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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.
Cities | 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 | 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.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 7, 2015
An alert has been sounded at the Mumbai international airport after a message threatening to carry out an attack on the coming Saturday was found scribbled on a wall of a washroom on the airport premises, police said today.
World | 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 | 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 | 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.
Offbeat | Associated Press | Thursday December 4, 2014
Kohler Co has introduced a deodorizing toilet seat that it says eliminates embarrassing bathroom odors and the need for candles and sprays to cover them up.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday December 3, 2014
Police in Abu Dhabi are investigating the death of an American woman stabbed in a shopping centre toilet by a suspect wearing a veil, official media reported today.
Offbeat | Prasad Sanyal | Friday November 21, 2014
A super-sized toilet that's edible! Yuck? Er, no actually - it is a cake that weighs nearly 700 kg
India | Reported by Alok Pandey and Sanjay Chakraborty | Thursday November 20, 2014
A toilet for each home, dustbins found everywhere.
World | Agence France- Presse | Wednesday November 19, 2014
The UN today called for an end to defecation in the open, with fears growing that it has helped spread the deadly Ebola virus ravaging West Africa.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 18, 2014
With an aim to spread the message of total sanitation and to put an end to the scourge of open defecation, a three-day International Toilet Festival began today, on the eve of World Toilet Day.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 18, 2014
The state Congress on Monday alleged that Sulabh International organisation constructed a "poor quality" toilet on the banks of Ganga during Kumbh Mela at the cost of Rs 9.5 lakh.
India | Edited by Anindita Sanyal (with PTI inputs) | Tuesday November 11, 2014
Along with making voting compulsory in local body elections, Gujarat also made it mandatory for candidates to have toilets in their homes. The rule will apply to aspirants for elections to all local bodies -- district, taluka, village, panchayat and ...
India | Sutapa Deb | Saturday November 8, 2014
Nearly 13 per cent of the population in urban India defecate in the open. In the capital, Delhi, while there are no precise figures, the number of those defecating in the open as they don't have a toilet is substantial.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 6, 2014
Maharashtra Rural Development Minister Pankaja Munde today honoured Sangita Awhale, a woman from Saikheda village in Washim district, who sold her 'mangalsutra' (a sacred necklace worn by married Hindu women) to build a toilet.
Offbeat | Associated Press | Thursday November 6, 2014
The Dutch government has a message for you: Don't pee on the palace.
Offbeat | Associated Press | Thursday October 30, 2014
Police say Herrera also took a Coke from the fridge, drank it and left the can along with his DNA.
AssociatedPress | Monday October 27, 2014
South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius started serving his prison sentence on Oct. 21 after he was acquitted of murder by a judge and found guilty of a lesser charge of culpable homicide, or manslaughter, for shooting girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp th...