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After wife Twinkle Khanna's tweet, Akshay Kumar sets up toilet on Juhu beach

After wife Twinkle Khanna's tweet, Akshay Kumar sets up toilet on Juhu beach

Khanna's post had come a month after the city was declared open defecation free.

Apr 03, 2018, 15:30 PM IST

Sitapur, UP: Villagers build 100 toilets without government funds

People of a village in Sitapur built toilets of their own. Now, village Bhitoli has 100 newly constructed toilets. These toilets are built by villagers without any help from government.

Feb 23, 2018, 22:24 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi hails move to term toilets in UP as 'izzat ghar'

PM Narendra Modi hails move to term toilets in UP as 'izzat ghar'

PM Narendra Modi on Tuesday referred to 'izzat ghar' – a term coined by the UP government for toilets.

Oct 17, 2017, 14:23 PM IST
'Sell your wives, if you can't build toilets', Bihar's Aurangabad DM stokes controversy

'Sell your wives, if you can't build toilets', Bihar's Aurangabad DM stokes controversy

 Addressing a public gathering on a cleanliness drive in Jamhore village of the Aurangabad district in Bihar, Kanwal Tanuj the District Magistrate stoked a controversy after saying that those men who cannot build a toilet for their wives, should sell them. 

Jul 24, 2017, 07:49 AM IST
From today, women and children can avail free toilet facility at hotels in south Delhi

From today, women and children can avail free toilet facility at hotels in south Delhi

The SDMC is also mulling making mandatory this facility for issue of health trade licences.

Mar 24, 2017, 09:03 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi touches feet of 104-year-old lady who built toilets by selling her goats

PM Narendra Modi touches feet of 104-year-old lady who built toilets by selling her goats

This video has gone massively viral on internet due to its inspirational content.

Mar 20, 2017, 11:43 AM IST
Modi govt to build toilets in one lakh madrassas under 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan': Naqvi

Modi govt to build toilets in one lakh madrassas under 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan': Naqvi

In a significant step, the Modi government will build toilets in one lakh madrassas in the country by end of next financial year under 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan', Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi confirmed on Saturday.

Mar 18, 2017, 12:43 PM IST

The woman who brought drinking water, toilets to a lost panchayat

Mazharkodi Dhanasekar has a radiant smile and is keen to talk about her achievements, which, as it emerges, are considerable: Building 650 toilets and making her panchayat in southern Tamil Nadu free of open-defecation.

Mar 11, 2017, 16:56 PM IST
eToilets: What you need to know, how technology transforms sanitation

eToilets: What you need to know, how technology transforms sanitation

eToilets are unmanned toilets which work on an indigenous technology and are placed on a cement or metal base. 

Feb 22, 2017, 13:06 PM IST
Now, find the nearest public toilet near you with Google Map

Now, find the nearest public toilet near you with Google Map

Taking a step forward in making India a cleaner place, the government has launched a Google Map toilet locater that will help people find a clean public restroom.

Dec 22, 2016, 16:59 PM IST
Kolkata has smelliest public toilets, Delhi in second spot

Kolkata has smelliest public toilets, Delhi in second spot

The survey conducted by the travel site HolidayIQ revealed that 95% of Indian travellers demanded more public toilets.

Nov 22, 2016, 10:34 AM IST
India has greatest number of urban-dwellers in world without safe, private toilets

India has greatest number of urban-dwellers in world without safe, private toilets

India ranks top for having the greatest number of urbanites living without a safe, private toilet.

Nov 18, 2016, 08:50 AM IST
PM sings 'shauchalayam, shauchalayam' but toilet is needed only when one can eat: Achuthanandan

PM sings 'shauchalayam, shauchalayam' but toilet is needed only when one can eat: Achuthanandan

Left veteran VS Achuthanandan has attacked PM Narendra Modi over his Clean India Mission which focuses on modernizing nation and building much-needed bathrooms.

May 13, 2016, 15:19 PM IST

Nitish Kumar, Sushil Modi cross swords in Assembly over funds, toilets

 Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Tuesday locked horns in the Legislative Council over recommendations of the 14th Finance Commission on devolution of tax revenue and how the target of building toilets will be met.

Mar 29, 2016, 23:23 PM IST

10,000 anganwadis lack toilets, drinking water facility in Gujarat

More than 4,500 'anganwadis' out of the nearly 53,000 such centres in Gujarat do not have drinking water facility while over 5,600 of them are running without toilets, according to state government statistics.

Mar 28, 2016, 09:54 AM IST

Chhattisgarh: Women initiate rally campaign to promote construction of toilet

The wise people of a village in Mungeli have initiated a rally campaign where they reach houses and promote construction of Toilets at houses. Watch the full video to know more.

Jan 21, 2016, 21:44 PM IST
Hema Malini launches public toilets programme in Mathura

Hema Malini launches public toilets programme in Mathura

Bharatiya Janata Party MP and actor Hema Malini on Saturday appealed to women across the country to give top priority to construction and use of hygienic toilets as they are vital for health.

Jan 16, 2016, 15:27 PM IST

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.

Dec 22, 2015, 20:35 PM IST

103 toilets constructed in Kanai village in Bilaspur to curb diarrhoea and malaria

103 Toilets has been constructed in Kanai village in Bilaspur. To know more, watch the full news.

Dec 06, 2015, 23:37 PM IST

World Toilet College to be operational from March next year

World Toilet College, being built with an intention to share knowledge about toilets, will come up in Rishikesh.

Nov 19, 2015, 21:48 PM IST

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