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Rajasthan successfully vaccinates over 5 crore of its eligible population against COVID-19

In a landmark achievement, Rajasthan has successfully managed to administer the COVID-19 jab to over 5 crore eligible citizens. According to a press release of the Rajasthan Health Ministry, the state had provided around 5,00,78,073 coronavirus vaccines, as of 4 PM on Monday evening. With this, around 16.5% eligible population of the state has been fully vaccinated, while 48.5% have received the first dose shot.
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Meet Shivani Meena from Rajasthan, India's 1st female excavation engineer!

Trumping social stereotypes and redefining gender roles, Rajasthan's Shivani Meena has become the first woman in the nation to don the cap of an excavation engineer. Marking her entry in a male dominated field, the IIT Jodhpur alumnus from Bharatpur has been deputed to work in a mechanised open cast mine at Coal India's arm CCL(Central Coalfields Limited). While the girl has definitely unlocked a new path for herself, she has also become an unmatched symbol of female grit fortitude!

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Know about the 'Photographer Prince' of Jaipur, who clicked selfies back in the 1800s

It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words, which can easily be encapsulated as the core idea behind World Photography Day, which falls on August 19th. Consequently, we would like to commemorate Maharaja Sawai Ram Singh II, the first king in the history of the Pink City to have a knack for photography, in the mid-1800s. So to know more about the 'Photographer Prince of India', whose early productions of captured memories are housed in the City Palace Museum, read on!

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Sanitary worker from Jodhpur district sweeps through Rajasthan Administrative Service exam

Results of the prestigious Rajasthan Administrative Services (RAS) exam were announced on Tuesday night. Among the selected candidates is a single mother from Rajasthan's Jodhpur district, who was working at the city's municipal corporation as a sanitary worker to financially support her family. Realising her life-long dream of becoming a civil servant, Asha Kandara has made her family proud by proving that passion trumps any and all obstacles that life throws at you!

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Rajasthan bags 1st position in Smart City Mission rankings, Jaipur at the 28th spot!

Winning acclaim for its comprehensive efforts, Rajasthan secured the first spot in an online ranking of 36 states and union territories, on the basis of projects under the Smart City Mission. Amid the list of 100 best cities, Udaipur, Kota, Ajmer and Jaipur bagged the 5th, 10th, 22nd and 28th positions, respectively. Releasing the new rank list on Thursday, the central government recognised the works of various state and local administrations to upgrade their overall infrastructure.

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