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Metropolis in Rajasthan, India

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Jodhpur: Metropolis in Rajasthan, India
Jodhpur is the second-largest city in the Indian state of Rajasthan and officially the second metropolitan city of the state with a population surpassing 1.52 million. It was formerly the seat of the princely state of Jodhpur State. Jodhpur was historically the capital of the Kingdom of Marwar, which is now part of Rajasthan. Jodhpur is a popular tourist destination, featuring many palaces, forts, and temples, set in the stark landscape of the Thar Desert. It is popularly known as the "Blue City" among people of Rajasthan and all over India. It serves as the administrative headquarters of the Jodhpur district and Jodhpur division.

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MBBS student allegedly commits suicide in Jodhpur [Video]

MBBS student allegedly commits suicide in Jodhpur

A MBBS student has allegedly committed suicide in Rajasthan's Jodhpur. A final year student at MDM Hospital was found hanging from fan of his hostel room. Speaking to ANI, a police official said,..

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Rape-convict Asaram Bapu taken to hospital due to health issues [Video]

Rape-convict Asaram Bapu taken to hospital due to health issues

Self-styled godman Asaram Bapu was admitted to a hospital in Jodhpur on February 17 after he complained of restlessness, discomfort in knees and other ailments. Asaram Bapu is serving life imprisonment..

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Blackbuck poaching case: Jodhpur court rejects Raj govt's plea against Salman Khan [Video]

Blackbuck poaching case: Jodhpur court rejects Raj govt's plea against Salman Khan

Jodhpur District and Sessions Court in Rajasthan dismissed the plea of the State Government in the blackbuck poaching case. It was alleged that Bollywood actor Salman Khan had presented false affidavit..

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‘If China can be aggressive at LAC, so can we’: IAF Chief RKS Bhadauria [Video]

‘If China can be aggressive at LAC, so can we’: IAF Chief RKS Bhadauria

Indian Air Force Chief (IAF) Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria said that India too can be aggressive if China shows aggression. While addressing a press conference in Rajasthan’s Jodhpur on the..

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'IAF pilots able to adapt quickly to new Rafale jets': CDS Gen Rawat [Video]

'IAF pilots able to adapt quickly to new Rafale jets': CDS Gen Rawat

CDS Gen Bipin Rawat lauded Indian pilots at Desert Knight exercise. General Rawat said that Indian pilots are able to adapt quickly. "Air forces of India and France have been doing exercises since..

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Rafale fighter jets highlight of Indo-French joint exercise 2021: CDS Rawat [Video]

Rafale fighter jets highlight of Indo-French joint exercise 2021: CDS Rawat

Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat attended 'Indo-French joint exercise Desert Knight-21' in Jodhpur on January 21. "The Indian and French air forces have been holding bilateral exercises since..

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Watch: French Rafale jets land in Jodhpur for exercise Desert Knight-21 [Video]

Watch: French Rafale jets land in Jodhpur for exercise Desert Knight-21

Four French Rafale fighter jets landed in Jodhpur for exercise Desert Knight-21. The jets landed in Jodhpur after flying directly for around four hours from the Djibouti airbase using their A-330..

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French Rafales land at Jodhpur base for 'Exercise Desert Knight-2021' [Video]

French Rafales land at Jodhpur base for 'Exercise Desert Knight-2021'

Four French Rafale fighter aircraft were seen landing at the Jodhpur Air Force base to participate in 'Exercise Desert Knight-2021' on January 20. Four French Rafale aircrafts will participate in the..

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6 dead, 17 injured as bus catches fire in Rajasthan's Jalore [Video]

6 dead, 17 injured as bus catches fire in Rajasthan's Jalore

Six people were killed while seventeen people were critically injured as a bus caught fire after coming in contact with electric wire in Maheshpur of Jalore district in Rajasthan late last night. The..

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FIR against director Prakash Jha for 'caste discrimination' in Ashram web series [Video]

FIR against director Prakash Jha for 'caste discrimination' in Ashram web series

FIR lodged against director Prakash Jha for allegedly hurting SC-ST sentiments in Aashram. Rajasthan Police said the case has been registered at Luni police station in Jodhpur Rural. Jha, who has also..

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FIR registered against Prakash Jha's web series 'Aashram' under SC/ST Act [Video]

FIR registered against Prakash Jha's web series 'Aashram' under SC/ST Act

An FIR has registered against Prakash Jha directed 'Aashram' in Rajasthan's Jodhpur under SC/ST Act for allegedly promoting discrimination against Schedule Castes and Schedule Tribes. Station House..

