UN postal agency issues commemorative stamps on International Day of Non-Violence

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In commemoration of the International Day of Non-violence, marked on Mahatma Gandhis birth anniversary, the UN postal agency Tuesday issued a new collection of stamps featuring artistic interpretation of The Knotted Gun, an iconic global sculpture giving the message of peace and non-violence. The UN Postal Administration (UNPA) issued three definitive stamps featuring images of The Knotted Gun – Non …

Sanitation coverage in rural India reached 92% under Swachh Bharat Mission, says government

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The sanitation coverage in rural India under the Swachh Bharat Mission has more than doubled to 92 per cent and the country is on its way to become open defecation free (ODF) by next year, a top government official said Thursday. The sanitation coverage in rural areas was 39 per cent as of October 2, 2014, when the Swachh Bharat …