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Youth association from  Thamaraikulam wins Central government award for cleanliness campaigns

The award that carries Rs 30,000 and a certificate was instituted by Union Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation

Published on 25th June 2019
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Mumbai IAS officer who thanked Godse for killing Gandhi transferred to sanitation department

Following a political furore, the state came down heavily on Choudhari for her tweet of May 17. The tweet was deleted on May 31

Published on 3rd June 2019
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AUD campus workers fired for objecting to forced manual scavenging, students arrange solidarity protest

The students claim that the workers are being forced to enter sewers on campus and when they protested, their contracts were terminated by the University

Published on 2nd June 2019
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Meet Amit Srivastwa, a water researcher who is trying to quench the world's thirst using ancient knowledge

Amit Srivastwa urges young people to talk to their grandparents and parents and learn age-old techniques of sustainability

Published on 29th May 2019
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"We're standing up for some important values," says Newcastle University's Professor Richard Davies

The Pro Vice-Chancellor of Newcastle University speaks about their commitment to education, skill development and social justice

Published on 24th April 2019
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Meet Rosi, a law student who is running in South Chennai against Jayavardhan, Tamizachi Thangapandian

A member of the political organisation Podhuvudamai Iyakkam, 29-year-old Rosi is also an activist who was at Thoothukudi 

 

Published on 15th April 2019
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Why removing onion, garlic from mid-day meals in Karnataka could lead to more school dropouts

When the taste of the food is compromised, there is often a disinterest on the part of the child in consuming this food and this can be linked to dropout rates, according to public health experts

Published on 18th March 2019
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Delhi-based FLOH doesn't shy away from telling it like it is when it comes to menstruation

FLOH's Campfree Pain Relief Patch is an all-Ayurvedic stick-on patch can be easily applied under clothing

 

Published on 14th March 2019
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IIT Roorkee's on-campus sanitary pad vending machines are striving to break the stereotypes on menstruation. Here's how

HASI for girls initiative is a part of IIT Roorkee Cognizance, which is the annual tech fest that is conducted by the institute

Published on 8th March 2019
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Meet the real Padwoman M Muthulakshmi who is distributing eco-friendly sanitary napkins for free to those who can't afford it

M Muthulakshmi is creating a difference in the lives of women and the environment by handing out biodegradable sanitary pads

Published on 26th February 2019
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Government 'school rakshaks' in Bengaluru to soon ensure cleanliness in toilets

In drought-hit taluks, water crisis is a big issue when it comes to cleaning toilets. In fact, some districts do not even have enough safe drinking water

Published on 30th January 2019
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Hyderabad-based Nidhi Rao Belman tells us how classroom experience alone will not suffice to make the most out of life

Nidhi has been a legal intern at a few places like Samvad Partners and International Centre for Arbitration Dispute Resolution

Published on 11th January 2019
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21,977 govt schools without girl's toilets in country: Minister

The RTE Act of 2009 specifically states that all school buildings must have separate toilets for boys and girls

Published on 4th January 2019
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Meet Mona Kourav, the youngest PhD scholar-sarpanch of MP, who loves to lead by example  

Mona became a sarpanch in 2015, at just 21, and  is now helping the state with issues of malnutrition

Published on 4th December 2018
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These Assamese children are torch-bearers of sanitation in their communities

At Sajjanpara Lower Primary School, children keep a check on their parents and relatives too.

Published on 25th November 2018

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