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Efforts underway to promote Zawar as India’s first GEO-PARK

Udaipur : Geologists and members of INTACH (Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage) are making efforts to get  Zawar , the world’s oldest Zinc-lead deposit, enlisted among the UNESCO’s Global Geopark Network (GGN). Presently there are 120 Geoparks in 33 countries but none in the Indian sub continent. Archeological ... Read More »

AMD launch multi-sensor survey to trace Uranium deposits in South Raj

Udaipur : The Department of Atomic Energy and Atomic Minerals Directorate for Exploration and Reasearch (AMD) has launched a multi sensor survey to explore Uranium and other precious atomic mineral deposits in South Rajasthan.  Helicopter flying at a low altitude with hi tech remote sensing equipments attached to it are amusing residents specially ... Read More »

Sher Khan dies of renal failure in Kolkata hospital

Udaipur : SherKhan, an accused in the 4-crore mine scam, died of prolonged illness on Monday late night during treatment in a Kolkata hospital. 65- year-old Khan was suffering from chronic renal disease. He was released on bail granted on medical grounds on November 20, after his stay in prison ... Read More »

Earth scientists warn town planners of ‘Invisible Curse’ in Umerda

‘Declare Umerda a No-Human-Activity-Area’ Udaipur : Centuries back, Akbar  regretted ignoring this aspect in establishing Fatehpur Sikri which had to be abandoned in 1585 within 14 yr of its founding because of inadequate water resources to sustain a capital city! Now comes a warning for the town planners and private builders ... Read More »

Hindustan Zinc completes its 50 years of existence on 10th January 2016

Udaipur: As Hindustan Zinc, a Vedanta Group company in Zinc-Lead-Silver business celebrates its Golden Jubilee, completing 50 years of its existence; the company is all set for its next phase of expansion of its mining and smelting operations with an investment of Rs.8000 crore. Hindustan Zinc is looking to expand ... Read More »

Proposal to protect Jain temples at world’s oldest Zinc mines in Zawar

Udaipur : After years of neglect,  the state Archaeology department may now  take up a proposal for the protection of heritage temples at Zawar , a settlement situated some 40 kilometers away from Udaipur. Carbon-14 dating has revealed Jawar as the site of ‘the earliest dated zinc mines in the world’ ... Read More »

“ Udaipur Declaration on Birds “ to protect declining avian species in South Raj

Udaipur : Exhibiting concern over the declining number of birds in the region, authorities and nature enthusiasts agreed upon an” Udaipur Declaration on Birds” to protect and conserve the avian species from threats. The Declaration came as the outcome of the three day ‘ Bird Fair’ which was held here jointly ... Read More »

Police overturn motto, Now “ Belief among criminals, fear among public”- Udaipur court

Udaipur court lambast police for unfair probe, order action against SHO under section 166 of the IPC Udaipur : Lambasting the police department for its tainted and prejudiced probe in a case of criminal intimidation and forced registry, an Udaipur court in its order passed on Monday, harshly remarked that after ... Read More »