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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. 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 southernmost tip of the state.

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Free vaccine every citizen's right: Rajasthan Minister [Video]

Free vaccine every citizen's right: Rajasthan Minister

In view of COVID-19 vaccine shortage in the county, Rajasthan Transport Minister Pratap Khachariyawas on May 08 urged Centre to provide free vaccines for the people and said free COVID vaccine is the..

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COVID: 24 states have over 15% positivity rate, says Health Ministry [Video]

COVID: 24 states have over 15% positivity rate, says Health Ministry

24 states including Maharashtra, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal have more than 15% positivity rate for COVID-19 in their daily infections, informed Union Health Ministry. "Maharashtra, Karnataka,..

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Rajasthan: Four-year-old boy rescued after he falls into a 90-feet-deep borewell | Jalore District [Video]

Rajasthan: Four-year-old boy rescued after he falls into a 90-feet-deep borewell | Jalore District

Four-year-old Anil Dewasi fell into a 90-feet-deep borewell in Rajasthan. The incident took place in the Lachhri village of Rajasthan's Jalore district. The boy was finally rescued after a 16-hour-long..

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4-yr-old pulled out of borewell after 14 hours in Rajasthan [Video]

4-yr-old pulled out of borewell after 14 hours in Rajasthan

A four-year-old boy was rescued after he fell into a nearly 90-feet-deep open borewell in Rajasthan's Jalore. Three teams of NDRF and one team of SDRF reached at the spot. He was rescued later after..

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4-year-old boy falls into 90-ft deep borewell in Rajasthan, rescue ops underway [Video]

4-year-old boy falls into 90-ft deep borewell in Rajasthan, rescue ops underway

A four-year-old boy fell into a nearly 90-foot-deep open borewell in Rajasthan. The incident took place in a village in the state's Jalore district on Thursday. Police said the child, identified as..

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4-year-old falls into newly-dug 90-ft deep borewell in Rajasthan [Video]

4-year-old falls into newly-dug 90-ft deep borewell in Rajasthan

A four-year-old boy fell into a newly-dug borewell in Rajasthan's Jalore on May 06. The depth of the borewell is said to be 90 feet. The incident took place in Lachhadi village of Sanchore town in..

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Watch: 6 friends turn cars into oxygen havens for Covid patients in need in Kota [Video]

Watch: 6 friends turn cars into oxygen havens for Covid patients in need in Kota

With India's healthcare system under unprecedented pressure, and an acute shortage of key supplies like medical oxygen and remdesivir drug costing lives, six friends in Rajasthan's Kota have started a..

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Rajasthan positivity rate increasing, people should follow COVID norms, says Health Minister Sharma [Video]

Rajasthan positivity rate increasing, people should follow COVID norms, says Health Minister Sharma

It's a matter of concern that Rajasthan positivity rate is increasing daily, people should follow COVID protocols and support government, said state Health Minister on May 02. "The positivity rate is..

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Bear at Rajasthan zoo gets shower to beat scorching heat [Video]

Bear at Rajasthan zoo gets shower to beat scorching heat

Animals of Machiya Safari Park are reeling under scorching heat amid the hot weather in Rajasthan. The authorities have installed air coolers in animal shelters especially for tigers and lions. To keep..

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Karnataka, Goa say don't have vaccines for 18 plus inoculation [Video]

Karnataka, Goa say don't have vaccines for 18 plus inoculation

Even as the phase-3 vaccination against COVID-19, covering people between 18-45 years, is scheduled to start from May 01 across the country, several states have said they don't have the vaccines..

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COVID patient dies due to alleged oxygen shortage at Alwar hospital [Video]

COVID patient dies due to alleged oxygen shortage at Alwar hospital

A 53-year-old COVID patient died in an ambulance allegedly due to oxygen shortage in Rajasthan's Alwar on April 29. The mishap took place at Alwar Lords hospital when he was being shifted to another in..

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Covid: Ashok Gehlot tests positive; Manmohan Singh discharged from AIIMS [Video]

Covid: Ashok Gehlot tests positive; Manmohan Singh discharged from AIIMS

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot tested positive for Covid-19 on Thursday. The 69-year-old Congress leader made the announcement on Twitter. Gehlot isolated himself on Wednesday after his wife Sunita had..

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Karnataka registers 39,047 fresh COVID-19 cases [Video]

Karnataka registers 39,047 fresh COVID-19 cases

The country is reeling under the horrific second wave of COVID-19 pandemic. Daily COVID positive cases are on uphill across states. Karnataka registered 39,047 fresh COVID-19 cases and 229 deaths in..

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Covid vaccination registration for all above 18 yrs opens today: How to register [Video]

Covid vaccination registration for all above 18 yrs opens today: How to register

Indians above 18 years of age can start registering themselves for Covid-19 vaccination from 4 pm today as the government gears up to launch the third phase of immunisation drive on May 1. Even as the..

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Rajasthan needs 7 crore doses for 3rd phase of COVID vaccination drive [Video]

Rajasthan needs 7 crore doses for 3rd phase of COVID vaccination drive

Rajasthan needs 7 crores doses of vaccine, ahead of third phase of COVID vaccination drive, informed state Health Minister Raghu Sharma on April 28. "There are 3.25 cr people in the state b/w 18-45 yrs..

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Phase-3 vaccination depends on availability of doses: Odisha govt [Video]

Phase-3 vaccination depends on availability of doses: Odisha govt

Even as the third phase of COVID-19 vaccination, which will cover people between the age group of 18 and 45, is starting from May 01, several states have expressed apprehensions over the availability..

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PM wishes speedy recovery to Gehlot, wife after they test positive for coronavirus

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday wished good health and speedy recovery to Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and his wife after they tested positive for coronavirus.
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10 states account for 74.15% of new Covid-19 cases: Health ministry

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Rajasthan govt orders vaccination of vegetable sellers, grocery store owners on priority basis

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Covid-19: Ten states account for over 78 per cent of new cases

Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and Rajasthan are among the 10 states that account for 78.58 per cent of the new Covid-19 cases reported in a day, the Union health ministry said on Monday. India's..
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COVID-19 update: Lockdown-like curbs imposed in Rajasthan, offices to remain shut till May 3

The 15-day lockdown will be called 'Jan Anushasan Pakhwara' or 'self-discipline fortnight'.
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COVID-19: Rajasthan govt slashes RT-PCR test price, check new rates here

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Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh administered more than one crore Covid-19 vaccinations during the four-day 'Tika Utsav', the health ministry said on Thursday.
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Rajasthan becomes second state after Maharashtra to cross 10 million vaccination mark

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Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot writes to PM Modi over vaccine shortage

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Petrol Pumps to stay closed in Rajasthan tomorrow, here's why

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Rajasthan COVID-19 news: Around 70 students test positive at IIT-Jodhpur

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Lockdown in Rajasthan? Cinema halls, schools for classes 1 to 9 shut - Check new guidelines

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Farmers not leaving protest sites near Delhi: BKU's Rakesh Tikait

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Incredible love story of 82-year-old man who got back his first love after 50 years

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