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Maharashtra"s Bhilar, India"s first "books village"

Inspired by Welsh town Hay-on-Wye, the strawberry farming hub has been transformed into 'books village'.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 19th, 2017

India"s rural economy hit hard as informal lending breaks down

By Suvashree Choudhury and Rajendra Jadhav MUMBAI (Reuters) - Life was good for Mitharam Patil, a wealthy money lender from a small village in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Small-time financiers like Patil would typically lend cash to farmers and trade.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooNov 27th, 2016

Village in India to be named after Trump; Govt says no such proposal

Alwar District Collector Rajan Vishal also said there was no such proposal.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJun 13th, 2017

Monsoon hits Maharashtra, east India; heat wave likely in North

It has reached West Bengal and is slowly progressing towards northwestern part of country.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJun 12th, 2017

Bank shares fall on farm loan waiver in Maharashtra

Shares of banks fell up to 4 per cent on Monday after the Maharashtra government decided to waive off farms loans of small and marginal farmers. Union Bank of India and Oriental Bank of Commerce were the top losers, slipping 4.5 per.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJun 12th, 2017

Maharashtra farmer ends life, says don"t cremate me till CM meets demands

Dhanaji Jadhav, 45, hung himself from a tree near his house at Veet village in Karmala tehsil.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJun 8th, 2017

Books of The Times: Arundhati Roy’s Long-Awaited Novel Is an Ambitious Look at Turmoil in India

“The Ministry of Utmost Happiness” comes 20 years after Roy’s celebrated debut novel, “The God of Small Things.”.....»»

Category: mediaSource: nytJun 5th, 2017

What we"ve done in 10 yrs, we"ll do again in 3 yrs: Coca-Cola India Prez

On Monday, beverage major Coca-Cola India said it would contribute $1.7 billion (Rs 11,000 crore) with its bottling partners, fruit suppliers and processors in Maharashtra to create an entire eco-system to procure and process the .....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJun 5th, 2017

Vegetables, milk rates surge in Maharashtra as strike bites

The farmers want India's second-most-populous state to grant a waiver on their loans.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJun 2nd, 2017

T N Ninan: Oh, to be in Mallya"s shoes!

Air India has sunk more money, and will create a bigger hole in the books of lenders than Kingfisher.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJun 2nd, 2017

First Made-in-India Jeep Compass unveiled at Fiat"s Ranjangaon plant

Automaker Fiat Chrysler's India arm today rolled out the first locally manufactured Jeep Compass SUV from its Ranjangaon facility here. The vehicle was rolled off the the assembly line in the presence of Maharashtra Chief Minister.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJun 1st, 2017

Keeping it sweet: India expects a rise in sugar output on decent monsoon

Maharashtra's production fell 50% from a year ago to 4.18 million tonnes in 2016/17.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 31st, 2017

Ola kicks off pilot of its electric mass mobility project in Nagpur

India's largest taxi aggregator Ola has kicked off a pilot project to demonstrate mass electric mobility in partnership with carmaker Mahindra and the government of India in the city of Nagpur, Maharashtra. Ola will aggregate .....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 26th, 2017

No, Google’s Not a Bird: Bringing the Internet to Rural India

A recent convert to the wonders of the web is trying to persuade his neighbors in a remote village that “the whole world rests inside the mobile.”.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMay 22nd, 2017

The Auto village proposal: India may soon have a permanent mini expo

Auto Village proposes to have about 80 vehicle showrooms and workshops of all automobile brands.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 8th, 2017

From a Mumbai village to playing football in Russia

Sujal Kahar is all set to represent India at the Football for Friendship tournament in Russia.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 5th, 2017

US FDA warns Mylan over quality concerns at India facility

US FDA's concerns stem from an inspection in September of a facility located in Maharashtra.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 11th, 2017

After ban lift, Gaikwad books Air India ticket from Pune-Delhi for today

This is the same flight Gaikwad boarded last month when he lost his cool, hit the staffer '25 times'.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 10th, 2017

Highways across India turn into local roads after liquor sale ban

Hundreds of kilometres of national and state highways in states like Maharashtra, Himachal, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan and others have turned into local, municipal or district roads, just a few days afte........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineApr 9th, 2017

BJP kisan morcha chief demands farm loan waiver from Maharashtra

New Delhi, 7 AprilA day after Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel criticized farm loan waivers, the kind the new Uttar Pradesh government announced on Tuesday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s Kisan Morcha chief tod.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 7th, 2017

Alert! A student is committing suicide in India every hour

Maharashtra recorded maximum number of stuent suicides in 2015.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 7th, 2017