10 lakh houses to be built in the next three years The Rajasthan Government's ambitious housing programme for the rural poor took off on Monday with Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and members of his C

JODHPUR: Taking a serious note of illegal mining at the prohibited area near the Air Force station in Jaisalmer, a division bench of Rajasthan High Court has directed the chief secretary along with the district collector and superintendent of police, Jaisalmer, to ensure that no mining activity takes place in the area.

Hearing a PIL, the bench comprising Chief Justice Arun Kumar Mishra and Just

JAIPUR: Shahgarh or Ramgarh? African or Iranian? Several questions dog the ambitious project on re-establishing the cheetah in Rajasthan. The problems seem to only grow with time putting a question mark on the already jinxed project.

JAISALMER: Young people have started looking old due to the increasing fluoride content in water in many villages of Jaisalmer and Barmer districts. This is serious as problem of hunchback and bone related diseases are on rise. Besides, people avoid marrying someone from these villages.

Dozens of families in Balu village of Barmer look old despite being young and many have developed hunchback.

JAISALMER: Scientists of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) are collecting thousand years old water samples which have not been recharged, from many parts of the district.

JAISALMER: It's hard to miss the hundreds of wind mills just as one enters the Jaisalmer district. Winds mills not only make a beautiful view but have also brought a change to the district.

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.

The Rajasthan Government has identified 20

JAIPUR: The Desert National Park (DNP), one of the largest sanctuaries of the country spread over the twin districts of Jaisalmer and Barmer may get newer territories.

Union Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahay on Monday said the Centre would spend Rs.50 crore on development of a