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New toilets in Indian trains no better than septic tanks, reveals IIT study

Most of the new ‘bio-toilets’ on Indian trains are ineffective or ill-maintained and the water discharged no better than raw sewage


A new kind of toilet using bacteria to break down human excreta has been deployed in Indian trains over four years to 2017, at a cost of Rs 1,305 crore, but this toilet is no better than a septic tank, the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, has concluded after a two-year long study. 226 more words

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New toilets in Indian trains no better than septic tanks, reveals IIT study

A new kind of toilet using bacteria to break down human excreta has been deployed in Indian trains over four years to 2017, at a cost of Rs 1,305 crore, but this toilet is no better than a septic tank, the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, has concluded after a two-year long study. 147 more words

Nandan Nilekani needed Bill Gates' inspiration to donate half his wealth. What about Seethamma?

‘Beggar’ is not quite the right word to use for a woman who has lived down your street all your life; who has seen you grow up; who has spent a few nights at your home. 62 more words

Churumuri

Maylis de Kerangel - Die Lebenden reparieren

REZENSION

★★★☆☆

In seinem “Summer Reading 2017” empfiehlt Bill Gates diesen Titel der französischen Autorin als einen, der ihn in diesem Jahr ganz besonders fasziniert hat. 550 more words

Bill Gates

Richard Eskow: Why We Need to Confront the Billionaires’ Paradise

The concentrated wealth of the global plutocracy is the dark matter of the world economy: it is rarely glimpsed and difficult to measure, yet it reshapes everything around it. 1,770 more words

Social Justice

Who Bought the $450 Million Da Vinci?

The recording breaking purchase of Leonard Da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi has shocked the art world. $450 Million for a painting — and one that has been seriously damaged and painted over — indicates a new level of insanity for the art market. 499 more words

Art

Stop Praising Billionaires without Researching Their Agendas

“I might just be the next Bill Gates in the making.” Beyonce’ – Formation lyric.

It sounds cute in a song. Praising Bill Gates because he is a billionaire. 740 more words

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