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Category: Sanitation
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Robots to do sanitary work 21.12.2007 New Indian Express
Robots to do sanitary work
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Your office desktop carries more germs than toilet seat 20.12.2007 Asian Age: Delhi
P. Jonathan Ambrose A study by the University of Arizona on various office environments states that office desktops were infected with more than 21,000 germs per square inch, while in lavatories there were only 49 germs per square inch. Office phones top the list with more than 25,000 germs per square inch. Thanks to the sudden change in climate during this time of the year, we see a lot of running noses and pale faces. Ever wondered why, even after extreme precautions like drinking hot water and sacrifices like ice creams and cool drinks, you still end up with a red nose? And here’s the reason — most of these infections spread in your office. According to doctors, coughing and sneezing due to a cold are caused by bacterial infection during ...
Poor sanitation raises ire of GHMC chief 20.12.2007 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
Overflowing drains, dumps dot areas like Chikkadpally
Delhi Government, MCD cross swords 20.12.2007 Hindu: New Delhi
Mayor rebuts Sheila’s allegation on bad roads
Concerted efforts sought to improve civic amenities in Hospet 20.12.2007 Hindu: Karnataka
Meeting the Healthcare Needs of the People 19.12.2007 Govt of india: PIB
Meeting the Healthcare Needs of the People
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Year-end: A hero who goes unnoticed 19.12.2007 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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UN pats State's sanitation feats 19.12.2007 Deccan Herald
UN pats State's sanitation feats
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Structures of insecurity 19.12.2007 Frontline
It is important to recognise and trace the economic roots of violence against women.
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Public works worth Rs. 50 lakh sanctioned in Kapra 19.12.2007 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
HYDERABAD: Public works like roads, toilets, street-lights worth about Rs. 50 lakh in Kartikeyanagar, Ambedkarnagar and several Dalit localities in the Kapra municipal limits were sanctioned during a visit on Tuesday by D. Rajesham, East Zone ...
10% toilet users don't wash their hands 18.12.2007 Hindustan Times: News
Despite Singapore's zeal for hygiene and proper behaviour in loos, 75 out of 792 people do not wash up after using the toilets.
10% toilet users don't wash their hands 18.12.2007 Hindustan Times: World
Despite Singapore's zeal for hygiene and proper behaviour in loos, 75 out of 792 people do not wash up after using the toilets.
Singapore dirty loo secret is revealed 17.12.2007 Asian Age: Newsmakers
Singapore: A stakeout of Singapore’s public toilets revealed a dirty secret — 10 per cent of the users did not wash their hands, a news report said. Despite the city-state’s zeal for hygiene and proper behaviour in loos, 75 out of 792 people did not wash up after using the toilets, the Sunday Times said. Those caught dry-handed included professionals, food preparation staff, housewives and students of both genders. Some of the respondents told the newspaper they washed only after "big business" and "never thought of washing after urinating." Other reasons for not washing included the general cleanliness of toilets, not knowing how to use the automatic taps, lack of time, and apathy towards germs. "Even those who ...
Lack of facilities chokes Tamirabarani 17.12.2007 New Indian Express
Lack of facilities chokes Tamirabarani
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Dirty secret: 10 percent toilet users don't wash their hands 17.12.2007 DNA: Top News
A stakeout of Singapore's public toilets revealed a dirty secret - 10 percent of the users did not wash their hands, a news report said.
10% toilet users don't wash their hands 17.12.2007 Sify News
A stakeout of Singapore's public toilets revealed a dirty secret - 10 per cent of the users did not wash their hands, a news report said.
Focus on infrastructure 17.12.2007 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
The Ministry of Railways plans to run high-speed trains to reduce travel time between major cities. The Railways have already introduced super-fast trains with limited halts, collecting extra fare from passengers. But the purpose of the ...
10-day cleaning of hospital begins 17.12.2007 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
COIMBATORE: The Residents’ Awareness Association of Coimbatore (RAAC) began on Saturday a special effort to remove garbage and ensure sanitation across the 20-acre Coimbatore Medical College Hospital. Two tipper lorries and two ...
VS convenes meeting 17.12.2007 Hindu: Kerala
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan has convened a meeting of officials of various departments on Monday to sort out issues connected with Sabarimala pilgrimage. An official spokesman said here on Sunday ...
Assessment to action: The example of ASER 16.12.2007 India Together - Education
With data available for several years, comparative report cards can be created to look at the performance of states across the country and of districts within a state. Rukmini Banerji and Wilma Wadhwa look at the example of ASER in education.
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