‘Neat and clean’ innovation

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INNOCOLUMN The idea of sanitation has raised many challenges down the years Often managers view innovation through the narrow lens of creativity, product development and technology. Successful innovation is far more holistic and has additional dimensions of experimentation, business model, sociology and execution. According to bokardo. com, Steve Jobs expressed the view, “ It is… Read more »

Vào bảo tàng WC xem các kiểu toilet từ cổ chí kim

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Khám phá Bảo tàng kì lạ này trưng bày đến hàng trăm bệ toilet, tất cả để hướng đến một tương lai tốt đẹp hơn cho chất lượng vệ sinh tại Ấn Độ. Đến thăm bảo tàng nhà vệ sinh tại New Delhi (Ấn Độ), bạn sẽ không khỏi ngỡ ngàng với hình ảnh những bệ xí… Read more »

U.N. Campaign Targets Open Defecation in India

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'Take Poo to the Loo' Prompts Plenty of Giggles—and Anger—Among Health Advocates NEW DELHI—He's lumpy and brown. But, boy, can he dance. Meet the unlikely face of Unicef's latest public-health campaign in India: Mr. Poo. The anthropomorphized feces is part of a campaign—"Take Poo to the Loo"—that tries to tackle a problem that has been… Read more »

Why Toilets Are a Simple Solution to Saving Lives in India

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I just got back from my seventh trip to New Delhi, India’s capital. I ate in my favorite tandoor restaurant, jogged along familiar colonial-era avenues, and—a new one for me—attended the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s second annual Reinvent the Toilet Fair.  Reinventing the toilet is not the same kind of technological quest as say,… Read more »

Dispatches From Delhi: The Toilet Fair Is Not Your Average Business ExPo

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The ‘TakePart Live’ crew is in India producing an hour-long special on the importance of sanitation to the country’s health and development. Herewith, entry 3 of its travel diary. Late last week, producer Mitch Koss, Monica, a field worker from sanitation NGO Sulabh International, and I hopped into a taxi outside our hotel in Delhi and travelled… Read more »

Holi 2014: India Celebrates Festival of Colours [PHOTOS]

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People from across India celebrated the festival of colours, Holi, with gulal (coloured powder) and pichkaaris (water guns) on Monday (17 March). On the occasion of Holi, people greeted each other with sweets, especially the traditional gujiya, in North India. Apart from sweets, revellers also consume tradition thandai, which is also called as bhang. Thandai is a popular… Read more »