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4 reasons why India needs a separate Union sanitation ministry

Sanitation is always clubbed with other departments, which lead to its neglect, says Devanik Saha. Sanitation in India is a grave issue. Though large scale campaigns have been launched by......

Now Modi 'desires' swachh government offices by August 15

The Union government has decided to continue up to August 15 the "cleanliness drive" in all central government offices, public sector institutions, including banks and other departments as the......

No relief for Kashmir: Health emergency lurks even as 2 lakh people are rescued

With the threat of disease outbreak lurking in flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir, efforts have been initiated on a war-footing to provide medical staff and medicines even as rescue operations were......

Follow Gujarat's water management model: Centre to states

The National Democratic Alliance government has asked states to emulate the Gujarat water management model to address the problem of water scarcity.The Centre has forwarded a compact disc received......

President Pranab's address to Parliament: The transcript

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday addressed the first joint sitting of Parliament as mandatorily required under the Constitution after the general elections. The address is the political,......

Scanty rains: States told to gear up to meet water demand

With the MeT office predicting a ‘deficient’ rainfall across the country in the coming monsoon season, the Centre on Tuesday asked the states to make preparations to tackle drinking......

Want a good appraisal? Pick up a broom

Performance evaluation of PSU executives to be linked to targets in Swachh Bharat campaign Executives of public sector companies hoping for a good appraisal next year might want to arm themselves......

Is National Investment Board needed?

Vinayak ChatterjeeChairman, Feedback Infra "Over 65 clearances are required for a thermal power project at three different levels - federal, state and local. There are 17 ministries at the central......

'CSR spending should be made mandatory'

The Centre's proposal to downgrade 'ratna' status of Public Sector Enterprises if they fail to spend two per cent of their net profit on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities has......

UK pledges 14.5 mn pounds for Indian slums

Moved by the plight of slum dwellers as depicted in films like Oscar-winning Slumdog Millionaire, Britain has announced a new scheme and support of 14.5 million pounds, providing eight million......
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Odisha to implement five sub-schemes for transgenders

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to empower the transgender community in Odisha, the state government has decided to implement five sub-schemes launched by... ...
Govt misses deadline on providing water to its schools

The Delhi government's project to ensure drinking water facility in all its schools has missed its October 2 deadline. The government had in August... ...
Kolkata scientists find affordable solution to arsenic contamination of groundwater

The simplest and cheapest solution to arsenic contamination of groundwater has been found to be none other the red laterite soil that is abundant... ...
Inside the jungle in Calais

The goodbye is long and difficult. Not once since we arrived here have any of the dozens we met asked for a stowaway lift. The first thing we see... ...
Data show state in the dumps

Poor sanitation standards hound people in Bihar A survey conducted by the Centre has caught Bihar napping on several fronts as far as human... ...

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