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Rajasthan: State in Northern India
Rajasthan is a state in northern India. The state covers an area of 342,239 square kilometres (132,139 sq mi) or 10.4 percent of the total geographical area of India. It is the largest Indian state by area and the seventh largest by population. Rajasthan is located on the northwestern side of India, where it comprises most of the wide and inhospitable Thar Desert and shares a border with the Pakistani provinces of Punjab to the northwest and Sindh to the west, along the Sutlej-Indus river valley. It is bordered by five other Indian states: Punjab to the north; Haryana and Uttar Pradesh to the northeast; Madhya Pradesh to the southeast; and Gujarat to the southwest. Its geographical location is 23.3 to 30.12 North latitude and 69.30 to 78.17 East longitude, with the Tropic of Cancer passing through southernmost tip of the state.

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Watch: Nagaland cuts petrol, diesel tax; becomes 5th state to give relief

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Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait has issued a fresh warning to the Modi government over the farm laws. Addressing a rally in Sikar, Rajasthan, Tikait said that farmers would now launch a fresh tractor rally..

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Farmer leaders including Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait attended a rally in Rajasthan's Sikar. While addressing the rally, Tikait said, "Our next call will be for a march to..

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Watch: Indo-US joint military exercise 'Yudh Abhyas' concludes in Bikaner [Video]

Watch: Indo-US joint military exercise 'Yudh Abhyas' concludes in Bikaner

The closing ceremony of the joint military exercise between the Indian and US Army, ‘Yudh Abhyas’ was held at Mahajan Field Firing Range at Rajasthan’s Bikaner. This was the 16th edition of the..

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Indo-US joint military exercise 'Yudh Abhyas' concludes in Bikaner [Video]

Indo-US joint military exercise 'Yudh Abhyas' concludes in Bikaner

Closing ceremony of 16th edition of the Indo-US joint military exercise 'Yudh Abhyas' was held at Bikaner in Rajasthan on February 21. The joint military exercise started from February 08 and ended on..

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Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) workers held a unique protest over surging fuel prices in Bihar's Muzaffarpur. They used donkeys to mark their anguish over rocketing petrol, diesel cooking gas prices in the..

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Watch: Indo-US showcase military might in Rajasthan's Bikaner [Video]

Watch: Indo-US showcase military might in Rajasthan's Bikaner

Amid the 16th India edition of the Indo-US joint military 'Yudh Abhyas', India and USA troops took part in war exercise in Rajasthan's Bikaner on February 20. The exercise was held at Mahajan Field..

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