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State in Northern India

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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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Opposition against Farm Bills only for political gains, says Bhilwara farmers [Video]

Opposition against Farm Bills only for political gains, says Bhilwara farmers

Farmers of Rajasthan's Bhilwara took a sigh of relief after the Farm Bills were passed by the Parliament. They hailed the bills in one voice and supported them with open arms. Bhilwara farmers also..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:54Published
Para-cycling rally reaches Jaipur, to culminate in Delhi's Raj Ghat on Oct 02 [Video]

Para-cycling rally reaches Jaipur, to culminate in Delhi's Raj Ghat on Oct 02

A para-cycling rally organised by Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has reached Rajasthan's Jaipur on September 26. The para-cycling rally started from Gujarat's Sabarmati Ashram on September 17. It..

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Protestors pelt stones on police in Rajasthan's Dungarpur over teachers' recruitment [Video]

Protestors pelt stones on police in Rajasthan's Dungarpur over teachers' recruitment

Several people gathered and blocked National Highway 8 near Dungarpur in Rajasthan on September 24. They were protesting over 2018 teachers' recruitment issue. Protestors pelted stones on police..

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Section 144 imposed in 11 districts as COVID cases surge in Rajasthan [Video]

Section 144 imposed in 11 districts as COVID cases surge in Rajasthan

In wake of rising COVID-19 cases in Rajasthan, Section 144 of CrPC has been imposed in 11 districts. These 11 districts include Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Ajmer, Alwar, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Udaipur, Sikar,..

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No district of West Bengal included in PMGKRA as state did not share data: Sitharaman [Video]

No district of West Bengal included in PMGKRA as state did not share data: Sitharaman

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on September 19 said that West Bengal government did not share data of returning migrant labourers with the Centre and no district of the state could be..

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Punjab's economy is farm-based, new agri bills have scared farmers: Harsimrat Kaur [Video]

Punjab's economy is farm-based, new agri bills have scared farmers: Harsimrat Kaur

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal, who resigned as Union Minister on September 17 to protest against the agriculture bills, said the centre should pass the bills after consultation..

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Watch: Boat capsizes in Rajasthan’s Chambal river, locals rush to rescue [Video]

Watch: Boat capsizes in Rajasthan’s Chambal river, locals rush to rescue

Nearly 12 people are missing after a boat carrying over 40 devotees to a temple in Bundi district of Rajasthan capsized in the Chambal river here on Wednesday morning. Around 25 people were rescued,..

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3 dead, 10 missing after boat capsized in Rajasthan's Chambal river [Video]

3 dead, 10 missing after boat capsized in Rajasthan's Chambal river

At least three people have died and 10 others are missing after a boat carrying around 40 people capsized in Rajasthan. The incident took place in Rajasthan's Chambal river on September 16. Rescue..

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2 Pakistani smugglers killed by BSF in Rajasthan [Video]

2 Pakistani smugglers killed by BSF in Rajasthan

2 Pakistani nationals, who were smuggling heroin, were killed in an operation late last night at border outpost of Khayaliwala in Sri Ganganagar district in Rajasthan. "Pistols, magazines, rounds,..

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PM Modi releases two books written by Patrika Group chairman [Video]

PM Modi releases two books written by Patrika Group chairman

Prime Minister Narendra Modi released two books in Rajasthan's Jaipur written by the chairman of Patrika Group of Newspapers, Gulab Kothari. The event was held via video conferencing on September 08...

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PM Modi inaugurates Patrika Gate in Jaipur via video conferencing [Video]

PM Modi inaugurates Patrika Gate in Jaipur via video conferencing

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Patrika Gate in Rajasthan's Jaipur on September 08 via video conferencing from the national capital. PM Modi also released two books written by the chairman of..

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Rajasthan Govt signs MoU worth 4000 crore in textile, defence, aviation sectors [Video]

Rajasthan Govt signs MoU worth 4000 crore in textile, defence, aviation sectors

Rajasthan would soon host several development projects in textile, defence and aviation sectors. For this, the Rajasthan Government has entered into an understanding with SVP International Group for..

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Water gushes into Ganesh Temple in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer following incessant rainfall [Video]

Water gushes into Ganesh Temple in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer following incessant rainfall

Water gushed into the Chundhi Ganesh Mandir in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer following incessant rainfall in the region. People are facing problems due to continuous downpour in the area. Waterlogging took..

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Watch: Rahul Gandhi slams govt on NEET & JEE; 6 opposition ruled states move SC [Video]

Watch: Rahul Gandhi slams govt on NEET & JEE; 6 opposition ruled states move SC

Politics over the NEET and JEE examinations continues to escalate with every passing day. In the latest, 6 opposition ruled states have approached the Supreme Court over the issue. West Bengal,..

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