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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....
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...
Right to sanitation recognised as a distinct human right by the United Nations
In a landmark resolution hailed by millions across the globe, the United Nations General Assembly has recognized the right to sanitation as a distinct human right...
The World Bank approves $1.5 billion loan to boost the Swachh Bharat Mission
The World Bank's International Bank of Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) has approved a $1.5 billion loan to boost...

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