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About 38 results for "department of sanitation"

Kerala plans 500 public toilet complexes to realise ODF tag

The Kerala government is drawing up an ambitious programme to construct over 500 public toilet complexes across the state to realise the objectives of complete Open Defecation Free (ODF) status. The complexes, comprising over 3,000 toilet seats, is envisaged ... Deccan Herald, 3 days ago

Lack of toilets, water pumps complicating Rohingya crisis

Dhaka, Oct 30 (IANS) The lack of toilets and well-maintained manual water pumps have complicated the Rohingya crisis in Bangladesh, according to a UN report. The report released on Sunday said that 30 per cent of the 4,370 manual pumps installed are in poor ...
 Sify3 weeks ago

'No of underweight kids more in SC, ST category'

Most underweight children in urban India are from either the disadvantaged community (SC and ST), having illiterate fathers or living at homes without proper sanitation. The study released by the National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) late September found that ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago

U.S. Threatens to Punish Myanmar Over Treatment of Rohingya

The Trump administration threatened Monday to take punitive actions against Myanmar unless it pulls back from its violent military campaign against Rohingya Muslims, expressing what it called "our gravest concern" over a crisis that has killed or displaced ...
 Deccan Herald4 weeks ago
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Nachiket Mor has his heart in the right place

After a 25-year stint at ICICI Bank, Mor suddenly quit as he wanted to add more value in the bigger areas of health care and financial inclusion. Nachiket Mor says he tried his best to be a “frontline soldier” in his “karmabhoomi” (area of work), but somehow it has never happened.   “I believe it was not in my destiny. My aspiration was to be in khadis with kolhapuri chappals and a jhola. But it has remained just an aspiration,” he says with a smile, ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

NABARD sanctions Rs. 273.06 crore to Andhra Pradesh for development projects

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has sanctioned an amount Rs. 273.06 crore to the Andhra Pradesh Government under Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) for Rural Water supply, Road and Bridge projects.The NABARD has ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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India Economic Summit to reflect India's growing role in addressing global challenges

The World Economic Forum is holding its 33rd India Economic Summit in partnership with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on 4-6 October in New Delhi. The summit will host 650 leaders from 35 countries, including 370 business leaders, 20 senior public ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago

President Kovind visits Kirti Mandir, Gandhi's birth place in Porbandar

President Ram Nath Kovind visited Kirti Mandir in Porbandar, Gujarat, the birth place of Mahatma Gandhi today and paid his tribute to Bapu on Gandhi Jayanti.Later, he addressed a function organised to declare Open Defecation Free (ODF) status for Rural ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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Full text of PM Narendra Modi's Mann Ki Baat speech

My dear countrymen, Namaskar to all of you! It is now a full three years since I started speaking to you over “Mann Ki Baat”. This is the 36th episode today. “Mann Ki Baat” has provided me with a unique opportunity to get connected ...
 DNA1 month ago
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Maha uses Malaysian system to reduce neonatal deaths

The state government will use management practices followed by Malaysia to rein in neonatal deaths by monitoring the performance of the health officials concerned. On Tuesday, Maharashtra cabinet decided to use Malaysian government's Performance Management ...
 DNA2 months ago
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