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DRDO Chairman Dr. G Satheesh Reddy, MSR Prasad, DG Missiles & Strategic Systems, Lab Directors, Project Directors, Scientists and DRDO staff participated in the event.
Updated on Oct 03, 2019 11:21 AM IST
Hyderabad (Telangana) | By Asian News International
The exhibition, curated by renowned Gandhi scholar, Birad Yajnik, will showcase the correspondence between the two great souls of the 20th century, tracing their relationship and the impact it had on their individual journeys.
Updated on Oct 02, 2019 11:08 AM IST
Moscow | By Asian News International
While accepting the award, the PM said he shared the honour with crores of Indians who had contributed to the success of the cleanliness mission.
Updated on Jul 04, 2020 07:31 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
Actor Varun Dhawan has shared a picture from the sets of Coolie No 1, declaring that it will be a completely plastic-free zone. See the picture here.
Updated on Sep 02, 2019 02:44 PM IST
Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
The Pune Municipal Corporation’s health department has undertaken a drive in Kothrud-Bavdhan against handbills and posters stuck on bus stops, public toilets, as they make these spaces ugly.
Updated on Sep 03, 2019 04:17 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
The water fund will likely be modelled on the lines of a similar one for Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, the national sanitation scheme, called the Swachh Bharat Kosh.
Updated on Aug 29, 2019 02:51 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Saubhadra Chatterji and Zia Haq
Earlier this month, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had asked societies to voluntarily donate the compost generated after processing their waste to farmers, when it realised that many of the societies were in a fix over how to put the same to use.
Updated on Aug 26, 2019 09:06 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Mehul R Thakkar
The BJP MPs took part in the cleaning drive as a part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan campaign.
Updated on Jul 13, 2019 05:46 PM IST
According to a paper released in 2018 by the Niti Ayog, the state-run policy think-tank, India’s ground water in 21 cities is set to plunge to bare-minimum levels by 2020.
Updated on Jul 01, 2019 06:01 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Saubhadra Chatterji and Zia Haq
13 toilets with symbols of Mahatma Gandhi and Ashoka Chakra were found in Bulandshahr’s Ichhawari village.
Updated on Jun 05, 2019 05:06 PM IST
Bulandshahr | By Asian News International
Tens of thousands of Beed residents have no choice but to struggle hard to source the basic necessity – water – as the local municipal corporation has been able to provide it just once in 15 to 20 days.
Updated on May 31, 2019 09:35 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Beed | By Shrinivas Deshpande
Making the announcement on Twitter, the Chhota Bheem handle also released an app “Chhota Bheem — Swachh Bharat Run” on Google play store.
Updated on Jan 27, 2019 11:49 AM IST
New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
World Toilet Day 2018: Bathrooms are teeming with bacteria. But do you actually need to wash your hands every time you use the bathroom? Read on for some facts that will change the way you use your toilet forever.
Updated on Nov 19, 2018 06:39 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By Sanya Panwar
NMMC PLANS Swachh Park in Kopar Khairane will create awareness on handling all kinds of waste
Updated on Oct 14, 2018 12:43 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By G Mohiuddin Jeddy, Navi Mumbai
The demands of sanitation workers of east Delhi, who have been on strike since September 11, include regularisation of about 3,000 contractual workers who were enrolled after 1998, regular payment of salaries and clearance of dues.
Published on Oct 03, 2018 12:08 PM IST
Union minister Prakash Javadekar and his cabinet colleague Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi unveiled a 568-kg laddoo on the occasion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 68th birthday on Monday.
Updated on Sep 17, 2018 04:58 PM IST
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
The union ministry for housing and urban affairs allocated Rs 35 crore each to the north, south and east Delhi municipal corporations. Civic officials said the fund would be used to buy water sprinklers, plant saplings and shrubs and build vertical gardens in markets, roundabouts, roads and schools.
Updated on Sep 11, 2018 07:13 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Vibha Sharma
Under its Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, the government had planned to build 21 crore toilets by 2019. Did they think in terms of the number of septic tanks and the burden it will have on scavengers?
Updated on Sep 10, 2018 04:56 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By KumKum Dasgupta
The plan is to encourage waste composting and make the city look cleaner.
Published on Aug 26, 2018 12:47 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By Steffy Thevar, Mumbai
PM Modi said he was mocked for the programmes which were aimed at making a healthy nation
Updated on Aug 23, 2018 06:53 PM IST
Press Trust of India, Junagadh | By Press Trust of India
On of the core values of the nation is empathy, and this forms the backbone of the government's pro-poor policies
Updated on Aug 09, 2018 06:03 PM IST
By Piyush Goyal
Patiala was ranked 411 last year and was among the dirtiest cities in the country.
Updated on Jun 24, 2018 03:15 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Patiala | By Navrajdeep Singh, Patiala
The cities, which include Darjeeling, Siliguri, Serampore, Madhyamgram, North Barrackpore, Bankura, fared abysmally on all sanitation indicators such as waste collection, open defecation, solid waste processing and disposal
Updated on Jun 24, 2018 05:56 PM IST
The civic body, however,has not been able to put a mechanism to recycle the collected material
Updated on Jun 18, 2018 01:02 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By Sanjana Bhalerao, Mumbai
Virat Kohli on Saturday shared a video in which his wife Anushka Sharma is seen scolding people ‘travelling in a luxury’ car for throwing garbage on the streets.
Updated on Jun 16, 2018 08:34 PM IST
By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
The path forward, however, will need to combine all of our accumulated wisdom of the past with these and other pivotal ideas for the future, if we are to get to them.
Updated on May 22, 2018 07:08 AM IST
By Nachiket Mor
The toilet was found by Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) cleaners in Gujar chawl, where they were cleaning an overhead water tank, according to police.
Updated on May 17, 2018 04:31 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent, Pune
The city, which had dropped from the second spot to eleventh last year, is just behind Indore and Bhopal this year.
Updated on May 16, 2018 11:08 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Vivek Gupta
In building an outcome-focused, data-driven framework Niti Ayog has taken an important step. But data is not a substitute for entrenched implementation failure.
Published on May 15, 2018 02:51 PM IST
By Yamini Aiyar
The septic tanks constructed for toilets under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan have turned into drinking water storage tanks in Bundelkhand, said Rajendra Singh.
Updated on May 13, 2018 06:13 PM IST
Bhopal, Hindustan Times | By Shruti Tomar