Jaisalmer


Also found in: Wikipedia.

Jaisalmer

(jəsäl`mər), former principality, Rajasthan state, NW India. Its terrain is largely a sandy or stony waste and constitutes a section of the Thar Desert. Jaisalmer was brought under the Mughal empire by AkbarAkbar
, 1542–1605, Mughal emperor of India (1556–1605); son of Humayun, grandson of Babur. He succeeded to the throne under a regent, Bairam Khan, who rendered loyal service in expanding and consolidating the Mughal domains before he was summarily dismissed (1560) by
..... Click the link for more information.
 in 1570. It became a British protectorate in 1818. In 1949 the region was incorporated into Rajasthan state. The town of Jaisalmer was the capital of the former state. Now a rail terminus and strategic military post close to the Pakistan border, the town is noted for its massive yellow sandstone fort.
References in periodicals archive ?
Address : Executive Engineer Water Course Dn Ii Jaisalmer, Executive Engineer Water Course Dn Ii, Ignp Ext.
Summary: Jaisalmer (Rajasthan) [India], Jan 26 (ANI): Jaisalmer Superintendent of Police (SP) Gaurav Yadav on Friday revealed that the two Saudi nationals and an Indian were detained in Pokhran town of Rajasthan for "hatching a conspiracy to disturb peace and harmony in the state".
Suryagarh changed that, adding hugely to the Jaisalmer experience.
IndiaOs Thar Desert in complete luxury The medieval city of Jaisalmer lies in the heart of IndiaOs Thar Desert, and is affectionately referred to as RajasthanOs OGolden CityO, reports blogger Madeleine Hann.
A heady cocktail of history, dunes and music turns Jaisalmer into a tourist magnet in these months
Summary: Is Jaisalmer, the Golden City situated in Rajasthan's Thar Desert, in danger?
Rawal Jaisal, a descendent of the Yadav Clan and a Bhati Rajput, or prince, established his new capital at Jaisalmer in the Thar Desert in 1156.
Tenders are invited for Hiring of fire driver and firemen for 24 hours functions of jaisalmer fire station at municipal council jaisalmer
Summary: Jaisalmer (Rajasthan) [India], Dec 19 (ANI): As the in-service doctors' strike in Rajasthan continue to rattle the daily lives of the public, the Border Security Force (BSF) doctors provided medical help at a hospital in Jaisalmer.
Summary: Jaisalmer (Rajasthan) [India], October 10 (ANI): An Indian national, who illegally crossed back to India after living for 27 years in Pakistan, was apprehended by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) in Jaisalmer, on Tuesday.
Summary: Jaisalmer (Rajasthan) [India], Aug 18 (ANI): Air Force officials on Friday nabbed a man for suspicious activities, as he tried to enter the Air Force Station in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer without proper clearance.
Tenders are invited for Providing and laying 25mm thick stone flooring at gojroop sagar, jethwai road jaisalmer