02 Oct 2015
New Delhi: Describing Swachh Bharat as the 'mother of all missions' launched by the NDA government, Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today said though there has been progress in construction of individual toilets, some major states like UP and Bihar are yet to pick up momentum.
06 Oct 2015
New Delhi: The Chief Minister's sub-group on Swachh Bharat has sought more time from Prime Minister Narendra Modi to submit its report.
02 Oct 2015
Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan says his participation in the Swachh Bharat campaign is not a publicity gimmick.
26 Sep 2015
Bengaluru: The 50-hour countdown for the September 28 launch of PSLV-C30 carrying ASTROSAT satellite for the first dedicated Indian astronomy mission aimed at studying celestial objects has begun, ISRO said.
03 Oct 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the country has always focused on personal hygiene, but it should now focus on social hygiene as well.
24 Sep 2015
New Delhi: Batting for a cleaner and healthier future, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today asked the over 10 lakh-cadet strong National Cadet Corps (NCC) to joint the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'.
01 Oct 2015
Kunduz: NATO said yesterday its special forces are supporting Afghan troops in Kunduz after Taliban insurgents seized the city, fought off a counter-attack and advanced on the airport to shore up their biggest victory in 14 years.
30 Sep 2015
Mumbai: Actress Kajol, who has been advocating the importance of hygienic environment, thinks government's support is needed for passing on the message of maintaining sanitation standards in the society.
01 Sep 2011
In order to bring more transparency in the ‘Bharat Saakshar Mission’, the Centre is going to start a portal which will have the details of the entire auditing of the mission. The Centre had launched ‘Saakshar Bharat Mission’ in 2009 to reduce illiteracy, particularly among adult women by 2012. It aims at making 7 crore adults literate which includes 6 crore women of above 15 years of age.
24 Sep 2015
Bengaluru: India's globally acclaimed Mars mission completed one year today with Indian Space Research Organisation releasing the Mars Atlas to mark the feat of the Orbiter whose life is now expected to last many more years.