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PHOTOS: Indian, US troops set Thar desert on fire!

Armed forces of India and United States on Tuesday executed a joint cordon and search drill to neutralise suspected insurgents, in a specially-constructed training area at the ranges in an......

Three soldiers killed during Pokhran wargames

India staged one of its biggest military wargames in Rajasthan's Thar desert but the showcase event was marred by tragedy when a mortar explosion killed three soldiers and seriously injured two......

Indian armed forces conduct war games

For the first time in 18 years, Indian armed forces Friday conducted large-scale war manoeuvres in the Thar desert baring its just-acquired lethal weapons platforms and systems before Defence......

The day Buddha smiled again...

It was like any other day in the Thar desert -- scorching heat and very little surface activity, a lot of vegetables being moved up and down and some men in military uniform seen entering what......

Proposal for Indo-Pak bus through Thar desert

A new bus route between India and Pakistan may be opened through the Thar desert if the proposal to connect Munabao (in Rajasthan) and Khokharapar (in Sindh province) by road is accepted, official......

How HPCL's dream of a refinery in Rajasthan turned sour

The Congress government during its reign between 2008 to 2013 under Ashok Gehlot as the chief minister offered several sops to the people by way of subsidised food grains, pension, free medicine......

Govt plans Rs 2 lakh-cr solar and wind power projects in deserts

With depleting fossil fuel reserves and environmental concerns surrounding conventional power generation, the government has started work on a long-term plan to tap into India’s solar and......

IMAGES: World's best boutique hotel is in Rajasthan

Mihir Garh in Rajasthan has won the World’s Best Boutique Hotel 2013 award in London. It has also been honoured as one of the World's Best Romantic Retreats. Mihir Garh, an exclusive boutique......

Food Bill: Lessons India should have learnt from Soviet Union

By throwing food at poverty that is result of faulty economics and lack of jobs, one is only trying to suicidal path says Colonel (retd) Anil Athale. Right at the outset the author wishes to......

NELP-IX: Reliance bids for 6, Cairn for 2 blocks

Reliance Industries on Monday bid for six oil and gas exploration blocks while Cairn India submitted offers for two out of the 34 on offer in the 9th round of auction under the New Exploration......

'I could have done away with the item number in Baahubali'

'I am not human... :)' SS Rajamouli has some fun on Rediff Chat. Baahubali director SS Rajamouli recently chatted with Rediff readers, and gave them a good look into the making of his mega......

Nothing Borderline about this movie

India and Pakistan may have their problems, but once in a while along comes a film like Ramchand Pakistani that forces us all into acknowledgment of not just our common culture with our neighbours......

Ramchand Pakistani, another Indo-Pak venture

A few years ago Mehreen Jabbar took a trip back home to Pakistan -- a visit required for her green card application process. Jabbar had worked for nearly 13 years producing and directing soap......

Lone Indian in Brazil ultramarathon runs because 'there's peace there'

When he is not running, Vishwas Bhamburkar spends his time filing Right to Information cases. P Rajendran meets with the only Indian running the Brazil 135 Ultramarathon later this week “A......
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Thar Desert revisited

Dastkar, a Delhi-based NGO working for crafts and craftspeople, has yet again managed to recreate the magic of the Thar Desert in the Capital. It... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/thar-desert-revisited/article7591054.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
An expat's guide to 10 things that MUST be experienced in India

1. Homing in at Oberoi Wildflower Hall, Shimla: A beautiful hill station to beat the heat, sprawled across lush green forests where old world charm... ...

http://www.msn.com/en-in/travel/holiday-travel-india/these-10-travel-experiences-will-make-you-follow-the-words-of-this-expat/ar-BBm5lhu?li=AA54Fs&srcref=rss
Water -- Urban India's greatest challenge

Over the years, increasing population, growing industrialization, expanding agriculture and rising standards of living have pushed up the demand... ...

http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/wheels/waterurban-indias-greatest-challenge_2654461.html
Cairn India Rajasthan oil block produces 300 millionth barrel

The prolific Rajasthan block operated by Cairn India, has played a critical role in reducing the gross cumulative import bill by $25 billion since... ...

http://www.millenniumpost.in/NewsContent.aspx?NID=155864
'I could have done away with the item number in Baahubali'

'I am not human... :)' SS Rajamouli has some fun on Rediff Chat. Baahubali director SS Rajamouli recently chatted with Rediff readers, and gave... ...

http://www.rediff.com/movies/report/i-could-have-done-away-with-the-item-number-in-baahubali/20150817.htm

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