: SDRF rescues 40 passengers from bus stuck in overflowing stream in Kota | Oneindia News [Video]

Rajasthan: SDRF rescues 40 passengers from bus stuck in overflowing stream in Kota | Oneindia News

In Rajasthan, a state roadways bus carrying 40 passengers got stuck in an overflowing stream in Kota's Itawa area after torrential rain. SDRF team reached the spot and carried out a risky rescue..

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Himachal landslide victim's last picture goes viral | Families mourn deaths | Oneindia News [Video]

Himachal landslide victim's last picture goes viral | Families mourn deaths | Oneindia News

Among the 9 people killed in Himachal's Sangla Valley landslide was a doctor from Rajasthan whose last picture taken before her tragic death has now gone viral. #HimachalLandslide #SanglaValley..

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J&K district magistrates in CBI net| India's arms licence scam| Oneindia News [Video]

J&K district magistrates in CBI net| India's arms licence scam| Oneindia News

India today lodged a strong protest over drone activities by Pakistan authorities in Jammu areas during a sector commander-level meeting between the Border Security Force and the Pakistan Rangers...

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Indian Air Force makes history, lands Sukhoi fighter jet on a National Highway - WATCH

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At 23%, Rajasthan has biggest gender divide in literacy


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Congress highlights infighting in Rajasthan BJP, says has 6 CM aspirants

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After 6 years, Congress beats BJP in Rajasthan rural polls by 119 seats

In a boost for Congress amid the festering internal conflict in Rajasthan, the party on Saturday won 670 panchayat samiti seats to BJP’s 551 in the rural polls held across six districts, reversing..
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Rajasthan Lockdown: Section 144 imposed in THIS district, ban on social gatherings from today

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SC stays Gujarat HC order granting two-week furlough to Narayan Sai

The Supreme Court Thursday stayed a Gujarat High Court order granting two-week furlough to rape convict Narayan Sai, son of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu who is also undergoing life term for another..
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