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World Toilet Day 2020: Meet 55-Year-Old WASH Warrior From Trichy Who Built Over 6 Lakh Toilets In Last 33 Years
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World Toilet Day 2020: Meet 55-Year-Old WASH Warrior From Trichy Who Built Over 6 Lakh Toilets In Last 33 Years

World Toilet Day 2020: 55-year-old S. Damodaran founded NGO Gramalya in 1987 that helped in the implementation of all sanitation programmes of central government, from the Central Rural Sanitation Programme in the mid-80s to the Swachh Bharat Mission, in Southern states of the country ...
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Students Of Indian Institute Of Technology, Madras Design Digital COVID-19 Awareness Game
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Students Of Indian Institute Of Technology, Madras Design Digital COVID-19 Awareness Game

Students of the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras have developed a game to make people, particularly children, aware about the importance of following safety measures against COVID-19 ...
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Over One Third People In Tamil Nadu Don't Wear Masks, Says Chief Minister
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Over One Third People In Tamil Nadu Don’t Wear Masks, Says Chief Minister

According to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami, due to the lack of awareness, people in state are not complying with safety measures to protect themselves from COVID-19 ...
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Swachh Warrior: 16-Year-Old Tamil Nadu Girl, The Sole Breadwinner Of Her Family, Helps Build Toilets In Her Village
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Swachh Warrior: 16-Year-Old Tamil Nadu Girl, The Sole Breadwinner Of Her Family, Helps Build Toilets In Her Village

Jayalakshmi, a 16-year-old girl who studies in Class 12 and sells cashews to support her family, has motivated fellow villagers to give up open defecation and has managed to bring toilets to each household of her village in Pudukottai district of Tamil Nadu ...
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As COVID-19 Cases Continue To Spike In Tamil Nadu, Here Is The Lowdown On Its Preparedness To Tackle The Pandemic
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As COVID-19 Cases Continue To Spike In Tamil Nadu, Here Is The Lowdown On Its Preparedness To Tackle The Pandemic

Tamil Nadu has ramped up its testing after receiving criticism which has led to a spike in the number of positive cases, say the state authorities adding that the number should come down organically and not by compromising on surveillance ...
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State-Run Outlets ‘Amma Canteens’ Resume Providing Free Food During The 12-Day COVID-19 Lockdown In 4 Tamil Nadu Districts
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State-Run Outlets ‘Amma Canteens’ Resume Providing Free Food During The 12-Day COVID-19 Lockdown In 4 Tamil Nadu Districts

With restaurants and eateries shut, Amma Canteens will provide free food to the people during the stringent lockdown re-imposed in four districts between June 19 and June 30 to fight COVID-19 ...
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86 Percent Of COVID-19 Cases In Tamil Nadu Asymptomatic, Says Chief Minister K Palaniswami
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86 Percent Of COVID-19 Cases In Tamil Nadu Asymptomatic, Says Chief Minister K Palaniswami

In a statement detailing the various efforts taken to address the COVID-19 situation, Chief Minister K Palaniswami said that the Tamil Nadu's mortality rate was the lowest when compared to even some foreign countries, besides other Indian states ...
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Brothers Who Came Back Home From The UK Turn Into Corona Warriors, Provide Food And Ration To People In Need In Chennai
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Brothers Who Came Back Home From The UK Turn Into Corona Warriors, Provide Food And Ration To People In Need In Chennai

Meet 21-year-old Abdul Salam and 19-year-old Sultan Abbas, a brother duo from Chennai who are serving food and ration kits to people in need during Coronavirus lockdown ...
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COVID-19: Tamil Nadu Gives Nod For Treatment At Home For People With Mild Symptoms
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COVID-19: Tamil Nadu Gives Nod For Treatment At Home For People With Mild Symptoms

A person clinically assigned as a very mild case /pre-symptomatic case of COVID-19, has requisite facility at their residence for self-isolation can get treatment at home, says Tamil Nadu government ...
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To Prevent Garbage Pile Up During COVID-19 Outbreak, IIT Madras Backed Start-Up Develops A ‘Smart Bin System’
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To Prevent Garbage Pile Up During COVID-19 Outbreak, IIT Madras Backed Start-Up Develops A ‘Smart Bin System’

Developed by an IIT- Madras backed start-up, AirBins use remote monitoring where software of the device fitted on a dustbin sends telecommands to sanitation worker’s phone using internet ...
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Inter-Ministerial Central Teams Satisfied With Steps Taken To Combat COVID-19 In Hyderabad, Chennai
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Inter-Ministerial Central Teams Satisfied With Steps Taken To Combat COVID-19 In Hyderabad, Chennai

The Inter-Ministerial Central Teams visited Hyderabad and Chennai to check on the necessary steps being taken to combat COVID-19 ...
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Replacing Single-Use Plastic, One Leaf At A Time: This 20-Year-Old’s Invention Can Help Tackle The Rising Plastic Waste Crisis
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Replacing Single-Use Plastic, One Leaf At A Time: This 20-Year-Old’s Invention Can Help Tackle The Rising Plastic Waste Crisis

Typically, leaves degrade within a few days making these a poor alternative to plastics but Banana Leaf Technology, invented by 20-year-old from Tamil Nadu, can make it last longer ...
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