Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 3, 2015
Keeping in view increasing number of working women, DDA has decided to change the male-female ratio for requirement of public toilets from 60:40 to 50:50, a policy which comes into effect from today for new projects undertaken by the housing authority.
Tamil Nadu News | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Sanjeev Singh | Tuesday September 1, 2015
On public facilities in parts of Tamil Nadu, a family radiates happiness from a poster that advertises "Namma Toilets" or Toilets For All. In reality, what the family feels is closer to shame and humiliation.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 22, 2015
With PSUs failing to meet the deadline of constructing new toilets in schools, Odisha government has asked district collectors to take up such projects and complete them by July 31, officials said.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 5, 2015
Fed up with having to clean up messes in the public toilets, a Swiss railway company has come up with a series of graphic illustrations for visitors from Asia and the Middle East to instruct them how to sit on a toilet seat.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 25, 2015
A 40-year-old vegetable vendor was allegedly electrocuted to death inside a public toilet in East Delhi's Shakarpur area, police said today.
Ahmedabad News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 10, 2015
In an innovative way to eradicate practice of open defecation, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) has announced 'use and get paid' scheme under which people will be paid Re 1 for using public toilets.
Offbeat | Associated Press | Thursday November 6, 2014
The Dutch government has a message for you: Don't pee on the palace.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Tuesday June 17, 2014
While most politicians might grin from ear to ear after looking at their posters in any party of the city, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray expressed his displeasure over a poster installed on an air-conditioned toilet in Kandivli (East) and asked his men to remove it immediately.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 18, 2014
In a peculiar case, a resident of a town panchayat in Tamil Nadu would be contributing Rs one lakh for construction of a public toilet after he won a three-year legal battle in the Madras High Court to get it relocated from a site in front of his house.
India News | mid-day.com | Monday January 6, 2014
If you thought that air conditioners in public loos were an unnecessary luxury in a city that begs for hygienic public toilets, the brains behind the city's first such facility, located in Kandivli (East), have gone even further, adding an LCD television and a sofa to the bargain.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 8, 2013
Three persons were arrested today for allegedly killing a 22-year-old youth following a scuffle over use of a public toilet.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 29, 2013
A 15-year-old boy was detained on Sunday in connection with the assault on a six-year-old girl inside a public toilet even as doctors were awaiting a medical report to ascertain whether she was sexually assaulted.
Delhi News | Sonal Mehrotra | Saturday April 27, 2013
A six-year-old girl was found with her throat slit inside a public toilet in Badarpur in south Delhi yesterday evening. The police are waiting for her medical report to confirm if she was raped.
Delhi News | Edited by Shamik Ghosh (with inputs from IANS) | Saturday April 27, 2013
A six-year-old girl was found with her throat slit near a public toilet in the Badarpur area of south Delhi on Friday evening, according to reports. The police say they are awaiting a medical report to confirm if the child was raped.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Thursday April 25, 2013
The police bodyguard of Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray's personal assistant Milind Narvekar forgot his loaded service revolver in a public toilet yesterday morning.
Delhi News | Sonal Mehrotra | Thursday January 3, 2013
The story of a six-year-old cancer patient having to spend the night in a public toilet outside the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in biting cold has shaken the government up.
Delhi News | Reported by Sonal Mehrotra; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Thursday January 3, 2013
On the coldest day in Delhi in 44 years, a six year old cancer patient is forced to sleep in a public toilet outside the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).
India News | Agence France-Presse | Monday November 5, 2012
Volunteers in Rajasthan's Jhunjhunu district armed with drums and whistles are to lead a crackdown on going to the toilet in public under a new scheme, a report said Monday.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday September 10, 2012
Two persons were killed and three others injured when a public toilet collapsed in Saira Nagar locality in Bhiwandi on Sunday morning, police said.
World News | Associated Press | Monday August 20, 2012
Bryan and Jordan Silverman are creators of toilet tissue printed with ads, and sometimes with coupon codes that can be read by cellphones. The Journal-News (http://tinyurl.com/ccveoyb ) says in a story on Sunday that the brothers expect their product to appear this fall in the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday March 7, 2012
A group of plucky women marched and "captured" a men's public toilet on the eve of International Women's Day on Wednesday to highlight the abysmal lack of sanitation for women not just in this Maharashtra town but also in the rest of India.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 17, 2012
Minister's remarks come after a tribal woman was honoured for her campaign to get a public toilet built in her husband's village.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday January 8, 2011
Goa's first air conditioned public toilet was installed at Chief Minister Digambar Kamat's legislative assembly constituency in Margao, 35 km from Panaji. The toilet was built at a cost of Rs 20 lakh, which was shared between the local municipality and sanitation specialist Sulabh International (SI), according to a SI spokesperson. An SI official s...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 6, 2010
Stinking urinals, no loos for women or people defecating in the open. This image of the national capital with not enough toilets and no strict action against people who commit 'public nuisances' needs to change, especially ahead of the Commonwealth Games, say experts.