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

Pench National Park: The forest that inspired story of Jungle Book"s Mowgli

Pench, a deciduous teak forest that stretches across Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, is home to some of India's most charismatic mammals - tigers, leopards, dholes, wolves and gaurs.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 16th, 2018

Karnataka, Maharashtra villages beat cities in providing basic education

Despite being India's richest states, Maharashtra and Karnataka are failing to equip students with more than basic literacy.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 14th, 2018

Amazon Books heading to Pacific Palisades as new village center takes shape

Just a few years ago it was said that Pacific Palisad.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesMar 13th, 2018

Why do farmers in Maharashtra turn to govt with omnibus demands?

The current protest may not break the rural vicious circle, but it has made India more aware of Bharat's distress.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 12th, 2018

75,000 students committed suicides in India between 2007 and 2016: Study

Maharashtra reported the most - 1,350 - student suicides in 2016, or four every day, followed by West Bengal (1,147) and Tamil Nadu (981).....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 11th, 2018

India"s sugar output set to rise 45% to 29.5 mt in 2017-18 season

Two producing states of UP and Maharashtra alone are expected to produce over 10 million tonnes this season.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 7th, 2018

India"s sugar production likely to rise 12% as Maharashtra output doubles

The higher-than-expected output could pressure local prices and force the world's second-biggest sugar producer to remove a tax on exports.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 27th, 2018

MWC 2018: BSNL signs pact with Nokia to roll out 4G service in 10 circles

Nokia will deploy the technology in 10 telecom circles in India - Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Goa, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and Telangana.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 26th, 2018

Rotomac Pens Rs 37 bn-fraud: CBI questions Vikram Kothari, son in Delhi

Rotomac allegedly took loans from 7 banks - Bank of Baroda, Bank of India, Bank of Maharashtra, Indian Overseas Bank, Union Bank of India, Allahabad Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 21st, 2018

Rotomac Pens Rs 37 bn-loan fraud: CBI questions Vikram Kothari in Delhi

Rotomac allegedly took loans from 7 banks - Bank of Baroda, Bank of India, Bank of Maharashtra, Indian Overseas Bank, Union Bank of India, Allahabad Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 21st, 2018

Maharashtra summit: India to join $5-trn league, says Modi; key highlights

Devendra Fadnavis said Maharashtra is aiming to increase its pace of growth of 9.3% to become a $1 trillion economy by 2025.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 18th, 2018

Nifty PSU Bank hits over three-month low; down 26% from 52-week high

PNB, Union Bank of India, Corporation Bank, Dena Bank, Bank of Maharashtra and Syndicate Bank hit their respective 52-week lows on the NSE......»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 16th, 2018

Sebi orders forensic audit of Ricoh India"s books, bans six individuals

Ricoh had disclosed a loss of Rs 11.2 billion in 2015-16 due to alleged falsification of statements.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 12th, 2018

Khelo India Games: Children from humble background grab spotlight

One such case was Manipur's Nongbam Khomba Singh, the son of wall painter, hails from a remote village about 100km from Imphal.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 11th, 2018

Narayan and Iravati Lavate wish to end their lives on their own terms

Inside the small apartment is a pile of books - on forensic medicine, the Right to Information, a copy of the Constitution of India, the Law of Affidavits and Supreme Court rules.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 2nd, 2018

LIC Housing, Corporation Bank among 29 stocks that hit 52-week low

Shares of five public sector banks such as Allahabad Bank, Bank of Maharashtra, Corporation Bank, Punjab & Sind Bank and United Bank of India too hit 52-week lows on BSE......»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 2nd, 2018

Stone Age tools found in TN suggest reframing of ‘Out of Africa’ theories

Armed with newly discovered Stone Age tools in a village near Chennai, Indian scientists are challenging the popular scientific theory that the Middle Palaeolithic was brought to India by modern h.....»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineFeb 1st, 2018

60 stocks that doubled your money since Budget 2017; HEG up 1500%

Sintex Industries, Indo Count Industries, Bank of Maharashtra, Siti Networks, Lupin, Multi Commodity Exchange of India (MCX) and Dena Bank are some of the top losers.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 31st, 2018

17 stocks from BSE Smallcap index hit 52-week low; Bhushan Steel falls 16%

MCX, Bank of Maharashtra, United Bank of India, Bombay Rayon Fashions, D B Corp, Uttam Galva Steels and Vivimed Labs hit 52-week low on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 30th, 2018