User: meerak Topic: Sanitation
Category: Sanitation :: Diseases
Last updated: Nov 19 2018 14:35 IST RSS 2.0
 
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World Toilet Day: Mamata Banerjee asks people to eradicate menace of open defecation 19.11.2018 Zee News : India National
World Toilet Day is an official United Nations international observance day on November 19 to inspire action to tackle the global sanitation crisis.
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Shitty problem: With poop in hand, Bill Gates draws attention to sanitation issues 6.11.2018 Zee News : World
Speaking at a forum on the future of toilets - Reinvented Toilet Expo - in Beijing, Gates placed the jar where everyone could clearly see what they didn't expect or want to see.
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Poop In Hand, Bill Gates Backs China's Toilet Revolution 6.11.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
As one of the world's richest men and most active philanthropists, Bill Gates usually has his hands full. Just not with poop. The billionaire has used part of his considerable fortune to provide...
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Special Report: U.S. Marine families battle mice, mold and landlords 1.11.2018 Reuters: World News
When Matt Limon enlisted in the U.S. Marines, he and wife Sharon were prepared to make sacrifices for their country: faraway deployments, long absences and frequent moves for a family with two young children.
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Zika does what dengue could not: Forces Rajasthan to start mosquito control initiatives 1.11.2018 Scroll.in
A health official said that vector control in Jaipur was “sub-optimal” even after 15 days after the Zika outbreak came to light.
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Swachh Bharat Yatra cyclists arrive at Jiribam 27.10.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Swachh Bharat Yatra cyclists arrive at Jiribam
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Bengaluru Buzz: Draft voter roll published | First Bitcoin ATM in B’luru | ORR Metro to delay further 20.10.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
News updates from Bengaluru last week. Traffic control, Metro line, H1N1 in the city and more - the news-in-brief that filters out what matters from the junk.
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DMK’s black flag protest greets Governor in Thanjavur 3.1.2018 Hindu: Home
Over 300 agitators stage protest even as Purohit promotes Swachh Bharat
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Four reasons India can look forward to 2018 2.1.2018 Sify Finance
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Four reasons why India can look forward to 2018 1.1.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Mumbai, Jan 1: The seeds of many positive changes were sown in 2017 and could bring news to cheer Indians in 2018. Here's a look at four positives.
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New Year 2018: Four positives for India to look forward to 1.1.2018 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
India took several measures in 2017 which could bring cheers for Indians this year
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Cholera-like symptom spreads in Varthur labour sheds, epidemic claims three lives 31.12.2017 deccanherald.com
Panic swept the labour sheds at Belagere in Varthur where a cholera-like epidemic has claimed the lives of three and left 19 ill. Agitated labourers locked up BBMP medical staff camping at the sheds to screen the sick, while human rights activists and lawyers accused the builders who employed the labourers of negligence. The makeshift sheds house 2,500 construction labourers, who work at the upcoming luxury residential complex Sobha Dream Acres at Varthur. Jithendra (25), Bandhu Naik (57) and Srikanth Sahu (20) - the three migrant workers from West Bengal, Odisha and Assam - died in the sheds, while Kanhaiya (22) and Akku (21) are in a critical condition in the ICU. Sahu was declared brought dead on December 29, while Naik died of breathing complications on December 26. Doctors believe Jithendra could have died of a heart attack. The bodies of all three victims are sent for postmortem to St Johns Hospital, and reports are awaited. Following Sahus death on December 29, the councilor for ward 149 in ...
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Water at Sobha construction site not fit for human consumption: Officials 31.12.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
A day after two persons working at the construction site of Sobha Ltd. on Balagere Road died of what doctors at St. John’s Hospital confirmed was cholera, the Health Department said the labourers were...
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Sobha booked for negligence 30.12.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
BBMP also expected to file a complaint
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This nanowire device can detect cancer with a urine test 27.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A novel nanowire device that is able to non-invasively detect microscopic levels of cancer markers in the urine, has been developed by Japanese researchers and could aid in improving diagnosis and treatment of the deadly disease.
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Now, a nanowire device to detect microscopic levels of cancer 27.12.2017 DNA: Evolutions
Scientists have developed a nanowire device that can detect microscopic levels of cancer markers in the urine, an advance that could help non-invasively diagnose the deadly disease.
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Issues of end-of-life care 24.12.2017 Hindu: Open Page
Of anxious relatives, choice of care mode, and huge hospital bills
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Cleanliness need of the hour, says Collector 23.12.2017 Hindu: Home
Attends Atma Gourava Deeksha as part of ODF programme
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Notice to Centre, Uttarakhand over 'virus' in national park 21.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday sent a notice to the Central and Uttarakhand governments, seeking details of an unknown virus or disease reportedly spreading across the Gangotri National Park and infecting the wildlife.
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Investigators find irregularities in Philip Morris e-cigarette experiments 21.12.2017 News
The company has spent more than $3 billion developing new smoking platforms like iQOS
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