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 The curious case of phantom toilets: CAG report finds 286 school toilets marked 'constructed' on paper don't exist

The recent CAG report says that 286 school toilets that were marked as constructed on paper are non-existent. While 200 of them are not constructed, 8 are partially constructed

Published on 28th September 2020
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Swachh Survekshan 2020: Indore bags top spot for 4th time as India's cleanest city, Surat and Navi Mumbai follow

The Swachh Survekshan is meant to monitor the performance of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, which was launched on October 2, 2014, the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

Published on 20th August 2020
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This Chennai NGO has created a 640 sqft cloth mask banner outside Ripon Building to spread COVID-19 awareness

The huge close mask banner will be displayed until July 30, following which it will be shifted to a more suitable place where it will be less susceptible to wear and tear

Published on 28th July 2020
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Knowledge of Sanskrit, ancient wisdom essential to achieve Aatmanirbhar Bharat: HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal

Pokhriyal said there is a need to sensitise the youth about the significance of the Sanskrit language and the wealth of knowledge that has been left behind in it

Published on 19th July 2020
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Don't let it drop: How this Odia youth's documentary on water wastage is hot on the film festival circuit

The cinematographer for Last Drop is Swarup Ranjan and the sound mixing has been done by Pratap Kumar. The crew toured extensively to find the right locales to shoot this short documentary 
 

Published on 8th July 2020
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Hyderabad start-up Bintix will pick up your dry waste and tell you how many trees you saved. How cool is that?

While the likes off material like paper and carton are readily recycled in Hyderabad itself, whereas laminate plastic and PET bottles have to be processed with specialised companies in other states

Published on 8th July 2020
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These students and their Aerobic Composters are crunching the trash at Govt Schools in Karnataka

Mysuru prof Shamsundar Subbarao is training engineering students to design Aerobic Composters and install them in government or NGO-run schools. They have already installed two composters in Mysuru

Published on 5th February 2020
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This Hyderabad activist will give you a sapling for every bag of plastic you leave at his doorstep. Here's why

Well-known citizen activist from Hyderabad Satish Kumar Pendyala is going to launch this initiative, with GHMC as partners, which will help curb both deforestation and the plastic problem

Published on 28th December 2019
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Hyderabad's first Animal Sanctuary will be inaugurated tomorrow and here's what's in store

Animal rescuer Zabi Khan informs that celebrity video messages, major announcements and a lot more will be the order of the day tomorrow. The event begins at 9.30 am
 

Published on 14th December 2019
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Meet Bihar's 'Crazy Sweeper', who started a Swachh movement way before Modi

Shashi Bhushan Singh takes cleanliness very seriously, and nothing will stop him from setting an example for others to follow

Published on 22nd October 2019
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Slow Clap: Why we love Abhijit Banerjee and his love for gareeb India

Kolkata-born American Abhijit Banerjee won the Nobel Price in Economics. And despite the fact that he left our shores ages back we still love him dearly. And post-Nobel fame, we always will

Published on 17th October 2019
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Swachh Karnataka: These students helped build 1425 toilets in Chikodi to kill open defecation

Vimala Kadam, along with her friends, were mentored by Deshpande Foundation under the LEAD programme and helped build over 1,425 toilets in rural areas of North Karnataka 

Published on 2nd October 2019
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Gandhi Jayanti: Would Gandhi have a smartphone, be on Instagram if he were alive in 2020?

Imagining Mahatma Gandhi in 2020 is not an easy task to think about, but his granddaughter Ela Gandhi and Gandhian scholar Tridip Suhrud give it a shot anyway 

Published on 1st October 2019
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This young plogger from Delhi is running over 1,000 km to make our roads litter-free

Ripu Daman Bevli speaks about making plogging popular and how it helps with keeping roads litter-free

Published on 6th September 2019
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How Benorita Dash built her fashion empire from bits-and-pieces in Bhubaneswar

Benorita Dash uses discarded pieces of cloth to make bags, clothes, accessories and whatnot. Drop by her store Ladyben in Bhubaneswar and see for yourself

Published on 4th September 2019

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