India News | Written by Alok Pandey | Thursday May 28, 2015
At the only government hospital in Jharkhand's Godda district, equipment for tuberculosis testing have been set up in the worst possible "lab" - a toilet.
India News | Sreenivasan Jain (with inputs from Manas Roshan) | Monday May 18, 2015
The Swachh Bharat mission's claims of constructing one crore toilets in one year suggest that like the UPA, the NDA government is focused almost solely on meeting construction targets. It also means that it has spent close to Rs 12,000 crore of the p...
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday May 17, 2015
The prefabricated toilet with a water closet, a wash-basin and mirror standing around one foot above the ground, was the wedding gift from the bride's parents since the groom's family did not have one in their home.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey | Wednesday May 13, 2015
A woman in Bihar's Vaishali district has chosen to end her four year old marriage rather than face daily ignominy of defecating in the open.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 10, 2015
It took a toilet to bring about the happy ending for a couple whose marriage was rocked by vexing suspicion and mistrust, all because the woman was forced to go outdoors to relieve herself.
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Thursday April 23, 2015
A group of seven teachers from a government-aided school in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelvelli district have been arrested for allegedly making students clean the school toilets.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 22, 2015
To check the practice of open defecation, Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel today directed local bodies to impose a fine on those who defecate in open despite having toilet facility.
Offbeat | Tuesday April 14, 2015
The song says the NRI is excited by the "two-in-one offer" on whiskey at the duty free...and unsettled by the use of toilet paper abroad.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday April 13, 2015
A Japanese woman allegedly attacked her husband with a kitchen knife because of the terrible smell he had left in the toilet, police and reports said Monday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 3, 2015
Odisha is the leader in construction of community toilets while Gujarat is ahead of other states in building of household toilets, according to the Urban Development Ministry data.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday March 20, 2015
An elderly Thai man was jailed by a military court Friday for scrawling graffiti in a shopping mall toilet critical of the country's junta leaders and its revered king.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday March 6, 2015
British scientists on Thursday unveiled a toilet that unlocks energy stored within urine to generate electricity, which they hope could be used to light remote places such as refugee camps.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 27, 2015
Gold bars weighing 2.5 kg, worth Rs 85 lakh were seized by customs officials from the toilet of a Jet Airways flight which landed from Singapore tonight.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday February 16, 2015
Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim is jailed in "deplorable" conditions in a small cell equipped only with a thin foam mattress on the floor, a squat toilet and a bucket for bathing, his daughter said today.
Offbeat | Associated Press | Sunday January 18, 2015
A 62-year-old woman says she discovered a python on her bathroom floor when she went to her toilet during the wee hours of the morning.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Friday January 16, 2015
Just days after the first such threat did not translate into an attack, ground handling staff found two more messages warning of an ISIS attack scribbled in the men's washrooms of the airport yesterday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday January 12, 2015
A new "eco-vapour" toilet system being tested in India uses a breathable fabric that traps human waste and allows only water vapour molecules to escape, rendering sewage less hospitable to bacteria and other disease-causing organisms.
Offbeat | Associated Press | Thursday January 8, 2015
Officials in San Diego are trying to sort out how a 5.5-foot snake wound up in a toilet at an office building.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday January 3, 2015
An eight-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in a toilet at a notorious Philippine prison, officials said today, fuelling a national uproar over revelations that its inmates were "living like kings" with stripper bars and jacuzzis.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 1, 2015
The government will monitor from today whether people across the country are using toilets, as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "Clean India" mission.
Offbeat | Associated Press | Wednesday December 31, 2014
A would-be pizza shop robber under arrest thanks to a roll of toilet paper.
Press Trust of India | Friday December 26, 2014
"In my head I thought I was Matthew McConaughey," Curtis told his nurses at Queen Elizabeth Hospital. "When I went to the toilet I went to look in the mirror and I was shocked because I didn't look like him, I didn't know what I was looking at."
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Sunday December 14, 2014
Toilet or divorce - that's the choice Vandana Thorat has given her husband Santosh, a farmer in Maharashtra's Beed district. She has even slapped a legal notice making her demand amply clear: She wants a toilet built within one month.
Offbeat | Associated Press | Friday December 5, 2014
A Pennsylvania prisoner is free - relatively speaking - after spending part of the weekend with his arm stuck in a toilet.