13 Dec 2014
New Delhi: 'Swachh Bharat' campaign is a positive step but could turn a topic for jokes if real work is not done, former Union Minister Jairam Ramesh, who had pushed Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan sanitation drive under UPA, on Sunday said.
22 Dec 2014
Jammu: Amid speculation that Atal Bihari Vajpayee may be bestowed with Bharat Ratna, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday said the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government should have conferred the country's highest civilian honour on the former Prime Minister.
18 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu American in the US Congress, on Thursday made an impromptu stop at a government school here and joined the children in cleaning up the school.
22 Dec 2014
New Delhi: State-run power gear maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has bagged a Euro 16.96 million contract for a thermal power project in Turkey, the company said.
17 Dec 2014
Chandigarh: The Haryana government will launch a new system of registration in all tehsil offices and inaugurate the web portal of Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on December 25 to mark the birth anniversary of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as 'Good Governance Day'.
13 Dec 2014
Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Panchayat and Rural Development Minister Gopal Bhargava on Saturday said roping in of eunuchs into the cleanliness drive under the ' Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' across the state has yielded encouraging results.
01 Dec 2014
Rishikesh: Women leaders from different religions, countries and groups came together on the banks of the Ganga here on Sunday to commit themselves to better water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) practices.
11 Dec 2014
Mumbai: In a move that could revolutionise transportation in India's business capital, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority has planned a 450 km long network of metro rail corridors for the city and surroundings - the third largest in the world, a top official said on Thursday.
25 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday targeted yet another initiative taken by his predecessor Jairam Ramesh, saying the previous government's decision to have a convergence between MNREGA and toilet construction programme did not work well.
26 Aug 2014
Itanagar: Union Rural Development Minister Nitin Gadkari has assured Arunachal Pradesh on implementation of the 'Swachch Bharat Abhiyan' to cover sanitary and safe water for all by 2019.