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Stress triggering diabetes in developing nations

By migrating to urban areas, people in developing countries are increasing their risk of diabetes .

Cong cites RTI info,claims fund fraud in Adarsh schools

Demands special CAG audit,white paper on CM’s pet project


Mid-level rural health cadre proposal in Cabinet today

The scheme is said to be close to Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad’s heart.

UPA's programmes failed to curb unemployment in rural areas,shows data

The Congress-led UPA introduced its flagship MGNREGA in February 2006.

Land Bill a retrograde step,says India Inc

Companies who want to acquire land for industrial use will be required to pay up to 4 times the prevailing market value in rural areas.

‘Rural Christians,urban Sikhs faced highest unemployment levels after 2008 meltdown’

A National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) study shows the unemployment rate in rural India at the time was lower than in urban areas


HC relief to in-service doctors

Bombay High Court (HC) told the state government Thursday to put on hold a “last-minute” resolution denying 25 per cent reservation in PG medical courses to doctors who have served in rural areas.

Reaching out

To curb mis-selling and increase penetration of insurance in semi-urban and rural areas,the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority has come out with a report on insurance sub-broking.

After results,GU students can see answersheets

The Gujarat University syndicate,at its meeting on Saturday,took a decision to provide xerox copy of checked answersheets to students if they applied for it within 30 days of the declaration of the result.

A winner for tennis with 78 tourneys in year

Maharashtra State Lawn Tennis Association has conducted 78 tournaments this year,nearly two-thirds of which were organised in the rural areas of the state.

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PM Modi interacts with PMRD fellows

New Delhi, Feb 08 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday interacted with over 230 youth, who have been working in rural areas under the Prime Minister's Rural Development Fellows (PMRDF) Scheme of the Ministry of Rural Development. Several participants shared their thoughts on themes such as development of the North-East, rural education, tribal development, organic farming, and welfare of the disabled with PM Modi. The PM appreciated the participants for working with dedication and devotion in rural and backward areas of the country, often withstanding peer and family pressures. The Prime Minister also released a book "Scripting Change", which visually demonstrates the essence of the work being done by PMRD Fellows across the country.