Breaking stigma: Vrindavan widows to get drenched in Holi colours this year

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Thu,17 Mar 2016-05:20pm , Mathura , PTI One thousand widows in the sacred town of Vrindavan will play Holi on March 21. It is still a week a to go for Holi but festivities have already begun in Brijbhumi Vrindavan. Devotees enjoyed the festival of colours at the famous Dwarkadhish temple on Wednesday and many… Read more »

Vrindavan widows to get drenched in Holi colours, break stigma

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  PTI | Mar 17, 2016, 05.32 PM IST MATHURA: It is still a week a to go for Holi but festivities have already begun in Brijbhumi Vrindavan. Devotees enjoyed the festival of colours at the famous Dwarkadhish temple on Wednesday and many more such events will unfold in the run up to Holi. Imparting… Read more »

Vrindavan widows to get drenched in Holi colours, break stigma

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Posted on: 03:00 PM IST Mar 17, 2016 PRESS TRUST OF INDIA Mathura: It is still a week to go for Holi but festivities have already begun in Brijbhumi Vrindavan. Devotees enjoyed the festival of colours at the famous Dwarkadhish temple on Wednesday and many more such events are set to unfold in the run… Read more »

Innovation and technology go hand in hand: US envoy

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Mar 9, 5:56 pm New Delhi, Mar. 9 (ANI): Asserting that the move towards digitization is not simply a private sector phenomenon, US envoy Richard R. Verma has said innovation and technology go hand in hand. “We see it in government, civil society, educational institutions, and so much more. The more digitized, high tech world… Read more »

India’s sanitation – problems and solutions

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The Compass India is finding new ways to meet the challenge of providing toilets to more than 60 million homes by 2019. Dr Bindishwar Pathak, the so-called ‘toilet guru of India’, explains the cultural roots of India’s sanitation problem and shows Delhi reporter Ravinder Bawa some solutions at his Toilet Museum in the capital, while… Read more »

My Perfect Country: India The Compass

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The Compass My Perfect Country Fi Glover examines India’s pioneering work on sanitation for women. With stories from the workers who are inventing simple systems alongside active campaigning, she follows the changing attitudes towards women’s rights and their wellbeing. Our local reporter explores the corridors of universities to hear the young women who are putting… Read more »

No Gauteng schools using bucket system – Lesufi

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Iavan Pijoos, News24 | News24 22:30 01/03/2016 Johannesburg – No Gauteng schools are using the bucket toilet system, education MEC Panyaza Lesufi said on Tuesday. “When I came into office, we identified about 200 schools with the worst sanitation facilities. There are no schools using the bucket system in Gauteng today,” Lesufi said. “Investing in… Read more »

Millions spent on upgrading school toilets

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NEWS/SOUTH-AFRICA/GAUTENG /  01 March 2016 at 21:16pm By: Lindi Masinga Johannesburg – Gauteng MEC of Education Panyaza Lesufi announced on Tuesday that his department had spent R300 million on constructing and upgrading toilets, as well as refurbishing state schools. “The Department of Education is excited that it can eradicate issues of sanitation. In Gauteng there are… Read more »

‘Deprived classes need social acceptance’

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Mangaluru, Feb 13,2016 International Social Services Organisation (New Delhi) Founder Dr Bindeshwar Pathak said social acceptance is required for the deprived classes of the society. He was speaking after inaugurating a UGC-sponsored two-day national conference on Social Sciences and social development organised by the Department of Sociology and Association of Humanities of St Aloysius College… Read more »

In India’s ‘arsenic belt’, water project brings relief

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HEALTH West Bengal long suffered cancerous effects of arsenic-laced water, but projects to provide clean water show promise. Shaikh Azizur Rahman | 31 Jan 2016 10:27 GMT | Health, Poverty & Development, Environment, India Madhusudankati, West Bengal, India – For decades, Manatosh Biswas – a farmer who lives in the middle of eastern India’s so-called “arsenic… Read more »