User: indiatogether Topic: Health
Category: Sanitation
Last updated: Apr 26 2017 15:51 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Sanitation failures kill, stunt children most in UP, 4 other states 26.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Despite recently revealed improvements, primitive sanitation is killing, retarding the growth and leaving susceptible to disease millions of children, according to an IndiaSpend analysis of the latest available national health data.
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Bill Gates showers praise on PM Narendra Modi for his 'amazing' Swachh Bharat mission 26.4.2017 India Today| Must Read
Microsoft founder Bill Gates pointed out that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was one of the first political leaders to broach the sensitive topic of open defecation frankly and publicly.
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Inspired by Narendra Modi, SP MP to spend fund on sanitation 26.4.2017 TOI: Lucknow Times
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MCD election results 2017: The 5 mistakes of Arvind Kejriwal 26.4.2017 India Today| Must Read
Arvind Kejriwal, who entered politics with a 'mission', seems to have lost the connect with the masses. The MCD results indicate that he has failed the litmus test. So, what went wrong for AAP and Kejriwal?
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State level Kayakalp awards presented in Arunachal 26.4.2017 The Assam Tribune
State level Kayakalp awards presented in Arunachal
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Practice what you preach, AASAA tells Tata Tea 26.4.2017 The Assam Tribune
Practice what you preach, AASAA tells Tata Tea
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Why Bill Gates 'loves' Swachh Bharat initiative 26.4.2017 TOI: Home
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Naidu hails HUDCO as promoter of financial inclusion 25.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Lauding the Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO), Union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said it is playing an important role in taking financial inclusion forward in the country.
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Shabana Azmi bats for children's vaccination (Movie Snippets) 25.4.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
Padma Shri awardee actress Shabana Azmi wants all children in the country to be fully vaccinated.
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Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu inaugurates 47th Foundation Day of HUDCO 25.4.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Minister of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated the 47th Foundation Day of Housing and Urban Development Corporation Ltd. (HUDCO) today and said that HUDCO is playing an important role in taking financial inclusion forward in the country, as it is taking care of the housing finance needs of the economically deprived sections.
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Centre Takes Ten New Swachh Iconic Places under Swachh Bharat Mission 25.4.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The second quarterly review meeting on the Swachh Iconic Places (SIP), an initiative of Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation under Swachh Bharat Mission, was held today at Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine, in Katra, Jammu and Kashmir. Ten Swachh Iconic Places are already implementing action plans in phase 1.
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Mansa village grabs 3rd national award in a row 25.4.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
Six of the 10 members, including sarpanch Ranjit Singh, belong to the CPI (ML-Liberation).The strongest point of the panchayat, with a population of 3,000, is holding regular meetings of the gram .
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‘GST will improve economy’ 25.4.2017 Hindu: News
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Soon, transgenders can use public toilet of choice 25.4.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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'Chikkamagaluru to be open defecation-free by October 2' 24.4.2017 deccanherald.com
Chikkamagaluru district will be declared open defecation-free by October 2. The work on construction of toilets are under progress, said Zilla Panchayat CEO Dr R Ragapriya. Briefing mediapersons on Monday, she said that the Department of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj has decided to declare the entire state open defecation-free by October 2. "Out of 87,873 pending toilets, 74,650 toilets have been constructed in the district in the last four years. Barring Kadur and Tarikere taluks, the other five taluks have achieved 95% progress," she declared. "To create awareness on sanitation and the use of toilets, an awareness jatha is being organised under the Swaccha Bharath Mission. The caller tunes of all the district-level, taluk-level and panchayat officials spread the message of Swaccha Bharath Mission," Dr Ragapriya informed. Speaking on the work on ridding the district of open defecation, the officer said, "Already, Chikkamagaluru, Koppa, Mudigere, NR Pura and Sringeri taluks are free from open ...
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Sulabh International honours personalities, institutions 24.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
NGO Sulabh International on Monday awarded personalities and institutions for contributing towards improving sanitation in the country and generating awareness among the people of Rural India.
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No epidemic outbreaks in district, say Health officials 24.4.2017 Hindu: News
There are no epidemic outbreaks in the district despite a spurt in the number of Hepatitis A cases being reported in Kalamassery.Water shortage in the area could have contributed to the spurt of such ...
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CSE welcomes National Action Plan to curb Antimicrobial Resistance; lauds move to set up authority 24.4.2017 TOI: Calcutta Times
Centre for Science and Environment(CSE), has welcomed the release of India's National Action Plan(NAP) on Antimicrobial Resistance(AMR). The NAP was released at the Delhi Declaration on Antimicrobial Resistance - an inter-ministerial consultation aimed at adopting a holistic and collaborative approach towards prevention and containment of AMR in India and increasing cooperation between various ministries.
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Once again, affluent colonies lag behind as backward areas surge 24.4.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Once again, affluent colonies lag behind as backward areas surge
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Sanitation on their minds, east Delhiites vote for betterment 24.4.2017 DNA: Opinion
In a bid to tackle issues such as piling garbage, lack of cleanliness, and the pothole menace in their areas, voters in east Delhi came out in huge numbers to cast their ballot. East Delhi has been the most affected area in terms of sanitation, with the frequent tussles between sanitation workers and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government aggravating the problem. While out to vote, residents complained of stinking drains and breeding of mosquitoes. They said they had come to vote to do something about the sorry state of affairs in their area, which becomes a dumping ground during sanitation workers'strikes. The East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) sanitation workers had gone on an 11-day strike in January this year, over non-payment of salaries. Voters, including those living Mayur Vihar, Chilla Village, and Yamuna Khadar, complained of the increasing number of mosquitoes in their localities because of the filth. Naresh, a farmer living in the Chilla Village, rued that the previous dispensation did ...
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