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Feb 22, 2018
Saubhagya scheme: Govt to miss 2019 target to electrify all households at current rate, could take as long as 2022At current rates of electrification, it will take more than four years to provide power to all rural households alone under the Saubhagya scheme.
Sep 28, 2017
Rohingya crisis: Myanmar's Ministry of Information says it is prepared to take back 'verified' refugeesMyanmar is poised to begin "verifying" how many of the near half a million Rohingya refugees to Bangladesh it will take back, the Ministry of Information said Thursday, naming land and sea points in restive Rakhine state for their return
Sep 26, 2017
Narendra Modi launches Saubhagya free electricity scheme for 24x7 power in all rural householdsPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched the Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana 'Saubhagya' electricity scheme to provide 24x7 power to all families in India.
Aug 03, 2017
Unclear estimates about number of villages in India have hampered development plansThe number and the definition of villages vary across databases, making it challenging to plan across sectors for a village development plan.
Aug 02, 2017
Google's Internet Saathi programme has reached over 1,00,000 villages in IndiaLaunched as a pilot in Rajasthan in July 2015 along with Tata Trusts, Google announced plans to scale the programme to cover 300,000 villages across India.
Jul 29, 2017
West Bengal floods: Death toll rises to 31, but weather conditions improving marginallyThe flood situation in West Bengal marginally improved on Saturday even as three more persons died in the last 24 hours, taking the toll to 31 since 21 July
Jul 07, 2017
Venkaiah Naidu says villages should be given relevant technologies, urges rural areas to become 'cradle of ideas'Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu Friday said villages should be provided with technologies appropriate for their needs
Apr 18, 2017
MapmyIndia has teamed with VISIT Internet to launch Swastha Bharat m-appMapmyIndia and VISIT Internet Services Pvt Ltd said today they have come together to help the government launch Swastha Bharat m-health app for smart cities, tier-2 towns and villages.
Apr 12, 2017
Narendra Modi’s mobile connectivity plan for the north east on hold as bidding firms bickerPrime Minister Narendra Modi announced a plan that aimed at providing 2G mobile connectivity to Assam, Arunachal Pradesh back in 2014.
Feb 21, 2017
India plans to connect every village with high-speed broadband by 2018India aims to bring high-speed digital connectivity to every village by 2018 and is keen to share expertise in the area with other nations, the government said on Tuesday.