Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has instructed advancing the planned commissioning of 100,00 Megawatt (Mw) of solar power generation capacity to 2027, against the originally envisaged target of 2031.

To promote green technology and attract passengers to make use of public transport, the Jaipur City Transport Service limited (JCTSL) will soon introduce articulated (double buses) and hybrid (battery operated) buses in the city.

According to officials, a total of four buses, including two articulated and two hybrid buses, will be procured in the new fleet of JCTSL. Recently, the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) has sanctioned 286 buses for the city.

The first thematic park on block printing in the country at Jaipur created a new benchmark on Wednesday for the textile industry setting up a common effluent treatment plant ( CEPT) that would achi

The Jaipur Municipal Corporation (JMC) officials will submit an action plan in the next two days to the state government to improve the sanitation condition in the city.

Old and broken sewerage lines in the city that supply contaminated water to houses are one of the major reasons behind spread of hepatitis E.

The sewerage lines in the city need to be repaired and sanitation to be improved. Also, it needs to be ensured that the drinking water supply is not infected with the Hepatitis E Virus (HEV) to control spread of the virus.

Jaipur is not in the pink of health when it comes to greenery.

Results of ambient air quality monitoring and noise level monitoring on the occasion of Deepawali festival at Jaipur (2013-14).

For the first four peak hours (6pm to 10pm) it was Choti Chaupar and for the next two hours (10pm to midnight) it was Jawahar Nagar residential area that produced the highest noise in the city on D

JAIPUR: A higher number of patients suffering from asthma and other respiratory diseases are coming to city hospitals as this Diwali the Respirable Suspended Particulate Matter (RSPM) in the air ha

Looking at the increase in sale of dry fruits ahead of Diwali, the health department officials inspected shops in the Walled City on Wednesday evening for the quality of dry fruits being sold.

This inspection is to ensure that the shopkeepers are selling the right quality of dry fruits so that customers don’t get cheated on. It is a part of the campaign, which the health department has launched ahead of Diwali.