For B-Town, Obama brings in 'cleanliness' hope
For B-Town, Obama brings in 'cleanliness' hope

US President Barack Obama is on three-day visit to India and Bollywood celebrities like Dia Mirza and Virr Das are hoping the trip will give an impetus to the cleanliness drive in India and more.

Railways to formulate integrated policy on cleanliness

Continuing with the efforts to make rail premises clean on regular basis, railways will formulate an integrated policy for this.

Restrooms not as unhealthy as you may think
Restrooms not as unhealthy as you may think

Toilets at your home are not as unhealthy as you may think, finds a study.

Women create most garbage in neighbourhood: Anandiben Patel

In a controversial statement, Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel Saturday said it was the women who created most garbage in their neighbourhood.

Cleanliness should also include thought process: Irani

'Swachhta' (cleanliness) should not be limited to physical cleanliness but should also include the thought process, Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani said Wednesday.

Cleanliness should also include thought process: Smriti Irani
Cleanliness should also include thought process: Smriti Irani

'Swachhta' (cleanliness) should not be limited to physical cleanliness but should also include the thought process, Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani said Wednesday.

Use of children in PM Modi's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan challenged in HC

 The Bombay High Court has refused to entertain a public interest litigation which challenged a government circular sent to schools and colleges asking children to participate in Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, initiated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to sweep the streets of the country.

Delhi girl is school cleanliness drive ambassador

South Delhi municipal school student Rashmi Nayk was named the first brand ambassador of a school cleanliness campaign, Swachh Vidyalaya Abhiyan, Friday.

Disgusting things turn people into liars, cleanliness promotes ethical behavior

 A new study has revealed the feelings of disgust can increase behaviors like lying and cheating, while cleanliness can help people return to ethical behavior .

HC pulls up MCD for failing to ensure cleanliness in Delhi

The Delhi High Court Wednesday pulled up the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) for failing to discharge the duty of ensuring cleanliness in the national capital.

Will brandish inefficient MCD as BJP's model of governance: AAP

 Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday attacked the BJP-led three municipal corporations for "miserable" condition of cleanliness in Delhi and said it will showcase the civic body as BJP's "model of governance" during the campaign for the upcoming Assembly polls.

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: The clean up ‘act’

Watch: A worker throws garbage on the premises of the India Islamic Cultural Centre for Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay and Shazia Ilmi to clean up later.

Cleanliness lessons should be taught at early age: Rawal

Bollywood actor and MP Paresh Rawal Tuesday said here that cleanliness habits should be inculcated in children right from the school days to make them understand the importance of cleanliness.

'Swachch Bharat' should become a people's movement: Naidu

Urging people to voluntarily contribute towards keeping the surroundings clean, Union Minister for Urban Development M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday said the Centre's 'Swachch Bharat Abhiyan' should become a public movement.

Ganga cleaning improves aquatic life
Ganga cleaning improves aquatic life

The Ganga cleanliness drive is helping improve the river's aquatic life.

Air quality index launched

Union Environment, Forests and Climate Change Minister Prakash Javadekar Friday launched the National Air Quality Index (AQI), an initiative to help the common man to judge the air quality within his vicinity.

AAP's next phase of cleanliness drive - check status of complaint
AAP's next phase of cleanliness drive - check status of complaint

Launched alongside PM Narendra Modi's Swacch Bharat Abhiyan, the Aam Aadmi Party has now announced its cleanliness drive's next phase days after the party members met with the Municipal Corporation of Delhi officials and apprise them of the state of cleanliness in various parts of the capital city.

President underlines need for cleanliness in cities

President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday underscored the importance of cleanliness and sanitation in cities.

Assam to set up 'Green Brigade' to ensure cleanliness

Days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Swachh Bharat campaign, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Sunday announced the setting up of a "Green Brigade" to keep the state clean.

NDMC on cleanliness overdrive to banish garbage by October 31

NDMC has set itself a target of making the areas under its jurisdiction garbage free by October 31 and is ready with an action plan to intensify its cleaning operations in the wake of the launch of the 'Swachh Bharat' mission by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.