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Sanitary workers' strike turns Delhi into a dumpyard
As sanitary workers refused to budge, East Delhi resembled an open dump yard with waste accumulating in complexes and garbage strewn all over the streets. As a result, the...
Four manual scavengers die after inhaling poisonous gases in Chennai
Despite the 2014 Supreme Court ban on manual scavenging, the practice still continues in many pockets. In the most recent incident, four scavengers in Chennai lost their...
Chennai Corporation to extend an assistance of Rs. 8000 for constructing household toilets
Corporation of Chennai has decided to extend a subsidy of Rs. 8000 to help residents construct a toilet at home....
When - January 29 and 30, 2016
Where - Senate Hall, Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University, Nanded
 
Lack of adequate sanitation is a pressing chanllenge, especially in rural India. The government has employed several approaches over the last few decades to overcome the issue including the implementation of the Central...
Delhi government mulls converting the defunct Rajghat power unit into a waste-to-energy plant
The Delhi government is looking for ways to utilize the machinery that lies unused in the now defunct Rajghat Thermal Power Plant and is seriously...

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