Uttarakhand forest fire LIVE: 1500 villages under threat, govt issues alert

Uttarakhand forest fire LIVE: 1500 villages under threat, govt issues alert

Over 1500 villages on Sunday were under threat from the raging forest fires in Uttarakhand, prompting the centre to deploy three teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) to bring the inferno under control.

Forest fires threaten to wipe out 1,500 villages in Uttarakhand, NDRF, IAF step in to mitigate crisis, govt issues alert

Forest fires threaten to wipe out 1,500 villages in Uttarakhand, NDRF, IAF step in to mitigate crisis, govt issues alert

On Saturday, Indian Air Force has also deployed an 11-member team equipped with a Mi-17 helicopter to control the blaze. This comes after the state government sought its help.

Panchayati Raj Day: Nothing can be achieved if steps for public development are not taken, says PM Modi

Panchayati Raj Day: Nothing can be achieved if steps for public development are not taken, says PM Modi

Speaking on the occasion of National Panchayati Raj Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that according to Mahatma Gandhi India lived in villages and yet facilities there were not at par with cities.

Bundelkhand's dalit women join hands to build water banks

Farmers of the Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh started facing acute water shortage this year, too, with the onset of summer. Still, the residents of this village did not give up hope but have stood against it by holding 'Paani Panchayat' for reserving water.

Scientist Mukhiya leaves work to become head of her village

Scientist Mukhiya chucks work to become head of her village. Watch the full report here.

DNA: The heart-wrenching reality of drought-hit Bundelkhand

As per the Exclusive Zee Media report, the people of Bundelkhand are so poor that they are forced to eat 'Ghas ki Roti' (grass bread) to beat their hunger pangs.

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Villages within 10 km of IB to be developed on priority

All villages located within 10 km of the international border will be developed on a priority basis with special emphasis on promotion of sports activities and rural tourism.

Indian-Americans adopt over 2400 villages in Andhra Pradesh

Several Indian-Americans have decided to adopt more than 2400 villages in Andhra Pradesh as part of 'Smart Village-Smart Ward' programme which aims at comprehensive development of the areas.

Now, you can get PAN card within 48 hours

The finance ministry has proposed to provide online facility to apply for the cards and making it available in 48 hours.

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Land bill aimed at welfare of farmers: Modi on 'Mann ki Baat'

Defending his government's stand on Land Bill, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the farmers on his popular radio programme 'Mann ki Baat' on Sunday and said that the Bill ensures welfare of farmers and villages.

Rajasthan: Collector seeks panchayat's help for eco-friendly villages

Nagaur district collector Rajan Vishal on Thursday urged the newly-elected Panchayati Raj members to make the villages in the district free of tobacco and polythene.

DNA: Deplorable quality of education in Rural Indian

A plethora of government initiatives to provide primary education to children in Rural India seems to have done no good for them as the quality of education remains extremely low! DNA brings you the ground reality of the level of education these children get.

Iraqi security forces recapture villages near Iran border

Iraqi security forces and pro-government militias took control of about two dozen villages from Islamic State fighters in the eastern province of Diyala near the border with Iran, security sources and local officials said on Monday.

Mulayam for development of villages, women

 Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Friday said country would not be considered as developed if its villages and women remained backward, and all out efforts were required for the progress of both.

AAP will give special status to villages in Delhi

The Aam Aadmi Party will give special status to villages and review some clauses of the Delhi Land Reforms Act if it comes to power in the upcoming Delhi Assembly Elections.

Urban Indian travellers venture forth on rural trails

Urban Indian travellers venture forth on rural trails

From visits to centuries-old villages to experiencing forest trails to participating in village festivals and carrying out traditional day-to-day agricultural activities, the urban tourist is going rural these days.

Delhi Assembly polls: Eyeing rural voters, BJP promises new colleges in villages

Eyeing rural voters ahead of Assembly polls, Delhi BJP on Friday said that if it comes to power, it will build new colleges in villages of the national capital.

PM Modi copying Mulayum Singh's schemes?-Part 2

Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "copying" his schemes of adopting villages and constructing toilets.