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Jun 13, 2018
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'.
Nov 19, 2017
World Toilet Day: 'Trump village' Marora in Haryana inaugurates world's biggest toilet pot modelThe 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
Sep 19, 2017
Prakash Javadekar says poor sanitation keeps away many tourists from IndiaIndia 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.
Jun 13, 2017
Sulabh founder announces to name Rajasthan village after Donald Trump, govt denies such proposalA 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.
Aug 17, 2016
Ahead of Raksha Bandhan, 10 widows to tie 'rakhi' to PM ModiAhead of Raksha Bandhan, several widows and manual scavengers tied rakhi to 50 upper-caste pundits and Sanskrit scholars at the century-old Gopinath temple
Jul 06, 2016
Maharashtra's temple town Pandharpur to get world's biggest toilet facilityMaharashtra'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
Mar 17, 2016
A week before Holi, festivities begin for Vrindavan widowsImparting 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
Mar 02, 2015
Budget 2015: States have to pitch in to realise PM's dreams of sanitation for allSeven years after Independence, in 1954, the government of India first looked to addressing the issue of toilets in the country.
Oct 09, 2014
Clean India is a great goal. But can we change our internal plumbing?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.
Oct 03, 2014
Durga Puja with a difference: Widows of Vrindavan meet the Mother GoddessMany 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.