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Feb 02, 2017
Punjab Election 2017: Rahul Gandhi reaches out to rural voters on last day of campaigningCongress 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.
Dec 19, 2016
Paytm to setup awareness camps across schools, villages to assist with cashless paymentsMobile payment and e-commerce platform Paytm on Monday announced that it is setting up awareness camps in every district to help the country go cashless.
Nov 29, 2016
Demonetisation: People of a village in Madhya Pradesh haven't even seen the new notesThe demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes has led to a vast shortage of cash in the Indian economy. And the most affected are the rural areas.
Jun 08, 2016
One lakh women in Bengal to be digitally empowered by 'Internet Saathi''Internet Saathi', a joint digital literacy programme of Google India and Tata Trust, is all set to roll out across 400 villages and reach one lakh women in Purulia district in West Bengal in the next few months.
Dec 04, 2015
Electrified over 3,000 villages in 100 days: PM Modi at leadership summitPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said more than 3,000 villages across the country have been provided electricity in around 100 days by the government.
May 25, 2015
Nepali villagers return to homes after river gets unblockedThousands of villagers in northwestern Nepal were able to return to their homes on Monday after a mountain river swept away debris from a landslide that had blocked it, allowing waters to flow normally again.
Apr 29, 2015
Tensions rise in Nepal after 'weak' response by officials to deadly earthquakeNepali officials conceded they had made mistakes in their initial response to a massive earthquake that has killed more than 4,700 people, as survivors stranded in remote villages and towns waited for aid and relief to arrive on Wednesday.
Apr 27, 2015
Rescuers struggle to reach many in Nepal quake, fear the worstThe death toll from Nepal's earthquake soared past 3,300 on Monday, and how much higher it would rise depended largely on the condition of vulnerable mountain villages that rescue workers were still struggling to reach two days after the disaster.
Apr 22, 2015
Maharashtra govt to appoint cleanliness ambassadors in every villageMaharashtra government has decided to appoint 'swacchata doots' ot cleanliness ambassadors in every village to help achieve the target of building 56 lakh toilets across the state over the next five years.
Feb 20, 2015
Haryana govt to launch new scheme for 24/7 power in villagesHaryana has decided to launch a new scheme, 'Hamara Gaam-Jagmag Gaam', under which 24-hour electricity would be ensured in villages.