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Jan 17, 2019
Centre announces Gandhi Peace Prize winners for 2015-2018; awardees include WHO ambassador Yoehi SasakawaThe Gandhi Peace Prize is given to individuals and institutions for their contributions to social, economic and political transformation through non-violence and other Gandhian methods.
Jun 30, 2018
Cases of arsenic-related diseases fall in West Bengal villages after low cost purified drinking water is made available by NGOA project to convert contaminated surface water into potable water taken up by an NGO with the help of a French organisation has helped check diseases in about a dozen arsenic prone villages on the Indo-Bangladesh border in West Bengal.
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'.
Oct 24, 2017
India's forgotten widows: Govt must move beyond laws and actions plans, focus on social security and rehabilitationThe Supreme Court, this week, while dealing with the disconcerting issue of the deplorable conditions that widows in Vrindavan and other areas face, asked a very pertinent question : Do state commissions for women really exist?
Aug 06, 2017
Raksha Bandhan: Vrindavan widows to tie rakhi on Narendra Modi's wrist to mark ocassionWidows from Vrindavan would tie rakhi on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's wrist in Delhi on Monday on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan that celebrates the brother-sister bond
Aug 18, 2016
Breaking age-old tradition, Vrindavan widows publicly tie Rakhi to pundits, Sanskrit scholarsIn a bold move to break the age-old traditions, hundreds of widows of Vrindavan and liberated manual scavenger women considered "untouchables" publicly tied Rakhi to 50 upper caste pundits and Sanskrit scholars at the century-old Gopinath Temple in Vrindavan on Wednesday.
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
Aug 18, 2014
Modi effect: Six newly-wed brides return home as in-laws' place have no toiletsTaking their cue from Prime Minister Narendar Modi's call in his Independence Day address for a toilet in every household, especially in rural areas, the young brides protested to their husbands and in-laws over lack of such a facility.