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Feb 10, 2018
Padman aims to deal with menstruation taboo but over 50% young women in rural India use unhygienic methods of protectionMore than half of young women in rural India use home-based or unsanitary methods of menstrual protection, according to national health data.
Nov 19, 2017
Delhi govt issues 117-point checklist to schools to ensure student safety, warns 'zero tolerance'The Delhi government has issued schools a 117-point checklist for ensuring student safety in their premises and warned that there would be "zero tolerance" for any violation.
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.
Jul 30, 2017
Over 800 brothers in Amethi have unique gifts for their sisters this Raksha Bandhan - a toiletBrothers in Amethi district have lined up a different gift for their sisters this Raksha Bandhan - a toilet.
Jun 02, 2017
World Environment Day 2017: SHRI's sustainable toilets aim for more than ending open defecationAnoop Jain is building biodegradable toilets that help power a renewable energy power plant, which also provides people with clean drinking water.
May 31, 2017
'Darwaza Band' campaign launched: Govt says two lakh villages in India open defecation-free, 64% toilets readyUnion minister Narendra Singh Tomar said two lakh villages across the country have become open defecation free so far; in 2014, there were 44 percent toilets in the country, and this number has gone up to 64 percent
Mar 26, 2017
Delhi: Let's play fair and open the Raj Niwas and govt toilets to the public tooIn a city of 14 million, the shortage of public toilets is laughable. Most of them are in a state of disrepair and often become dens of criminal activity.
Mar 06, 2017
Modi govt's Smart City scheme may make housing unaffordable for poor, says UN reportThe Smart City scheme of Government of India might broaden the gap between the rich and poorer cities with an overreliance on technology possibly resulting in an unaffordable housing for the poor, a United Nations expert says in a report to the current UN Human Rights Council (HRC) session
Dec 16, 2016
Chhattisgarh: 8,582 villages declared 'open defecation free', more encouraged to build toiletsAs many as 8,582 villages have so far been declared 'open defecation free' in Chhattisgarh, which is targeting to becoming an ODF state by October 2018.
Jul 22, 2016
Modi in Gorakhpur: Seers, saints can play critical role in modern IndiaSeers and the various religious orders can play a major role in making India modern and prosperous, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said, noting that many of them have taken up public welfare works like building toilets and providing health care facilities.