Sulabh founder Bindeshwar Pathak wins Nikkei Asia Prize for developing 'low-cost ecological compost toilets'
Bindeshwar Pathak becomes one of the few Indians to be awarded Japan's Nikkei Asia Prize for his social contribution by developing 'low-cost ecological compost toilets'.
The world's biggest toilet pot model was unveiled at Marora, popularly known as the "Trump village", in Haryana on the World Toilet Day in a bid to create awareness towards sanitation and use of toilets
India has more to offer to tourists than any other country but many prefer to stay away given the poor sanitation in the country, union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar said on Tuesday.
A village in Rajasthan's Mewat region will be named after US President Donald Trump, a top Indian sociologist and social worker has said, prompting the state government to rule out any such plan.
Ahead of Raksha Bandhan, several widows and manual scavengers tied rakhi to 50 upper-caste pundits and Sanskrit scholars at the century-old Gopinath temple
Maharashtra's temple town Pandharpur is all set to get the world's biggest toilet facility to serve to the needs of over three lakh pilgrims who throng the shrine
Imparting a touch of pathos to the celebrations would be an attempt to add a dash of colours to the otherwise insipid lives of the Vrindavan widows who live the life of a recluse, having been deserted by their families
Seven years after Independence, in 1954, the government of India first looked to addressing the issue of toilets in the country.
The problem with our cleanliness (or lack thereof) is the assumption that it is always someone else’s job. India is living proof of the fact that cleanliness does not necessarily begin at home.
Many of the widows of Vrindavan come from Bengal. But many have not seen Durga Puja there in decades. When a group visited Kolkata in the run-up to Durga Puja it was an emotional bittersweet reunion.