BBC World News Horizons explores why human waste is one of biggest public health issues facing world today

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In the 12th episode of the series, Adam Shaw travels to New York to meet Dr. Doulaye Kone, senior program officer for sanitation technology with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, to discuss how new technologies are changing the way we manage human waste.   As the urban population increases, this creates a growing and… 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 »

Pathak seeks politicians’ support for bill on widows welfare

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Sulabh International founder Bindeshwar Pathak has called upon politicians across party lines to support a draft bill that aims at providing measures for the protection and welfare of nearly 36 million widows in India.  Addressing a national seminar on the conditions of widows at Banaras Hindu University (BHU) yesterday, Pathak expressed shock over the ignorance about… Read more »

Welcome Speech – 1st National Distinguished Lecture Series on Sociology of Sanitation by Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak, Sociologist & Social Reformer Founder, Sulabh Sanitation Movement

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WELCOME SPEECH   Hon’ble Shri Jairam Ramesh, Minister of Rural Development, Government of India, Hon’ble Prof. Yogendra Singh, Professor Emeritus of Sociology Centre for the Study of School Systems, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Hon’ble Prof. Leela Visaria, Eminent Sociologist and Former Director, Gujarat Institute of Development Research, Ahmedabad, Hon’ble members from print… Read more »

Sulabh Vocational Training Centre at Deoli Village in Uttarakhand

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Dr. Pathak and members of the Sulabh family attending to widow trainees of the first computer class, during the opening of the Sulabh Vocational Training Centre at Deoli Village in Uttarakhand.Dr. Pathak and members of the Sulabh family attending to widow trainees of the first computer class, during the opening of the Sulabh Vocational Training… Read more »