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Sep 19, 2017
Madhya Pradesh family fined Rs 75,000 for open defecation in Betul's Rambhakhedi villageA panchayat at a village in Madhya Pradesh's Betul district has imposed a fine of about Rs 75,000 on a family for open defecation.
Sep 15, 2017
Devendra Fadnavis sweeps lane in Crawford Market, launches 15-day 'Swachhta hi Seva' campaignMaharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis Friday picked up a broom and swept a lane in the busy Crawford Market while launching the 15-day sanitation campaign — Swachhta hi Seva
Aug 25, 2017
Egyptian engineering students build a machine that produces fuel from used car tyresA group of Egyptian students have built a machine they say can produce fuel from worn-out vehicle tyres, after big rises in energy prices.
Aug 21, 2017
Deceased Delhi sanitation worker's wife demands murder charge against PWD officialsThe wife of a sanitation worker who died while cleaning a sewer in a government hospital stopped authorities from conducting a post mortem on Monday, saying she will not allow it unless the erring PWD officials are booked for murder.
Aug 20, 2017
Delhi: Sanitation worker dies while cleaning sewer at hospital; three others hospitalisedA sanitation worker died while cleaning a sewer at a government hospital in New Delhi on Sunday, while three others were hospitalised, media reports said.
Aug 19, 2017
Bihar floods: Women face privacy issues as open defecation remains only option in deluge-hit stateEven as over 10 million people uprooted by the floods in 15 districts of Bihar grapple with survival issues amid inadequate relief, the womenfolk face problems of another kind — privacy issues amid inhuman living conditions.
Aug 17, 2017
India at 70: Rising economy and higher defence spending are key to stronger geopolitical statureThe Ministry of Defence retains its Cold War-era mindset and cannot bring itself up to make quick decisions, hampering India's military operability despite the severe need for upgradation.
Aug 17, 2017
Nine sanitation workers die in a month in New Delhi, jal board writes to Arvind KejriwalConcerned over the recent deaths of nine sanitation workers while cleaning sewers, the DJB's Karamchari Union has urged Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to prevent such incidents by not engaging untrained workers under contractors for this task.
Aug 14, 2017
Yemen cholera outbreak: 5,000 people affected daily; poor sanitation leading to rapid spread of diseaseCholera is believed to have affected more than 500,000 people and killed nearly 2,000 since late April, the World Health Organization said
Aug 11, 2017
Toilet: Ek Prem Katha movie review — Akshay Kumar’s paean to Modi and the pottyIt is a pity that director Shree Narayan Singh chose to soil his film with pro-government propaganda, because until the Modi spiel sneaks up on us in the second half, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha drives home an important – even if simplistically handled – point.