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Asaram Bapu admitted to Jodhpur hospital after complaining of chest pain

Asaram was taken to the emergency ward of Mahatma Gandhi Hospital in Jodhpur, from where he was shifted to Mathura Das Mathur Hospital. A cardiologist also checked him.
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Indian, French air forces to conduct 5-day joint military drill near Jodhpur from January 20


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Indian, French Rafale fighters to take part in joint combat exercise this week

India is going to deploy its new Rafale fighters against French Rafales for a joint exercise called “Desert Knight” at Jodhpur this week, in the first such high-voltage combat manoeuvers for the..
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Special Forces Captain goes missing in Jodhpur lake


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Night curfew, no social gatherings: This state imposes new restrictions to curb COVID cases; know details

Kota, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Udaipur, Ajmer, Alwar, Bhilwara, Nagore, Pali, Tonk, Sikar, Ganganagar will be under night curfew from 8 pm to 6 am.
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Covid-19: Rajasthan imposes night curfew in 8 districts; increases no-mask fine

A cabinet chaired by chief minister Ashok Gehlot met on Saturday night decided that a curfew will be clamped from 8 pm to 6 am in Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Bikaner, Udaipur, Ajmer, Alwar and Bhilwara. The..
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Former Union minister Jaswant Singh cremated in Jodhpur

Former Union minister Jaswant Singh was cremated at his farm house in Rajasthan's Jodhpur on Sunday evening. The former Union minister had passed away in New Delhi after a prolonged illness. He was 82.
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Rajasthan: 11 members of Pakistani Hindu migrant family found dead in Jodhpur; probe underway

Eleven members of a family of Pakistani Hindu migrants were found dead at a farm in Rajasthan's Jodhpur district on Sunday morning, police said.
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Narcotics Control Bureau seizes opium worth Rs 42 crore in Rajasthan

Deputy director (operations) KPS Malhotra said that the team in Jodhpur had recieved an information that 233.4kg of opium was being transported to the Shadi village. Following the seizure, the NCB drug..
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Rajasthan CM framing me to avenge son’s defeat: Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

Union Jal Shakti minister and Jodhpur MP Gajendra Singh Shekhawat said on Sunday that the "fabricated audio clip released last week by the Rajasthan Congress was engineered by chief minister Ashok..
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Coronavirus outbreak: These 10 cities together account for 59% of India's total COVID-19 cases

Mumbai, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Pune, Chennai, Indore, Thane, Jaipur, Jodhpur and Kolkata have recorded 31,233 cases.
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25 new coronavirus cases in Rajasthan, infection tally rises to 2,059

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231 Ladakhi pilgrims evacuated from Iran reach Leh: Ladakh MP

Taking to Twitter, Namgyal wrote, "231 pilgrims of Ladakh evacuated from Iran completed quarantine in Jodhpur have reached Leh by Indian Air Force flight. They are being screened at Leh Airport and..
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28 fresh cases of coronavirus in Rajasthan

Rajasthan on Thursday reported 28 fresh cases of coronavirus, taking the state's virus tally to 1,104, officials said. Of the new cases, 11 each are from Tonk and Jodhpur, 2 each from Jhunjhunu and..
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17 evacuees from Iran test positive for Covid-19 at Army quarantine facilities at Jodhpur and Jaisalmer


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Coronavirus outbreak: 277 Indians evacuated from Iran, taken to Army Wellness Facility in Jodhpur

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Rajasthan: 11 dead, 3 injured in truck-jeep collision in Jodhpur

Six women, four men and a child were among those identified as deceased.
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‘146 kids died in two Jodhpur hospitals in December'

Amid the chaos over the deaths of infants at Kota’s J K Lon Hospital, disturbing figures of similar deaths have emerged from Jodhpur. A joint report on infant deaths at Umaid Hospital and MDM..
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Rajasthan: Jodhpur hospital records 146 children death in December

Department of Pediatrics of SN Medical College, one of the largest hospitals in the Jodhpur division of Rajasthan, recorded the death of nearly five children every day last month.
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'BJP won't move an inch from its stance on CAA': Amit Shah warns opposition parties

"Even if all these parties came together, BJP won't back down." the Union Home Minister declared from his Jodhpur rally
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IAF's MiG-27 aircraft bids farewell, takes last flight in Jodhpur

The Indian Air Force on Friday will bid farewell to the MiG 27 aircraft, which wreaked havoc on the enemy in the Kargil war.
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MiG 27 to pass into history, its last squadron to be decommissioned in Jodhpur on Friday


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Is being Hindu a crime? Asks Nitin Gadkari

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Firecrackers you can eat: These Diwali special offers by Jodhpur sweet shops are hit among customers

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Six stations in Rajasthan among top 10 in railway cleanliness survey

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13 dead, many hurt as bus & jeep collide in Jodhpur

Seven men, five women and one child are among those killed in the accident.
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Thar Express gets Pak clearance for onward journey to Karachi

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Air cheer: PM10 level dipping in Delhi

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Western Rajasthan prevails in heat waves

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Famous folk dancer Queen Harish, three other artists died in SUV-truck collision near Jodhpur

World fame dancer Queen Harish and three other folk artists were killed and five others injured in a road accident near Jodhpur in Rajasthan on Sunday morning.
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