"Wife-sharing" haunts Indian villages as girls decline
Thu, Oct 27 2011
By Nita Bhalla - Reuters
BAGHPAT, India (TrustLaw) - When Munni arrived in this fertile, sugarcane-growing region of north India as a young bride years ago, little did she imagine she would be forced into having...
Sex ratio better in villages than cities, says survey
Wednesday, 10 August 2011
NEW DELHI: More and more educated people in cities across the country are opting for sex determination tests compared to people in villages, and urban areas are recording a decline in female...
MOGA: The Punjab Government has decided to conduct a special statewide survey to identify villages/tracts affected by the problem of Uranium.Talking to media persons Sukhbir Singh Badal, Deputy Chief Minister at village Rajeana after holding Sangat Darshan for 53 Panchayats and dedicating to...
April 4, 2011
Panchayats are choosing to keep villages dry
Chander Suta Dogra
•Invoking a clause in the Panchayati Raj Act, panchayats in Punjab are going dry
•The resolutions have to be adopted by two-thirds majority at...
Railon Khurd (Ropar), March 2
Riding on his cycle with determination, 85-year-old ex-serviceman Balbir Singh brought 24 hours drinking water supply to three villages of Paprala, Railob Khurd and Rasulpur.
It’s Balbir’s determination that...
Pak terrorists fire rockets at Punjab border villages
6 Jul 2009, 0028 hrs IST, Yudhvir Rana, TNN
AMRITSAR: Pakistan-based terrorists attacked two villages, Dhandae and Baherwal, in Attari block in Amritsar with rockets...
MAHAL (AMRITSAR DISTRICT): Bordering a grey putrid open drain filled with untreated industrial waste, Mahal looks like any other Punjab village — yellow mustard fields, eagle-shaped water storage tanks and homes displaying photographs of young men who have migrated abroad.
By Khushwant Singh, Seham (Punjab), Nov 7 : A top British cop came visiting Punjab six years ago and so appalled was he at the quality of education in rural areas that he took on the task of raising funds for building proper schools.
Seham (Punjab), Nov 7 (IANS) A top British cop came visiting Punjab six years ago and so appalled was he at the quality of education in rural areas that he took on the task of raising funds for building proper schools.
Amritsar, Sep 20 : A number of villageS situated along the 553 km long Indo-Pakistan border in, Punjab besides, lacking basic facilities have a very low sex ratio Valtoha Block of Tarn Taran district situated near the international border has a sex-ratio of 865 which is far below the ratio in...
Ski villages faces wrath of ‘devta’
Tribune News Service
Shimla, January 12
One of the biggest foreign direct investment (FDI) projects in the country, the 350 million Himalayan Ski Village in Kulu is facing opposition from the most unusual quarter, the local Jamlu deity, who...
B.C. doctor on mission to help Indian villages
'We could start major revolution . . . of rural development,' ex-politician says of effort
Kim BolanVancouver Sun