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Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland’s Uphill Fight Against Open Defecation

Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland are fighting against funding crunches and rough terrains to implement the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan's vision
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Despite its existence for more than two years, the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan is yet to display significant results in the northeastern states of Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland, where crunch of funds and rough terrains have made it difficult to provide accessibility to toilets and drinking water
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UP Minister Abides By Swachh Pledge, Sweeps Office In State Legislature

UP Minister Abides By Swachh Pledge, Sweeps Office In State Legislature
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A day earlier, Chief Minister Adityanath banned the use of pan and tobacco products in schools, colleges, hospitals and other government buildings in the state
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Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Promotes Swachhta, Bans Tobacco In Public Places

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Promotes Swachhta, Bans Tobacco In Public Places
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The UP CM asked officers to take a "swachhata" pledge - "I will not litter, nor allow anybody to do it.”
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Villages Along Ganga To Be Open Defecation Free By May

Villages Along Ganga To Be Open Defecation Free By May
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Drinking Water and Sanitation Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said that the government aims to install efficient liquid and solid waste management systems in all the villages along the River Ganga
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80 Percent Of World’s Wastewater Discharged Untreated: UN

A UN report says that 80 per cent of the world's wastewater is discharged untreated
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A UN report released on World Water Day said that 80 per cent of the world's wastewater is discharged without any treatment, due to lack of infrastructure and technical expertise
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‘Har Ghar Jal’: A Promise On World Water Day, To Supply Clean Water

Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar speaking during the workshop
Features World Water Day Special
From launching a new app that can track water projects across the country, to rating how each state provides water to its citizens, this is how the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation marked World Water Day
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How The Yamuna Went From One Of India’s Holiest To One Of World’s Dirtiest

How The Yamuna Went From One Of India’s Holiest To One Of World’s Dirtiest
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Delhi's wastewater drains are the primary source of effluents in the Yamuna, making the river's water completely unusable. Though these drains nearly half of Delhi's sewage runs into the river, untreated
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This Village Had No Clean Drinking Water, Toilets For Nearly Half A Century

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For 45 years, villagers in Assam’s Gandhigaon had no access to safe drinking water and toilets. It was common for villagers to spend most of their money on getting treatment for water borne disease. Until last year, when a simple technology not just brought clean water to every household but also empowered each villager to have a stake in the wellbeing of the village
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On World Water Day, PM Narendra Modi Urges People To Save Water

On World Water Day, PM Narendra Modi Urges People To Save Water
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi also lauded the United Nations for choosing the 'wastewater' theme, urging people to recycle waste water for their water needs
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Recycling and Reusing Wastewater Can Solve Global Water Crisis: UN

Recycling and Reusing Wastewater Can Solve Global Water Crisis
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More than 800,000 people die every year because of contaminated drinking water, and not being able to properly wash their hands. Water-related diseases claim nearly 3.5 million lives annually in Africa, Asia and Latin America
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