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164 people have died of cold in Delhi so far

In the 66th year of the Indian Republic, eight people died of cold every night in the nation's capital.Rashme Sehgal reports. Chilly winter nights kill eight homeless people every day in the......

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......

4 reasons why India needs a separate Union sanitation ministry

Sanitation is always clubbed with other departments, which lead to its neglect, says Devanik Saha. Sanitation in India is a grave issue. Though large scale campaigns have been launched by......

Swachch Bharat mission head Vijaylakshmi Joshi quits

Vijaylaxmi Joshi, secretary in the Union government in-charge of the ambitious 'Clean India Mission', has sought voluntary retirement from service. Her request for voluntary retirement citing......

Now Modi 'desires' swachh government offices by August 15

The Union government has decided to continue up to August 15 the "cleanliness drive" in all central government offices, public sector institutions, including banks and other departments as the......

Why the PPP model should be taken seriously

Some states have made good progress with regard to positioning a proper institutional framework for PPPs, notes M Ramachandran At a time when the country badly needs a huge infrastructure......

World Bank approves $1.5 billion to support clean India campaign

More than 500 million of the rural population in India continue to defecate in the open, suffering from preventable deaths, illness, stunting, harassment and economic losses. Image: Prime......

Will a cess on services make Swachh Bharat a success?

Raising money through a cess to fund the government's ongoing cleanliness and sanitation campaign suggests that the intial round of efforts did not achieve the objectives fully, notes Govindraj......

Toilets are fine but what about waste management?

  A study by international NGO WaterAid showed if all people waiting for household toilets in India were to stand in a line today, the queue would stretch from earth to moon and beyond.......

Mysuru is India's cleanest city

Metro cities are ranked lower in cleanliness index and tourist towns also lag Several cities from Karnataka and West Bengal have emerged at the top of the Swachh Bharat index, with Mysuru topping......
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Development plans for NE tops NEC meet agenda

SHILLONG, May 26 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the North Eastern Council (NEC) meeting to be held here on Friday with focus on... ...

http://www.thesangaiexpress.com/development-plans-ne-tops-nec-meet-agenda/
65th NEC Plenary session begins

Correspondent Union DoNER Minister Jitendra Singh lighting the ceremonial lamp on the inaugural day of the NEC Plenary Session at the State... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=may2716/at050
Water, water, everywhere, but not a drop to drink — if it's bottled

In another push to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project — Swachh Bharat Mission — the Centre wants to reduce plastic waste by curtailing... ...

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/policy/water-water-everywhere-but-not-a-drop-to-drink-if-its-bottled/article8651071.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
In Assam's Sibsagar, a toilet campaign points to power of grass-root mobilization

With Assam embracing a new government, it is hoped that the fruits of labour in Lakwa are not frittered away In a remote corner of Sibsagar, the... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-news-india/in-assams-sibsagar-a-toilet-campaign-points-to-power-of-grass-root-mobilization-2817922/
Address by the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee at the Conclusion of the Roundtable at Peking University

At the outset I would like to thank the Peking University and Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China for hosting this Round Table.... ...

http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=145683

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