Thar Desert


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a desert to the east of the Indus River in northwestern India and southeastern Pakistan

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Water samples from these wells in the Thar desert showed fluoride levels of 7-12mg/L, which were far in excess of fluoride levels prescribed by WHO for human consumption.
Summary: Fluoride (F-) levels in the urine, blood plasma and serum samples of people living in a village in the Thar Desert have been analysed where fluorosis is endemic and groundwater contains fluoride as high as 9.
In February ( 1981), excavation was begun in the Thar desert to permit the underground explosion of an Indian test device on short notice,"the report said.
Pakistan faced extreme famine in 2013 in Thar Desert which had caused many deaths especially 390 children as well as losses to economy as animals started dying in Thar Desert in October 2013.
No potable water, no hospitals and not even antivenoms that are needed to treat people bitten by snakes found in Thar desert in large numbers.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif ordered the military to dispatch teams of medics to the Thar Desert in Sindh province after reports in local media revealed 122 children had died due to malnutrition in the past three months, his office said.
Desert Storm is one of the most popular rallies in India, given the tough conditions of driving through the Thar Desert and vast salt flats.
At over 2 lakh sq km, the Thar desert is one of those natural phenomena that the mind struggles to grapple with.
YENy DELHy (CyHAN)- The Indo-Russian joint military exercise 'INDRA 2013'entered its eighth day today at Mahajan field firing range near India-Pakistan border in Thar Desert of Rajasthan.
I am keen to know her views on weather in India, its monsoon cycles, snowy Himalayas and on the Thar desert of the western India.
IndiaOs Thar Desert in complete luxury The medieval city of Jaisalmer lies in the heart of IndiaOs Thar Desert, and is affectionately referred to as RajasthanOs OGolden CityO, reports blogger Madeleine Hann.
Comparing semi-arid Mewar in southern Rajputana (present-day Rajasthan), semi-arid Orchha in Bundelkhand in central India, and Bikaner in Rajputana's Thar Desert, she explores what the different practices of shikar (princely hunting) reveal about the princes' ideals about the desirable qualities of specific hunting grounds and prey, links between a state's reputation and the particular benefits of specific wildlife and sporting landscapes, the strategies princes used to control their surrounding landscapes (physically and rhetorically), the use of hunting to establish princely legitimacy through connections to war heroics, and the connections the princes believed existed between the environment and political power under the British Raj.
a xeric under-utilized shrub of Polygonaceae, dominantly found in arid and semi-arid region of Thar Desert and offer green advantage to desert in extreme adverse climatic conditions.
In which two Asian countries does the Thar desert lie?
1 TAKE a guided camel ride in the Thar desert but, be warned, they're far taller than you might think