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  • Saving the Ganga: Meet people who make a difference 10 hours 52 minutes ago

    CNN-IBN travels from the mountain tops to the planes where the mighty river Ganga flows, to find out who are the people trying to save this mighty river from getting anymore polluted. ...
  • World Bank President promises to help India in cleaning river Ganga 2 days ago

    New Delhi: World Bank President Jim Yong Kim promised to help India in cleaning up the river Ganga. The remarks came after Kim met Prime Minister Modi on Wednesday and also discussed a host of issues. Kim has said that they will send their best team to India to work on...
  • Action plan for Ganga, Yamuna clean-up by this year-end: Government 5 days ago

    New Delhi: An action plan for the clean-up of the Ganga and Yamuna rivers may be formulated by the end of this year after consultation with stakeholders, the government informed Rajya Sabha on Monday. In his reply to a question on when the government proposes to formulate an action plan...
  • Expertise from IITs to be utilised for cleaning Ganga: Uma Bharti July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Minister for Water Resources Uma Bharti on Monday said expertise from premier IITs would be utilised for cleaning river Ganga, which would completed at the shortest period. "We will be using various technologies for rejuvenation of river Ganga. We will be utilising the services of IIT experts and...
  • Ganga ghats to be developed for tourists July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: In an effort to develop ghats along river Ganga as prominent tourist destinations, the tourism ministry on Monday proposed to renovate the ghats, introduce houseboats and build more dams, officials said. Union Culture and Tourism Minister Shripad Yesso Naik presented a proposal on this at the 'Ganga Manthan -...
  • National meet on Ganga cleaning to be held on Monday July 6, 2014

    New Delhi: With the aim of cleaning and rejuvenating the Ganga river, the Centre is organising a national level meet on July 7 where spiritual leaders, policy makers, NGOs and environmentalists will mull over the matter. National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), the implementation arm of National Ganga River Basin Authority...
  • Agra administration bans use of polythene June 19, 2014

    The Agra administration has banned polythene in a bid to clean up the Yamuna river. Divisional Commissioner Pradeep Bhatnagar on Wednesday instructed municipal authorities to immediately ban the use of polythene below 40 microns. The Agra Municipal Corporation will stop people from littering polythene and throwing religious material into the Yamuna from...
  • World Cup 2014: The best football lovers ever? Meticulous Japan fans seen cleaning up the stands after a match June 16, 2014

    The Japanese truly are a civilized race. After their side lost to Ivory Coast, Japan fans were reportedly seen cleaning up their section of the stands. There are lessons to be learnt from these photos clicked on a smartphone. ...
  • Speaker's clean chit to Maharashtra Home Minister for rape comment June 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Giving a clean chit to Home Minister R R Patil over his reported comment on checking rape, Maharashtra Assembly Speaker Dilip Walse Patil on Thursday said he would see if there could be a code of conduct for the media for coverage of legislative proceedings. Walse Patil said he...
  • News 360: Government assures additional 400 MW to tackle Delhi power crisis June 10, 2014

    With frequent power cuts hampering normal life in the national capital, the government has now assured additional 400 MW to tackle the crisis. ...
  • Spitting in Ganga could land you in jail for three days or fine of Rs 10,000 June 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government is working on the Ganga clean-up plan. According to sources, anybody found spitting in the Ganga or dumping waste into it will be punished. Sources say the Central government is looking at up to 3 years in jail or a fine of Rs 10,000 for...
  • Four ministries to work together for cleaning up the Ganges June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: As part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mission to clean up the Ganges, four ministries would work hand in hand to cleanse the polluted holy river and make it a hub of spiritual tourism. Announcing this at a press conference on Friday after a meeting of the ministries, Minister...
  • Narendra Modi bats for cleaner, greener planet June 14, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday asked the people to serve as "trustees" in protecting the environment and utilising natural resources for the present while ensuring happiness of future generations. On the occasion of the World Environment Day, he said there is a need to reaffirm the pledge to protect environment...
  • Nissan unveils the first self-cleaning car April 25, 2014

    London: What if your car never gets dirty even when you come back home after a long countryside drive? Possible. Japanese car-maker Nissan has unveiled a 'self-cleaning' car with 'nano-paint technology' that repels dirt before it gets a chance to take hold on the paintwork. "The Nissan Note is the first car...
  • Let judiciary decide if Modi is guilty or not, says NCP's Supriya Sule March 25, 2014

    Mumbai: One of the young leaders in the fray, Nationalist Congress Party MP Supriya Sule, who is seeking re-election for the 16th Lok Sabha, insists that Narendra Modi should no more be cornered for the 2002 Gujarat riots when the judiciary has given him a clean chit. In an exclusive interview...
  • 2 men detained on terror charges found clean March 24, 2014

