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Sanitary Pads With A Difference: How Project Baala Is Empowering Rural Women

Sanitary Pads With A Difference How Project Baala Is Empowering Rural Women
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23% of girls drop out of school when they start menstruating in India. Looking at this grim reality Soumya Dabriwal and Nitisha Sethia started Project Baala. Now around 4,000 women of 5 states across India have already started seeing a change in their lives
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5 Women Who Inspired Us With Their Innovative Fight For A Swachh India

5 Women Who Inspired Us With Their Innovative Fight For A Swachh India
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From driving out waste, cutting down on river pollution to building toilets, these five women contributed their bit to the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Read on to know their interesting stories
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West Bengal Civic Bodies To Build 1.5 Lakh More Toilets Across 3 Districts

Bengal Civic Bodies To Build 1.5 Lakh More Toilets Across 3 Districts
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After achieving Open Defecation Free (ODF) status in more than 50 local bodies, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee aims to target make another 21 urban local bodies open-defecation free by 2017
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Mumbai Women Claim Public Spaces With ‘Right To Pee’ Campaign

A few members of the Right to Pee campaign
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Even a bustling metropolis like Mumbai does not have enough public toilets for women. This brought the women in the city together to launch the ‘Right To Pee’ campaign, to get the BMC to acknowledge the problem and increase its budgets for gender sensitive public amenities
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Delhi Civic Body To Set Up Waste-Energy-Plant At Tehkhand

Delhi Civic Body To Set Up Waste-Energy-Plant At Tehkhand
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The Delhi Municipal Corporation plans to bring down tonnes of waste by improving services like door-to-door collection and segregation
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PM Narendra Modi In ‘Mann Ki Baat’ Lauds IAS Officer Who Cleaned Toilets

PM Modi Lauds IAS Officer Who Cleaned Toilets In Latest ‘Mann Ki Baat’
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From introducing hi-tech twin pit toilets to lauding officers who demonstrated how to clean a toilet themselves, PM Modi’s latest Mann Ki Baat focused on the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
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PM Narendra Modi To Honour Women Sarpanches Working For Swachh Bharat

PM Narendra Modi To Honour Women Sarpanches Working For Swachh Bharat
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A function will be held on March 8 to recognise women sarpanches for their contributions to the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
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‘One Man’s Trash Is Another Man’s Treasure’: Meet India’s ‘Plastic Man’

‘One Man’s Trash Is Another Man’s Treasure’: Meet India’s ‘Plastic Man’
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Can plastic which is for long seen as a scourge, a material that is polluting our environment slowly, actually be used for something good? The answer is yes, thanks to Professor Rajagopalan Vasudevan - the 'Plastic Man of India'
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#MyCleanIndia: These Celebrities Are Spreading The Swachh Message

#MyCleanIndia: These Celebrities Are Spreading The Swachh Message
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India is the seventh-largest country in the world by area but is also among the dirtiest country’s in the world, with more than half the population having no access to toilets and defecating in the open. Here's the list of celebrities who are helping in spreading the message of Clean India in an entertaining way
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Is Electronic Waste Being Dumped Along The Ganga? NGT Orders Probe

Electronic waste dumped in river.
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The NGT is hearing a petition that alleges that electronic waste is being illegally dumped and burnt along an important tributary of the River Ganga
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