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  • Environmentalists for declaration of Ganga as World Heritage 4 days ago

    Lucknow: With Prime Minister Narendra Modi taking keen interest in cleaning of Ganga, a group of Environmentalists will be petitioning him on to pursue with UNESCO for declaration of upper region of the holy river as a World Heritage Site. "I have already written to the Union Ministry for...
  • 10,000 Indo-Canadians throng Narendra Modi's 'rockstar' show April 16, 2015

    Toronto: Just as the organizers had advertised, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's public interaction with the Indian diaspora at Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto on Wednesday had all the trappings of a rockstar concert as Bollywood singer Sukhwinder Singh, Shiamak Davar troupe and other groups set the tone for the evening. The nearly...
  • Narendra Modi should clean the filth that comes from the mouth of his MPs: Shiv Sena April 7, 2015

    Mumbai: Attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi over controversial statements made by his parliamentarians, ally Shiv Sena said that in his clean India campaign, he should focus on cleaning the filth created by his MPs. "PM Modi must cleanse his party of members like Gandhi under his flagship Swachch Bharat Abhiyaan," Shiv...
  • Clean Ganga Expedition next adventure for team Bachendri March 24, 2015

    New Delhi: India's first woman to climb Mt Everest who has just wrapped up an all women desert safari, is gearing up for her next big mission, cleaning up the Ganga. "We did an expedition 'Great Rafting Voyage' on the Ganga in 1994 which covered the river from Haridwar to Kolkata...
  • SUEZ to explore waste management, river cleaning projects March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: French utility services provider SUEZ environment is eying in India business from waste management, river cleaning and the upcoming smart city projects. The firm subsidiary of Paris-headquartered Suez Group provides water treatment facilities in India since early 1980s. "We are growing here with a year-on-year growth between 10 to...
  • This new app can 'clean' cuss words from your favourite e-books March 17, 2015

    Washington: If you want to read a best-selling novel, but don't like the cuss words in it, this app is for you. The new app called Clean Reader scans books to get rid of any words readers might find "offensive". It comes with three settings - "clean", "cleaner" and "squeaky clean"....
  • Uma Bharti seeks religious leaders' help in keeping Ganga clean March 12, 2015

    New Delhi: As part of her efforts to make the Ganga rejuvenation programme a mass movement, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Thursday sought cooperation of religious leaders in keeping the river clean. Addressing a panel discussion on 'Save Ganga and Save Himalayas' in New Delhi, Bharati urged religious leaders...
  • Solar plane pilots urge India to adopt clean energy March 12, 2015

    Ahmedabad: The Swiss pilots of a solar-powered airplane on a historic round-the-world journey said Wednesday that they want the people of India to support their campaign for clean energy, a day after the aircraft landed in the country. Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg spoke to reporters in the western Indian city...
  • United Kingdom team meets Uma Bharati over Clean Ganga Mission March 7, 2015

    New Delhi: A team of experts from the United Kingdom called on Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati and discussed about the Clean Ganga Mission. The three member team was accompanied by British Deputy High Commissioner in India Julian Evans and second Secretary, Energy Security, Melissa Else, a press release...
  • Union Budget: Government cuts funds for Water Ministry, 'Clean Ganga' gains most February 28, 2015

    New Delhi: The Water Resources Ministry has witnessed a substantial slash in its fund allocations in the Union Budget 2015-16 though Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project for cleaning river Ganga was accorded a good hike. The Ministry, which is also implementing another key government project of interlinking rivers, has been...
  • Railway Budget 2015: No new trains, no fare hike, focus on cleanliness, tech and passenger amenities February 26, 2015

    New Delhi: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu played safe in his maiden Budget refusing to take the populist route of announcing a large number of new trains but also failed to take measures to increase the earnings of the public transporter by not increasing the passenger fare. With no major announcements, the...
  • MPs demand five fold increase in MPLAD funds, Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker to meet Modi February 26, 2015

    New Delhi: Cutting across the party line, MPs are demanding an increase in funds allocated to them for development work in their constituencies from Rs 5 crore to Rs 25 crore. The MPs said the increase in the fund is necessary since Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked them to...
  • Rail budget 2015: Fare hike unlikely, stress on Make in India, cleanliness and safety & security February 25, 2015

    New Delhi: Just a day before the Narendra Modi government is set to unveil the Rail Budget, sources say that its focus will be on attracting investment, modernisation of trains through Wifi and transparency in railway systems. Sources say that a lot of suggestions from the Prime Minister's office have been...
  • Kitchen doubles up as toilet at New Delhi Railway station February 25, 2015

