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FAIR ENOUGH: Oil’s well for eves in male bastion

Even in the era of women’s empowerment, the oil and gas sector has always been seen as a male bastion, and a strict no-no for women. But Barmer, infamously known for female infanticide and foeticide, is breaking this tradition. Here women hailing from ... DNA, 2 weeks ago

Music tourism emerges as top travel trend for 2018

It was a strange and unfamiliar term in India until only a few years ago. But names like NH7 weekender, Sunburn, Hornbill International Music Festival in Kohima, Ziro Festival of Music, and VH1 Supersonic have changed that. Ed Sheeran in Mumbai.   Music tourism, a strange and unfamiliar term in India until only a few years ago, is now a massive phenomenon that's only getting more popular, thanks to a thriving music scene and young consumers eager to have new experiences. As the ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

700 BSF soldiers showcase shooting prowess

All India 48th BSF Inter Frontier Support weapon Shooting Competition commenced in Kishangarh firing range near Pakistan border on Tuesday. Along with this, Thar Desert echoed with the noise of bomb blasts and machine gun bullets. The competition, which will ...
 DNA1 month ago

The skies are no longer safe...

Clipped wings, dried pools of blood, a scattered pile of feathers. What used to be this birds neck - the white stalk that boasts an inflated gular pouch during a males mating display - is now reduced to a bone sticking out between a sliced head and torso.
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Bajwa wants India-Pak talks. Can he be trusted?

'Over the last year, Bajwa has created the environment to support bold moves on India. The ball is in India's court,' a senior Pakistan military officer tells Ajai Shukla.  IMAGE: Pakistan army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa flashes the V sign after the Pakistan cricket team defeated India in the Champions Trophy final. Sources close to the Pakistani military say New Delhi is missing an opportunity to engage Islamabad in dialogue that would have the full backing of Pakistan's powerful ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

PM Modi in Barmer; says Cong and drought are 'twin brothers'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the Congress Party and drought are 'twin brothers' as wherever the party goes, there is drought. Speaking at a function organised to mark the commencement of work on the Rs 43,129 crore Barmer oil refinery project ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago

Raj ka Taj: Oil's well...

An economic revolution is in the offing. This time it’s originating from barren lands of Pachpadra, Barmer. The land which could hardly cultivate Bajra, is set to harvest million dollar oil-crop, which promises to change the contours of fortune in this ...
 DNA2 months ago

Welcome The New Year In Style With These 5 Fresh Ideas!

2018 Is almost upon us. It is that time of the year when we make party-fueled New Year Resolutions, only to break them the very next day. Most of us have a set routine for welcoming the new year. But, even the most dedicated ones among us need a break from ...
 Trak.in2 months ago
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