Scorching Heat in Rajasthan Has Pushed the Sale of Beer to a Record High
Thirsty people as well as tourists are heading for the nearest beer bar or liquor outlet to quench their thirst with a chilled glass of beer .
This is evident from the taverns in star-rated hotels in Jaipur which are packed with guzzlers. Over ninety percent of the bar occupants prefer beer...
Poor Health Practices Plague Rajasthan Tribal Women
Women in Rajasthan's tribal areas still consider home to be the safest place for deliveries, are afraid of using contraceptives and don't get their children immunised.
The Gandhi Manav Kalyan Society, an NGO that works in tribal regions of Udaipur district, conducted the study of the repr...
No Respite for Rajasthan from Heat Wave
Heat wave conditions continued to paralyse life in Rajasthan
Monday as the mercury hovered between 40-45 degrees Celsius in most parts - well above normal.//
The roads wore a deserted look with people preferring to stay indoors.
The meteorological department said there would be no resp...
Henna from Rajasthan for Aishwarya-Abhishek Wedding
Jaipur: Those of us who don't know where Sojat is, it's time to refresh their general knowledge. This is the place in Rajasthan
from where Aishwarya Rai// will get henna for her mehndi (henna) ceremony when she weds Abhishek Bachchan.
Over 15 kg of local henna will travel to wherever (the trader r...
Private Hospital in Rajasthan Booked for Foeticide
Perturbed by reports of female foeticides in the state, the Rajasthan
government has decided to file a police complaint against an Udaipur-based private hospital// for violating the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act.
The decision was taken Tuesday night after a week-long investigatio...
72-year-old Bachelor of Rajasthan Fails Class 10 Again!
Shiv Charan, a 72-year-old Rajasthan
man who has pledged not to marry till he passes his Class 10 board exam, will have to wait longer for a wife. He has failed in the examination yet again! //
Also known as Sheojiram, the resident of Kohari village of Behror town, over 140 km from here, has b...
NHRC Demands Report From Govt Of Rajasthan On Sex Determination Tests
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday questioned the government of Rajasthan, about the action it has taken against the 21 medicos who involved //in the sex determination tests.
government should submit the report in four weeks," said a press statement issued ...
More Than 200,000 Miners In Rajasthan Suffer From Silicosis
According to a recent research, more than 200,000 miners in Rajasthan
suffer from a dangerous lung disease, silicosis, which is caused by the inhalation// of dust containing crystalline silica.
There are two million miners in Rajasthan, according to figures by the National Commission on Labour...
Soft Drinks May Be Banned In Rajasthan Schools Rajasthan
is considering of imposing a ban on the sale of the soft drinks stating that it affects the health of the children badly. With hot days round the corner, there is// every possibility of children opting for the chilled drinks.
"The consumption of soft drinks has bad affects on the heal...
Panther Population Rising in Rajasthan
The tigers may be disappearing in Rajasthan
but the number of panthers is slowly on the rise .
R.N. Mehrotra, chief wildlife warden of Rajasthan, said early estimates of the census figures indicated an increase in the panther population in the sprawling desert state.
According to th...