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 (bē′kə-nîr′, -nâr′)
A city of northwest India in the Thar Desert near the Pakistani border west-southwest of Delhi. It has several 16th-century Rajput palaces built of red sandstone.


(Placename) a walled city in NW India, in Rajasthan: capital of the former state of Bikaner, on the edge of the Thar Desert. Pop: 529 007 (2001)


(ˈbi kəˌnɪər, -ˌnɛr, ˈbɪk ə-)

a city in NW Rajasthan, India. 416,289.
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Tenders are invited for sweeping, cleaning &; mopping of d-ist class rest house at cc, bikaner including lawn surrounding roads stairs etc.
Summary: Bikaner (Rajasthan) [India], Mar 15 (ANI): A Pakistani infiltrator was arrested by the Border Security Force (BSF) on Thursday from the International Border (IB) in Rajasthan's Bikaner.
3 -- In order to clear extra rush of passengers, the South Central Railway will run eight special trains between Secunderabad and Bikaner.
Bikaner, Feb 27 (ANI): Bikaner male dancers celebrated the festival of colours 'Holi' by performing traditional dances while dressed in women's attire.
Bikaner, Jan 2 (ANI): A camel race organised in Bikaner on Friday as a part of the three-day-long annual camel festival attracted thousands of foreign tourists.
Tenders are invited for 7 days traffic census by videography at two toll points on bikaner bye pass connecting nh-15 bikaner-sri ganganagar road to nh-15 bikaner- jaisalmer road km 0/0 to 13/0
17 (ANI): Although election fever has gripped the Bikaner constituency, the voters in this Rajasthani city are wary of political outfits and their local leaders.
Tenders are invited for rejuvenation and repairing of pump house, cwr and head work of uwss bikaner under pdr sub.
Tenders are invited for E-tender for the work of comprehensive maintenance & operation of electromechanical services in gmtd building bikaner & rsu lalgarh bikaner.
Tenders are invited for E-tender for the work of comp mtc and opt of emsin te building nokha and rsu jnv bikaner and comp mtc of ems in adjoining rsu at bikaner.
Tenders are invited for supply of broolfield digital viscometer dv2 trv with thermosel ( sc-4 27 spindle) at pwd regional laboratory bikaner