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  • Delhi: Shazia Ilmi joins BJP's cleanliness drive October 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Aam Aadmi Party leader Shazia Ilmi on Wednesday took part in a BJP cleanliness drive as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Organised by the party's Delhi unit in Central Park in Connaught Place, the central Delhi commercial hub, Ilmi along with BJP president Satish...
  • Watch: Team TWTW takes part in PM Modi's 'Swachh Bharat' Abhiyaan October 12, 2014

    After Prime Minister started the 'Swachh Bharat' Abhiyaan, the The Week That Wasn't team also took part in the campaign to clean up the country. ...
  • Living it up: Prevent the sitting syndrome October 11, 2014

    In this episode of 'Living It Up', experts comment on the sitting syndrome that leads to diabetes, heart diseases, nerve injuries, high cholesterol, insulin resistance and many other health related problems. ...
  • Netizens join Swachh Bharat Mission as it goes online October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Seeking to convert 'Swachh Bharat Mission' into a 'Jan Andolan', Urban Development Ministry has facilitated an online platform to enable the citizens network with each other to collectively take up cleanliness activities. In this regard, the Ministry is taking the help of...
  • Katrina Kaif: I'd love to do a film like 'Step Up' October 9, 2014

    Mumbai: She has proven her dancing skills in numbers like "Sheila ki jawaani", "Chikni chameli", "Kamli" and more recently, "Tu meri". Now, Katrina Kaif says she won't mind doing a full-fledged dance-based movie, provided the script is as good as Hollywood entertainer "Step Up". Fresh from the success of "Bang Bang!",...
  • Kerala Congress recommends disciplinary action against Tharoor for praising Modi October 8, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: After Congress leader Shashi Tharoor supported Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat' campaign, the Congress in Kerala has recommended disciplinary action against the former minister. The Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) is miffed at Tharoor after he said he was honoured to accept PM Modi's invitation to join the...
  • Anil Ambani completes PM's clean India challenge, nominates Amitabh Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan October 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Two days after Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Clean India Challenge, industrialist Anil Ambani has picked up a broom urging the nation to follow suit. He was one of the 9 people nominated by the PM to take the 'Clean India' message forward. Ambani was...
  • Living it up: Prevent gym injuries October 4, 2014

    In this episode of 'Living It Up', experts comment on gym injuries and measures to avoid such damages. ...
  • Can 'Swachh Bharat' be a reality? October 2, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Swachh Bharat mission on Gandhi Jayanti on Thursday, exhorting his fellow citizens to make cleanliness a priority. We asked experts - Can 'Swachh Bharat' be a reality? ...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle October 2, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle. ...
  • 'Swachh Bharat' should become a mass movement: BJP chief Amit Shah October 2, 2014

    Mumbai: The cleanliness campaign launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi should become a mass movement with participation of all sections of society, BJP president Amit Shah said on Thursday. "All political parties, social and religious organisations need to participate in this initiative," Shah said after participating in a cleanliness drive outside...
  • MCD's cleanliness drive for publicity: Congress October 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Terming it as a "publicity stunt", the Congress on Thursday lashed out at the BJP-ruled municipal corporation of Delhi over the cleanliness drive launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Criticising the corporation for doing the cleaning for photos, Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee chief spokesperson Mukesh Sharma today said there...
  • News 360: Noose tightens around Jayalalithaa as court orders attachment of property October 2, 2014

    A special court on Thursday attached nearly 3,000 acres of property belonging to firms run by the aides of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa. According to the Court, the companies had acquired the land around Sirudavur, Payanur, Valajabad and Oothukkadu in Tamil Nadu illegally. ...
  • PM Modi launches Clean Up India challenge, nominates 9 celebrities to take up the call October 2, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched his Clean India campaign and taking a cue from the ice bucket challenge, he nominated nine people to take up the Swachh Bharat challenge. Modi hopes the message will go viral on social media. ...
  • Watch: Pak troops join India's Clean Up campaign, clean LoC posts October 2, 2014

