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In Lucknow, one toilet for every 58,844 people!

Jun 25, 2014

In Lucknow, one toilet for every 58,844 people!

Lucknow, with a population of nearly three million and the capital of India's most populous state of Uttar Pradesh, doesn't have any public toilets for women and has a toilet for every 58,844 people, a Right to Information (RTI) application has revealed. #India #NewsTracker #BeatThis #lUCKNOW #Akhilesh Yadav #Health care #Sanitation #Lucknow Municipal Corporation
Construct toilets for women cops in police stations: Centre to states

Jun 03, 2014

Construct toilets for women cops in police stations: Centre to states

In a letter, the Ministry told the states and Union Territories to construct toilets and rest rooms for women personnel on "priority" basis #India #NewsTracker #Health #Narendra Modi government #Sanitation #Toilets #police officers #Badaun #Badaun gangrape #Female cops
Why menstruation is a nightmare for many women in India

May 31, 2014

Why menstruation is a nightmare for many women in India

Not just health, but lack of menstrual hygiene management takes its toll on the education of young girls. According to Dasra and the Forbes Marshall survey, almost 23 percent of girls drop out of school when they start menstruating. #India #United Nations #Health #Time magazine #Sanitation #Rohingyas #Aakar Innovations #Goonj #Jayashree Industries #Dasra #Menstruation
Ramesh lauds Munde's decision on priority to sanitation in all households

May 28, 2014

Ramesh lauds Munde's decision on priority to sanitation in all households

The Congress leader, who passionately pushed the issue of sanitation during his stint in the rural development ministry in the UPA government, also termed as "encouraging" Munde's remarks on MNREGA and implementation of Land Acquisition Act. #India #BJP #Jairam Ramesh #NewsTracker #Gopinath Munde #households #Sanitation
Toilet tech fair in Delhi shows how to tackle global sanitation woes

Mar 23, 2014

Toilet tech fair in Delhi shows how to tackle global sanitation woes

Scientists who accepted the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's challenge to reinvent the toilet showcased their inventions in the Indian capital Saturday. The primary goal: to sanitise waste, use minimal water or electricity, and produce a usable product at low cost. #ThisisNext #Technology #Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation #Sanitation #Toilets #Toilet challenge

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No need to fight: Jairam, Modi both right about toilets

Jul 09, 2014

Driver dies, two injured, after BMW crashes into garbage truck in Brooklyn

The BMW was heading south on Utica Ave. in East Flatbush around 1:30 a.m. when it struck the private sanitation truck which was making a left onto Ave. D, a witness at the scene said...
No need to fight: Jairam, Modi both right about toilets

Jun 27, 2014

Mourners gather at services for Sanitation Dept. worker killed in freak accident

He’ll never really know his daddy. Seven-week-old Jesse Frosch slept in his weeping mother’s arm all through Friday’s funeral for his father, beloved city sanitation worker Steven Frosch...
No need to fight: Jairam, Modi both right about toilets

Jun 23, 2014

Fallen sanitation worker left the NYPD 15 years ago for a safer job

Stephen Frosch left the NYPD in 1999 for what he thought would be a safer job with the city Sanitation Department...
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