Sitapur, UP: Villagers build 100 toilets without government funds

People of a village in Sitapur built toilets of their own. Now, village Bhitoli has 100 newly constructed toilets. These toilets are built by villagers without any help from government.

Feb 23, 2018, 22:24 PM IST
Over 1500 villagers fall ill after consuming Shivratri 'prasad' in Madhya Pradesh

Over 1500 villagers fall ill after consuming Shivratri 'prasad' in Madhya Pradesh

The prasad was served at an ashram in MP's Barwani district. The villagers complained of stomach ache and vomiting.


Feb 13, 2018, 23:21 PM IST
Sheep gives birth to 'half-human half-animal' lamb in South Africa

Sheep gives birth to 'half-human half-animal' lamb in South Africa

Many villagers were convinced that bestiality and witchcraft had led to the birth of the 'half-human half-animal' lamb.

Jun 23, 2017, 18:21 PM IST

Ghaziabad: 58 protesting farmers held, villagers block highway

SDM Loni Prem Singh Ranjan today said that the farmers had yesterday gheraod the area where construction vehicles were levelling the land for Avas Vikas housing scheme.

Jun 03, 2017, 20:03 PM IST
Villagers praising 'Parched' amazes Radhika Apte

Villagers praising 'Parched' amazes Radhika Apte

Radhika Apte says she was amazed to know that the people of a remote village in Maharashtra liked her film 'Parched'.

Nov 13, 2016, 14:23 PM IST

Indian Army hands over first concrete bomb shelter to villagers in J&K's Poonch

The concrete shelter will provide protection not only to the villagers, but it will also be useful to the Bakarwals (nomadic goatherds) passing through the village.

Jun 21, 2016, 00:05 AM IST

Gujarat: Villagers lynch rape-accused

A 40-year-old man, accused of raping a two-year-old girl, was beaten to death at Amalsad village in Navsari district of Gujarat on Monday.

Aug 10, 2015, 22:24 PM IST

Boko Haram kill 29 villagers in northeast Nigeria: Report

Witnesses say Boko Haram extremists shot and killed 29 people in two Christian enclaves of northeast Nigeria.

Jul 29, 2015, 00:01 AM IST

16 Niger villagers killed in Boko Haram attack: Official

Boko Haram jihadists killed 16 civilians in an attack this week on a southeast Niger village, near the Nigerian border, a local official said on Saturday.

Jul 18, 2015, 23:43 PM IST

BJP slams Odisha Govt for police crackdown on villagers

Slamming the BJD government in Odisha for police crackdown on villagers seeking shift of a proposed river bridge site in Keonjhar district, the BJP on Sunday demanded a judicial probe into the incident claiming it was engineered to divert people's attention from Lord Jagannath's Nabakalebar fiasco.

Jul 12, 2015, 17:52 PM IST

Malaysia govt missed clues on trafficking: Villagers

Malaysia`s government has expressed shock at finding human-trafficking camps and graves near the Thai border, but for local villagers like Sani Hashim the human clues were right there in plain sight.

May 27, 2015, 15:27 PM IST
Jharkhand villagers convinced to get branded as Naxalites in exchange for jobs: Congress

Jharkhand villagers convinced to get branded as Naxalites in exchange for jobs: Congress

Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee (JPCC) president Sukhdeo Bhagat on Saturday alleged that 514 innocent villagers in Jharkhand had been convinced to get branded as Naxalites and made to surrender with false promise of providing them jobs under the state government's Surrender and Rehabilitation policy by the BJP-led government in 2011.

May 02, 2015, 17:08 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh villagers perform body piercing ritual to cure chicken pox

Villagers in the Betul district of Madhya Pradesh participated in an annual tradition of body piercing on the occasion of `Hanuman Jayanti`, which they believe helps cure chicken pox.

Apr 06, 2015, 09:25 AM IST

'King Cobra' beaten to death by tribals in AP village

A 12-feet long 'King Cobra' was caught and killed by tribals at a village here.

Mar 25, 2015, 17:16 PM IST

West Bengal: Villagers demand vaccination, doctors assure safety

Villagers on Wednesday lined up in front of a rural hospital at Sandeshkhali in South 24-Parganas district demanding they be vaccinated against rabies.

Jan 21, 2015, 12:32 PM IST

Ceasefire violations: 10,000 frightened villagers abandon homes in Kashmir

The number of people abandoning their homes in border villages of Jammu and Kashmir crossed 10,000 on Tuesday amid heightened tension following Pakistan shelling on the international border that killed a trooper Monday.

Jan 06, 2015, 09:23 AM IST

Villagers protest coal mines re-allotment in Chhattisgarh

With the beginning of fresh allotment of coal blocks by the Centre, villagers of North Chhattisgarh, the area which is rich in coal reserves, have intensified their protest against the move.

Jan 02, 2015, 14:19 PM IST

Border dwellers ask govt 'once and for all' conflict resolution

Uprooted from their homes that have faced continuous mortar shelling and rattle of machine guns several times since Independence, dwellers living along the International Border want the government to resolve and end the conflict "once and for all", to ensure permanent and everlasting peace.

Oct 08, 2014, 16:43 PM IST

Maoist fear keeps Odisha villagers from home

At least 18 tribal families have been staying away from their homes in Odisha`s Nuapada district for the last one and half years due to the fear of attack by Maoists, police said Thursday.

Aug 21, 2014, 14:54 PM IST

Villagers hail order banning coal mining in Meghalaya

Villagers living downstream of Myntdu river along the India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya`s Jaintia Hills district have welcomed the National Green Tribunal order banning coal mining in the entire state.

Aug 05, 2014, 10:54 AM IST