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Jan 09, 2019
Swachh Bharat Mission in Bihar stumbling due to govt corruption and slow construction of toilets, say villagersVillagers in Bihar say the Swachh Bharat Mission has failed to live up to the hype
Nov 19, 2018
On World Toilet Day, celebrating stories of rural women who campaigned for open defecation free villagesFor the Gram Pradhan of Jatoi Praveshi Devi, a pregnant woman going into labour while she was out in the fields marked the last straw of open defecation in her village
Jul 05, 2018
Rs 500, 10 sacks of sand, and two sacks of cement: What villagers near Varanasi are being given to build toiletsWe can only get the toilet constructed when the entire amount is paid to us. But the kotedaar (who distributes ration) and the pradhan said that if we don’t construct the toilets now, he will stop giving us our rations. But again, we can only construct the toilet once we get all the material. Otherwise, how is it possible? Even the rations are distributed in a haphazard, confused manner. Half of us don’t get it only!”
May 18, 2018
Swachh Bharat Abhiyan ground realities expose poor sanitation coverage, hyped 'open-defecation free' claims by districtsFour years into Swachh Bharat, districts have been vying to declare themselves open-defecation free, but only on basis of number of toilets built, not usage
Apr 17, 2018
Bihar woman sells cow to construct toilet at home in Gaya's Tewarichaak villageA poverty-stricken woman in Bihar's Gaya district sold her cow to construct a toilet at her house. Tetri Devi, in her late 60s, sold the cow which was the only source of livelihood for her family.
Oct 02, 2017
Jammu and Kashmir will soon be declared free from open defecation, says Jitendra SinghUnion minister Jitendra Singh has said Jammu and Kashmir would soon be declared open defecation free (ODF).
Aug 05, 2017
Bihar villagers destroy toilets after govt 'forgets' to transfer promised sum under ODF schemeTired of waiting for the amount promised under government sponsored open defecation scheme (ODF), many villagers of Rekhasundar in Bihar’s west Champaran district destroyed their toilets on Saturday morning.
Dec 23, 2008
Extension Of ODF Application Support Beyond Desktop Spurs AdoptionBuilding on the large increase in the number of ODF-supporting word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation applications in 2007, 2008 saw an improvement in both the quality of existing support and its expansion into new areas.
Mar 26, 2008
EXCLUSIVE: Who Voted How In India's Document Format BattleTech2.com gets you an exclusive look at the break-up of the oxml vs odf ballot.
Mar 20, 2008
Breaking News: India's Final Vote On MS Office File Standard Is 'NO'News has just come in that the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), has made a final decision on the document file format OXML (Open eXtended Markup Language).