Cop stabbed by liquor smugglers; one held, 3 flee

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JAIPUR: A police constable posted at Harmara police station was stabbed when armed liquor smugglers attacked the police team near Loha Mandi under Harmara police station area late on Friday evening. Police managed to arrest one of the smugglers who is a notorious criminal wanted in various cases of attempt to murder, loot and robbery. However, during the chase, three of them taking advantage of dark managed to escape. Police team managed to seize 67 cases of illegal liquor including country made and IMFL. The seizure was an outcome of…

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Narcotics smuggled in ambulance, one held

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JAIPUR: A 30-year-old man was arrested for smuggling sacks of narcotic substances in ambulance in Churu on Sunday morning. Tara Nagar SHO, Pushpendra Singh told TOI that the accused has been identified as Mukesh Kumar, a resident of Malsisar in Jhunjhunu district. “The accused had packed the ambulance with six sacks of doda post. He was speeding through the highway. Mukesh had also turned on the siren to avoid suspicion of the police,” an official said. The special team of Tara Nagar police station chased the ambulance and arrested the…

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Rajasthan University left with only 15 professors, PhD students bear the brunt

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JAIPUR: Research facilities in Rajasthan University (RU) have taken a back seat as the university now has only 15 professors which is directly affecting the admission of students for PhD. As a result, the students have no option but to turn to private universities and spend huge amount of money to pursue PhD. This situation has arisen as around 160 associate professors are waiting for promotions. Some of faculty members are due for promotions since 2012 but the university has not taken any step towards this goal. A professor is…

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