User: indiatogether Topic: Health
Category: Sanitation
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Beach Cleaning Drive Conducted by V.O. Chidambaranar Port 29.3.2017 Govt of india: PIB
V.O. Chidambaranar Port Trust, as a part of achieving the biggest ever efforts towards achieving universal sanitation coverage, improving cleanliness and eliminating open defecation in the country, conducted a beach cleaning programme
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Falling short 28.3.2017 FrontLine: Cover Story
The latest national family health survey results underline the need for the government to play a greater role in strengthening the infrastructure to ensure accessible and affordable health care for all. By T.K. RAJALAKSHMI
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‘We are still not serious about health care’ 28.3.2017 FrontLine: Cover Story
Interview with Sujatha Rao, former Union Health Secretary. By KUNAL SHANKAR
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Child Cabinet (Bal Panchayat) member meet 28.3.2017 New Kerala: West Bengal
Child Cabinet (Bal Panchayat) member meet
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How politics shapes roads in India 28.3.2017 HBL: Columns
Political influence, if channelised creatively, enhances execution of public infrastructure programmes
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₹8,065-crore credit outflow envisaged for Tirunelveli 28.3.2017 Hindu: Cities
An increase of 15% over the current fiscal’s Annual Credit Plan
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Dengue haunts Chittoor village 28.3.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
Assistance rushed as three deaths are reported; sanitation drive launched
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Mansa Devi temple hops on to cashless bandwagon 28.3.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
For the first time in the Tricity, Mata Mansa Devi Temple will receive donations through Paytm on this Navratra, starting from Tuesday.
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Cong tries voter connect with ‘chaat pe charcha’ 28.3.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
Delhi Congress stepped up its campaign for the upcoming civic elections with a “Dilli ki baat, Dil Ke saath” interaction at Bharat Nagar on Monday with the public. Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee president Ajay Maken, as part of the “chaat pe charcha” programme, heard the problems of the people and assured that Congress would not make any excuses but instead find solutions to the problems troubling the corporations, after it comes to power.
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One of the BIGGEST challenges facing the Yogi government 28.3.2017 Rediff: Business
Those who like to draw comfort from the fact that UP is the country's third-largest state in terms of the size of its economy should also note that its growth rate is one of the lowest, its per capita income is almost half of the national average and its poverty rate at 30 per cent places it at the twentieth rank among all the states, says A K Bhattacharya.
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Congress reaches out through chaat and baat 28.3.2017 Hindu: Delhi
Leaders interact with public at eatery in north-west Delhi
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Surplus budget of ₹5 crore for 2017-18 presented 27.3.2017 Hindu: Home
Yadgir City Municipal Council has presented a surplus budget of ₹5 crore for 2017-18. Venkatesh Telkar, Account Officer, presented the budget at a special meeting chaired by Shashidhar Reddy Hosalli, ...
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Mohali’s new deputy commissioner gets a grip on civic issues 27.3.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
Mohali is in the grip of dengue, dog bites, and malaria. It lacks water and other basic infrastructure like parking spaces.
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Stray dogs eat up old woman who went missing from MP hospital 27.3.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
The woman went missing on March 19, but no police complaint was lodged by the hospital authorities
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Margao NGO petitions guv for better sanitation 27.3.2017 TOI: Goa
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Dogs eat up patient in MP govt hospital 27.3.2017 TOI: Home
In yet another instance of healthcare horror in Madhya Pradesh, dogs have eaten up the body of a 70-year-old woman who went missing from a government hospital in Rajgarh on March 22. This is the fifth such incident in the state in less than 10 months.
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Reclaiming city's parking spaces through parklets 26.3.2017 Deccan Herald - News
A nonprofit is striving to reclaim the city's parking spaces and use them for other, more creative purposes. Local residents, traffic police and volunteers of the nonprofit, ESAF, reclaimed a small car parking space on 19th Main Road, HSR Layout, under the 'parklet' concept which is part of the 'Livable City Program' launched by the organisation. The concept was first successfully implemented in San Francisco, US. The nonprofit works in the fields of sanitation, education, public amenities among others. A parklet is a sidewalk extension that provides more space and amenities for people using the street. Usually parklets are installed on parking lanes. The parking space in HSR Layout was used for creative and recreational purposes for about four hours. The space was cleaned up and mats were laid there. A few benches were also arranged. "Children, traffic policemen and volunteers played games, read books, did some painting or just talked among themselves," said Manju George, programme manager at ESAF. A ...
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Scientists develop innovative toilets 26.3.2017 Deccan Herald - National
Two groups of Indian scientists, along with their collaborators from the US and Europe, have come out with two low-cost, low-water intensive toilets. The toilets received positive feedback during the demonstration of the projects. With support from the department of biotechnology, the researchers now plan to popularise these toilets among sections of the population with poor access to sanitation. Created by the Kerala-based company Eram Scientific, along with the University of South Florida, the first of the two toilets reuses the waste water and treats the sludge to create bio-gas to generate energy. It is powered by solar panels placed atop the toilets. The firm installed these toilets in two schools where more than 1,500 students are using it daily. The second toilet was made by scientists at the Birla Institute of Technology, Pilani (Goa campus) and Ghent University, Belgium. It uses electrochemical technology to remove toxic content from the waste water for reuse. They created one such toilet inside ...
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Congress presents roadmap to make Delhi "most beautiful" city 26.3.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
The 'Swachh Bharat Mission' by the Modi government is nothing but 'Nirmal Bharat' scheme launched by the Congress-led UPA government in 2011.
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'Over 70 percent of country's water aquifers are overdrawn' 26.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
At 76 million, India has the largest number of people living without access to safe water in the world, and experts warn of a looming crisis as over 73 per cent of the country's aquifers are being overdrawn.
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