Offbeat | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 7, 2015
After designing cars shaped like a hamburger, tennis ball, shoe, handbag and a toilet, quirky Indian artist Sudhakar Yadav decided to go big.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 4, 2015
A 20-year-old woman, who left her husband about a year-and-half ago demanding a toilet facility, has been made Betul's 'Swachhata Doot' (cleanliness ambassador).
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Sunday October 4, 2015
The Dry San Hygienic Rural Toilet is a waterless system where waste doesn't have to be flushed. Prof Dr Kishore Munshi, senior professor and former dean of the Industrial Design Center at IIT-B, has developed the Dry San to reduce open defecation, improve hygiene, and help vulnerable sections including women and children.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 2, 2015
In line with the 'Swachch Bharat' mission, the government today inaugurated a public toilet complex in the heart of the city, built at a cost of about Rs 15 lakh.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday September 30, 2015
The Paris town hall said Tuesday it would step in to help a group of toilet attendants known as "wee-wee ladies" fired by managers transforming their workplaces into trendy "boutique restrooms".
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 23, 2015
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said that the state government has set a target to construct personal toilets in all the houses of the State by October, 2019.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 23, 2015
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has begun removing administrative hurdles to pave the way for construction of private toilet blocks for slum dwellers, which is illegal presently, an official said on Tuesday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday September 18, 2015
Dutch police evacuated a Thalys international train and part of Rotterdam station Friday after a man sealed himself in the train toilets and refused to come out.
Offbeat | Amrita Kohli | Thursday September 17, 2015
Bizarre has nothing on this picture of a huge python sitting comfortably in a toilet in Australia.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 13, 2015
Stinking washrooms on trains may become a thing of the past with the railways launching the trial run of vacuum toilet on Dibrugarh Rajdhani from Monday.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday September 9, 2015
Haryana announced panchayat poll dates on Tuesday, a day after the state assembly passed a bill making it mandatory for contesting candidates to possess minimum educational qualifications and also ensure that they have a functional toilet at home.
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.
Offbeat | Agence France-Presse | Thursday August 27, 2015
Japan's leading toilet giant opens a new museum this week dedicated to a century of lavatories, from its first water flushing model to the most cutting edge version with odour-neutralisers and variable water jets.
World News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 20, 2015
Analysis of toilet waste from international aircraft can help scientists in global surveillance of infectious diseases and identification of how they are transmitted between countries, researchers have found.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Monday August 17, 2015
Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison in October 2014 after he was convicted of killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine's Day in 2013. He fired four shots through the locked door of the toilet in his Pretoria home, apparently thinking Steenkamp was an intruder hiding inside.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 15, 2015
The Government has claimed to have achieved the target of ensuring separate toilets for boys and girls in all schools of the country within a year as promised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his last Independence Day speech.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 13, 2015
US Ambassador to India Richard Verma today said his country is committed to extending its support in initiatives for clean water and sanitation and to help realise India's call.
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.
India News | Wednesday July 22, 2015
Having a toilet at home has been made compulsory for candidates in Rajasthan's Municipal elections. The new law -- brought into force by an ordinance or executive order -- comes a month before local elections are to be held.
India News | Monday July 20, 2015
An elderly woman sits outside a brand new toilet that stands shut, unused, in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's model village Jayapura, just outside Varanasi.
Kerala News | Thursday July 16, 2015
At a government school in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram Rural district, children as young as four cross the road, which sees heavy traffic, just to use the toilet in a different building where senior classes run. These children are kindergarten students of LPBS Chuwara School.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 10, 2015
A United Airlines pilot flushed bullets down a toilet on board a flight to Germany after realising he had brought live ammunition onto the plane, prompting the airline to launch a probe.
Offbeat | Amrita Kohli | Monday July 6, 2015
An adorable video shows the exact moment a French Bulldog is betrayed by her Bull Mastiff 'friend' when their humans 'interrogate' them over a huge toilet paper mess.