    Prime Minister's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan has had its impact across the border as well. Take a look at these visuals. Pak Rangers at the LoC at RS Pora also took up brooms and cleaned their posts once they saw the BSF jawans responding to the PM's call for a clean...
  • Watch: The plight of sweepers in India October 2, 2014

    On a day when the PM launched the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, here's a special report on a film on the plight of sweepers in the country. 'Mann Swachh Toh Desh Swachh' is directed by Varun Babu and Anagh Pradhan. ...
  • Meet Kerala's green warrior, Mathews Mukkadan October 2, 2014

    Here's a story on how people like you and I can make a difference. The story of Mathews Mukkadan from Kerala whose mission to clean up his neighbourhood on his own has inspired many. Anna Varghese reports. ...
  • One lakh toilets to be built in schools, colleges, says Piyush Goyal October 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Coal and Power minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday said that one lakh toilets would be constructed in schools and colleges by the PSUs under his ministries within a year. "Prime Minister Narendra Modi has accorded highest priority to cleanliness. He gave a message for...
  • Delhi government officials take pledge for 'Clean India' Mission October 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Government officials on Thursday took a pledge along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make India 'clean' by October 2, 2019 to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Officers from various departments of Delhi Government along with the staff led by the Chief Secretary DM...
  • Airports will soon look cleaner: Civil Aviation Secretary October 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Airports across the country will soon witness a visible difference on the cleanliness front, Union Civil Aviation Secretary V Somasundaran on Thursday said. Briefing reporters after administering the 'Swachh Bharat' pledge at Rajiv Gandhi Bhavan, Somasundaran said stress on cleanliness has been laid on places frequented by the...
  • Government sets up Swachh Bharat Kosh to get funds from cos, others October 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Government has set up a Swachh Bharat Kosh to attract funds from corporates and individuals to improve sanitation facilities, particularly in schools. "Swachh Bharat Kosh (SBK) has been set up to attract Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funds from corporate sector and contributions from...
  • Lakhs join 'Clean India' campaign across the states October 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Lakhs of government employees, school children along with politicians, celebrities and common people on Thursday took part in the launch of a massive countrywide cleanliness drive led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi who invoked Mahatma Gandhi's vision of a "clean and developed" India. On a national holiday to...
  • Punjab CM Badal calls for community participation for clean India October 2, 2014

    Talwandi Sabo: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday administered a cleanliness pledge under the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan' to government officials. On the occasion of the 145th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Badal avowed people to maintain cleanliness in and around their houses, public places and workplaces. People pledged...
  • Lakhs join Clean India campaign across the country October 2, 2014

    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 October 2, 2014

    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...
  • Garbage thrown on the road during Clean India walkathon October 2, 2014

    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...
  • In pics: PM Modi, his ministers wield the broom for 'Swachh Bharat' mission October 2, 2014

    In his bid to clean India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched the 'Swachh Bharat' campaign. He also administered a pledge to thousands of people, including school children and government employees at Rajpath to remain committed to keep India clean....
  • Modi challenges Tendulkar, Tharoor, Salman for Clean India campaign October 2, 2014

    New Delhi: In his bid to make 'Swachh Bharat' a people's movement, Prime Minister Narendra Modi initiated a chain by inviting nine eminent personalities including cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, industrialist Anil Ambani along with several actors to spread awareness on cleanliness. The Internet-savvy Prime Minister appeared...
  • Clean Up India: Campaign not just about cleanliness, also about health, says Harsh Vardhan October 2, 2014

    Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said, "'Clean India' Campaign not just about cleanliness, also about health." ...
  • Clean Up India: Arvind Kejriwal cleans choked drains near PM Modi's house October 2, 2014

    New Delhi: AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday helped sweepers to clean up choked drains in a small residential area near Prime Minister Narendra Modi's residence in the heart of the capital. The former chief minister of Delhi chose the BR Camp, as the low income area is called, on the...