Narendra Modi aims to clean up 1000 towns
You have heard about 60 upcoming flyovers in Varanasi, the parliamentary constituency of Prime Minister designate Narendra Modi.
Now it has been known that the new NDA government under Modi is launching a multi-million dollar sanitation project to clean up 1,000 Indian towns - the first among six mega projects lined up by Team Modi.
According to a daily, as mark of tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, whose 150th birth anniversary falls in 2019, manual scavenging will be done away with.
The 'Mahatma Gandhi Clean India Programme' will begin from UP.
Pak PM Nawaz Sharif to attend Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony
NEW DELHI: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will be attending Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony here on May 26, Pak government sources said on Saturday.
Pakistan PM House spokesperson confirmed that Sharif will be visiting New Delhi following Modi's invite.
The two leaders will hold a bilateral meeting on May 27, said the Pakistan prime minister's office. Pakistan foreign minister Sartaz Aziz would accompany Sharif during the visit.
The Pakistani premier's attendance will be a first in the history of the nuclear-armed neighbour countries.
Narendra Modi's Parting Gift: Rs 21 Lakh for Educating Gujarat Staff's Daughters
New Delhi: As a parting gift to the cause of girl education in his home state, Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi has donated Rs 21 lakh from his personal savings to create a corpus fund for educating daughters of drivers and peons working with the Gujarat government. (Also Read: Modi Bids Farewell to His Assembly Seat)
A foundation would be set up for the administration of the corpus fund under Chief Minister Anandiben Patel and the Chief Secretary. (Also Read: Modi's Farewell to Gujarat Assembly, Top Five Quotes)
"Before leaving Gujarat, I gave Rs 21 lakh from my personal savings to educate daughters of drivers & peons working with Guj Govt, (sic)" Mr Modi tweeted. (With Cook, Personal Aides, Modi Checks Into Delhi)
In another tweet, he said, "An issue very close to me is educating the girl child. As CM, I always looked forward to Kanya Kelavani Abhiyan across Gujarat."