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  Rajputana - LoveToKnow 1911
The chief rivers of Rajputana are the Luni, the Chambal and the Banas.
The climate throughout Rajputana is very dry and hot during the summer; while in the winter it is much colder in the north than in the lower districts, with hard frost and ice on the Bikanir borders.
The country is traversed throughout by the Rajputana railway, with its Malwa branch in the south, and diverging to Agra and Delhi in the north.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Rajputana   (1875 words)

 Rajputana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rajputana (or Rajpootana), which means "Land of the Rajputs" is a region of western India, which now makes up the greater part of Rajasthan state.
Under the British Raj, the region was organized as the Rajputana Agency, made up of a number of princely states, whose rulers enjoyed local autonomy.
Upon Indian independence in 1947, the local rulers acceded to India, and in 1950 Rajputana was combined with the former British province of Ajmer-Merwara to became the Indian state of Rajasthan.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rajputana   (113 words)

 Rajputana Rifles
They were composed of Rajputs and Jats from Rajputana, and Muslims from the Punjab.
The Maratha Light Infantry (MLI) RR battalion was raised at Belgaum, the Madras Regiment at Tiruchi, the Assam Regiment RR battalion at Shillong, the Punjab RR at Ramgarh, Grenadiers at Jabalpur and the Dogra Regiment RR battalion at Faizabad.
In February 2002, the 7th Battalion of the Rajputana Rifles celebrated the 30th anniversary of their victory at the battle of Mynamati during Indo-Pak war of 1971.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/world/india/rgt-rajputana.htm   (717 words)

 RAJPUTANA - Online Information article about RAJPUTANA
About three-fifths of Rajputana lies north-west of the range, leaving two fifths on the east and south.
race, and the territory is called Rajputana because it is politic-ally possessed by Rajputs.
condition of Rajputana previous to the invasion of Upper India by the Mahommedans, and these indicate that the country was subject for the most part to two or three powerful tribal dynasties.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /PYR_RAY/RAJPUTANA.html   (2687 words)

 Rajputana Palace Sheraton
Jaipur, known as the fabled "Pink City" with its brilliant colors and exotic monuments was designed along the lines of the traditional Havelis with its own definition of space and splendor.
The Rajputana Palace Sheraton provides the finest accommodations in the city of Jaipur, with a host of comforts and services in a truly regal ambiance.
For leisure, the Rajputana Palace Sheraton has a heated outdoor swimming pool and a jogging track set among the serene waterfalls and courtyards of the hotel.
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 Rajputana Rifles Reunion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Rajputana Rifles is the oldest rifle regiment of the Indian Army.
The British chapter of the Rajputana Rifles Officers Association was represented by Maj Edward Morrow who came all the way from UK to attend the reunion.
He is a retired officer of the Rajputana Rifles having served in Indian Army prior to Independence.
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 BHARAT RAKSHAK MONITOR - Volume 5(1) July-August 2002
The Rajputana Rifles is the senior most rifle regiment of the Indian Army.
Raj Rif (a diminutive of Rajputana Rifles commonly used in historical accounts) had its baptism by fire in the Battle of Kirkee with the Marathas.
The mighty soldiers of the Rajputana Rifles are mainly ordinary men, Rajputs, and Jats, with a sprinkling of Ahirs, Gujars, Kaimkhani and Hindustani Muslims.
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 Online Rajput Community Center : Everything you want to know about Rajputs of Rajasthan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Rajputana as name suggest means place of Rajputs.
The region called Rajputana is now the republican state of Rajasthan.
Rajasthan known as Rajputana, consisted of 19 "Native States" under the British Parlimentary is literally translated, the land of Rajputs, who were, for well over a thousand years.
www.rajputsamaj.net /history/rajputana.htm   (568 words)

 Rajputana Agency - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rajputana Agency was a collection of native states in India, under the political charge of an agent to the Governor-General of India who resided at Mount Abu in the Aravalli Range.
Western Rajputana States Residency, with headquarters at Jodhpur, comprising the states of Jodhpur, Jaisalmer and Sirohi.
Rajputana was traversed throughout by the Rajputana railway, with its Malwa branch in the south, and diverging to Agra and Delhi in the north.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rajputana_Agency   (955 words)

