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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

Monsanto, Mahyco face heat over Glycel Bt Cotton

Hyderabad, 12 October: Communist Party of India(CPI)-affiliated All India Kisan Sabha has asked Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee(GEAC) to take action against Monsanto and its Indian partner Maharashtra Hybrid Seeds Compan.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 12th, 2017

CPI wing demands action against Monsanto for alleged criminal negligence

Hyderabad, 12 October: Communist Party of India(CPI)-affiliated All India Kisan Sabha has asked Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee(GEAC) to take action against Monsanto and its Indian partner Maharashtra Hybrid Seeds Compan.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 12th, 2017

Uddhav dares BJP to "resign" from Maharashtra

Taking a dig at Modi, Thackeray said people were now forwarding a joke on social media that the prime minister 'may visit India soon', apparently referring to Modi's frequent foreign tours.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 8th, 2017

Evidence of Indian contribution to "zero" unveiled

Bakhshali Manuscript was unearthed in 1881 by a farmer near the village of Bakhshali, which after the partition of India in 1947 is a part of Pakistan.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 3rd, 2017

Maharashtra"s first cashless village let down by govt, banks

Dhasai, Maharashtra's first and only cashless village, no longer lives up to its name. Residents of Dhasai don't pull out their cards to swipe it on electronic data capture (EDC) machine anymore.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 1st, 2017

70 years of Independence, Maharashtra"s Amdeli village gets power, bus

The residents of Amdeli village here had a long wait for 70 years before they could see their homes lit up with electricity and commute in public buses. Amdeli, surrounded by forest and having a population of around 200 people,.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 29th, 2017

Only investment-based agriculture can be sustainable: Devendra Fadnavis

He was speaking on the topic, 'Infrastructure-led Growth: Maharashtra - India's Engine of Development'.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 28th, 2017

Maharashtra, Gujarat top in manufacturing: Assocham

Maharashtra and Gujarat are the top States in manufacturing emergence in India, according to a recent study conducted by the apex industry body Assocham.“While Maharashtra has topped with the high........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineSep 26th, 2017

Star India pays Rs 82 cr to Maharashtra govt for mega BCCI deal

Broadcast major recently bagged the 5-yr media rights deal for IPL at a cost of Rs 16,347 cr.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 17th, 2017

The grit and gumption of Jabna Chauhan, India"s youngest "sarpanch"

At 22 and a half years, she became the country's youngest sarpanch. She has since carried out campaigns to reform her village.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 16th, 2017

Imported sugar to get cheaper in south India

In Tamil Nadu, sugar is priced Rs 1.50-2 a kg more than that in Maharashtra due to supply shortage.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 10th, 2017

Bajaj Auto seeks a Triumph: To break into niche market via tie-up

The tie-up will develop models at Bajaj's Maharashtra plant, sell them in India, global markets.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 28th, 2017

JSW Group to construct speciality hospital for ₹60 cr

Facility to come up in Maharashtra village by 2019-end.....»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineAug 24th, 2017

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