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(Article) Ground Water Sinking Low in Bundelkhand

From last few years there has been an unprecedented fall in the level of ground water in Bundelkhand region

(NEWS)सिर्फ दस लोगों ने किया रक्तदान: Jagran

बांदा। रक्तदान दिवस के अवसर पर सोमवार को जिला अस्पताल में रक्तदान शिविर आयोजित किया गया। इसमें दस लोगों ने स्वेच्छा से रक्तदान किया। इस अवसर पर जिलाधिकारी उमेश कुमार मित्तल ने लोगों को प्रेरित करते हुए कहा कि जरूरत पड़ने पर रक्त

(Breaking NEWS) Revenge of Dadua's death::Thokia gunned down six STF men

Thokia gang guns down six STF men

Six members of the Uttar Pradesh police's Special Task Force have been shot dead in an encounter with the Thokia gang.

(Wallpaper) Beautiful Bundelkhand

Mecca Mosque, Hathoura, Banda

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NH-76, Mahoba

(INTERVIEW) Rahul Chauhan- The Super Model From Banda




Childhood and Education

14th June 1857- The History Unleashed

This is date has a very important place in the history on Banda. Dating back to history, in the historic year of 1857 it was this day when Banda won his freedom from the hands of British Empire. We became first in India who was breathing in the air free from the smell of slavery. It was Nawab Zulfikar Ali Bahadur and his army who won freedom for us. Unfortunately, Banda was again under the british rule the other day. But the histories are created in a moment, so was this.....

(BOOK)Bundelkhand Paintings : Orchha, Chhatarpur and Gwalior/Madhu Saxena.

Bundelkhand Paintings : Orchha, Chhatarpur and Gwalior/Madhu Saxena. Delhi, Sharada Publishing House, 2004, x, 230 p., 153 plates, Illus., $105. ISBN 81-85616-72-8.

Contents: Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Paintings of Orchha. 3. Paintings of Gwalior. 4. Paintings of Datia, Jhansi and Teekamgarh. 5. Paintings of Chhatarpur. 6. Stylized practice and regional influence. 7. Epilogue. Bibliography. Index.

(Tourism) Banda Nawab Tank : Witness of Nawabi Shaan

Banda Nawab Tank

Banda's Nawab tank is situated about 3 kms south of Banda City. This tank has been built by Nawab of Banda, and therefore it is known as Nawab Tank.
This Tank is still filled with water and in use. Between the tank there is a platform for Nawab's Throne. It is said that from this place, Nawab used to enjoy 'Kajli Fair' with his wives.

Near the Tank two more places are there to visit:

(Personality) Mahi Singh- Part of UWO's Team for Electronic Chips in Canada

Dr. Maheerdhawj Singh

Name: Dr. Meheerdhawj Singh ( Mahi Singh)

Birthplace: Bhabhai Village in Hamirpur (Chitrakoot Dhaam Mandal)        

Education: PhD Of Physics


  • In 1978 selected as Humboldt Foundation Fellow (GERMANY)

  • Staying two years in Germany, selected as Lecturer in Montreal (CANADA) based Mac-Grill University.

  • Got opportunity to teach in oxford University (ENGLAND) for one year as Royal Society Professor.

  • Then he joined University of western Ontario (CANADA) , in which he is lecturer till date.


  • From Hitachi Technology of Japan for Research Work on Electronic Chip.

  • He got honors from over two dozens countries viz. France, China including many European and Latin American countries.

  • He has got honors of Working as Director of three world famous institutions.


  • Statical Mechanism

  • Advance Quantum Statistics.

Currently he is part of a ten-members research team of University of Western Ontario working to increase the capacity of Electronic Chips 10000 folds more.

Dr. Mahi Singh's Contact Address can be tracked by mailing at inferno180@gmail.com



(NEWS)Viswas qualified IITJEE-2007

Viswas Gurehiya- IIT JEE 2007 AIR 2957

And the name of Banda again shines in the sky of IIT. This year from Banda, Viswas Gurehiya  achieved AIR 2957 IITJEE -2007. He had done his Highschool from St. Mary's Sr. Sec.

Manihari Market- Small Scale, Big Turnover

Manihaari Bazaar popularly known as Manihaari Lane, is located in centre of Chowk Bazaar of Banda.

Popular among the women folk for shopping of Cosmetic Products and Chuddis (Bangles). Thus Market's  Economy is totally dependent on women.

This Market was set up 80 years ago during British Period. It was dominated by Manihaars (a class of people who are mainly small scale home made goods sellers). Thus the market was named by British Rulers as Manihaari Lane.

Started with Few shops, Market has now grown to a big one. The total no. of shops has reached to about 80 where goods worth about Rs. 1/2 million are sold everyday.

The Market has once changed its palce from chowk bazzar to Ramlila Ground during Emergency Period in India. But soon after, it was brought back to its original location i.e. Chowk Bazaar. Since then it is in Chowk Bazaar.

Both Hindus and Muslims have equal partnership in this market.

Few years ago, the market has suffered much loss in an fire accident.


Report By- Aamir Hussain

(NEWS) Banda:: Source of dazzling diamonds


DGM's prospect pit, Banda District, Uttar Pradesh, India. The 0.44 carat diamond was recovered from a layer at the present water line.

Left is the main body of the temple and its tower and above is the engraved images of Hindu Gods on the walls of the temple.

Pragi Temple is situated in Khinninaka locality of Banda (WEST). It was built by Pragi Lal Gupta about 200 years ago. The Temple is devoted to Lord Shiva. The tower of the temple is pyramidal and fully decorated with engraved sculptures. The courtyard of the temple has many sculptures which depict episodes from the epics viz. the Ramayana and the Mahabharta. The architectural designs of the roof and temple walls are marvels. It is said that Pragi Lal Gupta made Huge profit in his dyes business and to express his gratitude towards Lord Shiva, he built this temple.

Details Provided by: Mr. Dev-vrat Khare

Ground Water Sinking Low in Banda

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Aamir Hussain (Bandainfo.com), Banda, 21 May 2007- As the summer approaches, the problem of water crisis knocks Bundelkhand. According to a survey report of CGWB (Conservation of Ground Water Board), Ground Water sinks at an alarming rate of 65cm per year in Banda. With this Banda tops in U.P. as the rate is 56cm in Lucknow, 50cm in Jhansi, 45cm in Kanpur and 40 cm in Agra. Bundelkhand being located in Sediments Cells Group in Peninsular region of Vindhaya Ranges, the ground water strata discharge  capacity is low. Moreover, unplanned urbanization and increasing settlements are also the reasons for this accelearted sinking rate of ground water in Banda.


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