Sanitation programme makes slow headway in rural Goa

Panaji, June 25, 2013: Majority of the people of Goa are still dependant on septic tanks and soak pits to dispose of wastewater as only 46640 households have connections for the underground sewerage system.....
Posted Date: 25-06-2013 | Category Goa

'Right to Education must extend to the Disabled'

Guwahati, June 22, 2013: The right to education is universal and must extend to all children, youth and adults, including people with disabilities, asserted Shampa Sengupta, an activist who has been striving for the issues related to disability rights.....
Posted Date: 22-06-2013 | Category

Goa Plan for 2013-14 Finalized

New Delhi, June 21st, 2013: The Annual Plan for 2013-14 for the State of Goa was finalised today at a meeting between ShriMontek Singh Ahluwalia, Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission and Sh. ManoharParrikar, Chief Minister of Goa.....
Posted Date: 21-06-2013 | Category Goa

NSSO Survey reveals poor barely survive on Rs. 17 a day

New Delhi, June 21, 2013: While the urban rich thrive on Rs. 343 a day and rural rich on about Rs. 150, in sharp contrast the poorest of poor in the country barely survive on Rs. 23 a day in cities and Rs. 17 per day in villages , as per the latest data ....
Posted Date: 21-06-2013 | Category

Gurgaon, Haryana: Poor sanitation leads to rise in diarrhoea cases

Gurgaon, June 19, 2013: The first monsoon showers have led to a spurt in diarrhoea cases in the city, doctors said. According to private and government hospitals, about eight such cases, along with complaints of gastroenteritis and vomiting, are being ....
Posted Date: 19-06-2013 | Category Haryana

Campaign to clean sewerage systems in Punjab cities

Chandigarh, June 11, 2013: The Punjab Government will soon launch a campaign to clean and de-clog sewerage systems in all cities. Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday gave directions in this regard while reviewing the development works ....
Posted Date: 11-06-2013 | Category Punjab