jaisalmer

Imtiaz Ali lends support to ‘Dekh Indian Circus’ (With Images)


May 11th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) It is a film he hasn't written, directed or produced. But filmmaker Imtiaz Ali is so touched with Mangesh Hadawale's Hindi movie "Dekh Indian Circus", ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Watch out ‘Agent Vinod’ for desi superspy flavour (IANS Preview)


March 19th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) After playing a simple Dalit man in "Aarakshan", actor Saif Ali Khan returns as a spy in the thriller "Agent Vinod", which is releasing ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Trucks to make debut in Desert Storm rally


February 19th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) As many as 143 vehicles, including huge AMW trucks, 4-wheel drive SUVs, Gypsys, two-wheelers and Moto Quads will be participating in the week-long Desert Storm ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Rajasthan fort’s wall collapses


September 2nd, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 2 (IANS) A portion of the wall of about a thousand-year-old fort in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer town has collapsed but there were no injuries, police said Friday.The incident happened ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Conscience over profit? Not business as usual


July 27th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The nature of entrepreneurship is no longer the same. A semblance of conscience, innovation and growing desire to impact the grassroots have crept into many ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Simulated polls to test new voting system


June 15th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 15 (IANS) The Election Commission will conduct a mock election in 175 polling booths in five states across India to test the prototype Voter Verifiable Paper Trail (VVPT) ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Antony postpones visit to Saudi Arabia, Qatar


May 6th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony's three-day visit to Saudi Arabia and Qatar to explore areas for expanding bilateral military cooperation has been postponed in view of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Indian ‘martyr’ alive in Pakistan, family hopes for return


April 30th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Faridkot (Punjab), April 30 (IANS) Surjit Singh, a Border Security Force (BSF) constable deployed on the India-Pakistan border in Rajasthan, went missing in the 1971 war between the two neighbours. ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Antony to visit border areas ahead of army war game


April 29th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Ahead of a major army war game in the Rajasthan desert mid-May, Defence Minister A.K. Antony will visit the area Monday to inspect the build-up ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Army’s war games in hot desert to begin in May


April 19th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Indian Army is gearing up for a major war game in the scorching Rajasthan desert, near the border with Pakistan, to keep the troops ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

7.3 magnitutde quake jolts Pakistan, Delhi rocked (Second Lead)


January 19th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Panic-stricken people rushed out of their homes - some of them reciting verses from the Quran - as a 7.3-magnitude earthquake shook Pakistan early Wednesday. Two women ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Delhi feels quake tremors


January 19th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Several people were jolted out of their sleep and some ran out of their homes as tremors were felt in Delhi and other parts of northern India ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Cold wave disrupts life in Rajasthan, trains run late


January 10th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 10 (IANS) Icy cold winds and fog in some places continued to hit normal life in Rajasthan Monday with many trains running hours behind schedules and mercury hovering between ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Auto-rickshaw rally passes Mumbai, raising water awareness


January 6th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 6 (IANS) Nearly 200 participants, riding auto-rickshaws, passed by the city Thursday as part of the 'Tuk-Tuk Marathon', where 65 teams will cover 2,500 km from the north to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Govinda And Priyanka’s Junoon To Release In Diwali


September 17th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Priyanka Chopra is one of the hottest leading ladies of Bollywood now and she is in quite high demand. She has worked with most of the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Suzlon bags contract for 30 mw wind turbine in Rajasthan


September 3rd, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The country's largest wind turbine manufacturer Suzlon Energy Friday said it has won a 30 MW wind turbine order from Bhubaneswar-based mineral developer Altrade Group. Suzlon said it ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Rock ‘n’ Roll comes alive with Rajesh Pratap’s collection


August 29th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) He might be reclusive and shy but designer Rajesh Pratap Singh lets his work do the talking. Maintaining the trend, he set the ramp on fire with ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Wind energy, a success in remote areas of Rajashthan


July 31st, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by ANI
By Lokender SinghSikar (Rajashthan), July 31 (ANI): Windmills are turning out to be a major hit in the remote areas of Rajashthan and leading to better electricity generation and development of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India-inspired ‘Prince of Pot’ faces five-year jail in Canada


