21 Jun 2018
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
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
Despite legal bans, Supreme Court interventions, and other measures against manual scavenging, the abominable practice continues in India.
22 Sep 2017
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.