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Is it a crime to be widowed in India?

In rural Bengal, people still believed that widows were simply biding their time on earth after their lord and master had departed from it, says Geetanjali Krishna.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh The......

An India like no other

Every year, for thousands of years, the Sonepur Mela, transforms a small rural town in north Bihar into a giant fair.Rediff.com's Archana Masih spent a day in the rural fair that once drew......

Child mortality in rural India is alarming

In rural areas of India, the death rate of children under the age one has increased by 16 per cent from 2011 to 2015. The death rate is the number of children under the age one died per 1000......

India to get new 'eye in the sky' courtesy ISRO

Military use apart, the new satellite would be useful for urban and rural applications, coastal land use and regulation, utility management and various related applications. Remember the ‘eye......

How many rural health centres does your state have?

Primary health centres are state-owned rural health care facilities in India. They are essentially single physician clinics usually with facilities for minor surgeries too. They are part of the......

Microsoft connects to Indians via Aadhaar

Use of Aadhaar on Skype Lite and LinkedIn will allow Microsoft to bring on board millions in small towns and rural areas lacking e-mail IDs, reports Sheetal Agarwal.  Microsoft has become......

2 reasons why Budget 2018 is indeed populist

The Union Budget seems to have elicited a starkly opposite view from rural India compared to urbanites, says Mahesh Vyas. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Budget 2018 is populist in at least......

5 ways to reduce farm distress

'By 2020 around 34% of India's population will be in the 15-34 age group.''More than 70% of them live in rural areas.''Their energy and enthusiasm need to be tapped in order to meet their......

Scooter sales get a major boost from rural India

In first 9 months of FY18, scooter sales grew by 18.5%, the number may jump further as more women join workforce The next leg of “scooterisation” of the Indian two-wheeler market will......

In rural India, non-farm activities is the main source of income!

Workers moving out of agriculture to the rural labour force were largely getting absorbed in construction activities Non-farm activities, not agriculture, generated more than two-thirds of the......

Review: Parched genuinely shines

'One week after the release of PINK, audiences in India will witness another strong feminist tale, this one set in rural India,' says Aseem Chhabra. Towards the beginning of Leena Yadav's Parched,......

Hindi TV channels lose 1/5th of their audience

The problem is not that more people are not watching more TV, but that they are not finding anything of interest on Hindi television, says Vanita Kohli-Khandekar. IMAGE: Sriti Jha and Shabbir......

HC demands MCA response over extra water usage for additional IPL ties

The Bombay High Court on Friday sought to know from the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) if it would seek additional water supply from the Pune civic body for ground and pitch maintenance for......
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Digital transactions increase but branch banking lives on

'The reason is that you may not enter the branch but you want to see it near you as it establishes trust.' India’s cashless drive may have... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/report/digital-transactions-increase-but-branch-banking-lives-on-/20180524.htm
India's real Pad Man

Thu, May 24 2018 02:17:50 PM By Sugandha Rawal New Delhi, May 24 (IANS): Some thought he was possessed, some thought he was just being a pervert... ...

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The real culprits behind India's Partition

AMU has once again been pulled into a crossfire of crass political opportunism.In these post-truth times, that the university also had political... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/column/the-real-culprits-behind-indias-partition/20180524.htm
Investors made little money, stare at gloom

NEW DELHI: Investors made average returns on their stock investments in the first four years of the Modi government. With earnings failing to catch... ...

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/markets/stocks/news/four-years-of-modi-government-investors-made-little-money-stare-at-gloom/articleshow/64299735.cms
Gujarat government

In a bid to streamline the process of evaluating the price of government land, the state government has revised the process and guidelines for the... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/ahmedabad/report-guidelines-for-evaluation-of-government-land-revised-gujarat-government-2618274

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