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The shutdown is a device to shut out the Dalits 29.4.2020 Opinion | The Asian Age
All those who have been nudged to the margins by the Covid-19 lockdown are invariably Dalit
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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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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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TSC donates label printers to fight Coronavirus outbreak 19.2.2020 Technology News | Read The Latest Technology News And Headlines, Mobile Phone Reviews And Much More
TSC barcode printers will support healthcare frontline for varied application including patients ID tracking, and more.
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10 vultures die in Assam 15.2.2020 The Shillong Times
GUWAHATI: The Assam forest department has lodged an FIR at Chaygaon police station in connection with the death of about ten vultures near Bamunigaon in Kamrup district on Thursday night. Speaking to The Shillong Times on Saturday, DFO of Kamrup West Forest Division said that at least ten vultures have died after scavenging on a carcass of […]
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Bombay HC seeks response on scavenging 18.12.2019 Metros | The Asian Age
The PIL filed by advocate Abha Singh expressed concern over the high number of sanitation worker deaths during sewerage cleaning.
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No end to manual scavenging 17.12.2019 deccanchronicle.com
Experts say officials flout Manual Scavenging Act.
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As told to Parliament (November 20, 2019): India’s unemployment rate in 2018 was 6% 21.11.2019 Downtoearth
All that was discussed in the House through the day
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Manual scavenging continues due to weak laws, says study 16.11.2019 National News – The Navhind Times
Kochi: Manual scavenging, banned through a legislation in 2013, still prevailed in India due to ‘weak legal protection and lack of enforcement’ of the rules, according to a new global study by the World Health Organisation and others. The study ‘health, safety and dignity of sanitation workers: an Initial assessment” says the financial situation of …
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Manual scavenging has gone underground in India: WHO 14.11.2019 Downtoearth
Most undesirable, high-risk jobs typically subcontracted to temporary, informal workers based on their caste, says new report
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Chennai: Man dies while saving brother from septic tank 13.11.2019
Chennai: A Chennai youth died on Tuesday morning at the Express Avenue mall after inhaling toxic fumes from the septic tank. He had entered the tank to save his brother who had nearly asphyxiated on the poisonous gas. This tragic incident once again brought to the fore manual scavenging, which continues in certain places despite being officially banned in 1993. According to the police, a man named Dhandapani had taken five men - Arunkumar, his brother Ranjithkumar and three others identified as  Yuvaraj, Ajithkumar and Sreenath, to Express Avenue Mall at 4 am on Tuesday to clean the septic tank. Ranjithkumar had first entered the septic tank and was cleaning it when he had fainted inside due to breathing the poisonous gases. Police said Arun Kumar rushed inside the tank after watching his 20-year old brother, Ranjithkumar, suffocate. Arun managed to saved his brother, but he asphyxiated after inhaling an enormous amount of the deadly gases and died on the spot. Doctor"s reports said he had ...
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Triphala rich in polyphenolic content: Study 23.10.2019 Downtoearth
The scientists wanted to test if herbal preparations containing such molecules could be useful
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Can we declare ourselves ODF, without managing the collected excreta? 16.10.2019 Downtoearth
A lowdown on how to clean India and keep it that way
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ODF status will mean nothing without faecal sludge & septage management 2.10.2019 Downtoearth
With faecal sludge treatment still in nascent stage in India, toilets will add to the load of untreated sewage being disposed in water bodies
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