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Bridge collapses in Pithoragarh, two dead

A metal bridge collapsed at Ganai Gangoli village in Pithoragarh district leaving two people dead and three others injured.The two trucks which were carrying construction materials crashed each other when the bridge collapsed. A bike with three people, including a minor, was on the bridge at the time. The three fell into the …

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Campaign for poll ends in Punjab

The mega campaign for the February 4 assembly polls in Punjab came to an end on Thursday evening after a big race by various political parties.The campaign concluded for all the 117 seats of Punjab and 40 of Goa on Thursday evening ahead of the Feb 4 single-phase polling in the two states …

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How Swachh Survekshan rank the cleanest cities

In order to foster a healthy competition between cities for improving cleanliness standards, the Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD) started the “Swachh Survekshan” survey, ranking of cities on cleanliness and other aspects of urban sanitation, in 2016 which ranked 73 cities across the country. On the same lines, MoUD has …

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“The saviour of Uttarakhand” The viral video which represented CM Harish Rawat as a hero.

Uttarakhand: Over the past two days a masterpiece unique video showing the CM Harish Rawat as Baahubali from the eponymous film  holds up Uttarakhand with his strength has been virally spread through social media. The new viral video shows the face of Harish Rawat crudely morphed onto Prabhas’, and the Congress leader is then seen lifting …

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Swachh Survekshan starts ranking the cleanest cities

To encouraging cities to improve urban sanitation, Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD) had conducted a ‘Swachh Survekshan-2016’ survey for the rating of 73 cities in January 2016. In a bid to scale up the coverage of the ranking exercise and encourage towns and cities to actively implement mission initiatives in a timely and …

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