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Nov 22, 2017
Charminar, Somnath Temple among 10 sites named by Centre in second phase of 'Swachh Bharat' mission10 new heritage sites to commence special sanitation action in the second phase of Swachh Iconic Places project under Swachh Bharat Mission
Nov 19, 2017
World Toilet Day: 'Trump village' Marora in Haryana inaugurates world's biggest toilet pot modelThe world's biggest toilet pot model was unveiled at Marora, popularly known as the "Trump village", in Haryana on the World Toilet Day in a bid to create awareness towards sanitation and use of toilets
Nov 19, 2017
World Toilet Day: Awareness, accessibility and affordability are key to success of Swachh Bharat campaignAs World Toilet Day is observed on 19 November, this occasion is yet another reminder in terms of constructing and maintaining public sanitation facilities.
Nov 15, 2017
India has grown healthy since 1990, but child and maternal malnutrition, rise in lifestyle diseases are worryingWhile India is growing healthier, not every state and Union territory can be said to be growing healthy at the same pace, points out the India: Health of the Nation’s States
Nov 11, 2017
UN expert says 'Swachh Bharat' mission lacks human rights approach, draws Centre's ireNarendra Modi's pet 'Swachh Bharat' mission came in for sharp criticism by a top UN expert on sanitation who said it lacked a holistic human rights approach
Oct 26, 2017
Study links underweight children in urban India with social backwardness, illiteracy and lack of toiletsA new study by National Institute of Nutrition shows that an underweight child in urban India is more likely to belong to a disadvantaged community, have an illiterate father or live in a home without a toilet than other children
Oct 17, 2017
Delhi sanitation workers to block roads across three MCDs today; demand instant payment of salaries, arrearsSanitation workers of the three municipal corporations of Delhi (MCDs) have threatened to intensify strike on Tuesday by blocking roads in East Delhi if their demands are not met
Oct 12, 2017
Uma Bharti claims Congress 'benefitted' most from Mahatma Gandhi's assassination while RSS sufferedUnion minister Uma Bharti on Thursday said the Congress "benefited" the most from the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi while the RSS suffered the most.
Oct 02, 2017
Centre celebrates Gandhi Jayanti, but Modi's pet Swacchh Bharat Mission marred by unverified claimsThe World Bank has termed the scheme’s implementation as ‘moderately unsatisfactory,’ contrary to the findings of the autonomous government body Swacchh Sarvekshan.
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.