24 May 2016
Sindhudurg (Maharashtra): Thousands of people today bade a tearful farewell to Pandurang Mahadev Gawade, a soldier martyred in a gun battle in Kashmir, as his last rites were performed with full military honours at his Amboli village in this district, officials said.
01 May 2016
New Delhi: Making an all out effort to enhance the green cover along the tracks, Indian Railway has firmed up an ambitious proposal to plant 5 crore saplings ahead of the onset of monsoon on land owned by it.
20 Apr 2016
Electricity is one of the most basic amenities, but in India there are millions of people who do not have access to this source of power. The most basic reason is that the supply is not up to the mark with the demand. There are various reasons for this which include lack of resources, equipment, inadequate power infrastructure etc.
05 Dec 2011
Setting an example for others to follow, residents of Dhamiyapatti in Bihar’s Madhubani has transformed their small village into an eye soothing sight of green cover belt. Interestingly, the move from a remote village in Bihar comes at a time when the world is facing the challenge of global warming and whopping amounts are being spent to promote greenery.
20 Apr 2016
Gurdaspur: The mortal remains of Kirpal Singh, who died in a Lahore jail in suspicious circumstances last week, were consigned to flames at his village in Punjab's Gurdaspur district today amid a sombre environment.
11 Apr 2016
Baghpat (UP): A village panchayat here decided to boycott the families of girls who wear "jeans and tight clothes".
11 Feb 2016
Dharwad: The village of Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad plunged into grief as he passed away today after battling for life since his miraculous survival in Siachen, with Chief Minister Siddaramaiah leading the state in paying homage to the braveheart from Karnataka.
09 Mar 2016
Bannihal: Nearly 50 families shifted to safer places from Ramban district's Dharam village where soil erosion and sinking of land was witnessed of late.
22 Feb 2016
Ahmedabad: A village in Mehsana district of Gujarat has banned minor girls from using or owning mobile phones claiming that the gadget distracts them from studies.
15 Feb 2016
Barsimaluguri (Assam): Smart cities may be Prime Minister Narendra Modi's latest mantra but a remote nondescript, insurgency-ravaged village in Assam along Indo- Bhutan border has earned the distinction of being northeast's first smart village.