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Amarnath Yatra Set To Resume After 3-Year Suspension On June 3

Amarnath Yatra Set To Resume After 3-Year Suspension On June 3

Jammu And Kashmir: The authorities have also augmented the efforts of Amarnath Shrine Board by providing fool proof security cover along both the Pahalgam and Baltal routes to the holy cave, the officials said.

27 June 2022
Government Releases Revised Swachh Certification Protocol

Government Releases Revised Swachh Certification Protocol

The revamped protocol contains provisions to encourage cities to have robust infrastructure with reliable operation and maintenance (O&M) mechanism to achieve...

25 June 2022

People Want BJP Govt To Continue In Uttar Pradesh: PM Modi At Varanasi

UP Election 2022: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the people in Uttar Pradesh are in favour of ‘pro-incumbency’, who want present Yogi Adityanath led...

PM To Launch Initiatives Dedicated To Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav By Brahma Kumaris

PM To Launch Initiatives Dedicated To Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav By Brahma Kumaris

During the event, a song dedicated to Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, by Grammy Award winner Ricky Kej, will also be released.

19 January 2022

AAP Slams BJP Over Poor Swachh Rankings Of Delhi's 2 Municipal Corporations

Two of the three municipal corporations in Delhi have finished in the bottom 10 among 48 cities of the country in a specific category of the government's...

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31 October 2021
Explainer | What Is E-Waste And How It's Helping Govt Make Money

Explainer | What Is E-Waste And How It's Helping Govt Make Money

Responding to PM Modi's clarion call of 'Swachh Bharat', Union Health Ministry auctioned e-wastes worth Rs 13 lakh which included printers, computers,...


06 November 2020
Tourists Who Dumped Pizza Boxes On Karnataka Road Made To Go Back 80Km To Pick Up Trash

Tourists Who Dumped Pizza Boxes On Karnataka Road Made To Go Back 80Km To Pick Up Trash

Two youths were made to travel 80km back to Madikeri in Coorg just so that they can clean up the garbage they had thrown on the highway while traveling.


24 October 2020
Chokehold

Chokehold

Air pollution kills millions every year. This winter, experts warn that a collusion between coronavirus and particulate matter will exacerbate infections and...


02 October 2019
Rural India Declared Itself Open-Defecation Free Today: PM Modi In Gujarat

Rural India Declared Itself Open-Defecation Free Today: PM Modi In Gujarat

Speaking at the 'Swachh Bharat Diwas' programme in Ahmedabad, Modi said: 'Sanitation, conservation of environment and animals were dear to Gandhi Ji.'


02 October 2019
Dhoom-Dhaam Se Manayein, Fit India Pe Dhyaan Dein, Aur Bharat Ko Swachch Rakhein: Salman Khan's Message On Gandhi Jayanti

Dhoom-Dhaam Se Manayein, Fit India Pe Dhyaan Dein, Aur Bharat Ko Swachch Rakhein: Salman Khan's Message On Gandhi Jayanti

Taking to his twitter handle, Salman Khan wished all his fans on the occasion, but foremost, he laid his focus on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Fit India...


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02 October 2019
On 150th Gandhi Jayanti, Amit Shah Says 'Modi Only PM To Establish Mahatma's Values'

On 150th Gandhi Jayanti, Amit Shah Says 'Modi Only PM To Establish Mahatma's Values'

Union Home Minister Amit Shah underlined the perils of single-use plastic, saying it takes nearly 400 years for it to degrade.


25 September 2019
PM Modi Gets 'Global Goalkeeper' Award For Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

PM Modi Gets 'Global Goalkeeper' Award For Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Over 11 crore toilets were built in the country in the last five years, PM Modi said.


17 September 2019
What Has The World’s Third Largest River To Do With Malnutrition?

What Has The World’s Third Largest River To Do With Malnutrition?

As a historian tells the story of the Ganga in a new book, we connect the dots to see where mindless destruction of nature can take us


02 September 2019
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation To Honour PM Modi For Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation To Honour PM Modi For Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan

The Swachh Bharat Mission was launched in 2014 and its components include the construction of household toilets, community and public toilets and solid waste...


22 July 2019
BJP Pulls Up MP Pragya Thakur For 'Clean Toilet' Remark

BJP Pulls Up MP Pragya Thakur For 'Clean Toilet' Remark

This comment was not only seen as a casteist remark but also one that was mocking Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat' campaign.


22 July 2019
WATCH | 'Didn't Become MP To Clean Drains, Toilets': BJP MP Pragya Singh's Shocker In MP

WATCH | 'Didn't Become MP To Clean Drains, Toilets': BJP MP Pragya Singh's Shocker In MP

Pragya Singh's comment is being seen by many as a mockery of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious Swachch Bharat Abhiyaan, which he had launched in 2014...


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13 July 2019
WATCH: BJP MPs Hema Malini, Anurag Thakur Join Cleanliness Drive At Parliament

WATCH: BJP MPs Hema Malini, Anurag Thakur Join Cleanliness Drive At Parliament

Surrounded by people, Hema, in a grey kurta and black trousers, held a broom and participated in the "Swachh Bharat Abhiyan" on Parliament premises.


05 July 2019
Safe Drinking Water To Every Household By 2024, Says FM In Budget Speech

Safe Drinking Water To Every Household By 2024, Says FM In Budget Speech

India Budget 2019-20: Presenting the first Budget of the Modi government in its second term, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the government also...


18 May 2019
After Cyclone Fani, A Swachh Bharat Toilet Has Become Home To This Dalit Family

After Cyclone Fani, A Swachh Bharat Toilet Has Become Home To This Dalit Family

Rendered homeless, Khirod Jena (58), a landless daily wage earner in Raghudeipur village, has been living in 7 feet x 6 feet toilet, along with his spouse and...


02 March 2019
The Subcontinental Menu

The Subcontinental Menu

From BMC's proposal to convert at least 10 old BEST buses into mobile loos to an Arunachal lawmaker accused of casting a voodoo spell on voters, read this and...


24 February 2019
PM Modi Washes Feet Of Sanitation Workers At Kumbh

PM Modi Washes Feet Of Sanitation Workers At Kumbh

"It's nothing less than a dream. Will share this proud moment with everyone. Modi deserves another chance as the country's head," said one of the sanitation...


12 February 2019
Corrupt People Are Scared Of 'Chowkidar', Says PM Modi In Haryana

Corrupt People Are Scared Of 'Chowkidar', Says PM Modi In Haryana

PM Modi said the efforts of his government were not only to make the country cleaner but also to cleanse it of evils like corruption.


16 January 2019
<em>Swachh Kumbh</em> Falls Flat As Thousands Of Toilets Go Non-Functional On Day 1

Swachh Kumbh Falls Flat As Thousands Of Toilets Go Non-Functional On Day 1

On the very first "Shahi Snan" (royal bath) that took place on Tuesday on the occasion of the auspicious Makar Sankranti, dozens of visitors could be seen...


12 December 2018
This Seven Year Old Girl Took Her Father To Police Station For Not Building A Toilet

This Seven Year Old Girl Took Her Father To Police Station For Not Building A Toilet

As the news spread, the Ambur Municipality Commissioner announced Zaara as the brand ambassador for the Swachh Bharat mission.


09 December 2018
India Much Cleaner After Swachh Bharat Mission, But Old Habits Die Hard: Ruskin Bond

India Much Cleaner After Swachh Bharat Mission, But Old Habits Die Hard: Ruskin Bond

Bond, known for his literary collections like the Room on the Roof and Mr Oliver's Diary, was addressing an audience at the Tata Steel Jharkhand Literary Meet...


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