Rajasthan’s tribal community in Shahbad region facing poverty, unemployment and malnutrition

Four districts including Kota, Bundi, Jhalawar and Baran fall under Kota zone, Choudhary said.

Kota: As many as two children died of malnutrition at Sahariya Basti of Maangrol town of Baran district recently.

Following reports of malnutrition deaths from Baran, the Rajasthan government has decided to screen all the children, below the age of five, in the district.

Diversion of 1825.983 ha (1835.983 ha proposed originally) of forest land for Parwan Major Irrigation Project in favour of Water Resource Department, Rajasthan, in Baran and Jhalawar Forest Divisions of Baran and Jhalawar Districts of Rajasthan.

Rajasthan reported second highest number of swine flu deaths this year. Highest deaths were reported in Gujarat. According to the figures of the health ministry, swine flu claimed 161 lives in the beginning of the year in the state. In Gujarat, 194 persons died of swine flu.

Moreover, the state stands third in swine flu cases. Delhi reported the highest number of cases (1,503), followed by Gujarat (1025) and Rajasthan (842) during January 1 and May 26.

JAIPUR: Chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday said that the state government has obtained the Centre's clearance for constructing a dam across the Parwan river (a tributary of Kali Sindh river) i

With loss of habitat and rising incidents of human-bear conflicts plaguing the sloth bear population in Rajasthan, the state government has drawn up an ambitious conservation plan for the nocturnal

In the shadow of India’s growing economy, labour bondage continues for many Sahariya labourers in Baran district, Rajasthan. Some of them, however, have rebelled against their masters and attempted to break their shackles. This article presents the findings of a recent investigation of their living conditions as well as of their struggle for freedom.

AJMER: The forest department has on its hands the task of finding the number of remaining Great Indian Bustard (GIB), the state bird, to chalk out a conservation plan for them.

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