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Ganganagar

(gŭng`gänəgər), city (1991 pop. 161,482), Rajasthan state, NW India, on the Bikaner canal system, a major new irrigation project in the desert region bordering Pakistan. It is a district administrative center and a market for grain, oilseed, vegetables, sheep, and cattle. Since the 1970s the city has expanded as an agricultural distribution center. Leather goods are made and sugar is refined in Ganganagar.
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Summary: Sri Ganganagar (Rajasthan) [India], Mar 10 (ANI): The Indian Army on Saturday shot down a drone which intruded in Sri Ganganagar sector of Rajasthan.
Summary: Sri Ganganagar (Rajasthan) [India], Mar 9 (ANI): Indian Army troops shot at a Pakistani drone along the international border in Rajasthan's Sri Ganganagar sector, army sources said on Friday.