Hindustan Zinc constructs 10,000 toilets in Rajasthan
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 05:02:24 -0700New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Hindustan Zinc, a Vedanta Group company, Tuesday said it has constructed 10,000 toilets in Rajasthan as part of its Maryaadaa (dignity) campaign that will build 30,000 such units and free some 80 villages in the state from open defection.
Cyclone Nilopher to bring heavy rains in three districts of western Rajasthan: Met
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:15:13 -0700The countdown for cyclone Nilofar in Naliya (Gujarat) which will also bring rains in western Rajasthan has began on Wednesday.
46 Rajasthan civic bodies go to polls Nov 22
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 06:42:16 -0700Jaipur, Oct 28 (IANS): Elections for 46 civic bodies in Rajasthan including the Jaipur Municipal Corporation will be held Nov 22, the state poll panel announced Tuesday.
Cyclone HudHuds fallout brings unusual rains in Rajasthan
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 03:48:42 -0700Fallout of cyclone Hudhud which caused havoc in Andhra Pradesh has brought unusual rains in Rajasthan causing the night temperature to dip by one to three degree in areas across the state, the MET department has said.
Dalit Stops Cleaning Dry Toilets, Becomes Leader
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 02:26:38 -0700Choti Bai has left the dehumanizing work behind and is helping other Dalit women follow her lead. Manual scavenging is illegal in India but activists estimate that over a million people, mostly women, are still caught in it.
Mount Abu shivers at 7 degree Celsius
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:34:20 -0700Jaipur, Oct 20: With mercury dipping in Rajasthan, tourists in Mount Abu shivered at the lowest temperature of 7 degree C, a MeT department report said here on Oct 20. Mercury fluctuated by one to three degree Celsius giving winter feeling
Mount Abu shivers at 7 deg C
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:22:39 -0700Jaipur, Oct 20 (PTI) With mercury dipping in Rajasthan, tourists in Mount Abu shivered at the lowest temperature of 7 degree C, a MeT department report said here today.
2-yr-old girl kidnapped, killed in Udaipur
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 15:42:10 -0700Nine days after the abduction and murder of a seven-year-old boy in Kota, a similar incident at Udaipur numbed the residents.
Mad about yellow: Indias love affair with gold
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 20:56:36 -0700We worship it, buy it for investment, wear it as jewellery, weave it into cloth and even eat it. India's love affair with gold crosses the boundaries of religion and also class ? and reaches its zenith in the run-up to Diwali.