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Use Toilets, Says Sand Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Through His World Toilet Day Creation On Puri Beach

Some of Sudarsan Pattnaik's recent artworks include messages of ‘Say No To Open Defecation’, ‘Stop Littering’ and ‘Save Our Oceans’.
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World Toilet Day 2017: India Fares Worse Than China And Bangladesh As More Than Half The Population Still Lacks Access To Basic Sanitation, WaterAid Report

Over 10 crore people in India today no longer defecate in the open, an impressive number considering how many lacked access to sanitation facilities till three years back
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Taking A Step Ahead On World Toilet Day, Thiruvananthapuram Pledges To Improve Conditions Of Public Toilets
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Taking A Step Ahead On World Toilet Day, Thiruvananthapuram Pledges To Improve Conditions Of Public Toilets

On the World Toilet Day on November 19, a local architectural firm will organise a massive exhibition where the plight of city’s toilets will be displayed. The event will also invite suggestions from citizens on how public toilets can be improved
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World Toilet Day 2017: Amitabh Bachchan Appeals India To Eliminate Diseases By Eradicating Open Defecation
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World Toilet Day 2017: Amitabh Bachchan Appeals India To Eliminate Diseases By Eradicating Open Defecation

Amitabh Bachchan’s message for a Swachh India – “Come forward and start educating people on the ill effects of open defecation"
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Ahead Of The World Toilet Day, Mumbai Announces Construction Of Multi-Storey Public Toilets
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Ahead Of The World Toilet Day, Mumbai Announces Construction Of Multi-Storey Public Toilets

Mumbai soon to witness a toilet revolution, will construct two to three storey toilets across the city by next year
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Air Pollution: Pollution Levels In Neighboring Uttar Pradesh Is Worse Than Delhi
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Air Pollution: Pollution Levels In Neighboring Uttar Pradesh Is Worse Than Delhi

An analysis of budget document this year shows 90% cut in budget in the allocation to the state environment department under the head solutions to air and water pollution. Last year budget was ₹4.5 crore and this year it is ₹50 lakhs
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Building Toilets Is Like Opening Bank Accounts, Challenge Is To Get People To Use Them: Bill Gates
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Building Toilets Is Like Opening Bank Accounts, Challenge Is To Get People To Use Them: Bill Gates

Microsoft founder Bill Gates who is on a visit to India highlighted the importance of bringing in behavioral change and sustaining it to make Swachh Bharat Abhiyan a success
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Civic Bodies In East And North Delhi Also Roll Back Parking Fees Hike
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Civic Bodies In East And North Delhi Also Roll Back Parking Fees Hike

Pollution levels in Delhi have come down a bit and with this various emergency measures like ban on construction and entry of trucks has been lifted
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Delhi Metro Begins Dust Control Drive Across Construction Sites After A Directive From Environment Pollution Control Authority
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National Green Tribunal Lifts Ban On Construction Activities And Entry Of Trucks In Delhi-NCR

National Green Tribunal order is in line with Environment Pollution (Prevention And Control) Authority's withdrawal of ban on construction activities, entry of truck and hike in parking fees across Delhi-NCR On November 16
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Bindi, Kajal, Sindoor Exempted From GST; Why Not Sanitary Napkins? Delhi High Court Slams Centre For 12% Tax
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Bindi, Kajal, Sindoor Exempted From GST; Why Not Sanitary Napkins? Delhi High Court Slams Centre For 12% Tax

Delhi High Court questions the government on 12% GST tax on sanitary napkins and says, ‘Sanitary Napkins are a basic necessity, when you can exempt bindi, kajal and sindoor, then why not sanitary napkins’
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Drones Deployed In This Town Of Telangana To End Open Defecation
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Drones Deployed In This Town Of Telangana To End Open Defecation

In less than a week, the instances of open defecation near a local water reservoir in Karimnagar town came down, thanks to the Drone camera
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#MyRightToBreathe: As Delhi Witnesses Health Emergency, Here’s What Health Experts Have To Say
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Steps By Authorities On Air Pollution Woefully Inadequate: High Court

The High Court also said that there’s no clarity on how the Centre and states planned to prevent stubble burning in future
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