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Some smart ideas to make toilets fit for purpose in Africa’s...

Every flush by a typical toilet sends about 6 to 16 litres of fresh water to wastewater treatment centres. lchumpitaz/Shutterstock Mooyoung Han, Seoul National University and...

America

California fire death toll reaches 79

The death toll in California fires has risen to 79, as firefighters managed to contain only 55% of the fire that has been continuing...

Asia

Pesticide related deaths come down to zero in Maharashtra’s Yavatmal

The number of deaths from the fatal effects of handling toxic pesticides in Maharashtra's Yavatmal, a major cotton producing district has come down from...

Australia

Suspect arrested in Australia’s strawberry scare

Australian authorities have arrested a woman charged with putting sewing needles inside strawberries, which had led to a nationwide crisis in the industry. My Ut...

Europe

Affordability of housing affects job prospects of people across EU: report

High housing costs in major cities affect the employment prospects for millions of young workers across the European Union, says a new World Bank...

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India

Pesticide related deaths come down to zero in Maharashtra’s Yavatmal

The number of deaths from the fatal effects of handling toxic pesticides in Maharashtra's Yavatmal, a major cotton producing district has come down from...

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US: What’s behind the dramatic rise in 3-generation households?

Natasha Pilkauskas, University of Michigan In a recent study, I discovered that the number of kids living with their parents and grandparents – in what...

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50 manual scavengers in Delhi trained in new skills, provided jobs

In first of such initiative in Indian national capital, a group of 50 manual scavengers were trained under a Skill Development Programme, aimed at...

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