May 25th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, May 25 (IANS) India-inspired 'Prince of Pot' Marc Emery, who runs the Marijuana Party of Canada, Pot-TV and Cannabis Culture magazine to promote free use of pot, Monday pleaded guilty in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rajasthan’s cattle facing water shortage


April 24th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur (Rajasthan), Apr 24 (ANI): The cattle owners in Rajasthan are facing acute shortage of water, as the water bodies have dried up here.The problem has been aggravated because of a drought ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Election Commission asks CEOs to get 100% EPIC and photo coverage


April 16th, 2010 - 10:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 16 (ANI): The Election Commission of India has decided that a concerted effort should be made to achieve 100 percent Electors Photo Identity Cards (EPICs) coverage and photo coverage ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Macro view of Indian education system in ‘Paathshaala’ (IANS Preview)


April 12th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) 'Commercialisation' and 'unethical practices' related to the education system in the country are some of the issues that director Milind Ukey's debut venture "Paathshaala", which releases ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Paathshaala’ is about the education system: Director (With Images)


April 6th, 2010 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) "Paathshaala" director Milind Ukey is tired of people constantly comparing his film with Aamir Khan's "Taare Zameen Par" and says he is highlighting macro ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India to open sixth air base in Rajasthan, 100 km from Pakistan


April 5th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) will open a new air base in Rajasthan Tuesday to bridge the "strategic air gap" between three of its forward bases in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Centre approves water supply project for Jaisalmer and Barmer military stations


March 19th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 19 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Friday approved a proposal relating to provision of long term water supply scheme for Army and Air Force stations in Jaisalmer and Barmer ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Shahid is draw for children’s film ‘Paathshala’


March 14th, 2010 - 8:52 am ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Children's films without stars don't make it big at the box office and that's a prime reason why choreographer Ahmad Khan roped in Shahid ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Caravan of camels demanding separate state of Desert Land reaches Jaipur


December 9th, 2009 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Dec 9 (ANI): A mass camel rally toting the banner of Maru Pradesh (Desert Land) Development Front reached here on Tuesday.Activists of the Maru Pradesh Development Front had started the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Gujarat officials to brainstorm in desert wilderness


December 4th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Dec 4 (IANS) The might of the Gujarat government led by Chief Minister Narendra Modi will leave their state secretariat later Friday to set up camp in the Rann of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Haryana to assist Saraswati river research


November 21st, 2009 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 21 (IANS) The Haryana government Saturday reiterated its commitment for research on the mythological Saraswati river. Haryana's Irrigation Minister Ajay Singh Yadav assured all assistance to Saraswati River Research Institute in ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

SAIL, NMDC sign pact to develop Arki Limestone Mine in Himachal


November 16th, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov. 16 (ANI): Mining major NMDC and Steel Authority of India Ltd. (SAIL) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop a limestone project at Arki in Himachal Pradesh. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Boeing ready for production of fighter jets in India


October 28th, 2009 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) After successfully completing trials for the contract of 126 medium multi-role combat aircraft with India, US firm Boeing Wednesday announced its intention to transfer technology to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

MiG 27 fighter jet crash near Jalpaiguri, pilot safe


October 23rd, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by ANI
Jalpaiguri, Oct 23 (ANI): An Indian Air Force (IAF) MiG 27 aircraft crashed near New Jalpaiguri about 16 kilometers West of the Hashimara Air Force Base on Friday.According to a Defence Ministry ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Don’t be late - now biometric scanners in home ministry


September 1st, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Hoping to ensure timely attendance of employees, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Tuesday inaugurated a Biometric Attendance Control System (BACS) that has been installed in the offices ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Air Force to have 230 Sukhoi 30 MKI fighters by 2015: Antony


July 8th, 2009 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 8 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony today said the government is planning to increase the number of Sukhoi 30 MKI fighter aircraft in Indian Air Force to 230 ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Sukhoi Su-30 jet crash raises heat in Rajya Sabha (Lead)


July 8th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The crash of an Indian Air Force Sukhoi Su-30 combat jet in Rajasthan this April, the first accident involving the plane since it was inducted 12 ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe