United News of India

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UNI Photo / Sept. 5, 2015 VARANASI, SEP 5 (UNI):- Widows of Varanasi, decked up in folk dancers costumes, perform at the inauguration of modern Sulabh toilet complex and launch of cleanliness campaign at Assi Ghat in Varanasi on Saturday, organised by Sulabh International Social Service Organisation. UNI PHOTO-18U Source: http://www.univarta.com/photoes/25634.html

Widows dance as they participate in a programme organized by Sulabh International on the occasion of Shri Krishna Janmashtami at Assi Ghat in Varanasi

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Widows dance as they participate in a programme organized by Sulabh International on the occasion of Shri Krishna Janmashtami at Assi Ghat in Varanasi on Saturday. PTI Photo Deccan Herald / Photos Gallery / 05 September 2015 Source: http://www.deccanherald.com/photos/big/2015/09/05/20150905194203.jpg

Airports Authority of India to invest Rs5 crore in Modi’s Kashi for sanitation

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Binay Singh,The Times of India | Sep 5, 2015 VARANASI: The Airports Authority of India will spend a fund of Rs5 crore for sanitation and cleanliness in the temple town Varanasi, the parliamentary constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “For the sustainable cleanliness of the city the Airports Authority of India has come forward to… Read more »

Project to beautify ghats, clean Ganga soon: Union Minister Mahesh Sharma

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The Economic Times / 5 Sep, 2015, PTI VARANASI: With an aim to fulfil the wishes of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Minister Mahesh Sharma today announced introduction of a project for restoration and beautification of ghats and cleaning of the Ganga river here.   Launching a special ‘cleaning campaign’ at the recently renovated Assi… Read more »

Union minister to lead cleanliness drive at Assi Ghat

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TIMES OF INDIA TNN | Sep 5, 2015 VARANASI: Union minister of state (independent charge) for tourism, culture and civil aviation Mahesh Sharma will lead the cleanliness campaign in Varanasi, the parliamentary constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Saturday. He will carry forward the Swachha Bharat campaign the PM launched at Assi Ghat in… Read more »

Sulabh International invites widows to celebrate Raksha Bandhan

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03 September 2015 / Social Action Braving social prohibited in India, the NGO Sulabh International allows widows to participate in religious ceremonies which they are normally excluded.   August 29 was a special day for the widows of Vrindavan and Varanasi (India). They were able, within a day to overcome the stigma they experience and… Read more »

Sulabh International invite les veuves à célébrer Raksha Bandhan

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03 September 2015 / Social action Bravant les interdits sociaux en Inde, l’ONG Sulabh International permet aux veuves de participer à des cérémonies religieuses desquelles elles sont normalement exclues.   Le 29 août dernier était un jour particulier pour les veuves de Vrindavan et Varanasi (Inde). Elles ont pu, l’espace d’un jour, s’affranchir de la… Read more »

Speech : 5th Asia Pacific Housing Forum, organised by Habitat for Humanity India on 3rd September, 2015 at Leela Ambience Hotel, Gurgaon

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 on the theme of  “How to Make India Free From Open Defecation by 2019”  I would firstlike to congratulate and greet the admirableconveners, fellow speakers and delegates of this 5th Asia Pacific Housing Forum, which assumes a special significancein the light of Government of India’s landmark initiatives of ‘Open Defecation Free India by 2019’ and ‘Housing… Read more »

Vrindavan widows celebrate Rakhi

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  Tribune News Service New Delhi, August 28 It was a day with a difference for widows from Vrindavan and Varanasi when they along with empowered manual scavengers from Alwar and Tonk districts of Rajasthan chose to break away from the confines of social traditions and orthodoxy and celebrate Rakhi in the national Capital. The otherwise… Read more »