Open Defecation

Open Defecation

PM Modi Declares India Open Defecation Free, Says More Than 11 Crore Toilets Built

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On the occasion of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday declared India to be an 'open defecation free' (ODF) country ...
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Uttar Pradesh Is Open Defecation Free But People Still Prefer ”Fresh Air”

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News Open Defecation Free Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh was declared 100 per cent open defecation free (ODF) in January this year - open defecation continues to remain a sordid reality in most villages ...
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Open Defecation Free India Is A Big Achievement: Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman

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Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh Narayan Singh on Wednesday said that an open defecation free India is a big achievement on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth ...
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A Swachh Bharat Milestone: Google Maps Show 57,000 Public Toilets In India

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News Open Defecation Free Swachh India
In a boost to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat Mission, Google Maps now lists over 57,000 public toilets in over 2,300 cities across the country ...
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Lakhs Of Rupees In Penalty, 32,000 Kgs Of Garbage And Cases Of Open Defecation: Here’s The Story Of Auli’s VIP Wedding

Lakhs of Rupees In Penalty, 32,000 Kgs Of Garbage And Cases Of Open Defecation: Here’s The Story Of Auli’s VIP Wedding
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The ski town of Auli recently hosted a VIP wedding which left behind over 32,000 kgs of garbage, here’s all you need to know ...
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Water Sources, Soil And Food In Villages With Open Defecation Have More Faecal Contamination, Finds Study

Water Sources, Soil And Food In Villages With Open Defecation Have More Faecal Contamination, Finds Study
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The study conducted by UNICEF found that government initiatives like Swachh Bharat Mission that focus on improving hygiene practices, as well as generate awareness around safe sanitation practices can help reduce the risk of contamination ...
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From A Luxury To Suffocating, Here Are Some Unusual Myths Regarding Toilets Debunked

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Despite the construction of over 9 crore toilets, a lot of people still prefer defecating in the open due to the ancient myths surrounding construction as well as usage of toilets ...
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40 Per Cent Of Teenage Girls Still Defecate In Open, 50 Per Cent Anaemic In India: Teen Age Girls Report 2018

40 Per Cent Of Teenage Girls Still Defecate In Open, 50 Per Cent Anaemic In India: Teen Age Girls Report 2018
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The Teen Age Girls Report 2018, carried out among 74,000 girls in the age group of 13-19years, across 600 districts and compiled by Naandi Foundation, found that only 46.3 per cent of the rural girls surveyed had access to hygienic methods of menstrual protection ...
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Maharashtra To Impose Fines For Open Defecation, Spitting, Littering

Maharashtra To Impose Fines For Open Defecation, Spitting, Littering
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Maharashtra government said that the offence of open defecation would invite a fine of Rs. 500 while that for littering and spitting in public would be Rs.180 and Rs.150 respectively. ...
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To Effectively Police Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Bathinda Will Issue Challans For Open Defecation In The City

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: All the houses in Bathinda now have toilet access
News Punjab
Special teams have been formed by the Bathinda Municipal Corporation who will go around the city and issue challans to people found defecating in the open ...
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People In South Delhi’s Open Defecation Free Area Defecate Openly, Here’s Why

People In South Delhi's Open Defecation Free Area Defecate Openly, Here’s Why
Delhi News
Slum dwellers in Delhi’s Jangpura area defecate on railway tracks as the community toilet stinks nauseatingly and does not have a water connection ...
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World Health Day 2018: A Number Of Indian Children Continue To Fall Prey To Malnutrition And Stunting, And Safe Sanitation Practices Could Rescue Them From Their Plight

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A safe sanitation environment comprising access to toilets, handwash and proper disposal of sewage is as important as nutritious food to curb malnutrition ...
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