Last Updated: Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 20:27
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Tuesday announced to recruit 40 thousand sanitation workers and constitute a high-power committee to look into their problems.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 18:23
With half of India`s population defecating in the open, the Unicef Monday launched `Take Poo to Loo`, an innovative digital-led campaign focusing on youngsters to put an end to the practice.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013, 15:02
Multilateral funding agency ADB will provide USD 400 million loan to improve water and sanitation system in peripheral areas in Kolkata.
Last Updated: Friday, June 28, 2013, 17:59
Linking the open defecation problem with malnutrition, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Friday said the Indian political class has been neglecting sanitation.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 08:57
Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has appointed Prince Hassan of Jordan as Chairman of his advisory board on water and sanitation.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 21:21
Only 19 percent of the population gained access to sanitation facilities since 1995 in India.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 21:15
A staggering 46.9 per cent households in Maharashtra do not have toilet facility.
Last Updated: Monday, January 28, 2013, 22:09
A 20-year-old sanitation worker, who was reported missing from his house since Jan 12, was found dead.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 09, 2012, 17:58
In order to provide proper sanitation facilities in parts of South Africa, NGO Sulabh International will construct 200 toilets and a training school around Mahatma Gandhi`s Phoenix settlement in Durban.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 31, 2012, 09:44
Bollywood actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar is dismayed at the state of sanitation in the Indian Railways and says the conditions demand immediate attention.
Last Updated: Sunday, October 21, 2012, 15:47
Union Minister Jairam Ramesh on Sunday urged women not to get married into families which do not have toilets in their homes.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 03, 2012, 08:46
A nationwide sanitation drive which was to be launched from Sewagram Ashram in the presence of Union Minister Jairam Ramesh has been put off.
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