 Rajputana Palace Hotel,Rajputana Sheraton Hotel,Hotel Rajputana Palace Jaipur,Hotel Rajputana Sheraton Jaipur,Jaipur ...
The finest address in the Pink City, the Rajputana Palace Sheraton is a palace created to be a hotel, offering an array of services in a truly regal ambience.
The Rajputana Palace Sheraton caters to the connoisseur with the finest in Indian and International cuisine.
The Rajputana Palace Sheraton is an ideal venue for conferences and meetings.
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 The Rajputana Rifles
Comments: The Rajputana Rifles is the senior most Rifle Regiment of the Indian Army.
The outbreak of hostilities in Kashmir, again saw the Rajputana Rifles in the thick of battle.
During the brief period of the Jammu and Kashmir Operations in 1947-48, the Regiment was awarded 1 PVC, 2 MVCs, 14 VrCs and 49 Mention-in-Despatches.
www.bharat-rakshak.com /LAND-FORCES/Army/Regiments/Rajputana.html   (424 words)

 Rajputana Resorts - Udaipur, Rajasthan,India - A Royal Retreat in Rajasthan, India, hotels udaipur, rajasthan ...
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 Rajputana Palace Sheraton Jaipur, India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The city of Jaipur is a melting pot of diverse cultures, unique experiences and stunning attractions.
Situated 14 kilometres from the airport, Rajputana Palace Sheraton is just a kilometre away from the city centre and the bus station.
Rajputana Palace boasts a distinct architectural design reflecting the spirit of Rajasthan.
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 Online Rajput Community Center : Everything you want to know about Rajputs...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Rajputs, sanskrit word meaning son of a king (rajputra), dominant people of Rajputana, an historic region now almost coextensive with the state of Rajasthan, NW India.
The Rajputs are mainly Hindus of the warrior caste but their are also Muslim Rajputs spread over North-West India and Pakistan; traditionally they have put great value on etiquette and the military virtues and take great pride in their ancestry.
Under the British, many of the Rajput princes maintained independent states within Rajputana, but they were gradually deprived of power after India attained independence in 1947.
www.rajputsamaj.net /default.asp   (622 words)

 Princely States Report > "Rajputana" Column > Rajputana Under British Paramountcy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Changes in the relationships between princes and noblemen, the degree of public accountability, and administrative and financial reforms were paralleled by movements to expand the political community, to make government popularly accountable, and to secure the rights of subjects through settled legal and administrative procedures.
The Rajputana states had insulated themselves with remarkable success from the social and intellectual ferment that affected British India in the mid-nineteenth century.
It appealed to the instincts for pedagogy of the traditionally literate castes now in the roles of schoolmasters or lawyers, who were asked to carry their Gandhian and nationalist teachings to rural people, bringing the message of moral and material conditions as they were elsewhere and might be here too.
www.princelystates.com /Rajputana/rc-02-02x.shtml   (11902 words)

 archive: Rajputana Rifles' 2nd batalllion honoured   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Title : Rajputana Rifles' 2nd batalllion honoured Author : [none specified] Publication : The Asian Age Date : July 2 1999 URL : http://www.asianage.com/war.htm e-mail : letters@asianage.co.in New Delhi: The heroic and battle-hardened 2nd battalion of the Rajputana Rifles was honoured with a unit citation on Thursday.
The Rajputana Rifles battalion on the night of June 13-14 cleared Pakistani intruders from Saddle and Point 4590 areas located to the north of Tololing.
In fact, the 2nd battalion of the Rajputana Rifles has suffered the heaviest casualties during the ongoing operations in Kargil as this battalion has played the most significant role in the operations.
www.media-watch.org /articles/0799/56.html   (574 words)

 Princely States Report > "Rajputana" Column > Rajputana Under British Paramountcy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
When India became independent in 1947, nineteen princely states and three chiefships of Rajputana were amalgamated into a single political unit, Rajasthan, that became a state within the Indian union.
Princely rule and legitimacy, based on birth, was abruptly replaced by parliamentary government and the authority of democracy.
Similar "advice" was given at Bikaner at the same time, although in later years the maharaja of that state became notoriously independent.
www.princelystates.com /Rajputana/rc-02-02a.shtml   (1041 words)

