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Last updated: Mar 19 2020 03:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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New ‘Bandicoot’ to clean manholes 19.3.2020 Hindu: Cities
The new version weighs only 80 kg against the earlier 160 kg
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‘110 deaths due to manual scavenging in T.N. since 2004’ 17.3.2020 Hindu: Rx
State records highest number of casualties followed by M.P. and Karnataka
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‘Manual scavenging must be eradicated’ 12.3.2020 Hindu: Hyderabad
Safai Karmacharis’ panel member in city
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Expedite construction of toiletsin rural areas, says ZP chief 11.3.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Udupi Zilla Panchayat President Dinakar Babu on Wednesday directed officers to expedite the construction of toilets for schools and houses in rural ar
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‘Gandhian philosophy need of the hour for survival of humanity’ 1.3.2020 Hindu: National
CSR has its roots in Gandhi’s thoughts, says ANU V-C
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Why Budget 2020 may not live up to its promise of eliminating manual scavenging from India 24.2.2020 Scroll.in
From 2015 to 2019, on average, one person died every five days while cleaning sewers manually.
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From manual scavenging to modern day slavery: the endless suffering of Budhu Gowala 24.2.2020 The Assam Tribune
From manual scavenging to modern day slavery: the endless suffering of Budhu Gowala
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Infosys award for three 20.2.2020 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Youngsters develop sewer cleaning robot
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10 teams win Aarohan Social Innovation Awards 19.2.2020 Hindu: Bangalore
The awards recognise innovative solutions for the underprivileged and marginalised in India
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India’s 10-year conservation plan finally highlights the need to protect threatened birds 12.2.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The country had so far only focussed on safeguarding major species like the tiger or elephant.
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Metro Water’s 10 big promises for Chennai citizens in 2020 27.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Metro Water Supply and Sewerage Board put forth ambitious goals of expansion of services and initiatives at the very start of the year; taking a look at the ten big goals of the department in 2020.
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Indian government has built 95 million toilets, but little has changed for manual scavengers 14.12.2019 Scroll.in
India is listed among nine nations where sanitation workers face the worst working conditions.
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The frequent deaths of India’s sewer workers isn’t a governance failure – they are rooted in caste 17.11.2019 Scroll.in
The philosophy of caste validates the casual subjection of sanitation workers to the hazardous, humiliating task of cleaning sewers and septic tanks.
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A Dalit man agreed to clean a sewer hoping for a permanent job – and was killed by toxic fumes 27.10.2019 Scroll.in
The authorities in Mathura have failed to keep their promise to give Rakesh Valmiki’s family a pension, a home and free education for the children.
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Why a woman in Udaipur refused to strike a compromise after her husband died cleaning a septic tank 11.10.2019 Scroll.in
The man who had hired Sukhlal didn’t even visit the dead man’s home to inquire about his family. But he wanted them to withdraw their police complaint.
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Instead of making hollow claims, the Modi government should learn about sanitation from Bangladesh 4.10.2019 Scroll.in
Narendra Modi may declare that India is open defecation free, but toilet use has to be driven by community engagement.
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The Swachh Bharat Mission has built toilets, but failed to get people to use them 2.10.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Due to planning and lack of subsidies, 41% people with sanitation facilities in their houses continue to defecate in the open, says a study.
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As three Dalits lay dying from toxic fumes in an Agra sewer, no one would even give them water 27.9.2019 Scroll.in
Baby Valmiki recounts the death of her husband Raju and his two companions in 2012.
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Nowhere in the world people sent to gas chambers to die, says SC on manual scavenging 19.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
Nowhere in the world people sent to gas chambers to die, says SC on manual scavenging
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Traditional houses that served generations of Ladakhis are unable to cope with climate change 18.9.2019 Scroll.in
Average summer rainfall has quadrupled in ten years, leading to annual floods, more pests and leaks in houses that were built to deal with snow.
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