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Clean India campaign via social networking sites
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) A campaign that encourages people to clean their surroundings and promote it on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter to inspire others was launched here Thursday.

Thursday, October 02, 2014 5:26:11 PM

Look, who left the garbage - guests at Modi event (Sidelights)
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday launched the Clean India campaign with much fanfare from Rajpath, near India Gate. But his message to clean the country failed to make any immediate impact with most guests seated in the VIP enclosure leaving behind empty water bottles and leaflets on their chairs when they left the venue after the over an hour-long event.

Thursday, October 02, 2014 5:24:03 PM

Government officers take pledge, join cleaning drives
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) With Prime Minister Narendra Modi launching the Clean India Campaign Thursday, cleanliness drives were witnessed across ministries, government offices and other buildings.

Thursday, October 02, 2014 5:14:03 PM

Rashtrapati Bhavan residents, staffers take cleanliness oath
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Residents and staff members of Rashtrapati Bhavan took an oath to keep their homes, offices and surroundings clean as part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday.

Thursday, October 02, 2014 4:56:11 PM

Indian hockey umpire Javed officiates 100th match
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Indian hockey umpire Javed Shaikh earned an unique distinction Thursday by officiating in his 100th international match at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon.

Thursday, October 02, 2014 4:56:10 PM

India to be subordinate ally of US, says CPI-M
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the US "may well result in deepening the status of India as a subordinate ally of the US and its global strategic concerns", the CPI-M has said.

Thursday, October 02, 2014 4:30:04 PM

Sustained steps needed to keep Clean India momentum going: Experts
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) The Clean India campaign launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is welcome but much more needs to be done, and fast, if the country has to be truly freed from dirt and squalor in five years, experts said Thursday.

Thursday, October 02, 2014 4:22:05 PM

Modi's 'clean India' call gets a thumbs up from people
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) "I feel totally inspired. I will not only follow the rules of cleanliness, but will also try to influence others," said Iqbal Khan, a Class 4 student of a government school when he heard Prime Minister Narendra Modi's spirited speech here Thursday on cleaning India by 2019.

Thursday, October 02, 2014 4:20:06 PM

Modi visits police station, cleans its environs
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday paid a surprise visit to the Mandir Marg police station in central Delhi to check how clean it was - and wielded a broom on finding its environs dirty.

Thursday, October 02, 2014 4:04:03 PM

B-Town remembers Gandhi, Shastri on their birth anniversaries
Mumbai, Oct 2 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities like Lata Mangeshkar Thursday paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi and former prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri on their birth anniversaries.

Thursday, October 02, 2014 4:02:03 PM

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