 AllRefer.com - Rajputana, India (Indian Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Rajput power reached its peak in the early 16th cent., but the area fell to the Mughals when Akbar captured the fort of Chitor in 1568.
From their seat at Ajmer the Mughals ruled Rajputana until the early 18th cent.
Under the British, Rajputana included more than 20 princely states, notably Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, and Ajmer.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/R/Rajputan.html   (249 words)

 Rajputana Rifles - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
They were formerly called the 6th Rajputana Rifles when part of the British Indian Army.
The name Rajputana Rifles is derived from the Hindi word Rajput which is based on the Sanskrit word Rajputra meaning son of a king.
The Rajputs are the dominant people of Rajputana, a historic region which is now part of Rajasthan.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rajputana_Rifles   (549 words)

 Rediff On The NeT Special: Amberish K Diwanji on the Rajputana Rifles's new recruits
Not because 2 Rajputana Rifles got the citation (so have the others in the past) but because the 2 Rajputana Rifles is right on the Kargil front where all the action is taking place.
The Rajputana Rifles soldiers are recruited from the areas of Rajasthan, Haryana, and western Uttar Pradesh.
On the Rajputana Rifles parade ground at the regiment headquarters in Delhi Cantonment, the fresh jawans stood to attention.
www.rediff.com /news/1999/jul/03akd.htm   (1192 words)

 The Hindu : National : Rajputana Rifles battalion for U.N. mission in Congo
NEW DELHI: The elite Second Battalion the Rajputana Rifles, has been nominated for the United Nations mission in Congo, and will be inducted for peacekeeping operations between the third week of July and the second week of August.
Addressing a special Sainik Sammelan of the Rajputana Rifles here on Friday, Deputy Chief of the Army Staff Lt. Gen.
It participated in all major wars and campaigns and was awarded the Battle Honour for Poonch during the 1948 Indo-Pakistan War.
www.hindu.com /2006/07/15/stories/2006071502411100.htm   (523 words)

 Udaipur Hotels :: Rajputana Resorts :: Rajasthan Info.org
Rajputana Resort is situated in the south eastern part of the Historical Heritage city Udaipur.The peaceful location of Resort amidst beautiful lush green velvet; which creates a marvellous views.
The Rajputana Resort offers 12 well appointed luxurious rooms and 10 Deluxe tented accommodation.
Rajputana Resorts provides facilities such as A Multi cuisine, fully Air - Conditioned Restaurant, Bar, Conference Hall, International Standard Swimming Pool, Horse excursion nearby beautiful Lake, Lawn Tennis, Cricket Pitch,Room Service, Car Rental, Laundry, Very arranged parking Facility, Doctor On call, Postal service, Rajasthani Folk Dances, Bon Fire, Traditional Music, Daily Cultural Programs.
www.rajasthaninfo.org /udaipur-rajputanaresorts.htm   (219 words)

 Rajasthan Heritage Tour,Rajasthan Camel Safari,Rajasthan Tribal Tour,Rajasthani Wedding Tour,Royal Trains Tour of ...
It will be a journey back into the past when this state was ruled by the Rajput kings.
Earlier Rajasthan was known as "Rajputana" which means the country of Rajputs.
Land of people who are brave and chivalrous, people with a warlike lifestyle around whom grew the most amazing legends of romance and heroism......
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 Rajputana of Rajasthan - Royal Rajputana Tour, Rajputana Tour Rajasthan, Rajasthan Palace Tour   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Rajputana or the Land of the Kings, and today it is known as the modern Indian state of Rajasthan.
Rajasthan, Rajputana of old, a land where life in all its aspects comes emblazoned in the brightest of colors.
Mighty forts and ornate palaces reveal the opulence and power of the maharajas who ruled here for centuries.
www.india-rajasthan-tour.com /rajputana-tour.htm   (395 words)

 Royal Rajputana
Rajasthan - Rajputana of old, terrain of a race who are courageous and heroic, with a military lifestyle around whom grew the most incredible tales of romance and bravery.
The Royal Rajputana offers a unique opportunity to sample some of the fairs and festivals and an occasion to meet with Royalty and even celebrate a Royal birthday.
Stay at Historic Suites at Fateh Prakash Palace or Shiv Niwas Palace to culminate a unique experience and bring in the New Year with the golden rays of the rising sun.
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