India | Written by Tanima Biswas | Monday July 21, 2014
Over two months after the incident, Lakshmi, a resident of Badaun, is forced to walk to the nearest field once dusk sets, to relieve herself.
Cities | 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...
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 11, 2014
Protesters turned Hong Kong's constitutional document into toilet paper Wednesday in an angry demonstration against Beijing's publication of a controversial white paper reasserting China's control over the city.
India | Written by Alok Pandey | Friday June 6, 2014
A Bihar woman has done what is considered nearly impossible in these parts; she has won a hard-fought battle for the construction of a toilet at her home in a village nearly 40 km away from Bihar's capital Patna.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 31, 2014
Hailing Prime Minister Narendra Modi for coining the slogan "toilet first, temple later", noted sanitation and hygiene expert Bindeshwar Pathak today expressed his wish to work with the government for making available toilet in every household.
India | Written by Ketki Angre and Sonal Mehrotra | Saturday May 31, 2014
An everyday routine in rural India - where the acute shortage of basic facilities like bathrooms forces women and girls to venture out to the open fields - also makes them vulnerable to horrific sexual violence.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 30, 2014
Stuck for hours each day in snarling traffic, bus conductors in Thailand's sprawling capital have found a radical solution to a lack of toilet breaks - adult nappies.
World | Associated Press | Thursday May 22, 2014
After a mentally ill Bradley Ballard made a lewd gesture to a female guard at the Rikers Island jail, he was locked in his cell alone for seven increasingly agitated days in which he was denied some of his medication, clogged his toilet so that it ov...
Offbeat | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday May 21, 2014
A museum in New Delhi, which traces the history of the toilet for the past 4,500 years, has been ranked third among the world's 10 weirdest museums by Time magazine.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday May 21, 2014
Are you a frequent air traveller? Watch out for armrest, plastic tray table, metal toilet button, window shade, seat pocket cloth and leather inside the airplane as these may be harbouring disease-causing bacteria.
Offbeat | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 13, 2014
A 34-year-old woman in Singapore was bitten by a six-foot python that emerged from the toilet bowl in her home while she was using it and sank its teeth into her leg.
Associated Press | Tuesday May 6, 2014
Oscar Pistorius had shot four times through a toilet cubicle door with his 9 mm pistol, hitting Reeva Steenkamp in the hip, arm and head. He claims he thought she was a dangerous intruder in the cubicle in his darkened bathroom.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday May 5, 2014
A woman in a Bihar village has demanded a divorce from her husband for not constructing a toilet in their house.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday April 26, 2014
An Australian passenger who sparked a hijack alert on a flight to Bali has denied being drunk and claimed he banged on the door of the cockpit after mistaking it for the toilet, Indonesian police said on Saturday.
Associated Press | Thursday April 17, 2014
Roger Dixon, a former police officer and 'forensic geologist', testified that Oscar Pistorius' murdered girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp's wounds show she may have been in a different position than what the prosecution says, when she was shot multiple time...
Agence France-Presse | Sunday April 6, 2014
The 27-year-old Oscar Pistorius, who has denied the murder charge, has to explain why he fired four shots at model and aspiring television actress Reeva Steenkamp through a locked toilet door in his home on Valentine's Day last year.
Agence France-Presse | Sunday March 23, 2014
Oscar Pistorius, 27, claims he shot 29-year-old Reeva Steenkamp, a model and law graduate, through a locked toilet door in his upmarket Pretoria home after mistaking her for an intruder.
Cities | Associated Press | Sunday March 23, 2014
Who would have expected a toilet to one day filter water, charge a cellphone or create charcoal to combat climate change?
World | Associated Press | Friday March 21, 2014
A guide to coping with an awkward romantic moment has been awarded a prize for the year's oddest book title.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday March 19, 2014
Reeva Steenkamp was standing in a toilet cubicle and facing the closed door when she was hit in the right hip by the first of four hollow point bullets fired at her by Oscar Pistorius, a police ballistics expert testified Wednesday at the double-ampu...