OCTOBER 2

  • CISF to launch cleanliness drive at country-wide locations October 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Personnel and families of paramilitary CISF will join the 'Swatchh Bharat' movement on Thursday by launching a large-scale cleanliness drive at its 312 working units and other locations spread across the country. The force will initiate a host of activities to join the Prime Minister's clean India initiative being...
  • Railways' Delhi Division armed with 10,000 brooms for October 2 cleanliness drive September 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Division of Railways has put together an arsenal of 10,000 brooms for use by a battery of volunteers, including schoolchildren and top officials and lawmakers, when they attack garbage at its facilities on October 2 in a first-of-its-kind exercise. Equipped with a specially-designed 'battle gear' made up...
  • 'Clean India' campaign will be people's movement: Venkaiah Naidu September 26, 2014

    Hyderabad: The 'Clean India' campaign to be launched by the Centre on October 2 is envisaged to be a non-political "people's movement", Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said on Friday. "Prime Minister's intention is that people should be partners in this and it should be a people's movement. Accordingly, I...
  • Delhi government to take strict action against littering from October 2 September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: In keeping with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of clean India, Delhi government will take action against people who are found littering and also impound vehicles parked illegally as part of its 'Swachchha Bharat Abhiyan' which will kick start from October 2. "Strict action will be taken against the...
  • Railway Minister, senior officials to pick up brooms for Oct 2 cleaning drive September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Gearing up to be part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swachchh Bharat Mission', Railways have identified 119 stations to be spruced up by its specially designated staff across the country on October 2. While Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda will lead from the front by himself picking up the broom...
  • Sadananda Gowda to pick up broom for Railway cleanliness drive on October 2 September 8, 2014

    New Delhi: In a first of its kind massive cleanlines campaign, Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda will lead from the front by himself picking up the broom during the drive at rail premises on October 2 involving all its employees and top level officials. "All our 13 lakh employees will be...
  • The Last Word: Has India done injustice to Lal Bahadur Shastri? October 2, 2012

    October 2 is not just Mahatma Gandhi's birthday, but is also the birth anniversary of the second Prime Minister of India. ...
  • Watch: PM, Sonia Gandhi pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi October 2, 2012

    Tuesday marks the 143rd birth anniversary of the father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Defence Minister AK Antony went to Raj Ghat earlier on Tuesday morning to lay wreaths and pay tribute. Employing nonviolent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence in 1947. ...
  • No orders for Jan 26, Aug 15 and Oct 2 holidays? May 24, 2012

    Lucknow: Even as India has observed January 26, August 15 and October 2 as national holidays, the government does not seem to have issued any formal orders for the same. The disclosure from the central Home Ministry came in response to an application under the Right to Information (RTI) Act 2005...
  • UN declares Oct 2 nonviolence day June 15, 2007

    New Delhi: The United Nations General Assembly has decided to declare October 2the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhias 'International Day of NonViolence' in recognition of his role in promoting the message of peace around the world. A resolution reaffirming the universal relevance of nonviolence, initiated by India and cosponsored by...
  • International Day of NonViolence: October 2 June 14, 2007

    New Delhi:The United Nations General Assembly has decided to declare October 2 the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi as 'International Day of NonViolence'. This will be in recognition of his role in promoting the message of peace around the world. The UN resolution reaffirms the universal relevance of nonviolence....