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Of late, there have been plenty of discussions around the topic of sanitation, which have focussed on building toilets on a massive scale. These are in the aftermath of the new and recently released Millennium Development Goals Report 2014 by the United Nations that shows that India has the world's largest population that defecates out in the open, with it being as high as 66% in rural...

"The life of the people living in slums in any part of the country is a curse", says Rohit Jagat, a 30 year old resident of Shakti Nagar slum in Raipur. 

Raipur, the capital of Chhattisgarh, is regarded as one of the major growth centres in the country. With rapid urbanization and industrialization in and around Raipur, the population of the city increased drastically. Sadly, this also...

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...

24*7 water relief for Belgaum

The 24*7 water supply by the Karnataka Urban Water and Sanitation Improvement Programme in collaboration with a private company to about 10% the population in the city has been able to ...

Chemical fertilizers spelling death for infants: Study

Death of babies less than one month old in rural areas may be due to exposure to chemical fertilizers that...

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