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“Building Toilets Is Not Enough To Eradicate Open Defecation,” Experts Stress On The Need To Maintain The Toilets in Delhi

“Building Toilets Is Not Enough To Eradicate Open Defecation,” Experts Stress On The Need To Maintain The Toilets in Delhi
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In a city of over 20 million population, access to toilets remains an issue in the city of Delhi. Despite constructing dozens of public toilets, the on ground reality remains questionable as citizens continue to be hesitant to use them blaming it on their condition. Here is NDTV’s on ground report on the condition of public toilets in the city
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“Mohalla Clinics Have Revolutionized The Delivery Of Healthcare In Delhi,” Experts Laud Delhi’s 450 Mohalla Clinics

“Mohalla Clinics Have Revolutionized The Delivery Of Healthcare In Delhi,” Experts Laud Delhi’s 450 Mohalla Clinics
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Mohalla Clinics aim to make public healthcare more affordable and accessible by providing free health check-ups, consultations and medicines. Today, Delhi has at least 450 Mohalla Clinics
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Expert Speaks On How To Stay Safe

Coronavirus Outbreak: Expert Speaks On How To Stay Safe
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Novel Coronavirus is capable of human transmission and causes flu like symptoms, Dr Monica Mahajan from Max Healthcare in an exclusive chat with NDTV, explains the preventive measures that can be taken at the government as well as individual level to avoid transmission of the virus
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Budget 2020: Experts React To The Rs 35,600 Crores Allocation For ‘Nutrition Related Programmes’

Budget 2020: Experts React To The Rs 35,600 Crores Allocation For ‘Nutrition Related Programmes’
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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman allocated Rs 35,600 crores for ‘nutrition related programmes’ for the Financial year 2020-21. Experts explain what that could mean to the nutrition status of the country
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From ODF Plus To Waste Management, Experts Explain What Union Budget 2020 Means For The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

From ODF Plus To Waste Management, Experts Explain What Union Budget 2020 Means For The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman announced her second Union Budget on February 1, with an allocation of Rs. 12,300 crores for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan which is down from last year
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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan 2.0: What To Expect For Government’s Flagship Scheme From The Union Budget 2020, Experts Speak

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan 2.0: What To Expect For Government’s Flagship Scheme From The Union Budget 2020, Experts Speak
While Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman stressed on the need for waste management in last year’s budget, experts talk about the on-ground reality and their expectation from budget 2020 
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New Day, New Name And New Menu: Andhra Pradesh’s Mid-Day Meals Get An Upgrade

New Day, New Name And New Menu: Andhra Pradesh’s Mid-Day Meals Get An Upgrade
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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has announced an upgrade for the mid-day meal scheme, set to be implemented in all government schools, which includes a brand new name – “Jagananna Gorumudda” and a brand new menu
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Six Of The Country’s Most Polluted Cities Are In Uttar Pradesh While Top Two In Jharkhand, Reveals Greenpeace Study

Six Of The Country’s Most Polluted Cities Are In Uttar Pradesh While Top Two In Jharkhand, Reveals Greenpeace Study
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According to the Greenpeace India study, Jharkhand’s Jharia was titled as the most polluted city in the country while Delhi, known for its hazardous air quality saw a marginal improvement this year
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To Cut Its Carbon Footprint Retail Giant Amazon Plans To Ply 10,000 Electric Delivery Vehicles In India By 2025

To Cut Its Carbon Footprint Retail Giant Amazon Plans To Ply 10,000 Electric Delivery Vehicles In India By 2025
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The commitment of plying 10,000 EVs in India is a part of Amazon’s global commitment of deploying one lakh electric vehicles in the e-tailer's delivery fleet by 2030, under the Amazon’s Climate Pledge
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Forest Man of India: A Farmer From Assam Has Grown A Forest On Barren Land By Planting Trees For Last 40 Years

Forest Man of India: A Farmer From Assam Has Grown A Forest On Barren Land By Planting Trees For Last 40 Years
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This is a story of passion and perseverance, this is the story of the Padma Shree Awardee, Forest Man Of India - Jadav Molai Payeng, who has single handedly converted a barren land into a dense forest
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Nutrition Expert Lauds The Gates Foundation And Government Partnership For Improving Public Health And Nutrition

Nutrition Expert Lauds The Gates Foundation And Government Partnership For Improving Public Health And Nutrition
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The Department of Health and Family Welfare (DOHFW) and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) have signed a memorandum of cooperation (MoC) aimed at bettering the health status of the country
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Swachh Warrior: A Surat-Based Couple Is Making Sanitary Pads Using This Unusual Biodegradable Material

Swachh Warrior: A Surat-Based Couple Is Making Sanitary Pads Using This Unusual Biodegradable Material
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Chirag and Hetal Virani from Surat are using one of the most common agro-waste in India as raw material to develop biodegradable sanitary napkins
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Green New Year: Bhubaneswar Steps In 2020 With Green Gifts, That Gives Back to The Environment

Green New Year: Bhubaneswar Steps In 2020 With Green Gifts, That Gives Back to The Environment
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Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has stepped into the New Year with the ‘Go Green’ campaign, which aims to sensitise people by distributing plant saplings, books, and cotton bags as gifts
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Delhi’s First Smog Tower: Delhiites Get A Giant Air Purifier To Combat Air Pollution

Delhi’s First Smog Tower: Delhiites Get A Giant Air Purifier To Combat Air Pollution
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The Supreme Court had asked the Central and the Delhi government in November 2019 to come up with a road map on installing smog towers in the national capital region (NCR) to combat air pollution
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