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Gogoi seeks media help to restore peace


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 23 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Thursday sought the media's help to restore peace in the state.The chief minister met editors of Assam newspapers and appealed to ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad school near which child drowned shuts


July 14th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 13 (IANS) The Ghaziabad school outside which a four-year-old boy drowned Thursday in a drain, shut shop and its management was absconding Friday after police registered a case ... Read more...

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Drug abuse, insanitary conditions found in UP juvenile homes


July 4th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Major lapses were uncovered in the working of Uttar Pradesh's child welfare system in Meerut by a National Commission for Protection of Child Rights team ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh grocery shops, eateries on 3-day strike


April 9th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 9 (IANS) Eateries and grocery shops across Madhya Pradesh went on a three-day-long strike from Monday in protest against proposed Food Safety and Standards (FSS) Act.The bandh call ... Read more...

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Hello, This Is Nature’s Call From A Garbage Heap!


April 7th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by admin
By Shobha Shukla- WORLD HEALTH DAY -(CNS): Safe drinking water and proper sanitation facilities are basic necessities of life and the likes of you and me perhaps have never ... Read more...

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Allocation for water and sanitation may go up 50 percent


March 10th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hiware Bajar (Maharashtra), March 10 (IANS) Water supply and sanitation projects in the country would get a boost with up to 50 per cent increase in allocation in the ... Read more...

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Runaway bride awarded for revolting against lack of loo


February 10th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) She was a runaway bride, but she won an award of Rs.5 lakh for revolting against the lack of toilet at her in-laws' place.Sulabh International, ... Read more...

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UAE water aid for flood-hit Pakistanis


June 25th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS/WAM) The UAE has provided drinking water to 64 Pakistani villages, devastated by floods last year, as part of a $6-million initiative involving digging of water wells, ... Read more...

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Nirmal Gram: Bringing a cleanliness revolution to India’s villages


June 6th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 6 (IANS) It is not uncommon in rural India to find garbage strewn around or people relieving themselves in the open due to the absence of toilets. But ... Read more...

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President Patil emphasizes need for proper sanitation in rural areas


March 23rd, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 23 (ANI): Emphasizing on the need for proper sanitation in rural areas, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Wednesday said improved sanitation is regarded as a socio-cultural and economic yardstick ... Read more...

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Is your child’s musical hobby making him sick?


March 15th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 15 (IANS) Playing a musical instrument can help nourish, cultivate and increase intelligence in children, but playing a used instrument also can pose a potentially dangerous health risk. ... Read more...

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Playing used music instrument can make your child sick


March 15th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 12 (ANI): Researchers have warned that playing a used music instrument can pose a potentially dangerous health risk.According to the study, used woodwind and brass instruments were found to be ... Read more...

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BJP to set up Good Governance Cell in party-ruled states


November 20th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 20 (IANS) A Good Governance Cell (GGC) would be constituted for all the Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled states to bring in transparency in public welfare schemes and improve civic facilities, ... Read more...

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Worms ‘effective in the fight against irritable bowel disease, allergies’


November 13th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): The next time you feel sick to your stomach or suffer from severe hay fever, swallow a worm instead of medicines.Practitioners of "biotherapy" - or the use of ... Read more...

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West Africa Plagued By Cholera Epidemic


September 11th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 11, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Reports have stated the outbreak of a serious cholera epidemic in West Africa. The situation has worsened after heavy rains with the reports ... Read more...

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Rural child health initiative reaches out to UP’s poor


August 24th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by admin
By Kulsum Mustafa - CNSWednesday and Saturdays are Routine Immunization days in Uttar Pradesh. From morning one witness rural women with infants in arms making a beeline for primary health centres. ... Read more...

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Adulterated food, contaminated water claims 15 lives


May 25th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 25 (IANS) At least 15 people in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district have died in the last 10 days after consuming adulterated food and contaminated water, prompting the state government to ... Read more...

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India’s ‘Sulabh Sauchalaya’ going global


May 23rd, 2010 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 22 (IANS) The low-cost Indian toilet system, popularly known as Sulabh Sauchalaya, will now be taken to 50 developing countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the ... Read more...

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Commonwealth Games adding slums to Delhi, warns WHO


April 6th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Construction work due to the Commonwealth Games was adding slum clusters to the existing ones and due to this the overall health condition in the city would ... Read more...

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880 mn people lack access to clean water: Red Cross


March 22nd, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 22 (DPA) A total of 880 million people around the globe do not have access to clean water, while 2.7 billion lack proper sanitation facilities, the Red Cross said ... Read more...

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Oz bid to create ‘World’s Longest Toilet Queue’


March 20th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 20 (ANI): Hundreds of people were said to have gathered before a giant toilet prop in Melbourne over a bid to enter the Guinness World Record for "the world's longest ... Read more...

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Delhiites to queue up outside toilets to spread sanitation message


March 20th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Realising that simply talking about an issue is of little help, an NGO here has gathered the support of scores of people in resettlement colonies to stand ... Read more...

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Good sanitation is key to healthy life style: President


November 17th, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov. 17 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil on Tuesday said that good Sanitation practices are the key to a healthy life style and Gram Panchayats play a pivotal role in ... Read more...

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Finnair launches initiative for children of Bihar


November 3rd, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair has launched a new programme as part of its corporate social responsibility initiative in India to ensure safe drinking water and proper sanitation for ... Read more...

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Shaming makes people in rural India adopt proper sanitation habits


October 1st, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 1 (ANI): A new study has suggested that social shaming techniques work better in making people adopt proper sanitation habits in rural India.The study was done by Subhrendu Pattanayak, an ... Read more...

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62 million slumdwellers, but India will be slum free: Selja


September 12th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) India has a whopping 62 million slumdwellers but it aims to be free of shanties through a slew of schemes such as earmarking of 20 percent of ... Read more...

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Low turnout in local polls in northern Sri Lanka


August 8th, 2009 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 8 (DPA) A low voter turnout marred the first local elections held in northern Sri Lanka after the defeat of Tamil rebels, officials said Saturday. Municipal elections took place in Jaffna ... Read more...

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Prepared to tackle flood like situation in Delhi: Dikshit


July 10th, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The state government is prepared to meet any flood like situation in the nation capital during the monsoon, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said Friday and directed the ... Read more...

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Explain encroachment on Yamuna plains: apex court


February 10th, 2009 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Agra, Feb 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notices to the Uttar Pradesh government and the Agra Development Authority to explain within three weeks how builders and colonisers were permitted ... Read more...

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India trails Pakistan, Bangladesh in sanitation


November 17th, 2008 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) India might be an emerging economic power, but it is way behind Pakistan, Bangladesh and even Afghanistan in providing basic sanitation facilities, a key reason behind the ... Read more...

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Nanotechnology may solve water crisis in India


September 16th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 16 (ANI): A team of Indian scientists have explained how carbon nanotubes could replace conventional materials in water-purification systems, which could be the answer to ensuring a safe supply ... Read more...

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Many non-Gorkhas support movement for separate state


June 21st, 2008 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Soudhriti Bhabani Darjeeling, June 21 (IANS) They are not Gorkhas, yet many Marwaris, Bengalis, Biharis and others who have lived in the Darjeeling hills of West Bengal for decades have been braving ... Read more...

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WHO rushes more medical aid, health experts to China


May 22nd, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by admin
DPA Manila, May 22 (DPA) The World Health Organization (WHO) is rushing more medical supplies to China to help treat more than 130,000 victims of a deadly earthquake last week, the organisation's Manila-based ... Read more...

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Sanitation facilities continue to elude India


November 14th, 2007 - 8:17 am ICT by admin
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