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  • Covid, Cleanliness & Gandhi

    Covid, Cleanliness & Gandhi

    The Mahatma believed that we are trustees of Mother Earth. But we have relentlessly transformed the planet by raising temperatures and sea levels, destroying biodiversity and polluting the atmosphere. Nature has every reason to retaliate against destructive human activities. Indeed, the real reason for the recurring catastrophes is the abuse of Nature. The outbreak of Covid-19 is Nature's proactive response to the suicidal behaviour of homo not-so-sapiens. If we cannot learn to stop ripping apart the gown of Nature in the pursuit of short-term gain, this could be our final hour

    April 17, 2020
  • Swachh Survey: Lucknow ranks 150th, Varanasi also slips

    Swachh Survey: Lucknow ranks 150th, Varanasi also slips

    Varanasi railway station slips to 86th, it was at 69th in the previous survey.

    October 4, 2019
  • Plastic ban in Uttar Pradesh comes into force today

    Plastic ban in Uttar Pradesh comes into force today

    Since the Uttar Pradesh government warned strict action against officials who fail to implement the plastic ban in the state capital, police has also launched a helpline, asking people to inform them about any violation.

    September 1, 2019
  • Haryana bags award for cleanliness

    Haryana bags award for cleanliness

    The award was given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar who received it on behalf of the state, under Swachh Survekshan Grameen-2018 at a function organised by Union Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation at New Delhi on Tuesday.

    October 3, 2018
  • HP govt committed to total cleanliness: CM

    HP govt committed to total cleanliness: CM

    Himachal Pradesh chief minister Jai Ram Thakur on Monday said that his government is committed to total cleanliness under the Swachh Bharat Mission of Government of India. While addressing a public meeting after launching the drinking water reservoirs cleaning campaign here, Thakur said it is necessary to undertake such cleanliness drives to keep drinking water …

    January 1, 2018
  • Bharat was Swachh many millennia ago

    Bharat was Swachh many millennia ago

    Sanitation and cleanliness are widely discussed today. However these ideas developed very early in India. That sanitation was a major part of the lives of the people in ancient India is revealed by excavations at Harappa (Punjab) and Mohenjodaro (Sind), the first sites discovered in the valley of the Indus and its tributaries and hence …

    November 5, 2017
  • Shimla’s cleanliness finally powered by ‘waste’   

    Shimla’s cleanliness finally powered by ‘waste’  

    Shimla’s cleanliness is finally powered by waste, as the hill city has its much awaited solution for garbage disposal system put in place through ‘waste-to-energy’ plant. Worth Rs.42 Crore, the 1.7 Mega Watt ‘waste-to-energy’ plant started running on Wednesday, albeit to half of its capacity, with two out of four machines functional. But that’s a big …

    August 10, 2017
  • Akshay Kumar to honour HP’s youngest pradhan for efforts on cleanliness

    Akshay Kumar to honour HP’s youngest pradhan for efforts on cleanliness

    Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar would honour Himachal’s youngest pradhan Jabna Chauhan for her efforts on cleanliness and against drug abuse in her panchayat, Tharjoon in Mandi district. Her efforts had already won her accolades at state and national level. “I have been invited to Akshay Kumar’s event at Gurgaon on 4 August where I would be felicitated …

    July 30, 2017
  • Chapter on cleanliness

    Chapter on cleanliness

    ‘Children are like wet cement. Whatever falls on them makes an impression.” – Dr. Haim Ginott These impressions inscribed on their mind lasts a lifetime. Therefore, we need to inculcate good qualities and habits in our children from a very early age. Of all the qualities and good practice that we need to instill is …

    May 10, 2017
  • Cleanliness way to disease free India: PM Modi

    Cleanliness way to disease free India: PM Modi

    Stressing the importance of preventive healthcare, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday called upon people to embrace cleanliness. Inaugurating a research centre of the Ramdev-promoted Patanjali Ayurved here, Modi also found fault over what he said was the neglect of its traditional forms of medicine like Ayurveda.  "While pre-independence period witnessed attempts to destroy India's …

    May 3, 2017
  • Passengers to assess cleanliness on trains

    Passengers to assess cleanliness on trains

    Passengers will now be involved in judging cleanliness levels of popular trains including Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto as well as major stations across the country.  Focusing on cleanliness and hygienic conditions on premises, which has been a problematic area for it, the Railways will undertake a detailed survey-cum-audit of 407 busy stations and about 200 …

    February 21, 2017
  • Passengers to assess cleanliness on trains

    Passengers to assess cleanliness on trains

    Passengers will now be involved in judging cleanliness levels of popular trains including Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto as well as major stations across the country.  Focusing on cleanliness and hygienic conditions on premises, which has been a problematic area for it, the Railways will undertake a detailed survey-cum-audit of 407 busy stations and about 200 …

    February 21, 2017
  • Passengers to assess cleanliness on trains

    Passengers to assess cleanliness on trains

    Passengers will now be involved in judging cleanliness levels of popular trains including Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto as well as major stations across the country.  Focusing on cleanliness and hygienic conditions on premises, which has been a problematic area for it, the Railways will undertake a detailed survey-cum-audit of 407 busy stations and about 200 …

    February 21, 2017
  • Gandhi’s Clean India

    Gandhi’s Clean India

    What separates two people most profoundly is a different sense and degree of cleanliness — Friedrich Nietzsche Cleanliness is the symbol of dignity, health and safety. Proper hygiene and sanitation are also the indicators of social and economic development. Mahatma Gandhi took cleanliness to the level of spirituality. He had a firm belief in the proverb: …

    November 24, 2016
  • Gandhi’s Clean India

    Gandhi’s Clean India

    What separates two people most profoundly is a different sense and degree of cleanliness — Friedrich Nietzsche Cleanliness is the symbol of dignity, health and safety. Proper hygiene and sanitation are also the indicators of social and economic development. Mahatma Gandhi took cleanliness to the level of spirituality. He had a firm belief in the proverb: …

    November 24, 2016
  • ‘Govt addressing cleanliness, security to boost tourism’

    ‘Govt addressing cleanliness, security to boost tourism’

    Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma on Thursday said the government is addressing cleanliness, connectivity and security to boost tourism. Speaking at the plenary session on ‘Why Invest in Incredible India?’ at the Incredible India Tourism Investors’ Summit here, the Minister also noted that this is the right time to invest in the tourism sector of the …

    September 22, 2016
  • Rio: US win sixth women’s 4x400m Olympic gold

    Rio: US win sixth women’s 4x400m Olympic gold

    The US won their sixth straight Olympic gold medal in the women’s 4x400m relay, streaking to a comfortable victory in the final here. The US team recorded a season’s best of 3 minutes 19.06 seconds to defeat Jamaica by 1.28 seconds on Saturday. Britain claimed bronze in 3:25.88, Xinhua news agency reported. Courtney Okolo gave …

    August 21, 2016