In what seems to be a result of the government’s push to promote village industries and use of khadi products, the low-profile segment notched up sales of over Rs 50,000 crore for the first time.
A spine-schilling video captures three lions roaming around freely on the streets of Gigasan village in Amreli district of Gujarat.
Beating the cash crunch going on in our country post demonetisation, a village in central Kashmir's Budgam district has become the first in the state to go 'cashless'. Lanura village, about 30 kms from
The past two years have seen a near transformation for Puttamrajuvari Kandriga village in Andhra Pradesh with being "Open defecation free" one of its greatest feats. The reason that makes this tenure of two years
Around 400 residents living near the Jammu International Border (IB) were asked to vacate their villages after heavy cross-border firings. People were rattled by the sounds of mortar bombings and firings from across the
Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui comes from a humble background. Life of the small town boy from UP changed after he became an actor, but even after giving memorable performances in films like 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan', 'Kick'
Sonu Sood is reportedly planning to adopt a village named Bahona in his home state Punjab.
In signs of attestation that teaching does continue to be one of the noblest professions till date, an inspiring statistic from a Karnataka village reaffirms the value of education and the importance that needs to
In a shocking incident in Uttar Pradesh that seems to be a part of some mythical tale, a 90-year-old woman was found alive just before her body was to be taken for the funeral procession
Sasaram: In a praiseworthy move, a woman in Barahkhanna village mortgaged her 'Mangalsutra' to construct a toilet in her house. Recognising her effort, the Rohtas district administration made her the brand ambassador of total sanitation
Beijing: A village in China’s mountainous west where school children must climb an 800-meter (2,625-foot)-high bamboo ladder secured to a sheer cliff face may get a set of steel stairs to improve safety. The concerns
Ahmedabad: One hundred twenty-one villages in parched Saurashtra, north Gujarat and Kutch region were today declared as 'partially scarcity-hit' due to acute shortage of water owing to deficient rainfall in last monsoon, the state government
Badi (Madhya Pradesh): There have been large numbers of suicide cases in the Badi village of Madhya Pradesh’s Khargone district. This village is officially one of the country's 250 most backward districts and has reported
New Delhi: In a sharp criticism of the government’s village electrification drive, a Parliamentary panel today said the number of un-electrified villages is much more than the official number. The panel has also picked holes
Jamshedpur: Rooting for stronger democracy at the grassroots level, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today urged the gram panchayats to make their contributions towards village development. Explaining them how to make full use of the current
New Delhi: The population of elderly persons, above 60 years, have increased substantially with most of them residing in villages, says a government report. Based on profile of elderly person in the country, it stated
The Power Ministry today said it has achieved the target of electrifying 7,000 villages in the current fiscal.
Chhatisgarh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said five crore houses will be built for the poor by 2022 as he laid the foundation stone of 'Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana' here.He stressed on the need
Imphal: At least 200 people, among them women and children, from a village in Manipur have been hospitalised with a mysterious disease, officials said on Monday.The villagers from Lilong Chingjao in Thoubal district have been