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...
AssociatedPress | Tuesday October 21, 2014
Oscar Pistorius killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year, shooting her through a closed toilet door in his home. He testified that the shooting was an accident after mistaking his girlfriend for a nighttime intruder.
AssociatedPress | Monday October 20, 2014
Oscar Pistorius could be sentenced to years in prison, or he could be given a suspended sentence and a fine and receive no jail time for shooting Steenkamp multiple times through a toilet cubicle door in his home.
India | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday October 16, 2014
The Central investigators probing the October 2 blast in West Bengal's Burdwan, found at least 30 hand grenades in the toilet of a house near the site - one that was searched and sealed by the state police eight days ago.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday October 15, 2014
A Japan Airlines flight had to return to Honolulu after a male passenger sexually assaulted a female passenger in the airplane's bathroom, the FBI said.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday September 29, 2014
South Central Railway (SCR) has installed bio-toilets in 300 train coaches so far as a part of its plan to do away with direct discharge toilet system.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 18, 2014
With an aim of providing a push to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mission of a 'clean India', Delhi BJP yesterday decided to hold a World Toilet Summit in November in collaboration with the World Toilet Organisation.
AssociatedPress | Tuesday September 16, 2014
Some South Africans said they were surprised and even shocked when Judge Thokozile Masipa ruled last week that Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius was negligent but did not intend to kill when he fatally shot girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp through a clos...
World | Associated Press | Friday September 12, 2014
Officials say a Utah teacher carrying a concealed firearm at school was struck by fragments from a bullet and a porcelain toilet when her gun accidently fired.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 7, 2014
50,000 motivators are neeed to achieve Prime Minister Narendra Modi's target of building a toilet in every household in next five years, founder of leading sanitation organization Sulabh International Bindeshwar Pathak yesterday said.