A Central Empowered Committee team, which came to take stock of rampant illegal mining in the Aravallis on the basis of a Supreme Court directive, was prevented from visiting the places by mining m

The Rajasthan Cabinet on Monday put its seal of approval on a controversial decision to give khatedari rights to over 30,000 farmers occupying the custodian land in Alwar, Bharatpur, Hanumangarh an

The Urban Development Ministry has given in-principle approval to three Regional Rapid Transit System corridors which will vastly improve Delhi's connectivity with Alwar, Panipat and Meerut.

Neemrana: Barely 10 km from the RIICO industrial area in Neemrana, the countryside that once charmed people with its mustard fields, is now emerging as a stone-cutters’ paradise. The narrow potholed road to Mandan, a tiny hamlet, is lined with stone cutting machines that constantly feed a train of tractors and trucks that transport slates to Delhi, Bombay to be further shipped to Europe and the US.

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.

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.

The Ministry of Environment & Forests, Government of India vide its Gazette Notification No. S.O.

JAIPUR: The state government has identified 20 districts as focus districts to provide quality medical facilities for reducing infant mortality rate in the state.

Most of the focus districts are situated in western Rajasthan including Jaisalmer, Barmer and Jodhpur.

Enthused by the emergence of the NCR sub-region of Bhiwadi- Neemrana-Alwar as a major automobile manufacturing hub in the country, the Rajasthan Government is considering a special package to the sector.

Demographers, social activists and concerned citizens came together here on Sunday to deliberate on the sharp decline in child sex ratio in Rajasthan, as revealed in the 2011 Census figures, and resolved to take drastic steps to check the disappearance of girl child by establishing her value in the society and completely stopping female foeticide.

The occasion was a State-level workshop organis