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Modi's village adoption plan has potential to transform rural India

Each ‘adarsh village’ should have piped drinking water, connectivity to the main road, electricity supply to all households, library, telecom and broadband connectivity including CCTVs......

These guys make science fun for rural India

Ramji Raghavan is using the 'Ah to ha ha' principle to help village children from government schools enjoy science and maths. Indulekha Aravind reports.The giggles can be heard even......

Indian treasure, found in UK castle cupboard, up for grabs!

A Mughal-era manuscript filled with Indian miniatures discovered locked up in a cupboard inside a rural England castle is now up for sale at Sotheby's upcoming auction in London. Image: The romance......

Urban vs Rural: How much do people spend monthly?

The oft-reported disparity between India's rich and poor has ceased to shock us any more. However, the level of that divide is reflected in the difference between urban and rural lifestyles.The......

Meghalaya polls: EC's campaign draws voters in Garo hills

The ‘ethical voting’ campaign launched by the Election Commission of India has pulled big crowds in rural as well as urban centres of Garo hills areas under Tura parliamentary......

India's very popular rural employment scheme faces tough times

Under the MGNREGA, employment has to be provided for a minimum 100 days and unemployment allowance if work is not made available. Labourers work on a dried lake to try and revive it under the......

Rural 'beti' as businesswoman? A tough battle

If doing business in India is a problem for even the richest, it is unlikely to be a breeze for the average rural Indian woman, points out Kanika Datta. Image: Indian women in general and rural......

Rural India slowdown threatens Modi's achche din promise

More than 800 million of India's 1.25 billion people live in the countryside, accounting for 35 percent of the economy.   Sugarcane grower Nilesh Kadam has abandoned plans to buy a tractor.......

Unemployment rate up at 4.9% in 2013-14

Unemployment rate in India rose to 4.9 per cent in 2013-14, mainly on account of increase in joblessness in rural areas despite the government's flagship employment scheme MGNREGA. According to the......

These schemes will help strengthen e-services in rural India

To mark the Good Governance Day, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday announced that the limit of postal life insurance has been raised from Rs 20,00,00 to Rs 50,00,000 besides......

The Yeh Hai Bakrapur contest: Win T-Shirts!

Yeh Hai Bakrapur, set to release this Friday, May 9, is a social-political satire set against the backdrop of rural India. It dwells upon the relationship between eight-year-old Zulfi and his pet......

India's most fascinating rural sports... Take a look!

Traditional Indian sports have been played in villages since ages. Though most sports lovers in the country follow cricket, hockey, tennis and even English football on television, disciplines like......

Security beefed up in Rajkot ahead of India-Aus T20

Adequate security measures have been put in place by the Saurashtra Cricket Association (SCA) and Rajkot Rural Police ahead of the first T20 match to be played between India and Australia at......
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Confused about the Budget proposals? Please read this

Extends fiscal deficit reduction roadmap by one year to 2017-18 Raises services tax, to implement GST by April 2016 and cut corporation tax from... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/report/budget-special-confused-about-the-budget-proposals--please-read-this/20150301.htm
The jury is out! India Inc gives full marks to the FM

Image: India Inc gives a thumbs up to the Budget. Photograph: Reuters India Inc is encouraged by a determined Budget that commits the... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/report/budget-views-the-jury-is-out-india-inc-gives-full-marks-to-the-fm/20150301.htm
Why this Budget can’t make India fly

Given the benign economic environment, it is disappointing that the finance minister did not do much to boost revenue, which is desperately needed... ...

http://dc.asianage.com/editorial/why-budget-can-t-make-india-fly-682
Slew of proposals to boost Digital India programme

Experts feel the initiative to provide broadband connectivity to 2.5 lakh gram panchayats by December next year is a ‘transformative step’... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/budget/budget-2015-slew-proposals-boost-digital-india-programme-2129517.html
Rural flavour in Rajasthan's royal Sara Vilas

Golden yellow mustard fields, long winding roads, shimmering stars and a gentle wind whistling in the ears - that was the first impression that... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a532476.html

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