“In a recent report the WHO has said that because of the cleanliness campaign three lakh children were saved. The credit for saving lives of three lakh children goes to every Indian who was a part of this campaign.”
In a statement issued earlier this month, the WHO did, in fact, shower praise on the Prime Minister’s pet Swachh Bharat Mission. It said India could avert 3 lakh deaths — provided there is 100% implementation of the cleanliness drive by October 2019.
Coupled with eroding access to top Defense Department officials, Pentagon reporters say it's becoming increasingly difficult to provide critical information to Americans.
A Taliban attack on a military outpost in the northern province of Baghlan in the early hours of Wednesday killed as many as 44 Afghan police and soldiers, provincial officials said, as the insurgents kept up pressure on government forces.