AJMER: After continuous terrorizing of residents by panthers in border villages of Ajmer district, the forest department on Wednesday started a 24-hour census on eighty water holes to spot the actu

JAIPUR: Rearing its ugly head much before the usual monsoonal rains, the dreaded swine flu has claimed two more lives in Rajasthan's Jaipur and Ajmer, taking the state's total toll due to it to nin

The dreaded swine flu is rearing its ugly head in the state. Two perons who were tested positive for swine flu died in Jaipur and Ajmer on Sunday.

A low intensity earthquake struck Ajmer district and Pali border in Rajasthan on Monday night.

In Ajmer, Rajasthan a solar-powered reverse osmosis (RO) plant provides clean drinking water to 3,000 people in Kotri village that's surrounded by the briny Sambhar Lake.

Hundreds of tourists who are attracted to a greener Pushkar this monsoon, are disheartened to see the lake not filled to its full capacity.

Jaipur: A green bench of the high court has asked the Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board (RPCB) to see that environment degradation does not take place.

The tackle the problem of water pollution, the Pushkar Lake will soon have a coir mesh treatment system.

JAIPUR: Anticipating more investments in tourism sector, the 'Tourism Unit Policy-2007' has been extended till March 31, 2014.

The 555-km Kishangarh-Udaipur-Ahmedabad project from which the developer GMR Infrastructure pulled out in early January citing huge delays in clearances, has now got all requisite approvals from the ministry of environment and forests (MoEF). According to sources, with Gujarat, one of the two states through which the highway passes, also giving forest clearance, the MoEF has given the green signal for the project.

The Rajasthan portion of the six-laning project was cleared earlier and in a meeting today, the Gujarat portion was also approved, paving the way for the project to be cleared from the angles of both environment and forest regulations, a ministry official said.