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Over 83.9 million toilets constructed under Swachh Bharat Mission

New Delhi, Sep 14 (UNI) Over 83.9 million household toilets have been constructed under the Swachh Bharat Mission.
As a result, 19 States/Union Territories, 447 districts, and approximately 440,000 villages have declared themselves as free from open defecation, officials of the Ministry of Drinking water and .Sanitation have said.
Since the inception of the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) program, the rural sanitation coverage of India has increased significantly, from 39 per cent in October 2014 to over 92 per cent as of end of August 2018, Mr Parameswaran Iyer (IAS), Secretary, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation said during a briefing session held here on Thursday evening on the upcoming Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Convention (MGISC).
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CBI arrests SI in bribery case

CBI arrests SI in bribery case

18 Sep 2021 | 10:58 PM

New Delhi, Sep 18 (UNI) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested a Sub Inspector posted at Police Station Sector-34 in Chandigarh for allegedly accepting bribes, CBI statement said.

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Amarinder Singh resigns as Punjab CM, says will not accept Sidhu for top post

Amarinder Singh resigns as Punjab CM, says will not accept Sidhu for top post

18 Sep 2021 | 10:51 PM

Chandigarh, Sep 18 (UNI) Captain Amarinder Singh resigned on Saturday as Chief Minister of poll-bound Punjab and said he will oppose if state party president Navjot Singh Sidhu is named the next CM by the party.

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Changing equations of Congress in Punjab forces Amarinder to resign

Changing equations of Congress in Punjab forces Amarinder to resign

18 Sep 2021 | 10:20 PM

By Anjali Ojha
Chandigarh/New Delhi, Sep 18 (UNI) As Amarinder Singh resigned as chief minister of poll-bound Punjab on Saturday after months of power struggle with state party chief Navjot Singh Sidhu, party sources said the decision was taken after a majority of party MLAs and workers opposed him.

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Interstate auto-lifter gang busted, 6 held

18 Sep 2021 | 9:59 PM

New Delhi, Sep 6 (UNI) Delhi Police on Friday busted an interstate gang of auto lifter and arrested six accused. Seven vehicles were recovered from them.

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