Thar Desert


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Thar Desert

 (tär) also Great Indian Desert
A large arid region of northwest India and southeast Pakistan northeast of the Rann of Kutch.

Thar Desert

(tɑː)
n
(Placename) a desert in NW India, mainly in NW Rajasthan state and extending into Pakistan. Area: over 260 000 sq km (100 000 sq miles). Also called: Indian Desert or Great Indian Desert

Thar′ Des′ert

(tɜr, tɑr)
n.
a desert in NW India and S Pakistan. ab. 100,000 sq. mi. (259,000 sq. km). Also called Indian Desert.
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Noun1.Thar Desert - a desert to the east of the Indus River in northwestern India and southeastern Pakistan
Bharat, India, Republic of India - a republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Pakistan, West Pakistan - a Muslim republic that occupies the heartland of ancient south Asian civilization in the Indus River valley; formerly part of India; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
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The search for gas in the Thar desert yielded good results.
He said that it will not only lead to the production of fishes in Thar Desert on large scale but it will also provide employment to the local people and traders.
The houbara bustard that come from western Kazakhstan mainly winter around the Iraq-Iran border, while those from central and eastern Kazakhstan winter in Afghanistan, Balochistan (Pakistan), and a few reaching Thar Desert and southern Iran, said the report.
Ragasthan, set to be held in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan from February 23 to 25, 2018, is Asia's first desert camping festival held in the expansive dunes of the Thar Desert.
The Kolhi tribes are primarily concentrated in the lower Thar Desert and speak their own Indo-Aryan languages.
Adv Vasand Thari , a political Activist said that no one will be allowed to destroy the beauty of the Thar desert and its resources on the name of development.
The vast Thar desert, which forms the natural border between India and Pakistan is an inhospitable place.
Ghulam Abbas Bhanbhro is assertive in portraying the true picture of the backward areas of Sindh the Thar Desert and the Kacho.
The Geological Survey of Pakistan has discovered more than 175 billion tonnes of ignite coal in Thar desert in Sindh.
Another expert, Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha, said that Thar desert, spread over an area of 19,623 square kilometres, had been a rich source of livestock, with 1.
By: Egypt Today ISLAMKOT, Pakistan -- 30 September 2017: As Pakistan bets on cheap coal in the Thar desert to resolve its energy crisis, a select group of women is eyeing a road out of poverty by snapping up truck-driving jobs that once only went to men.
New Castle disease infections in wild peafowl in Thar Desert region of Sindh province of Pakistan.