Toilet technology needs to be simple

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I HAVE been thinking a lot about toilets recently, which is not surprising given what’s been going down in the Mother Sh**ty of late. Mostly, I’ve been wondering why, when we can create extraordinary technology for countless less-critical applications, we’re unable to find solutions for something as basic as the effective disposal of bodily waste… Read more »

Widows seeking salvation in Indian holy city

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India's holiest city Varanasi attracts millions of pilgrims seeking purification in the waters of the river Ganges. Among those seeking salvation are widows. Widows are often shunned and stigmatised by their families and communities. They come to Varanasi in the hope of improving their lot in their next life. But, as Janak Rogers reports, some… Read more »

Darlington students fly to India for servant leadership project

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A group of Darlington students and faculty members are off on a two-week servant leadership trip to India. The students headed to New Delhi to do various projects at Sulabh Public School, a school for urban poor, homeless and orphans; and Naidisha Vocational Training Centre, a nonprofit that focuses on community development through education. Students also plan some… Read more »

French Senate honours Sulabh founder with ‘Legend of Planet’ award

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Ahead of World Environment Day, the French Senate has honoured Indian social reformer and Sulabh movement founder Bindeshwar Pathak with the 'Legend of Planet' award for bringing about a toilet revolution in his country and for liberating manual scavenges from the inhuman practice. Senate vice president Chantal Jourdan decorated Pathak and five others from across… Read more »

French Senate honours Sulabh founder with ‘Legend of Planet’ award

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Ahead of World Environment Day, the French Senate has honoured Indian social reformer and Sulabh movement founder Bindeshwar Pathak with the 'Legend of Planet' award for bringing about a toilet revolution in his country and for liberating manual scavenges from the inhuman practice. Senate vice president Chantal Jourdan decorated Pathak and five others from across… Read more »