Building healthy communities, drop by drop

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April 7, 2017 21:28 IST | Sarita Brara Sulabh treats waterbodies in West Bengal to address arsenic contamination Lush green fields dotted by trees laden with mangoes, bananas and coconuts as far as the eye can see. But the picture-perfect impression of Madhusudankati and other nearby villages in the Gaigahta block in North 24 Parganas,… Read more »

Transforming water from poisonous to purified — at no cost

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017 Rupesh Dutta /IANS Deep wounds and white patches on their skin are common among people in this tiny West Bengal speck bordering Bangladesh. The disease turned deadly for many, and the culprit was drinking water that contained arsenic — a toxic substance that can lead to chronic poisoning once it enters… Read more »

Transforming water from poisonous to purified — at no cost

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Environment, Features, National April 3, 2017 Daily World By Rupesh Dutta Madhusudankati (West Bengal), April 3 : Deep wounds and white patches on their skin are common among people in this tiny West Bengal speck bordering Bangladesh. The disease turned deadly for many, and the culprit was drinking water that contained arsenic — a toxic… Read more »

Transforming water from poisonous to purified – at no cost

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Brindeshwar Pathak, 74, the founder of SISSO, said the entire problem of arsenic-contaminated water was widespread in the state and could be solved if the West Bengal government took interest and replicated the model. By: IANS | Madhusudankati | Published: April 3, 2017 Deep wounds and white patches on their skin are common among people… Read more »

पश्चिम बंगाल के इस गांव में सभी हैं आर्सेनिक के मरीज

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29-03-2017 पश्चिम बंगाल। बांग्लादेश के बॉर्डर से 10 किलोमीटर पहले पश्चिम बंगाल के मधुसूदनकाठी गांव के लोग आर्सेनिक के मरीज बन चुके हैं। यहां की लगभग पूरी आबादी गंभीर बीमारी के मरीज हो चुके हैं। ऐसा कोई महीना नहीं कि इस गांव से एक अर्थी न उठती हो। किसी के हाथ काटने पड़े तो किसी… Read more »

West Midnapore: Sulabh inaugurates drinking water project in WB

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Tue, Mar 28 2017 West Midnapore: Sociologist and founder of Sulabh International Dr.Bindeshwar Pathak pours drinking water to a live model in West Midnapore district of West Bengal on March 28, 2017. Sulabh inaugurated a project where pure drinking water will be made available to villagers in arsenic affected areas at negligible prices. Source : http://www.prokerala.com/news/photos/west-midnapore-sulabh-inaugurates-drinking-water-project-in-wb-222851.html#photo-1

आचार्य निशांतकेतु सचल शब्दकोश : डा. विंदेश्वर पाठक

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गुरुग्राम. मुख्य संवाददाता 24-03-2017 आचार्य निशांतकेतु एक सचल शब्दकोश हैं। मैंने जब भी उनसे कोई जिज्ञासा की, मुझे तुरत समाधान मिला। उनकी जिह्वा पर स्वयं सरस्वती विराजमान रहती हैं। वे शब्द-मनीषी हैं। यह विचार सुलभ इंटरनेशनल के संस्थापक पद्मभूषण डॉ. विन्देश्वर पाठक व्यक्त किए। वे गुरुवार को आचार्य निशांतकेतु के पालम विहार में आयोजित 83… Read more »

Widows of Vrindavan celebrate Holi

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Around 1,000 widows from Varanasi and Vrindavan came together to celebrate Holi. By: Sandra Marina Fernandes Published: Friday, March 10, 2017, 10:33 [IST] Vrindavan, March 10: While Holi celebrations began almost a week back in Vrindavan, on Thursday, the widows of Vrindavan and Varanasi came out and celebrated the festival of colours. Around 1000 widows… Read more »

फूलों की पंखुड़ियों से अनोखी होली

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नवभारतटाइम्स.कॉम| Mar 10, 2017, 03.48 PM IST सफेद साड़ी में कुम्हलाई हुई काया, चेहरे पर झुर्रियां और झुकी हुई कमर, विधवाओं की नजर जब रंग-बिरंगे फूलों की पंखुड़ियों और गुलाल पर पड़ी तो चेहरे पर होली की उमंग और खुशी आंखों में झलक रही थी। अपनों से दूर सालों से वृंदावन में गुजर-बसर कर रहीं… Read more »

Widows shun taboo, play Holi in Vrindavan – The Times of India

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PTI | Updated: Mar 9, 2017, 10.44 PM IST MATHURA: Shunning age-old taboo, widows from Varanasi and Vrindavan played Holion the premises of the 400-year-old Gopinath Temple today. Clad in white saree, a large number of widows gathered at one of the oldest Krishna temples in the crowded Gopinath Bazaar in Vrindavan braving the morning chill… Read more »