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Old 04-15-2010, 07:45 PM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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Washington, April 15 (ANI): People in India, the world's second most populous country, have more access to a mobile telephone than to a toilet, according to a new UN report.

"It is a tragic irony to think that in India, a country now wealthy enough that roughly half of the people own phones, about half cannot afford the basic necessity and dignity of a toilet," Zafar Adeel, Director of United Nations University's Canada-based think-tank for water, the Institute for Water, Environment and Health, said.

More cell phones in India than toilets: UN - Yahoo! India News
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Old 04-17-2010, 12:39 PM
 
Location: God's Gift to Mankind for flying anything
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Would that not be also true for the USA ??
Average household two toilets...
Average household three or four cell phones ??
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Old 04-19-2010, 06:33 PM
 
Location: The US of A
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Would that not be also true for the USA ??
Average household two toilets...
Average household three or four cell phones ??
well, couldn't you count public toilets as well? (restaurants, gas stations, etc...)
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Old 04-26-2010, 12:41 AM
 
Location: quilon
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people in india tend to get easy access to mobiles these days because of the availability of chinese made handsets which could be bought for jus $20!!! And talking about the toilets,they tend to have easy access to it as well...in the streets!!!
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