AGARTALA: The impasse over land acquisition has emerged a major bottleneck in laying rail track in between Agartala and Udaipur with the state government failing to convince the landowners in Bisha

The Planning Commission, headed by the prime minister, has filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court quantifying the daily poverty line for an adult as Rs 26 in rural, and Rs 32 in urban India.

The Union Cabinet's Committee on infrastructure on Thursday gave its approval for Rs.6013.70-crore six-laning of the Kishangarh-Udaipur-Ahmedabad section of the National Highway. Of the total cost, Rs.626.40 crore will be spent on land acquisition, rehabilitation and reconstruction purposes.

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has pulled up the Rajasthan Government for “delayed release and slow spending” of funds on an Integrated Forest Protection Scheme partially sponsored by th

JAIPUR: Rajasthan is at a higher risk of HIV transmission due to geographical and occupational reasons such as tourism, according to World Health Organisation.

WHO officials threw light on Rajasthan's status relating to HIV/AIDS at a press briefing on the second day of WHO's South East Asia Region's 64th session of the Regional Committee meeting here on Thursday.

Jaipur: The Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board (RSPCB) is now tightening the reins on mine owners to safeguard the environment and promote scientific disposal of mining waste. The board will now allow the establishment of marble sawing units only on the precondition that mine owners will effectively reuse marble slurry within a year of getting licence. This step has been taken as marble dust and slurry are hazardous for the environment.

North India-based J K Lakshmi Cement has dropped its plan of last year to acquire a cement company in Egypt for Rs 800 crore.

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Land use change in Rajasthan resulting in perpetual threat of eviction to local communities: Activists

To be built under PPP in five states.
The finance ministry has approved six road proposals at an estimated cost of Rs 9773.85 crore under public-private partnership (PPP).

The Public Private Partnership Approval Committee (PPPAC), chaired by Economic Affairs Secretary R Gopalan, had granted approval to the six proposals of the ministry of road transport and highways spread across five states,