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Mandi cleanest district in hilly areas of India, Sindhudurg in plains: Survey

Mandi cleanest district in hilly areas of India, Sindhudurg in plains: Survey

A total of 22 hill districts and 53 plain areas were assessed under the Gramin Swachh Survekshan launched in May this year. Mandi was judged as the cleanest district in 'Hills' category and Sindhudurg cleanest in the 'Plains' category.

22 killed from Cholera outbreak in South Sudan

At least 22 people were killed in a cholera outbreak in South Sudan representing a case fatality rate of (CFR) of 2.49 per cent, the UN humanitarian agency said on Tuesday.

 Seers, religious orders need to work towards a modern India: PM Modi

Seers, religious orders need to work towards a modern India: PM Modi

 Seers and the various religious orders can play a major role in making India modern and prosperous, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said, noting that many of them have taken up public welfare works like building toilets and providing health care facilities.

Toilet seats in public restrooms shouldn't be covered? We've been doing it wrong all this time! - Watch

While many might think that this is the practical thing to do, you couldn't be more off track.

Campaign aims to raise awareness about good hygiene habits

In order to promote health and hygiene and raise awareness about good hygiene habits such as washing hands five times a day, using a toilet for defecation and adopting safe drinking water practices, a campaign has been launched recently.

Need change in mindset for open defecation-free India by 2019: Ram Kripal Yadav

A total of 1.39 crore toilets constructed by government remain unused and people need to change their mindsets to use them for an open defecation-free India by 2019, Union Minister Ram Kripal Yadav said here today.

UN chief calls for adequate sanitation on World Toilet Day

UN chief calls for adequate sanitation on World Toilet Day

UN chief Ban Ki-Moon calls for adequate sanitation on World Toilet Day on Thursday.

DNA: Reality check on sanitation in India on World Toilet Day

On World Toilet Day, check out Zee Media's exclusive reality report of sanitation in different parts of India.

99% Indian travellers feel need for more toilets: Survey

About 99 per cent travellers in the country said there is a need for more toilets across tourism destinations and spots in the country, says a survey.

India has 60.4% people without access to toilet: Study

According to a study, the world's second most populous nation has 60.4 per cent of its people without access to safe and private toilets.

AIIMS to host global conference on infection control, waste management

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in collaboration with the Indian Society of Hospital Waste Management will organise a two-day conference here aiming to improve bio-medical waste management and infection control in hospitals.

UNICEF to launch mobile app for sanitary measures in Malda schools

The app, developed by Hyderabad's Administrative Staff College of India, was first launched in Telangana two months back.

Striking civic workers dump garbage on Delhi roads

The municipal sanitation workers on Tuesday dumped garbage on the city's roads to highlight a string of their demands, including timely payment of monthly salaries.

Modi is breaking taboos while making sanitation a priority: UN chief

India has made great strides to improve hygiene and public health, UN chief Ban Ki-moon has said while lauding Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "breaking taboos" by making sanitation a national priority.

Poor diet, high BP leading causes of death worldwide

Poor diet, high blood pressure and smoking are the leading causes of death worldwide, while unsafe water and childhood undernutrition are also among the top risk factors in India.

Holy men call for Swachh Kumbh Mela

Spiritual leaders on Thursday highlighted the importance of sanitation, hygiene and clean water at an event at the Kumbh Mela here.

Jharkhand lags behind in construction of toilets

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) in a report said that Jharkhand lags behind in construction of toilets in schools and other places.

Bharti Foundation constructs over 5,000 toilets in Punjab

Zee Media Bureau

Ludhiana: Over 5,000 toilets have been constructed across Punjab's Ludhiana district by Bharti Foundation, an arm of telecom giant Bharti Group of Enterprises, an official statement said on Thursday.

Is your child's school maintaining proper sanitation facilities? Here’s how you can check

Is your child's school maintaining proper sanitation facilities? Here’s how you can check

For any parent, their child is the source of biggest happiness and worry; more so when it comes to small children.

Most mothers spend the better part of their best years taking care of their offspring. From food to healthcare to sanitation, there's nothing a mother leaves to chance.

Nadda to launch Kaya Kalp upgrade campaign at AIIMS

In an effort to make AIIMS here more patient-friendly, union health minister J.P. Nadda will on Wednesday inaugurate a campaign that aims at upgrading several areas, including sanitation, digitisation and staff management at the country's premier medical institution.