GAJ SINGH

  • How a wasteland is turned into a haven for migratory birds and home for trees and herbs June 29, 2014

    Seventy hectares of land on the foothills of the majestic Mehrangarh fort here was once a rocky wasteland, colonised by an invasive plant from Mexico known as mesquite or baavlia the 'mad one' in local parlance as it cannot be uprooted. But the painstaking efforts of a man...
  • Jodhpur retreat says 'wear helmets' to prevent head injuries March 13, 2013

    Jodhpur: Many call India the head injury capital of the world. Nearly 2 lakh Indians die every year of head injuries, according to NIMHANS. The simplest preventive is getting people to wear helmets. That's the key message that came out of retreat in Jodhpur. "India has dubious distinction of being head...
  • Royalty meets the Big B at London charity gala November 10, 2009

    London: On Monday night, Indian royalty rubbed shoulders with British royalty and Hollywood joined hands with Bollywood all for a good cause. The charity gala in London by Maharja Gaj Singh of Jodhpur was to raise funds for the Indian Head Injuries Foundation, which aims to provide improved care for...