Woman awarded 28,000 Euros after falling off her own toilet in Ireland

A 61-year-old woman has been awarded 28,000 Euros as compensation after she fell off the toilet in her own home in Ireland.

Mere toilet building will not fix sanitation issues: Study

Questioning the "health effect" of government's toilet construction drive to end practice of open defecation in the country, a new study has suggested that the approach should not only meet "international coverage targets" but must aim at improving public health in general.

Election aspirants in Gujarat must have toilet facility at home: CM

Election aspirants in Gujarat must have toilet facility at home: CM

Centre enhances fund under IAY by Rs 25,000: Kushwaha

As part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement of house for all in next seven years, the Centre has enhanced unit cost for building dwellings under Indira Awas Yojna by Rs 25,000 by including labour and toilet components, Union minister of State for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Upendra Kushwaha said on Thursday.

Smriti Irani asks states for action plan on 'toilets for girls' goal

HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday asked states to prepare an action plan for construction of toilets for girls in all government schools by July next year in keeping with the goal set up Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Chhattisgarh govt plans to build nearly 1 lakh toilets in 3 months

Responding to Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s call, the Chhattisgarh government will be constructing nearly one lakh "pucca" toilets in next three months, with the state government already having drafted a plan for the purpose.

Toilet construction: Nitin Gadkari asks MPs to allocate MPLADS funds

Rural Development Minister Nitin Gadkari has written to parliamentarians requesting them to allocate funds from their MPLADS for construction of toilets in village homes, schools and anganwadis.

Six married women return to parents due to lack of toilet at in-laws` place

Six newly-wed women have returned to their parents as the house of their in-laws` in Kushinagar district of Uttar Pradesh did not have toilet.

Construct separate toilets for girls in schools: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that all schools should construct separate toilets for girl students within a year.

Election aspirants in Gujarat must have toilet facility at home: CM

Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel on Monday proposed that having a toilet facility at home should be made a prerequisite for aspirants who want to contest any election in the state in future.

In Lucknow, one toilet for every 58,844 people!

Lucknow, with a population of nearly three million and the capital of India`s most populous state of Uttar Pradesh, doesn`t have any public toilets for women and has a toilet for every 58,844 people, a Right to Information (RTI) application has revealed.

`Toilet trouble` for MNS chief Raj Thackeray

While all politicians like to be seen everywhere ahead of elections, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray is unhappy with a poster of his put atop an air-conditioned toilet in Kandivli (East).

Bihar woman leaves husband`s house for lack of toilet

A woman in Bihar has left her husband`s house after her in-laws failed to construct a toilet. She has returned to her parents` house and made it clear that she will not return until the toilet is built.

Centre asks states to construct toilets for women cops

While the Badaun gang-rape incident has brought into focus the issue of providing toilets, the Home Ministry has asked state governments and UTs to give priority to setting up clean and secure lavatories for women police personnel at work place.

Sulabh helps woman seeking divorce for toilet

Moved by the plight of a woman who has been waging a war within her family and threatening to divorce her husband for a toilet, Sulabh International has decided to build a modern toilet for the family at their residence in Sadeshopur in Patna district and give her cash award.

Pistorius` defence using witness accounts to prove Paralympian shot Reeva in `error of judgement`

The defence team of Oscar Pistorius is reportedly trying to reinforce its case that the Paralympic sprinter fatally shot his girlfriend in a tragic error of judgment by using witness accounts of a panicked Pistorius begging for help and his desperate pleas for Reeva Steenkamp to stay alive.

Woman wants divorce for not constructing toilet

A woman in a Bihar village has demanded a divorce from her husband for not constructing a toilet in their house.

Toilet flushes may help power homes

SeoulTired of erratic power-cuts at home? Flushing your toilet may help!

Now, generate electricity by just flushing your toilet

We may soon be able to generate renewable energy from just flushing the toilet.

Herschelle Gibbs` signature seen on cricket bat used by Pistorius to break down toilet door

The cricket bat with which Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius had used to break down the toilet door the night he shot and killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, reportedly has the signature of South African legend Herschelle Gibbs displayed on it.