User: tushargupta101 Topic: Water
Category: Water-Borne-Diseases
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Five facts about water our cities need to remember in 2019 4.1.2019 Citizen Matters
If reports, surveys and news headlines from 2018 are anything to go by, the future of our cities is ominous in terms of water availability and access. A recap of five key facts that must guide our efforts towards conserving and enhancing our water resources.
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Chennai Buzz: Action against illegal banners | Clean Marina by new year | Failed monsoon…and more 22.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
From the water scenario in the city to action for a cleaner Marina and against illegal hoardings, here's a quick recap of the city's most important headlines as we come to the close of the week.
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1st International Conference on Sustainable Water Management inaugurated at Mohali today 10.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Governor of Himachal Pradesh, Shri Acharya Devvrat said that water - a source of life and a gift of nature to the mankind needs to be conserved and saved at all costs in all possible ways with collective efforts by one and all at all levels in an integrated and sustainable manner.
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Woman farmer Sujata Ray an inspiration to many 3.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Woman farmer Sujata Ray an inspiration to many
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Delhi dengue outbreak shows a city can be safe only if its deprived areas are protected: Researcher 26.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
In cities, dengue spreads with the daily movements of people, making it a highly mobile disease.
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Nigeria: 175 people dead, 10,000 affected by ongoing cholera outbreak, says humanitarian group 12.11.2018 Scroll.in
The Norwegian Refugee Council attributed the quick spread of the disease to congested camps for displaced people and limited access to sanitation facilities.
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Want to save water? Give it a price 11.11.2018 Rediff: News
'In India, we are paying a price for not managing water as we are not willing to pay the cost for it.'
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Clean, cheap drinking water: How water ATMs in Delhi are bringing this precious resource to citizens 27.10.2018 Citizen Matters
Water ATMs installed and maintained by several private vendors in collaboration with the Delhi Jal Board and municipal corporations are providing purified potable water for as less as 30 paise a litre in certain areas, So, where are these and how do they function?
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Cyclone Titli: Toll in Odisha rises to 24; flood situation improves marginally in three districts 15.10.2018 Scroll.in
Special Relief Commissioner BP Sethi said villages in Mayurbhanj district are still flooded.
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Cases of Typhoid fever on rise at Moreh Hospital 6.10.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Cases of Typhoid fever on rise at Moreh Hospital
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One issue still clouding 2020 Olympic swimming venue... 5.10.2018 Rediff: Sports
Tokyo 2020 organisers are determined to stage Olympic swimming events in the city centre Odaiba Marine Park venue despite continuing confusion over the water quality.
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Why toilets remain aspirational for the urban poor despite subsidies 1.10.2018 Sify Finance
/IANS) A 65 per cent shortfall in subsidies is affecting Maharashtra's push to ensure a toilet in every urban household under the Swachh Bharat Mission, the nationwide cleanliness campaign, according to a study by CEPT University, Gujarat.
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What is traveller's diarrhoea? 30.9.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
Consuming contaminated food or water can lead to this infection.
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No food, no medicine and little hope: The many challenges Rohingyas face 25.8.2018 Rediff: News
Lives "will once again be at risk" if funding is not urgently secured, United Nations officials have said on the eve of the first anniversary of a military crackdown that forced them to flee their country.
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Kolkata wins hearts with its street food, but how safe is it? 23.8.2018 Citizen Matters
A recent survey among over 2000 foodies in India has named Kolkata the best city for mouth-watering street food. While there is definitely no question mark over the taste, what about safety? Are there good stalls and bad stalls? Amrita Mukherjee studies the scenario up close.
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Mumbai: Two die in separate incidents due to waterborne diseases 17.8.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Mumbai: Two die in separate incidents due to waterborne diseases
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Healthcare services a distant dream for people in char villages 9.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Healthcare services a distant dream for people in char villages
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Outside defecations causing chronic infections 7.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
As per National Annual Rural Sanitation Survey (NARSS) in 2017 done by World Bank, 77% of the household were found to have access to the toilets during the survey period.   The administrative data available on Swachh Bharat Mission Gramin portal, the sanitation coverage is 89.4% as on date.
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Swachh Bharat Gramin programme has done remarkably well: WHO report 4.8.2018 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, According to a WHO (World Health Organisation) report, ‘Swachh Bharat Mission Gramin(SBM-G), a key programme of the Modi government, has performed positively since its beginning in terms of averting deaths and expansion of sanitation coverage in the country since its beginning. Till August 2 this year, country’s rural sanitation coverage has seen remarkable […]
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Licensed water trolleys in north Delhi found `violating` health norms 3.8.2018 Zee News : India National
Generally parked on pavements or other public places, these facilities cater to people, especially the lower-income group in quenching their thirst. 
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