Gypsy

  • Mehrangarh Fort to host Flamenco and Gypsy Festival February 28, 2014

    The Mehrangarh Fort here will host the first edition of the Jodhpur Flamenco and Gypsy Festival (JFGF), a three-day music and dance extravaganza to be held March 13-15. The three-day festival will bring the flamenco traditions as well as musicians from different Gypsy tradition to the country. Some of the renowned Spanish...
  • Maruti Suzuki September sales up 11.7 per cent October 1, 2013

    Country's largest car-maker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) on Tuesday reported 11.7 per cent increase in total sales in September at 1,04,964 units as against 93,988 units in the same month last year. The company said its domestic sales increased by 1.8 per cent during the month to 90,399 units as against...
  • Army to replace Maruti Gypsy, begins trials of new vehicles May 13, 2013

    Jaipur: Soaring petrol prices have forced the Army to look for other options in the SUV variant and it started summer trials of Mahindra Scorpio and Tata Safari in Thar desert in Rajasthan on Monday. The vehicles are being driven by Army drivers to test their endurance, fuel consumption, temperature, cross...
  • Mahindra Scorpio, Tata Safari to replace Maruti Gypsy in Indian Army May 11, 2013

    New Delhi: The Indian Army has decided to phase-out Maruti Gypsy from its inventory with Mahindra Scorpio and Tata Safari in the race to replace the vehicle under a project expected to cost the force more than Rs 3,000 crore. The Indian Army is the biggest customer of the Maruti Gypsy...
  • Army to retire iconic Maruti Gypsy after 27 years April 5, 2013

    New Delhi: After a 27-year-long innings, the Indian Army is bidding goodbye to the iconic Maruti Gypsy - all 30,000 of them in its fleet. The Army is expected to try out new vehicles. Army sources told CNN-IBN that the force plans to replace the Gypsy with more powerful vehicles in...
  • Gypsies of England have their roots in Punjab: Study December 2, 2012

    New Delhi: The gypsies of England, thought to have come from Egypt, trace their lineage to the present day Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes of northwestern India, particularly Punjab, a group of researchers have found. Scientists at the CSIR's Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) conducted genetic studies of...
  • Indian gypsy cultures on show ahead of Games July 30, 2010

    New Delhi: The nomadic culture of gypsy communities across India will be showcased here in the run up to the Commonwealth Games in October. The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) will bring gypsy communities to Delhi for an exposition-cum-showcase at the Azad Bhavan theatre here during September 17-21. "This is...
  • Pics: Belly dancers sizzle on ramp June 20, 2007

    Romanian gypsy girls who participated in the "Miss Piranda" (gypsy girl) contest were judged for appearance and traditional dancing skills. ...