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Japanese PM offers support to Swachh Bharat Mission

Japanese PM offers support to Swachh Bharat Mission

New Delhi, Oct 11(UNI) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has offered his Government’s support to the Swachh Bharat Mission.

Mr Abe, in a written message, said, 'Japan will cooperate with India, which promotes the Clean India initiative under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership.'

He further underscored Japan’s commitment to realize healthy societies in Asia and congratulated India on the success of the Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Convention, an official statement said here.

“Securing clean water and improving sanitary conditions is a common challenge in the world. We hope for the further progress of each country’s efforts to address the challenge through active discussions at this convention (MGISC),” Mr Abe said.

The Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Convention (MGISC) was a four-day international conference that brought together Sanitation Ministers and other leaders in WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) from around the world.

A host of national and international dignitaries attended the event, which was inaugurated by President and addressed by Vice President. The Convention culminated on October 2, 2018, Gandhi Jayanti, which was also celebrated as the Swachh Bharat Diwas.

Mr Modi and United Nations Secretary General António Guterres addressed the concluding function.

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MHA clarifies on air transit facility for CRPF on Jammu-Srinagar sector

17 Feb 2019 | 10:54 PM

New Delhi, Feb 17 (UNI) Denying the reports that appeared in a section of media on Sunday claiming air transit facility for CRPF has not been allowed, the Ministry of Home Affairs clarified that this facility for CRPF on the said sector has been stopped.

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Govt cracks whip on separatist leaders, withdraws security & other facilities

Govt cracks whip on separatist leaders, withdraws security & other facilities

17 Feb 2019 | 10:45 PM

New Delhi, Feb 17 (UNI) Unleashing a multi-pronged strategy to isolate Pakistan on terror and also to break its 'nexus' with separatist leaders, the government on Sunday withdrew security cover and other facilities provided to five separatist leaders including Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Abdul Ghani Bhat.

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Large number of people pay tributes to Pulwama martyrs by lighting candles

Large number of people pay tributes to Pulwama martyrs by lighting candles

17 Feb 2019 | 9:33 PM

New Delhi, Feb 17 (UNI) Thousands of people from different walks of life got together on Sunday and paid tributes to the martyrs of Pulwama by lighting candles in the heart of the city , Connaught Place's inner circle.

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Air-to-Air missile Astra to be showcased in Aero India

Air-to-Air missile Astra to be showcased in Aero India

17 Feb 2019 | 9:25 PM

By Anish Singh
New Delhi, Feb 17 (UNI) Make-in-India product Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile (BVRAAM) Astra will be showcased during the Aero India show which is scheduled to take place from February 20 in Bengaluru.

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MCF to produce Vande Bharat Express coaches with most modern techniques

MCF to produce Vande Bharat Express coaches with most modern techniques

17 Feb 2019 | 9:06 PM

New Delhi, Feb 17 (UNI) Modern Coach Factory, Raebareli will be producing Vande Bharat Express train sets soon with the extensive use of robotics, also with the use of most modern tools and better management of resources.

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