sewer workers

Lack of safety gear killing Delhi’s sewer workers (Capital Focus)

June 24th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) He knows it may prove fatal, yet 55-year-old Uday Ram does not hesitate to enter the narrow manhole filled with fermented faeces, urine and other ... Read more...

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Gujarat questioned on sewer workers’ safety

June 22nd, 2011 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 21 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Tuesday gave time till July 11 to the state government and all municipal corporations to respond to suggestions for improving the working ... Read more...

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T-Rex’s cousin’s remains discovered in Edmonton sewers

August 24th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 24 (ANI): Edmonton sewer workers stumbled upon the remains of three dinosaurs - possibly the cousins of Tyrannosaurus Rex.Aaron Krywiak and Ryley Paul first saw a sharp tooth while digging ... Read more...

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Court hikes compensation for sewer workers, pulls up civic agencies

April 21st, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Giving relief to the families of labourers who die unnoticed inside sewers while cleaning them, the Delhi High Court Tuesday hiked the compensation in case of death ... Read more...

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Rotten egg gas reduces death risk from heart failure

November 12th, 2008 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): A new study on mice, by scientists at Emory University School of Medicine, has suggested that hydrogen sulphide may help treat humans with heart failure.In the study, ... Read more...

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Civic agencies asked to protect sewer cleaners from poisonous gases

August 20th, 2008 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued directions to the capital's civic agencies to protect contract labourers engaged in sewer cleaning from poisonous gases.The court also set up ... Read more...

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