Total Sanitation Campaign was renamed as Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan (NBA)

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Dehradun: A ‘Swachh Survekshan’ undertaken by the Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD) to rank cities based on their progress under the Swachh Bharat Mission has started.

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday announced that polythene would be banned in the state from May 1.

Nearly 43 per cent of India’s rural population defecate in the open, according to the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation.

KOCHI: At a time when the ‘Swachh bharat abhiyan’ programme is busy igniting minds about keeping one’s locality clean, the Nithya Sahaya Matha Church, Cheranalloor, had long since taken up the init

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Amid the World Bank report claiming air pollution in 2013 led to 1.4 million deaths, experts from 17 institutions put forward 10 solutions to "breathable air" in Indian cities, urging the launch of

National Consultation on Rural Sanitation hosted by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) in New Delhi calls for triggering mindset change, but lack of credible data on health and sanitation is a challenge

City declared free from open defecation

CHENNAI: At least 17,325 houses in various parts of the city are yet to get toilet facilities.

KOCHI: Amid apprehension over the smooth functioning of the Brahmapuram waste treatment plant, a representative of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) will visit the plant on Tuesday and Wednesday, f