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  • KCR offers prayers at Lord Venkateswara
  • Modi prays at Kashi Vishwanath temple along with Shah and Yogi
  • Rajouri police says suspected IED like material destroyed along highway, investigation begins
  • Over 600 people tested HIV positive in Sindh province of Pakistan
  • Over 600 people tested HIV positive in Sindh province of Pakistan
  • CPEC cemented bond between China, Pakistan: Chinese VP
  • Tripura govt to distribute sugar in PDS
  • Crucial meeting of IPFT begins amid demand of disassociation from BJP
  • Army diffuses IED on Jammu-Poonch highway
  • All anti-socials take shelter in BJP and perpetrating violence in Tripura: CPM
  • UP STF team met with an accident in Unnao: Driver killed, 5 critically injured
  • Armed with 2019 win, BJP set to get majority in Rajya Sabha in 2020
  • Two people died, 15 injured in roof collapse in China
  • Martyrdom anniversary of Hazrat Ali observed in UP
  • PM Modi recalls Pt Nehru's contributions on his death anniversary
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Centre announces Rs 300 cr action plan for visible improvement in Solid Waste Management in Delhi

New Delhi, Sept 15 (UNI) Centre today announced a Rs 300 crore action plan for a visible improvement in Solid Waste Management in Delhi.


Addressing the ‘Public Affairs Forum of India’ here, Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri said this initiative will be supported by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs from the ‘Urban Development Fund’ operated by Delhi Development Authority.


Mr Puri said under the Plan, automated machinery, equipment and other systems will be procured for better collection, transport and storage of garbage, decentralised treatment and better maintenance of sewers and drains.

Soon after assuming office, Mr Puri raised the issue of garbage problem in the national capital during a discussion on Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) in the Ministry on the fifth of this month and desired an action plan for improving the situation.


North, South and East Municipal Corporation of Delhi will spend Rs 100 crore each on procuring a total of 549 units of modern equipment. An assistance of Rs 80 crore will be provided to each MCD from the Urban Development Fund. All equipment including treatment plants are to be procured and commissioned by the end of this year.


This initiative will quickly add a waste treatment capacity of 670 metric tons of bio-degradable waste besides preventing release of foul gases, smell and proliferation of germs, pathogens and pests.
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27 May 2019 | 10:49 AM

New Delhi, May 27 (UNI) Leaving the bitterness of electoral campaign behind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid homage to country's first Prime Minister Pt Jawaharlal Nehru and recalled his contribution on the latter's death anniversary.

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New Delhi , May 27 (uni) Chairperson of the Congress Parliamentary party Sonia Gandhi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi, former President Pranab Mukherjee, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and former Vice President Shri Hamid Ansari were among those whom paid tributes to the first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his 55th death Anniversary at Shanti Vana here on Monday.

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27 May 2019 | 1:49 AM

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Ready to sacrifice everything to safeguard basic values of the country: Sonia

27 May 2019 | 12:02 AM

New Delhi, May 26 (UNI) Thanking voters in Raebareli for reprising their faith in her, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Sunday said she was ready to sacrifice everything to safeguard basic values of the country.

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Modi, ministers take oath of office Thursday

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New Delhi, May 26 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who won a second straight term in office following a stunning victory in the Lok Sabha election, and his Council of Ministers will take oath on Thursday at 1900 hrs.

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