Hygiene

Kejriwal frees water in Delhi

Promises to supply 20 kilolitres of free water per month to each household in Delhi but with a 10% hike in tariff for those consuming over 20 kilolitres water. However, CAG...

India moves up two notches on the Global Hunger Index

With its rank at 63 this year, India has moved up two spots on the Global Hunger Index brought out by the International Food Policy Research Institute every...

MP govt enforces curfew to suppress Jalsatyagrah

State government issues arrest orders against the evacuees staging protest against raising water level in the Indira Sagar Dam and demanding compensation. 

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Prabha, 23 years old lives in Mankapur village in Uttar Pradesh. She recently delivered a baby boy at home. Prabha has never used a toilet in her life. Every day of her pregnancy, she woke up before dawn, carried a mug of water and went 1.2 km away in the fields to defecate. The only care that was provided to Prabha was a teenager girl sent with her to the fields (miles away...

Rajya Sabha passes the land bill

Revised land acquisition bill that does not provide for social impact assessment for irrigation projects clears in the Upper House. The bill returns to the Lok Sabha for approval of amendements made in it.

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