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Water scarcity has long defined village life in the Thar desert Business Line, 4 days ago

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A Touch of Decadence

The therapists at the Rait Spa at the Suryagarh Palace Hotel in Jaisalmer travel 300 km west in the Thar Desert to hand-harvest salt from the banks of the Luni River. As part of its signature Thermal Salt therapy, the guest is covered from head to ...
 Yahoo! India2 weeks ago More ยป A Touch of Decadence  Yahoo! India2 weeks ago
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Roots Of The Sand Storms Are In America!

I was born in Pali, a small town in Rajasthan, the largest state of India with a major portion of the Thar desert. Although it is located around the desert region, once every few years it also receives its share of wetter than usual Indian monsoon.
 Huffington Post1 month ago

The Woes Of Thar

The picture of Thar Desert painted by the media is one of destitution, drought and death. While this is partially true, it is also one of the most populated deserts in the world and home to world heritages sites and endangered species. It ...
 The Nation Pakistan4 weeks ago Exploit tourism potential of Thar  Pakistan Observer1 week ago Plight of people of Thar  Pakistan Observer1 month ago
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In Thar, crops wait in their beds of soil for the rain to come

Tharparkar spreads over 19638 sq km in southern Sindh. PHOTO: MANOJ KUMAR The desert of Tharparkar spreads over 19638 sq km in southern Sindh, Pakistan. It's known for its rich culture, religious harmony and arid lands that turn green after the ...
 The Express Tribune1 week ago

Preserving India's musical heritage

Across the vast expanse of the Thar Desert in western India, the spirited melodies of the Manganiyars have echoed for centuries. Perhaps the most well known of Rajasthan's folk musicians today, these descendants of Rajputs sing songs that have been ...
 Gulf News1 month ago

Human Appeal To Raise Funds For Pakistan's Drought Affected Thar Desert

Former Captain of Pakistan Cricket Mohammad Yousuf, former fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar, Iqrar ul Hassan, Aatif Nawaz and Appeal's Director Fundraising Na'eem Raza during press conference Britain's prominent charity organization, Human Appeal, has ... month ago
Outlook Traveller

Monsoon in Jaisalmer

The rains transform the Thar desert, bringing out the greenery and making the ruins cheer up, too A view of the Jaisalmer Fort, the only living fort in Asia, from the Patwon ki Haveli A view of the city of Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, from the top ...
 Outlook Traveller2 months ago

#Travel Tales: These Little Known Desert Destinations in Rajasthan Are Simply Surreal

While the word 'desert' often conjures up the image of an arid and inhospitable landscape, it also evokes a sense of mystery and silence under endless starry skies. The combination of solitude, shifting sands and shimmering moonlit nights lends ...
 Yahoo! India1 week ago

Nitin Gadkari plans to end water problem of barren Rann of Kutch

t parts of the Great Indian Desert and the barren Rann of Kutch could be transformed into a thriving economy with "no water problems" if Union Minister Nitin Gadkari's dream of building a 850-km canal from Gujarat to Rajasthan becomes a reality. ...
 New Delhi Pioneer3 weeks ago Gadkari dream: Gujarat-to-Rajasthan canal  Chandigarh Tribune3 weeks ago Water woes in Raj, Guj could be history with 850-km canal  Daily Excelsior.com3 weeks ago Rajasthan, Gujarat water woes could be part of history  Financial Chronicle3 weeks ago
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