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Swachh Bharat survey: Find out where your city ranks

Cities are the engines of growth and urban India contribute to about 70% of country’s GDP. For cities to continue their contribution and provide quality of life to citizens, urban......

The truth about Swachh Bharat

Building toilets, however essential, must not be confused with sanitation. Or the crying need for a revamp of India's sewage systems, says environmentalist and political activist Sunita Narain.......

What purpose does Swachh Bharat serve?

'Can anyone honestly say with hand on heart that our streets and office buildings, railways and other public spaces are any cleaner?' asks Sunanda K Datta-Ray.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com......

15-year-old girl challenges Kanhaiya for debate on PM Modi

A teenaged girl from Punjab, who was honoured on Republic Day for her contribution to Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, has publicly challenged Jawaharlal Nehru University student union......

Ambedkar, Swachh Bharat among themes for 67th R-Day tableaux

A giant statue of Dalit icon B R Ambedkar, rare natural abode of Asiatic lions in Gir, white tiger safari and initiatives like ‘Swachh Bharat’ and ‘Digital India’ are among......

RBI to issue new fluorescent blue Rs 50 notes

The new note having dimension of 66 mm X 135 mm will bear the year of printing on the reverse side, a Swachh Bharat logo with slogan, language panel and the motif of 'Hampi with Chariot'. The......

How Modi can ensure that Bharat indeed become Swachh

Swachh Bharat Mission could focus on using technological innovation to eradicate the problem of open defecation, says R Gopalakrishnan. To illustrate that innovation is possible even with a......

Rs 3,902 crore cess collected. But how 'swachh' is our Bharat?

With the Swachh Bharat cess, the Service Tax rate has gone up to 14.5 per cent from 14 per cent. Government has collected Rs 3,901.78 crore (Rs 39.01 billion) last fiscal from the 0.5 per cent......

Why a PR agency cannot fulfill Modi's Swachh Bharat dream

Gimmicks such as appointing high-profile brand ambassadors like Sachin Tendulkar and his ilk or issuing “challenges” to sundry people have scarcely convinced the no-changers so far,......

Railways spent Rs 315 cr on cleanliness in 2015-16

Under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, special cleanliness campaign was launched by Railways on October 2, 2014. Railways has spent about Rs 315 crore (Rs 3.15 billion) on cleanliness and sanitation at......

'We thought of Toilet: Ek Prem Katha long before Swachh Bharat'

Initially, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha was about a newly married woman who fights for a toilet in her sasural.But then Akshay came into the picture....Subhash K Jha reports. The producers of the Akshay......

PIX: Big B promotes Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis picked up brooms during a 'Maha Cleanathon' event held as a part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan on September 2.......

Look who's joined the Swachch Bharat campaign

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Singer Kailash Kher joined the list of Bollywood celebrities who took part in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat......

PIX: Amitabh, Priyanka, Sonakshi sign up for Swachh Bharat

The Bollywood brigade joins Amitabh Bachchan for a noble cause. Amitabh Bachchan was appointed as the brand ambassador for the NDTV-Dettol Banega Swachh India initiative. In this unique 12-hour......

PIX: Now, Prasoon Joshi sweeps the streets

Ad guru and lyricist Prasoon Joshi recently did his bit for Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. He picked up the broom and cleaned the streets outside the Sofi Mahal building in Lalbaug,......

Kohli, Thakur participate in Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

India’s Test captain Virat Kohli and BCCI President Anurag Thakur swept the stands at the EdenGardens as part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti on Sunday. "On the......
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Actor Mohanlal vows support for Swachh Bharat

South Indian actor Mohanlal has accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's invitation to be part of the Centre's 'Swachhata Hi Seva' movement, saying... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/actor-mohanlal-vows-support-for-swachh-bharat-117091800455_1.html
Swachhata Hi Seva National Media Consultation held in Capital

Over 100 journalists, development agencies and community workers attended a National Media Consultation on the Swachh Bharat Mission in the... ...

http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=170883
Modi writes to celebs across fields to support 'Swachhata Hi Seva' movement

The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan aims to make India a cleaner place by emphasising on sanitation & health ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/modi-writes-to-celebs-across-fields-to-support-swachhata-hi-seva-movement-117091800457_1.html
Mamata greets Modi on birthday, BJP MP calls it gimmick

To celebrate Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 67th birthday on Sunday, state BJP leaders initiated a Swachh Bharat Abhiyan at Kalighat, in the... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-mamata-greets-modi-on-birthday-bjp-mp-calls-it-gimmick-2546417
Sociology national meet today

The Department of Sociology, Mangalore University, will organise a national conference on 'Understanding social change in contemporary India', on... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/633659/sociology-national-meet-today.html

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