The occasion as a license to explode ear jarring crackers thus contributing to the noise pollution

The monsoon season is not yet over but scrub typhus, a rickettsial disease transmitted to humans by mites, is spreading in Kota division.

New environmental clearance required as crude proportion changed

A vacation bench headed by Justice Jawad Rahim imposed environmental compensation on Active Toys Pvt Ltd, BG Steel, Kesri Steels Limited (Unit-II), Agrawal Metal Works Pvt Ltd Asiatic Electrical an

According to a CAG report that was tabled in the parliament on December 8, five years since the Ashok Gehlot-led Congress government leased almost 3,404 acres of land - mostly in Jaisalmer, at pref

Rajasthan's new mineral policy announced by chief minister Ashok Gehlot after a gap of 17 years looks good on papers; however, concerns about eliminating scope of favouritism in mines allotment, proxy ownership and illegal mining remain largely unaddressed.
While unveiling the new policy on Friday, the CM had stressed upon bringing in greater transparency in mines allotment.

The state government on Friday announced new mineral policy 2011. It has effectively ended a minister's discretionary powers to allot mines. The discretionary powers given under rule 65 of the Minor Minerals Concession Rules will now be used in public interest by the Cabinet only.
"We have prepared the policy keeping environment balancing and corruption in consideration.

The department of energy finalised the Rajasthan Solar Policy 2010 on Thursday.

The Jaipur Municipal Corporation (JMC) will draft bylaws for enforcing Greenline service on all restaurants and hotels in the city.
Under this service, JMC's vehicles will collect garbage and wastes from eateries and transport it to compost plant at Sevapaura.
Launching the service, city mayor Jyoti Khandelwal talked about benefits of the Greenline service on Wednesday.
The contracted firm will

Traffic police in the Walled City area are facing a tough time managing vehicular movement due to low-floor buses, which have become prime reason for frequent traffic congestion.
In fact, driving in the Walled City area during peak hours has become a Herculean task for people and it has become a time-consuming exercise.
The traffic policemen, too, have to suffer a lot because of the low-floor bu