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Sanitation crisis at alarming stage, say experts

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 22:04

Highlighting issues like menstrual hygiene management, women`s dignity and poor defecation facilities, a national convention here Tuesday raised concern on the sanitation crisis in India which has reached an alarming stage.

Toilets to solve sanitation problem and generate electricity

Last Updated: Sunday, March 23, 2014, 18:07

A toilet which goes beyond solving sanitation problems and can be used to generate cooking gas and electricity is surely a bonus.

Ground-breaking solar-powered toilet set for launch in India

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 14:21

Researchers at University of Colorado Boulder have designed a toilet that will be fuelled by the Sun.

Need to implement total sanitation programme: Chidambaram

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 02:44

Regretting that people still use open toilets all over the country, Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram today stressed the need to expedite and intensify implementation of the total sanitation programme to prevent such habits.

Sanitation linked to women safety, dignity: Jairam Ramesh

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 21:55

Linking sanitation to the safety, dignity and self-respect of women, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Tuesday said Women Self-Help Groups should take up toilet construction as the sixth principle of National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM).

UP to recruit 40,000 sanitation workers: Akhilesh

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.

Unicef launches campaign against open defecation

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.

ADB's $400 mn loan to improve water, sanitation in Kolkata

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.

Political class has been neglecting sanitation: Ramesh

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.

Jordan`s Prince Hassan to head UN advisory board

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.

Open defecation still a curse for India!

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 21:21

Only 19 percent of the population gained access to sanitation facilities since 1995 in India.

47% Maharashtra homes are without toilets

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 21:15

A staggering 46.9 per cent households in Maharashtra do not have toilet facility.