JAIPUR/ALWAR/KOTA: Dust storm followed by rains hit various parts of the state leaving two persons dead on Tuesday afternoon.

Alwar: A deputy superintendent of police (DSP) in Dholpur district had a close shave when suspects involved in illegal sand mining fired at his patrolling vehicle and pelted stones at him on the in

JAIPUR: After surviving without power for ages, light finally shone on this Rajasthan village this New Year, that too powered by solar energy.

Alwar: Following recent torrential rains, viral fever has Alwar, Bharatpur and Dholpur in its grip. But, Bharatpur is the worst affected among the three districts in the state.

Hundreds of people have been evacuated to safer places in eastern Rajasthan after heavy rainfall over the past two days led to a flood-like situation in the region and severed road connectivity to

While the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has banned mining of sand from river beds across the country without an environmental clearance, Rajasthan is one of the states where all the norms related t

Jaipur: Despite tall claims by the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), Rajasthan on strategies to dispose of bio-medical waste, successive (3rd, 4th and 5th) Common Review Mission (CRM) reports h

Jaipur: Mercury continued to take a dip across the state as cold wave conditions continued. Mount Abu in hills while Sriganganagar in plains remained coldest in the state and recorded a minimum temperature of 1.4 and 2.3 degrees Celsius, respectively, the Met reports said on Tuesday.

Jaipurites woke up to another cold morning as the city witnessed a minimum temperature of 4.4 degrees Celsius, almost 3 notches below the normal minimum temperature. It was followed by a cold afternoon as the city witnessed a maximum temperature of 22 degrees Celsius, almost one notch below the normal maximum temperature. Though ground frost was witnessed in the farms during early morning hours, no fog was reported in and around Jaipur.

Jaipur: The UPA’s mid-day meal programme in Rajasthan is in tatters. The recently released Monitoring Institutions (MIs) report has revealed glaring anomalies in implementation of the scheme with many children in the state not getting any benefits and some actually going hungry.

According to a report, the scheme is not being implemented on a regular basis in some schools in the Pali district. The findings, based on figures between April 2011 and September 2011, were shared recently by the Union HRD ministry.

JAIPUR: Incessant rain threw life completely out of gear in the state capital and other districts. The rain that began as a drizzle soon turned into a fury by Tuesday midnight and claimed 14 lives in the state - eight in the state capital, two each in Jaipur rural, Dholpur and Dausa districts.

The torrential rain in the capital that lasted for two hours, between 12.15 am to 2.30 am, recorded 17 cm, the highest in the past three decades. Last it was on July 23, 1981 when the Pink City had witnessed a rain of 32.6 cm on a single day.