    The two men picked up from Jamia Nagar on Sunday on the suspicion that they had links with IM operatives arrested from Rajasthan were cleared after questioning and will be released soon, Delhi police said. "We had picked them for questioning during which nothing suspicious was found. The questioning is almost...
  • Modi does not require a certificate from anyone: BJP March 17, 2014

    BJP spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain hit back at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for his attack on Narendra Modi over 2002 Gujarat riots. He said that Modi required "no certificate from anyone," ...
  • BCCI look at Tendulkar and Ganguly to help clean IPL's image: report February 17, 2014

    Having taken a severe hit following the biggest IPL betting and fixing scandal that unearthed during the sixth edition of the cash-rich league, the BCCI don't want to leave any stone unturned to improve the league's image. According to Times of India, before the start of the 2014 season later this...
  • Republic Day: IAF appeals Delhiites to keep surroundings clean January 20, 2014

    New Delhi: In view of the flypast rehearsals and the associated flight safety concerns posed by birds in the run up to Republic Day celebrations, the Indian Air Force has appealed to the citizens of Delhi and the neighbouring states to keep their areas clean. The IAF has urged people...
  • School students turn into crusaders to clean the pink city September 3, 2013

    Jaipur: Hundreds of school children in Jaipur have become green crusaders to clean up the pink city and make others aware about the heritage of the 300-year-old city. The students walk door to door to appeal the people to keep the city clean. "There are so many mosquitoes around this area....
  • CSI slams IOA officials for objecting IOC directive August 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Clean Sports India, a movement for corruption-free sports in the country, on Monday lashed out at Indian Olympic Association (IOA) officials for objecting to IOC's directive to bar charge-sheeted persons from contesting elections, saying that their "bankrupt arguments" have totally exposed them. The CSI said that it has sent...
  • Kunda DSP murder: Raja Bhaiya to get clean chit, confirm CBI sources August 1, 2013

    The Central Bureau of Investigation sources on Thursday confirmed that the agency is going to give a clean chit to former Uttar Pradesh minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiya in connection with the murder of Kunda DSP Zia-ul-Haq. Sources said the CBI will inform the court about the decision...
  • Jammu: Students made to sweep floors, clean toilets in primary school July 26, 2013

    Jammu: In a shocker from Jammu's Kathua district, small kids were asked to clean the school floor and even toilets at a primary school. A video shows how the children of the primary school in Kuka Chak were made to do menial tasks. The school education directorate has now taken note...
  • ONGC given the task of keeping Taj Mahal clean, environment friendly July 26, 2013

    New Delhi: The government is finally heeding to the clamour for the corporates to be given the task of taking care of heritage sites. The Tourism Ministry has launched a Clean India campaign from the Taj Mahal which attracts nearly 50,000 to 70,000 tourists every day. Under the Clean India...
  • News 360: Cong eyes early LS polls, tries to woo possible allies July 4, 2013

    The likely tie up of the JMM with the Congress is being seen as part of a wider electoral strategy of the Congress to bag as many allies as possible ahead of the Lok Sabha polls. ...
  • India cricket experts sceptical of 'Operation Clean-up' June 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Plans to jam mobile phones during matches and ban cheerleaders from the sidelines are unlikely to cure Indian cricket of the scourge of corruption, commentators of the sport said Tuesday. Officials announced an ambitious 12-point plan on Monday aimed at ridding the multi-billion dollar Indian Premier League (IPL)...
  • ZBee electric rickshaw, a threat to Bajaj's auto rickshaw June 7, 2013

    Mumbai: The most common sight on the streets of Indonesia is the auto rickshaw. Bajaj Auto has been selling these three wheelers there for many years now. After years of dominance in the 3-wheeler market, Bajaj may finally have a competitor on the horizon - Zbee. The Zbee is an electric...
  • Hi-tech gadgets to keep Delhi Metro stations clean May 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Eco-friendly chemicals, hi-tech machines and bio-degradable garbage disposal bags will ensure cleanliness of Metro stations. Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has decided to re-work its cleaning and housekeeping practices by using advanced and hi-tech machineries and is conducting specialised training programme for its staff to ensure the entire...
  • India to double renewable energy capacity by 2017: PM April 17, 2013

    New Delhi: India plans to double its renewable energy capacity to 55,000 MW by 2017 as part of efforts to increase efficiency of its energy use, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here on Wednesday. "It is proposed to double the renewable energy capacity in our country from 25000 MW in...