Wednesday, 21 August 2019

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New machine aims to end India’s sewer death shame

NEW DELHI: Hundreds of “manual scavengers” die each year cleaning out sewers in cities across India but a machine unveiled for World Toilet Day could help to end that tragic record. Thousands of mostly low-caste Indians are employed in one of the world’s dirtiest jobs unclogging human waste from underground ...

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