Tag Archives: Cell Phones

Unmarried women barred from using cellphones in Indian village

Today’s WTF story is from the The Guardian: An Indian village has banned unmarried women from using mobile phones for fear they will arrange forbidden marriages that are often punished by death, a local official said today. The Lank village … Continue reading

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I got my phone. Now where’s the toilet?

Remember the UN report about India having more cell (or mobile) phones than toilets? The 665 million people who defecate in the open have some hope. Vir.Mueller Architects from Delhi are building a community toilet in Delwara.

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