Attar

  • Rajasthan: Gurjars to continue protests for 5 pc quota May 31, 2013

    Jaipur: The Gurjar community will continue its protests demanding five per cent reservation for the community in jobs and educational institutions in Rajasthan. The agitation led by the Attar Singh Bhadana is expected to march from Jaipur to Delhi. Rajathan Energy Minister Dr Jitendra Singh on Thursday said that the Rajasthan...
  • Attar makes Olympic track debut for Saudi women August 8, 2012

    London: Sarah Attar became the first Saudi woman to compete in Olympic track and field, wearing a headscarf and finishing last in her 800-meter heat on Wednesday. Attar smiled broadly and waved at the crowd as her name was announced. Three minutes later, wearing a white headscarf, green longsleeve shirt and...
  • Bangalore falls for attar during Ramzan August 6, 2012

    Bangalore: Though women and youths are always smitten by branded perfumes, attars never fail to attract women, especially during the holy month of Ramzan. Many shops in Shivajinagar make huge profits in this month, cashing on the special attar fragrances that are brought to the city. Traders say in the...
  • Forbes India: India's sandalwood trade hijacked August 6, 2009

    Dard-e-sar ke vaaste chandan lagaana hai mufeed, Uss ka ghissna aur lagaana dard-e-sar yeh bhi to hai [Sandalwood paste is the ideal cure for a headache, (But) its preparation and application is a headache in itself!] That Urdu couplet best encapsulates Kannauj's long-standing love affair with sandalwood oil and attar (perfume). Situated along the mighty Ganga...
  • Pakistan claims Lower Dir freed of Taliban hold April 29, 2009

    Islamabad: Spokesperson for the Pakistani army Attar Abbas held a press conference to tell that Lower Dir had been cleared of militants. "The Frontier Corps' action in Dir has achieved its aim. Lower Dir has been freed of the nefarious elements and almost 70 to 75 of their men (Taliban) have...