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  • Madurai: Woman burnt alive by parents for marrying a Dalit boy 02-10-2014 04:38 PM

    Madurai: In a case of honour killing in Tamil Nadu, a young woman was burnt alive allegedly by her parents for marrying a Dalit boy against their wishes. The incident happened in Usilampatti town in Madurai. The police has arrested the parents on charges of murder after the woman's husband...
  • Discipline is needed to make 'Swachh Bharat' a success, says Clean India hero 02-10-2014 04:37 PM

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Clean India hero Rajeev Kher talks about the basic elements needed for making 'Clean India' a success in India. " Firstly, the mindset of people has to change. We need to have our technology in place if we want to achieve our goal in record...
  • Haryana elections: Congress may bag more votes by passage of Gurdwaras Management Bill 02-10-2014 04:24 PM

    Kurukshetra: Ahead of Haryana Assembly elections, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda is trying hard to woo the Sikh vote bank in the state where one of the significant vote share comes from over 10 lakh Sikhs. Earlier in the year, the state government had passed a bill creating a separate...
  • Delhi: Durga puja pandal put up at Matri mandir made from recycled garbage 02-10-2014 04:21 PM

    During the festivities of durga puja an eco-friendly pandal put up at Matri mandir in Delhi is a major highlight. The pandal has been made from recycled garbage and thrown away material. Most of the decoration has been picked up from garbage dumps and rag pickers. ...
  • Delhi: People take the initiative to make the streets of Jamia Nagar dirt free 02-10-2014 04:12 PM

    A group of five men have taken the initiative to clean the streets of Jamia Nagar located in South Delhi. Every Sunday morning these men step out with brooms to clean their streets, roads and houses. "The initiative will continue as we are getting support,' said a resident. ...
  • Students feel honoured to meet PM Modi at the launch of Clean India 02-10-2014 03:58 PM

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' wherein people took a pledge to make India clean. "We feel honoured to have met PM Modi. We should train ourselves in such a manner that cleanliness becomes a habit," said a student. ...
  • Narendra Modi invites 'Tarak Mehta Ka Oolta Chashma' team to help with Swachh Bharat Abhiyan 02-10-2014 03:45 PM

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, 'Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah' actress Disha Vakani said, "Our team feels honoured that PM Modi invited us for his Swachh Bharat campaign. We will try to do our best in making India clean." ...
  • Bollywood celebrities come together and pledge for a Swachh Bharat 02-10-2014 03:36 PM

    Bollywood actors Parineeti Chopra, Alia Bhatt, Akshay Kumar and Ajay Devgn pledged for a clean India after Narendra Modi launched a five-year 'Clean India' campaign. They appealed to carry the message for a 'Swachh Bharat' forward. ...
  • Lakhs join Clean India campaign across the country 02-10-2014 03:28 PM

    Lakhs of government employees, school children along with politicians, celebrities and common people took part in the launch of a massive countrywide cleanliness drive on Thursday. The drive was led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi who invoked Mahatma Gandhi's vision of a "clean and developed" India. ...
  • Pune: Family running a firm to provide portable toilets to slum dwellers 02-10-2014 03:00 PM

    A family in Pune is running a firm which provides cheap and portable toilets to slum dwellers and construction workers. Rajeev Kher, along with his brother Ranjit and friend Ulka, runs Saraplast Sanitation Systems, a business aimed at providing portable toilets. The toilet has a 250-litre tank, that is emptied...
  • Tatkal ticket prices to go up in select trains within a week: sources 02-10-2014 02:59 PM

    New Delhi: In a bad news for the passengers, the government is mulling an increase in the fares for tatkal tickets. According to railway sources, the ministry has sent a proposal to Zonal railways to identify 5 most popular trains each. According to sources, fifty per cent of Tatkal tickets...
  • Garbage thrown on the road during Clean India walkathon 02-10-2014 02:03 PM

    The walkathon flagged off by PM Narendra Modi as part of the Swacch Bharat Abhiyaan has just finished, but the glasses distributed to the children and the plastic bottles have been thrown on the roads. Modi also administered a pledge to thousands of people, including schools children and government employees...
  • Clean Up India: Campaign not just about cleanliness, also about health, says Harsh Vardhan 02-10-2014 12:52 PM

    Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said, "'Clean India' Campaign not just about cleanliness, also about health." ...
  • Clean India: PM Modi trying to work together with everyone, say walkathon participants 02-10-2014 12:49 PM

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched his Swachh Bharat or the Clean India mission. Reading out a pledge for cleanliness, he took an assurance from the people to actively take part in the campaign. ...
  • Maharashtra: Despite split with Shiv Sena, Gadkari says post-poll alliance possible 02-10-2014 10:43 AM

