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Vrindavan, Varanasi widows to tie rakhi to PM Narendra Modi – Know what they wish to ask from their 'brother'

Vrindavan, Varanasi widows to tie rakhi to PM Narendra Modi – Know what they wish to ask from their 'brother'

On the auspicious day of Raksha Bandhan, the widows of Vrindavan, will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the national capital to tie rakhis.

Pilgrimage town Pandharpur gets world's largest toilet facility

Maharashtra's temple town Pandharpur is all set to get the world's biggest toilet facility to serve to the needs of over three lakh pilgrims who throng the shrine to seek the blessings of Lord Vitthal, the state's presiding deity, here.

''Centre to act for Vrindavan, Varanasi widows soon''

The union government would soon be initiating steps to improve living conditions of widows in Varanasi and Vrindavan, Union Minister Kalraj Mishra said on Saturday.

Hema Malini launches public toilets programme in Mathura

Hema Malini launches public toilets programme in Mathura

Bharatiya Janata Party MP and actor Hema Malini on Saturday appealed to women across the country to give top priority to construction and use of hygienic toilets as they are vital for health.

Sulabh founder joins Malala, Obama on 'Global Diversity List'

Pathak is among 50 global personalities "who have used their position in public life to make an impact on diversity".

Project to beautify ghats, clean Ganga soon: Union Minister

Project to beautify ghats, clean Ganga soon: Union Minister

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.

Manual scavengers to tie rakhi to PM Narendra Modi today

Manual scavengers to tie rakhi to PM Narendra Modi today

Several manual scavengers, liberated by an NGO, will tie rakhi to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan that falls on Saturday.

US envoy applauds Sulabh's innovative efforts to improve sanitation

US Ambassador to India, Richard Verma, on Thursday visited the headquarters of Sulabh International to witness the award-winning organization`s innovative sanitation and behavior change work.

Sulabh offers help to UP brothers who cracked IIT test

 Two sons of a Pratapgarh-based daily wage labourer who have cracked the IIT entrance test will be provided financial help by sanitation NGO Sulabh International.

Sulabh to provide Rs 5 lakh assistance to man in storm-ravaged Purnea

Touched by the tale of a girl whose father had to mortgage land to conduct her marriage from their house which was damaged in the April 21 storm, sanitation group Sulabh International on Friday announced Rs 5 lakh assistance to the father to help him rebuild his dwelling.

Widows to play Holi in Vrindavan

Breaking age-old barriers, thousands of widows from Varanasi and Vrindavan will sprinkle colours on each other as part of Holi celebrations beginning March 03 in the temple town.

Centre to make toilets available for every family: BJP

Making toilets available for every family who have been deprived of proper sanitation facilities is one of the most important tasks the central government is trying to perform, Delhi BJP president Satish Upadhaya said here Wednesday.

Badaun rape outrage impact? Sulabh launches 'toilet for every house' campaign

Badaun rape outrage impact? Sulabh launches 'toilet for every house' campaign

A nation-wide campaign for building toilet for every house was on Sunday launched from Katra Sadatganj village here, where two girls were allegedly gangraped and hanged in May.

Sulabh hails Centre`s total sanitation plan for all

Hailing the Centre`s announcement in Union budget that every household will have complete sanitation by 2019, voluntary organisation Sulabh International on Saturday said that it would help in bringing down crime against women.

Sulabh to provide sanitation facilities in Kedarnath

Sulabh International Monday announced that it would provide proper sanitation facilities at Kedarnath, the Hindu temple town in Uttarakhand.

Sulabh International founder seeks billionaires` help for funding toilets

Founder of Sulabh International, Bindeshwar Pathak is seeking help from billionaires across the world for funding his ambitious plan for safe and accessible toilets for every household in India.

Sulabh helps woman seeking divorce for toilet

Moved by the plight of a woman who has been waging a war within her family and threatening to divorce her husband for a toilet, Sulabh International has decided to build a modern toilet for the family at their residence in Sadeshopur in Patna district and give her cash award.

Sulabh to felicitate woman who fought for toilet at home in MP

Sulabh International, known for its work in the field of sanitation, today announced an award of Rs two lakh for a Dalit woman from Madhya Pradesh`s Dewas district who walked out of her matrimonial home because it did not have a toilet.

Sulabh honours widow for donating her only land for toilets

A poor widow, who donated her land for the construction of eight public toilets in Bahraich district was today honoured by Sulabh International, which appointed her as its brand ambassador for the region to propagate the sanitation awareness.