Announced in the Union Budget, the Jal Jeevan Mission envisages to provide potable water to every rural household by 2024.
17 Jul 2019 5:58 PM
The investments would be made in verticals such as pipes, EPC, water treatment pumps, cement, among others, according to the report.
14 Jul 2019 4:51 PM
The toilet crisis is most severe in parts of Africa and Asia facing extreme poverty and seeing a population boom.
19 Nov 2018 8:18 PM
Experts say simple solutions like medicines, clean water, electricity and vaccines can reduce the death toll.
28 Sep 2018 12:53 PM
Over 8,00,000 infants died in India in 2017, highest in the world, claims UN report.
19 Sep 2018 1:09 AM
In Asia, consumption of antibiotics more than doubled in India, skyrocketed 79 percent in China and rose 65 percent in Pakistan.
28 Mar 2018 5:37 PM
The surprise checking was initiated following complaints of shortage of water and power at community toilets in the city.
16 Feb 2018 10:27 AM
The UN expert also said both sanitation and provision of safe drinking water should be accorded equal priority.
10 Nov 2017 6:58 PM
Diarrheal disease kills more than half a million children under five each year.
09 Oct 2017 8:50 PM
Research reveals over 1.6 million people in poor countries died in 2016 from diarrhoea, while another 2.4 million from lung infections.
15 Sep 2017 9:34 AM
District Magistrate Anita Srivastava said that the people had been given multiple notices over a period of time to build private toilets.
09 Sep 2017 3:33 PM
The campaign on social media will be followed by a signature campaign at the market before meeting civic authorities.
20 Aug 2017 7:14 PM
Here are some of the facts women need to be aware of.
01 Aug 2017 2:23 PM
Three of them were taken to the Fortis Hospital, while the other two were taken to the AIIMS Trauma Centre and the Safdarjung Hospital.
15 Jul 2017 4:50 PM
New research also reveals more than twice as many lack safe sanitation.
13 Jul 2017 6:13 PM
The study conducted in India focused on how poor waste management and sanitation practices impact public health and environment.
12 Jun 2017 9:16 AM
On women security, she said that the corporation will identify dark spots and illuminate them on priority basis.
19 May 2017 2:21 AM
Chandana said she decided to construct a toilet after her mother-in-law fell down and broke her leg while going out to defecate.
14 May 2017 6:57 PM
The court granted time to the petitioner to file an additional affidavit and listed the matter for August 21.
02 May 2017 2:00 AM
The daily waste produced on the streets of India's towns and cities was enough to fill eight Olympic-sized swimming pools.
18 Nov 2016 9:36 AM