17 Jan 2015
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday launched the pulse polio immunization programme by administering polio drops to children at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
23 Jan 2015
Peshawar: Pakistan, one of the worst Polio-hit country, has received an assurance from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that it will fully back the government's efforts to eradicate the crippling disease.
20 Jan 2015
New Delhi: French auto major Renault is recalling 646 units of hatchback Pulse and mid-sized sedan Scala in India, manufactured between September 2011-July 2012, to fix faulty driver side air bags.
22 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Foreigners who came to India for work or love and decided to make the country their home are upbeat about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious "Clean India" campaign.
27 Dec 2014
Islamabad: The number of children affected by polio in Pakistan has risen to 295 with the confirmation of four new cases, reports cited. Two cases were reported from Peshawar in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, one from Khyber Agency, a tribal area in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas region, and one from Balochistan province, an official said.
15 Jan 2015
Raipur: World Bank will extend financial aid to build toilets in tribal-dominated villages of Chhattisgarh under Centre's flagship 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' campaign.
05 Jan 2015
Islamabad: Pakistan's first polio campaign of 2015, which was scheduled to be held from Monday, has been cancelled due to security reasons.
29 Dec 2014
Ranchi: Wielding the broom, Chief Minister Raghuvar Das on Sunday cleaned the streets of tribal-populated Karamtoli locality here as part of the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' just after taking oath as the head of BJP-Ajsu coalition.
16 Jan 2015
New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal has directed Irrigation and Flood Control Department and concerned authorities to build special ghats on the banks of Yamuna where people can immerse idols and other religious offerings which will then be disposed of in a scientific manner.
07 Jan 2015
New Delhi: The National Capital Territory ricket Association, led by former spinner Bishen Singh Bedi, on Wednesday launched a 'Swacch DDCA Abhiyan' and filed an FIR against suspended DDCA President Sneh Bansal and secretary Anil Khanna for alleged misappropriation and siphoning off funds.