    A day before the Railway Budget is presented by the government, a shocking expose shows the appalling conditions under which the food that is served at the New Delhi railway station is prepared. At Platform no. 1 of the New Delhi Railway station, the head cook is seen standing right...
  • Status check: Infrasturcture, cleanliness at Bengaluru railway station February 24, 2015

    In 2014, the budget on cleanliness was increased by nearly 40%. Ahead of the railway budget, here is a status check on the infrastructure and cleanliness at our railway stations on the demands and expectations of the citizens. ...
  • News 360: After controversy, Coast Guard releases video of Pakistan 'terror' boat February 20, 2015

    The Indian Coast Guard on Friday evening released a video of the Pakistan boat blown neat Gujarat coast on December 31, 2014. The whole episode came under scanner after Coast Guard DIG BK Loshali claimed that he ordered the blowing up of the boat. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay February 20, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Day 2: Bhavnagar-based diamond trader bids Rs 1.40 crore for PM Modi's suit February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: The auction of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's bandgala monogrammed pinstripe suit began in Surat on Wednesday and will go on for three days. The highest closing offer on the second day came from a diamond trader and ship-breaking tycoon from Bhavnagar, K.K. Sharma, who is also the chairman...
  • Day 1: NRI Viral Choski bids Rs 1.1 crore for PM Modi's suit February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: The auction of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's bandgala monogrammed pinstripe suit began in Surat on Wednesday and will go on for three days. At the end of Day 1 of the auction, NRI Viral Choski bid's at Rs 1.1 crore for the Modi suit was the highest. Surat...
  • NRI Viral Choski bids Rs 1.1 crore for PM Modi's suit February 18, 2015

    The auction of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's bandgala monogrammed pinstripe suit has begun in Surat on Wednesday and will go on for three days. The proceeds will go to the Namami Gange trust also known as the Clean Ganga Fund. The entire suit and pant had Narendra Damodardas Modi repeatedly...
  • Modi's monogrammed pinstripe suit to be auctioned, money to be used for 'Clean Ganga Initiative' February 18, 2015

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi's famous monogrammed pinstripe suit is set to be auctioned in Surat on Wednesday. The auction will go on for three days and proceeds will go to the 'Clean Ganga Fund'. District Magistrate Rajendra Kumar said, "There are 361 items which will be on display. 455 gift...
  • Vacation an opportunity to build toilets in schools: PM Modi to CMs February 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Asking Chief Ministers to make 'Clean India' a continuous exercise across the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said states should use upcoming vacations to build and upgrade toilets in schools. Addressing the first Governing Council meeting of newly- constituted NITI Aayog, Modi also...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob January 29, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories January 29, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • News 360: BJP's five posers to Kejriwal; AAP says why queries, join debate January 29, 2015

    The BJP on Thursday asked five questions from Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) chief ministerial candidate Arvind Kejriwal in the run up to the Delhi Assembly elections. ...
  • Clean energy: US to place investment officer in India January 25, 2015

    New Delhi: To mobilise private capital in the clean energy sector, the US has agreed to place a field investment officer in India apart from hosting a series of events to overcome strategic barriers in accelerating institutional and private financing. "USAID will install a field investment officer in India this summer...
  • Why 2015 will be defining year for India January 16, 2015

    New Delhi: If there were an annual prize for the "World's Most Hopeful Economy," it would likely go to India. After years of disappointing returns, the world's largest democracy rediscovered vigor in 2014. Stocks rose by a third; foreign investment grew by a quarter; the economy at one stage expanded...
  • What can be done to clean Ganga? January 14, 2015

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday pulled up the Centre on the issue of cleaning of the Ganges and asked for a status report on setting up of sewage treatment plants within six months. ...
  • Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka meets PM Modi; commits $250 million for innovation in India January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka on Wednesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and disclosed that his company will spend USD 250 million (over Rs 1,500 crore) to fund innovations in software and services in India. The chief of India's second largest IT services firm also discussed with Modi ways in...
  • Rs 5,000 for littering: Can fines clean-up Yamuna? January 13, 2015

    In a move to clean the rivers, the National Green Tribunal on Tuesday decided to set up a committee to plan on cleaning up River Yamuna. It has ordered that people who throw pooja material into the Yamuna should henceforth be fined. ...