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National Plog Run to make neighbourhoods plastic-free engages 28 lakh participants across India
India

National Plog Run to make neighbourhoods plastic-free engages 28 lakh participants across India

Since the first plogging event in 2016, the Swedish fitness trend has grown immensely in popularity around the world.

India's manual scavengers: Instead of focusing on 'disgusting practice', it's time to discuss worker who dies anonymously cleaning our filth
India

India's manual scavengers: Instead of focusing on 'disgusting practice', it's time to discuss worker who dies anonymously cleaning our filth

Until 1993, different governments employed manual scavengers to remove human filth from every house. Widely referred to as dry latrines, people defecated in a bucket and this bucket was later removed by municipal servants who were called manual scavengers. Though this is officially banned, it still continues.

Holy Cow! Does your milk come from cows that have a plastic sniffing habit?
science

Holy Cow! Does your milk come from cows that have a plastic sniffing habit?

Cows are hogging plastic to their own detriment & those of consumers of dairy products.

Bill Gates lauds Narendra Modi for improving sanitation in India, says 'time to build on Swachh Bharat's success'
India

Bill Gates lauds Narendra Modi for improving sanitation in India, says 'time to build on Swachh Bharat's success'

Since the launch of the Swachh Bharat Mission, over eight crore toilets have been built across India and over five lakh villages have been made open defecation free.

Narendra Modi launches 'Swachhata Hi Seva' campaign aimed at boosting public participation in cleanliness mission
India

Narendra Modi launches 'Swachhata Hi Seva' campaign aimed at boosting public participation in cleanliness mission

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 15 September launched the "Swachhata Hi Seva" movement.

Narendra Modi launches 'Swachhata Hi Seva' campaign, says India achieved more in sanitation in 4 years than last 65 years
India

Narendra Modi launches 'Swachhata Hi Seva' campaign, says India achieved more in sanitation in 4 years than last 65 years

Launching his 'Swachhata Hi Seva' campaign, Narendra Modi interacted through video conferencing with several people, including Ratan Tata, Amitabh Bachchan, Yogi Adityanath, and Sadhguru.

In 42nd Mann ki Baat, Narendra Modi bats for 'fit, healthy India', promises MSP for crops at one-and-half of cost
India

In 42nd Mann ki Baat, Narendra Modi bats for 'fit, healthy India', promises MSP for crops at one-and-half of cost

Addressing the nation in his 42nd Mann ki Baat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi advocated for a "Fit India" movement, encouraging youngsters to take part in it.

'Urge scientific community to deliberate on artificial intelligence': Full text of Narendra Modi's 41st Mann ki Baat
India

'Urge scientific community to deliberate on artificial intelligence': Full text of Narendra Modi's 41st Mann ki Baat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the country in the 41st edition of his radio show Mann ki Baat.

Yogi Adityanath says maintain academic ambience in institutions to avoid anti-social influence on students
India

Yogi Adityanath says maintain academic ambience in institutions to avoid anti-social influence on students

Yogi Adityanath has written to vice chancellors and principals of all universities and colleges in the state expecting them to ensure academic ambience in the premises so that students are not influenced by any propaganda or anti-social elements

Centre tells Arvind Kejriwal to step up work under 'Clean India'; claims Delhi govt built only 328 public toilets
India

Centre tells Arvind Kejriwal to step up work under 'Clean India'; claims Delhi govt built only 328 public toilets

Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri recently criticised Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for under-utilising funds released under Swachh Bharat Mission to build toilets

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi says Rajasthan murder case be treated as criminal incident, not 'love jihad'
India

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi says Rajasthan murder case be treated as criminal incident, not 'love jihad'

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi sought to see the burning to death of a Muslim labourer in Rajasthan earlier this week as a "criminal incident" and not as a case of "love jihad" as was being alleged

TERI report highlights plight of sanitation workers, calls for improvement of urban civic bodies
India

TERI report highlights plight of sanitation workers, calls for improvement of urban civic bodies

Goals of the Swachh Bharat Mission can't be attained without upgradation of urban local bodies with latest technology and knowledge and linking them with career advancement, recommends a report by climate think tank TERI.

Scientists asked to develop zero-pollution firecrackers, says environment minister Harsh Vardhan
India

Scientists asked to develop zero-pollution firecrackers, says environment minister Harsh Vardhan

Scientists have been asked to develop zero-pollution firecrackers that do not cause health hazards to children, Union environment minister Harsh Vardhan said on Sunday ahead of Diwali

Gonda: Mountains of garbage and despair in India's dirtiest city
India

Gonda: Mountains of garbage and despair in India's dirtiest city

Gonda, in Uttar Pradesh, is officially India's filthiest city after coming last in a government survey of more than 400 urban zones.

Narendra Modi on Swacchh Bharat LIVE: Cleanliness will help families save Rs 50,000 every year
India

Narendra Modi on Swacchh Bharat LIVE: Cleanliness will help families save Rs 50,000 every year

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs will tomorrow confer awards on those who contributed towards the Clean India objective in urban areas on the third anniversary of the launch of the Swacchh Bharat Mission (Urban).

Jammu and Kashmir will soon be declared free from open defecation, says Jitendra Singh
India

Jammu and Kashmir will soon be declared free from open defecation, says Jitendra Singh

Union minister Jitendra Singh has said Jammu and Kashmir would soon be declared open defecation free (ODF).

Ranchi authorities publicly shame open defecators: State-sponsored vigilantism can be a dangerous idea
India

Ranchi authorities publicly shame open defecators: State-sponsored vigilantism can be a dangerous idea

Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC) has come up with a rather unique idea to punish people from defecating in the open.

Narendra Modi seeks support of celebrities across fields to promote 'Clean India'', calls it noble service
Politics

Narendra Modi seeks support of celebrities across fields to promote 'Clean India'', calls it noble service

Narendra Modi has written to opinion makers across fields including industry, sports and cinema seeking their support for the 'Swachhata Hi Seva' movement, saying it is the most noble service.

Defence ministry destroys old, unclassifed documents under Swachhta Hi Sewa Hai mission
India

Defence ministry destroys old, unclassifed documents under Swachhta Hi Sewa Hai mission

Thousands of old, unclassified files, CDs, and other material have been destroyed by different departments of the Indian Army as a part of its cleanliness mission, sources said.

Bihar villagers destroy toilets after govt 'forgets' to transfer promised sum under ODF scheme
India

Bihar villagers destroy toilets after govt 'forgets' to transfer promised sum under ODF scheme

Tired of waiting for the amount promised under government sponsored open defecation scheme (ODF), many villagers of Rekhasundar in Bihar’s west Champaran district destroyed their toilets on Saturday morning.