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Centre plans to impose 0.5% Swachh Bharat cess on all services from November 15, 2015

All services that come under the purview of Service Tax will have an additional 0.5% Swachh Bharat cess added to them from November 15, 2015. The revenue...

Sanitation survey to be carried out in 75 towns and cities with special focus on solid waste management
The Union Ministry of Urban Development has commissioned a survey across 75 major cities to assess their...
Delhi's safai karamcharis on strike: Demand regularisation and timely payment of salary
A bulk of the 57,000 strong sanitation work-force affiliated to 27 safai karamchari unions stayed away from work demanding timely release of salaries,...

He wore pads, he figured out how to make them, and he's given rise to social enterprises around making biodegradable pads. Meet the 'Pad Piper' in this film by the same name.

Authored by: Manu Moudgil

Image courtesy: 'The Pad Piper'...
Railways plans to make stations in holy towns and cities 'discharge free': Rameswaram set to be the first such station

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