Rural Areas
Jharkhand  /  Published 19.11.19

The daily battle for food

Baijnath Ravidas, a Dalit rickshaw-puller, was around 45 years old when he died allegedly of hunger in Tarabagan, Jharia, on October 21, 2017. His wife Parvati said the family chullah had not been lit...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

North East  /  Published 14.12.19

Rs 88cr for rural job plan

Aizawl: The Centre has sanctioned an additional Rs 88.67 crore “as a Christmas gift” for Mizoram under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS), an official statemen...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

Opinion  /  Published 05.12.19

Why people are not entering the labour market

According to a survey by the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy, India’s unemployment rate reached its peak of 7.2 per cent in February 2019. This survey was conducted by interviewing households t...
By Sangeeta Karanjai in

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.04.19

BJP’s khadi man yearns for rural connect

A disgruntled sitting MP is not the only challenge the BJP faces as it seeks to retain the capital seat by fielding a new candidate, state khadi board chief Sanjay Seth, who is virtually unknown in th...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

India  /  Published 24.04.20

Centre wants workers not to spit

The Centre wants the workers engaged under its programmes, including the rural job scheme, to stop spitting or chewing tobacco at work sites as part of measures to stop the spread of Covid-1...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 06.11.19

Ayush agony for Bengal health

A Bengal government order for Ayush practitioners working as medical officers under the Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK) to be deployed for “supporting” rural hospitals “in extreme emerge...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

Opinion  /  Published 27.08.19

Mandatory service by doctors in rural areas

It does not say much about the ethical training absorbed in Indian institutions that the Association of Medical Super Speciality Aspirants and Residents and others referred to the mandatory service in...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 26.04.20

Assam duo develop preventive model

A senior Assam government official and a university teacher here have developed a collaborative model with the aim of prevention of Covid-19 outbreak in rural areas.The model emphasises on formation o...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 06.12.19

The importance of mosquitoes

Sir — The name mosquito instantly brings to mind tiny, blood-sucking insects responsible for spreading fatal diseases like malaria, dengue and the zika virus. But many breeds of the insects — and ...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 06.02.20

Report finds lapses in rural healthcare

A report of the Union health ministry says the Assam health department has been running with a shortfall of as many as 1731 sub-centres and health and wellness centres in rural areas and a sizeable nu...
By Rajiv Konwar in Guwahati


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