Bombay HC asks civic bodies to devise schemes to provide toilets for women

Bombay High Court on Friday asked all the municipal corporations in Maharashtra to devise schemes in their respective areas to provide toilets for women.

'Poor sanitation conditions killing mothers, newborns'

 Lack of safe water, sanitation and hygiene in birth settings is killing mothers and newborns in the developing world, shows a new study.

Restrooms not as unhealthy as you may think
Restrooms not as unhealthy as you may think

Toilets at your home are not as unhealthy as you may think, finds a study.

Restrooms not as unhealthy as you may think

Toilets at your home are not as unhealthy as you may think, finds a study.

Indore: Initiative to build 7000 toilets in every village

The dream of Narendra Modi to build toilets in every home has started its effect in Indore with an initiative to build 7000 toilets in every villages.

PM Modi copying Mulayum Singh's schemes?-Part 2

Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "copying" his schemes of adopting villages and constructing toilets.

PM Modi copying Mulayum Singh's schemes?

Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "copying" his schemes of adopting villages and constructing toilets.

PM Modi copying my scheme of adopting villages, building toilets: Mulayam

Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav today accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "copying" his schemes of adopting villages and constructing toilets.

Centre to make toilets available for every family: BJP

Making toilets available for every family who have been deprived of proper sanitation facilities is one of the most important tasks the central government is trying to perform, Delhi BJP president Satish Upadhaya said here Wednesday.

Appoint officers to check if civic schools have toilets: HC

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday asked the Maharashtra government to appoint two officers to conduct surprise checks on city municipal schools to verify the claim of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) that clean and separate toilets were available for boys and girls in schools.

Toilets at railways stations are the dirtiest: Survey

Close to 90 percent Indian travellers feel that railway stations across the country have the dirtiest toilets and need major improvement, a survey ahead of World Toilet Day has revealed.

Hind Zinc completes construction of 10,000 of 30,000 Toilets

Vedanta Group firm Hindustan Zinc today said it has completed construction of 10,000 of the proposed 40,000 toilets in rural villages of Rajasthan.

Bill Gates lauds PM Modi for talking about toilets
Bill Gates lauds PM Modi for talking about toilets

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has done more than any other leader since India's independence to create awareness about the need for toilets, Microsoft founder Bill Gates said Tuesday.

Delhi government to build toilets in 700 slum clusters in the city

700 slum clusters will be provided toilet facilities by Delhi government as part of the 'Swachh Bharat' campaign launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Behaviour change to be govt priority to ensure use of toilets

Triggering behaviour change among people regarding use of toilets will be the top priority for the government while implementing sanitation programmes across the country, especially in rural areas.

DNA: India still tops in open defecation

Globally, India continues to be the country with the highest number of people (597 million people) practising open defecation.

Tech advances can bring innovations in waste management: DRDO

 Rapid advances in technologies provide ample opportunities for bringing in innovations in waste management, the scientific adviser to Defence Minister and DRDO chief Avinash Chander said here today.

GAIL to provide hygienic toilets for girls students

 Joining the nation-wide 'Swachh Bharat' campaign, public sector GAIL (India) announced its plan to build 1021 bio-toilets in the country to provide hygienic sanitation facilities for girl students.

One lakh toilets to be built in schools, colleges: Goyal

Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal Thursday said one lakh toilets would be constructed in schools and colleges by the PSUs under his ministries within a year.

NTPC constructs toilets in girls' schools after PM's appeal

 Responding to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal, the Kahalgaon unit of NTPC has built toilets in five girls' schools and is in the process of building toilets in 20 more schools and over a hundred households.