The Centre has asked the Rajasthan Government to speed up the implementation of solar power projects awarded to private companies in western parts of the State and make arrangements for training of engineers and technicians to add quality to the existing projects and serve the needs of the future.

Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy Secretary Deepak Gupta said while reviewing the progres

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

The National Advisory Council led by UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi has asked the health ministry and the department of public grievances to conduct a social audit of programmes under the National Rural Health Mission and implementation of the Right to Information Act on the lines of similar monitoring of schemes under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act.

An NAC member told

JAIPUR: The ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) will institute national awards in the names of Amrita Devi and Gaura Devi, two women considered pioneers of India's environmental conservation movement.

Solar Energy Policy 2011 is expected to give a major push; new 1,200 MW thermal power plant in Banswara
The Rajasthan Cabinet on Wednesday cleared the State's Solar Energy Policy 2011, which is expected to give a major push to harnessing solar energy in the desert terrain.

The death of 16 women admitted to a government hospital in Jodhpur for childbirth exposes the sorry state of the public health system in Rajasthan.

THE death of 16 women, who had sought obstetric care, within a span of a fortnight following infection caused by contaminated intravenous (IV) fluid injection and unhygienic conditions in a leading government hospital in Jodhpur district of Rajastha

Five different mining projects in five different villages of Rajasthan all have one thing in common. According to the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) reports that they individually submitted as part of their environment clearance application, each project is surrounded by exactly the same ambient air quality, with identical data for some stations.

Jodhpur: Two companies based in Mumbai and Delhi have allegedly duped scores of farmers of more than 2,000 bigha of agricultural land spread across several villages near Phalodi town in Jodhpur district.

Concern among a section of conservationists over a new move to

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