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Why Aditi Maddali's film will make you fall in love with traditional Uyyala Paatalu again

Aditi Maddali's documentary Songs of Our Soil brings to the fore Telangana's Uyyala Paatalu songs which women sing on the fields and have found its way to protests

Published on 15th October 2019
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India's first 'toilet college' in Maharashtra trains 3,200 sanitation workers to help secure sustainable employment

The 'Harpic World Toilet College' located in Aurangabad, Maharashtra is helping sanitation workers by uplifting their work quality, educating them about the hazards

Published on 2nd October 2019
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FSSAI issues notice to 75 educational institutions in Coimbatore for unhygienic environment, poor sanitation

Around 61 educational institutions and 14 institutions were issued notices under section 55 (the penalty for failure to comply with the directions of Food Safety Officer)

Published on 17th September 2019
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This Hyderabad-based solar energy firm is distributing electricity to schools for just Re 1 a unit

This solar plant in the school in New Bhoiguda was commissioned on August 6, 2018. It has been supplying power to run ten classrooms, lights, fans, projectors and so on

Published on 11th September 2019
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PM Modi to address annual UN General Assembly session on Sep 27 in New York

According to the list of speakers, Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan is scheduled to address global leaders on September 27

Published on 9th September 2019
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In this 30-year-old Odisha Sanskrit school with no toilets, 20+ students sleep in a classroom

Right from missing boundary walls, decrepit classrooms and other physical infrastructure to poor sanitation and lack of safe drinking water, the school faces it all

Published on 4th September 2019
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This Hyderabadi youngster is leveraging youth power to set up Kalam libraries across Telangana

Yuva Thirang's objective through Kalam Bharat, and their other programmes, is to awaken the spirit of Dr APJ Kalam within all youngsters. The organisation's founder is Phanindra Kumar 

Published on 20th August 2019
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#SwachhBharat: How SATO's unique toilets are changing India's sanitation scene

With its unique features, mainly the automatic flap door, SATO toilets ensure that flies and insects are kept away and people get to live in more hygienic conditions

Published on 17th August 2019
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This 30-year old biker is riding across 29 states of India. Here's why it's 'drama'-tic

Praveen Varghese Thomas wants to reach out to the massive diversity of the Indian youth across all 29 states, and he intends to empower them in his own ‘dramatic’ way

Published on 14th August 2019
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27.1 crore Indians out of poverty between 2006-16. PM Modi's $5 trillion economy dream to come true?

India might actually be moving towards his dream. India, from 2006 to 2016 has improved from a Multidimensional Poverty Index of 0.283 to 0.123 which is a significant rise

Published on 12th July 2019
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Double Duty: These Cuddalore children forced to fetch water at home and at school

Express visited government middle schools in Kadampuliyur and Nallur and found that it had become a practice for children to be sent out to fetch water — in pots, jugs or bottles — during class hours

Published on 1st July 2019
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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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