Transforming water from poisonous to purified — at no cost

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IANS 03 Apr 2017 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 a human body…. 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 »

समाज शरीर है तो साहित्य उसकी आत्मा : डॉ. विन्देश्वर पाठक

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स्रोत: न्यूज़ नेटवर्क      तारीख: 19-Mar-2017   ताजनगरी में शुरू हुआ ऑथर्स गिल्ड ऑफ इंडिया का राष्ट्रीय अधिवेशन विभिन्न राज्यों से 200 ख्यातिप्राप्त साहित्यकारों की सहभागिता आगरा। साहित्य और साहित्यकार में समाज को एक को दिशा देने की अद्भुत क्षमता होती है। यदि समाज शरीर है तो साहित्य उसकी आत्मा। जन्म से मृत्यु तक मनुष्य समाज जुड़ा… Read more »

Rejecting Age-Old Taboos, Widows In Vrindavan Play Holi

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Press Trust Of India, March 14, 2017 A riot of colours took over the 400-year-old Gopinath temple as hundreds of widows clad in white sarees, smeared hues of reds, yellows and greens on each other and celebrated Holi. Here are the glimpses from the celebrations:   Elderly women from Vrindavan and Varanasi gathered at one… Read more »

Widows break away from age-old taboo and celebrate Holi in Vrindavan

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Date published: Friday, 10 March 2017 – 1:58pm | Author: DNA Web Team | Agency: DNA webdesk Shunning age-old taboo, widows from Varanasi and Vrindavan played Holi on the premises of the 400-year-old Gopinath Temple on Thursday. 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 and splashed colours on… Read more »

The empowering story behind this colorful photo of India’s rebel widows

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WRITTEN BY / Selina Cheng / March 10, 2017 PUT YOUR HANDS UP For conservative Hindu women in India, becoming a widow can mean eternal banishment from society. When husbands die, widows often end up ostracized, dismissed as inauspicious perpetual mourners. Until recently, they were not socially permitted to celebrate the colorful Hindu spring festival of Holi. “A… Read more »