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,

Udaipur has faced water scarcity from its inception, due to its geographical location. The Hindu monarchs who ruled the city built an array of artificial lakes to ensure regular water supply for their subjects. They were taken care of not only by the administration but also the local people.

Six per cent increase in earnings of the Corporation
The Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation has set a target to connect all the village panchayats of the State with its service in next three years. At present its network covers 40 per cent of the village panchayats .

Jaipur: A seven-member team of the World Bank led by country director Roberto Zagha began a visit to the state on Tuesday to study the government

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Ajmer: The Atomic Mineral Department (AMD) of India has started an aerial survey in Pushkar region to explore the deposition of Uranium after a preliminary confirmation of radiation in this arid place. A 15-member team including specialists from India, Canada, US and other countries will conduct the aerial survey with high-tech helicopters to find the Uranium deposit in the earth.