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Open defecation still a reality in Jaipur

Open defecation still a reality in Jaipur

JAIPUR: Medha (name changed), a 27-year-old woman, lives in a shack on the roadside near Amrudon ka Bagh in the city. Everyday around 6am, she wakes up and goes to the nearby ground with a bottle of water, to relieve in the open, as the toilets made by the (JMC) […]

In Kanpur, pee in open, pay Rs 200 fine

In Kanpur, pee in open, pay Rs 200 fine

KANPUR: has fixed spot fines for two types of ?nuisances?. One pays Rs 200 if caught urinating in public; for defecating in open, a spot fine of Rs 500. The district was declared free in a nationwide drive by President on October 1, 2017. Municipal commissioner Santosh Kumar Sharma said, […]

Man forced to do sit-ups for urinating in public

Man forced to do sit-ups for urinating in public

NOIDA: An enforcement team tasked by the Noida Authority conducted a drive against and forced a man who was found on roadside to do sit-ups after he failed to pay for the violation on Saturday. Some passersby recorded the incident on mobile phones and started circulating it on social media. […]

PM Narendra Modi?s Kashi finds no place in UP Swachh contest

PM Narendra Modi?s Kashi finds no place in UP Swachh contest

VARANASI: Ahead of Swachh Bharat Survey 2019, Modi?s Kashi is picture imperfect and has hit rock-bottom in the recent state-level Swachh ward competition. Just six months back, Varanasi was adjudged cleanest city in UP. While four best Swachh districts were bagged by Ghaziabad, Prayagraj, Farrukhabad and Jhansi, the PM?s constituency […]

BMC launches Swachh drive with people connect initiative

BMC launches Swachh drive with people connect initiative

BHUBANESWAR: The Bhubaneswar () on Friday launched the ?citizen connect? initiative to spread awareness among people for the Centre?s cleanliness survey, Swachh Sarvekshan, 2019. The survey is meant to rate cities in terms of overall sanitation. To make people aware about cleanliness and the survey and to elicit their opinion […]

Modi?s Kashi finds no place in UP Swachh contest

Modi?s Kashi finds no place in UP Swachh contest

VARANASI: Ahead of Swachh Bharat Survey 2019, Modi?s Kashi is picture imperfect and has hit rock-bottom in the recent state-level Swachh ward competition. Just six months back, Varanasi was adjudged cleanest city in UP. While four best Swachh districts were bagged by Ghaziabad, Prayagraj, Farrukhabad and Jhansi, the PM?s constituency […]

River revival: Greens worried over backlog

River revival: Greens worried over backlog

PANAJI: With the National Green Tribunal (NGT) directing it to prepare an action plan for restoration of polluted riverine stretches, the Goa government faces a tough task in tackling the hazard due to several contributing factors to the problem. The environment department recently constituted a river restoration committee to draft […]

HC orders ACB probe into misuse of toilet funds

HC orders ACB probe into misuse of toilet funds

HYDERABAD: Expressing con‘cern over the misuse of funds meant for construction of toilets for the poor, the Hyderabad high court on Tuesday directed the director general of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) to conduct a random check of some more villages in and furnish a report on whether Swachh Bharat funds […]