    Mumbai: Despite the bitter political political divorce between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Shiv Sena in Maharashtra, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has said that the party is not ruling out a post poll alliance. "In the future we can meet and form an alliance," he said adding that...
  • PM Modi flags off Swachh Bharat mission, says it's inspired by patriotism not politics 02-10-2014 10:35 AM

    New Delhi: Amidst a crowd of thousand ranging from school students to industrialists to celebrities, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched his Swachh Bharat or the Clean India mission. Reading out a pledge for cleanliness, he took an assurance from the people to actively take part in the campaign....
  • Aamir Khan appeals to every Indian to join 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' 02-10-2014 09:37 AM

    Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan appeals to every Indian to come together and join the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' (Clean Up India campaign). "This should not be viewed as just a photo-op occasion, 'Clean India' is the campaign we should proud of," the actor said. ...
  • Durga puja on wheels for cancer patients in West Bengal 02-10-2014 09:00 AM

    Kolkata: While thousands rush to the pandals to catch a glimpse of goddess durga, there are some who can't make it to the durga puja pandals. It's the biggest carnival for the people of West bengal,but at the Barasat cancer hospital, it's anything but celebration. For the patients fighting for...
  • Clean Up India: 108 toilets built in Badaun but villagers unwilling to use them 02-10-2014 08:45 AM

    Badaun: As the government begins its Swacch Bharat campaign, NGOs Sulabh International is leaving no stone unturned to provide the locals with adequate toilets in the Katra Sadatganj village in Badaun in Uttar Pradesh. Brick by brick, NGO Sulabh International has built 108 toilets in the Badaun village. The NGO...
  • Watch: PM Modi wields the broom to mark 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' 02-10-2014 08:28 AM

    To kickstarts his 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' (Clean Up India campaign), Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday picks up the broom and sweeps the floor at Valmiki Basti in New Delhi. ...
  • Modi pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat on his 144th birth anniversary 02-10-2014 07:44 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat on his 144th birth anniversary. Former PM Manmohan Singh and several other senior leaders were also present at Rajghat. Modi also paid tribute to former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri who shares his birthday with...
  • Is Mary Kom India's greatest female athlete? 02-10-2014 12:04 AM

    Five-time world champion and Olympic bronze-medallist Mary Kom was the undisputed star of the day as she beat Kazakhstan's Zhaina Shekerbekova 2-0 to improve on the bronze medal she won in the previous edition of the Games, where women boxers made their debut. ...
  • The Modi-Obama joint editorial and bilateral meet: What they mean for India 01-10-2014 11:27 PM

    The much-anticipated joint editorial by US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi was published in the Washington Post on Tuesday. The article spoke of a renewed Indo-US partnership in the 21st century. CNN-IBN's Bhupendra Chaubey discussed the key points of the editorial with former Diplomats G Parthasarthy and...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle 01-10-2014 10:49 PM

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle. ...
  • Meet Jeff Bezos, the man behind Amazon.com 01-10-2014 10:22 PM

    Started in 1994, Amazon.com started as an online bookseller and went operational in 1995. Jeff Bezos, the founder to the online webstore, was named 'Person of the year' by Times magazine. ...
  • J&K: Pak Army violates ceasefire, fires at Indian posts in Poonch 01-10-2014 09:20 PM

    Poonch: The Pakistan Army on Wednesday violated the ceasefire and fired at Indian posts in Sabzia area of Mandi sector in Poonch. The firing continued from both sides. There was no report on casualties or injures. "Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing and mortar shelling in three forward areas along...
  • Modi to launch 'Swachh Bharat' campaign on Thursday; schools, government offices gear up for event 01-10-2014 08:19 PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the NDA government's ambitious 'Swach Bharat Abhiyaan' or 'Clean India' campaign on Thursday on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti. The campaign is aimed at improving the hygiene and sanitation facilities across the country. Modi brought up the Swachh Bharat campaign in his...
  • Asian Games: AIBA to act against boxer Sarita Devi for refusing to accept bronze medal 01-10-2014 07:13 PM

    Indian boxer Sarita Devi could face lengthy international ban for refusing to accept bronze medal on the podium at the Asian Games 2014 on Wednesday. AIBA has opened disciplinary case against Sarita and will announce their decision at the end of Asian Games. Sarita had lost a controversial lightweight bout...
  • Teachers' recruitment scam: Delhi HC notice to OP Chautala, CBI 01-10-2014 05:09 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued a notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and former Haryana chief minister OP Chautala on a plea seeking his immediate surrender. Chautala addressed a massive rally at Jind in Haryana last month while he was out on interim bail....
  • Watch: The stench pit of Thiruvananthapuram 01-10-2014 04:50 PM

    In our special Clean India campaign, we bring you the scenes from Thiruvananthapuram. Waste of chicken, beef, vegetables and plastic are found in huge piles at a dumping yard at the heart of Thiruvananthpuram. Residents call it a violation of their fundamental right to live in a healthy and safe...