Lease of Life: This Arunachal tribe turns village into a bird sanctuary
An Arunachali tribe, forest department and researchers join hands to set up a unique community reserve around a rare bird.
Student within us must never die: PM Narendra Modi
While narrating the story of 105-year-old Bhagirathi Amma, the prime minister said, "If we...
Gold village of Kerala: How Koduvally's local jewellers came together to take on organised retail's might
Koduvally has the unique distinctio...
Villager killed, 4 injured as Pak troops shell village along LoC in J&K
Pakistan Army troopers launched mortar shells and fired from small arms on villages and forward posts in Shahpur and Kerni areas of the district in violation of a ceasefire agreement, officials said. Pakistan troops used 120-mm mortars to target the villages. In the firing and shelling, one civilian was killed and four other villagers were injured.
20 children held hostage in UP village
Twenty children are being held hostage at a house in a village here by a man who had invited them for a birthday party, police said on Thursday.
20 children held hostage in UP village by murder accused
Twenty children are being held hostage at a house in a village by a man, who is facing murder charges, police said on Thursday. Subhash Bath...
Pakistan Army targets forward posts and villages along LoC in J-K's Poonch
"Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing with small arms and shelling with mortars along LoC in Balakot and Mendhar sectors around 7 pm, prompting befitting retaliation by the Indian Army," the spokesman said. Official sources said Pakistan also targeted forward posts and villages in Tangdhar sector of north Kashmir's Kupwara district during the day.
Maharashtra: Maha Vikas Aghadi govt scraps direct village sarpanch election system
The Maharashtra government on Wednesday overturned the erstwhile Devendra Fadnavis dispensation's decision of electing sarpanches (village h...
Defence station holds up 500 Juhu projects
43-year-old defence notification says buildings within 500-yard radius can’t be taller than 15.24 m; residents call the restriction arbitrary.
Jewar airport: Land for phase one acquired; villagers clash with officials, SDM hurt
By transferring the final parcel of land to the Yamuna Expressway Authority, the Gautam Buddh Nagar administration has completed the acquisition process for the first phase of Jewar airport, the officials said. The administration acquired around 18 hectares of land, 11 from Dayanatpur and seven from Rohi, completing acquisition of 1,334 hectare of land.
Tokyo 2020 unveils Olympic 'plaza' made from donated wood
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic organisers on Wednesday unveiled the "Village Plaza", a key part of the Athletes' Village that is being built from wood donated by municipalities across Japan.
KVIC takes measures to shield Khadi from meat and alcohol
The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has obtained the ‘Khadi’ wordmark registration in 26 classes whereas the ‘Khadi India’ Hindi and English logos have been registered under 27 classes each respectively. This is primarily to protect misuse of the Khadi India brand name by vendors of meat and alcohol.
Rafale, Goa's 'save the frog' campaign, J-K's 'back to village' programme: Themes of R-Day tableaux
Jammu and Kashmir, which participated in the parade for the first time as a Union Territory, had the "Back to Village'' programme for the displaced Kashmiri Pandits as theme for its tableau.
An Olympic First: Cardboard beds for Tokyo Athletes Village
The bed frames in the Athletes Village at this year's Olympics will be made of cardboard. Sturdy cardboard.
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