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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

Maharashtra lawyer calls Modi"s I-Day speech unconstitutional, files plea

As PM of India, making wrong reference (as 'Hindustan') finds no place in the Constitution: Lawyer.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 16th, 2017

Train on fire, but no panic: India"s first disaster management village

Overaged rolling stock to replicate train accidents to improve real time rescues: Railway ministry.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 13th, 2017

Village near Doklam evacuated, India thickens Sikkim-Tibet border presence

Military is downplay the evacuation move at Nathang village as 'precautionary'.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 11th, 2017

Village near Doklam evacuated, India thickens border presence

Military is downplay the evacuation move at Nathang village as 'precautionary'.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 10th, 2017

600,000 or 1 million? India unclear on its village count & why that matters

The number and definition of villages vary across databases, making it challenging to plan.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 3rd, 2017

Monsoon withdrawal may keep normal dates, says Potsdam Institute

The withdrawal process of monsoon is expected to reach Central India (South-East Maharashtra, West Chhattisgarh and North Telangana) between October 7 and 17 (+/-5 days). This is as per an outlook........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineAug 1st, 2017

Fresh row over singing "Vande Mataram" in Maharashtra

When India was partitioned, nowhere it was said that we would be forced to sing it: MLA Asim Azmi.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJul 27th, 2017

Air India may get its FY17 books in order by mid-August

This will pave way for govt to begin the airline’s privatisation process.....»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineJul 25th, 2017

Punishing rain spell expected in Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh from today

Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and South Rajasthan are bracing for widespread rainfall, while it would be fairly widespread over Madhya Maharashtra and Konkan over the next four days. The India Met Depar........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineJul 13th, 2017

Microsoft pulls plug on White-Fi internet rollout

Tech major had launched low-cost rural connectivity pilot project in a Maharashtra village.....»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineJul 4th, 2017

The Web in the village

An NGO in Delhi is empowering people across villages in India with digital literacy.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJun 30th, 2017

GST impact: Pencils, books will not get costlier, assures Prakash Javadekar

Prices of most items will not rise because India's GST policy is unique, says Javadekar.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJun 30th, 2017

GE goes local; invests $200 million in tiny, impoverished village in Bihar

Just look at its $200 mn investment in India, which was crucial to winning giant locomotive deal.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJun 30th, 2017

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