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Bengal's cleanliness project shortlisted for UN award

The "Sabar Souchagar" (toilet for all) project in West Bengal's Nadia district, framed under the state's "Nirmal Bangla" initiative and aimed at promoting cleanliness and sanitation in rural Bengal, has been shortlisted for the United Nations Public Services Award 2015.

Somalian environmentalist bags UN award

A Somalian environmentalist has won the 2014 UN Environmental Programme (UNEP) Champions of the Earth award for her fight against illegal charcoal trade, an official said Friday.

Left to block Chandy`s mass contact programme

The opposition Left Front Monday directed all its activists to block Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy`s much acclaimed and UN award winning "mass contact programme".

Kerala CM Chandy to receive UN award tomorrow

Kerala CM Oommen Chandy will receive the UN Global Award for Public Service from Ban Ki-Moon at a ceremony to be held in Bahrain on Wednesday.

Udaipur royal scion bags prestigious UN award

Maharana Arvind Singh Mewar of the erstwhile royal family of Udaipur has become the second Indian to be named for the eighth Women Together Award.