Central cooperative banks disbursed crop loans worth a record Rs.605 crore in the Ajmer division of Rajasthan during 2011 as part of the State Government's drive to promote agricultural production

JAIPUR: The Rajasthan High Court on Tuesday directed the state government to name those officials who made illegal allotments in the catchment area of Ramgarh dam and also the list of those influen

A unique grassland habitat for rare bird species is all set to come up in Shonkalia region of Ajmer district in Rajasthan, extending support to two endangered birds of the desert State and also pro

Gehlot launches Guaranteed Delivery of Public Services Act, 2011

JAIPUR: Rajasthan is at a higher risk of HIV transmission due to geographical and occupational reasons such as tourism, according to World Health Organisation.

WHO officials threw light on Rajasthan's status relating to HIV/AIDS at a press briefing on the second day of WHO's South East Asia Region's 64th session of the Regional Committee meeting here on Thursday.

Jaipur: The Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board (RSPCB) is now tightening the reins on mine owners to safeguard the environment and promote scientific disposal of mining waste. The board will now allow the establishment of marble sawing units only on the precondition that mine owners will effectively reuse marble slurry within a year of getting licence. This step has been taken as marble dust and slurry are hazardous for the environment.

The Rajasthan Government's urban bodies signed memorandums of understanding (MoUs) with Ircon International Limited, a railway undertaking, for construction of 12 railway over-bridges and under-bridges across the State here over the weekend.

AJMER: Despite good showers in the southern parts of the state, the Bisalpur dam is still waiting for sufficient water for storage for next year. This monsoon provided about two metres of water in the dam compared to 10 metres last year.

JODHPUR: Unabated killing of peacocks is gradually pushing the national bird on the brink of extinction and lack of stringent measures to put a check on their poaching is making the situation worse.

Jodhpur: Rajasthan is earning a notoriety for poaching of the national bird