Rewards for women who revolted against lack of toilets

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  Low-cost sanitation organisation Sulabh International on Wednesday awarded Rs.2 lakh each to three brides who revolted against the absence of toilets at their in-laws’ residence. Sulabh founder Bindeshwar Pathak gave away the awards to Priyanka Bharti, Priyanka and Kumari Jyoti at a function organised at Vishnupur village, 30 km from the district headquarters. Modern… Read more »

Three cheers for Priyanka Bharti

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  Despite getting significant chunks of their revenue from routes out of and to India, several international airlines use their most dated aircraft on this sector. Indeed, South Asia — including the most lucrative destination, India — gets almost as raw a deal from international airlines as that other neglected part of the globe, Africa…. Read more »

The stink that’s engulfed UP

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  More than 60 per cent of the State’s population does not have toilet facilities. The much-hyped Total Sanitation Campaign has been a failure The absence of a toilet nearly deprived a man of marital bliss when his newly-wed bride ran away from her husband’s home on the third day of her marriage, because she… Read more »