While this is not uncommon for other animals, the notion that human beings were also affected by the moon was a controversial theory.
From 13 April, the education department of the Maharashtra State Government started rolling out e-learning content to students from both Government and aided schools for grades I to IX. It’s hosted on the DIKSHA app – an e-learning platform of the Ministry of Human Resource Development.
Digital India initiative should be leveraged to transform rural India and create avenues for those in smaller towns and cities, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Monday
The last shepherd basket weavers: An octogenarian is among the few surviving 'Dhangars' to practice the craft
85-year-old Siddhu Gawade, a shepherd, has been weaving symmetrical baskets for the past 55 years.
In Chhattisgarh, a long road to clean energy as families in rural areas are still compelled to use firewood
Two years after the government launched its scheme to improve rural women’s health by providing clean cooking fuel, the attempt to switch from firewood to clean fuel in the primarily rural state of Chhattisgarh is slowly fizzling out.
Geetanjali and Shivaji were affected by polio, a disability that subjected them to terrible name-calling.
In Wade Bolhai, visually impaired calendar salesman Sambhaji Bhor fights for the rights of the disabled
For the past two decades, Sambhaji has been selling calendars. This started off in the late 1990s when one of his uncles suggested him to make a living out of it. The piece of advice changed Sambhaji’s life as he embarked on the journey of traversing villages.
85-year-old Ananda is the only sculptor left in the Sangrul village of Karvir taluka in Maharashtra’s Kolhapur district who doesn’t use machines to sculpt idols.
The first woman from the Tilwani village [Maharashtra’s Kolhapur district] to pick up the occupation of puncture repairing, and a proud feminist, today everyone in the village calls her Awale ma’am.
Khanderav Parit's battle against caste: How a former mill worker is fighting oppression through his writings
An award-winning rural author, mill worker, and now a farmer, Khanderav Parit’s writings reflect the everyday life of the oppressed.
Wealthy but not healthy: India's rich more likely to suffer hypertension, says National Family Health Survey
Nearly 13 percent women and 18 percent men aged 15-49 in the highest stratum of the wealth index have hypertension (high blood pressure), according to data from the National Family Health Survey (NFHS), 2015-16 (NFHS-4). This is the first time the NFHS has included the measurement of blood pressure.
As 8 states go to polls in 2018, a look at how rural debt, distress and death continue to grow nationwide
Behind rising NPAs is a story of growing crop failures – increasingly linked to climate change – and falling rural incomes.
Indoor air pollution deadlier than industrial, caused 1.24 lakh premature deaths in India in 2015, finds study
Indoor air pollution caused 1.24 lakh premature deaths in India in 2015, more than the emissions from coal power plants or other industrial sources.
Mera iMobile by ICICI Bank allows electronic transfer of funds through multiple payment mechanisms, has information for farmers and is available in twelve languages.
regardless of the validity of GDP figures, jobs are being created in the economy. The government's efforts to generate employment opportunities in rural areas seem to have been paying dividends.
Uttar Pradesh has the highest number of colleges in any Indian state (6,026), according to AISHE 2014-15, but it has been unable to produce qualified workforce to drive development, as IndiaSpend reported on February 11, 2017.
The overall analysis of the Budget 2017 reflects a balanced approach towards enhancing the overall competitiveness of the country with a clear focus on eliminating the pain points of different sections of the society
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday shared a meal of 'dal-subzi' with villagers and interacted with them in Sangrur district, on the last day of campaigning for the Punjab assembly polls.
The govemernment has announced a new project to provide connectivity in remote areas in the country. Called Digital Village, the pilot project will be first rolled out to about 1,050 gram panchayats.
As many as 98.8 percent school-going children access internet in urban areas and 49.5 percent of them do it from home, according to a survey released on Monday.