23 Oct 2018
Delhi: Sanitation worker dies while cleaning sewer; four questioned
Four men are being questioned in connection with the death of a 32-year-old laborer while cleaning a sewer in Northwest Delhi's Jahangirpuri, police said Monday.
21 Jun 2018
Delhi-govt to provide loans to 'safai-karmcharis' to buy sewer-cleaning machines
Now manual scavengers or 'safai karmcharis' will no longer have to dig deep into manholes risking their lives, as the Delhi government has decided to provide them loans to purchase sewer cleaning machines.
03 Apr 2018
13-year-old boy rescued from Los Angeles sewer after 12 hours
In a miraculous incident, a 13-year-old boy was rescued on Monday, 12 hours after he fell into Los Angeles' underground sewage system.
19 Nov 2017
Kerala start-up has tech solution to sewer deaths
Despite legal bans, Supreme Court interventions, and other measures against manual scavenging, the abominable practice continues in India.
22 Sep 2017
Sewer Deaths: Three laborers die cleaning sewer in Noida
Three sewer workers died of suffocation while cleaning a narrow sewerage line without any safety gear in Noida; they were employed by a private contractor.