At least two peacocks died in a remote village of Tharparkar district on Monday, sources told Dawn.

The peacocks, they said, were found dead in Sangelo village in Diplo taluka.

After GAIL found new oil reserves in Ganganagar last month, now Focus Energy last week hit upon huge reserves of gas in three wells in SJL field at RJON/06 in the Shahgarh Bulj area in Jaisalmer at a depth of 3,170m.

Focus Energy is still digging four new wells where the chances of finding gas reserves are high. Focus Energy is using modern technology for exploring oil and gas. The firm has also applied to the state government for making new air strip to ferry the experts in charted planes. The Ministry of defence has also approved it.

Over three dozens peacocks have died due to imbalanced diet that seems to have affected their nervous system during last two weeks in Thar area of the province.

Denying that Engro Group has not refrained from its joint venture funding with the Sindh government for coal mining in Thar, Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah disclosed on Thursday that the World B

JAISALMER: Situated 80 km away from Jaisalmer district headquarters, 12 villages in the Thar region are busy scripting a success story.

With the help of NGO Sambhav, the villagers repaired 500-year-old 'baoris' or stepwells near Diprasar pond, some 10 km from the Ramgarh area. The hard work of the villagers has paid off and their water woes are now a thing of past.

Cairn can raise output from its largest oilfield in Rajasthan block by 25,000 barrels per day to 150,000 bpd

After more than six-month wait, the Government today gave approval to Cairn India to raise output from its largest oilfield in Rajasthan block by 25,000 barrels per day to 150,000 bpd. Rajasthan block oversight committee, called Management Committee, at its meeting today approved raising Mangala oil field production from 125,000 bpd to 150,000 bpd, sources privy to the deliberations at the MC meeting said.

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday inaugurated a 5-MW solar energy plant by SunEdison, the leading solar energy services provider, at Phalodi in Jodhpur district.

As part of an ambitious strategy of the government to bridge gap between demand and supply of electricity, the Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB) would launch one wind power project every

Thar coal gasification project, to generate 100 mw electricity, is expected to be delayed as the Finance Ministry has been unable to allocate the required Rs 5.703 billion for the project in the cu

Ministry of Finance (MoF) on Thursday enhanced allocation for Thar Coal Gasification Project from Rs 5 million to Rs 900 million for the year 2011-12.