Viacom18, MTV Staying Alive Foundation collaborate to roll out MTV Nishedh
The initiative will focus on fostering healthier attitudes and behaviours and removing the stigma surrounding several health-related issues. At the heart of the campaign is a 13-episode series reflecting the trials and tribulations faced by many young people in India today, using themes of love, ambition, family and health to deliver inspirational story.
Effie Awards 2020: Admen now love 'meaningful work'
For the top bosses at McCann Worldgroup India and Ogilvy Group, who shared the Agency Of ...
Indians are innocents who believe govt claims: P Chidambaram
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram called those Indians 'innocent' who believe...
Swachh Bharat Mission gets a lift from Garv’s smart, IoT-enabled toilets
Riding high on its range of IoT enabled toilets, this Faridabad-based social enterprise believes that by offering an integrated water, sanitation and hygiene solution, it will be able to help address a major challenge that the urban poor face.
After a bitter train journey in Serbia that put him behind bars, Narayana Murthy became a 'compassionate capitalist'
A train ride across Serbia in 1974 changed the course of the Infy founder's life.
Tackling transgender toilet troubles fairly: Is making gender neutral restrooms the only solution?
Female urinals have been proposed as a solution, but the problem is that few women can use them.
In a New Year's gift to PM's constituency, three Varanasi ghats to be made wheelchair accessible
In a New Year's gift to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s constituency, the three most prominent ganga ghats in Varanasi have been allotted funds to become the first in the country with ramp access for the differently abled.
Why India needs to get over growth numbers, and look beyond
The Indian economy is in a transitional phase, given the many structural reforms GoI has introduced.
Tamil Nadu youth develops portable house on the back of an auto
It was while doing his internship with a team of architects, who designed high-rise buildings in the city, that the prototype of compact and temporary houses struck Arun Prabhu N G.
IRCTC to launch Tejas train from Ahmedabad to Mumbai on January 17
The Western Railway on Friday said that it shall introduce the all new air-conditioned Tejas Express train with modern facilities and features between Ahmedabad and Mumbai Central from January 19 after its inaugural run on January 17. The Western Railway said that the Tejas Express will run six days a week, except Thursday.
Rural India achieved 100 pc ODF status: Govt
The Centre launched Swachh Bharat Mission(Grameen on October 2, 2014 with the aim to attain Open Defecation Free (ODF) India by October 2, 2019. "As per the data reported by states/UTs on the online Integrated Management Information System of SBM(G), 10.14 crore individual household toilets have been constructed under the programme as on November 28.
First detention centre in Karnataka to house illegal immigrants
The facility with several rooms, a kitchen and toilets has been kept ready on the directions of the govt, a social welfare department official said. However, the home minister objected to the term 'Detention Centre'. "In qualified terms, it is not a detention centre. There is no purpose per se to detain someone on the issue of citizenship," the minister said.
Government plans to upgrade 2.5 lakh anganwadi centres in next 5 years: Women and Child Development Ministry official
Currently, a total of 13.77 lakh anganwadi centres are operational in the country with a strength of 12.8 lakh workers and 11.6 lakh helpers, as per the official data. It is still at a planning stage and is being discussed at multiple levels in the government.
India's first 'toilet college' trains 3,200 sanitation workers
The college, set up in August 2018, is run by British consumer goods major Reckitt Benckiser.
A Swachh Bharat milestone: Google Maps show 57,000 public toilets in India
More than 2.5 lakh users are already searching for public toilets every month across Google Search and Google Maps.
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