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In Pakistan's coal rush, some women drivers break cultural bar...

As Pakistan bets on cheap coal in the Thar desert to resolve its energy crisis, a select group of women is eyeing a road out of poverty by snapping up truck-driving jobs that once only went to men. Such work is seen as life-changing in this dusty southern ... Reuters, 1 month ago
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Western desertland welcomes Houbara Bustard a little early

The desert areas of Jaisalmer and Barmer districts harbor varied wildlife and avifauna. Though plenty of animals and birds like the state bird Great Indian Bustard and state animal Chinkara are present in the area, winters bring a new lease of life to the ...
 DNA1 month ago
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'Ramdev of the desert', a deity that brings them all together

It is a rare sight when people from different communities come together to celebrate a festival that is equally auspicious for all of them. One such rare event was Baba Ramdev Jayanti on August 23 when more than an estimated 16 lakh people from Rajasthan, ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago
Business Standard

Armoured vehicles must operate on western and northern border

With changing patterns in terrain, armoured vehicles like battle tanks must have the capacity and capability to operate on the western as well the northern border, Army chief Gen. Bipin Rawat said today.Future warfare will be hybrid in nature and forces need ...
 Business Standard3 days ago
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Can India fight China and Pakistan simultaneously?

'Given the present force levels, India cannot fight and win.''India can't hope to terminate the conflict on India's terms and impose the nation's will upon the adversaries,' says Brigadier Gurmeet Kanwal (retd). On October 5th, Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa, the chief of the air staff, said, 'The Indian Air Force is capable of effectively countering any threat from China while engaging in a two-front war also involving Pakistan.' One month earlier, on September 6, 2017, the army chief, General ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Great Indian Bustard count up in Rajasthan's DNP: Officials

There has been a nearly three- fold rise in the number of the Great Indian Bustard, the state bird of Rajasthan, in Pokran range of the Desert National Park here, officials said. Eleven 'Godawans', as the bird is popularly known in Thar region, were counted ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
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