New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu announced top ten cities in the order of merit as per the Swachh Sarvekshan commissioned across 75 cities. This is to promote a healthy spirit of competition among the cities. He announced Mysore, Karnataka, as the cleanest city in the country and the other nine cities were Chandigarh, Tiruchirapalli, New Delhi Municipal Council, Visakhapatnam, Surat, Rajkot, Gangtok, Pimpri Chindwad, and Greater Mumbai. Cities with over 10 lakh population were surveyed to check how clean or filthy they were. The Swachh Sarvekshan website has been launched.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said 'Everything is fine' in eight Indian languages.
He said that his response to 'Howdy Modi' is 'everything is fine'.
Howdy Modi event was attended by US President Donald Trump as well.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump spoke at the 'Howdy, Modi' event in Houston Texas. The two leaders spoke about the relationship between India and the US.
Trump spoke about the growing Indian investments in the US.
Yogita Arun Tambe, 34-year-old visually impaired music teacher from Mumbai created a world record for playing 50 instruments in 49 minutes. Yogita is proficient in tabla, dholki, nagara, dimdi, halagi, dholak, nashik dhol and ghungru among others.
The Indian Express visits the home of BK Sachu, a retired teacher in Kohima Village who has a built a museum of his private collection from the battlefield of Kohima — one of the fiercest campaigns of World War II.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga, jointly unveiled a statue of Lord Buddha at Gandan Monastery in Ulaanbaatar through video-conferencing from Prime Minister Modi's residence in New Delhi.
The J&K administration has slapped the stringent Public Safety Act on detained former Chief Minister and National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah, describing him as a “threat to public order” as the lockdown in the Valley entered its 40th day.
Senior journalist Ravish Kumar, who won the Ramon Magsaysay Award recently, spoke to The Indian Express. In a candid conversation, Ravish talked about his journey in NDTV, the role of journalists in society.
To appreciate the contributions of Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya. India celebrates September 15 as National Engineers’ Day. Deemed as the father of engineers by many, Visvesvaraya is remembered as a pre-eminent engineer of India.
Four-year-old, Jagga and Balia were born with fused brain and skull, a condition known as craniopagus. With the coordination of 33 faculty members, 42 resident doctors and 50 nursing staff, the AIIMS managed to separate the twins in two part surgery.
Description: The video shows the timeline of the 22-year-old Tabrez Ansari's mob lynching case that started in June 2019. Ansari was tied to a pole, assaulted and allegedly forced to chant "Jai Shri Ram" and "Jai Hanuman".
On the occasion ofAnant Chaturdashi, the country bid their adieu to Lord Ganesha after10-days of festivities and much fanfare. Devotees immerse Ganpati idols (Visarjan) in water and mark the end of the festival.
On the completion of 100 days of Modi government , Union Minister Prakash Javadekar held a press conference listing out the achievements of the government.
Javadekar said that the target of $5 trillion has given a roadmap.