05 Dec 2014
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat visited Namik, the remotest village in the border district of Pithoragarh, and assured people of making all out efforts to connect them to the mainstream of development.
10 Nov 2014
Mathura: Actress-politician Hema Malini has adopted Raval village in Uttar Pradesh under the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his Independence Day address.
03 Nov 2014
Connecticut: The village of Johnsonville better known as ghost town, set along the Moodus River in East Haddam, Connecticut, has a new owner, whose identity is still unknown.
06 Dec 2014
Ahmedabad: A total of 353 villages in Kutch district of Gujarat were on Friday declared completely or partially scarcity-hit and officials asked to provide adequate drinking water and cattle fodder to the affected areas.
21 Nov 2014
Ramban: The fate of Village Defence Committees (VDCs) has become a major poll issue in Chenab Valley of Jammu and Kashmir with its members alleging apathy by state authorities.
24 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu has adopted Chepala Uppada village of Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district for rehabilitation and development in the aftermath of recent cyclone Hudhud that ravaged north coastal districts of the state.
07 Jan 2015
Bhubaneswar: BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday renewed his party membership from a village in historic Dhauli gram panchayat near Bhubaneswar, after seeking blessings of Lord Jagannath at Puri.
19 Nov 2014
Guwahati: Assam's first time Congress MP and Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi's son, Gaurav Gogoi, has selected martyr Swahid Kushal Konwar's village Gondhokoroi in Golaghat district for making it a model village.
23 Oct 2014
Visakhapatnam: Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu has decided to adopt a cyclone-affected village in Andhra Pradesh. The minister on Thursday announced that he and his family members will adopt Chepalupada village and undertake rebuilding work.
06 Jan 2015
Hyderabad: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Monday discussed the draft plan on the government's flagship 'Smart Andhra Pradesh' programme, which includes 20 'non-negotiable' indicators for a smart village, with corporates and NGOs.