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PM Modi launches Swachhata Hi Sewa Movement

During the launch, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also interacted with a cross-section of people which include Jawans of ITBP, school-children, members of milk and agricultural cooperatives, spiritual leaders Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, Actor Amitabh Bachchan, industrialist Ratan Tata and Swachhagrahis. Speaking on the occasion, Prime Minister Modi said, cleanliness is a habit that ... Read More »

PM to launch Swachhata Hi Seva movement

The objective of the campaign, which will continue till Gandhi Jayanti on 2nd October, is to mobilise people and reinforce the public movement for sanitation to contribute to father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi’s dream of a Clean India.  Prime Minister Modi will also interact with a cross-section of people ... Read More »

Evacuations underway as huge typhoon nears Philippines

More than 4 million people live in areas at most risk from the storm, which the Joint Typhoon Warning Center in Hawaii categorized as a super typhoon with powerful winds and gusts equivalent to a category 5 Atlantic hurricane. Typhoon Mangkhut is on course to hit northeastern Cagayan province early ... Read More »

Hindi Diwas being celebrated today

The Indo-Aryan language had been in use across large sections of India in multiple forms by then and had in fact been carried outside the shores of the country by those who settled in other parts of the world through centuries. The migration of Hindi, in particular, the variant used ... Read More »

EAM Sushma Swaraj meets Russian FM Lavrov in Moscow

“Always a pleasure to meet a good friend of India! EAM @SushmaSwaraj with Foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Lavrov in her 1st engagement since arriving in Moscow. Both leaders had a good exchange of views on bilateral & regional issues. FM Lavrov hosted a dinner in honour of EAM,” External ... Read More »

‘Catastrophic’ Florence buffets US east coast

As Florence churned slowly towards the coasts of North and South Carolina as a Category 2 hurricane, federal and state officials issued final appeals to residents to get out of the path of the “once in a lifetime” weather system. “This storm will bring destruction,” North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper ... Read More »

2 terrorists gunned down in encounter in J&K’s Reasi district

A gunbattle with a third terrorist is underway. The encounter broke out after security forces, comprising CRPF, police and Army personnel, during a cordon and search operation, zeroed in on a location near a house in the district’s Kakriyal area, and surrounded the terrorists. Drones and choppers were used in ... Read More »

PM to attend Ashara Mubaraka in Indore

PM will also the gathering. The event will include speeches by His Holiness Dr Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin – spiritual head of the Dawoodi Bohra community, and the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan. Read More »

Eight terrorists killed in J&K

In a big breakthrough for security forces in J&K on Thursday, eight terrorists were eliminated in separate incidents of encounter and ceasefire violation. In Keran sector of Kupwara district near the LoC, security forces foiled the infiltration bid by terrorists. In the heavy firing, three terrorists were killed. According to ... Read More »