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19 May 2018 Current Events 8,000 toilets constructed in Kathua this year under Swachh Bharat Mission

The construction of  8000 toilets have been completed in the Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district in view of  Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat Mission. According to  the reports, the construction of 15,000 toilets is the target for the year 2018. The main aim behind the mission is to make the district Open Defecation Free (ODF).


Warnings issued by IMD of thunderstorm and rain in Uttar Pradesh and Haryana

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued warnings in various parts of Uttar Pradesh and Haryana of thunderstorm with strong winds and rain. The affected areas are Mahendragarh, Kosli, Gurgaon, Manesar, Faridabad, Ballabhgarh, Noida and Greater Noida.


High security alert in Jammu and Kashmir ahead of Modi's visit


The security forces have been put on high alert as Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be coming to Jammu and Kashmir to inaugurate the 330 MW Kishanganga hydroelectric power project and lay foundation stone for the semi-ring road project. He will also reveal a plaque to mark the commencement of work on the Zojila Tunnel.


8,000 toilets constructed in Kathua this year under Swachh Bharat Mission

The construction of  8000 toilets have been completed in the Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district in view of  Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat Mission. According to  the reports, the construction of 15,000 toilets is the target for the year 2018. The main aim behind the mission is to make the district Open Defecation Free (ODF).

Warnings issued by IMD of thunderstorm and rain in Uttar Pradesh and Haryana

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued warnings in various parts of Uttar Pradesh and Haryana of thunderstorm with strong winds and rain. The affected areas are Mahendragarh, Kosli, Gurgaon, Manesar, Faridabad, Ballabhgarh, Noida and Greater Noida.

High security alert in Jammu and Kashmir ahead of Modi's visit

The security forces have been put on high alert as Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be coming to Jammu and Kashmir to inaugurate the 330 MW Kishanganga hydroelectric power project and lay foundation stone for the semi-ring road project. He will also reveal a plaque to mark the commencement of work on the Zojila Tunnel.




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