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Fearing firing, residents leave border villages in Jammu

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 23:24

Fearing firing from Pakistani forces, around 2,000 villagers belonging Friday left three villages close to the international border in Jammu district to move to safer places, police said.

Will ensure villages, India`s poor have access to 24-hour electricity: PM Narendra Modi

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 17:31

Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised the nation that his government is taking all efforts to ensure that in coming years the villages and poor of India have access to 24 hours electricity.

We have miles to go in improving rural India: Jaitley

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 15:47

Praising the efforts of Nabard, Jaitley said it has played key role in development of rural India which comprises of largest percentage of India's population.

Pak army captures two key militant villages in N Waziristan

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 23:45

Pakistan`s military said on Saturday that its forces were systematically moving ahead in North Waziristan as two key militant villages were captured with more terrorists being eliminated and dislodged from their bases.

Citizen journalism an effective tool in war-torn Syria

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 12:32

Citizen reporters are increasingly getting stories out of remote areas of Syria that are difficult for traditional media to reach during the ongoing conflict, according to data collated for Index on Censorship magazine.

North Korea says danger of `catastrophic` clash at truce village

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 13:23

North Korea today warned that recent "provocative" activities by US troops at a truce village on the heavily fortified inter-Korean border could lead to a "catastrophic" military clash.

Two villages in UP`s Maharajganj boycott polling

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 21:19

Phooralpur village of Maharajganj constituency, where 13 people were killed at an unmanned crossing two days ago, was among the two villages which did not take part in the ongoing polling.

`iNakba` app finds former Palestinian towns in Israel

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 16:04

An Israeli NGO is on Monday launching a smartphone app that allows users to find the remains of Palestinian villages that now lie inside modern-day Israel.

Govt plans socio-economic survey in forest villages

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 10:45

The Centre is planning to conduct an exclusive socio-economic survey of the people living in and around forest areas to bring forth the role of forest products and ecosystem in their lifestyle.

Nitish`s dream - from Bihar villages to Patna in 6 hours

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 16:01

After "achieving" the target of cutting down travel time from district headquarters to Patna within six hours, Bihar is now planning to bring connectivity of villages with the state capital to the same level, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Tuesday.

15 dead, hundreds flee Nigeria homes after attacks

Last Updated: Monday, January 20, 2014, 02:16

Villagers and police say that more than 15 people have died in attacks by militants in northeast Nigerian villages and hundreds have fled their homes for safety.

30 killed in sectarian attack in Nigerian village

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 07, 2014, 20:56

Survivors and a legislator say 30 villagers were killed, in an attack on a mainly Christian village in ongoing ethnic and religious strife in central Nigeria.