Udaipur will not Host Ranji this Year

Cricket lovers of Udaipur receive a major setback as Ranji Trophy match scheduled in Udaipur has been rescheduled to Jaipur. It is believed that unavailability of play ground was one among the reasons behind the change.

Udaipur from past 3 years is hosting one Ranji Trophy match each season; it was after 40 years that Udaipur was given chance to host a match in 2009. But, the year 2012 turned unlucky as the city is lakes is disqualified to be the host of Ranji.

According to the sources, the major reason behind change of venue was availability of proper play ground, though Udaipur District Cricket Council (UDCA) was in action around a month back and booked a M.B ‘A’ ground to prepare a pitch of respective standards.

Earlier, UDCA had to face strong protest from Student Union over the venue and decision was taken to switch the venue to Field Club, however, somehow the change did not work because of some technical reasons. [..]


Disruption in Water Supply on Wednesday

Several places in Udaipur will face disruption in water supply on Wednesday because of power cuts.

Assistant Engineer (City Div-3) at Health Engineering Department, Sanjay Shrivastav informed that due to power cut from 10 am till 4 pm, Kishanpol, Raza Colony, Sarvariyu Vilas, Mogarwadi, Shiwaji Nagar etc areas will have to bear delayed and low pressured water supply.

Assistant Engineer (City Div-2), N S Rathore informed that at Bhattiyani Chouhatta, water supply will be delayed while at Gosiya Colony, water supply will be made in the morning as this place was devoid of water supply on 30th October.

Hi-Tech session on Aerospace Defense by ISRO Scientists

Geetanjali Institute of Technical Studies (GITS) organized a national level symposium on Aerospace Technologies in Defense today. Senior scientists from ISRO and DRDO explained and delivered the technical details about Aerospace technologies to the researchers, professionals, students of B.E and M.E who participated in this symposium.

Students from Balaji Polytechnique College Udaipur, Rajasthan Technical University Kota, CTAE Udaipur and from various engineering colleges in Jaipur participated in the symposium.

Chief guests on the occasion were Dr S R Balakrishnan, former Additional Director of Gas Turbine Research Establishment DRDO, Dr Lakshmi Raman, Senior Scientist ISRO and Dr. A Raman, Senior Scientist, Sri Harikota Space Centre ISRO. Program started with lighting the lamps by J P Agrawal, President of Geetanjali Education Society, Ankit Agrawal, Director, R K Nahar, VC Geetanjali University and honorable Chief Guests. [..]

Blood Donation by MNAREGA Workers

A blood donation camp was organized today by the Rajasthan Mahatma Gandhi NAREGA Contractual basis workers at the Badgaon Panchayat Samiti.

Bhopal Singh (President) of the Union of contractual workers informed that total 85 unit blood was donated by MNAREGA workers.

Singh also said that we have organized this blood donation camp so that a spirit of humanity could be spread amongst our societies and of course blood donation is a noble deed, lives of people could be saved. [..]

Python enters in a House at Mullatalai; creates chaos among neighborhood

In the third consecutive incident of rescuing pythons from various localities in Udaipur, today another large python was rescued from the city area of Mulla Talai.

In a shocking occurrence for the residents of the area, the python was found inside the house of one Guddu Khan, at Eklavya Colony Mulla Talai.

After noticing the reptile, Guddu immediately informed Chaman Singh who reached at the sight and captured the snake. There was a tremendous curiosity seen amongst the residents who gathered in large numbers at the house of Guddu Khan to see the serpent. [..]

Upasna Singh, Varsha Kulkarni to entertain Udaipurites on Dussehra – Deepawali Fair

After the cancelation of Rashmi Desai fame Tapasya, the cultural committee of Udaipur Municipal Council decided to invite Singer Varsha Kulkarni and Upasna Singh, Bollywood film stars to entertain Udaipurites on Dussehra – Deepawali Fair.

Cultural Committee spokesperson K. K. Kumawat informed that after the denial by Rashmi Desai to perform in the fair, the coordinators have decided to organize Singer Varsha Kulkarni Night on 7th Nov and Upasna Singh and Neha Ajra Night on the 9th of Nov.


2 arrested in various Crimes

Underage Murder Accused sent to Remand Home

A teenager accused of murdering a man on 26 October was detained by police yesterday, has given the statement to police that the victim used to tease him often by saying that he has illicit relationship with his mother.

This enraged him and he eventually attacked Vishal on the evening of 26 Oct.

The accused teenager was on the run since three days and detained yesterday from Udiapol Bus Stand. The accused was presented before court today and later sent to remand home.

According to Dinesh Rohdia, C. I. Dhanmandi Thana, after receiving a tip off about the accused been seen at Udiapol Bus Stand, police team responded by reaching the place and detained him. [..]

Multiple Gas Connections might be Blacklisted; KYC formalities to be met until Nov. 15

Revised KYC (Know Your Customer) rules the Ministry of Petroleum for the domestic gas cylinder is turning out to be a pain for both households as well as Gas agency owners in Udaipur, as no one has any clarity on the matter.

On one hand, individuals are worried for cancellation of supply, while on the other hand, agency owners have to handle huge crowd at their offices for enquiries and complying formalities.

Indian Petroleum Ministry with a view to stop black-marketing of domestic cylinders introduced a KYC procedure, in which every household and commercial units using gas cylinder have to fill a form with their respective distributer.

As per information, these KYC form is compulsory for all, where after, those with more than one gas connection will have to surrender their connections and continue with one, however there is an option of having more than one in case of different household. [..]

Religion should be free from mediators: Dr. Asgar Ali Engineer

Department of Political Science and Public Administration organized an extension lecture today on the topic ‘Minority Secularism and Politics in India’ in the Silver Jubilee Hall of Manikya Lal Verma Shramjeevi College of Janardan Rai Nagar Rajasthan Vidyapeeth.

Chief Speaker of the program was the famous scholar, Dr. Asgar Ali Engineer. He said, “Religion, these days is taken as a tool to accomplish individual desires. Also religion has become a medium for creating conflicts. Such use of religion falsifies the objective of one’s existence”. [..]

MLSU Professors protest at University Administration Block

Professors of the Mohan Lal Sukhadia University sat on protest today at the University Administration Block. The professors are disappointed that despite of being promoted to the rank of Professor, they are getting their salaries on the pay scale of Associate professor.

33 Associate Professors were promoted as Professors last year under the Career Advancement Scheme.

According to an order issued by Mohan Lal Sukhadia University dated 30/09/2011:

“On the recommendations of the Statuary Selection Committee and pursuant to the Board of Management meeting dated 30/09/2011, the Vice Chancellor is pleased to grant personal promotion by way of designating the following Associate Professors as Professors in the subjects mentioned against their names under the UGC Career Advancement Scheme and is also pleased to place them in the Professor’s Pay Scale of Rs. 37,400-67,000 plus AGP 10000 with immediate effect”. [..]