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.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 5, 2015
Fed up with having to clean up messes in the public toilets, a Swiss railway company has come up with a series of graphic illustrations for visitors from Asia and the Middle East to instruct them how to sit on a toilet seat.
India News | Agencies | Saturday July 4, 2015
A 17-year-old girl in Jharkhand has allegedly committed suicide after her parents turned down her repeated request to build a toilet at their home, saying they were saving the money for her wedding.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 25, 2015
A 40-year-old vegetable vendor was allegedly electrocuted to death inside a public toilet in East Delhi's Shakarpur area, police said today.
Andhra Pradesh News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 21, 2015
Singapore-based World Toilet Organisation is partnering with Andhra Pradesh to embark on a project worth 1.8 billion Singaporean dollars, first of its kind in India to build toilets for six million homes in the state by 2018.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 17, 2015
Madhya Pradesh government plans to pay Rs 12,000 to construct toilets to poor couple entering wedlock under a state government sponsored mass marriage scheme.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 15, 2015
Gold biscuits worth about Rs 37 lakh were recovered by customs officials from a toilet in the international airport in Tiruchirappalli today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday June 12, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on thursday directed central government departments concerned with the 'Clean India' mission to coordinate with states which are lagging in toilet construction, and suggested involving spiritual leaders to create awareness about the programme.
Ahmedabad News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 10, 2015
In an innovative way to eradicate practice of open defecation, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) has announced 'use and get paid' scheme under which people will be paid Re 1 for using public toilets.
India News | Siddharth Ranjan Das | Monday June 8, 2015
A toilet scam has apparently been flourishing in Madhya Pradesh's Raisen district. This was the conclusion the state government came to, after disbursing nearly 1 crore over the last three years under the State's Samagra Swachta Abhiyaan, sources told NDTV.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 2, 2015
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday invited the opposition to inspect his gigantic presidential palace for gold-plated toilet seats, vowing to resign if they could prove their allegations of his bathroom bling.
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 programme's whopping Rs 1.34 lakh crore budget, without an indication, at least until now, of toilet ...
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.