Tag Archives: cleanliness

Narendra Modi set to reinvent Gandhi Jayanti celebrations with ‘Make India Clean’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to celebrate 150th birthday of Mahatma Gandhi. The Cabinet Secretary has asked all ministries and departments to carry out a cleanliness drive in government buildings till October 2. All government servants will have to take a pledge, the Swachta Shapath, which is circulated by the Urban Development Ministry, on October 2. The oath ...

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Don’t even smell sewage, it has 234 known viruses: study

Don’t ever smell sewage, a new study reveals that there are 234 known viruses in it besides harmful bacteria, germs and, of course, insects. Scientists have identified 234 known viruses so far in sewage flushed out in three cities of  Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, Barcelona in Spain and Addis Ababa in Ethiopia. The finding reverses the widely-held belief that only ...

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