People in Karnataka faced corruption the most in accessing public services, a think-tank has claimed, based on its survey in 20 states. The Centre for Media Studies (CMS) released its 11th round of the the annual corruption study -- 'CMS India Corruption Study 2017'.

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A hamlet in Satara district of Maharashtra, popular for its strawberries is all set to embrace the tag of India's first 'village of books', a concept inspired by Britain's Hay-on-Wye, a Welsh town known for its book stores and literature festivals.

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Despite recently revealed improvements, primitive sanitation is killing, retarding the growth and leaving susceptible to disease millions of Indian children, according to an IndiaSpend analysis of the latest available national health data.

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The North East Small Finance Bank (NESFB), which is the first small bank of North East India, is ready to start operations in Guwahati from the first week of June 2017.

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A ward in the district Kottayam became India's first digitalised panchayat ward. Union minister of state for social justice and empowerment Krishan Pal Gurjar inaugurated the website of the first digitalised panchayat ward number 15 of Aymanam grama panchayat at a function held at a temple premises.

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Laden with whisky and baby milk, the first freight train linking China directly to the UK arrived in the eastern Chinese city of Yiwu after a 12,000-kilometre (7,500-mile) trip, becoming the world's second-longest rail route.

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