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New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi symbolically wielded the broom Thursday to launch a nationwide campaign that aims to clean up India in five years.

Modi chose the Valmiki colony in Delhi's heart -- a place once home to Mahatma Gandhi -- to do the sweeping in a small area for a minute, in the company of party colleagues and officials.
Modi has said that the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan should clean up the country by 2019, the 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal Thursday helped sweepers to clean up choked drains in a small residential area near Prime Minister Narendra Modi's residence in the heart of the capital.

Incheon, Oct 2 (IANS) Defending champion India stayed on course for their second consecutive Asian Games gold medal in women's kabaddi as they marched into the final, beating Thailand 41-28 in the semi-final at the Songdo Global University Gymnasium here Thursday.

New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday paid a surprise visit to the Mandir Marg police station in central Delhi to check how clean it was.

On his way to the Valmiki Colony to launch his Clean India campaign, Modi suddenly stopped his car and walked into the police station, a police officer who witnessed it all told IANS.
The inspection was not planned and took the officials accompanying Modi by surprise.
The prime minister spent a few minutes at the police station checking the sanitation and other facilities.

Maharashtra | Police
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I was alleged to have jumped a signal even though I did not. Got others in my car( who checked before I moved on after stopping) to acknowledge the same to the cop. But this was a couple of days

New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday visited Rajghat, the memorial to Mahatma Gandhi, and asked Indians to help build a nation that fulfils the dream of the father of the nation.

Washington, Oct 2 (IANS) President Barack Obama was "very pleased" with and "enjoyed" Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit as it reflected the depth of the strong relationship between the US and India, according to the White House.

New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday paid tributes to former prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri on his 109th birth anniversary.

Modi described Shastri as a man "with strong determination" and "a symbol of simplicity" and "a person who gave India the slogan Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan".
Before paying floral tributes to Shastri -- India's second prime minister after Jawaharlal Nehru -- at Vijay Ghat, Modi paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi at his memorial at the nearby Raj Ghat.
Both Gandhi's and Shastri's birth anniversaries fall on Oct 2.

Kerala | Police
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Due to the nature of my job, I usually shuttle between Kerala- Karnataka via car/bike. Some times I cross the border during night. 95% of the time the officer at the checkpoint(Karnataka) will ask

Los Angeles, Oct 2 (IANS) Actress Anne Hathaway has admitted that she could not handle fame and was 'stressed out' by her Hollywood success.