A woman priest performing daily prayers and other works in a religious site maybe a rare scene but Kshetrapal temple in the district is an exception where women from Mali community have been doing the job traditionally.
Expelled BJP leader Jaswant Singh's son, Manvendra Singh, who was suspended by the party last year from its primary membership, has said that he has no plans of quitting the party as he has been advised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to wait till his suspension was revoked.
The Indian Air Force will organise a marathon on December 13-14 to celebrate the grit displayed by the Indian armed forces personnel in the Battle of Longewala, one of the first major contests between the armies of India and Pakistan during the 1971 war and an inspiring tale of courage in the face of insurmountable odds.
Drought-like conditions are forcing villagers residing along the India-Pakistan border in the desert state of Rajasthan to migrate in search of greener pastures. If local NGOs are to be believed, over 100 villages situated in Barmer district are facing a severe water and fodder crisis.